How to get rid of this nasty habit here at myLot?

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@allknowing (56816)
India
April 10, 2016 12:40am CST
I cannot help but look at the bank which you know we can see on the top right hand corner of the page. I get tempted to achieve a round figure before the myLot clock strikes twelve and for that I spend more time here. I know this is wrong. I have a whole lot of chores to attend to in my real world. Any clues on how to ignore that bank or are you also sailing in the same boat as me?
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@scheng1 (24887)
• Singapore
10 Apr 16
I do not try to achieve any amount because I know that I do not have a lot of time for Mylot. I think I am just happy with the money earned so far.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
That is a good approach. I too must stop turning my eyes in the direction of the bank and just myLot. I have 2 cents to get to the round figure and in an hour the day will close. It is really not necessary that I should run after those 2cents
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@Daljinder (19997)
• India
10 Apr 16
Yup that rounding figure bugs me too. Not as much as the earnings. LOL Since I have been using my phone. They don't display earnings there. So, no temptations. I am doing good without that.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
(lol). Thank God for little mercies.
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@pgntwo (20671)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
10 Apr 16
The phone view is the way to go, no $ sitting there taunting you...
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@Daljinder (19997)
• India
10 Apr 16
@pgntwo $ sign is there but no numbers on display lol
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@rina110383 (24253)
10 Apr 16
I never monitored mine since day 1. What do I do? Keep myself busy by working on my remote jobs and post here on myLot from time to time. What else? Fall in love.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
Fall in love is the right thing to do but not with the myLot Bank
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@rina110383 (24253)
10 Apr 16
@allknowing That was a smart comeback!
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• United Kingdom
10 Apr 16
I've only been here a few days but I'm the same! I keep checking how much I've earnt. Maybe it's just early days & I'll get out of it eventually... hopefully haha
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
I am not concerned about how much I have earned but that temptation to get to that round figure.
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@sjvg1976 (15846)
• Delhi, India
10 Apr 16
I don't care for the amount I earn here. I don't set targets here. It's just a habit you need to change.
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@fufurinha (11387)
• Portugal
10 Apr 16
MyLot can be very addictive and I have always spent my time here refreshing the page to see the money on the bank changing.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
Now I know what addiction is (lol)
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@fufurinha (11387)
• Portugal
10 Apr 16
@allknowing You have never been addicted to anything?
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
@fufurinha Nothing compared to this
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@shaggin (29960)
• United States
10 Apr 16
This is pretty much the same problem we were both having yesterday.. being addicted to mylot lol. My total hasn't increased much today. Usually by the time I go to sleep and wake up in the morning it has gone up more. I feel if I sit here watching the total it just is at a standstill.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
I am not going to do that any more. Kind of trying to discipline myself
@shaggin (29960)
• United States
10 Apr 16
@allknowing I don't believe it :-P
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
@shaggin Some way to encourage me
@jaboUK (51546)
• United Kingdom
11 Apr 16
My eyes were always drawn to that figure when it was on the left. However since they moved it to the right I find that I don't bother about it - I have to make a conscious effort to look at it.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
11 Apr 16
I will have to do some calculations about the distance between your right eye and left eye and then justify your claims why you have to make a conscious effort to look in that direction
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
11 Apr 16
@jaboUK From what I know of the myLot community most take the trouble to look where results of the action lie
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@kaka135 (13606)
• Malaysia
11 Apr 16
I don't set my goal based on the earnings, so I don't always look at my total earnings to date. I am always working hard to clear my notifications here, so they won't go missing, and I wish I don't neglect anyone who replied me. So, my focus when I am on mylot is the notifications, the earning is always being ignored.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
11 Apr 16
Notifications get top preference even with me but that bank which is sitting on our page cannot be neglected either
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
12 Apr 16
@kaka135 Total income for the month is shown on every page.
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@LadyDuck (126768)
• Switzerland
10 Apr 16
I have the same bad habit, but I am trying to force myself to work less hours at the computer and to spend more time outside.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
Today when the myLot clock struck 12 I was .003 cents less than the round figure I was waiting for and you can imagine how shamelessly busy I was. I must stop this. (lol)
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@LadyDuck (126768)
• Switzerland
10 Apr 16
@allknowing I must stop this too, I do not want to set a daily goal and stay online too long if I cannot reach the amount.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
@LadyDuck If there is a will there is a way
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@Asylum (48103)
• Manchester, England
10 Apr 16
I certainly cannot help in this respect but I constantly monitor the bank figure as well.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
I just wanted a round figure and can you believe it I was less by 003 cent (lol)
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@Asylum (48103)
• Manchester, England
10 Apr 16
@allknowing You should have slowed the clock down a little to give you more time.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
@Asylum Actually it is so childish to be chasing like this but if it had happened then it would have been worth neglecting my real life priorities
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@JudyEv (103955)
• Bunbury, Australia
10 Apr 16
Sometimes I just refuse to look at it! It flips over about 2pm our time so I might check it after that just to see what I've achieved for the day.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
That is a mature way of dealing with the situation
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@JudyEv (103955)
• Bunbury, Australia
12 Apr 16
@allknowing Do you think so or are you pulling my leg? I don't often get accused of being mature.
@TheHorse (54740)
• Pleasant Hill, California
11 Apr 16
I check the bank regularly. It takes about 15 seconds. I waste more time filing my toenails than I do checking the bank.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
11 Apr 16
Checking the bank is fine but to aim at rounding the figure before the myLot clock strikes `12 is another matter
@zebra2222 (4889)
• United States
10 Apr 16
Don't worry about it. It is going to be an ongoing nuisance.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
Don';t you worry. I am going to discipline myself. Just you watch
@marlina (64991)
• Canada
10 Apr 16
You could always put a band aid on your screen to cover that spot.
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
No wonder you never talk about your earnings here
@toniganzon (42801)
• Philippines
10 Apr 16
Try to do what I'm doing. I mylot and watch tv at the same time. I don't look at the bank at all. I think i just don't care how much I'm earning hahaha!
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@allknowing (56816)
• India
10 Apr 16
As I am commenting on your post our tv is one and I too am watching a programme (lol)
@ida123 (6280)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
10 Apr 16
We are on the same boat my friend, I really can't ignore seeing my bank because I set a goal per day.
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@Mike197602 (13381)
• Worcester, England
10 Apr 16
I only really notice it if the dollar amount changes or if it moves when my eyes are pointing in that direction
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• Philippines
10 Apr 16
I am not able to get here often. I am so busy with my real job.
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@shish31 (37)
• India
11 Apr 16
U just cant. So stop trying, rather try hard to make it even more tempting.
@allknowing (56816)
• India
11 Apr 16
Thank you for your advice. Yes. I shall now stop my real life activity and spend 24x7 here
• India
11 Apr 16
@allknowing Thats the spirit :P
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