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johnny_zoo
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#1

Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:05 PM

Will you plan on staying into old age? Assuming you're not old already. By old age I mean 35-40. I assume 70 year olds don't care about video games anymore.

 

I personally can see myself returning here when I'm 35 or 40 just to see what's going on. Especially if most of the people I recognise are still here also. And if GTA is still able to move me to a childlike excitement and wonder in the way it has done for 15 years.

 

When you joined was it just to troll? Planned on being a permanent member, or was it just a temporary thing?

 

 

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Kalvin
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#2

Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:06 PM

I'll be staying until I get a life (so probably forever).

When I originally joined I didn't plan to stay for this long, no.

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#3

Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:09 PM

THE GHETTO JEZUS said he quitted GTAforums ;(

 

PS: I don't know

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:10 PM Edited by PaletoChickenCapo, 09 June 2014 - 07:11 PM.

I have actually been thinking about this.

 

 

Right now I don't see any reason to leave, but I will probably forget this place in some years.

 

 

I'm pretty sure that I will return one day though.

 

 

 

THE GHETTO JEZUS said he quitted GTAforums ;(

 

PS: I don't know

 

 

Why?  :cry:


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Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:12 PM

My death wish will be for someone to take over my account here to say that I died.
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Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:17 PM

Assuming this site is still up and running, I can imagine there will only be a few members left that actively c̶i̶r̶c̶l̶e̶j̶e̶r̶k̶ ̶e̶a̶c̶h̶ ̶o̶t̶h̶e̶r̶  post.

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RedBull FM
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#7

Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:20 PM

I have actually been thinking about this.

 

 

Right now I don't see any reason to leave, but I will probably forget this place in some years.

 

 

I'm pretty sure that I will return one day though.

 

 

 

THE GHETTO JEZUS said he quitted GTAforums ;(

 

PS: I don't know

 

 

Why?  :cry:

He says he will never return


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#8

Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:26 PM Edited by lil weasel, 09 June 2014 - 07:30 PM.

Preteens are unlearned and yet know it all.
Up to 40 are Players passing time until they get old.
30 to 40 are people to not trust.
40 to 55 are old people finishing their lives.
Over 55 are people who have ceased to be necessary (relevant), and should 'step aside' to make room for the 'younger generations'.

Playing Games is a 'Pass time' until something more important comes along.
Playing games is now what watching TV was, after listening to the radio was, after socials and reading books, watching plays, listening to the band stands on Sunday, Croquet, bat mitten, horse shoes, et cetera. All being just something to do.
You work, you eat, you play, you sleep. The Wheel of Time turns.
I planed on watching (100+) of tapes.
I planed on listening to (100+) of records (yah, 33 1/3 vynal).
I planed on reading (100+) of books.
I planed on Kreigspeiling (100+) of games. (Avalon Hill, TSR, etc. But friends die or move away.)
I didn't plan on having Internet, which has pushed the others aside.

I joined this site looking for game play answers.
So here I am still on the site. And, I expect to be here until something else occurs.
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#9

Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:26 PM

Since I'm still at a young age, I will be here for long.

 

Spoiler


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#10

Posted 09 June 2014 - 07:54 PM Edited by pokemon4ever, 09 June 2014 - 07:55 PM.

It goes in cycles for me. When IV came out I registered and posted a lot, then I went inactive until V was announced. I actually have another account from '05 but I made a new one when IV was out.

 

Anyway there were some differences I saw this time. One, there's way more people on the forum and much more are going to stay for longer. That makes sense, since R* plans to make gta:o last a long time. So I guess that's good for forum longevity.  And second, I ventured outside the game forums and started to post in other areas, like sports, vehicles and a little off topic. But personally, I've been losing interest with gtaf. Some of the subforums are just so f*cking dead and I wonder why I post there in the first place since I already go to other forums/sites that cater to those interests. And I quit playing V a week ago and have it up on craigslist, so the V forums themselves have no purpose for me aside from trolling and making spam posts. But if I did leave, I'm sure I'll be back when VI is here.


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#11

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:00 PM

I don't want to bother myself with such thoughts.


