"Baby Shaker" Pulled from the App Store

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  1. Iria

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    Ever feel like shaking a baby to death? The writer of this iPhone app must have. An app called "Baby Shaker," which somehow made it into the App Store Wednesday morning, has (thankfully) since been pulled.
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    I think it's a pretty neat idea but it was poorly executed and set off alarm bells on the worry worts. The app might have survived if it had the following:

    1. Cartoon baby to remove its humanity and lessen the ability to anthropomorphize
    2. the baby is like a ball in a box, and you shake the iphone to make the baby bounce around and bump into walls.
    3. It doesn't die so soon. Making it more of a "game" takes your mind off of the big picture.
    4. Tougher and tougher babies so that you feel like the babies are fighting back.

    It's a shame because everyone hates crying babies and this app could have done well. I suspect this app has "ruined" the baby shaking genre for everyone else. I really hate how apple is pushing its undocumented morality on the app store. Makes it an unattractive platform to target.
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    What's wrong with these guys that want to kill babies? I watched the video and it is sickening how anyone would consider buying this. You are sick.
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    i'd buy it just for the kicks....

    but i don't have a iphone...
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    Oh you are nasty.
     
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    Cow_160483 HH's only cow moooooo...

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    Haha judas that is just wrong ... i just think that you should have whatever you want on your phone coz its your phone if you want to shake the picture of a baby on your phone thats up to you !
     
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    That was actually pretty funny. However the baby shaking app....
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    EXACTLY


    and the more oppressive these companies get, the worse things are going to get....

    oventually things are going to be so incredibly politically/religiously/etc correct, that we may as well have a black and white blank picture... and even then there will be arguements over if it should be black or white.. or what angles the line should be drawn at.
     
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    My gods what a drama queen!
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    hey, they want to pull family guy from tv due to it's "content"..... wheres the bloody line.... there really isn't one... when a number of people get into a fuss over something as frevilious as a show, or app or whatever the hell it is, if you don't like it.. don't buy it, don't watch it, have nothing to do with it. Screw off, and leave the people that either are sickos or have a strange sense of humor... or whatever else you may think of anyone that could possibly get enjoyment out of such a thing, right the hell alone.
     
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    QFT
     

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