• AmethystRush posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @everettescott said:@amethystrush said: There was disappointment. Is that such a terrible sentiment? Is it so alien or somehow absurd?Yes, yes it is. People got hired. People that I assume applied ...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @xolare said: @mister_snig said: they hired known quantities who were straight white males...Really? That's what people got pissed over?There was disappointment. Is that such a terrible sentiment? Is...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @palaeomerus said:I'm kind of tired of lectures, attempts to command the internet, lame broad brush arguments connecting lots of reasonable dissent with a very few rape or death threats, use of silly...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @marokai said:@amethystrush said: @xolare said: @mister_snig said: they hired known quantities who were straight white males...Really? That's what people got pissed over?There was disappointment. Is...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @mister_snig said: @duffyside said: @brendan said: "Even less acceptable are people who make their exclusionary beliefs known (repeatedly and often aggressively) and then attempt to say that those v...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @underwing said:This is the right approach to handling the harassing parties; I've been a GB fan from (before) the start and I'm happy that you guys are directly calling out and working to address th...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    It really is terribly people were personally attacked (seemingly viciously, with extreme prejudice) for sharing a genuine criticism. I'm really glad you guys welcome the criticism, seemingly. Person...

  • AmethystRush posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring on the General Discussion board.

    @w1n5t0n said: @maddman60620 said: @tom_scherschel said:Okay, now that that litany of apologies is out of the way (I hope, I hope, I hope) maybe it would be useful to try to clarify the problem that ...

  • AmethystRush posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring on the General Discussion board.

    @ford_dent said:So here's the thing about Sam and Leigh and their angry, angry responses to what were (I'm sure) totally legitimate points:1. If you are Leigh or Sam (or any woman on the internet wit...

  • AmethystRush posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring on the General Discussion board.

    @coma1138 said:This whole situation comes off to me as people taking legitimate issues present in the video game industry (and society as a whole) that need to be discussed...and then forcing those i...

  • AmethystRush posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring on the General Discussion board.

    @spaceinsomniac said: @xchairmandrekx said: @tom_scherschel said: I have to log off for the evening but I wanted to commend @rorie for stating a position on this issue and doing what he can to keep t...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014.

    @mento said:Okay, so what we're going to do is to move all current discussion about any disappointment with the site's lack of diversity, and those who are disappointed with the first group of disapp...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014.

    @cabbagesensei said:@mrnood1e said: The idea that the mere presence of any person who isn't a white male at GB will somehow automatically make the site better is one of the most disgusting ideas that...

  • AmethystRush posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring on the General Discussion board.

    @muttersometaxicab said:Went on a bit of a tirade on Twitter about this, so I might as well throw it here on the off chance that Rorie actually gets to it.Seeing the rhetorical byline of "today has b...

  • AmethystRush posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring on the General Discussion board.

    @hunter5024 said: @darkstalker said: @hunter5024: the majority of the truly offensive tweets were from the one side. to be fair i don't think it was many people from here and seemed to be from r/men...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014.

    @cabbagesensei said: @graf1k said: @cabbagesensei: That study quoted in the article is fascinating and all, but not applicable to the situation at hand and here's why. Applicants to the Giant Bomb jo...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014.

    @whatisdelicious said:@amethystrush: My bad. I just used her name because it was the first I remembered disagreeing with. I totally get where you're coming from on why you think she'd be a good fit....

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014.

    @graf1k said: @cabbagesensei: That study quoted in the article is fascinating and all, but not applicable to the situation at hand and here's why. Applicants to the Giant Bomb job well most likely we...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014.

    @whatisdelicious said: @cabbagesensei said: I agree with you. I think many of the people who voiced criticism also said they are looking forward to Dan and Jason's work at Giant Bomb. (Semantics asid...

  • AmethystRush posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/01/2014.

    @somejerk said:TONEDEAF MOTHERS AGAINST VIOLINS IN GAMES This is a tiny ass crew even now that they've added two more people, there is no choice but the absolutely best most suitable people for the p...