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Ornlu

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Sam Sho rolls down the tongue. Last Blade 2 gets full recognition because how do you abbreviate that? And that shit's been called Sam Sho since ages. Just white people trying to be cool by imitating the minorities.

Anything fun or cool is by minorities. When it's stolen by white people it becomes lame. That's the Napoleon Dynamite effect.
So does the effect cross majorities based on who's the minority in each country? Does that makes the jews and pacific islanders the worldwide arbiter of fun + cool?
 
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DunDunDunpachi

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The benefit of mutual respect for your fellow GAFer is that the jokes are significantly better. When you know the person on the other end isn't truly an asshole and you're willing to let them joke around with you, humor emerges. Inside jokes and meta-jokes can emerge and grow. Memes are born. It goes with the territory of assuming your reader is at least as intelligent as yourself. You try to amuse them in a way that's amusing to yourself. Sure, you put yourself out there a bit and jokes fall flat (and gasp, sometimes offend), but respecting the GAFer's intelligence has some payoff, which is a rare thing on the internet these days.

It is different than assuming your reader is definitely less intelligent than yourself -- and morally deplorable, to boot -- and treating them accordingly, and the difference produces a different kind of online community.

That's my dadservation for the day. Thanks The Pleasure The Pleasure for inspiring the thought.
 

matt404au

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The benefit of mutual respect for your fellow GAFer is that the jokes are significantly better. When you know the person on the other end isn't truly an asshole and you're willing to let them joke around with you, humor emerges. Inside jokes and meta-jokes can emerge and grow. Memes are born. It goes with the territory of assuming your reader is at least as intelligent as yourself. You try to amuse them in a way that's amusing to yourself. Sure, you put yourself out there a bit and jokes fall flat (and gasp, sometimes offend), but respecting the GAFer's intelligence has some payoff, which is a rare thing on the internet these days.

It is different than assuming your reader is definitely less intelligent than yourself -- and morally deplorable, to boot -- and treating them accordingly, and the difference produces a different kind of online community.

That's my dadservation for the day. Thanks The Pleasure The Pleasure for inspiring the thought.
Shut up weeb
 
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Rhaknam

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For now, Animal Crossing.



It looks amazing this time, and I always seem to spend a few months just buried in these games when they come out, lol.
I used to play New Leaf for a little while. My first and only Animal Crossing but I thought the animal neighbors were cute. Especially the gorillas.
 
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