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I suppose, yes, one could be upset about it. It can offend. But my question is - what can't offend people these days? There is is not a single thing that does not offend people anymore.

It's an evil robot mocking fat people and adopted people. The point to take down that robot. Why is this ignored?

EDIT:

And I quote:
Quote:
And hope his daughter never feels any less just because she's adopted.
That is EXACTLY the point of the character, Chell, in Portal 2. The point is to over come the mockery and snide down putting comments about Chell being adopted - and still not loose the will to finish the puzzles just because of some hurtful words. Chell shouldn't feel any less just because she's adopted, just like the daughter. The entire objective is to overcome that. It's a challenge, just like the puzzles themselves.

EDIT2:
Did you hear her?
Sony is passing the buck to someone else?
1) The game is also on the Xbox 360. So that's Microsoft too.
2) Neither Sony OR Microsoft distribute the game technically. It's Electronic Arts that does.
3) Valve is the one who made the game, so therefore it isn't passing the buck at all.

News anchors. When will they learn?
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 5/22/11 at 10:40pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
INews anchors. When will they learn?
Their job is to attempt to come up with witty comments going to and from them speaking.

News anchors get paid to read a teleprompter not think!
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Originally Posted by Kaldari View Post
Their job is to attempt to come up with witty comments going to and from them speaking.

News anchors get paid to read a teleprompter not think!
And it's terrible. Especially when they go about saying "oh it's passing the buck I think." They might not get paid to think, but that sure as hell doesn't change the misinformation.

I mean, I'm not upset about the news once again making out video games to be this evil entity. But the complete misinformation of the entire thing, especially the parts out of context, is just so outrageous. This isn't news.
GTA4's hidden rape minigame is one thing. Mass Effect's alien stuff is another. This - in a totally comedic if not story telling plot element - is a whole new level of garbage.

I can think of about a dozen different movies where an adopted protagonist child as to take on "all the odds" and/or a protagonist that tries to attempt to slander the said protagonist in some way - particularly verbally. I don't see a dozen different news articles for them.
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These people need to fill out a buthurt form right away.
http://gallery.mtbr.com/data/mtbr/500/butthurt-form.jpg
Hopefully with this form, the issue can be resolved quickly.
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These people need to fill out a buthurt form right away.
http://gallery.mtbr.com/data/mtbr/500/butthurt-form.jpg
Hopefully with this form, the issue can be resolved quickly.
i take offense to this form
    
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i take offense to this form
I'm offended that you would be offended by that form.
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I'm offended that you would be offended by that form.
i take offense to your taking offense to me taking offense to this form.
    
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i take offense to your taking offense to me taking offense to this form.
gtf.o
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People will find anything to whine about. I have a good mind to make a crack at adoption in this case, but will refrain due to the TOS.

Edit: Oh, what the hell. Cry me a river.

You see, you don't realise it, but what you did was actually create a nice piece of irony.

You have people complaining, about people complaining, on a website where you get an infraction for saying boo to a goose, hence you were worried about posting.

The worlds gone mad. When I was a boy my mum told me:

Sticks and stones will break my bones,
but words will never hurt me...
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