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  • jtcgsjtcgs New Port Richey, ILPosts: 1,777Member
    Originally posted by Dihoru

    It's so obviously based on this type of body structure of a mature woman:

     Yep, I only quoted you just so we get to look at her again. This site needs more Asian pics.

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  • cronius77cronius77 Fairfax, VAPosts: 1,351Member Uncommon
    some of you can rationalize it all you wish but its so blantantly obvious that if EnMasse and Frogstar told them to put hot pants on the toon , it would cause issues.  I have my opinion and if you take that image you showed to any attorney they will ALL tell you its boarderline childporn. I get it some of you would rather hide behind a guise of free speech and expression , instead of just admitting it looks like child porn. Thats fine we can agree to disagree then but its not going to change my opinion that its vulgar and has absolutely no place in video games. I could care less about mostly nude fighting games or girls in mmorpgs half naked so Im not prude in one bit , but Elin look like children , could care less about putting the pic up next to a asian girl just to try and prove some invalid point about it not looking like a child. This reminds me of guys who get caught sexing with some young girl or getting half naked pics from them then complaining to the police they thought she was 18....
  • DamonVileDamonVile Vancouver, BCPosts: 4,818Member

    When was the last time you reported someone in a game and got an email or GM responce at all ?

    Tera doesn't send you emails saying a punishment was handed out. GMs don't tell you what they did or didn't do.

  • VorthanionVorthanion Laguna Vista, TXPosts: 2,121Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by nationalcity
    Originally posted by Thorkune
    Originally posted by Ecoces

    well duh when you have this as one of the Races .....

     

     

    of course they aren't going to see Pedophilia as a problem. sorry but any game designer who makes a "child-like" race "sexy" gets no money ever from me

    This is exactly why I quit playing. When you get people commenting on what they would like to do to their "child" character, it's time for me to move on.

    OP...people are doubting some of what you say, but I found chat to be as bad as you described. Obviously people posting here do not pay attention to the chat when they play. I wish I could ignore chat in mmo's, but I watch it often to look for people selling stuff or LFG.

    OP...Do like I did and find something else to play.

    Just my thoughts on the subject

    It's so stupid though to quit over something so trivial IGNORE it....

     

    I mean really people can't turn off the chat or block people I mean if you like the game. I just don't understand people quitting basically means (the haters, trollers, whatever you wanna call em) WIN.....

     

    This community is no worse then Wow or AOC...

    AOC has the worst people I have ever dealt with in my life.... This doesnt even compare.....

     

    There is absolutely nothing stupid about anyone's decision to leave a game, no matter the reason.  We all have different tastes and limits to our patience, who the hell are you to tell us otherwise.

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  • mmoguy43mmoguy43 , CAPosts: 2,447Member Uncommon
    Whatever you do, don't play on the roleplay server...
  • aRtFuLThinGaRtFuLThinG MelbournePosts: 1,134Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by GwapoJosh

    ...actually ok in this game.. Mind boggled!  I've reported several people for absolutely disturbing things and the GMs have said it's ok as long as they change one word in the spelling. 

     If you think it is bad in Tera you are lucky you have never play APB lol.

     

    Bigots and tryhard e-gangsters (who even pretend that they can talk in mexican gangster accent) everywhere in that game.

  • VorthanionVorthanion Laguna Vista, TXPosts: 2,121Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Laughing-man
    Originally posted by TsaboHavoc   would like to add that in my eyes tinkerbell and elins are kinda diferent. Tinkerbell is tiny and have the body of a full raised woman. she is smometimes viewed as litle light point like a lantern. elins are completely diferent beasts. 

    The poster above you pretty much shot your claims to death.  Sorry, Elin are clearly based off adult models with child like faces like forest nymphs.  I guess all the greeks were pedos too.  

    By today's standards, yes, most ancient civilizations would have been considered pedophilic.  Being traded for mairrage at the young age of 12 or 13 and most likely already bearing children.  Older masters taking on young boys to teach them how to have sex or as a rite to manhood.  There is a reason why those ages past were and are considered by many to be barbaric.  Social norms evolve and vary dramatically by region.  What may be considered normal and acceptable in Japanese society doesn't fly here in the USA.  Every Eastern game that ports to the US has to deal with the kiddie porn aspect of the schoolgirl races that are inevitably in them.  I'm curious though, why is it only schoolgirls and not also schoolboys in scantily clad leathers?  Something tells me that Japanese society wouldn't tolerate young boys being sexualized in alluring leather outfits.

