November 24, 2008 3:39 pm at 3:39 pm #588722
…your boss starts wondering why you are only producing half of what you used to.November 24, 2008 4:02 pm at 4:02 pm #1119252
……you start wondering when Rubashkins stopped being Chalav Yisroel. 🙂November 24, 2008 4:06 pm at 4:06 pm #1119253
When the hard-working moderators start getting dizzy, and ask the YWN Editor to email them Tylenol 🙂November 24, 2008 4:11 pm at 4:11 pm #1119254
YW Editor- cut it out! Youre always making it sound like you work the hardest here!November 24, 2008 4:20 pm at 4:20 pm #1119255
When you’ve lost all your friends, and you only have virtual friends.November 24, 2008 4:57 pm at 4:57 pm #1119256
…when your boss posts on YWN to ask when something will be done 🙂November 24, 2008 5:21 pm at 5:21 pm #1119257
….. when you find yourself schlepping all the way to Kew Gardens just so you can see if anyone there will identify Josephf for you.November 24, 2008 5:31 pm at 5:31 pm #1119258
When you seem to know those on YWN better then those who live next door…November 24, 2008 6:48 pm at 6:48 pm #1119259
,,when you notice that Joseph hasn’t commented!November 24, 2008 7:46 pm at 7:46 pm #1119261
havesomeseichel, that’s true for anyone living in New York (I include myself). 🙂November 24, 2008 8:12 pm at 8:12 pm #1119262
when your kids come home from school and say “oh no, mom’s in the coffee room again!!??”November 24, 2008 8:26 pm at 8:26 pm #1119263
…you check the coffee room more then five times in half an hour to see if anyone has replied to your post…November 24, 2008 9:06 pm at 9:06 pm #1119264
only 5 times per hour?November 24, 2008 9:20 pm at 9:20 pm #1119265
when you can predict what specific members are going to say before they even post it…November 24, 2008 9:31 pm at 9:31 pm #1119266
…you approve (and disapprove🙁) all the posts that need moderating and are come backs 3 seconds later to check for more.
(yes that actually happens, even if it doesn’t feel like that sometimes)November 24, 2008 9:43 pm at 9:43 pm #1119267
You start doing the moderator’s job!!
How many times have I recently asked for threads to be closed or warnings put up!!!
I need to get a life!November 24, 2008 9:55 pm at 9:55 pm #1119268
…When you notice which topics keep getting higher or lower on the list…November 24, 2008 10:22 pm at 10:22 pm #1119269
you have as many user names as me and can not remember the user names or passwords to half of themNovember 24, 2008 10:30 pm at 10:30 pm #1119270
ps this is not my main user nameNovember 24, 2008 11:42 pm at 11:42 pm #1119271
you respond to 5 posts in as many minutesNovember 25, 2008 12:27 am at 12:27 am #1119272
Should I start listing the names for you, perhaps it will help you to remember your passwords? Well, well, before I do that, I would ask the posek hador for advice.November 25, 2008 12:29 am at 12:29 am #1119273
dont have internetMember
AHAH shtultzy guy and posek hador are the same person?November 25, 2008 12:38 am at 12:38 am #1119274
touche … tell me, does anyone moderate the moderators … lol … who are these guys anyways??November 25, 2008 1:06 am at 1:06 am #1119275
I can only tryMember
…you sign your screen name at the bottom of a check
…you hear a good joke and audibly respond “LOL” instead of actually laughing
…you stay late at work to make up for all the time spent reading posts (true)
…when asked your name, it takes a minute to remember your real name instead of your screen name
…the sound that immediately follows havdala is the “click” of your computer’s switch as you check the latest posts
…six hours before havdala, you think “if I were in Israel, I could be posting”
…YWN is your homepage
…when you refer to certain names in conversation, no explanation is needed
…the only words that get you to shut down the computer are “I’m lighting candles”
…you won’t eat before davening, but you will check the latest posts
…you spend time responding to silly threadsNovember 25, 2008 1:48 am at 1:48 am #1119276
Supper is burned because you were too busy posting recipes.November 25, 2008 2:05 am at 2:05 am #1119277
…..when squeak is trying way to hard, when he could simply ask Joseph to lunch.November 25, 2008 3:07 am at 3:07 am #1119278
…when you (think you) have a psychological profile of the other frequent posters in the Coffee Room.November 25, 2008 3:17 am at 3:17 am #1119279
…when every sentence begins “I read on YWN…”November 25, 2008 4:06 am at 4:06 am #1119280
The Rabbis daughtersMember
When all the news you know, and updates in the frum world are from yeshivaworld and thats about it you know on the news.November 25, 2008 4:13 am at 4:13 am #1119281
I think more people need to get lives! (me included)November 25, 2008 3:17 pm at 3:17 pm #1119282
When you feel smarter than all other posters here…..November 25, 2008 3:40 pm at 3:40 pm #1119283
Joseph – thanks anyway, but we’d never find anything to talk about.November 25, 2008 3:57 pm at 3:57 pm #1119284
squeak – Yochanon (from the main yw site) thought the same thing before we went to lunch.November 25, 2008 3:57 pm at 3:57 pm #1119285
…When you go to sleep thinking about your conversations on ywn and wondering why on earth you spend so much time arguing with people you don’t even know… and then doing the same thing again the next day.November 25, 2008 6:39 pm at 6:39 pm #1119286
When you go through “YWN Coffee Room” Withdrawal every Shabbos, and Yom Tov!November 25, 2008 8:39 pm at 8:39 pm #1119287
…when temporary loss of Internet access is a major tragedy because you just KNOW someone responded to your post and you have to read it!
