Guy Dies Of Exhaustion After Playing Video Games Three Days Straight

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    Maybe this would be a good Stern Show stunt for Shuli, Benjy, Lisa G and Hi Pitch


    Man dies in Taiwan after 3-day online gaming binge - CNN.com
    Man dies after playing video games for three days
    Hong Kong (CNN)A 32-year-old man was found dead in an Internet cafe in Taiwan after a marathon three-day gaming binge, the island's second death of an online gamer this year.

    The man, surnamed Hsieh, entered the cafe in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's second largest city, on January 6, Jennifer Wu, a police spokesperson from the Hunei district precint told CNN.

    An employee found him motionless and sprawled on a table at 10 a.m. on January 8 and he was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead from cardiac failure, she added.

    "He has been unemployed for a long time, and internet cafes were the only place he could go to," she said.

    "His family said he would disappear for two to three days on end."

    Police first released details of the case late last week.

    It is not known exactly how long the man lay dead in the Internet cafe but police said his corpse had begun to stiffen so he must have been dead for several hours before they arrived on the scene.

    Exhaustion
    Police said gamers in the café continued as if nothing happened even when the police and paramedics arrived.

    "The CCTV footage from the Internet cafe showed that he had a small struggle before he collapsed motionless," said Wu.

    Cold temperatures and over-exhaustion from the long hours spent playing games likely contributed to Hsieh's cardiac arrest, a police statement said.

    According to the Taipei Times, the man was a "regular customer" who often played for consecutive days.

    "When tired, he would sleep face down on the table or doze off slumped in his chair," the staff member was quoted as saying.

    "That is why we were not aware of his condition in the beginning."

    Taiwan is no stranger to deaths from marathon sessions of online gaming.

    Hsieh's death came after 38-year-old man was found dead at an Internet cafe in Taipei on January 1 after playing video games for five days straight.

    And in 2012, the corpse of man who died playing online games went unnoticed for 10 hours by other gamers and staff.
     
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    #yellowlivesmatter
     
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    Big whoop... these insane china men die by the dozens in those internet cafes'... :grad:
     
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    Another waste of oxygen removed from my overpopulated planet.
    That's big guy!
     
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    his mistake was going

    outside and breathing the fine china air


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    Can you fucking imagine? No, this world isn't just fucked....


     
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    the video games are dangerous in that they have to leave their homes...

    its like smoking 21 cigarettes a day living in that shit hole
     
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    I have been to Kaohsiung and it's real clean there . I have gone there for the last three years . I think this guy just couldn't cut the mustard .
     
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    I've been trialing a few prototypes of breathing masks to sell over there and in other major cities. Bright stupid colors, cheap. Only prob to get it done cheap enough, I'd have to have them made in china... I don't feel comfortable with that notion

     
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    :bigthinkwonder what game he was playing
     
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    Probably Date Rape Simulator 2K16.
     
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    I haven't played video games since SNES/Sega Genesis.


    can't you pause games anymore?
     
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    Wonder what will happen when the oculus rift comes out.
    People will wander around for days inside of their games.
     
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    He died doing what he loved.
     
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    And sadly it wasn't Shuli
     
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