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    Internet addiction could be deadly

    A man in southern China appears to have died of exhaustion after a three-day Internet gaming binge, state media said Monday.

    Paramedics tried to revive him but failed and he was declared dead at the cafe, it said. The paper said that he may have died from exhaustion brought on by too many hours on the Internet.

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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

    78% of the crazy "stuff" may come from Japan since 1948, but China is working hard to close the gap....


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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

    He died after only 3 days? I thought I read about one of these a while back and that guy made it more than 3 days.



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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

    He obviously hadn't built up the tolerance for it like many Americans have...



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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

    I remember the first time i played around on the "internet" . you had to carry me away from it, but 3 days...seriously...



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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

    There had to have been something wrong with him before this happened. I don't thing people die from staying up for three days.



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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

    I think there was a CSI: Miami epsisode where some kid died by during a marathon computer game session. He was relieving himself in his soda cans. If it happens on TV, it must be true...


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    Re: Internet addiction could be deadly

    3 days isn't an addiction... it's a tragedy. I love using computers as much as the next nerd, but I can't possibly sit down for more than an hour or two at a time.


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