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Old 09-11-07, 10:06 AM   #1
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Time Wasters?

Anybody else addicted to wasting time?

It drives me crazy, but I can't stop!
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Old 09-11-07, 10:08 AM   #2
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time goes by too quickly. seriously, it needs to be reduced by at least half.
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Old 09-11-07, 10:12 AM   #3
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It's 6 minutes past 12 pm, and I'm still here. And my 1/2 day's vacation started 6 minutes ago ...
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Old 09-11-07, 12:35 PM   #4
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Time cannot be wasted, merely reallocated.
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Old 09-11-07, 12:38 PM   #5
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You mean like http://tinyurl.com/39eemx?
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Old 09-11-07, 12:51 PM   #6
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While, yes, that's a time waster, no, I meant the self imposed sort of time wasters. Like when you could go for a ride, or finish a journal article, or learn some more about how to use a particular software tool, or do any number of other useful things...but instead you channel surf, or play solitaire, or rearrange your already perfectly orderly collection of beer steins again. You know, the kind of time wasters that make you ask yourself "WHY am I doing this?"...but you keep on doing it.
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Well, i think hitting the refresh button every 30 seconds is pretty similar to channel surfing.
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Old 09-11-07, 01:24 PM   #8
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Well, i think hitting the refresh button every 30 seconds is pretty similar to channel surfing.
Yeah, you're right. Darn it. Another thing to add to my list!
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Foo is the biggest time waster I've ever experienced.
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I am too busy having fun to waste time.
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Old 09-11-07, 02:19 PM   #11
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Foo is the biggest time waster I've ever experienced.
Well, yeah, this is pretty much what I've been doing all day instead of working.
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