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Miljan Dallas Dec 31, 2012 @ 9:20am
who the f are these "they" the announcer keeps jabbering about?
i'm overtaking and it's "they"? SHOULD BE HE
Last edited by Miljan Dallas; Dec 31, 2012 @ 9:20am
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speed ricer Jan 2, 2013 @ 8:53pm 
to be politically correct instead of saying he/she from the announcers perspective he should be saying they
Miljan Dallas Jan 3, 2013 @ 1:08am 
if this is the reason it is an extremely stupid reason. I mean shouldn't the announcer know my gender if he can call me by my nickname? also I've played a lot of racing games and this is the first time I'm called they by the announcer. seems like something they didn't finish, unless they think it's cool to have the announcer bark "they this" and "they that" about everybody in the race making the commentary useless since everybody is "they". very strange.
TIG Jan 3, 2013 @ 2:01am 
Actually, I think they either ran out of time or energy to personalize the announcements. It's almost as if they were planning on inserting a customized announced player name but then decided against it.

Yes, it's dumb to the point of distraction. Let's hope they update it.
Miljan Dallas Jan 3, 2013 @ 10:08am 
JummySea Jan 8, 2013 @ 8:42am 
Not all gamers are male. The announcer addresses the player as "they" so Codemasters aren't seen as sexist.
Miljan Dallas Jan 8, 2013 @ 8:28pm 
true. they should have had a female / male option when creating the character or something... all I know is that in dirt 2 the announcers were great. seems the took a big step backwards. why is my nickname not used? weird.
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Date Posted: Dec 31, 2012 @ 9:20am
Posts: 6