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What were some things that almost took over your life?
« on: August 31, 2006, 09:24:11 am »
See Topic Question.
Also if you want, also post how long your desire for it  lasted.

As far back as I could remember, the first thing I got hooked on was:
Pokemon: (2-3 years)
Digimon(1-2 years)
Runescape(1 month)
Wolfenstein:Enemy Territory(3 months)
Halo demo (2 months)


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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2006, 12:09:46 pm »
WoW: Over one year and increasing. :o

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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2006, 12:48:05 pm »
Pokemon: Years. Most definitley.
Guild Wars: A Year and counting.
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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2006, 12:50:57 pm »
Runescape- about 3 months (yeaks!)
Gamingsteve- since July 2005
Cocaine- 12 years (Just kidding on that one)

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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2006, 12:54:02 pm »
Moomin. I was probably around 6-7 though.  :)
After that I never had a real "taken-over-by" period.

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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2006, 01:09:04 pm »
Air: 18 years and counting


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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2006, 02:32:01 pm »
I was addicted to TV for several years. And I mean addicted. I could tell the time by what shows was on and could most of the tv schedule in my head. Well not on all the channels, I wasn't crazy.

Pokemon: Oh man was I ever. Cards, games, the movies and tv series. Oh yeah those were the days.

I was slightly addicted to KOTOR 1, I tried to play as I could, but I still had to sleep.

Sim City 4 and Tropico, oh man did I love those games.

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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2006, 02:38:26 pm »
WoW: Over one year and increasing. :o
Same, only for about 6 months but, it was really bad.
Used to play from about 10am-7pm then from 9pm-3am 4-5 times per week
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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2006, 02:42:47 pm »
pizza...and I'm not planning to stop

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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2006, 02:50:34 pm »
I have never been addicted to anything. I don't have an addictive personality.

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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2006, 02:52:29 pm »
Half-Life (13 months straight)
Day Of Defeat ( 5 months the orginal hill map was amazing)
Grand Theft Auto 3 for pc (like 6 months)
Gmod (for like a year haha)
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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2006, 02:59:24 pm »
i get obsessed with anything for about 5 minutes then i move on, i just goes like this

Find somthing i like, do it
get obsessed with it
obsession goes on for a couple of weeks
find somthing else i like and former obsession is completely gone and i never do it again

then it starts again.
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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2006, 06:30:19 pm »
KotOR had me for a while Pokemon grabs me for periods as well.

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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2006, 07:24:24 pm »
I thnk I had a pokemon period quite a while ago. I liked digimon a whole lot better though.

When I was 5 Power Rangers was my thing. (The Mighty Morphin thing, not these cheesy remakes.   :))

Now.. I guess WoW is pretty... like that. Yeah.

I have been on a general MMOG streak for about 4 years now. Dang. I wish I had never heard about the devilish things.
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Re: What were some things that almost took over your life?
« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2006, 08:09:18 pm »
Beanie Babies: At least 3 to 4 years
Pokemon: About a year and a half to 2
Neopets: A year
Rollercoster Tycoon: 2-3 years
Runescape: About 1 year
The Sims: Still in effect  :P
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