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by Cobby
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Make lawyers write the law (possibly resurrecting them in the process)
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: Make lawyers write the law (possibly resurrecting them in the process)

/addlaw (slurs) are illegal


the good ol darkrp days *sip* (they were not good)
by Cobby
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Luxury shuttle in its current state is awful.
Replies: 20
Views: 626

Re: Luxury shuttle in its current state is awful.

just bump up the cost or otherwise change the requirements if its too easy to get?

Not very luxury if its in every third round.
by Cobby
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Remove Heretic from the config
Replies: 26
Views: 670

Re: [MRP] Remove Heretic from the config

If the issue is that they can do it under cloak and dagger the entire time that seems to be more of a code-side complaint rather than an administrative, particularly to MRP, one. I have always argued that there is nothing wrong with a chaotic antag. Not every antag needs to be neatly wrapped in a bo...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Passive stamina regen over time.
Replies: 19
Views: 558

Re: Passive stamina regen over time.

It regens over time unless you get smacked with the stun im pretty sure.

If you get hardstunned you should at least be able to escape if they arent continually putting pressure on you, versus being slow as balls so they can follow up again with another stun.
by Cobby
Wed Oct 20, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 28
Views: 951

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

I guess my confusion is what part is the powergame Killing the wizard? Is he not allowed to kill the wizard? Stealing the Mjolnir? He has the ability to kill people silently with stings, compared to a visual weapon thats easily discernable how is that powergame? Killing every monarch in science? Im ...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 20, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 28
Views: 951

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

I think theres a nuance for wardens to be able to properly supply armory for situations that arise versus security (officers) taking the guns flippantly because "just in case" or skill issue. The former for me personally makes sense because part of the job of Warden is to maintain the armo...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Re: Playmin While Another Admin is On

I wouldnt consider a candidate an admin for the purposes of "someone is already here to take tickets, get off the role". You wouldnt leave them by themselves. We have adminbus for people who can be alone, so i dont buy any arguments associated with that need (they can even PM you if they a...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 28
Views: 951

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

Why is it that other departments can get better equipment for their job, miners can get a fucking cleaver saw thing that's better than any lethals security can get, before something happens, but when sec does it it's powergaming? Please do correct me if security has a single fucking tool to deal wi...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 28
Views: 951

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

Guess we'll start off with Powergaming in general; what is and isn't constituted as powergame for the general masses? Using things from your department? Using things that are easily obtained and distributed to the crew, like mutations and xenobiology extracts, or doing bounties and using your priva...
by Cobby
Sat Oct 16, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Rework lone op?
Replies: 6
Views: 346

Re: Rework lone op?

The point of lone op is to end the round hence why their goal is to nuke the station like normal operatives, but with a higher failure rate. sounds like the better solution would be to make a new antag with these mechanics and limit the lone op to admin only if we thought that the round ending piece...
by Cobby
Sat Oct 16, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: MRP - Establish Precedent for Security use of Contraband
Replies: 16
Views: 765

Re: MRP - Establish Precedent for Security use of Contraband

It seems like there can only really be a general notion here I don’t think it’s wise to blanket ban. If you’re going back to brig with gamer gear and there is something that looks like there’s immediacy to look into, I’d say that’s rule 10 game sucks instead of berating the officer for using a tool ...
by Cobby
Sat Oct 16, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Re: Playmin While Another Admin is On

We can’t prove it’s good or bad because there isn’t a big red light suggesting you abused or otherwise misused information you shouldn’t have, or that you didn’t. We have testimonials of people saying that they play specifically in different ways than they normally do (play to “lose”) when they do p...
by Cobby
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Friendly Peanut
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: Friendly Peanut

people like this make it hard to protect people who were actual friends, falling out, then using agreed upon slur usage to later cancel the other person. We've seen it done with age but at least then people dont have this obscene obsession to purge any form of remotely (protected class)-charged lang...
by Cobby
Fri Oct 15, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Re: Playmin While Another Admin is On

