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Yet another woman in gaming has been driven from her home by death threats

Post memes on Twitter making fun of #GamerGaters, get death threats.
Post memes on Twitter making fun of #GamerGaters, get death threats.

The memes above? A fan of indie game developer Brianna Wu made them, using the text from some of Wu’s acerbic tweets about #GamerGaters. Wu thought the memes were funny, and posted them to Twitter.

It turns out that #GamerGaters don’t really have much of a sense of humor about themselves.

Over on 8chan, the regulars decided to take over the meme.

It got nastier — TRIGGER WARNING for what follows for explicit, violent threats.

And nastier still.

Oh, but #GamerGate isn’t about misogyny. …

Then, believe it or not, it got worse:

And then it escalated to death threats:

All this because she made a few fucking jokes on Twitter. About #GamerGaters. While being a woman.

Oh, but #GamerGate is about ethics.

But guess what, assholes:

 

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wordsp1nner
wordsp1nner
6 years ago

Speaking of pompous asses, here is something completely unrelated to gamergate: WWI and WWII posters re-captioned for the MGTOW movement.

It is exactly as hilariously nonsensical as that sounds.

http://www.donotlink.com/framed?560566

grumpyoldnurse
grumpyoldnurse
6 years ago

@ wordsp1nner – guess we Ebil Laydeeeeezz really are Nazis now, huh?

Anyone else check out thetimchannel? My biggest take away was the old ‘but other laydeez are suffering worse, so hush about it, privileged snowflake’.

Fibinachi
6 years ago

Well, that was… Something. Really something, I guess.

What do you call the kind of people who refuse to take sides because they want to laugh at both “sides” and, who, in their not-taking sides fall straight and right into the side that mocks, harasses and laughs at people?

I mean… look, timchannel, guy?

There are always going to be idiots and haters. If I moved every time I got a threat I’d still be bouncing around like a BB in an empty paint can. I dare to say that the issues I faced were slightly more conducive to violent opposition attacks than an offbeat gamer spat involving some slobbering goober in his mom’s basement, operating under a pseudonym, scaring Sally with stupid tweets.

Who cares? Honestly, who the fuck gives a shit? Are you me? No. Are you other people? No. You refuse to move when threatened by anyone and everyone, how commendable, Other people might be less willing to put themselves in danger to prove a point. So your lack of regard for your own safety isn’t really a point of bludgeoning others, or do you also loudly praise yourself when you stub your toe and don’t scream?

Over some insipid gamer issue? Wow. Just wow. You know there are half a dozen men in my lifetime who I can name off the top of my head and who actually had views on real issues, spoke out against them publicly and got killed because of it. On real issues that instill much more of a response than some coward pseudonymous Twitterer blasting out a vulgar missive from the bunker of his mom’s basement. Ferchrissakes. RIP Alan Berg. Peter McWilliams, et.al.

This paragraph is meaningless in this context. Just… insipid and wrong. I guess if your conclusion is: “Are people really hacking others, threatening to murder them, threatening to rape them and coming up with elaborate conspiracy theories over insipid gamer issues”, then there’d be some point to this. Yet for some reason, your conclusion seems to be that someone else moving out of their home because of those threats is insipid… How strange.

And you new-age feminists wonder why the vast majority of ‘the rest of us’ are scratching our heads, mocking you, or just laughing hysterically at the carnival show?

I mean, look at this. Instead of it being:

A) “Wow, threatening to murder someone because of their opinion on games is wrong”

you’ve jumped straight to:

B) “Wow, reacting to someone threatening to murder you is so stupid, you new-age minority carnival show person”.

You know, I why that is. It’s almost as if it’s some neat excuse to harangue feminists and laugh at their “getting hysteric” because of something-something.

Get a grip, you fucking vacuous retrograde meme-repeater.

thebewilderness
thebewilderness
6 years ago

Tim has a deficit balance so far in the gravitas meter. However, to his credit the BS meter is in the red.

thebewilderness
thebewilderness
6 years ago

Fibinachi!!! You are the adorable one!

Fibinachi
6 years ago

That got sort of harsh towards the end, though. And I’m supposed to be all zen and relaxed! Sorry.

Also to you, timchannel guy – I’m sure you don’t actually harbor a vacuum anywhere but in your soul.

Policy of Madness
Policy of Madness
6 years ago

Tim seems to have taken the bold, brave, totally original stance that when terrible things are taking place, and people are talking about how fucked up that is, the correct solution is to just stop talking about it.

