13 Signs of an Online Video Game Addict
Some gamers deny the fact that they are addicted to online video games, so how can you really determine if they are addicted or not? Below is the list of signs that can help you identify an online video game addict.
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Short Fuse and Volatile Response
You will discover that they tend to be Hulk-like when you disrupt and try to engage them in a conversation while they’re playing online games.
Nasty and Vulgar
You can frequently hear them shouting and cursing in front of the computer. They’re either too excited because they’re winning or angry because they’re losing.
They have to constantly buy new computer accessories or game consoles because they tend to smash, hurdle, destroy gaming devices.
Siblings and pets, be wary of these bullies.
Since most of the gamers are stuck on their seats, they tend to stick on a diet of unhealthy snacks such as potato chips, sweets, cookies and brownies, sodas or worst, power drinks like Monster or Red Bull to keep them going and give them the extra boost.
You will notice that they resemble a zombie panda, with their red eyes and huge eye bags. They are deprived of sleep, yet they still keep playing games
Bits of food are stuck on their mouths and when you talk to them, well let’s just say you might regret it.
Due to long hours of playing computer games, their hands start to shake
Weak Immune System
They get sick easily. It starts with some sneezing, runny nose and coughing, then eventually getting sick. Their bodies also start to weaken due to lack of exercise.
Their hair, body and clothes reek of smell since they don’t have time to groom themselves.
Messy and Untidy Area
Their space/area becomes messy with scattered food, spilled canned drinks and unorganized things.
Lack of Time Management
They spend more time playing computer games, than being productive. Playing more than 3 hours a day and at least 5 days a week is already a sign of addiction to online video games.
Lack of Savings
Instead of saving their money for the future, they spend it on online games. You will also be surprised that your electric bill has reached an all time high.
Poor Body Posture
They constantly slouch and hunch since they need to have a laser eye focus on their computer games or they just need to adjust their seats.