Fanboy and religious extremists both have something in common: they’re closed-minded dolts.
I think people get confused with being a fanboy and having a preference. I mean i could say i like the PS3 over the XBOX 360, now that doesnt make me a fanboy, thats just my preference. But on N4G i would be known as a fanboy. Or how i prefer Katy Perry over Megan Fox, now that doesnt make me a Katy Perry Fan, i just think Megan Fox is way overhyped! Majority of people labelled fanboys on N4G are labelled that because of thier preference. The fanboys are the ones that say 'i would never buy a product from [insert company]' because thier fanboyism religion wont let them by a competitors product.
Occultic, Political, Sports, Country, Music, Race and Religious fanboys are much much worse than gaming fanboys. You people give each other too much credit, check the Vatican or a Satanic Church if you want to see real fanboys.
Gaming fanboyism is almost purely online and in the end no one really cares that much. But Sports fans, religious fanatics, or those chicks that faint at concerts, now they are have real problems.
that image scares me
all you need to do is join n4g and see the saddest most idiotic pathtetic cretins ever in action. im not saying that everyone is a fanboy on here coz it aint true. there are many multi system owning GAMERS on here. but there is a hardcore of fanboys on here that are found nowhere else
The rest of the world think they ARE liars, only a few dozen fanturds here in N4G don't. They disagree anything against Sony, their 'Exclusive' god. :> It's a taboo here to critisize about their funny preachers, like Kaz or KB. **Breaking News** they don't have life too, either spreading lies or just playing exclusives. Funny how the Fact hurts them
I love when people try to get all intricate while using the word "fanturd".
"Or how i prefer Katy Perry over Megan Fox, now that doesnt make me a Katy Perry Fan, i just think Megan Fox is way overhyped!" Ironic both of them are what you would refer to as a Butterfly, they are completely brain-washed. No joke. Look into Project MK ultra if you don`t believe me. It`s very similar to how you train a dog, in theory.
No, comments like this make you a fanboy, hasj: " there are those idiots that say 'oh xbox controllers are better for FPS..." Insulting people whose preference doesn't sit well with your own because you cannot dissect something or analyze it objectively.
CVG - home of xbox 360 fanboys N4g - home of ps3 fanboys thats the cold, hard truth. Dont try to turn it around and say its "preference" because infact, most of the comments and articles here are completely bashing the 360 and everything related to Microsoft. The bubble system is abused and things r going downhill. Its complete fanboyism. Dont deny the truth. You all know that, deep inside you. Preference is one thing. Fanboyism is another. People have crossed the line time and again. Its saddening but the truth is that PS3 fanboys are scooping down to the level of 360 fanboys, where ignorance invades them and use their heart instead of their brain. Having a preference is fine. But bashing another console every single time, thats where fanboyism takes place...
@sid4gamerfreak, YOU should not be saying ANYTHING about fanboyism. You are just as bad as PS3/360 fanboys. http://n4g.com/news/557413/... http://n4g.com/news/555272/... http://n4g.com/news/554013/... Such a hypocrite.
@parapxis: Man look whos talking http://n4g.com/news/554842/... http://n4g.com/news/551037/... http://n4g.com/news/535186/... Im sure u have plenty more but im too lazy to pick more out Dude most of my comments have been about my preference, i havent bashed the console And anyway why shouldnt i say anything about fanboyism? I have the right to. Who r u to tell me what i should do and what i shouldnt?
...you're a fanboy. plain and simple.
Actually, hasj1990, while you may not be a fanboy the majority of users on this site ARE fanboys.
It's usually easy to weed out fanboys by the words they use :) If more than half your posts are about the competitors "fanboys" you are might be a fanboy. LOL they are like "You might be a redneck" jokes.
I think the media and the Internet has made the term fanboy a much more in your face issue now. Plus the fact Sony and Microsoft are so close to the same market they are going after shows in each and every article that depicts one over the other. I really wish it would all just go away. Sure we all have preferences to which system we may like more, due to the features or services it may provide in addition to playing games, but it should really come down to the games we enjoy not what platform it resides on. Having a preference however is one thing but to downplay or bash another system in return is pathetic and simply childish.
