As talents go, being hard to kill is not a bad one to have.
When the only thing people can see is typing, you can get away with some outrageously fake characters, which might fool people. For a couple of paragraphs.
In the interest of understanding these communities and their crazy ideologies a little better, you have to first understand who they align themselves against, and in nearly every case, it's the people who share their convictions. I realize that's confusing, so let me show you what I mean.
Working for a living is a sucker's game, and I pity anyone who didn't have the good sense to be born independently wealthy. But the fact remains that at some point most of us will have a boss and, eight out of 10 times, he or she will be a complete prick.
When things got tough, these people decided it was time to disappear under the cover of a grossly implausible story.
Whether you know it or not, humanity is fighting a war right now. While you're over there on the other side of this screen, microwaving tea and knitting tiny sweaters, that bitch is out there building biological superweapons 24/7.
Here are some types of ... racial perception problems that don't necessarily involve hate or bad intentions, but are still annoying as hell.
While we were busy fumbling with hand gestures and illustrations like cavemen, other cultures just made up the perfect words and phrases to encapsulate those little everyday moments filled with ... uh ... je ne sais quoi.
Every once in awhile, a third party will mistake your life-long rivalry/mutual hatred for a competitive friendship and ask you to speak at a funeral for one of your enemies. A funeral you only planned on attending to see your adversary locked helplessly in a box and buried.