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Turns Out You Actually Can Be Bored To Death

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the at-least-it's-cooler-than-this dept.

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A study conducted by researchers at University College London shows that boredom can kill you. The researchers found that people who reported feeling a great deal of boredom were 37 per cent more likely to have died by the end of the study. Martin Shipley, who co-wrote the report said, "The findings on heart disease show there was sufficient evidence to say there is a link with boredom."

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ummm (3, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31063718)

maybe because by doing nothing and being bored, you are likely to not be as healthy...

Re:ummm (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31063996)

maybe because by doing nothing and being bored, you are likely to not be as healthy...

It's in TFA.

Re:ummm (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064056)

maybe because by doing nothing and being bored, you are likely to not be as healthy...

It's in TFA.

Maybe dying causes you to be bored.

Re:ummm (2, Informative)

cheftw (996831) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067416)

"I'd hate to die twice, it's so boring."

Feynman

Re:ummm (3, Funny)

eln (21727) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064670)

Reading TFA is boring. The GP was clearly avoiding it in order to increase his life expectancy.

Re:ummm (1)

snl2587 (1177409) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064768)

I would RTFA, but I'm afraid doing so might reduce my lifespan.

Re:ummm (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065674)

"I think I'll go skiing today... Naw, it makes me so tired. I think I'll walk down to the beach. Naw, it's too far. I think I'll go hit on that foxy checkout girl at the convenience store. Naw, I can't keep it up when I'm out of breath"
Limited activities due to cardiovascular problems help cause boredom unless you're a computer geek.

Re:ummm (1)

psithurism (1642461) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066234)

Limited activities due to cardiovascular problems help cause boredom unless you're a computer geek.

Patient: "Doctor, I'm bored."
Doctor: "Oh No! Thats a life threatening illness! I prescribe /."

Re:ummm (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065582)

Of course boredom can kill. Haven't you ever watched NBC?

NEWS for nerds (1, Funny)

BForrester (946915) | more than 4 years ago | (#31063800)

Is this really the kind of news that we need on the front page? NEWS for nerds, anyone?

I've been exclusively reading Slashdot news all day, and not even one is remotely interesting enough to *hurk* *ack* *ug.*

Yes. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064362)

Nerds usually do exciting things (on a loose definition of the word).

So , it's great to know you'll live more for never getting bored -- but will die earlier from too much sitting time.

8-/

Re:NEWS for nerds (2, Funny)

Cesa (972909) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064384)

No no, you don't get it. This story is actually a part of the follow up study.

Re:NEWS for nerds (2, Funny)

Culture20 (968837) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065200)

I've been exclusively reading Slashdot news all day, and not even one is remotely interesting enough to *hurk* *ack* *ug.*

Perhaps he was dictating?

Re:NEWS for nerds (3, Funny)

jellomizer (103300) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065572)

I don't know about you. But I am board listening to the same old Rant. STOP SHORTENING MY LIFE SPAN!!

Re:NEWS for nerds (1)

interkin3tic (1469267) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066762)

NEWS for nerds, anyone?

It's more news for people who aren't really nerds. If you're not really a nerd, stop reading news for nerds or going to nerdy seminars because if you're not a nerd, you'll be bored, and it will kill you.

Or... (1, Insightful)

VTSV (1682748) | more than 4 years ago | (#31063890)

The participants were 35-55 years old in 1985-88 when surveyed about their boredom. 25 years later, maybe they just died because they were almost 80 when the surveyors checked up on them last April...

Re:Or... (4, Informative)

Daniel Dvorkin (106857) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066084)

The participants who reported high levels of boredom were significantly more likely to have died than the participants, in the same age group, who didn't.

[sigh] TentireFA is about ten lines long; it doesn't give much information, but it's enough to get that much. Actually, even an intelligent reading of the summary would have given you that little bit of information. Probably too much to ask here, I know.

Re:Or... (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31066346)

You are inferring something that is not stated in the article.

Re:Or... (1)

TwistedSymmetry (1354405) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066160)

Wow. This is even modded +4 Insightful.

FTFS: "The researchers found that people who reported feeling a great deal of boredom were 37 per cent more likely to have died by the end of the study."

I'm not defending the headline, and I haven't RTFA but wow, dude.

So it's official? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31063906)

Cannes Movies can be lethal?

Video at 11 (1, Insightful)

phlops (254428) | more than 4 years ago | (#31063912)

In other news, despite headlines claiming otherwise, correlation is found to not be causation.

