Bulgarian Official Fired For Playing FarmVille

Facebook's popular game FarmVille has avid fans worldwide but work and play collided in Bulgaria's second largest city. Several city council members were caught playing during meetings. But only one lost his job. The council decided he spent too much time tending his virtual crops and not enough time tending to city affairs.

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Facebook's popular game FarmVille has avid fans worldwide. But work and play collided in Bulgaria's second largest city, where several city councilors were caught playing during meetings. One of them lost, not just his harvest, but his committee assignment. The council booted him out by a narrow vote, deciding he spent too much time tending his virtual crops, not enough time tending to city affairs.

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