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    Video game plays strange message?

    KNIGHTSVILLE, Ind. (WTHI) - Months ago, Rachel Jones was shocked to discover her 4-year-old's baby doll seemed to have a hidden message: Islam is the light.

    Imagine her surprise when a game for her 8-year-old daughter's Nintendo DS had the same message.

    Rachel said she bought the Nintendo game, Baby Pals, as a gift for her 8-year-old daughter after a good report card.

    She had no idea the game also contained the hidden message "Islam is the light."
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    Alright, this is an odd one here and all I keep thinking of and laughing about is the Chinpokomon episode of South Park.

    However, stories like this will hopefully make the market work. This game will get reviews for being possibly objectable becasue it have random religious statements such as this, and smart parents actually taking time to research what they buy their kids for even 5 minutes will see it and make an educated decision.

    Somehow I guess trying to distract people by saying they have such gigantic penis is not going to work.


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    Re: Video game plays strange message?

    YouTube - ''Islam is the Light'' returns...thanks to Nintendo DS

    Hee hee. Apparently the answer to that poll question was to CONVERT and here I voted for kill.

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    Re: Video game plays strange message?

    I think they were stretching for the "Satan is the King" one. But the thing about the Islam is the light thing is that it's the exact same thing that is in the DS game. Same audio and everything, sounds exactly alike. It's kinda messed up.
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    Re: Video game plays strange message?

    Well both toys apparently bought the license to the same baby babble. According to toy makers any coherent things you hear are just imagined. I personally think they used an allah akbar baby, obviously.

    Publisher Responds to "Islam is the Light" DS Game Controversy | GamePolitics

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    What is creepy is how BOTH toys saying the same thing are baby related. A baby doll and a video game about babies. It's a little disturbing.
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    Re: Video game plays strange message?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    What is creepy is how BOTH toys saying the same thing are baby related. A baby doll and a video game about babies. It's a little disturbing.
    They both bought the same baby babble that was for sale. Same way two ads might use the same photo if both companies purchased the same stock photo.

    They must not have known it was an arab infant's babble. Probably bought it on the cheap. I can't believe we even import baby babble for christ's sake.

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    Re: Video game plays strange message?

    So

    A few years ago I would be sitting up stairs in my childhood home listening to a favorite band of my named "Cursive". However, I found it extremely peculiar that whenever I would reach to a certain area of the song entitled "Sierra" (from The Ugly Organ) my mom would shout up the stairs "JEFF! SUPPERS READY"

    This eventually stopped being peculiar and started becoming slightly scary.

    One day I was in the car with my step-brother and we were rollin' around Chapel-Hill, and listening to Cursive. Eventually, we got to that same song and again I heard it "Jeff, suppers ready". It couldn't have been possible, so I asked my stepbrother about it and he said he heard it as "Sierra, your bath is ready"; and followed up by showing me the lyrics of it.

    I think this is just a matter of it sounds awfully like what she wants it to say, and that it is just mumble-jumble. Honestly, what Islamic Extremist wants to indoctrinate their beliefs through baby toys. Besides, I doubt the child would even understand what the metaphorical "is light" would actually mean in context to Islam.
    This is just an example of a woman who is freaking out over the wrong things.
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    Re: Video game plays strange message?

    Quote Originally Posted by talloulou View Post
    They both bought the same baby babble that was for sale. Same way two ads might use the same photo if both companies purchased the same stock photo.
    What are the odds that the exact same bits of audio would be used? I'd think a lot lower then those of an image being reused even if they bought it from the same dealer. I've sold the same images to different companies. As far as them being used for the same basic purposes? Not so much. I think the coincidence is just way too big to ignore.
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    Re: Video game plays strange message?

    I don't know. It's kinda funny overall. I think there is a general overreaction. I mean, a doll and a video game are the most important influences in a child's life so it's not like these games/dolls will convert our children to Islam. It seems creepy, maybe it is coincidence and now we all hear it because we were told about it and we look to pick it out. Whatever, it's not that huge of a deal in the end. Just gives Jack Thompson something more to bitch about.
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