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  1. Found the issue, should be fixed now 🙂
  2. On a phone you should be able to do it aswell. If not, let me know and I will double re-check.
  3. Should definitely work with this: Does not work if you try to upload to an external provider and then post the link here. We have removed the ability to posts links, because of the spam lately, but figuring a way around this at the moment so it will be possible for long-term members.
  4. How did you do that before the update? Not sure if you used the multiquote button?
  5. Yeah, just tested, its not the most responsive button I have to say, it didnt push me to the top, but I had to click like 2-3 times, will see what I can do about that drunk button.
  6. The days won was related to content stuff and the solved was a "forum thing" when people marked an answer as "helpful" or "solved", got rid of both.
  7. You can even choose your own accent color 🙂
  8. Huge Update The Forum software got a big update recently and there are a couple of things which got changed; I don't know them all yet, but what I know: It broke the old forum design, so we have to use what we have now, which isn't that bad imo. I also had to disable/remove a couple of plugins, the most important one: Delete my Account. This is currently not working and only admins/mods can delete your accounts. Other than that: Let us know if you find any bugs. Happy journaling guys! 💪
  9. You should be able to create more tags now without any limitation: If not, let me know.
  10. You should be able to choose between these 2 themes at the very bottom of the forums. Simply click on "Theme" and choose your theme (Keep in mind: Game Quitters and Default won't show up for you or any other member than admin, all members can only choose between Old and Enhanced)
  11. Design update! You can now choose a new design at the very bottom of the Forum. Click on Theme and choose "Enhanced".
  12. Away Mode I've added a away mode for you guys. Go to your account settings -> Member away [direct link] And set it up accordingly. Unfortunately the reason field is required, so put anything into it if you dont want to give away your real reason.
  13. Request account deletion added: You can now start a request to the Admins/Mods for a account deletion. To do this: 1) Go to your profile settings: https://forum.gamequitters.com/index.php?/settings/ 2) And click on "Delete my Account": 3) A request will be send to the staff.
  14. Exact same situation here. I tried something back then when I was in the same situation. I was in the detox = all the 'friends' never contacted me and if they did it was all about "gaming today?". After like a month or so I logged in to steam and discord to play with them, after 2 days playing with them I went back to my detox and didnt log in to steam or discord. Well guess what? No questions like "How are you?" or "Are you fine?" or something like that. For me its like, my gaming friends are dead to me, except for 1 guy who is a IRL friend aswell for like 4 years now. I told him that gaming is a pure waste of time and my focus is on other things to improve myself, my life, my future and he agrees with me. He uninstalled steam and all other gaming clients + games. I brought him to learn programming and he has so much fun, I also teach him the stuff I know. The worst part is, the other IRL friend whom I know for like 13 years now is the worst person. Contacts me when he has "PC issues" or wants to game. He goes out often, but never asks me, I gave up on asking since he never has time for me IRL, just for games in the evening, so fk this guy, even though we did so much IRL stuff in the past (going out to play football, go to the cinema or just chill and drink some beers). What I want to say: When the people you gamed with never ask you how are you doing, screw them. They arent worth your time. You will waste your time thinking about them and this might make you sad. There are million other peoples in the world who can be your friend. Don't rely on the people who don't give a fk about you and only care about you when you play games with them.
  15. It distracts you. During the VR sessions you could do other (productive) things. Sell it and buy something good for you or even others. Maybe a dinner or take out a girl, go to a gym, go out and watch a movie, having an app on your phone you use often? Go and buy the pro version to support the developer.
  16. Fight the spammers! Lately we have had a 'few' problems with spammers. They kinda bypassed the 'disallowed links' method by putting their shitty websites (which mostly lead to links with empty content - but still will generate traffic for them) into the title. I found a way to minimize this issue which I just implemented and is active from now on. It might not work for every spammy link, but it will definitely minimize the issue. If you found a spammer, you still can report him and our mod team will take care of it immediately. If our system banned you by accident, drop me a E-Mail (stablish@tuta.io).
  17. Hi there, that sentence there is my mind now for a bit and I was thinking about it. Disclaimer: I am not a parent nor a father. I just would like to know if its always parents fault if kids are having a gaming addiction. Taking me here as an example. So, when I was young my stepfather limited the internet time. That means I could only play (or use the internet at all) for a specific amount of time per day. This pissed me off after a while, so I went out more often, went to friends (sometimes for a whole weekend) to play games there. When I was deeper into gaming and was at an amateur (ESL league - if someone still remembers it) at counter strike it pissed me even more off to go to friends to play. Then I was looking for ways to hack the internet (lol), after researching a lot of stuff (resources where so limited back then..) I finally found a way: Sniffing. But first I needed to figure out how my internet was limited, because it was for specific PC/Laptop and if its possible to block access on the 'hardware side', then I figured it can be limited in the router. Now the hardest part was to get the password. Sniffing alone didnt bring me anywhere, so I needed to 'Social Engineer' my stepfather to login into the router while I sniffed our whole local network. Voila - Router password sniffed. And there it was: A setting to limit the internet access for my MAC address. The problem: My stepfather wasnt an idiot (and still isnt - still love him though) so I needed to make it look original every evening, because he might check it now and then. So, yeah.. that was the time when my 'carrer' basically began ? . And he never noticed anything until I told him about it when I had my own apartment.. he was pretty shocked lol. But to get back to the "You suck at parenting": Is it always parents fault at all? We have 2018, the internet is full of resources, informations, tutorials, guides for basically ANY topic, then we have schools where kids talking about topics, etc. If kids are clever or smart, they might find a way. Is it still the parents fault? Yes, you don't need to buy your kid the new console (or any console at all), or buy them the new game.. but again, they might have friends with a console and we have piracy (which is a lot easier than like 17-18 years back..but also a lot riskier!). So, what is your opinion about it guys?
