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nuance man, nuance! At the core, it is deplatforming, but not at the same level. It's simply being requested that Microsoft not use Era as a source of reference for who should or shouldn't work for them due to their extremist nature. When Era whats to deplatform someone, they immediately start with calling someone a nazi/alt-right with no evidence, and try to deplatform others who may (or may not) have been associated with that person or platform. We're not saying Era itself needs to be removed, we're , again, just suggesting Microsoft not use them as a form of reference.
And yet this thread is not even bothering to check the Restera thread, and everyone is just going with the idea that all they merely proved was he was "anti-BLM."

This dude's online behavior would get him fired from most companies. Sexist remarks (about one of the studio heads even), gross remarks about a protester killed, saying nigga a bunch like we are still in 2002.

What does the source of that info even matter? It's the kind of shit any company with a public facing reputation wants to know about anyone it associates with. These aren't "thought crimes" or "he has an opinion", the dude acts toxic as hell online.
 

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nuance man, nuance! At the core, it is deplatforming, but not at the same level. It's simply being requested that Microsoft not use Era as a source of reference for who should or shouldn't work for them due to their extremist nature. When Era whats to deplatform someone, they immediately start with calling someone a nazi/alt-right with no evidence, and try to deplatform others who may (or may not) have been associated with that person or platform. We're not saying Era itself needs to be removed, we're , again, just suggesting Microsoft not use them as a form of reference.

It's not de-platforming if we don't want any company (MS included) to use any social media group (not just ResetEra) to thought police the personal opinions of their employees.
 

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Crazy to see devs on resetera. Its full of pedos and crazy people why would they use that forum?
 

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Not sure telling Major Nelson is going to do anything. I remember a couple years back, one of the Mixer presenters (Tara I believe was her name) was posting pictures of Trump with a photoshopped Klan hood calling him a racist and that his supporters were racist and other equally repugnant actions on her twitter account that she used to promote Mixer. This was brought to his attention (just like in this case) and they stayed employed by MS til Mixer 'ended'. So she clearly wasnt canceled.
 

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Anyone who actually reads the BLM manifesto—seriously go to the site and scroll down—realizes it’s deconstructionist, Marxist rhetoric that doesn’t serve the needs of the black community at all (especially those affected by crime and poverty). Has this guy said things aside from distancing himself from BLM? Actual racist things?
apparently being against BLM is enough to be called a "neo nazi" by these nutbags
 

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BLM Toronto leader believes white people are sub-human, calls them 'genetic defects'

A social media post has resurfaced from a Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder in which she argues that white people are “sub-human” and are “recessive genetic defects.”

Whole article here:


Oh dear.
 

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I’ll be honest. I did the whole transition from this site to Era and honestly... it’s not even a proper gaming forum anymore. Politics and every other personal issue that a game developer deals in their daily lives is highlighted to death on that forum.

About a month ago I was banned for supposedly making a transphobic comment regarding a thread about Warner’s secret Harry Potter game and I said “why shouldn’t jk Rowling be attached?” This of course without reading too much on her personal history; I just knew she wrote, like, 90% of all Harry Potter lore? Now that I know she’s garbage oh well but why should I be banned over something so stupid?

The amount of *bigotry*, (YES that’s what it is!) on display in that forum knows no words and I honestly wouldn’t forgive them even if they apologized.
 
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And yet this thread is not even bothering to check the Restera thread, and everyone is just going with the idea that all they merely proved was he was "anti-BLM."

This dude's online behavior would get him fired from most companies. Sexist remarks (about one of the studio heads even), gross remarks about a protester killed, saying nigga a bunch like we are still in 2002.

What does the source of that info even matter? It's the kind of shit any company with a public facing reputation wants to know about anyone it associates with. These aren't "thought crimes" or "he has an opinion", the dude acts toxic as hell online.

Then that doesn't help Microsoft when they have to look to gaming forums for this information. That makes their HR seem incompetent. They should be able to do this for themselves. Where the source of the information comes from is VERY important. Some sources can't be trusted, are known for high bias and low rates of correctly passing information on because of the bias. Blindly listening to bad sources can lead to the wide spread of miss information (see Tumblr sense 2015 for loads of examples). If this employee is being racist, then he deserves to lose his job, but again, this is something MS should look into themselves, not ask an unrelated social media platform to tell them.

It's not de-platforming if we don't want any company (MS included) to use any social media group (not just ResetEra) to thought police the personal opinions of their employees.

