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post #21 of 105
Funny... I keep my desktop COMPLETELY clean, with no icons at all. I use Rocket Dock which I have hidden until I move the mouse cursor to the top of the screen. I also use W7's instant search feature a lot. It annoys the hell out of me when someone uses the longest possible way to get to a program on their W7. Dude? Really? *Clicks start, types "Word" and opens it*

And I do use my computer for quite a lot of things, not just personal use.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 5/17/11 at 7:24am
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post #22 of 105
When I get really busy with projects at work, my desktop does get messy because I like to save temporary files and things I've downloaded from emails, etc. right to the desktop so it's impossible to misplace.

Once the project dies down though, clearing that desktop off is usually a top priority. Especially on slow days where i'm pretty much slacking off.
post #23 of 105
Have to say I fluctuate back and forth all the time. About 4 times a year I'll sit down and organize everything and clean up my desktop and programs but it quickly gets messy again.

Oh and demographics: political moderate, have a masters degree, country-dweller, rather career-minded and pretty good at math.
Edited by Lampen - 5/17/11 at 6:20am
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post #24 of 105
What if the mess goes in phases? I tend to get my desktop so messy that it finally drives me nuts and I clean it so that it is spotless and neat. 2 weeks later it is a mess again...
    
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well im 15, live in a surburban area, get good marks and mine is spotless
Edited by [xPt]FLuX - 5/17/11 at 6:26am
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post #26 of 105
no icons on my home desktop, just rocketdock with awesome icons
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post #27 of 105
I don't have even one icon on my desktop and I spent like 1h/2h making my wallpaper, and that's not including the 40 minutes I waited for the model used in the wp to render.

Do I have a problem?
post #28 of 105
Does it count as messy if i have over 100 icons on my desktop?
Gotta love fences.

On my mac i always had a "desktop" folder on my desktop(redundant folder is redundant...), that had all my crap in it. that way it looked neat, but it was really just a mess of 100s of pics/videos/music/programs.

At least now i have separate fences for media and shortcuts. Hey, once a month i even move my stuff to the appropriate user folders.
Edited by qwertymac93 - 5/17/11 at 6:48am
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post #29 of 105
How do they define cluttered? As in 50 shortcuts that you never use, or ~15-20 of usable shortcuts all over? I turn off auto arrange and throw icons in different sides of the desktop so I know in which area each object is.
    
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post #30 of 105
I have no icons :S It's true, I do put my personal life before work.

My mum refuses to let me put windows 7 on her xp laptop because "she likes the icons where they are"
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