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The Other Todd
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posted 11 March 2005 06:21 PM      Profile for The Other Todd     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
[I guess these are also people who don't follow the usual Zionist propaganda.]

Army frowns on Dungeons and Dragons

IDF says players are detached from reality and automatically given a low security clearance
By Hanan Greenberg

Does the Israel Defense Forces believe incoming recruits and soldiers who play Dungeons and Dragons are unfit for elite units? Ynet has learned that 18-year-olds who tell recruiters they play the popular fantasy game are automatically given low security clearance.

“They're detached from reality and suscepitble to influence,” the army says.

Fans of the popular roleplaying game had spoken of rumors of this strange policy by the IDF, but now the army has confirmed that it has a negative image of teens who play the game and labels them as problematic in regard to their draft status.

So if you like fantasy games, go see the military psychologist.

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles//0,7340,L-3052074,00.html


From: Ottawa | Registered: Jan 2005  |  IP: Logged
Papal Bull
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posted 11 March 2005 06:57 PM      Profile for Papal Bull   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ha ha ha

I have a friend in the IDF that has been harassed as an ardent video gamer. They said that his love for the "surreality" meant that he should not be allowed to handle weapons and will be restricted to on-base measures.

He couldn't be happier


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Black Dog
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posted 11 March 2005 07:11 PM      Profile for Black Dog   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I wonder if the refusniks know about this. Save yourself a court martial, buy Magic: the Gathering.
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