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Seeing as I am currently not able to log-on to WoW because my server is due for maintence until 2 EST then I am able to finally do something other than wel..WoW.
This picture
bothers me a bit. Yeah okay it's sweet endearing-what the fuck ever. It shows female blood elves depending on a male bloodelf who is currently over encumbered with shit in his hands :/ He is doing attack damage but she just graps him like "oh deer lawhdie! puhhhleaaazeeee he'p me!"

Granted, there is no despairing face - she looks like a bitch. Justin is trying to get me to look at it from the Bloodelf culture..which is a little difficult to realize though I did read their background story which shows eludes little to being a male dependent culture...but just the same I see it as a picture where the he is protecting the she. I feel that there is no need for this :/ she has her own goddamn spells! USE 'EM BITCH!

Anyway, that was rather ranty but the picture bothered me so damn much.

Another thing that bothers me is how male players behave toward female players. They are indignant of their abilities and fail to see eye to eye or as equals. Proclaiming that you are a female gamer can cause other players to become hostile towards you. Hostile in the sense of sexual perversion and harassment or hostile in the sense of "IMAH BEET YO ASS GIRLIE" sort of hostility. Omfg...don't get upset, I'm a girl and I can play video games..that doesn't make me better than you and I'm not striving honestly, I'm just different from the other chicks that paint their toe nails bright pink and where their Zeta Tau Alpha tees to class on the day their halter tops and tube tops are in the wash.

Another thing that bothers me is the Nightelf stripper dance :/ I can't quite explain why except for it seems demeaning. Maybe I'm just not fond of strip clubs. Or strippers :x
But I think undead should be doing moves from "Thriller" when they dance...although the male's heavy metal mosh is humoring. The troll's every damn word and movement is hilarious...there is something they say that i don't quite like but i can't remember it for the life of me..such late night WoW adventures.

In other news, my mooncup came about a week ago..I haven't used it yet..though I should probably learn how to insert and extract...extraction seems the trickiest. I haven't even boiled it for sanitation yet.

HEY YOU LOOKING AT ME...STOP..YES I TYPE LIKE MACHINE GUN RAPID FIRE AND YOU CAN GO TO HELL IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT ...buy a computer and get out of the library you flying ratbastard! okay so this guy wasn't really a pigeon but just the same >;E

I'm quite tired...I thinkk

"I SLEEP NOW!" - the lost skeleton from The Lost Skeleton of Cadavre

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haplochant From: haplochant Date: September 5th, 2006 06:57 pm (UTC) (Link)
Videogames have yet to catch up to the fact that increasing number of women are playing. They think that appealing to female gamers means upping the number of female characters, yet they pretty much always makes those female character appeal to male gamers-- dress them up like tarts, give them either large breasts, giant eyes, or childlike (pedo-appealing) bodies, and often their personalities fulfill one of two male fantasy stereotype: sexually agressive and domineering, or shy and reserved and appealing to male protectors. Gag.

signed, a female gamer.
haplochant From: haplochant Date: September 5th, 2006 06:58 pm (UTC) (Link)
Gah! I could do with some proofreading. *embarrassed*
capturedribbons From: capturedribbons Date: September 5th, 2006 07:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hmm...When I first saw the picture and looked at the woman I saw: "Bitch, please, this one's mine."

However, taking in the entire image with the male showing off his powers like he's going to beat down some punks or something changes it to. "Haha, This one's mine and I'm going to just be eye candy while he takes care of the garbage."

I don't really care for either the innital or later interpretation but have they released any other pictures? Maybe that might be less... ugh?
sakakiharuto From: sakakiharuto Date: September 7th, 2006 03:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
People say that healers are important, and other support is needed. But a raiding guild is only going to progress as long as your main tank can handle the beating he/she is recieving from the encounter. A healer can not show up a few days a week, a damage class can not show up a few days a week..no one really cares, those spots will be taken by other players. But the main tank, has to be there, almost everyday, or the raid just doesn't happen. They normally get geared out first, they have priority on tanking gear for those above reasons. So the entire raid can progress through the game.

My point..
My old guild was called STOMP. And our main tank, was a female undead warrior, who was a female player in real life. IMHO a warrior's tanking job is one of the hardest roles in the game to fill, It can be one of the most complex, and demanding jobs. Its the whole idea of holding threat, and it takes a tremendous amount of skill, and reaction to do. Not to mention a complete understanding of what is going on in your surroundings.

I only knew her as "wilstar", but she sucessfully tanked through ZG,AQ20, Molten Core,Onyixa, parts of Black Wing Lair, as well as Skeram, the first boss in AQ40. She might be one of the more top notch warriors horde side on Dalvengyr.
All of this is just to show that there are girls out there breaking that stereotype severely. And she wasn't too bad looking either.. >.>
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