Not everyone is mentioning other platforms. While I agree, a company should be able to know their employees by doing their own research and coming to their own conclusions, most people in this thread are just mentioning Era and not other platforms.
 

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Then that doesn't help Microsoft when they have to look to gaming forums for this information. That makes their HR seem incompetent. They should be able to do this for themselves. Where the source of the information comes from is VERY important. Some sources can't be trusted, are known for high bias and low rates of correctly passing information on because of the bias. Blindly listening to bad sources can lead to the wide spread of miss information (see Tumblr sense 2015 for loads of examples). If this employee is being racist, then he deserves to lose his job, but again, this is something MS should look into themselves, not ask an unrelated social media platform to tell them.

You are assuming they will "blindly" do something.

It's information; if someone alerts you to info, as a company, you look into it.

At this point that's literally all that has happened..

But I don't think this guy is an employee; he's just some dude from the mod community.. it's incredibly unlikely anything will really happen here, it's not like this guy's livelihood is on the line.
 
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Harvey Weinstein agrees. Now you might say, that's totally different. That's sexual assault. No one wants a slippery slope, right? But the question always comes back to, who is grading the slope? Harvey Weinstein would judge a wheelchair ramp to be a double-black diamond, because he wouldn't think his actions were to injurious to the women accusing him. Similarly, someone who felt hurt by the foul language of another person online might consider it a far worse offense than you or I.

Personally, I never did this to anyone, but I don't find fault with it either. There's no point in blaming the victim, and that's what's happening when you try to marginalize public outcry in these situations. These people aren't getting fired because of a simple misunderstanding, or because they're actions could somehow be judged as benign. They're being fired because they've been found to have done wrong, and brought negative attention to their employer. Actions have consequences.

What is the ultimate reward in being a dick in public? Ego stroking? Well, that measly reward comes with huge downside if people know who you are, and where your money comes from. Because now that tiny stroke of your ego can have real financial consequences. That individual did not do the very simple risk-reward calculations that should have resulted in exercising greater discretion. All those Karens out there also fail at this very simple and basic math. "Do I have more to gain by doing this than I stand to lose?" If the answer is no, then don't do it. There are better places to take stupid gambles, like the casino or stock market. At least those risks come with monetary rewards. Create an alt account, and wild out. Just make sure no one can ever trace it back to you.
Someone being a dick in public might hurt someones feelings.
Someone who physically/sexually abuses or physically harrasses someone else is different league altogether.

Please dont find excuses for Cancel Culture. Sometimes people are digging their own grave, I agree, but we should not have to deal with mobs hate bombing you and getting you fired because you say things like “I dont think a Magazine for men should have a Transwoman on the cover” or “Black on Black crime is a bigger Problem” on your private twitter accoint.
 
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You are assuming they will "blindly" do something.

It's information; if someone alerts you to info, as a company, you look into it.

At this point that's literally all that has happened..

But I don't think this guy is an employee; he's just some dude from the mod community.. it's incredibly unlikely anything will really happen here, it's not like this guy's livelihood is on the line.

Wait, he's just a guy that makes mods to their games? I thought he they meant he was some sort of official microsoft moderator in their company. You can't really force someone to not be able to modify a game.
 

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And yet this thread is not even bothering to check the Restera thread, and everyone is just going with the idea that all they merely proved was he was "anti-BLM."

This dude's online behavior would get him fired from most companies. Sexist remarks (about one of the studio heads even), gross remarks about a protester killed, saying nigga a bunch like we are still in 2002.

What does the source of that info even matter? It's the kind of shit any company with a public facing reputation wants to know about anyone it associates with. These aren't "thought crimes" or "he has an opinion", the dude acts toxic as hell online.

Still not enough to justify people trying to destroy his life in all fronts.
 

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Only if you're a Reset moderator/admin, it is.




Will Major Nelson investigate this?
Jesus Christ, i just went to that topic and read the posts. This Nepenthe person is a complete retard and i’d actually say he/she might even be dangerous.
His/her posts are practically excusing the baby killing song becaue its sung by a black guy, due to oppression and white nationalism in france.
The people who pointed it out to him/her are met with suggested threats asking them to “argue in good faith”.
 
