Did you just try to relate the Boston Tea Party to gaming? Do you plan on raiding your nearest Gamestop dressed as Indians and throwing boxes of games into the closest available body of water? Speak with your wallet rather than words because you aren't very good with them.
No thumb systems are bullshit. Just look at how much they pollute youtube and how you can't go through a video without a "OMG LIKE THIZZZZ IF YOU'RE WATCHING IT ON (CURRENT DATE) OR (INSIDE JOKE VIDEO HERE)" etc.
Beat me to it. Thumb systems can die a painful death.