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May 27, 2009

How to 'slap' your CEO

WASHINGTON: A Web entertainment company has launched an online video game called "Trillion Dollar Bailout" which allows players to "slap" or reward CEOs and hand out bags of money to deserving homeowners.

Players of the game, created by AddictingGames.com, are given one trillion play dollars with which to "rescue the US economy before total economic meltdown strikes."

In the game, homeowners and corporate CEOs pop out of a New York City skyline requesting taxpayer-funded handouts -- such as the $8 billion requested by "Crysalot Motors."

Players can either hand out money by clicking on a money bag icon or give the person requesting a bailout a slap by clicking on an icon which looks like a hand.

The player's actions are charted on a graph and determine whether the economy is "saved" or "tanks."

The game's creators urge players to "punish greedy fat cats and save honest people" and "put the hurt on dudes in suits!"
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