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#12

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:19 PM

THE GHETTO JEZUS said he quitted GTAforums ;(

Well all he does is spam.. so I applaud him for coming to the realization that his presence here does bother some people with his constant narcissism and lying.

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#13

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:23 PM

I dont know to be honest. I've been here a while now but cant tell the future so it's hard for me to say.


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#14

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:25 PM

Every time I think I'm out...

 

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They pull me back in.

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#15

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:25 PM

Nobody wants to be slamman


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#16

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:30 PM

I cannot answer that until I obtain a life. We shall see, these things are costly I'm told.


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#17

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:30 PM

when i looked up GTA stuff on Google i always ended up in GTAF, for years. and i always encountered some really informative stuff in here in my lurking days. i think it was to ask some question about something when i finally signed up. i will play GTA until i die so until i find a better GTA community i think i'm not going to quit.


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#18

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:31 PM Edited by W2B, 09 June 2014 - 09:36 PM.

I'm already extremely old haha, but I have no intention of leaving this place anytime soon. I might not post as much as I used to, but I'll stick around until I lose all interest in everything that goes on around here.

I initially only joined because I had nothing to do at work one day, and I found these forums while googling for news about GTAV (which btw, i haven't even played yet. Definitely didn't expect to wait this long). Been here since.

I've tried other gaming forums in the past but none of them kept me interested to stay for longer than a week or so, so I guess that says something about you lot and this place...

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#19

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:33 PM

Of course not, i was browsing the forums back in 2007 especially the DYOM community , i joined two years after , i didn't post that much and i feel that this year will be my last here as i need to get my sh*t together for my master degree next year.


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#20

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:37 PM

who plans their time on a forum?

 

I'll be here while there's sh*t to do.

if we run out of sh*t to do, I'll probably stop coming around.

 

same goes for anywhere else.


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#21

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:45 PM

I'm here until I can't be here no more, Due to Death, Work or other various things that eat time up...


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#22

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:48 PM

ill try to stay as long as the sites up, i guess


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#23

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:48 PM

No. I intend to leave eventually. Some day... :sigh: I know there are much more interesting places I could spend my time browsing, and GTA and general chat don't really do much for me anymore.

 

I joined because I had just discovered what a forum was that week, and I just had to sign up for every discussion forum for anything I was interested in. This one, and one for pokémon that I check back on every year or so are the only ones I've actually continued using out of the ten or so I signed up for.


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#24

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:58 PM

Hmm ... well, the longest I've been on a forum before this was 4 years, so, maybe. If I hang around here for 4 years, that would make me 25/26.

But I don't spend as much time online as I used to anyway, and if my career takes off as I intend it to, then mu free time will be more limited than it already is. I'm not what you'd call a regular as it is, really.

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#25

Posted 09 June 2014 - 09:11 PM

I'll probably leave this place near the end of college. I know, sounds sad.

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#26

Posted 09 June 2014 - 09:25 PM

My free time is restricted anyway, due to work commitments so it's only rarely I visit any sort of forum. So who knows? Let's see what life has in line.....

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#27

Posted 09 June 2014 - 10:39 PM

By old age I mean 35-40.


What? :(

As long as the general population here isn't 100% assbags, I'll keep dragging my middle aged ass here.
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#28

Posted 09 June 2014 - 10:47 PM Edited by DarrinPA, 09 June 2014 - 10:48 PM.

For life CJ, for life!

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 10:48 PM Edited by BOSS 302, 09 June 2014 - 10:49 PM.

I'm here since 2003, as a guest, registered in 2005, got away until 2007 and registered a new account because I forgot the old one... got that acc banned last year, created a few more that got banned too, found my 2005 account, changed my nickname, searched my old posts from 2005, got into a nostalgia trip from my 13s, and got banned. That was heartbreaking but here I am again. I guess I'll stay as long as the mods let me. 

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Posted 09 June 2014 - 10:50 PM Edited by SolidSnails, 09 June 2014 - 10:50 PM.

I plan to stay here fooooorever (or until im banned again)
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