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    Chairman of the bored Maister's avatar
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    Signs You Might Be a Cyburbia Addict

    You might be a Cyburbia addict....

    if you check 'Random Thoughts' more often than your email

    if you find yourself typing an [/unmitigated BS] tag at the end of all your staff reports

    if a citizen at the front counter tells you 'they can't afford to correct a code violation because they're on a fixed income' and your first impulse is to start a rant thread

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    What is this Cyburbia Addiction that you speak of ?

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    if the forums are your home page (a fanatic if it's the FAC page)

    if the first place you conduct "requested research from a superior or Board/Committee/Commission" is to start a thread in here to see what other people think or do

    you are truly happy when someone gets into the Clubbe (a fanatic if jealous of their #'s)

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    When you get more birthday greetings from those on line than you get in the real world.
    It is all a matter of perspective!!!

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    Quote Originally posted by Queen B View post
    When you get more birthday greetings from those on line than you get in the real world.
    Or what about when your Secret Santa does a better job than some family members

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    This first thing you do in the morning is scan msnbc and cnn to search for a famous dead person to add to the death thread.

    Even though you know a person's real name, you call them their Cyburbia name.
    Last edited by Richmond Jake; 13 Mar 2007 at 10:36 AM.

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    Your're moving in with another Cyburbian so you can discuss Cyburbia more at home

    Even your kid knows all the Cyb regulars' names and avatars

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    you quote your cyburbian friends in conversations with people in the real world.
    In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr.

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    AIB dandy_warhol
    You have more friends in Cyburbia than in the real world.

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    .... if you have more posts than Dan.
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    You might be a Cyburbia addict....

    if you check 'Random Thoughts' more often than your email

    if you find yourself typing an [/unmitigated BS] tag at the end of all your staff reports

    if a citizen at the front counter tells you 'they can't afford to correct a code violation because they're on a fixed income' and your first impulse is to start a rant thread
    If you bother to open and read this thread....that could be a MAJOR warning sign
    “The way of acquiescence leads to moral and spiritual suicide. The way of violence leads to bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. But, the way of non-violence leads to redemption and the creation of the beloved community.”
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    - See more at: http://www.thekingcenter.org/king-ph....r7W02j3S.dpuf

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    Quote Originally posted by michaelskis View post
    .... if you have more posts than Dan.
    You quote your self...

    When to discuss topics with your SO, he/she knows all the major characters by screen name...

    Your SO is also on here

    You met your SO on here

    You have cited “Cyburbia post #... in your masters thesis

    You have been to stanfest...

    Your SO gets you a “congratulations on your achievement” card for every ‘b’ milestone.

    Every time you see something funny or strange in real life you think... now there is a great caption contest!

    Quote Originally posted by The One View post
    If you bother to open and read this thread....that could be a MAJOR warning sign
    ... and post!
    "The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism." - George Washington

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    If you have a Cyburbia "my city is better than your city" mug and everyone in the office is jealous of it...

    You start asking advice on how to pick up hot train guys from others around the world...
    "Have you ever wondered if there was more to life, other than being really, really, ridiculously good looking?" Zoolander

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    You're no a planner, yet you're still here

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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake View post
    Even though you know a person's real name, you call them their Cyburbia name.
    That's it...that's a dead give away!
    You darn tootin', I like fig newtons!

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    Quote Originally posted by savemattoon View post
    You're no a planner, yet you're still here
    Oh, so totally true.... Kind of ironic that after all these years I've become less interested in urban planning... I'm still interested in other urban problems though....

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    When you can ask real career advise and have it turn in something worthy of the FAC.

    When you know more details of the love lives of those in Cyburbia then you do your friends.

    When you wonder during your day what has happened to el Feo, jordanb, el Guapo, etc…

    When you actually use Cyburbia for insight on how to be a better planner. I've honestly learned a lot from y'all.

    Quote Originally posted by Bear Up North View post
    Google Maps helps you float from Biscuit to JNA
    Well, that’s easy. Just point down river.

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    When your login ID is saved on 3 computers.
    You check Cyburbia more often than email.
    You ask here first for solutions to work related problems.
    Your boss comes and asks you to post something on Cyburbia for him
    You get antsy waiting for the server updates and wonder what you did with the alternate login url.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    When you are 'Jones-ing' for your Cyburbia fix. (Anyone remember the word Jones-ing? Not the Queens English)

    You know when you 'hit boards' more than once a day.

    And if you miss a day, you begin to shake uncontrollably and pink and red elephants march on the ceiling..... oh wait, maybe that’s not the Cyburbia addiction... that was the Wild Turkey Jones!
    What’s in a name? – Your reputation….:)

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    Quote Originally posted by Bear Up North View post
    Google Maps helps you float from Biscuit to JNA.
    Don't forget Gedunker is also along that river.

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    Quote Originally posted by Flying Monkeys View post
    When you are 'Jones-ing' for your Cyburbia fix.
    You remember the “Crash” of 2003 and felt like you lost connection to the rest of the world.
    "The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism." - George Washington

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    When you meet someone you've never met before at a conference, but you feel like you "know" them from their Cyburbia posts...

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    Quote Originally posted by Mud Princess View post
    When you meet someone you've never met before at a conference, but you feel like you "know" them from their Cyburbia posts...
    That will happen in Philly.

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    You might be a Cyburbia addict if...

    you list Cyburbia as a "professional membership" on your resume.

    you skip the APA hospitality suites to attend a Cyburbia Laefest.

    you have ever been subject to a Budgie "photoshopping".

    "Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country."

    - Herman Göring at the Nuremburg trials (thoughts on democracy)

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