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I Do Not Feel Confortable With People Using My Computer

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    Uncomfortable

    I'm not a jealous person and when it comes to my PC, I am jealous of it and I'm uncomfortable for anyone to use it.  I don't directly say no but at the sametime, I'm not keen on the idea.  I have personal stuff on here and I don't want anyone to see my stuff or...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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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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    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 18-21, M Aug 11

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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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    Hate It

    I hate when anyone touches my computer.  I have very private files on my computer that I am in-trusted with by my company.  I get very nervous if someone else touches my computer, much less boots it up and starts using it.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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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 18-21, M Oct 10

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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

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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 18-21, M Oct 10

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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

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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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    No one uses my computer

    because it's my territory and I have personal stuff on it. I write about everything I'm feeling and thinking. I bookmarked many pronz. I have this bad thought that someone will push a button on my keyboard and the computer will explode. X_X
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Oct 10

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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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    Saphic33 Saphic33 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 12

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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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    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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    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...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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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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    HRHHeronMaxwell HRHHeronMaxwell 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I Dont like it...

     i read manga and watch anime online an a lot of it is romance stuff! not bad stuff! D: its just cute and id be embarrassed if anyone irl found out i liked that kind of stuff >__> its a privacy issue....my computer holds everything i dont show about myself in real...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 18 Responses Dec 12, 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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    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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    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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    Same goes with my iPhone & iPad.

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

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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 3 Responses Oct 12

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

    .. I mean err, my secret school work documents yeah... ;) :P x
    ThatGirlSara ThatGirlSara 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Hell I don't feel comfortable using mine these

    days! A central hub of humiliation 😬
    lu3elle79 lu3elle79 31-35, F Oct 10

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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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    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 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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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.
    AreYouDaft25 AreYouDaft25 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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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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    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, M 1 Response Oct 9

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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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    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 70+ 1 Response Jan 6, 2011

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    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Can't Use Mine

    My laptop is an extension of my personality..it would be like using my purse..with all my stuff in it..I have my to do lists..friends lists..my bookmarks..my pics..pics some others have sent me...it's kind of like a private diary.. I am so obsessed about it..you have to have a...
    txwoman2 txwoman2 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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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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    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Oct 10

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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 May 21, 2011

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    I love to chat with people about anything. I am very interested in meeting new people to chat with on here. I love to talk with girls and meet them and see if we have things in...
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