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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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« 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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« 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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« 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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« 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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« 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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« 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. ;)

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« Reply #25 on: August 02, 2011, 02:16:26 PM »
Actually, there is a newer topic with the same name. :-\

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« Reply #26 on: August 02, 2011, 03:20:15 PM »
C'mon Carlos, you couldn't have kept your computer alive for one more hour?

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« Reply #27 on: August 05, 2011, 06:14:37 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.

Goodness! I would miss my other hobbies when I will outbreak my 8 hours record. 'Yes, real air in my face! I can touch my environment and feel it!'

@DeNile: What have you done in those 38 hours to keep yourself alive? Anchored yourself to feeding machines?

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« Reply #28 on: August 06, 2011, 12:34:18 PM »
Goodness! I would miss my other hobbies when I will outbreak my 8 hours record. 'Yes, real air in my face! I can touch my environment and feel it!'

@DeNile: What have you done in those 38 hours to keep yourself alive? Anchored yourself to feeding machines?

Eight bags of chips, four 2L bottles of soda and a Dad who was willing to make lots of nachos. Plus I took two bathroom breaks. Yes, two. :D
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« Reply #29 on: August 06, 2011, 12:46:41 PM »
Eight bags of chips, four 2L bottles of soda and a Dad who was willing to make lots of nachos. Plus I took two bathroom breaks. Yes, two. :D
Survival on crisps and soda, I can picture it quite well. But two bathroom breaks? Wow
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« Reply #30 on: August 06, 2011, 02:17:39 PM »
But two bathroom breaks? Wow
With all the LTHP She was getting, it was easy for her to buy the steel bladder ltw. Or maybe she got the moodlet manager.

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« Reply #31 on: August 06, 2011, 02:20:51 PM »
With all the LTHP he was getting, it was easy for him to buy the steel bladder ltw. Or maybe he got the moodlet manager.

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« Reply #32 on: August 06, 2011, 02:24:27 PM »
DeNile is a she.
Oops. I'll change it. What should I write if I'm not sure their gender?

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Oops. I'll change it. What should I write if I'm not sure their gender?

He/she or (s)he, but her gender is clearly stated in her profile. And no, I'm not stalking people's profiles. :P
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« Reply #34 on: August 06, 2011, 05:38:51 PM »
DeNile is a she.

She is? Now everything makes more sense to me!
No, really. I didn't know that! I'm sorry DeNile to denie your true sexe. Won't happen again.

Weird, now posting and replying to DeNile seems to be from a more important aspect to me now. Must be the Flirty trait! :D

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #35 on: August 08, 2011, 12:34:07 AM »
The longests I've went is roughly 12 hours.

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« Reply #36 on: August 08, 2011, 01:36:32 AM »
The longests I've went is roughly 12 hours.

Kudos to you all who have made it longer than 24!

The problem is my computer's stamina, not mine. ;)

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« Reply #37 on: August 08, 2011, 01:44:41 AM »
And no, I'm not stalking people's profiles. :P

I too am guilty of that. I just can't help wondering how old some people are or where they live.

wow that sounded way less stalkerish in my head.

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« Reply #38 on: August 08, 2011, 04:47:58 AM »
At one time? I'd say anywhere from 5 to 8 hours! Unfortunately, my house could use a good cleaning and I have to stop to cook dinner or the family will scream!

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« Reply #39 on: August 08, 2011, 05:18:44 PM »
I too am guilty of that. I just can't help wondering how old some people are or where they live.

wow that sounded way less stalkerish in my head.
I do the same thing. But I'm worse. I go to who's online to see what people are doing. That's how i know if people are stalking me by looking at my profile. Beware- I am watching you.

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« Reply #40 on: August 08, 2011, 05:20:16 PM »
I do the same thing. But I'm worse. I go to who's online to see what people are doing. That's how i know if people are stalking me by looking at my profile. Beware- I am watching you.

Me too, some times I see random people viewing my profile and I'm like ooh you better not be stalking me.

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« Reply #41 on: August 08, 2011, 05:22:02 PM »
Me too, some times I see random people viewing my profile and I'm like ooh you better not be stalking me.
You have to PM them then to tell them that they're busted.
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« Reply #42 on: August 08, 2011, 05:23:45 PM »
You have to PM them then to tell them that they're busted.
I just broke my personal record for longest time simming today. 2 hours!

Oh I've got you beat I've played for 8 hours one night. ;)

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« Reply #43 on: August 08, 2011, 05:27:43 PM »
Oh I've got you beat I've played for 8 hours one night. ;)
No way my parents would let me play for that long.

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« Reply #44 on: August 08, 2011, 05:29:05 PM »
No way my parents would let me play for that long.

Mine wouldn't either ;), I brought my laptop up to my room at 9pm and played untill 5am.

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« Reply #45 on: August 09, 2011, 12:54:44 AM »
She is? Now everything makes more sense to me!
No, really. I didn't know that! I'm sorry DeNile to denie your true sexe. Won't happen again.

