I don’t know what is worse, them tricking the kid by stashing clothes in an Xbox360 box. Or how hysterical they found it (even to continue to videotape it) after the poor kid starts crying.
Look, I understand that gaming consoles these days are expensive, and not everybody can afford them. There are plenty of things that rate much higher in the priorities of life. But, regardless this is just plain mean and wrong.
P.S. Yes, I know that the Video claims that the kid actually got an Xbox 360. However… First of all, I don’t believe the story posted with this. First the poster says they went out and got it the night before, but somehow the kid “peeked” and thus the reason for the “joke.” If you got it the night before, when did he have a chance to peek? Second, the look of shock on this kids face when he opens it and sees (thinks) he got the machine… well, if he knew, then this kid should be in Hollywood, because that would be the best job of acting surprised I have ever seen. Third, the promised “follow up” video was never posted. But even assuming that I am wrong about all of that, and this was a “joke” to me it was taken waaaay too far. How do you just allow the kids to continue to sit there and cry? No matter how you slice this… it still stinks.
[via Engadget ]