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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 9:30 pm on Apr 11, 2007 (gmt 0)


Where?...

Tapolyai

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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 :)

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Msg#: 3307256 posted 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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