"Professionalism"

Discussion in 'GT6 Drifting' started by PUSH, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. Dan

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    I don't understand why he's telling me to stay offline when I want to play with other people. I posted my other thread because a large number of players need to change their attitude. And frankly, PUSH's post came off as being very rude and unprofessional.
     
  2. PUSH

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    I seriously wonder if any of you are grasping what i am talking about. If you agree with Gauz (to a point I do to) and believe that there is no reason to be professional or be respectful to other drivers while online...then don't complain when someone is being rude or slams their car into you deliberately or when they talk down to you...because it just a GAME right..
    I again am speaking in terms of ATTITUDE and PROFESSIONALISM. NOT if your getting paid or anything other.
     
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  3. Newland

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    I agree with this. Be humble and proactive. There is no shame in realizing your triumphs, but to walk around with a megaphone shouting at everyone how awesome you are and cursing anyone who isn't on par with your self appointed status of royalty in a video game is beyond ridiculous. This self righteous group that seems to have almost appeared overnight doesn't understand how our community works. When I say community let me clarify that I mean the real drift world. Virtual drifting is a sub culture of our already subculture. If these people were to behave at a real track or spot the way they are in the game the consequences are limitless, I've seen people at spots catch beatings and at tracks get lifetime bans. This little world we fabricated for ourselves was just about having fun with friends, and like most things in life a new wave appears that doesn't understand nor make an effort to grasp the concept and we all suffer for it. There are rules of courtesy and etiquette that must be followed like any social event in life. Push speaks the truth, he's been around long enough to know what that is and has earned his voice in the community. The same can't be said for the majority of people we encounter proclaiming to know how things work.
     
  4. RICEFREAK

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    I agree fam. Well said Push! :cheers:


    My professionalism is growing rice at Silverstone Stowe Circuit :). Huge rice field at the middle of the track!
     
  5. JDM SRE70

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    @PUSH

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    Thank you for writing this, both me and my team give you respect.

    BTW I didn't mean that gif as a kiss of death. But to show you, that your a true boss for posting this!
     
  6. twitcher

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    @Newland gets it!! Courtesy, etiquette, "professionalism", whatever you want to call it, it all boils down to simply not being a "richard" to others on the track.

    Obviously it's just a game, and it should all be in fun. And of course, the consequences of crashing into someone, or cutting someone off, are not as dire in the game as they are in real life...but at the very least, if you crash into someone and shove them off the track, you are wasting their time. Not a huge deal, but if someone only has a 1/2 to jump on and get some tandems in, every run counts, and it's frustrating to say the least to have your time wasted.

    Btw I'm not talking about bumps and knock-knocks while tandeming...those are just part if drifting :)
     
  7. Mustangmiha

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    Jeez, it's just a game, no need to get angry over it. And considering how many underage kids have access to the consoles and high-end PCs these days it's not even surprising. Just let them have their fun and laugh at them, I love getting angry messages from these kids. :lol:
     
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  8. Dan

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    I always make an effort to apologize if I screw up somebody's run. :tup:
     
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  9. JDM SRE70

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    I don't especially if we are in a Tandem. Proximity is the main Priority, expect to have some 'love taps'! Simply because we aren't all Naoki Nakamura, Daigo Saito, etc.

    But i'd definitely apologize if its someone i wasn't drifting with.
     
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  10. Dan

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    Trust me. There's a big difference between a "love tap" and completely losing all power in a sharp turn, causing you to pull forward onto the grass and not getting out of the way in time, ultimately ending up in someone hitting the rear of your car.
     
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  11. Gonales

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    If it's them hitting your rear because you understeer, it's them that need driving lessons, not you. ;)
     
  12. Dan

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    Or I have a s:censored: tune.
     
  13. JDM SRE70

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    That comes to track traditions, also known as the "The Code"

    If you are in a situation where you cannot avoid collision, and you can only Hit

    A. Your Friend or Fellow Driver (Possibly injure both drivers, create more damage to car A wrecking his/her pride and joy.)

    OR

    B. A wall... (Injure your self, wreck your own car, and no BS)

    In this self explanatory "code" you vouch for option B at all times. I'm sure all drivers on GTPlanet who have REAL track experience would know this.
     
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  14. Dan

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    I always follow this. I hate getting hit personally, so I try to avoid others since they might feel the same way.
     
  15. TexRex

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    I'm perpetually self deprecating when it comes to video games, my 42 year old fingers prevent me from getting really good, but I like to think I know how to compose myself around those better than me. Odds are the person claiming to be better than me is better than me, but don't say it...display it.
     
  16. PUSH

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    Lol 42, you still got lots of years bro. I drift with another with similar age to you, in fact she is 44 years old and is showing no signs of slowing down. You did some great runs the other day I have video of it and will be using some of your shots in the DRIFTNATION episode 2 video. You also did have good track etiquette and had a good time.
     
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  17. ITSHAM

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    Well said PUSH. Respect-EARNED Being labeled PRO-EARNED Cant just say im da :censored: when you drift/drive/race like :censored:.... so earn ya keeps people. EARN ya keeps. mad respect push. See you on the track
     
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  18. Mcrsmokey

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    I'm a pro gt6 drifter.
     
  19. Dan

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    Bro, me too, bro.

    :sly:
     
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  20. Mcrsmokey

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    I'm just playing push my boy. I'm just board lol. I'm still a nub cake ha ha
     
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  21. FussyFez

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    I can't agree with this.

    Everyone should have your respect, until they lose it .

    Trust is earned, yes, and status (ie pro) is earned, but respect should always be a given.
     
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  22. ITSHAM

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    theres a difference between respect for a person and respect for there driving... mine was towards there driving. respect is earned.
     
  23. FussyFez

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    Again, if I'm on track with someone I have NEVER seen before, they will have my respect.

    They could lose it before the first corner, but they still had it in the first place.

    They can gain it back, but that's a different matter, and depends on the original reason for losing my respect.

    "Respect" is thrown around too flippantly as a status thing in recent times, to think someone had to earn your respect, means you immediately lose my respect. (not solely directed at you)



    Edit :

    Also, just because someone had lost my respect, doesn't mean I underestimate them in anyway.

    This applies to real life much more than a sim racing game.
     
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  24. ITSHAM

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    to each their own... its just my way of seeing it I guess and you have yours..but yes I agree with you that respect is thrown around a lot and yes you should respect everyone till they lose it.. but nowadays I swear its not worth giving in advanced in some cases... some people do have to earn it but if you look at it like that they are probably not worth being around. either way... I agree with you...but also see it differently.
     
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  25. ITSHAM

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    yes im talking about both life and virtual lol.
     
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  26. FussyFez

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    I can agree entirely.

    Some people are a joke, and they tend to lose my respect sharpish. But the fact is, I gave them a chance.

    I'm glad, we do agree, it seems.
     
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  27. ITSHAM

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    not all American's have cheeseburgers for brains :lol:
     
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  28. CheladaJr

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    Best thread ive seen in awhile. I started young playing GT5 most remember me when I was qsterboy1996. I can say that after my years put in ive seen some very cocky people.
     
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  29. BayouSimDrifter

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    it aint nothing compared to now..........................the cockiness is in abundance
     
  30. CheladaJr

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    Very true bro. I stray away from people like that. I drift for the love of drifting and the fun it brings.
     
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