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Internet addiction

I'm reading a (Kindle) reference tome on Internet Addiction. It's quite an interesting topic with lots of factors involved.
There's a fairly well known test where you can assess yourself. One copy is located here. if you want to give it a try.
I am (ahem) reportedly "normal".  Grin
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Congratulations, your score is: 25,  Cry
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Congratulations, your score is: 80  Shocked
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80 - 100 points: Your Internet usage is causing significant problems in your life. You should evaluate the impact of the Internet on your life and address the problems directly caused by your Internet usage.
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Congratulations, your score is: 23 Smiley
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I wasn't going to post my score of 36 but seeing Sprite's I don't feel so bad now Wink Cheesy

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Re: Internet addiction

I must stay indoors more...16 Shocked
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Re: Internet addiction

for me the questions are worded that i can answer them truthfully and get a low score, however i'm sure if i was assessed it would be different lol
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Re: Internet addiction

Congratulations, your score is: 32
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Re: Internet addiction

I am pleased to report I am also normal
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since when? Wink Tongue
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OK, I am not normal Roll eyes

However my internet use is classed as "an average on-line user"
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for me the questions are worded that i can answer them truthfully and get a low score, however i'm sure if i was assessed it would be different lol

Me too. 13.  Cheesy
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Score 23  Wink  but such loaded questions.For example
Q   ' How often do you neglect household chores to spend more time on-line?' 
A  I never do household chores ( the wifes' choice, not mine.* ) except put the loo seat down - why do we do that?
*  Apparently I put the washing-up away in the wrong places, use the vacuum wrong, miss things when I dust (should move things and not dust round them, though why as dust cannot get underneath them) etc etc.....
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Re: Internet addiction

Still seems too high 18.
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except put the loo seat down - why do we do that?

Because we're told to Huh

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