• DragonBallZinn [he/him]@hexbear.net
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    Ian-Miles Cheong and Cadence Owens were both anti-gamergate.

    Also, I suspect that there is more than one Hexbearian that was a gamergater back in the day.

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      Turns out when you are fighting over meaningless culture war vidya game bullshit it’s very easy to swap sides since there are no material stakes

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      I was actually aware that all games journalism is garbage at the age of like 10 because a child can be capable of internalizing that people taking money are going to be extremely charitable reviewing the people giving them money

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      Yeah, I mean I was a middle schooler when Gamergate started and I never went harassing people because of it, but I definitely was caught up in Gamergate when it was first going down. It’s one of the reasons I’ll always love Hbomberguy, because watching his videos was how I ended the youtube algorithm death slide that was Gamergate.

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      Also, I suspect that there is more than one Hexbearian that was a gamergater back in the day.

      I was really big into Gamergate for about 45 minutes. Then I looked it up, and it turned out it was just some dude being super pissed off that his ex did The Sex after they broke up.

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        As a bit, Anita Sarkeesian should run on free speech and call herself “Cancel culture’s first victim.”

        …because she is. And she has done more for free speech than any CHUD ever will.