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Discussion in 'Humor & Jokes' started by Sophie 378, Dec 22, 2006.

  1. Sophie 378

    Sophie 378 Avvie by ybbor

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    1. You attempt to insert smilies into conversations.
    2. You check your PMs before emails.
    3. When you see something interesting, the first thing you think of is about how you would post it on the forum.
    4. You have more friends here than in RL.

    Shall we get to 1000?

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    [other peoples'] - I'm adding these to the OP so we don't get too many repeats.

    5. <see below>
    6. You quote others in conversations
    7. You multiquote others in conversations
    8. When you hear someone swearing, you wonder to yourself "why hadn't the autocensor work?"
    9. CFC posters attack you in your dreams
    10. 'perfection' becomes a noun, not an adjective
    11. when you equate real life people to CFC posters.
    12. You only ever download to chat to someone.
    13. You wonder if there were simmiler threads like this of different variants .
    14. You use your next-gen console for browsing the forum.
    15. You try to create a real giant radioactive monkey
    16. You browse the forum more than you play Civ
    17. When you wear CFC merchandise.
    18. You have a coffee brewer beside your computer
    19. You don't change your clothes just because it's stupid to change your avatar everyday
    20. You fill the documents with your nickname, not whit your real one
    21. You don't give award to somebody, just because we don't support elitary
    22. When you see and advert on the TV, you ask yourself where are the mods
    23. When you are writting to your boss, you begin with "Dear Thunderfall..."
    24. You stay up all night reading every thread
    25. you have been part of CFC for a month and your post count is already in the thousands
    26. the posts arent spam
    27. while at school you try to log on to CFC while the teacher isnt looking
    28. the teacher is looking you log on anyway
    29. you have actually gone through the entire DYOS series
    30. You check several articles between seeing your start position and your first turn.
    31. You ask a question and wait three days for responses to consider all opinions before proceeding with the game in question.
    32. You spend an hour reading through the Site Feedback forums when you know you have to get up early the next day.
    33. You have a dream about meeting a female CFC poster.
    34. You spend more time on CFC than with Family
    35. When someone talks about cats, you think about catapults.
    36. When you spend half an hour trying to come up with a funny nr. 36.
    37. You start a conversation with a box of Raisin Bran.
    38. You argued with a battleship, trying to convince it that you don't deserve the 1 week ban.
    39. The battleship afore mentioned then gave you a 1 month ban.
    40. You attempted to report your teacher/boss for correcting spelling mistakes on your work.
    41. You use signatures in conversations.
    42. You're a NESer.
    43. You wake up repeatedly through the night to check for responses to your latest thread.
    44. You carry a pen and paper everywhere you go in case you come up with good thread ideas
    (5) You count the numbers in these threads and realize we missed one.
    45. When you are talking to a hot girl, you are thinking about how to describe the encounter in the latest "girls" thread.
    46. Not only do you play in NESes, you moderate one too.
    47. You know more about international laws concerning homosexuality than most gay guys.
    48. You imitate the :run: smilie in everyday conversation.
    49. You find the lack of activity in the Call to Power forum irksome despite the fact you've never posted there.
    50. You sign cheques with a hyperlink to your latest SG
    51. You start a conversation with a palm tree
    52. You start a conversation with a drooling protestor
    53. You spam in real life by walking up to a bunch of people you know having a conversation and exclaim "You guys are talking about girls again! This has gotta be the stupidest conversation I've ever seen"
    54. You start reviewing all 31 of the Civ 3 civs.
    55. You dont finish reviewing the civs because you were too busy discussing strategy in the 2 MTDGs.
    56. You reviewed every Civilization leader ever present in Civ from Civ1 - C4W AND compiled the information into book form.
    57. You have a dream about marrying a CFC poster
    58. You began to instinctively recognised specific people you happen to meet as a CFC poster.
    59. You use links to Wikipedia in regular conversation.
    60. You can easily list off over 100 forum members.
    61. You think of things in NES terms sometimes.
    62. You tell your freinds things you learned on CFC.
    63. You draw a picture involving dozens of CFC members.
    64. You complain you are not in the said picture.
    65. You make a second one to please the complainers.
    66. You go through the alphabet several times when reciting lists of forum members to get to sleep at night (instead of counting sheep)
    67. You've read every number in this thread, twice, including the first (original) post.
    68. You thought what alternative pictures you would post for ppl in real life.
    69. You go on CFC every single day and browse the forum for at least an hour. (With no particular goal/reason)
    70. Your family knows CFC members when they don't even know how to use a computer
    71. Your family asks you how your NES's are going on a regular basis
    72. CFC's set as your homepage
    73. When you're not on the computer to go on CFC, you use your PS3. (Bought from donations by your fellow CFC members)
    74. You say to yourself "I'll only stay long enough to read my subscribed threads" - once you finish reading the last one the first one has new replies already.
    75. You post that "This thread is based off a false premise that you can spend too much time on CFC."
