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Wendy Boswell

What are your addictive sites?

By May 2, 2008

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addictive sites Hello, my name is Wendy, and I am addicted to the following sites:
  • Stumbleupon: I can't get enough of Stumbleupon; hence my 2 AM bedtime last night.
  • del.icio.us: If there's anything bad about del.icio.us, I haven't found it yet.
  • YouTube: Did you know that you can find pretty much every 80's cartoon at YouTube? Yeah. Trust me on this one.
  • Craigslist: I can't go a day without checking my Craigslist. And when I say "day", I mean "hour." Sad, isn't it?
  • Etsy: I actually warn people before I tell them about Etsy, it's that addictive.
  • I Can Has Cheezburger: I can has LOLs? Kthxbai!

Fess up - what are YOUR addictive sites?

Let's hear it, folks. I can't be the ONLY one out there with some serious Web addictions, right? RIGHT?!?!?!? Let's hear your favoritest sites in the comments below!

More addictive sites

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  • Mahalo: The more I use Mahalo, the more I like it! Make sure to try the Mahalo toolbar to submit your own favorite sites as part of the directory.
  • Top Ten Time Wasters on the Web: Got some extra time, or just feel like putting something off? Don't say I didn't warn you, but these sites are addictive! Here are the top ten time wasters on the Web.
May 2, 2008 at 2:38 pm
(1) Martyn P says:

WikiHow. It’s a wiki – like Wikipedia – and I love contributing to it. There’s such a great community feel behind it. If you need to know how to do just about anything, go to this site.

May 2, 2008 at 2:42 pm
(2) websearch says:

Ooh, I love Wikihow! I found out how to get rid of lice over Christmas that way – that was a fun little present my daughter brought home with her from second grade. :>)

May 2, 2008 at 3:41 pm
(3) Alison says:


May 2, 2008 at 3:51 pm
(4) websearch says:

I love Twitter – my handle is wboswell. Come find me!

May 5, 2008 at 2:57 pm
(5) Chris says:

One of the more addictive sites I’ve found is a blog http://www.postsecret.com.
I love the artistic way people submit secrets.

May 5, 2008 at 2:59 pm
(6) websearch says:

@Chris – I read that every Sunday; in fact, I checked out one of the PostSecret books from the library yesterday.

May 5, 2008 at 11:15 pm
(7) latoya says:

Two of my addictive sites are perezhilton.com and dlisted.com. I check multiple times during the day.

May 6, 2008 at 3:42 am
(8) Venice says:

I’ve been addicted to the consumer website, Planetfeedback.com. for years. The letters and forum are very entertaining. Check it out!

May 18, 2008 at 10:29 am
(9) Gloria Brown says:

Have you ever tried Jibjab.com, Really good, also Pandora.com it’s a website to make your own radio stations with your favorite music.

June 26, 2008 at 2:42 pm
(10) Cheryl says:

my favorite site is BrooklynParrots.com, they have the most beautiful photos of these parrots and some heartwarming stories…love it

June 26, 2008 at 4:07 pm
(11) peggy says:

My favorite site is Stuffonmycat.com and their sister site stuffonmymutt.com.

June 26, 2008 at 7:20 pm
(12) Stephanie Fleming says:


June 27, 2008 at 11:04 am
(13) Amy says:

Oh, man. I wish I knew as much about a lot of things as I know about addictive Web sites. woot.com, perezhilton.com, wikipedia.org, amazon.com, and epinions.com are just some samples. About.com is pretty addictive, too. :o )

June 27, 2008 at 12:31 pm
(14) X-N2O says:

June 27, 2008 at 7:43 pm
(15) Jason says:

80′s is possessive. You meant 80s. Sorry, but when I get a grammar itch, I have to scratch it.

June 27, 2008 at 8:00 pm
(16) Jane Sara says:

Well I have to admit I have been addicted to eBay for years! Plus I can spend hours on Flickr looking at photos, reading the descriptions, then looking at what else is in the group they have been added to. Oh and I also have a serious Scrabble addiction which has been transferred to Scrabulous on Facebook…I usually have at least 3-4 games going and trying to create 7 letter words on every play can really eat up the time!

June 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm
(17) Sarah says:

http://www.tastespotting.com, naturally :) gorgeous galleries of food p0rn (are we allowed to say ‘p0rn’ on About?)

June 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm
(18) dania says:

I love going to the Something Awful forums’ GBS, when I just want to read and read…

Senor Lowtax is cutting access from
non-users at present,
but there are many nice threads
like “Beautiful pictures that touch you or bring up emotions ” or “Ask me about Blindness”.
To quote Digg, “The author of this thread was born blind and talks about how he lives his life. It gets very personal and very very amazing as the thread continues. He’s posting from a computer with no mouse or monitor, not that a monitor would be much use.”

June 29, 2008 at 11:25 am
(19) Mike says:

I am totally addicted to a cooking web site:


RecipeZaar! Cooking games, recipes, chat, forums. I am there everyday, sometimes ALL day! :)

June 29, 2008 at 8:43 pm
(20) Su Dohnim says:

Digg.com is addictive too!

June 29, 2008 at 8:43 pm
(21) Tom says:

Myspace too!!!!

July 1, 2008 at 11:28 am
(22) Mysterious says:

Well The top site I like is Google, Orkut, Blogger, Shanidham, Wiki, Digg! I love the world of internet! :)

July 1, 2008 at 11:28 am
(23) CodyLoco says:
July 1, 2008 at 2:07 pm
(24) SomeGuy says:
July 1, 2008 at 2:07 pm
(25) V says:

one of my favorites is metalfloss.com
and of course for the news, nytimes.com

July 2, 2008 at 11:38 pm
(26) Jean-Pierre says:

It takes such a long time before one can watch a video.Isn’t there a way to cut down on the waiting time?

August 2, 2008 at 10:12 pm
(27) LifyLoossesup says:

Thanks !

August 5, 2008 at 8:24 am
(28) lovewallpaper says:

I like amazon for the shopping therapy! And Free movie tv wallpaper – I can’t stop changing my wallpaper!

December 28, 2008 at 2:17 am
(29) Shubhkriti says:

Post Free Ads/Classified at Shubhkriti

January 29, 2010 at 3:45 am
(30) Mutuelle santé says:

Youtube is my favorite by far. love videos.

January 27, 2011 at 8:29 pm
(31) abc123 says:

No, http://www.webroulette.us.tc is the most addicting.

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