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  Reply # 2039615 18-Jun-2018 12:56
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Coil:

 

What, Really?!?!?

 

I can't see how the two correlate. Did he joke about something he shouldn't have or neglected children because he was playing WoW?

 


 

 

 

He basically played it 24/7. His wife left him, he wouldn't shower, leave the house, feed himself properly. He wasn't (then) safe to look after kids (they were quite young) and had mood swings and developed a temper. It was scary to see. There are PLENTY of similar cases talked about online. 

 

 


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  Reply # 2039742 18-Jun-2018 13:47
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networkn:

 

Coil:

 

What, Really?!?!?

 

I can't see how the two correlate. Did he joke about something he shouldn't have or neglected children because he was playing WoW?

 


 

 

 

He basically played it 24/7. His wife left him, he wouldn't shower, leave the house, feed himself properly. He wasn't (then) safe to look after kids (they were quite young) and had mood swings and developed a temper. It was scary to see. There are PLENTY of similar cases talked about online. 

 

 

 

 

Reminds me of a guy we use to have here at work. He played Eve all day. It was very noticeable as every time you got near to his screen he would minimize certain windows. Even went so far as to eventually move his desk monitor around so nobody could see it. He got the boot eventually.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2039815 18-Jun-2018 15:12
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Wiggum:

 

networkn:

 

Coil:

 

What, Really?!?!?

 

I can't see how the two correlate. Did he joke about something he shouldn't have or neglected children because he was playing WoW?

 


 

 

 

He basically played it 24/7. His wife left him, he wouldn't shower, leave the house, feed himself properly. He wasn't (then) safe to look after kids (they were quite young) and had mood swings and developed a temper. It was scary to see. There are PLENTY of similar cases talked about online. 

 

 

 

 

Reminds me of a guy we use to have here at work. He played Eve all day. It was very noticeable as every time you got near to his screen he would minimize certain windows. Even went so far as to eventually move his desk monitor around so nobody could see it. He got the boot eventually.

 

 

 

 

I'm sure half of us GZoner's are equally as bad ;) 





 


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  Reply # 2040006 18-Jun-2018 20:09
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networkn:

freitasm:


@networkn:


I see a principle principal saying Fortnite is causing kids to turn up to school having had next to no sleep etc. 



FTFY.



Thanks, I know how to spell it, just didn't pay enough attention in proof reading! :) 


 


Too much gaming affects your proofing skills lol :)




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  Reply # 2040007 18-Jun-2018 20:09
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networkn:

freitasm:


@networkn:


I see a principle principal saying Fortnite is causing kids to turn up to school having had next to no sleep etc. 



FTFY.



Thanks, I know how to spell it, just didn't pay enough attention in proof reading! :) 


 


Too much gaming affects your proofing skills lol :)




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  Reply # 2041278 20-Jun-2018 18:09
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It's another form of addiction.  Biologically speaking addiction is a chemical process. 


The same neuro-chemicals are involved whether you are addicted to gaming, crack, booze or love.


Serotonin and dopamine are biologically the only two things you directly enjoy.



I wonder how much dopamine and serotonin I’m getting every time someone hits that +1 button...

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  Reply # 2041500 21-Jun-2018 09:18

Wiggum:

networkn:


Coil:


What, Really?!?!?


I can't see how the two correlate. Did he joke about something he shouldn't have or neglected children because he was playing WoW?




 


He basically played it 24/7. His wife left him, he wouldn't shower, leave the house, feed himself properly. He wasn't (then) safe to look after kids (they were quite young) and had mood swings and developed a temper. It was scary to see. There are PLENTY of similar cases talked about online. 


 



Reminds me of a guy we use to have here at work. He played Eve all day. It was very noticeable as every time you got near to his screen he would minimize certain windows. Even went so far as to eventually move his desk monitor around so nobody could see it. He got the boot eventually.



And why did work supply him with a PC capable of running games??

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  Reply # 2041509 21-Jun-2018 09:37
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And why did work supply him with a PC capable of running games??

 

Um, maybe to do his job.


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