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Video gamings Appeal to The masculine Fantasy describes a series of videos remixing a clip of feminists playing grand Theft Auto post by Buzzfeed. In the clip, moderator Claudia Restrepo says "I composed a blog post a when ago around why i f***ing hate video clip games. Castle appeal to the male fantasy!" In the remix videos, after the presenter claims that line, different clips expected to humorously highlight "the male fantasy" room inserted.

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On April 23rd, 2015, Buzzfeed Yellow<1> published a video titled "Feminists Play grand Theft Auto because that The an initial Time." In the video, numerous presenters express shock and also disgust at several of the game"s violence and the way it objectifies women. Around halfway through the video, one presenter, Claudia Restrepo indigenous the blog Oscar hates Sexism, plays v a scene that takes ar at a strip club. The original video has because been removed. Top top April 25th, the video clip was re-renewed again to on facebook (shown below).

"I created a blog post<2> a while ago around why i fucking hate video games, because this is what it does! it appeals come the masculine fantasy!"


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On respectable 29th, 2016, YouTube user punpun paired the clip of Claudia talking around the male fantasy through a clip from Just cause 3 that the main character it is registered bombs come an enemy"s crotch and watching him paris away. The video gained over 126,000 views.

This was the first of dozens of videos the remixed the clip. Among the most renowned with over 277,000 views to be posted through YouTube user Tom Benda, who contained a clip that Han Solo dancing native the video game Kinect Star Wars because that the Xbox Kinect.


On October 2nd, 2016, YouTube user Graham posted a compilation of "Male Fantasy" remix videos. The video, presented below, is the many watched "Male Fantasy" video clip with end 280,000 views.

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On October 27th, 2017, Facebook<7> user Bejamin Foster posted a two-pane photo macro featuring Restrepo speak "This is why ns hate video clip games. It appeals to the male fantasy" above a screenshot indigenous the video game Europa Universalis IV. The short article (shown below) received much more than 1,000 reactions and also 175 share in less than 3 years. The day, it was posted come 9GAG, <6> where it received more than 12,000 points. Much less than one month later, on November 22nd, 2017, Redditor <3> merapyara reposted the image and received more than 9,900 clues (91% upvoted) and also 740 comments in less than a month.

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