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Old 08-01-02, 06:21 PM
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Why do morons think GTA3 was pulled off shelves and rereleased?

I see it everyday, people come in my store and ask "How can you tell which GTA is uncensored?" "You can be fined for selling that game!". I tell them the game was never pulled from shelves in the U.S. , and they don't believe me. "Don't you watch the news?" Yes I do, and it wasn't pulled! Sorry had to vent.
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Why do morons think GTA3 was pulled off shelves and rereleased?
Because they are morons?
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Just lie to them. Tell them the one you have is the uncensored version from Hong Kong where they show dismemberment and nudity. Or else tell them that the only thing they changed was the ability to go inside buildings and that you've seen the original version sell on ebay for 10,000 bucks... and that the reason they took that ability out was because you could go inside a building and have sex with hookers and parents complained that in real life people have sex with hookers in the front seat of their cars.
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Well, wasn't the Australian version changed?
 
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and that the reason they took that ability out was because you could go inside a building and have sex with hookers and parents complained that in real life people have sex with hookers in the front seat of their cars.
 
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Originally posted by Trigger
Just lie to them.
And I'll sell you the uncensored version for only $100!
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Old 08-01-02, 07:13 PM
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There was a shortage of this game last fall because Rockstar's early shipments could not meet the overwhelming demand for the game. I think that was were some of the rumors started. People couldn't find it for a month or so and figured it was pulled from shelves.

Actually, it was pulled from shelves. Pulled by all the customers buying the game.
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If they saw it on the news it must be true.
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When did the news ever say the GTA3 was pulled from US stores?
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Old 08-02-02, 05:56 AM
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At Best Buy, I saw some black boxes covering some copies of GTA3 and it had slight holes through the black boxes and it looked like there was an alternate cover to the game. Was there or was there just some plastic weird cover on the game? I don't know?
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Old 08-02-02, 09:52 AM
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My local Blockbuster pulled it from their shelves. They had a couple of copies that were always rented and then one day the boxes were gone. I asked them about it and they said that they don't carry that game anymore?

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Old 08-02-02, 10:35 AM
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I agree - charge them more for the "uncensored version". If they are going to act like morons, treat them as such, and make a couple of bucks as well!
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Or if it's a parent looking to buy the 'cenosred version' for their little tyke tell them that blood has been replaced with sweat and the hookers are now actually fairies that heal you with a single kiss.
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answered your own question.....Morons
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