News Another reason I hate Apple

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  1. PSU Shower Room

    PSU Shower Room Well-Known Member

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    I understand why people want v the flag removed from buildings, but this is absolutely rediculous!

    What's next?! Amazon is going to stop selling history books!

    If those shitheads are so evolved, stop selling games & music that contain violence and Rap music that is misogynistic.

    Hypocrite cunts!

    http://www.ultimategeneral.com/blog/our-game-has-been-removed-from-appstore
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    Our game has been removed from AppStore
    June 25, 2015 Nick Thomadis
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    As you may have been already informed (Read Facebook link), Apple has removed our game from AppStore because of usage of the Confederate Flag. Ultimate General: Gettysburg could be accepted back if the flag is removed from the game's content.

    We accept Apple's decision and understand that this is a sensitive issue for the American Nation. We wanted our game to be the most accurate, historical, playable reference of the Battle of Gettysburg. All historical commanders, unit composition and weaponry, key geographical locations to the smallest streams or farms are recreated in our game's battlefield.

    We receive a lot of letters of gratitude from American teachers who use our game in history curriculum to let kids experience one of the most important battles in American history from the Commander's perspective.

    Spielberg’s "Schindler's List" did not try to amend his movie to look more comfortable. The historical "Gettysburg" movie (1993) is still on iTunes. We believe that all historical art forms: books, movies, or games such as ours, help to learn and understand history, depicting events as they were. True stories are more important to us than money.

    Therefore we are not going to amend the game's content and Ultimate General: Gettysburg will no longer be available on AppStore. We really hope that Apple’s decision will achieve the desired results.

    We can’t change history, but we can change the future.

    The Game-Labs Team


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  2. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Liberals crack me up.

    Much like the Soviets, they want to re-write history.
     
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    I can see not flying the flag at a capitol. but banning it from a game is just ridiculous.
     
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    can people -no matter where you stand on displays of confederate memoirials - see how truly dangerous stuff like this is?
     
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    Yes. You are very correct, but it's not funny. Liberals have no idea that they are continuing to march us to Communism. We really aren't that different from there now. The 1st amendment is one of the only things that separate us - and that is being threatened ever day.

    Obamacare, FCC, EPA, IRS ...growing these government bureaucracies to control larger portions of our lives - and deciding what companies will be allowed to survive.

    And Leftists have no idea that they are the pawns of government controlling our every day lives.

    When the Continental Congress ended a woman asked Benjamin Franklin, "What kind of government do we have?". Franklin answered, "A Republic, if you can keep it." Boy - was he right. We have really let the experiment of this country go to shit.
     
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    For the record we should be more concerned about this flag.


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    apparently pandering to fake sensibilities trumps basic principles like equal treatment, since the Nazi and Hamas flasg are not similarly banned.
     
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    i find that Rev Al painfully honors the memory of the slavery times. Can we ban him too?
     
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    Not enough people will speak up lest they be labeled racist no matter what rediculous extreme this gets taken to.

    I don't really get why people have the stars and bars on anything in 2015, but I'm considering starting a memorabilia business.

    Lots of money to be made filling the void.
     
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    It's ridiculous. The game depicts one of the most important and historical battles of the Civil War. The flag in the game isn't celebrating or endorsing slavery. Now we are trying to erase history. This isn't about removing the flag from the state capitol.
     
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    Politicizing Apple's misguided move by blaming it on "liberals" is dumb. It's corporate culture, avoiding what they THINK might be offensive. Of course that's ridiculous, the argument is against glorifying the confederate flag, such as flying it by a state building, etc. There are no "liberals" that I'm aware of who are for banning the confederate flag in the context of history, or any context other than glorifying the ideals it represents. Personally, I don't give a shit about any flag, people can fly or show it wherever they want and it doesn't bother me....but I just don't think there's some mysterious group of liberals who want any trace of something that was obviously part of history erased. Ballsless moves by corporations or politicians do not necessarily represent the real opinions of regular citizens.
     
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    In a post like this the liberal hating right wingnuts all come out of the woodwork. Have to forgive them though. They are not right (no pun intended) in the head.
     
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    Lemme see.........what about if I cant get my dick up?
    I suppose I would need viagra. Then the question becomes.....is it covered by Obamacare?
    Hmmm....... I guess Orwell was right!
     
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    History has constantly been rewritten, all throughout.
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    Streets, buildings, airports get renamed all the time.

    It's human nature - we don't honor every prior thing forever.
     
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    Yes, I am the nutty one.

    Last week, it was perfectly OK to use the Confederate flag. This week is an AWFUL to use the flag.

    But I'm the nutty one. Got it.
     
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    Well, if you think last week it was ok to use the confederate flag and this week its awful to use the flag, then you are the nutty one. But at least you admit so I'll give ya that.
     
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    You mean there really was an Idlewild airport like in Goodfellas? Or a Cape Kennedy?:duhme: