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Borderlands is very popular with the ladies. I don't remember who posted something about fps games lacking chicks but there's your exception.
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Actually a lot of my friends have met their current spouses from WoW. It's a legit deal. You find something that the other really really enjoys and can match what they want in a person.

It's a LOT more successful than most care to believe. thumb.gif
     
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Actually a lot of my friends have met their current spouses from WoW. It's a legit deal. You find something that the other really really enjoys and can match what they want in a person.
It's a LOT more successful than most care to believe. thumb.gif

Yeah...Except when the chick is actually a dude IRL and you fall hopelessly in love...thumb.gif
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Haha the comments gave a good laugh, freaking hilarious
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The guy above is actually in the minority in terms of demographics for MMORPGs. The majority is actually, like with all of gaming, casual gamers. It's hardly surprising at all because WoW in it's gameplay mechanics, 'forces' you to be social and often they get comfortable with people in their guild and thus share real life stories and experiences.
I don't play WoW, and yes, it's easy to get a laugh at MMORPG's because of the stereotype but in reality, they're the minority.
A good chunk of MMORPG players are in the mid 30s, have working lives, often professionals, mothers etc...
And due to the social factor, attracts far more female players + the fact they are far less discriminated against and less intimidated vs. FPS games.

don't agree with you at all..

yes they are social, social on the game and game only
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I love these types of articles that try and be serious. HILARIOUS stuff.
    
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I've had zero luck in terms of dating from MMOs (I'd be deathly afraid to try anyways). I have met quite a few people over the years I've played with in real life and I've become rather close to some. So yeah, I kinda see the feasibility in the article. Folks who don't play sit on the outside and look in. There's a lot to these games people who don't play understand. It might be just a game but you meet people with similar interests and some share the same drive you do. It should be no real surprise here.
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I actually met a girl on wow. I was 18 and she was 28. We fell in love and were together for a year. She lived in AZ and me in CA. I flew out there like 4 times and she came out here once. I lost my virginity through WoW. She ended up being a nutcase in the end, but i had fun.
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I actually met a girl on wow. I was 18 and she was 28. We fell in love and were together for a year. She lived in AZ and me in CA. I flew out there like 4 times and she came out here once. I lost my virginity through WoW. She ended up being a nutcase in the end, but i had fun.

Yeah, when a girl is interested in someone ten years younger than her, there are usually glaring deficiencies that make her unacceptable to those closer to her age (ie. crazy).

Pretty good rule of thumb in general.
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Yeah, when a girl is interested in someone ten years younger than her, there are usually glaring deficiencies that make her unacceptable to those closer to her age (ie. crazy).
Pretty good rule of thumb in general.

I've met plenty of those nut jobs over WoW too! We had a guild break up due to the GM's new wife (she played too) getting it on with another member of the guild. Way more drama than should exist on WoW. We're talking Jerry Springer quality crap.
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