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  1. center_table

    center_table Member

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    How does your computer eliminate the loneliness of being a stay at home?
     
  2. Calliers

    Calliers Administrator Staff Member

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    Mostly because I can socialize on it without leaving home.

    I've always socialized on my PC even before lock down.
     
  3. GigaWatt

    GigaWatt Now In Color :D

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    It doesn't... but I'm not lonely.
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    it doesn't... it's a tool that can provide an opportunity.
     
  5. Calliers

    Calliers Administrator Staff Member

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    When I say socialize I don't really mean social media.

    I really don't use social media, all I do is communicate with people on my PC, with both my IRL and online friends. Sometimes I'll even game with them.
     
  6. center_table

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    I truly appreciate this! You are making the best use of it. You are admirable.
     
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    Calliers Administrator Staff Member

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    Why thank you lol. That's very kind of you. :)
     
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    My PC does not eliminate loneliness but definitely plays some role in making it better as I use it for social interaction like here for example :)
     
  9. Tyrsonswood

    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    I'm a hermit... What is this "loneliness" of which you speak?
     
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    LOL, hermit club for life! :D
     
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    Dyre Straits 10 Grandkids -2 Great-grandsons

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    Mine sleeps a lot!
     
  12. center_table

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    I definitely agree with you, Social interaction can be a help to a person who needs help like what I did. I also read an article like this one that I found recently https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02791072.2020.1836435
     
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    Mr Cairo Require backup .... NO

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    I would be stuffed without the PC Im not big on texts or Facetime so most of my conversations are done through the PC, TBH this place and 1 or 2 others are my main way of socialising outside of my boys Karate club ... last few months have been tough no lie
     
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    It is not like a severer loneliness but I can not go to boardwalk with bunch of people just to see "life" , in this way I mean it. Can not go to restaurant normally to hang out without distancing and masks etc., etc. Life is definitely different....
     
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    These are things not many people talk about, the article you linked but it is true I believe.
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    When I want to see "life" I look at the baby deer in the spring, the birds at the feeders, the squirrels stashing acorns... That kind of thing. Pandemic hasn't changed any of that.
     
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    Oh, yes, I know exactly what you mean but I like people too.... ;-)
     
  18. center_table

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    Thanks, I appreciate your belief about it I do believe it as well.
     
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    Yes, I do but I totally understand @Tyrosonwood point as well.
    I think he means life in a different way, I should have said humans or people, not "life" :)
     
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    You have a point there :D How are you feeling right now? Feeling good or what?
     

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