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  • DihoruDihoru ConstantaPosts: 2,731Member
    Originally posted by mmoguy43
    Whatever you do, don't play on the roleplay server...

    That's an unspoken rule on all themepark MMOs since... was it Everquest or WoW ? Think WoW that started it off... =))

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIsIHgVWP7g - all you ever need to know about RP in a non-sandbox MMO.

     

    Originally posted by Vorthanion
    Originally posted by Laughing-man
    Originally posted by TsaboHavoc   would like to add that in my eyes tinkerbell and elins are kinda diferent. Tinkerbell is tiny and have the body of a full raised woman. she is smometimes viewed as litle light point like a lantern. elins are completely diferent beasts. 

    The poster above you pretty much shot your claims to death.  Sorry, Elin are clearly based off adult models with child like faces like forest nymphs.  I guess all the greeks were pedos too.  

    By today's standards, yes, most ancient civilizations would have been considered pedophilic.  Being traded for mairrage at the young age of 12 or 13 and most likely already bearing children.  Older masters taking on young boys to teach them how to have sex or as a rite to manhood.  There is a reason why those ages past were and are considered by many to be barbaric.  Social norms evolve and vary dramatically by region.  What may be considered normal and acceptable in Japanese society doesn't fly here in the USA.  Every Eastern game that ports to the US has to deal with the kiddie porn aspect of the schoolgirl races that are inevitably in them.  I'm curious though, why is it only schoolgirls and not also schoolboys in scantily clad leathers?  Something tells me that Japanese society wouldn't tolerate young boys being sexualized in alluring leather outfits.

     Check the post I made above in reply to the "think of the children" guy's rebuttal.

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  • CorehavenCorehaven Colorado Springs, COPosts: 1,538Member
    Originally posted by Dihoru
    Originally posted by cronius77
    Originally posted by sxvs
    Originally posted by cronius77

    this game has always suffered from the pedo crowd and now that its free to play its much much worse. When a ignorant company makes a elin toon that looks just like a tiny little girl running around in her underwear of course you are going to have a crowd of weirdos following it. Oh wait but ...but..but... its really a 1000 year old ancient race!!!!! yeah seriously if you use that argument get help please before you hurt a child....

    On a serious note , turn off global chat and most of your problems go away. If you are going to troll the global and area chats plan on being trolled yourself because anyone who has done business with this company knows they do not give two craps about harrassment nor verbal abuse etc. Just enjoy the combat and fun times before in a month you are bored to death in tears and realize why everyone left and made this game go free to play to begin with. Trust me its not the community that killed it....

     

    so, because you lack imagination everyone else has to conform to that or anyone who doesn't is going to harm a child? seriously?

    they are immortal, fairy creatures... they aren't human children, they aren't real... it's a fantasy game.

    real children don't have fox/bunny tails, there aren't real giant ogre beasts and elves.

    alot of that has to do with one's own issues moreso than the actual character... i'd be looking at the people who have a huge problem with it first and foremost as there's obviously something else going on there, not saying anyone in particular or pointing out anyone specifically but if someone is that worked up over it then there's more behind the scenes.

     

    children don't hold the exclusive rights on small and cute haha.

    not in in the fantasy realm.

    a fairy i don't think is even sexual it's beyond the physical desires and such, it's not a pathetic mortal, it's an immortal beingd beyond humanity, so if one finds them attractive that's their issue.

     

     

     

     

    ....... seriously read what you said if that toon wasnt in game you wouldnt be having pedo jokes all day long in general chat . Obviously I am far from alone if the topic of everyday Tera is pedo jokes and elin talk. Its far from fantasy its your typical sick asian images of little girls skirted up as "fantasy crreatures"  I can draw this on paper and call it what I want to as well , it doesnt change the fact its a child like image in a short skirt in underwear , or hotpants for Enmasse version.

    I can name many, many games with characters/NPCs that fit your description and to put it bluntly... you must really really be scared of how many ""pedos" are running around these days.

    /sarcasm

    That mentality is wrong on so many levels because it speaks to the preconceptions people have more than any real truth.  If some people see children as the elin and call the game a pedophile friendly game then... lemme google something for posterity:

    How can this

    equal this

    to some people?

