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Addicited to Games?

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As pester power kicks in and the computer games' industry launches its latest products on to the Christmas market, Panorama hears from youngsters who've dropped out of school and university to play games for anything up to 21 hours a day. They describe their obsessive gaming as an addiction. Reporter Raphael Rowe, meets leading experts calling for more independent research into this controversial subject, and reveals the hidden psychological devices in games that are designed to keep us coming back for more.
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Parental failure at its worst

If yr kids are going to drop out of school, make sure they do something useful like sell drugs or join a gang

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the new level of gaming on ps3, xbox360 etc is MUCH more addictive then the previous generation

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:lol: 21 hours a day uno

only 3 games i can say i've ever been 'addicted' to

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them games where u dont even notice the time go while ur playing.

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the way my mum would dad the xbox out the window the second I tell her I dropped out of school

talking bout wow though .

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to be fair Football Manager occupied ALOT of my time over the years.

I can't let myself fall into that loop so I've stayed clear for the last 2 years.... I'm itching though

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Lol at being addicted

Everything in Moderation

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football manager is one f*cked up game

i can easily do a whole day an a bit if my team is doing good

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I get addicted to most good games. Also totaly addicted to the internet.

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The only games i've ever been addicted to is Football Manager(o7/08)

Streets Of Rage 1 and 2

GTA Vice City

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im addicted to wikipedia tbh, like 2 weeks ago i stayed up for 2 days straight jus on there, didnt even feel tired (wasnt jus wiki obv i was on here n fb n sh*t, but it was driven by wiki)

so i can understand these dudes, lucky i aint really inmto gaming otherwise WoW would have killed me, i just know it

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lol at implementing pyschological devices in games to keep people coming back for more

remember going to a meeting about this exact same thing 2 years ago :lol:

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It's the reward system on games that gets people. Final fantasy 7 had me late for school/work regularly.

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FM is the game that will make you put in a shift, had baaarre argument with my exes about it "your not even playing, your just reading words" lol

With online gaming the norm now you can easily waste a day, Ive lost 2 friends to WOW

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how can they put an achievement for "manage a team for 30 seasons" in FM, then expect me to do it within a year so i can do it on the next version when it comes out?

call of duty.... they go up to 13th prestige now... snm

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the worst is being addicted to ebay. people all bidding more than they intended to coz the auction feels like a game to them.

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what channel is this gonnna b on?

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wrong date?

yeah, should be tonight.

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THE ONLY GAME I HAVE EVER BEEN ADDICTED TO IN MY WHOLE 21 YEARS OF EXISTENCE... WAS LEGEND OF MIR 2

OH MY GOD

i would wake up at 3am just to play this game on skool days so i can get some in before skool coz i could not wait until 4/5pm fuk dat lmao...

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it was a madness

so fukin addictive it was unreal - i couldnt help myself... literally - even if the game was 2D

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