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You've got to tell them. They're so wrong. What an idiot. Unbelievable. This will show them. Getting angry on Twitter may feel great (correction: amazing) at times, but that doesn't mean it's good for you. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found a strong correlation between use of...

January 23rd 2015 at 12:54am 0 Comments
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PBS' Game/Show is back again, and this time we're going to sit and talk about our feelings, m'kay? Specifically, host Jamin Warren wonders if our feelings of anger and disapproval toward games we don't like are harming the industry. Warren points out how negative attitudes toward creators have...

February 16th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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This past Saturday morning, Final Fantasy XIV announced free company housing prices in its patch notes for 2.1. These prices did not explicitly include an upturned middle finger and looping sounds of laughter, but they may as well have. This was not a positive move by Square-Enix. With the patch s...

December 16th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Halloween events might just seem like a trivial little thing to you, but they are serious business in Dota 2. Valve didn't turn on the game's Diretide event this year, and the resulting fan outrage could probably be bottled up and used to start fires. So what in the world happened? A week or so out...

November 10th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Want to get your message heard on a social network? Try raging about it. China's Beihang University has published a study of Sina Weibo users which suggests that anger-fueled online posts have more of an influence than those reflecting other emotions. During the research period, a typical bitter c...

September 16th 2013 at 2:18pm 0 Comments
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It's a generally accepted fact that the official forums for any given game are a cesspool of invective, animosity, and rage. Whatever recent changes have been made to a game, you can be sure that there will be an outpouring of rage that detail how the changes were too big, not big enough, or didn't...

September 3rd 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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We've waxed lyrical about iBooks Author at the technological level, but a good self-publishing platform counts for nothing if authors are put off by its terms and conditions. A particular source of antagonism so far has been the notion that, if an author decides to charge a fee for their iBook, the...

February 6th 2012 at 2:03am 0 Comments
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This Breakfast Topic has been brought to you by Seed, the Aol guest writer program that brings your words to WoW Insider's pages. Online gaming allows people the anonymity to be jerks if they want to and not face many actual consequences, whether it is trolling, ninjaing a piece of loot, rage-quit...

October 28th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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While I've recently been enjoying my time in Star Wars Galaxies as part of our ongoing Choose My Adventure series, I'm not the only one who has been inexorably drawn further and further into the game -- and its factional warfare! Today we have this great shot from Anger, who managed to get himself...

August 12th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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This article has been brought to you by Seed, the Aol guest writer program that brings your words to WoW.com. It was going to be a regular Tuesday night for me: Get home from work, have dinner, lounge around on the couch with my hubby before bed. I didn't even really want to log into WoW that nigh...

June 4th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments