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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
That's not ruining their life.

One of the richest men in the world has an incredibly uncommon name.


Lakshmi Mittal


If anything, this will open up opportunities to the child that would have been impossible otherwise.
In all fairness, Lakshmi Mittal is an Indian, where his name is not uncommon at all. Lakshmi is a very popular Indian name, and Mittal isn't that uncommon either.

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Originally Posted by Darius Silver View Post
So what's to stop people from renaming the kid after a month or two? (is it a difficult process?)
And to all the people saying something along the same lines...

I would assume that Bethesda would have already thought of that, and will enforce a contract enabling them to revoke the prize if the child's name is changed.
I'm not certain, but I'd think that being able to change your child's name is a legal right, so Bethesda can't contractually prevent them from changing it, but they have complete control over the prize. If it's a perpetual license key, they can easily revoke it.

That said, I wonder how they would react if the kid changed his name himself when he reached 18. Would Bethesda still care about it enough to revoke it, or will they let it pass since he never had a choice in it?

However, having a single master key that unlocks every Bethesda game wouldn't sound like a good idea. All it takes is one persistent hacker to reverse engineer the security in the game to unlock it for everyone. The only way they could get around that, afaik, would be to never use the same keys for Steam and retail/direct download packages, or just send the kid a new key for every game.
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post #62 of 86
You could say that naming your child Dovahkiin to win a prize falls under child abuse. The kid could always legally change their own name... probably sue Bethesda for the emotional trauma too.
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post #63 of 86
Its easy enough to change a first name!
post #64 of 86
its not like people give a **** about anything but money anymore anyways.
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I highly doubt that my wife would want to carry our child for 3 months after the due date. :\\
    
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You could always have the pregnancy induced on 11/11/11 as long as its been over 8 months. Honestly there would need to be a serious monetary reward such as 500k so you could send the Kinder to college or something.
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You could always have the pregnancy induced on 11/11/11 as long as its been over 8 months. Honestly there would need to be a serious monetary reward such as 500k so you could send the Kinder to college or something.
there should be no rewards allowing parents to get their hands on for themselves. especially money . it should be something meant directly at the kid.Such as a certificate allowing the kid to go to college on bethesda's hand but not as much as he want to blow 2million off of bethesda pocket but maybe 1-2 try for passing college etc .
    
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Hey future child, your name is an advertisement and you have no soul.

<3 mom and dad, get a job.
    
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Well I was born on 11/11/91. Dang too early :|
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