Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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NSFW GamerGate: The SJW in Gaming Dumping Ground

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Kitako, Mar 15, 2014.

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    Edison above Tesla.
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    Still better than Steve Jobs.

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    30 bucks for 1,000 followers isn't bad... who the hell is going to check up on them, especially if there are some real ones?
     
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    its a good propaganda tool, let me control+D that
     
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    On the topic of online threats to women, TLP blogged quite a sweet entry about this months ago, http://thelastpsychiatrist.com/2014/05/cyberbll.html

    Quote of rather poignant portion:

     
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    I wonder how these guys survived the 90s and nu metal, then.
    But I agree: camo as a pseudo fashion statement is ugly as fuck. In the end it's more ridiculous than anything else, like that episode from The Simpsons where Bart joins a boy band controlled by the Navy.
     
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    Boogie2988 says fuck everyone (not really, but he's sick of all the bullshit).

     
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    To be fair, can you blame law enforcement for taking very little interest in random rape threats from the Internet? People who threaten things from the Internet have basically no realistic plans for carrying out their threats. When you consider how many people have received rape/death threats from unknown strangers vs. how many of them are ever carried out, the odds are better of you being hit by lightning after mocking God.
     
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    That is not really his point; I mostly picked that excerpt to illustrate his point that people are being tricked into thinking that sharing online-troll-threats somehow "fights against it".
     
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    I agree with most of what he says, but I don't think journalists are being forced to defend themselves like gamers are. They are just being quiet about this whole thing and waiting for it to blow over so they can go back to business as usual.

    It's not realistic but I wish we could just get everyone in a room. Put some gloves out and duke it out for a couple rounds. After that people would be able to discuss the issues because you'd at least respect someone for standing up and fighting for their beliefs. I get the sense most SJWs would be too afraid though.

    It's not going to go away though if journalists don't come out and start a dialogue though. If this does blow over, they are going to be getting shit for several years because they went and hid instead of discuss the issues. The internet never forgets.
     
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    This picture was linked by that coder that got fired:
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    Is this some kind of tracker for lines of code submitted?
     
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    30 bucks to make yourself look marginally more important to people who take twitter followers seriously isn't bad?
     
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    And that's the sane thing to do if you have a position of power, which in this case is social. They do not need to defend themselves, they have their "minions" to do that for them. After all, they are megaphones.
     
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    Depends on the situation. If you can use 300 dollars to get 10k followers on twitter and then sell whatever fucking branding/product you want to for a larger sum, then it's not too bad. Considering 300 dollars gets you barely a few seconds of radio advertisement and none at all of proper tv advertisement.

    Basically, it's dumb if you plan to just claim to be popular but useful if you can actually use it as part of branding.

    I'm thinking something like "I want to publish a book" and I'm a nobody, search my name and you get at most me posting about games and maybe my photobucket, but if I can sell it as "look I have 10k followers on social media that CNN uses as a legit source for commentary" then suddenly I'm not a random chump anymore.

    I mean, I am, but I'm faking it. Ya know. Like a liar.
     
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    Except you know... for the fact that it's nothing like the actual thing.

    People who try to ban "violent video games/movies" or the likes of porn are the stupidest fucking retards even from a societal standpoint, violent crimes and crimes like sexual assault have only gone down as some people find non-harmful outlets for their potential urges and others are just having some fun. Games like CS are closer to actual team sport by playing the objectives and most players likely don't even pay the "killing" aspect of it much mind. Bread and games (figuratively and in this case literally) are what keep the populace content, try to take these away and things go really bad, many people in history found this out the hard way.
     
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    :troll: that article.

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    Next time I send out my resume I'll try adding "has 15k twitter followers".
     
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    Look man, you can twist my words or not, but my point is that it's a tool and it's not terribly expensive.

    You want to tell me there aren't motherfuckers who sold websites (read: glorified lists or blogs) that were composed of "shit my dad says" or "pics of epic fails" purely on the premise of internet popularity?

    "they had a bunch of internet traffic and original/novel hits" yeah yeah and apparently you can pay a sweatshop to supply that. I'm sure their menu offers more than just twitter followers.

    Also you wouldn't say "has 15k twitter followers" but something more like "thousands of active readers of my current work"
     
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