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    The Xbox 360 is the second game console produced by Microsoft Corporation and is the successor to the original Xbox.

    Should the 360 video marketplace have an adult section?

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    #1  Edited By FuNkYbOsS

    The 360 has very good parental control features.  What do you think?

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    #2  Edited By iam3green

    lols i don't think so. i think that some 360 owners (12 year olds) don't h ave parental controls on. i think if Microsoft does do this then maybe they would sign up to some adult entertainment and get spam for thier email that is connected to thier live account.

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    #3  Edited By darthzew

    Look, if you want pornography... use the internet, a magazine, or your TV... Why should the 360 have porn on it too? There's enough of it already. 

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    #4  Edited By Aljosa15

    Absolutely not. Imagine the backlash from parents and douches like Jack Thompson.

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    #5  Edited By JoelTGM

    Hah, right after Microsoft announces childish giggling little avatars, like they would suddenly announce an adult section in the marketplace full of whacky pornos.  I think they're trying to appeal to a more casual audience right now, like the kiddies and soccer moms.

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    #6  Edited By epic_pets

    They should actually, adults would love it and they would probaly get alot of hits doing that.

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    #7  Edited By Pikachu

    no, that would be a bad idea, because people could easily get around the parental controls

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    #8  Edited By ajsuperstar

    To be honest, i wouldn't really want to see an adult section, but if there was one id imagine they would have lots of people paying for that service lol

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    #9  Edited By Otacon

    A console that won't allow AO games isn't going to want adult movies. I don't think that it os appropriate.

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    #10  Edited By OblivionGuy07

    what's tha use? Five year olds are screaming their asses off everytime I go on Xbox Live, and it's usually an M game I'm playing.

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    #11  Edited By twenty0ne

    Definitely not. It would get abused by little pre-teens.

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    #12  Edited By Lairdo

    I think it would be pointless.

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    #13  Edited By DirrtyNinja

    Pay for porn? Hellz no

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    #14  Edited By Conner

    No. Kids would totally get by and get in trouble. Then all the parents would be mad.

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    #15  Edited By Scorched

    No
    besides there is plenty of other ways to get that content
    Microsoft would not want to deal with that
    since gaming is looked at as something children do by non-gamers it would be looked down upon very badly by news organizations and would give them horrible press
    it would be a disaster

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    #16  Edited By JoshuaN
    DirrtyNinja said:
    "Pay for porn? Hellz no
    "
    Best reply in the thread +1
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    #17  Edited By KiLL3r

    We have computers for porn and it's free. Also No company would never release such a service on consoles.

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    #18  Edited By Malakhii

    Dude, that seriously made me lol. Hellz no putting porn on the 360 would only hurt MS. All the negative press that would follow... definitely a hellz no

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    #19  Edited By tec3297

    Seriously, are you all porn addicts? lol There are way too many adult topics for a video game forum...

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    #20  Edited By MOLE

    If it did that would be super

    I wouldn't mind a section like that, I get the luxery of having that on my LCD TV.  Beats a monitor any day.

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    #21  Edited By whyzenheimer

    There is already a box for this for people too stupid to figure out how to find pornography on the internet, which is a mindblowing kind of stupidity I don't know if I can wrap my head around.

    And yeah, as much as Microsoft wants to be representative of the, I hate myself for using this term, hardcore gaming demographic that is mostly composed of chronically masturbating males, they wouldn't touch this kind of publicity with a ten-foot lubricated pole.

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    #22  Edited By Vinchenzo

    Wouldn't porn counteract the avatars? Unless the avatars got naked at night on your dashboard if you were [18+ Mature] approved.

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    #23  Edited By MAV3R1CK

    You have the internet for your needs, I don't see why it would want to have an adult content. Plus, MS is trying to get at the casual and hardcore gamers.

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    It's a video game system not a friggin 80s VHS video store

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    #25  Edited By Thunderbird

    Personally I think no it shouldn't and I am sure it never will especially with Microsoft trying to broaden the user base and get more casual players and movie renters and they want the 360 to be a family oriented media experience.It just isn't necessary...they have plenty of movies and if you want porn you can get it elsewhere but I have to say if they did I am sure they would get a nice little return in the form of money because there would be a ton of people who would use it to watch adult movies, too many.

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    #26  Edited By Prototype

    no because this would just be giving all of those Soccer mom's and Jack Thomson like people more firepower

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    #27  Edited By Timma1083

    The Internet is your place for porn, not the 360.

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    #28  Edited By Jensonb

    No, what's the point?

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    #29  Edited By Stray

    Plus there would be no real way to work around the license issue. When the d/l movies are limited to a 24 hour window it's pointless.
    I was reading an article where it talked about all the PPV view adult movies in hotels, and it said the avg time a movie was on in a hotel room was like 12 min.
    Kinda pointless really.

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    #30  Edited By kenzo287

    at first i was gonna say no...but then more parents who would catch this stuff on their kids' 360s would become more aware of the parental control features...then again they'd sue microsoft for their lack of common sense so...

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    #31  Edited By InnerBlueAbyss

    Please do, the console might have decent content after all

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    #32  Edited By Milkman

    No thanks.

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    #33  Edited By AaronBelfast

    There will be more kids than adults in the section so thats a big fat no from me.

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    #34  Edited By MsCortana
    Aljosa15 said:
    "Absolutely not. Imagine the backlash from parents and douches like Jack Thompson.
    "
    My sentiments exactly...
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    I really dont think that would be a good idea. It would only bring negative comments about the 360 from groups of consumers. No point indeed.

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    #36  Edited By Rually

    ^ funny article.

    I dont think there should be an adult section. I doubt many parents use the parental controls since there are always outcrys over violence in games. So if parents buy whatever game for their kids regardless of EA rating, they probably aren't taking the time to set up parental controls on the 360.

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    #37  Edited By Relys

    Sexy pr0n should be free. :(

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    #38  Edited By Vinchenzo
    Prototype said:
    "no because this would just be giving all of those Soccer mom's and Jack Thomson like people more firepower"
    Jack Thompson got banned! But there's still soccer moms. :(
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    #39  Edited By Vlademir

    No.

    First of all, parental controls don't mean anything when 99% of parents don't even know how to turn on an 360 and the 360 is made for games and movies. Microsoft wouldn't ruin their reputation by allowing porn to be downloaded off of their console.

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    #40  Edited By Termite
    Timma1083 said:
    "The Internet is your place for porn, not the 360.
    "
    This^

    Especially considering MSe's new casual push
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    #41  Edited By MikPick

    No store would sell it, they won't sell games that have porn, so why would they sell consoles with porn?

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    #42  Edited By absinthetic

    who buys, or even rents, porn nowadays anyway?

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    #43  Edited By heretrix

    If you can't get free porn then you are doing a whole lot of things wrong. No, the marketplace doesn't need it.

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    #44  Edited By FuNkYbOsS

    Just for the record, I agree there shouldn't be an adult section.  I just wanted to open it up for debate. 
    I'm glad everyone can discuss it in a mature manner.... mostly!   haha

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    #45  Edited By BigDaddyJack

    If by adult contend you mean Playboy I would say no but stuff like Howard Stern on demand which has some nudity but no actual sex would be fine in my eyes. Also the parental controls are there to stop people from having there children see anything but I doubt this will ever happen

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    #46  Edited By Lies

     That would not end well.

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    #47  Edited By breadfan

    Really?  Just click out of Giant Bomb and go to Google. Problem solved

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    #48  Edited By DarkLegend

    No, they really shouldn't.

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    #49  Edited By TheAdmin

    Probably not. The backlash from parent groups would probably be pretty high.

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