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I'm officially bored with the internet....

Discussion in 'General Chat Forum' started by Gordon B, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Gordon B

    Gordon B Active Member

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    All I seem to do is gravitate between a few websites. BBC, AVF, Guardian, Facebook, blah, blah, blah...

    Someone recommend me some interesting sights to re-kindle my love, and keep it clean please!

    Cheers
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  2. wilbanat

    wilbanat Active Member

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    Chive.com is where I go once the boredom kicks in

    Top Gear website can kill some time for me as well or there is always youtube for a totally random evening....After an hour you sit there and think "How the hell did I end up hear?"
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    GaseousClay Active Member

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    :eek: :p
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    9gag usually kills a few hours.
    Or B3TA
    Or Sickipedia
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    wilbanat Active Member

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    What's so funny ? Well that's you well off the invitation list to showcase my horticultural skills in the summer.....and no I will not share my collection of artistic gnome pictures either.....

    Sorry OP I meant TheChive.com :blush:
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    kav Well-Known Member

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    reddit can be as clean or as depraved as the subreddit you choose to click on.
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    safcalibur Active Member

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    What are your hobbies? Look them up and research them on the net.

    Could start your own website/blog/reviews for things you find interesting?

    Or stick your thread title into Google and see what happens!
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    The Guardian Bike Blog is always a good read plus anything on the Brompton.
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    Reddit
    B3ta
    Lifehacker
    Boing Boing
    Brothers Brick
    FML
    Register
    Everything2
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    Simian Sibling Active Member

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    Google? There must be something your interested in? I looked up tortoise hibernation the other day as I was interested and it took my fancy that day ;)
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    THE_FORCE Well-Known Member

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    Google+.

    I sometimes pop on there to look at pictures from the SETI institute, and other universe related stuff.

    I'm not really sure how to properly use the Circles thingy and all that though lol.
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    TED

    Can often find something interesting pretty quickly
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    Russian crash vids on Youtube
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  14. Freedom810

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    Digg.com :)
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    Or the same on Liveleak....
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    tsfm.net
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    I'm the same as the OP. The internet has definitely lost its appeal for me. I use the same 4 or 5 websites. And don't need those half the time because AVF ends up with threads for most stuff anyway. Lol
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    The internet is a useful tool...as is my hammer...I only use my hammer when I need it....
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    Tvtropes

    Cracked.com
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    Wise words but in the same vein I think there are a lot of people who can't be trusted with a Hammer...;)
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    As a tool, it's indispensable for my job now. In fact it makes things 100 times easier and more efficient than used to be the case. Sites like Stack Overflow I use often, cut and paste code, lovely.
    But recreationally.. well I can think of better hobbies than surfing the web.
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    I could watch this for hours ...

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  24. Derek S-H

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    Both Wikipedia and IMDB are always worth a browse too, and some of the bickering on Amazon can be quite hilarious ("Sir! You are a moron!").

    But it's an interesting point: just how important is endless information anyway? Are we being overloaded with entirely useless crap? And is there more to life than sitting indoors, staring at a screen and clicking a mouse?
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    Imgur is obscenely addictive to me....
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    Stumbleupon might help.
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    yeah, the question of the week is normally a good read :)

    b3ta.com qotw
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    Mbit/s. That's data. If I had to measure excitement flowing down the wires, which units would I use?
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    Not necessarily talking about the Internet as a whole but forums on the Internet have become boring.

    I don't view many- this one, another one that I am Admin on and another one that I moderate.

    I think for me, forum browsing has become a habit rather than getting enjoyment out of them.

    Obviously, you do get the odd snippet of enjoyment out of them but it's not like it was years ago when Forums were a new thing.
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  30. dejongj

    dejongj Well-Known Member

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    Bah, you are showing your young age...If you haven't had the joys of dial-up bbs systems you have no right to comment :p
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