    It's so obviously based on this type of body structure of a mature woman:

     

    Uhhh.....You just totally crushed your own point.  As the little toons look NOTHING like the woman you posted and EVERYTHING like the little girl picture you posted. 

     

    The Elin race look like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads.  Now you can claim they look like "women" all you want, but if that's what a woman looks like to you, I'm not sure what to even say to that. 

     

    My friend was thinking of trying Terra so we looked into it a bit, and not long after I said, " Sorry dude.  That game is going to be pedo central.  They have a race that looks like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads dressed in skimpy clothing.  You couldn't pay me to play a game like that.  It probably draws the biggest scum bags on the planet to play it. "   Of course he agreed and we never touched the thing. 

     

    And now I have a thread confirming my every suspicion. 

     

    As far as people saying stuff in this thread like, " Just turn of general chat. " or " I've seen worse things said in games...".  Well I've been playing mmo's since UO.  I've never seen anything said like that by anyone, in any game I've played.  No I really haven't.  I mean I've seen some stuff, but nothing even remotely like what people are talking about here.  And if turning off general chat is the big solve, I can do one better.   I can just not touch Tera. 

     

    Yea, you put stuff like that in a game, and of course its going to draw in the worst weirdos imaginable.  That's just logical.  And so it is.  Personally I'd like to slap the devs that thought the "Elin" race was a cool, sexy idea. 

  • apocolusterapocoluster newport news, VAPosts: 1,321Member Uncommon
      I never had issues with chat..but I dont look at chat...ever...in any game.  

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  • DihoruDihoru ConstantaPosts: 2,731Member
    Originally posted by Corehaven
    Originally posted by Dihoru
    Originally posted by cronius77
    Originally posted by sxvs
    Originally posted by cronius77

    this game has always suffered from the pedo crowd and now that its free to play its much much worse. When a ignorant company makes a elin toon that looks just like a tiny little girl running around in her underwear of course you are going to have a crowd of weirdos following it. Oh wait but ...but..but... its really a 1000 year old ancient race!!!!! yeah seriously if you use that argument get help please before you hurt a child....

    On a serious note , turn off global chat and most of your problems go away. If you are going to troll the global and area chats plan on being trolled yourself because anyone who has done business with this company knows they do not give two craps about harrassment nor verbal abuse etc. Just enjoy the combat and fun times before in a month you are bored to death in tears and realize why everyone left and made this game go free to play to begin with. Trust me its not the community that killed it....

     

    so, because you lack imagination everyone else has to conform to that or anyone who doesn't is going to harm a child? seriously?

    they are immortal, fairy creatures... they aren't human children, they aren't real... it's a fantasy game.

    real children don't have fox/bunny tails, there aren't real giant ogre beasts and elves.

    alot of that has to do with one's own issues moreso than the actual character... i'd be looking at the people who have a huge problem with it first and foremost as there's obviously something else going on there, not saying anyone in particular or pointing out anyone specifically but if someone is that worked up over it then there's more behind the scenes.

     

    children don't hold the exclusive rights on small and cute haha.

    not in in the fantasy realm.

    a fairy i don't think is even sexual it's beyond the physical desires and such, it's not a pathetic mortal, it's an immortal beingd beyond humanity, so if one finds them attractive that's their issue.

     

     

     

     

    ....... seriously read what you said if that toon wasnt in game you wouldnt be having pedo jokes all day long in general chat . Obviously I am far from alone if the topic of everyday Tera is pedo jokes and elin talk. Its far from fantasy its your typical sick asian images of little girls skirted up as "fantasy crreatures"  I can draw this on paper and call it what I want to as well , it doesnt change the fact its a child like image in a short skirt in underwear , or hotpants for Enmasse version.

    I can name many, many games with characters/NPCs that fit your description and to put it bluntly... you must really really be scared of how many ""pedos" are running around these days.

    /sarcasm

    That mentality is wrong on so many levels because it speaks to the preconceptions people have more than any real truth.  If some people see children as the elin and call the game a pedophile friendly game then... lemme google something for posterity:

    How can this

    equal this

    to some people?

    It's so obviously based on this type of body structure of a mature woman:

     

    Uhhh.....You just totally crushed your own point.  As the little toons look NOTHING like the woman you posted and EVERYTHING like the little girl picture you posted. 

