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I Am Addicted to World of Warcraft

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    Nothing Wrong With Doing What You Love

    Hi my names Ashleigh I have been addicted to world of warcraft for about 3 years now. I found myself playing this game over 6 hours a day and after a while I become extremely depressed because I had no friends since all I did was spend my time playing this game. But after a...
    AshlovesWOW AshlovesWOW 16-17, F 5 Responses May 17, 2010

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    I love this game so much

    that it's tearing my life apart. I started playing shortly before 3.3 and have been playing obsessively since then. When I'm not playing, all I can think about is playing it in my head. I make my girlfriend cry constantly because I don't care for her as much as I care for wow...
    leofera11 leofera11 18-21, M Jan 4

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    Me

    I have been addicted to WoW for a year thos oct 31 2010. I Play ALL the ime. seriously. I wake up kiss my daughter and hop on line. I feed her while I play. And while she plays on the florr or in her playpen.....i am on world of warcrack.....i mean world of warcraft. So yeah...
    stevosgurl69 stevosgurl69 26-30 4 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    <3 Wow

    I love this game, I haven't been playing long (on and off for about a year, prob. 4 months if you mash the "on" time all together) I am infatuated and somewhat obsessed with Worgen's. ^_^
    HelloImSorry HelloImSorry 26-30 Nov 20, 2011

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    I Can't Stop. and I Am Alone. I Can't Stop On My Own.

    I need an exit and don't know how.  It's the only thing I do day in and day out.  And can't stop.  I want to but can't.  My will is not my own.  No family or friends to support me on this one.   I am in the street.  Literally.  Playing...
    Exit Exit 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2008

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    Definitely Addicted

    My main is a 70 Gnome Mage (Baelgun). I now have a 70 NE Druid, 37 Human Rogue, 33 Draenei Pally, 22 Draenei Shaman, and a hunter, lock, and priest between 10 and 20. I deleted my warrior. I also have characters on 2 other servers, but I spend so much time with my guildies...
    kack77 kack77 22-25 Oct 9, 2008

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    Druid Obsession

    Well i started play W.O.W. three months ago by accident, I seen the advertisment for the game on the side of myspace page, then I downloaded the free trial. Now I have not played a video game since St.Andres came out on PS2. I had no knowledge of W.O.W or how to play it... I...
    Amirasode Amirasode 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2009

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    It's My Grandson's Fault

    My Grandson introduced me to WoW about 6 months ago and I downloaded the trial just to give it a try.  That was when I had some semblance of a life and actually managed to accomplish something constructive once in awhile. I now have buildt a level 60 human warlock, I level...
    RickW363 RickW363 66-70, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    Loving Wow

    I also love world of warcraft, sometimes I may play hours even give up my sleep. lol I order gold from www.wexe.com, their service is good and deliver my gold pretty fast. oops! I would like to share my reusable coupon code LJ007 with all you guys,  which can get 10...
    firerage firerage 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Addicted and Loving It!

    I love that at 4 am I can log on and find another person to slave away my insomnia.
    Tauren70 Tauren70 26-30 1 Response Sep 22, 2008

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    Wow. Just Wow.

    I first started playing WoW when I was only 11, that was the first time I had actually sat down and played the game. I had 6 uncles, 3 of them had lived at home, at my grandparent's house, for part of my childhood, and had introduced me to all sorts of games, racing...
    ariesgrl16 ariesgrl16 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Yep. xD I've spent too much $moneyyy on WoW.

    @u@ I can't stop. I just love the game. But I want to spend more time with mom and stuff, but the addiction holds me back. x_x What can I do? D: < I know it sounds weird. It's not like I can just sweep downstairs and sit there for hours, oh hell no. xD I just can't. Advices...
    Werdona Werdona 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    Moonfauna

    Is my lvl 80 NE Druids name. I have quite a few high lvl characters but my druid is my favorite. I have been playing WOW for over 2 years and it helps my mind wind down at night after work. It has this calming effect on my brain and lets me think. It also helps when I get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Totals

    On my main (60 Priest Zenzaya: Horde: Staghelm) I have totalled 41 days and 10 hours of gameplay in a year and a half.  That is the total after I had to take off when I was sick (about two months) and then when I had to finish school (about a month).  Also there was the...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2007

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    "I Will Never Like World Of Warcraft!"

