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The [Chat] Dragon's Revenge

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  • evilbobevilbob Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
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    EMBRACE ETERNITY!

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  • BogartBogart Streetwise Hercules Fighting The Rising Odds Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Hmmm. Thinking about it, I guess I usually create female avatars or choose the female character option, even in games that are played in first person perspective.

    I don't really know why I do this.

    Bogart on
  • RyadicRyadic Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Arch wrote: »
    Ryadic wrote: »
    Arch, where were you yesterday?

    whatchu mean?

    Shit, got busy. Sorry for late response.

    I didn't see you at all yesterday in [chat].

    Did you see my Cutethulhu pictures? You should check them out since you're such a Pokemon fan.

    Ryadic on
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  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Arch wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    My difficulty here may stem from the fact that I just got in and don't know what you guys are talking about specifically, but why is creating an aesthetically pleasing character creepy now?

    the question was "why do you play a girl character" and someone was like "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours"

    and people are like "damn dude stop slobberin' ya perv"

    but then it got sucked into the feedback of "women are temples don't actually say they are pretty or you are a monster who is one day going to serial rape and murder young women"

    dude that is not what we are saying at all

    I am just pointing out that the initial statement of "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours" is a pretty sexist thing to say because it implies that in this context the male character exists not to provide sexual satisfaction yet the female avatar does

    what

    no, it means the male character won't provide sexual satisfaction for that person

    which is not surprising for a heterosexual male!

    Abdhyius on
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  • CindersCinders Whose sails were black when it was windy Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    That's more of a eternity is horrifying picture.

    Cinders on
  • ArchArch Neat-o, mosquito! Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    and before you guys say "Well hurf durf Its cause i am attracted to women hurf durf"

    that is not the point

    the point is yes you can be attracted to women that is fine

    but when one gender option is picked preferentially because it is sexually stimulating in a game where sexual stimulation is not the end goal,

    that

    is

    sexism

    EDIT: fuck i was too slow

    Arch on
  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Arch wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    My difficulty here may stem from the fact that I just got in and don't know what you guys are talking about specifically, but why is creating an aesthetically pleasing character creepy now?

    the question was "why do you play a girl character" and someone was like "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours"

    and people are like "damn dude stop slobberin' ya perv"

    but then it got sucked into the feedback of "women are temples don't actually say they are pretty or you are a monster who is one day going to serial rape and murder young women"

    dude that is not what we are saying at all

    it is humorous hyperbole
    I am just pointing out that the initial statement of "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours" is a pretty sexist thing to say because it implies that in this context the male character exists not to provide sexual satisfaction yet the female avatar does

    man this is totally circular

    anything can be 'for' that purpose if it has that effect, via this logic

    god, i love when women swallow my cum. it is great, and when i find myself growing closer to a woman it's an activity i encourage.

    ergo in my opinion women are meant to swallow my cum and any other use they have is just ancillary

    Organichu on
  • AbdhyiusAbdhyius Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    Hmmm. Thinking about it, I guess I usually create female avatars or choose the female character option, even in games that are played in first person perspective.

    I don't really know why I do this.

    I do to.

    I think it is because I like women.

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Listen if you make a woman character in a game that makes you a gay because being a woman as a man in a game is a gayness unto gaynessism. FACT. QED. MVEMJSUNP.

    Drez on
  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    KITTY

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  • ArchArch Neat-o, mosquito! Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Abdhyius wrote: »
    Arch wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    My difficulty here may stem from the fact that I just got in and don't know what you guys are talking about specifically, but why is creating an aesthetically pleasing character creepy now?

    the question was "why do you play a girl character" and someone was like "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours"

    and people are like "damn dude stop slobberin' ya perv"

    but then it got sucked into the feedback of "women are temples don't actually say they are pretty or you are a monster who is one day going to serial rape and murder young women"

    dude that is not what we are saying at all

    I am just pointing out that the initial statement of "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours" is a pretty sexist thing to say because it implies that in this context the male character exists not to provide sexual satisfaction yet the female avatar does

    what

    no, it means the male character won't provide sexual satisfaction for that person

    which is not surprising for a heterosexual male!

    this is an FPS NOT A GODDAM PORNO SHOOT

    Arch on
  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited April 2010
    The Cat wrote: »
    The Cat wrote: »
    Some people are creepy about ladies bodies

    some just like 'em bunches

    I am making a note of the number of posts along the lines of 'I'm a dude and I use a female avatar to con other dudes out their phat lootz' because god damn, assholes, way to make it even more difficult to be a female on the internet.

