No this is not funny.
Whether or not it is a joke, I’ve gone onto the channel and there are multiple videos similar to this, which makes me think they’re fake.
These videos enforce the idea to parents that yes, the answer to stop your child becoming obsessed with games is to DESTROY them.
No. This is not funny. It is things like this that cause events such as the father who SHOT his daughter’s laptop to bits to occur. These jokes enforce the attitude that people are ‘wrong’ for loving games.
For wanting to play games.
For some people (including myself), games are a serious escape from horrid realities. The only escape some people can get. The idea that this man (boy?) is wrong for being so upset is disgusting to me?
This is horrific. This is abuse. This is wrong.
Just had this linked to me by an uncle. He knows I enjoy games and that my parents dislike them (though not to this extent).
This is not cool. This is like a book burning. That’s not funny, seeing a library in flames, right? Oh but it’s okay here because it’s “just video games”.
The other problem is that said father just wasted hundreds if not thousands of dollars of games, just to prove a point. Shitty parent, shitty parenting, shitty situation.
FINALLY. Someone who agrees with me.
Come on now. Games are the worst of your issues. You want your teen on drugs? In a gang? I’ve had parents say they were ashamed they had a nerd child, even thespian teens, but you should be counting your stars.
It’s like every child and teen existing in today’s society is a criminal to today’s parents.
Not to mention; these games are a big industry. Videogames to this generation are what books were when they were new to humanity - a new and poorly understood method of creativity and employment.
The above posts perfectly explain in words that nagging feeling I had of discontent at the dad’s actions. Thank you.