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Internet Addiction?


I just took a quick stroll around the block.  Two of my neighbors were walking their dogs and chatting, so I joined them.  One of them said something humorous so I turned my head and said "LOL!"

I think it's time to get back to the real world. 

Entry #72


Coin TossComment by Coin Toss - July 11, 2007, 7:40 pm

One night I had just shut the computer down and got into bed and was reading a magazine.
i got to a part of the article I was reading and said, "Oh for crying out loud", and got up out of bed. My wife said, "Now what are you doing?", and I said, "I'm going to reply to this guy."
She reminded me it was a hard copy magazine and not a disucssion board with a forum.


I've heard people use AFAIK (as far as I know)and IIRC (if I remember correctly) in conversations.

delores247Comment by delores247 - July 11, 2007, 8:30 pm
You know i don't won't to sound like a flintstone family member but i never knew what LOL meant?,nice stories Nancy and Coin Toss
justxploringComment by justxploring - July 11, 2007, 8:53 pm
Hey, Delores. Here's a story for you. (and it's true, I swear) Once I met a gorgeous man (a retired surgeon) who was rich, drove a new Mercedes and we started chatting. This was when I was still going out on the weekendsand (gulp!) dating. Anyway, women were throwing themselves at this guy and he asked ME to dinner. I don't like meeting men at bars (so why was I there? lol) so I hesitated and decided to talk to him for a while. I was in one of my silly moods & when we walked outside, he pointed to his shiny, expensive black sports car & I asked if it had a floor and said I liked the car Fred Flintstone drives. He asked "Who is Fred Flintstone?" So I looked at him in disbelief and said "You know...Wilma, Barney, Betty, Pebbles, Dino, Bam-Bam, Yabba Dabba Doo...and he just stared at me. "Sorry, I don't know those people." Well, I went home by myself that night and ate leftovers. The next day I told a friend and she asked "Why would you turn down a nice dinner with a handsome doctor?" I just said "Are you you kidding? He didn't know who Fred & Wilma are! How could we possibly have anything in common?"
Coin TossComment by Coin Toss - July 11, 2007, 11:22 pm

Remember the scene on the bus in Trains, Planes and Auotmobiles with Steve Martin and John Candy? Steve Martine tries to get everyone singing Three Coins In A Fountain, and gets blank states.
Then John Candy starts in, "Flintstones, meet the Flintstones...." and the whole bus joins in!
delores247Comment by delores247 - July 12, 2007, 12:32 am
Thanks Just Exploring,i liked that Story,Too Funny ,Thank you Too Coin Toss i am Happy to learn something new about computer Chat,i have so much more to learn,goodluck and Goodnight
emilygComment by emilyg - July 12, 2007, 12:40 am
Nance - funny.
TenajComment by Tenaj - July 12, 2007, 4:48 am
Jani NormanComment by Jani Norman - July 12, 2007, 10:21 am
ROFLMAO you guys are so funny best laugh i've had in a while...
SirMetroComment by SirMetro - July 12, 2007, 2:55 pm
LOL = Laugh Out Loud
ILMAO = I'm Laughing My Ahem Off
ROFLMAO = Rolling On Floor Laughing My Ahem Off

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