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by Vekter
Thu May 30, 2024 12:05 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: DISABLE ASSISTANTS
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: DISABLE ASSISTANTS

Very opposed to this. I don’t want people taking up job slots and then not doing their job because they wanted to be an assistant. People constantly think of assistant as THE tider role when many other people pick it to also hang around and chat with the crew or do cool little projects and gimmicks...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 11:20 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: DISABLE ASSISTANTS
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: DISABLE ASSISTANTS

Higgin wrote: Wed May 29, 2024 10:59 pm edit: i'd even go higher than 20-30 to like 40 or 50
What's the threshold for Graveyard Shift access?
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 10:35 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: DISABLE ASSISTANTS
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: DISABLE ASSISTANTS

I really don't see why not. There are jobs (Engineer, Cargo, MD, Janitor) that can pretty easily just vibe during lowpop for a little bit between emergencies and I feel like I'd rather have those people on the hook for getting stuff done when need be and otherwise just hanging out working on whateve...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 10:27 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: A funeral for Birdshot
Replies: 42
Views: 810

Re: A funeral for Birdshot

It's actually quite fun. You fix the hole, and drag a heater around from the outside in, letting the air equalise through doors. I find it relaxing, seeing the firelocks dissapear next to the heater as I drag it around. I have never been able to get that to work, so maybe you're just built differen...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 6:46 pm
Forum: Ban Appeals
Topic: unban appeal
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Re: unban appeal

Looks like this ban was applied by Dragmeme: [2023-12-23 09:57:57 | note by thedragmeme] Banned from the server permanently - Quality Control, Rule 0: For quotes such as: "i like little girls" and "i have aids" on top of a shit note history. Get the fuck out and stay the fuck out...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 6:04 pm
Forum: Closed Policy Discussion
Topic: Limit sybil to only metastation/icebox/tramstation
Replies: 51
Views: 1878

Re: Limit sybil to only metastation/icebox/tramstation

we account for things like pop changes between rounds, but the factor i'm most interested in (which i'm not sure we account for or if you can even extrapolate it from the existing data) is whether or not seeing a map other than one of these on the lobby screen, compounded with low population, makes...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 5:29 pm
Forum: Closed Policy Discussion
Topic: Limit sybil to only metastation/icebox/tramstation
Replies: 51
Views: 1878

Re: Limit sybil to only metastation/icebox/tramstation

because it would be a distinct controlled experiment with no frills that's easy to understand and impossible to ignore or dismiss as opposed to extrapolations from historical data that are unwieldy and arguably don't account for other factors You can feel free to insult me for this, but I don't rea...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 5:28 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: change bagil to mrp
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: change bagil to mrp

I suggested this a while back as a trial but sure, I don't see an issue with it. I think my only concern would be the Campbell problem (people not moving over because they don't want to split from their friends) but it's worth a shot.
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 5:00 pm
Forum: Ban Appeals
Topic: [DISCORD] exclamationmark_pigeon - Banned for fulpstation slander
Replies: 6
Views: 323

Re: [DISCORD] exclamationmark_pigeon - Banned for fulpstation slander

I also think that it's very unprofessional to allow banning admins to review their own ban appeals because it promotes bias. It would require the admin to backpedal and apologize which is especially unlikely for most tg admins (most of you are very stubborn). There have been several instances this ...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 4:26 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: RPR 9 and Community Expectations
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: RPR 9 and Community Expectations

I feel like someone intentionally doing a bad job, in a way that is detrimental to others and negatively impacts others, is reason enough to circumvent them. I think Rule 9 is meant to give people the opportunity to play out the role they signed up for. If their choice, because they are the ones ch...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 12:08 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Fulp Fiction
Replies: 8
Views: 286

Re: Fulp Fiction

Local player fails the vibe check, continues to double down
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 3:55 am
Forum: Ban Appeals
Topic: [DISCORD] exclamationmark_pigeon - Banned for fulpstation slander
Replies: 6
Views: 323

Re: [DISCORD] exclamationmark_pigeon - Banned for fulpstation slander

Looks like you were banned by omega_darkpotato for "openly stated that people should grief fulp as it's not worth anything else".

