Online time wasters!

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Online time wasters!

Postby resoundingjoy » Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:52 pm

I follow a lot of science/tech/nerd blogs and they often post online or flash games which I have found to be great for procrastinating! I'm sure some of you also have great suggestions, so I thought I'd post a few:

I keep falling off the swing in this game:
http://www.shaunthesheep.com/games/homesheephome/

My sister got through this in five minutes while I was still stuck on the orange level.
http://krakez.com/game.php?id=237

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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby TomCotton » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:00 pm

Those are some good ones.

Here is one that takes some thinking.
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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby shireling » Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:53 am

I remember this :), and I'm already stuck on the sixth level.
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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby TomCotton » Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:28 pm

Here is an online version of Quoridor. You can buy a board game version too.
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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby resoundingjoy » Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:51 am

I'm ashamed to say that I am terrible at this one: http://www.travelpod.com/traveler-iq

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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby shireling » Sat Nov 20, 2010 3:15 am

So am I but it's set up to fail us. The map's too small, and no matter how close you think you are you're still off by a huge amount. I'll bet you hit the right countries, Joy, right?
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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby resoundingjoy » Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:23 am

I did get the right countries, but when I tried some of the continent specific ones I did pretty badly too! Oh well, it's a good reminder to brush up on my geography!

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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby Allegra » Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:51 pm

I usually play the daily Microsoft Solitaire Collection. I keep trying to get the gold badge.

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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby shireling » Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:02 pm

I've been hooked on Fairway Solitaire for, geeze I don't know how long, and I couldn't stop playing it until I discovered jigsaw puzzles.
Now that's taken over my life.
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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby Padfoot » Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:58 am

:paperbag: Solitaire... And sometimes Free Cell.
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Re: Online time wasters!

Postby shireling » Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:25 pm

And Hearts...but my computer cheats.
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