Re:Video at 11 (1)

Comboman (895500) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064518)

Exactly. Off the top of my head I can think of several things (brain tumor, alcoholism, clinical depression) that might cause both an increased sense of boredom and an increased probability of death.

Re:Video at 11 (1)

AshtangiMan (684031) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064972)

Also, a sedentary lifestyle would most likely lead to a general boredom. Contrast to a lifestyle that includes a couple hours of exercise, which IMO leads to a more balanced mental state. So, in this study perhaps boredom and death are both effects of the same underlying problem.

Re:Video at 11 (2, Interesting)

profplump (309017) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065482)

Exercise does not defeat boredom, at least not in the broad strokes you paint. It might help some people, and it certainly has physiological and mental health benefits for most people, but it's absurd to say that exercise prevents or treats boredom as a general rule.

For one thing, if you make exercise an unvarying part of your daily routine it might actually be a part of your boredom, and stopping the excise might help relieve your boredom by virtue of changing your routine.

I also think you'd find a more than a few people who would find exercise itself boring, whether it's part of a routine or not. Riding an elliptical for 2 hours a day can be mind-numbingly dull; not that there aren't more interesting methods for exercise, but use of an elliptical is definitely a form of exercise, and not a terribly exciting activity for most people.

You're also missing the possibility the boredom is a symptom of already poor health -- it's possible that self-reported boredom is the result of some other factor (lifestyle or otherwise) that results in lower longevity, rather than being the cause of lower longevity. Or that boredom, as a self-reported mental state, might reflect knowledge of a lower-than-average lifespan based on genetic, economic, social, or other factors. Or that the link found in this one study is ephemeral and does not reflect a general link between boredom and longevity at all.

Re:Video at 11 (1)

b4k3d b34nz (900066) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066052)

You're talking about 2 different types of boredom, and equating them. Weariness of routine is far different than boredom due to a sedentary lifestyle and lack of stimulation or differentation. Exercising is going to provide at least some break from the rest of the day, enjoyable or not.

Of course riding an elliptical might be boring after 2 hours if you never did anything different, but 1) a lot of people love routine and enjoy the consistency of the same workout, every day (I don't) and 2) in my experience with a variety of people at different gyms, workout locations, and running events, the majority switch workout regimens and types every day or two, which leads me to believe that your example is not valid for a significant number of people.

Re:Video at 11 (1)

operagost (62405) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065702)

Eating a bullet ...

Re:Video at 11 (1)

psithurism (1642461) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066032)

Exactly. Off the top of my head I can think of several things...

Kinda like the reasons they suggest for the correlation in TFA?

Re:Video at 11 (0, Flamebait)

corbettw (214229) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065360)

correlation is not causation

Yeah, but sometimes it is. What do you think of that, smart guy?

Re:Video at 11 (1)

sznupi (719324) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065648)

Though it's a good hint at what to do with your life. I seem to notice perhaps significant number of people who quickly loose health and die only after putting themselves in a position of boredom (usually badly thought out retirement or likewise change of place of residence); even if it can be traced to direct causes, new bad habits.

correlation != causation? (2, Funny)

psithurism (1642461) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065980)

correlation is found to not be causation.

I see that comment so often it bores me.

Ow...ow, chest pain...numb left arm...aaaaghgghgh!!!!

Re:Video at 11 (1)

Daniel Dvorkin (106857) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066162)

And despite Slashdot posts claiming otherwise, repeating variations on "correlation is not causation" over and over is found not to add anything useful to the discussion.

I feel smell... (1)

fabioalcor (1663783) | more than 4 years ago | (#31063934)

... of IgNobel prize winner.

Re:I feel smell... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064178)

Feel smell?

Re:I feel smell... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065780)

My spider sense is tingling. Hey look an anonymous coward grammar nazi!

Oh, wait...

Re:I feel smell... (3, Funny)

SteveFoerster (136027) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067000)

God, why do you synaesthesiacs always have sound so fucking indigo?

this explains all the low slashdot numbers (4, Funny)

thrillseeker (518224) | more than 4 years ago | (#31063990)

who never post anymore ...

Re:this explains all the low slashdot numbers (4, Funny)

vlm (69642) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064170)

We're not dead, we're just pining for the fjords.

Except for Roland, of course...

Re:this explains all the low slashdot numbers (1)

jaraxle (1707) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064464)

I must have one hell of an exciting life then!

~jaraxle

Slashdot (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064052)

is slow tod

If boredome can kill... (3, Funny)

Stick32 (975497) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064084)

Does that mean that C-SPAN is guilty of crimes against humanity? I knew it...

