It's Time To Turn Off Your Computer And Read A Book When:

  1. You wake up at 4 am to go to the bathroom and stop to check your e-mail on the way back to bed.

  2. You turn off your computer and get this awful empty feeling, as if you just pulled the plug on a loved one.

  3. You decide to stay in college for an additional year or two, just for the free internet access.

  4. You laugh at people with 14.4-baud modems.

  5. You start using smileys :-) in your snail mail.

  6. You find yourself typing "com" after every period when using a

  7. You can't correspond with your mother...she doesn't have a modem.

  8. When your e-mail box shows,"no new messages", and you feel really depressed.

  9. You don't know the gender of your three closest friends because they have neutral screen names and you never bothered to ask.

  10. You move into a new house and decide to Netscape before you Landscape.

  11. You start tilting your head sideways to smile.

  12. After reading this message, you immediately e-mail it to a friend!!!