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Old 03-28-2003, 07:27 PM   #1
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has the internet taken over?

do you ever find yourself spending more time on the internet than you do watching tv? playing video games? 8) shooting the breeze?

i think the internet has severly cut down on the amount of time i spend playing video games. thank goodness for gba or i would go for weeks without even touching a videogame. thankfully the new zelda has me somewhat addicted but i'm still spending more time on the net that with videogames!

it hasn't really taken over my tv watching habits. i was only watching certain shows to begin with (mainly on the cartoon network) and i still do that despite the availability of the net.

what about u guys?
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Old 03-28-2003, 08:08 PM   #2
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I do play less games now, but I sleep just as much. Just much later than before. :2happy:

...I usually just leave the TV on if I'm on my computer, I usually don't pay that much attention to it unless I'm really interested though.
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Old 03-28-2003, 10:40 PM   #3
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In my case it certainly has taken over, my PC is on 24/7 downloading the TV shows I dont get here in Spain (or get with a year or two's delay).

The only thing I use my TV for is news broadcasts (despite being able to read all the news online, its always more comfortable to watch the 30-min video news broadcast) and playing videogames. And maybe when I rent the odd DVD.
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Old 03-29-2003, 12:57 PM   #4
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Can go a few days without it.

Just use it to check movie news,game news ect ect. I don't realy use it alot for playing games, in that area console will always prevail over p.c for me.

The so call "internet hype" was over for me a few yrs ago. It's been a long time since I came online and just sit there and search for stuff I don't need to search for.

What I find funny is despite of having free game sites I still buy 1 game magazine. (PLAY)
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Old 03-30-2003, 03:53 PM   #5
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they have the internet on computers these days?:2happy:
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Old 03-30-2003, 04:06 PM   #6
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well, yeah..

my life is like: eat, comp, sex, sleep..


No, im not a fat nerd with glasses..
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Old 03-30-2003, 08:06 PM   #7
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for me the nets influence has gradually grown, but i really dont have that much time to be online... anyways i still manage to take a peak almost every day! But it really is a great great way to have access to content normally unavailable in the country we live!

hehe Seska were almost neighbors! I mean im here in lisbon and you there in spain (somehwere)! [insert nuestros hermanos clich? here]!:big smile
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Old 03-30-2003, 09:52 PM   #8
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well, yeah..

my life is like: eat, comp, sex, sleep..


No, im not a fat nerd with glasses..
If thats your life, I feel sorry for you... personally I never know what I'm going to do... but I sure as heck don't have sex everyday... shesh, it would get stale after a while.

Personally I do 5 things everyday, save on the weekend, Shower, Study, Eat, Play Games/Watch Anime/Read, Sleep, and Surf the net... I'm a multitasker so, I can watch TV, while playing games on the computer, or talk to my friend VIA IMs while I watch TV or.... oh you know...
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Old 03-30-2003, 09:54 PM   #9
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I don't use dialup, so my internet is on all the time. I don't have cable right now, but with baseball season commin up, I fear that I soon will crack to get Fox Sports and ESPN....

Normally Cable takes up too much time for me...
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Old 03-31-2003, 07:05 AM   #10
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If thats your life, I feel sorry for you... personally I never know what I'm going to do... but I sure as heck don't have sex everyday... shesh, it would get stale after a while.

Personally I do 5 things everyday, save on the weekend, Shower, Study, Eat, Play Games/Watch Anime/Read, Sleep, and Surf the net... I'm a multitasker so, I can watch TV, while playing games on the computer, or talk to my friend VIA IMs while I watch TV or.... oh you know...

Well, if u were smart enough, then u would know that that was only just a fast peek outta my usuall day..

I dont think everybody is waiting on my whole life during a week. Heck, its imposibble, theres too much i do..

And dont feel sorry for me, ur life probly sux more then mine anyway...
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Old 03-31-2003, 09:49 AM   #11
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but I sure as heck don't have sex everyday... shesh, it would get stale after a while.
Don't knock it until you've tried it! But you need a girlfriend first.;)
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Old 03-31-2003, 05:55 PM   #12
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Don't knock it until you've tried it! But you need a girlfriend first.;)
Girlfriends come and go...feast to famine to feast to famine. Get married and you'll be fat and well-fed, never wanting anything else because you'll be satisfied.....

ANYWAYS, on to the topic.

I force myself to take breaks from the internet because it CAN take me over. Two weeks ago I went up in the mountains for a week, played table tennis, table soccer, basketball. The weather was GREAT and the sunshine was always there...no internet, no videogames, just pure LIFE for an entire week. It was nice....and needed...

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Old 04-03-2003, 12:06 AM   #13
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Of couse the internet is taking over i mean wat are we doing now
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Old 04-03-2003, 09:35 PM   #14
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Of couse the internet is taking over i mean wat are we doing now
good point!
But just cause were posting in a forum it doesnt mean the internet has taken the lead in our lives! Or has it?! hhmmmm...
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Old 04-05-2003, 08:09 PM   #15
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yeah the pc/internet is takeing over the world
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