Four year-old shoots father for denying him a Playstation

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  1. Cal

    Cal Well-Known Member

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    Angry Saudi boy, 4, shoots father dead after he refused to buy him a PLAYSTATION

    Seriously, aged four? Aged FOUR? I don't even think this would have happened in the States. :crazy: 
     
  2. KA

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    Dont these things have those safety thingies or summat? Tragic n unfortunate, but jeez.
     
  3. Starscream600

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    I got no good jokes...

    But seriously? A playstation? WTF?
     
  4. The Dark Seeker

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    Well, he definitely isn't getting a Playstation now.....
     
  5. MetalRyde

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    ok, the boy DOES NOT own a playstation. shoots his dad dead for not buying him one.
    and the blame is on violent video games?

    WHAT?
     
  6. Fuzz

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    I don't really see how this supports the argument that violent games make children act violently. He didn't have the Playstation yet. Becoming enraged after not getting a videogame console is quite different.

    If I had to guess, he probably learned that firing a gun at someone can hurt them either from real life or from cartoons/movies.
     
  7. Gingerchris

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    Maybe he was hoping his father would respawn at the game shop and this time buy him his console.

    Seriously though it's sad and dumb. Maybe also don't put your gun down where your little kid can get at it, especially if you've just pissed him off.
    I'm assuming this kid had been playing violent games elsewhere otherwise without a console how did such games make him aggressive? (EDIT - posters above me beat me to it) Not that I agree games do that anyway. Batshit mental kids make batshit mental choices. They were doing it before videogames existed and they'll do it long after.
     
  8. doomboy536

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    Kids have always been this fucked up and violent. Hell, when I was a kid we'd regularly play Power Rangers and beat the shit out of the kid playing the Green Ranger.
     
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    lol

    My 2 year old does all these things and does not play any video games........

    Go figure.

    He crashes falls out of the car rolls on the ground, its friggin hysterical.

    However if he ever shoots me, he better make sure I'm dead or he will be shortly lol
     
  10. tikgnat

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    Goddamit I was gonna say this.

    Not sure how you can blame this kid shooting his dad on a Playstation... considering he didn't own one yet.

    OMG. Paradox!
     
  11. Noideaforaname

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    OH NO, kids are talking about popular things and playing pretend!

    -alternatively-

    OH NO, news reporters are making tenuous links and bashing popular scapegoats!
     
  12. TFW10

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    That's sad, over a playstation game.
     
  13. Foster

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    News reporters? I thought the Daily Mail was the cited source.
     
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    At first I was gonna be shocked, than I saw where this happened, and lost all shock factor.
     
  15. Aernaroth

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    I think the real lesson here is "If you carry a gun, make sure that you take steps to ensure your four year old doesn't get his hands on it".
     
  16. Fuzz

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    I didn't want to say it, but yeah, after seeing the location, it didn't really surprise me.
     
  17. Matty

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    I don't know, maybe I'm the world's greatest father for teaching my kid to not pick up a gun ... or furthermore, maybe I'm the world's greatest father for not setting my gun down in front of my kid!

    Shocking.
     
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    I bet he would've killed his dad anyway once he got his Playstation and found out the thing has no games.
     
  19. Macross7

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    Maybe the dad had just showed the kid some old Transformers episodes. Then the kid saw dad had a cool Megatron toy so he tried to Transform it. Damn crotch trigger.
     
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    I knew kids were spoiled these days but damn.
     

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