thread: 2005-11-28 : Closeted

On 2005-11-28, Vincent wrote:

Alexander: Another point of distinction, though: when you say "I'm gay" these days, most people know what you mean. When you say "I spent 24 hour writing a roleplaying game for fun", they immediately think you wrote a CRPG or a boardgame, or don't get it. Every conversation therefore gets a loaded frame of reference right of the bat...


It's not anybody's hostility I fear - it's their indifference and/or bafflement.

Me: I had the best weekend!
Sample Person: Cool. What did you do?
Me: I pushed pigs up a ladder!
Sample Person: ...?


This makes MB go "*HA!*"
Not only can I imagine all the vocal inflection, I also can be very glad I wasn't drinking anything.

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