    Did you ever read the SA saga on doing this in EQ back many years ago? It's amazing and hilarious in it's patheticness of the male population.

    No, and it probably was kind of funny, but it also leads to guys on the internet going absolutely fucking nuts on anyone who has the temerity to act detectably female online, because that means you "want attention". You can't possibly just be being yourself.

    Raar.

    I was once guilded with a girl in WoW that was like "Hey, can one of you help me with a quest?" and like, 4 people jumped on her "WHAT? YOU CAN'T DO IT YOURSELF!" so I responded with "Sure, I'll help." "WHITE KNIGHT! WHITE KNIGHT!"

    Like, what the fuck just happened?

    And I'm not saying that men posing as women to exploit the male population, and females doing it themselves, don't exist in games. But it's not everyone and you can spot the attention whores with a little practice.

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  • tyrannustyrannus Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    i pick females because garrus tickles my pickle

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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I make female characters sometimes because why the hell not? Mostly in games where there's lots of voice acting and what not, so I can get the other half of the recorded dialog. Case in point: Mass Effect.
    Is it sexist if I make, say, a healer or other fragile character female because I think the female voice actor's cries of pain are more likely to evoke the kind of response I want from the tank/dps/etc.?

    Bama on
  • poshnialloposhniallo Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    No, it implies for a heterosexual male the female character can be sexy.

    Why is sex bad again? I forget.

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  • YamiNoSenshiYamiNoSenshi A point called Z In the complex planeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I tired that yesterday, evilbob. Not even an angry koala could break up all the raging in [chat].

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  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Arch wrote: »
    and before you guys say "Well hurf durf Its cause i am attracted to women hurf durf"

    that is not the point

    the point is yes you can be attracted to women that is fine

    but when one gender option is picked preferentially because it is sexually stimulating in a game where sexual stimulation is not the end goal,

    that

    is

    sexism

    EDIT: fuck i was too slow

    what

    why do you get to say what the end goal is

    my goal in playing a game is to enjoy myself

    if that means flashy visuals or a compelling story or a raging hardon

    man

    i define my gaming experience

    you goddamned fun-despot

    Organichu on
  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited April 2010
    Ryadic wrote: »
    Arch wrote: »
    Ryadic wrote: »
    Arch, where were you yesterday?

    whatchu mean?

    Shit, got busy. Sorry for late response.

    I didn't see you at all yesterday in [chat].

    Did you see my Cutethulhu pictures? You should check them out since you're such a Pokemon fan.

    No way man, there's cleavage in one picture. That's totally objectifing your girl. He'll get all self righteous.

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  • CindersCinders Whose sails were black when it was windy Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Arch wrote: »
    Abdhyius wrote: »
    Arch wrote: »
    Organichu wrote: »
    Bama wrote: »
    My difficulty here may stem from the fact that I just got in and don't know what you guys are talking about specifically, but why is creating an aesthetically pleasing character creepy now?

    the question was "why do you play a girl character" and someone was like "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours"

    and people are like "damn dude stop slobberin' ya perv"

    but then it got sucked into the feedback of "women are temples don't actually say they are pretty or you are a monster who is one day going to serial rape and murder young women"

    dude that is not what we are saying at all

    I am just pointing out that the initial statement of "well in a third person shooter i'd rather look at a lady's ass than a dude's for hours" is a pretty sexist thing to say because it implies that in this context the male character exists not to provide sexual satisfaction yet the female avatar does

    what

    no, it means the male character won't provide sexual satisfaction for that person

    which is not surprising for a heterosexual male!

    this is an FPS NOT A GODDAM PORNO SHOOT

    Can't it be both? :winky:

    Cinders on
  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot OMG WRIGGLY T O X O P L A S M O S I SRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    The Cat wrote: »
    Some people are creepy about ladies bodies

    some just like 'em bunches

    I have way more of a problem with the number of posts along the lines of 'I'm a dude and I use a female avatar to con other dudes out their phat lootz' because god damn, assholes, way to make it even more difficult to be a female on the internet.

