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Superiority Complex

1,820 jour, 19:02 Published in USA États-Unis de stewy

I'm sure you've seen at least 1 person/nation somewhere in this game that has this going on. It seems that no matter what you talk about, they are always better then everyone around them. Is this a bad thing? Yes and No.
Why a double answer? Because, to me it's the truth. I'll start with Yes first.

It can be a bad thing, since you are NEVER always better then everyone else. You may be on top for a long long time, but it's a game, and there's always times where things come full circle and you go from the top to the bottom and possibly back again.

In case of a nation, you can go from having 10/10 bonuses and conquering half the map, to being completely wiped off the map.

In terms of a player, you may reach the peak of the game, be it President (w/e your country has), a Campaign Hero, a Business Mogul (Sry, I forgot this is eRep), and it can all come crashing down. You will not remain your countries President or top Politician forever, somebody will replace you eventually. In wars, there's always another battle with another person taking over the top spot (all you need is a credit Card).

Now on to the No. It can be good for the unity of a country to have that ego boost or feeling of invincibility, it makes the problems around seem less destructive. It's also fun and morale building to be able to say my MU or Party etc. is top dog right now. There's nothing wrong with that, as long as you remember that it's all just a balloon that can pop on you in an instant.

We all play in this crappy/not crappy/fun/frustrating game, but sometimes we seem to forget that it's all just a damn game. One day you may be on top, but there's always another player or nation in the wings ready to pounce and take you out. If you choose to toot your own horn, make sure to do it in fun, and be watching over your shoulder for your replacement.

 

Commentaires

BeachBunny
BeachBunny 1,820 jour, 19:07

RAWR

RebelBlood
RebelBlood 1,820 jour, 19:22

voted to feel superior to those who didn't

HEARMERAWR
HEARMERAWR 1,820 jour, 19:25

voted

bigcdizzle
bigcdizzle 1,820 jour, 19:29

Voted hard.

ViKy KC
ViKy KC 1,820 jour, 19:39

Meow

Waysted
Waysted 1,820 jour, 19:48

v + s

true story.

fingerguns
fingerguns 1,820 jour, 20:00

so true

Kemal Ergenekon
Kemal Ergenekon 1,820 jour, 20:20

vv

Ghost of Tom Joad
Ghost of Tom Joad 1,820 jour, 21:16

That cat thinks he is better than us. That's why cat's aren't allowed in my house.
Oh crap, did Mazzy hear me say that?

shiloh13
shiloh13 1,820 jour, 21:32

Excellent.

jmurrib21
jmurrib21 1,820 jour, 22:19

Good ideas; I agree with you. It's a game. V36 S54

MaestroAkel
MaestroAkel 1,821 jour, 23:59

voted

KOSOVA Xhemshit Smajli
KOSOVA Xhemshit Smajli 1,821 jour, 00:00

voted

Viarizi
Viarizi 1,821 jour, 01:38

Boated

Phoenix Quinn
Phoenix Quinn 1,821 jour, 03:03

voted for superiority

Trogdorthetroll100
Trogdorthetroll100 1,821 jour, 03:40

o/

Fabio Robota
Fabio Robota 1,821 jour, 04:55

CURRAHEE!

V & S

Ramilas
Ramilas 1,821 jour, 05:40

well done stewy. V and S

Bia Pandora
Bia Pandora 1,821 jour, 07:00

stewy is so goddammed sexy.

Stan Brown
Stan Brown 1,821 jour, 09:14

Good article, very insightful voted and subbed

Molly Emma
Molly Emma 1,821 jour, 10:17

Thanks stewy!

Molly Emma
Molly Emma 1,821 jour, 10:20

Also, I find it hilarious that this advice is coming from stewy griffin. P

Sozo
Sozo 1,821 jour, 10:39

V+S

Dr Heisenberg
Dr Heisenberg 1,821 jour, 10:46

Someone make Ajay read this

Andrew Cameron
Andrew Cameron 1,821 jour, 11:56

that was my first thought too Molly

Gant tommy
Gant tommy 1,821 jour, 12:10

Emerick will always be number one wkwkwkwkwkwkw

stylez of roman
stylez of roman 1,821 jour, 12:52

voted

Mr. Swagg
Mr. Swagg 1,821 jour, 13:09

i read the whole thing in the Stewie Griffin voice

maximum ride
maximum ride 1,821 jour, 13:16

Awesome article Stewy!

Greene12
Greene12 1,821 jour, 14:16

votado

Alexander_Auctoritas
Alexander_Auctoritas 1,821 jour, 15:52

FIST

Jon Barack Bluejacket
Jon Barack Bluejacket 1,821 jour, 16:09

Mostly true, but you do have to admit that Ajay has the biggest... (ahem) in the room.

Deepchill
Deepchill 1,821 jour, 16:58

voted

Bruce Killah
Bruce Killah 1,821 jour, 17:06

True on sooo many levels, particularly the ones below mine

stewy
stewy 1,821 jour, 17:39

lol.. I purposefully made sure not to point any fingers, since at some point or another many of us are guilty of it, jokingly or otherwise

Candor
Candor 1,821 jour, 17:51

Good points.

I honestly don't think AJ has the biggest superiority complex in the game (or nation) by any means, I've yet to hear him say he's the best at much of anything, except recruiting, which he is, imo. AJ has other social issues, but I don't think a superiority complex is one, actually.

As to the cyclicle nature of power, that's been a really interesting thing to watch, over the years. Honestly I've learned things about human nature playing eRep, in a much more rapid pace than RW.

Candor
Candor 1,821 jour, 17:52

And V+S, shocked I wasn't already subbed, weird.

Jon Barack Bluejacket
Jon Barack Bluejacket 1,821 jour, 19:09

Candor:

I guess I was overly subtle, trying to avoid a ban-point.

I didn't mean that Ajay had the biggest superiority complex in the room.

I meant that Ajay clearly has the biggest... let's say, "equipment" in the room.

Don't ask me how I know. And don't judge me.

Leather Neck
Leather Neck 1,822 jour, 09:14

TBQH, I don't think he is anything as a recruiter either. How hard could it be to go into an enemy country and scream "Who wants to screw over the eUS?". If anything, he's the best traitor in this game.

Colonel W Kurac
Colonel W Kurac 1,822 jour, 11:47

v+s

Thedillpickl
Thedillpickl 1,822 jour, 13:50

:toot: :toot: :tooooty: :toot: :too:

Me blowing my own horn. ^

 
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