How much time does your SO spend playing video games?

posted 3 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: How much time does your SO spend playing video games each day?
    Less than an hour : (56 votes)
    32 %
    1-2 hours : (25 votes)
    14 %
    2-3 hours : (25 votes)
    14 %
    more than 3 hours : (29 votes)
    17 %
    SO doesn't play video games : (40 votes)
    23 %
  • Post # 3
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    73 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    My FI plays a ton…. but he works nights.  So on his nights off, I am asleep all night (along with everyone else in the world) so playing video games is a good way to keep him awake.  The only time it bothers me is when he chats with his friends while he plays and he can get so excited and wake me up with his noise.  But other that that, I don’t mind at all!

    Post # 5
    Member
    3718 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    DH plays maybe 2-3 times a YEAR. and only when I’m out of town. I’ve never actually seen him play a video game. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    8706 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    My husband and I are playing games all.

    The.

    Time.

    If we’re on the computer and it isn’t work related or necessary jobs, we’re playing video games.

    Post # 7
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    8425 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @gingerbreadgirl:  I voted for 3+ hours, but it’s not a consistent 3+ hours a day.  We will usually game for a few hours on weeknights, then have all day/all night gaming sessions during the weekends.  We met playing WoW, so video games are never a point of contention with us.

    @Hyperventilate: +1!  No wife aggro here 🙂

    Post # 8
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    2687 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID

    @gingerbreadgirl:  It depends on the day. On his day off, he’ll play anywhere from 0-5 hours or so. I haven’t seen him play a lot on the days he works though. Maybe an hour or two a week. He’s usually too tired. Last night I came home and asked if I could play video games (he was watching TV). He said “sure! can I play with you?” and I said “…I wanted to play by myself…” LOL. talk about stereotypical role reversal. 

    Post # 9
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    2885 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    My FI plays video games spratically, mainly when there is something new he wants to play and realizes he hasn’t finished the last one.

    And I can’t hold any grudges, because I play video games too, and like to watch other people play games.  It is just like watching TV together for either of us.

    Post # 10
    Member
    11668 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    once ir twice a year we pull out the old school Nintendo and play. Other than that none. I always asked guys on date 1 if they played video games lol then I would scope out their places for a gaming system. Video games just arent something I am into and don’t want them as a prominent place in our life.

    Post # 11
    Member
    6507 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    DH no longer really plays them unless a new game just came out. Then he will play for 1-2 hours a day. When we first met he played them for at least 4 hours a day.

    Post # 12
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    1883 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    When we first started dating, it felt like it was all the damn time. Over the years he’s stopped spending (literally) the entire weekend playing games. He still plays, but now he might go days without playing and even then it’s only for an hour or so which isn’t a problem at all.  

    Post # 13
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    330 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Constantly when there’s a new game out, never when there’s not a good one.

    Lately he’s been on GTAV.  I think the new Call of Duty comes out soon, so there goes my holiday season.

    Typically he’ll play after I go to bed, though; I wake up much earlier, so I go to bed much earlier, and he’ll kill the time after I go to sleep playing online with his buddies rather than watching tv.

    Post # 14
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    8425 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @riley23:  Don’t worry, from what I hear call of duty ghosts isn’t that great (i.e. same ending as modern warefare 2, they got lazy lol).

    Post # 15
    Member
    280 posts
    Helper bee

    He plays video games less than once a week. He only does it while he’s hanging out with friends and I’m not around.

    Post # 16
    Member
    4072 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    When he does play, it’s for maybe 1-2 hours? And he doesn’t play every day. Maybe a couple times a week at most.

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