    76. Radioactive monkey means something to you.
    77. You are shocked when you see other forums that are not vBulletin and are not in the colours of the skin you're using here!
    78. Flame wars take precedence over homework
    79. Sleeping has been replaced by staring at CFC homepage and clicking 'refresh' until there's a new post to reply to.
    80. You don't go to work or school. CFC has become your god.
    81. You dream about one day outposting Perfection
    82. If you were to one day meet Perfection, you would wonder why he's not pentagon shaped
    83. you become severly agitated when the forum starts lagging and downright suicidal when its down for maintenance.
    84. You treat the moderators as the government.
    85. You wonder why you keep receiving bills.
    86. You spend half your time playing civ, and the other half bragging about your civ playing abilities.
    87. When searching for any information, your first instinct is to post a thread in CFC.
    88. You think Wikipedia is a reliable source of information.
    89. You post during job interviews.
    90. You start turning down parties because you'd rather argue about religion.
    91. Whenever someone has a question, you give them a link to Wikipedia
    92. You lurked here for one and a half years before joining.
    93. You think past post is a short period of time.
    94. You divorce your wife so you can legally marry the Babe Thread.
    95. Your wife sent you for psychological help.
    96. You depend on CFC to give you psychological help advice.
    97. You wished there was a "Ask a psychiatrist" thread.
    98. You have started plans on taking over CFC.
    99. You are legally married to CFC.
    100. You wake up at night in a cold sweat and shout 'No MobBoss! You're wrong!'
    101. You think NESers aren't committed enough to the forums.
    102. You attempt to use the Report Post button in RL, e.g. when someone cuts you off or you witness a crime.
    103. You fail to understand others making a sarcastic remake about you, because they come without smilies.
    104. You talk in internet slang.
    105. When you first read Sophie's post about the numbers getting mixed up, you thought it might mean you didn't get the magical number 100... and flipped out, killing thousands of defenceless people and destroying the global economy... then recounted, discovered your mistake, and calmed down.
    106. When you have a conversation like this: "What have you done to your face?!" "What? I just changed avatar."
    107. When you file your taxes, you list CFC's URL as your address
    108. You spend your time in your EE 3015 Signals & Systems Discussion Section making stupid posts here.
    109. You don't sleep.
    110. You post while you sleep
    111. You've posted in this thread.
    112. You have dozens of threads stored on your hard drive.
    113. You have a folder devoted to all things CFC
    114. Your user title is considered a classic to some others
    115. You quit CFC, as if it were a bad habit such as smoking
    116. You came back
    117. People know you by several different avatars
    118. You start worshiping Thunderfall as a God.
    119. You are known by "The poster formerly known as ......"
    120. You want to use all sorts of different smilies in your school writing.
    121. The Capital province of one of the demogames was based on your user name.
    122. You sign your username on all your legal documents.
    123. On legal forms, under religion you write: Civfanaticism.
    124. You stage a "Bring Back :Splat:" rally through the streets. (or a "Splat :Splat:" rally, depending on your stance)
    125. You created the "What Vanilla are you neutral to?" thread (I know who it was)
    126. You actually tried all those types of vanilla to find out which one you were the most neutral to.
    127. You explain the intricate workings of CFC to your real life friends.
    128. You explain to your real life friends that if they want to have a real life, they should never register at CFC.
    129. You have no real life friends that don't visit the forum.
    130. Real life?
    131. You have hundreds of megabytes of your harddrive dedicated to "CFC stuff"
    132. You have a Perfection post count.
    133. You have a Perfection pin-up.
    134.you wonder how perfection has a bigger post count than thunderfall and then wonder which would win in a fight.
    135. in history class you wonder why the british and their redcoats didnt invade all of europe with their uber forces.
    136. You are one of the alternate historians, with actually GOOD ones.
    137. You don't understand what the teacher says about 'humans living before 4000 BC'.
    138. When people are talking about ChloroFlourideCarbons you confuse it with CivilizationFanaticsCenter.
    139. Every abreviation you see reminds you of at least one CFC user.
    140. You say AFK when you go to sleep. (140.5. Or worse, you say: BRB.)
    141. When taking multiple-choice tests, you attempt to vote for every option.
    142. People in your family become a Moderator for CFC just for banning you so you will spend more time with your family than on CFC
    143. You force your family to un-ban you because of this.
    144. You attempt to ban your parents in RL.
    145. You put your parents on your ignore list, and wonder why you can still hear them.
    146. You realise its because someone else quoted them for your 'benefit'
    147. You ignore everone that quotes your parents.
    148. You've been looking at so many people's profiles before joining the message board, you try to be as hilarious as them when you're joining.
    149. You point out that you can't view someone's profile if you aren't registered, and accuse the above poster of being a liar as well as an obvious pervert.
    150. You spend so much time here as a guest than TF desides to give you the access to user profiles.
    151. You wear a costume and when people ask you why you are wearing it you say that it is your CFC avatar.
    152. Your Halloween costume is your avatar.
    153. Your Halloween costume is someone else's avatar.
     
