Penguins roll out.
"Yes, but that’s still a minority! If more women played video games, there would be more reason to have female protagonists!"
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Let’s talk about Erik Karlsson.
He’s going into a space where the fandom skews heavily towards young ladies, probably ages 15-25. He’s engaging that fandom base. He answers questions, he calls these fans his friends. I’ve yet to see (and I deeply hope it’s because it doesn’t exist) any evidence…
Do you ever have a problem where you just don’t know how to reply to an argument, not because you don’t know the answer, but you just don’t know where to begin? Like, the foundation of knowledge you’d need to impart to this person before you could even begin to drag them out of their sinkhole of ignorance would cost thousands of dollars if it were coming from a university?
And thus, the gif reaction was born.
This is not your destruction.
This is your birth.
Jaromir Jagr graciously accepts his MVP award at the 2014 Devils Team Awards.