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Gone! For a Week! No Instructables! :-( Answered

Hey everyone. I'm going to be gone for a week. My family is going up to northern Michigan and there isn't any internet up there. Just thought I would bring it up... it seems like a good discussion starter. *How often is everyone on instructables? *Do you have symptoms of withdrawal when you are away? (Just kidding... sorta. Lol) *Anything else!

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jessyratfink (author)2008-07-21

I'm here at least once a day normally. I don't really have withdrawal symptoms, though. If I'm away, I'm away for a reason. I try to keep my internet usage in check. Otherwise I end up wasting my life in front of a computer. :P

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Keith-Kid (author)jessyratfink2008-07-21

Otherwise I end up wasting my life in front of a computer. :P

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Gjdj3 (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-21

That's awesome! You used that somewhere else too.

Your logic makes the puppy sad.
I love that!

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Keith-Kid (author)Gjdj32008-07-21

:D I have pictures for every occasion. Seriously

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Plasmana (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-21

Come on Keith! You are not going to blend that poor kitty, are you?

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Keith-Kid (author)Plasmana2008-07-21
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Plasmana (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-21

Who the h*ll is that guy you just posted?!?

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Keith-Kid (author)Plasmana2008-07-21

GASP!!!! That's Dr. Evil, of the Austin Powers movie series.....

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Gjdj3 (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-23

I swear that's like an Instructables theme now.

GASP!!!!!


It's so fun!

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Keith-Kid (author)Gjdj32008-07-23

Ugh, its annoying. Stop, please.

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Gjdj3 (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-23

Haha, I know. I'm done. Yeah, it's probably spamming your inbox and I appreciate how annoying that is.

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Keith-Kid (author)Gjdj32008-07-23

Half my inbox is always GASPGASPGASP!!! Ugh!!!

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Gjdj3 (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-23

Yeah, same as mine. I hope most of yours aren't from me! Sorry!

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Plasmana (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-21

Thanks Keith! I don't know very much about the outer world...

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Lithium Rain (author)Keith-Kid2008-07-21

Must. Have. Pictures. I love that set of pictures!

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LinuxH4x0r (author)2008-07-12

A week? I'll be gone for a month starting on the 15th. I was already gone for 3 weeks this summer.

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Gjdj3 (author)LinuxH4x0r2008-07-21

Ouch! That hurts. I was gone for a week and I was feeling the pain. Going anywhere cool?

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Goodhart (author)Gjdj32008-07-21

I believe he mentions elsewhere that he has gone to Iran.

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Gjdj3 (author)Goodhart2008-07-21
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Kiteman (author)2008-07-12

Ouch, a whole week... Me, I tend to be on at least daily, sometimes several times daily. Withdrawal? More of a wondering - what projects have appeared? Have I missed any juicy threads? Has anybody beaten me to projects I was planning to do?

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Lithium Rain (author)Kiteman2008-07-21

>Withdrawal? More of a wondering - what projects have appeared? Have I missed any juicy threads? Has anybody beaten me to projects I was planning to do?<

You, my friend, are in denial. You are clearly an instructaholic. Here, come [https://www.instructables.com/community/Admit-It/ admit your addiction.]

Remember, the first step to solving the problem is recognizing that you have one. We're here for you. But if you don't reach out, you will self destruct.

To everyone else: I know this sounds harsh, but sometimes tough love is the only way to get through to an instructaholic.

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Kiteman (author)Lithium Rain2008-07-21

I'm OK, term ends tomorrow, I've got plenty of stuff to Make, but I'll have to ease off a bit in September, when I go back to school in my new job.

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Lithium Rain (author)Kiteman2008-07-21

Oopsy, bad link. clicky.

*Sighs sadly*

"I'm OK"-that's what they all say. Right before the implode. Well, I tried...

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bumpus (author)Kiteman2008-07-12

agreed, that's what i was afraid of when i went to Canada, i ended up fishing through 11 days of backed ibles

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Kiteman (author)bumpus2008-07-12

And the backlog gets bigger every time you go away! I estimate that a weeks away means around 75 projects that I miss. More, if there's a contest on at the time. I'm going to my parents' in August, but fortunately they have wireless, so I'm taking my laptop. Unfortunately, we'll be spending a few days before with friends who don't even have dialup.

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killerjackalope (author)Kiteman2008-07-12

Tiem to face your addiction? Get a wireless put in to the car, some use a sattelite connection, others are for parking near wireless, it occurs to me that since you'd have the power source right there you could make a monstrous repeater, hidden inside the body of a car, the engine bay would make a big cavity for catchment, any component in the right place could be a handy inner antenna. We had the 34th mobile in the whole of the UK, big aerial on top of the pickup, worked a treat, the roof was like a massive dish...

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bumpus (author)Kiteman2008-07-12

esh, I remember dial-up... bad stuff that was..

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Lithium Rain (author)2008-07-21

I'm gonna be gone for a couple weeks too. I have terrible withdrawl symptoms, including sleeplessness (while thinking about new ibles to write), obsessive thoughts (about wether I have any new comments), mood swings, headache, and depression.

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Lithium Rain (author)Goodhart2008-07-21

You mean it's OKAY that I'm going AWAY?! Heh. I'm a poet and don't know it...

Ah! I knew it! You were just looking for me to go. You'd be happy if you never saw me again-don't deny it. I can't believe I was such a blind fool. Well, you won't have to worry about me anymore!

Kidding, kidding...,

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Goodhart (author)Lithium Rain2008-07-21

No, actually I was looking at your "symptoms" of going away, and I nearly made a comment.....then decided it best not to....about how similar they are to another "female" occurrence..... *blush* sorry.

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Lithium Rain (author)Goodhart2008-07-21

Lol! That's funny. Goodcall (haha!) on not making the comment though... Looking at my comment again, I agree that it could describe that though...:D

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ll.13 (author)2008-07-12
Take pictures! post a slideshow!

  • Pretty much daily,
  • and haven't ever yet been away (except when I have wanted to withdraw).

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xACIDITYx (author)2008-07-12
  • How often is everyone on instructables?
Way too much.
  • Do you have symptoms of withdrawal when you are away? (Just kidding... sorta. Lol)
Yes, I do. Lots of them. And it sucks. Why can't I have 'ibles everywhere!
  • Anything else!
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