Weird, now posting and replying to DeNile seems to be from a more important aspect to me now. Must be the Flirty trait! :D

Yep, I'm a girl. Always have been, always will be. Oh Leto, I'm pretty sure I'm way too young for you. ;)

As for the two bathroom breaks thing, I have this thing where unless I think about it, I never need to use the bathroom when playing Sims. :D
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« Reply #46 on: August 09, 2011, 12:57:12 AM »
Yep, I'm a girl. Always have been, always will be. Oh Leto, I'm pretty sure I'm way too young for you. ;)

As for the two bathroom breaks thing, I have this thing where unless I think about it, I never need to use the bathroom when playing Sims. :D
I have the same thing, I never have to go to the bathroom while playing the sims. And I never get hungry either.

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« Reply #47 on: August 09, 2011, 01:09:38 AM »
I guess the Sims makes our motives freeze. ;)
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« Reply #48 on: August 09, 2011, 01:10:54 AM »
I guess the Sims makes our motives freeze. ;)
I guessing it gives us a moodlet manager. But then it takes it away when we turn off the computer.

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« Reply #49 on: August 09, 2011, 04:49:53 AM »
I guessing it gives us a moodlet manager. But then it takes it away when we turn off the computer.

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« Reply #50 on: September 04, 2011, 01:16:49 AM »
27 hours! (:

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« Reply #51 on: September 04, 2011, 01:19:57 AM »
27 hours! (:
How much coffee did that take?

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« Reply #52 on: September 04, 2011, 01:22:24 AM »
27 hours worth!

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« Reply #53 on: September 04, 2011, 01:24:00 AM »
Wow amber, how many times did you fall asleep at your computer, lol.  Today, I played for almost 13 hours, only coming up for air to eat and bathroom breaks and I thought that was a long time. :)
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« Reply #54 on: September 04, 2011, 01:27:46 AM »
Haha I didn't fall asleep any. And I stayed up with no help from coffee or anything like that. I'm just awesome like that :D

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« Reply #55 on: September 04, 2011, 12:06:38 PM »
Haha I didn't fall asleep any. And I stayed up with no help from coffee or anything like that. I'm just awesome like that :D
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27 hours worth!
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« Reply #56 on: September 07, 2011, 10:05:27 PM »
When I'm sick, 5 hours. Otherwise, 3.

Haha I didn't fall asleep any. And I stayed up with no help from coffee or anything like that. I'm just awesome like that :D

I stayed up from 7am-3am. I wasn't tried at all, but my dad said to go to bed. I woke up at 7 that day. Hehe.
I could've gone another four hours or so (24 hours!). And what was I doing, you ask? Reading. Ha, how boring am I.

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« Reply #57 on: February 04, 2013, 03:23:40 AM »
I revive a ancient topic lol. I don't want to start a new one when I know there is a existing topic. Ok, we have a lot of new members, how long last your game sessions? I can't play longer than three hours, bad back lol. ;D

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« Reply #58 on: February 04, 2013, 06:06:43 AM »
When I first got the game I'd play from around...ooh, maybe 8am til 3 or 4am the next day? So possibly up to 20 hours at a time, with a few bathroom breaks and trips to the kitchen to get some toast and tea in between. I don't know how I managed it - it was a very small and uncomfortable couch, and my laptop was really low quality. I've gotten a decent desktop computer since then, and out of curiosity tried playing the game on my laptop again. Nope, no way, the graphics were terrible and the game lagged something awful. I don't know if my laptop has gone downhill since then, or if I was just too engrossed in the game to notice the bad graphics back then.

I can't play for that long these days - I get bored with my games quickly, and have to go find something else to do. But I still open The Sims 3 and mess around for a few hours every day, and when I was away on holidays a few weeks ago I craved the game pretty bad xD. No wonder my family thinks I'm addicted.

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« Reply #59 on: February 04, 2013, 06:21:10 AM »
Because it takes a while for the game to load up on my laptop and I can't do anything else on it while I'm playing, I only play when I know I have a good chunk of time available so I tend to do marathon sessions. I play a minimum of 6 hours at a time, and the longest I've gone is just shy of 24 hours. However, I've had the game itself on an entire weekend before, taking extended breaks to run quick errands.

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« Reply #60 on: February 04, 2013, 07:25:22 AM »
My longest session is probably only around 3 hours or so. Pretty tame compared to the 7 or 8 hours I've spent on other games.  :P

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« Reply #61 on: February 04, 2013, 08:59:07 AM »
Yeah I've prolly played for about 18 hours straight (when I first got TS3: Pets) and that's with two 5 minutes breaks for snackage and only 1 loo break (steel bladder that's me!!).... Now I tend to go for 2-3 hour stretches due to the blasted error 12  :'(
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #62 on: February 04, 2013, 02:00:26 PM »
And I thought I played a long time!

