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Some good points.
Remember though, gum is banned in your country, because its citizens couldn't be bothered to spit it in a trashcan when they were done.

Thanks for adding to my point. To you, its because "citizens couldn't be bothered to spit it in a trashcan when they were done." But like many other things that happen in my country, or whatever country, there is more to that than why someone outside cannot see/will never be able to see.

I envy the the freedom that the West takes for granted, even for a supposedly first world country I live in.
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Are you justifiying the ban of Chewing Gum, or does my Sarcasm Detector need new batteries?

I will take it that his intention is genuinely justifying the ban of chewing gum.
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i think the major concern here is the hate which some of these games bring......kids growing up playing these game don't know any better......immoral behavior breeds immoral behavior......if i had a quarter for everytime a young punk in multiplayer threatened to kill me and my family, i would have been a millionaire
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Yup, a company can choose to censor whatever it chooses. That has NOTHING to do with the stuff people are talking about a product being banned by the U.S. government.

Its not banning, its mild form of self-censorship. Its based on what sells. Fox News does their news on what sells, and thats why they are on the top. If the product from say China depicting killing US soldiers, it would be banned in US, because the options of self-censorship will not come in play as that product doesnt care for sales numbers in US. Its not so hard to understand is it? Games already have been altered like red alert 2 and MOH, if Iran had the option to alter these games they wouldve if it were practical thing to do.

in short, there is no reason to ban something when you can pressure them to change it.

Again, I've seen no proof of anyone's claims that the U.S. would ban, or ever has banned a game, or other form of entertainment media like music or art. At least not in the last 25 years.
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MW2 is just as fictional and ridiculous as Red Alert was, if not more so. BF3's campaign is awful anyway.

LOL. No. RA is nothing like CoD.
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I really hope you're kidding. It would be illegal to ban a video game here for that reason, not a chance in hell that would happen. You would think US citizens in this thread would understand laws from the country in which they live. What was the last game banned in the US?

Bans aren't necessary when the outcry stops the game from being released. An example would be Six Days in Fallujah.
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The funny this is, is that allies killed more jews than germans did(hitlers army had many jewish soldiers, and hitler himself was 1/2 jewish and arab not to mention hitlers top execs were jewish aswell), you know how many jews died in the holohoax? 0 thats how many, take it up with elizabeth dole and the red cross who exposed those lying jews of their fraud.

Yeah, ban this guy. If this guy isn't banned I don't know what moderators are here for.
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I dont think its sad, if it were an iranian game about invading US, same thing would happen here. Its weird how americans feel they are the only people who have the right to make a mockery of other nations. Not that I support Iran, its just a game but just saying its not a crazy thing they did.
What about homefront?
Technically it's a American game about Korea invading the U.S tongue.gif
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The U.S. would do the same thing. I agree. I have yet to play a game where I am a Nazi soldier defending Germany from invading Allies. Could you imagine the outcry from the Jewish Lobby in Washington and the rest of the U.S. populace that are pro-Israel?

The funny this is, is that allies killed more jews than germans did(hitlers army had many jewish soldiers, and hitler himself was 1/2 jewish and arab not to mention hitlers top execs were jewish aswell), you know how many jews died in the holohoax? 0 thats how many, take it up with elizabeth dole and the red cross who exposed those lying jews of their fraud.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/world-war-2/7961211/Hitler-had-Jewish-and-African-roots-DNA-tests-show.html

http://just-another-inside-job.blogspot.com/2007/04/150-000-jews-in-hitlers-army.html

http://holocaustdenier.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/RedCross.jpg

Hope you enjoyed your time at OCN, I predict an IP ban for you. Try talking to a WW2 vet, idiot.
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I dont think its sad, if it were an iranian game about invading US, same thing would happen here. Its weird how americans feel they are the only people who have the right to make a mockery of other nations. Not that I support Iran, its just a game but just saying its not a crazy thing they did.

It's weird how every country generalizes Americans because we're better.
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It's weird how every country generalizes Americans because we're better.

It for saying things like that that make the world generalise dislike you.
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