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FTRouslan

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In Topic: The "Funny Picture" thread

Yesterday, 03:08 AM

View Postnamechangeheh, on 28 July 2015 - 07:07 PM, said:

quality quality yeee

would jerk off 8/m8

8/m8? is that way you'd only jerk off? is m8 the highest score possible? will you not m8 with somebody unless they score a "m8"?

In Topic: Hairdresser just fucked my hair

24 July 2015 - 07:03 PM

/r/justfuckmyshitup

In Topic: An honest to god question

22 July 2015 - 12:31 AM

View PostLmkt, on 21 July 2015 - 09:48 PM, said:

what the fuck

dude

I know

took some courage to write that shit but I'm glad I did

In Topic: An honest to god question

19 July 2015 - 09:13 PM

As awkward as it sounds, I think MMOs provided opportunities to gain the confidence and the verbal skills necessary to be successful socially. I was never really a normal kid--if you looked at how I spent my time as a kid, you would have thought I had an Asperger's like obsession with history and geography. Hey, I'm not complaining, since it made for some great moments!

Throughout my time in WoW, I went through several phases:
  • Oblivious, innocent kid.
  • Cocky teen.
  • Pretentious teen.
And I guess I turned into a pretty normal young adult after that. Still weird, but in good ways. I could always improve though. =)

While there's a lot of social interactiosn that MMORPGs cut out, like physical health, body cues, etc., and MMOs can never replace interacting with people in real life, you're still interacting with other people in a meaningful way. Cultivating relationships, building an image, lending your skills to other people, having fun, etc. As a reclusive, introverted teenager, MMORPGs kind of gave me an opportunity to bloom, first in the virtual world, and then in real life. I wasn't really afraid of socializing, but I just never saw the point until I made the connections that I did in WoW.

At the very least, it gave me opportunities to make an ass out of myself in a context that didn't matter, so when the real life comes along, I wouldn't fuck myself over when it counts.

EDIT: now that I look back, I was really easy trolling material when I was 12. I remember engaging with some dude in trade chat, that I later learned was an infamous server troll, and saying "yeah, uh, I don't know if I can really say what my sexuality is until I've had sex". hahahahahaha goddamn little me

I'm glad I didn't take things seriously back then. It helped me make more friends than enemies.

In Topic: Cool story bro

19 July 2015 - 05:42 PM

View PostThaya, on 19 July 2015 - 05:39 PM, said:

sorry to hear that

maybe this will help



thanks

I did develop a healthy appreciation for toilet paper after that instance. It's amazing how many things we take for granted.

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