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Date Signed Up:3/22/2013
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#112 - Guess so. Kudos for keeping the info flowing regardless. You'…  [+] (1 new reply) 11/01/2014 on Gamergate in three tweets 0
User avatar #113 - huntergriff (11/01/2014) [-]
Pretty much :/
#104 - Not sure why you're always being thumbed down. Good on you for…  [+] (3 new replies) 11/01/2014 on Gamergate in three tweets +1
User avatar #107 - huntergriff (11/01/2014) [-]
It's an anti-gg anon following me.
#112 - jackflak (11/01/2014) [-]
Guess so. Kudos for keeping the info flowing regardless. You've got my support. And sooner or later the media will HAVE to stop ignoring the fact that the same crap they're saying GG is doing to Anita and her crew is happening to GG supporters as well. It's all too convenient for me. They listen to the most "level-headed" of their ranks and ignore their crazies. Then they turn around and only report what our side's crazies are saying and ignoring the most "level-headed" of ours.
User avatar #113 - huntergriff (11/01/2014) [-]
Pretty much :/
#129 - That's basically what it looks like. Nobody has found any conc… 11/01/2014 on Comedy Central beta answa 0
#126 - This sums up the majority of it. Their main focus are the big …  [+] (1 new reply) 11/01/2014 on Comedy Central beta answa 0
#139 - Womens Study Major (11/01/2014) [-]
It's funny that people forget all about the back lash that Jack Thompson got for his critique of game criticism. I guess because he has a penis it's okay to send death and rape threats to him.
#129 - She might not directly be trying to ban games but let's look a… 11/01/2014 on Anita and Sarah +2
#102 - No problem. I know a lot of people see pro-GG posts and just r… 11/01/2014 on Factual Gamergate Stuff 0
#100 - Yeah, I agree that it won't affect the huge names like Rocksta…  [+] (2 new replies) 10/31/2014 on Factual Gamergate Stuff 0
#101 - greatjobjimmy (11/01/2014) [-]
Well I hope that for everyone's sake, what you're saying doesn't happen. Thanks for the explanation
#102 - jackflak (11/01/2014) [-]
No problem. I know a lot of people see pro-GG posts and just roll their eyes about it. I guess a movement seems sillier when it's over the internet. I've never personally posted anything significant but I like to show my support when I can. If nothing else I know I can't stand the thought of people who directly make money off my hobby calling me and my friends losers and neckbeards just for enjoying said hobby. Personally I could give two shits less if a person I'm playing with happens to be a woman. I used to play WoW all the time and several of the best raiders I had the pleasure of playing with were women. All I care about is your personality. A shitty person is a shitty person regardless of gender.
#93 - Agreed. I don't think she's some brutal dictator like some see… 10/31/2014 on Factual Gamergate Stuff 0
#90 - While I agree with you fully on most of your post, It was boun…  [+] (2 new replies) 10/31/2014 on Factual Gamergate Stuff +1
User avatar #91 - organiclead (10/31/2014) [-]
I agree with everything stated above, I just hate the idea of Sarkeesian being painted as some mastermind hiding behind the scenes and playing puppet master. She's just an attention whore who's using trending topics on Jezebel to get more page views.

I think Gamergate has points and deserves attention. I just wish the spark that set this off was something a little easier to defend like EA's habit of faking reviews or their habit of selling broken games instead of a post by someone's ex boyfriend.
#93 - jackflak (10/31/2014) [-]
Agreed. I don't think she's some brutal dictator like some seem to believe. I DO think she's one of the best con-artists we've seen in years though. She plays to her audience well.

And it IS strange seeing the negative gamer attention moving away from EA. But such is life.
#56 - The most relevant word in your post is "currently". …  [+] (8 new replies) 10/31/2014 on Factual Gamergate Stuff +3
#98 - greatjobjimmy (10/31/2014) [-]
Fair enough, I see your point, but I think sometimes people don't give enough credit to developers. I really don't think they'd give two shits about what the feminists have to say. Just look at Rockstar for example, they've been going against soccer mums and feminists ever since they started, yet they've changed nothing about their games, no matter how big the uproar was. My prediction is that in the future, if developers are being influenced by feminists AND it shows in their games, people just won't buy the games. Those developers will be done, and new developers will take their place. There will always be people like there are at Rockstar, who just want to make good games despite the glares of feminazis.
#100 - jackflak (10/31/2014) [-]
Yeah, I agree that it won't affect the huge names like Rockstar most likely. However, the problem that I believe exists is that this incident might make it impossible, or at least very intimidating, for a new dev to try to get started in the field. Ironically this means that the extremist feminists are trying to do to men exactly what they believe is happening in the industry to women. And I find that to be a shame :.
#101 - greatjobjimmy (11/01/2014) [-]
Well I hope that for everyone's sake, what you're saying doesn't happen. Thanks for the explanation
#102 - jackflak (11/01/2014) [-]
No problem. I know a lot of people see pro-GG posts and just roll their eyes about it. I guess a movement seems sillier when it's over the internet. I've never personally posted anything significant but I like to show my support when I can. If nothing else I know I can't stand the thought of people who directly make money off my hobby calling me and my friends losers and neckbeards just for enjoying said hobby. Personally I could give two shits less if a person I'm playing with happens to be a woman. I used to play WoW all the time and several of the best raiders I had the pleasure of playing with were women. All I care about is your personality. A shitty person is a shitty person regardless of gender.
User avatar #66 - organiclead (10/31/2014) [-]
Except she had no actual power behind anything before people started sending death threats and rape threats way back when she was campaigning. I know it's typical stuff on the internet, but most moms sitting around watching Fox News don't.

She's not a lawyer. She's not a developer. The only power she gets is because of her martyrdom and Gamergate has been fueling that like gasoline on a fire.
#90 - jackflak (10/31/2014) [-]
While I agree with you fully on most of your post, It was bound to happen exactly this way whether Gamergate was created or not. Like you said, death and rape threats are every-day things on the internet. These had nothing to do with Gamergate originally, same thing with the ones Zoe Quinn recieved. If every single anonymous face behind the collective computer screen that is the internet knew better and ignored these women instead of our crazy few brothers attacking wildly we probably wouldn't be here.

But because, as you acknowledged, it's just how things are around here, there was no stopping it. It's exactly the same on their side,however, as several prominent figures closer to our side have received threats of all colors from the anti-ggs. Gamergate really IS a movement for ethical journalism, whether they want to admit it or not. We just have a vast quantity of nameless, faceless people (and the occasional troll) that choose to attack things more zealously. Once again, it's the same way on their side. As much distaste as I have for Sarkeesian, I'm sure she doesn't condone death threats toward our side. Or maybe she does, who knows.

Either way, both sides have its crazies now but the whole mess started with your average internet crazies blowing things out of the water, we're just responding to their enormous overreaction.
User avatar #91 - organiclead (10/31/2014) [-]
I agree with everything stated above, I just hate the idea of Sarkeesian being painted as some mastermind hiding behind the scenes and playing puppet master. She's just an attention whore who's using trending topics on Jezebel to get more page views.

I think Gamergate has points and deserves attention. I just wish the spark that set this off was something a little easier to defend like EA's habit of faking reviews or their habit of selling broken games instead of a post by someone's ex boyfriend.
#93 - jackflak (10/31/2014) [-]
Agreed. I don't think she's some brutal dictator like some seem to believe. I DO think she's one of the best con-artists we've seen in years though. She plays to her audience well.

And it IS strange seeing the negative gamer attention moving away from EA. But such is life.
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