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Mobile gaming: Our obsession

It’s Saturday morning. Do you know where your smartphone is? Your coworker may anxiously be waiting for you to play ‘Words with Friends.’ Haven’t had your morning coffee yet? That’s OK — throw a few chickens at pigs in ‘Angry Birds.’ Think you’re not addicted? Maybe you’re not, but some Lodians admit they definitely are.

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Brianna Guzman
I play ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ on my iPod Touch. The animation is funny and the music is weird.

Austin Kidd
‘Robot Unicorn Attack.’ It’s epic. It’s entertaining.

Jessica McGowan
I sold my phone with games, but I liked ‘Angry Birds.’ That one was so addicting.

Ben Quisin
Sometimes I play racing games against three or five other people.

Hannah Stewart
I play ‘Angry Birds’ on my iPhone. I play it with my little brother.

Katlyn Utzig
Lockeford / Stockton
‘Panel VL.’ It’s like a Japanese music anime game.

Posted: Friday, March 4, 2011 9:56 am | Updated: 1:09 pm, Fri Mar 4, 2011.

Hanna Kemalyan has passed the first step: Acknowledging she has a problem.

“Hi, my name is Hannah, and I’m a ‘Words with Friends’ addict. It’s been 16 minutes since my last score.”

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  • Ross Farrow posted at 8:05 pm on Sun, Mar 6, 2011.

    Ross Farrow Posts: 104

    I don't play games on my phone, the Internet or Facebook, but I was truly addicted to Ms. Pacman in the 1980s, when you had to go to an arcade or convenience store to play video games. I wasn't addicted to regular Pacman, just Ms. Pacman. I had to play it every single day, and if it reached afternoon and I hadn't played that day, I had to go somewhere. It was like being addicted to coffee.

  • Kurt Roberts posted at 8:11 am on Sat, Mar 5, 2011.

    Kurt Roberts Posts: 55

    JokerKurt on WWF...it`s on!!!



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