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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 05:09 PM Reply

What a nerd.
Sucks he died though.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 06:07 PM Reply

Must have been one hell of a game.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 06:17 PM Reply

Holy shit, 40 hours!? A non-stop marathon to me is 6 hours! After that I start to feel gross and feel like I have to do something. Usually I just do like 5 pushups and 5 crunches to just get my blood circulating and heart pumping.

But seriously, how in the fuck can someone play 40 hours straight and ignore food, bodily wastes, and everything else?


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 06:20 PM Reply

Not to disrespect the dead, but what exactly did he think would happen if he went without nourishment or body movement for almost two days? Did he expect to SURVIVE? This is simple stuff.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 06:36 PM Reply

At 7/18/12 10:17 PM, Thegluestickman wrote: It always seems like Asian teenagers take gaming way to seriously, correct me if I'm wrong but I haven't heard of a gaming related death in the west.

There was that american guy a while back who played his Xbox long enough to die from a blood clot. This was never a strictly asian thing.

At 7/18/12 10:49 PM, MooshuBeef wrote:
With two gaming deaths from two asian teens according to that article, it's hard to argue the data.

Lol what? It doesn't take a genius to realize sitting still foran immense amount of time will fuck your shit up one way or another.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 07:07 PM Reply

I think the longest I did was about 20, but I got up to eat stuff and was always drinking, though it was pepsi.

I did feel pretty weird after that though, I wouldn't recommend it or repeat it again.

Shame though, at least he died doing what he loved.

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 07:30 PM Reply

At 7/19/12 05:09 PM, jesseRYU wrote: What a nerd.
Sucks he died though.

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 07:39 PM Reply

Why are all these deaths not in the US?

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 09:25 PM Reply

I'm pretty sure this has happened before, only the boy was Korean and it was StarCraft.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 09:34 PM Reply

At 7/19/12 09:25 PM, Chdonga wrote: I'm pretty sure this has happened before, only the boy was Korean and it was StarCraft.

Starcraft is the #1 killer of Teenagers aged 13-18 in Korea.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 09:53 PM Reply

At 7/19/12 12:25 AM, GamesArmor wrote:
At 7/18/12 10:12 PM, JCFfilms wrote: I mean, I love video games and such; but not enough to play them 40 hours straight.
I played Oblivion 30 hours "straight". "Straight" in a sense of standing up every once in a while to piss, eat, drink, ect.

I really don't have anything to say about the article other than the people that died have a damn good sense of dedication.

I'm steadily approaching the "sit down and stare at the computer all day" level, and I'm starting to get worried with stories like this. I don't think I've sat down and played Morrowind that long, or Metal Gear Online, and I get up and jump on my bed or flex or do something weird every now and then. I get up to drink, piss, eat, etc. But still, I've spent nights up playing games and not gone to sleep the next day - though I divide the time between playing the game on a system and switching to my computer. If this guy died from just sitting down for 40 hours... well, shit.

I feel like I should do some stomach crunches right now.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 19th, 2012 @ 10:25 PM Reply

At 7/19/12 06:36 PM, Jackho wrote:
At 7/18/12 10:17 PM, Thegluestickman wrote: It always seems like Asian teenagers take gaming way to seriously, correct me if I'm wrong but I haven't heard of a gaming related death in the west.
There was that american guy a while back who played his Xbox long enough to die from a blood clot. This was never a strictly asian thing.

At 7/18/12 10:49 PM, MooshuBeef wrote:
With two gaming deaths from two asian teens according to that article, it's hard to argue the data.
Lol what? It doesn't take a genius to realize sitting still foran immense amount of time will fuck your shit up one way or another.

I wasn't saying asians are more prone to dying by gaming, but just that two asians died by the keyboard and mouse. And of course the more you sit around and don't do the things you need to do to survive you gonna be dead. And I am far from a genius, but thank you! ;)


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 01:20 AM Reply

The longest I've played a game was about 18 hours and of all things Halo 2 MP. Ha, those were the days.

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 02:29 AM Reply

I just played The Sims 3 for 8 hours straight. I just downloaded it from Steam.

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 07:07 AM Reply

At 7/19/12 07:39 PM, unconsidered wrote: Why are all these deaths not in the US?

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 08:14 AM Reply

At 7/19/12 03:18 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote: 40 Hours of Gameplay is a good record, I wonder who will be able to beat his record?

Let's just hope no-one is stupid enough to make that attempt.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 08:19 AM Reply

At 7/20/12 08:14 AM, Bahamut wrote:
Let's just hope no-one is stupid enough to make that attempt.

There's nothing deadly about 40 hours straight of gaming as long as you take a break once every few hours to move around, drink, eat, etc.

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 09:55 AM Reply

How did he not feel the need to eat, sleep or go to the toilet in a 40 hour time period? Unreal.

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 12:44 PM Reply

I know this isnt the right time but...
he couldve lasted 41
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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 20th, 2012 @ 07:34 PM Reply

Only idiots think they can go that long without taking a break.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 21st, 2012 @ 03:39 AM Reply

40 hours without a break or food or rest is suicide. He had to know what he was doing.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 21st, 2012 @ 04:13 AM Reply

Because of stupid people like that playing games for 4 or 5 hours is cosidered dangerous.


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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 21st, 2012 @ 05:11 AM Reply

At 7/21/12 04:13 AM, tonypar16 wrote: Because of stupid people like that playing games for 4 or 5 hours is cosidered dangerous.

Lmao, I remember when I was younger, my mum freaked out about me playing video games because she heard of some Korean dying after hours of gaming.

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Response to Teen dies after 40 hours of gaming. Jul. 21st, 2012 @ 09:07 AM Reply

At 7/19/12 01:05 AM, dragoswrath wrote:

You hear Americans dying from steroids for sports and snapping muscles weight lifting, so it's really not too surprising to see the Taiwanese teens overwork themselves on games given they really don't play any actual sports or weight lift a lot, and that the cafes are good social hangouts.

First off I always see asian elders and kids outside where I live at (Japan). The elderly are always jogging/walking and kids playing baseball...
Second steroid deaths are very rare.. Usually people associate it with early cardiac arrest *cough* zyzz* cough*. Although zyzz's death was likely a mix of using cocaine with his already weak heart.

Oh and internet cafes are not good social hangouts form my point of view.


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