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The place I go to for video games has never carded. I can see carding for lawful age limits (Alcohol, Tobacco Etc...) but I will not do business with a company that enforces such a policy. I am 20, still haven't been carded for anything, but I probably will be within this year.
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I never get carded for video games, I am old enough to get them but when i go to get gas they always ask me if want a 12 pack of beer and cig's. It always throws me because i don't drink, or smoke, carding kinda has fallen to the nothingness in most places.
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Meh.. I've been carded for games by people younger than me more often than for alcohol by people older..
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Meh.. I've been carded for games by people younger than me more often than for alcohol by people older..
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they have no legal right to card someone. it is just a guideline for parents [the ratings].
Wait, what? It's not a legal right? I heard a few months back that stores have to card people for M-rated games, because it's the law now or something. And at the very least, if an employee is caught letting one slip through the loop, then they can be fired. Something like that.

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I've never been carded for M rated games, R rated movies, etc. Facial hair helps. 20 btw.
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Wait, what? It's not a legal right? I heard a few months back that stores have to card people for M-rated games, because it's the law now or something. And at the very least, if an employee is caught letting one slip through the loop, then they can be fired. Something like that.

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yeah it is just a guideline. you think some stupid company like the esbr (or whatever) can make some law. they aren't even a gov't agency i think. also, do you think a store like gamestop with people under 18 working there can ask people for id. it is just a scam so parents won't sue game companies for making their child bad.
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Gotcha beat pal, I bought L4D there a while back. I'm nearly 29 and look every bit of it. They carded me, and then were looking a bit too hard at my license...so I pull out my gov't ID, and they finally rang the game up.

What's worse, the guy checking me out was too busy trying to pre-sell me something else.. and he looked to be in his mid-30's.

I had the same issue with red alert 3. I'm 24 going on 25, and show my age:swearing: and the chick wanted an id, so I pulled out my DL, and said that it wasn't good enough because it didn't have a local address. I just happened to be on my way to work, so I was in uniform, I unzipped my coat, and pulled it off to the side. Said, this good enough ID? She looked at me, blushed, and rang up the game..

Its like COME ON! I know teenagers don't look their age anymore, but crap, when someone looks 30, must you still card them?!:swearing:
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I wish someone would card me....
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I wish someone would card me....
Lol no u dont! its embarrassing especiall when you show your age!
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