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1. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 13:53 BST
http://www.imdb.com/List?certificates=Iran:%28Banned%29&&...Look at the bottom of the list.
Like what is going on? OoT and MM are being banned?
2. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 13:56 BST
I don't know... religious reasons?
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3. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 13:56 BST
But what does OoT and MM have that other video games don't have? It doesn't make sense to me.
4. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:00 BST
The original Gerudo symbol and the somehow Islamic chanting in the original Fire Temple music (both got changed in later versions) were both considered to be offending in certain regions of the world.
Edited on Fri 17th July, 2009 @ 14:01 by TourianTourist
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5. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:00 BST
The Iran president is a hardcore 2D game fan. He won't allow a 3D Zelda in the country. Just won't have it!
Edited on Fri 17th July, 2009 @ 14:01 by Corbs
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6. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:01 BST
I think that's the least of Iran's problems.
7. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:02 BST
Seriously? You got any sources on this? I couldn't find anything by searching.
8. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:05 BST
just google "Fire Temple chanting" for example
9. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:06 BST
Edited on Fri 17th July, 2009 @ 14:10 by pablo_jar
10. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:09 BST
It was put to popular vote, and the people voted 99% against allowing 3D Zeldas in Iran.
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11. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:09 BST
I think Iran is just lobbying for a new 2D Zelda title.
12. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:10 BST
Iran banned Majora's Mask so they do not have to worry about falling moons.
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13. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:14 BST
Changing of chants in Fire Temple:http://www.zeldauniverse.net/forums/n64-zelda/16544-changing-...
14. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:17 BST
who cares its there loss
15. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:28 BST
pablo jar gave the best link to an explanation. I am a hardcore zelda nut, and I didn't even know there were 7 versions of OoT. Seriously
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16. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:37 BST
Yea, who cares about an entire country of people, seriously. If their leaders decide to exercise heavy censorship of the outside world, it's not like it affects you.
Edited on Fri 17th July, 2009 @ 14:37 by Adam
17. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 14:50 BST
wow you're so ignorant
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18. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 17:22 BST
I heard the final fantasy games are also banned in Iran.
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19. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 17:57 BST
The most tame game i have heard of that has been banned from a particular country is Football Manager which is banned in China for the sole reason it lists Tibet as a independent country.
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20. Posted: Fri 17th Jul 2009 18:12 BST
I think you're all misinterpreting sir apocalypse217
If you look closer, you'll notice that "its there" does not actually say "it's their". Instead, that's a possessive "its" and a "there indicating place. So, it's just a bit of poetry, and my best expository guess would be:
A quick opening: who is it that cares?
This would be the place or the "there" belong to it. Since we don't have an antecedent for this pronoun, it is unclear at this point what thing possesses the there. Maybe we'll find out in the last bit...
So, "loss" possesses the "there", or perhaps it owns a certain locale, in another manner of speaking. It must be that he's pointing to the fact that a certain loss has taken ownership of the place under discussion, Iran, and this ownership somehow obliquely indicates an answer the question "who is it that cares?"
It's a profound meditation on the problem under discussion here. How dare you accuse this fine poet of making such an inane statement as "it's their loss." He's clearly a man of much more refined subtlety.
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