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I May Be Logged In But I Might Not Be In Front of My Pc

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    Eyes On Me

     ive forgotten im logged in and some times my cam is on... i step away for a second and forget its onn and that im signed in and its going...  had some things captured for all to see that i didnt even know was being seen, some im not to proud of, others that i was...
    alsorolo alsorolo 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Yea.. . .

    Most of the times, my computer is turned on. Also whenever I log in, I check the little box that says "keep me signed in" So sometimes I'm online, but i'm not actually in front of my computer. So. . if I don't reply to you right away. . .. just keep this in mind. O_O
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    I open a browser on my phone,

    immediately I get logged in to the sites that I've joined, even though I'm not actually there, it shows that I've logged in. This had caused so much of misunderstanding between friends who think I'm ignoring them. I'm not!
    Qatalyst Qatalyst 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Not Avoiding You

    I tend to do a lot of work at home.Many times I will log onto ep and remain logged on even though I am not at the computer. This would explain why my responses aren't in a timely manner. For those who are curious as to why...I am not avoiding you,simply am not in front of my...
    Lavender007 Lavender007 36-40, F Sep 24, 2013

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    We stay logged on a lot,

    but jump back and forth from other sites.
    Pornfreaks Pornfreaks 51-55, M Feb 27

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    Here? Not Here?

    i wrote on this when i first joined ep and was here lots more than i should have been. of course, the ones that know me best know that i have had to take quite a few breaks in the past several months..  health reasons, family, travel..  so what can i say?  life gets in the...
    justsunni justsunni 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2012

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    Commonly

    I do this A LOT and I apologize. Sometimes it's easier to stay logged in so I can check in whenever I have a moment than it is to log in and out a million times a day. So, if I don't respond to messages when I'm "available", it's means that I'm simply unavailable right then.  If...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Eh, Yup!

    I may be logged on, but not here at the screen! Lately I tend to get side-tracked. I'll run off to get coffee... or take some pictures for my mother or sister... or fall into a conversation with my mother or sister! Sometimes, I run off and fall into a video game! XD Or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    It's not often but, sometimes you have things

    to do. It's never for a long period of time. I don't want to shut down the computer and then wait to sign back on.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 14

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    I'm Here, But I'm Not

    Please be patient.  I started writing again and I'm working on a story, so I'm often over at the word-processor typing away. But, I like to take a break here and there and check in.  I was signing in and out throughout the day, but kept missing my friends when they...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    Please Leave Your Message At the Beep

    I sign on almost everywhere.  Have laptop will travel.  Have Blackberry will travel.  Sometimes, I'm at work or busy somewhere & get distracted.  If home, I may have run out to catch a smoke or get a drink or...well you get the idea.  Just don't think...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    I Work, Ok?

    Here's the deal. I log onto EP on my work computer every morning. I work 'remotely' (aka, no office) so all I have as I travel around is my laptop. I leave EP up in the background so I can pop on and off when I have time or am waiting for a customer. That being said....I'm...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    It's Nothing Personal ....

    I've been a member of EP for well over a year now.    So I do often log in.   I confess, I often log in when I'm at work too.     Sometimes it's because I'm having a slow time or maybe I just need a pick-me-up and choose EP instead of caffeine.I log onto many web sites...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    I will try to reply as soon

    as possible. But with school and things I may not ways respond right away. Patience darlings. <3
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Lots to Do Here

    I could be on the phone, responding to emails, talking to the neighbour, or talking to a calf in my yard. Sometimes I could be working between stories or feeding myself.
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 4 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    Because I Don't Intentionally Log Out.

    I check EP between school work and knitting and my other daily activities around the house. This is why I may not reply right away even if there is a green dot. I could be watching a show or writing an essay. I don't intentionally ignore anyone without blocking them.
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T 2 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    I am around but I'm not on EP persay.

