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Female only gaming event cancelled following online harassment

Scum

Junior Member
 

Murkas

Member
Just use some of your gaming money and have the balls to book an escort, just get rid of that pent up sexual frustration you guys are carrying around.
 

Elogé

Neo Member
Women: we want a safe space
Men: Women say they feel disrespected and unprotected by men so let's prove them wrong by disrespecting and attacking them. Makes a lot of sense.
 

Platy

Member
Note to self : make it required that you eat an anti-testosterone pill before entering an all woman convention.
 

Massicot

Member
Really sad. I'm completely unsurprised though seeing how much shit Alamo Drafthouse got for women-only screenings of the Wonder Woman movie. Imagine coupling that response with the added flavor of vile gamer-gate-esqe bile.
 

Madame M

Banned
It's pretty neat that they managed to figure out how to hate on trans people too through all of this, these guys should try out for the asshole olympics
 
Not so much an anomaly as it is a heavy moderated forum.

Such a sad culture.

Which helps breed a more positive community here. The toxic ones either know to keep their mouths shut or get the ban hammer.

NeoGAF isn't an anomaly lol. I recommend looking at the Microsoft GDC erotic schoolgirls thread.

Or the Last Night thread from this past E3, where the GamerGate defence force came out in droves.

Your right, but by and large, most here tend to be decent folk. Unlike most gaming communities, these sexist threads and the people who post in them are a minority here. A lot of those threads end up being a graveyard of former members due to the excellent mods here as well.
 
Whoever is in charge of making humans really needs to discontinue all future Men and patch in a fix for current Men. Clearly there's a defect or manufacturer error and it's best to just stop production until they can fix this problem.

If only it was really this easy....

These "gamers" are absolutely disgusting people. All the women in their lives should abandon them and then we'd see how long they'd last. Most of them couldn't survive a week without Mom I'd imagine.
 

Dremorak

Banned
Pathetic. Considering there are many thousands of "mixed" events all around the world, having one organised by King and focused towards women doesnt hurt anyone. FFS.
 

Quonny

Member
how dare women have a place where they can express their love for a hobby we all enjoy

absolutely disgusting
 
The gaming industry needs to just address the constant harassment out in the open. There is a cultural issue.

Not today, Satan. Women make up more or less 50% of the world approximately. Women are still categorized as a minority group because they're treated as second class citizens almost always globally.

Having an event for women that play video games is not an attack on your dominant male gaming scene. Represenatation within the industry is still a joke in terms of gender, sexuality, race, etc. Whenever a woman dares speak on microphone she is harassed and berated. I'd post my sources right now but I'm on mobile. I don't think you'd particularly need them though because I'm sure you've encountered firsthand just how nasty women are treated in gaming spheres.

Stop with your alarmist bullshit, accept that not everything is on level ground, and make inroads to improving the treatment of minorities and women in gaming. It's not hard.

Thank you.
 
Some people in this community keeps looking everyone else from their high horse without realizing GAF is not much better.

Just look at the toxicity thrown at Gaf from other sites. We must be doing something right. Not many places can we get serious discussions like this on a gaming forum.

Gaf is far from perfect, but it is better than 80% of the filth in other gaming communities.

There is and always will be plenty of room for improvement.
 

Piggus

Member
Said it before but I honestly can't get my head around their views. It's baffling and disgusting. How do you even grow up to think like that.

Kids and immature, sexually frustrated virgins who think women owe them something, and when they don't get it and/or feel that their precious hobby is threatened, they go on the "attack" from behind their computer screens. They're too cowardly to show their faces in public, so they act like whiny little babies online in hopes that people will see things their way.

I'm sure some of them are reading this. You know who you are, and your only companion for the rest of your life will be your hand unless you grow a pair and start acting like an adult.
 

Massicot

Member
Wait I don't get it was there only women at those panel or were men strictly prohibited to attend this event ?

Similar to the Alamo Drafthouse thing, I don't imagine a man would be physically barricaded from entering, but why would you (general you) want to go to a woman's networking event as a man? At best you'd be an obnoxious distraction to the rest of the attendees and at worst a mean-spirited attention seeking troll.
 

