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    Default Man plays computer games for 50 hours then drops dead

    http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/asiapc...eut/index.html

    SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) -- A South Korean man who played computer games for 50 hours almost non-stop died of heart failure minutes after finishing his mammoth session in an Internet cafe, authorities said on Tuesday.

    The 28-year-old man, identified only by his family name Lee, had been playing online battle simulation games at the cybercafe in the southeastern city of Taegu, police said.

    Lee had planted himself in front of a computer monitor to play on-line games on August 3. He only left the spot over the next three days to go to the toilet and take brief naps on a makeshift bed, they said.

    "We presume the cause of death was heart failure stemming from exhaustion," a Taegu provincial police official said by telephone.

    Lee had recently quit his job to spend more time playing games, the daily JoongAng Ilbo reported after interviewing former work colleagues and staff at the Internet cafe.

    After he failed to return home, Lee's mother asked his former colleagues to find him. When they reached the cafe, Lee said he would finish the game and then go home, the paper reported.

    He died a few minutes later, it said.

    South Korea, one of the most wired countries in the world, has a large and highly developed game industry.


    Maybe he didn't know that pong doesn't have an actual ending

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    Sadly, I'm almost certain that he died a virgin
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    I hope he atleast won.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rrussou812
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    Lee had recently quit his job to spend more time playing games,
    Best reason for quitting your job ever.
    At least he died doing what he wanted to do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave CanSing
    Best reason for quitting your job ever.
    At least he died doing what he wanted to do.

    No, the best reason for quitting your job ever usually involves a woman, doofus.

    Alcohol is a great reason, too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chefcraig
    No, the best reason for quitting your job ever usually involves a woman, doofus.

    Alcohol is a great reason, too.
    Too true. I have very lucky friends who had such nice bosses that they actually helped them to quit so that work wouldn't interfere with their drinking.

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    I guess he just ran out of extra men.
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    I think I knew him. A man in Korea with the family name Lee. There can't be that many of them.

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    1.) he was too stupid to do ANYTHING BUT GAMES.
    2.) What a fuckhead trying to ruin it for us
    3.) MOST IMPORTANTLY did some see his username and password?!?!?!?!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dennis
    I feel too young to recognize this game

    Dune 2 no?
    Oh damn

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    Quote Originally Posted by janthraxx
    Sadly, I'm almost certain that he died a virgin
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    I would bet the house that he found out the "special code" for Grand Theft Auto...
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