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How can I convince my parents to let me play video games during weekdays?

I am really wanting to play video games during the week, and my parents haven't let me since 6th grade. I'm 14 and in 9th grade. I'm sure they believe that it will consume my life, but I have constantly assured them it won't. Even on weekends I can't play past 9 o'clock, but I do admit that I occasionally play for 3 to 4 hours. I'm a A/B+ student and school comes first for me. I just often find myself bored out of my mind and it would be nice to be able to play 1 hour or so a day if I become bored. Any help would be very much appreciated.

Asked By: - 1/15/2013
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Show them articles that state that video games are good for the brain... More
Answered By: Faith - 1/15/2013
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Go to juvie and when you get out let em know that there your bitches
Answered By: Jon - 1/15/2013
 
As a student, I really think you should only use video games as a reward. It's great that you are a straight A pupil but I'm afraid your parents are right, vido games aren't healthy for you. If you really need to play for that long, I think you should take up another hobby, like playing an musical instrument. But of... More
Answered By: Christina - 1/15/2013
 
Alright so here are some options for ya... More
Answered By: VIRGO - 1/15/2013
 
No more 3-4 hour stints. Convince your parents that an hour or two on a weekday will mean less stints like that on the weekends. In fact you'll probably find yourself that come saturday, there's something better to be doing... More
Answered By: MoNguSs - 1/15/2013
 
I really think they are doing a good job because you need to pay attention to your education more then a video game.video games wont get you a education.you need to study.
Answered By: cool - 1/15/2013
 
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