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Is javaranch addictive for you?

vd chauhan
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 18, 2007
Posts: 7
For me it is, after every 30 mins i have an itch to open the site and scan through the new topics/answers.
I have a tough time being aware of whose passing by my cubical and just keep praying that he/she doesnt give comments like: "Dude, today you will help all IT professionals it seems!!" , "Man, you are really helpful!" and "Oh boy, there goes the rancher!"
Joe Harry
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 26, 2006
Posts: 9622
    
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Yes, even I've been an addictive user of the ranch and I never close it, every 5 minutes I just hit the F5 button...This site is truly amazing to be around!


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marc weber
Sheriff

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

Yes.

(Seriously. My time here is probably a bit much.)


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Nitesh Kant
Bartender

Joined: Feb 25, 2007
Posts: 1638

Oh yeah, for me too.
I may loose my job if i spend most of my time over here
However, i am sure javaranch will give me a new one if it so happens !!!
Hey, so which is you guys favourite forum?
Mine is Threads & Synchronization. However, i do see EJB, Distributed Java, I/O, Advanced Java and Security forums also. Of course, not to forget Meaningless drivel and also Job discussion. Hmmm ... if i would have said all forums, this post would have been smaller
Should we move this post to Javaranch forum ???


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Rahul Bhattacharjee
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 29, 2005
Posts: 2308
Break from work.First thing to do is javaranch.
, then some news (from a few good news sites.). Thanks to the tabbed browsing of firefox.


Rahul Bhattacharjee
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PRavi kumar
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 13, 2007
Posts: 69
HI Rahul ,

why can't you share some good sites with us.....

Regards,
Ravi.
Rahul Bhattacharjee
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 29, 2005
Posts: 2308
Originally posted by PRavi kumar:

why can't you share some good sites with us.....

google news , rediff , timesofindia
Mahima Singh
Greenhorn

Joined: May 16, 2007
Posts: 26
I too hit javaranch a lot, my favourite forum wud be ORM & meaningless.

as for news site : i hit

http://netreputation.co.uk/india

a lot. It has many indian news sites on 1 page.. & news gets refreshed in every few minutes.

Stan James
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Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 29, 2003
Posts: 8791
I have my favorite forumz on reader.google.com along with a couple dozen techie blogs. I have a terrible time ever closing it.


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