    I have many other windows on or I'm away doing a chore or I'm napping. Sometimes I forget to put that I'm "Away" or that I'm "Busy" but I will be right with you! :)
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness 26-30, F Jan 19

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    Just Because The Light Is On Doesn't Mean I'm Home

    I'll put it to you this way. as i'm sure you know... i have this wwwhhhhhoooooolllllleeeee other life outside of e.p. land..... as this whole other world contains an unpredictable almost 5 yr old, i sometimes am unable to reply right away. this does not mean i am ignoring you. it...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 11 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    Here One Minute, Gone The Next.

    I have other things to do while I'm on line. Sometimes I even forget to log off.Just because the lights are on - doesn't always mean I'm home :)
    Kadie101 Kadie101 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    Not Always There

    I may not only not be in front of the pc while logged in I might even be in front of it yet with something else on the screen. There's even times when I stare blankly at the screen and might as well be out feeding the birds or selling encyclopedias door to door.
    0nest0 0nest0 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    ***BEGIN RANT***. I've been on EP

    for a short while and I've been reading posts, comments, etc. I've talked to a few here that have presumed to "expect" you to instantly reply at "their" discretion to every message they send. I do NOT work that way. I want to be clear that most of my settings are set to "keep...
    InquisitiveFascination InquisitiveFascination 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 6

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    Get Over It

    Most of the time, my pc is on all day. just because you see me logged in doesn't mean I'm at the pc at that moment, so you are not being ignore.  Well most of you aren't being ignored.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 2, 2012

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    Ooops Sorry!!!

    Well my lappy is usually on most of the time....be it at home or work...The moment I switch on my lappy I'll most likely sign in on EP and some...Then I'll get on with my stuff to do answering mails and so on...I'll walk away...or at times switch it off when my class starts...So...
    lexuslourve lexuslourve 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2012

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    I Get Distracted

    The phone rings, one of the kids calls me, the dogs want to go for a walk or some other distraction arises.  I get up, walk away from EP, then the dryer buzzes and I need to take the clothes out and fold them.  Oh, I have to take something out of the freezer...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Access On My Blackberry

    I access ep on my blackberry when I am on the go, esp at work, when I have a minute... Can't access like you can on the computer, but still fun!!
    Lavender29 Lavender29 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2010

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    Got To Remember To....

    I do it a lot...I just walk away from the laptop. I know that I'm logged into EP, but I get busy doing things around the house and end up being away for longer then planned. So from now, before I walk away, I'll indicate that I am "Busy". No more friends wondering why is she...
    reallygoodperson reallygoodperson 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    Sometimes I get busy

    and forget I am logged in. I have found myself logged in in the morning too.
    SweetMae SweetMae 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    WAH

    As I work from home 4 days a week I may not always be In front of the screen.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 23, 2013

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    Leave A Message

    I stay logged in for long periods and I'm usually not far away but I'm not available at all times. So I'm not ignoring you. Leave me a message and I will contact you as soon as possible.
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    Office Time

    There are many time that I log in to EP. I may be carrying on with my work and totally forget that I am logged in. Many times I have had people come to me to seeking advice on financial and other matters and I ask them to look at the PC and then I notice that I have EP open and...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    Maybe Here...maybe Not!

    ok ok ok!!  my first story. thanks to hlpflwthat who notices that i stay logged in here too much!!  yes i do!  i log in when i get up and stay logged in so i can check by here anytime i have a moment. can't go too long without knowing what's going on.  and...
    justsunni justsunni 51-55, F 13 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    Guilty....LOL. I wander off many times.

    It is a rude and inconsiderate habit, I suppose, and something I ought to work on.
    blackhillman blackhillman 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Not At My Desk

    I leave EP on my browser all day at work, so if you don't hear back from me, it is probably because I am away from my desk.Don't take offense or speculating what I am doing, because most likely I am busy working.Sometimes I forgot to turn off my PC when I leave work, then...
    jjoe01 jjoe01 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    Drat, I Did It Again!

