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User Info: AWarAmp84

AWarAmp84
4 years ago#1
It must be an ego thing like, "Look at me, I built a PC therefore I'm better than you!". I always laugh a little on the inside when someone puts their PC specs in their sig like anyone really cares.
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User Info: Perfect Light

Perfect Light
4 years ago#2
AWarAmp84 posted...
It must be an ego thing like, "Look at me, I built a PC therefore I'm better than you!". I always laugh a little on the inside when someone puts their PC specs in their sig like anyone really cares.

PC gamers are all about ego. Also, it really makes me laugh when I see specs in peoples' sigs. NO ONE cares, not even other PC gamers because there will always be someone out there who sees them and knows his are better. With consoles, everyone is the same. That's why I like it.
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User Info: DarkSymbiote

DarkSymbiote
4 years ago#3
It is because they have to justify to themselves that they spend way too much too money. The same way some purchasers of bad games (Diablo III, A:CM) praise them.
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User Info: AWarAmp84

AWarAmp84
4 years ago#4
Perfect Light posted...
AWarAmp84 posted...
It must be an ego thing like, "Look at me, I built a PC therefore I'm better than you!". I always laugh a little on the inside when someone puts their PC specs in their sig like anyone really cares.

PC gamers are all about ego. Also, it really makes me laugh when I see specs in peoples' sigs. NO ONE cares, not even other PC gamers because there will always be someone out there who sees them and knows his are better. With consoles, everyone is the same. That's why I like it.


I agree.
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User Info: AWarAmp84

AWarAmp84
4 years ago#5
DarkSymbiote posted...
It is because they have to justify to themselves that they spend way too much too money. The same way some purchasers of bad games (Diablo III, A:CM) praise them.


Good point.
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User Info: trinityEDGE

trinityEDGE
4 years ago#6
You mean an ego thing... like console wars and exclusives? Yeah, they're not exclusive to PC gamers.

User Info: Dark_Spiret

Dark_Spiret
4 years ago#7
stop having **** reasoning and most of pc gamers wont get defensive.
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eejayaitch
4 years ago#8
Take away a PC gamers PC and they're generally left with very little. They know this.
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GloryChaos
4 years ago#9
They don't. Stop mistaking trolls for PC gamers.
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User Info: AWarAmp84

AWarAmp84
4 years ago#10
Dark_Spiret posted...
stop having **** reasoning and most of pc gamers wont get defensive.


Introducing exhibit A.
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