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How old are you?

auroraael14auroraael14 Posts: 662 Member
I was reading job openings at EA's website and saw this on one of the descriptions "The Sims 4 has an extremely unique player base attracting a large young female-skewing audience." It got me thinking about how many of us don't fit into their intended target audience. I'm 30 (been playing the sims since I was 12) and a lot of my friends still play the sims too.

Here's a link to that job posting.
https://ea.gr8people.com/index.gp?method=cappportal.showJob&opportunityID=157736&sid=https://ea.com/careers/careers-overview/worldwide-studios"]https://ea.gr8people.com/index.gp?method=cappportal.showJob&opportunityID=157736&sid=https://ea.com/careers/careers-overview/worldwide-studios[/url]

I accidentally forgot 41-49. So If you're in this age range please comment. Sorry about that.

How old are you? 268 votes

12-15
2% 7 votes
16-19
8% 22 votes
20-25
21% 57 votes
26-30
19% 52 votes
31-40
28% 77 votes
50-60
14% 39 votes
60+
5% 14 votes
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Comments

  • NushnushganayNushnushganay Posts: 1,693 Member
    You excluded the decade of the 40s by accident, I think: I see it goes from 31-40 and then 50-60 with no 41-50 between. Just to let you know.
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  • EricasFreePlayEricasFreePlay Posts: 505 Member
    edited January 13
    Where's the 41-49 age group?
  • NorthDakotaGamerNorthDakotaGamer Posts: 1,853 Member
    I am in the 41 to 49 age group. The one mistakenly missed.
  • auroraael14auroraael14 Posts: 662 Member
    Oops! I went back to redo some of the numbers and must have forgotten. If you're in that age range just comment.
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  • So_MoneySo_Money Posts: 2,123 Member
    Old enough to know better.
  • Colton147147Colton147147 Posts: 10,174 Member
    The oldest person alive.

    Wait...
    Your Justine Keaton Enthusiast.
  • HoveraelHoverael Posts: 809 Member
    Anything between 10-45 can be considered young, if you word play a bit? Even 60+ in age can be considered 60+ years young. So that particular bit of wording around "a large young female-skewing audience" is age and gender-skewing by itself.

    To some people age is just a number, and to me i don't consider it relevant what category is used to define a set of consumers. I also don't see why it is relevant to post my age either with that stated.
  • BatmanFanGirlBatmanFanGirl Posts: 980 Member
    I'm in the 41-49 age group.
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  • ryttu3kryttu3k Posts: 609 Member
    33, been playing since I was 13.
  • LustianiciaLustianicia Posts: 1,945 Member
    I'm a 24 year old guy... and I've been playing The Sims for over 14 years! :heart: I was a few years late, but I still started with the very first game! :smile: I got 'The Sims Deluxe Edition' as an early Christmas present in 5th grade! And that was the beginning of a LONG obsession that still goes on today! lol
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  • DoloresGreyDoloresGrey Posts: 2,190 Member
    edited January 13
    Last ten days in 20-25 :'( So depressive.
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  • drakharisdrakharis Posts: 760 Member
    I just turned 50 this past November. I have been playing since the first Sims and enjoyed seeing the game evolve since then.
    Playtesting - not just tabletop games and card games any more. Really that should have been playtested in Beta and not [img]just with accounting and marketing but actual players. https://i.imgur.com/t48COW6.jpg[/img]
  • DeKayDeKay Posts: 54,962 Member
    All the young kids don't go on this forum much tho. XD
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  • Admiral8QAdmiral8Q Posts: 307 Member
    @auroraael14 I recommend re-posting this poll. ;)
    Go with:
    15 or under
    16-19
    20-29
    30-39
    40-49
    50 and over
  • fallenangel66fallenangel66 Posts: 249 Member
    edited January 13
    You should never ask a lady's age. I think if I were a Sim I'd be considered an adult.
  • JACKIEJOYJACKIEJOY Posts: 639 Member
    I agree with those who say the younger players aren't on the forums. I will be 53 soon. My 25 year old kid isn't even registered here. Its all Reddit and Twitter for her.I have been playing since the tail end of 1. So has she because I let her.
  • cheifeagleeyecheifeagleeye Posts: 536 Member
    It nothing to to do with you How old people are
  • GalacticGalGalacticGal Posts: 15,063 Member
    The oldest person alive.

    Wait...

    @Colton147147 I think I may have you beat by a number of decades, there. I will be offically becoming a Seasoned Citizen in just a few weeks. Yeah, the BIG 65. ;)
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  • KathykinsKathykins Posts: 792 Member
    Physical age 50. Mental age, quite a different number
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  • SharoniaSharonia Posts: 1,382 Member
    I voted the wrong option not realizing that the 40's was missing. :D I'm 43 next month. :s
  • NindigoNindigo Posts: 1,728 Member
    I'm 40, for better or worse.


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  • candy8candy8 Posts: 3,740 Member
    I think the game is for people who are young at heart and some of us never quite grew up, but that is ok I dont' care I just don't tell anyone that I play Sims only my family.
  • thecatsredthecatsred Posts: 205 Member
    The thing about the sims is a LOT of players began playing when the first game was released in 2000. I myself was only 8 but I've known many who were adults when they picked it up. I'm 27, going on 28 this year and still playing. I'm also not a girl lol.

    The dev team is honestly marketing to the wrong people imo. Teenage girls don't have the funds to keep buying all these packs. It's the adults with a bit of disposable income who have nostalgia for the game who are willing to spend the big bucks.
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