It's incredibly difficult to know and prove someone has misused the info, I agree. To me thats an argument against playminning than it is for specifically because the proof is extremely difficult to obtain especially when you consider individuals trust admins innately anyways so its not like you, a ...
by Cobby
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Re: Playmin While Another Admin is On

Remove being dead from the game. Ghost information isnt ideal either. We make the concession to provide observers with all this knowledge because no one wants to stare at a blank screen waiting for a revive. The obvious difference here is that you actually had to have died first to get the informat...
by Cobby
Thu Oct 14, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Re: Playmin While Another Admin is On

My argument IS based on it being a roleplaying game in the fact that you(r character) would have otherwise gone to the bomb. Acting in a way that is inconsistent with how your character reacts is not conducive to generating roleplay or a story because the rationale for that inconsistency is grounded...
by Cobby
Thu Oct 14, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Maybe potentially offer a way to sunset old notes?
Replies: 9
Views: 603

Re: Maybe potentially offer a way to sunset old notes?

Unless there becomes an issue where retention of all notes is not possible id be very wary of this idea in terms of admins not being able to access that information after X time. If you are noted, your options are to 1. Appeal if its untrue or overly harsh 2. Simply not do the thing you were asked t...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 13, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Re: Playmin While Another Admin is On

yes
by Cobby
Wed Oct 13, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Re: Playmin While Another Admin is On

The problem is that you dont get a big red flashing light when someone uses metainformation like ghost chat to affect their decisions in a way that would otherwise touch upon the round, nor do you get an alert to tell you if that decision mattered. Nothing is alerted and if you're not paying attenti...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Playmin While Another Admin is On
Replies: 27
Views: 1280

Playmin While Another Admin is On

https://tgstation13.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?p=599581#p599581 above is for discussion, OP was too harsh so dont think I align with that. Playmining, that is playing while actively being adminned, should not be allowed UNLESS you are the only one on in which case you should wrap up tickets and deadmin...
by Cobby
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Cease and Desist EmptyQuote Replying Me
Replies: 18
Views: 725

Re: Cease and Desist EmptyQuote Replying Me

Jonathan Gupta wrote: Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:38 pm
Cobby wrote: Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:28 pm
Rohen_Tahir wrote: Tue Oct 12, 2021 10:54 am The lord gives his hardest battles to his strongest warriors.
the unsung heroes of the modern era
Cobby wrote: Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:05 pm you are gay (the insult not the sexuality)
by Cobby
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Most normal miner player peanut
Replies: 21
Views: 1115

Re: Most normal miner player peanut

Qbmax32 wrote: Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:03 am Why are all miners like this?
because theyre children
by Cobby
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Cease and Desist EmptyQuote Replying Me
Replies: 18
Views: 725

Re: Cease and Desist EmptyQuote Replying Me

Rohen_Tahir wrote: Tue Oct 12, 2021 10:54 am The lord gives his hardest battles to his strongest warriors.
the unsung heroes of the modern era
by Cobby
Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Thunder12345] Oliva - Fight the power
Replies: 5
Views: 841

Re: [Thunder12345] Oliva - Fight the power

We actually explicitly have a policy about being annoying for no other reason but to be a nuisance then ahelping when you get trashed for it but I’m on mobile so I can’t link it. The specific thread was pet killing which is equally minuscule but the ruling was purposely vague to cover scenarios outs...
by Cobby
Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Trans shuttle 9/11 bannut
Replies: 29
Views: 1174

Re: Trans shuttle 9/11 bannut

Trams Rights
by Cobby
Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Cease and Desist EmptyQuote Replying Me
Replies: 18
Views: 725

Cease and Desist EmptyQuote Replying Me

Or you are gay (the insult not the sexuality)
by Cobby
Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Real life Karen ruthlessly bodyslammed by Ex-wrestlemania star, authorities speechless
Replies: 18
Views: 897

Re: Real life Karen ruthlessly bodyslammed by Ex-wrestlemania star, authorities speechless

If you dislike someone so much that them sending a cat image not even directed at you immediately invokes “please don’t talk to me” you need help.

