Act Natural! (if you don't mind)

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Fr0Z3nR, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Hey guys, whats up.

    So, going back a quick 3 weeks, I had to write a paper on ethnocentrisms for an intro Anthropology class. I wrote it a little vaguely as intended, but used a couple of examples that involved gamers (not specific games or people, but just gamers in general). Scooting ahead to last week, this essay was apparently assigned to set us up to do our own mini Ethnography, or a study of culture. My professor kinda twisted what I said in my essay and told me to do this project on Elitist gamers, and the gaming culture.

    So anyways, thought I would give you all a bit of warning (and possible permission later on to use your gamer tags, if you allow, in my final report) that when I'm on, or in chat, I'll be observing interactions between everyone and such.

    You won't be the only ones I'll be tailing, I'm also looking back in my own gaming history, and looking at the Guild wars community and Runescape community. I'll be looking at the SPUF now and then, but since i'm not to familiar with it, I won't be "observing it" too much. I also ill be using my schools gaming club and active participation and observation.

    Don't be worried by this or act any differently, or I will know >:D. I mean, comon, its me, I can't do anything 'round here :p

    Thanks everyone for your cooperation.

    EDIT: and yes, I will be still posting updates for Rundown and possibly (if I can) my swamp/construction/abandoned themed contest map.
     
  2. Dragonstorm24

    Dragonstorm24 L4: Comfortable Member

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    :O
     
  3. nik

    nik L12: Fabulous Member

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    I LOVE THE XBOX

    IT IS VERY GOOD

    THE CONTROLLER DOES A VERY GOOD JOB OF INPUTTING INFORMATION JUST AS WELL AS A MOUSE AND KEYBOARD.

    yes

    okay no
     
  4. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Oh, reEDIT: but I'd thought I'll toss it up here. I will probably later on in a month or so post a little questionare about games, game communities, etc. More info on that as I get around to doing it. (I'm very busy right now)
     
  5. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    Oh man I hate being judged.

    If I happen to be replaced by a cactus by the end of the week don't be surprised.
     
  6. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Your not being judged, your being "observed" something I've done, you've done, nik's done, everyones done when they first join a community like this. I just happen to be doing mine now for a reason.

    Yea, you won't be judged. I should make that straight.
     
  7. Duke Silas

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    I'm observing you all now.......;)
     
  8. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    Fair enough. I give full permission etc.

    Seems quite cool actually.
     
  9. Wilson

    aa Wilson Burial by Sleep

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    If I happen to be replaced by a volleyball by the end of the week don't be surprised.
     
  10. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    YEH TOAST!
    What?? You said act natural.
     
  11. Fraz

    aa Fraz Blu Hatte, Greyscale Backdrop.

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    If you want me to act natural all you're gonna see from me is making fun of tpg and making gay jokes. That's pretty much what I do.
     
  12. REEJ

    REEJ L7: Fancy Member

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    At first I was like :bored:
    Then :O

    Anyway, why would you warn people you want to observe in natural mode?
     
  13. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    It was less me warning and more of a telling. I didn't want to be sneaky about it, and then later be like "Ohai gueyz. I've been liek. Stahlking yuus." when i put out this questionair. Also to see all of your responses.

    EDIT: I've also made about 3-4 posts, and my count is still at 359... Is someone playing a joke on me... :(
     
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2011
  14. Wilson

    aa Wilson Burial by Sleep

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    Offtopic doesn't rise postcount.
     
  15. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Ah ha, that would make sense.
     
  16. jpr

    aa jpr

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    If you want us to act natural, why did you tell us? :p
     
  17. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    Yes we've been over that one about three posts back :D