     

    The Elin race look like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads.  Now you can claim they look like "women" all you want, but if that's what a woman looks like to you, I'm not sure what to even say to that. 

     

    My friend was thinking of trying Terra so we looked into it a bit, and not long after I said, " Sorry dude.  That game is going to be pedo central.  They have a race that looks like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads dressed in skimpy clothing.  You couldn't pay me to play a game like that.  It probably draws the biggest scum bags on the planet to play it. "   Of course he agreed and we never touched the thing. 

     

    And now I have a thread confirming my every suspicion. 

     

    As far as people saying stuff in this thread like, " Just turn of general chat. " or " I've seen worse things said in games...".  Well I've been playing mmo's since UO.  I've never seen anything said like that by anyone, in any game I've played.  No I really haven't.  I mean I've seen some stuff, but nothing even remotely like what people are talking about here.  And if turning off general chat is the big solve, I can do one better.   I can just not touch Tera. 

     

    Yea, you put stuff like that in a game, and of course its going to draw in the worst weirdos imaginable.  That's just logical.  And so it is.  Personally I'd like to slap the devs that thought the "Elin" race was a cool, sexy idea. 

    Might I suggest going to the get some reading glasses? Since when did a wash board figure equal a pear shape? Do I really gotta point this out more to people? What you see in the game is what you want it to be, there are many games where people could choose to see child-like characters, some of em in very skimpy garb, and yet they don't and not because they don't want to either, but because they aren't that bad at seeing what's in front of their eyes, ergo my question is now:

    Why are the people who see the sexy garb and aluring figure of the Elin automatically thinking they are sexualized children? Cause it just looks odd and vaguely alarming to me for someone to see children in lieu of scantily clad feminine characters of a diminutive stature.

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  • MaephistoMaephisto somewhere, DCPosts: 632Member
    Originally posted by jtcgs
    Originally posted by Dihoru

    It's so obviously based on this type of body structure of a mature woman:

     Yep, I only quoted you just so we get to look at her again. This site needs more Asian pics.

    image.......God bless you South Korea (the best korea)........Keep up the good work! 

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  • nationalcitynationalcity Decatur, MIPosts: 330Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Vorthanion
    Originally posted by nationalcity
    Originally posted by Thorkune
    Originally posted by Ecoces

    well duh when you have this as one of the Races .....

     

     

    of course they aren't going to see Pedophilia as a problem. sorry but any game designer who makes a "child-like" race "sexy" gets no money ever from me

    This is exactly why I quit playing. When you get people commenting on what they would like to do to their "child" character, it's time for me to move on.

    OP...people are doubting some of what you say, but I found chat to be as bad as you described. Obviously people posting here do not pay attention to the chat when they play. I wish I could ignore chat in mmo's, but I watch it often to look for people selling stuff or LFG.

    OP...Do like I did and find something else to play.

    Just my thoughts on the subject

    It's so stupid though to quit over something so trivial IGNORE it....

     

    I mean really people can't turn off the chat or block people I mean if you like the game. I just don't understand people quitting basically means (the haters, trollers, whatever you wanna call em) WIN.....

     

    This community is no worse then Wow or AOC...

    AOC has the worst people I have ever dealt with in my life.... This doesnt even compare.....

     

    There is absolutely nothing stupid about anyone's decision to leave a game, no matter the reason.  We all have different tastes and limits to our patience, who the hell are you to tell us otherwise.

     

    I gave my reason why I thought it was a stupid reason to quit I have my opinion just like you have yours...It was only my opinion if you/they don't like it well too bad.........

    I'm sick of people in here complaining about the chat when all they have to do is click one damn button to ignore it simple as that.......

    I mean its a pretty sad day when someone quits a game over an Elin character it just screams to me they were looking for any reason to quit or not even give it a chance.....

    People would rather bitch about it though just so they have something to complain about seems anything to nit-pick at this game.......

    Anyway's I'm done...  This disscussion is going no where.......

  • SaerainSaerain Barrington, RIPosts: 944Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by GwapoJosh
    Originally posted by NBlitz
    Originally posted by GwapoJosh
    Originally posted by NBlitz

    If you can't troll along with chat or a take it all with a large pile of salt then why bother? Here's what I did:

    <>

    Voilà. You're welcome.

    I'm not an idiot.. Thanks though. My problem is with the company and how they handle people like that.

