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86 hour computer game binge lead to....

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by SMUGGLER RSH, Oct 10, 2002.



    Korean man dies after computer games binge
    October 10 2002

    A 24-year-old South Korean man died after playing computer games nonstop for 86 hours, police said yesterday.

    The jobless man, identified by police only by his last name Kim, was found dead on Tuesday at an Internet cafe in Kwangju, 260 kilometres southwest of Seoul, they said.

    Quoting witnesses, police detective Oh Myong-sik in Kwangju said the man had been virtually glued to the computer since late last Friday and had no decent sleep and meals.

    The man collapsed in front of the counter early yesterday but soon regained consciousness. He then went to the toilet where he later was found dead, the police officer said.

    Initial investigation ruled out the possibility of murder, police said. An autopsy was planned.

    South Korea is among the world's most Internet-savvy nations with more than half of its 47 million people having access to the Internet. South Korea has some 22,000 Internet cafes, also known as PC rooms.

    Many PC rooms are open 24 hours, but no minors are allowed after 10 pm.


    Stolen from: http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2002/10/...4061292187.html
  2. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 41
    that sucks
  3. EatMorGlue

    EatMorGlue Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 22, 2000 Messages: 1,919 Likes Received: 1
  4. Smart

    Smart Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 14, 2000 Messages: 17,017 Likes Received: 177
    12oz claims another soul...


    That is who Makros was....a 24 Year old South Korean Gothic obssesd 12oz aholic
  6. socrates

    socrates Guest

    I thought it was funny his name was KIM, I wonder how many million there are there.
  7. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    thats pretty funny, but a lesson to be taught.."computers can kill you"
  8. Tyler Durden

    Tyler Durden Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 18, 2001 Messages: 5,263 Likes Received: 40
    i bet i can do 90 without dying.

    ah the wonders of not having a job. i get to explore things like 90 hours straight of 12oz.
  9. toyeattoywar

    toyeattoywar Member

    Joined: Jul 3, 2002 Messages: 829 Likes Received: 1
    that would be a horrible way to die.
  10. dosoner

    dosoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2000 Messages: 3,735 Likes Received: 26
    my mom wasnt kiddin when she said quake3arena would be the death of me.


    Yeah but can you go 90 straight hours without eating sleeping or moving from your seat???
  12. dosoner

    dosoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2000 Messages: 3,735 Likes Received: 26
    smartass, the real image is right here!

  13. dosoner

    dosoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2000 Messages: 3,735 Likes Received: 26
  14. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    this dude from Quebec makes maaaaad g's a year playing counterstrike. his name is "grrrrrrrr..." or something like that. In an interview with the Toronto Star, he said that he is a big celebrity in Korea (where he has moved), and kids come up to him and ask for autographs as if he were Jerome Iginla or something. His nights, according to him, consist of nightclubs and computer games, and his days - a university education courtesy of the money he makes off Counterstrike.
  15. Merdle

    Merdle Guest

    holy shit, I can't belive he did that. And at an internet caffe, for over 3 days straight. I wonder what game he was playing..Rip buddy.