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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
Gets the trolls and fanbois lined up for combat of course!

So many apps have this game thing, it's just for Apple to cover their ass in court if anything goes awry. If I had the option, I'd implement this too. Considering so many people are sue-this and sue-that happy, I wouldn't take any chances.

This thread is not news, Opera has had this warning, Demotivational app has, Mercury Browser, and many others have had this since day one, get over it and move on.
^This!
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Typical underhanded move by Apple. I'm am surprised that Mrs. Jobs didn't write a strongly-worded letter to explain the dangers of free thinking and choice. They lead to early pregnancy and drug addition, you know.

Does Safari have this same requirement? Because they are both capable of virtually the same exact things.
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post #33 of 50
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Typical underhanded move by Apple. I'm am surprised that Mrs. Jobs didn't write a strongly-worded letter to explain the dangers of free thinking and choice. They lead to early pregnancy and drug addition, you know.

Does Safari have this same requirement? Because they are both capable of virtually the same exact things.
So then what of Google saying it's 18+?

GET THE PITCHFORKS READY!

Amiright?
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I dunno, with the amount of 11 year olds in Black Ops these days, maybe it's time things were hard-censored...
been playing GTA vice city since I was 10

no problems so far

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Do any parents fully understand how intelligent this generation is becoming? They'll find a way around it.
It's been my experience that parents are one of two things;

1) Oblivious

2) Terrified

... and that's pretty much it.
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Oops, misread the article. Yeah, I see why they put this. If a parent were to put parental controls on their computer but then someone went to download this 'App', it would let them know that inappropriate material could be accessed through it, bypassing the previously mentioned controls.
There was another awesome quote about 11yr olds on Black Ops. We actually had a really young kid on their the other day and I had some 12 year old playin once too. It's a shame, cause I swear and talk mad crap too. I don't understand how, as a parent, you can subject your kid that young to that kind of violence and language. Not to mention the grate ol' gags of teabagging and.... Well lets just say you can't teabag somebody in the bum, but you sure can make them feel inferior. Its just TERRIBLE how people let their kids do whatever they want.
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How is this even remotely close to news?

If I want to download another browser on my iPad or iPhone I get this. Whats the big deal about it? Just a small precaution to keep parents from complaining is how I see it.
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This is useless. Everybody clicks 'I agree' without reading, and who the hell reads a ton of text before registering/downloading/viewing(*cough* p0rn *cough*) under the age of 17?

[ I'm 16 < I'm so tough. ]
    
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There was another awesome quote about 11yr olds on Black Ops. We actually had a really young kid on their the other day and I had some 12 year old playin once too. It's a shame, cause I swear and talk mad crap too. I don't understand how, as a parent, you can subject your kid that young to that kind of violence and language. Not to mention the grate ol' gags of teabagging and.... Well lets just say you can't teabag somebody in the bum, but you sure can make them feel inferior. Its just TERRIBLE how people let their kids do whatever they want.
I was introduced to those things with a constructive reinforcement as to why you can't swear in certain areas and that cursing really is the sign of either a person on the verge of "popping" or being limited in their vocabulary.

I would say I turned out fine but society seems to think otherwise. See having manners and a sense of intelligence is not welcome anymore (not claiming I have any but rather that I can recognize whether someone has it or doesn't).

The problem is not that kids are exposed to this...it's that they aren't taught to understand their actions in any context. I knew how to swear before most of my peers but didn't because I was given context against it.

Hence I wouldn't have a problem if I let my kid play Metal Gear Solid because it gives more constructive context than GTA does.
     
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