South Korean couple neglects child to death for video games

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    EDIT: Before I even read the article, I remembered the whole "kid dying from Starcraft" thing from something on TV. Yet another sad video game related death.

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    After reading this story, every single fibre of my existance is filled with malice towards this couple. Starving their baby to death over a game, and to make matters worse they gave more attention to a bunch of pixels than a real child.

    Selfish, ignorant humans. They should suffer for life.
     
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    This is just plain wrong. I mean I have some horrible crap before, but this just tops most come to think of it, this just tops all of them.
    This is just plain horrible.
     
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    i completely agree with you.As a father i could never imagine ignoring my daughter over a game or anything else...
     
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    Obviously, they suffer a mental condition, and they really need help. I'm not going to be the one judge because video game addiction is a real problem, as much as we think otherwise.
     
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    The sad thing is my cousin is much the same. She came to visit us with her two kids a while back and she spent no time with them whatsoever. She was far too busy fucking up my laptop by downloading hundreds of those hour long trial games where you find the hidden object or run a cafe or other random pointless shite. One of said games is so badly corrupted my laptop refuses point blank to delete it. It's not causing any major disturbance but it's certainly annoying. But anyway. Her kids would be crying due to hunger/boredom/nappy full of turd and she'd just ignore them and get back to her game. It fills me with shame that I share any sort of genetic information with this person. Thankfully she does at least eventually endevour to keep the kids alive so she's not as bad as some people like in the article, but she's still a terrible mother. But then what do you expect from a 19 year old who has more kids than qualifications?
     
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    WTF hasn't Dragon Ball Online been out in SK for like a year? If I were going to escape reality, I'd pick a much more fun game, like Dragon Ball!

    It's really cool, you can play as a Namekian or a Majin (or a Human too).
     
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    Yeah, but see the thing is. I'm not married, I don't have kids. Yet I know something like this is completely unforgivable.
     
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    If you're referring to all SK's...

    Not all South Koreans are like this... so avoid the misplaced comments and dumbass statements... just like not all black people steal tvs, or white people run the country *hint*hint.

    Wynd
     
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    I believe it was actually because the couple was to busy raising their virtual child online
     
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    I bet they are crying their eyes out over their loss and they will soon realize it's their fault and the spirit of the baby will haunt them for life.
     
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    oh wow,internet addiction school. in china,they have lots of them. i read in a magazine,wired,that a kid was getting low grades,using the net alot,playing WOW,parents heard stories,reluctantly forced him to go,he got beaten,and left to die outside of the building,and he was only trying to release stress off of homework and school!
     
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    Or you know.. they could just suicide
     
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    That won't relieve the suffering, just increase it in the afterlife.
     
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    hooray for afterlife/reincarnation/suffering until enlightenment? o.O
     
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    Neglected child to death by being obsessed with video games.

    Video games = Chips and plastic (Chips being a very broad term)
    Chips = A combination of minerals
    A combination of minerals = Rocks

    They let their child die so they could play with rocks. That's about how it boils down to when you realize humans are just animals.
     
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    Humans never cease to make me sick. That's is just disgusting.
     
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    i dont understand? make your own child suffer to attend to a virtual one?
     
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    oh wow,i can't believe I havent thought of that. we live in a twisted world. the more advanced we get,the more things that we are blinded by.
     

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