J.J. Young on 9 Jul 2002 02:07:04 -0000

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Re: [eia] Control of the Papacy

I agree that letting others make my rolls for me on certain occasions might
speed up the game, but I just don't wanna.  This may or may not be rational,
but I won't lose any sleep over it.  : )


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From: <jhelle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 12:29 AM
Subject: Re: [eia] Control of the Papacy

> >    I agree.  We should all roll our own dice.  It just doesn't
> feel right
> >to have somebody roll *my* dice.  :-)  In my rational mind, I
> know it
> >doesn't make a difference...  Maybe it's a control thing?
> >    I think JJ had the best way to justify our collective
> superstition:  if
> >we roll our own dice then we are sure to be aware of what is
> going on and
> >are less likely to miss the fact that something important has
> happened (as
> >Jim apparently missed the fact that Joel rolled for him).  I
> guess that
> >counts as a rational justification for insisting on rolling dice
> ourselves.
> ><Whew!>  Now I can go on believing that I'm fundamentally a
> rational being.
> >:-)
> >
> >kdh
> >
> >> I agree 100%.  I did not even realize that we were doing this.
> >> I know the dice will fall as they will and we can't influence
> >> them, but each player make their own rolls.  Everyone please
> feel
> >> free to add your comments.
> >
> I havn't changed my mind about rolling my own dice but I must
> admit one advantage to doing one person rolling a couple of dice
> on minor issues is fewer emails to sort through.  Maybe we could
> use this option in limited scenarios if it is agreed upon by all
> players affected.{probably should have left well enough alone
> but...}
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