I mean, that worked so well for racism! The solution for racism, as we all know, is to just stop talking about it. It went away immediately, in 1877, when Congress decided Reconstruction was over and it was time for everyone to just stop talking about race and move on from the Civil War. The United States has been a postracial paradise ever since, with people of all colors and backgrounds living together in perfect harmony, with no prejudice or discrimination to be found.

As this example shows, getting people to stop talking about problems is always the correct answer, and it’s such an easy one. Those people have already been victimized; yammering on about it won’t undo that! And shutting people up is way faster than trying to resolve any underlying issues. In fact, those issues cease to exist once people stop bringing them up.

You are so wise, Tim. I wish someone else had thought of this brilliant solution first and saved us all time!

hellkell
hellkell
6 years ago

There are always going to be idiots and haters. If I moved every time I got a threat I’d still be bouncing around like a BB in an empty paint can.

Keep on bouncing, little BB, bounce right on out of here.

Shit, I have cats with more gravitas than you, and they lick their assholes for a living.

hellkell
hellkell
6 years ago

I’m so glad Tim dropped by to air his dudely privilege. Of course threats are no big to him.

FrieVonFrieburger
FrieVonFrieburger
6 years ago

@jaygee

Sure, you can use it if you like, though I’d suggest fixing a few of the typos before posting it anywhere. I’m not sure if it’s possible to edit comments on here or I’d have done it myself.

thetimchannel
6 years ago

“Shit, I have cats with more gravitas than you, and they lick their assholes for a living.”

I will not lower myself to your level of foolishness and let you beat me with experience. The fact that you have cats whose sexual prowess impresses you is unsurprising to me.

Enjoy.

katz
6 years ago

Speaking of pompous asses, here is something completely unrelated to gamergate: WWI and WWII posters re-captioned for the MGTOW movement.

It is exactly as hilariously nonsensical as that sounds.

I was all “Ha ha, those are really funny! Great job!” and then I got to the bottom and went “…Oh. They’re real.”

Policy of Madness
Policy of Madness
6 years ago

I will not lower myself to your level of foolishness

You can’t lower yourself, on the scale of foolishness, any farther than you already have. Once you’ve pulled out the “stop worrying your pretty head about rape, little lady” card, you’re already on the ground floor.

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

Because I have noted a strong feminist inability to differential humor from threat…I already know too many feminists who can’t take a joke

http://www.risk-within-reason.com/2013/01/18/just-a-joke-and-things-bullies-say/

“Why do you take everything so seriously? It was just a joke!”
“Where’s your sense of humour?”
“It was just a game.”
“That’s just kids being kids. It’s how they have fun.” (Or substitute “girls” or “boys” for “kids”).

All of these statements have one thing in common — they are typical responses from bullies (or their parents) when confronted with their wrong-doing. In dismissing it all as a joke, they are doing two things that are tip-offs to bullying:

they are showing a lack of remorse for the hurt they caused;
they are blaming their targets for feeling hurt and daring to articulate it.

Adults do it too, Timchannel.
Would you kindly fuck off now?

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

Basically, a joke is not a joke when it is bullying.

That’s why we don’t think your bullshit’s funny, Timmy.

Mmmkay?

Puddleglum
6 years ago

Wait, a cat licking it’s butt is ‘sexual prowess’? Wasn’t where I thought that was gonna go. Seriously dude, we didn’t need the boner update.

Bina
Bina
6 years ago

(cross posted to my blog (http://wp.me/pHN7O-1ix) with a link back to here since I can never (almost assuredly) count on getting my posts blocked because there’s no honest way to answer my challenges without looking even sillier and there’s nothing left you can DOX me on. I DOX myself so deep and wide that the Grand Canyon is jealous. The more you know about me the greater my gravitas.

Oh look, a new pompous ass for me to sink my claws into! And it has its own “channel”. How sweet.

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

…That one poster has the Kalashnikov with the drum mag…has ooh shiny…

hellkell
hellkell
6 years ago

It’s so cute when dudes like Timmy show us their issues right off the bat after only a slight batting around. What’s wrong, Timmy, not enough respect?

I love guys like this. Such chew toy. Many gnaw. Wow.

And for someone who claimed that we can’t take jokes, how on earth did he get sexual prowess out of that? Talk about missing a joke.

wordsp1nner
wordsp1nner
6 years ago

@ katz

This is why I love you.