    There's an officer in my WoW guild who describes himself as a 'machoist' with pride. (Which isn't even a goddamned word!) He demands that he give me free loot, gear, crafting materials...

    For months on end I would say "Seriously, no, what are you doing, charge me for that, I'm tipping you, what are you doing."

    Finally he threw a temper tantrum saying that I hated him and he was just trying to be nice and he cried on Vent and everyone chided me for being mean.

    Now I take the free stuff and now everyone chides me for taking free stuff.

    YOU CAN'T WIN.

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  • Aroused BullAroused Bull Registered User
    edited April 2010
    Bogart wrote: »
    Hmmm. Thinking about it, I guess I usually create female avatars or choose the female character option, even in games that are played in first person perspective.

    I don't really know why I do this.

    I do it because you already play a male in 95% of games in which you don't get the choice.

    Aroused Bull on
  • RyadicRyadic Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Ryadic wrote: »
    Arch wrote: »
    Ryadic wrote: »
    Arch, where were you yesterday?

    whatchu mean?

    Shit, got busy. Sorry for late response.

    I didn't see you at all yesterday in [chat].

    Did you see my Cutethulhu pictures? You should check them out since you're such a Pokemon fan.

    No way man, there's cleavage in one picture. That's totally objectifing your girl. He'll get all self righteous.

    There's cleavage in nearly ALL her pictures. In face, the last picture with her drinking from her martini with Cutethulhu shows more than that first one that people keep referring to.

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  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Female Shepard sounds dead inside. Or is that just me? Her voice is so flat.

    I kind of feel like Male Shepard also sounds kind of dead inside.

    Drez on
  • ArchArch Neat-o, mosquito! Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Ryadic wrote: »
    Arch wrote: »
    Ryadic wrote: »
    Arch, where were you yesterday?

    whatchu mean?

    Shit, got busy. Sorry for late response.

    I didn't see you at all yesterday in [chat].

    Did you see my Cutethulhu pictures? You should check them out since you're such a Pokemon fan.

    No way man, there's cleavage in one picture. That's totally objectifing your girl. He'll get all self righteous.

    ay-yi-yi

    buy t: ryadic

    yeah I saw the pictures...I had a fun (not fun) weekend

    only good thing was I was able to go to a skatepark for the first time in forever, but that may have been a bad thing as i can barely walk now

    Arch on
  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited April 2010
    Bama wrote: »
    I make female characters sometimes because why the hell not? Mostly in games where there's lots of voice acting and what not, so I can get the other half of the recorded dialog. Case in point: Mass Effect.
    Is it sexist if I make, say, a healer or other fragile character female because I think the female voice actor's cries of pain are more likely to evoke the kind of response I want from the tank/dps/etc.?

    I don't know if it's sexist, but it's sure as hell creepy.

    That said, I played both ME1 and 2 with female partners the whole way through because I wanted to be a Space Pimp.

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  • YamiNoSenshiYamiNoSenshi A point called Z In the complex planeRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Drez wrote: »
    Female Shepard sounds dead inside. Or is that just me? Her voice is so flat.

    I kind of feel like Male Shepard also sounds kind of dead inside.

    To be fair
    they were both dead on the outside for a bit.

    YamiNoSenshi on
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    Watch me sometimes stream games.
  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Like everything they say, especially in romance, sounds so perfunctory.

    "Oh, I'm definitely interested."

    Well good for you, dead meat-thing.