People who start taking the game so seriously where they start disliking people outside of the game because of ingame actions need to play something else
by Cobby
Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Every god damn site is losing their information out here
Replies: 9
Views: 649

Re: Every god damn site is losing their information out here

no just use a sentence like for twitter "BirdsGoChirp" or something, longer is better :smug:

If a site doesnt have good security it doesnt really matter how poggers your password is, just that you're not using it elsewhere
by Cobby
Tue Oct 05, 2021 2:44 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Delete virology
Replies: 32
Views: 1193

Re: Delete virology

You will need to replace it with something or rework it. I agree it sucks, nearly the entire gameplay loop is done before you even play the game in an excel, and was made worse when the only balancing mechanic being RNG was lowered so you could get a smaller pool of symptoms (aka a higher chance of ...
by Cobby
Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Admin abuse in peanut thread, headadmins think this is okay
Replies: 14
Views: 663

Re: Admin abuse in peanut thread, headadmins think this is okay

Headmins should send read receipts it’s honestly unfair for players who don’t get their appeal answered since the requirement for a complaint is an accepted one (was that changed I thought I made a policy thread on that a while ago)
by Cobby
Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Update the word filter to better represent the OOC-IC terms of today
Replies: 44
Views: 1700

Re: Update the word filter to better represent the OOC-IC terms of today

It would make more sense to just say “E” instead of ERP if you’re talking about the poster specifically, why would you mention whatever the R means and pornography when someone is being erotic? You don’t say PBJ for a sandwich with just Jelly on it or BLT if you’ve just put bacon on. It’s like justi...
by Cobby
Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: How IC are Prayers?
Replies: 29
Views: 1198

Re: How IC are Prayers?

If we can allegedly trust admins to actively play and receive information about the round they shouldn’t have (to which they play in such a way that is different than how they normally would but it’s ok) then from a consistency point I don’t see an issue, especially when it’s framed around the origi...
by Cobby
Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:33 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Update the word filter to better represent the OOC-IC terms of today
Replies: 44
Views: 1700

Re: Update the word filter to better represent the OOC-IC terms of today

I’m not totally gun ho about this at least for antag or valid or similar where the issue is not necessarily the word but how it’s used. I forget how the filter works but “antag(space here)” would be a lot more acceptable than “antag(wild here)”. ERP, powergame, and other words that only have 1 other...
by Cobby
Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Having hulk/fireball for no reason should be considered powergame
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: [MRP] Having hulk/fireball for no reason should be considered powergame

Why not? Med can stack themselves up with chems and it’s not powergaming just being good at the job Viro can make a disease that makes it mechanically impossible for other advanced diseases to infect you, this is not powergame just being good at the job Genetics can’t have powers though even though ...
by Cobby
Mon Oct 04, 2021 6:09 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: How IC are Prayers?
Replies: 29
Views: 1198

Re: How IC are Prayers?

Prayer is pretty much deadchat tier lines between admins. I would consider it a *MORE* IC way of communicating with admins and brings down the chance of holy retribution when you’re not sending admins big bwoinks for something silly like a free revive. We don’t tell people to knock it off for asking...
by Cobby
Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter
Replies: 74
Views: 4291

Re: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter

Correct! The words themselves are not bigoted on their own. I get that we will never see eye to eye on this, but being insensitive != bigot. I can call people who ride loud harleys around town in groups faggots without saying anything about gay people. I don’t disagree but my confusion is why is it...
by Cobby
Sat Oct 02, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter
Replies: 74
Views: 4291

Re: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter

tranny and faggot are also OOC by your own rule's metrics (homophobia vs xenophilia). If we are comparing them to nigger by the metric of non-bigoted usecase frequency vs bigoted use case, yeah I think they're only used to directly call people faggot or tranny ingame so theyre comparable. I dont rea...
by Cobby
Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Trams Rights
Replies: 8
Views: 765

