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I've been gaming for a loooong time, and I feel I can safely say that

#1noimnoturdaddyPosted 3/7/2014 9:23:42 PM
They're as good/bad for you as cigarettes/alcohol/some recreational drugs. It's actually a source of amusement to me that with all the research out there, and the cases of people going to excess and dying/creating physical problems for themselves, that the video game market still isn't regulated and taxed like any other controlled, but legal, substance.
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#2somebody336Posted 3/7/2014 9:24:30 PM
I can feel it in the air tonight...
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#3OUberLordPosted 3/7/2014 9:25:24 PM
Interesting. I didn't know games were a toxin.
#4RavenoussdPosted 3/7/2014 9:29:38 PM
OUberLord posted...
Interesting. I didn't know games were a toxin.


1 game and you're dead FACT
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#5DV8ingSourcesPosted 3/7/2014 9:30:52 PM
They should just make it illegal to have an addictive personality. Problems solved.
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#6AnimorganimatePosted 3/7/2014 9:32:02 PM
OUberLord posted...
Interesting. I didn't know games were a toxin.

Yeah, they're not the same at all, and OP is wrong.

Source: Alcoholic with 2 years of sobriety under my belt. My gaming "habit" doesn't give me mini-seizures if I go a day without playing.
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#7BogePosted 3/7/2014 9:33:14 PM
I've been gaming for a loooong time, and I feel I can safely say that they're NOT as bad for you as cigarettes/alcohol/some recreational drugs.

I'm guessing you've been smoking something before you wrote this topic. Try again when you're not stoned.
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#8noimnoturdaddy(Topic Creator)Posted 3/7/2014 9:55:33 PM(edited)
Animorganimate posted...
Yeah, they're not the same at all, and OP is wrong.

Source: Alcoholic with 2 years of sobriety under my belt. My gaming "habit" doesn't give me mini-seizures if I go a day without playing.

I don't become an alcoholic when I drink, so alcoholism doesn't exist.

DV8ingSources posted...
They should just make it illegal to have an addictive personality. Problems solved.

But then what happens to all the people who have jobs because they take advantage of people with addictive personalities? Therapists, pharmaceutical salesmen, obviously anyone involved in the distribution of the goods already discussed in this topic...

We need to think this through.
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#9MELENTIAPosted 3/7/2014 9:56:03 PM
my entire family is hooked on games
#10killkountPosted 3/7/2014 10:01:41 PM
my grandpappy died playin gamez, those darn games.
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