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[FORBES] PETA Attacks Pokemon, Releases Parody Game.

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Animal rights group PETA has condemned the Pokémon media franchise and video game series, saying it “paints a rosy picture of what amounts to thinly veiled animal abuse.”

The Pokémon series tells the stories of young “trainers” who befriend wild critters called Pokémon, help them grow stronger, and coach them through a series of non-fatal sparring matches against other trainers.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidewalt/2012/10/08/peta-pokemon-animal-abuse/

Parody game can be found here: http://features.peta.org/pokemon-black-and-white-parody/

Wow, haha.
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Only ~16 years late, PETA. Good job.
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oh my god peta, ITS A FRICKIN GAME!!!! GET OVER IT!!!
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Next up, a protest against Mario for jumping on ambulatory mushrooms and turtle/birds. Oh PETA, is there nothing you won't do to get into the news?

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PETA did not disclose in its statement how many actual, living, breathing animals died waiting for rescue while the organization spent its time and money campaigning against fiction.

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Edited by gelatin_factory - 10/8/12 at 2:20pm
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I love animals, they taste great!
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Uhhhh theirs is more disturbing. What kind of message are they sending? Er yeah, good job PETA.
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I am a member of peta.

P, people
E, Eating
T,Tasty
A, Animals
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I love animals, they taste great!
I'm eating burgers of every kind as we speak. Turkey taste horrible.
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I'll admit the parody game is actually pretty solid thumb.gif.
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Uhhhh theirs is more disturbing. What kind of message are they sending? Er yeah, good job PETA.

lol I agree. I guess all the owners were drunks with bats rolleyes.gif
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