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# 171
11-14-2012, 07:06 AM
Originally Posted by kagasensei View Post
It's more 'bout how differently men and women are portrayed. Men do not seem to be required to show off anything to be considered aesthetically pleasing :p

I'm not offended by that new cover girl. It's just sooooo cheap... But why should STO be any different than any other game
Girls don't need to show anything off either. But it doesn't bother me when they do.
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# 172
11-14-2012, 07:06 AM
I did think the first time I saw it that it will appeal to the 10-13 year olds who have never seen a real pair, rolled my eyes and moved on. Sexist? meh, sexual objectification? yes. Sad adolescent fantasy imagery? Top marks!!
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# 173
11-14-2012, 07:07 AM
Originally Posted by kobayashlmaru View Post
Look at it closely, there are so many things "wrong" with the way it was drawn just to emphasize the sexy portrayal. The hair is blowing in a strange direction given her posture, she's not looking where she is firing her phaser, and her center of gravity is off. It makes me want to leave that page as quickly as possible.
And yet, you seem to have spent quite a while examining it for faults
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# 174
11-14-2012, 07:10 AM
What is the problem?

The cover figure dosen't show more or less than most women I see during summertime in the mall..??

I really don't get it.
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# 175
11-14-2012, 07:11 AM
Originally Posted by dma1986 View Post
And yet, you seem to have spent quite a while examining it for faults
its not his fault the browser crashed for seven hours and 43 minutes and he could not close it down.

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# 176
11-14-2012, 07:28 AM
So no one remembers TOS babes?
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# 177
11-14-2012, 07:29 AM
Not sexist, just kinda...stupid looking. She looks like a space-elf leaning forward trying to take a shot with her phaser...or something? I looks plain silly.
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# 178
11-14-2012, 07:59 AM
Let's face it guys, the only thing wrong with the picture is that there isn't more boob showing. Don't go all metro. Girls don't really like that, no matter what she tells you.
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# 179
11-14-2012, 08:01 AM
The problem is, there is no open female variant of that uniform, and you can't see the boobies that clearly in-game, so it's a screenshot that could lead the players to believe that this uniform is exactly available in-game as it looks on the screenshot.
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# 180
11-14-2012, 08:01 AM
Originally Posted by amayakitsune View Post
Given the fact that this came with Season 7 (which happens to be all about Romulans...) why are we assuming the hot phaser lady is a Vulcan? Considering the background is that of New Romulus I'd say shes a Romulan...

Infact I'd go check out the New Romulus Ruins (1) screenshot in the screenshot gallery. Theres another Romulan looking person wearing the same uniform...
This phaser lady is neither Romulan nor Vulcan. She is an elf. Elfish hair, elfish ears, elfish balloons.

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