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I Do Not Feel Confortable With People Using My Computer

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    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Ep Embarrassment!

    I have personal things on here!! EP is really the biggest thing I don't want people to find. EP is supposed to be my private place where no one I know in real life can come and bug me or judge me. So whenever I let someone use my computer and they go on the Internet and type...
    Elilaa Elilaa 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    Warning. Contents Are Toxic.

    I wish that that title was actually true for my computer so that people don't have the nerve to use it. I feel like they're violating my privacy. It's got too much of my personal stuff in it, so when anyone uses it, I watch them like a hawk so that they don't come across anything...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23, 2010

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    Nope, Not At All!

    I have so many naked photos of myself on here and **** that I just get all weirded out when someone other than my boyfriend gets on our computer.A few months ago my daughter went to get pictures done and my boyfriends mother came back with a disc full of them. So as I was...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 1 Response May 21, 2011

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    I have a sticker on my computer

    that says "Abandon all hope ye who enter here" as a warning... once you log in and see the disgusting filth on my computer there's really no going back.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 10, 2014

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    It's not that I have anything to hide,

    it's just that I'm really OCD about people moving stuff around. It's like, I put that folder there for a reason, please don't move it...
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13 22-25, M Oct 10, 2014

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    I don't have a problem with people on my

    computer... I don't have and hidden artifacts of awkwardness on there but I really hate when my friends come over and that's the first place they go to.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2014

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    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F Mar 19, 2014

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    Same goes with my iPhone & iPad.

    I don't even have anything to hide, it just makes me uneasy.
    katiehorne katiehorne 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    Lol I Am Not Innocent

    But no it has nothing to do with ****. I look at certain stuff that would really creep lots of people out, especially when I am depressed I like to look at people's cut marks and burning theirself and **** like that
    iminpain iminpain 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2010

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    I Guess I'm a Little Paranoid.

    I just think everyone is going to look at my website history and try to find out stuff about me there or they are going to mess with my private files or something.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    More of a territorial thing.

    Like don't touch my things. Hisssss
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    I Worry Every Time...

    When i first bought my laptop, it was bought with 100% my own money... 700 dollars of it. i was so happy to have something of my very own, and went to show my boyfriend the next day. He was playing on the destop, and felt like i should empty my recycle bin, so he deleted it. He...
    pickleperfect pickleperfect 18-21, F Apr 8, 2010

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    I Have to Agree With Eveybody That Is a Part of This Group

    You do not feel confortable with people touching/using your computer because you have personal files on there you don't want them to see, they could mess up your computer, or your computer could get a virus because of them.
    tampabaybucsfan tampabaybucsfan 22-25, M Aug 27, 2009

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    Diaries

    It's not that I have anything to hide, its just that my laptop is where I keep all of my venting diaries. And I do not want anyone using my laptop long enough to go snooping through my things, reading my stuff and then questioning me about the things I have written. There are...
    AERogers92 AERogers92 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    Its Mine Not Theirs

    I have a real hard time when someone else gets on mine.  I have two daughters that do and wont listen when I tell them not to play online games or download "free" things.  They cant get it that nothing on the net comes free, the companies get paid one way or...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M Jun 21, 2009

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    No I Dont

    i do not like people using my computer. THere is a reason why i put a password on my computer. I do this to ensure that people do not go on my computer as they please.
    TwitchyTwitch TwitchyTwitch 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2012

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    Only because I have huge amounts of hardcore,

    and I mean HARDCORE gay hamster ****. Oh geez the amount I have is HUUUGE I have file after file after file of it. I even have some black market ****.
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    Guilty?

    I am paranoid to a fault about people touching my computer. For no particular reason. There's nothing particularly incriminating about its contents or what I do on here. So I look at ****, and I write stories; who gives a flying ****? But then why does my blood run cold at the...
    adrianchan adrianchan 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    Hell I don't feel comfortable using mine these

    days! A central hub of humiliation 😬
    lu3elle79 lu3elle79 36-40, F Oct 10, 2014

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    I Abosolutly Hate It!

