On Wednesday afternoon, police in Lu’an city, Anhui province received an emergency call about a man inside a local internet bar who had collapsed to the ground and started spitting out blood.
Officers immediately rushed to the scene to find the man sprawled out on the floor, coughing up blood in a delirious state. Upon investigation, they discovered that he had been online for 9 hours straight.
When the ambulance arrived, the guy seemed to finally snap back to reality, remembering what was most important. “Quick help me back up, We’re about to win!” he told the officers
Instead the police closed the game and sent him to the hospital where he received treatment and was released in good condition.
While spitting blood is pretty extreme, this guy is nowhere near as hardcore as one Hangzhou gamer who was found lying unconscious behind a shrub near a railway track with his feet bleeding and infected following a 6-day gaming marathon.
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