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Large percentages of American men and woman would rather give up sex than be disconnected from the internet, chip giant Intel has claimed.

he chip maker's internet usage behaviour study, which examined the behaviour of 2119 US adults, found that 46 per cent of women and 30 per cent of men would opt to go without a bonk for two weeks rather than go without internet access for the same period.

Interestingly, 49 per cent of women aged between 18 and 34 said they would go without nookie in favour of some online time. More women aged between 35 and 44 have lost interest in bedtime burlesque, because over half – 52 per cent – opted for two weeks' web surfing instead of 14 days' shagging.

The trend is reversed for men. Whilst 39 per cent of chaps in the 18-34 band would abandon rumpy-pumpy for the web, only 23 per cent of those aged between 35 and 44 would do the same. ®
Source: http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/12/16/intel_survey/

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I lol'd at "rumpy pumpy"
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Well, I use the internet a lot more often than I have sex, so this must be pretty accurate, right? Right?! D:




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Wow, that's uh...that's pretty bad. I mean I like my porn and everything, but why take porn over the real deal?

Seriously though, who did they survey? A bunch of lonely people who don't get any in the first place? If I told my wife we weren't going to have sex for 2 weeks just so I could keep using the internet...let's just say it would be a LOT more than 2 weeks before I got any again.

It still is an interesting article though. Nice find.
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swing and a miss. you can take my computer away from me for a couple of weeks and i will be fine, the same does not go for women.
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Maybe the web is easier to get than women?
    
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Well, I use the internet a lot more often than I have sex, so this must be pretty accurate, right? Right?! D:




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Hahah, that and your avatar on OCN together = LOL

but yeah I was laughin' at the rumpy-pumpy xD It just shows how disconnected from reality some people are becoming.... Those poor people
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Well, I use the internet a lot more often than I have sex, so this must be pretty accurate, right? Right?! D:




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without the internet youd probably HAVE a lot more sex... at least.. i hope you do... right? ... RIGHT?!

id gladly give up anything computer related for 2 weeks of nonstop lovin'.
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without the internet youd probably HAVE a lot more sex... at least.. i hope you do... right? ... RIGHT?!

id gladly give up anything computer related for 2 weeks of nonstop lovin'.
hahah, as would I. but you said you hope others have sex? o.o i hope your not some kind of peep. thats creepy o.e
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I lol'd at "rumpy pumpy"
Nice pun, oh you
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