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    Rage quit

    Rage Quit: To stop, cease, or discontinue an activity due to aggravation from being constantly pawned.

    That's one of the many definitions of "rage quit" available on the inter-webs. Finding examples of "rage quit" is easy. Whoever, studies about "why" rage quit occurs are not that many.

    From my own experience in multiple gaming forums, I believe that the rage-quitter's goal is become a martyr in an attempt to rally the troops. The video below would be a perfect example of such strategy successfully achieving that goal:

    Youtube linky (embedding was dissabled): Sheldon Paintball Scene

    That kind of success rarely happens in real life tho.
    Last edited by RubenX; 03-05-12 at 07:02 PM.
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    This does not compute, Will Robinson.
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    If I gotta look up words, it's not worth my time.

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    The Buddha could have told you that thousands of years ago. You can't get pwnd if you don't have ego in the game.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    I rage quit all the time....

    After 5 minutes of extreme profanities.

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    i am more of a "meh" quitter.

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    meh...I just keep going at it either way. It's not like I give a damn.

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    Here's another curious instance of "rage quit". This is when you get fired, but instead you say you quit...

    "Hoy es un dia normal, pero yo voy a hacerlo intenso" ~ Juanes

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    I know you're a rage quitter in battlefield 3 Ruben. Come on... own it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    The Buddha could have told you that thousands of years ago. You can't get pwnd if you don't have ego in the game.

    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    OMG Siu, that's so deep.
    "Hoy es un dia normal, pero yo voy a hacerlo intenso" ~ Juanes

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20grit View Post
    I know you're a rage quitter in battlefield 3 Ruben. Come on... own it.
    Funny you mention it. BF3 is aware that Rage Quiting is a valuable stat that should be measured. Ergo they keep 3 numbers when you play: Wins, Looses, Quits. ATM my stats say I quit 10% of the time. Mostly due to real life stuff that requires immediate attention. But yeah, some rage quitting due to < expletive > incompetent team mates making mah loose to many games in a row.
    "Hoy es un dia normal, pero yo voy a hacerlo intenso" ~ Juanes

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