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How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

Old 04-25-18, 09:32 PM
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How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

As the question asks, how many? All day, All Night. A few hours? Half your day?

When I'm at work around 6 or so. We use computers all day in TV.

At home, probably sporadically throughout the day. If I had to guess, maybe 3-4.

So for me, I'll probably see 5-9 (just an average I guess)

I try not to stay seated all day. So bad for your legs and circulation. There are points when I get up, walk and do other things.

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Old 04-26-18, 01:18 AM
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

10 or more, I work in IT so i'm regularly in front of a computer most of the day at work if i'm not in any meetings. And I'll play PC games or surf the net at home too while watching TV/Sports too.
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Old 04-26-18, 06:40 AM
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

Less than 1. In keeping with that, bye!
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Old 04-26-18, 07:01 AM
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

Used to be more when I had an active computer repair business running regularly. Since that's died down considerably, I'd say 3 or 4 hours per day.
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Old 04-26-18, 07:07 AM
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

More than 10 is accurate. I work in computers, so I'm in front of one all day at work, and then at least a couple more hours at home. Still don't really like browsing the web on my phone.
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

Work is 42+ hours a week in front of 4 computer screens. Home computer never gets used, but involves a tablet most of the day.
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Old 04-26-18, 10:15 AM
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

10+ easily.

I work in IT, so 8-10 hours a day by default.

And in the evenings I'm surfing on and off... but I'd say another 1.5 - 2.5 hours of actual eyes on the computer screen.

So the answer is probably "too often".

In the late spring and throughout summer, my casual computer usage drops a lot more as I'm out riding, walking, etc.
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

About 10 on weekdays, maybe a couple on the weekend.
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Old 04-26-18, 11:18 AM
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

yep 10 or more here most weekdays, try not to use them too much on the weekend

It recently got worse for me as I moved to a work at home position (which I like) and am no longer in the office walking around and talking to people as much.

I try to walk the dog twice during a work day to get myself up and moving
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

Including being on my tablet when I get home from work I am in front of screens over 10 hours a day, the time after work is of course my choice as I could step away from the tablet and tv screen to get some sun on my skin and catch a breath of fres...aw geez, who am I kidding like that will happen.

For me it might be less addictive if I turned to crack vs the power of the tablet/TV to keep me watching and playing mobile games.

ETA: Yes, I am aware this is jacking up my sleep cycles, but I do still have the willpower to listen to my body like last night when I put down the tablet and went to sleep at least 30-40 minutes earlier than I had been for past week or so without even watching any tv in my bedroom. I was much more refreshed this morning, go figure.
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Old 04-27-18, 09:57 PM
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Re: How many hours per day are you in front of a computer?

I can't imagine spending 10+ hours actively in front of a computer monitor per day as some of you are. You probably also suffer from carpal tunnel in addition to the obvious eyestrain. I try to limit it to 1 - 2 hours per day, and even that is too much. Glad I don't work in IT.

The upshot is that I spend zero hours per day in front of the Idiot Box, as I only watch Blu-ray films and no actual TV. Such an abomination has TV become in the last 25-30 years, I quit back then and have never regretted it.
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Old 04-30-18, 12:56 PM
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As many as I need to be
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