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    Violent Videogames REDUCE crime

    Whilst I'm on the fence in this debate, I thought it might amuse some of you peeps: Article at The Reg.
    Last edited by ChrisH; 3rd October 2011 at 02:21 PM. Reason: Typo

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    So then, what we really want to do is not bother rehabilitating prisoners or criminals, but get them hooked on WoW before they're released back into the public?

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    The trend in violent crime versus computer game sales is always an interesting statistical point to trot out every time someone decries GTA as training an entire generation of violent criminals

    22 Charts & Graphs on Video Games & Youth Violence - Video Games - ProCon.org

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    Did I, or did I not, say this?

    People need to listen to me more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesb View Post
    So then, what we really want to do is not bother rehabilitating prisoners or criminals, but get them hooked on WoW before they're released back into the public?
    I'd rephrase your statement as so:

    So then, what we really want to do is not bother rehabilitating prisoners or criminals, but get them hooked on WoW before they're released back into the public.


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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Did I, or did I not, say this?

    People need to listen to me more.
    What was that? Speak up, man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesb View Post
    So then, what we really want to do is not bother rehabilitating prisoners or criminals, but get them hooked on WoW before they're released back into the public?
    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    So then, what we really want to do is not bother rehabilitating prisoners or criminals, but get them hooked on WoW before they're released back into the public.
    Why is it hurting my head so much?! please tell me those two sentences are identical and I haven't gone completely mad!

    EDIT: it's the question mark, isn't it? Isn't it?!

    I have to stop playing computer games.
    Last edited by LosOjos; 4th October 2011 at 11:26 AM. Reason: tow != two

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosOjos View Post
    Why is it hurting my head so much?! please tell me those tow sentences are identical and I haven't gone completely mad!

    EDIT: it's the question mark, isn't it? Isn't it?!

    I have to stop playing computer games.
    Took me a while too, you're not the only one!

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    Mahahaha!

    Coffee anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Mahahaha!

    Coffee anyone?
    Fantastic idea!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Mahahaha!

    Coffee anyone?
    With Hobnobs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    With Hobnobs?
    Would you really expect anything less?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Would you really expect anything less?
    If the biscuits were provided by my work... Yes.

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