I have notified them.
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 3:52 am
Forum: Closed Policy Discussion
Topic: Limit sybil to only metastation/icebox/tramstation
Replies: 51
Views: 1878

Re: Limit sybil to only metastation/icebox/tramstation

to be fair "the data" would be a lot more convincing if you ran the experiment suggested by this thread and actually did just run one map for a while, then you could say "hey we did that and it didnt do anything" I feel like the people who want that done are kind of hoping that ...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 3:51 am
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: A funeral for Birdshot
Replies: 42
Views: 810

Re: A funeral for Birdshot

A few things. One, the departments are all super seperated, so departments that are not visited often get visited even less often. For example, the library or chapel. Nobody goes to those. Being a curator feels like you are in a separate station all together. The SM room has two APCs. One for the S...
by Vekter
Wed May 29, 2024 1:06 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: RPR 9 and Community Expectations
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: RPR 9 and Community Expectations

Proper IC job switching or getting permissions from the appropriate staff members (head of department or the department staff themselves) is never a lane breach. Back when I played there was a virologist main who'd usually mash out a neat virus then come swing by genetics and help discover any rema...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 9:02 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: RPR 9 and Community Expectations
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: RPR 9 and Community Expectations

I think first of all this rule should be based on department rather than job, since there's a lot of inter-job overlap in pretty much every department. Barman should be allowed to serve food, Coroner should be allowed to revive people and do surgeries, Cargo Tech should be able to supply the statio...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 8:56 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell
Replies: 35
Views: 1934

Re: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell

Arresting and mindshielding is a very reasonable approach for secoff but if you're not sec you likely don't have the tools to arrest someone and if you see someone get randomly flashed there's a very high probability you're next so getting the jump on them and killing them before they can get you m...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 8:08 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: RPR 9 and Community Expectations
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: RPR 9 and Community Expectations

Okay I mostly agree with what you said except for when people have to pack up their commissary or other big projects because a freshie joined in. Doesn't that seem like a lot? And assistants get maint kitchen, maint bar, etc, specifically to play around with these job mechanics without the stress o...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 7:32 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: RPR 9 and Community Expectations
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: RPR 9 and Community Expectations

I'm also curious about a few other hypotheticals and questions, if anyone wants to share their opinions: 1. Medbay is operating, staffed, but a robust xenobiologist is printing lots of slime core full heals and putting them around the hallways. Most injured people, instead of going to medbay, use a...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 5:40 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing
Replies: 131
Views: 3370

Re: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing

iwishforducks wrote: Tue May 28, 2024 4:50 pm you’ve heard of the great wall of admin complaint people, now get ready for the 2nd wonder of the world, the great text pyramids of players club
I get that you're joking, but it only makes sense that a valid complaint would generate a lot of discussion. It doesn't happen very often.
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 5:15 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing
Replies: 131
Views: 3370

Re: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing

It always gets tricky. What about the botanist making mad-insane dummy thicc fruit that can rival any meal, so nobody goes to the chef for food and everyone just grabs a gamer melon. Compare that still to the chemist that makes patches with reagents that metabolise into satiety. To me the key has a...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 5:09 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: RPR 9 and Community Expectations
Replies: 18
Views: 417

RPR 9 and Community Expectations

I think there's a discussion to be had here about the idea of when it's acceptable to stray from your lane into someone else's. I think some admins believe it's not okay for someone to do someone else's job if they're doing a really shitty job of it, and some admins do think that's acceptable for th...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 4:09 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing
Replies: 131
Views: 3370

Re: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing

Does anyone actually like these stay in your lane rules because they seem massively unpopular and personally I've only had experience with them when admins are powertripping. These are stories from other servers, but (removed yapping about other servers because it's irrelevant). Really makes me que...
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 12:52 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: A funeral for Birdshot
Replies: 42
Views: 810

Re: A funeral for Birdshot

Constellado wrote: Tue May 28, 2024 2:58 am I don't like tram.
Why not
by Vekter
Tue May 28, 2024 12:08 pm
Forum: Closed Policy Discussion
Topic: Shut down either sybil or bagil
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Shut down either sybil or bagil