Re:If boredome can kill... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064514)

"C" is for conspiracy, NOT cookie, AHhhhhh!!!

Re:If boredome can kill... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064978)

No, it would make Congress guilty. If you think you're bored watching C-SPAN, imagine being a producer for it! "Cut to old white guy #207. No, that's #217!"

Re:If boredome can kill... (1)

TheVelvetFlamebait (986083) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065902)

Yes, and Slashdot is eligible for a Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to counteract this effect.

Re:If boredome can kill... (1)

electricprof (1410233) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066892)

I teach for a living ... someday I might be a mass murderer!!!!!

Good Journalism (0, Redundant)

BoppreH (1520463) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064476)

boredom can kill you

Martin Shipley, who co-wrote the report said, "The findings on heart disease show there was sufficient evidence to say there is a link with boredom."

"Correlation does not imply causation", anyone?

Things are getting a bit sensationalist around here.

Re:Good Journalism (1)

Foobar of Borg (690622) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064702)

"Correlation does not imply causation", anyone?

Well, that's why they say there is a "link" rather than saying that it is the cause. In other words, the two correlate, but they are silent as to the cause. Personally, I think both boredom and heart disease tend to have a common cause, such as sitting on your fat ass and drinking too much.

Re:Good Journalism (1)

BoppreH (1520463) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064886)

The old statistical mantra was not meant for Martin's quote, but for TFS:

boredom can kill you

Re:Good Journalism (1)

electricprof (1410233) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067518)

Are you suggesting that drinking too much is somehow a bad thing?

Re:Good Journalism (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064708)

On a second study, results showed that people whose names contained the letters 'k','i','l','m' and 'e' were more likely to die, also people who suffered brain aneurysms were more likely to die. But most significant was the find that 110% of the people involved in the study eventually died of *gasp* natural causes.

Re:Good Journalism (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065158)

The researchers found that people who reported feeling a great deal of boredom were 37 per cent more likely to have died by the end of the study.

Damn, how long was that study? The leading cause of death wasn't suicide, was it?

Re:Good Journalism (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065600)

They're just trying to stop us from being bored.

were they still bored after 20+ years? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064554)

*To reach the conclusion, researchers at University College London looked at data from 7524 civil servants, aged between 35 and 55, interviewed between 1985 and 1988 about their levels of boredom.

*They then found out whether they had died by April last year

Re:were they still bored after 20+ years? (1)

AndersOSU (873247) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065138)

I think I just found the methodological flaw in the study. Too small sample size in the non-bored civil servant cohort.

Pfew that was exciting.

They could have saved money (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064640)

They should have just talked to some technical writers.

Sigh. (1)

dwiget001 (1073738) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064676)

Same story, different day.

Oh, wait....

Hey, look at that chicken! Wow!

Slashdot saved my life (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064692)

Good thing there are many idiots to entertain me here...

the woman who sang this died early, in her 50s (1, Redundant)

circletimessquare (444983) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064700)

...

I'm tired
Sick and tired of love
I've had my fill of love
From below and above
Tired, tired of being admired
Tired of love uninspired
Let's face it
I'm tired

I've been with 1000's of men
Again and again
They promise the moon
They always coming and going
Going and coming
And always too soon
Right girls?

I'm tired,
Tired of playing the game
Ain't it a crying shame
I'm so tired
God dammit I'm exhausted ...

Re:the woman who sang this died early, in her 50s (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31067202)

Lili Von Shtupp? [imdb.com]

Ha! Take that, Master Takahara! (4, Funny)

Chris Burke (6130) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064706)

He laughed at me when I said my ultimate technique was the Long Winded Anecdote With No Point (Napping Crane Style). But now I'm 37% more likely to have the last laugh!

Re:Ha! Take that, Master Takahara! (2, Funny)

Red Flayer (890720) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066960)

No, no, no.

In Soviet Russia, dead horse beats you.

The Long Winded Anecdote With No Point (Napping Crane Style) is no match for the Everending Rehashment Of Stale Joke (Slashdottian Ape Style):

Now, I'm not sure that the ISR joke above is actually funny -- not sure that people will understand that the reason to stop beating a dead horse is because it's boring. I think it is funny, slightly -- but the great thing is, I'm not concerned. Because anyone who finds it not funny will be bored by it, and therefore will be nudged slightly closer to a premature death. And anyone who has read this far into my post is surely even more bored by now. Mwuah-ha-ha-ha.

