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I'm on the internet and gaming more than 5 hours a day, i'm 13, and i'm bloody happy!

I maintain this lifestyle using constant bouts of Caramelldansen and Masturbation...
Seriously?

I have a better lifestyle then..
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Err.... They should probably ask how many people were depressed and suicidal BEFORE playing video games all day. It makes 100% sense that people become depressed sad and THEN play video games / watch TV all day.

I've also come to the conclusion that if people choose to play 5 hours of video games all day, if you take away the video games they will just find something else to spend 5 hours on. Like reading fantasy books. (Speaking from personal experience.)

I've gotten pissed off at myself for spending so much time gaming. When I stop, I end just doing something else for hours!!

I'm taking a class on American global culture and it's some ****ed up ****. I'm seriously sick of being bombarded by all the crap telling me how to think when it's probably perfectly natural. Hell people are probably depressed because they don't fit into the stereotypical "American" mold.

So, we should blame American society for depression, not video games.
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post #33 of 113
don't people read

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However, the researchers found "no association" between excessive TV use and prolonged sadness or affirmative responses to suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
In other words, some people who have prolonged TV and Internet use are already depressed or suffer from mental illness not the other way around as already stated
post #34 of 113
nothing new here..

being a lonely nerd will make you more suicidal

no study required
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I would agree. I turned to gaming partially due to this, now it is just there. People play games and browse internet a lot because they are sad and depressed, hence people may see a "connection". The sad and depressed play the games while those who aren't don't need to as much.
its not even about gaming...its about having too much free time

lots of free time = mind wanders = you slowly getting nutty
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I just threw my pc and xbox in a fire



I don't want to kill myself
    
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More like "According to the paper, teens who were likely to report stretches of prolonged sadness, as well as suicide attempts, spent more than 5 hours each school day Facebooking."
    
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don't people read



In other words, some people who have prolonged TV and Internet use are already depressed or suffer from mental illness not the other way around as already stated
Don't you read? The quote you stated says "TV", not internet. There is "Internet and Gaming" and then TV.
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With recent releases like Crysis 2, I can see why some may want to.
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I feel this is apt.

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