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Old 09-06-2010, 03:52 PM
 
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About how many hours a day do you spend on the Internet for *non-work* purposes?
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Old 09-06-2010, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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Ten hours, when I put down two hours OT for the day. I need a new bass boat.
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Old 09-06-2010, 04:31 PM
 
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Does watching TV on my slingbox at work all day count as non work related?
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Old 09-07-2010, 11:59 AM
 
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All of it. I'm retired. Mostly...
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Old 09-07-2010, 12:06 PM
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Location: San Antonio/Houston/Tricity
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Hard to say, because when I am at work I am on the Internet too, and I check it on and off all day long. With OT I would say...6-8 hrs; during the weekend when I am in town probably more, but mostly at night.
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Old 09-07-2010, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Mableton, GA USA (NW Atlanta suburb, 4 miles OTP)
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About how many hours a day do you spend on the Internet for *non-work* purposes?
Depends on the day. Before I met my wife (on Yahoo, heh) I used to spend *many* hours on USENET and other online forums. Maybe 4-6 hours a day, or even longer. That was back in the mid 90's, though.

Now, I generally have a laptop up and am chatting with friends for much of the evening while I'm home (and chatting with my wife IRL), and she's doing the same quite often. So maybe between 2 and 6 hours a day while at home.

At work I usually burn a half-hour or so on net stuff, mostly during lunch, or when I get stuck and need my brain to thaw out for a bit.

Let's say 4.5 hours/day. Less on weekends.

If Netflix counts, then make it 10. :-)
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Old 09-09-2010, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Matthews, NC
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Too many to be helpful probably. A good 4-5 hours a day I would say but very possibly more. On the weekend, it could easily be 8-10. I am probably lowballing even with these numbers.
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Old 09-11-2010, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Planet Eaarth
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About how many hours a day do you spend on the Internet for *non-work* purposes?
Since we (my wife & I) are both retired we spend about 10>12 hrs almost every day messing with the net in one fashion or the other.
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Old 09-11-2010, 03:36 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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About an hour snce there is always tons of things for me to do
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Old 09-13-2010, 03:46 PM
 
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Does "more than I should" count?
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