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'''Parental controls''' are materials required on all TVs since 2000 to prevent kids from watching the good stuff. The system is used mainly by PTA-attending soccer moms and religious zealots to stop their children from watching atheist/satanist/Communist propaganda.
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'''Parental controls''' are materials required on all TV's since 2000 to indicate the refusal of programming deemed by the producer of the block to be "inappropriate" for young children. Parental locks are usually imposed on anything rated PG or higher by the [[MPAA Rating System]], or TV-Y7 or higher by the [[TV Parental Guidelines]]. These guidelines require the user to insert a 4-digit password before attempting to view a blocked program. Because of this, there are 10,000 different ways a password might show up.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Some parental controls are prone to glitches. For example, a block on Time Warner Cable which hides the titles of adult films does not work if you have any other blocks on, causing the kids to figure out that there's a movie on called XXX Lesbian Sluts.
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*Some parental controls are prone to glitches. For example, a block on Time Warner Cable which hides the titles of adult films does not work if you have any other blocks on, causing it to be useless.
   
 
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[[File:Do The Right Thing, Time Warner! Fix "Parental Controls!"|thumb|right|335 px]]

Revision as of 22:30, May 18, 2016

Parentallock

Parental controls are materials required on all TV's since 2000 to indicate the refusal of programming deemed by the producer of the block to be "inappropriate" for young children. Parental locks are usually imposed on anything rated PG or higher by the MPAA Rating System, or TV-Y7 or higher by the TV Parental Guidelines. These guidelines require the user to insert a 4-digit password before attempting to view a blocked program. Because of this, there are 10,000 different ways a password might show up.

Trivia

  • Some parental controls are prone to glitches. For example, a block on Time Warner Cable which hides the titles of adult films does not work if you have any other blocks on, causing it to be useless.
Do The Right Thing, Time Warner! Fix "Parental Controls!"

Do The Right Thing, Time Warner! Fix "Parental Controls!"

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