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ohmyword's avatar

Okay, video games or sex?

Asked by ohmyword (608points) April 22nd, 2009

A recent study in Britain claims that 72% of men in committed relationships would choose gaming over sex with their SO on any given night. Thoughts?

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/news.phtml/23352/24376/72percent-prefer-gaming-to-girlfriends.phtml

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lukiarobecheck's avatar

Interesting short piece. I would rather spend the time with my honey. But, that is just me. Video games are fun, but not THAT fun. If you know what I am saying.

Aethelwine's avatar

You haven’t met my husband. Sex first, then video games.

allen_o's avatar

Video games, sorry Amie

TaoSan's avatar

what about getting oral sex WHILE playing HALO!?!

Wouldn’t that beat both? Nothing makes me raunchy like the announcer yelling “KILLING FRENZY”

Facade's avatar

Luckily, my babe doesn’t like video games.

asmonet's avatar

…Both.

Amoebic's avatar

I’ll take both, please. I think my man would agree.

Surveys are bunk shit. They’re given by people who are looking for a particular answer that supports their idea. Of course an online survey by a video game console company is going to get those kinds of results, the answerers are a bunch of knob-heads competing with one another over their leet gamer status.

cwilbur's avatar

I am not a fan of video games, so this is a no-brainer. Does that mean I get to have more sex?

jessicar's avatar

Yes I can tell u this is true, my ex picked video games over everything. I there for dont like them. I would defiantely pick sex over video games anyday anytime.

Lightlyseared's avatar

sex followed by some PS3

jbfletcherfan's avatar

I’d pick sex over anything! Next comes eating, ha. Video games? Not hardly!!!

Aethelwine's avatar

Reverse cowgirl with both of us playing a game. Now that sounds entertaining.

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

Playing HALO while eating a tasty sammich while getting blown!!!

Milladyret's avatar

I read a norwegian study a few years back, that 95 % of women prefer chocolate over sex at any given time…

hungryhungryhortence's avatar

I don’t play video games so hands down in favor of sex but this is a topic I’ve raised in the past with a partner who would play video games for hours before sex and then complain about my computer time. Couples need to work this stuff out before it becomes a jab or passive aggressive bantering.

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan Well, on 2nd thought…hmmmm…You play HALO, I’ll blow, & eat when we’re done…..... ’-)

noelasun's avatar

@jonsblond very impressive

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

It’s on! I’ll prop you an “overkill”!

I’ll even tbag the corpses for ya!

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan Come on down! ’-)

Myndecho's avatar

I don’t like computer games that much, I play on games about 1 a months if that. I still don’t know about sex yet.

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

I’ll never look at that controller the same way again…lol

3or4monsters's avatar

Gaming, then sex, then more gaming. Yay!

figbash's avatar

Wait, they haven’t come out with Wii sex yet?

TaoSan's avatar

@figbash

ROFLZ

Attach the male or female sextroller to…....

Aethelwine's avatar

@figbash I was thinking the same!

casheroo's avatar

@jonsblonde, i bet your hubby will like reading this thread ;)
My husband usually rents video games, so he plays them a lot or that week, until he beats the game. So, I don’t even try when he’s all into his game lol. But, I’m pretty sure he’d choose sex haha

Haroot's avatar

Well I could multitask…. but sex would come first. I can play video games when she’s not home.

Aethelwine's avatar

@casheroo He will when he’s done playing video games. :)

Disc2021's avatar

Depends on what kind of mood I’m in. Both could do things that the other cannot. Also surely depends on the person…

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan Good! Me, pizza & HALO. What more could you ask for? LOLLL ’-)

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

I’m totally served LOL.

Was thinking for while now but can’t come up with anything else ;)

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan Lest we adjourn?...........

Blondesjon's avatar

@jonsblond…Ready for a little “Missile” Command, Peach?

Let’s ‘a go!

MacBean's avatar

Can I choose a book instead…?

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

depends on where we’ll adjourn to LOL

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan well….. Anything horizontal, flat & soft ’-)

aprilsimnel's avatar

Depends on who we’re talking about -

1st and 3rd bf’s and the other short-lived flingies: lovin’

2nd bf: gamin’ He was awful in the sack.

benjaminlevi's avatar

I don’t see why they would have to be mutually exclusive…

TaoSan's avatar

Is it hot in here or is it just me?

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan yeah, it’s hot in here & it’s YOU!!!

TaoSan's avatar

ooof, s’ gettin’ steamy in here

_bob's avatar

Baby, you so fine, for you I’d give up Mario Kart.

Aethelwine's avatar

@bob_ That’s just Peachy!

_bob's avatar

@jonsblond I’m all about the peachiness.

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan well, then it’s time to let OFF a little steam, huh?

JamesL's avatar

Well, my love, as much as I like my FIFA… it is sex hands down. Actually let’s make those all over and not just down.

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

Only if I get to lurve all over the place ;)

kenmc's avatar

Video sex games.

ohmyword's avatar

@boots yes!, @JamesL and that’s a strong love you have for FIFA… impressive!

ohmyword's avatar

I’m surprised this caused such a stir, go me

TaoSan's avatar

@ohmyword

You’re a steamstigator now ;)

ohmyword's avatar

@JamesL ps. put clothes on, mreowww

@TaoSan yeeeeeeees :)!

ohmyword's avatar

@benjaminlevi actually, I agree. It’s just for discussion sake really =/

I say we can have our cake & eat it too!

_bob's avatar

This thread just reminded me of this.

ohmyword's avatar

@bob_ ooooh yeah! haha

JamesL's avatar

@ohmyword
You know me well, it is quite the bond. Priorities though… business is business.

Only if you take yours off.

ohmyword's avatar

@JamesL biznasty. haha.

I don’t think that will get you where you want to go, but okay.

NaturalMineralWater's avatar

Video games are not even a comparable option.

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan Good morning….....how’s the steam situation going?
(Lurve is in the air)

JamesL's avatar

@ohmyword
Ohhh just you wait.

Jack79's avatar

video-games of course! Why would anyone want to have sex? I don’t get it…

ok, seriously? I’m sure that’s 72% in every country. And in any period (only it was backgammon or cards instead of video-games 100 years ago). First of all, if you’re monogamous, sex becomes routine after a while, so, even though you still want to do it 2–3 times a week, it’s normal that you also want to do other things. Now add to that the fact that nowadays women also have a say in when the sex occurs (after their favourite TV show, not on the days when they are too tired or not tired enough, and don’t forget to deduct the periods too). What you’re left with is a relationship where it’s too much hassle to beg for something that has become tedious anyway, with a wife/SO that you are often tired of and perhaps have a series of unresolved issues. And I haven’t even added kids to the equation.

When I was married, we had sex only 5 times in the last 22 months of our marriage. Granted, the last year or so we had problems, and towards the end we hardly spoke to each other, but even earlier, when things could have been much better, they weren’t. Most nights the reason was simply that my wife was watching all sorts of crap on TV. I either had to wait there and endure it until it ended (often hours later), at which point she’d just be tired, turn off the TV and go straight to sleep without even a goodnight kiss, or go and do some chores, which is what I ended up doing on a daily basis. By the time I was done, she’d be asleep, so I’d just turn on the PC.

So it’s not really as simple as “men prefer video games to sex”.

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

Good morning!

Completely and utterly de-steamed :)

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan LOL, good. That’s the way I like it (you). ’-)

TaoSan's avatar

:)

Back to sticky grenades and sniper rifles then…

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan is that good or bad?

TaoSan's avatar

It’s good, the world makes sense on The Construct :)

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan I see. Usually snipers are a bad idea. Now sticky, on the other hand….....

TaoSan's avatar

@jbfletcherfan

Sniper rifles have looooooong barrels!

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan I know that. But what about the snipers themselves???

TaoSan's avatar

@TaoSan

Dirty bastards those snipers, bad bad bad ruthless people. There just seems to be nothing they wouldn’t do ;)

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@TaoSan well, go on the defense & get ‘em!

Bluefreedom's avatar

Sex and video games. Can we choose both? No? Only one or the other? Okay then – sex. And video games afterwards, time and energy permitting.

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@Bluefreedom what about sexy video games?

Bluefreedom's avatar

Yeah, those too. And sex IN video games. No, that’s probably too much.

jbfletcherfan's avatar

@Bluefreedom LOLL, yeah, maybe so.

ayoub00's avatar

thinking…....

brianlong88's avatar

this seems like a fake poll haha, who in their right mind would watch a fake character on the tv than have sex??? thats the definition of a nerd/loser haha

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