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RPG Stories/Wars Banned
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Dogbreath
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 12:01 am     Post subject: RPG Stories/Wars Banned Reply with quote

Due to recent overuse and extreme stupidity, all forms RPGish wars and stories are now disallowed. An example of what I mean would be this:

*Foo shoots Bar*
*Bar lobs a grenade at Foo*
*Foo comes after Bar with a chainsaw*
*Bar ducks and shoves Foo down a razor slide naked into a bath of salt water*
*Foo unleashes unspeakable horror and pain of Bar*
Etc.

This is completely idiotic, produces PAGES of spam, and has ruined several otherwise good topics.

We DO have a
Community Story
that actually has a somewhat intricate plot and is halfway decent. Please use this if you need to write a story. Better yet, compose a short story and post it in our Literature forum. We *do* allow our users to express themselves in written form if in an intelligent way, but RPG stories are not acceptable.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 9:14 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks. It was getting annoying, and I have already warned RPG "participants".
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 9:31 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

*Fires an RPG in Honor of Forum Wars(tm)*
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 10:27 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Would it be alright to start another community-type story sometime? Like, is this only against the *[action move]* crap, or is it against all RPG type things in general. Over at GameHippo we're having a thing in the Poetry and Prose section where you take control of armies, there's a god, and whatnot, and I was thinking about bringing that here if all goes right....a lot of it is done through e-mail, though.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 10:53 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Just senseless RPG battles, whether it's

/slaps Proco
/eats babies

or *slaps Proco*
*Eats babies*,

just the nonsense battles, not organized things like Hidden Kingdoms.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 3:20 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

what if we start our own topic on just that in the litature forum. That way everyone is happy.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 3:45 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Start a whole topic on Forum wars? That would not only waste space, it would also just be a Post count raiser for Spammers.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 4:56 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Nope, I refuse to classify RPG Wars as real literature. If you want to do it, then take the time to write a decent story.

Yes, you may start stories akin to the Community Story but I reserve the right to stop it whenever I feel like it.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 5:19 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Bah, I hate administrative abuse :Angry:

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 5:32 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Dogbreath, you've made my day.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 6:11 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

He made my day a LOT better after all the bad shit. Laughing
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2003 2:44 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Thunderdog wrote:
Start a whole topic on Forum wars? That would not only waste space, it would also just be a Post count raiser for Spammers.


and the whole forum games isnt? If you wanna play it that way then make it a game....
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2003 4:18 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

A lot of forums have a script to make post counts not increase in certain forums (in our case, Forum games)
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2003 4:32 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't really care about post count, it doesn't mean anything. What does matter is post quality.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2003 4:36 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

But forum games Make a bit more sense rather than a bunch of

*Grabs a bazooka*
*Shoots Kazer0 in the ass*
*Drops it and runs*
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2003 5:40 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

I think DB was right on this one; the difference between fun and useless posts is sometimes a fine line but I think in this case the decision is the correct one. Wink A Frikkin Cuccoan
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2003 8:41 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm starting to see you post more, MZ.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2003 1:59 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

its similar to the three word game. It tells a story.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2003 5:15 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

It tells no story. It's just a bunch of idiots battling it out via internet. Over here, we don't do that;We get Bats.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2003 2:22 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

You seem to be the one who RPG wared the most, TD.
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