How old were you when you started playing virtual pet sites?

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Virtual pet sites have been around since the 90’s and they actually starting growing in popularity in the early 2000’s, but how old were you when you actively started playing virtual pet sites?
 

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2004 I imagine I started (due to Neopets), so I would have been around.. 9? 10? I remember going to the library with my dad to fax my parental consent form for the forums. 😂
 
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2004 I imagine I started (due to Neopets), so I would have been around.. 9? 10? I remember going to the library with my dad to fax my parental consent form for the forums. 😂
That’s when I actually started playing too. I played neopets first, then I started playing powerpets. I was 15 at the time. How long did you end up playing neopets for? What game did you start playing after neo?
 
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That's a good question actually. I'm pretty sure I played a few years but I don't know specifically when I ended. Sometime in middle school I suppose, but I used to be pretty active then. Got the lab ray and suck and paintbrushes and various bits and bobs.

After neo I've tried so many things. The main one I fell in love with was Wajas for about two years. I've probably tried most that have been advertised except Flight Rising (although I have an account from several years ago). I remember Powerpets! I think I've played a few that have existed and since shutdown as well. I could probably look through my emails and find out..

What's your poison these days?
 

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I started playing virtual pet sites around 2013 so I was 13-14 years old. I first got into neopets and then eventually started discovering other ones as I ended up searching for other ones as neopets began to die down. Now I am 21 years old and still enjoy playing virtual pet site games, mainly because of the pretty art I can admire and rarely the gameplay itself. Before virtual pet sites I played a lot of WOW (with my dad of course since I was even younger) and barbie games admittedly. :ROFLMAO:
 
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I started playing virtual pet sites when I was about 54. I was working in a middle school special ed classroom and one of the students told me about Neopets about 1994 0r 1995 and I checked it out. I registered but when it came to giving my birthdate, I left it blank and at that time no one said a thing. Years later, about 2005, Neopets redid their site blocking content for those under 12. They blocked me from all adult activities then, and there was no response to my explanation. I lost interest and found Marapets and have been playing it since.
 
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I started playing virtual pet sites around 2013 so I was 13-14 years old. I first got into neopets and then eventually started discovering other ones as I ended up searching for other ones as neopets began to die down. Now I am 21 years old and still enjoy playing virtual pet site games, mainly because of the pretty art I can admire and rarely the gameplay itself. Before virtual pet sites I played a lot of WOW (with my dad of course since I was even younger) and barbie games admittedly. :ROFLMAO:
I played a lot of rpg games prior to playing pet games. Hobowars, diablo, gunbound and Foxwar were the games that I played before pet sites. I never played wow though.