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Playing Games In Session Answered

Think students playing games on their laptops during class is bad? What about parliament members playing games during government policy sessions? The parliament of Bhutan, a small country in the Himalayas, has decided to ban laptops so that lawmakers will stop playing computer games while the Bhutanese parliament is in session.

It is not however true that we were always playing games, said the MP, who is from the governing Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT). We need the laptops because that saves us the trouble of having to carry huge amounts of paper and documents.

He makes a good point: playing game after game of tic-tac-toe does require a huge amount of paper. What games do you think they were playing?

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hishealer

9 years ago

Waaaaaait.... Not "always" playing games... They didn't even deny it!  What kind of slackers are they?!  o.0

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hishealer

9 years ago

And now for the representative from ***** Provence....<br /> <br /> "Ha! WON BY ONE BOX!"<br /> <br /> Once a gamer, always a gamer. And tetris has saved me money on moving trailers and storage spaces, so there Mom! It was NOT time wasted!

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jessyratfink

10 years ago

"We need the laptops because that saves us the trouble of having to carry huge amounts of paper and documents..." "...and sometimes old people are boring."

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Goodhartjessyratfink

Reply 10 years ago

I am certainly glad you qualified that with sometimes. ;-)

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Goodhart

9 years ago

Chess, Stratego, WoW LOL

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purduecer

9 years ago

strategic rounds of command and conquer, perhaps?

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Lithium Rain

10 years ago

I feel certain that the congress does this.

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robots199

10 years ago

I read about this on gizmondo