    A little over a year ago, my boyfriend confessed to me that he played WoW. Knowing how I felt about those sort of things he seemed a bit shy in admitting it, but kept suggesting I give it a go. For ages I was hell-bent on the fact i'd never play it and if I did i'd still hate it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    I Used to Be

    I love this game, I used to play it with my brothers. Good old days.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    I Used to Play Wow

    I have invested far too much time in that game also. A level 70 troll priest. A level 70 resto druid. A level 70 holy paladin. I played for two years, got tired of it and stopped.  I don't miss it.  I do miss the friends I made there, though.
    angeleyes2009 angeleyes2009 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    This Game Is Taking Up All My Time But I Love It.......................

    I started playing WoW about 3 months ago and at first things were ok but the higher I got in the game the more I had to play it. Now I have a lvl 65 Death Knight and all I do is play I'm up until 3-4 in the morning I'm playing the damn game in my dreams and it's all I think about...
    Deathkhan73 Deathkhan73 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    HELP !!!

    actually i'm not addicted but i wanted to talk to people who are and ask some questions. I have 3 family members that are and one of them is my husband and its hurting the rest of our family. There are 7 of us all together and its getting bad. I need help !!! I have tried to talk...
    diana88 diana88 41-45 3 Responses May 29, 2008

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    Coping With My Addiction Without Ditching the Game Altogether?

    I'm addicted to Wow and have been for.. errmm.. 2 years. I know it's really having a detrimental effect on my life in several ways. I don't spend as much time with my kids or husband as I should. The house gets neglected alot. For me, Wow was a crutch during a severe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    My Addiction Haha

    Well, I was totally not looking for a relationship at all and i was actually close to quitting wow when i justed the test servers and ran into someone looking for a guild. We got to talking more and more and playing together all the time. I moved my 2 70's to his realm to play...
    lillit lillit 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2008

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    Wow Powerleveling Service

    Hello Boys & Girls! I am reaching out to those who plays World of Warcraft and doesn't like leveling that much. The ones who just wants to enjoy the endgame PvP and PvE. I have played wow over 4 years now and i have very much experience in leveling, goldfarming and PvP. I have...
    WoWPowerlvler WoWPowerlvler 18-21, M Jan 22, 2013

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    Wow <3

    So yea am a totally normal girl (well was) had my interests like shopping etc and I'd always been interested in computing and games. I did had friends etc but there was a massive load of crap what happened at high school so I kinda got left on my own for years...
    Belfy Belfy 18-21 7 Responses Oct 26, 2010

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    Everyone Should Read This

    I actually teared up while reading.... It makes me realize I wasn't the only one who quit WoW because of Elitists attitude. It has been about 3 months or more since I have played WoW But it makes me sad that I can no longer play the game because other people make it not fun...
    carodwen carodwen 31-35, F Feb 9, 2013

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    Buy Me World Of Warcraft

    anybody wanna buy me the World of WarCraft Battle Chest from http://us.blizzard.com/store/details.xml?id=110000044 only $20.00 plus additional tax.If your interested message me
    GaaraSabakuLover GaaraSabakuLover 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    Could Anyone Help Me Out?

    Hey, im writing an article on Gaming Addictions and was just wondering if anyone would be so kind to share thier stories with me or give me permission to use a bit of thier stories on the site? Its a totally balanced article, I'm not out to expose anyone and everyone will remain...
    tinylilshecreature tinylilshecreature 18-21 1 Response Mar 6, 2009

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    Going Down Hill

    My main- 68 druid( yea your thinking what a scrub right) but the main thing i do is play the AH. Buying,selling,trading is what i do and am extremely good at it. Hit my first 10k gold at lvl 35 from just buying and reselling gems. Have 0 professions. Currently have over 100k...
    SIDEeffect SIDEeffect 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Never Thought

    Ok so I never thought I would get addicted to WoW but I did my fiance played it and forced me to try it one day then it was a total fight over who got to play. lol  Unfortinatly now he is deployed to Iraq and a fun way for us to still feel together is to play together.
    puppytech puppytech 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I'm very disappointed WoW killed the original Warcraft. The original Warcraft was real-time strategy game. WoW is massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Now, I don't...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 30

