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#1 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

@oldirtybearon:

I hear you. My post was more of a rant. It's not helpful though. But I went on to say that a discussion about a topic isn't about winning something. It's about being open minded.

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#3 Edited by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

The person who 'debates' the need for the existence of a conversation on equality for others, no matter if we call that belief feminism or anything else, needs to enter the wonderful, exciting world of adulthood.

People like Samantha Allen and Leigh Alexander should not be threatened by the aforementioned children. But, they also shouldn't expect everyone to agree with them or, in turn, get mad and attack the people who are attacking them. That'll just lead to a clusterfuck. Being a public figure means you will get unfair amounts of love and hate no matter what you say or do. To a lesser degree, I get the same thing as a therapist. Don't add to the fire. If the reaction you get is unreasonable, ignore it. Or get police involvement if needed. But stop adding to it.

The community at large at GB has become an embarrassment to be associated with and the exceptions are becoming few and far between for me to point to and feel good about my obscene post count.

If the words 'equality', 'sexism', 'gender', 'social issue' either by themselves or lined to video games makes you uncomfortable you have a problem.

The intent of a conversation between two people who have different views on an issue, whether online or off, isn't for one of them to 'win' the discussion by making one person admit to the other that they are 'right'. It's about learning the different viewpoint and expanding one's own view on the issue. 'Winning' doesn't even enter the conversation. Unless you're very immature.

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#4 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

The first thing I thought about when I saw this was I wonder how this will effect the movies with Thor. Then I saw the redesign and womdered why her breasts needed to be sculpted onto her armor.

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#5 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

This is going to be a weird one. But Top Gear Rally 2 for the N64. The first Top Gear Rally was a ton of fun. I must have played that game for over 40 hours unlocking everything. It had a great balance between simulation and arcade style driving and it was a blast to master.

So I was really excited for the sequel. The second game had similar driving dynamics but created tracks that were more arcade-based making the cars feel huge and uncontrollable. But they tried to increase the sim feel by having the car break down making the player wait in the middle of the road while it was repaired. But half of the breakdowns were determined by a dice roll that seemed largely out of the player's hand.

The first game I played for over 40 hours. The sequel I probably played for an hour trying to figure out a way to enjoy it. For me, that game was hugely disappointing.

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#6 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

@counterclockwork87:

I would prefer that when we all give to charities we give unconditionally.

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#7 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

@counterclockwork87:

The dude can raise 6 million with a camera trained on him for 75 minutes. To say the intentions for the show were purely charitable is pretty off dude.

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#8 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

@gaspower:

I don't know. It looks like it's just me. It's less the content of the article but rather its very existence. Any other athlete that is a free agent signs with the team, maybe there's a press conference, then it's all over. This article's existence suggests that Lebron and other people think he is extraordinary and requires extraordinary attention in such circumstances beyond anyone else. I mean I get it. He's an incredible athlete. But I would be embarrased and ashamed if I were in Lebron's position. I like athletes that accept the spotlight and deal with it but don't demand for even more spotlights to highlight their extravagance.

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#9 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

@counterclockwork87:

Really? I mean it's nice the ego-maniac didn't take all the money for himself. But are you really defending the decision fiasco? That's the fucking height of it all man!

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#10 Posted by JasonR86 (9657 posts) -

@counterclockwork87:

Yeah, he married someone, he's a Father and does what a Father should do, and he gives to charity. He's also a very good athlete. He also carries himself as if he were the second coming of Christ.

@i_stay_puft:

Any other player simply would have signed with a team, maybe had a press conference, and that would be that. This articles existence is only acceptable when compared to how obsurd 'the decision' was.

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