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    Re: Headlines - Adult-rated videogames banned in UK prisons

    Now if they'd just extend it through to ALL other games I might think the government were doing something sensible.

    It's PRISON ffs

    EDIT: In before the OP

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    Headlines - Adult-rated videogames banned in UK prisons

    Government clampdown continues as over 18-rated videogames are banned in UK prisons.
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    Re: Headlines - Adult-rated videogames banned in UK prisons

    Hmmmmm, go to prisom for whatever you have done, behave yourself while in there, put your feet up and play games on a console.

    Don't worry about rent or council tax and get 3 square meals per day.

    Sounds good doesn't it!

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    Re: Headlines - Adult-rated videogames banned in UK prisons

    *Puts head in hands* OK, firstly, the Prison Reform Trust hasn't "ruled" anything - it's a charitable organization that is not part of the government. Secondly, in the context of the massive budget that is spent on locking people up, £10k on a few consoles that can be used as a part of an earned privileges scheme is infinitesimally, vanishingly small, and may actually have done some good. Thirdly, before anyone goes off on one, outside of this very limited scheme, access to consoles for prisoners is a privilege (as is access to TVs, etc.) and must be earned through good behaviour. It can also be withdrawn at any time. Further more, aside from this tiny pilot, which applied to some young offenders institutions only, consoles must be bought by prisoners or their families and are not subsidised by the taxpayer. In fact, much as is the case with phonecalls etc, prisoners (or their families) must purchase the items through the prison service, which charges rather more for them than you'd pay on the high street.

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    Re: Headlines - Adult-rated videogames banned in UK prisons

    ok, hands up who reads the daily mail you two?


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    Re: Headlines - Adult-rated videogames banned in UK prisons

    I wouldn't want to be the one getting a red ring
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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    Re: Headlines - Adult-rated videogames banned in UK prisons

    Quote Originally Posted by pauldarkside View Post
    I wouldn't want to be the one getting a red ring
    Funny on so many levels.

    Genius.

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