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Oh, married? I understand your viewpoint I guess. I could NEVER see my dad hanging out with his friends at a public location like that.

I'm 17 though, and I still love going to those places . Hell, I have seen people up to about age 20 game there. There are special internet cafe's with age limits though, like 18+. In Sweden it is legal to set and age limit for a bar or any type of store as long as it is not in a public mall (there are some other restrictions too). There are some restaurants that was aged 25+ and they are extremely expensive (I am talking 30+ USD for an appetizer!) but that's just how it is.
Ya I would too if I was your age and not married.
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Almost every kid over the age of 13 in Sweden has a pretty good gaming PC. The only reason they go to the internet cafe is so that they can play their games and physically be with their friends at the same location instead of just using Vent or TS
oh, and also American's (especially the younger generation) are too lazy to go anywhere anyway
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The one I went to in Stockholm had PC's that ran BC2 and Crysis at Maxed settings with 1080p monitors. There were 300 seats too. I have no idea what GPU the systems had but I could tell they were Nvidia and they were in SLI since I once saw a repair guy fixing one of them. This was like a year ago.
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Even worse over here in Aus, the only cyber cafes that were even remotely worth it have all closed down now, but even when they were up, the community wasnt that great either. Aussie gamers are so newb, Cept 4 me
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Cuz my desktop is 50 lbs, lol! And I don't like gaming on a laptop... To expensive and laptop gpu's aren't easily upgradable.
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Even worse over here in Aus, the only cyber cafes that were even remotely worth it have all closed down now, but even when they were up, the community wasnt that great either. Aussie gamers are so newb, Cept 4 me
Oh man, I know so many people from Aus playing MapleStory. If you are on at like midnight Cali time there are LOADS of Aus people playing.
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They are pretty strong on U.S. military bases, but of course even more so on military bases overseas. The best one I seen was in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Besides a ton of gaming computers, it had all kind of Xbox's and nice mini-theaters. They made a lot of money vending Red Bulls and candy bars. And of course next door was a Pizza Hut/Taco Bell which also sold beer if I recall correctly. Fun times.
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1) computer hardware is cheaper
That is definitely a big reason why there are few net cafes in USA.
A new HD6990 costs over $780 in my country while it goes for less than 710$ at newegg. $70 price difference.
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theres a shortage of chairs in north america
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