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rbentley101
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Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

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10.  You check the NOOK Color General Discussion forum each morning before you get coffee, read emails, login to Facebook or all to often, before you even visit the bathroom.

9.  You see people reading regular paper books and think "That is so 2010."

8.  Have gotten audibly angry at "Angry Birds" on far too many and embarrasing public occasions.

7.  Have deliberately attempted to show off your NC while pretending to be nonchalant.

6.  You have more Nook friends than real friends.

5.  Have seen multiple people say they hate the NC and have sold/given away/smashed it or otherwise totally abandoned it out of revulsion, only to see them posting the next week asking how to do something with it.

4.  Your Goodreads queue (or other "to be read" list) is now longer than your Netflix queue and you find yourself spending a lot of time adding to it and reprioritizing.

3.  Considered throwing out all physical paper copies of cookbooks just out of spite for the one included in the update.

2.  Consider being called a Nook fanboy (regardless of gender) a compliment.

1.  Regardless of gender, have considered marrying Nallia just in hopes of getting her laurels as community property.  (She is so smart however that she would likely insist on a prenup.)

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cfbush2000
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

Thanks for a fun post.  +1

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chuck4prez
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

LOL, yep, I'm hooked!
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

Is there a support group??:smileyvery-happy:

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richardwrite25
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

How about this one:  When the residents of the addiction-recovery center where you work tell you that they think you have a problem--you're addicted to the Nook (Actually happened today).

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chuck4prez
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


JinSC wrote:

Is there a support group??:smileyvery-happy:


Yup! You found it! It's even annonymous...
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chuck4prez
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


richardwrite25 wrote:

How about this one:  When the residents of the addiction-recovery center where you work tell you that they think you have a problem--you're addicted to the Nook (Actually happened today).


It's just a gateway addiction.
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JinSC
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


chuck4prez wrote:

JinSC wrote:

Is there a support group??:smileyvery-happy:


Yup! You found it! It's even annonymous...


"Hi, my name is Jeremy and I'm a Nookaholic." 

 

 

Another way you know you are addicted:

 

You have a charger at home and in your desk at work.

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knit1cat2
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

Awesome post an OH MY GOODNESS so freaking true!!! There are others here with a funny bone here too! I too have the addiction, for funny and my nook color.
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


JinSC wrote:

chuck4prez wrote:

JinSC wrote:

Is there a support group??:smileyvery-happy:


Yup! You found it! It's even annonymous...


"Hi, my name is Jeremy and I'm a Nookaholic."


Hi Jeremy. Help yourself to the refreshments.
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knit1cat2
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

Yeah I hear on the darkside there are cookies,ROFL!!!
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


knit1cat2 wrote:
Yeah I hear on the darkside there are cookies,ROFL!!!
Let me assure you, 'tis true!
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

Hard to type with one hand so here is my #1

 

Sitting on the toilet (sorry for tmi) playing angry birds for so long that when u stand up legs are numb and don't hold u and you fall hitting granite top on vanity on way to floor.

 

Happened to me Sunday, emergency room xrayed me and found proximal fracture to left humurus - am in an imobilizer with arm bound to body and see orthopod tmomorrow to see if surgery is needed,  Break is  just under the mushroom cap of humurus bone & lower portion is pushed about halfway out of line toward my body.

 

Who new AB was dangerous - be careful out there folks :smileyhappy:

 

Karen J

 

 

 

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chuck4prez
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


kjreads wrote:

Hard to type with one hand so here is my #1

 

Sitting on the toilet (sorry for tmi) playing angry birds for so long that when u stand up legs are numb and don't hold u and you fall hitting granite top on vanity on way to floor.

 

Happened to me Sunday, emergency room xrayed me and found proximal fracture to left humurus - am in an imobilizer with arm bound to body and see orthopod tmomorrow to see if surgery is needed,  Break is  just under the mushroom cap of humurus bone & lower portion is pushed about halfway out of line toward my body.

 

Who new AB was dangerous - be careful out there folks :smileyhappy:

 

Karen J

 

 

 


That is why I buy new...
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

As rbentley101 posted for someone else, one needs to practice "safe nook". Hope you are ok and heal quickly.
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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


knit1cat2 wrote:
As rbentley101 posted for someone else, one needs to practice "safe nook". Hope you are ok and heal quickly.

Actually I posted everyone NEEDS to practice "save nook."

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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

Here are a few more that didn't quite make my Top Ten.

 

11.  You have tried to give yourself a laurel.

 

12.  Have inexplicably lost all desire for spaghetti.

 

13.  Have edited one of your posts more than 3 times.

 

14.  You are slightly embarrassed about how much you do know about the NC.

 

15.  You are concerned about the possibility of carpal tunnel from constantly tapping the NC screen to turn pages.

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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.

 

 

15.  You are concerned about the possibility of carpal tunnel from constantly tapping the NC screen to turn pages.


Found this hilarious because I am recovering from Carpal tunnel release surgery as we speak. Just got my NookColor. Tapping the screen feels better than typing on it. :smileyhappy:

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Alternatives to surgery

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kjreads wrote:

 

... to see if surgery is needed ...

 


 

No need for surgery if you attach it to a lanyard around your neck.

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Re: Top Ten Ways To Know You Are Addicted To Your NC And This Forum.


rbentley101 wrote:

10.  You check the NOOK Color General Discussion forum each morning before you get coffee, read emails, login to Facebook or all to often, before you even visit the bathroom.


Coffee comes first! Some addicitions are worse than others.