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It's not about cancelling ms or Larry. The issue is that a Microsoft representative in an official capacity is endorsing an online platform that encourages racism, bigotry, and hate. Neither Microsoft nor Larry need to be cancelled. They need to end their official relationship with the forum though.
Uhm.... You need to go back and read some of the reactions on here. And why do they need to cancel their relationship with the forum? Because you disagree with their agenda? That is the same cancel culture that you guys are criticizing ERA for. This forum comes off like fox news criticizing CNN or vice versa. It just ends up as coming off petty and more often than not the people in the comments section dog pile without even reading the content. Some of you want to climb on a pedestal and proclaim how terrible ERA are while doing the exact same shit.
 
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I read gamecheat13 comments and I cant defend him. Thats not the type of stuff you want out there if your trying to get a job at MS.
Nobody is defending his ideology. This thread is expressing concern for the strong arming of stablished game industry entities by a group of individuals who clearly do not support free speech and have shown to have a strong bias against perfectly harmless ideology; nervermind the openly blatant racism expressed in that forum which is not moderated.

The guy is a total tool, but he does not represent Microsoft’s views or opinions, and shouldn’t lose his job for expressing himself on social media.
 

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Uhm.... You need to go back and read some of the reactions on here. And why do they need to cancel their relationship with the forum? Because you disagree with their agenda? That is the same cancel culture that you guys are criticizing ERA for. This forum comes off like fox news criticizing CNN or vice versa. It just ends up as coming off petty and more often than not the people in the comments section dog pile without even reading the content. Some of you want to climb on a pedestal and proclaim how terrible ERA are while doing the exact same shit.

Sounds like you got it all figured out, bud.
 

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Uhm.... You need to go back and read some of the reactions on here. And why do they need to cancel their relationship with the forum? Because you disagree with their agenda? That is the same cancel culture that you guys are criticizing ERA for. This forum comes off like fox news criticizing CNN or vice versa. It just ends up as coming off petty and more often than not the people in the comments section dog pile without even reading the content. Some of you want to climb on a pedestal and proclaim how terrible ERA are while doing the exact same shit.

What the actual fuck. Current GAF is not even close to be a racist forum.
 
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How about listening to people who play video games instead of listening to these people whose activity consists only in hating things and human beings ?
 

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I’ll be honest. I did the whole transition from this site to Era and honestly... it’s not even a proper gaming forum anymore. Politics and every other personal issue that a game developer deals in their daily lives is highlighted to death on that forum.

About a month ago I was banned for supposedly making a transphobic comment regarding a thread about Warner’s secret Harry Potter game and I said “why shouldn’t jk Rowling be attached?” This of course without reading too much on her personal history; I just knew she wrote, like, 90% of all Harry Potter lore? Now that I know she’s garbage oh well but why should I be banned over something so stupid?

The amount of *bigotry*, (YES that’s what it is!) on display in that forum knows no words and I honestly wouldn’t forgive them even if they apologized.

Have you actually looked into the specifics of what allegedly makes her 'garbage', or are you just repeating what the mob told you to? AFAIK all she did was define biological sex and point out how it differs from gender.
 
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I won't be calling for any boycotts or demanding anyone gets fired for where they choose to post. Not my style and I disagree with that mentality 100%. But this has cemented my decision on which eco-system will be under my TV the next few years. That a MS exec would agree to investigate cancel demands from a community that sees free speech as a pesky inconvenience / a joke (in my opinion at least), is beyond the pale for me. No way in hell I'm spending thousands of dollars getting back into MS eco-system if they are taking advice from that place. With those kind of friends, my opinion is your entire account / digital library is at risk if you say "Dude, look behind you" to a teammate who believes "misuse" of pronouns is dangerous hate filled rhetoric.
 
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The fact that they are after one modder because of his opinions show how much of a Gestapo and NKVD these scumbags are. And companies who give them attention are giving reason to people boycotting their products.
 
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So let me get this straight... Some members on GAF advocate for cancelling MS and Major Nelson because he acknowledged a group on ERA asking him to look at racist tweets of a 343 employee? Kinda ironic. There is an unhealthy need at each of these forums to prove righteousness in their train of thought...
True. Sometimes seems NeoGAF want to be specular to Resetera. Reading the multiple TLOU2 threads is really depressing, I left the Druckman thread for the average quality of the replies. They had 50 THQ threads, we have 50 TLOU2 threads. Lately we have more useless harassments threads than videogame threads.

We can't say NeoGAF is a good forum just because is better than Resetera, since they are the worst of the worst. People who run away from there may not see the difference.

