A340pilot From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 576 posts, RR: 0 Posted (10 years 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1171 times:
Has anyone got to the point of being on airliners.net so long that the dishes, laundry, or paperwork get backed up? Or to the point that your bladder is about to burst because you don't want to miss a new post? When you go to your desk at work is the first thing to appear on your screen airliners.net? "YOU MAY HAVE AN ADDICTION PROBLEM! Its time to go out and get the airliners patch (if you don't like the patch try the gum!) As for me I haven't got to the point where I have made it my homepage YET!
LHR340 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2003, 877 posts, RR: 1 Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1142 times:
Airliners.net Is my homepage, and proud. I check the latest editions to LHR everyday, the forums, and then most popular of 24-48hours, after I have checked all my e-mails, am I officially an addict? Is there a Teen AA (Airliners anonymous)
[Edited 2003-12-04 21:23:32]
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A340pilot From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 576 posts, RR: 0 Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1134 times:
Yup, that's the very first thing that I check, pictures taken at YVR, then into the forums. But I should say that I may be addicted too, IM at work right now posting this, however, I own the company so the only person I can get in trouble with is the WIFE!
ElectraBob From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 931 posts, RR: 4 Reply 10, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1058 times:
My third visit to the forums today....I don't think I'm addicted, but there has been more than one time where I have stayed on for over 4 hours reading and reading and reading topics and replies.
Funny thing is....I was an everyday visitor to this site (looking at photos) for well over a year before I realized that these discussion forums even existed. It was not until the "Right now in the Forum" section appeared in the center of the home page that I finally realized how much I was missing.
I am simply amazed at how much information is presented on these forums from members all over the world...and from so many different age groups. This site is fascinating. Keep up the good work. Maybe I am addicted......
Having a smoking section in a restaurant is like having a peeing section in a swimming pool.....
AlekToronto From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 328 posts, RR: 0 Reply 15, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1018 times:
When I first discovered this site a week ago I thought it was a neat little site and checked back here often..however quickly learned that this site is actually a domain of mostly extremely sensitive, defensive flamebaiters and those seeking to argue and disprove everyone wrong and convert them to their viewpoints..
Of course there are a few intelligent people here with interesting things to say..not nearly enough to make one addicted thou.
A340pilot From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 576 posts, RR: 0 Reply 17, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 999 times:
AlekToronto: When I first discovered this site a week ago I thought it was a neat little site and checked back here often..However quickly learned that this site is actually a domain of mostly extremely sensitive, defensive flamebaiters and those seeking to argue and disprove everyone wrong and convert them to their viewpoints..
Your point is well proven in this very thread!! See replys 5,9,12 its amazing how true that is
GulfstreamGuy From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 638 posts, RR: 1 Reply 18, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 991 times:
I finally was able to admit that I had a problem. It started so harmlessly at first. You know, a quick peak to see what, if any, photos were added since my last visit. Then this was handled by the counter on the front page that automatically let me know how many were added since my last visit! I could handle it. I started experimenting with registrations and trying to match up the photos of planes I had with the photos on A.net. I kept track of aircraft owner and paint livery changes on a lot of aircraft. But I could handle it! I continued with keeping track of helicopters, military planes, general aviation, and an occasional home built.. But I THOUGHT I could handle it!.... BUT THEN...
I fell into the dark menacing world of A.Net Forums. I became obsessed with answering posts, I stayed up all night waiting for a response when I posted a question.."Why won't somebody answer me! Why? WHY?!!" I didn't understand it! "My questions were just as good as anyone else's? Oh look.. there have been 85 views on my question alone.. but NO replies! OH GOD WHY?" I COULDN'T HANDLE IT!!"
Luckily, my wife was able to talk me into getting away to going on a vacation where there were NO internet access places...ANYWHERE!
So I have been "sober" now for almost 2 months and I attend "AA" (A.netters Anonymous) every week.
"Hi. My name is Gulfstre.. uh, JASON, and I am ADDICTED to Airliners.Net !"
"If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane. " -Jimmy Buffett
A340pilot From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 576 posts, RR: 0 Reply 20, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day ago) and read 981 times:
Yes, but when you went on vacation did you find yourself glued up against the security perimeter fence just waiting for that perfect shot so you can post it on A.NET when you got home??? Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm?
A340pilot From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 576 posts, RR: 0 Reply 21, posted (10 years 1 week 1 day ago) and read 975 times:
Maiznblu_757 : I totally agree with you 100% there is more to life than just being on the net, I actually started this thread as a joke, but now am wondering if people are actually addicted to this site as others are to Porn, or Msn chat or a Sony play station.
But it must be told that a lot of the people on this website are here to argue because they can do it screen to screen rather than 1 on 1!