Kray
865 Posts
17 years, 4 months ago
I know many of you play video games (stating the obvious i know). How many of you used to be like THE BEST at st least one game, and a younger sibling, who used to suck at everything you could do, suddenly beat you at your own game!!

Now for me I had two options: one I could be the loving caring older brother who mentors his younger brother and says "good job, see I taught him everything he knows! 8) "........ OR....... I could be the jealous, angry, sore loser type of brother who harbors a secret hatred for his brothers newfound success and angrily mutters to himself ("muther f#[email protected] little [email protected]%#$*, I will crush you into the dust you filthy little maggot!!! :evil: ").

Eventually, I chose the first (and better) option. But unfortunately, I tried to fight the shame of losing to a 12 year old who plays video games ALL DAY with his over abundance of free time, with the second option. But rather than look like a royal prick, I just stopped caring and let my llittle brother enjoy his time in the spotlight thinking "Someone else will beat him eventually (I hope)."

Any one else experience a similair strong sibling rivalry? Now this isn't limited to just video games. It could be sports or anything else.
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    Mavrick_45
    156 Posts
    17 years, 4 months ago
    this reminds me of the time i first beat my dad at a round of golf. he make me buy him a coke.........
      Kray
      865 Posts
      17 years, 4 months ago
      Yeah, I guess I love my little bro too. But like I said before, he is a pain sometimes like all little brothers.
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        17 years, 4 months ago
        oh man, i use to rock at mortal kombat, right? well, my nephew is the closest little brother i got, so anyways, im sittin there and hes playing the game (hes 3 BTW) and i saud, "can i play?" hes so sweet, he goes, "sure, unca jay!" so pick up the control and start playing. well, i let him win a couple times, then i said, "well ill just beat him once..." and being the mortal Kombat expert i was, i thought it would be sinch, right? as soo as i start wailing on him, he catches on and kicks the crap out of me. the next three games im actually trying to beat him and i lose.... after the first game and all through the reast, this is me ..... :shock: but, i was so proud, cuz my nephew is only 3 and hes already that good at games.
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          JP
          1826 Posts
          15 years, 11 months ago
          A sibling rivalry thread? Cool man! so, who here has siblings that they don't get along with or like to compete with alot? I have half siblings, but I don't see them often.
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            15 years, 11 months ago
            My brother & I get pretty hardcore whenever we argue. Partially because he's a queen (as am I) and we're only 2 years apart. There have been full-blown scream fests filled with a whole bunch of words that I don't think I could even post on this. Then there are the times when things start to fly, and trust me, it isn't a pretty sight. We've hit each other, and we've spit at each other. He's twisted my arm and I gave him Indian burns that stayed for a while. He even pushed me down the stairs once, but it was only like 3 steps, so I wasn't badly hurt. Weird thing is, we're pretty close. Strange right?


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              JP
              1826 Posts
              15 years, 11 months ago
              Yeah, Strange. Well, do you get along with him at all?
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                15 years, 11 months ago
                JP
                Yeah, Strange. Well, do you get along with him at all?


                Actually, I do get along with him. We tell each other stuff about our lives that we normally would not share with other relatives. We also do share a room. It's just that we both like to push each other's buttons for fun. That eventually leads to the fighting. Plus, it also depends on what kind of mood I'm in or what mood he's in.


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                  JP
                  1826 Posts
                  15 years, 11 months ago
                  I'm an only child and it is nice, but yeah, sometimes I wish I had a brother or sister I could play with or go places with. How many siblings do you have? just the one brother?
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                    mrstick666
                    1064 Posts
                    15 years, 11 months ago
                    retro_junkieee
                    JP
                    Yeah, Strange. Well, do you get along with him at all?


                    Actually, I do get along with him. We tell each other stuff about our lives that we normally would not share with other relatives. We also do share a room. It's just that we both like to push each other's buttons for fun. That eventually leads to the fighting. Plus, it also depends on what kind of mood I'm in or what mood he's in.


                    That actually sound like me and my brother. Sometimes, we get into full blown screaming matches. Sometimes he throws things at me(Like the time he threw an oven mit, and the thumb part hit me in the eye. I cried for like, a half an hour :lol:). But we get along so well other times.
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                      15 years, 11 months ago
                      I only have that one brother, but I grew up around a ton of cousins. My family is super close, so I guess it's like I have a whole bunch of brothers and sisters.


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                        JP
                        1826 Posts
                        15 years, 11 months ago
                        I hear ya. I was close to a cousin when I grew up. My mother, and her sister and I and my cousin all shared a home when I was like bet 4-7 yrs of age.
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                          15 years, 11 months ago
                          That's awesome. Don't you just love the family unit? No matter how much crap there is, in the end it's all love.


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                            JP
                            1826 Posts
                            15 years, 11 months ago
                            It depends I guess. I know in the olden days the family unit consisted of parents and thier children along with aunts, uncles; and cousins and maybe grandparents. Nowadays it just differnt. ppl still live together, but it's just not the same, IMO.
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                              15 years, 11 months ago
                              mrstick666
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                              JP
                              Yeah, Strange. Well, do you get along with him at all?


                              Actually, I do get along with him. We tell each other stuff about our lives that we normally would not share with other relatives. We also do share a room. It's just that we both like to push each other's buttons for fun. That eventually leads to the fighting. Plus, it also depends on what kind of mood I'm in or what mood he's in.


                              That actually sound like me and my brother. Sometimes, we get into full blown screaming matches. Sometimes he throws things at me(Like the time he threw an oven mit, and the thumb part hit me in the eye. I cried for like, a half an hour :lol:). But we get along so well other times.


                              It just means he loves you a whole bunch. Just in a stange brotherly way. :D

                              JP
                              It depends I guess. I know in the olden days the family unit consisted of parents and thier children along with aunts, uncles; and cousins and maybe grandparents. Nowadays it just differnt. ppl still live together, but it's just not the same, IMO.


                              Well, family can be different things. I think although people aren't necessarily blood related, as long as they love and care for each other it's still family regardless. They may have their arguments and stuff, but it's all love in the end.


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                                JP
                                1826 Posts
                                15 years, 11 months ago
                                That's true. I see what you're saying.
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                                  15 years, 11 months ago
                                  i never physically fist fought my sister

                                  however we did argue and yell lots
                                    mrs-link
                                    1839 Posts
                                    15 years, 11 months ago
                                    must eliminate....competition....its such a shame my brother is a highly trained ninja as well....jerk... :twisted: ...and yes, we get into physical and verbal fights alot as well....
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                                      Sunriser
                                      3802 Posts
                                      15 years, 11 months ago
                                      I have no siblings. :cry: This is topic discrimination!
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                                        skippymallory
                                        531 Posts
                                        15 years, 11 months ago
                                        as the youngest of 3 girls, I was forced to take sides with either one...and in I always sided with my eldest sister. which eventually spiraled into rivalry between me and my other sister and led to us never truly getting along...we even went to separate high schools.
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