So, michaelsiemsen’s 13 year-old son wanted a copy of Grand Theft Auto V, a very adult game designed for adults. To try and get his way, instead of stealing a credit card or crying for days, he did a very adult thing and put a PowerPoint presentation together.

Your first thought may be that it’s not actually a very good PowerPoint presentation, but then hopefully your second thought is “wait, I have actually never seen a good PowerPoint presentation, this is actually pretty effective, relatively”.

Effective enough to win over his parents: when asked if he’d got his way, michaelsiemsen says “He’d sold us like three slides in ... Initiative and creativity go a long way.”


“If he’d just said “Can I get GTA? I won’t play the campaign,” it’d probably be a no”, he adds.


You can read the whole thing here.