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 Post subject: Life of the Chinese Gold Farmer
PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 11:25 pm 
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June 17, 2007
The Life of the Chinese Gold Farmer
New York Times Sunday Magazine
By JULIAN DIBBELL

It was an hour before midnight, three hours into the night shift with nine more to go. At his workstation in a small, fluorescent-lighted office space in Nanjing, China, Li Qiwen sat shirtless and chain-smoking, gazing purposefully at the online computer game in front of him. The screen showed a lightly wooded mountain terrain, studded with castle ruins and grazing deer, in which warrior monks milled about. Li, or rather his staff-wielding wizard character, had been slaying the enemy monks since 8 p.m., mouse-clicking on one corpse after another, each time gathering a few dozen virtual coins â€â€


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There is nothing like trying to run an endgame dungeon with some idiot that has no idea how to play his class, because he didn't even play it through to 70.

The in game mails, whispers and lately being invited to groups by gold farmers so they can spam their adverts in your face is really awesome too.

qrqreqre has invited you to join a group.
**Decline**
qrqreqre has invited you to join a group.
**Decline**
qrqreqre has invited you to join a group.
**Decline**
qrqreqre has invited you to join a group.
**Decline**

/Ignore qrqreqre
**Player does not exist**

I hope they all die of stomach cancer.


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