Jan 2, 2013
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Connecticut town drive will collect and destroy violent video games
A town in Connecticut is holding a drive to collect and destroy violent games, music, and movies in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown. On January 12th, a community group in Southington will host a “Violent Video Games Return Program,” where despite the name, it asks people to turn any types of violent media. In return, Polygon reports that they’ll get a $25 gift certificate from the local Chamber of Commerce, and the media itself will be “destroyed and placed in the town dumpster for appropriate permanent disposal,” probably by incineration.

Connecticut town drive will collect and destroy violent video games

A town in Connecticut is holding a drive to collect and destroy violent games, music, and movies in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown. On January 12th, a community group in Southington will host a “Violent Video Games Return Program,” where despite the name, it asks people to turn any types of violent media. In return, Polygon reports that they’ll get a $25 gift certificate from the local Chamber of Commerce, and the media itself will be “destroyed and placed in the town dumpster for appropriate permanent disposal,” probably by incineration.

  1. x--c reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    Why don’t we burn books while we’re at it? Maybe we should do something about our… Never mind.
  2. 100ornothin reblogged this from bron1aj and added:
    I just love how people let themselves be lured in to a false sense of security and utter delusion by efforts such as...
  3. thecatwillplay reblogged this from the-preoccupied-mind and added:
    Guess they had better turn in all those bibles too!
  4. the-preoccupied-mind reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    This is dumb. It’s amazing how obtuse grief can make us :-(
  5. rawrbimau5 reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    One does not simply destroy violent video games.
  6. tjones355 reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    NooooooooooooThat shan’t do this evil
  7. tylernorthcutt reblogged this from thisistheverge
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  9. sarcasticopinionist reblogged this from hanukkahjamboree
  10. rychand reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    I’m sorry but every time someone says Newtown I think they’re saying Nuketown…
  11. daniellestitt reblogged this from president4chan
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  13. lalalaheath reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    This would be a great way to get rid of old call of duty games and such… Lol
  14. produdfctititty reblogged this from shinysparkly
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  20. idreamadeniji reblogged this from iamjustsyd and added:
    So what about the other towns and cities and states and continents? I agree with you Syd this is on the pretty dumb...
  21. iamjustsyd reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    I Am Just.. Fed up with Shit Solutions. This is probably the dumbest way I can think of to combat the type of violence...
  22. areyouthatguy reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    HEY EVERYBODY! GO TAKE YOUR UNWANTED GAMES TO THIS TOWN AND GET $25 TOWARDS THE NEXT CALL OF DUTY!!!!
  23. nicholaj reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    —- this is rigoddamndiculous
  24. kid-scholar reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    this isn’t going to do anything. If you wanna stop violence, you should get rid of FOX news, CNN, etc.
  25. failcakes11 reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    Isn’t incineration a violent way of destroying something?
  26. shinysparkly reblogged this from thisistheverge
  27. angelmartinezjr reblogged this from thisistheverge
  28. cjgvf reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    This is the dumbest thing I have seen since I’m not sure when.
  29. jakelarntz reblogged this from thisistheverge and added:
    Wow.
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