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Author Topic: A lot of truth here - Social Media  (Read 736 times)

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A lot of truth here - Social Media
« on: April 08, 2018, 05:26:28 PM »

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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2018, 12:24:23 PM »
So true, all of it.

You see people working their phone the whole damn time. You hear the blasted noises everywhere anytime.
An addicton similar to alcohom? Yes, that's right, except it's more work to actually fetch the botlle, open it, pour and drink than to wip up your phone whenever it beeps.

I'm glad I was already old when it came. I was wiser than those young fools! :fav002: :fav358:
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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2018, 03:15:47 PM »

An addicton similar to alcohom? Yes, that's right, except it's more work to actually fetch the botlle, open it, pour and drink



Sage advice from the person on a "wine" run.   LOL.

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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2018, 08:29:34 PM »

An addicton similar to alcohom? Yes, that's right, except it's more work to actually fetch the botlle, open it, pour and drink



Sage advice from the person on a "wine" run.   LOL.

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I think I’m one of the few that has never had a Facebook account. Even my 87 year old father has FB... LOL

I did have Instagram for a week or so and then stopped.

So you lucky folks here are the only people I choose to bother!  I am pretty much off the social media grid. Unfortunately I’ve always had a short attention span so I can’t blame anyone for that.

My downfall is the stupid games on my phone.  :fav259:

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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2018, 09:54:36 PM »

My downfall is the stupid games on my phone.  :fav259:

I never did the Instagram thing. I'm not really sure what it is.

As for games on iPad or phone, pl-e-e-e-e-a-s-s-e-e-e-e   :fav255:

I am obsessed with about 5 or 6 of them.  What do you play?



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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2018, 01:33:37 AM »
I only play on my tablet while I use Audible.
Candy Crush is my sin. And Mahjong, and card games.  shhhh
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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2018, 03:15:51 AM »
The guy is right, social networks have become a problem. And what I see every day in public transport is a lot of young people all in their smartphones all the time, girls making selfies without end! Looks like they are addicted or have no brains.
I myself am addicted to solitaire card game on my computer. Am playing it all the time while I am watching a movie!  :fav285:
I have a FB account but only to get some information about musicians, no communication with any contacts.

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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2018, 03:10:06 PM »

My downfall is the stupid games on my phone.  :fav259:

I never did the Instagram thing. I'm not really sure what it is.

As for games on iPad or phone, pl-e-e-e-e-a-s-s-e-e-e-e   :fav255:

I am obsessed with about 5 or 6 of them.  What do you play?




I'm happy to see that I'm not the only one that plays games on their phone/computer/iPad!

My most recent guilty pleasure is DaVinci's Diamonds...highly addictive...don't even start with it.

I've played Candy Crush for years and I'm ashamed to even say what level I am on since it is very high.

Nath, how can you watch a movie and play Solitaire at the same time?!  Do your eyes move independently of one another?

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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2018, 04:55:58 PM »

My downfall is the stupid games on my phone.  :fav259:

I never did the Instagram thing. I'm not really sure what it is.

As for games on iPad or phone, pl-e-e-e-e-a-s-s-e-e-e-e   :fav255:

I am obsessed with about 5 or 6 of them.  What do you play?




I'm happy to see that I'm not the only one that plays games on their phone/computer/iPad!

My most recent guilty pleasure is DaVinci's Diamonds...highly addictive...don't even start with it.

I've played Candy Crush for years and I'm ashamed to even say what level I am on since it is very high.

Nath, how can you watch a movie and play Solitaire at the same time?!  Do your eyes move independently of one another?

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Why not? I am a higher form than the chameleon.
Besides, you remember, Giulius Cesar could do more than two things simultaneously.

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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2018, 06:33:35 PM »
Oso, that's called multitasking.  You should try it.   :fav306:

I don't remember how high I went in CC but finally got stumped. Kept it for another year or so but couldn't get past that one level.

I still play Clash of Clans, going on 4 years now.

I'm obsessed with Boggle, Pinochle, Spider.

I play but am NOT obsessed with Words with Friends, Sudoku, and Mahjongg (new)


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Re: A lot of truth here - Social Media
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2018, 09:18:27 PM »

I think I’m one of the few that has never had a Facebook account. Even my 87 year old father has FB... LOL

Smart of you! With all the bad news about FB going around, I was thinking recently about how my friends talked me into getting an account in high school even though I was underwhelmed by the whole thing at the time...I never should have caved to the peer pressure  LOL

I've all but stopped using FB except for the bare minimum...I added a Chrome extension that blocks my newsfeed and it's turned out to be an excellent life choice. Now I just use it for the messenger app and planning events with friends.

Other social media is a different story...I like Instagram sometimes just for keeping up with what friends are up to, and Pinterest and Tumblr are both slippery slopes of endless scrolling...I have to be careful how much time I waste on there, haha!

 


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