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Old 10-26-04, 06:23 PM   #1
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Default HL2 rated R18+: May not be released in Australia

Because of HL2's R18+ rating in Europe, Australia will have to closely review HL2 to see if it abides by it's M15+ only Videogame rating. If not, the Half Life 2 will be banned in Australia for sale or import. This leaves one option left. Are the aussie ratings board trying to promote the Black Market?
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Old 10-26-04, 06:27 PM   #2
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What about Steam? I mean, sure it'd be illegal, but it's not exactly like they could easily regulate it.
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Old 10-26-04, 07:10 PM   #3
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That is so stupid
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Old 10-26-04, 07:13 PM   #4
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ahem....BWAHAHAHHAHAHA! what a bunch of kiwi pansies. "oh no, those zombies and head crabs are too scary!".
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Old 10-26-04, 07:20 PM   #5
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Erm... I know this is a stereotypical response, but "kiwi" refers to New Zealanders, not Australians. The Kiwi is a native bird of NZ, not Aus.
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Old 10-26-04, 07:25 PM   #6
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R18+ ? It no where as bad as legal R18+ gay porn DVDs. Oh wait maybe Half Life 2 got some unexpected surprises, it could contain gay porn in part of the game like the naked girls from Duke Nukem.
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ahem....BWAHAHAHHAHAHA! what a bunch of kiwi pansies. "oh no, those zombies and head crabs are too scary!".
Erm Kiwi's are from New Zealand. Next time try Kangaroo, Dingo, Great White Shark, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Kylie Minogue, Eric Bana....the list goes on....but NO SHEEP AND NO BLOODY KIWIS! :P

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Erm Kiwi's are from New Zealand. Next time try Kangaroo, Dingo, Great White Shark, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Kylie Minogue, Eric Bana....the list goes on....but NO SHEEP AND NO BLOODY KIWIS! :P

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Well said... thought I'd suggest you probably do have SOME sheep over there. Just not as many as us :P.
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ahem....BWAHAHAHHAHAHA! what a bunch of kiwi pansies. "oh no, those zombies and head crabs are too scary!".
Indeed no wonder they found Half Life 2 the scariest game than The Exorcist rated M15 and MA15, what a load of pansies kiwi really are.
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I find it quite stupid that Australia is the only place in the world that doesn't have an R18+ rating for video games.
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Did any one say anything about sheep?
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Erm Kiwi's are from New Zealand. Next time try Kangaroo, Dingo, Great White Shark, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Kylie Minogue, Eric Bana....the list goes on....but NO SHEEP AND NO BLOODY KIWIS! :P

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i know that, i thought i'd kick the aussies while they were down.
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