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Waheguru jee ka khalsa Waheguru jee ki fateh!

(the poll question is actually suppose to be : how do u spend your time on the internet?)

Even though there are many things our youth can get out of the internet, such as learning about sikh history, listening to keertan, asking sangat for advice or help on forums, don't you think the internet becomes an addiction? I know it is an addiction for me, especially the chatting and stuff. I feel that there are more productive things the youth can do while off the internet instead of chatting for long hours. I have tried to stay off the internet, and yes it has helped me a lot, but I am back on the same track :wub: Otherwise the forums and stuff are great things that help you gain knowledge about sikhi.

I want to know the sangat's view on this. :T:

Bhul chuk muaaf, Waheguru jee ka khalsa Waheguru jee ki fateh!

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Waheguroo Jee Ka Khalsa!

Waheguroo Jee Kee Fateh!!

yes the internet is an addiction, aol instant messenger is an addiction and it is all maya and attachment well most of it. I use the internet for school. talkin to ppl sikhi and keertan occasionly games and basicailly everything on the poll.

But it does get addicting.... sometimes too much <_<

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its additictive in a good way to me.. i get to speak to great sangat.. get to read loads of great views on this forum and get to hear wonderful keertan online...

SO i am glad internet is around as from where i come from, we dont get all this AT ALL.. there's just no sangat around... :wub:

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its addictive, but theres the claim that you get to meet sangat and learn. thats great, but everything should be done in limitation. a person could instead be doing hands on seva ie cleaning hte guru ghar, helping needy people. that is what sikhi is. too much time on here is wasting life away...it should be in moderation

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i do B the most. and also downloading lots of music and videos. dont chat much. rarely play games but if i do i like multiplayer ones. i used to be good at chess when i was in elementary school but not good anymore so i wanna learn it again. i find the net more productive than other stuff cause u learn more

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