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In Long Island, NY 6 teens have been charged in a GTA inspired crime spree. The teens are being tried as adults
http://www.yahoo.com/s/907767



I wonder how long until someone BLAMES GTA for what the teens did, aside from that stupid first lady they interviewed.

It was pretty crazy what they did though. I'm quite surprised no one stopped them or ran them over or the fact that 3 additional teens jumped in to join the original 3
    
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Well seeing as how GTA has pretty much every crime in it, it would make sense to be able to place blame on it. But still, it was pretty much moronic on their part to do something like that. So they'll get what they deserve.
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Why blame the video games? Its the people who play them that are stupid enough to do crap like this then blame it on video games(or stupid enough to reenact a video game) that should be blamed. Feel like I'm in pre-school, one kid screams we're all punished. :\\
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Did Jack Thompson come up with that conclusion?
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I play GTA to quench my first to kill people in real life.
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post #6 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt View Post
http://www.yahoo.com/s/907767



I wonder how long until someone BLAMES GTA for what the teens did, aside from that stupid first lady they interviewed.
Based upon the title of the article, someone already did.
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Dude...you completely forgot Black Star in your sig....
    
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thank god they didn't play hulk:ultimate destruction
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post #9 of 55
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Based upon the title of the article, someone already did.
Eh, when i watched it, it seemed like the tone was that they 'got an idea' from the game but their fearmongering wasn't as bad as i thought it would be.

It just seemed like their title was aimed that way to get viewers to clikc.
    
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they deserve everything coming to them. there own stupid fault, nothing to do with the game
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