  2. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Silly furry

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    6. You quote others in conversations
    7. You multiquote others in conversations
    8. When you hear someone swearing, you wonder to yourself "why hadn't the autocensor work?"
    9. CFC posters attack you in your dreams (I had that experience twice last month :scared:)
     
  3. Kan' Sharuminar

    Kan' Sharuminar Fluffy

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    10. 'perfection' becomes a noun, not an adjective
     
  4. skadistic

    skadistic Caomhanach

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    11 when you equate real life people to CFC posters.
     
  5. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    12. You only ever download to chat to someone.
     
  6. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    13. You wonder if there were simmiler threads like this of different variants :ack:.
     
  7. Yuri2356

    Yuri2356 Test Screening

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    14) You use your next-gen console for browsing the forum.
     
  8. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    15 You try to create a real giant radioactive monkey
     
  9. TheBladeRoden

    TheBladeRoden Deity

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  10. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    Ah, but what if someone posts at CFC but doesn't play Civ anymore?
     
  11. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    They would still be here more than playing Civ.

    :snowcool:

    17) When you wear CFC merchandise.
     
  12. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    18 You have a coffee brewer beside your computer

    But they could log on once a week and not play Civ. Obviously then they wouldn't be spending too much time on CFC. :p
     
  13. WerBackIII

    WerBackIII Jar of the Rotting Brain

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    19. You don't change your clothes just because it's stupid to change your avatar everyday
    20. You fill the documents with your nickname, not whit your real one (it happened to me three times)
    21. You don't give award to somebody, just because we don't support elitary
    22. When you see and advert on the TV, you ask yourself where are the mods
    23. When you are writting to your boss, yo begin with "Dear Thunderfall..."
     
  14. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    24 You stay up all night reading every thread
     
  15. sirtommygunn

    sirtommygunn Emperor

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    25.you have been part of CFC for a month and your post count is already in the thousands :lol:
    26.the posts arent spam:eek:
    27.while at school you try to log on to CFC while the teacher isnt looking
    28.the teacher is looking you log on anyway
    29.you have actually gone through the entire DYOS series
     
  16. Gnarfflinger

    Gnarfflinger Wiseguy in Training

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    30: You check several articles between seeing your start position and your first turn.
    31: You ask a question and wait three days for responses to consider all opinions before proceeding with the game in question.
     
  17. Pentium

    Pentium Digital Matter

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    32. You spend an hour reading through the Site Feedback forums when you know you have to get up early the next day.
     
  18. Mise

    Mise isle of lucy

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    Oh good lord I'm doing that right now :cringe:
     
  19. Gnarfflinger

    Gnarfflinger Wiseguy in Training

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    Been there, Done that...
     
  20. Pentium

    Pentium Digital Matter

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    So you too have the habit of having two tabs open, both on CFC, just on different forums? :eek:
     

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