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MAJ Armored Combat Command Commander
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But I thought the Army wants gamers.
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SGT Mark Saint Cyr
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As I have been a 'gamer' literally all my life, I can absolutely agree that it is a challenge to get off the games long enough to do constructive things. I still manage to work on average 14 hour days. The trick is to find the best outlet for your addictions, and not let them rule your life. I have found that just about everyone has an addiction of some kind, though most don't realize it.

That guy you know who is a serious sports junkie, doing fantasy leagues, and who can't wait for the next season... yeah, he's probably an addict.

That guy out on another date, with yet the 4th or 5th girl this week.... yeah, he's probably an addict.

That gal who works late in the office every night, trying to get ahead... even work can become an addiction.

The trick is finding a balance in all things, and to not let any one thing, become the focus for your life.

For many, family and friends becomes the sole focus, that usually keeps the other addictions at bay.

If you wonder if any of these may be running and therefore possibly ruining your life, please get help... talk to your chaplain, first sergeant, or some other person whose opinion you trust.
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Capt Dwayne Conyers
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Easily cured with a switch or belt...
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SGT Mark Saint Cyr
SGT Mark Saint Cyr
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If it's all they do, sure.

if it's a smaller part of what they do, but they still find the time to do schoolwork, housework, or work in general, then I'd suggest looking at the root cause. Sometimes you see someone develop a habit for these things, and while it may be a growth of their personality, it may also just be something else they are running from.

If your answer is a belt, then you may not be addressing a problem and may just be passing it on later to someone else.
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