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um without music i would die.

i kinda agree, but when i go back to Tobago and swim/hang out/hike/bird watch/fish/hunt for girls/chase chickens all day long, i forget completely about the internet.
    
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post #72 of 94
I'm usually out with my friends are busy to worry about using my computer. But i admit a few years ago when I built my own computer, I used to go crazy when I wasn't behind my computer for more then a week. But now its worn off, so yeah....
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Tell someone not to use electricity or running water for a day.
    
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post #74 of 94
Yep this is me as well I get withdrawal distress when I don't have any forms of media

although I wouldn't go as far to say I am addicted its just I have nothing else better to do with my time so boredom kicks in
post #75 of 94
I am addicted to the internet. When ever it goes down EVERYONE (including my mom) goes crazy and the first thing on our minds is call the ISP. But at the same time I think I can fare pretty well without internet. It forces me to do something productive like work on the cars in the garage or go to the gym or whatever else. Though I admit that I do get really upset when the net does go down. I live a block away from brighthouse sob there's very little excuse to why it would be down at 5am.
post #76 of 94
I spent 5 weeks out in camp (working security for an oil rig) and I had no net. It was the worst 5 weeks of my recent life. Made alot of money tho
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post #77 of 94
It's something we're accustomed to. Take anything like that away and I wouldn't be surprised if I went through some kind of withdrawal.
post #78 of 94
they got bored when they had to abstain from media for a day?

I'm shocked.

Shocked!
    
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post #79 of 94
Tell this to corporations that require all employees to be within calls/emails reach. Or waiting for an interview call. Or running a Ubuntu server. Heck, college is 99% on the net, considering a vast majority can run an entire curriculum over the web, check grades, etc.

I went a week without technology a few years ago for a hike. Loved it. Made me appreciate everything more, now going outside is really nice

Besides. Less internet = more money = more computers to tinker with = win.
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post #80 of 94
Yeah, I would get serious crack addict withdrawal symptoms. I think I would sleep, eat, and work more.

I'd probably get more sex.

Yeah.
    
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