A gamer and digital journal was bombarded with harassing online messages after she spoke out about ‘virtual rape’ in online gaming
Gamer harassed ?, OMG a gamer is been harassed on the internet or whatever online service, thatsss IMPOSSIBRUU...... I mean really ? seriously ? somebody is surprised by this ? I mean is the internet, full of jerks, full of intelligent people, full stalkers sadly, full of fanboys, full of scientist. and all kind of people, you have the real world and the digital world, both are kinda the same.
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Hey I just got harrassed while playing Counter Strike Source. Some guy called me a f***** and some other guy told me that he was going to kill me. Guys I'm so scared please I need- BY THE WAY, DON'T FORGET TO SUPPORT MY NON PROFIT! PATREON AND PAYPAL LINKS ARE BELOW! -some advice guys please help I'M BEING MURDERED ONLINE EEEEEEEEEEEEEK! This is what basically these morons are doing at the moment. First Anita Sarkeesian (who paused posting messages about her getting death threats on twitter to tell people to support her by donations) and now this. Professional victimhood must be paying really good nowadays... I miss the good old days of game magazines and simple internet forums where people only talked about games.
Last time I checked Murder carries a stronger penalty than rape... I have been told I was going to be murdered "Im going to find you a F'ing Kill you for real!" and then that person showed me how by killing me virtually... Pretty much par for the course online. All the sounds were there I was hearing that person murder my virtual character that I was connected to. But back in reality I lost the game turned my console off and went out for some Indian food for dinner... mmmmm I love Indian food.
What about my civil rights? I get call the N word daily!.. so does my white friends.. THE MADNESS MUST STOP! I have also been called noob, I'm not sure what that means but I feel attacked. You know whats funny.Lately people have been saying women are staring to play games more and more statistically.. I wonder how that lines up statistically with the increase in these types of claims lately...
@Gho5t Par for the course shows there are some seriously f***ked in the head people playing video games.
How do we Report This Bullshit Article, if we don't stop it now, the Cancer spreads, until it's reached it's Target. If you Want N4G to be full of Antia Sarkannessian Bullshit, WE have to stop it now
He's linking you're outrage to his Twitter to get attention. https://twitter.com/Patrick...
Anyone who plays online games has been virtually harassed via a teabag and its not big deal. People being overly sensitive.
Virtual rape? What the hell does that even mean? It's not possible to virtually rape someone.
I just virtually raped you, want to get me dinner now?
And you didn't even bought him a drink beforehand. How rude. By the way; the virtual rape thing she's talking about is what some modders are doing in GTA Online for the past few weeks. They can lock your character and theirs in an animation, which is used in a singleplayer mission where you get to peep on a former child star (nod to Miley Cyrus probably) having sex with some guy in a garden, that you cannot get out of. And no, they're not doing it to females only, so this is, once again, a non-issue cocked up by someone who wants to get famous by yelling about something that's laughably petty on an ignorant televison channel.
Slap in the face of real rape victims. Virtual rape? Give me a break, just disconnect.
EXACTLY want to know the difference between real rape and virtual rape... YOU CAN STOP BEING VIRTUALLY RAPED! Power off the monitor/disconnect the internet bam done INSTANTLY.
@Gh05t But we can go further; mental rape. I wont delve deeper into that or joke about it. If I do these glass skinned feminist or whatever they want to call themselves. They might use it as ammo. But mental rape, and virtual rape are one in the same, it's all in the mind. Why would anyone feel "triggered" or threatened or feel harassed is beyond me.
They are talking about the " hack" in gta V online where hackers can disable your character and rape it... of course they are blowing it way out of proportion though.. http://www.inquisitr.com/14...
Is saying "I am virtually raping you as I type this" harassment? Is is not just pointing out the lunacy in the statement about how she doesn't feel safe online. I am not saying she didn't get harassed (on the Internet you can get harassed for all random type of things) but I am getting a different vibe from that tweet. What she said didn't make sense (though I need to see the whole video and not that snippet). In GTA I can wak someone to death. Does she not feel safe because of that too or is it just the rape thing?
