Teenager dies after 40 hours of Diablo 3 - didn't even eat

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#1

I just posted the article Teenager dies after 40 hours of Diablo 3 - didn’t even eat.

It’s almost unbelievable, but TheAustralian.com reports that an 18 year old Taiwanese guy going by the name Chuang has lost his life due playing Diablo 3 too long.

Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/teenager-dies-after-40-hours-of-diablo-3-didnt-even-eat-62488/](http://www.myce.com/news/teenager-dies-after-40-hours-of-diablo-3-didnt-even-eat-62488/)

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#2

So let me get this straight, this jackass sat STILL for 40-plus hours and this caused him to throw a clot that killed him.


#3

I thought playing these games got you bouncing around a little bit handling the controller.He had to have some movement going on there.

I think this reporter does not like gaming.


#4

[QUOTE=bean55;2644369]I thought playing these games got you bouncing around a little bit handling the controller.He had to have some movement going on there.

I think this reporter does not like gaming.[/QUOTE]

The news says it was an internet cafe. It’s nothing new. People die working and walking, even eating and sleeping, so why not during or after playin games?


#5

No, most people don’t realize that when you engage with any type of multimedia, particularly gaming it raises your blood pressure and stress levels. 40 hours of non-stop stress and increased cardio in a sedentary position is a recipe for an early death, although in some cases, apparently an acute case of myocardial infrarction.

So, get up and walk around every few hours! Also, try not to stress out…
The lack of food and/or water probably also contributed to the medical risk of dying… An unstressed person can go about a week w/o food, but only 2-3 days without water… add the stress, and it’s much less…

In the early days of the Internet Japan & Korea were having issues with people being too addicted and having various massive health problems as a result. In some countries there are laws in-place to prevent just these kinds of things…


#6

He went 40 hours without a bathroom break? That’s just sad.


#7

Ok, now that I’ve waited 24 hours after my first hearing this I can now nominate that idiot for a Darwin Award.

Thank you for leaving my species’ Gene pool.

AD


#8

I wonder what would happen to someone who just watched 40 hours of porn and tried to walk.


#10

Chalk one up for Natural Selection.
Now all we need is for the Smart Phone crowd to walk along more congested streets, and the “MRRKIN” gun freaks (all 200,000,000+) to somehow shoot themselves rather than innocent citizens.


#11

Southpark already did an episode about this & World of Warcraft…
It’s NOT pretty…


#12

I’ve been sitting here for four days now, clicking refresh, HOPING there would be something good coming out of it. Haven’t ate. Haven’t slept. Thank god for DePends…:eek: