Games vs Reading a good book

Discussion in 'Gear' started by Big TT, Jan 13, 2012.

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How do you spend your free time.

  1. Gamer

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    57.7%
  2. Reading a book

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    42.3%
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  1. Childress79

    Childress79 Loungefly ® Tip Jar Donor

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    I do like games but rarely play them. I read a lot.

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  2. Titanic_Sub

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    Gaming, I can't stand reading to be honest, kinda wish I could but don't have the patience for it.
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  3. Na$hville

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    Depends on the book for me. If it is an amazing book i'll much rather read than play a game, but there are few books that are that good to me. I grew up doing a ton of both so it's pretty even for me.

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  4. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    Reading. iPad is one of the greatest facilitators of literature since the printing press!

    I game some, but really only enjoy FPS games. Was REALLY into the Halo series, just couldn't get into others. Gaming is a great diversion and stress reliever, but just doesn't compare to the enrichment I receive from reading.

    I used to read mostly non-fiction (science, periodicals, natural history, farming manuals, equipment manuals, "how-to" books, etc) but now I am reading more fiction. Formerly fervent on Game of Thrones series but fatiguing a bit on last publication.

    Chronologically 46yo, but limited maturity level.
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  5. theprizdfighter

    theprizdfighter Newb to the 19.5°

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    23 and books.

    Haven't had a system since my freshman year in college (besides the Wii, and it's just an expensive paper weight).

    That's what friends are for! Ha
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  6. Ewker

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    neither..rather be out backpacking in my free time. Although I did get Kindle for Christmas. It may end up on some backpacking trips if I can find some good books on backpacking to read

    61...old fart :D
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  7. GeronimoJackson

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    24 and gaming. And I don't even game that much, I prefer the outdoors. I'm one of the few weirdos that actually enjoys going for a run.

    As for books, I'd rather just watch the movie.
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  8. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    Running is like a drug. You do marathons?
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  9. onetontitan

    onetontitan Fire, walk with me.

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    24, books/movies

    I think movies are my vice. I watch at least one per day (whether its in the morning, afternoon or night). That keeps me from gaming (plus, I don't own a gaming console but opted to buy a Blu-Ray player instead).


    Plus, I've found that gaming is for bros and dorks (no offense, guys).
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  10. Titaneers

    Titaneers Ultimate Player

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    24.. (cant believe that most people on the board is around my age)
    i half expected most of them to be gamers because "we're men"...
    i'm both... but since i can't afford games and books are much more affordable (plus i get some theology books for free) ... i'd have to go with books
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