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Stacey D calls for boycott of Garycon
« on: December 14, 2018, 10:53:47 am »
I'm on my phone so can't give the link, but looking forward to discussion.

What really strikes me is how Frog God bent over backwards for her, giving her control of an S&W edition, and she is trying to destroy them. This seems typical of SJWs - being nice to them puts you in MORE danger.
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Contessa founder demands boycott of GaryCon
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2018, 12:33:51 pm »
http://www.contessa.rocks/blog/founders-forum-boycott-gary-con

I, for one, could not agree more.  She and the rest of her fans/followers definitely should not come to GaryCon.
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2018, 12:41:01 pm »
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http://www.contessa.rocks/blog/founders-forum-boycott-gary-con

I, for one, could not agree more.  She and the rest of her fans/followers definitely should not come to GaryCon.

I agree, and said as much on the S&W Facebook group before Matt Finch demanded we stop misgendering They. They being the person trying to destroy the company who publishes his game.

I'm not in the S&W FB group any more.
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« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2018, 12:42:24 pm »
Hell, that just makes me want to attend GaryCon even more now.

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« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2018, 01:16:21 pm »
When will they learn. The more one tells people not to do something the more they want to do it.

I'm not a fan of going to conventions. If I would go to Garycon just out of spite. As usual SJWs instead of talking to someone make the mistake of not only talking down to someone.

As that always works so well when getting the point across.

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« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2018, 01:42:12 pm »
Ironically, Stacey was the lead designer or some-such for the S&W 3rd edition (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/froggodgames/swords-and-wizardry-complete-rulebook-3rd-printing). So...yeah.
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« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2018, 01:48:03 pm »
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http://www.contessa.rocks/blog/founders-forum-boycott-gary-con

I, for one, could not agree more.  She and the rest of her fans/followers definitely should not come to GaryCon.

Greetings!

Exploder, damn that Stacy woman sounds like a total SJW nutjob! Oh noes! You cisgendered white straight males need to give up your *privelege*

Cisgendered? What the fuck is that, anyways?

How about I'm fucking sick of the constant racism and hatred towards WHITE HETEROSEXUAL MEN????? How about that? Isn't there more and more heterosexual white men getting fed up of being hated, targeted, and blamed for everything in society the fucking liberals and feminists in society don't like?

Whaa! Whaa! Too bad, cupcake! She and her salivating followers need to be filled with cement. That would provide them with the attitude adjustment that they need so desperately.

I'm so, so tired of the SJW's making everything in our society a crisis. Every disagreement, every difference, anything that deviates from their dogma is the blackest of evil. I'm also sick of their snooty, self-righteous arrogance. SJW's seek to corrupt every damn thing they get their hands on. Now Gary Con is targeted because they have some guests that *she* doesn't like.

She can fucking choke on it, endlessly crying tears of rage and shame. Too fucking bad, cupcake. Cry some more. I hope our people in our hobby--especially white, heterosexual men--rise up and reject her and her stupid fucking organization. Reject her. Blast her. Shame her, and her stupid zombie followers at every opportunity. I knew Contessa was a fucking nutjob group when I first heard about them here. And here we see the proof, just the beginning, of how these fucked-in-the-head feminists are going to try to shit all over our hobby. This is just the beginning. Pundit is so right on about all this shit.

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« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2018, 02:03:17 pm »
So much for the danegeld.

I used to think her initiative was cool, because sure, that surface looks good. Then I looked at her blog on the contessa site, and it is this scary pit of crazy talk. Anti-male, anti-white, and utterly unhinged. Does not make her accusation seem too credible.
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« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2018, 02:15:32 pm »
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We can seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Are her methods melodramatic and overly vitriolic? Absolutely. We should be able to engage in sincere discourse without all the fanatic group-think police censoring our thoughts. I too am tired of all the hand-wringing and temper-tantrums.

However, the idea that white men are being "targeted" is pretty absurd. We have created the culture and society that favors us (white men) unfairly in many areas of our society. Is it getting better? Sure. But there are still plenty of examples of racism, misogyny, and privilege to keep reminding people that white men "are in charge" and expect to remain in charge. To pretend like we aren't getting a little of the medicine we dished out over the centuries is hilariously absurd. White men should have known better. At some point people would pull back the curtain and piss on the wizard. The fact that he is wearing a white sheet instead of green suit hardly matters.

You want to prove your a "manly man"? Soldier up. Put your big boy pants on and take responsibility. Sure, we can't change the past but we CAN recognize a bunch of people got shit on by our forebears and have a little understanding why people are leary of our bullshit.

Real men know humility and respect. Your masculine chest-pounding self-pity certainly doesn't paint a picture of strength... cupcake.
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« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2018, 02:22:01 pm »
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You want to prove your a "manly man"? Soldier up. Put your big boy pants on and take responsibility. .

How traditionally patriarchal. As long as men, because they are male,  are expected to take up the responsibility for things, they will continue to be perceived as the ones with authority over it. Thus the cycle perpetuates itself.
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« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2018, 03:10:01 pm »
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OR...

We can seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Are her methods melodramatic and overly vitriolic? Absolutely. We should be able to engage in sincere discourse without all the fanatic group-think police censoring our thoughts. I too am tired of all the hand-wringing and temper-tantrums.

