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I Look At the Internet When I Should Be Working

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    Doing It Right Now.

    And I'm not upset about that. Because why? Because I know I'm better than the last girl who worked here and they just can't fire me. I love you, internet. You keep me entertained durring my 6 hour shift.
    awkwardlighting awkwardlighting 16-17, F Feb 6, 2008

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    It's "Their" Fault.

    do they not think we won't get onto the internet?? i mean, hello?!? i just started a new position at work, so getting online should be the last thing on my mind, but i can't help it. unfortunately (or fortunately) EP is blocked at my job, but i manage to waste valuable work time...
    NaNeenah NaNeenah 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2008

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    Hooked

    I didn't relize how easy it was to get hooked.I come home from work at 11 am.and the frist thing i do is turn  on  I'm letting everything get behind. the computer.Knowing I should be cleaning or studying.Since I join EP I catch myself writing more stories or just...
    wacky wacky 36-40, F Oct 24, 2007

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    ???

    I don't know if this applies to me or not because I don't have a job, but, when I SHOULD be doing housework or bills or making phone calls, the Internet calls to me...I can't really stay away for too long...
    SteelCityGirl74 SteelCityGirl74 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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    What I'm Doing Right Now

    I'm pretty glad I found this group. Right now I am at work, and well, obviously not working. There's a lot of stuff that I really should be doing... Oh well, I enjoy getting payed to look through others' experiences and share mine. =D
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2008

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    I'm Doing It As I Type This...

    Yep. I should be working right now. I've only got about 35 mintues left in my day and I'm trying to waste them because I dont' have much to do. One of these days they are going to catch on. I've got my instrument software in the background for easy switching should someone walk...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    Everyday

    Everyday I look at the internet when I should be working. I’ve only one person to blame if I’m ever caught. I’m not that silly as I am the boss, and I work for myself, so keep your sticky beck out of it – I’ll do what I like and work when I like!!!
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Jul 4, 2011

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    Guilty...

    I myspace, facebook and EP all day long... as well as IM and email my friends... one of these days I should really do some work... hahaha
    phidget phidget 31-35, F May 13, 2008

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    I Really Should Be Working

    I should be working right now.  Instead I'm on EP. . .again.  My job makes it too easy; alot of down time and free access to pretty much everything online.
    think2much think2much 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 17, 2008

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    Its An Epedemic!

    Wow!  I knew I wasn't crazy when I told my boyfriend I wasn't the only one surfing the net at work.  I look up the most random things that I would normally never know or ask about.  The internet is like this world with endless possibilities.  I tend to be a...
    RunBunnyGirl RunBunnyGirl 22-25, F Apr 11, 2008

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    Uhmmmm

    LOL  yes
    kinkitty kinkitty 36-40, F Apr 27, 2008

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    Not As Often As Before

    I used to be on here daily but it also depends on how busy we are. When we are slow no one cares as we are all doing it. As long as busy times are kept productive it's all good. Just in between today so a little bit of both.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2007

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    Here is what I mean. Hang around a little more and you will see that there are so many scams and fake people. Internet communication will make you feel like an idiot for being...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    VictorFernando18 VictorFernando18 18-21, M Jul 12

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    hihowareyouimtess hihowareyouimtess 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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