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15 Reasons Why The Internet Has Ruined Your Life

Hits: 9588 | Rating: (2.0) | Category: Technology | Added by: fancylad
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Female, 30-39, Eastern US
 112 Posts
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 9:21:29 AM
'Click each time for the next item of the list'? No thanks. Those sites are aggravating at best.

Female, 30-39, Canada
 2427 Posts
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 5:27:41 AM
Only #1 and #3 applied to me... I agree with emmettyville for the reason.
They'll have to pry my books from my cold dead hands before I stop reading!!!

Male, 40-49, Asia
 13916 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 6:29:07 PM
"#5 We’re all PR slime balls now

There’s the real you – your real life and your real thoughts. Then there’s the you that you show the world on the internet. They seem much more interesting, fun, well-rounded and intelligent – precisely because you’ve managed their PR that way. Everyone does it, and I mean everyone."

Not me. IRL I am respectable and PC. Hell, I'm so PC I even married a bloody American. Here on IAB I open my heart and let the world know my true feelings.

Male, 50-59, Europe
 7071 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:05:42 PM
Just gone back for a second look, still makes no sense. Fancy, can you post an explanation?

Male, 50-59, Europe
 7071 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:00:57 PM
Most of them had nothing whatsoever to do with the internet, let alone ruin anything.

Male, 40-49, Western US
 3215 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 4:09:51 PM
so mostly a list of how life is better with the internet

Female, 30-39, Western US
 1463 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 3:36:43 PM
I "read" all the time. I have ebooks and use text to speech on my phone and computer. I also listen to the RPPR Actual Play podcast. And hell yes on reviews! Love reviews. Next time you link a list it better be to cracked.

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 450 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 1:02:14 PM
That sucked. How is it bad knowing the value of things, have arguments "end" in a googling of facts, etc, etc, etc. Half those on the list are good things and not one mentioned wasting time here. :D

Male, 30-39, Western US
 2302 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 12:41:03 PM
My CDs are still useful because my CD player kicks a$$. I have a decent D/A but it would take a lot of $ to equal my CD.

Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5775 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 12:20:26 PM
Some valid and interesting observations made here. Especially -
"#13 Living for the moment has taken a severe curbing." Maybe it's a generational thing, but I don't see the need to document every goddamn thing you do. I can remember some of the great musicians I got to see in concert in my younger days - Cream, Hendrix, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Gentle Giant, Roy Buchanan, etc. Just being in the presence of these masters was a thrill in itself. I couldn't imagine doing ANYTHING (tweeting, cell-phone filming, etc.) to break that spell.

As for constant texting? I don't get that. When I was a teenager, I read most of "The Lord of the Rings" while riding the subway. Commute time can be productive.

Female, 40-49, Australia
 4316 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 12:11:23 PM
I agree about 50%. However, I read all the time, actual books, and dont really give a crap about my online identity etc. Maybe it's because I'm old enough to know what life was like before this and appreciate it.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 10625 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 11:40:47 AM

Oh yes because information asymmetry was such a wonderful thing.

Male, 30-39, Western US
 2684 Posts
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 10:35:40 AM
Link: 15 Reasons Why The Internet Has Ruined Your Life [Rate Link] - This one hits the nail on the head more accurately than I've ever seen.

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