Shut down Terry too and let's move to MRP only
by Vekter
Mon May 27, 2024 6:19 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell
Replies: 35
Views: 1934

Re: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell

Just having a flash isn't enough but IMO just randomly flashing someone out of the blue especially if just suddenly leave the person you flashed alone is extremely convincing evidence that you're a rev and is getting you mindshielded at best and killed at worst and you have basically no recourse to...
by Vekter
Mon May 27, 2024 4:30 am
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: A funeral for Birdshot
Replies: 42
Views: 810

Re: A funeral for Birdshot

I don't feel strongly about Birdshot itself - it's okay , I don't agree with a lot of the criticism surrounding it (or at least don't think it's dramatic enough to warrant all the hate it gets), but I understand it being unpopular so I'm fine with its removal. I would like to see either the return o...
by Vekter
Sun May 26, 2024 6:40 am
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop

Sakamoto4ka wrote: Sun May 26, 2024 6:15 am cant join.
Banned by host. You, or another user of this computer or connection(Cringebase) is banned from playing here. The ban reason is metacomming with(my ban reason but cringebase pov)

Cringebase is not my alt
Fixed, you should be good.
by Vekter
Sun May 26, 2024 4:48 am
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop

Alright, I believe you should be able to join now.
by Vekter
Sun May 26, 2024 2:39 am
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing
Replies: 131
Views: 3370

Re: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing

But the player wasn’t being aggressive at all! The entire situation was drag telling Selena to not mess with the chemist very aggressively, and Selena attempting to explain and deescalate the situation. Correct. I wasn't talking about this specific instance, I was speaking in general. I'm not comme...
by Vekter
Sun May 26, 2024 12:00 am
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing
Replies: 131
Views: 3370

Re: Devilish evilmin traumatizes poor CMO into not playing

I suppose I've been guilty of doing a few of these things in my time. It's something I think we can all collectively work on, but I also think it's important to understand that admins are not customer service agents for a corporation's helpdesk. We are volunteers doing this for the sake of improving...
by Vekter
Sat May 25, 2024 11:46 pm
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: Coconutwarrior97 - Jackrip - Permanent ban appeal (Post-blacklist)
Replies: 7
Views: 763

Re: Coconutwarrior97 - Jackrip - Permanent ban appeal (Post-blacklist)

Sounds good, looks like I've received a unban from the server but am still banned from discord and the forums I'll ping MSO about getting you unbanned from the forums. It's ultimately up to him as to whether or not that happens, as far as I know. E: Riggle says you're already unbanned from the foru...
by Vekter
Sat May 25, 2024 11:39 pm
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop

Okay, those sound like valid reasons to come back. I feel like you're being genuine in your statements and I don't expect you to cause any major issues. I'm willing to unban your main account but will need to speak to a few other admins to see if they will allow me to unban your evasion alts. Can yo...
by Vekter
Sat May 25, 2024 6:52 pm
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: [Kinnebian + Striders 13] Sakamoto4ka - metacoop

Hey, Kinnebian handled this ban originally but has since retired. I'm not certain how Striders was involved so I've reached out to them on Discord, but maybe you can clarify? If they were directly involved, it might be better for them to take the appeal instead. E: Striders handed it over to me, so ...
by Vekter
Fri May 24, 2024 7:25 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Your favorite in round lore developments
Replies: 14
Views: 464

Re: Your favorite in round lore developments

Alastor's never had a good run-in with a clown before, so he thinks they're all nerds and bullies them on the regular. He also had a round where sec forcibly implanted him because there was a revolution going on and generally holds that against security as a whole.
by Vekter
Fri May 24, 2024 2:38 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: 40 XENOS
Replies: 7
Views: 366

Re: 40 XENOS

That's as many as four tens.

And that's terrible.

