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Re: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition

>catch coronavirus in the US
>check if it's covered by your insurance plan
>it's a novel, unknown disease, obviously it isn't covered
>die alone
by Grazyn
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:36 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition
Replies: 633
Views: 94563

Re: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition

It's in my area now, they were supposed to reopen everything tomorrow, there will be an official decision later today
by Grazyn
Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:50 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition
Replies: 633
Views: 94563

Re: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition

Zero cases in my area but local administration has shut everything down for a week, schools universities theatres cinemas gyms every public event except bars and restaurants. The "hot zones" where the epidemic started are quarantined, no one can enter or leave, with roadblocks set up by th...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:13 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition
Replies: 633
Views: 94563

Re: remove boxstation from the map rotation

Yeah maybe the loot has been cut now, but really the reason why everyone loved meta when it was released compared to other maps was because meta literally had 3x of loot and general supplies while the other maps did not. Then it got even more freebies over the years and this further cemented its st...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:43 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: remove boxstation from the map rotation
Replies: 72
Views: 5686

Re: remove boxstation from the map rotation

Yeah maybe the loot has been cut now, but really the reason why everyone loved meta when it was released compared to other maps was because meta literally had 3x of loot and general supplies while the other maps did not. Then it got even more freebies over the years and this further cemented its sta...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:30 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: remove boxstation from the map rotation
Replies: 72
Views: 5686

Re: Enable LOOC on Manuel

I've never understood the hate for looc. Surely it's better than ((drag my sprite to you and click remove cuffs))?
by Grazyn
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:16 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Enable LOOC on Manuel
Replies: 15
Views: 1170

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

edit: thanks Yenwodyah
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:11 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Talking mimes shouldn't be valid

If you purposefully do something that you know makes you valid and then kill those who try to kill you, it's killbaiting. That's literally the definition of it. The same goes for other stuff like reading WGW or killing pets.
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:40 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Talking mimes shouldn't be valid
Replies: 66
Views: 7254

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

capitalize it you animal I did say it was quick and dirty. Here's another run https://i.imgur.com/NXolNwN.gif I'd PR it but I don't know how to make ashwalkers keep the old lizard names (like Nazeera-Kut etc.) because I can't code anything more complex than this. If anyone wants to give it a try he...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

Verbs-the-Noun names got stale a while ago and seeing them immediately makes me groan at the stale joke that is le epic Lusty Argonian Maid name format. It's really just a personal pet peeve I guess. I don't think letting the name generator assemble randomised variations of the format would make ve...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:10 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

Dude did you even read my posts or are you just trolling? Currently if you click random name as lizard you get a name like Outmeel-Grul. I'm saying that if manuel indeed goes for the forced random name thing to tackle bad names in general, it would be neat if the generator used a noun-the-verb forma...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:46 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

Grazyn is a boring milquetoast fantasy name Poops-And-Farts is a terrible name and names of this structure are bad for immersion Native American names break immersion? Argonian names in a TES game break immersion? It's just a matter of sanitizing them with a random generator of verbs an nouns. 2.If...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:08 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

I don't understand why they can't just force random name really. Also I really wish someone would code a verb-the-noun lizard name generator instead of the shitty random names they have now like Neixxias or Rhazera or whatever. for real dude? those "shitty" names you listed are miles bett...
by Grazyn
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:53 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

I don't understand why they can't just force random name really. Also I really wish someone would code a verb-the-noun lizard name generator instead of the shitty random names they have now like Neixxias or Rhazera or whatever.
by Grazyn
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:39 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

I guess hunting mice and other maint vermins for revives is the cult meta nowadays uh
by Grazyn
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:18 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

Anonmare wrote:
Timonk wrote:You still need to kill and sacrifice 3 real human beings

Doesn't have to be humans, saccing catatonic/SSD, cyborgs and NPC mobs counts as well

Wait so you can sac the cow and two hens in meta garden for a free revive?
by Grazyn
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:06 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: Talking mimes shouldn't be valid

Space law doesn't say that talking mimes are to be executed, or that it's a crime at all. That's because talking as mime is simply such a despicable, unspeakable act that anyone who does it is waiving the very dignity of a human being. It the eyes of others, the mime becomes less than an animal, it ...
by Grazyn
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:01 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Talking mimes shouldn't be valid
Replies: 66
Views: 7254

Re: Referencing emojis in game

If you bother to say the actual sounds out, I.E. "Oh Emm Gee", you'll get a pass. Everyone else will be paddled. So you'd punish players who say ASAP, SSD etc. as well? things like hop, cap, etc have always been allowed. those are fine HoP, CMO, RD -> ok OMG, LOL -> bwoink: "what the...
by Grazyn
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:47 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Referencing emojis in game
Replies: 31
Views: 2220

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

Speaking of ghosts, there's a way to solve the issue of doctors being frustrated because dead players leave instead of waiting to be revived: pull a ghost when the body is revived, just like cult resurrection
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:28 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: Prisoner Role Policy Thread