    I always feel all uncomfortable, i do have reasons, there r many things on ther i dont want my rents to ever see... anyone to c infact ;) but even when i know that they have absolutly NO interest in mystuff and  realy couldnt care less... i still hate it. Its like its mine...
    Lilibuth12 Lilibuth12 18-21, F Jan 1, 2010

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    I Can't Stand To Have....

    people using my computer. It's not that I have "personal stuff" on here. I just paid good money for it and don't want it to be broken. I've gone through many laptops because someone has dropped it or downloaded a virus or something stupid like that. I just don't want to have to...
    misscherry2012 misscherry2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    I don't have anything to hide,

    it just irks me. I write stories on Word and draw pictures on MS Paint. I think of it as MY personal stuff and I guess I don't want people looking through it!
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    An Understatement!

    I tend to be a pretty generous person.  I will share just about anything with you.  If there is something you need or want that I do not have, I will help you find it.  If you are visting me, my home is your home.  You are welcome to anything in it....with one exception....my...
    Vignette Vignette 51-55, F 6 Responses May 15, 2011

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    And Here's Why...

    My brother was over and he wanted to find a hardware store nearby. He asked if he could use my laptop; well, "asked" is being nice, he basically said "Let me use your computer" and I felt compelled to do so. After he found the hardware store's location, he began clicking around...
    kata0409 kata0409 31-35 2 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    That is a big no no for me!

    The same with my phone and iPod! Sorry I'll make that call for you lmao!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    I Am Very Stingy..

    when it comes to certain things. My computer is one of them. Want to borrow my clothes? Fine. Eat my food? Whatever.  Touch my computer without me there? Sure, unless you want all your fingers cut off and fed to you. If you need to do something on it, you damn well better make...
    sharpchedder sharpchedder 18-21, F May 2, 2011

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    I don't have anything weird it's just last time

    someone used my computer it crashed and now only goes half speed :(
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    I share a computer with my dad

    and brother tho :P I may possibly change my password daily to keep people off of my ****. Its not like i even have anything on there. Whenever i leave the computer i clear my browsing history, log off, clear my chrome history and then log off my profile, even if i only logged on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    Agitating Tick

    It is 2010 and with this year comes technology. Many people don't own diaries/journals any more- no their personal belongings of hidden secrets are their computers. Like many others, I use my laptop for everything. It is used for work, writing, research and watching movies...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F Jul 21, 2010

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    I just hate it, they could find my ****.

    .. I mean err, my secret school work documents yeah... ;) :P x
    ThatGirlSara ThatGirlSara 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    They usually just snoop everywhere!

    "Oh that's your browsing history let me check it out, your notes? Let me see everything you wrote down. I wanna see all your bookmarks, all your random stories you wrote? I'll check them out too" :/
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jun 26

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    Same goes for my iPhone.

    I don't feel comfortable about anyone to use my phone or computer. If I wanted to share my music or photo, I could let them use freely.
    Keler Keler 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    I have just so much stuff on my computer.

    I'm afraid someone is gonna touch something and screw something up whether it be intentional or unintentional. My laptop means a lot to me. I saved up a lot of money for it. I made sure it would last me a while. I love it. So if it has to be screwed up, I wanna be absolutely...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 26

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    Hell No You Cant Use My Computer!!

    This Is My Computer And You Cant Use It!.. My Computer Is Like My Diary You Cant Touch It. Its Got All My Personal Information In It.My Computer Is What I Turn To. When I Need To Vent..And I Dont Want People To Know What Im Thinking Unless i Tell Them..
    cry7 cry7 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    NO!!! >:( I hate people using my computer.

    I don't even like them being in my room.It's my inner sanctum.My secret base of operations.Whenever a trespasser sets foot over the threshold,the muscles in my back tense.I lean forward on impulse like a tiger getting ready to pounce and I feel my upper lip raising,baring my...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    I've had too many bad experiences with people

    accidentally deleting my work, my photos, and my program files. Sometimes they'll readjust my personalization settings during their one-time use, leaving me confused and wasting time to fix everything to my liking. Oh and I also had a friend drop my laptop and spill orange juice...
    bijou08 bijou08 26-30, F Jan 27, 2014

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    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Oct 10, 2014

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    Invading

    Honestly i just feel like my personal space is invaded. you have more luck with me using my car (another hot spot) than my computer.
    changedheart changedheart 66-70 Jan 6, 2011

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    I'm Not Paranoid, I'm Just

    This is why. Not gonna lie, I have some stuff that I would not want people to see. Some items include angst-ridden poems, suicidal thought snippets, short stories based on personal experiences, some experimental writing too. I feel like people would be freaked out if they should...
    theroadtohello theroadtohello 16-17, F Jul 29, 2010

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