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I'm waiting for "Gamers die younger"
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I'm a videogame Psychopath. I've been playing games for half of my lifetime. I'm not going to turn into an evil mastermind because I build centrifuges and meatgrinders to drop people in in GMod. This is ridiculous.

The people who kill because of a videogame, were going to kill someone anyway. They might have shot up a hospital because they were out of chocolate syrup or something.

These blowhard idiots are making videogames a scapegoat because it's something parents fear, youth love, and a good way to boost ratings. As another OCN'er said, it's all just sensationalist trash.

These people need to be fired. Out of a cannon, into the sun.
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so, if I play Dead Space I'm going to dismember people in the street? 0_o
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Actually, maybe this is needed.

With all the ignorant parents who buy their kids these games (which ALREADY have a rating system, clear as day on them), and than turn around and sue the game publisher when their kid hijacks a harrier jet....well...now they have no excuse. Personally, I think it should be illegal for anyone under 18 to own M rated games. This would solve a lot of problems.
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Everyone needs to watch this...... This is part 1. There are 2 other parts im sure you can find

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If I see this actually happen, I'm pushing for my own campaign for warning labels on ice cream.

Sales of ice cream are higher in the summer.
Murder rates are higher in the summer.
Therefore, ice cream leads to murder.

Yay correlation...
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Violent people like violent video games. Do you think a violent person will play Viva Piñata? The game didn't make them violent, they like the game because it's violent.
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the only game that makes me rage is call of duty and that's why i dont like that game. i dont like being angry and violent.
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Dude I rage so hard in L4D2(iceblade can back me up) but I have no violent behavior outside of that game at all. In fact I try to avoid all confrontation(violent or non-violent) in real life.
    
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I just lit up a cigarette after reading that article. When I get home, I will play Arma II, and then I'll go to bed, wake up, and go to work just like everyday.

I've been playing video games for 26 years, and not once have I ever gone nuts and attacked someone. Sure, been in fights, sure, kicked some ass, but never have I gone after some unsuspected person(s).

Dear Politicians: EFF OFF!
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