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Superiority Complex

Dan 1,820, 19:02 Published in USA SAD od 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.

 

Komentari

BeachBunny
BeachBunny Dan 1,820, 19:07

RAWR

RebelBlood
RebelBlood Dan 1,820, 19:22

voted to feel superior to those who didn't

HEARMERAWR
HEARMERAWR Dan 1,820, 19:25

voted

bigcdizzle
bigcdizzle Dan 1,820, 19:29

Voted hard.

Mazzy Cat
Mazzy Cat Dan 1,820, 19:39

Meow

Waysted
Waysted Dan 1,820, 19:48

v + s

true story.

fingerguns
fingerguns Dan 1,820, 20:00

so true

Kemal Ergenekon
Kemal Ergenekon Dan 1,820, 20:20

vv

Ghost of Tom Joad
Ghost of Tom Joad Dan 1,820, 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 Dan 1,820, 21:32

Excellent.

jmurrib21
jmurrib21 Dan 1,820, 22:19

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

MaestroAkel
MaestroAkel Dan 1,821, 23:59

voted

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

voted

Viarizi
Viarizi Dan 1,821, 01:38

Boated

Phoenix Quinn
Phoenix Quinn Dan 1,821, 03:03

voted for superiority

Trogdorthetroll100
Trogdorthetroll100 Dan 1,821, 03:40

o/

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

CURRAHEE!

V & S

Ramilas
Ramilas Dan 1,821, 05:40

well done stewy. V and S

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

stewy is so goddammed sexy.

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

Good article, very insightful voted and subbed

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

Thanks stewy!

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

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

Sozo
Sozo Dan 1,821, 10:39

V+S

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

Someone make Ajay read this

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

that was my first thought too Molly

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

Emerick will always be number one wkwkwkwkwkwkw

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

voted

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

i read the whole thing in the Stewie Griffin voice

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

Awesome article Stewy!

Greene12
Greene12 Dan 1,821, 14:16

votado

Alexander_Auctoritas
Alexander_Auctoritas Dan 1,821, 15:52

FIST

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

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

Deepchill
Deepchill Dan 1,821, 16:58

voted

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

True on sooo many levels, particularly the ones below mine

stewy
stewy Dan 1,821, 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 Dan 1,821, 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 Dan 1,821, 17:52

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

Jon Barack Bluejacket
Jon Barack Bluejacket Dan 1,821, 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 Dan 1,822, 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 Dan 1,822, 11:47

v+s

Thedillpickl
Thedillpickl Dan 1,822, 13:50

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

Me blowing my own horn. ^

 
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