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Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?

Yes
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No
12 (25.5%)
No, how could you even suggest such a thing
17 (36.2%)
Yes, but now I can't give it up
11 (23.4%)

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2018, 07:17:34 PM »
1. Did you lose time from work or school due to DDF?
2. Has DDF ever made your home life unhappy?
3. Did DDF affect your reputation?
4. Have you ever felt remorse after going on DDF?
5. Did you ever go on DDF to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties?
6. Did DDF cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?
7. After leaving DDF did you feel you must return as soon as possible to get more DDF?
8. After getting what you wanted from DDF did you feel you needed to return to get more?
9. Did you ever deplete your point stash until your last point/mile was gone?
10. Did you ever borrow to finance your DDF activities?
11. Have you ever sold anything to finance your DDF activities?
12. Were you reluctant to use your points because they had better uses outlined on DDF?
13. Did DDF make you careless of the welfare of yourself or your family?
14. Did you ever stay on DDF longer than you planned?
15. Have you ever been on DDF to escape worry, trouble, boredom or loneliness?
16. Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to continue your time on DDF?
17. Did DDF cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?
18. Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create within you an urge to go on DDF?
19. Did you ever have an urge to celebrate any good fortune by posting about it on DDF?
20. Have you ever considered self-destruction or suicide as a result of your time on DDF?

Most compulsive DDF members will answer yes to seven of these questions.

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2018, 07:20:16 PM »
1. Did you lose time from work or school due to DDF?
2. Has DDF ever made your home life unhappy?
3. Did DDF affect your reputation?
4. Have you ever felt remorse after going on DDF?
5. Did you ever go on DDF to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties?
6. Did DDF cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?
7. After leaving DDF did you feel you must return as soon as possible to get more DDF?
8. After getting what you wanted from DDF did you feel you needed to return to get more?
9. Did you ever deplete your point stash until your last point/mile was gone?
10. Did you ever borrow to finance your DDF activities?
11. Have you ever sold anything to finance your DDF activities?
12. Were you reluctant to use your points because they had better uses outlined on DDF?
13. Did DDF make you careless of the welfare of yourself or your family?
14. Did you ever stay on DDF longer than you planned?
15. Have you ever been on DDF to escape worry, trouble, boredom or loneliness?
16. Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to continue your time on DDF?
17. Did DDF cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?
18. Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create within you an urge to go on DDF?
19. Did you ever have an urge to celebrate any good fortune by posting about it on DDF?
20. Have you ever considered self-destruction or suicide as a result of your time on DDF?

Most compulsive DDF members will answer yes to seven of these questions.

My name is HVACES42 and I'm a DDF member.
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #17 on: January 02, 2018, 07:21:28 PM »
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #18 on: January 02, 2018, 08:03:54 PM »
Why so negative?
Being busy 24/7 with school (literally giving up my life) I can say if DDF didn't teach me anything it taught me I can go on no sleep (DDF is way to addictive).

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #19 on: January 02, 2018, 08:09:00 PM »
True I've wasted tons of time but I started my Amazon business because of DDF!

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #20 on: January 03, 2018, 08:22:28 AM »
It is addictive.
Grand total balance = for sure a waste of time in my case.
In my active times I've helped quite some members which is at least positive.

PS. I don't live in the USA and don't have an SSN.
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #21 on: January 03, 2018, 10:12:35 AM »
I pretty much have DDF to thank for everything. So, definitely not.

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #22 on: January 03, 2018, 10:18:34 AM »
I pretty much have DDF to thank for everything. So, definitely not.
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #23 on: January 03, 2018, 11:30:32 AM »
    Wow what a tough question, I always thought I was the only one with a guilty conscious with spending way to much time on ddf, definitely could have gained a lot more without it as I would be more involved with the stuff I'm doing on a regular basis, but then again it's a great place to come and relax, and feel free to ask away and gain great knowledge in many subjects, but I don't know a limit, sometimes I take it too far and spend nights scrolling through threads or posting when I should really be sleeping and getting up on time the next morning..
   As much damage and time it consumed don't plan on disposing of it yet. (Even with all the knowledge I gained doubt it equals the amount of time killed.)
 I still remember when I was a newbie and I signed up for an account(DDF) just to pm another member selling a target RC to get a hold of two RC and start my long journey, definitely remember good and we'll the easy and simple MS with my first two cards gold and amex Plat 160,000mr just for signing up to ddf to get a hold of those RC).
 I could have never imagined that signing up to buy two plastic cards would pull me into hours upon hours spent on ddf.

 And of course all those who make fun and call me mr dansdeals, ;) and every time there's a sale or some good deal I'm usually the one helping and explaining what where and how, I do know that many ppl got great products at great prices all because of the knowledge I gained here and was able to use it to help others aside for members of ddf.
   
    One enjoyment I can say I enjoyed was opening all my amazon and random freebies and packages I've gotten over the past couple of years, great feeling knowing your opening a product which you saved X amount of money on or if you played enough shtick to get it for free and then with the amount of products amazon gave you for free and the credits/cash.. and of course from other stores as well..

  At the end of the day as much as I might mock it or regret I'm happy I learn't  and gained some knowledge which I would have not gained elsewhere.
 And the times I was able to help another out with what ever it was and for any deal someone might have had pleasure from..
 And of course being able to have ddf members always willing to answer my wacky questions which I had and don't know what I would have done without you guys.(specifically the LMST which I posted many of my Questions..)
    Of course there's a special thank you owed to Dan and JJ for all this whether it's taken in a good way or bad way after reading all this, I mean It sincerely thanks for all and hope to see much more and better stuff in the coming... (sounds like a farewell post :).)
 Overall it was a great pleasure being here and wish you guys hatzlacha in all you do and hope to see you guys again in yirushalayim ir hakodesh with the coming of meshiach..




 

   Nope no way I'm leaving yet..was just a good ending to my long episode of ddf..
 
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #24 on: January 03, 2018, 11:32:14 AM »
It is addictive.
Grand total balance = for sure a waste of time in my case.
In my active times I've helped quite some members which is at least positive.
Waste of time & better off not having found it are different imho. If one dropped out of college, threw away a good career, or lost a shidduch because of time on DDF, then he’s better off not having found DDF. But if that time would’ve otherwise been spent on even more WA, FB, YouTube (w/o losing any of the above mentioned) then best spend it here.

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #25 on: January 03, 2018, 11:36:28 AM »
Is this the problem ?
Wow didn't know this was so popular for all those who sign up to ddf..
 It's a good thing Dan/Jj don't come out with a new toy or product, can you imagine the outcome of the product ppl will be commenting that my kids don't come to supper nor do they want to go to school anymore because there busy with the new... ;)
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #26 on: January 03, 2018, 11:41:09 AM »
What we apparently need is a feature where ddf’ers enter the times they shouldn’t be on DDF & the mods lock their accounts at those times.😈

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #27 on: January 03, 2018, 11:46:05 AM »
Waste of time & better off not having found it are different imho. If one dropped out of college, threw away a good career, or lost a shidduch because of time on DDF, then he’s better off not having found DDF. But if that time would’ve otherwise been spent on even more WA, FB, YouTube (w/o losing any of the above mentioned) then best spend it here.
I agree.
My conclusion remains the same.

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #28 on: January 03, 2018, 11:51:00 AM »
What we apparently need is a feature where ddf’ers enter the times they shouldn’t be on DDF & the mods lock their accounts at those times.
My account would be locked for a good long time

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #29 on: January 03, 2018, 11:51:18 AM »
What we apparently need is a feature where ddf’ers enter the times they shouldn’t be on DDF & the mods lock their accounts at those times.😈
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