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The main article is about playing video games in the nude, but there are other statistics on the page.

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For those who absolutely must know, the study also found that one in five Canadian men (17%) has played a computer game in the nude while a significantly smaller percentage of women (9%) have done the same.
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* Nine in ten online Canadians (86%) have played minesweeper or solitaire on their computer, making them among the most widely played games available. Half (53%) have bought a video game at some point in their lives – men (59%) more than women (49%). Other activities include playing an online game like Diner Dash (28%), playing a game on Facebook like Scrabulous (25%), and playing a “massively multi-player game” like World of Warcraft (12%). Only one in ten online Canadians (9%) have not done any of these activities.


* While men (19%) are more likely than women (5%) to have played a massively multi-player game, women appear more inclined than men to play smaller online games (32% and 25%, respectively) and Facebook games (29% and 21%).


* Canadians living in Ontario (63%) are most likely to have bought a video game, followed by residents of Alberta (57%), Atlantic Canada (53%), British Columbia (52%), Saskatchewan and Manitoba (45%), and Quebec (40%).


* Thinking about their earliest memory of using a computer, three in ten (29%) say it was playing a free Windows game, such as Solitaire, Free Cell, Mah Jong, or Minesweeper; two in ten (19%) say their first experience was word processing, either to write an essay or a letter. Other first experiences include playing educational games at school (15%), e-mail (15%), and playing Wolfenstein or King’s Quest (5%). Two in ten (17%) say none of these properly describe their earliest memory of using a computer.


* The average age at which online Canadians first played a computer game is 29 years old. The average for those aged 18 to 34 is 11.5 years old, while the average is considerably higher for those aged 35 to 54 (29 years old) and those over the age of 54 (45.6 years old).
http://www.digitalhome.ca/content/view/2635/206/
Edited by Peroxide - 7/1/08 at 4:45pm
    
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Statistics are news.

If not, then I don't want to see any more quarterly reports for any companies in the news section.

Not to mention, if you read the title and read the first sentence of the post, I think it's safe to assume it's on statistics about people gaming in the nude.
    
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On a completely unrelated story: One in Two Americans play games while in the Nude.
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i played games in the nude many times
    
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i played games in the nude many times
WOW. Franky is never did.
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i cant find the nude chick's address in that thing
     
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I'm not sure if I've really done that yet.

Strip TF2, TONIGHT. WHO'S WITH ME?
    
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So, basically, move to Canada right now, 9% of the women are nude gamers?
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So, basically, move to Canada right now, 9% of the women are nude gamers?
And there are 10 females gamers only
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