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Windows 7: Internet habit? Dependency? Addiction? Pop psychology?

19 Dec 2009   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Internet habit? Dependency? Addiction? Pop psychology?

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The popular press is full of articles braying news about Internet addiction; try typing "Internet addiction" into the search field of your favorite search engine and start browsing. A Google search in mid-December brought up 768,000 English, French and German pages on the topic.
The popular Web site netaddiction.com has a self-test anyone can take to computer a score suggesting the degree of "level of addiction." The scoring chart provides the following guidance:
The higher your score, the greater your level of addiction and the problems your Internet usage causes.
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19 Dec 2009   #2
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

According to that test, I am an "average online user", even though I am on a lot.
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19 Dec 2009   #3
Qdos

 

I'm too scared to even click the link...

I do spend a huge amount of time online...
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19 Dec 2009   #4
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 



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19 Dec 2009   #5
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

I'm a 23 so average, but I would have to say that a real online junkie would lie lie llie on that test.LOL
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20 Dec 2009   #6
z3r010

 

I'm very surprised - 68

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50 -79 points: You are experiencing occasional or frequent problems because of the Internet. You should consider their full impact on your life.
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20 Dec 2009   #7
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
I'm very surprised - 68

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50 -79 points: You are experiencing occasional or frequent problems because of the Internet. You should consider their full impact on your life.
Hahah, no surprise there, you run 4 forums, of course it has an impact on your life, it's your damn job!

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20 Dec 2009   #8
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

77.
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20 Dec 2009   #9
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

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Congratulations, your score is: 37
Yeah right...
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20 Dec 2009   #10
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

lol wtf ! and I said I have a life XD!


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