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(The Times of India)   As Zynga drops its plans to implement games that allow you to gamble with real money, investors suddenly realize that's essentially what they've been doing by owning stock in Zynga   (economictimes.indiatimes.com) divider line 8
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2013-07-27 01:06:46 AM  
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foo monkey: You purchase tokens you can redeem to keep playing.  If you don't, you're locked out of the game for 20 minutes and have to start over from scratch.  It's brilliant.


The only 'brilliant' thing about it is the psychopath who figured out how to make a million dollars a day with nothing but a 4MB flash game and a crack dealer's guilt-free willingness to exploit other people's faulty brain chemistry for cash.
2013-07-26 10:39:32 PM  
1 votes:
Am I missing something, or is every Zynga game essentially a Ponzi scheme?
2013-07-26 08:11:30 PM  
1 votes:

Bung_Howdy: and why in Jebus' name does FARK have these hideous banners?


I know it's cliche, but Adblock, dude.  Seriously.  It's farking magical.  Do it for the dramatically improved page load times if nothing else.  And you're TF so it's not like you're not already supporting the site.

i.imgur.com
/Firefox 3.6 ftw
2013-07-26 07:49:28 PM  
1 votes:

Bung_Howdy: and why in Jebus' name does FARK have these hideous banners?

[d3.zedo.com image 728x90]

goddammit so much


Same reason the sidebar is full of Newsmax links for angry old people, I guess.
2013-07-26 05:31:21 PM  
1 votes:
You know what? fark it. If someone starves because they gambled all their money away on Zynga games, maybe we're better off as a species.
2013-07-26 04:03:46 PM  
1 votes:
...and nothing of value was lost.

/bonus for seeing that smug ass-xbone dude is going to fall again, with them.
//now there is a dude with a punchable face
2013-07-26 03:29:47 PM  
1 votes:
nice to read about a local bay area company here in an article in the Times of India...


like reading about all the US trailer trash in the Sun or Daily Fail
2013-07-26 01:49:07 PM  
1 votes:
l.wigflip.com
 
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