The Internet as a means of entertainment

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The Internet as a means of entertainment


If somebody had told me five years ago that I would spend all of my free time in front of
my computer screen I would have called him crazy. For me outdoor life has always been much
more interesting than staying at home. It took me just one night to realize how important
the Internet is for me. That night I spent seven whole hours on-line, just entertaining
myself. I now believe that the Internet is quite an effective means of entertainment
because I can download pictures, songs and videos, chat and communicate with other people
and also play network games.


I was really amazed at how interesting information someone can find on the net. Anyone can
easily find real funny stories, jokes, poems or entire magazines for free. One can also
download pictures of friends, popular actors or favorite singers. Imagine a personal
collection of rare pictures of Ricky Martin hanging on your wall "for your eyes only"!
Moreover, anyone further interested can download and store songs and their lyrics, videos
and games.


In addition to the entertaining material you can find on the World Wide Web, is an
excellent way of making new acquaintances or even friends. People with similar interests
can share information with one another through electronic mail and chat rooms. E-mail is
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