Why did you approve it then? I want to report this but I am afraid I will get banned for it.
Because it's called free-speech. They're allowed to say it, but you can choose whether or not you want to read it. He's doing the opposite of what they're doing during this media blackout on the whole corrupt journalism thing. Supporting unfavorable opinions by at least allowing them to be shared keeps communication going.
Is that even technically possible even if someone mods a game to allow avatars raping each other in a pvp scenario wouldn't it require both players to have the mod installed in order for it to happen?... if someone installs a rape mod then that's consent
This is one of the stupidest news stories in the history of human existence
I was virtually raped THOUSANDS of times playing halo 2 and 3 online. They used my mouth for sexual pleasure on my virtual character over and over. They said I was being Tea-Bagged and laughed as they did it... sometime by my own team. It was awful. And back in reality THIS IS RIDICULOUS, no wonder people made fun of you. You tried to speak up as if only because you are a girl you were virtually raped... Guess what cupcake... your not alone and no one feels bad for you except other who honestly don't have a clue about what truly goes on in the online world.
Virtual rape, emotional rape, oh my god. I think I'm going to start losing hair because of this ridiculous shit.
I think I lost a year off my lifespan. Seriously this shouldn't be a problem, Sony and Microsoft have had a system to help block and ignore jerks online for years. Have these people not heard of a mute button? Or better yet when playing online stay in a party with friends and if you can't take the online world then don't play online. According to these peoples logic, tea-bagging is rape.
The funniest thing about the original story was how a freaking Microsoft employee stealthily advised buying the Xbox over the PlayStation because it had "Safety buttons." Yeah only Xbox live has a report, mute, and block button available because that's so uncommon. I'm not even joking she had an Xbox lanyard and a flipped over ID card so nobody would notice the stealth marketing.
I've been "harassed" online...Where's my news story!!!
Exactly!! I don't think there has ever been a person that used the internet who hasn't been harassed online.
http://imgur.com/a/wgMTZ/ Hey look, it's Jon Tron being harassed by hundreds of idiots on Twitter, after calling out Zoe Quinn on her bullshit. Where's his news story? Oh wait, he has a penis and not a batshit insane feminist. I'm sorry.
LMAO, that's getting even more ridiculous. Feminazis will complain about FPS because of tea-bagging.
XD imagine her talking to reporters and her lawyer "saying move away from client, for God's sake, she got VIRTUAL RAPED!" This is no joke, hope she goes to a class were there other rape victims so, they can beat her ass after class, too fing funny.
People need to STOP with the GTA "rape" mod hate. It's just a stupid/funny animation. Get over it
Dam... I was raped last night, And I didn't even realise :/
I had an old friend that had been gang raped long before I met her. I cannot find the words to convey how disgusted this makes me. This girl should be ashamed of herself. I... I don't even...
I was afraid that if I told something traumatic that I had experienced(just having someone sharing that with you is devastating) someone would try and upset me. When I saw I had gotten a reply I knew it had happened. I'm not surprised, not at all, as it's the nature of people on the internet. However, I do feel disappointed. I genuinely hope you, or anyone that you love, or are on love with have that happen to them. No harm done.
Pasty smash is #1 shit stain of the Internet today.
To be honest, you are now as bad as the idiot who laughed at you. Just because this person laughed at you it doesn't make it right for you to hope someone else get's raped.
Omg! It was supposed to say NEVER happen to them. I was not being at all disingenuous with my reply. Turn the other cheek sort of thing. Thank you for pointing that out. I would never say a thing like that on purpose. Jesus. Biggest freaking typo in history. I'm honestly mortified that I've made people think I'm like that. I deserve to lose a bubble over that bs. Just so we're clear: That would have made me MUCH worse than the guy who laughed.
He was only hoping for virtual rape, so it's okay. On topic: this is exactly why the whole "feminist" movement un games is BS.
