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2 years ago#1
Well, this is bad timing for Rockstar. Tragic for the family of course, but who lets an 8 year old play Grand Theft Auto AND leaves easy gun access in the house for the kid to find?


I put all the blame for this tragic incident on the stupidity of the parents.

http://www.inquisitr.com/919762/marie-smothers-8-year-old-boy-shot-90-year-old-grandmother/
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2 years ago#2
Oh here we go. You know logic will not prevail and there'll be a sensationalist reaction blaming Videogames.
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2 years ago#3
Beast mode.
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2 years ago#4
"However “investigators have learned that the juvenile suspect was playing a video game on the Play Station III Grand Theft Auto IV, a realistic game that has been associated with encouraging violence and awards points to players for killing people"

I didn't know GTA had points. These dumb people will look for any kind of scapegoat.
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2 years ago#5
This is terrible, my condolences to the family
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2 years ago#6
8 year old kills grandmother after eating Captain Crunch.

8 year old kills grandmother after chewing Bazooka Joe gum.

8 year old kills grandmother after wearing Nike sneakers.

Just saying.
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2 years ago#7
When I was 8 years old i tried to mimic the Crash Bandicoot death animation in a swimming pool. Everyone thought I was dead <_<
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2 years ago#8
CaIiber345 posted...
8 year old kills grandmother after eating Captain Crunch.

8 year old kills grandmother after chewing Bazooka Joe gum.

8 year old kills grandmother after wearing Nike sneakers.

Just saying.


Yes, but none of would inspire the Jack Thompsons of the world to over react.
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2 years ago#9
Pssh. I blame the city. Slaughter, Louisiana? Come on.
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2 years ago#10
..I almost don't believe this story is true (or perhaps I don't want to). Points for killing people? Pfft... please. Come on people. Some terrible "investigators" you got there.
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