Advantages/disadvantages being female avatar

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My questions is What are the advantages and disadvantages of playing a female avatar within the World of Warcraft? also, Why do males choose to play as female characters?
depends on the race for me. I almost always play male trolls and never play human males. they have ugly faces.
Female avatars get kitchen rights.
Dude, the money!
considering there are no attributes assigned to gender there are no advantage or disadvantage.

Males play female toons to give you a reason to start the same lame thread every 15 min.
Nothing, there is absolutely no gameplay advantage or disadvantage based on gender. I just play female draenei because I like the racials but simply cannot stand those walking refridgerators that are male draenei.
People give me free items...okay that hasn't actually happened. I just find them more appealing to look at, for most races anyways.
I like to play some of the female races. No idea why. Just liked the casting animations and fighting style, really. Nothing really to do with the gender >.>
There is no reason why you shouldn't...I was just curious. I read something about how guys like the way female avatars look and they'd rather watch a female run around all day than a male... I've only been apart of the WoW community for a few weeks and I just noticed that some guys play girls and i was just curious if there were advantages or disadvantages. thats all :] Also i read that guys love to give girls gifts and free money and things like that...but from the other posts I read, and from my personal experience playing, im guessing thats a false statement?
Some of the models for each gender just look ridiculous to me. When I roll a race, the gender is pretty much pre-decided.

Any horde race except Blood Elf - Male
Blood Elf - Female

Any alliance race except Human or Draenei - Male
Draenei - Female
Human - Depends on class. My mage was male and this priest was at one point a female human.
11/10/2011 11:03 AMPosted by Caprixoxo
Also i read that guys love to give girls gifts and free money and things like that...but from the other posts I read, and from my personal experience playing, im guessing thats a false statement?


As an actual woman playing a female character...

I don't think I've gotten any special treatment. In fact I'm usually the last to get geared. Tanks/Healers have priority when getting tier tokens and I've had crappy luck. And I'm last in line for the crafted boots. >.>

I have been hit on a few times. And I get the random sexist joke or something, but that's the internet for you.
11/09/2011 07:25 PMPosted by Furface
Female avatars get kitchen rights.


Oh you
I enjoy the animations on female night elves. I'll generally roll males that don't look awful/bad animations. Point in case, Undead males. They're great. Females have better animations so I roll female. Same with Night Elves. Orcs on the other hand are always male. Too badass.
Much better to look at for extended hours of gaming?
11/09/2011 07:22 PMPosted by Caprixoxo
Why do males choose to play as female characters?


Because a female blood elf looks much better in this hat than a male blood elf.
i play male because i can relate to my character easier. some play female because its more visually appealing.

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