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So as I was perusing the forums, I thought to myself about irony.

 Americans, and young American males in particular, generally care nothing about what the world beyond their four walls, let alone the rest of the world.  They might SAY they care, but they don't.  They don't even know where Poland or Belgium are on a map.

 Until Sony fanboys in America realize that if they pay attention to Europe it will make their fanboyism seem consequential in America where Wii and 360 dominate.

 

I just found that interesting. 



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11/20/09 04:25 makingmusic476 Warning Other (Your avatar is borderline NSFW. Please keep it for as long as possible.)

This is just your opinion dude. Show some proof to back it up. 60% of the people on here are American's who could be upset with your statement.



And I shouldn't ban you because...?  I probably could have named every country on the world map before you ever could.



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Dude, you can't comment on this site if you haven't got to know the mebers and I mean really interact with the members.

Even Leo-j who until recently was a juvenile PS3 fanboy (not anymore because he has changed) cares about the world outside his own four walls and actually cares what is going on in the world.



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To be honest, this seems like a flame, but hey I'll bite. 

So, are you thinking that because most fanboys are narrow minded plat hogs, that the vast majority of American gamers are the same way?

What exactly are you saying though, that if Sony fanboys want common ground, they need to start using Europe as their primary arguement?



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lionkitten said:

So as I was perusing the forums, I thought to myself about irony.

Americans, and young American males in particular, generally care nothing about what the world beyond their four walls, let alone the rest of the world. They might SAY they care, but they don't. They don't even know where Poland or Belgium are on a map.

Until Sony fanboys in America realize that if they pay attention to Europe it will make their fanboyism seem consequential in America where Wii and 360 dominate.

 

I just found that interesting.


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11/20/09 04:25 makingmusic476 Warning Other (Your avatar is borderline NSFW. Please keep it for as long as possible.)

I'm just basing on reading the forums here and virtually all gamer sites. In any other circle of influence, Americans would care less about what sold well in Europe. How are the soccer games and Formula One games selling in Topeka this week? They want to ban french fries a few years back because they were mad at the french. They think the Brits actually EAT tea and crumpets. They think that everyone in the world online and off should speak English to them because they are too lazy to learn French or German.

But Europeans buy PS3's and suddenly Americans think they are the most tasteful, influential people ever.

Not sure what's inflammatory about what I said. I just find it interesting that Americans tend to have a limited world view, except when it suits their purposes.

And I am an American living in Minneapolis, by the way, so it's not like I am a someone from Europe casting aspersions toward the U.S. I teach hundreds of young men from 13-18 every day, so it's not like I don't know what/how they think.

I'm not flaming. I'm just pointing out an interesting sociological trend that is unique to this one sector of society. Obviously are there people who care about the rest of the world. Of course.

Sorry, I won't post here any more. It seems like people on this site are only interested in who can claim a 3,000 unit "victory" over the other console in February, a totally unimportant retail month. Guess you guys don't need the web traffic.