I'm not saying this just for complaing, I'm saying this because I think we can do better.
 

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So let me get this straight... Some members on GAF advocate for cancelling MS and Major Nelson because he acknowledged a group on ERA asking him to look at racist tweets of a 343 employee? Kinda ironic. There is an unhealthy need at each of these forums to prove righteousness in their train of thought...

As far I'm concerned, he was never a 343i employee, at best he was only called once and forth for help.

Also he wasn't racist, he shows opposition to what BLM and Antifa do (riotings and looting) they are promoting a civil war and race war.
 

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And yet this thread is not even bothering to check the Restera thread, and everyone is just going with the idea that all they merely proved was he was "anti-BLM."

This dude's online behavior would get him fired from most companies. Sexist remarks (about one of the studio heads even), gross remarks about a protester killed, saying nigga a bunch like we are still in 2002.

What does the source of that info even matter? It's the kind of shit any company with a public facing reputation wants to know about anyone it associates with. These aren't "thought crimes" or "he has an opinion", the dude acts toxic as hell online.
Facts never matter when Era is mentioned. That's why any thread title that mentions them gets so many replies. The thread premise can be pointed out as false/flawed/illogical in the first 10 posts, it doesn't matter. An early reply in this thread said he was banned before this whole Era thing, and if that's true this whole thread is FUD about Era taking over the gaming world.

Uhm.... You need to go back and read some of the reactions on here. And why do they need to cancel their relationship with the forum? Because you disagree with their agenda? That is the same cancel culture that you guys are criticizing ERA for. This forum comes off like fox news criticizing CNN or vice versa. It just ends up as coming off petty and more often than not the people in the comments section dog pile without even reading the content. Some of you want to climb on a pedestal and proclaim how terrible ERA are while doing the exact same shit.
There's irony in how similar both sides can be. Outrage at the other side for their outrage, saying they're better than the other side without actually doing or saying anything to prove it. It's just back and forth preaching to the respective choirs without substance.

What the actual fuck. Current GAF is not even close to be a racist forum.
As I was looking through one poster's post history to see if he had a history of racist posts, he got banned. So there's that.
 

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Jesus Christ, i just went to that topic and read the posts. This Nepenthe guy is a complete retard and i’d actually say he might even be dangerous.
His post are practically excusing the baby killing song becaue its sung by a black guy, due to oppression and white nationalism in france.
The people who pointed it out to him are met with suggested threats asking them to “argue in good faith”.

Nepenthe is a black woman I believe
 
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This dude's online behavior would get him fired from most companies. Sexist remarks (about one of the studio heads even), gross remarks about a protester killed, saying nigga a bunch like we are still in 2002.
Were you around in 2002? that sure does not sound like it.
 

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History is a pendulum. We are just on the bad side of the pendulum again. In order for the pendulum to reverse its course, unfortunately, is necessary it reaches the highest point of one of the two extremes. Good news is we only have to wait till current mainstream radicalism pisses off enough people.
 

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Facts never matter when Era is mentioned. That's why any thread title that mentions them gets so many replies. The thread premise can be pointed out as false/flawed/illogical in the first 10 posts, it doesn't matter.

That might be because not everyone takes someone else's word as gospel. Even if you claim such and such is true, not everyone will agree. Additionally, some object to Nelson simply posting there, as a matter of principle, and their take owes nothing to what some obscure influencer said on social media. Yet their take is being bundled with a multitude of other anti-Era takes to facilitate some making a point. But you've made an extremely generic, extremely broad and extremely vague remark, so let's tackle it.

Part of the problem is that the forever-undefined term Cancel culture is being applied to all sorts of actions. Deciding not to watch any more videos from a Youtuber who's expressed opinions you don't agree with and calling for someone working at, say, IBM to be fired because of remarks made on their private social media, on their free time and not tied to their job, can both be labelled as instantiations of Cancel culture, regardless of how distinct they are.

Another problem, that refuses to go away, is the apparent keenness for symmetries. In the minds of some, Daoism is true, therefore for every Resetera, a perfect mirror image must exist, so that cosmic balance is maintained and the universe doesn't collapse on itself. In reality, though, what separates NeoGAF from ResetEra is not the posts themselves, not necessarily. What separates them is something more fundamental and structural, something that belies any attempt at establishing the equivalence and symmetry between the two: moderation.

