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Is it Child Abuse to have a kid wait in line over night to buy an item.

Yes
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No
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29%
Depends on Item
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Postby mobius006 on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:02 pm

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Postby finneganm on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:07 pm

If you bring the kids because they genuinely want the item and you love them enough to teach them about waiting patiently for their desires, Huzzah!

If you bring the kids as an extra hand to grab something to sell on EBay? You are part of the problem with the world.
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Postby srdzevon on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:08 pm

Not if the kid is yours. You have to feed them though.
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Postby mistersmith on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:12 pm

Your options are yes, no, and "depends on item." How about, "depends on the kid"? Because if I were a kid and we were waiting on some garbage I'd have pitched a bitch, but if we were waiting on Transformers stuff or something, well, that's different.
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Postby edg1218 on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:13 pm

If I wait in line to get them a freaking tickle me elmo they'll wait in line for my Olly Moss. I would have left them there and gone back to sleep in my cozy hotel room.

This is however why we don't have kids yet. :wink:
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Postby fnord on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:13 pm

How oldest the kid? As long as the kids reasonably comfortable that's better than a 14 car ride packed in the back seat with all the luggage which I've been party to a few times.
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Postby mobius006 on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:15 pm

mistersmith wrote:Your options are yes, no, and "depends on item." How about, "depends on the kid"? Because if I were a kid and we were waiting on some garbage I'd have pitched a bitch, but if we were waiting on Transformers stuff or something, well, that's different.


Since a kid abusing himself would be an unfair vote, lets keep this to adults. :D

kids also define abuse in crappy ways, did you guys see the dad who shot his daughters laptop video? She felt she was "abused"
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Postby jbofctu on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:15 pm

srdzevon wrote:Not if the kid is yours. You have to feed them though.


The person in question obviously doesn't need cash to feed his starving kids. Look at his massive collection of gig posters. If he has that disposable income he can surely afford to buy his kids food without selling these posters.
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Postby summoner on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:15 pm

fnord wrote:How oldest the kid? As long as the kids reasonably comfortable that's better than a 14 car ride packed in the back seat with all the luggage which I've been party to a few times.

Ages 3 and 5.
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Postby veltri on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:18 pm

It's child and parent abuse.
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Postby Codeblue on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:21 pm

A lot of ya'll shouldn't even have kids. Bearing children should be a privilege, not a right.
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Postby PhishSauce on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:22 pm

Haa,
If you have to pole a message board, then probably yes. :')
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Postby mobius006 on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:25 pm

PhishSauce wrote:Haa,
If you have to pole a message board, then probably yes. :')


With how much arguing is going on i disagree.. Thats the "I know it when I see it" type of thinking.
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Postby mkuborn on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:27 pm

I would say making them watch transformers is child abuse.
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Postby jpapa on Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:32 pm

Codeblue wrote:A lot of ya'll shouldn't even have kids. Bearing children should be a privilege, not a right.


ding! ding! ding!

What values were the children taught ?
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