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

…Not a fan of MRA’s. Fan of WW2 stuff. Sorry, we are strange people in this head.

vaiyt
6 years ago

I mean, that worked so well for racism! The solution for racism, as we all know, is to just stop talking about it. It went away immediately, in 1877, when Congress decided Reconstruction was over and it was time for everyone to just stop talking about race and move on from the Civil War. The United States has been a postracial paradise ever since, with people of all colors and backgrounds living together in perfect harmony, with no prejudice or discrimination to be found.

I’m not American, and this feels sooo familiar…

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

And for someone who claimed that we can’t take jokes, how on earth did he get sexual prowess out of that? Talk about missing a joke.

welll…if he’s laughing at us, that’s funny. If we’re laughing at him, that’s totally not funny!
#manlylogic

weirwoodtreehugger
6 years ago

The latest troll is too much of a dipshit to even bother arguing with. The rest of you covered it.

I just want to know one thing. What the fuck is a new age feminist? Is he misusing the word new age and really meant 3rd wave? Or does he think we’re all into crystals and astrology? Maybe some Mammotheers are new agey. That’s cool. But it sure as hell doesn’t accurately describe me.

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

I’m not new agey. I’m a fluffy-white-lighter igniter.

thebewilderness
thebewilderness
6 years ago

Yanno the Poor Man song? It’s sung to the tune of Kokomo and it begins: Enormous mendacious disembodied anus, and gets better as it goes along.
When the trolls bring the pretentious that song becomes an instant earworm.

Bina
Bina
6 years ago

I just want to know one thing. What the fuck is a new age feminist? Is he misusing the word new age and really meant 3rd wave? Or does he think we’re all into crystals and astrology? Maybe some Mammotheers are new agey. That’s cool. But it sure as hell doesn’t accurately describe me.

I have no idea what a “new age feminist” is. I’m Wiccan, and all that Pyramid Power shit totally did nothing for me. I never did manage to channel a 10,000 year old “enlightened one” from my bowels, either.

Calling on Nemesis or Hecate to fix dumb dudes’ little red wagons, though, is another story.

katz
6 years ago

…That one poster has the Kalashnikov with the drum mag…has ooh shiny…

It looks like a PPSh-41. The Soviets knew how to make a good-looking SMG.

…Not a fan of MRA’s. Fan of WW2 stuff. Sorry, we are strange people in this head.

Same here. (But you are following me on Twitter so you know that.)

Bina
Bina
6 years ago

There are always going to be idiots and haters. If I moved every time I got a threat I’d still be bouncing around like a BB in an empty paint can. I dare to say that the issues I faced were slightly more conducive to violent opposition attacks than an offbeat gamer spat involving some slobbering goober in his mom’s basement, operating under a pseudonym, scaring Sally with stupid tweets.

COOL STORY, BRO.

Meanwhile, out here in REALITY, a woman just recently got shot to death for refusing to give some complete stranger her phone number. Her three children are now motherless because some horny dude couldn’t keep his goddamned massive fragile ego in his pants. Or his gun, either.

Yeah, tell us again how “threatened” you’ve been. It seems the only truly threatened men you deign to mention are guys who were actually famous, and famous for being professionally inflammatory. Not one of them was ever doxxed and stalked and threatened for (allegedly) being sexually promiscuous, as Zoe Quinn was.

As for you, I don’t know you from Adam, and I don’t CARE to know you. Especially since you say shit like this:

I already know too many feminists who can’t take a joke so I thought I’d make that clear before any misshapen girls in sun dresses start reaching for smelling salts. That’s descriptive, not disparaging. I like misshapen girls in sun dresses as much as the next guy.

Dude, we “can’t take jokes” because YOUR SHIT IS NOT FUCKING FUNNY. Don’t bother trying to foist it on us and then haw-hawing at how “humorless” we are. Our funnybones work just fine, but you don’t know how to tickle them. You couldn’t tickle your own arse with a feather — or a whole damn chicken, come to that. You have no sense of humor. Please, don’t quit your boring day job. It suits you perfectly. And I hope, for the sake of all the women in the office, that you’re not allowed to talk to them, because shit like this…

The fact that you have cats whose sexual prowess impresses you is unsurprising to me.

