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Is your Internet Personality the same as your Real Life Personality?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by smr, 13 Oct 2009.

  1. smr

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 6 Mar 2008

    Posts: 8,537

    Location: Leicestershire

    Discuss.
     
  2. mrk

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 86,860

    Location: South Coast

    No now shut up or I'll punch you in your groin.

    Shizzle Bizzle.
     
  3. Saundie

    Mobster

    Joined: 9 Oct 2008

    Posts: 2,994

    Location: London, England

    That's a yes from mrk, then ;)
     
  4. LeJosh

    Capodecina

    Joined: 24 Sep 2008

    Posts: 10,434

    Location: Edinburgh.

    I have one personality for all circumstances!
     
  5. benjo

    Capodecina

    Joined: 4 Sep 2005

    Posts: 12,779

    Location: London

    I'd say so :)

    I hope not for some others though :p
     
  6. shauncr91

    Capodecina

    Joined: 28 Dec 2007

    Posts: 11,436

    Location: Sheffield

    I'm generally kind online but can be a arse at times, same IRL.
     
  7. Maccy

    Commissario

    Joined: 23 Nov 2004

    Posts: 37,392

    Location: Herts

    I think I'm nicer in person. Hang on, no, I'm a miserable git :(
     
  8. Andr3w

    Capodecina

    Joined: 6 Oct 2004

    Posts: 19,686

    Location: England

    No, I seem quite happy online


    Apart from this post

    :p
     
  9. apeZ

    Mobster

    Joined: 22 Sep 2008

    Posts: 4,302

    Location: Kent, England

    No, I'm a lot less confident offline.
     
  10. Kobrakai

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 19 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,151

    Location: Cambridge

    delete
     
  11. Greenlizard0

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 15 Mar 2004

    Posts: 28,189

    Location: Liverpool

    I'm very different. When older posts crop up I'm always thinking that the person who wrote it doesn't "sound" like me.

    I think it's because in real life you have to make an effort which causes a person to be different. Online I'm lazier.
     
  12. Kobrakai

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 19 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,151

    Location: Cambridge

    This.
     
  13. Muban

    Soldato

    Joined: 27 Dec 2002

    Posts: 7,036

    Location: Inverness

    I would say so. I speak as I find, online and in real life. Most of the people that I have met from the forums have been just as I expected them to be too.
     
  14. smr

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 6 Mar 2008

    Posts: 8,537

    Location: Leicestershire

    as for myself i would say i'm pretty much the same but i am a lot more direct and forward online. Offline I need to get to know people better before I can be myself but online I tend to just be myself from the outset. Sounds a bit odd really :)
     
  15. Acrotomophilia

    Capodecina

    Joined: 29 Aug 2005

    Posts: 15,370

    Pretty much.
     
  16. Van Hellseek

    Capodecina

    Joined: 2 Jun 2004

    Posts: 18,420

    I'm just as much of a negative/cynical git IRL too. :)
     
  17. GingerNinja1989

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Dec 2007

    Posts: 2,109

    Mostly the same, I'd say :cool: :)
     
  18. semi-pro waster

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 27 Sep 2004

    Posts: 25,829

    Location: Glasgow

    I'm pretty sure I'm the same online as off, I might however be a little bit taller than I appear on screen. I guess you'd have to ask people who have met me whether that is true or not though.
     
  19. person

    Hitman

    Joined: 28 Jul 2008

    Posts: 561

    Location: lake district

    Im always myself whatever the occasion .. I don't see point in these people who lie online because as soon as you meet them your going to know that they weren't truthful.
     
  20. knip

    Capodecina

    Joined: 28 Jun 2006

    Posts: 11,102

    Location: Somewhere in Bristol

    I think anyone who's met me on here will vouch for the fact im just as mental in real life :D