26 Jun

Bonbon Explosion

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I am standing right now at the local Starbucks, my phone in my pocket. I take it out to read the time but that’s not why I put it in my hands. I tell myself that I really just wanted to know the time. I am quite aware that half an hour has passed and I got a fresh life to beat this one darn level. I know that I should get some work done instead, but the urge is stronger. Just one try. I know I can do it. I tap the icon and the game launches. I look up. Three other people are around. I tilt the phone so that nobody can see what’s on my screen. Because I feel ashamed for it.

King’s Candy Crush Saga (by the way, this will be the only time I mention the game’s name in this article because of reasons) is bad for me and it is bad for you too. I look down on everybody playing it because it sucks your time, your money and your mental capacity out of you and into its maliciously crafted happy world of innocent, cutesie characters, tasty sweets and sly in-app-purchases where they all goes to waste for bigger no purpose.

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