Legend has it that Bo Ya, a Chinese musician living about 2,400 years ago, once played the guqin at this location. The musician's piece was greatly appreciated by Zhong Ziqi, a woodcutter from nearby, and the two became close friends. However, at their scheduled meeting a year later, Ziqi failed to attend for he had died. Bo Ya was heart-stricken for he thought no one else could understand his music anymore, so he smashed the guqin and never played again.His comments echoed many netizens' feelings that, finally, playing video games is no longer considered a waste of time.
"I am glad that I kept the records (of major events)," Crook says, while taking a stroll in a park near her apartment in the compound of Beijing Foreign Studies University, where she once taught.