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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen Entertainment today released its third annual Active Gamer Benchmark Study, which shows that the social elements of video games are becoming an increasingly important part of the overall gaming experience. The research found that among the roughly 117 million Active Gamers in the U.S. in 2006, more than half (56%) play games online, and that 64% of all online gamers are women.
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No way...
    
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Chosen! They DONT have cooties.. It's a myth... Why cant we all just get along?

LOL I still don't bel;eive its accurate though
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Cooties are a form of body lice! O_O E-Cooties? I dont want to have to shave my computer!
    
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Well alot of girls do play everquest and everquest 2..and wow.

I would say probably about 30% are females in MMORPGS. My old guild had 12 girls in it.
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Chosen! They DONT have cooties.. It's a myth... Why cant we all just get along?

LOL I still don't bel;eive its accurate though
Hey think: WoW, Runescape, Pokemon type games, Kingdom hearts type games...
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Kingdom hearts... (shoots self)
    
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They say the are girls...
I estimate 20-30% of gamers are REAL girls. Does not matter to me, since most newer gamers are very socially retarded.
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They say the are girls...
I estimate 20-30% of gamers are REAL girls. Does not matter to me, since most newer gamers are very socially retarded.
Our guild required microphones and ventrilo, so the 12 girls in our guild were actually girls.

But most of those girls were married and playing because of there husbands.
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oh my god. i always just assume - they're probably all girls under guys screen names so no one hits on them. haha
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