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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:45 PM
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So how does your Online personality differ from your real life one?
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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:51 PM
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Yes, I am much more of a jerk online.

Edit: I also have speech problems aswell. I cant explain very well, I can on the internet, texting, anything like that but when I speak it, it becomes all jumbled. One time I forgot the word 'thing'. I was saying "pers..hous..apa.." words like that until I actually said the word "thing" :|
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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:53 PM
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Mine does, but only slightly. I am a bit more tolerant of others' BS on the net. But other than that, I am basically myself.

I don't really know if this counts as a personality thing, but I also have some speech problems (like stuttering) in real life.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:54 PM
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A little bit, I'd say. I'm a lot more shy IRL than online. Nothing else, I guess.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:56 PM
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Not by much, but I tend to speak my mind more online than I do in real life.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:57 PM
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Not at all. I'm the exact same person online as I am in "Real-life."

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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:58 PM
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Yeah. I'm quicker to get angry online, because it's harder to understand the actually intent of a comment without seeing the person's body language as well.


And in real life, I would hit you, not tell you you are wrong.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 03:59 PM
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People tend to let their guard down online because it's easier to do online, there isn't the threat always of real life consequences and what not. When people don't feel as though they have to hide or hold back, they sometimes reveal parts of themselves they wouldn't show in the real world. :3
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Old July 7th, 2009, 04:04 PM
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Mmm... its pretty much the same. Not that good with new people at first, but when I'm with my friends I can't stop talking. Really playful in both IRL and online, if that's what you call it.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 04:07 PM
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I'm not putting on an act or playing a character so to speak, if that's what you meant. I'm the same me online and offline. Just...

A little more free online. The illusion of being protected by the screen and just feeling more comfortable communicating through type to people I don't know than a face-to-face meeting lets me be a little more open than I normally would.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 04:09 PM
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I talk about violence and gore IRL a lot more often. Otherwise I am pretty much exactly the same.

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Old July 7th, 2009, 04:31 PM
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Probably, just without all the vulgarity an innuendos.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 04:38 PM
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I'm a bit more shy IRL, and also being online allows me not to have to experience tip of the tongue syndrome. XD;
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Old July 7th, 2009, 04:59 PM
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I'm shyer in real life, and I have some speech troubles in real life. I forget to speak when I should, and I stutter every now and then from lack of constant talking.

Despite this, when it comes to talking with friends I know in real life on twitter, myspace, or text message, I'm the same way I am online; open, talkative, and probably more humorous then I normally am.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 05:00 PM
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I speak my mind more online. But IRL, I'm quiet...hehe

Nevertheless, I am crazy and random.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 05:07 PM
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I talk louder online. >:D

No, really, I just tend to.. speak my mind more, when I can type out what I want to say, and make sure I want to say it. I also tend to make friends easier, because my brain just doesn't think fast enough to think of a witty reply, when online I can give it a couple extra seconds. I'm sure this would apply to texting, too, but I'm too poor to have a cellphone. ;_;
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Old July 7th, 2009, 05:12 PM
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I'm quieter in real life. Not that i'm exactly extrovert online but y'know.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 06:14 PM
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I think I hold back in real life more than I do on PC. I mean if I insult someone on here, what're they gonna do? They don't know who I am, they can't hurt me. But in the real world you have to have a filter because you never know how someone might react.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 06:14 PM
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A little bit too. i am silent in real life.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 06:21 PM
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I'm more spontaneous and I speak my mind more.
Which I think makes me seem like a jerk since you can't hear the tone of my voice and you can end up taking what I say either way.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 06:27 PM
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I guess I am. I was having a voice chat through D/P with my friend, and he said that I acted differently from online. I'm probably more shy and anti-social in real life than on the computer. Though, I already do act pretty shy around here. XP
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Old July 7th, 2009, 06:46 PM
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I'm probably the same. Just even more awesome.
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Old July 7th, 2009, 08:16 PM
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the only real difference between internet and my real life is that I'm less worried about embarassing myself online, although I still try not to.

I really tried being a different person online, but then I said, "Bah screw it, it's way easier to just be me"

I know, it's a corny line you'd see on some teen drama show but I don't care, It's true, I'm too lazy to make a new personality XD
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Old July 7th, 2009, 08:22 PM
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I feel much more....free...online I think. Not in the obvious sense but in that my real life is dictated so much by obligations and oppressive people and online I choose who I want to be with and that's the final decision. Online what I say, in my online life, is what goes.

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Old July 7th, 2009, 08:43 PM
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my personality is very different IRL than online

IRL i'm usually afraid to express opinions which means i'm timid...so i stutter alot

online i can say w/e i want and not be afraid
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