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So Apparently This Is A Thing. (Gamergate Reference in Prison School Dub.)
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Posted 10/5/15 , edited 10/5/15

Gafennec wrote:

What the hell is gamergate and why should we care?


Gamergate in a nutshell::Zoe Quinn sucked/fucked a reviewer into giving her shit game good ratings and the rest of the internet found out. SJW's/The Tumblrina's/and plebbit blindly defended her honor until the truth came out, while the noble and holy army of 4chan made sure she was exposed.On the plus side it did cause the community to have a discussion on ethical gaming journalism.
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dragontackle wrote:


Gafennec wrote:

What the hell is gamergate and why should we care?


Gamergate in a nutshell::Zoe Quinn sucked/fucked a reviewer into giving her shit game good ratings and the rest of the internet found out. SJW's/The Tumblrina's/and plebbit blindly defended her honor until the truth came out, while the noble and holy army of 4chan made sure she was exposed.On the plus side it did cause the community to have a discussion on ethical gaming journalism.


Be prepared everybody cause this is in fact the last post I will make on the site.

You are an idiot. If you actually payed attention or did research you will realize that the only mention of Quinn in any fucking article by they accused guys was when one person mentioned her in a list of people. But dont let that ruin your buzz it doesnt fit in with your story.

Oh man Those fucking 4chan threads were great. Dont feed my the ethics bullshit I was fucking there at the goddamn source I saw the shit that was flung around and said on those fucking threads.

You know the fucking Irony of it all. That you fucking people will accuse "SJW"s of buying into the "narratives" when you guys will but into so much bullshit conspiracy theories it makes Alex Jones look like a skeptic.

Enjoy the purple kool-aid.
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megahobbit wrote:


dragontackle wrote:


Gafennec wrote:

What the hell is gamergate and why should we care?


Gamergate in a nutshell::Zoe Quinn sucked/fucked a reviewer into giving her shit game good ratings and the rest of the internet found out. SJW's/The Tumblrina's/and plebbit blindly defended her honor until the truth came out, while the noble and holy army of 4chan made sure she was exposed.On the plus side it did cause the community to have a discussion on ethical gaming journalism.


Be prepared everybody cause this is in fact the last post I will make on the site.

You are an idiot. If you actually payed attention or did research you will realize that the only mention of Quinn in any fucking article by they accused guys was when one person mentioned her in a list of people. But dont let that ruin your buzz it doesnt fit in with your story.

Oh man Those fucking 4chan threads were great. Dont feed my the ethics bullshit I was fucking there at the goddamn source I saw the shit that was flung around and said on those fucking threads.

You know the fucking Irony of it all. That you fucking people will accuse "SJW"s of buying into the "narratives" when you guys will but into so much bullshit conspiracy theories it makes Alex Jones look like a skeptic.

Enjoy the purple kool-aid.

I was being sarcastic for 3/4ths of the post(i thought it would be obvious) .....Calm down
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dragontackle wrote:


megahobbit wrote:


dragontackle wrote:


Gafennec wrote:

What the hell is gamergate and why should we care?


Gamergate in a nutshell::Zoe Quinn sucked/fucked a reviewer into giving her shit game good ratings and the rest of the internet found out. SJW's/The Tumblrina's/and plebbit blindly defended her honor until the truth came out, while the noble and holy army of 4chan made sure she was exposed.On the plus side it did cause the community to have a discussion on ethical gaming journalism.


Be prepared everybody cause this is in fact the last post I will make on the site.

You are an idiot. If you actually payed attention or did research you will realize that the only mention of Quinn in any fucking article by they accused guys was when one person mentioned her in a list of people. But dont let that ruin your buzz it doesnt fit in with your story.

Oh man Those fucking 4chan threads were great. Dont feed my the ethics bullshit I was fucking there at the goddamn source I saw the shit that was flung around and said on those fucking threads.

You know the fucking Irony of it all. That you fucking people will accuse "SJW"s of buying into the "narratives" when you guys will but into so much bullshit conspiracy theories it makes Alex Jones look like a skeptic.

Enjoy the purple kool-aid.

I was being sarcastic for 3/4ths of the post(i thought it would be obvious) .....Calm down


Welp to totally contradict my last statement I guess Ill have to post this.
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You'll stay saner if you don't dig into it.


Sounds like a bunch of needless drama. I usually just watch Totalbiscuit for game reviews, and the worst he does is rages, it's pretty funny actually.


It pretty much is a bunch of needless drama.
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You thought a paragraph with no obvious connotations of sarcasm would be seen as obviously sarcastic? Uh huh.

