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    WoW was seriously unhealthy for me

    I'm in my 20's and retired, actually looking for a condo. I may get a hobby/job like ski instructor or something but for right now I have nothing but free time.

    The gear/leveling treadmill was adding an insane amount of stress in my life and I didn't even notice. It was costing me hours of sleep, it was like a constant pressure like I imagine a real job would be. it was horrible. I realized I didn't find the game fun anymore and was just continuing to alieviate a temporary stress/pressure I felt from the 'game' I was getting like 4-5 hours of sleep, seriously. It was crazy.

    Now I'm playing LoL and getting 8-9 hours of sleep and actually feel excitement/fun when I play with absolutely no pressure.

    GG WoW you are horrible.

    Edit: Also, I can do Tribunal cases over morning cereal in LoL and cast scorn upon random strangers, it's great

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    Pandaren Monk shokter's Avatar
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    Good luck with that condo.
    "Brevity is...wit"

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    Yes it's the game's fault you can't go to sleep. Thanks for the info.

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    High Overlord Ziddy's Avatar
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    Active: PoE - Jegethy | WoW: Jegethy

    Retired?: RIFT: Jegethy @ Deepwood US | SWTOR: Ziddy @ ToFN

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    Stood in the Fire
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    Good for you
    Man, I've got bags under my eyes... BAGS OF MONEY!
    See ya later, peasants.

    Praise The Sun!

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    WoW isn't horrible, you are Sir.

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    20s. Retired. Compare WoW to what you IMAGINE a real job to be.

    This guy won life, apparently.

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    Good for you?

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    Sounds like a personal problem
    Quote Originally Posted by want my Slimjim View Post
    You don't stand next to someone and speak In Spanish in an uncrowded area. Thats not a freedom concept.

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    Cool? Idk what else to say. What sort of discussion were you trying to get here?

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    leveling in WoW is easy dunno what your talking about or how that would even cause you to lose sleep. What gear treadmill are you even on. Most gear runs dont take up that much time unless your raiding, and raids vary but LFR and heroic dungeons, again nothing to lose sleep over, raiding on the other hand yea, but i would just say find a better raiding group to suit your needs.

    Other than that sounds like you overplayed a game for no reason what so ever.

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    The Lightbringer Reglitch's Avatar
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    Correction, your lack of self control was seriously unhealthy for you.

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    i don't get y u are telling us this? are u trying to make us all quit wow?

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    The Unstoppable Force Adam Jensen's Avatar
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    It wasn't WoW's fault, it was your lack of self control.

    ---------- Post added 2013-04-16 at 08:10 PM ----------

    And WoW is NOTHING like working a job.
    They ask me why I'm bringin' - A baby into battle - That's really irresponsible - And getting them rattled
    I say "give me a break - Get off of my back damn, it" - I didn't learn parenting - My daddy was a planet

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    The Unstoppable Force Resentful's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kamakaze1203 View Post
    i don't get y u are telling us this? are u trying to make us all quit wow?
    To make himself feel better. A lot of people do this for the same reason haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reglitch View Post
    Correction, your lack of self control was seriously unhealthy for you.
    DING DING DING! We have a winner.
    Quote Originally Posted by Novakhoro View Post
    I recommend shoulder surgery immediately... there's no way you didn't fuck it up with how hard you just reached.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noo View Post
    I'm in my 20's and retired, actually looking for a condo.
    Only purpose of this thread was so OP could tell us that he's rich.

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    The Patient
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    first world problems. nobody cares. a spoiled little snot like you doesn't deserve to be retired in their 20s. get a job.

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    You're.... in your 20s? Retired?

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