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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 2007-09-17, 03:41 PM Thread Starter
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Man dead after online gaming binge

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Sep 17, 2007 08:48 AM
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BEIJING – A man in southern China appears to have died of exhaustion after a three-day Internet gaming binge, state media said Monday. The 30-year-old man fainted at a cybercafe in the city of Guangzhou on Saturday afternoon after he ha been playing games online for three days, the Beijing News reported.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 2007-09-18, 12:00 AM
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Let's hear it for natural selection continuing to do its thing and thinning the herd so as not to dilute the gene pool too much.
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That's an awefull thing to say!

Btw this is not the first time I've heard of this... I think there was a similar incident in Korea a few years ago.

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