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I need to _______ , but I can't get off the computer!!

  1. Fluffymetal profile image80
    Fluffymetalposted 8 years ago

    I need to clean the house and take bath but I can't stop writing hubs, editing hubs, reading hubs, playing farmville, checking email, writing on blog etc. etc.

    Is anyone else having the same problem?

    1. Faybe Bay profile image73
      Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I was supposed to find my mortgage insurance application and submit is February 22, so that the insurance could take over while I am unemployed... I found it today after a self-imposed three day hubcation in which I kept coming back, you know o vote, chat build a web site, do a hub work on a blog...

      No my house is a wreck, and my cats are fed, I have no problems, none at all. Want to go to fubar? Yeah I'll buy you a drink and we can forget all about it!

      lol lol lol

      1. Fluffymetal profile image80
        Fluffymetalposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        meet you at fubar when i get out of here

    2. Betty Reid profile image59
      Betty Reidposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ha ha.  My nephew has a similar problem.  Some times he needs to pee, but he doesn't want to stop playing with his toys and ends up peeing in his pants.  We explain that he can return to playing as soon as he finishes the more urgent task.  I hope this helps  wink

      1. mega1 profile image79
        mega1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        well, I haven't actually peed my pants, yet . . . close, but not actually!  I used to do that when I was a kid.  watch the little boy closely, he may be a budding obsessive compulsive and that is not a very good thing, I admit!  big_smile:  altho, we do get a lot done.  it just depends on what I get a lot done of!

        1. Glenn S. profile image57
          Glenn S.posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Did someone say catheter?

    3. rebekahELLE profile image88
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      it happens to all of us, especially at first.  big_smile
      sometimes I just log out and x the tab so I'm not tempted to browse the forums...

    4. donotfear profile image87
      donotfearposted 8 years agoin reply to this


      Ha! Do I?!!!!!  Does a chicken have feathers? I can't finish anything.

    5. JOE BARNETT profile image60
      JOE BARNETTposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      YOU TOOK THE WORDS OUT OF MY MOUTH! YES IT HAS BECOME OBSESSIVE. i need pc rehab ha ha ha my name is joe and i'm a _______( whats the name for this)a screenface,pc junky,wonk,geek,info junky hey lets start something here. whats the name and the solution. real hub!

  2. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    Never! :p

  3. Journey2244 profile image60
    Journey2244posted 8 years ago

    Yes, I have been on this system since 1:00 P.M. It addictive.

  4. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    I have been considering getting a chamber pot so I don't have to get up at all!  and then if I could get someone to just bring me food and take the plates away - oh, and a basin to brush my teeth.  it is bloody hell to shut down at night when my eyes are so bleary I can't see -  that's how bad it is!

  5. lovemychris profile image61
    lovemychrisposted 8 years ago

    YES!

  6. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    I used to have a life!
    Now I can't move off my chair. The weather is hot and sunny outside - well obviously not NOW as it's 1am, but during the day it is. I know because I do push myself to have a life, and go out most mornings for an hour or so, but not every day!
    Rest of the time, I am here. My poor wee plants are dying from lack of water, because I can't spare the time to go water them!
    My poor husband is left to his own devices - he's so jealous of the attention I give the laptop that I can't leave it in his possession so have to take it with me if I go out.
    That's my excuse anyway wink
    And I'm sticking to it!

  7. blondepoet profile image72
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    Some-times I don't even get to put a brush through my hair or get out of my PJ's til lunch when I get ready to head out.

    1. Hokey profile image61
      Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I will help distract you! tongue

      1. blondepoet profile image72
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hokey if you were here I wouldn't get a brush through my hair til dinner time.

        1. Hokey profile image61
          Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          if ever!!!!!!!   wink

          1. blondepoet profile image72
            blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Let's try a week lol!!!

            1. Hokey profile image61
              Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              still might not be long enough!  tongue

              1. blondepoet profile image72
                blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Ok ok let is go for 365 days ROFL.

