Finally Quit

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MustBeCrazy
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Finally Quit

I finally quit playing EVE. It was the hardest thing I've done in quite some time (as pathetic as that sounds).

I went on and gave my posessions away, and canceled my subscription. I admitted to my corp mates that I was addicted to gaming, and I hope that might help another person or two in my corp with the same addiction. I was inspired a bit from another corp mate who left after admitting the addiction and I think that helped.

I feel like a burdon has been lifted from my shoulders, but at the same time I feel like I've just abandoned a friend or lost something dear to me.

I'm going to start on my college assignments again, and I hope this lasts. I'm thinking of trying to re-direct my addiction a bit...game programming maybe? I started game programming a while back but could never complete a game...because...take a guess...that's right, I was too busy playing mmo's!

I know that game design can get too boring and frustrating to get addicted to hehe

Is there an OLGA chat room? I really feel like talking to some people now that I don't have a chat box in front of me all the time.

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Re: Finally Quit

You can see chat information here:
p198.ezboard.com/folgafrm31

Liz wanted to redesign the site so it could have extended functions. If you have html/php knowledge I think you could help. A chat is a good idea as sometimes I see people online and would like to talk to them, but the only way is through posts right now.

Quote:I finally quit playing EVE. It was the hardest thing I've done in quite some time (as pathetic as that sounds).

One of the reasons that OLGA is valuable is that people here know that this is not patethic, but probably the most important decision in your life. Honest congratulations from the heart!

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Re: Finally Quit

You are not alone.

What appened to you appened to me in eve also.

Same exact way, I could of written what you said and probably did elsewhere here.

A guy I came across last year had quit eve online after realising he was addicted and this got me to think of my own state.

We got on msn for a while after he quit eve and he was telling me that first two are rather awfull. After that, the feelings from the game disapears slowly as it gets out of your mind.

Your mind was obsessed for 1, 2 3 years and "polluted" of what was "going" on in eve. Takes a few days to get over this.

Time is a great healer.

I know a grieved this "loss" and still going tru this. I dont think of the game anymore. I reprocessed my characters and prior to that I had recycled all my "belongings" in the game.

These things dont really exist. They only have the value you give to them. By detaching yourself from them you loose interest to these and gain other more fufilling desires and namely to get closer to people.

Since you dont spend most of your time in front of a PC, you have your mind disposed to exchange and interact with people. As interests come back you will discover a new self.

All this is done one day at a time.

Way to go, keep it up!!!

Philippe

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