Wonko on 23 Jan 2002 18:35:10 -0000

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Re: spoon-discuss: Vote NO! on Prop 269!

on 1/23/02 10:57 AM, Jonathan Van Matre at JVanMatre@xxxxxxxx wrote:

> It only costs a maximum of 50 points to eliminate the 2 most vocal opponents
> of your proposal(s)?  Bugger that for a lark!
> There's already some disincentive to openly discussing improvements to
> proposals because of the scoring...it's more profitable to get points for
> fixing the proposal with your own prop next nweek.  This will only make it
> much, much worse, because anyone who openly opposes any proposal can be
> prevented from voting on *any* proposals for a mere 25 points.
> --Scoff!
> Voting emphatically NO!

Key phrase of Prop 259: "any player who has not done so already that nweek"

This means that you can only Curse one player each nweek. Once you've done
that, they're free to spend 15-25 points to Curse you back.

Give a man a fire and he'll be warm for a day; set him on fire and he'll be
warm for the rest of his life.