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Yes, It actually comes from a report entitled, "Parameters, A US Army War College Qurterly, Spring 1998"
It is said that the virus is designed to appear every twenty-fifth frame and cause a person to come into a trance-like state and evern severely inpair their judgement and can even induce a heart attack.
This report is also listed in a book by Timothy L. Thomas in his Book, "The Mind has no Firewall".
Yes i read a study on this last year
I'm way late to this party, but I didn't see anyone come out and say it: Subliminal messages are a hoax.
The early 1950's "pioneers" in the field of subliminal advertising, namely James Vicary, later admitted that all their statistics were fake and the experiments never took place. Every other experiment in the field since then has produced as many negatives as positives.
In short: Unless you're epileptic, you have nothing to worry about.
I remember when I learned about epilepsy: when a friend of mine was playing a game on another friend's Amiga 500. Suddenly, he freaked out and fell on the floor. Good times.
I have a friend who gets sick playing games.