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User Info: Featherwind

Featherwind
3 years ago#1
Have you thought you or someone you know is addicted to video games? What made you think of it as addiction? What were the consequences of this addiction and was there ever any "resolution"?
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User Info: pitt12177

pitt12177
3 years ago#2
Are you writing a paper? You're writing a paper.

User Info: Ch3wy

Ch3wy
3 years ago#3
I feel like the entire point of this topic is to bait someone into making a display resolution joke.
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User Info: Dinglesteed

Dinglesteed
3 years ago#4
Featherwind posted...
Have you thought you or someone you know is addicted to video games? What made you think of it as addiction? What were the consequences of this addiction and was there ever any "resolution"?


Me. All I wanted to do was play a game and thought it about it a lot. Planned tactics and organized people to do each job needed to win the match. No consequences besides being seen as "wasting time" to non gamers. No resolution - it's not a problem for me. Some people like to go shopping, some people like to go to bars and clubs. Me? I'd rather go to a friends/stay at home on Skype and play games with my friends.

Note: No game in particular - just whatever me and my group are playing at the time. WoW, LoL, DayZ, Diablo 2, ETS2, CoD, BF:BC2 or BF3/4, etc.
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User Info: Cade6669

Cade6669
3 years ago#5
I had a problem with WoW and Rift. I literally had to unsub and delete from my computer. I vowed to never play an MMO every again. It's the false sense of reaching the finish line only to discover that there is another finish line and another finish line. So you invest all this time and you want some closure to the game so you can move on but there isn't any. You just have to move on.
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User Info: Featherwind

Featherwind
3 years ago#6
pitt12177 posted...
Are you writing a paper? You're writing a paper.


No, just interested.
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User Info: Majoras_pants

Majoras_pants
3 years ago#7
I used to be pretty addicted to games for awhile. I stopped playing for like a year because it was getting in the way of things.

Lately I've been playing more than I should, might have to go on a break again. It interferes with my social life big time. But I'm not missing work because of it so I'm not that worried yet.
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User Info: pitt12177

pitt12177
3 years ago#8
I got addicted to web based tactical games back in 2005. I got fat. Sat in the dark a lot. Pretty much it.

User Info: Kaushad

Kaushad
3 years ago#9
I am
I odn't care
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Benjamin_Button
3 years ago#10
2880x1800 was mu resolution
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