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Old January 17, 2013, 12:59 PM
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Is this game the only thing you are addicted to?
Diablo on and off but a good shot behind my head solved the issue....then this came around. I think she's going to hit me with a bat next time...it's OK...we'll have make up $ex...the best kind
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Old January 17, 2013, 11:14 PM
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While there is nothing wrong with enjoying or really liking to play any form of computer/video game at any age, it is a serious problem. A lot of people have been hesitant to draw any conclusions about computer game addictions, but it is just as damaging to one's life as substance abuse... just in different ways.

Most "professionals" have very little experience dealing with computer game addictions as it is such a new category and only a handful of places actually recognize and treat it as a serious problem. I know of people who have lost their jobs, their vehicles, and even couldn't pay their mortgages due to gaming addictions. I myself have really lost a few very important milestones in my life to this problem. I still get very sad when I think about some of the things I f*d up due to a gaming addiction.

Now, it doesn't always mean it will be that bad or extreme, but it is a serious problem if it starts to keep you from doing what needs to be done! For example, my mom plays hours of "We Rule" and "Bejelwed" almost every day and still keeps her job stable and has friends to visit, but her personal health and cleanliness of her house has completely gone to a state that scares and disgusts me. It would be nice if less people would try to joke it off and understand that it's really nothing to joke about.
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Old January 18, 2013, 04:56 AM
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Wow!? Really? I've been gaming since the 70's. I always managed to hold a job have a family etc. Your not one of those people that believe guns are to blame for gun violence are you?

It sounds more like people need to get their priorities straight/self-discipline than anything else.

Gaming should be a hobby, and nothing more. There are plenty of people that have hobbies outside of work/family, come to think of it......for Melania.

Like food and wine, everything in moderation.

Still not gonna do the flashy thingy though.
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Old January 18, 2013, 04:21 PM
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It can be addictive depending on the person. Some people are addicted to the strangest things in this world so I wouldn't be surprised. I'm fine draem and I do agree with you.

IRQ Conflict = YOU WILL SUBMIT!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old January 19, 2013, 03:35 PM
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Dear Mark.

I hate you haha I have now spent two days wasted on this damn game and still going strong, I have made it my bus and loading screen game and the fact it works on my work iPhone whenever I'm playing everyone just things I'm working.

This game is awesome really addictive and well built for a free iphone game I am impressed
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Old January 19, 2013, 03:59 PM
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I will not!

Besides, I have an android.
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Old January 19, 2013, 04:43 PM
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I hate you haha I have now spent two days wasted on this damn game and still going strong, I have made it my bus and loading screen game and the fact it works on my work iPhone whenever I'm playing everyone just things I'm working.

This game is awesome really addictive and well built for a free iphone game I am impressed

You were warned. :)
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Old January 19, 2013, 04:46 PM
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I will not!

Besides, I have an android.
We know where you live and the Android version is on its way.

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Old January 20, 2013, 02:52 PM
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I have no problems with people of any age playing games ... JUST as LOng as they are not driving down the road or mindlessly walking towards me while I am doing my run hehe.
'Hell I play games on my PC and I am 50 yrs old
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