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So we all know that everyone surfs the net at work (and posts on social media sites -- like this one Smile | :) ) nowadays. That's how most of the "work" gets done these days.

But, how was "work" done before the Internet?

Well, it was done with Infocom.

Infocom games were popular, InfoWorld said, in part because "in offices all over America (more than anyone realizes) executives and managers are playing games on their computers".[9] An estimated 25% had a computer game "hidden somewhere in their drawers", Inc. reported, and they preferred Infocom adventures to arcade games.

Infocom adventures are much easier to hide in plain sight on your screen when your boss walks in.
"Oh, I'm just typing up a document here, boss. Lot's of text in this one."

See...
Zork I - Wikipedia[^]
Zork II - Wikipedia[^]
Planetfall - Wikipedia[^]
Suspended (video game) - Wikipedia[^]

...and numerous others for more information.
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