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 eleventhirtyeight » Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:47 pm

Well I'm a straight female :) I'm actually surprised at the ratio of male to female fans, I avtually thought there would be more girls...although I do think this poll isn't the best representation...I actually can see the appeal to males rather than females though.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Walrusfella » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:04 pm

Murex wrote: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.
I think this shows the forums are very male, but I don't think the fanbase at large is quite such a fête de la saucisse as all that. 70/30 sounds about right, though I have no means of supporting that.

Tangentially sorta related, here's a charming young woman who comes close to losing her composure when describing how beautiful KS is and how it dropped a feel-anvil on her:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0S3Vc8VNVc
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by WorldlyWiseman » Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:09 pm

Before this thread, I've seen exactly one poster identify themselves as female.

This is highly educational.

How does the female readership break down as far as favorite characters?
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Mirrormn » Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:32 pm

WorldlyWiseman wrote: How does the female readership break down as far as favorite characters?
I don't see how any female could resist Hisao's sweater vest, to be honest.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Eclipse » Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:37 pm

Mirrormn wrote:
WorldlyWiseman wrote: How does the female readership break down as far as favorite characters?
I don't see how any female could resist Hisao's sweater vest, to be honest.
This.
His swaggerrific sweater vest.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by yummines » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:21 pm

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i know KS is more like a VN then an Eroge but you get the point. Considering the main character is male and there is no gay option and no way to have a female lead... (unless thats exactly what the bad ending is. dont spoil it. then again maybe im better off not knowing).

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Titus » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:32 pm

Laughed hard at the amount for straight males compared to the rest. But it was kinda expected :mrgreen:
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Camoufrage » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:36 pm

Titus wrote:Laughed hard at the amount for straight males compared to the rest. But it was kinda expected :mrgreen:
I want to know though. How do girls feel about this game? I didnt think many chicks would play it, because of what most people expect when they first start playing...

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Brodoin » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:30 pm

I know a girl who loves it, but she told me she only played because I suggested it to her.

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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by eleventhirtyeight » Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:47 am

Mirrormn wrote:
WorldlyWiseman wrote: How does the female readership break down as far as favorite characters?
I don't see how any female could resist Hisao's sweater vest, to be honest.
The sweatervest <3
But as far as the girls go, I find Shizune really interesting. I haven't played through all the paths yet though, sooooo... :)
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Royale » Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:42 pm

The O.H.L. wrote:
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.
Ehhhh. I don't think a bisexual person would very much appreciate having their sexuality not included in this. A bisexual person is neither gay or straight so why would they be compelled to choose that option?
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Titus » Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:19 pm

Royale wrote:
The O.H.L. wrote:
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.
Ehhhh. I don't think a bisexual person would very much appreciate having their sexuality not included in this. A bisexual person is neither gay or straight so why would they be compelled to choose that option?
It didn't have to be this way. The OP could have just let it be about gender as the thread title said it would be!
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Megumeru » Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:17 pm

Titus wrote:It didn't have to be this way. The OP could have just let it be about gender as the thread title said it would be!
Still funny though. If the OP is 'what gender are most KS fans', doesn't that meant the only options available are:
-Male
-Female

Unless there's a new gender called 'Duke', 'Chuck', and 'Russian', then there should only be two options on gender.
Bisexual, straight, gay, lesbian, etc...those are preferences ain't it?

Come on, you're not gonna' find those in the immigration ticket if you're arriving on a foreign country! I'll eat that paper if I find more gender options rather than 'male' and 'female'
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Walrusfella » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:23 pm

Oh dear. I'm sensing the onset of some university washroom politics.
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Re: What gender are most KS fans?

Post by Breaker deGodot » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:54 pm

Megumeru wrote:
Titus wrote:It didn't have to be this way. The OP could have just let it be about gender as the thread title said it would be!
Still funny though. If the OP is 'what gender are most KS fans', doesn't that meant the only options available are:
-Male
-Female

Unless there's a new gender called 'Duke', 'Chuck', and 'Russian', then there should only be two options on gender.
Bisexual, straight, gay, lesbian, etc...those are preferences ain't it?

Come on, you're not gonna' find those in the immigration ticket if you're arriving on a foreign country! I'll eat that paper if I find more gender options rather than 'male' and 'female'
On the whole you're correct, I probably should've just left it as male and female. Still, the intent of the thread is still clear so it's not THAT big of a deal.
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