    Once again, I've returned to my computer after several hours to discover that I left myself logged on to EP. I only intended to be gone for a minute, but became involved with other things. That would not be a problem, except that to friends, it appears I am here. I feel so bad...
    Abbeyrhode Abbeyrhode 46-50, F 15 Responses Aug 18, 2012

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    Don'T Take It Personal

    To all my dear friends here at EP.I'm really happy I ran across this group.For there are many times that I'm here but not here.If you message me and I don't message back.I'm not trying to be a snob or anything in that class.I'm probably cooking or doing laundry.Also many times I...
    Waymor Waymor 46-50, M Apr 29, 2013

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    You Think I'm Here But I'm Not

    Thats cuz I'm logged in on my phone, and for some reason it keeps me logged in for like an hour after leaving the page.  So if ya send me a message and I don't get back to you asap.. it's because i'm not here or it's cuz I have the attention span of a gnat and got distracted or...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    It Happens More Often Than Not.....

    mostly because of the phone or customers or kids or company or just stupid people, I am sorry I am lame and it always looks like I am online, but I really am not, addicted to internet, but addicted to so many other things, a girl has got to do what a girl has got to do!
    RedheadJolene RedheadJolene 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2008

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    So True

    I don't watch TV. So, until I no longer live alone I am usually logged in all day. But I often wander off.
    campcrazy campcrazy 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Never On Vacation

    One of my friends [wow...did I really just call her that...huh...I wonder if she sees me this way] had told me that I was on her 24/7. I'm not people. I DO sleep. I just see no reason to log-out when I'll be here in the morning.
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F Apr 18, 2013

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    Bluejec19 Bluejec19 41-45, F Mar 24

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    I Do Sleep, Work And Do Other Things ...occasionally

    I think I've been logged on 24 hours a day lately. Sometimes I'm logged on in more than one place. I forget to close browsers on my iPhone, Tablet and PC all the time. If it's during my sleeping or teaching hours, you can safely assume I'm not just ignoring you. Any other...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    I'm Log In

    but I might be away. I have things to do.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    If I'm home the PC and TV are usually

    both on, but that doesn't mean I am paying attention to either one. It is probably a bad habit and is certainly a waste of electricity, but I doubt it will change any time soon.
    chllaxdude chllaxdude 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    If you have sent me a message

    and I am not replying, this is probably why. Dont be upset or think that I dont want to talk to you. I will get to right to it when im back :)
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    At Work

    Because I log in from work , sometimes , although I'm logged in I may be busy with work (as I should be LOL) or not by my desk .... so it'll appear as if I'm online but I'm not physically there able to msg or converse in EP at that moment.
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    Yeah so if I don't reply back right away it

    means I'm busy or I'm not by my phone
    deven38 deven38 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    This is a good group

    for me. I often have myself logged in on here but am not in front of the screen. I could be doing one of umpteen things. I have kids and my youngest is home with me during the day 3x a week. I also could be doing household chores, on the phone, playing with my Android or...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    If I don't message you right back,

    don't be discouraged or think something is wrong. I'll tell you of I don't want to talk to you. Otherwise, I'm tired and/or busy with baby.
    newmoon7 newmoon7 22-25, F Jan 13

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    IPad, school computer

    or laptop. I got your message and I'll definitely get back to you as soon as possible.
    bLEu22 bLEu22 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Just So Ya Know

    Sometimes i sign in then potter around and come back ....i get many messages from people asking why i'm ignoring them....i'm not and i always get back to everyone when i can ...when i say everyone i mean the people that are respectful ,not the idiots that just wanna hit me up for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Day By Night

    You know how it is, you sit down ready to get all internet social and the phone starts singing demanding your attention, you wander into the kitchen with a thirst to be replenished and hear the mournful woes of 'wash me' coming from the sink, knock knock knock goes the door...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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