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    i treat my male friends like gay but i treat my female friends with respect

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    Quote Originally Posted by R4Z View Post
    i treat my male friends like gay but i treat my female friends with respect
    this

    and yes I still dont get it where do all of these kids learnt something like this its totally not from their parents.

    Some kids often insult me with the F-word or N-word. I'm not offended but I know everyone else is offended when they said this. Not to mention bullies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HugeLock View Post
    Most of the 5-year-olds are extremely religious 200iq individuals that can't think for themselves.
    In certain middle eastern and Asian countries where (a certain religion) exists, gay people are likely to
    get beaten and tortured to death.
    imagine blaming a religion for hate, pretty sure all of their teachings are not to hate on each other or even go to manslaughter, those countries are a different case.
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    The ones doing the berating are adolescent edge-lords that are (probably…hopefully) not actually making those remarks to perpetuate some sort of sexist culture. They are addicted to peer approval and cannot validate or entertain themselves without making others feel worse. I am no psychologist, but I would venture to claim their transgressions are a projection of their own insecurities, that they probably are immature socially and genuinely believe in self-righteousness of their in-group.

    Quote Originally Posted by Clarken (ciarken) View Post
    Just remember you're being berated by young kids. Kids are stupid.
    Yeah, basically this. The best you can do is pin public accountability on them; unfortunately, the game’s overlords have deemed the community holding people responsible for their actions a form of bullying. So discussing why making sexist remarks is bad and reaffirming that most everyone that is not twelve years old views those remarks as immature will have to be done by their peers…oh god, what a cycle.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tlaloc1 View Post
    I think it's more of a societal issue, and GT reflects that. It's especially common in the gaming community, because a lot of gamers tend to be straight white guys who aren't exactly going to treat any outsiders of their in-group the same as insiders. Though the white part is a bit less applicable to GT given that it has players literally around the world. I'd say more but it'd probably result in GT Gamergate.

    Also, it really sucks that happened to you, I hope you reported them. It's really crappy when it happens, and I know from experience (though it was racially motivated in my case).
    While the internet encompasses most of the developed world, I think the “gamer” community is especially toxic — in the truest sense nonetheless. That speaks to a magnitude unprecedented; we coexist with groups that believe very hateful things, and yet, those groups are seldom talked about because they at least keep to themselves. The gamer community toxic because they are comprised largely of these unscrupulous children on an ego high.

    As aforesaid, they probably are far too immature reality for peer affirmation, which is why I have always gone with the approach that forces them to answer to a community rather than an authority — something apparently not tolerated here. It is different when Ubisoft tacitly coaxes the continuance of toxicity by issuing meaningless punishments — it become a game! But honestly, just observing the Growtopia community, most rational people that had done wrong had either changed or fled the community when confronted. I should refrain from using recent examples, but cases like Paine and JakeShore were both handled entirely by the community, and there were zero problems in reaching a resolve.

    But I am always curious as to what the anonymity factor does. Does it amplify these behaviors because they have no one to answer to, even when their account does? I have no really found a good psychological breakdown of internet culture and anonymity (well, we know what anonymity does), but I think it would be pretty interesting to read something comprehensive.


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    Different cultures and teenage. Some ask from me what my husband thinks when i play with boys. And i'm like öö, if i would have husband, it wouldn't be his business with who i hang out. But in some countries, man actually has power to control their wife. Kids also thinks that i fake my gender so they are extremely rude for me, cause they think that i'm fake. Also my age, ppl attack me cause they think that i lie and i'm 13yo in reality. So there is much reasons why they do this.
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    I'm sorry you had to deal with that. I must admit everything you just said hits close to home. I never let it get to me though because toxicity is toxicity, it doesn't care for your race, gender, age, sexuality, or morals. The only thing it does is piss me off because it discourages other female gamers from playing.
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    I think anyone would get treated like poop by trolls. I've been told to die and that they'll rape my mum but you tend to just ignore em after a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HugeLock View Post
    How dare you assume my gender?

    Guys get told the most horrific things too, but they don't take it too seriously.
    Ephus I never assumed your gender, also, I swear I've been called 'sir' more times than anything else 🤣 Even if I'm clearly wearing a 'girl' set I'll get called 'sir' or 'bro'. I feel like some people in Growtopia see the entire community as boys only.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NekoWolf View Post
    Ephus I never assumed your gender, also, I swear I've been called 'sir' more times than anything else ������ Even if I'm clearly wearing a 'girl' set I'll get called 'sir' or 'bro'. I feel like some people in Growtopia see the entire community as boys only.
    They are still trying to be nice by saying like something respectful like "thanks bro" or "thanks sir", they may not know "ma'am".

    You can't expect much from kids, kids are stupid.

    Yes, you assumed my gender "I believe you are a male".
    I'm actually a motorcycle.

    You do not need to be offended by someone calling you "bro" or "sir".

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    Quote Originally Posted by HugeLock View Post
    They are still trying to be nice by saying like something respectful like "thanks bro" or "thanks sir", they may not know "ma'am".

    You can't expect much from kids, kids are stupid.

    Yes, you assumed my gender "I believe you are a male".
    I'm actually a motorcycle.

    You do not need to be offended by someone calling you "bro" or "sir".
    OMG u are so brave for coming out to us. the fact that someone would assume your gender scares me cuz wut if one day, my gender is also assumed

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    Quote Originally Posted by HugeLock View Post
    They are still trying to be nice by saying like something respectful like "thanks bro" or "thanks sir", they may not know "ma'am".

    You can't expect much from kids, kids are stupid.

    Yes, you assumed my gender "I believe you are a male".
    I'm actually a motorcycle.

    You do not need to be offended by someone calling you "bro" or "sir".
    Why is it you think they'll know "sir" but not "ma'am?" Are you really downplaying everything a child does because they're "stupid?" Children are very intelligent and do have their own kind of empathy. They just lack something I would describe as maturity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NekoWolf View Post
    Also, the word 'gay' should NOT BE AN INSULT.
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    But in all seriousness though, using the word 'gay' as an insult unironically is quite childish imo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NekoWolf View Post
    Also, what's up with using 'id do something to your mom' as an insult.
    I agree that those insults are stupid.
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