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At what age should you stop playing video games?

Poll Results: Should we stop playing video games after a certain age?

 
  • 2% (6)
    Yes
  • 97% (272)
    No
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post #1 of 121
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Saw this article and thought it would be an interesting thread.

Article: http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/ingame/what-age-should-you-stop-playing-video-games-122182

So, should we stop playing video games after a certain age?
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It might be just because of factors that you will stop playing games likes ages or work, tired of games after playing it too long. Those three are probably the main Reason to stop playing game. Other than that, any reason while you not play games
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Age, in and of itself, dictating what people should or should not be doing?

I find this to be a completely absurd notion.

I'm not going to tell anyone else how they should act, but I find those individuals who put societal perceptions, or traditional roles (for gender, sex, age, whatever), above their own personal inclinations and desires to be, in general, weak-minded fools who have enslaved themselves to so much nonsense.
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post #4 of 121
If games are affecting your life then taking a close look at your priorities would be advised, beyond that I would love to see an 80 year old playing games I don't really see any age barrier to it.
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The only reason to stop doing something is when it no longer is enjoyable, interferes with daily responsibilities, or becomes dangerous. I'll be 34 this year, and I still love gaming, but it never gets in the way of spending time with my son either.
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post #6 of 121
As we are all gamers everyone will say the same thing here (on this website). Age really wont be the reason for us to quit. It will be other things in our lives such as work and family that will get in the way of gaming. But it is just a personal choice and there are lots of older people that play games. This generation has not just grown up with games, but their parents had them too for their whole lives. Therefore they are fully, socially embedded.
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You don't stop playing when you grow old; you grow old when you stop playing. Simples.
    
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post #8 of 121
I always wondered at what age i would lost interrest in gaming, I got my 1st Atari at the age of 5 and 31 years later i am still rocking the PC gaming almost everyday even if it's just 30min. I really don't think age should have anything to do with it.
post #9 of 121
Age doesn't matter. As long as you're happy playing games, keep on gaming.
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It's not i stoped gaming but for instance i must force myself to play some games...like fary cry 3 u all love it i got bored at doctor house.
But i also enjoy playing STALKER so dunno.
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