13 year olds kills himself after being told he can't play Wii

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  1. BobFromMarketing
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    http://www.destructoid.com/thirteen...-being-told-he-could-not-play-wii-92375.phtml


     
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    I'm with the author on the fact that I laughed a little when I read the headline. It is a tragedy though. Fuck, I remember when I was 13 and how into game I still way *Looks at himself now...continues* but there was no way I would ever go that far. I've thought about suicide in the past, but never over fucking gaming.
     
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    To me this is just more proof spanking your kid is just. He was upstairs throwing a tantrum because he was put in time out. No kid would be throwing a tantrum after having his ass whooped.
     
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    I was spanked as a kid, and honestly, it worked wonders. Child abuse or not, that shit works.
     
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    ya, me to... it rly worked wonders for me as well, and tbh if i threw a tantrum at that age about a video game, my father would have smacked my ass up and down the house.....srsly i doubt its the game system, just the parents.
     
  6. dash
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    It's hard to say if he needed a spanking,medication, better communication...or maybe it was just the result of a pubescent teenage boy whose overactive hormones lead to irrational behavior.

    As a new parent I am concerned about these things.
     
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    This is extremely sad :( There are issues this family had that no one will know...This kid didn't kill himself because he couldn't play a Wii.

    ...and i'm not going to even delve into the spanking/not spaking debate!
     
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    Very sad story. Spankings have their place. My parents say that I was a pretty good kid, but I do remember getting a spanking or two, or three, or....never mind. I dished out a couple to my kids as they grew up. I have turned out well enough and so have my kids.
     
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    He probably thought he could revive in a better location.
     
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    Stupid kid probably just tried to get high.
     
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    HE didnt realize he was out of MP to cast :) FAIL
     
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    I was spanked and it does work but there is a point where it gets out of control
     
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    Fail.
     
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    I read somewhere that the death was actually accidental, and in fact, not a suicide at all. The coroner's report read that it was actually a mishap while the boy was throwing a temper tantrum...

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    So he was throwing a tantrum in his school uniform and his tie accidentally got stuck somewhere while he jumped up and down.

    I shared this around the office, and the conclusion was that he's just a spoiled brat.
     
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    And nothing of value was lost.
     
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    You have to wonder if the sister gets the Wii now
     
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    you guys are terrible... lol
     
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    Well yeah...If you're whipping your kids everyday then there is a problem. But as a severe punishment, it fucking works.
     
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    Holy shit this is bad, I am scared to go out because of people needing spankings ^^

    ? WTF Im lost The kid needed his ass whooped and some therapy for his issues.
     

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