    2. Fluffymetal profile image80
      Fluffymetalposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      that's me but I have no where to head so I just stay on the computer

      1. blondepoet profile image72
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I cannot even find my brush, sun-glasses, keys etc half the time lol.

  8. starme77 profile image74
    starme77posted 8 years ago

    Well , I'm kinda in and out - with my mother in laws altzheimers - I don't really have a choice but to get up when she needs changed and fed and stuff - but my prob is when I'm on here I'm kinda like - in the forums and not writing, I really need to quit that and start writing again smile Forums are addictive smile So many fun people to chit chat with that I can't shut up and write lol

  9. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 8 years ago

    I was semi addicted, then as most things in my life it got boring lol  I'm in a book reading mode now.  Just taking a few minutes to check out the forums.

    I think people become addicted because like any child - they don't want to miss out on anything, if you leave your FB account alone for a week or stop coming to the Hub Forums, changes do occur & you might miss out!

  10. The10DollarMark profile image60
    The10DollarMarkposted 8 years ago

    I need to do my two spring break papers and finish programming project, but I can't get off the computer.

    You'd think I'd use that to make more hubs but no. I'm such a lazy bum (though I did make a lens and a gather article today and did some language studying...but I should have had time for a hub. Hmm..There's still some time left in the day, maybe I'll make one)

  11. profile image0
    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    I should be making dinner for me and hubby but can't pull myself away...I also should be packing more but eh...just not in the mood for that right now

  12. Journey2244 profile image60
    Journey2244posted 8 years ago

    I actually did log off and got a pop tart.  Now I'm back. :}

  13. figment profile image81
    figmentposted 8 years ago

    I need to eat and shower and get off this damn computer.

    1. Faybe Bay profile image73
      Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Me too, lol

  14. figment profile image81
    figmentposted 8 years ago

    I finally showered and ate a snickers bar, but I didn't stay off long.

    1. Faybe Bay profile image73
      Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I really should sleep a couple of hours, it's almost 5 am

  15. profile image0
    pinkyleeposted 8 years ago

    its 2 here ... uh insomnia or hubsomnia sucks and i have been letting my games on fb go downhill lol so spent a lot of time on them last night hehe im addicted to it all

    1. Faybe Bay profile image73
      Faybe Bayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah I was doing research and lost track of time.

      1. profile image0
        pinkyleeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        mama beat me on publishing hubs lol she got 4 done and i only got 3 done hehe but i got one unpubbed one not sure im gonna do  it though ,, havin second thoughts about it

  16. figment profile image81
    figmentposted 8 years ago

    I need to eat but can't get off the computer!

  17. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    don't forget to go to bed so you can get up tomorrow morning and turn the computer back on.  take your meds first thing, then take a shower.  turn on the computer after you're dressed and make breakfast while you check your email. after you've eaten you may check the forums but then you must read the new hubs!  then you can think about writing your own hub...but check the forums first...


    it's a never ending cycle....

    1. figment profile image81
      figmentposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      thanks for advice.  I leave out almost all of that.... except, well you know, the computer stuff.

      1. Rafini profile image87
        Rafiniposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

  18. AEvans profile image78
    AEvansposted 8 years ago

    I take a shower first thing in the morning after the kids are off to school and I have a cup of coffee, so the answer to that is nope, I bathe before I type. smile

  19. figment profile image81
    figmentposted 8 years ago

    I needed to get off the computer to clean the kitchen, the only reason I did is because my computer shut down on me.  I guess it need a break from me.

  20. Fluffymetal profile image80
    Fluffymetalposted 8 years ago

    I need to go to bed but I can't get off the computer.  ITS 5 AM!! DAMN!!

  21. Glenn S. profile image57
    Glenn S.posted 8 years ago

    My wife threatens me with a frying pan if I don't get some work done around the house. If I made some money at this maybe she would be understanding. Well, I guess the head injuries will continue for a while.
    With respect to getting off the computer, some times you just have to stop to smell the roses.

    Best of luck.
    G.

 
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