Have you ever met someone from the Internet in real life?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by tyler, Dec 31, 2012.

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Have you ever met someone from the Internet in real life?

  1. Yes, a bunch of people

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  2. Yes, once or a few times

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  3. No, I would never

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  4. No, but I'm not against it

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  1. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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  2. DJive

    aa DJive Cake or Death?

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    No I haven't, however I'm not fully against it.
     
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  3. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    I've met Youme in person a while ago, and since I cosplay I've met quite a lot of people through 4chan and the like at conventions.

    You gotta be pretty cautious about who you meet, but most of the time the people I meet are all really awesome and fantastic. Though I would be concerned if you just met someone online and wanted to meet, usually I get to know people a good couple of months before I meet them in person.
     
  4. GPuzzle

    GPuzzle L9: Fashionable Member

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    I had a friend on Steam (still have) which I discovered later that he was on my Organic Chemistry class.
     
  5. Crash

    aa Crash func_nerd

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    Met a ton of people from my usual TF2 server at PAX East the past two years.

    The leader of the clan I've been in since I was 13 (I'm 25) moved across the country and is living about a half hour away from me now. He's over right now, even.
     
  6. Bermuda Cake

    Bermuda Cake L9: Fashionable Member

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    Yes, I went to a theme park with a guy I met on TF2 - he lives in Poland but he was in England on holiday. I'm all for it, but, it'd have to be someone I talk more than play games with. On the flip side, I met someone in real life who happens to play on the same minecraft server as me! On a Computer Science course I suppose the odds are a little higher.
     
  7. Tekku

    aa Tekku

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    We still need to go for a drink someday :p

    Anyways yeah, have met Howling Techie in a pro gaming bar, aka Kyoto Lounge.
     
  8. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    Back when uhh... wow, it was ten years ago now, I guess, I went to a LAN party for a TFC server/clan I played on because it was only an hour or two drive away. But it was complete "strangers" I only knew through the internet, not even photos or anything. It wasn't too big, something like 10-12 people. Went the only two years they had it before the community kinda drifted apart.
     
  9. Trotim

    aa Trotim

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    Yeah a few times. Pretty much necessary when trying to do serious projects
     
  10. 3Dnj

    aa 3Dnj Ducks

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    Yes and 3 of them become real good friends, the 3 guys behind the I hate mountain left 4 dead campaign.
     
  11. Faux Rhinoceros

    aa Faux Rhinoceros Also known as Dr. Element

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    Nope.

    Went by Aberdeen once, which is where one of my online friends lives, but we decided not to meet.
     
  12. Burnout6010

    Burnout6010 L5: Dapper Member

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    Mhhhh no. I'm not against it tho :p
     
  13. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Indeed we do. UK meet sometime at the Kyoto Lounge?
     
  14. fubarFX

    aa fubarFX The "raw" in "nodraw"

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    lan parties are fucking awesome man, I've met a bunch of people from the comp scene in my days. good times
     
  15. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    Should have made the poll public. Which one of you would never meet someone from the Internet?
     
  16. Bermuda Cake

    Bermuda Cake L9: Fashionable Member

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    So we can find you IRL and hurt you
     
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  17. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Ran into TheUlf at one point, but before I realized it was him, we had kept going past each other.

    I wonder if Mangy pops back still...
     
  18. GPuzzle

    GPuzzle L9: Fashionable Member

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    "Let You Go" by Chase and Status suddenly starts playing in my mind.
     
  19. Dïcecübe

    Dïcecübe L3: Member

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    I don't know which I should vote but I have 8 real-life friends who are on internet.

    Ooo... I meet first friends on the facebook before I meet then in real life, at my school.
     
  20. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    I have met two people from forums, both completely by coincidence.