Over half of young online gamers are bullied

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  1. Becky

    Becky Webmistress Administrator

    Mar 25, 2003
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    According to a recent study done by an anti-bullying charity, 57 per cent of online gamers aged between 12 and 25 years suffer bullying online, and of those people 22 percent stopped playing a game as a result. BBC News has more:

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    Becky, May 31, 2017
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    floppybootstomp sugar 'n spikes Moderator

    Mar 5, 2002
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    Never mind youngsters getting bullied, I get bullied and I ain't no spring chicken!

    Mind you, those doing the insulting don't know my age. It struck me that there are truly a lot of messed up and sad people in this world. Sometimes I give as good as I get, other times I just ignore.

    My favourites are those who think it's clever to 'insult' folk by calling them Gay, Faggot etc - that's an insult? Like - **** off. If they try and target me I just ask them where they'd like to meet for a rude time :D That usually puts them off.
    floppybootstomp, May 31, 2017
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