I'm instinctively siding against hoolny because his incapability to take an L is extremely fucking concerning
by Vekter
Fri May 24, 2024 11:59 am
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: Doxxing Dave decides doxxing's dumb
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Re: Doxxing Dave decides doxxing's dumb

Jackrip paid me $100 to say that legally I have to clarify that I'm joking I'm glad he at least apologized. That's more than 99% of doxxers are willing to do, since doxxers are typically the scum of the earth. I'm surprised his blacklist got lifted though? Poring over his other forum topics, it look...
by Vekter
Fri May 24, 2024 11:57 am
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: Coconutwarrior97 - Jackrip - Permanent ban appeal (Post-blacklist)
Replies: 7
Views: 763

Re: Coconutwarrior97 - Jackrip - Permanent ban appeal (Post-blacklist)

I have said multiple times after Jackrip's second appeal that I would be willing to support him being unbanned if he apologized to me (in private or otherwise) for what happened. My main beef in general was that Jackrip seemed to be apologizing to everyone but the person who his actions impacted the...
by Vekter
Thu May 23, 2024 9:53 pm
Forum: TGMC Resolved Appeals, Complaints and Reports
Topic: LuxyLucy - Araulius
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: LuxyLucy - Araulius

This is a TGMC ban, moving it to their subforum.
by Vekter
Tue May 21, 2024 1:35 pm
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Thunder12345] Tommy Verceti - Metacomms in the official discord
Replies: 2
Views: 577

Re: [Thunder12345] Tommy Verceti - Metacomms in the official discord

Hey gamer, I've let Thunder know you appealed this. If we haven't had any movement on it by tomorrow I'll go ahead and take over.
by Vekter
Tue May 21, 2024 3:41 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell
Replies: 35
Views: 1934

Re: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell

(Telling people to ahelp after being killed doesn't work, not everyone immediately thinks oh that guy killed me he is breaking the rules) To be fair, LRP has this thing where they just outright do not want to adminhelp things because I think they've gotten it in their heads that doing so is going t...
by Vekter
Mon May 20, 2024 12:37 pm
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [NOTE] [Dunham] Rhett Brown
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: [NOTE] [Dunham] Rhett Brown

I'm not seeing any notes on Rsb9699's account at this time, so I'm assuming this was done and moving it off.
by Vekter
Sun May 19, 2024 5:27 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Trialmin Review: Dunham
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: Trialmin Review: Dunham

Seems good. Asks a lot of questions which is a good thing! +1
by Vekter
Sun May 19, 2024 6:18 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell
Replies: 35
Views: 1934

Re: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell

i'll say straight away that it's a grey area in policy that i'm a little hesitant to scrub away. personally i've always found it an interesting dynamic of the interaction with flashes where it's an innocent object that becomes a tell for a pretty serious antag in certain contexts. trying to deduce ...
by Vekter
Sat May 18, 2024 12:42 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell
Replies: 35
Views: 1934

Re: Should we treat flashing roundstart as an antag tell

No, as soon as we treat generic flashes as an antag tell we start losing the ability to use flashes for other purposes If you see someone flashing someone else out of nowhere with no obvious escalation thats one thing but hearing it without even seeing the context and assuming conversion is startin...
by Vekter
Fri May 17, 2024 9:46 pm
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: TheDuffelBag
Replies: 5
Views: 378

Re: TheDuffelBag

Nerd
by Vekter
Fri May 17, 2024 9:45 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: vtuber postnut
Replies: 96
Views: 2982

Re: 1k vtuber tgstation streamer prenut

we are hoping to give our friend just a normal experience playing ss13. the game doesn't work if everyone crowds 1 person and doesn't let them just get on and play. to that end, i expect people to be understanding and appreciative of this and not intentionally seek out and disrupt this person's rou...
by Vekter
Fri May 17, 2024 8:19 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: vtuber postnut
Replies: 96
Views: 2982

Re: 1k vtuber tgstation streamer prenut

I wonder if/when Manny will feel a kickback of players, since it’s got an hours minimum iirc? Part of me’s hype, part of me’s a-fear-ed. either way, the PLAY SYBIL posts may come to an end now with the good ending I wouldn't worry about it. I think anyone who believes this is going to be another Ss...
by Vekter
Fri May 17, 2024 2:13 pm
Forum: Player's Club
Topic: vtuber postnut
Replies: 96
Views: 2982

Re: 1k vtuber tgstation streamer prenut

EmpressMaia wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 2:53 am
PKPenguin321 wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 1:38 am this is the first time in history anybody has said "we want the vtuber audience"
I dont
Nobody asked