Please let's not taint another source of enjoyment for me by mentioning Gamergate. A bunch of sexist A-holes hiding behind "Journalistic Integrity" to make death and rape threats against women in gaming development. All the crap that Quinn was accused of was proven to be false ages ago, and is only believed by ignoramuses. And who cares if she was sleeping around? I don't see how her love life affects anyone else, other than jealousy that she was actually having sex with real people.

If they wanted to go after journalistic integrity, why not go after the review sites that get paid by publishers to advertise their games while also reviewing it, which is a conflict of interest. Or the fact that publishers have been found to offer bribes to the reviewers for positive reviews, but those are guys, so it's ok.

Gamergate is a black mark on the history of gaming. It set the legitimacy of the industry back decades after so many people fought to make it an acceptable hobby, and remove the stigma that only nerds and losers play games.

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Well if it matters I found it funny, please don't hurt me comment people.
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GamerGate will look up and shout "Notice me senpai!"... and I'll look down and whisper "No."
Posted 10/6/15

Lateraliss wrote:

You thought a paragraph with no obvious connotations of sarcasm would be seen as obviously sarcastic? Uh huh.

Please let's not taint another source of enjoyment for me by mentioning Gamergate. A bunch of sexist A-holes hiding behind "Journalistic Integrity" to make death and rape threats against women in gaming development. All the crap that Quinn was accused of was proven to be false ages ago, and is only believed by ignoramuses. And who cares if she was sleeping around? I don't see how her love life affects anyone else, other than jealousy that she was actually having sex with real people.



It was kind of apparent by how he constructed his sentences and by the words he words. ("Holy army" and "plebbit" for example.)

As if the people who defended Quinn haven't done the same shit, please. Both sides are annoying and no one should have ever entertained them. It was all pointless drama. Also, considering how the "sleeping her way to the top" is an issue women face in the working world, yeah, I'd say it's an issue if a woman perpetrates that stereotype. Don't bring that jealousy bullshit here when plenty of women were also a part of that Gamer Gate shit and were criticizing her behavior.
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I'm sorry I asked. I'm no wiser and frankly I am beginning to care a lot less. I do find it reprehensible if death threats were made BY ANY SIDE.
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So, now that we've rehashed that bit of ugliness, let's move on to address the topic of the way it was referenced in the Prison School dub.

While I understand that "localized" topical references can be useful to replace ones that would be very obscure if just picked up as is from the Japanese version, I'm not even sure that happened here. Was any similar reference made in the original? And even if there was something in the original that called out for insertion of something more "Western" as a replacement, why would one choose to scrape off this particular scab and push the wound in our faces?

Gamergate was a case of gossip gone vicious, but I doubt it will have any lasting impact such that the reference will be very recognizable or meaningful at all in a couple of years. Even now, though it went viral in some sets, it lacks the kind of universality I'd think you want in a dub release. Putting it in the script was an unprofessional tasteless use of what amounts to an "in-joke" (though it's not very funny). That's my opinion.

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So, now that we've rehashed that bit of ugliness, let's move on to address the topic of the way it was referenced in the Prison School dub.

While I understand that "localized" topical references can be useful to replace ones that would be very obscure if just picked up as is from the Japanese version, I'm not even sure that happened here. Was any similar reference made in the original? And even if there was something in the original that called out for insertion of something more "Western" as a replacement, why would one choose to scrape off this particular scab and push the wound in our faces?

Gamergate was a case of gossip gone vicious, but I doubt it will have any lasting impact such that the reference will be very recognizable or meaningful at all in a couple of years. Even now, though it went viral in some sets, it lacks the kind of universality I'd think you want in a dub release. Putting it in the script was an unprofessional tasteless use of what amounts to an "in-joke" (though it's not very funny). That's my opinion.


Well said, lorreen. I concur. Why was changing the script to this even necessary is my question? Also, the Fonz, haha. As much as I love him, he's definitely a dated reference.
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lorreen wrote:

So, now that we've rehashed that bit of ugliness, let's move on to address the topic of the way it was referenced in the Prison School dub.

While I understand that "localized" topical references can be useful to replace ones that would be very obscure if just picked up as is from the Japanese version, I'm not even sure that happened here. Was any similar reference made in the original? And even if there was something in the original that called out for insertion of something more "Western" as a replacement, why would one choose to scrape off this particular scab and push the wound in our faces?

Gamergate was a case of gossip gone vicious, but I doubt it will have any lasting impact such that the reference will be very recognizable or meaningful at all in a couple of years. Even now, though it went viral in some sets, it lacks the kind of universality I'd think you want in a dub release. Putting it in the script was an unprofessional tasteless use of what amounts to an "in-joke" (though it's not very funny). That's my opinion.






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lorreen wrote:
So, now that we've rehashed that bit of ugliness, let's move on to address the topic of the way it was referenced in the Prison School dub.

