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So I guess my 6hours a day on the PC is a disease?!?

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what about I brought most of the big games,, but only played them a few times?
    
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Since I'm out of college I have been on pc from around 12am-5pm [Work] 11pm - 3amish

Except when I am out with mates
    
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So...free SS money to everyone of us? lol
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2 Hours?
Back in 1990`s I was infront of my Amiga for 14+ hours a DAY!
Gaming, watching Demos that freinds all over Europe had programmed, doing my own programming, sorting out discs to send back to the freinds who sent me stuff.
Then off to various ppls homes and more computers!
There was litteraly NO waking hour that I was not near or using a computer or doing stuff that related to computers!

Why am I not locked up in a Nut House?
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post #26 of 74
I thought this might be accurate but I don't get agressive or anything playing. (unless I start losing )

I'd say playing a lot probably makes you more reclusive and anti-social.'
Your friends will become long raids and purples. Who needs friends when you have an uber epeen?
post #27 of 74
Well I dont think they can say its a disorder yet. However I will admit after a long while gaming I can get in abit of a mood swing. So some of it does make sense.
post #28 of 74
Well, if you think about what the article really says, there's some "logical" sense in it, but not everything is logical.

1) It's referring to gaming, not just computer usage.

2) It says 2 hour per day, every day. So, technically, our 10+ hours in one day followed by a trip to Disney World the next does not count.

3) The aggressiveness will always be a debatable (I actually did do a debate on this in school, non-aggression FTW).

So, most of us actually aren't addicted if taken into my two first points. Nonetheless, this will be talked about until society finds something else to blame for it being so effed up.
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post #29 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Well I dont think they can say its a disorder yet. However I will admit after a long while gaming I can get in abit of a mood swing. So some of it does make sense.
I was 37-0 yesterday in BF2142 and Duckiehoe i mean DuckieHo killed me

I started throwing random objects I could find and screaming "ZOMG THIS GAME IS CODED TERRIBLY, HE MUST BE SPLOITING, I HATE THIS GAME!"

Then I respawned and died 3 more times.
post #30 of 74
For anyone interested in the AMA's report, I think this is it - the word doc found halfway down the page here.
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