Alter Egos

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This is one photograph by Robbie Cooper featured in this way-cool slideshow at the NYT. The photographs depict real-life individuals and their online gaming personae. This one is summarized thus:

NAME Lucas Shaw
BORN 1985
OCCUPATION Student
LOCATION Texas
AVATAR NAME Gaenank AVATAR CREATED 2003
GAME PLAYED EverQuest
HOURS PER WEEK IN-GAME 55
CHARACTER TYPE Barbarian berserker
SPECIAL ABILITIES Dual wield

55 hours a week?