Stefan Etienne Is the PC Community’s Chris-Chan

Why he’s become so hated has more to do with signaling status than misapplication of thermal paste.

Courtesy of Stefan Etienne on Twitter.

Shortly following the formation of communities online, most of them tend to go through a purification process where aberrations are culled in the interest of maintaining homogeneity. Vexed by a poor showing, the tech…

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