Addicted to CB? (in Off-topic)


4074 days old {Gaza} August 11 2005 5:02 AM EDT

You know you're addicted to CB when...:
(or you have been playing CB too long when...:

... You can't see a list of everyone's names in a room when you enter a room

... You keep writing Bot Check answers when entering store

... You keep checking stores every minute to see if anything new is in

... You wonder why when you fight someone there is no toggle box to view exactly how the fight went

... You hate all dwarves because they keep stealing whatever you're working on and throwing water on it

... You refuse to yell obscenities in crowded rooms for fear of a good kick but are happy enough to use such words when conversing with someone in private

... You cry when you're bank balance doesn't show $5mill

... You wonder where Mandos is

... You join clans for cheaper costs then realise these clans don't really help

... Your girlfriend leaves you for someone else

... Your girlfriend leaves you because you got her addicted to CB and there was only 1 computer in the house

... You get fired from work for sleeping every 3 hours

... Your alarm clock goes off every 3rd hour

... You have an urge to give the first 10 people who wish you Happy Birthday $10k, then realise this will bankcrupt you

... You wonder why when you are the first person to wish someone happy birthday they don't give you $10k

... You wonder why the bank doesn't pay out 12% per week and not allow balances over $1mill

You're old when...
... You remember that chance to cast of spells

... You wonder whatever happened to CrackMonkey

... You remember fight rewards being maxed

... You look at the date and realise "it's almost 3 years since I started playing CB"

... You remember Math bot checks

... You remember the time before /\88/\ & Todd being merged

... You remember FoD

... You remember a time when Lochs were ultra valuable at $1mill and EC's were given away (or if someone sold one, it'd get like 5-10k)

... You remember PK, ProteusBoy etc

... You can help new (sub)admins with their job without having ever been one (or even an op)

... you remember a time pre-elbows, when HXBows ruled the roost

... You remember getting a HoI or GoP (1st Batch) as a supporter item

... You remember the thrills of 1mill PR

... You remember a time before skills

... You remember Valgasu as an admin

feel free to add more to either

Xiaz on Hiatus August 11 2005 5:06 AM EDT

... You read a "you know you're addicted" list, and you agree.

RAMPAGE August 11 2005 5:12 AM EDT

...You have your name on the back of the CB -Shirt

...You still curse every time you buy ammo "Darn I miss my IAs"

4074 days old {Gaza} August 11 2005 5:12 AM EDT

You know you're addicted to CB when...:

... your Family Tree has MrsDi at the centre

... IRL is a foreign world

... you hear late-breaking news thru cb

... you check to see if a message saying "you are such and such's mentor and we have forged a chatmail to him/her from you" every time a new player enters the room

you have been playing CB too long when...:

... you realise you could get free accomodation for an overseas trip by staying with one person you know in CB anywhere in Europe, England, USA, Canada or Australia each night for a month, and still not visit everyone

... Rescale is the only word that sends shivers down your spine, and you're not sure why

CoolWater August 11 2005 5:14 AM EDT

... You see twins (multis) and post a report to the admins.

RAMPAGE August 11 2005 5:15 AM EDT

...You know what IAs are

CoolWater August 11 2005 5:18 AM EDT

... Your keyboard has arrow down and enter keys only.

Xiaz on Hiatus August 11 2005 5:20 AM EDT

... You still think these 'hover' menues are annoying, and the old style was better.

4074 days old {Gaza} August 11 2005 5:26 AM EDT

you have been playing CB too long when...:

... you remember the violence between Night Watch and Valinor

... there is no such player as Trillian, her correct name is Baalthus... no ifs buts or ands! Stupid admin who changed her name!

... pixie should have a QB beside her name

IndependenZ August 11 2005 5:53 AM EDT

... When you have a botcheck as your profile pic saying: "Myth Owns"

AznGeo August 11 2005 5:54 AM EDT

... Fights were unlimited

CoolWater August 11 2005 6:10 AM EDT

... You owed over $100 mil with high interests and still looking for loans.

... You owned a $352,209,201 NW weapon or $107,880,816 NW armor.

LumpBot August 11 2005 10:43 AM EDT

....you skip a guys night out because, "A rare is going to spawn soon!"

....you fall asleep playing CB...on a few ocations

....you fail English in college because you discovered camping =P

[T]Vestax August 11 2005 11:28 AM EDT

... When the last thing you do any time you leave the house is use up your BA.

Relic August 11 2005 11:32 AM EDT

... You practice your alt-tab skills to make sure you don't get caught playing at work.

Shark August 11 2005 1:40 PM EDT

-----you go out to eat and tired of waiting ask when the food spawns
-----you go to the ATM and your pin number is your user ID
-----your girlfriend stays over and you have the headache
-----your license plate on your car reads " CB4-EVR"

empty orchestra August 11 2005 3:05 PM EDT

... you have a dream of getting a rare in the store and wake up in a sweat.

... you have a cb t-shirt and actually wear it in public.

... you have a stupidly large collection of chat logs and screenshots, but forget why half of them were significant.

... you sacrificed sleep and sunlight for a tournament, yet still lost.

... you find yourself saying, "just 48 more fights and i'll be right there".

... you wonder what the stats would be on that rusty machete in your garage.

empty orchestra August 11 2005 3:12 PM EDT

... no matter how many times you see lochs in the cb2 store your heart still jumps a bit.

Relic August 11 2005 4:22 PM EDT

... You bid on FS/WTB threads that you are not even sure what is being sold. =)

[T]Vestax August 11 2005 6:08 PM EDT

You know you're addicted to CB when...

...when your idea of a nightmare is you imagine people blowing past your character as your sleeping.

You're old when...

...you remember seeing the central bank with a positive balance.

Quark August 12 2005 1:33 PM EDT

You know you're addicted when ...

... you don't even bother with Alt-Tab because your 5th mouse button is customized to flip to the next window.

QBOddBird August 12 2005 1:36 PM EDT

You know you're addicted when...
...you feel compelled to post something in this topic, when you really have nothing to say. 0=)

Zoglog[T] [big bucks] August 12 2005 1:43 PM EDT

You know your old when
........you hate "doing a Mushu" in the forge.
........you actually know what "doing a Mushu" is
........you remember the introduction of the forge
........you used to think 100k was more than reasonable NW
........you still have farms thinking they will actually help

RedWolf August 12 2005 6:10 PM EDT

heheh i'm actually guilty of a few of those :P

Grim Reaper August 18 2005 8:35 PM EDT

You know you're addicted to CB when...:
... Have to burn away all my ba before I go do something that takes couple of hours.

... Stay online and monitor cb2 24/7

Admin{CB1}Slayer333 August 19 2005 12:33 AM EDT

... You can recall each time Todd tried to quit (and why) before he actually did (semi)quit.

... You can remember how many of these types of threads have come up in the past.

... You can remember the name of the post where Mushu posted a picture of himself wearing a dress.... (I still cant find that one >.<)
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