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What does it feel like for you to be online?

K. It makes me feel free, and like I'm in my own personal space which describes me.
M. What makes you feel that way?
K. Probably the freedom on going everywhere and learning about anything I want to and having it be available without leaving my chair...

<Z> Well, just being able to hear "Welcome" "you've got mail" felt really cool, The possibilities of what you can do online ... chatting live, talking to people privately, researching thousands and millions of webpages ... it all feels wonderful to be ... connected live with so many people. It's like going out and seeing people all over the world at the same time, in the comfort of my own home.
<M> that's a good way to put it, was it different from the way that you were connected to people before? let's saypeople in your community
<Z> It's deffinately an experience much different then being "live" with somebody in the community ... you don't have to travel, find a way to get there, a ride home, what to do, how to do it, where you're gonna borrow money from to go out or whatever. You just type in your password and click signon, and you can have so much fun, whether its just talking, playing games, whatever...

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