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Can skins be used to deduce some things about a person?

What can the skins a person uses tell about him/herself? It's just something that's always interested me. I browse through the hand section and I see people demonstrating their glove skins, but you can also see what weapons the choose to use. Are they heavily modified, with scopes and double-mags? Or are they minimalist in appearance, with nothing except the gun itself? My question to you, FPSB, can you tell anything about a person by the skins he or she uses?

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    Haha, you just gave me my laugh for the day. Did you actually choose to stick with those are were you just showing them off?
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    Stick with them :P
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    Ahahaha, good choice. Perhaps you're the more casual player, one that doesn't take appearances seriously and plays more for fun than for actual win/lose outcomes.
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    Yes you can. For example:
    I use weapons that looks huge but aren't. that's because I have a small penis. jk
    But seriously you can. I have everything either camouflaged or gray/black colored. who do you think I am? A psychopath that like to act as military personnel?
    NO!! I just love blending into the environment because I don't blend in anywhere else. I'm a outsider. :(
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    Oh shi- emo?

    I kid. But you say you like to use dark colored camo (Black), and black is used in real life as a shock effect during hostage rescues. Perhaps you have an innate affinity for startling and scaring others?
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    I love minimal appearance, not too heavy in textures, but it can look nice.
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    Posted by TaKTiKal

    Oh shi- emo?

    I kid. But you say you like to yse dark colored camo (Black), and black is used in real life as a shock effect during hostage rescues. Perhaps you have an innate affinity for startling and scaring others?


    I love to freak people out that's all. One time I went to school with a T-shirt that said "I Support school shootouts" but I then realized that it was a really bad idea when the police came to me and asked me questions. :(
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    Posted by Jackass Storm Trooper

    Posted by TaKTiKal

    Oh shi- emo?

    I kid. But you say you like to yse dark colored camo (Black), and black is used in real life as a shock effect during hostage rescues. Perhaps you have an innate affinity for startling and scaring others?


    I love to freak people out that's all. One time I went to school with a T-shirt that said "I Support school shootouts" but I then realized that it was a really bad idea when the police came to me and asked me questions. :(


    OH SHI-

    But, aha! I was right! You love to startle others.
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    I really only use the stuff I've personally made, lols
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    I actually use mostly the default stuff, maybe small details every once in a while. I'm the kind of person who loves the Valve origins, doesn't give a shit about if the gun accessories look real - as long as it looks good. Although I do like it quite simple and nice. Nothing too detailed.
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    Posted by TaKTiKal

    Posted by Jackass Storm Trooper

    Posted by TaKTiKal

    Oh shi- emo?

    I kid. But you say you like to yse dark colored camo (Black), and black is used in real life as a shock effect during hostage rescues. Perhaps you have an innate affinity for startling and scaring others?


    I love to freak people out that's all. One time I went to school with a T-shirt that said "I Support school shootouts" but I then realized that it was a really bad idea when the police came to me and asked me questions. :(


    OH SHI-

    But, aha! I was right! You love to startle others.


    Yeah, but people really thought that I supported School shootouts. They still do. :(

    Also one time at a other school. they had these speakers in every room that you could here school news and stuff from. So I went in to the room where the microphone where and I saw a CD player and I "happened" to have a CD with sound from a porn movie on. It was like "oh yeah baby do you like it. OH YES, OH, MOAR, MOAR!!" kind of stuff. So I just "Accidentally" put it in the CD player and pressed play. We heard that sound over and over all day at school because the teachers didn't know how it worked. I think I've never laughed that much in my entire life. :D
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    Oh lawd, there goes my second laugh for the day.
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    What were you doing with a CD with sounds from porn?... O_o lol
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    Posted by -Moneyless-

    What were you doing with a CD with sounds from porn?... O_o lol


    Haha! A good question indeed!

    EDIT: Well, I'll be back around 1 o'clock. Gotta go to college.
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    Posted by TaKTiKal

    Posted by -Moneyless-

    What were you doing with a CD with sounds from porn?... O_o lol


    Haha! A good question indeed!

    EDIT: Well, I'll be back around 1 o'clock. Gotta go to college.


    I can answer that.
    I found that sound on some prank site (I don't remember the name) on the net and I was like. ()|\/|6 1 ju57 |13k mu57 h4v 17z!!
    I was 14 years old when that happened. I was hyperactive and far from EMO. I still am but I can control my humor better then back then.
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    Posted by Suckage

    I actually use mostly the default stuff, maybe small details every once in a while. I'm the kind of person who loves the Valve origins, doesn't give a shit about if the gun accessories look real - as long as it looks good. Although I do like it quite simple and nice. Nothing too detailed.


    Okay, let me take a crack at you and tell me how close I am to the real thing.

    You say you like to use default models/skins. You take things how they are given to you because you prefer functionality over showmanship. To you, if it gets the job done, then there's no reason to change it. You dislike un-needed comments in conversation and you especially dislike going the long way about getting things done.
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    You're good, that was 100% right. ;o
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    Posted by Suckage

    You're good, that was 100% right. ;o


    Hell, maybe I should've signed up for a psychology class in college...

    Who's next?
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    I've re-skinned all the weapons in the game with realistic high quality skins. None of this magic bullet moose shit for me. If its detailed and realistic chances are at sometime or another it has been in my game. Problem is I change skins more than some people change their underwear.
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    Well with some people you can, but you really should not. I only use my own compiles what does that tell you about me? Probably that I'm a compiler.
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    I'm just a rusty guy who loves Millenia and well, me.. Cause half of the stuff is mine...
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    Posted by Rufus

    Well with some people you can, but you really should not. I only use my own compiles what does that tell you about me? Probably that I'm a compiler.


    Well, that of course is an anomaly. People of course use their own stuff because, well, they made it, so they obviously made it to their preferences.
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    I have reskinned every gun n all other stuff. I got bored with the original's n lost my passion for css. But these new skins made me luv it again. I go fore sutff thats really cool, but also realistic.
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    Mine is that i like winter camo and black and for the weapons i would umm..... ones that are perfect for gaming but i dont know how
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    I love to freak people out that's all. One time I went to school with a T-shirt that said "I Support school shootouts" but I then realized that it was a really bad idea when the police came to me and asked me questions. :(


    child's play
    I went to school with one I made my cousin who stamps t-shirts make me one that said "I <3 Ku klux klan" and got suspended 10 days because of my irresponsible actions and my offences towards others...even though my friends thought it was a laugh...and everyone else kinda thought I went to far...but in the end everyone laughed it off....
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    Posted by Ekic

    I use clean stuff, No overflowed guns and prefer realism...

    Same, except for my office skin. Now that is different :D Hotel Rose ftw :D
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    Posted by LuntiX

    Posted by Ekic

    I use clean stuff, No overflowed guns and prefer realism...

    Same, except for my office skin. Now that is different :D Hotel Rose ftw :D

    Lol hotel rose
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    I don't use skins, does that mean I'm boring?
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    When I could play, any skins I used were new models, not just re-skins. I also always got packs for CT/T models, so there was unity. I also like realistic weapons, no future weapon BS.

    I think this means that I appreciate the game, but accept that it's a bit repetitive, and want to sprucen it up a bit with custom material, but only quality material of acceptable realism, to retain the core experience of the game.
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    Posted by Millenia

    I really only use the stuff I've personally made, lols


    Someone who likes his own shizzle to de wizzle ma dizzle, righty?
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    I prefer origins over the actual skin. You could have the default skin, I don't care, but if your origins are realistic or at least look good, I'll use it.

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