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Re: Gender

Postby t-o-m on Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:12 am

*tom sighs*

its annoying when people just...ASSUME...that im a guy!
*sighs again*

dont really think theres much need for this.
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Re: Gender

Postby KLOBBER on Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:15 am

hulmey wrote:
KLOBBER wrote:
jiminski wrote:
KLOBBER wrote:Why would you want anyone to know you're not a guy? That's the kind of information that's best kept to yourself.


It is plain to see that you are an 11 year old Puerto Rican girl


Well, except for three minor details: I'm 40, American, and male.


bet your bald as well :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


My bald what?
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Re: Gender

Postby cicero on Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:22 am

happy2seeyou wrote:If this were in use, I have a feeling that there will be a lot of gender confused men on this site that may be marking themselves as "female" just for the fun of it.

I agree with H2SY.
  • For whatever reason people will inaccurately represent their gender.
  • And of course there'll also be the need for a "not specifed" option.
  • People who don't read profiles and don't pick up big clues like "Mom" won't be reading the gender attribute anyway.
Overall I do think that the net result, of implementing this suggestion, would be that we'd be no more sure of a person's actual gender than we are now and the tendency to presume maleness would continue.
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Re: Gender

Postby jiminski on Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:50 am

hulmey wrote:i think all the women should have a pic of themselves in their avatar in their bikini's



I agree with this! let's start with Klobber!
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Re: Gender

Postby hulmey on Sat Jun 14, 2008 7:01 am

jiminski wrote:
hulmey wrote:i think all the women should have a pic of themselves in their avatar in their bikini's



I agree with this! let's start with Klobber!
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Re: Gender

Postby kletka on Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:07 am

bassl wrote:Is there anyway we can get genders on our profiles?


Off course, not. It is a blatant discrimination against aliens and self-aware computers that will eventually be joining this site in large numbers ;)
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Re: Gender

Postby Twill on Sun Jun 15, 2008 8:43 pm

Guys,

While you are demonstrating your pre-pubescent fear of girl cooties with lame-flames, it's not acceptable.

Get this thread back on track, and quick.

And you may want to fix the flames pretty fast or there'll be some wrist slapping coming.

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Re: Gender

Postby KLOBBER on Sun Jun 15, 2008 9:01 pm

Thank you, Twill. I do appreciate your help.
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Re: Gender

Postby Ditocoaf on Mon Jun 16, 2008 2:49 am

I support this idea because It would make it much easier to know who to net-stalk.

KLOBBER wrote:Thank you, Twill. I do appreciate your help.

heh. It's nice to see the addition of medals has another added benifit. Your 1 gold medal gives an onlooker a basic idea of how little effort you put into achieving your rank.
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Re: Gender

Postby yeti_c on Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:52 am

kletka wrote:self-aware computers that will eventually be joining this site in large numbers ;)


You think we're not already here?

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Re: Gender

Postby Hrvat on Mon Jun 16, 2008 5:08 am

hulmey wrote:i think all the women should have a pic of themselves in their avatar in their bikini's

Naked
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Re: Gender

Postby KLOBBER on Mon Jun 16, 2008 7:07 am

Ditocoaf wrote:
KLOBBER wrote:Thank you, Twill. I do appreciate your help.
Your 1 gold medal....


Thank you for your opinion, private.

Your math is off, though; I have three medals.

How many do you have? I can't seem to find an exact number on your post.
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Re: Gender

Postby jiminski on Mon Jun 16, 2008 7:17 am

Back to thread (As Twill is having a sense of humour failure ;) ) ...... is this really a serious suggestion?

What most ladies tend to do (subconsciously or not .. i am not sure) is put a picture of a lady; themselves or cartoon in their Avi.

This can be misleading and you need to get the picture right .. I did refer to Amazzony as 'mate' some weeks ago, partly because she was organising a tourney (sorry stereotypes die hard!) and partly because her avatar, though patently of a female, is subtly feminine and quite dark.. (too subtle for this old misogynist!)

And i also thought Zimmah was a girl due to the picture of his girlfriend.. not an idiot-proof system i admit!

but i think the depiction of Gender has to be down to choice and implied rather than stated!
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Re: Gender

Postby bassl on Mon Jun 16, 2008 10:53 am

wcaclimbing wrote:Girls on the internet? Impossible.



j/k...
It wouldn't help to have that info on your profile page, cause people don't ususally look at that page.
What would work the best is if you wore a pic of a girl (maybe you) as your avatar. Then people can figure it out more easily.



Lol...I have recently put up a female avatar so we'll see if that helps at all. You're right though, I have never really looked at other players profiles so it would be kinda pointless.
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Re: Gender

Postby bassl on Mon Jun 16, 2008 10:59 am

KLOBBER wrote:Why would you want anyone to know you're not a guy? That's the kind of information that's best kept to yourself.


Because the male gender isn't the only one that knows how to play the game and we'd like a little credit too.
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