    Yes it's a problem. But as a company I doubt they would go banning everyone who so much as farts in someone else's direction.

    The best cure I've found for trolls is simply to ignore them. They crave attention. Take that away and they disappear.

    Whatever.. I'm aleady done with this thread. It's sad that people like you are ok with this behavior.. Take care

    Not expecting the banning of everyone who makes you uncomfortable isn't being OK with it. It's being an adult.

    You're like the guy who punches out somebody for saying something about his mother, and then when people treat him like he's a violent asshat, he says things like ‘I don't know about you guys, but I love my mother.’

    [mod edit]

     

    Originally posted by Corehaven

    The Elin race look like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads.  Now you can claim they look like "women" all you want, but if that's what a woman looks like to you, I'm not sure what to even say to that. 

    I think that this conflict between people's views on the elin obviously comes about because they don't have a body type you'd ever see on a human. It's quite an amalgam: childlike head, narrow shoulders, flat chest, gigantic hips, ‘womanly’ legs, and various animal ears and tails. If your estimation of a person's age relies more heavily on the upper body, you'll see them as very childlike. Hell, if your estimation of a person's age relies heavily enough on a person's head alone, you might interpret most Asian cartoon characters as children. But if you take the whole body into account, in both cases, it's quite another story.

    Depending on what features you're ignoring to try to make sense of their weirdness, they could be starry-eyed children, the most highly developed adults you've ever seen, or rabbits/foxes/wolves/cats.

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  • CryrothCryroth montreal, QCPosts: 51Member
    sooo I must be a pedophile if my 25 years old girl friend look like 10 .sure
  • sxvssxvs massillon, OHPosts: 109Member

    people who have such trouble with the elin, i think it would be awesome if you helped stop child pageants instead... there's an example of real child exploitation going on, with real life human children.

    meanwhile, petitions to stop these beauty pageants have only received less than 100 signatures.

     

    or

    help better inform single mothers of the dangers of allowing a male into their lives and trusting them with their children.

     

    or

     

    helping in evolution stop the ridiculous thought that anyone should be allowed to have a child no matter who they are which results into so many bad parents and dooms countless children across the world, in an endless pattern cycle.

     

    i mean, if you care so much about children and all.

    (attempting to put things into perspective of a long debate about immortal fairy fantasy beings)

     

     

     

  • ShadanwolfShadanwolf Posts: 2,114Member Uncommon

    OP

    I would think the strongest message you can send to the company is to have    

      N O T H I N G

    to do with them.

     

    Clearly nothing else phases them.

  • DihoruDihoru ConstantaPosts: 2,731Member
    Originally posted by Shadanwolf

    OP

    I would think the strongest message you can send to the company is to have    

      N O T H I N G

    to do with them.

     

    Clearly nothing else phases them.

    First piece of solid, objective, advice. If you don't like something in a game that badly, quit the game.

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  • AeonbladesAeonblades Home, GAPosts: 2,083Member
    Originally posted by Corehave

    Uhhh.....You just totally crushed your own point.  As the little toons look NOTHING like the woman you posted and EVERYTHING like the little girl picture you posted. 

     

    The Elin race look like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads.  Now you can claim they look like "women" all you want, but if that's what a woman looks like to you, I'm not sure what to even say to that. 

     

    My friend was thinking of trying Terra so we looked into it a bit, and not long after I said, " Sorry dude.  That game is going to be pedo central.  They have a race that looks like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads dressed in skimpy clothing.  You couldn't pay me to play a game like that.  It probably draws the biggest scum bags on the planet to play it. "   Of course he agreed and we never touched the thing. 

     

    And now I have a thread confirming my every suspicion. 

     

    As far as people saying stuff in this thread like, " Just turn of general chat. " or " I've seen worse things said in games...".  Well I've been playing mmo's since UO.  I've never seen anything said like that by anyone, in any game I've played.  No I really haven't.  I mean I've seen some stuff, but nothing even remotely like what people are talking about here.  And if turning off general chat is the big solve, I can do one better.   I can just not touch Tera. 

     

    Yea, you put stuff like that in a game, and of course its going to draw in the worst weirdos imaginable.  That's just logical.  And so it is.  Personally I'd like to slap the devs that thought the "Elin" race was a cool, sexy idea. 

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who was weirded out by the photo comparison, you give good advice sir.

