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Non-representative image of Gen Con attendees. (via)

I don't pretend to speak for all nerds—just the one writing this blog post—but it feels like my people's culture has been missing an awful lot of Saving Throws lately. What with Gamergate and Elevatorgate, the depressing rise of the Men's Rights movement and the eight-hour running time of Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy, we could really use a win. Sure, we have never had a lack of things to be embarrassed about, but we at least used to be able to take comfort in knowing that we the wrongfully oppressed party, standing on the right side of history. Now, all too often, we're the bullies.

Sources: Indianapolis Star | h/t NewNowNext