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Gaming as addictive as heroine

07-09-2014, 03:05 AM
#1
Gaming as addictive as heroin

Was reading this and took some snaps for you folks to read:

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* these are UK statistics.

Last edited by Gov; 07-11-2014 at 08:59 AM.
07-09-2014, 07:06 AM
#2
From 'The Sun'.

In other words, pointless chav rag tries to get more readers.. zzzzZZZ

Last iOS game I bought: 6/1/15

07-09-2014, 07:08 AM
#3
They (the sun) said that about acid house in 88 and it made everyone in my class want to go to a proper warehouse party (including me). Happy dayz.
07-09-2014, 08:34 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Belfast N Ireland
Posts: 2,060
Was just playing Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 before reading this ironically, I'm playing through the series for the first time and I don't know about addictive but games are a hell of a boredom killer.

Problem with a lot of these freemium and f2p games on ios/android though is their basically approaching it from a casino and not a fun perspective that's why I won't even download one of them. The points to get you hooked and siphon your wallet off like a slot machine or something.

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out
07-11-2014, 08:25 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2013
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Posts: 1,435
I still don't understand how people get hooked on candy crush or clash of clans...
07-11-2014, 08:31 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,468
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anonomation View Post
I still don't understand how people get hooked on candy crush or clash of clans...
I think those are the equivalent of an attractive girl who keeps teasing you, shes obviously out of your league but in your head you think 'i think she likes me.....' and you get teased and teased and you just keep going, acting the fool, buying her things and in the end you realise you stand no chance !

These games just keep teasing you for one more try, one more go etc !

And its heroin not heroine !
07-11-2014, 09:00 AM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mene View Post
From 'The Sun'.

In other words, pointless chav rag tries to get more readers.. zzzzZZZ
The same article was in another trusted paper, not everything is fake in the sun, maybe 90% is
07-11-2014, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
I think those are the equivalent of an attractive girl who keeps teasing you, shes obviously out of your league but in your head you think 'i think she likes me.....' and you get teased and teased and you just keep going, acting the fool, buying her things and in the end you realise you stand no chance !

These games just keep teasing you for one more try, one more go etc !

And its heroin not heroine !
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