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It seems MA's ComPet team was 100% certain Hitlery will win the elections. So they decided to jump on the bandwagon and involve themselves in real politics of another country. They released 3 videos (all 3 before elections). I can almost see them batting each other on the back for such a great advertising idea.

A stupid move even before elections, and it's really stupid now as Trump is officially a US president.
I mean, regardless of your political affiliations, posting insulting videos can draw negative attention to MA and their other game. Which can easily end up with declaring EU an online casino with all the legal and practical consequences. MA has been sitting on the edge there all the time, luckily US Govt. never noticed such a small fry.

Go ahead and make them notice you, such a smart move guys!


.. and more of the same shit here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k96Vc5-L83Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaZgq3_03GA

I'm starting to think this company can't be saved. Too much stupidity will kill you.
 

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Satire is something that actually might bring more folks in instead of pushing em out... Go ahead and make a full presidential line... Bush with big ears, and so on and so forth.

If you haven't noticed, Mindark does this type of thing all of the time, although this is probably one of the most blatent examples... It's just their little humorous way of doing Search Engine Optimization on a minor scale...

http://www.entropiaplanets.com/threads/mindark-and-planet-partners-name-games.18900/
 
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I want a Trumpetta. Where do I write the check to?

On a real note, this is stupid. I don't know what the management is doing with MA tbh. At least they didn't buy another castle.

Is it just me or do most of these jokes barely even make sense? It's like they grabbed a couple words/phrases trump said, had a Chinese kid warp them, and then threw them in with a stock clapping sound. Literally no punchline even.

Lol, the shit I see from compets never gets old.
 
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Satire is something that actually might bring more folks in instead of pushing em out...
Ofc it can bring more folks in! I'm pretty sure it works perfectly well like anything controversial.

There's just this one small detail that worries me. You have to have access to the IP to actually come in.
I'm sure we'll work something out, right? Surely we could bounce off some Chinese anonymous VPN provider and bypass the IP block. No worries keep advertising guys! :silly2:
 

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I do own one. :)

Cost were 100 Gold, pre-election.

Stocks currently depleted, unfortunately. :dunno:
100,000 gold if you check my link. ;)

Before I started playing in any case.
 

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Wow that's crazy, I saw a pic of that pet and thought it was some idiot with photoshop.

You are very right here, this is uncalled for them to do this, and legally not very smart, Trump is kind of known for his ability to sue people for his name infringement. He recently won a lawsuit in China of all places, giving him the trademarks of over 200 Trump based goods.

Very bad form, completely agree. Perhaps one of the most disappointing things Ive seen from them yet.

Kind of speechless now... that's some sad pathetic weak stuff there.
 

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Why Compet instead of Compets? Every vid they have sounds like borderline broken English. Is MA really in Sweden? I think management must have moved to China.

This shit literally made 0 sense to me.

 

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300-something views in 4+ months? Pfft, MA will have to apologize harder.

A tyrant with a penchant for petty revenge? That's media image that suits both DJT and his opposition - in reality, DJT is quite pragmatic and doesn't care about things not worth caring about.

What worries me more is MA's apparent talent for antimarketing.
 

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Donald Trump is the president of the USA & a lot of people voted for him. For every person who thinks that the way he is portrayed is funny, you can bet another will be deeply offended.

And I do know that Americans do not like citizens of other countries laughing at them & their institutions
 

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Please use the ComPet Official Forum to discuss ComPet related issues.
I was brought up with spitting image so i enjoy a bit satire comedy, but they took the piss out of everyone, just like south park. I don't agree with this as it very sided and not right for game.

 

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He's fair... game.
 

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This type of "satire" makes me feel uncomfortable & I am not American.
If people want to run with this type of shite at least set your targets on everybody.

I know, how about Obama - those videos that make him look like a monkey.

Or what about the Clinton's - now there is a rich vein of humour just waiting to be mined.

Or how about moderators just lock this thread - this sort of stuff is not funny
 

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This type of "satire" makes me feel uncomfortable & I am not American.
If people want to run with this type of shite at least set your targets on everybody.

I know, how about Obama - those videos that make him look like a monkey.

Or what about the Clinton's - now there is a rich vein of humour just waiting to be mined.

Or how about moderators just lock this thread - this sort of stuff is not funny

Obama, as requested.


Putin and Kim Jong Un here btw:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fPC8M76-Us
 

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Donald Trump is the president of the USA & a lot of people voted for him. For every person who thinks that the way he is portrayed is funny, you can bet another will be deeply offended.

And I do know that Americans do not like citizens of other countries laughing at them & their institutions
Your're right there. Despite the fact that who Americans elect as president affects millions of people all round the world not just America, they think that no-one other than Americans have a right to comment on the matter. And very thin skinned when it comes to any critical comments. I've learned not to make any such comments when talking to my American friends.
 

