Yes, I realize the reason most people use the word as an abbriviation and they don't mean it to be offensive, it is just ingorance on the subject. That does not matter, as it is still considered offensive to the group in question.
To answer your question: No, they are not prejudice against NA players. However, most do not speak english and the autotranslate function tends to be a bit clunky. Also, like players on the NA side, voice programs do tend to speed up communications in MMOs so many (especially in the hardcore grouping) tend to want to avoid the culture and language barrier to avoid frustration in the game.
That's not prejudice, it's just convinient play.
True (in most cases). There are, however, some in which that point is mixed with "real" prejudice, or rather, those unwilling to try out something new by trying to integrate a foreign player in their well-functioning PT system (playstyle sometimes very much differs).
No, I completely understand that some people choose to be offended by words. The issue I seem to have is that I could really care less if you want to get ***** bruised over the matter. In truth the majority of the population of the world are only easily offended when they are in a situation where they can't confront the issue in person. ie., THE INTERNET.
Well, that's the ignorance I was talking about. ^.^/ Actually I don't understand what you're trying to tell me with the latter half of that statement. Like: "If I were standing next to you, little asian rice-planter, you wouldn't dare to oppose me! Is it that?"