Craig Daniel on Mon, 5 Jan 2009 15:15:00 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [s-b] Temporally Displaced Forfeiture

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 5:09 PM, Tyler <wisety@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I ZOT this Consultation. Oracle's a bit swamped right now. And I don't think
> there's ground to stand on here. Things cannot be done in the past; that's
> just common sense. Reality trumps any rules that say contrary. If anyone
> else agrees with M P Darke, I suggest you make the Consultation more
> general. Like "Can a Player forfeit in the past?" Then I'll reconsider
> accepting it.

Reality does not, in this fashion, force itself on the platonic gamestate of B.

Also: the Staff of ZOT is not there for you to keep Consultations from
getting decided just because you don't like one of the favored
answers. If they're uncontroversial, there's no point in calling them
(and thus ZOTting is appropriate); if they are controversial, then
naturally you're going to think one of the possible answers is silly.
The fact that others disagree with you is not a reason to ZOT a

I intend, with more support than objections, to remove Tyler from the
Ministry of Questions.

 - teucer
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