The term fanboy is just a way to insult another gamer; of course, it's not very intelligent to call others fanboys just because you disagree with them. It's a poor way of communicating ideas, and just something that creates conversation. The only people with an issue are the ones who complain about people using the term fanboy.
God forbid you post an article like this: http://n4g.com/news/557378/... The SDF attacks in full force. LOL
The article calls him a lair but he didn't actually lie. It amuses that he can only mention retail titles when he can legitimately count any PSN titles. Shit, he could even count PSOne title since they are newly released on the PSP. He never stated that they were all retail titles. Like x__JL__X said, there is no proof the Trenton is lying so the article is pointless. Oh but I guess that makes me SDF.
ohh,so it's Sony Defense Force gotcha! So you're saying microsoft stupid loyalists aren't the same ? or the wii,or dreamcast or sega or or or or or,,,etc etc next time you wanna argue about some people havimg a "Defense Force" try to look out of you little *bubble* and see the big picture. ALL FANBOYS ARE STUPID ! not stupid in the matter that they are retards but stupid in their over loyalty to a "company" and that's sad ! It's not wrong to prefer something over the other (especially when it's good!),but don't take it to a level where you're not different than a douchebag! So JonahFalcon,try next time,not to talk out of your...."head"
You said "Microsoft stupid loyalists" Right there your statement is derogatory and insulting. Did you have to use the word "stupid"? Quit fanning the flames. Then you go on and call fanboys [email protected] and d-bags. You can state your opinion without using insults.
SDF = a parody site run by 360 fans. Calling pro-PS3 guys SDF only shows your own ignorance.
why should someone be forced to like everything for? i like playstation & the rest do nothing for me
so they should be able to do something for you... and if you're a REAL gamer you shouldn't be forced into liking games just cause they aren't on PS... you should play any/all games just cause they are games!
Couldn't have said it better!
Fanboyism. trolls. i think gamers on the web are just so sensitive its a pain. say something negative about their gaming console and you a fanboy or troll. its like they have no sense of humour. the article below this one, ways of avoiding rrod. sure people are having fun, have a laugh. its not like they telling every 360 owner that is what they have to do or else they will get shot! ok, if its a personal attack on you specifically you have every right to be upset. but you are not sony/microsoft/nintendo. if people diss the 360/ps3 why get upset, unless deep down you feel they are right and now you feel like an idiot for buying that console.
sometimes fanboyism get's really out of hand I still remember when bungie posted lots of heavy rain spoilers in the hopes that none of us would buy the game, look what happened there word spead fast and the spoilers got hidden and people knew not to come to n4g for a while until it was resolved, back then I was not a member, but I still used to browse, and it was sickening to think someone could hate a console so much to lower themselves to that kind of standard
if you want to fight for something more meaningful that actually means a damn to you and all of our lives... get into politics! you'd be appreciated more and your opinion actually amounts to something! but 1 thing is for sure... if you really wanna see people turn into true a$$holes bash their fav. console (if they are a fanboy), religion, or political background....
Difference between fans and fanboys is that fanboys diss and insult the competition and those who purchase it. You can love your PS3 or your 360 but as soon as you say PS3 sux or 360 sux you cross the line into fanboyism. You don't have to say anything sux, you can say "I love my 360" and leave it at that. No need to start throwing derogatory statements.
Without fanboys this industry wouldnt be the same... so fanboys are a good thing! im not a fanboy but i can say that i hate wii and i perfer 360 over Ps3. but i play as much on my ps3 as on my 360.
i'm simply a contrarian, i cheerlead the perceived underdog. it varies week to week.
ps3 my lord, i know i am not worthy of your attention, but please bring bushido blade to ps1 classics. lol
I hear they Buy other consoles just to sacrifice them!! Somebody sacrificed 5 360's to get 1 game to run @ 1080p 60 Frames!! Shhhhh!!!! http://www.youtube.com/watc... & to bad it's not an action rpg I can just swing my sword.. http://www.youtube.com/watc... the Combat ruins it for me..
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