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Are you a Wilfer?
Scots among worst for web Wilfing
BeeDeeDubbleU




msg:3307258
 9:35 am on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

According to the BBC it looks like we Jockanese have been found out.

[news.bbc.co.uk...]

 

camweh




msg:3307328
 12:03 pm on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

Ta for that BeeDeeDubbleU, I'm going to pass that on to my forum's lassies and laddies around the world.

Hughie an expat in Oz

Angelis




msg:3307345
 12:27 pm on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

Its not just Scotland however. I think the main report is on Google News homepage at the moment which links to a Guardian report.

mcavic




msg:3307518
 2:53 pm on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

The poll suggested that although people often logged on with a specific purpose

I don't "log on with a specific purpose". That's like saying "So, why did you decide to breathe air today?

BeeDeeDubbleU




msg:3307550
 3:21 pm on Apr 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

I think they mean people in employment who log on to find information related to their work then get lost in the surf.

weeks




msg:3308604
 5:49 pm on Apr 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Er, excuse me, but you can't read foo and not be a wilfer. (Browsing the web with no real purpose.) Now, how many live their life that way? That's the question.

BeeDeeDubbleU




msg:3308662
 6:43 pm on Apr 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

I beg your pardon. There is a lot of serious discussion done in here too you know. ;)

King_Fisher




msg:3308803
 9:30 pm on Apr 11, 2007 (gmt 0)


Where?...

Tapolyai




msg:3308807
 9:35 pm on Apr 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

I thought wilfing was getting lost in foo, while trying to find something worthy... not necessarily starting to look for foo...

"What was I Looking For?"

timchuma




msg:3309091
 6:14 am on Apr 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

I confused it with something rude myself, I have to stop looking at those sorts of sites...

vik_c




msg:3309742
 8:30 pm on Apr 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

I confused it with something rude myself, I have to stop looking at those sorts of sites...

I know what you mean :)

lawman




msg:3309867
 11:22 pm on Apr 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

I almost nuked this thread as soon as I saw it because I anticipated off-topic comments. Let's stay on topic please.

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