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Old 05-15-2012, 12:03 AM   #1
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Why people write ''gg/wp/ggwp''?
I mean, it doesn't really mean anything. Of course, it has the meaning, but people just write it any time, even if the game wasn't really good and the other team didn't play well.
Also, I've found a tendency among the winner players to write it. I mean, it's always the player of a winning team starts saying such kind of greeting. What's that? A desperate and depraved endeavour to validate themselves I guess?
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:04 AM   #2
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Of course the winning team says gg. They won, and winning=good.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:05 AM   #3
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It's good manner, like saying goodbye to your uncle.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:07 AM   #4
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It's manners. You generally do not say it until the enemy team says it first. And what, would you rather have: "LOL NOOB L2PLAY"
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:09 AM   #5
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manners when the loosing team is lurked into saying it. And actual good games when it comes from the losing team themselves as a way of thanking the other team for a nice game. There are always those who use it to vent of rage but that's not nearly as annoying as people ending their phonecalls with hi.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:19 AM   #6
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ggwp= i win, u lose
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:26 AM   #7
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It depends, sometimes i say bgwp. Obviously this consists in easy game for my team or their team.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:27 AM   #8
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If I ever see you in pubs I will scold the shit outta you and make you wish you never installed DOTA2.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:52 AM   #9
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manners when the loosing team is lurked into saying it. And actual good games when it comes from the losing team themselves as a way of thanking the other team for a nice game. There are always those who use it to vent of rage but that's not nearly as annoying as people ending their phonecalls with hi.
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But personally, i never say gg, because it's a game, no need for manners. I badmanner my oponents most of the time anyway, so telling gg, after telling them how much they suck would be just awkward.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:56 AM   #10
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Maybe at some point it meant good game but now its just something you write when the game is over.
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:03 AM   #11
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Just manners, I appreciate opponents who don't qq when things are not looking right, so i say "gg wp, thanks for staying."
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:09 AM   #12
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I don't say gg when I'm QQing
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:26 AM   #13
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In my 450+ games i only said that ONCE. It was actually a good game.
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:44 AM   #14
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ggwpglhf

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Old 05-15-2012, 01:48 AM   #15
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'game was good'
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:50 AM   #16
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I BM real hard at the end of the game honestly.

Game was 50-0, tell them gg very close game would play again.
or just go on about how bad they are.
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Old 05-15-2012, 02:30 AM   #17
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I love seeing the winning team write GGWP when 4 of my allies leave and it's 1v5 and they refuse to end for 40 minutes so they can all farm up to their heart's content.
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Old 05-15-2012, 02:44 AM   #18
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I use gg when we pubstomp or they stomp us.

I use gg wp when we have a close game.
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Old 05-15-2012, 02:54 AM   #19
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I say gg only if it was actually a good game. If it was a stomp I don't say anything unless it's a reply to the other team. If I lose or they made it really difficult to win I usually say WP.
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Old 05-15-2012, 02:58 AM   #20
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I don't say anything to the opposing team or my own generally. If I say GG then
1. it's only in ally chat
2. we had an intense close game
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Old 05-15-2012, 03:01 AM   #21
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Holy shit we've had this thread like 8000 other times. If you really get mad about someone saying GG, just mute the enemy team before the game ends or something.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:27 AM   #22
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i usually says gg when i learnt something from that game, without considering my team wins or loses, because everytime i got something to learn, that was a good game
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:29 AM   #23
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Holy Necro, Someone necroed a levolaika thread.

Because of this, I kinda miss Levolaika and his blog threads.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:58 AM   #24
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Bg ez no re
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:25 AM   #25
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I only ever say gg if I had fun, and I only ever say wp if I know the majority of the players in the game played well.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:52 AM   #26
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I say GGWP weather I win or lose, or perform well or poorly, and if everyone on the other team plays poorly. It is just good sportsmanship.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:15 AM   #27
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GG was actually supposed to be an expression of good manners by the winning team. But then, pubbers twisted it as its meaning and they think typing gg is equal to "We owned you bitches so now die!!"
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:11 AM   #28
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Most people that call gg first as the winning team are saying it to rub their win in the enemy's face, like "I won you lost you suck trololol get mad". Myself included.
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:22 AM   #29
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GG was actually supposed to be an expression of good manners by the winning team. But then, pubbers twisted it as its meaning and they think typing gg is equal to "We owned you bitches so now die!!"

I don't see how "gg" can be interpeted as anything other than the words "good game". If a game was bad, then it was not a gg, by definition.

Sarcastic use of the term (gg noobs!) came in later but that still doesn't change the term's original intended meaning.
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:24 AM   #30
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I usally say it when losing to compliment the enemy team with their victory, but then again, I'm a really nice guy
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:28 AM   #31
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Why is it so that among people of certain cultures there is a custom of handing stuff to each other with both hands even when one would suffice?
It used to make sense back in the days of establishment, not so much these days, but noone cares why it is done still, during ceremonials for example.
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:27 AM   #32
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Sometimes the loser feels too underconfident to initiate a GG, perhaps the winner takes it. It is not an egotistical thing, it should come off as humble in contrast to "lol go back 2 LoL you scrub shits". The winner would also be feeling happy with this game in this situation and it's in some ways a means of saying "thank the lord/people on my team/gaben for the game we have played today". Some say it out of habit, perhaps from playing Starcraft. Going without a GG at the end of a game in Starcraft is like picking up a woman and removing her from your house without saying any words, immediately after sex.

I do make sure not to say GG WP if the game of dota was by all means terrible, because to me it does somewhat deface the meaning it still has. If I went a normal score and didn't get to stomp and had no fun, but all of the other team went really shit anyway and it pretty much was a stomp, then it was not a GG (I didn't get to stomp and the game was not close and intense) and it was not WP (the other team sucked).
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:51 AM   #33
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I usually say "gg all, except you [insert noob here]"
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:00 PM   #34
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gg is manners and I say it regardless of win or loss, I add wp if they actually played well.
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:04 PM   #35
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Ppl say that at the end of the game
Its a Dota habit. Its like in lol, at the end of the game ppl say: easy, nice tuto, noobs
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:10 PM   #36
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They do it for the same reason football players shake their hands or exchange their shirts after match. It's manners, it's showing respect to the opponent. It's the opposite of constant flaming all game long, whining how shitty your teammates are and typing "ez game" in the end. Only real men can stay quiet in the game while they're being stomped, don't bitch and type 'gg, guys, well played' in the end.
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:44 PM   #37
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If we loose and enemy team did well i say wp.
If we win and they were scrubs, i say that lol is much harder game, and this shit is easy.
If it was an even battle than its ggwp.
Always say glhf at the start of the game, its my habit from sc2.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:19 PM   #38
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GG all the time because i see it as an handshake (or whatever it is in english) like at the end of a sport game. WP only if it was an actual good game and they did play well.

If we stomp the shit out of the other team i say wp but only to my team.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:28 PM   #39
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win or lose ill always say gg/ggwp, its culture of trolling
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:31 PM   #40
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Why people say ''good evening''?
I mean, it doesn't really mean anything. Of course, it has the meaning, but people just say it any time, even if the evening wasn't really good.
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