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5 years ago#1
When I was growing up, 28 now, you can see kids playing outside with their new bikes or toys after Christmas but now the streets are quiet in this age of electronics. My in-laws sent my son a DS for Christmas with games he can't even play as they are too hard for him. What about you? How many kids are playing outside right now?
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5 years ago#2
None because it's snowing like crazy right now, plush it's only like 9:30 AM and most are still sleeping.
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5 years ago#3
TC complaining that nobody plays outside by posting about it on a videogame message board.....
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5 years ago#4
then he tells you to go spy on some kids
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5 years ago#5
While I do completely see where you are coming from; posting this on a Video Game board is probably not going to get the kind of responses that you may be after.

Also, the exact same 'issue' could be caused by books, films, board games or, hell... Even spending time with Family.

But yeah, I do kinda agree with you on this one.
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5 years ago#6
seb03 posted...
then he tells you to go spy on some kids

XD!
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5 years ago#7
Sounds so Pedo.
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5 years ago#8
I was about to argue but TC is probably right. Accessibility to the amounts of electronics today really does detract from outdoor play. Shame, playing Goldeneye 64 or Super Bomberman with friends was fun but our best times were definitely outside.
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5 years ago#9
Even the playing games, though...so many games have online-only co-op/competitive multiplayer. Couch co-op seems to be going by the wayside, so you don't get the same experience sitting with friends playing your games. Online multiplayer is great, but more games should have splitscreen in addition.
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5 years ago#10
I agree with the TC. I do remember those Christmas days where the streets would fill up with kids riding bikes, skateboards, roller blades, or playing ball.

Now days kids just want video games, ipods, laptops, tablets, phones, it is crazy.

And to answer your question, I don't see kids on the streets. They look as barren as they did a week ago. I only saw a pair of kids yesterday with a single scooter, running around and sharing it.

In comparison, my little step bro got a camera, ipod, and smart phone, and might get a 3DS with his 300 gamestop money.
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