You Know You’ve Been on AOL Too Long When…

  • A friend calls and says, “How are you? Your phones have been busy for a year!”
  • You forgot how to work the TV remote control.
  • You see something funny and scream, “LOL, LOL.”
  • You meet the mailman at the curb and swear he said YOU’VE GOT MAIL.
  • You sign off and your screen says you were on for 3 days and 45 minutes.
  • You fall asleep, but instead of dreams you get IMs.
  • You buy a laptop and a cell phone so you can have AOL in your car.
  • Tech support calls YOU for help.
  • You beg your friends to get an account so you can “hang out.”
  • You get a second phone line just to call out for pizza.
  • You purchase a vanity car license plate with your screen name on it.
  • You say “he he he he” or “heh heh heh” instead of laughing.
  • You say “SCROLL UP” when someone asks what it was you said.
  • You sneak away to your computer when everyone goes to sleep.
  • You talk on the phone with the same person you are sending an instant message to.
  • You look at an annoying person off-line and wish that you had your ignore button handy.
  • You start to experience “withdrawal” after not being online for 2 hours.
  • “Where did the time go?”
  • You sit on AOL for 6 hours waiting for that certain special person to sign on.
  • You get up in the morning and go online before you get your coffee.
  • …..You end your sentences with…..three or more periods…….
  • You’ve gone to an unstaffed AOL room to give tech support.
  • You think faster than the computer.
  • You enter a room and get greeted by 25 people with {{{hugs}}}and **kisses**.
  • Being called a newbie is a major insult to you.
  • You’re on the phone and say BRB.
  • Your teacher or boss recommends a drug test for the blood shot eyes.