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Steam Top 10

Here's Valve's list of the ten bestselling games for the past week on Steam:

  1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  2. Assassin's Creed Revelations
  3. Terraria
  4. Batman: Arkham City
  5. BRINK: Complete Pack
  6. Anno 2070
  7. Civilization V: Game of the year Edition
  8. Serious Sam 3: BFE
  9. Dungeon Defenders
  10. Payday: The Heist

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55. Re: Steam Top 10 Dec 5, 2011, 21:54 Beamer
 
Sepharo wrote on Dec 5, 2011, 20:25:
Can someone link me to some evidence that couches are healthier than good desk chairs because that's probably one of the craziest things I've ever heard.

I've never had a couch that I could recline further in than my desk chair so Beamer's example is a bit strange. Unless I'm laying on the couch I've actually found sitting on couches to be a rather uncomfortable experience. Couch cushions are usually too big to be sat in properly unless you have a small couch, so you either end up with dangling feet or empty space/no support in the lumbar area which then causes lower back pain.

So is the whole lumbar support thing just a sham? We're better off sitting on couches which tend not to have lumbar support?

It's not about reclining, especially as I doubt you play games reclined in an office chair. Think about a couch - it's a wide cushion. You can sit towards the front and lean back, engulfed in it. Your entire body weight is supported by, well, most of your body. Now read that Businessweek article talking about the curve of the spine and how sitting straight up is very bad for it.
If you buy into the article, it recommends a chaise lounge as a good alternative.
 
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