Mark Haywood on 8 Aug 2002 01:12:04 -0000

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Re: [spoon-discuss] Reply: Wonko's stock market fix

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>>Okay, how about this: When we have a business list again, I'll propose
>>something to fix the holes in the Stock Exchange. If my fix passes and
>>of these "nuke Wonko's assets" proposals does, I'll give 100BNS to
>>who voted for mine and against every 'kill me' proposal, keep 300 BNS and
>>15 points for myself, and give everything else to the bank.
>>Then I'll sell all my excess stocks, and give all the profits to the
>>and repeat that until all my stocks are gone.
>>Would that satisfy people? I get 15 points, instead of the expected 100,
>>300 BNS, instead of the proposed 500, and all of you get 100 each, to get
>>the economy going?
>Not legal, as this contradicts the No Kickbacks rule.  How about make the
>proposal be A: Fix the stock market and B: make the game changes if and
>if C: no other kill wonko proposal passes.

Actually, it can be done using Offers. Wonko can Offer to pay a sum of shillings, in exchange for which people will cast a vote in favor of his proposal and votes against the others.

>Also, Wonko said, "Silliness is relative - compared to some proposals,
>is downright sensible. [[Ahem... Proposal 591...]]" in another post.  Can
>anyone either quote or paraphrase that proposal, or give me better
>directions to find it than 'in the spoon-discuss archives'?  I can search
>through them all, but would rather not if possible.

Check out the "Historical Docs" link on the B Nomic page. You can enter the number of an object, be it rule, proposal or CFJ, and get all versions of that object.


Whoa. That's ugly. Tell me, why was SG1 trying to destroy the ruleset?

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