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(Ars Technica)   Are you Doomscrolling? You might be doing it right now   (arstechnica.com) divider line
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2020-06-29 5:25:04 PM  
7 votes:
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2020-06-29 1:47:25 PM  
6 votes:
I've been doom scrolling since the Doom was written on actual scrolls. Trust me, it keeps you busy almost as well as the study of mathematics or conspiracy theories.
 
2020-06-29 3:49:55 PM  
5 votes:
These days all scrolling is doomscrolling. You have no chance to survive make your time.
 
2020-06-29 11:07:35 PM  
4 votes:

Conservative Evangelical Millennial Cyclist: [Fark user image image 425x425]
What a DOOM scroll might look like


A DOOM fortune.
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2020-06-29 4:25:19 PM  
4 votes:
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What a DOOM scroll might look like
 
2020-06-29 6:04:53 PM  
3 votes:
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2020-06-29 4:17:22 PM  
3 votes:
I'm stupid scrolling.

I scroll through Fark, Facebook, the news.

*scroll*scroll*scroll*

"farking... stupid. WTF?"

*scroll*scroll*scroll*

"Are you shiatting me? That's farking stupid."

*scroll*scroll*scroll*

"That orange buffoon said what? Stupid, honest to god..."

*scroll*scroll*scroll*

"WT actual F? Antivaxers are doing what? farking stupid."

*scroll*scroll*scroll*

"Put on a FACE MASK, you stupid fark."
 
2020-06-29 4:05:32 PM  
3 votes:
I've been doomscrolling pretty much nonstop since mid-2016. I even paid Drew money to hook it directly to my veins.
 
2020-06-29 6:16:46 PM  
2 votes:
Doomscrolling, sexier than expected.

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2020-06-29 5:35:06 PM  
1 vote:
All I am getting from this article is that the people who write editorials are paying attention for the first farking time in their lives.

Fark them.
 
2020-06-29 2:39:49 PM  
1 vote:
Ars Technica wants Black lives to not matter and Putin to get away with it?

Stop reading the news is not a solution to the problems eroding mental health. It's like stopping Covid-19 testing to make Trump "feel" better. It doesn't actually help.

When Putin is dead and Black lives start mattering, then I'll do other things. Till then, deal with it.
 
2020-06-29 2:25:20 PM  
1 vote:
Yes - I do this... not as much as I played Doom II on my 486, but still a lot
 
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