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6-29-2009 @ 8:23PM
I simply HAD to comment on this...For one reason, I know what it's like to be dirt poor. The simple truth is that love them or hate them, somebody is feeding their family based on this income. If those numbers are correct it's going to be a very sad state of affairs knowing that many people will no longer be able to support thier families.While many of them can be quite rude, what most don't realize is that the vast majority of these 'gold farmers' are just regular people trying to make an income in an economy over there that didn't give them a lot of opportunities. Most of these people never bother anyone and keep to themselves quite well away from the bulk of the population, basically not hurting anyone. So, personally, I could give a crap less about the game economy if it means somebody gets to feed thier kids and not having to resort to dealing drugs or prostitution or the like to get by.
6-30-2009 @ 2:01AM
"On most days Li's replacement is 22-year-old Wang Huachen, who has been at this gold farm for a year, ever since he completed his university course in law. Soon, Wang told me, he will take the test for his certificate to practice, but he seems in no particular hurry to. "http://www.juliandibbell.com/texts/goldfarmers.htmlMostly young men without families.
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