Distortion of time may be the most universally agreed upon online experience. Most internet users experience it sometimes; internet addicts nearly always do so. There are very few indicators of time passing while a person is on line. The phenomenon of timelessness is known in psychological science as dissociation. (Greenfield, Daivid N., PhD. Virtual Addiction – Help for Netheads, Cyberfreaks, and Those Who Love Them. p 28-30. CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc, 1999.)