YOU KNOW YOU'RE TOO SERIOUS ABOUT COMPUTERS...
- If you did an error-free installation of Windows 95.
- If no one can reach you by phone since your computer is always online.
- If you log-off your system because it's time to go to work.
- If you call in sick because you found a great new WWW site.
- If you can type your top 10 favorite Web sites, by heart.
- If you can locate a particular home page without using a search engine.
- If you can write your own html page.
- If you download more than 20Mb from a binary newsgroup, in one session.
- If while reading a magazine, you look for the Zoom icon for a better look at a photograph.
- You comment, while watching a sunset, that the image would be enhanced with 10% more magenta and a higher resolution.
- When you discover there is no little car icon with a forward arrow on the dashboard of your car, to make it go.
- When you think the File/Kill command should apply to your system administrator.
- When you find it easier to dial-up the National Weather Service Weather/your_town/now.html than to simply look out the window.
- When you start using phrases like: Hungry.must-eat.food.now@home
- If you have a heart attack when you forgot to pay your phone bill and receive a "pending disconnection of service" notice.
- When you order most of what you buy... online.
- If your fingers quit moving because you've been online for 36 hours.
- When you log-off from a session in your favorite newsgroup... and your log reads: Online time: 56 hours 24 minutes.
- If your net provider suggests you try a competitor, because you're exceeding 300 hours a month, connect time.
- When you upgrade your modem for the third time
- When you get a dedicated phone line.
- You access Microsoft's Web page every Sunday morning for Brother Bill's sermon.
- When that 112Gb hard drive is full.
- If 133 Mhz is simply too slow.
- When your desk collapses under the weight of your computer peripherals.
- If you have an "online" light installed on your car to tell you when the engine is running.
- When you discover that in order to drive your car somewhere, you do not enter an http:// or ftp:// address.
- If you can actually talk to the computers in your new car - and understand what they say.
- When you modify the programming of your car's computers and actually get better mileage.
- When you can access the Net - via your portable and cellular phone.
- If on the way home from work, you use your portable and cellular phone in your car, to reprogram a Tomahawk missile, in flight, and redirect it to take out the joker in the Cadillac who cut you off.
- If you try to press Alt-F4 to close your car window.
- When you put a CD-ROM in your car's player.
- When someone tells you about a great new program and you're very disappointed to find it's on TV.
- If every sentence you utter begins with, "On the Net..."
- If you put your e-mail address in the upper left-hand corner of envelopes.
- If you have your e-mail address printed on your stationary.
- If the first thing you do in the morning and the last thing you do at night is to check your email.
- If you can't go on vacation because your email box will overflow.
- If you have to take your computer with you on vacation to keep up with the email.
- If you maintain more than 6 e-mail addresses.
- If you use more than 20 passwords.
- If you set up your own Web page.
- If you set up a Web page for each of your kids... and your pets.
- If, instead of a phone number, you ask someone for their e-mail address.
- If you don't know anyone who DOESN'T have an e-mail addresses.
- If you convince your mom that she HAS to get online because e-mail is so much cheaper than long distance phone charges.
- If you can write a list like this.
- If you can relate to a list like this.
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