Psycho dad shreds son’s video games [Explicit language]
Dad with a lawnmower decides it’s time his son stops gaming and gets a job.
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Ever wonder if there are families with issues, just like yours? This family clearly has a truckload of them- or a lawnmower load, at least. A father decides that now that his teen son has been out of school for three months, the time has come for the kid to stop playing video games and get a job. Only he also chooses to ensure that his son’s gaming stops by crushing his son’s prized collection of games in the garden under the blades of his lawnmower…

Issues upon issues

There’s a tense period of negotiation, but dad isn’t hearing any excuses. There are also quite a few explicit words from the kid who is beside himself over the imminent destruction of his games. The teen’s rage is so bad that he actually throws dog poop at the person, presumably his brother, filming the showdown.

Watch: Psycho dad shred’s son’s video games via YouTube/McJuggerNuggets [Warning: Explicit language]


How would you fix this family?

The dad has a fair point, it’s true: perhaps the kid really does need to focus beyond the screen and start building a life, but we wonder if this family is really functioning properly in order for this situation to escalate to this point.

The teen son is blatantly rude (although he’s in a state of shock) and it seems as though there have been some conversations about time-management and responsibility skipped along the way, but who are we to judge?

Then you have the brother filming the meltdown. Is he part of the problem? Did dad ask him to film it to shame his brother? The bro-code is not strong with this one…

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