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  • DihoruDihoru ConstantaPosts: 2,731Member
    Originally posted by Aeonblades
    Originally posted by Corehave

    Uhhh.....You just totally crushed your own point.  As the little toons look NOTHING like the woman you posted and EVERYTHING like the little girl picture you posted. 

     

    The Elin race look like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads.  Now you can claim they look like "women" all you want, but if that's what a woman looks like to you, I'm not sure what to even say to that. 

     

    My friend was thinking of trying Terra so we looked into it a bit, and not long after I said, " Sorry dude.  That game is going to be pedo central.  They have a race that looks like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads dressed in skimpy clothing.  You couldn't pay me to play a game like that.  It probably draws the biggest scum bags on the planet to play it. "   Of course he agreed and we never touched the thing. 

     

    And now I have a thread confirming my every suspicion. 

     

    As far as people saying stuff in this thread like, " Just turn of general chat. " or " I've seen worse things said in games...".  Well I've been playing mmo's since UO.  I've never seen anything said like that by anyone, in any game I've played.  No I really haven't.  I mean I've seen some stuff, but nothing even remotely like what people are talking about here.  And if turning off general chat is the big solve, I can do one better.   I can just not touch Tera. 

     

    Yea, you put stuff like that in a game, and of course its going to draw in the worst weirdos imaginable.  That's just logical.  And so it is.  Personally I'd like to slap the devs that thought the "Elin" race was a cool, sexy idea. 

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who was weirded out by the photo comparison, you give good advice sir.

    Solid piece of advice for you both: If you see sexualized children where there aren't any, seek professional help.

    The censorship regarding the Elin was due to oversexualization period, if it were due to them being sexualized children (a claim which any rational human being would laugh at considering their incredibly skimpy outfits in the eastern version of the game and the world renown of the developer) the game would not have been launched anywhere , South Korea (NHN Corporation's,IE the game's publisher, mother country) has more stringent laws against child exploitation and sexual activity in general than even the US. Food for thought though I doubt that it will stop anyone too blinded by their own opinion to see facts.

     

    Edit: Pardon, getting late here, accidentally stated NCsoft instead of NHN, corrected it now.

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  • Eir_SEir_S Argyle, NYPosts: 4,623Member
    Originally posted by Laughing-man
    Originally posted by TsaboHavoc   would like to add that in my eyes tinkerbell and elins are kinda diferent. Tinkerbell is tiny and have the body of a full raised woman. she is smometimes viewed as litle light point like a lantern. elins are completely diferent beasts. 

    The poster above you pretty much shot your claims to death.  Sorry, Elin are clearly based off adult models with child like faces like forest nymphs.  I guess all the greeks were pedos too.  

    Er... you do realize that studies have been done to show that the large size of human (and animal) heads is an evolutionary trait developed in babies so that we recognize their need to be nurtured.  There is nothing "clear" about those photos being based off of adult models.  In fact, apart from the large thighs, I see nothing similar to the photo posted.

    Why should someone design a short, big headed race with psychologically determined "cute" features that resemble infants, and then not expect there to be a problem?

    By the way, the Tinkerbell comparision is completely valid.  Tinkerbell retains the dimensions of an adult woman.  Elin do NOT.

    Whether the devs/players are pedophiles or not, is not the question to me.  But I happen to know a thing or two about women and Elin are not modeled after adults.  Anyone who says otherwise is not even looking at their heads.

  • nationalcitynationalcity Decatur, MIPosts: 330Member Uncommon
    This thread just needs to be closed because it's getting completetly ridiculous....
  • craftseekercraftseeker kynetonPosts: 848Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by nationalcity
    This thread just needs to be closed because it's getting completetly ridiculous....

    Well it has certainly morphed from a discussion about the lack of adequate managment of a player chat channel into a discussion about the design style of the game, but not I think ridiculous.

    Those pictures of the Elin seem to me to have crossed the line.  I wonder if I referred this to the regulators in Australia would the game get banned?  I think it probably would.

  • DihoruDihoru ConstantaPosts: 2,731Member
    Originally posted by Eir_S
    Originally posted by Laughing-man
    Originally posted by TsaboHavoc   would like to add that in my eyes tinkerbell and elins are kinda diferent. Tinkerbell is tiny and have the body of a full raised woman. she is smometimes viewed as litle light point like a lantern. elins are completely diferent beasts. 

