"They appear to have crossed the line from virtual reality to reality," said Police Chief Lou Pachec of the two teens who allegedly threw Molotov cocktails at an apartment building in Raynham, Massachusetts over the weekend.
Yeah, what an idiot! He should have bought them in Ammunation!
http://n4g.com/news/527885/... Blame their parents.
Video games are being blamed..
that police chief is making those claims as if GTA created or introduced the idea of molotov cocktails. The suspects are teens, they most likely play videogames, but who is to f'n say that the kids didn't watch some movie or read a book or seen a training video on the internet on how to make molotovs. The rationale is beyond ridiculous: "Hey, kids like videogames. Kids play videogames. Therefore every idea or micro-thought that goes through their heads must have been implanted there by some videogame. Every single teenager or other youth in the world must only learn the goods and bads of life from videogames, not movies, tv shows, magazines, the internet, books, etc." The real questions on why they did it and why so many other detrimental things happen by and to children and other groups of youths are hard, so idiots like the police chief (and no doubt the parents of the teens) have the scapegoat of videogames. It was once rap music, not its videogames' turn.
*sigh* Let's just ignore all the research that says games don't turn people into crazed killers. It's much more fun to have a knee jerk reaction and pronounce judgement with no supporting evidence.
it's not like molotov cocktails haven't been featured in literal hundreds of movies or been in news footage the past few decades, it must be gta. /s molotov cocktails are the weapon of freedom fighters worldwide and are pretty common, what a stretch to blame gta.
Not this again
Ah I see Rockstar created the idea, the weapon and the words Molotov Cocktail and then brought it to life in Grand Theft Auto.... Whats that? they've been around for hundreds of years? are also on TV, in Movies, in books and pretty much every cultural thing which could possibly influence anyone in anyway? Shocker!
thay couldn't have got the idea fro GTA .. 1- in gta you throw the cocktails 2- you can't do graphitis in GTA games ..
I still can't find how GTA can be blamed for some of the most general violence. Hell I remember GTA was blamed because a guy killed another with a baseball bat, when we all know we learned how to kill people with bats in gym back at grade school.
I wonder if officer Tenpenny was blackmailing then too like those poor Grove St boys
games are getting a bad rep these days.
parents should listen to Lazlow.
How about we take these precious youths of America and their upstanding, amazing parents, tie'em up to telephone poles or up againsts a brick wall and stone them to death. "Officer, Your Honor, Jurors...dont blame me/us for stoning these dumb asses to death, blame the Bible." There ya go... Bible>real.(right? xD) Videogames>fake.
Hmm someone pissed me off. What could i do.......hmmmm. Oh i know i throw a cocktail like in gta. Yeah that always worked, and i had enough time to get rid of my stars, and run from the cops. Then if i only run over 2 pedestrians i only get one star. One star is easy to get away from.
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