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MichealJetli said:

I'm always viewing them as pro SJW and Sony forum. The most ridiculous thing i have seen there is when some posters refused to watch AVGN just because nerd's friend turned out to be Jon Tron friend or something. The notion to hate everything and to like everything based on political views are seriously laughable.

GAF also tried to get the A Hat in Time devs to remove JonTron's voice acting from the game, though the devs didn't give a shit.



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Mr Khan said:
Hi everybody.

Poking my head in for the first time since i wandered off after getting de-Modded. I did end up going to Penny Arcade (by Khuutra's recommendation), and to GAF eventually, though i only really started getting deep in there after the 2016 US elections.

Haven't seen a community that better-reflected my views on things. The reason it collapsed so quickly with the revelations is because the leadership was very invested in creating a better class of environment than too much of the gaming community (not that VGC was ever that bad, thanks to the mods, but the amount of people in this thread using SJW as a pejorative is a huge fucking red flag). I basically lived out of their politics thread, and their views on Nazi-punching were delightful. Spent relatively little time on Gaming-side, not because the interest isn't there anymore (playing as much or more than i ever have been, Switch is awesome), but because the cool discussion was really on the other side. They had a large black community of users and a good-sized cohort of women, and i learned a lot there about respect for marginalized groups and about the experiences of others who aren't me (a young, white, straight, cis-male).

I hope some of the old admins build a new community, but what's gone is gone since forums like there (or here), are a relic in the social media age where discussion is people using places like Nazi-friendly twitter and facebook or just going to Discord. Replacing it might not be a question, because so much of its power was in inertia, though some of the top people clearly had industry connections (through their method of having the mod team verify industry insiders who would carefully leak information) and could be an asset in other places.

It really hurts to see that gone. Shame on EvilLore for taking down such a beautiful thing with him, but good on the mods and admins who were willing to take sexual assault seriously.

Agree with almost everything you said but why mods there didnt left the site when Evilore tried to cover his friend pedo mod , banning every discussions about it and banning people who mentioned it. Mods at that time did nothing.

It will be hard to find another forum that crushs gamergaters and nazi friendly people fast. And they had the best community threads for particular games. I will miss Art gaf community threads and some games community threads.

 



 

VGPolyglot said:
numberwang said:

Concerning the rise of 'male feminists' like the owner of GAF - Prof. Petersen describes that behaviour as a mating strategy for sexual selection if you can't compete on the traditional male hierarchy. 

I've never made sexual advances on anyone before, that is not why I do it.

That video is not referring to you - also you should start making advances towards woman.



numberwang said:
VGPolyglot said:

I've never made sexual advances on anyone before, that is not why I do it.

That video is not referring to you - also you should start making advances towards woman.

Why? I'm not ready to get into a relationship.



I wont lie, I've hated NeoGAF ever since I got permabanned.

Apparently I was being "racist towards blacks" despite being a black African myself.

It was after that Oscars So White fiasco and I was suggesting that black America focus on strengthening their own studios, production houses and distribution companies to create a profitable niche akin to Bollywood and Nollywood.

That way black actors don't need to care and/or need recognition from the Oscars if they truly are as biased as was claimed

Apparently, I was advocating for "segregation" and suffered from "self-hate".

Once I was banned (and couldn't defend myself) posters made jokes about me wanting to apply to the KKK and the like.

SJW is a childish and divisive term. That said NeoGAF was full of over the top, ultra-left psychopaths. I have very little sympathy for those guys.

I just hope something good comes out of all of this.

It was great because of its active user-base and diverse topics/threads



I predict that the Wii U will sell a total of 18 million units in its lifetime. 

The NX will be a 900p machine

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Captain_Yuri said:
http://geonaf.com/

I believe that's their new site if it hasnt been posted already.

And its gone! 



Made a bet with LipeJJ and HylianYoshi that the XB1 will reach 30 million before Wii U reaches 15 million. Loser has to get avatar picked by winner for 6 months (or if I lose, either 6 months avatar control for both Lipe and Hylian, or my patrick avatar comes back forever).

barneystinson69 said:
Captain_Yuri said:
http://geonaf.com/

I believe that's their new site if it hasnt been posted already.

And its gone! 

We had such a close community on the Naf.



SubiyaCryolite said:

I wont lie, I've hated NeoGAF ever since I got permabanned.

Apparently I was being "racist towards blacks" despite being a black African myself.

It was after that Oscars So White fiasco and I was suggesting that black America focus on strengthening their own studios, production houses and distribution companies to create a profitable niche akin to Bollywood and Nollywood.

That way black actors don't need to care and/or need recognition from the Oscars if they truly are as biased as was claimed

Apparently, I was advocating for "segregation" and suffered from "self-hate".

Once I was banned (and couldn't defend myself) posters made jokes about me wanting to apply to the KKK and the like.

SJW is a childish and divisive term. That said NeoGAF was full of over the top, ultra-left psychopaths. I have very little sympathy for those guys.

I just hope something good comes out of all of this.

It was great because of its active user-base and diverse topics/threads

That sums up NeoGAF in one sentence XD



Still waiting for his supposed statement.

I really hope the site isn't gone. He should give ownership to someone else. Gaf is the best place for keeping up with gaming news and discussions. The official threads are one of the best things on there.



Formerly ilovegirls69  :(

RavenXtra said:

I could kiss you

 

As for NeoGaf.. I suspect Evilore took the site down himself because he can't seem to handle any sort of criticism. These accusations are nothing new and every time it was ever brought up, a sweep of thread deletions and user bans followed. Now, due to the current climate of discussion on the issue, it can no longer be ignored/tolerated thankfully. It's a shame that the owner is just too selfish to allow others to continue enjoying a service while he deals with issues that he's brought upon himself.

The site was getting hammered last night and was up and down constantly. When it was up since it had no mods so all the dickheads decided it was their moment to show what a bunch of dickheads they really are and started making hundreds of topics about stupid shit. From straight up racist N word in the title topics to porn topics.

He probably decided was best to just leave it down until could sort new mods rather than let it continue.



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