14 Signs You Spend Too Much Time on the Internet!

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14 Signs You Spend Too Much Time on the Internet

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BY MOLLY HORAN
The Internet is a wonderful place filled with mischievous cats and twerking baby GIFs, so we can understand why you might never want to leave.As you log more hours online, you might notice subtle changes in your offline behavior. If your finger has ever absentmindedly flicked the air in an effort to scroll, you understand.

Every Internet addict reaches a point when the time comes to close the laptop and go outside. Don’t worry — Tumblr will still be there when you get back.

  • 1. You’ve started to hear Gchat pings when you’re nowhere near a computer.

    Up-dogs
    IMAGE: TUMBLR THEMINIATURENINJA
  • 2. You’ve become very territorial about your computer.

    Supernatural-computer
    IMAGE: TUMBLR MYLIFEISQP
  • 3. You feel compelled to go online at inappropriate times.

    Computer-dance
  • 4. It’s been months since you’ve had a conversation about something you didn’t find online.

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  • 5. Instead of using your face to convey an emotion, you wish aloud you could use a reaction GIF.

    Star-kids
    IMAGE: TUMBLR GIRAFFEWRANGLER.
  • 6. You’ve sent a Facebook message to someone in the same room.

    The-simpsons
    IMAGE: TUMBLR NIPSTUDENT
  • 7. You get nervous if you’re going somewhere without Wi-Fi.

    Thats-so-raven
    IMAGE: TUMBLR FEARNOHUMANBEING
  • 8. You feel an overwhelming sense of relief when you leave a Wi-Fi dead zone.

    Crying-computer
    IMAGE: TUMBLR FUCKYEAHLJM
  • 9. You spontaneously burst into laughter, explaining, “Sorry, that just reminded me of this video I saw.”

    Will-and-grace
    IMAGE: TUMBLR FAITHVANHYDEN
  • 10. You’ve started referencing memes as if they’re universal common knowledge.

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    IMAGE: TUMBLR THEAMAZINGBITCH
  • 11. The first thing you do when you’re planning a trip is research the Wi-Fi situation.

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    IMAGE: TUMBLR WEIRDOTWIN
  • 12. You’ve lost days staring at your laptop.

    Secret-window
    IMAGE: TUMBLR WESTOFTHEGLASS
  • 13. Checking your phone for updates has become a compulsion.

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    IMAGE: TUMBLR TWODUMBGIRLS
  • 14. Your worst fear is a black screen and a lost charger.

    Modern-family
    IMAGE: TUMBLR GRINNINGFLOWERS

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