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    On-line Gaming - gone too far!

    I don't have the story in front of me and I don't have a link for it, but I was reading in today's paper (The Courier Mail) that somebody bought some virtual land on ebay for over A$30000.

    Now, I know some people get addicted and really into games, but this is taking it way too far. This guy would have to be single, because I don't know any girlfriend or wife that would allow their partner to make this kind of investment.

    But that is'nt the scary thing, the scary thing is that he will actually make money from it. Apparently the guy can sell mining and other rights to his land, and charge people to visit it.

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    But who would visit it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddhmaster
    But who would visit it?

    LOL. It is hard to get your head around isn't it?

    Apparently you can create your own 'virtual identity' which means you can buy land and stuff - all online. I'm no expert on it, so I don't really know the ins-and-outs of the whole thing.

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    Luckily I don't know anyone who would do that type of thing.


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    anyone have the website for this game?
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    So is he buying some land over the net?

    Or is he buying "virtual" land that doesn't exist?

    Assuming it's "virtual"...how and why would people mine and stuff? How would they make money? That sounds absolutely pathetic!

    I think I'll stick to CM thankyou!
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    Quote Originally Posted by age_master
    anyone have the website for this game?
    don't do it age

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    the words interesting, sad and single come to mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nnanden
    the words interesting, sad and single come to mind.
    Not interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddhmaster
    Not interesting.
    you dont find the whole concept slightly interesting at all?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nnanden
    you dont find the whole concept slightly interesting at all?
    Interesting in a "i know that i'm cooler then these people" kind of way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddhmaster
    Interesting in a "i know that i'm cooler then these people" kind of way.
    then i demand you take back your previous statement!

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    Sorry Nnanden, great post before.

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    Didn't someone buy a ghost off e-bay recently? Or something like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Wright
    because I don't know any girlfriend or wife that would allow their partner to make this kind of investment.
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