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I game maybe 1-2 hours a day. Few mroe on weekends. I DO have a social life, I DO have a girlfriend, and I enjoy playing it so it makes me feel good which is a productive thing. I am NOT fat and lazy, I train in MMA 3 hours a day as well. And my classes are all at B+ to A range including AP classes. The key is Moderation and avoiding compulsively playing as an addict. I can stop when I want to and I know this because I have. I stop playing regularly for Finals, AP tests, etc.
For some reason you're avy makes me think of STALKER. I like it. I know who you are from it haha.
    
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To clarify my point:
No one should be deprived of their hobby, but they have to make sure that their hobby do not reduce their social life too much. I know for myself that I used to play about 15 hours a week, and my social life was ok, now it got better when I reduced it to maybe 2 hours of less a week. It's always good to have a different variety of hobbies, but you can't force people to change that. And ya, girls is really a matter of point of view...
    
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Unfortunately, I own a Wolf: ET server(s), so I can't quit :-/
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Ohh and we can all hit home on this one. There is NO avoiding a hobby being expensive hahah. Guitar is costing me a fortune!
    
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Ya, because once you like it, you will spend anything for it.
    
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Well, I was forced from my beloved games when my computer took a crap on me. So I'm sitting here on my crap backup and I won't be able to gae for at least two weeks yet. I'm unhappy.
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I have no life outside my computer. I have a fairly normal job for a teenager that I work at 15+ hours a week, I go to school every day and then I come home and play videogames/internet stuff all day. I like it that way.
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Well, I was forced from my beloved games when my computer took a crap on me. So I'm sitting here on my crap backup and I won't be able to gae for at least two weeks yet. I'm unhappy.
I lawl at you... *now waits for hurtful comeback*
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What do I get from playing video games? EVERYTHING! It's watch video games and don't eat or get hammered and eat. Which one is the better diet plan? My ADD causes me to get to bored without constant stimulation so commercials and other breaks are just a reason for me to grab a snack so instead I play video games with the TV on in the background for when things have to load. Also, learning. Did you know that the caravel was a ship used prominently durring the 15th century and was capable of long deep sea voyages? Well, I just learned that from Medieval II: Total War. Along with some geography. Besides, drinking durring the day would make me look like an alcoholic.
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Unfortunately, I own a Wolf: ET server(s), so I can't quit :-/

why can't you?

its not like if you stop everyone will be mad at you because last time i checked there is a a lot of wolf servers
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