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Re: Talking mimes shouldn't be valid

Don't pick the gimmick role if you don't want to play the gimmick. Breaking your oath should be something you consider as having implied weight to it - the best way to enforce this in a round-based game where an "oath" is largely meaningless is making it dangerous for the player's continue...
by Arianya
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:18 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Talking mimes shouldn't be valid
Replies: 5
Views: 46

Re: The 'Admin intervention without anyone ahelping' policy tweaking suggestion

No one really needs to worry about "admin workload" other then the admins themselves. Believe me when I say that admins are more then capable of not doing administrative duties or ignore a ticket or two if they feel overloaded. This isn't a paid job where we have a moral or contractual obl...
by Arianya
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:14 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: The 'Admin intervention without anyone ahelping' policy tweaking suggestion
Replies: 34
Views: 571

Re: Goofballs return to github thread

Proof that even github has issues with giving too many second chances
by Arianya
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:43 am
 
Forum: NTR Hut
Topic: Goofballs return to github thread
Replies: 31
Views: 522

Re: Free Terry

I'm on Terry pretty much exclusively these days (sadly nuBagil gives me awful ping. I miss you Bagil ;-;) and I will say that I'm not a fan of dynamic mixing antagonist types wildly - including creating some "impossible to win" antagonists like blood brothers who need to escape the station...
by Arianya
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:39 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Free Terry
Replies: 19
Views: 658

Re: Things we love about the current state of /tg/

Is there anything to love about /tg/ anymore? The coders are shit (medbay changes/drag changes). The admins are banbots. Most players are low rp TDM/RDM/Validhunting apes. The only good thing left is the drama. Last connected: Oct 03 You sure seem to still enjoy connecting to the servers for someon...
by Arianya
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:04 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Things we love about the current state of /tg/
Replies: 28
Views: 781

Re: Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop

Bounty belatedly paid!
by Arianya
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Coding
Topic: Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: [DiamondSentinel] Old Ban

Full ban reason: As Asimov AI, requested Tyrant lawset literally six times during early round with no threats. Allowed an individual playing from the same IP address, who they were just warned not to metagame with in the prior round, into the upload to make the change after prompting them to change ...
by Arianya
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [DiamondSentinel] Old Ban
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Re: Things we love about the current state of /tg/

Is there anything to love about /tg/ anymore? The coders are shit (medbay changes/drag changes). The admins are banbots. Most players are low rp TDM/RDM/Validhunting apes. The only good thing left is the drama. Last connected: Oct 03 You sure seem to still enjoy connecting to the servers for someon...
by Arianya
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:12 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Things we love about the current state of /tg/
Replies: 28
Views: 781

Re: Update to rule 1.

lmao if you think my ruling was controversial - it wasn't, and if you think that attacking someone just because you dislike them personally with suicide statistics is acceptable then I suggest you re-evaluate yourself as a person - you would be considered a dick in the vast majority of society, both...
by Arianya
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:46 pm
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Update to rule 1.
Replies: 187
Views: 6873

Re: Update to rule 1.

Lol, exactly how many of your term's rule changes or policy rulings were put to poll, Nervere? Attack the point, and not the person. In other words, stop shitposting, forum mod. Edit: Additionally, if you're going to moderate posts, and ignore oranges shitposting on every single thread that would o...
by Arianya
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:30 am
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Update to rule 1.
Replies: 187
Views: 6873

Re: Update to rule 1.

Lol, exactly how many of your term's rule changes or policy rulings were put to poll, Nervere?
by Arianya
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:39 am
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Update to rule 1.
Replies: 187
Views: 6873

Re: [Arianya] Week ban without warning or a bwoink

Feel free to provide an argument as to how you weren't being a dick, but so far I remain unconvinced. Im trying to make a point that the ban was dumb and being affected by 7 lines of text on a screen and thinking that's good enough to ban someone for a week is stupid. If anything you're being the d...
by Arianya
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:00 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Arianya] Week ban without warning or a bwoink
Replies: 8
Views: 1293

Re: [Arianya] Week ban without warning or a bwoink

A warning is not something that you've got a god given right to, especially when I don't have any reason to believe that you're acting in even misguided good faith. To start, you said: OOC: Dootdoom: oh shit Cynic is on OOC: Dootdoom: time to say it Followed by the part you quoted in your appeal spl...
by Arianya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:41 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Arianya] Week ban without warning or a bwoink
Replies: 8
Views: 1293

