Why is gaming a predominantly male hobby?

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2 years ago#11
mewmew42 posted...
Because women grew up and became mature human beings\


That's rich!
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2 years ago#12
The same reason women dont get paid as much as men, or that the top 10 richest women in the world inherited their wealth as opposed to earning it, or the fact that women dont have the same rights as men, even though they outnumber men & live longer.

Dem womens need 2 get wit da program & sort it out.
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2 years ago#13
JusticeSword posted...
The same reason women dont get paid as much as men, or that the top 10 richest women in the world inherited their wealth as opposed to earning it, or the fact that women dont have the same rights as men, even though they outnumber men & live longer.

Dem womens need 2 get wit da program & sort it out.


Please do go on about how women don't have the same rights as men in the western world since you didn't exclude it.
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2 years ago#14
40% of gamers being women would only apply to Facebook "games" and cheap games on phones.
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2 years ago#15
Because it isn't and you just think it's that way because that's the way you see it. It's nearly 50/50.

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2 years ago#16
ESA was the one saying 40% are women,

http://www.edge-online.com/news/esa-study-shows-40-gamers-are-women/

was my first google search, I honestly had heard 40% elsewhere but forgot where.
2 years ago#17
death cloud posted...
Because it isn't and you just think it's that way because that's the way you see it. It's nearly 50/50.

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Link?
2 years ago#18
AzaneAzer posted...
40% of gamers are female, it's only a perception that men are so dominant in the market.

The fact that the male demographic has so many games catered to them, makes it amazing that women are that close.

No possible way it's that close...

I'm all for equal rights and good stuff... but the only way that it even gets near 40% is if you include people who play Cityville, Just Dance, and Candy Crush Saga as "gamers".

Going by the definition of "gamer" that most people on this website accept, I'd be surprised if it's even 80/20.
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2 years ago#19
AjidoMarujido posted...
AzaneAzer posted...
40% of gamers are female, it's only a perception that men are so dominant in the market.

The fact that the male demographic has so many games catered to them, makes it amazing that women are that close.

No possible way it's that close...

I'm all for equal rights and good stuff... but the only way that it even gets near 40% is if you include people who play Cityville, Just Dance, and Candy Crush Saga as "gamers".

Going by the definition of "gamer" that most people on this website accept, I'd be surprised if it's even 80/20.


What are those that play Cityville, Just Dance, and Candy Crush besides "gamers", a word that has the definition of "one who plays videogames".

Protip: Don't start sentences with "I'm all for equal rights and good stuff..." because as SOON as you type/say those words I know you're about to say something racist/sexist/exclusionist.
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2 years ago#20
death cloud posted...
AjidoMarujido posted...
AzaneAzer posted...
40% of gamers are female, it's only a perception that men are so dominant in the market.

The fact that the male demographic has so many games catered to them, makes it amazing that women are that close.

No possible way it's that close...

I'm all for equal rights and good stuff... but the only way that it even gets near 40% is if you include people who play Cityville, Just Dance, and Candy Crush Saga as "gamers".

Going by the definition of "gamer" that most people on this website accept, I'd be surprised if it's even 80/20.


What are those that play Cityville, Just Dance, and Candy Crush besides "gamers", a word that has the definition of "one who plays videogames".

Protip: Don't start sentences with "I'm all for equal rights and good stuff..." because as SOON as you type/say those words I know you're about to say something racist/sexist/exclusionist.


I can go out and set a trap and catch a rabbit for dinner, doesn't make me a hunter >.>
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