The amount of time the computer is on with Sims up is different than actual play time.  I turn it on and when I go to shower I leave it on.  Same with breaks to go potty or fix something to eat. 

So, actual play time, probably 8 hours, but time the game was up and running, 12 hours generally.  A good amount of that time can at times be remodeling a house.  I never plan on spending 4 hours remodeling a house, but sometimes I get so into it that the time has gone by, hubby is going are you every going to eat something?  And so I have to take a break.  I have to confess that I often bring my plate to my desk and eat while I am playing.
Won't have food around my books, but don't seem to mind around the computer.   
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #63 on: February 06, 2013, 08:40:50 PM »
M-F, after work, it gets turned on @ 6:00-8:00 depending on errands, dinner, etc. But I usually eat dinner playing. And then turn it off 11:00-12:00. So short sessions for me during the week, only 4-6 hours. Weekends though, computer gets turned on as soon as I get up 7-9 and Sims pretty soon after that, then I play all day with a few breaks for necessary stuff (I just save and pause) and don't stop playing til 1 or 2 a.m, sometimes later. Unless of course we have to go and actually DO something that day. Longest session, I'd guess, is probably @ 14-16 hours, but if I've got a new expansion, or neighborhood, watch out! My husband doesn't call me a Simaniac for nothing.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #64 on: February 06, 2013, 08:42:58 PM »
The longest I've ever played in a single sitting was 8 hours. On days I work, typically only an hour or so before work, then 2 or 3 after work before bed. On days off, that's when I get to play a lot more :)
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #65 on: February 07, 2013, 12:40:22 AM »
 At most, probably 2-3 hours, before I get bored.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #66 on: February 07, 2013, 12:53:22 AM »
I once played 16 hours straight full of sims, cookies, bathroom breaks and annoying brother coming into my room :)

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #67 on: February 08, 2013, 07:02:15 AM »
Only about 3-4 hours when I'm not at college and my mum is at work!
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #68 on: February 08, 2013, 11:40:26 AM »
8 hours I think. Got on at eight, got off at four. And I'd sat in the same position for nearly the full day and when I moved my elbow, it felt like it was broken and clicked really loudly.
I don't usually spend that much time on a day-to-day basis. Normally it's about three or four, maybe longer if I'm up early. My parents say to me 'Are you still on Sims?' and I quickly come on here and say 'No, no, I'm on the Forum... um, doing creative writing and improving my reading skills...' It works a charm  ;D
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #69 on: February 12, 2013, 04:02:17 AM »
Last night I played from 9pm until 2pm, So 17 hours. I took a break of two for things necessary to life but my partner kept me fed and watered. I haven't played for almost a year due to a laptop malfunction and now I am in awe of all the amazing graphics that I was missing. It is now 1am and I am about to turn on my game again for another marathon lol.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #70 on: February 13, 2013, 07:40:00 PM »
Four or five hours, I think
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #71 on: February 15, 2013, 06:18:15 PM »
Oh god, lately I've been playing 3 to 4 hours straight, and that's been on a daily basis for the past week or so, and if I can have a whole day of relaxing, very much of that would be playing Sims. I mostly like to make Sims and decorate homes. I have a few households I'm playing using different standards. I've been playing Sims since I was 17 and I'm 25 now. I'm happy to say I first started on Sims 1 with all the expansion packs. Love it!

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #72 on: February 16, 2013, 02:07:35 AM »
I think my record is 13 hours straight.  Only had to stop at that point because I couldn't fight nature's call any longer.  That and by then it was like 3am, and I was both hungry and tired, since I hadn't eaten since before the 13 hours started.

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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #73 on: July 21, 2013, 04:07:34 PM »
Hehe. At the bare minimum, two hours a day. Butttttttt, I beat my record by playing Island Paradise for a solid eleven hours yesterday. I got IP Friday, so I got a lil frisky. Lol. I played all day Saturday so getting up for church wasn't easy...
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #74 on: July 22, 2013, 04:17:43 AM »
I have gone for as long as 30-33 hrs twice, but my usual habit is to turn the computer on around 11.00am and turn in between 3-4.00am (the next day).  So approx. 16-17 hrs in a session.  I also love to check-in on the forum and just pick places to go.  It's fascinating, heartwrenchingly funny and I love the anecdotes and so much is identifiable.  And so much more I don't know about.  So I will minimize my game for an hour or so once a month and definitely when I have problems and have to come here for help.  It's the best.
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #75 on: July 22, 2013, 10:11:36 AM »
12 hours a day on weekends, with just six hours of sleep in between:D

Though I do write while I play and post online, so it is not actually playing throughout.
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Re: What is the longest length of time you have spent playing Sims 3?!
« Reply #76 on: July 25, 2013, 06:52:37 PM »
I think the longest single session was 28 hours.  I really needed a serious escape for a while...

 

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