The Evil of Video Games

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The Evil of Video Games

Post by Michael Wallace » Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:18 pm

Alan Titchmarsh hosts a fair and balanced discussion of the latest(?) threat to the world's youth.

I'm not sure this merits any discussion actually, given how soundly they put the argument to bed. Time for some Tetris.

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Re: The Evil of Video Games

Post by Alec Rivers » Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:26 pm

Anagram of ALAN TITCHMARSH = THAT ANAL SMIRCH

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Post by Kirk Bevins » Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:02 pm

One of the comments from a poster underneath:

"I feel really sorry for the journo. The others are just talking shit and he’s sat there reapeating that you shouldn’t buy your kids adult rated games while they witter on about kids playing adult rated games! Tossers"

I completely agree. The woman said she disagrees with violence being used in entertainment and the audience applaud. Yeah, nice one. That wipes out 75% of films then. Idiot.

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Re: The Evil of Video Games

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:09 pm

Fucking Hell. It's one thing to have two of the panel against one but to have the host joining in as well made the whole thing a bit ridiculous.

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Re: The Evil of Video Games

Post by Michael Wallace » Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:10 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:Fucking Hell. It's one thing to have two of the panel against one but to have the host joining in as well made the whole thing a bit ridiculous.
I think my favourite contribution of gardener man was when he seemed to forget that you can watch films in the comfort of your own home these days.

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Re: The Evil of Video Games

Post by Ross M » Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:19 pm

Politicians and the media are always having a go at videogames but the content of literature is often far more sick and disturbing than their digital counterparts. Also, books don't seem to have any kind of recommended age guidelines regardless of whatever violent and/or sexual descriptions a book may contain. There's certainly a few novels in my bookcase I wouldn't want a youngster to read!

I've yet to hear an explanation for the difference in attitudes towards these forms of media. Perhaps the government has simply given up on the idea of children reading altogether!

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