Re: Enforce higher expectations for heads of staff and security roles

terranaut wrote:
oranges wrote:itt, a bunch of greytiders continue to wonder why nobody wants to play headroles when they're around

take me off post approval for the development board or i'll have you put on post approval in FNR for shitposting


Bold of you to assume, etc.
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by Arianya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:11 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Enforce higher expectations for heads of staff and security roles
Replies: 99
Views: 2519

Re: [Coconutwarrior87]Killed a clown as a non-antag to keep order

The actual timezone of the game servers is GMT+0 (UTC) - you can use this handy dandy link to check: https://time.is/GMT
by Arianya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:41 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Coconutwarrior87]Killed a clown as a non-antag to keep order
Replies: 8
Views: 396

Re: [COIAX] CPTANT - note appeal, asimov killing non human for spacing human

I left this one a little longer since the headmin swap over happened in the middle of this month but since the banning admin has denied it and the new headmins don't appear to want to overrule, resolved.
by Arianya
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:25 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [COIAX] CPTANT - note appeal, asimov killing non human for spacing human
Replies: 14
Views: 1022

Re: [IvanIsaacs] Ivan is a cunt

For posterity, full ban reason: Banned from the server for 1440 minutes - Set off a suicide bomb after the Captain had detained him. Allegedly beleived the AI had been subverted and therefore the Captain was valid because he didnt know the AI's lawset. Suicide bombs are not your first resort when pr...
by Arianya
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:22 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [IvanIsaacs] Ivan is a cunt
Replies: 8
Views: 1465

Re: Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop

That looks ace, so it's fine by me to keep.

Obviously oranges/maintainers might not like the effect, so if they express disapproval it's fine to PR it without.
by Arianya
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:26 pm
 
Forum: Coding
Topic: Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop

As a bonus I also made it so it visually freezes affected turfs and machinery, although mechanically the only effect is that it prevents them from being dragged. As well as obscuring light fixtures, because apparently it behaves as if they were sprayed on due to the atom color change. Let me know i...
by Arianya
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Coding
Topic: Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: Takov peanut post

wouldn't it be hilarious if someone locked the thread
by Arianya
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:36 pm
 
Forum: NTR Hut
Topic: Takov peanut post
Replies: 1140
Views: 15860

Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop

Putting up a £10 GBP/$12 USD/$16 CAD (claimer's preference via paypal or steam game equivalent) code bounty to modify the timestop spell to be var editable. Currently, the timestop spell is hard coded to be a 3x3, and the duration is similarly hard coded to be 5 seconds. I would like this changed, s...
by Arianya
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:25 am
 
Forum: Coding
Topic: Code Bounty: Var Editable Timestop
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: Trialmin Review: Cynic716

Without being untoward, I would say that you could replace cynic's name on the above post with several other prominent user's names and it would be seen as pretty standard for /tg/ - and certainly not "emotional". Would those prominent users be considered for a gamemin spot? I can think o...
by Arianya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:59 pm
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Trialmin Review: Cynic716
Replies: 47
Views: 1937

Re: Ashwalker SHOULD be allowed to raid the station (with maybe some nerfs...)

Honestly just stop trying to turn the lavaland roles into "Mom said it was my turn to antag!!" By all means, massacre the miners, draw penises on their mining station, lure a megafauna to turn it into a wasteland, but stop trying to get on station so you can justifiably murder people. At t...
by Arianya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:03 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ashwalker SHOULD be allowed to raid the station (with maybe some nerfs...)
Replies: 35
Views: 760

Re: Trialmin Review: Cynic716

Real goddamn ballsy of Ner "trannies are mentally ill" vere to come in and talk shit. Btw the minecraft bee thing has NOTHING to do with the stupid fictional bee, people were actively joking about trans suicide. Something I find really goddamn gross, and thus started calling them out for....
by Arianya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:27 am
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Trialmin Review: Cynic716
Replies: 47
Views: 1937

