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Consumer Group Warns Computer Arm Wrestling Can Be Bone-Cruncher

January 28, 1993

HONG KONG (AP) _ A new computerized arm-wrestling machine has broken the arms of at least five young men in video parlors in the past two weeks, Hong Kong’s Consumer Council warned Thursday.

Arm Champs II challenges players to wrestle a silver-plated mechanized arm at various strengths.

The machine does caution would-be strongmen to ″Play at your own risk.″ But the signs are in English and most video-parlor patrons are Chinese.

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