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A Chinese man who spent "almost all" of the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday glued to a computer game finally dropped dead at the end of the marathon session, Reuters reports. The unnamed 26-year-old, who weighed in at a fighting 150kg (330lb), collapsed on Saturday in Jinzhou, Liaoning province, following the week-long gaming …

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Anonymous Coward

we need details please

so what game was he playing that was good enough to keep him hooked for 7 days? -i've been looking for something to play lately.. details please.

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Evolution

I heard he was playing the evolution based game, Spore. Apparently he lost, but did take with him a consolation prize of a Darwin Award.

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Anonymous Coward

It's sad but...I just had to ask....

Did he drop any loot?

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Anonymous Coward

The end, eh?

"A Chinese man who spent "almost all" of the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday glued to a computer game finally dropped dead at the end of the marathon session..."

I kind of figured he hadn't dropped dead at the *beginning* of his marathon gaming session...

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Anonymous Coward

"What else can I do in the holiday"

How about take a walk in the local park and shift some of that bulk - bit late now mind...

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30 down, 342905874325 to go.

This is roughly the 30th news article I've seen on someone dieing in an internet cafe in *insert random asian country here*.

Do these stories just come from some gullible person on the newswire, or is some research actually done to validify the accuracy of the story?

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