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PIRATE JUSTICE
11-23-2012, 02:48 PM
At the risk of being accused of starting TOO many threads, this is my last one for today.

There is no way this game can ever have a winner.

This is not a zero sum game, like baseball, basketball, tennis, golf, poker, or US football.

Zero sum games are designed to have a winner.

Zero sum games don't permit ties or draws.

It isn't a game like soccer (world football), boxing, wrestling, hockey; where there can be a winner.
But, this type of game allows draws or ties.
This type of game is a non-zero sum game.

In this game, you can beat many opponents.

Yet, many opponents can beat you.

Bottom line, don't try to win this game, you can't.

So, just enjoy playing the game.

There are some things you can do, grow your imaginary economy, and build your imaginary army.

That's about it, except for the social aspect of the game.

That said, its just a game.

Don't be so driven that you destroy yourself trying to build something, or become something that will never happen.

Now, you're free to do whatever you wish, we all are.

All I am trying to do here, is offer words of encouragement.

When all is said and done, you have to look in the mirror everyday and come to grips with the person you see staring back at you.

I hope you like yourself, you're pretty much responsible for what you've become (or are becoming).

I wish you all well.

Ferr
11-23-2012, 03:04 PM
It is so much based on the urge of regular spending that it is close to brilliancy from grees point of view.

Speed ump
11-23-2012, 03:07 PM
These words are so true. The game is as simple, or as complex as each player chooses to make it.

PIRATE JUSTICE
11-23-2012, 03:24 PM
It is so much based on the urge of regular spending that it is close to brilliancy from grees point of view.

I'd say its rather diabolical, wouldn't you?

Ferr
11-23-2012, 03:29 PM
I'd say its rather diabolical, wouldn't you?
Well, it taps into one of the many flaws alpha males have (urge for dominancy) and exploit that to the extreme. What a fools we were.

PIRATE JUSTICE
11-23-2012, 03:32 PM
Well, it taps into one of the many flaws alpha males have (urge for dominancy) and exploit that to the extreme. What a fools we were.

Now, now, now, don't beat yourself up, my friend.
Its not like you used money that would have paid your mortgage, taxes, or business expenses.
Think of it as a virtual Las Vegas vacation.

Ferr
11-23-2012, 03:39 PM
Now, now, now, don't beat yourself up, my friend.
Its not like you used money that would have paid your mortgage, taxes, or business expenses.
Think of it as a virtual Las Vegas vacation.
Ty, you are actually lifting my spirits! Thinking of vegas, i celebrated one of my birthdays there rather recently. I can confirm that such is, from a financial point of view, sooo unattractive that mw can be considered a safe haven.

Ferr
11-23-2012, 03:39 PM
Still i feel like an idiot ;)

PIRATE JUSTICE
11-23-2012, 03:43 PM
Still i feel like an idiot ;)

You are no idiot.
This is a virtual world.
Nothing is real.
And, yes, Vegas has been the scene of many of my exploits.
That said, we all know that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.
Thus, one can conclude, that what happens in MW, stays in MW.
By the way, it has been said that I was sighted several times in the casino in Schipol.
I will neither confirm nor deny that story.
The world is replete with myths and legends, I give you Bigfoot.

Ferr
11-23-2012, 03:44 PM
You are no idiot.
This is a virtual world.
Nothing is real.
And, yes, Vegas has been the scene of many of my exploits.
That said, we all know that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.
Thus, one can conclude, that what happens in MW, stays in MW.
Working on my verdict....

dads
11-23-2012, 04:37 PM
Can't rember who said it someone did wake me up a bit thou about my old in game buying habbits.
I used to have a really bad gambling habbit,I got hold of it & for five years never gambled a penny.
Then somone said something that made me relise I had just swapped one gabbling habbit for another
Each time I brought a crate I was gambling each time I spent gold on fighting the boss I was gambling that I would get a rare,as I never had the stats to beat him due to early bad game play,I was spending a lot at least for me I was,trying to get ahead not to beat anyone but or be the best,just to catch up & endulge my old habbits.

Now again someone opens my eyes; with the words just enjoy playing the game,don't let it consume you.

Wise words & enlighting post.

LOS
11-23-2012, 10:48 PM
Nicely done PJ