-When you’re at the mall and constantly look for the little overt symbol next to someone’s head
-When your late for work and think “/burstrun”
-When you refer to your home as your “declared residence”
-When you’re watching the Discovery Channel special on Komodo Dragons, and you think “Hey slinking voritor hunters!”
-When you’re at a club watching someone dance and wonder why your battle fatigue is not healing
-When you see a stray dog and wonder if it’s agro
-When you greet your friends with “Whatsup Baz Nitch?”
-When you start calling your underwear “hot pants”
-When you go outside and worry about being TEF’d
-When you go to the grocery store and start looking for Jawa Beer and Angerian Fishak
-When someone pisses you off, your first thought is “I could kick this guy’s butt in a duel!”
-When you get a headache and start searching for a stimpack
-When you see a hot chic walk by and think “**edit**, she’d look good in a revealing fleshwrap”
-When you point at an ant bed and tell your pet cat to attack the lair
-When you accidentally call your pet cat a bearded jax
-When you start asking complete strangers for muon gold
-When you’re at the doctor’s office and you ask if you can get a full buff
-When you leave for lunch and tell your co-workers “I’ll be AFK for a bit”
-When your spouse starts to look like a mountain squill
-When the “you’ve been aggroed” music pops in your head everytime your boss walks towards you
-When you try to figure out the creature level of your dog versus the creature level of your neighbors dog
-When you try to get your steak knife sliced
-When you start lookin for clothing attachments to put in your jeans
-When you refer to your family car as the Landspeeder and the weekend driver as your Swoop
-When you are stuck in traffic and think to yourself, ‘stupid lag.’
-When you are out on the dance floor at a club and actually immitate the dance moves you’ve seen playing the game.
-When you are out walking your dog and it stops to sniff something, and you start yelling “FOLLOW FOLLOW FOLLOW FOLLOW” over and over again.
-When you’re sitting at the bus stop looking for someone to duel.
-When you cook something and hope you don’t get a critical failure.
-When you’re cooking and you reach for a spice thinking “how many experiment points should I use?”
-When you’re walking uphill, and wondering if you can free up some skill points for more terrain negotiation.
-When you’re putting on deoderant and thinking “mask scent”.
-When managment changes your job description, and you start crying “nerf”
-When you get out of the shower in the morning and style your hair like your characters ….. just to see what it would look like….
-When your watching a movie with a dark seen and momentarily think to press CNTR + L on the remote.
-When someone says, pass me another mountain dew, yet all you hear is mountain dewback.
-When you’re driving to work and you see the waypoint marker over it. . . .
-When your friends start calling you Chewbacca!
-When you talk in /tells in real life
-When you ever go deer hunting, you wonder why your friends won’t group with you.
-When you would do what your boss says, but you know you’d only get a junk item and 50 credits.
-When walking in the park, you wade through a stream, even though a bridge is right there.
-When you ask your chemistry professer about inert petrochemicals.
-When you have a car crash, thinking you can drive (and walk) through other “players”
-When your vision is perfect at monitor range, but if you get any further than that, you can’t see worth poo.
-When you use /say /g /gu /t /rt /r in Yahoo, or MSN, or AIM messengers.
-When you get undressed at night and wonder why your clothes are in a pile on the floor and not standing agaisnt the wall where you took them off…
-When your in a meeting discussing requirements for a 20 Million dollar application and all you can think of is break time so that you can see what the other forum junkies are doing…..OUCH!
-When dreaming that you have to finish just one more mission, or you have to get this crafted item to so and so…
-When you go and punch your bosses’ worst enemy to gain better faction points with him.
-When youre in a bar and some dude starts with you wand wants to take you outside but you inform him that you are not Overt and there are no recruiters around.
-When humming the cantina music like it’s real music. Especially when you are bored, or at the supermarket.
-When you think the hair on your head is not only enough, you start moaning like a wookiee to see if you grow more hair
-When you start going out with a hot chick and you act like a smuggler.