Re: Fixing server culture with policy

this is like the textbook definition of a bad policy thread because it's just going "sip remember the good old days" without any actual concrete suggestions. The closest the OP comes to making suggestions are "rule 10 exists!!" which is basically meaningless and "enforce rul...
by Arianya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:39 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Fixing server culture with policy
Replies: 66
Views: 1692

Re: [MortoSasye] Ambassador Magikarp - [Witty Repukan title]

As a general precedent, silicons with lawsets that treat the majority of crew as non-human but do not have other overriding commands or laws to do a particular thing have been treated as purged, including the purged rule of not going on killing sprees for no reason. Given that everyone except the mi...
by Arianya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:16 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [MortoSasye] Ambassador Magikarp - [Witty Repukan title]
Replies: 13
Views: 1162

Re: [Discord - only #coding-general] Arathian

This isn't an admin matter, and the power exercised by oranges isn't an administrative one (he isn't an admin at time of writing) - the codebase has the express right (as noted by MSO) to block whoever they like from their discussion channels, whether that's #coding-general on Discord or the coding ...
by Arianya
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:08 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Discord - only #coding-general] Arathian
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: Trialmin Review: Cynic716

There is nothing wrong with backing your stance, and you shouldn't expect people to just take openly derogatory languages or insults lying down. Insult them back. It crosses the line when you use your admeme powers to punish something that shouldn't be punished. I will never blame a mod for telling...
by Arianya
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:26 pm
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Trialmin Review: Cynic716
Replies: 47
Views: 1937

Re: Borg head revs converting people

Yeah, borgs probbably shouuldn't be converting with their flashes, codewise. Regardless, I wouldn't see an issue with this so long as the borg was otherwise following its laws - that means obeying law 2 orders (including "Don't flash people"), and preventing human harm even if it's a head ...
by Arianya
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:15 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Borg head revs converting people
Replies: 27
Views: 526

Re: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay

Generally people who are dead are held to need their gear less then the living. That doesn't mean "full strip everyone you see just to be a jerk" but if you need their access to do x or you need something they have to survive/stay safe (i.e. oxygen in a swiss cheese station, gun in a stati...
by Arianya
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:34 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay
Replies: 50
Views: 992

Re: [<NecromancerAnne>] <Sterscram> - Banned for Admin not reading/understanding

Out of a mixture of boredom and curiosity, I fetched the ahelp logs. Logs acquired from: https://tgstation13.org/raw-logs/sybil/data/logs/2019/09/19/round-119602/game.log (non-admins won't be able to access) Rules used to filter: Filter by "ADMINPRIVATE: PM:" Filter by "Sterscram"...
by Arianya
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:50 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [<NecromancerAnne>] <Sterscram> - Banned for Admin not reading/understanding
Replies: 10
Views: 620

Re: THE TOOLBOX TRY-OUTS

I'll give you £5 to take someone on your team who isn't actually allowed to hit anyone and can only shake people up or give CPR
by Arianya
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:30 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: THE TOOLBOX TRY-OUTS
Replies: 20
Views: 667

Re: Re-Enable Drones

Damage is meant to be difficult to repair though. If medbay is a crater every round then perhaps the issue isn't that there are no drones, but that there's too many ways to make it a crater/those ways are too easy. Limiting !fun! is not the way to make the game more, you know, actually fun. Having ...
by Arianya
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:53 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Re-Enable Drones
Replies: 43
Views: 953

Re: Enforce higher expectations for heads of staff and security roles

It doesn't take clairvoyance to say that restricting a role to people who have the motivation to do out of game forms/admin approval/whatever is going to drastically reduce the number of available players for that role. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is opinion, really, but what gameplay...
by Arianya
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:48 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Enforce higher expectations for heads of staff and security roles
Replies: 99
Views: 2519

Re: Re-Enable Drones

Damage is meant to be difficult to repair though. If medbay is a crater every round then perhaps the issue isn't that there are no drones, but that there's too many ways to make it a crater/those ways are too easy.
by Arianya
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:58 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Re-Enable Drones
Replies: 43
Views: 953

Re: Re-Enable Drones

What do drones actually add to the gameplay experience though? They're either an annoying pest underfoot stealing materials/hats/others or off in some remote corner building an autism fort and screaming in deadchat when they get blown up because of other drones actions. It's a on-station role not me...
by Arianya
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:29 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Re-Enable Drones
Replies: 43
Views: 953

