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Ultima Online Player Demographic

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Petra Fyde, Jun 2, 2011.

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What age grouping do you fit into?

Poll closed Jun 9, 2011.
  1. Under 20

    4 vote(s)
    1.6%
  2. 20 - 29

    54 vote(s)
    21.6%
  3. 30 - 39

    76 vote(s)
    30.4%
  4. 40 - 49

    68 vote(s)
    27.2%
  5. 50 - 59

    31 vote(s)
    12.4%
  6. 60 - 69

    14 vote(s)
    5.6%
  7. over 70

    3 vote(s)
    1.2%
  1. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
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    It's been a while since we did one of these, and I've read a few posts from people claiming to be 'not so young' anymore.

    (it's not public, no one can see, if you're shy about admitting your years :D )
     
  2. Frarc

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    I'm 21 for the last several years now, does that count? ;)
     
  3. Bazer

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    23 years here and dreading most of the rest.
     
  4. Petra Fyde

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    I wouldn't mind betting that I've been 21 for more years than you have :lol:
     
  5. Lady Michelle

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    Ive been 30 years old for the last 15 years.
     
  6. Aran

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    I'm 25.


    I know Petra's in that last age range. :p
     
  7. Lady Storm

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    Well if your read my icq age, its a few million years old... What can I say I was feeling spry that day... In RL 54 son is 36.
     
  8. Capn Kranky

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    <===== older than dirt.
     
  9. Trebr Drab

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    Henry down at the old folks home said he'd vote, but he can't get his mouse up that high.
     
  10. Winker

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    On my next Birthday i will be Celebrating my 21st birthday for the 21st time
     
  11. Nine Dark Moons

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    and i'll be celebrating mine for the 20th time :D
     
  12. NuSair

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  14. Taylor

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    If it's any consolation, most of you are not old enough to be my grandparent.
     
  15. phantus

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    Damn kids! Get off my lawn! *shakes fist*

    :hahaha:

    I'm a glib 37 yr old.
     
  16. Specialshoes

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    In life that is my dream. I can't wait till I can tell kids to get off my lawn. Past the age to vote, passed the age to drink. I think I am 33 have to ask the wife. I just want to yell at neighbor kids now.
     
  17. longshanks

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    44 going on 12.
     
  18. Picus at the office

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    35 but living like I'm 34 yet the kids make me feel like I'm 70.
     
  19. Petra Fyde

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    If it helps, I'm rather fond of a quote, which I believe comes from a Baseball Player, Chili Davies?
    Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.
     
  20. DevilsOwn

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    now where's that lady from Europa, I know she beats me out for oldest... fairly certain, anyway ;)
     
  21. RaDian FlGith

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    How sad this thread makes me... I've switched demographics since I began playing, and am far too close to switching demographics again.

    *tear*
     
  22. Amber Moon

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    Getting older is a B#$h, but it beats the alternative... :)
     
  23. Ancient Sosarian

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    Hail Sosarians,

    It has been said that I was 24 at birth and that I remain 24 forever more. As time is reckoned in Sosaria I am 164. As Humans reckon time I am soon to reach 56 years of age.

    Therein lay the mystery of Time.

    Holding my watch, I long to meet not the watchmaker, but rather to meet the Creator and sustainer of Time itself.

    Oh Happy Day!

    An SoS
     
  24. Aran

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    You mean Petra? :p
     
  25. Assia Penryn

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    33 years old here.
     
  26. Omnius

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    This would better be labeled UO Stratics Demographic for obvious reasons. I would be willing to bet that the numbers wouldn't even be similar to the game's actual demographics.
     
  27. phantus

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    I think you would be surprised.
     
  28. Omnius

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    Most UO players don't post on stratics. PvPers feel they were run off stratics years ago, so we can basically assume that a large number of 16-35 year old males aren't posting here anymore. Take into account the fact that tons of posters have been posting here for years and year, and we can probably take a guess that the numbers will show skew in favor of showing UO players are older than they are. Young posters are often banned from stratics because they are baited by trolls more often and subsequently violate the rules; this is widely assumed to be true. Oh and take into account the people who will just make up random ages to be funny...

    For these reasons and more, I think we can assume we'll find the UO Stratics demographics will show the population to be older than it is.
     
