thread: 2005-11-28 : Closeted

On 2005-11-29, Curly wrote:

I don't buy that generalization, Charles.

I see the same people celebrating music, fashion, slang, fads—from their childhood era.

That's the very reason my group started playing this year: as an ironic retro activity.  A hip thing to do.

It's the non-retro gamer; into more-recent games; who is viewed with more suspion and confusion.  Who is harder to catagorize, and therefore more threatening.

And who doesn't have the social sense to laugh-off what he's doing as related to harmless childhood fun.  But rather tries to claim it's heavy adult stuff.  Heavy Adult Stuff of all sorts is a smalltalk taboo.


This makes Curly go "I'm talking bout post #37"

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