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How much time on average do you spend on StackOverflow reading Q&As and/or answering questions?

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How much time do you spend on average breathing? :)

It's only a somewhat silly response, as I do treat Stack Overflow as a background activity a lot of the time, like checking mail or Twitter. When I get round to actually answering a question, that takes more time (or can do), but otherwise it's a very small context bump.

I look at Stack Overflow an awful lot - I'd be surprised if I didn't average 50-100 views of the question page per day, for example. But that doesn't take much time.

These days most of my interactions are in terms of comments, mostly encouraging questioners to ask a more specific question, or include code etc... hopefully in a positive way which will improve their skill level, rather than in a grumpy "This isn't good enough" way.