However, the idea that white men are being "targeted" is pretty absurd. We have created the culture and society that favors us (white men) unfairly in many areas of our society. Is it getting better? Sure. But there are still plenty of examples of racism, misogyny, and privilege to keep reminding people that white men "are in charge" and expect to remain in charge. To pretend like we aren't getting a little of the medicine we dished out over the centuries is hilariously absurd. White men should have known better. At some point people would pull back the curtain and piss on the wizard. The fact that he is wearing a white sheet instead of green suit hardly matters.

You want to prove your a "manly man"? Soldier up. Put your big boy pants on and take responsibility. Sure, we can't change the past but we CAN recognize a bunch of people got shit on by our forebears and have a little understanding why people are leary of our bullshit.

Real men know humility and respect. Your masculine chest-pounding self-pity certainly doesn't paint a picture of strength... cupcake.

Greetings!

Yeah, Stacy essentially whines and blames white people for anything and everything. Just like every other SJW troglodyte. I *understand* them quite well, Trechriron. I understand they are seeking to poison our society at every level, spreading their twisted ideology, while being pimped by every misanthropic demagogue they can come up with.

I need to "Soldier up. Put your big boy pants on and take responsibility."? Really?

You mean, like flying into blasted shitholes by helicopter, and being willing to pour my life out to save my friends, who were of various races? Yeah, I've done that. Frankly, I think I've done just fine in demonstrating my brotherhood with my fellow Marines of all races. There's not a damned thing I need to be ashamed of, or take responsibility of, cupcake.

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« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2018, 03:27:00 pm »
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Greetings!

Exploder, damn that Stacy woman sounds like a total SJW nutjob! Oh noes! You cisgendered white straight males need to give up your *privelege*

Cisgendered? What the fuck is that, anyways?

How about I'm fucking sick of the constant racism and hatred towards WHITE HETEROSEXUAL MEN????? How about that? Isn't there more and more heterosexual white men getting fed up of being hated, targeted, and blamed for everything in society the fucking liberals and feminists in society don't like?

Whaa! Whaa! Too bad, cupcake! She and her salivating followers need to be filled with cement. That would provide them with the attitude adjustment that they need so desperately.

I'm so, so tired of the SJW's making everything in our society a crisis. Every disagreement, every difference, anything that deviates from their dogma is the blackest of evil. I'm also sick of their snooty, self-righteous arrogance. SJW's seek to corrupt every damn thing they get their hands on. Now Gary Con is targeted because they have some guests that *she* doesn't like.

She can fucking choke on it, endlessly crying tears of rage and shame. Too fucking bad, cupcake. Cry some more. I hope our people in our hobby--especially white, heterosexual men--rise up and reject her and her stupid fucking organization. Reject her. Blast her. Shame her, and her stupid zombie followers at every opportunity. I knew Contessa was a fucking nutjob group when I first heard about them here. And here we see the proof, just the beginning, of how these fucked-in-the-head feminists are going to try to shit all over our hobby. This is just the beginning. Pundit is so right on about all this shit.

Semper Fidelis,

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Stacey isn't targeting white heterosexual men for being white heterosexual men. She's targeting a specific individual whom she is accusing of abuse against one or more women, and then calling out the usual subjects for rushing to shield him, and actually giving him a platform of honour.

The usual subjects turn out to all be white heterosexual men. Again.

And here you go, making Stacey's point for her.

And let's be clear, just because someone makes a lot of noise, goes about it in a way that offends your sensibilities, maybe even appears a bit loco, doesn't mean she is wrong.


But Stacey goes further:

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If we are to put pressure on conventions to not bring in guests that could harm people in our community, we absolutely must have the support and action of our white cisgender heterosexual male friends, partners, and relatives. That means you must be willing to give something up to stand up for your beliefs. Gary Con is inviting dangerous guests and ignoring their female guest's safety entirely.


That means you - and me, and everyone. She isn't attacking us, she's asking for our help.

Now I don't know what the US Marines make of A Few Good Men in general, but there's that scene at the end that I think shows the Corps in a good light, despite the impact on the two Marines themselves.

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« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2018, 03:31:13 pm »
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OR...

We can seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Are her methods melodramatic and overly vitriolic? Absolutely. We should be able to engage in sincere discourse without all the fanatic group-think police censoring our thoughts. I too am tired of all the hand-wringing and temper-tantrums.

However, the idea that white men are being "targeted" is pretty absurd. We have created the culture and society that favors us (white men) unfairly in many areas of our society. Is it getting better? Sure. But there are still plenty of examples of racism, misogyny, and privilege to keep reminding people that white men "are in charge" and expect to remain in charge. To pretend like we aren't getting a little of the medicine we dished out over the centuries is hilariously absurd. White men should have known better. At some point people would pull back the curtain and piss on the wizard. The fact that he is wearing a white sheet instead of green suit hardly matters.

You want to prove your a "manly man"? Soldier up. Put your big boy pants on and take responsibility. Sure, we can't change the past but we CAN recognize a bunch of people got shit on by our forebears and have a little understanding why people are leary of our bullshit.

Real men know humility and respect. Your masculine chest-pounding self-pity certainly doesn't paint a picture of strength... cupcake.


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« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2018, 03:33:42 pm »
I love how she says they have a whisper network to spread info about people like Webb (whom I don't remember, personally).

I didn't realize accusing someone on twitter and trying to arrange an internet lynching counted as whispering.