Intense video gaming vs. physics study.

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tweetie_brid
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Intense video gaming vs. physics study.

Postby tweetie_brid » Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:45 am

Happy Valentines day,


Just came across an article about a Taiwan teen who dies from playing video games for 40 hours.

http://games.yahoo.com/blogs/plugged-in/taiwanese-teen-dies-40-hour-diablo-iii-marathon-190451985.html

Just wondering what is the longest you have ever studied?

Me personally I feel like I have done work when I study for 8 hours straight.

P-representation
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Re: Intense video gaming vs. physics study.

Postby P-representation » Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:00 am

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esopterodactyl
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Re: Intense video gaming vs. physics study.

Postby esopterodactyl » Tue Feb 12, 2013 4:42 am

Pretty sure Valentine's day is on the 14th.

P-representation
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Re: Intense video gaming vs. physics study.

Postby P-representation » Tue Feb 12, 2013 4:48 am

And given that MIT, Caltech and Harvard seem to send out acceptances and rejections around this date, I'm pretty sure that it's NOT going to be a happy valentine's day for most of us (myself included) :cry:

P-representation
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Re: Intense video gaming vs. physics study.

Postby P-representation » Tue Feb 12, 2013 4:55 am

tweetie_brid wrote: Me personally I feel like I have done work when I study for 8 hours straight.


That's so cute. Nice warm up isn't it?

Ivan Fyodorovich
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Re: Intense video gaming vs. physics study.

Postby Ivan Fyodorovich » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:16 pm

Depends on how you define study. If you restrict it only to reviewing stuff for an exam, then I don't think I've really gone over an hour for that. However, on the other hand I have spent easily 10 hours straight (or more) on a single homework set from a particularly difficult professor, though the problems usually were pretty interesting so it didn't always feel this long. I'm not totally certain on the time as a result.




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