Also, let's not let these people break up parties.
I agree. We can't always stop the other people in a party from becoming one of the people Sarge listed. However we can always stop our reactions. One bad game shouldn't cause a party to collapse.
I'm sure I'm several of the types quoted, however I think no one can truly know how others perceive you unless you are told. So I'll let others pick my labels. However lately I've intentionally been this:
The Rogue - joins a lobby and starts voting for awful gametypes or awful playlists
I know people hate Paradiso when you're a specific color, so I vote for it. I know people hate territories, so I vote for it. I know people don't like headhunter, so I vote for it. I know in the Noble Map Pack everyone wants the hog, so I vote Anchor 9.
I never bully others to vote the same way, I never complain if I don't get what I vote for, and I do say what I'm voting for so people know that the one vote for headhunter on Countdown is me. And if the voting is close and my party asks for the vote to go a certain way I will switch my vote to what the group wants. But if no one says anything, or the decision is split, I vote for the non-standard.
Why do I do it? Because variety is awesome. Because we will not get better at those games or maps if we never play them. Because sometimes we will HAVE to play them because the other team wants it. Because when trying new gametypes or playing a map you don't get to play often sometimes you find you really like something now that you're more familiar with it.
But most of all, to misquote RvB, "I like the bands you hate". Because "awful gametypes or awful playlists"
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