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Old 09-18-2013, 06:29 AM   #1
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Shocking - man stabbed for his copy

This is truly shocking - sad times in England.

Stabbed, bricked and robbed of his copy.

My thoughts are with him.

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Old 09-18-2013, 06:35 AM   #2
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:38 AM   #3
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It's a pretty rough area of North London too, makes me sick.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:28 AM   #4
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So any minute now we can expect a bunch of news stories about violence caused by video games etc.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:32 AM   #5
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i doubt the reason he got attacked was for his game.
it's london they'll do it for the hell of it.
still fucking shit though, how people could do that
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:38 AM   #6
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I feel there's this type of attack happening at most big, triple-A title launches? Could be just me. Either way, wish that gentleman a speedy recovery.


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Old 09-18-2013, 07:50 AM   #7
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So any minute now we can expect a bunch of news stories about violence caused by video games etc.
That's what I thought when I saw it on the news last night.

For that very reason I don't go out at night... don't want to get clubbed with a 4 foot dildo!
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:03 AM   #8
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Sounds like a typical mugging, only reason it's made the news is because he happened to have a copy of said 'ultra violent' game on his person.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:05 AM   #9
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sad that people have to do this
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:13 AM   #10
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So any minute now we can expect a bunch of news stories about violence caused by video games etc.
Not GTA related, but the recent shooting in America was blamed on video games. By who? None other than Fox!

http://kotaku.com/after-mass-shootin...-sh-1335462866
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:26 AM   #11
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ANOTHER news piece in today's The Mirror about video games causing a man to shoot people: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:34 AM   #12
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No doubt there will be people saying that games = violance, cause there was never a murder before a games console....

Either way, swift recovery to the victim.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:17 AM   #13
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Not GTA related, but the recent shooting in America was blamed on video games. By who? None other than Fox!

http://kotaku.com/after-mass-shootin...-sh-1335462866
Just imagine what they'd have been saying if that shooting had taken place exactly one day later.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:20 AM   #14
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The game isn't even worth doing something like that. That's why whenever I go out to get something on craigslist or for something that's highly sought after, I bring my friend and he brings his Machete and his gun
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:39 PM   #15
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I don't know what is so shocking to you hate to be insensitive but people have killed other people and gained nothing before. What makes this any different but anyways people want the game so bad and get so worked up over it, it kinda makes sense they would kill for it. GTAV has had more of a frenzy about getting the game than the last couple of Cods so it shouldn't come to a surprise someone would stab someone for it.
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:18 PM   #16
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I don't know what is so shocking to you hate to be insensitive but people have killed other people and gained nothing before. What makes this any different but anyways people want the game so bad and get so worked up over it, it kinda makes sense they would kill for it. GTAV has had more of a frenzy about getting the game than the last couple of Cods so it shouldn't come to a surprise someone would stab someone for it.
Even if that were the case (which I very much doubt), it's national news worthy because he had a copy of gta?

I wonder how many people are mugged having just come out of footlocker with a brand new pair of the latest trainers? No idea, guess that shit aint newsworthy...
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:21 PM   #17
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Video games do not correlate to violence.

Psychological and mental trauma/instability + poor parenting does.
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:24 PM   #18
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Psychological and mental trauma/instability + poor parenting does.
Speak for yourself dude. I climbed up to the top of a bridge this morning and found a rocket launcher and when I came down I drove my car through the front window of a car dealership. I wouldn't have done that on Monday.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:37 AM   #19
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Dayum, this thing just got real. Now R* can spend all their money on lawshit. I feel sorry for the family, 23-years is freaking young!
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