You Know You're a Blog Addict When...  

rm_PurryKitty2 48M/50F
12865 posts
1/8/2006 4:57 am

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You Know You're a Blog Addict When...

I thought this would make everyone laugh. It did for me as I sit here at 7:45 a.m. EST drinking my first cup of coffee after I laid in bed for an hour saying "What can I write today" LOL!!!

You know you are a blog addict when

I have my stats page as my homepage... wait, let me correct that. One of my four stats pages is my homepage.

I have my own website for the blog, which along with the hosting, was actually a gift from a wonderful friend)

I check blogs more than I check the news

I have, on at least one occasion, gone to MY OWN BLOG to check and see if there had been any new entries made since the last time I'd checked it... and what I think is the best indicator of all, an entry from my own blog from August 2002

Now one more thing to make you laugh

You start out just reading a few blogs, to kill time when you’re waiting for your boss to give you some boring assignment or other. Or maybe you’ve always been curious about something your trendier friends have been doing for years. Next thing you know you’re checking in every day, for hours at a time, even when it's a beautiful day or you have urgent work to do, and your list of essential blogs is approaching triple digits. Then comes your first comment on someone else’s blog. Someone -- maybe even the blog-owner! -- replies to your comment, and agrees with you. You send a tip to Sullivan or the Instapundit, and he uses it! The rush is un-freakin-believable, man! Now you’re hooked. Soon you’re lying awake half the night screaming for a blog of your own. Your trendy friends give you the name of someone who can get you started on the hard stuff, a trustworthy supplier named Ev or Ben or Mena. Once you’re up and running, you can’t stop checking your hit count and referrer logs, updating and posting, uploading and reloading, over and over for hours at a stretch, like a lab monkey with a push-button cocaine-drip: it’s just too pleasant to stop. Every morning you wake up hungry for more, roll up your sleeves, plug into your keyboard, and feel the sweet sweet blog soak into your consciousness. You spend the whole day in a blissful fog. (Why do you think they call it ‘bl-og’?) And when the blog wears off at the end of a very late evening, you crawl off to bed, saying 'That’s the last time. Really. I can quit any time I want'. In your heart you know it’s a lie. You’re a slave to cruel Lady Blog. You start trying to get more friends interested. Pretty soon all your friends are serious bloggies. Now you know where to go for the good stuff, the urgent fixes. When one of the more reliable suppliers is no longer on his streetcorner, it drives you half-insane. VodkaPundit takes a whole week off: doesn’t he care about his customers? PejmanPundit goes out on a date and doesn’t come back on-line until late the next morning: you’re waiting for him when he checks in. InstaPundit belies his name by spending time with his family for almost an entire day: the lack of new posts gives you cold sweats and the shakes. And his archives have disappeared, too, so you can't link to the post that would prove it. Now the Sarge has gone silent and he won’t even tell us for how long. I can’t take it! Give me my blog! For God's sake give me my blog!


sassybelle21 32F
13313 posts
1/8/2006 5:53 am

I'm a blog addict because I cannot live a day without writing my thoughts and feelings down and the interaction between me and my blog visitors

fun4allin2006 53M
1583 posts
1/8/2006 6:12 am

Hi I'm Fun and I am an addict.... It has been xx mnutes since my last post. Please help me!

rm_art_persists 51M
1789 posts
1/8/2006 6:13 am

Yes, it's taking over my soul

papyrina 51F
21133 posts
1/8/2006 6:17 am

i'm a blog addict,i need my dose daily,twice a day is good,three times heaven.

boy if we could all get paid for this

I'm a

i'm here to stay

caressmewell 53F

1/8/2006 6:30 am

LOL, Oh yeah, I am so hooked

Plano69 54M

1/8/2006 6:32 am

Hell, I can quit anytime I want! I just don't want to... (LMAO!)... (Somebody... help me...)

rm_DarknStar 54F
2823 posts
1/8/2006 6:35 am

Im addict too. It amazes me that, there are crazy lonely peeps out there like ME!!

MyRealLoverOne 46M

1/8/2006 7:18 am

ok ok, so I am a blog junky to. There must be some treatment program for people like us. If you know of any, please DO NOT tell me yet, I am not ready to get better. lol Great post!


1/8/2006 8:04 am


Sulabula 45F
12659 posts
1/8/2006 8:05 am

I am a blog addict and proud

Sula xxx

come visit my blog

rm_muffin162 56M
763 posts
1/8/2006 8:27 am

You have got it bad,time for rehab lol.

rm_jynxgurl 30F
209 posts
1/8/2006 8:59 am

lmao so true!! I am a blog addict for sure, this is going to be harder to quit then quitting drinking coffee... shit I am soo screwed X_X

oldman1776 78M
3164 posts
1/8/2006 9:15 am

I an addict. I'm also a golf addict I don't know what I'm going to do in the spring. I can't do both at the same time. Which do I cut back on. What a do I do. What do I do.

rm_goddess1946 106F
13518 posts
1/8/2006 12:09 pm

what can I say besides yes. ... guilty here. guilty.
how did this happen so fasssssssssssssssssssssst ???

Just a little food for thought.............
If you really want to be happy, nobody can stop you...

silkysmoothlegs3 105F

1/8/2006 6:18 pm

im not a blogg addict

Am I???


peaches19555 61M

1/8/2006 8:11 pm

I will now begin every post....My name is Bruce and I am an addict (and I'm on dial

rm_MamCsDawne 46F
218 posts
1/8/2006 10:34 pm

Hi.. My name is Dawne and im a blog addict!! It is the first thing i do when i crawl out of my bed just before i grab my coffee and right after I grab my glasses.. and the last thing i do just after i go pee at night.. and before i take off my glasses.. so yep.. im addicted and I am proud to say that here i am again.. reading blogs and tryin to think of something witty to put in my blog.. Cheers to fellow bloggers out there in blogville.. and come see mine soon..

tillerbabe 56F

1/8/2006 10:48 pm

I see no problem with this behavior whatsoever!

niceguy31_2008 39M  
41 posts
1/9/2006 6:28 pm

I'm not an addict yet, but I think I'm getting hooked. During the day I'm wondering if anyone's viewed my latest entry, I'm curious if anyone gives a damn, I'm hoping someone replied even if it's to flame me. I'm starting to check twice a day now, and I'm bookmarking other blogs (2 so far). But I can quit anytime I want to......

rm_PurryKitty2 48M/50F
9753 posts
1/10/2006 4:38 pm


When I wrote this, I was slouched over with droopy eyes and on a second pot of coffee so no I dont think I was standing LOL!

Purry {=}


rm_PurryKitty2 48M/50F
9753 posts
1/10/2006 4:49 pm

Thank you all for responding!!

I hope these 12 steps encouragae you to blog more.......

1. We admitted we were powerless over blogging – that our posts had become unmanageable.

2. We came to believe that a blogger greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.

3. We made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to AdultFriendFinder

4. We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves and told everyone in Blogville about it!

5. We admitted to Blogville, to ourselves and to other human beings the exact nature of our sexual encounters LOL

6. We are not entirely ready to have AdultFriendFinder remove all these defects of character and allow us to keep blogging to the wee hours of the night

7. We sexually told everyone of our short-cummings and our long ones too!.

8. We made a list of all persons we had sex with and became willing to fuck them all again

9. We made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except for the ones that have pissed us off. We just keep blogging about them.

10. We continued to take personal inventory and when we were horny, we promptly admitted it to Blogville.

11. We sought through sex and blogging to improve our views and replies

12. We have had a sexual awakening as the result of these Steps, we try to carry this message to compulsive bloggers and to practice these principles in all our affairs.


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