Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Cyber Monday Sale! Courses ranging from coding to project management - all eLearning deals 25% off with coupon code "CYBERMONDAY25". ×

Comment It happens... (Score -1, Offtopic) 725

As you can imagine, in the past this has been a problem in Japan on days of big video game releases if it's on a weekday. A large percentage of the workforce is mysteriously ill that day; I've heard it can cost billions in productivity for the country, all over a video game like FFX.

I'm afraid I don't have any articles or data to back this up; it's just something I was told by someone who lives there.

Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggy" until you can find a rock.