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Easy blocking of internet access to avoid distractions
Authored by: deleted_user4 on Jan 11, '07 02:15:44PM

How about two stay-open applescripts? That's what I do when I need to get down to it. Have them both check to make sure your frontmost application is Word (or whatever) every 10 seconds or so, and every time it catches something else up, have it quit it, and return you to word, delivering a chastising message while it's at it (I have mine tell the computer in the living room to announce to my whole appartment that I am slacking off, to keep me motivated to stay on track).

The great thing about having two running is that you can have each one check to see if the other is running, and if it's not, it can relaunch it. So you can't even get out of this one if you want to, unless you kill both processes at once. Incredibly annoying, but effective!



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Easy blocking of internet access to avoid distractions
Authored by: eaglemoon on Jan 19, '07 06:51:06PM

Can you perhaps provide what those scripts might be? Would really appreciate it!

Tx



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