Re: Enforce higher expectations for heads of staff and security roles

In general, the server culture in general has been against whitelisting. I'm also not sure whitelisting would help us have head of staff coverage.
by Arianya
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:26 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Enforce higher expectations for heads of staff and security roles
Replies: 99
Views: 2519

Re: /tg/station Toolbox Charity Tournament 2.0

I'm happy to throw in some game keys I might have spare, if you need something for a potential prize pool.
by Arianya
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:24 pm
 
Global announcement: /tg/station Toolbox Charity Tournament 2.0
Replies: 29
Views: 6157

Re: Why don't admins ever respond to Centcomm messages

In addition to the other stuff, Centcomm messages, much like prayers are very much a question of what's in the message itself.

If your centcomm message/prayer is something like "gib stuff"/"gib antag"/etc then I'm probably just going to ignore it.
by Arianya
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:31 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why don't admins ever respond to Centcomm messages
Replies: 23
Views: 654

Re: [DISCORD] Gregory#1799

Hulk and Nerv okayed me taking this over. As you've apologized for what got you banned, I've removed your ban. Please don't abuse role pings for jokes/memes - the role exists to ensure people can get help when they need it and misusing the ping results in fewer admins wearing the tag or tuning out t...
by Arianya
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:27 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [DISCORD] Gregory#1799
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: [dinklenh] Arathian - Note Appeal for borging corpse

with the fact that just before you left you suicided instead of letting me put a ghost in your body I am still unclear why this is a major issue for you. I had a problem at work. I informed you I had to go. If you wanted to put my body into some other ghost, there is an admin resurrect that clears ...
by Arianya
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [dinklenh] Arathian - Note Appeal for borging corpse
Replies: 13
Views: 1082

Re: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?

The bigger point here is that Silicons should in general not be punishing past harm under their laws - only preventing future harm. We already have this in policy in regards to Security harming people and Silicons wanting to lock them down/ignoring their law 2 orders - Silicons can't punish Securit...
by Arianya
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:53 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?
Replies: 33
Views: 498

Re: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?

The bigger point here is that Silicons should in general not be punishing past harm under their laws - only preventing future harm. We already have this in policy in regards to Security harming people and Silicons wanting to lock them down/ignoring their law 2 orders - Silicons can't punish Security...
by Arianya
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:17 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?
Replies: 33
Views: 498

Re: Karp - made for tax deductions

You posted this like a full day before polling ended, doofus.
by Arianya
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:08 am
 
Forum: Player's Headmin Election
Topic: Karp - made for tax deductions
Replies: 8
Views: 434

Re: Escalation against security falsely arresting you

I'm impressed that you posted a story that you think is a deathblow against this rule but in fact is the exact reason we have this rule.
by Arianya
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:46 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Escalation against security falsely arresting you
Replies: 50
Views: 1447

Re: [COIAX] CPTANT - AI note appeal

You use the same template everyone else does. viewtopic.php?f=7&t=44
by Arianya
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:35 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [COIAX] CPTANT - note appeal, asimov killing non human for spacing human
Replies: 14
Views: 1022

Re: [COIAX] CPTANT - AI note appeal

Please use the format.
by Arianya
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:18 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [COIAX] CPTANT - note appeal, asimov killing non human for spacing human
Replies: 14
Views: 1022

Re: [Thunder12345] PolishUser - Innocent perma removal server ban/jobban

You're correct in that it wasn't a "big deal" - a big deal would have resulted in a much longer server ban and possibly a permanent role ban from scientist. As bomb related bans go this is pretty much a slap on the wrist. Realistically this is a pretty clear cut part of how we enforce the ...
by Arianya
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:28 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Thunder12345] PolishUser - Innocent perma removal server ban/jobban
Replies: 11
Views: 752

Re: [Thunder12345] PolishUser - Innocent perma removal server ban/jobban

snip That's correct, maybe isn't going to reduce the hole, which others would perhaps have to deal with, since it may seem that you've missed one point, that the shuttle was on the way to the station. I don't remember how long it was until it's arrival but I can guarantee you that it clearly was un...
by Arianya
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:28 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Thunder12345] PolishUser - Innocent perma removal server ban/jobban
Replies: 11
Views: 752
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