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Your proof?
I found this: Video Games Not Tied to Violence was interesting.

Particularly these paragraphs smile.gif
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Drs. Christopher Ferguson and Cheryl Olson discovered violent video games such as ‘Mortal Kombat,’ ‘Halo’ and ‘Grand Theft Auto’ did not cause high-risk teens (those with symptoms of depression or attention deficit disorder) to become aggressive bullies or delinquents.

In fact, in the study published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, researchers found that the playing the video games actually had a very slight calming effect on youths with attention deficit symptoms — and helped to reduce aggressive and bullying behavior.
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I think they could just summarize that whole article down to, "Lag causes aggression".

We have this van at work and I hate having to drive it. It has a delayed gas pedal. It takes about 2 seconds before it starts to accelerate, and when you let off the gas it waits 2 seconds to stop accelerating, even when pressing the brake.
Edited by xxpenguinxx - 4/9/14 at 6:10am
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post #43 of 55
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I think this is fairly obvious. Its frustration that breeds anger/aggression (throwing controller), not the violence.
so basically stating the obvious...
I love research like this... what is already known is... known
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post #44 of 55
most of it is caused by siting on lazy arse's and not getting out like the kids of yesterday - we used our energy and imagination.

Good ole obesity - cull the human race and save on the food burden - got no time for self inflicter s mad.gif
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most of it is caused by siting on lazy arse's and not getting out like the kids of yesterday - we used our energy and imagination.

Good ole obesity - cull the human race and save on the food burden - got no time for self inflicter s mad.gif

You forgot to shake your walking stick. And those damn kids are on your lawn again.
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Old people get frustrated just as easy lol. I was doing some arena in wow with some old guy and he was raging super hard.
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post #47 of 55
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You forgot to shake your walking stick. And those damn kids are on your lawn again.

Hey, its true. The problem with Millennials and beyond will be addiction to tech and the inability to function without it... including gaming. My kids love games and tv as much as any other kids, but I send them outside to play whenever there's the chance. We need to be able to function as people, with or without tech, and our kids are getting way out of line with how things should be. Not all, but WAY too many. Obesity is an epidemic of laziness and poor choices.
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Hey, its true. The problem with Millennials and beyond will be addiction to tech and the inability to function without it... including gaming. My kids love games and tv as much as any other kids, but I send them outside to play whenever there's the chance. We need to be able to function as people, with or without tech, and our kids are getting way out of line with how things should be. Not all, but WAY too many. Obesity is an epidemic of laziness and poor choices.


I think people need to realize that the world isn't what it used to be, Kicking a ball around a back yard or jumping on a trampoline has nothing on the endless possibilities that would be the ever immersive world of Modern RPG's(Skyrim, Mass effect, Dragonage) where i can be anything i want, Without having to worry about things like

Self esteem
Reality
or how rich/poor i am

People say tech addiction, i say a way to escape life far better than any trampoline or soccer ball. PS i'm older than ye think tongue.gif


People also mistake the benefits these have, If it weren't for Mass effect i'd of never gotten into Quantum physics, it's what spiked my interest, Alot of games such as world of warcraft and RPG's subtly teach math as you tend to have to do your own math in reguards to stats, to be the "Very best" so to speak, Plugging into a website only gives an estimate, And playing with other people while anonymous does teach some social skills, If your a prick no-one wants to hang with you.
Edited by Rayleyne - 4/10/14 at 10:12am
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post #49 of 55
The problem is people are losing the ability to manage their time and rot away in front of these things. Moderation in all things.

I've been an avid gamer my while life, including in depth rpgs and MMORPGS and all other genres. I moderated my time and my parents made choices for me when I was too ignorant to do so myself... parenting, there it is biggrin.gif

If kids grow up and want to rot themselves in front of screens on their own time, fine, but parents needs to do their jobs.

Related to the article, I completely agree and from my own experience, most game frustration had to do with poor mechanics and the like than anything else. That... or lazy writing. You get a good story that builds up great, and ends so anti-climatically that you wish you could un-experience the last 40 hours you put into the game lol.
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I rage only in MP games, and when I do, it's because the person who beat me in some instances did so with absolutely zero skill. I get shot down in my heli with a stinger in Bf4? Rage! I get shot down with a SMAW/RPG? Instant "Nice shot!" from me in the chat.
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