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Old 05-06-07, 02:01 AM   #1
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Anyone here internet light?

I screw around online far too much, and I have access at school if I need it. Should I ditch my wifi addiction!?
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Old 05-06-07, 10:02 AM   #2
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I think I'm internet lite.

We just have a dial-up that is free through my college. It's slow, but the price is right. At school I use the faster internet if I want.

At home I don't look at many site with big pictures or videos, it just takes too long to load.

I generally only visit about half a dozen websites regularly to browse around (BF being one of them).

We don't have cable TV either. We have a wireless connection (rabbit ears), six channels on a 13in TV is plenty for us. No cell phone either. We did recently get a cordless phone at home. Those are pretty nifty!

I feel like we are living in the paleolithic. Have no plans to upgrade. Life is good.
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Old 05-06-07, 10:41 AM   #3
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Do the Foosters minimize time on the Internet? Are you kidding me?
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I don't own a computer.
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Heh. I live on Foo.











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Old 05-06-07, 12:11 PM   #6
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Faster internet is fine. But going to the a wifi hotspot like a coffeeshop or the like has more of a social feel. You can hookup with the babes and dudes and not be frequently squirreled away by yourself. The downside is ordering ultra expesive coffee drinks that can add up.
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Old 05-06-07, 12:38 PM   #7
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The few times I've ventured into a coffeeshop (for just a regular small cup of coffee), the only babes and dudes tended to be 20- and 30-somethings. Not exactly "hook-up" heaven for this gal.

I prefer to socialize around bicycles and group rides and TT's. And, of course, Foo.
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Old 05-06-07, 12:50 PM   #8
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I beg to differ. I think you have something to offer persons from all walks of life.
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the only babes and dudes tended to be 20- and 30-somethings. Not exactly "hook-up" heaven for this gal.
Are you familiar with the term 'cougar'? Why NOT date younger men? I don't see any reason why you couldn't. You have personality, an interesting life (cycling is pretty darned interesting), and a better body than most college senior.

I wouldn't mind dating an older woman as long as she could understand that I'm in college and a wannabe bike racer with no money. Likely not something that would last long term, but it would be fun and interesting.
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Might be fun, if it were not long-term, and I were in a different situation. Long-term, I just feel more comfortable with someone who has had a similar amount and type of life-experience.... At this point, I prefer to "hold out" for that older man, and to stay busy riding, training, making new cycling friends, and essentially rebuilding my life in the interim.
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