Failure to spot this crucial difference is missing the point, even if adorned with the usual cosmetic rhetoric of how similar the two forums are. So I'm sorry. But posting on Era is de facto condoning that style of moderation. That means Nelson's activity there is definitely significant when done in an official capacity.

An early reply in this thread said he was banned before this whole Era thing, and if that's true this whole thread is FUD about Era taking over the gaming world.

Facts speak for themselves. The number of vetted industry professionals posting on ResetEra is orders of magnitude greater than the number around here, even if you want to dismiss the difference and claim those are silver or bronze tier professionals. There have also been a number of instances where Era seems to have steered events, like the whole ordeal with former GOG/CD Projekt RED social media account manager. Cyberpunk 2077 is shaping out to be a great case study of whether their influence is mythical or not.

There's irony in how similar both sides can be. Outrage at the other side for their outrage, saying they're better than the other side without actually doing or saying anything to prove it. It's just back and forth preaching to the respective choirs without substance.

I suppose my takeaway from this comment of yours is that you're part of that myopic group of members who can't tell the crucial difference between the two forums even when it's staring you right in the face.

As I was looking through one poster's post history to see if he had a history of racist posts, he got banned. So there's that.

Would you be claiming one poster being banned for racist posts is evidence for GAF being racist?

That would certainly be hilarious.
Hilarious indeed.
 

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That might be because not everyone takes someone else's word as gospel. Even if you claim such and such is true, not everyone will agree. Additionally, some object to Nelson simply posting there, as a matter of principle, and their take owes nothing to what some obscure influencer said on social media. Yet their take is being bundled with a multitude of other anti-Era takes to facilitate some making a point. But you've made an extremely generic, extremely broad and extremely vague remark, so let's tackle it.

Part of the problem is that the forever-undefined term Cancel culture is being applied to all sorts of actions. Deciding not to watch any more videos from a Youtuber who's expressed opinions you don't agree with and calling for someone working at, say, IBM to be fired because of remarks made on their private social media, on their free time and not tied to their job, can both be labelled as instantiations of Cancel culture, regardless of how distinct they are.

Another problem, that refuses to go away, is the apparent keenness for symmetries. In the minds of some, Daoism is true, therefore for every Resetera, a perfect mirror image must exist, so that cosmic balance is maintained and the universe doesn't collapse on itself. In reality, though, what separates NeoGAF from ResetEra is not the posts themselves, not necessarily. What separates them is something more fundamental and structural, something that belies any attempt at establishing the equivalence and symmetry between the two: moderation.

Failure to spot this crucial difference is missing the point, even if adorned with the usual cosmetic rhetoric of how similar the two forums are. So I'm sorry. But posting on Era is de facto condoning that style of moderation. That means Nelson's activity there is definitely significant when done in an official capacity.

Facts speak for themselves. The number of vetted industry professionals posting on ResetEra is orders of magnitude greater than the number around here, even if you want to dismiss the difference and claim those are silver or bronze tier professionals. There have also been a number of instances where Era seems to have steered events, like the whole ordeal with former GOG/CD Projekt RED social media account manager. Cyberpunk 2077 is shaping out to be a great case study of whether their influence is mythical or not.

I suppose my takeaway from this comment of yours is that you're part of that myopic group of members who can't tell the crucial difference between the two forums even when it's staring you right in the face.

Would you be claiming one poster being banned for racist posts is evidence for GAF being racist?

That would certainly be hilarious.
Hilarious indeed.
If you see a post that makes general statements and you think "This isn't about me", it's probably not about you. You gave reasons why they're a problem, so it probably wasn't about you. Your response missed the point though.

If certain parts of GAF conducted themselves a bit better, perhaps it would be seen as a more valuable place than it currently is. Take TLoU2. Instead of giving feedback on the game, there was a lot of "Cuckmann" and "Let's review bomb" people. The legitimate criticisms were lost in the ad hominem responses. That isn't the sort of attitude that's better than the other side, that's just framing yourself as anti-other side. That's not independent and better, that's secondary and reactionary. It makes you look like the bad guy, because while they believe they're right the response here is just "REeeeeeee" and "Fucking SJWs".

