Words With Pervs

I’m an avid Words With Friends player. At any given time I’ll have a dozen or more games going on with people I actually know and with others that I know only through Facebook or blogging. Some of my favorite opponents are those with whom I have only an internet relationship.

Lately, however, I’ve been inundated with opponents, who I learn after we’ve each played a few words, are only there to flirt or are in search of a more intimate relationship. Granted, given the opportunity they might only be interested in scamming me out of money, but they always start out by being curious about me. With these players I’m firm. I’m there to play WWF, not chat. If they continue to try and worm their way into my life I’ll ignore them until they either resign or give up. I’m not taking a loss in a game because of their poor behavior.

Here’s how one guy tried to get stuff started:

Chances are he’s not a native English speaker, even though his profile shows he lives in Wisconsin. The grammar is too odd.

After I told the guy that I would not chat and that he was free to resign, I got this:

Creepy, right? I figured out after this how to mute chat on the app.

I just wonder what has changed to bring all these pervs to my virtual door seemingly at once. I’ve played WWF for years without being harassed until just a few weeks ago. Now I might get five new weirdos a day clamoring to chat. I’ve stopped accepting games now from folks I don’t know outside of the game. And that’s a shame because I have had so much fun getting to know others who enjoy WWF.

Peace, people!

Author: nananoyz

I'm a semi-retired crazy person with one husband and two cats.

21 thoughts on “Words With Pervs”

      1. On many ways little do these fools know who they deal with!! The other week I had this one who had set up a facebook page impersonating another author. It was hysterical actually cos I thought instantly yeah right. All about some federal government fund AND why would this author pal be talking to me in the hello dear terms. (Always enough to make me say I ain’t got antlers so F*<& off.) So I ses .. See here, I live in the UK we don't have no federal government. (In fact what we got BTO Leslie, is an asshole, fascist Whitehall government.) Yeah but, they have this fund says his even bigger asshole. Right, ses I, so our government who is doing everything to break the balls of ordinary people in every way they can, raising the pension age, decimating the health service, lining their own pockets, making people who have lived here for 60 years register if they were not born here and let us not even start about Brexit and what that is really about, has this fund I can get 250 thou out of and so can the whole country? Now I am reporting you to Facebook. Right to the last till that page was hauled down…within two mins of me reporting it I have to say, which is one thing in facebook's favour… this eedjit was still going on and on trying to work this scam, just click the link.

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    1. I don’t get any trolls on FB! There are some on Twitter, but they’re mostly political and I just ignore them. These idiots in Words With Friends, though, are bad dudes. There’s no telling how many women end up sending them money thinking that it’s a romantic connection.

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  1. What a pain; sorry it’s messed up what was once a fun thing for you. I hope the mute function works. I just heard a TED radio piece on NPR yesterday about how the Internet can be nothing but a combustible den of harassment for (primarily) women. Just as you have to be careful outside the house, you also have to while online too. What was once innocent fun is now yet another thing one has to be wary of. – Marty

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