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11th August, 2005 at 11:12:29 -

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=1024972

What a tool. Serves him right for being such an idiot. The longest I can play a game is probably about 3 hours, yet all I play are adventures games.

 
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11th August, 2005 at 11:35:35 -

That was sad.

 
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11th August, 2005 at 11:39:05 -

He didn't die from playing video games, he died from an extended period of fatigue resulting in cardiac failure. Same thing would've happened had he been fishing or reading. 50-plus-hour gaming sessions aren't really uncommon. Healthy people can do it without a problem.

That article is wrong on some details, by the way. He did in fact have a few naps in a makeshift cot he set up in the cafe. I'll see if I can find a better article later.

 
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11th August, 2005 at 12:11:33 -

It does mention in the article that it was exhaustion. Yet again, the media is wrong again by blaming computer games for the death.

I didn't know he took a few breaks though, so I guess I'll take back the tool comment, yet he's still an idiot for pushing himself that far.

 
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11th August, 2005 at 13:33:11 -

What an idiot. I wonder how much it cost him to stay at the gaming cafe that long.

 
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11th August, 2005 at 15:34:45 -

His life, obviously.

 
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11th August, 2005 at 20:23:35 -

Jeesh. i got stressed enough playing jonnyrpg recently, got stuck on that darn vinehill road level!

 
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11th August, 2005 at 22:22:12 -

I can do that that tard just has stress problems

 

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11th August, 2005 at 22:38:06 -

Snerlin: I've done 12 hours for $5, I'd say Korean LANs would have to be pretty competetive.

 
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11th August, 2005 at 23:30:02 -

i saw this on fark, ive done a 20 hour counterstrike lock-in at pcgamerz. all the pizza and soda you want for $30.

 
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12th August, 2005 at 00:49:47 -

mmm soda... for $30 bucks you say i would hve gotten like 30 pizzas and 1000000 sodas


 

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12th August, 2005 at 22:23:30 -

That guy is a moron.

 
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12th August, 2005 at 23:14:51 -

Was it snoop dogg??

 
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13th August, 2005 at 02:09:06 -

That made no sense.

 
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13th August, 2005 at 05:01:29 -

*snap* It just hit me. Jonny RPGee willikers!

 
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