Saiga410: Internet addiction is becoming a huge problem in China. As ever-larger numbers of teens and young adults spend ever more time at cyber-cafes playing games and exploring online worlds
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Mister Buttons: FTA:A young man named Wu Huhu explains in the film that he once spent some 300 hours - nearly 24 hours a day for 15 days - in an marathon session playing World of Warcraft.Lol[img.fark.net image 259x194]
Abe Vigoda's Ghost: A bit over two months clean for me. I don't really miss it all that much.Still, the next expansion might be interesting...
INeedAName: Pah! 300 hrs is how long you had to stand around waiting for the boat in Butcherblock. Noobs!
michiganteddybear: INeedAName: Pah! 300 hrs is how long you had to stand around waiting for the boat in Butcherblock. Noobs!it seemed that long..rarely play it anymore. other things in life to take up time
jfivealive: The first 96 hours i got the xbox one, i played for almost 80 of themShould i seek help?
phimuskapsi: I some how sense that this number is inflated and not real. After 3-4 days you start having major cognitive issues, and hallucinations.Considering 264 hours is widely considered the 'world record' (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=how-long-can-humans -s tay ) and that others have tried (even broadcasting online while doing) and failed miserably with health issues....this is extremely unlikely. More HereEven if he did manage to make it to 300 hours, he wouldn't be playing anything, more like sitting at a keyboard while drool fell out of his mouth.
Mister Buttons: FTA:A young man named Wu Huhu explains in the film that he once spent some 300 hours - nearly 24 hours a day for 15 days - in an marathon session playing World of Warcraft.Lol
Penoatle: I played and sometimes played up to 8hrs or so with small breaks for bio or snacks but could never see myself pull a full on binge.
Shrugging Atlas: INeedAName: Pah! 300 hrs is how long you had to stand around waiting for the boat in Butcherblock. Noobs!Testify.
Vaneshi: >virtual world was more engaging and more real than the real worldExcept it is. Most video games, even MMO's make you a hero and goes to great lengths to reinforce that idea. You've slain massive monsters, your as powerful as gods... even EVE Online has it to a degree as a good player who's been around for a while starts to get noticed or singled out... which considering EVE is somewhere between a circlejerk and clusterfark of hate and the people who play it are psychotic just makes them grin more. If you're at a loose end there is always some activity you can do, no matter how minor, for which you will receive some 'praise'.And if you're in them for quite a while you will end up with a circle of friends who only know you as your characters name; more people know me as Vaneshi than they do my real name.Compare that with real life, where you're small and powerless often at a loose end with nothing really to do and largely unknown it's quite easy to see that virtual worlds are more engaging and can be more real than the actual real world.
SquiggsIN: Saiga410: I probably would have done 24h binges with CS or TFC when in college but it seemed whenever I played, I drank. I would usually get angry that my k/d ratio was getting close to my bac and call it a day/night.Ah counterstrike.. my first love. There were plenty of weekends where my roommates and I pretty much played straight thru only stopping to eat/sleep/bio. (I ran a server out of my first apartment when i was 19)
Mercutio74: My brother plays WoW. I often joke with him about how I find it amazing he has the time to hold down 2 full time jobs.
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