I get death threats for saying something was funny on youtube, so stop acting like this is a special case. It's the internet, shit is crazy here
I think it shows how immature some people really are.
The minute I saw this skank spew pigeons of buzzwords out of her mouth on the report, I knew this was going to happen. She's already stated that she stopped playing online 1 year ago yet the save editing on GTA just started a few weeks ago so that already confirms she never got virtually raped or whatever new fun word the feminists like throwing into the SJW Gumbo they started.
Been virtual raped? first world problems people.
cool so when are devs going to add the option to mute people? oh wait its already fucking there. Everyone that sees this message i'm going to virtually rape you as if you can't just scroll down or walk away from your monitor or whatever. Now i'm not saying its okay for people to say all of this but they really aren't doing any harm to you what so ever you can easily block all communication with people online.
The real issue here is that hundreds or 12 year olds who play call of duty have had sex with my mom without her consent
Crool wurld, y u do Dis? :'(
I can just hear their high pitched cracking voices
Only in the mind of a feminist is virtual rape = real-life rape.
Virtual rape? uhhh ok. Oculus Rift is going to be awesome.
Oh, the number of femnazi stories lately is hilarious. When you 'speak out' against a non-existent phenomena, expect to be mocked you dumbass. Oh, poor you. A couple of modders hacked the game to allow rape! Boohoo! That -must- mean it's a rampant problem that -must- be reported on!
This "news" video is so misleading. They took footage where you have two NPCs having consensual sex and say that it is virtual rape. what we see in Grand theft auto were NPCs having sex, not you raping another person. the movie equivalent of this would be to have a movie scene where someone is having sex or being raped but that is okay but this is not in video games? name me one game where you can rape another character. the closest thing i have seen is you tea bagging someone in COD or Halo. they are just doing this shit to make noise where there is none to be made.
all this virtual rape talk. Its just all those guys you girls have shunned and made fun and humiliated in high school venting their anger and basically being horrible so you girls go away. videogames- a place where they can go to escape the real world where you girls are so horrible towards them, but then now you girls start to enter this place, their place where they escape. They are angry that you lot are here. The one place where they are not reminded of how undesired they are to the opposite sex. OR how they are not socially accepted. Now these girls have the audacity to kick up a fuss about being verbally abused online? Why don't they think about why is that? Why as soon as anyone finds out that they are a female online-they get bombarded with abuse like its going out of fashion. Take a good long think. Its not very nice is it being on the receiving end of verbal abuse and being made fun of is it? And that was only the length of an online match. Think how if would feel if it was for the length of highschool or teenage years.
Guys are on the receiving end of abuse quite often as well. It's the reason I don't like to play online, because I just don't enjoy playing games with people like that. I won't deny that there are plenty of idiots that do so to others just because they're women, but abuse isn't locked into one gender, and those people are probably just as likely to be abusive towards another male as they are to a female. Immature people are typically immature across the board. That being said, I don't really see blaming women for all this abuse as appropriate. Assuming that all these guys are like they are because women rejected them in the other parts of their life is just wrong. I may be true for some, but that hate for women would be carried over into other parts of their life, and in that case it wouldn't be a gaming issue, nor would it be the woman's fault. Most of the time, when men are rejected, they are rejected for good reason. If a guy is decent enough, he can find someone no matter what his age. I do agree that the complaints about being verbally abused online because they're women is an issue, but it's not really a gender issue, it's a social issue of people that don't know how to properly interact with others. This kind of stuff happens in real life, and those people are typically ignored or shunned from society. All gamer's have to do to solve this issue, is do the same thing in their online community...unless they're willing to tackle the issue of opening those people's eyes into their immature hurtful ways...which I notice no one seems willing to do. When was the last time one of these people calling foul just asked, "Why do you feel that way?" and proceed to dismantle their argument so that person can realize how idiotic they sound on their own. At least when you do that to someone, they learn something from it, and hopefully mature, which in turn could improve things in the long run. All articles like this do is turn on the defensive nature of people. As witnessed by your comment.
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