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Posted by Humanity (9825 posts) 1 year, 8 months ago

Poll: The GiantBomb age demogrpahic poll (802 votes)

Male 15-18 6%
Male 19-22 31%
Male 23-26 28%
Male 27+ 31%
Female 15-18 0%
Female 19-22 1%
Female 23-26 2%
Female 27+ 1%

I recently saw the thread by @KindGalaxy inquiring about peoples ages over here ( KingGalaxy's Thread ) and it actually got me quite interested in whats the dominant age demographic for GiantBomb. I spaced out the age groups pretty close as I'm sure most users here are somewhere between 18-25.

So if you wish go ahead and indulge in this little experiment, and enjoy (as much as anyone can enjoy a good ol' Poll!)

Thanks.

#51 Posted by Jay_Ray (1116 posts) -

I REFUSE TO BE A STATISTIC

Now your a statistic of people who refuse to be a statistic

#52 Posted by ArtelinaRose (1856 posts) -

@morrow said:

Female 23-26

I am only 1 percent! I feel so lonely! D:

Female 19-22

Pretty sure we have to fight now.

#53 Edited by Animasta (14718 posts) -
@morrow said:

Female 23-26

I am only 1 percent! I feel so lonely! D:

nuhuh, you have a whole 100% more percentage point than all of the other female catagories :(

you 23-26 year old women are keeping the rest of us down!

FIGHT THE POWER

#54 Posted by Morrow (1829 posts) -

@animasta said:
@morrow said:

Female 23-26

I am only 1 percent! I feel so lonely! D:

nuhuh, you have a whole 100% more percentage point than all of the other female catagories :(

you 23-26 year old women are keeping the rest of us down!

FIGHT THE POWER

Oh, I see the category just gained a point! Haha, I am on the winning side! :D

Now get older fast and join our rise to power! Fighting alongside each other is way better than fighting against each other!

... although women seem to enjoy the latter more ;)

#55 Posted by HarlechQuinn (450 posts) -

Oh... another one of those threads who make me feel old.

#56 Posted by Fredchuckdave (5983 posts) -

I love the typo

#57 Posted by joshthebear (2700 posts) -

#58 Posted by supamon (1334 posts) -

24 and still figuring shit out. I guess when I go over 27 I will have either attained enlightenment or go out in a blaze of glory and booze.

I'm loving the continued endearing trend of misspelled thread titles too.

#59 Posted by Bwast (1342 posts) -

4% of the site are age-appropriate females?

#60 Posted by Phatmac (5726 posts) -

A/S/L!?!?!?!?!!?!?!??! ;D

#61 Posted by Mushir (2389 posts) -

@bwast said:

4% of the site are age-appropriate females?

I was thinking of the exact same comment, I shit you not. I'm freaking out right now.

#62 Posted by Humanity (9825 posts) -

I'd like to claim the typo was intentional but I suppose I just wasn't paying attention as I was too excited of gathering data! Still a happy 'conincidence' !

#63 Posted by DuskVamp (681 posts) -

And now I just feel old and lonely.

#64 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1262 posts) -

Yay I am winning!

#65 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

Claude's going to love being in the 27+ bracket.

Hell yeah. My group is usually pretty damn small.

#66 Edited by rentfn (1283 posts) -

You may as well be dead if you're over 27.

My Appendix thought that. I turned thirty and three days later had to go to the hospital to have it removed. Stop aging people.

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#67 Posted by pyromagnestir (4333 posts) -

According to this poll in just a few months I'll leave the ranks of the healthy, vigorous, wily young men and instead I'll be a decrepit, senile old man by this websites standards.

Will anyone come to visit me at the retirement home after you ship me off because none of you will want to take care of me in my waning years? I very much doubt it.

#68 Posted by Redbullet685 (6065 posts) -

I am in the 6%. Kinda expected a bit more 15-18 year old males.

#69 Posted by YoungFrey (1321 posts) -

Come back with real age ranges.

#70 Edited by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

Wow, I figured there probably wouldn't be very many women and I know this is only a small snapshot of the forum community but holy crap there aren't very many women.

#71 Edited by ShockD (2430 posts) -

Cool! Statistics!