Correllation != Causation (0)

Citizen of Earth (569446) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064714)

I'd imagine that many of the stories go something like this: I was bored because I didn't have a job and had no hope of getting a job. I also didn't have health insurance because I lived in the US and didn't have a job and when I got an easily treatable cancer, I didn't get treatment because I didn't have insurance because I didn't have a job and I croaked.

Re:Correllation != Causation (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065486)

Wow, that's some rigorous study you did there.

No one claimed causation. (Other than the tongue in cheek headline, but if you get your news from headlines you are an idiot).

Re:Correllation != Causation (1)

operagost (62405) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065750)

You forgot, "and it's all W's fault."

Re:Correllation != Causation (3, Funny)

TheVelvetFlamebait (986083) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066028)

Yes! Exactly! Correlation != causation!

If only researchers would read slashdot. Then they could benefit from our superior knowledge, and we would never have to say "correlation != causation" again.

*sigh*

Re:Correllation != Causation (1)

hey! (33014) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066480)

Yes!

Let's set up a study where we have a control group who gets to do fun and interesting things, and another group where we attempt to bore them to death.

NDE (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064734)

Phew! that was an N.D.E! I stopped reading it just in time!

But What Causes What? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064816)

So are unhealthy people bored in their jobs because they have no energy from being unhealthy? Or are healthy people who are bored, get unhealthy from the boredom.

The study doesn't tell you.

It certainly *sounds* interesting if boredom causes sickness though.

Now I'm scared (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31064922)

I didn't realize seeing an M. Night Shyamalan movie was this risky.

How long was this study?! (2, Informative)

Snaller (147050) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064970)

"The researchers found that people who reported feeling a great deal of boredom were 37 per cent more likely to have died by the end of the study."

How long did this study take?!

Re:How long was this study?! (1)

Zerth (26112) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065348)

20 years. I hope they had bathroom breaks...

Re:How long was this study?! (2, Funny)

starfishsystems (834319) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067290)

It only lasted a week.

Participants were placed in identical, undecorated jail cells with gray walls and ceilings. Each cell was bare except for a 1kg bar of metallic sodium and a 1gal cardboard milk carton containing gasoline. And a box of wooden matches. And some razor blades.

This explains... (4, Funny)

Lendrick (314723) | more than 4 years ago | (#31064992)

This explains the corpse in the back of that lecture hall in the math building.

Re:This explains... (1)

Hurricane78 (562437) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067298)

Or the corpse in the front, teaching the zombies. ;)

Crap... (1)

cntThnkofAname (1572875) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065044)

What a waste of time and money. Boredom is completely self defined. One person could be "suffering" from boredom, while the next person who is experiencing the same as the first could be peeing their pants from excitement. How they managed to put a study together baised out of this ambiguity is the only impressive thing here.

Correlation != Causation? (no, not again) (1)

Seth Kriticos (1227934) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065064)

Seriously, in the first 18 posts I at least 5 times read the above expression with some profound comment like "..and you suck".

Yea, correlation != causation. I know that, but that does not bring me more insight.

The story was not that bad either. They had a set of similar people and they showed differences in death rates depending on their boredom. + We know how boring boredom can be, and considering the complex interaction of mood with health (and don't say there is none), it is very likely that there is a correlation.

The study fails to convince us, so instead of moaning about it, how about trying to get some other resources, other clues? Or just leaving it as open question?

Re:Correlation != Causation? (no, not again) (1)

psithurism (1642461) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066192)

Seriously, in the first 18 posts I at least 5 times read the above expression

I think they are trying to prove the causation with further studies: e.g. after reading 5 of the same boring post, you die => causation.

Sorry that I blew away my mod-points by trying to tell a few of them to RTFA. I keep forgetting it's pointless, I think there is some "correlation != causation" bots that just post this on all the stories.

but why? (1)

Kynde (324134) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065160)

Medical doctors and their sience games.
Always failing to tell correlation and causality apart.

I'd be far more inclined to speculate that bored people just don't have that healthy life-style on average...

Re:but why? (3, Insightful)

profplump (309017) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065696)

A) If boredom leads to a less health lifestyle, and that lifestyle leads to decreased longevity, isn't that just an indirect way to say that boredom decreased longevity? Wouldn't treating boredom still increase longevity?

B) Even if boredom is just a symptom and not cause, isn't this still useful information? Can't we use boredom as a symptom of poor health to diagnose and help people improve their lifestyles and thus their longevity?