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Your're right there. Despite the fact that who Americans elect as president affects millions of people all round the world not just America, they think that no-one other than Americans have a right to comment on the matter. And very thin skinned when it comes to any critical comments. I've learned not to make any such comments when talking to my American friends.
And the award for the most presumptuous and generalized post I've ever seen on PCF goes to...
 

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You are very right here, this is uncalled for them to do this, and legally not very smart, Trump is kind of known for his ability to sue people for his name infringement.
Something ingame is named after the Swedish prime minister, and MA wasn't sued for that. I don't mean Optimus Prime helmet, but it's ... close. At least same planet.

"Sweden, who would believe this? Sweden. They took in large numbers. They're having problems like they never thought possible."

Before quoting Focus News Agency in .mk it's a good idea to read this ;)
www.wired.com/2017/02/veles-macedonia-fake-news/

In 2016, ´post-truth´ was named Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries. (...)
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Lol....If anything this would have been great for the game. But it seems very rushed and unprofessional. This satire would have been a good move for Compet if they put some more effort into it, but the way it looks now, it just looks straight up bad.
 

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Lol....If anything this would have been great for the game. But it seems very rushed and unprofessional. This satire would have been a good move for Compet if they put some more effort into it, but the way it looks now, it just looks straight up bad.
I've seen quite a bit of satire on the (american) TV-show "Saturday Night Live", it's aired in Sweden on (Swedish) Channel 9 (probably with quite some weeks delay). ;)

This is totally unrelated but kind of cool song:
 

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62.985,106 people voted for Mr Trump
65,853,625 people voted for Hilary Clinton

A clear win for Donald Trump obviously. ;)


Whoever you voted for, its done now, but humour is humour and you cant sue or shut people up who make a living as comedians.

Not in the 'free world' anyway.
 

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A clear win for Donald Trump obviously.
Are you aware you're demonstrating your ignorance about US election system, my dear Englishman?
Well, ofc you are. We both know you actually know better... but for some reason you still choose to do it.

Interesting. ;)
 

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Are you aware you're demonstrating your ignorance about US election system, my dear Englishman?
Well, ofc you are. We both know you actually know better... but for some reason you still choose to do it.

Interesting. ;)
I'm not ignorant about anything political.

Soccer - I haven't got a clue about.
 

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Whoever you voted for, its done now, but humour is humour and you cant sue or shut people up who make a living as comedians.
I got a TV-channel called "FOX", but all they send is TV-series. Things like "Numb3rs", "The Librarians" and such. Sadly, at least this far, I haven't seen the satire "Fox News" being aired there (ie here in Sweden). Apparently, that TV-show is popular in USA.

A famous person quoted from a sketch in that TV-show and it got kind of hilarious.
[Swedish article] http://www.dn.se/nyheter/varlden/trumps-svar-jag-sag-det-pa-teve/
[Google translate link] https://translate.google.com/transl...tru mps-svar-jag-sag-det-pa-teve/&edit-text=

 
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This dutch contribution was shown on English TV a few weeks ago.
 

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This dutch contribution was shown on English TV a few weeks ago.
Actually Dutch will most likely be the first country in Europe to officially replace their Constitution with Sharia law. So it's actually Netherlands first, not second! Isn't that great? We'll have so much fun watching this great process of disintegration and chaos unravel! Great entertainment, lots of laughs!
And there you were, thinking Oh how boring, it'll most likely take hundreds of years before the real fun begins. Who would have thought the first one in Europe will go down in our lifetime, with the real action on the state level starting only 10-15 years from now! Exciting stuff, isn't it!?
May I suggest save some laughs until then? No? Well, up to you dear Dutch people. It's your country after all, you created it you have every right to trash it also. The rest of us will be laughing and you'll be busy praying. It's only five times a day it's not so bad, right? Sound's like fun, what could possibly go wrong?
Now pass that joint, will ya? :smoke:
 

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Actually Dutch will most likely be the first country in Europe to officially replace their Constitution with Sharia law. So it's actually Netherlands first, not second! Isn't that great? We'll have so much fun watching this great process of disintegration and chaos unravel! Great entertainment, lots of laughs!
And there you were, thinking Oh how boring, it'll most likely take hundreds of years before the real fun begins. Who would have thought the first one in Europe will go down in our lifetime, with the real action on the state level starting only 10-15 years from now! Exciting stuff, isn't it!?
May I suggest save some laughs until then? No? Well, up to you dear Dutch people. It's your country after all, you created it you have every right to trash it also. The rest of us will be laughing and you'll be busy praying. It's only five times a day it's not so bad, right? Sound's like fun, what could possibly go wrong?
Now pass that joint, will ya? :smoke:
Well you have quoted me, but as you realise I am English not Dutch.

I did live in Holland for two years though and I dont recognise your 'future events' as being a likely outcome.
 
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