Instructables Is Like Crack!




Introduction: Instructables Is Like Crack!

About: Among other things, I am a noise artist.

This Instructable will show how to Get away from the highly addictive Instructables web site and get back to work.

Warning: is a highly addictive website, and will drain countless hours from your otherwise productive day. It is best to use this website when you have nothing that you have to do for the next several hours, as it will suck you in.

Step 1: Close Browser Tab 1

This Instructable assumes that you are using a tabbed browser. Firefox is being used in these examples.

First: Notice that you have been sucked in by the highly addictive Instructables website.
Next: Begin to close the tabs you have open.

Step 2: Continue Closing Tabs

Keep on closing those tabs, Instructables has sucked enough of your life away...

Step 3: One More to Go

This is the final Instructable tab. Just click on that red X and you can get back to work.

Step 4: Free at Last

You did it! Now you can get back to that spreadsheet you should have been working on.

Step 5: Remember: Instructables = Crack

Don't Just Say No.

Just know when to say when.

Now get back to work!



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    47 Discussions


    5 years ago

    Now they have a app...

    LMAO! yip tis indeed man, its been 2 days and i reckon rehab for geeks is on the cards lol!
    see everyone there haha

    i usually have about 10 tabs of instructables open at anytime...

    I used to think internet porn was addicting...Instructables is WAY more addicting.

    instructables is indeed, like crack. my internet went out about a month ago, and i had to detox for about a week. it was horrible. first thing i did when i got it back was instructables, then my email, then myspace lol

    I'll admit that I'm "addicted" to Instructables, but since I've already read all the old instructables, all I have to do is read the newer ones to keep up (and check the forum) which at the most takes 30-45 minutes. So once you've read all the instructables that have already been posted, all you have to do (unless you want to check back on certain ones) is read the newly posted ones and leave comments where you want (as I do here :P ). Sorry, no critcism from me, since it is a valid instructable (as ewilhelm has already mentioned) and may help those people out there that are too addicted and can't stop themselves from reading, rereading, posting, and commenting on instructables non-stop...

    5 replies

    You've read all two thousand, three hundred and fourteen instructables?!? Oh yeah, Geek Crack. (Of course, I can quit any time I want... *twitch, twitch*)

    Um yes, over a period of time.... check out how long I've been a member.... then add on another 2 months for before I actually joined and created this account. Doesn't take long to get through all the instructables when only about 10 new ones are made each day (take or give a few)... and when you are able to read fast..... it's a stroll in the park :)

    I read the last sentence of your comment as "a scroll in the park", I prefer it that way.

    alas for i too have read all instructables, i fear i am hooked. its not my fault!

    ASHAMED! Im addicted to this site too.... and im just 12 years old, it started from simple paper shurikens, and now i have build almost all the knex guns ! btw im making another one right now XD! I CANT STOP LEARNING HOW TO DO STUFF!!! this is a great instructible but its gona be really hard to stop watching this site. i wont even try! MUAHAHAHA!

    2 replies

    im extremely addicted to this sight.crack may be whack,but weed cirtainly isnt.also if any one has someone they neeg to bug or just need some pain,i am also an airsoft me at my instructible page and leave a comment about it and ill get back to you.i will respond in less than a week usually.

    Amen to that! This site is pretty addictive, and I have even set the site as a desktop icon! I cannot get away from it. As much as I DON'T want to get away from this site, there comes a time when I decrease my time on this site from 10 hours, to 9 hours 59 minutes.

    I have 15 tabs open of instructables at this very moment. :D Point Proven

    I go on the Zeitgest all the time... one time I crashed my browser because I opened so many instructables.

    i have never finished this instructable, it is quite hard to finish. i am writing this comment before i even start the instructable........ maybe i will complete step four this time, because every time i get to step three, after i read it, my mouse starts going to click the red x (i have and love firefox) and i only have a few moments to read step four.... ha, very nice instructable. panzer