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View Poll Results: At what age?
10+ 1 0.94%
20+ 4 3.77%
30+ 3 2.83%
40+ 1 0.94%
50+ 0 0%
'Til death 64 60.38%
Not at a specific age, etc. 33 31.13%
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Old November 9th, 2012, 07:58 PM
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I'll quit playing at the age my fingers happen to fall off.
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Old November 9th, 2012, 08:02 PM
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I'll quit playing at the age my fingers happen to fall off.
That's funny!! That's what I was thinking with my post about the arthritis!! I'll probably want to be buried with all of my pokemon things!!
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Old November 9th, 2012, 08:13 PM
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I vow to play pokemon until the franchise dies nay, until I DIE nay, EVEN IN THE AFTER LIFE I SHALL PLAY POKEMON!
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Old November 9th, 2012, 08:47 PM
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Honestly, I'm not super into Pokemon, but it is still part of my life. I'm already seem to be slightly losing interest, so I would say maybe in my late 20s I'll get bored and stop playing. And I'm afraid new responsibilities arising in my life will hold me back From finally catching em' all!
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Old November 9th, 2012, 09:01 PM
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I will NEVER quit playing Pokemon!
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Old November 10th, 2012, 12:04 AM
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I don't know when or if I'll stop playing. I may forget about from here to there due to being busy with life, but I don't see myself quit Pokemon. When they stop making games, I'll possibly just keep replaying all the games I have.
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Old November 11th, 2012, 01:24 AM
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I quitted in 2004, and begun playing again a couple of months ago. 3 4 and fifth generations are new to me, the whole breeding and ev training thing is new to me.
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Old November 11th, 2012, 01:57 AM
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I'll probably stop when they stop making the games or when life catches up to me and i just forget about gaming altogether.
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Old November 13th, 2012, 07:21 PM
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Only a harsh life can stop me from playing my favorite series in its many forms. Even if GameFreak stops making the games, I will never stop.
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Old November 13th, 2012, 09:00 PM
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As much as it pains me to say this, it's the truth. I haven't played Pokemon since this time last year. It's not that i'm too old, or I don't want to. I think i'm generally losing interest. I wanted to vote for Til' I die, but that isn't the case. My estimate you say? I'm guessing i'll quit in my mid 20's, yes I do know that is a while away (10-11 years in fact), but I still love Pokemon. But not forever. I've been playing for 8 years, I think I might stick around for 8-11 more
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Old November 13th, 2012, 09:14 PM
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Hmm.. I doubt Ill ever stop playing pokemon. However I do tend to take short breaks from playing it. I do know this though, I wont stop playing pokemon regardless because Ive been addicted to it ever since it came out and I like this addiction :}
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Old November 13th, 2012, 10:08 PM
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I'll probably never stop playing pokémon. Yeah.. I don't think I will.
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Old November 14th, 2012, 07:02 AM
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As long as they keep making games, I'll keep playing them.
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Old November 14th, 2012, 03:06 PM
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A lot of the posts in here are over-exaggerating, but to be fair it's not really possible to give an accurate or proper response to this topic. You never know when you'll quit something, so all the "'til death" posts...they could end up quitting the franchise as early as next year.

I didn't think I'd quit early myself, especially since I was hooked with competitive battling, but it happened, and it was for the best. A cousin who's in college planned to stop before B/W's announcement but ended up getting the game anyway. (Though I think he stopped for good now. lol)

Honestly, and forgive me for saying this, but I think it's a bit silly to believe you won't quit at an early age, or ever, given that it's almost guaranteed you'd be busy with far more important things the more you grow up...well unless you're that gullible. And when you think about it, it's for the best. It's only natural as well, it's in the human nature to change interest and move on.

Basically, it's impossible to predict when you'll quit. However, I think a good question will be...should you lose interest or take a break, would you come back to it? That's something that's worth wondering about.
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Old November 14th, 2012, 05:26 PM
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The only way I would ever quit pokemon is if it turned into a pool of bile.

Seeing as that won't happen, I'll never quit. Pokemon has been a trend that stuck with me ever since I was a boy. I don't see myself quitting now. :D
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Old November 19th, 2012, 04:56 PM
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Never. I see no reason for me to stop playing, especially with the resources I have at my disposal now that have made finding certain Pokemon easier than it used to be when I was 6 or 7 playing Pokemon LeafGreen and being so surprised to see Pikachu that early in the game.
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Old November 21st, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Til Death. Even though I plan to be with buried with all my pokemon games and game consoles and carrying cases. And have my ds with the current pokemon game on my stomach and a classic gameboy with pokemon red in my hands as I'm being buried.......ok now I have a plan for my funeral.
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Old November 21st, 2012, 11:59 AM
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I will never ever quit playing Pokemon!! I will always find something to do in the games and have more games to buy when I have the money. Pokemon is never-ending. :D
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Old November 21st, 2012, 12:04 PM
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I'd probably say never, because I plan to pass down my interest in Pokemon to my little nieces, nephews, and even my future children (if I ever decide!). Pokemon was the franchise that sealed my childhood, and I hope it can interest them. :3

In short terms, until I die. :P
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Old November 21st, 2012, 12:24 PM
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i haven't been really into pokemon since the gameboys era (Pokemon snap got me to give Pokemon a chance lol), now its just a game i like. ill probably quit once i completely get bored of it.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 09:15 AM
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At what age?
10+ No
20+ No
30+ No
40+ No
50+ No
'Til death No
Not at a specific age, etc.
When the world ends Possibly

Even if the world ends, I won't stop playing Pokemon unless Pokemon gets destroyed, because it would be too much effort to find the games.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 09:36 AM
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I guess when I lose interest in it.
I've been playing for a few months short of two years and I don't have much of an attention span for interests.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 09:56 AM
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I have no intentions of quitting Pokemon, as the competitive aspect still gives me a thrill, but I can safely say that I'll lose interest in the game someday. Probably near age 18 or 20. Too early to tell.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 10:28 PM
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I will never quit Pokemon, even after I die, I will travel my way into the Pokemon Universe, and be reborn to become a Pokemon Trainer.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 11:29 PM
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Until I die, or I literally don't have the time to play anymore. But I can seriously see myself as a 70 year-old woman picking up my gameboy/nintendo DS and just freaking playing pokemon. That would be... amazing
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