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Originally Posted by fade2green514
oh my god. i always just assume - they're probably all girls under guys screen names so no one hits on them. haha
My girlfriend actually does this. Not on all games though, just the games she might get harassed in if you pick a female character...
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post #32 of 59
If that's accurate...then that's pretty outstanding. more than half? Wow.

What about on here? If 64% are female in games.....how come we only have like...1 girl member?

I'd like for Admin to tally up the female users active within the last 3 months, and give us a number/percentage. We don't need names or anything...but I mean...I'm curious. I'd think that it would be a more respected forum if we had girls and guys getting along and stuff...you know...2 perspectives...that kinda stuff.
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post #33 of 59
i dont think this is true theres no way i knwo allot of girls and half of them dont even knwo how to play games let alone like them
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post #34 of 59
They're counting all those bored housewives who browse their myspace in one window and play online poker in another... (they haven't figured out tabs yet).

-Ronin

They are in no way talking about what we consider online games.

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* Though older females make-up the largest percentage of casual gamers,
active gamer teens and young adults also comprise a considerable portion
of this market, with more than half playing casual games an hour or more
a week.
Older females the largest percentage of casual gamers (casual = "gee I have a few minutes to waste, google... 'games' ".
    
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post #35 of 59
This is sort of old, I red about this back in June or July I think. But yes, the numbers are correct. More girls/chicks buy video games.

That would explain why my syster goes out almost every weekend and buys games for her daughters.

Last game I bought? F.E.A.R in Thanksgiving of last year and.......NFS Most wanted last Sunday, so that makes it a game about every 6-8 months for me and I get them while they're $19.99--$24.99. Not a penny more.
post #36 of 59
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Originally Posted by Nasgul
This is sort of old, I red about this back in June or July I think. But yes, the numbers are correct. More girls/chicks buy video games.

That would explain why my syster goes out almost every weekend and buys games for her daughters.

Last game I bought? F.E.A.R in Thanksgiving of last year and.......NFS Most wanted last Sunday, so that makes it a game about every 6-8 months for me and I get them while they're $19.99--$24.99. Not a penny more.
i don't think more girls buy video games. i think more play free online flash/java games. well that's what i think. and what everyone else says. they should go look in a video game store, and keep track of the demographics of who buys games. then we can really see who plays more video games.
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post #37 of 59
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Originally Posted by Nasgul
This is sort of old, I red about this back in June or July I think. But yes, the numbers are correct. More girls/chicks buy video games.

That would explain why my syster goes out almost every weekend and buys games for her daughters.

Last game I bought? F.E.A.R in Thanksgiving of last year and.......NFS Most wanted last Sunday, so that makes it a game about every 6-8 months for me and I get them while they're $19.99--$24.99. Not a penny more.
Hey!...you're like me! I buy a game every 6 months! This half-year period I splurged and got both Oblivion and HOMM V!

Ventrilo agrees that 49/50 Warcraft III Gamers are men.
     
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post #38 of 59
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Originally Posted by Sideburns
If that's accurate...then that's pretty outstanding. more than half? Wow.

What about on here? If 64% are female in games.....how come we only have like...1 girl member?

I'd like for Admin to tally up the female users active within the last 3 months, and give us a number/percentage. We don't need names or anything...but I mean...I'm curious. I'd think that it would be a more respected forum if we had girls and guys getting along and stuff...you know...2 perspectives...that kinda stuff.
Hey most girls that can use a computer can check their email, but going into the BIOs, changing settings, stress testing and installing new cooling? I don't think so.
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post #39 of 59
I think they included online card, board etc. games too. There is no way girls out numbering guys in fps type of games.
But i know a girl who can own most of te guys in cs She is so cool, i want to marry her and play cs 7/24... jk
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post #40 of 59
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Originally Posted by bentrinh
Hey most girls that can use a computer can check their email, but going into the BIOs, changing settings, stress testing and installing new cooling? I don't think so.
Yup that's guy stuff right there... like suping up cars and such
and guns!
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