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Talking With Strangers On Online Video Games

By: Brad Manock

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            I do not often play video games anymore. Right now I usually only play video games while hanging out with friends playing “Call of Duty” games. These advanced video game systems have microphones attached which allows players to talk to each other in real time. At some point some tech developer thought this was a good idea. In this article I will discuss some of the things that happen when engaging in online video game conversations.

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The Championship Nobody Showed Up To

http://www.dreamstime.com/-image30380By: Brad Manock

            I have only ever been good at things that people don’t care about. People care about sports, which I have always been terrible at. On the other hand things that I AM good at are things that people don’t care about at all. I have discussed this issue in the past a bit but never in much detail. In particular I am going to tell the story about the time I entered a video game tournament for a game that I was really good at, when I advanced to the regional championship, nobody showed up to compete against me. In this article I am going to go into detail discussing why this was one of the more embarrassing experiences in the early part of my life. Continue reading