Written by queen mudder

Saturday, 4 August 2007

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Online Mahjong can become obsessively addictive

Hong Kong - (Ass Mess): Scientists at the Queen Mary II Hospital in Hong Kong have found 'conclusive porrf' that sourgrapes mahjong international competition losers have been spreading rumors alleging the game can give players epilepsy.

The study is published in the Hong Kong Medical Journal and finds that of the 23 cases of people who had suffered mahjong-induced seizures, all were chemically-inflicted by rival competitors determined to win lucrative cash prizes "at any cost".

The report's suthors have recommended that the suspects behiond the scam should avoid playing mahjong forthwith or face extensive criminal charges.

The study was commissioned in 2001 to determine if the so-called Mahjong Epilepsy as a unique syndrome.

The doctors concluded that the syndrome rumors had affected affects many international contestants who were already addicted to gambling.

Their findings state that Mahjong is 'cognitively demanding, drawing on memory, fast calculations, concentration, reasoning and sequencing' - with prize money that attracts huge organised crime cartels.

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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