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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2009, 01:00:47 AM »
20 hours. Early on, anyway. I've settled down a bit by now.



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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2009, 01:30:41 AM »
Wow, good question!  I haven't clocked myself, but sometimes it feels like I spend every waking hour with my Sims!  I've only played Sims 3, though, so I'm immensely fascinated by all of it and really excited about World Adventures coming out next month!  :D

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2009, 01:56:23 AM »
In one single sitting I assume? Hmmm...maybe 3 or 4 hours.  I do play a lot — I can afford to being a stay-at-home dad where 2 of my older daughters are at school all day and the youngest daughter is in preschool half the day. But, there's still cleaning, laundry, cooking, errands, playing with the little one in the afternoon, etc, etc. And feeding my Diablo II obsession too.  :D

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2009, 12:10:20 PM »
Good question!  Wow Carl!  And I thought I was bad at sometimes 12 hr sessions.  :D  These sessions happened quite frequently, especially during sims 2 every time an ep would come out.  :P

Now that I'm at home all the time, it seems like it's harder because of chores to do first, most of the time...sometimes maybe. :P  I still manage to get in a 12 hr session once in awhile, but mostly 4-5 hrs. now. :)

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2009, 04:43:19 PM »
Hehe wow Carl  - 20 hours!!!!
I have a house, hubby and baby to look after so can't spend as long as I would like, but have spent about 3-4 hours on it...oops! Back when I was a wee lass and playing the sims 1, I sometimes spent 6-7 hours on it without realising.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2009, 02:13:31 PM »
Hmm, I don't know. I don't think I can top Carl but a whole day sometimes on weekends I suppose. I don't have any kids so I can waste my time any way I want. :)



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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2009, 03:56:16 PM »
When Sims 3 first came out I was so excited that I spent all day playing. I woke up at six am played all day(occasionally running to the kitchen for food/water and went to bed at ten that night so I could work the next day. Soooo...sixteen hours, minus five minutes here or there for required breaks...

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2009, 11:12:49 PM »
Ah, someone will come in who tops me. Someone really obsessed who got it the day it came out and all that. I mainly did that when I was working to launch a few guides on my old web site. I didn't know at the time that the gardening guide alone, in its infant form would top every other work I'd written in the past five years. Now that I've put in hundreds of hours into the game, I keep it at about 4 or 5 hours. The expansion is going to take some energy drinks ;)

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2009, 03:27:49 PM »
Hmmm...not sure about the number of hours.  When I first got the game and I had the first weekend off to play I remember starting in the morning on Saturday and remember having to turn the lights on because it was dark....then having to turn the lights off because it was daylight on Sunday.  So I might be right up there with Carl or even have him beat!   :o ;D

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2011, 12:14:08 AM »
And I get last place with 2 hours! (I'm not allowed to used the computer for any more than that)

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2011, 01:08:34 AM »
I think I spent 4am playing Sims 3. No I lied, 5:30 am.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2011, 02:24:21 AM »
Longest length of time? The whole afternoon. Which was about 6 hours.  ;)

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2011, 02:29:51 AM »
A good 14 hours. Minus maybe an hour to have a break.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2011, 03:24:30 AM »
Not long. Four hours, maybe, with my brother when we first bought the game.
Unfortunately, even in the summer when I don't have seven hours of school plus one hour travelling, my mum insists I eat, sleep, communicate and get some exercise, to the extent of making up a shopping list and sending me down to the shops with it. I can't play for more than 2 hours now before my mum tells me I'll be fat and/or my brother insists he wants to go on.
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2011, 05:39:43 AM »
Twenty-six hours. Well, that was with TS2: Pets. ;D

With TS3? Hmm... Fourteen hours at least. That's the longest amount of time my laptop was able to run it continuously.
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #16 on: August 02, 2011, 06:35:55 AM »
I can't play for too long before the laptop just switches off.
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2011, 07:16:30 AM »
5 hours.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #18 on: August 02, 2011, 09:36:44 AM »
Seven hours, which was a miracle as my laptop usually shuts down after two. :P

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« Reply #19 on: August 02, 2011, 10:59:39 AM »
I think 6. With the necessarly breaks. But you are talking about playing right?
When I've made a movie begin this year I had the game running constantly in the background, so that could be 8 hours.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #20 on: August 02, 2011, 12:01:40 PM »
I'm a serious gamer, so when I play any game I play it for hours upon hours when I have time to do so.  My record for the Sims 3 is probably in the neighborhood of 14 hours.

I'm currently distracted by another game (an old game made new to me by a really cool mod), but despite this I still play Sims 3 for a few hours a week.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2011, 12:48:50 PM »
38 Hours. I think, and no joke. It was either when I got World Adventures or Ambitions, I can never remember which. Yep, two days playing Sims. Then I was sick for a week! Totally worth it.
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #22 on: August 02, 2011, 01:13:36 PM »
38 Hours. I think, and no joke. It was either when I got World Adventures or Ambitions, I can never remember which. Yep, two days playing Sims. Then I was sick for a week! Totally worth it.
My parents would kill me if I played for that long.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #23 on: August 02, 2011, 01:17:11 PM »
My parents would kill me if I played for that long.

Same here. ;D
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #24 on: August 02, 2011, 02:07:05 PM »
19, just one hour less than Carl. ;)