-When you ask a hairstylist to make you fat
-When you download the entertainer music for free and they still dont get any /tips from you
-When you think western union is bank tipping
-When you’re in a bar and don’t want to buy someone a drink because you’re a afraid of getting a TEF and being booted…..
-When you want to go out and say let’s go to the ‘cantina’ instead of ‘bar’
-When you see a bird and wonder how high the OQ of it’s meat is.
-When you can’t find your friend in the mall and start imitating the tracking skill animation in hopes of finding him…..
-When you wonder if that bird gives leathery hide or bristely hide.
-When you think.. “dammit, if only I was GROUPED with him, then I could just click on his name in the group and follow the arrow”
– When everytime you see your friend, you think ‘radial menu, 4’
-When you think you can win a fight in real life because all you have to do is use a knockdown move
-When minutes later, you get up from the floor and think, I should have kited him… And search for your Muon and a Doc to buff you
-When you start to imitate Tofu, and start all your sentences with “So, etc etc” and refer to yourself in third person
-When you look at your wife and say “Manlove @ you”
-When you try to pronounce PWNED
-When your bf tells you he’s taking a break from the game but you keep playing
-When a CSR suggests that you should either go to sleep or go outside and take a look at the real world.
-When you think a cow or moose is an ikopi.
-When you go to an ATM machine, and think that you’re on the wrong planet because you can’t access your stash.
-When someone mentions 420 and you think they’re talking about shadowpaw.
-When wondering why /mount didn’t unlock your car door.
-When seeing a hideous fat chick on the dance floor and immediately thinking that the nightsisters let out the rancors again.
-When watching the movie leviathon and wondering if he’s coming back to play or not.
-When seeing your monthly power bill, reminds you to pay maintenance on your house/harvs.
-When instead of laughing you shout ‘lol’
-When you can navigate any planet without a map.
-When you refer to distances in Meters and not miles
-When you go get a haircut or shave and refer to it as giving yourself an ID job
-When you hear birds and think of Fynoks
-When you get excited in RL and barely stop yourself from yelling ‘WOOT!’
-When you discover you have tendonitis in your “Nostromo-Game-Pad-hand” (as opposed to the “mouse-hand”), and remark “this is almost as bad as Diablo II!”
-When you don’t feel embarrassed any more about telling co-workers you are going home to play with your wookiee.
-When you have to stop yourself from saying things like *grin* *lol* or *newbie* out loud.
-When you find yourself having serious discussions about the state of the Star Wars economy.
-When you start thinking 16 year olds are fun to hang out with.
-When you accidently /wookieeroar in a meeting (It’s true – it does cause intimidate!)
-When you call all your friends by their star wars names.
-When you’ve stopped being embarrassed when people ask “what do you do with your free time?”
-When you think baby rancors are cute. And baby graul maulers are cuter.
-When you talk to your wife while hitting the Mic on button for Teamspeak.
-When you hear battle music when driving your car
-When your cat doesn’t listen you yell “trick” or “trick2”
-When you see “Buffering 24% complete” at the bottom of Windows Media Player and wonder if you’ve got 6k on you, or if you’ll have to bank tip before you can watch your video clip.
-When you start telling your friends your a Staff Sergeant
-When people start giving you weird looks when you call each other by your SWG names
-When people start to wonder what you mean by TEF
-When your g/f says your spending enough time with her and you tell her /setperform
-When you wake up in the morning for work and your to tired from sleeping, so you hit snooze and doze off looking for a dancer to give you a mind buff.
-When every chat you begin online (outside of SWG) you find yourself hitting /tell (ctrl+t)
-When you wake up in the morining with a hangover and you think of it as a Downer
-When your cat dies, and you try to use a vitality pack
-When you realize that you can’t hold 50 items in your pockets.
-When you realize that you have more than a 10 minute layover in theed — I mean denver
-When you naturally start slowing down while walking uphill.
-When you think about getting a laptop just so you can play 2 characters at once.
-When you have several keyboard layouts for diffrent keyboards…1 for MS natural, 1 for a laptop…
-When somebody hits you, you feign death.