…when you log on Motzei Shabbos knowing the freshest post will be 20 hours old since it’s still Shabbos in NY, but you’re disappointed anyway.
…when your roommate asks why you bother arguing with anonymous people on the Internet and you have no good response, but you just can’t stop doing it.
…when you check YWN before checking your e-mail.
…when you stare at random people on the street thinking “that could be Joseph” and then think “oh wait, he lives in NY…well, maybe that woman over there is yoshi. Where does she live again?”
…when you read through all of the posts on this thread and find yourself nodding along.
…when you do the usual read-through of your post before pressing send and realize you have just listed all the reasons why you need to get a life.November 25, 2008 9:03 pm at 9:03 pm #1119288
I sure know what you mean with those last four – I think we all need a shrink.
Maybe we can get a discount for group therapy.
BTW – It just dawned on me – this is the first time you wrote something I actually agree with! 🙂November 25, 2008 9:30 pm at 9:30 pm #1119289
Shehechiyanu! 🙂November 25, 2008 9:54 pm at 9:54 pm #1119290
Charles R. DarwinMember
I thought you went out with Yonasan!
…when you keep referring to “Give Me a Break” and his bar plugta, “Joseph.”
>to surround code.November 25, 2008 9:55 pm at 9:55 pm #1119291
Were you one of those annoying girls on the bus last night to Bnei Brak laughing like a couple of hiyeenas?? JK!! 🙂November 25, 2008 10:28 pm at 10:28 pm #1119292
Its funny that so many people mentioned Joseph. When I saw the post my first thought was: I know I’m spending too much time on YW when I’m looking for ways to start up with JosephNovember 26, 2008 12:55 am at 12:55 am #1119293
The Rabbis daughtersMember
… when you consider someone on this website your pen pal(See: http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/coffeeroom/topic/how-old-are-you)November 26, 2008 1:05 am at 1:05 am #1119294
when i notice who hasn’t started to argue with jfemNovember 26, 2008 1:51 am at 1:51 am #1119295
When your chavrusa yell at you that tour learning on YWN more than you do in beis medrash! (not sure if thats good or bad)November 26, 2008 1:57 am at 1:57 am #1119296
…when you enter Moderator mode just to see what the next entry to this thread is going to be.November 26, 2008 2:00 am at 2:00 am #1119297
when you see what it is please spell check it 🙂November 26, 2008 2:40 am at 2:40 am #1119298
it sounds like every one is admiting to some compulsive tendencies over here…. ever heard of internet addiction? seriously, though, i think YWN does a great service by providing a kosher atmosphere for venting, arguing or just stating your opinon.November 26, 2008 9:08 am at 9:08 am #1119299
… when you stop being a baal gaava and actually listen to some of the advice givenNovember 26, 2008 12:03 pm at 12:03 pm #1119300
… when you send the YW Editor the following email:
“you’re closing down too many geshmacke threads lately – com’on, let the oylam shmooz :)”November 27, 2008 3:46 am at 3:46 am #1119302
I guess you know you havent been on YWN for way too long when you finally come back and have no hasaga of what’s going on in the coffe room!! i guess thats the point when you know b4 hand you were on WAY too much. Its good to be back… I feel like I missed out on some good threads and am too tired to go and read through everything now!!!
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