They say the first step to recovery is to admit you have a problem, so here goes;
Hello. My name is Alph & I have a problem. I’m addicted to computer porn.
No,STOP RIGHT THERE!! Before you report me or this site, allow me to elaborate – it’s not ‘that’ sort of thing, so get your mind out of the gutter! (I can imagine Special Branch trying to break down my door….)
I’ve always been ever-so-slightly obsessed with computers & technology, but lately it seems to be getting out of hand.
Ever since my PC started to misbehave, I’d been exploring the possibility of an upgrade or a replacement. & when it finally died, things sort of spiraled out of control.
It seemed to innocent: checking reviews against what I thought I’d need, making comparisons on websites, & checking availability. I’d even ask advice of my friends, family & colleagues about what sort of kit to get or advice on PC self-builds. I’ve got a couple of magazines on PC building & purchased a toolkit
However, I fear things may have gotten out of hand.
Most people waste time on Twitter, I on the other hand, seem to lose hours between e-buyer & PC World online. I feel my day isn’t complete unless checking deals in Amazon’s computer section. Each unforeseen problem sends me scurrying along the information superhighway for additional hardware to fulfil my needs.
I fear it’s getting worse.
I can barely pass a news-stand or an outlet of WH Smiths without looking into a copy of Micro Mart. My fingers twitch when I see a copy of Custom PC; I get a heady rush looking at an edition of PC Pro or Mac format; I get panic attacks when my subscription copy of Computeractive is late; who thought that I’d be furtively clicking on Scan Computers deals.
I worry that once I commit to buying or building a specific machine that I’ll have to stop my activities & settle down to work constructively – the thought fills me with terror. I REALLY need to get a grip on this before my world comes crashing down around my ears.
So once again, hello; my name is Alph & I have a problem: I’m addicted to computer TECH porn.