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    I'm an 18 year old gay kid who loves to play world of war craft. Characters range from 30 to 90 and all kinds of classes. Lets chat and raid together! Roleplaying is a plus, diaper...
    teenfetish teenfetish 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I am so addicted to the internet and to my computer in general. I first started to do online shopping. All of a sudden I was doing lots of research for others and personal...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am 22 years old but for 2 years now i have been addicted to alcohol. A year ago I started doing a simple upper ( drug ) and didnt realize how addicted i had become. Last month I...
    IndependentGrl IndependentGrl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    My friend first introduced me to minecraft 3 years ago and it took me two years to get the full game (before idk what I had to tell you the truth I think it was pirated and didn't...
    Konalover0210 Konalover0210 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Honestly, I think it is almost impossible not to get addicted to Adderall. It's the perfect drug: motivation, weight loss, better grades, increased dopamine, and it's much easier...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Completely addicted and if the cure is to break that addiction there is no way I am taking it. Someday she will come be with me and the addiction will grow stronger but for now I...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Ok in October 2013 I purchased minecraft and became TOTALLY ADDICTED. I barely did anything else than play hunger games and skyblock and factions and survival. My parents hate that...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I'm addicted to xanax, but i don't want to damage my brain! I love my brain! But yet my brain is the thing addicted to it in the first place, stupid brain, **** you brain!! I...
    fishfood7 fishfood7 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I didnt realize this until but metal has been my drug and it has been for a while. Everyone handles their emotions differently ways to escape reality. Some people do drugs, hurt...
    Livefree93 Livefree93 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I've been self medicating and it's not as fun anymore... I'm slipping into the nothing. Almost daily I am treated like a homeless person. I am starting to talk to myself. I feel...
    X11ELEVEN11X X11ELEVEN11X 46-50, M Apr 4

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    I love reading books. I use books to escape from the world.
    laubrown1 laubrown1 16-17, F Apr 6

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    ... and sometimes I hate it. It consumes time and maybe I should use some of my "Internet time" to be more productive. But on the other hand... I love it. Internet is a whole...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    It is a serious addiction. A lot of people do it for the "thrill" but I honesty drive fast to relax. There's nothing like an empty highway late at night to relax your senses...
    esmeraldream esmeraldream 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Instead of being more connected to the world around us, social networking has made us more isolated and self-centred.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Its only been an hour since i started using this app and i am already getting addicted to it.
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I am totally addicted to Wicked Games by The Weeknd. https://soundcloud.com/devinnkeith/wicked-games-the-weeknd?in=maggystroes/sets/applebottom-let-you That is all :)
    SquishyIan SquishyIan 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's 6:30 in the morning and I'm on EP before I even get my morning coffee... That means I'm more addicted to this site than I am to coffee... Uh oh.
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I'm addicted to McDonalds. I eat triple cheeseburger meals at least once a day, sometimes more. But the problem is, I don't understand why I'm so skinny. I never gain weight, it's...
    Maddisonbrett Maddisonbrett 22-25, F Mar 26

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    So more on a light hearted note after all that's been happening in my life - I am addicted to zombies! I love zombie films, zombie books etc.... What would you do if you were...
    roxie1145 roxie1145 26-30, F Mar 26

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    This website is so weird for me. One week, I'll be completely addicted and all I can do is check my notifications. But then for about a month straight I don't even log on. It's...
    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I love to help addicted people and their families to live a new life. I am living proof, that someone can change their life around to live a respectable, responsible, happy, joyous...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F Mar 27

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    You guys...I'm sooooo addicted to coffee. I can't get enough! I would drink it 24/7 if I could XD
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 28

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    I lost my virginity at age 17 I'm 19 now & I'm addicted to sex ! I love sex and when I don't get it I'm angry at every one that's why I have trouble having a realationship .-. I...
    mariah109 mariah109 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 30

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    Mostly I'm addicted to sugar. I love sweets. Ice cream and chocolate are probably what I crave the most. A couple of years ago I gave up sugar for thirty days. I even went on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I'm definitely addicted to Chapstick not necessarily the brand I like to try all different kinds. I'm pretty sure several people in my family have this same problem (mom and...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1