Why show of in your signature?

Discussion in 'The Edge of the Forum' started by tjas, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. tjas
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    tjas The Gbatemp HRManager

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    Why do people show the ''hardware'' they have in their signature? Is it to show of? Is it to look interesting? Or is it to inform people... which I find useless... why would I care if you have a 1gb japan micro sd card.. [​IMG]

    Your thoughts!

    (showoffs!)
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  2. sk3tch

    sk3tch GBAtemp Fan

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    I post it for troubleshooting/information purposes. I post more often on teamcyclops.com's forums (which has been down for days now, btw) and it's nice to be able to post something when helping someone and not have to re-hash your specs, etc. every time.
     
  3. JPH

    JPH Banned

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    lol, why not?
     
  4. matriculated

    matriculated GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I think most people do it to show off. Personally, I find avatars and sigs a waste of bandwidth.
     
  5. Knab

    Knab GBAtemp Fan

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    i do it cause its cool and all the cool kids are doing it [​IMG]

    ........you want to be cool.....dont you?
     
  6. Hooya

    Hooya GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Avatars are handy to identify users at a quicker visual glance than reading names.

    I have my hardware in my sig that is relevant to the forum that I'm in. So here I post my Wii and modchip information so people know what I'm using if I have success or failure with something. Same thing by posting my flashcard information. In GBAtemp my sig has been pretty limited, but in WiiNewz I have all that information.

    In NeoWin I have my full computer specs so if I post a question anyone can see what kind of system I'm running. It's there to be useful, not to show off my e-penis (which my computer specs would make me a micro anyway).
     
  7. dakeyras

    dakeyras GBAtemp Regular

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    My signature serves the greater good.
     
  8. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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