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I Use the Computer to Procrastinate

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    Good and Evil

         a computer  can be used for good or evil .  i  go to college online  so that is good . i usually play games instead of doing work for school or anything i really should be doing instead of what i was doing .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22, 2009

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    Doing I Right Now

    Right now I should be doing my homework (that I had a month to compleat it) but insted I am on EP looking through random groups, writing stories, and listening to my iTunes. Good times, good times.
    netgurl netgurl 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Now

    I am literally procrastinating as i type this. im supposed to be writing my thesis... which has to be in in 5 days... but no... i met the internet and we formed a sacred bond never to be broken.
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F Jan 7, 2013

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    I Really Don't Know How...

    I really don't know how to answer this question. I am very new at learning how to use a computer, and I have learning disabilities, so it is very difficult for me to learn the simplest things on it. This site is helping me to learn a lot. I get confused often on how to click onto...
    ladybaby ladybaby 61-65, F Apr 16, 2009

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    So Much to Do....

    I sit here and stare, even if there's nothing "good" to look at or do online.  It's a box that is my escape from reality.   It keeps me from exercising, cooking, cleaning, spending time with my family (not that they really WANT me to spend time with them...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    Into the Computer Universe

    Oh, the joys of having a computer.  In my house all computer probelms are given to me to fix.  All up keep is mine as well.  The adding of new hardware and software also is up to me. Yes, I take full advantage of these wonderful skills.  Everyone knows there...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Procrastination

    I am procrastinating right now. I should already be making spaghetti sauce.
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Its Something

    that i strugle with every single day and sometimes i am so close to missing appointments and other important things
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    Case In Point

    I'm doing it right now!
    SomeguyinUT SomeguyinUT 31-35 2 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    Procrastination Is My Middle Name

    When I'm doin homework I take a few breaks in between to get on facbook and see whats new. Sometimes I can end up being on there for an hour! lol
    starlight721 starlight721 18-21 2 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    Me:' I am going to study today

    for sure.' Computer: ' Uhh really pal?' Me:' YEAH really.' * opens book* * reads two lines* * stares at computer* *moment of silence* Me : ' OH MY GOSH I AM SO SORRY FOR LEAVING YOU . LETS EXPLORE THE INTERNET-EY GOODNESS' Yes sometimes I have conversations with inanimate...
    introvertlife introvertlife 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Two Websites

    How do you think I found EP?? ^.^ I also use YouTube to procrastinate quite often. If you look in my web history it's mainly EP & YT. ^_^
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    The Internet Is Always So Much More Interesting When You Have Something To Do

    I usually procrastinate via EP, ICHC, or looking up my crush. If I have to write a paper or whatever I usually am still logged onto EP just so I can take frequent mini breaks....lol. Damn me and my self-control.....
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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    I'm Doing It Now

    Well, I'm supposed to be finishing homework, cleaning my room and re-making my bed, but here I am, procrastinating on EP. Well, why not right? Who needs to do work?  
    McBeck McBeck 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Procrastination Done While You Wait

    Ha, (smiles) how can it be procrastination when I'm getting so much done. Nothing done for today but there is sooooo much out here I did not know I wanted to know. This is better than the History Channel. Sorry I do not do "Infomercials", they are just too emotional without...
    guidence508 guidence508 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    Students Often Do So

    By various social networks on the Internet, I have noticed now more than ever that students connect to the Internet, social networks to be precise, when mid term exams are just around the corner or when their projects are almost due. I remember I used to do this often. When I...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    I Do

    ."I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it" - ( Quote Act II, As You Like It  Scene IV).   I tend to procastinate here a great deal when at home and meant to be doing other things such as studying and researching various things online...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Yep Me Too,

      I am doing it right now. Should be finishing up in the kitchen and instead I am trying to write as many stories to my experiences as I can, lol. Something I seem to have put off to long.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2008

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    Don't Need Much of An Excuse

    I think besides the day I was born--since I was two months premature--I have procrastinated.  Somedays, I just need a push to get things done.  Being on the computer is as good an excuse as any. 
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Wow

    Does this group hit my nail on the head, and there is really nothing here that is all that important, but I sure spend a lot of time on it.
    coloco coloco 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2010

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    I Call It Relaxing...

