Are gamers potheads?
According to this Newscientist.com article, gaming freaks share similarities with drug addicts.
"excessive computer game players showed classic signs of craving when they were presented with freeze-frames from some of their favourite games – they desperately wanted to play, expected to feel better once they did, and fully intended to indulge again as soon as possible."
I'm not that kind of guy, but I have some friends who are. You should see them after a 20 hours session of WOW (world of warcraft) on their weekend. A guy on crack would probably looks very healthy and sane compared to them.
Read more on Newscientist.com http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn8327 (right click, open in new window