…isn’t funny either. It’s a seriously creepy boner-note. You projected your own yuckiness on a complete stranger, idiot. NO ONE CARES ABOUT YOUR STUPID BONER, capisce?

cloudiah
6 years ago

@katz, You made my evening with those. :: standing ovation ::

katz
6 years ago

I can’t imagine why the MGTOW haven’t done anything with this poster yet.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_z559U9elTTQ/SQZ2p-ud9QI/AAAAAAAAABA/xiIZ3y5RlBw/s1600/Poster_Kissing_Soldier_Peas%5B1%5D.jpg

Bina
Bina
6 years ago

Tracking the New Misogyny? How about attending to the ‘old’ stuff first? I’ll be waiting for you when you put down the mouse and keyboard and log off your role as Warrior Princess Goddess of Marlarkia on WOW (or whatever polygon spewing nonsense has warped your delicate sensibilities). We’ll make a run on the Pope together. You provide cover. I’ll do the heavy lifting. Same as it ever was. I think the Saudi family is too well protected for you to free your oppressed sisters in that part of the world, but the Pope? We might be able to bum rush that old fuck.

Tell ya what, Timmeh. How about you go first, so I can giggle at the sight of you, impaled groin-first on a Swiss Guard’s pikestaff? Because nothing would amuse me more than to see some would-be macho hoisted on his own petard by a fabulous dude in poofy pants.

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

I can’t imagine why the MGTOW haven’t done anything with this poster yet.

@ Katz: you could fix that, or someone could?

I mean…it exemplifies the brotherly love of men, right?

blahlistic (@blahlistic)

(…Just noting that poster being a great example of an act in one culture having a totally different meaning in another culture…Anthropological ooh shiny…)

indifferentsky
6 years ago

To the person who said, “if I moved every time I got a threat”

Question: Why are you focused on who is moving where? Is that really pertinent here?

General Question: What is wrong with people’s minds? They don’t appear to function properly many times.

This was a horrible horrible post. I wish I could do something to help these people.

Fibinachi
6 years ago

Wait, cats licking themselves is an example of sexual prowess?

I don’t normally say this, errh, but, hum,, tim? You might want to lay off the porn. Just for a bit. Sorta warping your ability to comprehend sentences and sling “I got’chas” at people.

@Katz:

You are a goddess. Thank you for the laughter.

katz
6 years ago

@ Katz: you could fix that, or someone could?

I mean…it exemplifies the brotherly love of men, right?

I wanted to say “Men going their own way. Except not you guys. You’re making us uncomfortable.” but I feel weird putting homophobic slogans on posters, even if I’m just mocking MGTOW views.

(…Just noting that poster being a great example of an act in one culture having a totally different meaning in another culture…Anthropological ooh shiny…)

Exactly so. For instance, I doubt this would have happened when American lines met, no matter how happy they were to see each other.

http://ww2db.com/images/battle_leningrad35.jpg

strivingally
6 years ago

http://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/55250585.jpg

I’ve been flooding the meme generator to push the GG-made ones off the front page. Here’s one of my favourites. 😀

strivingally
6 years ago

Ahahahahaha. Dishonest fuckers.

Now they’re trying to claim picture is of an autistic kid, it’s been used in a presentation about autism, and OMG isn’t that proof that SJWs are the TRUE bigots?!

Except that a fucking 30sec reverse image search pulls up the bigstockphoto.com link

http://static7.bigstockphoto.com/thumbs/2/6/4/small2/4627527.jpg

So who’s the ableist pieces of shit trying to score points using autistic people?

strivingally
6 years ago

And now the memegenerator has been deleted. Wondering why.

creepy cupcake
creepy cupcake
6 years ago

most people online are all mouth and no trousers. i have had all kinds of threats on yahoo answers and i just humour them. i usually just use the line ‘oooo sounds kinky. must go dildo myself’. and its not the reaction they expect. they want me to get mad but im broken enough to find it amusing…

weirwoodtreehugger
6 years ago

Strivingally,
That’s rich considering how often these assholes use the “what if he’s autistic?” excuse to justify the creepy and invasive behavior of someone they know damn well is neurotypical and knows exactly what he’s doing when he violates women’s.

vaiyt
6 years ago

@creepy cupcake
Good for you. A lot of people don’t have that luxury.

Hyatt
Hyatt
6 years ago

“It happens all the time” doesn’t make it okay. Instead of mocking people who take online abuse and threats seriously, we should be working to make them unacceptable.

Kizone kaprow
6 years ago

JOURNALIST HAS AN OPINION ON RAPE, LIBERTARIANS WANT HIM DEAD
What is it about journalist Ezra Klein that makes the gossiping hens in this libertarian chicken coop lose their shit in an orgy of vicious, clucking hate-fantasies?
https://plus.google.com/107239622986962459167/posts/H7yQ7LBFhPJ