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I read an article on that and its a fact that on average hardcore gamers do not socialize in RL much. You can research that info.

Casual console COD, GTA, Halo gamers probably socialize a lot more. Hardcore PC gamers - not so much...
post #22 of 43
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That was also the case in my high school...
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But its usually true... It often isolates people, which makes socialization outside of their comfort zone very difficult. Video games have MANY benefits, but competing in games often results in being passive in RL.

Some people want to isolate themselves.
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Yep. Going all manic and selling your rig sounds like the reasonable to thing to do on a whim. See you in your future build advice thread. thumb.gif
     
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Err.... healthy range is from 250 to 1250 and I was at 283 - NOT GOOD.

Impulsive? Yes, more than before and yet happy and aggressive, but it only benefits me for now.

I bet on average hardcore video gamers have low T.

People here are bitter as hell. Instead of being happy for me, you sound jealous or something...

Well hope I didn't come across as bitter, this just sounds strange based on my personal experience. Worked out and partied all through high school, and not once did increased levels of T or "intimacy" cause me to want to sell all of my PC hardware. That's just me though, obviously your experience could be quite different.
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post #26 of 43
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But its usually true... It often isolates people, which makes socialization outside of their comfort zone very difficult. Video games have MANY benefits, but competing in games often results in being passive in RL.

Is it the chicken or the egg though? Or a bit of both? You could also argue that some kids these days are actually socializing more through online games when before they might have been all but completely isolated before.

It might happen to some people the way you say though, and if that's how it felt for you its great you got out of that spiral, good for you.
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OP- it sounds like you were a kid that got picked on in school for being a late bloomer and now, at age 29, your balls have finally dropped from having normal levels of T. We get that you are excited to feel like a normal man now, now learn to control yourself. Coming on OCN with the predetermined notion that the gamers here also haven't hit puberty and are scared of life is just insulting.

I would keep the rig, especially if you are thinking about sex all the time lachen.gif
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Online socialization is empty - its purely for content. You cannot see the other person's eyes, their body language, hear the tone of their voice, or feel the chemistry between...
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When I read the OP I thought it was some kind of scam, the story was too good to be true. But after I saw your post count, I would say you're probably too excited about everything right now. Wait five years and come back here to tell the whole story.

I agree with the "Balance is key" statement. Too much sex, too much gaming or too much gym aren't good for anyone. Too much of anything in fact.
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OP- it sounds like you were a kid that got picked on in school for being a late bloomer and now, at age 29, your balls have finally dropped from having normal levels of T. We get that you are excited to feel like a normal man now, now learn to control yourself. Coming on OCN with the predetermined notion that the gamers here also haven't hit puberty and are scared of life is just insulting.

I would keep the rig, especially if you are thinking about sex all the time lachen.gif

Ha, IT IS a bit embarassing realizing my balls were not big enough for me to experience life at its fullest, but it wasn't my fault. I didn't say anything insulting in MY opinion. I've over-controlled myself for a very long time. Its time to loosen up!

Anyway, this thread went off-topic. I mostly wanted to know whether I should keep the rig, not talk about gamers...

Edit: Removed offensive sentence from the OP. My apologies.
Edited by MonarchX - 7/8/16 at 1:45pm
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