Who are you?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by WelshLadGriff, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. WelshLadGriff
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    Do you act different on the net in contrast to what you do in real life? This is a question most have been asking about (Well, on other forums anyway). I mean, Do you think you should act yourself on the internet or would you rather develop a new persona to keep you anonimality?

    I'm just always weary on things on the internet, and i'm usually careful at who my friends are, just in case one wants to contact me. Better safer than sorry =3

    Any views on this?
     


  2. Calafas

    Calafas GBAtemp Fan

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    I'm extremely shy in real life, as in, I cant even talk to/aproach strangers.

    But on the internet, I like to think i'm fairly talkative and not very withdrawn. [​IMG]

    It's easier when i'm not talking to people face-to-face.
     
  3. WelshLadGriff
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    I see that from your point, Wouldn't internet dating be difficult? You find it easy to speak to them online but as soon as you meet them for coffee, the awkward silence makes it's debut =/
     
  4. Calafas

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    Haha, never tried, so wouldnt know.

    And I actually have a gf, but she approached *me* at a party (she was a friend of a friend of a friend like).

    So after the initial awkward silence, we got talking, and yeah. :]



    But I wouldnt have approached her, so itas a good job she talked to me. :]
     
  5. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    I guess I´m more open when on.
     
  6. WelshLadGriff
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    Well, at least it got you somwhere =3

    Me at least, would only aproach somone if i could predict their reactions. Such as one fateful evening at a party =/
     
  7. Sephi

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    I'm pretty much the same way
     
  8. magotts

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    same here. [​IMG]
     
  9. WelshLadGriff
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    Too many shy people nowadays =3
     
  10. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    I'm not so much shy, more like I can never think up of conversation starters, even around my friends sometimes...
     
  11. Orc

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    I'm more patient with people IRL and I think I'm shyer but more a smartass online.
    I also talk a lot more IRL since I rather hate typing.
     
  12. SavageWaffle

    SavageWaffle GBAtemp Maniac

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    Same, except now, im the "funny" guy in class.
     
  13. Killermech

    Killermech Cookie Monster

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    I'm not shy, but I don't like to socialize in RL unless I have to.
    Forums are so much better imo, you post when you feel like it. You enter discussions you want to participate in and you just turn the page off when you don't feel like talking (writing).

    In RL if someone approaches you and wants to have some random topic discussion.. well it's fun occasionally. But most of the time it's pretty boring and you can't
    simply just show them the finger and tell them to go bother someone else since it's rude.
    Exceptions are girls.. then all topics are interesting [​IMG]
     
  14. PizzaPasta

    PizzaPasta Son of p1ngpong

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    I be me.
     
  15. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    im not that shy in real life. I'm alot more foolish on forums than in real life though. I'm good in conversations, I can keep them going, though not with some I like. they can be hot (GIRLS), but if I dont like them, I'm fine around them.
     
  16. cherryduck

    cherryduck GBAtemp Regular

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    I'm more inclined to tell personal emotional truths online than in real life. And online it's less about putting up a front and more about saying what you want and ignoring anyone you don't want to talk to.
     
  17. Masta_mind257

    Masta_mind257 GBAtemp Regular

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    anonymity rulz, I usually can't talk to girls unless I'm used to being around a certain girl for extended periods of time; such as my classmates otherwise I tend to stay OUT and let my friends talk it out while I answer any questions raised to me. Here I'll talk to anyone. [​IMG]
     
  18. Salamantis

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    Same here.
     
  19. NeSchn

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    I think I am morer serious online than I am in real life.
     
  20. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    my personalty is the same in real life, no different.