Watch parents from 1991 gripe about Nintendo

With a new system coming Sunday, time for news reporters to find new angry parents

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A 21-year-old video is making its rounds on the InterWeb, showing a news report about Nintendo's new SuperNintendo system and how parents were upset over the $200 system and the grip it had on our nation's youth.

With the new Wii U game console coming out this Sunday for the upcoming holiday shopping season, I'm sure that some news directors at local TV stations are going, "Hmmmm, let's see if I can find any angry parents out there".

Of course, this time around, it's more likely to be a report about parents upset with Apple because all their kids want iPads or iPhones. If any news station wants to do a report about the dangers of expensive Lego sets, have them contact this parent (me).

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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