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Maybe it is the other way around - girls who get along better with their parents and family play video games?


There is no coorelation, simple as that. Both attributes are the result of something else, such as personality or family ties. Poor article.
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1+ except I have no girlfriend
Me too :[
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post #23 of 54
something like this was the thing I used last time for convincing a 'special friend' I can say to start playing quakelive


baah nope I was wrong, it was some kind of article I showed her that said playing fps games improves your reaction time lol
Edited by xGTx - 2/8/11 at 11:14pm
post #24 of 54
This article is nothing like what I was expecting/hoping for.
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Originally Posted by MaxFTW View Post
I think we know most girls only have a pc to play the sims :/
The truth of that statement makes me want to cry.
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Man i entered here with hopes to find an excuse to make my girlfriend game more.
i quote this for good measure
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Wow. First video games help you multi-task, then video games can help girls build a better bond with their family and have better behavior. Hmmm...
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post #28 of 54
When I was a teenager, I never played video games with my parents. This could be related to the fact at the time of my teenage years, I was not a console gamer I was a PC gamer. I spent much of that time bouncing from CS to COD and also Gunz. Now as a female over 20, my parents understand my gaming habits. The fact is I don't need video games to bond with my parents as I already have a close relationship with them without needing to use another medium. The fact that I might have a close relationship with them could be because I'm an only child.

I would like to say though my reaction time has improved playing FPS. I'm at this point in my PC gaming career that I want to be heavily involved in playing more RTS.
 
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post #29 of 54
this can be bad, if it's only about family then... but on the other side, if your gf is playing video games and your playing video games, whos gunna make the food
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ubernoobie View Post
this can be bad, if it's only about family then... but on the other side, if your gf is playing video games and your playing video games, whos gunna make the food
First of all:

Now your answer: Co-Op cooking.
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