Dec 31st 2011 6:58PM I can haz te kitteh?
Oct 28th 2011 10:36AM Tukui by far. Only addon anyone actually needs.
Oct 1st 2011 4:30PM So is this the death of Frostfire as part of the Fire Rotation?
Jun 4th 2011 1:50PM I have not read the health and safety codes regarding those things, as it seems likely that they would be incredibly boring. And I didn't say there weren't any ill effects from computer use, rather, I said that it was a significantly better option than factory work (which I think we can all agree, is much more dangerous to one's health). To say working in an office on a computer is worse than (or equal to) working in a factory in China or China's farms is an ignorant statement "from someone living in the comfortable West."
The phrase "uninformed post from someone living in the comfortable west..." doesn't seem to communicate a point relevant at all to this discussion. It seems that you are just being critical for the sake of criticizing. If you thought it was important enough to say, explain it. Otherwise, it comes off as rude, high-and-mighty, and irrelevant.
Finally, it doesn't seem uninformed at all. The whole post is about an interview with someone who experienced this. What is Mr. McCurley uninformed of? Unless you tell us why it is uninformed, I have no reason to believe you.
Jun 3rd 2011 1:55PM To use your phrase money on the table, by the prison guards NOT forcing inmates to do something after hours, they are in fact leaving money on the table. World of Warcraft, and online MMOs are A source of that money. By no means are they the only source, they are simpy the source if choice.
And to be realistic, the number of people in Chinese camps farming gold is relatively small. To be devil's advocate, think of all the people who farm gold or work for gold companies that otherwise would be stuck on a farm, or worse, a factory, where they would be exposed to lethal materials, chemicals, etc... While it is certainly true that a small amount of gold is from forced labor, the majority is from people who don't want to risk their lives and health in a factory or are physically unfit to farm.
Well written, and I enjoy your work and the articles about reasonable solutions to gold buying, but this came across as a little too sensational.
Apr 26th 2011 12:54PM Deathadder, Naga... Nostromo? Hell yes!
Apr 11th 2010 3:28PM On that note, probably best to sleep with one eye open. (We'll have stabbed the other one out by the end of the day).
Mar 16th 2010 12:15PM To loot or not to loot, that is the statement
Nov 23rd 2009 10:38AM Here kitty kitty kitty kitty...