    But some days I do it just to avoid doing things I know I need to do or to avoid talking to people I don't want too... I waste alot of time here, but it also helps me mentally prep to do the things I am procrastinating on... Half bad and good....necessary evil I guess
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    especially As I Have to Wri...

    especially as i have to write my essays on the computer, it's so easy to just go onto facebook (the ultimate proscrastination object) or soemthing stupid. or shopping websites. that's another one.
    thegreatsmoky thegreatsmoky 18-21 Apr 16, 2009

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    And This Site May Aid My Habits

    I'm just starting to make my way around here. Its pretty intuitive. Definitely isn't going to conquer my procrastination habits
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2010

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    Like Right Now

    I could be ordering my books for next semester, cleaning my room, reading, washing clothes, fixing my bed, practicing piano, or practicing TaeKwon-Do; however, here I am wasting time on EP. Thanks, computer. Thanks.
    relief9 relief9 18-21, F Dec 23, 2009

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    Just Like Now

     I'm supposed to be home working and I am. It's hard typing and thinking at the same time.  I'm sort of challenged.  I guess lazy would be the diagnosis of choice.  Yours, not mine.  I think of myself as just having an attention deficit.  I hate...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    I Should Be Outside

    I have a ton of yardwork to do, but here I am writing stories on EP.
    76starships 76starships 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    I Hate It

    Most probably it's my catholic upbringing that makes me hate procrastination.  Alas, I'm a terrible procrastinator.  The result is that I'm the victim of deep feelings of guilt, sometimes. I don't put the blame on modern technology.  Even without it I would be a...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 8, 2010

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    Dishes Undone and No Clean Clothes

    OK so here I go again posting on here while my sink has dishes in it and a load of laundry sits neglected in front of my washer.   gee I wonder which of my friend is on today?
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F Nov 20, 2008

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    And That's Not the Worst Part...

    Since I'm studying to be a game programmer my work has to be done on the computer but instead I'm playing games or on EP. That's how much the computer has helped me procrastinate XD
    chaosXIII chaosXIII 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    Time Filler

    I can think of lots of things besides the computer to do but I can do them later, maybe even tomorrow.  I procranstinate anyways, so the computer is an excellent way to pass the time.  My wife is even worse at it than I am.
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 4 Responses May 1, 2009

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    thats All I Do. ...

    thats all i do. i go online on myspace or ep instead of doing work...idk its weird.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    All Morning Today...

    I have been sitting at this freakin' PC now for over 4 hours and it's only 9:15am!!   I couldn't get to sleep after the boyfriend left for work and I have the day off. I made myself a cup of tea and had an apple and a Kashi TLC bar for breakfast.  I cleaned the...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    Yes, Like Right Now.

    It is Christmas Eve.  At some point today I have to go to my aunt and uncle's house.  I have to bring the kids bikes and stocking stuffers over there, as well all the **** I'm packing for the one night I'll be there, lol!  I don't usually bring my laptop, but...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Dec 24, 2009

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    Procrastination My mother said,

    "You won't amount to anything because you procrastinate." I said, "Just wait."
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Related Experiences

    Things I procrastinate on: Taxes Paying Speeding Tickets Getting myself out of bed Shopping (unless it's for beer, I get that done right away) Replying to comments on my stories...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Procrastination is an art form. Ohh sure anyone can take all year to get an A on their final paper but those who can against all odds Finnish said paper 5 min before class and...
    kakarotxvegeta kakarotxvegeta 18-21 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Beating procrastination!! 3 weeks ago, I made a list of all ways in which I procrastinate. Major time killer and escape mechanism for me turned out to be my addiction to watching...
    IneverGvUp IneverGvUp 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Ughhh... Why do I do this? Procrastinate? It's such self sabotage yet I do it over and over and over again.
    Batgirl007 Batgirl007 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    .... because time can't procrastinate itself.
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I semi used to be happy. I used to laugh with my friends but now I shut them out. I once could smile for no reason but a true smile has only crossed my lips when I thought I was...
    sluggo111 sluggo111 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    In my family i am the computer guy, anyone has an issue with their computer/laptop or sometimes their phone, i am the guy they come to And it makes sense really, seeing as i spend...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I used to be happy and cheerful about 6 years back. 2 years later, i became quiet and reclusive and distant from most people and my family sometimes. It got worst and worst as time...
    Letsdothiss Letsdothiss 18-21, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Ive been thinking about this (me being the thinker i am) & i cant figure out how to word it. Here goes.. 14,party,roofied,stuffed in a trunk,beaten senseless by 6 military guys...
    twodeadbrothers twodeadbrothers 22-25, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    IM 17 I was home alone one day and got curious so I went snooping around my mom's room and found her big red ***** and I was like wow and wanted to use it on my self so I did it...
    BigK56 BigK56 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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    i still use a waterproof mattress cover even though i stopped bedwetting at age 14
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Think Kids Should Use Booster Seats it would save lives and stop deaths
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Used A Booster Seat as a kid and I think that booster seats can save lives and stop deaths
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Used A Plastic Mattress Cover
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Hey people, just like to say that I built my own computer with parts that I ordered. With some help from my uncle... I researched everything and wanted a fast PC for gaming. My...
    AmyGirlSummer AmyGirlSummer 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    Loving the enthusiasm, I'm new around here so let's hope this post goes well...I was first introduced to a computer 5 days before my 7th birthday (which is coincidentally Christmas...
    ButterRaz ButterRaz 16-17, M Jul 5

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    I first started using the computer when I was 4 years old. When I turned 6, I started using the internet. I grew up with computers and video games. As time passed, I learnt quite a...
    elzish elzish 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6