-When you try to slice your remote to get more TV channels
-When you actually get more channels because you sliced your remote.
-When you can correctly estimate the time (to the second) of travel from 1 place to another using a shuttle, all 3 vehicles, varouis types of mounts, and walking
-When u cant capatilize puncutate or sepll anymore, because if you puch the left arrow your character will move
-When you gave up all your language skills, because you speak Ryl, Zabrakk, Sherwook, and all that fun stuff fluently.
-When you know all the names of the languages.
-When you’re about to correct my spelling of sherwook.
-When you can spell “dathomir”
-When you understand this…WTB A GSP PST
-When you say /sigh as opposed to actually sighing in real life?
-When you see a nerfball in the toy section and automatically start laughing “heh, nerf!”
-When your doing your homework, you think “I wish i could macro this”, and how much more exp u need to graduate.
-When you learn to speak spanish fluently
-When you are watching Lord of the Rings: Return of the King with your brother and when Frodo and Sam are fighting Shelob (the 8-legged freak) you can only sit and think… “Holy **edit** that’s a huge Gaping Spider Queen!”
-When you wish you could put a flame DoT on your boss at work.
-When your boss comes to say something to you and you really wish you could just /afk so he will see the (AFK) symbol above your head.
-When you start thinking that /dance is actually kinda cool.
-When you realize you spend more time managing your harvesters then you do your personal finances.
-When you’re reading through a paper or website that has nothing to do with star wars and see a two letter abbreviation that you’ve never seen before and try to figure out what new profession the devs have added
-When you try to /con other people to see how strong they are.
-When you get arrested for trying to replicate an area mind disease.
-When you call your husband by his in-game name as opposed to his real name.
-When you watch the star wars movies and read the books and think if my character was there i would just use this move and kill him quickly.
-When you cant tell where your dream ends and your game begins
-When you pass a field and think “I wonder what resources I could get out of that field.”
-When a cop pulls you over…“But officer, it’s only muon!” Then, you get arrested for possesion of illegal substances.
-When everything that can go wrong does, you scream…“Stupid holo!”
-When you go AFK and go do dishes or something and you swear to God you keep hearing the beep you hear when someone sends you a tell. So, you keep stopping washing the dishes and you keep poking your head into the computer room only to find it was your imagination.
-When you know you’ve got no life when you’re ingame and you see some guy and yell out ‘I know you from the forums!’
-When you call someone a Baznitch IRL
-When you long for a jawa beer at the end of the work day.
-When you refer to your boss as The Emperor.
-When you feel like you’re going through Coronet when you’re stuck in rush hour traffic.
-When you use the term craptastic IRL
-When you are watching star wars and you tell some non players the different types of weapons what the stats were. ie starport on Tat one of the stormtroopers walking in and I’m going “OOO nice T21 rifle” or “see that Rodan he is carring a CDEF Carbine”.
-When your the manager of a department at work and wonder “What proffession should I master next?”
-When your the manager of a department at work and wonder “Wonder what my next Holo will tell me to do?”
-When you ignore your naked fiancé to grind those last precious exp to master weaponsmith…………
-When you ask a friend to borrow 20 credits…..
-When you have the “cantina” song burned on a CD so you can play it in the car….
-When you don’t want to listen to someone ramble on and think you should just /ignore them
-When your car breaks down and you fly to another state hoping to store it in your datapad and take it out again and have it working again.
-When you are walking around a bad part of town and wonder if you should go clone.
-When you camp your empty fridge waiting for some food to spawn every half hour
-When you wait by the junk heaps for skill tapes/armor attachments to spawn.
-When the bug free game of Tic Tac Toe starts to look good..
-When in RL you start to say “He got MALAS’d”
-When somebody asks you what you do for a living and you say an SWG profession.
June 12, 2004 at 9:45 am
Man… I didn’t even read all of them but damn if those aren’t funny. I can’t believe someone would sit and think of that many… that person has definitly played to much Galaxies. Good night everyone