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Date: 07/18/12 08:00 AM

47 Responses to The Gamer Girl Manifesto

  1. Profile photo of piperfawn
    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4878 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 12:54 am
    Link: The Gamer Girl Manifesto - This is what girls gamers want. Can you deliver, I-A-B?
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35669 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:07 am
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    uscbadfish Male 18-29
    267 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:07 am
    Don`t tell me what to do. How about that?
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:11 am
    *yawn* Just shut up and play.
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3261 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:26 am
    Well done video, really. Reminds me a bit of the NHL`s "If you can play, you can play" campaign.
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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2554 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:27 am
    TruTenrMan - Precisely. I get more annoyed with girls who have "I`m a gamer girl!" on their profiles, as if it means something other than posing. I wouldn`t say there are gamer girls, just like there aren`t gamer guys, there are just gamers. Said gamers may be male or female, but that means almost nothing.
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:37 am
    *Threw up in my mouth a little*
    THESE are the gamers you DON`T want to hang around with.
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    Ajikan Male 18-29
    1526 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:41 am
    Girls gamers. nope.
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    cndian_mouse Female 18-29
    142 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:11 am
    How to be a real girl gamer.. Play games.. Yell at non-nice individuals like everyone else does.. Don`t cry about it. The end.
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
    3062 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:20 am
    Good pep talk ladies, now go make me a sandwich.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:25 am
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:34 am
    They are suppose to be gamers but those games they mentioned? I dont know
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    FredSpudman Male 18-29
    653 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:38 am
    "Online, we`re all on the same team." This sentence seems to throw back the female gaming movement methinks.
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    Supricky06 Male 18-29
    50 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:39 am
    they lost me at gamecube
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
    3894 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:40 am
    The sentiment behind it is a good one, but the video isn`t going to do a damn thing. The only people who will sit through and watch this are people who already agree. They`ll hear the dramatic music, nod at the right parts, and maybe even get a little choked up toward the end. They eat this stuff up on a daily basis.

    The people whose minds they`re looking to change, if they even watch for more than five seconds, will head directly to the comments section to flame. They are utter trash, immature and made fearless by their anonymity. They will spew horrible, foul things to anyone and everyone. And they don`t care about your impassioned pleas for a more humane environment.

    They are gamers.
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    PirateWillis Male 18-29
    143 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 9:47 am
    If you don`t want to be labeled, why are you labeling yourselves as girl gamers? And if you really want to be girl gamers, then just trash talk like everyone else, that includes sexist, racist, and utterly ridiculous comments. My favorite is to chastise other players for being/playing like an orphan, for some reason a lot of players react to that one. Really gets in their head if you keep making fun of them for it for like 15 mins.
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    PizzaPits Male 18-29
    553 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 10:57 am
    They could always just play with gender neutral/male usernames and male avatars if they have such a huge issue with getting all that attention.. It`d be easier than making a video just to complain about it.
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    Fwoggie2 Male 30-39
    1803 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 11:03 am
    Some of them are quite fit. Almost fit enough to entice me back into online gaming. Almost.
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    Fwoggie2 Male 30-39
    1803 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 11:04 am
    PizzaPits - I fully agree. Get a gender neutral nickname, and nobody`s the wiser unless you have a voice mic. Mind you, I use this nick on several websites (which don`t include your gender info) and they all think I`m female. I look like your stereotypical rugby prop.
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    JacobTrue13 Male 18-29
    260 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 11:57 am
    @PizzaPits - I think the point is, they shouldn`t have to.
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    b13irteen Male 30-39
    15 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 12:33 pm
    God forbid anyone should get to have fun without being called a bitch, whore, fag, etc. Remember victims, it`s your fault.
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    YANKmyDOODLE Male 30-39
    771 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 12:50 pm
    These are some conceded people. If you don`t care what others think, then keep it to yourself and just keep playing. Kinda hypocritical to complain about people talking trash and to do the same back.
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    b13irteen Male 30-39
    15 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 1:37 pm
    YANK, what trash talk? Are you referring when they said they could talk trash? Talking trash doesn`t have to include remarks that specifically target your gender. Telling a female gamer that she sucks when they mess up in game is one thing, but it`s something else entirely when you`re only trash talking them because they are a female. I`m fairly certain that is the point to the whole video. Stop targeting female players because they are female players. Why is it so wrong of them to ask for that?
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    Selous Male 30-39
    1197 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 2:08 pm
    this is stupid
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    mcboozerilla Male 30-39
    646 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 3:10 pm
    So are all these gamers on their period?
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    paperduck Male 18-29
    1745 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 3:13 pm
    was this supposed to be a profound message?
  27. Profile photo of Solargirl
    Solargirl Female 18-29
    89 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 3:58 pm
    These gamer girls give the rest of us a bad name. That`s why /ignore was invented.
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    miasmaat Female 18-29
    298 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 4:11 pm
    astoundingly... I quite enjoyed that. It`s a nice ideal that gamers are somehow better people than the average human dip$hit. Logically though.. if something like this needs to be said then it`s evidence that gamers are even bigger a$$hats than the average male in the population.
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    Patrolboat Male 18-29
    113 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 4:25 pm
    B*tches be crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Angilion Male 40-49
    12390 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 5:19 pm
    If you don`t want to be labeled, why are you labeling yourselves as girl gamers?

