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5 Things I Learned as the Internet's Most Hated Person

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Hi. My name is Zoe, and I make weird video games with some degree of success (and make them playable for free, if you're so inclined). My life is generally pretty uncomplicated, I guess, aside from the fact that a month ago the Internet decided to make me the center of a supposed global conspiracy. I made the mistake of dating a guy who would later go on to write a several-act manifesto about my alleged sex life and post it to every forum he could create a handle for


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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, September 18, 2014 12:50 PM

Best quote: "There could be other women out there making games and having sex, right now, dammit!"

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Harold's Club 1964 Calendar Featuring Girls Of Fantasy

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wonderful-strange:
“ pinuptown:
Ren Wicks

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As Usual, A Lady Gambler Draws A Crowd

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A lovely vintage photo of a woman playing Faro. Like Lady Luck herself, she draws a crowd of men. This authentic vintage casino photo is for sale from Hard Times Ranch.
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What's A "Kitty"? Why So Many Of Them?

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I should probably start here with a clarification of the use of the word "kitty" as I'll be using it a lot here, and in varying ways. Strictly speaking, most gamblers know a kitty as the money in "...
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Pool Halls, 1951

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derelaisenchateaux:
“ Pool Halls Hoboken and Manhattan 1951
Photo: Dan Weimer

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Sex In The Cards?

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Theda Bara apparently just heard the news that women gamers have more sex. Still of Theda Bara from Carmen (1915).
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Sexism In The Gambling Industry

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With all the talk about sexism in gaming, I think it's time to discuss the sexism in gambling. Everyone knows that the number of female gamblers are increasing, just as it is in gaming; but where are the casinos, online or real world destinations, which cater to these women?

 

At the start of this century, there were several...


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malek's comment, January 18, 2014 4:44 PM
Sexism and gambling: a kind of addiction