GAF eats up the clickbait and headlines with the reactionary outrage just like everywhere else but it isn't willing to make itself a voice worth listening to. Places like GAF used to be above that clickbait and ragebait nonsense. What happened? People that disagree with their views and actions could ignore it if it's nothing worth legitimising by responding to or sharing in the first place, or actually provide a response that isn't "Fuck ResetEra" if a rational voice neds to be heard. I've seen it happen here. I've seen it happen on Twitter. It lets Era be the place where all the "Good" people went, leaving all the "Bad" people here. It's not true, but it's not like people are trying to change that.

Seriously though, you went from criticising me for not commenting on moderation being key (in a reply that wasn't about moderation) to your takeaway from a reply that was about moderation being that it wasn't about the moderation. I think you got caught up in wanting me to be the enemy.
 
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Uhm.... You need to go back and read some of the reactions on here. And why do they need to cancel their relationship with the forum? Because you disagree with their agenda?
There is nothing wrong with disagreeing with a website founded on a lie, has doubled down on said lie, and even promotes new lies to attack other people and organizations.

I don't believe the correct term is "cancelling". As others said, I don't think anyone seriously wants Microsoft to shut down or never use the internet.
Just letting them know that beneath the thin veneer of "social justice" they're actually surrounding themselves with the worst dregs that society has to offer. Who may even turn on Microsoft one day if they just happen to step out of line.

 
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What the actual fuck. Current GAF is not even close to be a racist forum.
I said petty, not racist... Not sure where the stretch came from. I didn't migrate to ERA during the exodus, I'm not a member of ERA, and the only time I ever read about them is when people on here are bitching about them.
 
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I said petty, not racist... Not sure where the stretch came from. I didn't migrate to ERA during the exodus, I'm not a member of ERA, and the only time I ever read about them is when people on here are bitching about them.
It’s not bitching when there is in fact a problem.

I’ve been a member there for years and even here though I haven’t been that active till recently.

Era has been consistently good at reporting gaming news but whenever an issue is reported regarding anything to do with politics, prejudice, etc things have always circulated in the way Era has determined and if you make any so so comment that isn’t part of their agenda you might as well be banned from existence.

Issues like these shouldn’t be part of a gaming forum *period* and I know a lot of people might disagree with me but I face prejudice on a daily basis being so far away from my family because of my orientation but I’m alive and still dealing with all the hurdles life throws at me.

I’ve always looked at gaming as an escape from the hardships of life and not much else and I might be wrong in feeling this way but it’s my opinion and I take it to heart.
 
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All this for a "Will do. thx"

Is that the sum total of what the uproar in this thread is about? I thought I must have missed the egregious sins MS allegedly committed and have been trying to figure out what happened. I can't believe that is all there is to it.

If that truly is all there is, this is like a mirror image of some of crazy shit the REE Asylum launches cancel campaigns over. Can someone tell me what I'm missing here?
 
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Corrik

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That Major Nelson guy is super cringe. What's up with that name? Is he like Microsoft's Kevin Butler?
I would take note to not overreact to what Major Nelson said as resetera did. He never said he was escalating it or taking care of it. He basically just said thanks. I'll look into it. About as non an answer as possible on that site.
 

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Wait, he's just a guy that makes mods to their games? I thought he they meant he was some sort of official microsoft moderator in their company. You can't really force someone to not be able to modify a game.
Yes, he is affiliated with this mod: https://eldewrito.com/

Some of them were given early access to Halo 3 on PC because of this. But I'm not sure they have any further connection to 343i other than their feedback on the game/port was likely listened to.

edit: here is a blog post describing more of their involvement with 343i on the MCC: https://blog.eldewrito.com/post/183642178153/eldewrito-the-future-of-the-mod-and-our
 
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benjipwns

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Actually, wait, from ResetERA.com's OP itself, the guy has apparently nothing to do with 343i other than they had some meetings some years back?
 

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Doesn’t really tackle any of the important stuff. All of this is just surface level things to make themselves feel good about destroying someone else’s life.

How disappointing.
 

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Hateful,ignorant and miserable people get off on making others feel as worthless as they are. This shouldn't shock anyone.
 

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There is nothing wrong with disagreeing with a website founded on a lie, has doubled down on said lie, and even promotes new lies to attack other people and organizations.

I don't believe the correct term is "cancelling". As others said, I don't think anyone seriously wants Microsoft to shut down or never use the internet.
Just letting them know that beneath the thin veneer of "social justice" they're actually surrounding themselves with the worst dregs that society has to offer. Who may even turn on Microsoft one day if they just happen to step out of line.

And these are some of Reees finest

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