Your Temp/Internet Persona

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by machomuu, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

    Sep 4, 2009
    United States
    The Courtroom
    Are you, in real life, the same person as your internet alter ego(s)?
  2. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

    Sep 13, 2009
    I am 90% the same, but I am a little braver online than in real life
  3. jamesaa

    jamesaa The Prince of Insufficient Light

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    Jan 8, 2006
    Not at all.

    In 'real life' I'm a quiet miserable git that gives the distinct impression to anyone nearby that if you dare talk to me I WILL kill you... even my co-workers keep at a good distance.

    On the internets no one knows who I am am so I usually stay nice happy person... even if it is a lie it makes for a better online experience to pretend i'm someone else, and unlike real life I can disappear by simply clicking log out [​IMG]
  4. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey
    Well, I tend to be more quiet and reserved in real life than online, but not to an excessive extent.
  5. PeregrinFig

    PeregrinFig A miserable little pile of secrets

    Jun 18, 2010
    United States
    I'm not even the same person on every site I visit.
  6. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    This goes for just about everybody. I'm usually a little more wordy and sugar-coated when it comes to correcting people since conversing with somebody about a problem 1:1 doesn't have the aggravating issues that post-follows-post has.

    I'm a hell of a lot more shy IRL though.
  7. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

    Former Staff
    Jun 30, 2006
    United States
    th' south
    I think I'm about the same really. Ultimately I guess you'd have to ask the people on here who've met me though.
  8. Logannaruto

    Logannaruto Newbie

    Sep 12, 2011
    United States
    I am the same person on mostly 95% of the websites i go on
  9. titen96

    titen96 GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 28, 2009
    United States
    Im a very quiet person irl
  10. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

    Former Staff
    Jun 24, 2008
    United States
    I say what I think much more often online.
    In person I'll keep everything to myself.
  11. Hydreigon

    Hydreigon Isn't that DELICIOUS!?

    Mar 7, 2011
    Pretty much the same, I guess..
    Of course, I can't really speak for myself. [​IMG]
  12. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

    Oct 15, 2008
    United States
    Soviet Slyakin
    I guess about the same, but I'm slightly more outgoing online.

    I can't be too different, because I have a real-life friend on this board.
  13. Nujui

    Nujui I need something to do.

    Aug 12, 2010
    United States
    This is also me.
  14. SinHarvest24

    SinHarvest24 Shiroyasha

    Oct 8, 2010
    Anywhere you think of me.
    I guess you could say, Sin Harvest is part of my real life persona which i choose to spot-light on when online.

    IRL i'm a pretty conservative person around people i don't really know but when i'm with my friends i just do/say things (most of the time) without second thinking it.

    IRL my personality depends on the people i'm around.

    Online though, i really don't give a fuck.....
  15. TehSkull

    TehSkull Living the life

    Nov 29, 2009
    United States
    This. I have a social life that's been slowly expanding, but I've been keeping my bubble closed for the most part.

    I'm horrible at instructing people irl, though. The words are right, but my inflection is always wrong. I always sound like I'm being condescending when teaching someone something, and I can't stop even when I catch myself. I just feel bad afterward.
    And it sucks too, because I've been asked by numerous people to be a math tutor. @__@
  16. Necron

    Necron Lurking~

    Dec 29, 2008
    Mi casa
    Yep, the same.
  17. Hells Malice

    Hells Malice Are you a bully?

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    Apr 9, 2009
    Virtually the same.
    I have a fair amount of self control, so in real life it's not like I just go around saying everything on my mind to people. That's how a person gets fired, especially when several customers are morons. Otherwise i'm pretty forward with saying something, regardless of how harsh something might sound. I'm not great at sugar coating, nor do I think people need it.

    Unless someones never seen me post before, that tends to be how I post as well. I'm not one for censoring myself too often.
  18. 1234turtles

    1234turtles Memer

    Jan 1, 2011
    United States
    irl i'm a very quiet person. i can go a whole school day without talking. most of the time during lunch I don"t talk to my friends I just go to the schools library and read fma.
  19. tagzard

    tagzard Tagzard the Crazy Dinosaur with Wings.

    Apr 28, 2010
    United States
    Chicago Illinois
    The exaxct same
  20. Terminator02

    Terminator02 ヽ( 。 ヮ゚)ノ

    Apr 10, 2010
    United States
    Somewhere near monkat
    In real life I kill people for fun, but I can't do that on forums, so i'm forced to civilly deal with them.
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