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VirginGAF |OT| Sits at the lunch table across from MetaGAF

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-Arcadia-

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Okay, seriously. After all the enjoyment I've gotten in the last few minutes, don't you feel this is... silly?

Elektro, Turdmeister General controls all of Gaf? Xaero? Come on.

Is it possible that you are indeed seeing a popularity structure (MetaGaf crew is well-liked), and projecting your fears from the Old Gaf on it?

If it didn't come through in the original post, I can assure you I'm not here to take over Gaf. If that happens, with me or anyone, that person needs a smack down to the lowest rung a poster can be on.

Something that I do, however, is get involved with my community, with my friends, etc, regardless of whether that's Gaf, or where I live. I try to provide feedback, both negative and positive, as a part of being a citizen and wanting that community to stay great. I encourage everyone, with their own affairs in order, to do that.

This largely comes from how many institutions both virtual and physical, have fallen into an awful state in the modern day, from a place like Reddit, to a city like Portland. I feel it's super-important to make your voice heard, and be a part of that proceeding, because I've seen the end of that road, where people don't care.

The defining thing here is that I don't want to be anyone's leader or guide things, or blah blah blah. I feel like that's a dangerous ego trap.

I'm just somebody passing through, trying to do their best. That's all I ever will be. I'm blessed that people want to listen to me, and like what I have to say, but... that's a lot more to do with the strength of the arguments themselves, than the person who writes them.

I adore the idea that I'm the Alpha of Gaf, and all the posters are my Betas. I will meme it forever. But I think we both know that isn't true.

If Gaf saw fit, if my arguments stopped being good, they'd toss me out on my ass in a second. And that's good. I need that. Everyone needs that.
 

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There is no GAF hierarchy when it comes to regular users, and I'm the last person that should be lumped in with those you mentioned. I can count the number of people that can stand me on GAF on one hand 😂

But there never was, is, or will be a Meta GAF/Discord/PM illuminati.
 

ThatGamingDude

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I dunno

Reading through more of the discussion and the points that OP is making
And reviewing the FULL post history of the people mentioned

I totally see the favoritism and social hierarchy
While it isn't bad, from an natural history sort of aspect, it's actually pretty interesting
 
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Away with the fairies
Evilore controls gaf, nobody else.

Being at the top of the social heirachy doesn't put you at the top. Many pillars are needed to hold up the parthenon.

This has nothing to do with a conspiracy that some members control gaf. It is interesting that's what everyone thinks though. Strange that that is the subject on people's minds.
 

ThatGamingDude

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Did I miss the cult meeting?
I don't really think it's a cult as much as a...gathering of people

I mean cults do have their hierarchies, but I don't think GAF is as ritualistic as cults typically are

Unless this conspiracy the upper echelon keeps speaking of is actually true
This is why businesses need to give FULL transparency of their company workings
 

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Evilore controls gaf, nobody else.

Being at the top of the social heirachy doesn't put you at the top. Many pillars are needed to hold up the parthenon.

This has nothing to do with a conspiracy that some members control gaf. It is interesting that's what everyone thinks though. Strange that that is the subject on people's minds.

We're only going off your own words. This is what you have constantly implied, or outright stated by calling me the Alpha in a group of Betas.

Every time I write that, I start laughing.

I've given you my undivided time and attention twice now, and thoughtfully addressed your concerns, yet, no progress seems to be being made.

It's clear that you want to believe this and only this. And I guess you're free to. But, I'm not going to participate further in it, in anything but a farcical sense.
 

ThatGamingDude

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We're only going off your own words. This is what you have constantly implied, or outright stated by calling me the Alpha in a group of Betas.

Every time I write that, I start laughing.

I've given you my undivided time and attention twice now, and thoughtfully addressed your concerns, yet, no progress seems to be being made.

It's clear that you want to believe this and only this. And I guess you're free to. But, I'm not going to participate further in it, in anything but a farcical sense.
I think the Alpha Male analogy might have been a poor choice of words

How would you feel if you saw GAF hierarchy in the sense of a Parent-Teacher Association?
You and the rest of the crew are on the board

I think it fits what OP is trying to explain a little better
You still have the community, it's just not so aggressive with wording like "Alpha."