Gator86

Member
Sorry but more than half of gamers are women, don't make them invisible just because you want to.

This is why we should close establishments and roads to men at certain hours, they just want to erase women.

Segregation is progress!

Hahahahahahaha
 

Poppy

Member
theres a buried reactionary center in the fragile male ego that longs to shriek like a startled ape and throw rocks at anything that makes them uncomfortable for even a millisecond
 

kulapik

Member
Are there translations floating around of what the forum posts said?



Sticking my dick to my thigh with duct tape so I can enter the Gaming Ladies event.



You can hear them coming with their tinted hair, black shirts and 85kg of weight.

Cooking Mama and Baby simulator tournaments.
 

RinsFury

Member
Gaming culture continuing to show it's true colors. We at Gaf are an anomaly. A good anomaly, but we make up only a few.

This is why I don't tell people I'm a gamer IRL, it's embarrassing.

I would like to think so, but sadly I have seen many gators and Trump supporters gloating in both Gaming and Off Topic. The mod team does a pretty good job on keeping them in check, but they are constantly lurking in the shadows, waiting for the right time to scurry out into the light.
 
Sorry but more than half of gamers are women, don't make them invisible just because you want to.

This is why we should close establishments and roads to men at certain hours, they just want to erase women.

Segregation is progress!

I feel sorry for your mother.
 

GermanZepp

Member
That's why i don't see myself as a part of "gaming comunity" or as a "gamer" too much toxic shit.

If you ask me i'm just a dude who likes to play.
 

SomTervo

Member
Just look at the toxicity thrown at Gaf from other sites. We must be doing something right. Not many places can we get serious discussions like this on a gaming forum.

Gaf is far from perfect, but it is better than 80% of the filth in other gaming communities.

There is and always will be plenty of room for improvement.

100%. You don't realise how good it is here until you dip your toes in a big open community like YouTube or IGN.
 

Izuna

Banned
Elogé;241997844 said:
Women: we want a safe space
Men: Women say they feel disrespected and unprotected by men so let's prove them wrong by disrespecting and attacking them. Makes a lot of sense.

Not just about safe spaces. Girls' nights are a specific type of thing where the tone is all different. Certain conversations take place similar to a lads' night
 

IaN_GAF

Member
I think it's kinda stupid to organise these "women only" events, just as I would find it equally dumb to organise a "men only" event. However, I am perfectly capable of not liking something while also letting it continue because the whole world doesn't revolve around me.

I wish this trend of "I don't like something, therefore it mustn't exist" would finally blow over.
 
I think it's kinda stupid to organise these "women only" events, just as I would find it equally dumb to organise a "men only" event. However, I am perfectly capable of not liking something while also letting it continue because the whole world doesn't revolve around me.

I wish this trend of "I don't like something, therefore it mustn't exist" would finally blow over.

The fact that you think it's stupid means you have a fundamental misunderstanding of the purpose of these events.
 
I certainly can, but I'd like to write a brief report on this for our website and I think an actual translation would be more effective.

Title says "Trolling crazy "gamer" feminazis".

The post says "Hey guys, I'm creating the thread to plan out the trolling we're gonna do at the women-only event they wanna do at Barcelona under the excuse that they wanna feel safe and protected. The idea is to dress up as chicks and claim we're tr*nnies and yell death to men. Once we're inside we display our rage. We need a plan, event info, maybe costumes and a telegram group. EDIT: We'll need makeup, women's clothes and a lot of balls." Something like that.
 

Quonny

Member
I think it's kinda stupid to organise these "women only" events, just as I would find it equally dumb to organise a "men only" event. However, I am perfectly capable of not liking something while also letting it continue because the whole world doesn't revolve around me.

I wish this trend of "I don't like something, therefore it mustn't exist" would finally blow over.

I don't see how it's dumb. They can discuss issues and feel safe in community that is largely antagonistic to them.

Plus, it's a bad look to equate mens only a womens only. I shouldn't have to say why.
 
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