Gamers Gone Wild

Posted on February 14, 2011 by

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Gamers

It’s no secret that the online video-game-verse is dominated by men—or, more precisely, by men’s most boyish versions of themselves. So when female gamers venture onto the virtual battlefield, they’re (predictably) greeted with juvenile come-ons and abuse from their less-evolved male co-players. At FatUglyOrSlutty.com, female gamers record the  most offensive messages they’ve been subjected to via console. Most of the messages are X-rated and most of them are misspelled—but if you’re a woman who’s feeling slightly depressed about being single this Valentine’s Day, give the site a look! It’s enough to turn you off men for the day.

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Posted in: Sexism, Technology