The game seems to have mesmerized people from all walks of life. Every night for the last two weeks, Jil Wrinkle, a 40-year-old medical transcriber in the Philippines, has set his alarm for 1:30 a.m., when he will wake up, roll over and harvest his blueberries.Heh. The only downside to this is that, unless at some point in the future I get mentioned in a larger forum for something more popular than Farmville, chances are anybody googling my name forever and ever will be directed to this article above all others.
"I keep my laptop next to my bed," he explained by phone. "The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is harvest, then I harvest again at 10 in the morning, then again in midafternoon, then in the evening, and then again right before going to bed."
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Farmville Article (With Quote From Me) Up On NYT
I've now been quoted in The New York Times. That makes 2 out of 4 of New York's major newspapers I've been quoted in (N.B.(I was also quoted in The Daily News once as well about 10 years ago, recommending that people who dislike paying taxes on cigarettes should buy their smokes on the tax-free internet.)).