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Ablegamers link[edit]

On December 7 you have a dead link to ablegamers site: http://www.ablegamers.com/ablegamers-news/ablegamers-statements-about-this-weekend

I didn't remove it just in case anyone knew what it was about and might be able to find a new link to the article.

Can't edit[edit]

I can't edit this due to protection levels.

July 2017 - seattle4truth, an integral gamergate "digger," who allegedly uncovered nefarious connections between the gaming press and DARPA, is accused of murdering his father, with court documents saying he said the victim was a "leftist pedophile." (source: https://www.goskagit.com/news/man-pleads-not-guilty-in-father-s-stabbing-death/article_479b3b6f-88d4-502d-ae77-ff5f098fb511.html , theralphretort /ralph-retort-statement-lane-davis/ ) CR (talk) 16:01, 17 October 2017 (UTC)

Done.Kazitor, pending 04:57, 18 October 2017 (UTC)


November 4, 2017 - Techraptor announce a change in focus and mark many of their old stories as “Not up to current editorial standards”and remove four stories due to them being unsupported attack pieces. State that they where always neutral on gamergate but now are even more apolitical. https://techraptor.net/content/making-big-changes — Unsigned, by: 1.128.107.3 / talk

Done. —Kazitor, pending 09:27, 9 November 2017 (UTC)

The Shufflegate thing[edit]

I think this part needs a rewrite. I don't think Quinn's accusation to Nintendo is substantial. In the grand scheme of things, Watergate is a much bigger event and came first and also involved five guys. I think she has less standing here. If the GamerGate guys were using this as a means of siding with Nintendo and saying that Nintendo endorses GamerGate, well, screw them. But I don't think this is Nintendo's fault and we'll have to say, "they didn't know better" this time. The language in the quoted passage is too derisive here, though. I feel the article's defense of her isn't really convincing, and this is the one time I disagree with her, strongly. I think she has the right to express herself and react a certain way given all that terrible stuff she has to endure, but I keep feeling it's a knee-jerk reaction just this time. If I missed something or disagree, feel free to respond. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario! 02:27, 6 March 2018 (UTC)

Great article for sure, but -[edit]

Maybe I just don’t get how the timeline style articles work on here, but I personally find the current layout kinda confusing? I only know the very basics of gamergate, and while a proper timeline (especially with this much info) is incredibly useful for covering stuff that can’t be in full paragraphs or the main page etc, I just feel like the way that it’s basically a series of shit that happened on various dates, with very minimal explanation of their effect or relevance on the whole GG bullshit, or how the events linked and stuff? Maybe I’m just a dumbass who need to “Read Between The Lines” but this timeline makes it very difficult for me, personally, to actually follow the details instead of being inundated w. them. My suggestion would be that many/most/all of the bullet points should maybe have a bit more analysis and description etc, especially IRT to the significance of each individual event maybe? I don’t know, I’m not the expert here obviously. I just feel like this long ass timeline, while an amazing resource for documenting the basics of what happened when, doesn’t really give me a feel for how the movement actually developed? But that’s just my dumb opinion tbh, overall an excellent article and probably easier to understand who aren’t Dumb Asses like me lmoa — Unsigned, by: 49.197.85.208 / talk / contribs

The Gamergate shit storm evolved very rapidly and was covered here in close to real time. There was one editor in particular that contributed much to the original article, and the timeline evolved out of the enormous amount of material taken from the original article. It stands now mostly as an artifact of that time. The main article is where to find the analysis; the timeline is more of a backup and reference for the main article. —cosmikdebris talk stalk 01:14, 24 June 2020 (UTC)

Sarah Nyberg[edit]

removed the attempts by the gator sock to spread their bile on the talk page if they can't manage the article itself. Gator sock blocked for attempts to use RW as a defamation platform. Mods: YMMV, but we've seen this shit before a whole lot - David Gerard (talk) 22:14, 8 November 2021 (UTC)

Yeah was perhaps too willing to give the benefit of the doubt on this one. -- Techpriest (talk) 21:11, 9 November 2021 (UTC)