Internet and computer addiction jokes -Top 13 Clues that You’re Addicted

By Eren Mckay  
Filed under Miscellaneous

Top 13 Clues that You’re Addicted to the Internet:

1- Your husband (or wife) has to send you an email message when he (she) wants to say something to you.
You also start to think that emailing information substitutes actually having to say things in person.

2- You tell your family members that you would be able to talk to them a lot more if they would just get on Skype (that way you could talk to them while typing, LOL :-D).

3- You honestly want to make a few video tutorials about Skype when your family members look at you with a blank stare on their face and ask you: “What in the world is Skype?!?”

4- You dread going to the mall because your laptop decided to take a vacation and stop working .

5- You go to Wordtracker and start to type in weird keywords after reading Nicole Dean’s niches that she never thought of post.

6- Your first idea of doomsday is turning on the computer and finding the blue screen of death.

7- Your second idea of doomsday is waking up and discovering that your website has just been hacked.

8- Your idea of fun family time is showing the kids your latest delicious bookmarks.

9- You laugh for days or even months after reading Lynn Terry’s awesome satire against website content thieves. You wish there was some kind of award for such clever and hilarious posts like that.

10- If for some weird reason you actually have to spend days without a computer, you start to experience withdrawal symptoms which may include (but aren’t restricted to):

  • insomnia
  • headaches
  • nervousness
  • irritability
  • just sitting and looking at a wall and wondering what you’re supposed to do next.

11- Your mom has the idea of going to a farm for 3 days and tells you that you can’t take the computer with you.
You then embark on a two hour explanation of why 3 days without a computer is your idea of torture.

12- You think this work at home multitasking desk is actually a great idea πŸ˜€

13- You have at least 10 of these 15 signs that tells you’re a web geek.

And in case you’re wondering how I came up with this list, let’s just say personal experience is great inspiration for writing πŸ˜‰

What about you? What are some of your clues for figuring out if you’re addicted to the internet? Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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33 Comments on "Internet and computer addiction jokes -Top 13 Clues that You’re Addicted"

  1. lorilynn  

    i love it, love it, love it…. it is all so real and true and understanding. thanks for you gifted insight eren. you are the best girl!!!!!

  2. Dan Nappi  

    Sad to say I am guilty of most of these.I really wouldn’t know what to do if my computer ever went down. Awesome post Eren πŸ™‚
    .-= Dan Nappi´s last blog ..5 Ideas That Will Help You Remember To Get Things Done =-.

  3. Roy Montero  

    Hi Eren,

    Personal experience is so true and truth can be so humorous at times.

    Boy, I can really relate with #2 and #3.

    The only thing worse than a client saying, “What is Skype?” is saying, “What’s a C-Drive?”

    Your Friend,


  4. Jay Zuck  

    Ohhh, I knew long ago I was addicted to the internet and I was absolutely certain a few of these would peg me pretty good. I was right of course and for that matter so were you πŸ™‚
    .-= Jay Zuck´s last blog ..You Don’t Know Jack Sketch… Yet =-.

  5. Elise Berenger  

    Oh WOW Eren – spot on there. Do I really want to be reminded how ‘virtual’ I have become – perhaps not.

    It’s not just the internet it’s the whole computer and technology in general. How things have changed for us since we moved from a 3rd world country where being ‘online’ was just having a working phone line for a day or 2!

    Keep ’em coming Eren – you rock!

    .-= Elise Berenger´s last blog ..GreenPan Safer Non Stick Cookware: Healthy Stainless Cookware =-.

  6. Eren Mckay  

    @Lorilynn – Thank you for the compliments πŸ™‚

    @Dan – I think not having a computer is my worst nightmare – really it is. But thankfully I haven’t had to experience that in a while.

    @Roy – How about this one: “What’s a link?” πŸ˜‰

    @Jay – Absolutely – humor based on truth is way funnier – hee hee.

    @Elise – It’s amazing how some parts of the planet are still in the dark age – literally.

    All the best,

  7. Pete Bass  

    What a funny post and true too! Just don’t make me go to the farm without my laptop and please wait until I get a MiFi WiFi so I can still be connected!!!
    .-= Pete Bass´s last blog ..MyTVClassifieds is it really all that and is it going to make you rich? =-.

  8. Sire  

    It’s so, so sad that I can actually relate to a lot of these. A great post Eren. I think I shall now head on ever to Terry’s awesome satire against website content thieves πŸ˜‰
    .-= Sire´s last blog ..A Poem For Halloween The Night Of Frights =-.

  9. Marketing Infowrangler  

    Another sign:

    You memorized the list of Wi-Fi locations around town, so you and your laptop are never too far from a connection.
    .-= Marketing Infowrangler´s last blog ..Tips for better-performing online ads =-.

  10. Eren Mckay  

    @Pete – If I had to go to a farm I’d need a lot of things to do already in a list or else I would go stir crazy- LOL.

    @Sire – I’m now embracing my geekiness- LOL πŸ˜€ . Doesn’t make me sad anymore. My kids know that this is part of my work to sustain them and make their lives better in the future. (By the way, you’ll love the satire against website content thieves)

    @Mike – good one ;-)! My brother memorizes them in every city he goes to since he travels a lot. hee hee

  11. Sire  

    There is nothing wrong with being Geeky Eren, and just between you and me I reckon it won’t be long before Geeks rule the world πŸ˜‰
    .-= Sire´s last blog ..The Horror Trip To Melbourne And Back =-.

