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post #131 of 178
Typical Nanny State crap. What a joke.
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What a joke..
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I think you guys are reading too much into this. Maybe you should go back and watch all that "how a bill becomes a law" crap. He's proposing legislation which will never ever pass. His press release has bold-faced lies. This is merely a politician tabling legislation so that he can claim a "family values" platform come the next election. Now put all your e-rage back in the bottle for when it's actually needed. -.-
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Originally Posted by Dyslexyc View Post
I think you guys are reading too much into this. Maybe you should go back and watch all that "how a bill becomes a law" crap. He's proposing legislation which will never ever pass. His press release has bold-faced lies. This is merely a politician tabling legislation so that he can claim a "family values" platform come the next election. Now put all your e-rage back in the bottle for when it's actually needed. -.-
I'm just a bill, sittin on capital hillllll.
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post #135 of 178
The only thing a video game has ever influenced me to want to do is re-enact a Left 4 Dead 2 mall level with Nerf guns. Large women and men are boomers, tall skinny people are smokers, hooded jacket wearers are hunters, trashy looking girls are spitters, and muscular guys are chargers. That can't be the worst influence a game has had before. I still haven't figured the tank out, though everyone else is just regular infected .
 
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post #136 of 178
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Originally Posted by jackeyjoe View Post
I honestly think some sort of message like this would be good, I walked into the local games shop a few days ago and I'd seen a parent buying black ops for what appeared to be a 10 year old. THEY SHOULD NOT BE PLAYING BLACK OPS!!! Maybe its just my personal opinion but if they were to be given another few years (3 or 4) they would be reasonably mature to not mic spam when they die and all that stuff we see children do in games.

/rant
Lol this times a Billion
post #137 of 178
It is hilarious how people bash science yet use a computer and drive a car.
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well before i played Video games i was quite an aggressive person, but now i like to vent by running people over in GTA.
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post #139 of 178
Well this won't affect me as I'm on Steam

Pretty dumb imo.
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post #140 of 178
On the one hand, I AM tired of idiotic parents walking into Gamestop and buying Manhunt for their 3-month-old. On the other hand, the suggested warning in the article is actually false. Not "unproven", but false and completely misleading. I have, in fact, read studies linking video games to aggressiveness, but as soon as I read their scientific method, I started banging my head against the wall.

Better warning:
"WARNING: The content in this video game contains graphic, violent material that is not intended for younger viewers. Please familiarize yourself with the ESRB rating guidelines on the corner of this box before making a purchasing decision."
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