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GamingThread Greg Miller and Andrea Rene handwave Notch and PewDiePie racist, transphobic and anti-semitic behaviour (UP: Greg Miller responds; see threadmark)
Reason User Banned (3 Days): Antagonizing other members and history of community whining
I think a huge part of the problem here is that the format for things like this is literally that they're speaking off the cuff, and every little thing they might do or say in these conversations is filmed and posted online (not to mention it's streamed live). There's no opportunity for maybe editing out a segment they felt they didn't speak properly on, or even going back and adding something to say "we didn't talk enough about this" etc. I'm not trying to handwave the supposed handwaving, I'm trying to illustrate the point that attacking people over this might be a little...much. Point being, even though I haven't really been a Kinda Funny fan for a while now (just became a bit bored of their content), Greg Miller is one of the good guys, and I'm surprised to see people attacking him for something he said/didn't say here when it's clear what his beliefs and values are based on so much of what else he's said in the past. I see people bringing up the fact that he let Colin say or do many of the things he did - so what, he wasn't supposed to allow his best bud to express an alternate opinion from his own? Not to mention it DID reach a boiling point and the KF guys DID prioritize their inclusive message over having Colin be a part of their company at all (and it was over a pretty meager joke, mind you). Let's not also forget that besides their political opinions, all of these people are people, and there's boatloads of evidence from fans who've interacted with them to prove it. It has to be said (and shit, maybe I'll be banned for this but I sincerely hope not) that the Era community tends to significantly over-anaylze, overgeneralize, and overreact to situations like this on pretty much a daily basis. When most of the time I can at least agree that the person in question is a piece of shit that needs to be taken to task for it (though the degree to which often astounds me), in this case? This just seems pretty ridiculous.