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peemil



Joined: 09 Feb 2003
Location: Koowoompa

PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2003 8:03 pm    Post subject: In the PC room Reply with quote

Just sitting here. Have to go to work. But a huge group of Korean business men have just invaded all the computers. All in suits with the boss- (I think)- Standing behind them. They're all playing "Starcraft."

That's the thing that will do my head in about Korea for the day...

Where else in the world would a boss bring his employees to a PC room for some R&R.

Gotta love this place.
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just because



Joined: 01 Aug 2003
Location: Changwon - 4964

PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2003 10:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love the PC Room so cheap. Definantly one of the positives about Korea. Smile
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Coffeecup



Joined: 30 Jun 2003

PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2003 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

can any of you BELIEVE the excessive smoke in those places???? The only good time to go is after 1am and up until about 10 am. After that it's super hard core cigarette smoke up your nostrils and into your pours.
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dogbert



Joined: 29 Jan 2003
Location: Killbox 90210

PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2003 10:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Coffeecup wrote:
can any of you BELIEVE the excessive smoke in those places???? The only good time to go is after 1am and up until about 10 am. After that it's super hard core cigarette smoke up your nostrils and into your pours.


In Korea, cigarette smoke is an air freshener, flavor enhancer, and aphrodesiac all in one!
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chandler bing



Joined: 04 May 2003

PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 1:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I finally bought a computer just to get away from all the smoke!!!
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whatthefunk



Joined: 21 Apr 2003
Location: Dont have a clue

PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 1:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The new smoking section laws in the PC room have been more or less worthless. Most PC rooms just divided the room in two. The one I frequent however is has pretty clean air most of the time.
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rapier



Joined: 16 Feb 2003

PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 1:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I believe it's called "dumbing down". The most wired nation on earth, with unrivalled access to the valuable wealth of information online, uses the internet almost exclusively for playing games like starcraft. tragic.
The internet revolution is transforming 99% of the population into chain- smoking, bleary eyed game addicts.
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just because



Joined: 01 Aug 2003
Location: Changwon - 4964

PostPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The PC Room I frequent seesm to be smoke free. There are no ashtrays in the whole joint and there is a smoking room through a glass door. It is brand spanking new though and is usually quiet during school hours(plus the PC Bang gilr here is hot and has the nicest touche Smile )
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shawner88



Joined: 01 Feb 2003

PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2003 1:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The going rate is around 1,500 these days per hour?
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just because



Joined: 01 Aug 2003
Location: Changwon - 4964

PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2003 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I still am yet to pay over 1000 won an hour but I am out here in the relative sticks.
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ratslash



Joined: 08 May 2003

PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2003 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

found a bang in sinchon that has a full partition and a sliding door between smoking and non-smoking. 1500 an hour though but worth it if you don't want to be gassed.
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crazylemongirl



Joined: 23 Mar 2003
Location: almost there...

PostPosted: Sat Oct 11, 2003 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I still remember the time that a fight broke out over starcraft in a pc room at 1 in the morning.

CLG
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just because



Joined: 01 Aug 2003
Location: Changwon - 4964

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2003 3:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I saw a fight last week but it was over Counter Strike and it was between two Korean men in their 20s. It was pretty funny
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