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10 Most Ridiculous Things Gamers Can't Stop Arguing About

You Press UP To Look DOWN, And Press DOWN To Look UP. OBVIOUSLY.

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Before we begin in earnest, the irony of writing an article about the things gamers argue over, which itself is likely to provoke arguments, is not lost here.

Since the good old, formative days of eighties and nineties gaming, players have nailed their colours to a particular mast, often throwing scorn and derision at competitors in the process.

Whether these disagreements relate to hardware, software, characters or controls, some gamers LOVE a good argument, as ridiculous as it may seem to others.

Gamers, however, are certainly not alone in their preternatural ability to vehemently - and often publicly - disagree with each other.

Whether Blur Vs Oasis, Slytherin Vs Gryffindor, or normal Kit Kat Chunky Vs Peanut Butter Kit Kat Chunky, the human capacity to argue about seemingly inconsequential things should not be underestimated.

Gamers revel in tribal arguments, defending their interests with passion and fervour.

Obviously this does not apply to EVERY gamer, with most happy to live and let live with peers who may not share particular gaming predilections, instead appreciating all aspects of this beloved hobby.

There are, however, countless arguments new and old which refuse to go away...

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