  18. stabi

    update 2

    Merged your accounts. Hope I did it with the right E-Mail (My browser crashed right when I merged, so I couldnt see the old Mail). If not, I am sorry, just make a new acc and drop me PM, I will sort it out then.
  19. Welcome back ❤️
  20. https://steamdb.info/calculator/ There are a couple of forums for selling a steam account. You could try that, but definitely use a trusted middleman, else you get scammed. My acc is around $500 but I dont care that much. Just delete, focus on something else, forget about it, win.
  21. Guess what, I also have 'Gaming' (Even though I don't like that phrase, it's just marketing anyways) stuff around me - Gaming Mouse, Keyboard (Well, its a cheap mechanical china Keyboard) and Headset. I could punch myself for getting this stuff except for the Keyboard, but all in all.. the Mouse is great and the Headset is having an awesome sound, so, I make the best out of it. Use the Mouse to be more productive when I am at the PC and use the Headset when I hear Music or watch some Documentations. Sometimes I dont even wear them and just enjoy the silence of my room (Well, currently only the Sound of my Ventilator since its 35 degrees here over the day..). I can't say the topic I suggest, especially the phrase 'Fastlane' is for everyone, but for me its my whole focus at the moment. The last few days I woke up at 9AM and was going to bed at around 1-2AM, during the day I read the Fastlane Forum, reading books they suggest and learning english, because its about financial stuff and most of the vocabulars are so unfamiliar. I can't tell what it is but that whole topic got me and I am so hyped about it. Hell I even did some research about clothing, which I never did and I was a 'casual jeans and shirt' guy all the time, now I am trying to get more serious, business-like clothes. All I can say is, try to find a topic what wakes your interest. I formatted my PC couple days ago and didnt even install steam, battle.net, uplay, etc. Just my browser and my IT stuff and thats it. I have to say, yes, I think about gaming, I think about how it is to make 'THE PLAYS', to land an awesome goal in Rocket League, to learn a new technique, to get a better badge, so I can tell my friends 'Hey, look, I am Champion 2 this season, HA!', but then.. I open up my PDF-Reader window and the reality gets me back. I was always the 'cheap' guy, who struggled with money and I never learned to handle money at all, I tried to find a way to make more money with my skills, I guess that's why the 'Fastlane' topic gets me and why I can't stop reading. And the whole topic isnt about 'how to make millions in 1 week', its something completely different. So, yeah. Find a topic, a hobby or whatever (except gaming!) which you could like and do researches about it, gather informations, start making notes, start using Flashcards, watch documentations, hear podcasts, follow people on twitter, facebook, youtube (And god damn, unfollow or even block the gaming related stuff) and uninstall the gaming crap software which takes a lot of RAM only by idling around. Start making connections, start building a small friend-base, talk with other people about your brand new interest. Trust me (I hate this phrase...) it is much more fun talking with people in reallife about a hobby or a new interest than with a guy on discord talking about your new badge, about a badge no one gives a sh*t in a few years. Another tip which helped me: Ditch the Music titles you heard the most during some gaming sessions. When I learn or read and a song pops up from my playlist which played during my gaming sessions I skip that, because it gives me bad Flashbacks. PS: Yeah, Migraine.. I suffer from this aswell and no doctor knows why. It's a freaking pain when it kicks in while you have work to do.
  22. I was thinking the same. After having a good (or bad) day I started some games as a 'reward' , it was a good feeling for that moment but it quickly turned into an addiction (again). I noticed I cant game in moderation, it simply wont work out for me. My current diversion is 'knowledge'. Knowledge about life, about seeing the world with different eyes, knowledge about my financial situation and not being a 'money whore' anymore. Thanks to @Cam Adair for mentioning the phrase 'Fastlane' somewhere in a thread around this forum. I made a quick search on google and found about a fastlane forum and then soaked the whole thread into my brain and read all the 34 pages in one go. After that I made some research for a whole day and instantly bought a couple of books about this specific topic. If someone is interested: Rich Dad Poor Dad Think and grow rich The richest man in babylone The Millionare Fastlane 1 book is done, finished it almost day 1. Maybe its something for you? Seeing knowledge as a 'reward' in real life, instead of a (sorry!) stupid badge in a video game which will be reseted after the season ends and you need to repeat this stuff anyways (Play this game again with the pressure to win because of a better season badge/reward) ?