You wake up at 4:00 AM in the morning to go to the bathroom and stop to check your email on the way back to bed.
You turn off your computer and get an awful feeling, as if you just pulled the plug on a loved one.
You decide to go back to college for the free internet acess.
You laugh at people with a 28.8 modem.
You start using smileys ;) in your snail mail.
You find yourself typing A com @ after every period when using a word processor.com
You can = t correspond with your mother because she doesn = t have a computer.
When your email box shows A no messages @ , you feel really depressed.
You don = t know the gender of your favourite student because they have nondescript screen names and you never bothered to ask.
You move into a new house and you decide to Netscape before you landscape.
Your family always knows where you are.
In real life conversations, you don = t laugh you just say A LOL @ , A LOL @ .
After reading this you think about emailing it to a friend.
You think of your computer as a friend but you forget to send your father a birthday card.
When you go into a computer store, you eavesdrop on a salesman talking with customers and you butt in to correct him and spend the next 20 minutes answering customers = questions, while the salesman stands silently nodding his head.
You know Bill Gates = email address but you don = t know your Social Insurance number.
On vacation you read computer manuals and turn pages faster then everone else who is reading John Grisham novels.
You would rather get more dots per inch then miles to the gallon.
While other teachers swap stories about their recent hernia surgeries, you compare mouse-induced index finger strain with a nine year old.
You are so knowledgeable about technology that you feel secure enough to say A I don = t know @ when someone asks you a technical question rather then feeling compelled to make something up.
You rotate your screen saver more frequently then your car tires.
You have ended friendships because of different opinions about which is better windows or mac.
You own a set of itty bitty screw drivers and you actually know where they are.
If you buy a car and ask what version it is instead of model.
You spend more on your computer than your wife = s engagement ring.
If a computer you bought for $2000 is now being used as a doorstop.
If you have an unpronounceable computer handle, and it actually means something.
If you have an SVGA flat screen monitor and a black and white TV.