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I hate this planet........

http://www.pcgamer.com/2013/02/04/borderlands-2s-tiny-tina-accused-of-conveying-racism-writer-says-he-may-change-her-in-future/?ns_campaign=article-feed&ns_mchannel=ref&ns_source=steam&ns_linkname=0&ns_fee=0



Edit: Well that was quick, the guy who started all this was fired/quit

http://kotaku.com/5981652/developer-who-called-borderlands-character-racist-is-now-out-of-a-job
Edited by Binary Ecyrb - 2/5/13 at 8:36pm
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How long has this been out now? And all of a sudden it's an issue because of one twitter conversation?


Why does twitter exist again? Wait, let's see if we can find any connections here.

Twitter: panders to the human tendency to act spastically and irrationally at a moments notice during social interaction

Sudden accusations of racism in relation to media released months ago: A momentary act of irrational judgement, spastically supported by observers as a means of social interaction with their peers.

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I'm hesitant to even leave this open, but I'll do so for the time being on the grounds that it hasn't gone completely south YET.

But everyone needs to understand/remember that 'race' and 'politics' are both disallowed on OCN ... and we're pretty strict on what we consider to be 'politics', as many members can attest to.

So ... proceed ... but with tact, class, and observation of the ToS please thumb.gif
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Its seems to be getting more attention in the Software news area where I didn't mean to put it, so you can remove this one.
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Okay. That discussion is here ... SAME RULES APPLY ... and the staff is discussing whether it's allowable, so ... just so you know, it may not be.
    
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