    Drez on
  • The CatThe Cat Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2010
    Arch wrote: »
    and before you guys say "Well hurf durf Its cause i am attracted to women hurf durf"

    that is not the point

    the point is yes you can be attracted to women that is fine

    but when one gender option is picked preferentially because it is sexually stimulating in a game where sexual stimulation is not the end goal,

    that

    is

    sexism

    EDIT: fuck i was too slow

    I don't really buy that. I mean, I know where you're coming from, but I tend to reserve the sexism claims for actual discrimination against actual people.

    I mean, dude who's all DAT ASS probably is at least a bit sexist, but I'd wait to call him out until he started making fucking kitchen jokes at an actual female player or something.

    The Cat on
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  • BamaBama Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Ryadic, that first picture gets noticed not so much for the amount of cleavage, but for the compositional focus on the cleavage.

    Bama on
  • LeitnerLeitner Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Drez wrote: »
    Female Shepard sounds dead inside. Or is that just me? Her voice is so flat.

    I kind of feel like Male Shepard also sounds kind of dead inside.

    I find male shep is perfect for reflecting my smugness.

    'You need to relax 8-) '

    Leitner on
  • evilbobevilbob Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    God damn it people I had my cat and a mass effect reference in one post. How are you still arguing about shit?

    evilbob on
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  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    the cat your white dress looked really nice

    Organichu on
  • DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Drez wrote: »
    Female Shepard sounds dead inside. Or is that just me? Her voice is so flat.

    I kind of feel like Male Shepard also sounds kind of dead inside.

    To be fair
    they were both dead on the outside for a bit.

    lulz

    Drez on
  • The CatThe Cat Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2010
    Abdhyius wrote: »

    Seen it. That article was written by a self-absorbed idiot, just by the by

    The Cat on
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  • BogartBogart Streetwise Hercules Fighting The Rising Odds Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2010
    Abdhyius wrote: »
    Bogart wrote: »
    Hmmm. Thinking about it, I guess I usually create female avatars or choose the female character option, even in games that are played in first person perspective.

    I don't really know why I do this.

    I do to.

    I think it is because I like women.

    This is not the reason I do it.

    Maybe it's a holdover from the olden days when the male/female characters had different abilities and skillsets. For example, in the original Resident Evil the male was tougher and the female carried more stuff. The extra stuff was always the better option. Maybe the habit stuck?

    I genuinely don't know.

    Bogart on
  • ArchArch Neat-o, mosquito! Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    guh if even The Cat doesn't agree with me, I guess I better drop it

    but i am doing so under protest

    Arch on
  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot OMG WRIGGLY T O X O P L A S M O S I SRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I dont know if the DAT ASS argument is sexist but it's just so completely alien to me. I don't understand the logic. It'd be like if I played Mass Effect and romanced Jacob over and over again so I could watch Jacob's abs ripple as he takes Shepard into his arms oh god

    Dread Pirate Arbuthnot on
  • OrganichuOrganichu jacobkosh Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    even the cat?

    you sexist motherfucker

    Organichu on
  • JustinSane07JustinSane07 __BANNED USERS regular
    edited April 2010
    The Cat wrote: »
    Some people are creepy about ladies bodies

    some just like 'em bunches

    I have way more of a problem with the number of posts along the lines of 'I'm a dude and I use a female avatar to con other dudes out their phat lootz' because god damn, assholes, way to make it even more difficult to be a female on the internet.

    There's an officer in my WoW guild who describes himself as a 'machoist' with pride. (Which isn't even a goddamned word!) He demands that he give me free loot, gear, crafting materials...

    For months on end I would say "Seriously, no, what are you doing, charge me for that, I'm tipping you, what are you doing."

    Finally he threw a temper tantrum saying that I hated him and he was just trying to be nice and he cried on Vent and everyone chided me for being mean.

    Now I take the free stuff and now everyone chides me for taking free stuff.

    YOU CAN'T WIN.

    I gave a girl in my old guild free stuff once because I was overflowing with it. Might have been enchanting mats or something, and she wigged out on me about the whole pandering to females thing like you brought up. Like, completely forgetting that I often give away free stuff to guildies. I still don't know what sparked that, but shit was I pissed.

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