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Money wise yes but still not Free (Communist)
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post #32 of 85
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Originally Posted by fstfrddy View Post
Money wise yes but still not Free (Communist)
Thats called a dictatorship, not communism. A country cannot be communist if the basic principles of communism don't apply. Namely, they do not have a socialist economy which is the whole base for communism.
    
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For the record, CHina isn't communist. They are a VERY capitalist nation.
Then how is it that China has limits everything and anything? Why even stand up for a commie China?

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Post-1978 reforms on the mainland have led to some relaxation of control over many areas of society. However, the Chinese government still has almost absolute control over politics, and it continually seeks to eradicate threats to the social, political and economic stability of the country.
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Then how is it that China has limits everything and anything? Why even stand up for a commie China?
Why even stand up for china? Thats one of the most ignorant things this forum has ever brought to my eyes. Have you ever been to china? Do you know any Chinese people? Do you use chinese products daily? The answers, I'm guessing, are no, no, and yes.

Just consider for a moment that without china there would be no Taiwan, and without Taiwan there would be none of the sig rigs we see here.

Enjoy your ignorance.
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post #35 of 85
i don't really see the problem with it, but that's just me.

the only thing i do for 3+ hrs on the computer is programming, work, and coursework. i rarely get the chance to game for more than 2 anymore.
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post #36 of 85
I really don't see this as being anything to get worked up about. I'd say America should implement the same type of program, but that would require a genuine concern over America's children by the populous and withdrawing from treating them like a commodity and social status.
    
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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
I see no issue. Sure, it's restrictive, but look at America. We don't have restrictions on how much screen time you can get, and almost 70% of our population is overweight. Issue? I think so. I am hardly condoning restriction of rights, but I think that something needs to be done about people not getting up and moving!
You know,
its just so nice when someone takes the words right out of your mouth - so YOU dont have to type

Agreed.
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hackers WILL crack/hack this.
so,they are just wasting their time with this.
    
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I think the ban is a good idea. I'm actually in China right now for vacation until the end of the month. I've been to a few LAN cafe's so far and it's absolutely ridiculous how crowded this place is. The air completely suffocates you on impact because it's a mix of cigarette smoke and evaporated sweat. No thanks, I'd rather play at home.

Either way, it's $1.50 USD an hour, but $1.50 USD is ~11.4 RMB. That might not seem like a lot, but the average wage an hour is around 4 RMB/hour *(it's rare for jobs to pay by the hour unless you're doing side jobs for people, most basic low end jobs ie cashier, waiter, receptionist etc have a fixed salary per month, and high end corporate jobs have a fixed salary per year). So technically, one that lives there would have to work about 3 hours of some basic job in order to play 1 hour of video games/internet/whatever at a cafe. That's insane if you ask me, because the standard of living is very low already, so why would you spend your hard-earned money on gaming?

Usually, restrictions are a bad thing, but in this case, it could do a world of good for China. Plus, it might give you time to play catch up on your CS/Starcraft skills
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No ****. It's china. They're Asian. They can do everything.
ASIANS FTW
    
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