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Wasting time on hub-fages forum

  1. GoldenBird profile image60
    GoldenBirdposted 5 years ago

    Why do you waste so much time here? What's right?

    1. Shanna11 profile image91
      Shanna11posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Because the forums easily rival my chem textbook in terms of what is more interesting.

      1. GoldenBird profile image60
        GoldenBirdposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Interesting?!

    2. Jason Marovich profile image88
      Jason Marovichposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Time wasted is like a box of chocolates.  Think about it..

    3. paradigmsearch profile image86
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      To escape my impending doom.

    4. Marisa Wright profile image94
      Marisa Wrightposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It's called avoiding work.

      1. CMHypno profile image91
        CMHypnoposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        And pretending we have worked

        1. Marisa Wright profile image94
          Marisa Wrightposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          exactly

        2. Jason Marovich profile image88
          Jason Marovichposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          It's sorta like work.

  2. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image85
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 5 years ago

    Why is it a waste of time?

    Plenty of laughs here. Every time I hit the forums I find something that amuses me. And occasionally I learn something.

    In fact, I am so amused right now, I think I'll go get a beer so I can get serious.

  3. Lisa HW profile image81
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    Well, recently I've been spending even more time than usual on the forums because I'm waiting to start another project, have less work to do, and have found that it's wiser to kill time at my computer than to, instead, go out and kill time either shopping or eating out.

    But that's only recently and only temporarily.  Ordinarily, I leave a window up for HubPages; and between either doing real work or else doing HubPages business(writing or doing stuff with my own Hubs), I'll pop on the forums (or "Anwers") to take a break and think about something else.  Sometimes, too, before or after doing "real business" on here, I'll come scan for any new announcements/goings on, either to keep informed about what's going on with the site or else just to look for something that interesting.  I frequently get ideas for writing (if not Hubs, then other writing somewhere else); so between keeping informed, getting ideas for writing, and having a place to take a break and think about something completely different; it's not necessarily the waste of time that it can appear to be.  HOWEVER, what I've been doing most recently is very much a matter of wasting time - but it's been kind of good to just relax and not be my usual multi-tasking self who is usually looking for some version of redeeming value and/or usefulness in even stuff I do with whatever time I skim from more serious stuff.  (Having said that, though, and having had quite so much time on here in recent times (not to mention the amazingly beautiful weather we're having these days); the joy of doing-nothing-all-the-productive has kind of worn off, so I'm kind of ready to get back to the whole multi-tasking thing again soon.

    As far as the "interesting?" remark/question goes, I do think, though, that a person has to have been on here for a little while to be able to see some seemingly isolated threads/posts within the context of a longer-term picture (kind of like watching some TV shows that seem stupid (for lack of a better word) but that you keep watching because you know the characters and the stories, and you get kind of caught up in one every once in awhile.  (An example is the "Panda soap opera" that's been running for over a year now, and it's one that's affected a lot of people and that a lot of people want to keep paying attention to as it continues to unfold.)  I pretty much compare it to when you're working at a company and run into co-workers in the hall or at lunch, and you may/may not have a little bit of conversation (depending on how busy you are) for a few minutes before returning to work.  I suppose I have a "working-at-company mode" ingrained in me so much from past that I'm still in that mode, even though I'm now self-employed.

  4. Greek One profile image77
    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago

    Why?

    There are so many eligible women on here who appreciate clever forum comments to such an extent, that they send you nude pictures of themselves

    1. Shadesbreath profile image85
      Shadesbreathposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      So you're only getting pictures from the women, eh?

      Lucky, that. (sigh).

      1. Shanna11 profile image91
        Shanna11posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Ahaha you two are easily my most favorite forum posters...

        1. Greek One profile image77
          Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          you sure you don't mean your favorite easy posters?

      2. Greek One profile image77
        Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        'women' can be such a vague term online




        ..ps.. thanks for the pics wink

    2. Eric Newland profile image60
      Eric Newlandposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      And I have to keep reminding them I'm married! Hello?! Send them to the e-mail account my wife DOESN'T know the password to!

      1. Greek One profile image77
        Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        i am married too.. i show them to my wife so that she is sure to maintain high standards when it comes to cooking and cleaning

        1. Enelle Lamb profile image85
          Enelle Lambposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          LMAO!! Is there such a thing?

          1. Greek One profile image77
            Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            cooking and cleaning?

    3. CMHypno profile image91
      CMHypnoposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      And you know that all of us female hubbers really appreciate the calendar of tasteful nude Greek One pictures that you send out every year, with the regular weekly updates lol! I bet you've never had them flagged as spam!

      1. Greek One profile image77
        Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        ... i have, however, had parts of me compared to Spam sad

  5. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image94
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

    Please don't send me any pictures of your Spam, Greek One, even if my comments here are interesting and helpful.

    I have learned a lot from the Forum, so I'm cool with wasting my time this way (not that I think it's wasted).

    1. Greek One profile image77
      Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      too late...incoming

      1. Eric Newland profile image60
        Eric Newlandposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        That's what he said.

        What Greek One said, I mean. Just now.

    2. CMHypno profile image91
      CMHypnoposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Unfortunately for us Greek One doesn't have an 'unsubscribe' button Marcy lol! smile

  6. celebritie profile image79
    celebritieposted 5 years ago

    GreekOne your so funny, I was rolling on the floor and thought this is why I like the Hubpages forum so I can have a reason to vacuum my carpet.


    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/6353428_f248.jpg

    1. Greek One profile image77
      Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      i am trying so hard not to make a pun about a pussy on a shaved carpet, but it is proving to be very difficult

  7. luvpassion profile image60
    luvpassionposted 5 years ago

    Hi guys...just back from England. Hubpages is a great way to get a laugh.

    Teri

 
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