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post Mar 19 2010, 02:26 PM
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So uh, yeah. I have been a bit down of late, but I don't generally talk about my stuff much, and am not planning to start today, especially not in the daily section of the forums.

But one thing I have decided to do is reduce the amount of people I am in contact with since, a lot of people is a pretty big source of stress for me as of late.

So yah, I deactivated my facebook account. Tadah, woop, gone. Felt pretty good to do. A big source of social spammage removed. I recommend it, it's like detox in a way.

I am still active on msn messenger sometimes though, which brings me to the point of this post. If you're not on either my msn or skype friends list and want to be, just throw a pm here on the forums and I'll add ya.


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post Mar 20 2010, 10:09 AM
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Despite having gleefully deleted my MySpace a few years ago and never really looked back I'm not sure I'd be happy deactivating my Facebook at the moment. I think as long as the bulk of the content Facebook throws at me doesn't require a response then it's cool, I can usually skip past it. It does suck up far too much time each day but I'm trying to limit that at the moment. I do find the stuff that needs replies stresses me out as it's usually important stuff from people I care about. The nature of Facebook makes that sort of thing seem more time limited that it is as stuff rapidly scrolls off the bottom of the page.

Regarding Facebook vs IRC, MSN and email, it does cover quite a nice bit of territory. It has the asynchronicity of email but the ability to just throw something out there and let just the relevant people reply without feeling like you're spamming everyone. For real time conversations I'd prefer to use IRC or MSN but unfortunately loads of the people I used to talk to on MSN now seem to prefer Facebook.

Crazymat: There is still an IRC channel. I think the instructions in Today in IRC are still up to date but it's pretty empty lately. Maybe a recruitment drive is needed.


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- Witless   Facebook, be gone.   Mar 19 2010, 02:26 PM
- - gothictheysay   Bummer! I love your facebook posts. But it...   Mar 19 2010, 02:50 PM
- - Mata   Fair play if it's making your life worse. I fi...   Mar 19 2010, 05:48 PM
- - crazymat   Forums aren't going away any time soon, and I ...   Mar 19 2010, 07:13 PM
- - Hobbes   Like Mata said: "Fair play if it's making...   Mar 19 2010, 08:01 PM
- - moop   Despite having gleefully deleted my MySpace a few ...   Mar 20 2010, 10:09 AM
- - Cath   A couple of years back I managed to get away from ...   Mar 20 2010, 12:07 PM
- - I_am_the_best   Brave move   Mar 20 2010, 03:17 PM
- - IrishGuy   Don't worry, Mata. The forums will never go aw...   Mar 20 2010, 04:37 PM
|- - candice   QUOTE (IrishGuy @ Mar 20 2010, 04:37 PM) ...   Mar 20 2010, 06:57 PM
- - gothictheysay   regarding facebook chat: it is AWFUL. I can never ...   Mar 21 2010, 01:13 AM
- - Mata   It seems weird that their chat app is so awful yet...   Mar 22 2010, 01:41 PM
- - candice   I have the chat function disabled on Facebook. I ...   Mar 22 2010, 09:38 PM
|- - Hobbes   QUOTE (candice @ Mar 22 2010, 09:38 PM) D...   Mar 23 2010, 06:27 PM
- - Mata   I didn't really notice much of a difference la...   Mar 22 2010, 10:35 PM
|- - candice   QUOTE (Mata @ Mar 22 2010, 10:35 PM) I di...   Mar 23 2010, 11:03 AM
- - syuu   agreed. and, i love facebook. i tend to be very bu...   Mar 22 2010, 10:37 PM
- - Witless   Hmm.. I didn't mean to put everyone into a mod...   Mar 23 2010, 02:22 AM
- - syuu   what about those of us who can't call?   Mar 23 2010, 03:43 AM
- - Ashbless   Bit of a relief. I thought you'd vanished bec...   Mar 27 2010, 02:47 AM
- - Mata   There was a new batch of spamming apps that came o...   Mar 27 2010, 09:25 AM
|- - Tarantio   QUOTE (Mata @ Mar 27 2010, 09:25 AM) Ther...   Mar 27 2010, 10:37 PM
- - Cath   Ash I think I need to hunt you down and you can he...   Mar 27 2010, 01:46 PM
|- - LoLo   QUOTE (Cath @ Mar 27 2010, 06:46 AM) Ash ...   Mar 27 2010, 05:48 PM
- - Ashbless   Sort of a Farmville Anonymous thing? "Hi I...   Mar 27 2010, 03:06 PM
- - Cath   Indeed it truely is a awful habbit but I cant help...   Mar 27 2010, 05:50 PM
- - syuu   omfg, that was me. wtffff. ;_; i love my mice...   Mar 31 2010, 04:25 AM
- - Mata   I don't remember seeing any mice lately, that ...   Mar 31 2010, 12:48 PM
|- - Tarantio   QUOTE (Mata @ Mar 31 2010, 01:48 PM) I do...   Mar 31 2010, 04:29 PM
- - EvilSpoon   Apps are good for three things... Spyware, viruses...   Mar 31 2010, 12:59 PM
- - IrishGuy   I was addicted to Sorority Life for a while. I...   Mar 31 2010, 04:48 PM
- - Silver Star Angel of Da Towers   I kind of agree. Too much social networking attrac...   Apr 5 2010, 02:23 AM
- - Mata   I quite like the way that, although I've not m...   Apr 6 2010, 12:42 PM
|- - Tarantio   QUOTE (Mata @ Apr 6 2010, 01:42 PM) I qui...   Apr 6 2010, 04:50 PM
- - Mata   PC gaming is pretty ropey at the moment though - d...   Apr 7 2010, 01:02 PM
- - Tarantio   PC gaming is far from ropey. WoW saw to that almos...   Apr 7 2010, 07:40 PM
- - Mata   It's a far stronger market in central Asia, bu...   Apr 8 2010, 12:40 PM
- - craziness   Gosh, I am so addicted to facebook. It is a very w...   Apr 12 2010, 08:14 AM
- - Mata   Everyone loves a bit of voyeurism!   Apr 12 2010, 01:02 PM


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