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excessive computer use

Discussion in 'Obsessions and Interests' started by jandebor93, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. jandebor93

    jandebor93 New Member

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    is excessive computer use common in autism?
     
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    ASD_Geek Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Not sure if it's an autistic thing, but I am connected A LOT. Some days, it can be up to 15 hours. I do work in IT, so some of that is inevitable.
     
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    King_Oni Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    When is it excessive?

    Besides, in current times, there are so many things you'd use your computer for, I'd have to bend myself into all kinds of shapes to avoid using a computer.
     
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    justin_havu Well-Known Member

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    LOVE computers. I build them, play around on them, work with them, other than music and working out, it's my other big interest.
     
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    I'm on the computer a lot. I get on almost first thing in the morning and it's the last thing I do at night. I'm usually on for most of the afternoon, then after dinner and my shower I get on again. Right now, because my current home life is so messed up and I'm too stressed and close to people and noise than I'd like, I'm on my laptop even more, instead of reading or coloring or something like that (despite that I have tons of books) as I often do later in the afternoon. But I plan to resume those things again as soon as I move into my new room.
     
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    I'm constantly looking for more and more information online. Before I'd get out all the books in the library, but on computers it's even faster. If it wasn't for computers I'd just have excessive taking out of books instead. But as it is, yes, I'm on the computer most of my free time which you could call excessive. It isn't the computer I'm addicted to, it's what they're capable of - that is, internet access (the internet is full of information on anything and everything) and ways to take notes and draw diagrams and keep them there in neat folders.
     
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    Nitro Admin/Immoral Turpitude Staff Member Admin V.I.P Member

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    I am logged on several ways 24/7 as a part of my thirst for knowledge and as a support method I devised to compensate for my brain damage residual issues.
     
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    jandebor93 New Member

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    You sound like me besides I use pc every free minute of the day
     
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    I like Wikipedia lol