  29. Picus at the office

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    I run one of the larger pvp guilds on Napa and have no members sub early 20's. We have had some in the past but the never stay or fit. This said UO is not a game for the young crowd due to a few factor such as graphics and the massive hurdle to jump in order to be slightly even with your peers.
     
  30. Lady Alice

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    I'm right there with you, RaDian. Though I've still got a few years before I switch again; I'm 23.

    Course, I did start playing when I was half my age....

    Alice
     
  31. Bardie

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    damn i just hit the 30+ range...
     
  32. olduofan

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    I think uo is becoming a pre-teen based game by the looks of it and i wounder why when is seems most of us are adults here...

    well it is strange how children like pastels and neon and grow out of it then at some point grand parents start wearing those colors again kinda strange... maybe everyone is not telling their real age maybe most here are in there 70s
     
  33. Vlaude

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    I just turned 27 and I feel like I do more things now that I should have done in my teens and early 20s and that I did more things in my teens and early 20s that I should be doing now, if that even makes sense... Oh well, as long as you're having fun right?

    Anyways I'm catching up to some of you ageless wonders :lol:
     
  34. Budwieser

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    39 Here.

    Been playing since 99.
     
  35. lol what you said makes perfect sense :)


    32 here..
     
  36. Frarc

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    As long i don't into a grumpy old man as some around here then i'm happy with my age. :)
     
  37. olduofan

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    Fixed it for you yw:lol:
     
  38. Cirno

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    I'm only a few weeks out of hopping up to the next age range :(
     
  39. DevilsOwn

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    wearing purple ;)



    I shall sit down on the pavement when I am tired
    and gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bells
    and run my stick along the public railings
    and make up for the sobriety of my youth.
     
  40. MalagAste

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    I'm actually in agreement with some most of those young whipper snappers have probably been banned from Stratics long time ago.

    Or ran away because Stratics doesn't like negativity or Punk kid.

    We were discussing at work today how young people have very little sense of responsibility or consequence these days and how it's almost dangerous for them to have things like credit cards.

    Makes me feel old. I still remember my High School days like it was yesterday.... only that was some... 25+ years ago...

    Now I have an "empty nest" so to speak... though it still actually full.. and the little buggers should have gotten the ole heave ho... but they remain.... and I actually have a Granddaughter... who'd have thought?? Certainly if you would have asked me when I was 16 if I thought I'd be where I am today I'd have laughed and said "Heck no! ...... I'm never getting married and I'm not going to have children!".... funny how life works out.
     
  41. Demonous

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    my how we've grown, when i started, there were so many teenagers and kids in this game, i was 13 when i started now im an old man and a veteran at the age of 24
     
  42. G.v.P

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    Check out the second picture in this gallery, apparently there's an 83-year-old on Europa.
     
  43. Smoot

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    I dont think most of the younger players have been banned from stratics... i just think they probably spend most of their game time actually playing the game. Kinda like pvp, after a bijillion kills it kinda gets boring. The newer players are what keeps it alive.

    I think most forum users are a bit older because weve come to the point where playing the game just isnt enough anymore, and we move on to talking about the game.

    oh ya 28 here :)
     
  44. Vlaude

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    Eh ... I've been a stratics member since I was in my early 20's and before that I was fairly active on the old uopowergamers website (the one run by Nieves and Wonderbrick back in the day, JC the Builder will remember what I'm talking about I'm sure). But I think I do post a lot more these days then I remember back then so maybe you're right.
     
  45. Petra Fyde

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    :) A venerable lady indeed.

    I wouldn't worry about Aran's comment. It's his second like that in the thread. He's not going to let a thing like truth get in the way of an attempt to needle me :D
     
  46. G.v.P

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    He probably has a crush on you :).
     
  47. Storm

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    Doesn't everyone? ;-)
     
  48. jabeth

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    Calendar say "59 plus some months"
    Body says "lots more than that"
    Mind just says "why?

    :popcorn:"
     
  49. tatey

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    WOW! Zero people under 20?? That's kind of incredible. I know it's a limited sampling... but still...
     
  50. Mairut

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    You're not supposed to give out personal info like age on teh internets, you know.

    23 here.