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‘Surfing’, ‘Bowling’ and other deadly games

  • Julia Suryakusuma

Jakarta | Wed, January 25 2012 | 10:38 am

PREMIUM Surfing” has many meanings. In the good ol’ Beachboy days, it just meant riding the waves on a surfboard. After the World Wide Web (WWW) was invented in November 1990 and the Internet exploded into our lives, it also came to mean browsing online.

Now the term is also used in Indonesia for people who ride train rooftops. These are “train surfers” or “atapers” (roofers), as they ...