Baron von Skippy on 31 Jul 2003 01:08:17 -0000

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Re: [spoon-discuss] Re: [Spoon-business] NWEEK 46 BALLOT

>>>> Proposal 1589/1: Setting Stuff on Fire For Fun and Profit (Baron von
>>>> Skippy)
>>> No. And for Unbridled Hostility towards Anything McGee, I kick the
>>> Baron in the Ass. Anything found the hole, and didn't even seriously
>>> exploit it; this is a pure ripoff of Anything's scam. I especially
>>> disagree with the proposed titles - if anyone deserves to be "Lord of
>>> the Failure Scam", it's Mr. McGee.
>> -Apologies to Mr. McGee, but it is because e did /not/ seriously 
>> exploit this scam that e doesn't get a "Lord" title. And your Kick is 
>> unjustified - not granting someone respect is not hostility. And how 
>> many times have you ripped someone off? I remember having about 600 
>> points at one point, up until someone - probably you - pulled a scam 
>> that destroyed them. That's hostile if this is, wouldn't you say?-
>By 'Rip someone off' I do not mean 'cause someone to lose points'. I 
>mean that e found a perfectly good scam and you grabbed it. I'll 
>concede that since e didn't exploit it, e probably shouldn't get a 
>'lord' title; but I definitely don't think that anyone else should get 
>one. 'Lord' should be reserved for people who did something clever and 
>got a Win from it; all you did was take Anything McGee's cleverness and 
>try to get a Win from it. Which is perhaps knightworthy, but certainly 
>not lordworthy.
>>>> Proposal 1603/1: Political Go (Rob)
>>> Shelve. As this subgame depends on the rules defining 'players' and
>>> 'checkpoints', it would not be 'the application of a single rule';
>>> therefore, under r1592, it would have no effect.
>> -Well, in that case no subgame can exist. Great. Anyone else want to 
>> completely ignore this?-
>I'd say we'd best repeal r1592.

-I think we need to give Dave "screw that" powers. It would solve this problem and so many others if we could ignore a rule long enough to patch the hole in it. Not holes that lead to scams, mind you, but problems like we'd get if this proposal passes.-
>>>> Proposal 1612/0: What does not kill me nets me a title (Fatally
>>>> 		 Flawed) (Baron von Skippy)
>>> No. Because even with a Fatal Flaw, you'll still lose points.
>> -You know, there's a wide line between "friendly competition" and 
>> "being a royal ass," and you've crossed it.-
>You gave me a choice between effectively voting to give you extra 
>bandwidth, and voting to take away a few of your points. What did you 
>expect me to do? :)
-Vote "yes" or abstain. You know, like most everyone else is doing.-

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