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A South Korean man has died after reportedly playing an online computer game for 50 hours with few breaks.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4137782.stm

Why am I not surprised...
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so is watching tv
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must kill............... CT!!!! ARRRGGGGG!!!
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Woah I'm an Addict!! YES!
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I'm not aggressive. I play Video games more than 2 hrs a day. Nah it's only a mental disorder if you are already mentally inept. If your fine from the day of birth then it really shouldn't effect you. Like say If I played football for 2 hrs a day +, would i be mentally challenged?
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Like say If I played football for 2 hrs a day +, would i be mentally challenged?
Do you really want me to answer that.... LOL j/k

It just always pisses me off that people try so hard to blame "agressive" behavior on videogames...Do they ever just come out and say the real reason people are how they are... PARENTS.
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I don't know, I kind of believe this.

All my brother does is play Final Fantasy XIII in his underwear all night. He is incredibly antisocial. This girl called him a few minutes ago and I gave him the phone and he didn't even talk to her or see who it was.
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Tons of kids are antisocial, does that classify them as having a "mental disorder", or as being shy?
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I have no such social dysfunction. I'm passing school, I'm getting laid, and I go out with friends whenever I can afford it...

I see no problem with playing more than 2 hours a day...lol
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post #50 of 74
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Originally Posted by Rageaholic View Post
Tons of kids are antisocial, does that classify them as having a "mental disorder"?
Only if they play video games.
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