What gender are most KS fans?

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Are you male or Female

Straight Male
815
86%
Gay Male
19
2%
Straight Female
79
8%
Lesbian Female
34
4%
 
Total votes: 947

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Mirrormn » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:17 pm

Where's gender-swap Shizune? What a ripoff!
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Paddy » Tue Apr 17, 2012 4:25 pm

What did they expect? Most of the Internet is male, anyway.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by NoOne3 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 4:35 pm

You clearly forget to put "It's complicated" as an option in your poll.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Anonymous152 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:40 pm

Heh. Wow, I knew it'd be a majority, but not THAT much of a majority...

That kicks down and curb-stomps a LOT of stereotypes about "typical male behaviour and mind set" (Naturally it also has a HUGE sample bias, but, still. It's an interesting statistic)

NoOne3 wrote:You clearly forget to put "It's complicated" as an option in your poll.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Megumeru » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:49 pm

...sometimes, we voting like this to pass the time and to know what gender are most KS fans are...
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...makes you feel kinda' pathetic, no? We should've been out there looking after our love-life rather than questioning about gender in the internet.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by EyesOfLilly » Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:16 pm

Forget the 60-40 conspiracy, it's the 103-7-1 conspiracy!!

Somehow I can't help shake the feeling that Kenji's insane rants aren't so insane after all.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by SirLadette » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:07 pm

lol sausage fest, as our most sites on the internet i'd guess.

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Brisingr » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:43 pm

Before even voting, I knew that the majority would be guys but 113 votes just made me laugh.

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Oddball » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:17 pm

Megumeru wrote:...sometimes, we voting like this to pass the time and to know what gender are most KS fans are...
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...makes you feel kinda' pathetic, no? We should've been out there looking after our love-life rather than questioning about gender in the internet.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Tempester » Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:16 am

These results are nothing surprising.

Although it's strange when you compare these statistics with the romance novel market. For some odd reason, it's difficult to find an honest-to-goodness romance made for guys in modern literature. Almost everything is aimed at women. Book covers are as girlish as possible, the great majority of protagonists are female, and male authors are even encouraged to use female pseudonyms. Whatever male-oriented books with romance are usually marketed under "masculine" genres such as mystery and action, with romance coyly thrown in. The general mentality is that men don't want to read romance, which is strangely contradicted when you consider how romantic visual novels made for men are so successful. Why is there so little male-oriented romance in literature when there's obviously a market for it? It'd be nice if some romance authors tried to tap more into the same market of guys who like romantic visual novels.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Royale » Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:20 pm

"Lesbian female."
Well what kind of lesbian is there? But, yeah. That's me. (: But yeah~ The majority of KS fans seem to be straight males.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Dawnstorm » Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:19 am

Bi-sexuals can't vote. I'm not bi-sexual, but if I was, I couldn't vote.

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by The O.H.L. » Sat Apr 21, 2012 5:13 am

Dawnstorm wrote:Bi-sexuals can't vote. I'm not bi-sexual, but if I was, I couldn't vote.
If I were, which I'm not, I'd probably vote gay or lesbian just to split it from the plain straight group. Also, if the person is bi, wouldn't they put the one they prefer? I don't understand how it is for those that are bi so please don't rage at my ignorance.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Aspirin » Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:20 am

I'm a straight male. :)
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Murex » Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:40 pm

Interesting. I would've guessed the ratio would be about 70-30 between guys and girls, sexuality aside. I remember reading a lot of posts by female fans before the game came out; I wonder if the fanbase has become more male since then. Or maybe guys are just more likely to respond to polls about gender.

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