Re: Trams Rights

The problem is that the gimmick portion of the gimmick map is less malleable than the rest of the map. You don’t need rhyme or reason to change pieces of any other department, but if you touch the tram you HAVE to be doing this sweeping renovation to it. If I just think the tram is ineffective compa...
by Cobby
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter
Replies: 74
Views: 4291

Re: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter

Im still confused on the take that the extent of how many times a slur says matters for enforcement. It's not like say getting people killed in the videogame that sometimes can be hand waved with rule of cool, it's either you are ok with the words being said ingame (perhaps only in specific incidenc...
by Cobby
Wed Sep 22, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter
Replies: 74
Views: 4291

Re: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter

When I said "eject bigotry" I obviously meant its expression. I don't need you to tell me there isn't a thought police, and that everyone can think whatever they want, it's not rocket science. That's why I said the effort should come from oneself to be considerate to others. If you can't ...
by Cobby
Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter
Replies: 74
Views: 4291

Re: New Allowance to the In-Game Word Filter

No the rule is not to eject bigots, its to stop expression of bigotry. Bigots can still say "nigga pls" or "what are you faggots playing" or even not use any slurs in any context at all. You can still hate the gays/blacks/trans people to the same degree as you can before, you jus...
by Cobby
Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FREE KATE LASAGNA
Replies: 62
Views: 1967

Re: FREE KATE LASAGNA

Timonk wrote:
Cobby wrote:
Timonk wrote:
Cobby wrote:I do not care if people found it funny.
what are you, the fun police?
A fun police officer who doesn’t care about if it was funny or not would probably be bad.
notice something??
Yes, that you’re doubling down on the insertion I’m a fun police officer :smug:
by Cobby
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS
Replies: 176
Views: 4195

Re: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS

Dankasaur wrote:This just proves it.
by Cobby
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Livestreamers and Streaming
Replies: 34
Views: 1604

Re: Livestreamers and Streaming

I would be more comfortable with streaming on MRP versus LRP moreso because the focus is less about winning so you’d ideally have less sniping, at least from the existing crowd. That said, I think we can learn from things like sseth’s video that you want to be very careful how you advertise ss13. If...
by Cobby
Tue Sep 21, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Trams Rights
Replies: 8
Views: 765

Trams Rights

In reference to https://tgstation13.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=29946 I am not a fan of the implication (or maybe they didn’t misspeak) that the tram is unmalleable regardless of context. Since I do not think the linked thread actually fits the scenario which I’m speaking about here (if it doe...
by Cobby
Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FREE KATE LASAGNA
Replies: 62
Views: 1967

Re: FREE KATE LASAGNA

Timonk wrote:
Cobby wrote:I do not care if people found it funny.
what are you, the fun police?
A fun police officer who doesn’t care about if it was funny or not would probably be bad.
by Cobby
Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FREE KATE LASAGNA
Replies: 62
Views: 1967

Re: FREE KATE LASAGNA

Guys I’m only pretending to be dumb that’s why I can’t ever drop the gimmick XD
by Cobby
Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Beardbeard peanut
Replies: 63
Views: 2297

Re: Beardbeard peanut

That would be accurate if donking an SM was at all comparable to shitting in someone’s water pitcher... I’d say it’s probably equivalent IRL to something mildly annoying but still annoying. Like fake coughing. This would be accurate if the baseline of the discussion wasn’t premised behind we were f...
by Cobby
Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:38 am
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: <arcanedefense> miriah - perma ban appeal IV
Replies: 7
Views: 910

Re: <arcanedefense> miriah - perma ban appeal IV

Im going to be denying this appeal with the ability to reappeal anytime once you can get a voucher from another server that you can play without the “lol I’m dumb!” Gimmick. Otherwise you will have to wait a year (we will say Sept 10th since that’s the original date) in which case you’ll probably ge...
by Cobby
Sat Sep 18, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FREE KATE LASAGNA
Replies: 62
Views: 1967

Re: FREE KATE LASAGNA

I’m going to ban sacko too at this rate