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Re: Find of the year

Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:15 am

stvd wrote:
ToxieDogg wrote:I'm waiting for the price to go down a bit on Far Cry 2. I was thinking £20-25 would've been a good buy.
£17.99 - Play.com
Cool, thanks....I'll go check that out :)

It kind of takes the shine off it being a potential bargain though, to know somebody else recently got it for £3 in a charity shop :shock:
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Post by big-byte » Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:33 am

I got GTA IV at the boorfair yesterday for £3 :)

Earlier this year my wife put a lot of research and effort into my birthday present and bought me 'Frontlines Fuel of War' (special edition with t-shirt etc.) as a complete surprise (I hadnt asked for it).

The game had been out for 4 days and it was day before my birthday when we went to another bootfair and I bought the exact same limited edition pack for £4 from some stallholder who had finished it already..

Spent the next 24 hours wondering why wife was suddenly peed off and not talking to me anymore!

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Post by jdanddiet » Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:08 am

big-byte wrote:Spent the next 24 hours wondering why wife not talking to me anymore!
Wasn't all bad, then.




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Post by Guybrush » Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:33 am

Opa-Opa wrote:
Guybrush wrote: Actually better clarify. He's 15. I asked his Dad (my brother) and he was fine. Personally I believe censorship should be up to a guardian and not the state, what does everyone else think?
Ah if his Dad said it was OK I'm sure thats fine...
I like to show my 15 year old boy hardcore gay porn, I mean what harm can it do and I personly like to think I can make my own laws regarding child saftey because not having any qualifications what-so-ever in the field I think I know better than a bunch of "experts"...
I'm sure the big age restriction notices on the boxes are guidlines anyway, it's not like they are law or anything..

What you getting him for xmas, bag of coke and 2 quid hooker..?
Grow up.

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Post by C=Style » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:27 pm

Some great bargains to be had here.

Can I just also add that Far Cry 2 isn't especially violent, certainly not by todays standards and I would think it suitable for a mature and mentally stable 15 year old lad personally. There's way worse 15 cert films that's for sure!
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Post by Opa-Opa » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:30 pm

:lol: Great response.. You really made me see I was mistaken about the whole legal/age restriction/plebs giving over 18 rated games to kids affair.
Good job you pointed out my mistake or I could have looked like an arse there instead of you.

Is that what you would tell the authoritys if they came knocking, I ignored the age rating system because I think everyone else is wrong and should grow up..? I'm sure it will go down well and prove beyond all doubt that everyone else was wrong and you are indeed perfectly within your rights to ignore the law and ruin things for everyone.

It's people like you that give the Daily Mail it's ammo in their quest to prove all gamers are dimwits who should only be allowed to play Barbi horse adventures incase they become corrupted murders...

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Post by C=Style » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:41 pm

It's got nothing to do with you Opa, you're forever telling people to keep their noses out of your business and here you are interfering in something which isn't anything to do with you. Just to stir up trouble once again, but of course, I'm the one who's always looking for a fight.. :lol:

The dad has made a decision, if it as Manhunt then I'd agree but Far Cry 2 as I said isn't especially violent, no more so than halo or any other FPS and I would deem it suitable for a well adjusted 15 year old personally.
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Post by Opa-Opa » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:50 pm

C=nostyle wrote:It's got nothing to do with you Opa, you're forever telling people to keep their noses out of your business and here you are interfering in something which isn't anything to do with you. Just to stir up trouble once again, but of course, I'm the one who's always looking for a fight.. :lol:

The dad has made a decision, if it as Manhunt then I'd agree but Far Cry 2 as I said isn't especially violent, no more so than halo or any other FPS and I would deem it suitable for a well adjusted 15 year old personally.
Oi, C=Nostyle, keep your nose out..
Your the one who's just jumped in to defend someone that is BREAKING THE LAW..

We don't care if you and your little tiny argumentative brain can't understand how the law works, and you clearly jumped in this thread just to have a pop at me. Do the world a favour and kill yourself, no one likes you anyway, it will be a relief to your parents who are constantly embaressed by you and give us all a good laugh..

Anyone that thinks that a game where you have to kill 99% of all the NPC's and is full of swearing of the strongest caliber isn't that bad should really take a look at themselfs.. Most of the time in this game your emptying a 50.cal jeep mounted gun into the faces of peasents with pop guns, this game is VERY violent and UNSUITABLE for 15 year olds, no matter how much you pretend its ok.

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Post by C=Style » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:53 pm

Why don't you try stepping out of your front door once in a while and living in the real world for once, you must have been one seriously sheltered 15 year old when you were growing up to think a videogame like Far Cry 2 is totally unsuitable for a 15 year old lad.
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Post by Opa-Opa » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:57 pm

C=Style wrote:Why don't you try stepping out of your front door once in a while and living in the real world for once, you must have been one seriously sheltered 15 year old when you were growing up to think a videogame like Far Cry 2 is totally unsuitable for a 15 year old lad.
THE CLUE IS IN THE F'ING GREAT 18 ON THE BOX YOU NUMPTY...

It's not what I decided just have a pointless row with a nob like you, it's the law of the land..!!

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Post by C=Style » Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:03 pm

At the end of the day it's obvious you're just a jumped up little straight head prude who abides by all these shitty laws made by man, yet fail to see the bigger picture. Get a clue. If a parent deems an 18 cert game suitable for their 15 year old son then it really has nothing to fuckin do with you.
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Post by famicom69 » Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:05 pm

C=Style wrote:Some great bargains to be had here.
Some absolute bargains there. Geom Wars DS £8!

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Post by Opa-Opa » Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:14 pm

C=Style wrote:At the end of the day it's obvious you're just a jumped up little straight head prude who abides by all these shitty laws made by man, yet fail to see the bigger picture. Get a clue. If a parent deems an 18 cert game suitable for their 15 year old son then it really has nothing to fuckin do with you.
OK fine - by your standards if a drunk gets in his car and kills a member of your family thats fine, it's only a shitty little law..

If a parent deems an 18 cert game suitable for their 15 year old they should be prosecuted, same as if they give them porn or drugs..

You have clearly proven to everyone here your one of those people who decide which laws to obey and when. You have no ground to stand on, your wrong and the law is right.. End of.

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Post by SirClive » Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:25 pm

Keep it on topic lads. If you want to debate censorship or age ratings then do it in off topic (or resurrect the Manhunt/GTA threads where it was already discussed).
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Post by Grahame » Mon Dec 01, 2008 2:33 pm

Wow thats some bargain!

I really hope your nephew enjoys his game with the guidance of his responsible father showing him the difference between reality and fantasy instead of being brought up by the state. :wink:
Is jack thompson on retrogamer now? Is nowhere safe? :P

I thought it being £17.99 on play.com today was a bargain!! have to say I'm rather jealous, although I did once get Zelda the Wind Waker for £3.99 with the bonus disc.
I'd buy that for a dollar!

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