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No denying it, this is a QQ, whine, or whatever derogatory label you want to attach.
I haven't posted here in a month or two because I've been off sampling MMORPGs; some had promise, most didn't. Aside from the fact most are carrot-and-stick themeparks, with little backstory, originality, or other trappings that would encourage staying in these virtual worlds, the gaming communities are horrendous. Griefing, ganking, trolling, snerting, and other sophomoric behavior seems the order of the day. I'm only 28, but my aversion to ubiquitous drug references and gratuitous profanity make me feel 68.
Now, it happens that I've a strident egalitarian viewpoint. In the world of online gaming I don't think it matters if you're 13 or 80, clergyman or felon, dropout or scholar; but is there no game-haven for a reasonably level-tempered, polite, somewhat well educated woman, who knows how to begin and end sentences that don't include an F-bomb?
Answer to that last question: apparently not. MMORPG and civility are mutually exclusive words.
Done looking for my holy-grail MMORPG; just ordered Elder Scrolls IV and V. No more watching snotty bastages pop their zit-sized brains onto game chatboxes or being ganked by immature turdmuffins.