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The problem is people don't give a S*** about Dateline "To catch a predator" which tons enjoy watching. Personally I can't watch, I find it disturbing and sick that the media makes money off exploiting children and making pedephiles tv stars. A video game sticks the cops on you with a full wanted level if you click on a questionable website and people flip lid. What happened to America? Why are people so stupid and why is the media so wacked out!
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post #42 of 96
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Originally Posted by Sekigahara View Post
Satire is rarely appreciated by fools.

The website is satire, as is about 99% of the game itself. GTA IV is filled to the brim with satire regarding America and it's blatantly obvious problems that people try to avoid.

Instead of devoting energy into fixing the REAL issues, like child pornography, bigotry, etc., people feel the need to cover up a video game and say that it causes all these things, when in actuality it's just pulling back the curtain and revealing the elephant in the living room.

People are stupid. Yeesh.
Brilliant post.
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post #43 of 96
So you don't see anything, but people are still complaining? If Mr. Deschoolmkasd;flqaskdf; is that easily persuaded by random suggestions that he conjurs up himself then I suggest he do the world a favor and find a room complete with padded walls and a straitjacket.
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post #44 of 96
I think that is awesome.

It's not child porn at all, but rather a joke on Big Brother, and it builds it into the game very well.

I say kudos to rockstar for having this.
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post #45 of 96
Does it show pictures of child porn?

No?

Then shut up people...


Secondly I think that if in the game you automatically get the SWAT and FBI on you for clicking the link any "Logical" person/pervert would go "Damn that was a bad idea...I'd better not do that again!"

God I love this ****
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post #46 of 96
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The problem is people don't give a S*** about Dateline "To catch a predator" which tons enjoy watching. Personally I can't watch, I find it disturbing and sick that the media makes money off exploiting children and making pedephiles tv stars. A video game sticks the cops on you with a full wanted level if you click on a questionable website and people flip lid. What happened to America? Why are people so stupid and why is the media so wacked out!
You're completely misinformed. They do NOT exploit children- the people who pose as children are undercover agents.
post #47 of 96
So... Avg. Joe Gamer stumbles on this link... and he is like "***!?..." but clicks on it anyway... then in introspect feels ashamed and must blame someone... it isn't his fault... pfffttt!
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Originally Posted by DarkNite View Post
Jason Deschoolmeester, 23, of South Wales is an idiot. Drunk driving, prostitution, drugs, murder, theft, it's fine. But child porn (ok it's not fine) but it's no better/worse than the rest of the game. It's just a game. Why not go bug Hollywood for all the violence?
I think it is definitely the most reprehensible thing Rockstar have done to date... It's funny how people are like "props to rockstar for this one" etc. Sure, it's satire, but its not really in good taste. But you're absolutely right, I'm not being forced to buy it - some personal responsibility is always a good remedy for many of society's problems.
Edited by recalcitrance - 6/23/08 at 9:46pm
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post #49 of 96
Tried it. With the 1.02b patch too.



Then a bunch of cops with shotguns busted in the cafe and killed me.


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post #50 of 96
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Tried it. With the 1.02b patch too.

lol is that all it is. Huh, I take back my previous statements. Don't you love it how knowledge changes people
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