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Some other notable statistics from the study are shown in the image below, including that 42 percent of women report owning a gaming console, compared to 37 percent for men. In addition, people with some college experience are more likely to own a game console than those who graduated college.







Some other statistics from the survey
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68 percent of adults own a smartphone, up from 35 percent in 2011
86 percent of people aged 18-29 have a smartphone
45 percent of people have a tablet
73 percent of adults own a desktop or laptop computer
19 percent of people have e-book readers
14 percent of adults own a portable gaming device


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an old thread by joemanici on overlcok.net dates back to 2007showing similar result
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Right now how many of those women were just buying the consoles for their kids or boyfriends/husbands? That's what I'd like to know.
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Besides smelling of cherry picking, who cares?
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Sounds like more women answer surveys if you ask me. rolleyes.gif
     
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Sounds like mothers / single mothers.
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Besides smelling of cherry picking, who cares?

You mean almost as bad as that "study" saying losers in games were legit losers even though they used Halo 3 (a game that's 8 years old on a dying platform) and out of the few thousand possible players, less than 100 actually said something. Yea that kind of cherry picking.
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Sounds like more women answer surveys if you ask me. rolleyes.gif

Ya know, the latest "gaming" statistics reek of feminist propaganda, hence why I choose to ignore it. You'd think people would completely ignore anything presented as "research" or a "study" with bias. Guess not rolleyes.gif

Hell my mom technically owns a Wii that's currently collecting dust in the downstairs closet. ZOMG SHE OWNS A CONSOLE, GUYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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You mean almost as bad as that "study" saying losers in games were legit losers even though they used Halo 3 (a game that's 8 years old on a dying platform) and out of the few thousand possible players, less than 100 actually said something. Yea that kind of cherry picking.
Ya know, the latest "gaming" statistics reek of feminist propaganda, hence why I choose to ignore it. You'd think people would completely ignore anything presented as "research" or a "study" with bias. Guess not rolleyes.gif

Hell my mom technically owns a Wii that's currently collecting dust in the downstairs closet. ZOMG SHE OWNS A CONSOLE, GUYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yea, got to love survey's and studies. Man, you can get the results you want by surveying the correct group. You can also get the results you want by asking the question in ways that lead towards the response you want.

Hell, remember that survey that said people don't want faster internet... lol. I bet the question went along the lines of, "Do you want to play twice as much for faster internet? Hell no!". biggrin.gif

And yea, officially my ol'lady owns a console because I own one. She doesn't know how to turn it on or use the controller, but, she owns one.
     
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That's because real men own gaming PCs.
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This is because men will buy it for the gf or wife as a "gift". And then use it themselves lol
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Yea, got to love survey's and studies. Man, you can get the results you want by surveying the correct group. You can also get the results you want by asking the question in ways that lead towards the response you want.

Hell, remember that survey that said people don't want faster internet... lol. I bet the question went along the lines of, "Do you want to play twice as much for faster internet? Hell no!". biggrin.gif

And yea, officially my ol'lady owns a console because I own one. She doesn't know how to turn it on or use the controller, but, she owns one.

You mean when, who was it TWC? came out and were like "Oh our customers are happy with slow as hell internet! biggrin.gif" Ironically AT&T throttles certain sites, now. Found that out the hard way when I went home.

My mom technically has owned a 360, original Xbox, PS2, PS3, GameCube, N64, and a PS1............because she bought them all for me. ZOMG SHE'S SO HARDCORE GUYSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


It's stories like these that make me hate being labeled a gamer, and hate the far left........I mean I hate the far right just as much, but I REALLY hate the far left.
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