  12. BK  

    LOL! After reading through your list of 13 Clues that You’re Addicted to the Internet, I can finally have a peace of mind that I am not addicted to the internet. πŸ™‚
    .-= BK´s last blog ..What is That? by Constantin Pilavios =-.

  13. Ching Ya  

    Ha.. what a fun post. You know I just may fit into some categories there. Although I’m very much longed for a normal life, online world has unstoppably crawled into mine since it’s my job/leisure when I’m at home. ^^ Besides, I get to meet some really wonderful people around the world, including you. ^^ The beauty of being a geek huh? You know Sire does have his point you know. lol.

    Social/Blogging Tracker
    .-= Ching Ya´s last blog ..3 Easy Ways to Share Selective Tweets on Facebook Pages =-.

  14. Eren Mckay  

    @Sire – Let’s rule the world – woo hoo! LOL πŸ˜€

    @BK – I’m so glad it brought you some peace of mind – hee hee πŸ˜‰

    @Ching Ya – For sure. I totally agree with you. I’m so grateful that I have the opportunity to meet people without having to leave my apartment. Gives me the opportunity to be available for my children also.

    Blessings to y’all and thanks for stopping by,

  15. Robert Nelson  

    Very humorous post and am guilty of only say maybe 10+ of the items.

    Question for Roy, what is a “C drive” ROLOL There is nothing average(as in the grades A,B,& c) about my drive. 500G dual boot WinVista and Ubunu9.04(soon to be 9.10)

  16. Eren Mckay  

    @Robert – yeah every single one of those clues were real life inspired – hee hee. You’ve got a some good memory going on there on your computer. But we all definitely need memory. I’m thinking of buying more RAM memory for my computer to make it run even faster. I’ll probably buy another 2 gigs of RAM.

  17. Maria @ Conversations with Moms  

    These are all hilarious. I related to a lot more of these examples than I wanted. I think someone should start a Blog-A-Holics.

  18. Nicole Dean  

    Love the creativity here, but there’s one problem — my to do list hasn’t been touched since I started reading. πŸ™‚

    Awesome fun, Eren! Love watching you grow.

    ((hugs)) and thanks for the mention.

  19. Eren Mckay  

    @Maria – LOL. That’s a good idea for a domain name. πŸ˜€ . It’s memorable. Most of the people related to these “clues” but it’s all good.

    @Nicole – Keep those hilarious weird niches coming. They’re my weekly fun ;-).
    I really have grown a lot since I first came online. I believe that the amount of studying has really helped me discover so many things. I’ve acquired a different perspective than when I began. I want to share what I’ve learned with others so that they can have realistic expectations when they blog and won’t get discouraged. Thanks for stopping by.


  20. ZXT  

    Hahaha some are true for me.

  21. Eren Mckay  

    Hi ZXT,
    They’re all true for me πŸ˜‰

  22. neo  

    lmao!! hehe, keen observation ..that sums it all πŸ˜›

  23. Eren Mckay  

    So glad you enjoyed it Neo πŸ™‚

  24. Jayce  

    Same here. No Internet == no life. LOL

  25. Pati Nanni  

    wow, I can’t believe, each clue looks like me! so sad to admit but, I had no idea what to do when (and it happened once in 2 years) my computer stoped. All things seemed without sence …LOL
    love you dear!
    see ya

  26. Eren Mckay  

    @Jayce – LOL πŸ˜‰

    @Patti – Computers become an extension of our brain in a sense that’s why it’s so hard when something goes wrong with our computers.

    βœ°β™‘* Blessings βœ°β™‘*,
    Eren Mckay

  27. Robert Nelson  

    A shoutout to Roy Montero What is a C-drive? LOl Maybe a Average Microsoft Drive best known for it’s BSOD’s(Blue Screen Of Death)

  28. Stephanie LH Calahan (@StephCalahan)  

    Eren – LOL!! You know, until I got my iPhone in December, many of these statements would not have applied to me. I could unplug with no problem… now… not so much! I had to laugh and cry at the same time the last time I was at my parents’ house. Dad came upstairs to see my brother, his wife and me sitting at the kitchen table all on our iPhones talking about apps and sending them back and forth to one another. I ‘talk’ more to my brother now on SMS/MMS than ever. They even send messages and pictures to me for my 10 year-old.

  29. Eren Mckay  

    Hi Steph,
    That`s really cool that the passion for technology has been a way for you and your brother to bond even more. I`ve also found that if we get creative technology can actually help us get closer to our family. It definitely is a conversation starter with me and my 3 sons. They absolutely love their computer and learning social media. Here in Brazil – Orkut is huge so that`s where they hang out with their friends when they are home.
    Thanks for commenting!

  30. Doc Sheldon  

    Great stuff, Eren! But I absolutely REFUSE to tally up how many apply to me, as I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t like the result! πŸ˜‰

  31. Shannon  

    hey this site is awesome! I luv it!! if i dont go on t’internet, ill die! literally πŸ˜‰

  32. Lez  

    Hi, just stumbled across your website recently searching for Alt codes, and found some nice ones here. But now alas since refreshed my PC cannot return to that handy page. So yeah….

    Thanks for your welcome πŸ™‚

  33. Kiwi  

    Well, I knew this a while ago…
    But reading this just confirmed it :DD

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