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Old 05-24-16, 11:08 AM
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This is disturbing!

It's called Genpets. Supposedly these are living bio engineered animals that will be sold in plastic containers in toy stores.

Genpets.com - Bioengineered Buddies!

According to the FAQ's (found here Genpets.com - support) these bio engineered living animals have feelings, and will die eventually.

And it seems to be aim at children.

I'm at a loss for words concerning this.

 
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Old 05-24-16, 11:26 AM
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Wow. Not sure what to say other than my daughter will not be getting one of these from me.
 
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Old 05-24-16, 11:37 AM
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Sick, very, very sick. I would have to seriously consider having NO dealings with any retailer that would decide to sell these.

Although I generally dislike governmental regulations I hope the government NEVER allows these things to be sold.
 
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Old 05-24-16, 11:41 AM
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Good news for you guys. It's just a hoax! Not true.
 
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Old 05-24-16, 11:44 AM
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How do you know? The web site looked real enough. Have I been had?
 
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Old 05-24-16, 11:47 AM
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Yes, you've been had! I always check Snopes when I read about something in an email or message board.
Genpets : snopes.com
 
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Old 05-24-16, 11:51 AM
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Good point. I for got about Snoops. Thanks for the heads up.
 
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Old 05-24-16, 11:55 AM
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Thank you Shadeladie. Had I read this in an E-mail I would most definitely checked snopes but seeing it here first I fell in the trap.

What is more disturbing is the bit in the snopes article that many teens actually want one.
 
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