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Video Games are causing children to misbehave and act out agressively.........

Some parents believe that its video games that are causing there children to behave that way and that they should put a stop to selling games. That they just ban video games all together. What are your thoughts on it?

I think that parents should stop blaming video games for the shhit parenting. There is a parental warning on each game, there is a rating on each game like a movie. Step up and regulate the rules and don't let your children get everything they want espically if it isn't for there age group not that hard.

 
Claudiomom

Asked by Claudiomom at 11:01 AM on Aug. 25, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (24)
  • Just parents putting the blame on video games instead if on their piss-poor parenting skills.

    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 11:04 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Just think, it used to be Elvis and the Beatles' fault.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 11:08 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • It's not the video games...it's the parents that let their kids sit and do nothing but play video games...ALL..DAY..LONG.

    Kids that are never given any rules or responsibilities. No exercise, no reading, no chores, no intellectual or other extracurricular activities. Only video games.

    If they're gonna ban video games, they should ban the people who parent like this. Anyway...that's my .02
    motherofpearls

    Answer by motherofpearls at 11:11 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I think that the parents should not allow their own children to have the games if they feel that way.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:02 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I don't think so. Me and my brothers played video games since the arcade days in the 80s and 90s and it was just entertainment, nothing more. I never had the urge to go out killing people with swords or blowing up things in tanks or whatever.

    Playing a video game is less dangerous as playing football.

    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 11:02 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • My son plays non-violent video games. I won't buy the blood and guts kind. I say if you act out from games,you would act out anyway from something else you see,like karate movies,or war movies for example.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:03 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I agree with you..

    I have a kid that has played violent/blood and gore/mature games from about age 5. He is not the violent type and knows how to act because I don't let games or TV dictate how he is.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:06 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • They are saying that Video games now a day are too violent. I was watching my husband play a game and there is part where you have to kill a whole bunch of innocent people. You of course and skip that part but the parents are saying it should be allowed at all. I guess having the option to skip wasn't good enough. Again the game was rated M and still the parents are allowing their 9-13 year old kids play it.
    Claudiomom

    Comment by Claudiomom (original poster) at 11:08 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I meant 'OF' not 'if'...
    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 11:08 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • They should not buy the M rated game for their kid then. Mine can play with no issues.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:10 AM on Aug. 25, 2010

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