Friends "addiction" to TSR Watch

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Ok, so basically, i think my friend is becoming addicted to TSR... It seems like at the moment, shes always on it at school. Take today for example, she was on it for the first two hours before break, and then back on the computer afterwards.

I was at lessons then, but when I came back for lunch, she was still browing around. And even when we were talking in the corner as our "group" of friends, she still stayed on it, only coming off for a couple of minutes to talk before she went to a piano lesson.

It just seems that whenever I see her, she has the pc and TSR up at the same time, I guess I would be more worried if she was neglecting her work, but does seem to have word documents open during aswell, and do see her working on them from time to time. The thing that just gets to me is that she seems to be starting to value her tsr friends more then the ones who she has at school, and has even started talking about them from time to time (just to me i think as i'm a fellow TSR user) and then earlier was boasting about she had 4 rep gems, when I only have one, I think that was actually the only time she talked to me during lunch aswell....

I'm just glad she doesnt have the net at home yet as I dont think she would be off it much!

I've tried talking to her, but she just seems to ignore me and sticks her music in again. Does anyone have any other ideas of what I can do?
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I talk about forums with my friend (though not this one)... it's not exactly that much of a problem that she likes it is it?
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I used to be the same, well i didnt go on it at school, but at home i'd post loads, leave it on the pc, come back and post more. Leave it out, there isnt a problem here. So no point in turning it into one.
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Maybe her and some other people on this forum are just plain sad. ^^
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(Original post by poser)
Maybe her and some other people on this forum are just plain sad. ^^
Maybe you should shut up.
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i wud be on it alot...ive even got all my mates on it now :p:
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Maybe she's posted a problem and doesnt want you to know about it so is making it out to be something else......or maybe she is addicted but you'll see if she stops working going out etc then she is
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She'll lose interest of her own accord - don't get too worried.
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She'll lose interest of her own accord - don't get too worried.
Exactly, couldnt put it better myself
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Tell me about it sometimes i am on here 5 hours at a time when i could be online gaming or going out ot the cinema, sometimes i jsut dont got on the PC a couple of days.........
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i turn down sex to go on tsr
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Lol your friend sounds like the sad cases with posts coiunts over 10,000 - GO AND JOIN THE REAL PEOPLE! LOl

Tell her you're concerned and she should spend less time on here, if she insists an becoming a cyber geek like some of the others, then just tell her you're going to disown cos she clearly doesn't value reality anymore and like to hide behind a clever username.

Its really sad, go and save your friend!!! Bring her back to the land of the living!
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I know what you mean, one of my friends joined an online forum and quickly became very obsessed with it. It got to the point where she was more interested in the 'online' people than she was her actual friends in real life. We would invite her out with us and she would decline saying she had to stay at home on the computer because there was going to be an online party that night :rolleyes: I don't really know what you could do, my friend got bored in the end (after about a year) and started using the net less and less, now she hardly goes on at all. If you've both got frees at the same time maybe you could suggest working away from the computer room, or spending time in the canteen so you can catch up with each other?
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everyone gets bored of forums....so will she in about a month tops trust me. it is the same recycled bull most of the time
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it will wear off.
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Yeah TSR is quite addictive; but don't worry, it'll wear off.
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when? I've been addicted since August. ....
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This thing is the greatest procrastination tool of all time... I love just coming on and dropping in/out as it pleases me!
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(Original post by RobbieC)
This thing is the greatest procrastination tool of all time... I love just coming on and dropping in/out as it pleases me!
Exactly same as me.
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