Telling friends and/or family?

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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by Xanatos » Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:59 pm

Maybe not there. Besides, making friends requires someplace to go where they can be made. Though I've spoken at length before on what a lousy toxic place this town is...
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by ZXNova » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:54 pm

Best way to reveal it to friends/family.

Go to Emi's route

go to H-Scene #2

Leave computer screen open

walk away
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by KeiichiO » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:57 pm

ZXNova wrote:Best way to reveal it to friends/family.

Go to Emi's route

go to H-Scene #2

Leave computer screen open

walk away
You trying to emotionally scare them for life?

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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by Xanatos » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:34 pm

KeiichiO wrote:
ZXNova wrote:Best way to reveal it to friends/family.

Go to Emi's route

go to H-Scene #2

Leave computer screen open

walk away
You trying to emotionally scare them for life?
Yup...
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by KeiichiO » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:37 pm

Xanatos wrote:
KeiichiO wrote:
ZXNova wrote:Best way to reveal it to friends/family.

Go to Emi's route

go to H-Scene #2

Leave computer screen open

walk away
You trying to emotionally scare them for life?
Yup...
His face at the end...

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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by FeroxAnima » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:42 am

Dream wrote:Same here. I don't really trust my family, so that's part of the reason why i don't tell them. I have no friends either.
Rather similar to my situation, I suppose.
KS is really special for me (like it is for many people around here), and my friends and family are the kind who wouldn't really give it a chance, nor let the fact that I do slide.
Simply put, I don't trust them. I'm afraid they'll... ruin it for me, somehow. And I don't want to risk that.

I've been spending a pretty long while thinking how to phrase this, but I just can't find the right words.
I hope you some of you can relate and thus understand what I mean :P
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by Xanatos » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:56 am

FeroxAnima wrote:
Dream wrote:Same here. I don't really trust my family, so that's part of the reason why i don't tell them. I have no friends either.
Rather similar to my situation, I suppose.
KS is really special for me (like it is for many people around here), and my friends and family are the kind who wouldn't really give it a chance, nor let the fact that I do slide.
Simply put, I don't trust them. I'm afraid they'll... ruin it for me, somehow. And I don't want to risk that.

I've been spending a pretty long while thinking how to phrase this, but I just can't find the right words.
I hope you some of you can relate and thus understand what I mean :P
If I'm understanding this, your basic point is "My family are dicks". :lol:
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by pandaphil » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:07 am

Xanatos wrote: If I'm understanding this, your basic point is "My family are dicks". :lol:
Most are. At least til you get older. :)
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by Sedinus » Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:04 am

I've tried to explain the essence of KS to my parents. In the end they found it no different than Quake.
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by FeroxAnima » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:53 am

Xanatos wrote:
FeroxAnima wrote:
Dream wrote:Same here. I don't really trust my family, so that's part of the reason why i don't tell them. I have no friends either.
Rather similar to my situation, I suppose.
KS is really special for me (like it is for many people around here), and my friends and family are the kind who wouldn't really give it a chance, nor let the fact that I do slide.
Simply put, I don't trust them. I'm afraid they'll... ruin it for me, somehow. And I don't want to risk that.

I've been spending a pretty long while thinking how to phrase this, but I just can't find the right words.
I hope you some of you can relate and thus understand what I mean :P
If I'm understanding this, your basic point is "My family are dicks". :lol:
LOL, that's a way to put it XD
Nah, seriously though, my family are (relatively XD) fine.

Wow, I'm finding it amazingly hard to put this into words.
I've already written and deleted this like 5 times, each time with a bunch of extra lines when compared to the time before it xP
I'll try to summarize some of it:
It all comes down to their conceptual fixation (best term I could find for this in English; I hope it works).
They won't even try to understand your opinion if it differs from theirs; they'll simply rule it out.
This leads to them seeing things I see as very important as lesser, and even when I do tell them how important they are to me, they basically dismiss it.
It's amazingly frustrating.
The reason I really don't think it'd fair of me to call any of them dicks, is that they do it completely unconsciously.
I tried to talk to my mom about this, just asked her to let me tell her how I feel... but I can't have any sort of deep conversation with her (because deep conversation often includes philosophies, which include opinions, which include contradicting opinions - which leads to fights with her. It always gets to the point where she says "shut up" - and the conversation is just... over).

So even if I tell them what KS means to me, they won't understand, which is fine. But what's not fine is that they won't actually try to understand. They won't respect my feelings because they don't feel them theirselves.
And so I'll reveal to them a certain vulnerable spot of myself and they, thinking it's not as personal as it is, will jokingly mock it and my feelings in a way that goes kind of badly with my heavy confidence issues.

I totally failed to explain it, sorry.
I can barely put it into words in my native language, and it's even harder in English.
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by Litt » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:57 am

Well, my family and most people around me would not understand what Katawa Shoujo is. Probably they would be astonished why I spend time on such silly things and would start making some stupid comments. :P
Although I have some acquaintaces, who are into anime and manga stuff and they would probably show some interest in KS. I even told about it to one of them, but he didn't even know about concept of visual novels. So I must spread further propaganda to his mind. ;)
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by MegaMoto » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:10 pm

Anytime I bring up something remotely related to anime or Japanese my family makes fun of me. Even if it's something North American audiences tend to enjoy like Cowboy Bebop. So I really don't think something like Katawa Shoujo or any visual novel would go over all that well. Hell it's hard to get them to try things that are even remotely like anime like Pacific Rim.

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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by Steinherz » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:40 pm

MegaMoto wrote:Anytime I bring up something remotely related to anime or Japanese my family makes fun of me. Even if it's something North American audiences tend to enjoy like Cowboy Bebop. So I really don't think something like Katawa Shoujo or any visual novel would go over all that well. Hell it's hard to get them to try things that are even remotely like anime like Pacific Rim.
You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family. :lol:
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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by stutum » Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:09 pm

I've told two of my friends about it, but none of them are strangers to Hentai themselves, so no biggie.

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Re: Telling friends and/or family?

Post by Sea » Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:25 pm

MegaMoto wrote:Anytime I bring up something remotely related to anime or Japanese my family makes fun of me. Even if it's something North American audiences tend to enjoy like Cowboy Bebop. So I really don't think something like Katawa Shoujo or any visual novel would go over all that well. Hell it's hard to get them to try things that are even remotely like anime like Pacific Rim.
Their missing out, on all of that.
Pacific Rim was amazing.
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