    The poster above you pretty much shot your claims to death.  Sorry, Elin are clearly based off adult models with child like faces like forest nymphs.  I guess all the greeks were pedos too.  

    Er... you do realize that studies have been done to show that the large size of human (and animal) heads is an evolutionary trait developed in babies so that we recognize their need to be nurtured.  There is nothing "clear" about those photos being based off of adult models.  In fact, apart from the large thighs, I see nothing similar to the photo posted.

    Why should someone design a short, big headed race with psychologically determined "cute" features that resemble infants, and then not expect there to be a problem?

    By the way, the Tinkerbell comparision is completely valid.  Tinkerbell retains the dimensions of an adult woman.  Elin do NOT.

    Whether the devs/players are pedophiles or not, is not the question to me.  But I happen to know a thing or two about women and Elin are not modeled after adults.  Anyone who says otherwise is not even looking at their heads.

    I ... am speechless honestly... so you're gonna debate this:

    Is an adult-inspired woman character based on head size? Dear Lord where do I even begin with this one...

    Originally posted by craftseeker
    Originally posted by nationalcity
    This thread just needs to be closed because it's getting completetly ridiculous....

    Well it has certainly morphed from a discussion about the lack of adequate managment of a player chat channel into a discussion about the design style of the game, but not I think ridiculous.

    Those pictures of the Elin seem to me to have crossed the line.  I wonder if I referred this to the regulators in Australia would the game get banned?  I think it probably would.


    Interesting question but you have to remember australian regulators are notoriously biased against anything with an M rating so I think it likely would've gotten thrown out on its ass long before the question of the Elin was even raised.

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  • CorehavenCorehaven Colorado Springs, COPosts: 1,538Member
    Originally posted by Dihoru
    Originally posted by Aeonblades
    Originally posted by Corehave

    Uhhh.....You just totally crushed your own point.  As the little toons look NOTHING like the woman you posted and EVERYTHING like the little girl picture you posted. 

     

    The Elin race look like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads.  Now you can claim they look like "women" all you want, but if that's what a woman looks like to you, I'm not sure what to even say to that. 

     

    My friend was thinking of trying Terra so we looked into it a bit, and not long after I said, " Sorry dude.  That game is going to be pedo central.  They have a race that looks like little girls with rabbit ears on their heads dressed in skimpy clothing.  You couldn't pay me to play a game like that.  It probably draws the biggest scum bags on the planet to play it. "   Of course he agreed and we never touched the thing. 

     

    And now I have a thread confirming my every suspicion. 

     

    As far as people saying stuff in this thread like, " Just turn of general chat. " or " I've seen worse things said in games...".  Well I've been playing mmo's since UO.  I've never seen anything said like that by anyone, in any game I've played.  No I really haven't.  I mean I've seen some stuff, but nothing even remotely like what people are talking about here.  And if turning off general chat is the big solve, I can do one better.   I can just not touch Tera. 

     

    Yea, you put stuff like that in a game, and of course its going to draw in the worst weirdos imaginable.  That's just logical.  And so it is.  Personally I'd like to slap the devs that thought the "Elin" race was a cool, sexy idea. 

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who was weirded out by the photo comparison, you give good advice sir.

    Solid piece of advice for you both: If you see sexualized children where there aren't any, seek professional help.

     

    If you don't see sexualized children where they are plainly there, seek professional help. 

     

    For you to keep ranting on about how the Elin race looks more like grown women and nothing like little girls is just plain bizarre. 

     

     

     

    YEA LOOK!  A full grown woman!  Women look like that don't they!  Suuuure they do!  That doesnt look like a little girl at all.  Not even a little bit.  As we all know, little girls develope in cacoons and hatch into something looking like that when they reach maturity.  COMON FOLKS! 

     

     

    IM JUST SEEING LITTLE GIRLS WHERE THEY'RE ARENT ANY!  That's not a little girl!  That's a full grown lady with all her shots!  I'm seeing little girls where there's NOT any!  HELP HELP! 

     

    Because all this time, I thought THIS.....

     

     

    THIS IS WHAT I THOUGHT a grown woman actually looked like.  But in fact. THIS is a little girl.  So dont get them confused.  Elin are not little girls, but rather, full grown ladies.  I'm glad I got that all cleared up!  THANK YOU for finally showing me the light. 

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