Video Games cause mental problems

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  1. tigris
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  2. Juanmatron

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    The industry cause mental problems, not this.
     
  3. hova1

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    It's true, i've been playing video games since the age of 4 and i'm a total psychopath.
     
  4. Zetta_x

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    Poor researches, extremely biased point of views.

    What they see as "problems" may be advantages for other people.

    1) We don't need to live until 110. In my opinion, after 80 is way to old.
    2) Psychological problems work both ways. Sure I may have Asperger syndrome (not necessarily from stuff described as above), but my odd behavior and social equalities have contributed to a lot of things that make me satisfied in life.
    3)The researchers need to define positive, define negative, define the exact psychological 'problems' before I'll ever not watch TV or play games again.

    Edit: and shit, I'd have Psychological 'problems' too if I ever watched Dora the Explorer or any other crazy kid's cartoons.
     
  5. _Chaz_

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    Mental problems?

    What they be, yo?

    *epic gang signs*
     
  6. pichon64

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    Oh, yeah, they said the same about rock, about TV, about radio (yes, long time ago) and even when somebody invented the shower (yes, you read right, the shower). With any innovation (more or less in this case, videogames are just old right now) there are a bunch of people against it. It's almost human nature. Like stupidity.

    I think living is enough to make you crazy.
     
  7. injected11

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    And video games also improve hand-eye coordination, reaction time, and problem-solving skills. Damned if you do, damned if you don't, so I'll keep playing.
     
  8. Rayder

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    Mental problems cause video games.
     
  9. Thoob

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    I was mental before I started playing video games.
     
  10. Gamer4life

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    What really cause's mental problems is looking injected11's avatar.
     
  11. CrimzonEyed

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    Like i care if it give me mental problem.
    Now days everything is bad. The food is bad, cars are bad, the air is bad and so on and on and on!!!
     
  12. DiscostewSM

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    Video problems cause mental games.
     
  13. nando

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    yeah... if having serious head shot skills is a mental problem.
     
  14. injected11

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    lol. Reminded me of TF2's "Meet the Sniper"...

    I'm not a crazed gunman, dad! I'm an assassin! What's the difference?! One is a profession, the other is a mental illness!
     
  15. flameiguana

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    Is that really so vital? Why do people always say that? I've been playing video games for years and I don't think I'm becoming some hand-eye coordination master. You know what else improves hand-eye coordination - doing anything that involves coordinating your eyes and hands.

    Nothing personal.
     
  16. _Chaz_

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    Not entirely untrue.
     
  17. ProtoKun7

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    Video games cause cancer.
    Research also causes cancer.
    Reading news articles about the causes of psychological problems causes cancer too.
     
  18. _Chaz_

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    Not having cancer causes cancer.
     
  19. Hop2089

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    Actually that's true to an extent with eroge games and those dirty punishment games like Kimokawae, the people who created those have a paraphalia (lolita complex) which is a mental illness. You have to admit certain games in this genre were created by people with sick minds who needed a way to express themselves without getting their asses locked up or worse.
     
  20. BlueStar

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