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Chazore said:

But that's the thing. All the people who keep saying there are two sides to the coin, only seem to be listing the good sides for one part of the coin, while listing the negatives for the other, then following it up by saying "it's not bad", but the entire picture was just painted as such for the other side of the coin, it effectively makes one side look better than the other.

Also name calling?. Dude, I've seen that back and forth rigmarole for years and it's not all just on the PC side either. Why is it so hard to see that both sides do the same thing?.

I suppose people tend to list the good side of their system of choice while listing the bad sides of the other systems but I don't think that is as bad as outright calling others "peasants" and oneself the "master race". There is a level of spite and arrogance that is not found in simply listing the bad sides of a system or the good sides of another system. The message is pretty much: "Not only am I better than you but you are a total inferior idiot for not agreeing with me and playing as I play".

Now having said that, simply listing one's system's qualities while dissing another's flaws is probably short-sighted if there is no specific context. I do not act that way. In this thread for instance, a specific question is asked, why I feel console gaming is better than PC so I'm listing the reasons why I don't (as a personal choice) choose to game on PC and in this context it makes sense to list the PC's flaws and at the same time my chosen sytem's qualities. Though I would have preferred a less aggressive question such as "Why do I prefer gaming on console rather than on PC". But you cannot blame me for the words chosen by the OP 

But out of context, listing a sytem's flaws is fine if one has the honesty of acknowledging that one's system of choice also has flaws. It's then called constructive criticism and it's not meant to belittle people for their choice but to push the makers of said system to improve on it. Of course constructive criticism can be easily misunderstood and considered an attack so when one engages in such an endeavor one needs to be careful in one's choice of words.