    Because they`re fools or hypocrites. Or both. I`d go with both.

    Blithering idiots who I care nothing about unless they bother me (either directly or through gaining political power and bothering me that way).
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    Lucky2u Male 18-29
    315 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm
    I agree that gamer girls are my equals however... when I yell at them for being on their period or for being a weak little woman, it`s for the same reason I insult and slander the men... to psych them out, troll them, push their buttons, etc.

    It`s not my fault it works.
  32. Profile photo of PirateNinja
    PirateNinja Female 13-17
    121 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 5:45 pm
    Great message. Pretentious presentation. d:
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    uatme Male 18-29
    1067 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 6:32 pm
    is it just me or was the video cropped at the side?
  34. Profile photo of JDNegroponte
    JDNegroponte Male 30-39
    30 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 7:26 pm
    Make me a sandwich.
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    peakingo Male 30-39
    761 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm
    "judge me on my ability to talk trash."

    Isn`t that what this video is trying to stop? Sure, there are levels, but for the most part someone who is trash talking you will find a nerve and if you`re a girl, it`s easiest to pick on some subtle sexualized stereotypes to get a rise out of someone.

    Not necessarily the behavior of an actual sexist, rather someone being cheap, same applies to picking on someone due to their age old/young or speech impediment.
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    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 8:29 pm
    That`s right - pretty soon there will be HR departments for World of Warcraft.
  37. Profile photo of RdDan
    RdDan Male 30-39
    760 posts
    July 18, 2012 at 10:39 pm
    Judge me on my ability to not play games online.

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    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2738 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 12:17 am
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    Ilikelogic Male 40-49
    550 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 1:00 am
    And the last second of the video
    (produced for SexyNerdGirlPresents)
    destroys it all...

    Nevertheless, their message is right.
  40. Profile photo of Littlelo
    Littlelo Female 18-29
    150 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 3:02 am
    I`m a lady gamer and I really wanted to like this video.....nope. The crap they`re bitching about doesn`t actually happen when you`re a real gamer. If you act like one of the boys you get treated like one of the boys. Simple as that. Yes people say dumb crap as a joke but they fully expect that you`ll dish it right back.
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    Palfas Male 30-39
    411 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 3:53 am
    LOL at all the sexist pieces of crap here making excuses for their horrible treatment of women.
  42. Profile photo of grimfusion
    grimfusion Male 18-29
    73 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 5:34 am
    I`m a video gamer, but I don`t respect video gaming as a talent since very, very little of it applies to life in the real world. "Judge me on my ability to pwn a noob" really translates to "judge me on my ability to sit on my ass and press keys really quick". Good for you; you can type. So can secretaries. Oops... did that sound sexist?
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    jaymeister Male 30-39
    39 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 8:45 am
    FAKE , we all know there are no girls on the internet
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    MountainBord Female 18-29
    1894 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 8:57 am
    uh lol a lil dramatic
  45. Profile photo of Mad_Gremlyn
    Mad_Gremlyn Male 18-29
    507 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm
    You`re boring.
  46. Profile photo of trickroom
    trickroom Male 18-29
    286 posts
    July 19, 2012 at 5:01 pm
    you`re not a gamer if you play on the iphone exclusively!
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    HerColdHands Female 18-29
    471 posts
    July 20, 2012 at 6:49 pm
    Not bad. :)

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