Here is a Weibo exchange I found quite amusing:
On this planet, any boy that doesn’t play DOTA, doesn’t play WOW, doesn’t play LOL, doesn’t smoke, he is definitely a rare treasure!! Girls, don’t miss out!!!!
胡晔子stella responds with:
If a guy doesn’t play DOTA, doesn’t play WOW, doesn’t play LOL, doesn’t smoke, then what makes him different from a girl?
Here we see a beautiful mix of double sexism stereotyping. OP says guys who play those video games (or smoke) are a dime a dozen and only guys who don’t do any of those things are real treasures; Stella says those are all the things that make them manly, and therefore those are things that girls do not do. Stella is also, according to her profile, a girl, as is OP. Puny, a guy, approves.
Really, it just shows the game culture in China isn’t all that different from the West. Playing video games diminishes the worth of a boyfriend and girls don’t play video games.
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