While I understand that "localized" topical references can be useful to replace ones that would be very obscure if just picked up as is from the Japanese version, I'm not even sure that happened here. Was any similar reference made in the original? And even if there was something in the original that called out for insertion of something more "Western" as a replacement, why would one choose to scrape off this particular scab and push the wound in our faces?

Gamergate was a case of gossip gone vicious, but I doubt it will have any lasting impact such that the reference will be very recognizable or meaningful at all in a couple of years. Even now, though it went viral in some sets, it lacks the kind of universality I'd think you want in a dub release. Putting it in the script was an unprofessional tasteless use of what amounts to an "in-joke" (though it's not very funny). That's my opinion.


Well said, lorreen. I concur. Why was changing the script to this even necessary is my question? Also, the Fonz, haha. As much as I love him, he's definitely a dated reference.





Tried looking up the thingy that was referenced, and came across something called GameGrumps, which I think is the people the thing referenced?


I mean, I can understand now why the dub guy didn't like 'em, and I don't know why their video got so many views, but as you two said, it just was out of place and seemed to be ridiculous to use the dub as a soapbox to make fun of some YouTubers.


All this thing did was make me realize I have no clue what the heck Internet culture has turned into.


People getting famous making dumb videos on YouTube so that they get randomly mocked in an anime dub, and that guy (and several of his coworkers) going nutters on the Internet and somehow keeping their jobs.



I think I'll just turn on some yuri instead.






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lorreen wrote:

So, now that we've rehashed that bit of ugliness, let's move on to address the topic of the way it was referenced in the Prison School dub.

While I understand that "localized" topical references can be useful to replace ones that would be very obscure if just picked up as is from the Japanese version, I'm not even sure that happened here. Was any similar reference made in the original? And even if there was something in the original that called out for insertion of something more "Western" as a replacement, why would one choose to scrape off this particular scab and push the wound in our faces?

Gamergate was a case of gossip gone vicious, but I doubt it will have any lasting impact such that the reference will be very recognizable or meaningful at all in a couple of years. Even now, though it went viral in some sets, it lacks the kind of universality I'd think you want in a dub release. Putting it in the script was an unprofessional tasteless use of what amounts to an "in-joke" (though it's not very funny). That's my opinion.






sonic720 wrote:


lorreen wrote:
So, now that we've rehashed that bit of ugliness, let's move on to address the topic of the way it was referenced in the Prison School dub.

While I understand that "localized" topical references can be useful to replace ones that would be very obscure if just picked up as is from the Japanese version, I'm not even sure that happened here. Was any similar reference made in the original? And even if there was something in the original that called out for insertion of something more "Western" as a replacement, why would one choose to scrape off this particular scab and push the wound in our faces?

Gamergate was a case of gossip gone vicious, but I doubt it will have any lasting impact such that the reference will be very recognizable or meaningful at all in a couple of years. Even now, though it went viral in some sets, it lacks the kind of universality I'd think you want in a dub release. Putting it in the script was an unprofessional tasteless use of what amounts to an "in-joke" (though it's not very funny). That's my opinion.


Well said, lorreen. I concur. Why was changing the script to this even necessary is my question? Also, the Fonz, haha. As much as I love him, he's definitely a dated reference.





Tried looking up the thingy that was referenced, and came across something called GameGrumps, which I think is the people the thing referenced?


I mean, I can understand now why the dub guy didn't like 'em, and I don't know why their video got so many views, but as you two said, it just was out of place and seemed to be ridiculous to use the dub as a soapbox to make fun of some YouTubers.


All this thing did was make me realize I have no clue what the heck Internet culture has turned into.


People getting famous making dumb videos on YouTube so that they get randomly mocked in an anime dub, and that guy (and several of his coworkers) going nutters on the Internet and somehow keeping their jobs.



I think I'll just turn on some yuri instead.







Game Grumps have done a commercial for CR.
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The fact that this came up in an anime dub, and in this particular anime, just seems hilarious to me. In short:

- The new line is neither a translation of the original nor an adaptation of it to fit the audience's culture, it has nothing to do with the original script whatsoever. This is pretty much a 4Kids level of dub work.
- It's almost like somebody was trying to make the anime seem like Family Guy, without realizing that Family Guy has long since stopped being funny. Just having a pop culture reference is not inherently funny, and certainly not unique or unexpected in any way.
- If Prison School was a video game, I can pretty much guarantee that the anti-GamerGate/pro-social-justice crowd would be demanding to have it taken down or censored (even the scene itself: look there's CLEAVAGE on the screen; oh no that is so problematic). This is pretty much the last show where I would expect such a line. Doubly hilarious given the sort of shows Funimation unabashedly works with (Shimoneta, High School DxD, Panty and Stocking, and plenty more shows for SJW's to cry "misogyny" over).
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