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Old 01-07-2018, 05:28 PM
 
Location: U.S.A., Earth
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I plan on having kids one day, but for the time being, I'm glad to say I'm still childless :\


Growing up and relating to this, the father should've confiscated the Xbox and locked it up.
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Old 01-07-2018, 05:31 PM
 
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Meh. Not a bad thing.
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Old 01-07-2018, 06:31 PM
 
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I have zero respect for parents who choose YouTube( or social media) humiliation to discipline their children.
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Old 01-07-2018, 06:58 PM
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Location: Lancaster, SC
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Force the kid to sell it to a pawn shop, then use the money for study supplies.
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Old 01-07-2018, 09:36 PM
 
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Wow, what a horrible "father". I certainly understand taking it away till grades are better but this is all kinds of awful. For those that say "It's just a video game system", it's the principal of the matter. Imagine if a parent "punished" a girl by making her tear up all of her nice clothes, or smash all her makeup.
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Old 01-07-2018, 10:12 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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Girls don't have Xboxes?

I agree with confiscating the electronics and making the child earn them back.
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Old 01-08-2018, 09:27 AM
 
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I have zero respect for parents who choose YouTube( or social media) humiliation to discipline their children.
Yes. I agree. Shaming someone seems unnecessary to me. And, I agree that Dad should have confiscated it and given the kid the opportunity to earn back the the privilege of playing it. A missed teachable moment.
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Old 01-08-2018, 10:55 AM
 
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Ridiculous, cruel, stupid, terrible parenting.

There are many other ways to get a kid to improve his grades. That father will reap what he's sowing.
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Old 01-08-2018, 10:57 AM
 
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Take it apart and make the kid learn how to put it together and troubleshoot it

Make him learn some electronic work if he can't learn school work and still want to use it
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Old 01-08-2018, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Yuma, AZ
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It's excessive, but I love it anyway. Better than being an enabling dad. Authors note: I don't have kids.
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