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View Poll Results: Ever been addicted to anything?
Yes 23 74.19%
No 7 22.58%
What are you high? 1 3.23%
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Old 03-11-17, 06:37 PM   #51
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Re: Have you ever been addicted to anything?

Cigarettes for 23 years - Havent had one since October. Still want one most days but feel like I may have it licked.

Caffeine. I drink about 2 pots of coffee a day. Have been addicted as long as I can remember. Working graveyards with a 2 year old currently hasn't helped.

Collecting - Most recent example of this was blu rays. I got a great job last March which more than tripled my salary. Going from 18 months of 60 hour weeks with no extra spending money to tons of extra cash in my pocket resulted in me going crazy buying blu rays last year. Bought 400 from March to November of last year. Since then I've cut way back and bought 10 or so all of which were having an amazing sale or had limited edition packaging I was interested in. I don't regret this like I do cigarettes or caffeine. It was a reward that I could afford and plan to enjoy for the rest of my life (disc rots, civilization fails, etc)

I've done quite a few different drugs and some for extended periods of time but never really had an issue quitting them. Even meth which I did as "Casually" as possible for 6 months I quit without any problems.
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Old 03-11-17, 07:06 PM   #52
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cigarettes I smoked for over 30 years and I have not had one in 9 years and Pepsi, have not had one in 3 months, I love Pepsi
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Old 03-11-17, 07:40 PM   #53
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cigarettes I smoked for over 30 years and I have not had one in 9 years and Pepsi, have not had one in 3 months, I love Pepsi
Congratulations! That is a huge achievement.
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Old 03-12-17, 10:03 AM   #54
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In the simple "gotta have it, can't live without it" sense, I don't think I'm addicted to anything. All of the things that people have listed here, that I take part in, I've gone a month or more without and didn't have any adverse affects.

My body is addicted to caffeine, in that if I go a day or two without some coffee, I get headaches. Those usually go away fully in about a week.
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Cigarettes, oxy, soda (coke)
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Old 03-13-17, 02:00 AM   #56
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Yes, I'm addicted to making smart-ass sarcastic remarks to stupid people who have no clue just how stupid they really are.
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Old 03-13-17, 06:40 AM   #57
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Yes, I'm addicted to making smart-ass sarcastic remarks to stupid people who have no clue just how stupid they really are.
That's an addiction? I had no idea. I guess it's time to admit I have a problem.
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Old 03-13-17, 07:36 AM   #58
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Old 03-16-17, 06:31 PM   #59
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Spending money. I oftentimes found myself buying something whether it was something I legitimately wanted or not. I kind of realize now that it's not so much the item I often wants as much as the transaction of seeing a reward for working hard. Trying to kick that but it's been hard.

I also got addicted to escorts for awhile. I was in a city that I knew a former porn star I used to watch was from and I saw a posting saying she was occasionally an escort. So I looked her up decided what the hell and met her and had an INCREDIBLE time. Fast forward a couple months later and I suffered from depression and was starting to meet people from Backpage more and more. I decided it was time to stop when I found a review board where the " escort hobbyists" would go to talk about different girls they would meet and review them. Seeing people with 2,000 posts on a message board like that, or people who talked about it like it was their main hobby was enough to scare me off that path and quit.
This is really wild. Thanks for sharing. I would think that could become a pretty expensive addiction.
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Re: Have you ever been addicted to anything?

I guess I am, to buying movies. Blurays and digital now. I wouldn't know what else to call it. Never really thought of as addiction, but I guess it is. It just satiates something inside to have them and even though I do not watch the ones I should, I like knowing there there.
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