#72 Posted by Morbid_Coffee (955 posts) -

Female / 18 / not a cop

#73 Posted by Animasta (14718 posts) -

Wow, I figured there probably wouldn't be very many women and I know this is only a small snapshot of the forum community but holy crap there aren't very many women.

according to the last demographics poll thingy, I think the woman demo is at like 10% or something. I totally forget, but just remember there are people who don't engage in the forums (especially now that it's in it's own ghetto).

#74 Posted by yakov456 (1918 posts) -

Old folks represent.

#75 Posted by SSully (4265 posts) -

I was under 15 years old when I gained interest in this website.

I didn't know sub-humans were able to use the internet. Luckily you have evolved, friend.

#76 Posted by Miketakon (514 posts) -

To quote the great Shawn Elliot.

If your screen name is PrincessPMS you better believe I'm asking a/s/l.

#77 Posted by Enigma777 (6084 posts) -

Sad, but expected.

#78 Posted by Levio (1785 posts) -

WHY AM I SO CLICHE! ARG

#79 Edited by MB (12911 posts) -

@morrow said:

Female 23-26

I am only 1 percent! I feel so lonely! D:

At least males 27+ isn't further broken down into OLD and EVEN OLDER categories...then I think it would me me, the staff, and like three other dudes maybe.

There are quite a few users in your demographic that I know personally on the site. You're not as alone as you think!

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#80 Posted by _Chad (962 posts) -

I'm 20 and I'm going to tell you all right now, I know everything.

#81 Posted by Cold_Wolven (2286 posts) -

25 year old male representing so far 29% of the bombadiers.

#82 Posted by Mercy_ (261 posts) -

23, female.

#83 Posted by Aegon (5756 posts) -

Saw 19-22 and immediately cast my vote, but didn't realize it was the female section. I'm a dude and wasn't aware that your poll was gonna be SEXIST.

#84 Posted by C2C (855 posts) -

As expected, there are a bunch of dudes on this site.

#85 Posted by ArtelinaRose (1856 posts) -

@aegon said:

Saw 19-22 and immediately cast my vote, but didn't realize it was the female section. I'm a dude and wasn't aware that your poll was gonna be SEXIST.

You're stuck here with me now. I'm so sorry.

#86 Posted by ripelivejam (4587 posts) -

@beachthunder said:

You may as well be dead if you're over 27.

hey thanks!

#87 Edited by mandude (2669 posts) -

Users with female avatars: 50%.

Users who are female: 4%.

#88 Posted by Daveyo520 (6915 posts) -

Ladies

#89 Posted by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

@animasta said:

@funkasaurasrex said:

Wow, I figured there probably wouldn't be very many women and I know this is only a small snapshot of the forum community but holy crap there aren't very many women.

according to the last demographics poll thingy, I think the woman demo is at like 10% or something. I totally forget, but just remember there are people who don't engage in the forums (especially now that it's in it's own ghetto).

Yeah, I figured that's the case. 10% really doesn't sound much better though; kind of a shame that the community/audience is so homogeneous. Hopefully no one makes one of these for racial demographics as well or things could potentially look way more depressing.

#90 Posted by Trilogy (2682 posts) -

25 year old male representing so far 29% of the bombadiers.

Yea, up top!

#91 Edited by cmblasko (1317 posts) -

Male, 26. This place is a SAUSAGE FEST, man.

#92 Edited by Grilledcheez (3955 posts) -

22 year old MALE

#93 Posted by TruthTellah (9395 posts) -

Darn whippersnappers! You and your hufflepuffs and hunkadunks... Get off my lawn!

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#94 Posted by Metalisticpain (72 posts) -

I am not in the 1% :P

#95 Posted by Kazona (3092 posts) -

I never would have thought that my age demographic (27+) is so well represented on here. Go old people!

#96 Posted by Cathryn (549 posts) -

Late to the party and totally not surprised at the results.

Female, 32.

#97 Posted by bombHills (632 posts) -

Uhhh.... should have a few more options for those over 27.

#98 Posted by pyromagnestir (4333 posts) -

Uhhh.... should have a few more options for those over 27.

You old folks already get social security and medicare and reduced prices on everything, how many more options do you need?! We can't afford anything more! The system will buckle!

#99 Posted by oraknabo (1514 posts) -

I'm almost 40

#100 Posted by frankfartmouth (1018 posts) -

I'm 36. And I am a dude who is American and white with blue eyes and brown hair.