BBspot examines the differences between wasting time at work then
(pre-Internet) and wasting time at work now (post-Internet).
|Wandered aimlessly around office until you found
something/someone even mildly interesting.
||Wander aimlessly around WWW until you find something
|Laughed at stories about co-worker's teenager's
silly exploits and imagined how great it would be to be a teen
||Ogle co-worker's teenager's webcam and imagine
what it would be like to be with a teen.
|Drift over to "Harry - the guy with the radio" to
hear about any work time news.
||Post commentary for thousands in your blog 3 seconds
after news breaks.
|Blew stuff up in the microwave.
||Watch people in Bulgaria blow stuff up in the microwave
|Spent hours shredding stupid jokes and cartoons
that friends sent via fax.
||Spend hours deleting stupid jokes and cartoons
that friends send via e-mail.
|Took a book to the bathroom and enjoyed a long
||Install a micro-camera in the bathroom and charge
$9.95 a month for voyeurs to watch co-workers take a leak.
|Harrassed ex-girlfriend by spreading rumors about
her at work about her dismal performance in the sack.
||Post pictures of her dismal performance in the
sack at ihatemyexgirlfriend.com.
|Hid copies of magazine inside corporate document
so boss thought you were a diligent worker.
||Keep fingers on Alt-Tab to switch to that Excel
spreadsheet so boss thinks you're a diligent workers.
|Talked to co-workers around water cooler about
latest Welcome Back Kotter and White Shadow episodes.
||Talk to friends via ICQ about how much you hate
|Figured out how many sheets of paper their stapler
would go through.
||Use a ping plotter to see how many hops it takes
to get to yahoo.com.
|Imagined how much more fulfilling work life would
be if only you could see porn star bloopers on company time.
||Live a fulfilling life because you can watch porn
star bloopers and get paid for it.