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robots r gr8
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Icon 5 posted August 13, 2002 08:43      Profile for robots r gr8   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
in order of extremity (most addicted to least):

coffee
internet
lip balm
high tech toys (i.e. iPod)
donuts
candy
palm pilot solitaire

more later... rite now i need some coffee. what are your geek (or non-geek) addictions?


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Caffeine
Learning
Adrenaline (hence the climbing, martial arts, and EMS work)
Endorphins (see above, + bicycling)
Stress
Bread
Carrots
Chocolate
Sleep (I'm trying to quit though)

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anime
sci fi
coffee
vicki
i used to be addicted to diablo dunno if that counts
music
internet
unreal tourney 2003
food
working out
other things..

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I get nervous when I'm less than 150% invested (you read that right ... all my money, plus more money and/or stock that I borrow from my broker). So I'm kind of hooked, because rationally there are many times that I should be more towards the sidelines, but I have to fight myself to do that.

I get completely hooked on Nethack every so often, just get up in the afternoon -> play Nethack all evening and night -> sleep at dawn. It isn't pretty. I tend to do this over Christmas break.

I'm hooked on good graphic novels and old fashioned science fiction.

If I bring a piece of reading material into my apartment, I can't get rid of it until I've read it. I am still buying stuff faster than I read it, too.

I used to be hooked on food, but since I moved to New York, I'm not hooked on food any more.


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internettage
mtv
badminton
peach snapple
making fun of my best friend
weird stationary
astro boy merchandise
pixieeeeeeeees

sky

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Twinkie
Geeking out as often as possible
NET
reading
Walking up to random people and looking them in the eye and saying "THE GEEKS SHALL RULE THE PLANET" or "HAIL BROTHER(or sister) GEEK!" just to see the look on their faces(the hail geek one actually gets possitive responses, unless of course I'm mistaken and that person isn't a geek..)
Caffine
...'s
RPG'S (table top or video game)
Anime
Japanese anything
Celtic lore and general mythology
writing

*NOTE* list is not in any particular order after 'reading'


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Icon 1 posted August 13, 2002 17:08      Profile for Jas   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Blues
Guitar
MMORPGS
Green Tea...
Vanillia Coke
Flamming lamers
Running 4x100 Relay
Skiing
Music

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The Cheesecake Factory's Luau salad and banana cream cheesecake(to die for)
WinMx
Snoopy stuff on ebay
Spungo's voice

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coffee
bikes
sleeping
once I thought I was addicted to beer, now I just enjoy it!
adrenaline (just call me Endorphin Boy!)
tattoos (see above...)
grrrls

...oh, and living just slightly outside my means.

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that movie... you know
my 4Runner
some girls (the ones without cooties)
Grand Theft Auto 3 (for now)
Dr. Pepper
my mp3 collection
Tekken ("b,f+2,1,d+2 2+4,2,4" actually means something to me!)
The Simpsons
my computers, even when they're not working

-- Jack's Addiction

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tiger spice chai
forummmming
reading
sailing
skiing
bodysurfing
reading
coding
reading
starwars galactic w/e
chocolate
pasta
pesto
Sci Fi channell on the tele
sleeeeeeep

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quote:
Originally posted by robots r gr8:
what are your geek (or non-geek) addictions?

Have you ever had a "thermal" cotton-acrylic blanket with the satin-ish edges? I am addicted to rubbing my fingers on the edges. I had many of these blankets as a kid and it took years for my parents to ween me off of them, but I was shopping last year for a new light weight blanket for my dorm bed and I saw one of those blankets and I just had to get it for old time's sake. I don't carry a blanket around with me or anything, but I sure do enjoy feeling its edges when I can't sleep. MMM blanky.


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Internet
Rollercoaster Tycoon
Anything new and different
Reading (I also tend to buy more than I read)
Sleep
Rice crackers
Dirty jokes

The order depends on what mood I'm in.

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quote:
Originally posted by gallimaufry:
Have you ever had a "thermal" cotton-acrylic blanket with the satin-ish edges? I am addicted to rubbing my fingers on the edges. I had many of these blankets as a kid and it took years for my parents to ween me off of them, but I was shopping last year for a new light weight blanket for my dorm bed and I saw one of those blankets and I just had to get it for old time's sake. I don't carry a blanket around with me or anything, but I sure do enjoy feeling its edges when I can't sleep. MMM blanky.


I've got one that my great grandma made for me when I was born up in the very back of the hall closet that I wouldn't mind throwing away, it's just taking up space.. Anywho, apparently when I was little I would wander off in stores when my parents were shopping and I would find somthing silky or satiny in feel and I'd rub it between my fingers and actually just zone out like that, I have no recolection of doing this, but, then, I was only 3-4 when I used to do it. Currently however, I happen to like socks*laughs while thinking about monkeys*. Seriously though, I like the feel of socks. I have for a long time actually, I like the feel of my socks, and I gave a female friend of mine a foot rub last year and she had nice soft socks, and Twinkie has soft socks*laughs about monkeys somemore(there just too damned cute, heh)*. I admit it. I like socks.

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chocolate
showers...(waters so much fun!)
mike
yellow
books
internet
my hamster is fun...
er.. uhhh can't think of anymore.... damnit!

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Internet
Reading computer stuff (now into linux)
Studying my computing modules
Eating good food
Talking to interesting people.

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School (HAHAHAHA! I thought everyone needed a good laugh)

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Hmm.... Let's see...

-RPGs
-Synthesizers
-Kasugai gummies(especially kiwi ^^)
-POCKY STICKS!!!
-Armored Core
-Pop-pop
-seltzer
-anime
...I would be addicted to school if it weren't for the part about getting up early and taking tests...XD
...That's about it.
-alphacomp


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quote:
Originally posted by viggy:
showers...(waters so much fun!)

Aye, I also like rain and swimming pools, I used to have a nickname "the fish"(or various other versions of it including "fishy" and one from an incredibly lazy friend who called me "FB" which was short for 'fish boy')

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Oxygen.
Water.
Food.
Electricity.
Internet.

You know how hard it is to kick the oxygen habit?

"I rarely use it myself, sir. It promotets rust."
Robby the Robot


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quote:
Originally posted by LifetimeTrekker:

You know how hard it is to kick the oxygen habit?


I've seen people try, and was almost forced into quitting at 18000 feet once. The withdrawal symptoms are scary.


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if oxygen gives a natural high, does that make me a druggie?
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Geekculture
American idol
Music
riding my bike
anime
girl scout stuff
being nice
something i do alone.....down stairs....on the couch....watching stuff that im not suppose to on tv.......i think you can guess....

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LOL!

britt...

i knew you were addicted to buying things from infomercials...


*tsk tsk*

where do these children go wrong...

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