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#1 blueberrymuffin

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:26 PM

Haven't seen one of these threads for a while, and I'm getting bored with my 2 weeks off from work.

Me (other than EB):

Facebook
Whirlpool forums
Failblog

#2 Chocolate Addict

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:30 PM

Mostly facebook. I am admin on a number of pages on there (buy/swap/sell and business ones)

a couple of spin off sites.  ph34r.gif
Amazon for kindle books
ebay for everything. original.gif
emails (work and business)


#3 gina70

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:32 PM

Pinterest, mostly for work.  I research for work too.

#4 YellowKittyGlenn

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:32 PM

ummm for me

-news websites
-ebay
-google for random things
-clothing websites
-facebook
& other random sites

#5 KatakaGeoGirl

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:32 PM

Facebook.

And look for things usually google (ie a removalist, a cleaner, information about a product).

BOM site (I like to follow the weather).

Follow the Weather Zone Forums if there is a big weather event.

News.

A business forum.

I sell on Facebook.

Shop - usually Ozsale or Brands Exclusive.

Market research.

I build and run other people's websites.

Run my own business online (several actually).

Look at links through other people's Facebook posts on youtube or other interesting sites.

I also have a Roller Derby blog which I need to get into more often.

Run all my finances online (ie banking and paypal) if you want to get specific!!

Edited by Katakacpk, 28 December 2012 - 07:35 PM.


#6 GoodGollyMolly

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:33 PM

Buzz feed
Boing boing
Have been having my first proper look around reddit in the last month or so
Facebook (b/s/s pages mostly)


#7 Elemenopee

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:34 PM

lamebook
regretsy
etsy

#8 Iliketoflounce

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:38 PM

Facebook
neopets
google
fertilty friend
and sometimes Bubhub

#9 ChunkyChook

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:38 PM

Quite a few tabs open atm actually  ph34r.gif

Facebook (become a Criminal Case addict this week)
Pinterest
eBay
Local paper
MeTime for work



#10 jabberjay

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:41 PM

Whirlpool forums
Facebook
Homeone Forum
Reefing the Australian way

#11 Peridot

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:44 PM

Fragrantica - perfume site which is so much fun!
eBay
Facebook

I also trawl random weight loss blogs for motivation!

#12 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:45 PM

Facebook
News websites
My blog

... and at least 10 other tabs of things I want to read but haven't gotten around to yet  happy.gif

#13 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:46 PM

Other than EB
News sites
google random cr*p
competitions

not much else really

eta rememberd the most important one
Keep up with WWE and downloading

Edited by squeekums, 29 December 2012 - 10:03 AM.


#14 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

FB
Pinterest
forum for weddings
forum for chickens
forums for motorcycles
Bloggess
forum for cake decorating
that's about it...

#15 TheCeriseClupea

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:48 PM

Here of course
Weather Zone
Newcastle Herald
Sydney Morning Herald
Courier Mail
A heap of conspiracy sites
Gumtree
A lot of blogs mostly Australian
A forum for Narcolepsy Support
A forum for legally blind people
Bluelight



#16 kim27

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

The Age, Adelaidenow, ski / snow forums, Autosport, horse forums, Whirlpool, Realestate.com.au and Television without pity. Plus other random stuff depending on my mood.

#17 R2B2

Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:56 PM

EB
Facebook
Gumtree/ebay
banking
hotmail
occasionally check out blogs
mostly just EB and FB!

#18 Chocolate Addict

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:00 PM

QUOTE (Peridot @ 28/12/2012, 07:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Fragrantica - perfume site which is so much fun!
eBay
Facebook

I also trawl random weight loss blogs for motivation!


Speaking of which - as pretty as your sig is it throws my whole page out due to its size. wink.gif

I don't understand pintrest and don't really get the point of twitter either. Actually, I do but the limit on words when tagging people annoys me and I don't use it as often as my friends would like me too! lol

#19 baddmammajamma

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:02 PM

* Facebook

* Keeping up on American, Australian & world news (I am a news junkie -- NY Times, NBC News, CNN, Sydney Morning Herald, ABC News, BBC)

* Yahoo (writing longer emails to close friends who live far away)

* Lots of ASD/Twice Exceptional related sites & advocacy

And lately, I've been buying a lot of stuff from U.S. web sites because my mom is coming in 2 weeks and is carrying everything with her. original.gif



#20 Chchgirl

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:38 PM

Apart from EB..

Facebook
Trademe message board (nz version of Ebay)
Two expat forums that I have been members of for 4 years or so (keeping in touch with people I met via there in NZ)
Sometimes Twitter (once in a blue moon but boring)
Daily Telegraph
Stuff.co.nz
Work
Work and Work
Plus study
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#21 SummerStar

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:42 PM

Read a couple of other forums
Read the news paper
Shop shop shop
eBay to sell occasionally, never buy
Look up anything else that comes to mind while browsing

#22 Sif

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:47 PM

Facebook
My blog
Twitter
Galifrey Base


#23 jayskette

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:47 PM

lots of survey, mystery shopping, competitions and free sample pages pinned - I go through them at least once each day.

Other regulars - FB, ebay, amazon.

Currently - insurance sites and ISP sites for comparison shopping

#24 Jenferal

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:05 PM

EB
FB
WoW
Crappy parenting.
BoM site for weather.
Google for looking up STUFF


#25 Anonemy

Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:35 PM

Ted talks
A few blogs of interest
News sites
Abc Iview
Sbs on demand
Realestate.com
Searching topics of interest such as child development, aspects of astrology & tarot, as well as researching stuff I am thinking of buying





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