C) Have you considered that boredom is perhaps a symptom of a non-lifestyle-related cause of poor health? Maybe people who are more susceptible to disease X are also more susceptible to boredom, or to the perception of boredom?

I know it's cool to say correlation is not causation and pretend that you're smarter than the folks who did the study, but it's really quite petty to dismiss the study offhand simply because it does not conclusively establish causation, particularly in the medical field. How exactly do you propose that we impose boredom on a group of people, because unless you can control the treatment there's really no way to establish causation. But don't let ethics, a lack of practical tools for manipulating mood, or the enormous cost a of a 30-year clinical study take away from your slashdot oneupmanship.

chronic boredom = symptom of depression (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065392)

with the usual surrounding health-related phenomena. So, no big surprises.

I don't believe it.... (3, Interesting)

mseeger (40923) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065468)

If boredom could kill, the german military in the 80's would have run casualties higher than at Stalingrad. I've never been so bored before or after ever. You were given a task that would you take 5min at a crawling pace, 4 hours of time and the order not to leave the room while being denied anything to read and bereft of all company. If boredom could kill, i would have been a casualty then.....

Re:I don't believe it.... (4, Funny)

Bemopolis (698691) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067214)

If it's any consolation, I much prefer the bored version of the German military.

Re:I don't believe it.... (1)

WinstonWolfIT (1550079) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067756)

If you're "not bloody likely" to die say, having sex, in a room, I'll wager it's quite likely that sitting alone in the room at "not bloody likely" + 37% is still somewhere under "bloody likely" ya think?

Thus... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065494)

Thus, slashdot saves lives.

wrong (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31065538)

If boredom could kill, then all those comatose locked in patients would spontaneously die.

In other news... (4, Funny)

kpainter (901021) | more than 4 years ago | (#31065712)

As study is underway to see if you really can "Freeze your ass off".

Re:In other news... (1)

woodsworth (1674906) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067162)

I would expect to find that Mythbusters has already tested this.

Re:In other news... (1)

Saberwind (50430) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067426)

The sad thing is, I honestly wouldn't be surprised if the MythBusters abused Buster to test this.

Fun can kill you too (1)

WebManWalking (1225366) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066036)

In fact, it could even be more likely to kill you.

Wow.. (2, Insightful)

LessThanComma (1020463) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066060)

I rarely post here, but this is so stupid I can't help myself.

I would love to see what percentage of participants were over the age of 50 twenty-five years ago. Not only that, but maybe those 37 percent were not only over 50 yrs old, but also reported boredom since having been a civil servant for many years.

And I could be way off, but my guess is you could survey 7524 people in that age group about ANYTHING and find that about that same percentage of them had died over that kind of time span.

How many died in accidents or by unrelated disease? What percentage reported boredom in the first place? And finally, how many died in murder-suicide pacts? After all, we are talking about civil servants here, they are ALL bored.

reminds the study ... (1)

porky_pig_jr (129948) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066224)

over 95% of those doing heavy drugs were breastfed. Hence ... what?

Now how to they now those being bored had that feeling because they already had some health problems?

Alcohol (1)

dark42 (1085797) | more than 4 years ago | (#31066446)

When some people get bored, they drink...

vanity (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31066554)

Boredom is the proof of the vanity of existence. Once the struggle is finally over, all needs are met and everything is provided for, existence itself becomes a burden on us.

My job is boring (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31066700)

Does this mean I can sue my boss for reckless endangerment?

boredom can kill you (2, Insightful)

John Hasler (414242) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067050)

And you still watch tv.

Stress results from Boredom (3, Interesting)

Hairy1 (180056) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067142)

It has already been established that stress can kill. The most stressful periods of my life have been when I have been bored. If you are bored it generally means you are under utilized. Knowing this you will be quite stressed. Besides, having nothing to do is like sensory deprivation, a psychological form of torture. This it is not terribly surprising that people who are "bored" also tend to end up stressed, and ultimately dead.

Suicide (1)

xerocint (1631371) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067146)

I halfway expected it to say they were so bored that they just killed themselves.

There's an xkcd for that... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#31067532)

Literally Bored to Death... (1)

El_Oscuro (1022477) | more than 4 years ago | (#31067554)

There is this Game [bbc.co.uk] I played once, where I attended a party. In England, London, Islington... oh... THAT party... This party was really pretty average except for the occasional alien, as long as you never spoke to the hostess. If you spoke to her, you would literally be board to death.

**** YOU HAVE DIED **** Press ENTER to restart.

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