What have you learned from MKO?
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What have you learned from MKO?
08/05/2014 07:59 AM EST
I've been a member since about May 2001. Though I've never really been a priactive member, I've seen and learned quite a lot in my time here. Mko introduced me to O Rly owls. To how great Chuck Norris is. I've learned who and how great Shinedown is. I have seen users begin here as horrible trollers only to grow up in a year and become good people. I've seen people come out of the closet and be accepted. I basically learned that i can feel like i know some of you from reading posts over the years. who knew that was possible? We're all kind of this big dysfunctional, estranged family. Tell me what you've learned.

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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/05/2014 08:35 AM EST
I learned basic HTML coding, I've learned how to make signatures, and I learned to better my grammar, too. I've made friends over the years; some have come and gone, but I still got 1 or 2 still on here.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/05/2014 09:51 AM EST
I learned that every background character, rumor, minor character, cameo, and NPC should become playable at some point. confused
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/05/2014 02:18 PM EST
raidenthefridge Wrote:
I learned that every background character, rumor, minor character, cameo, and NPC should become playable at some point. confused


Ha, yeah that seems to be a recurring theme over the years.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/05/2014 04:47 PM EST
How to internet.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/05/2014 05:21 PM EST
How to spell "Tongue".

But seriously, I've learned countless things from the users themselves, here.

Drawing/Painting techniques, fake-making techniques, how to animate sigs, how to communicate maturity and rationalization, humbleness - no opinion is better than the other (trolls excluded), huge variety of other PS tricks, grammar (love how we hold a silent standard, "No1 talks lyke dis"), the list goes on...oh and that Reptile/Scorpion/Sub-Zero aren't the only characters that matter.

In short, MKO is awesome. In every sense of the word, and now (8-9 years later I think?), even nostalgic.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/05/2014 08:25 PM EST
Great thread, ErmackDaddy.

I learned a lot here, but I suppose you can do that in 10+ years. I think the most important thing I've learned from MKO is to never take anything on the internet too seriously. I've always been a sarcastic, fun-poking guy and I've had plenty of opportunities to do that here while also making lots of friends and feeling like I'm a part of something.

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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/06/2014 12:54 AM EST
Haven't learned much, but I have made some damn good friends here.


Knew I was destined to have the Liu Kang Sig

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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/06/2014 12:06 PM EST
In a few years, we'll get the 4K 3D version.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/08/2014 03:16 AM EST
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/23/2014 09:33 AM EST
I've learned that there are others out there in the world just as crazy obsessive as i am about ripping off animated heads.

Also that there are some really cool and intelligent Americans, keep fighting the stereotype, guys!
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 03:44 AM EST
I learned that Ed Boon blocks you from social media if you correct his mistakes.
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08/25/2014 04:54 AM EST
That users on this site with an extremely high post count are always pessimistic and seem super depressed.

That a lot of gay guys love MK.

That most members don't actually learn to play the game. After a month or so they stop playing, never play competitively, overall suck at the game, and have zero knowledge or interest in fighting game mechanics. For a game that does such an amazing job at creating play styles that reflect their character's personality/story line I find that very odd.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 07:20 AM EST
Spaceman Wrote:
That users on this site with an extremely high post count are always pessimistic and seem super depressed.


Says more about this site than the users. XD
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 07:53 AM EST
This was my first forum, so I learned a lot since I've been here.

- How to actually function on a forum.

- To be a bit more open minded.

- Story is the most valued thing here which is odd for a fighting game.

- Some good people here

- Rather than trying to get the last word in, its best to just let the argument go.

- Internet slang and memes.

- I don't always need to argue with someone I disagree with.

- This place doesn't actually play online.

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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 08:16 AM EST
Nothing, that I didn't know already from my experince on other forums.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 10:31 AM EST
- There are some people who make accounts to fansites just to see if there are women on here to "failingly" hit on them and do nothing else here.

- People go crazy whenever Boon tweets something. (I swear, he's bigger than some huge celebrities out there at times)

- People love Sub-Zero's ice clone throw as much as I do.

- I've made some new friends over the years here, and wouldn't mind making some more.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 12:42 PM EST
- That i should always comb out my responses and must face up to mistakes no matter how painful or tiring it is.

- That doing your responsibilities does not amek you excempt from your hypocrisy.

- Crow, DArque, ehereever you guys are, you are my friends.

- Debating for the sake of debating is ultimately a pointless exercise.

- Taking MK too seriously is also pointless.

- That someone who is being a jackass still may have relevant points. Or ivce versa, just because it sounds educated it still might amount to nothing.

- Razor's sweat is delicious.

- General forum etiquette for later websites.

-That the MKO IRC chat is unconnectable.

- Jax007's drawings taste like muffins.

- That the website should be about fun and not serious shit flinging.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 02:35 PM EST
Chrome Wrote:
- Taking MK too seriously is also pointless.


I've been saying this about the franchise since MK:A. The new game isn't silly enough to be MK.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 05:33 PM EST
- That some people on here genuinely do not like MK.

- I like many others learned how to do cool stuff on here.

- I learned to grow a backbone, and hold onto my opinion instead of catering to what is popular.

- People do remember you on MKO regardless of rank or "popularity'

Not really on topic, but I do wish that the MKO community was more involved with online gaming.


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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 05:46 PM EST
I've learned that I need to pick my own battles when it's actually necessary.

Also, I've made a lot of frie- actually, I haven't made any, so never mind.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/25/2014 07:15 PM EST
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- That some people on here genuinely do not like MK.

- I like many others learned how to do cool stuff on here.

- I learned to grow a backbone, and hold onto my opinion instead of catering to what is popular.

- People do remember you on MKO regardless of rank or "popularity'

Not really on topic, but I do wish that the MKO community was more involved with online gaming.


I'd be down for online stuff but my connection truly sucks. However, more online games coming out soon so I guess expect me on around after Christmas
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/26/2014 10:21 AM EST
Just how ridiculous the site looks on my monitor.
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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/26/2014 11:35 AM EST
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Just how ridiculous the site looks on my monitor.

I use 1024x768 resolution on my CRT, so MKO looks allright.
But forum in desperate need of new engine. Or at least upgrades that would've made it more user friendly.

Darkhound74 Wrote:
Not really on topic, but I do wish that the MKO community was more involved with online gaming.

I don't like online gaming.

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RE: What have you learned from MKO?
08/26/2014 01:24 PM EST
I learned that kung Lao doesn't suck.

that it is not giant balloons.

Sonya needs a shirt.

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