Can you help another inmate break out? I suppose you don't, because that would get a regular non-antag banned and from what I understand this role isn't antag. But at the same time it's counter-intuitive because it's pretty obvious that inmates would help each other. what are you even saying? You c...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:10 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Prisoner Role Policy Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 5005

Re: Prisoner Role Policy Thread

Can you help another inmate break out? I suppose you don't, because that would get a regular non-antag banned and from what I understand this role isn't antag. But at the same time it's counter-intuitive because it's pretty obvious that inmates would help each other. I don't know, was there really s...
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:42 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Prisoner Role Policy Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 5005

Re: Referencing emojis in game

Anonmare wrote:If you bother to say the actual sounds out, I.E. "Oh Emm Gee", you'll get a pass.

Everyone else will be paddled.

So you'd punish players who say ASAP, SSD etc. as well?
by Grazyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:32 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Referencing emojis in game
Replies: 31
Views: 2220

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

It's annoying to have people push you around while you're reviving someone but you can just use one of the surgery rooms or have medbay sec deal with trespassers. From what I've seen, the new reviving is faster than old cloning with the exception maybe of really old corpses (who are likely soulless ...
by Grazyn
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

It's not like MD players have a lot of things to do. They're either fixing the living, which takes precedence over the dead anyway, or reviving the dead. The alternative is doing nothing. Actually, since reviving is now an active process instead of press-and-wait, it's more likely that bored MDs wi...
by Grazyn
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:27 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

I don't mean to be a doomer, but something that has been bugging me is the worry that the massive revival time is going to lead to more players either taking a ghost role or else just quiting out once they die. In turn, this might lead to a "meta" of sorts where doctors would end up less ...
by Grazyn
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:01 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: Rage Cages on Manuel: Completely Fine or the Evil Spawn of Satan?

Server rules say don't do anything that would cause you to be fired IRL, building a rage cage in public without authorization would definitely be a valid reason for termination.
by Grazyn
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:43 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Rage Cages on Manuel: Completely Fine or the Evil Spawn of Satan?
Replies: 74
Views: 5189

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

Have cloning someone bring their ghost into a dangerous and scary world of purgatory. Smoke, chasms, spirit monsters. Only if you can manage to get out do you get cloned. Something like the bubblegum shuttle arena where they have to fight mobs, player-controlled and not, and other dead players. I l...
by Grazyn
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:58 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

Can't you just build a surgery table under a shower and revive them like normal?
by Grazyn
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:50 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: Merge Sybil/Basil. Add Polly (EU MRP)

Isn't it a bit early to make the call about expanding MRP? Dynamic stayed on Terry for what, a year? before the administration had enough elements to discuss its expansion to other servers. How long has manuel been up? There's still an artificial scarcity effect that draws people to manuel, opening ...
by Grazyn
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:33 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Merge Sybil/Basil. Add Polly (EU MRP)
Replies: 12
Views: 1109

Re: Manuel: What game modes actually fit the server rules?

Interesting that you should bring that up, and I hope you don't mind other opinions, because conflict being entirely "physical" in the sense you mention is enabled only by the fact that a portion of the playerbase mentally checks out of the rounds without it (whether that's for cultural o...
by Grazyn
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:42 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel: What game modes actually fit the server rules?
Replies: 63
Views: 5324

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

Lizard names are functionally nicknames because lorewise they are assigned by the family/village/community/whatever based on stuff the lizard is known for. Yeah players abuse this to make silly names, but Kills-the-death is actually a good RP name.
by Grazyn
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:00 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Manuel: What game modes actually fit the server rules?

About Ops, I think CM is proof that fast-paced action can work even in a high RP environment. Imagine organizing defenses against war ops in a rational, organized way instead of going "HOP GIVE EVERYONE ALL ACCESS, AI BOLT OPEN THE ARMORY"
by Grazyn
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:22 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel: What game modes actually fit the server rules?
Replies: 63
Views: 5324

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

what happens if your Dr. Esq. MD doesn't roll the job at roundstart or is demoted? to be a pedant the honorific wouldn't go away if you lost your job, you still have the degree You're right, it's still jarring because the name isn't just what is written on the ID, people identify you with that name...
by Grazyn
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:03 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

I've always found names like Dr. Jack "Sawbones" McGee a bit annoying even for an RP server and just an inch away from custom character descriptions in the examine text. Prefixes and suffixes are already banned and for a good reason, what happens if your Dr. Esq. MD doesn't roll the job at...
by Grazyn
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:37 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 66
Views: 5458

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

Features that were "removed" by being simply disabled but with their code left intact found their way back into the game eventually (gang, clockult) because there's always some coder who says "I revamped it and fixed all the issues that caused its removal, you're gonna love it this ti...
by Grazyn
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:58 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

I think the bodygrowing machine idea is better than just removing cloning. Also can we leave the experimental cloner in? Kinda fits the experimental theme of it. It doesn't clone the original owner anyways Yeah the experimental cloner has nothing to do with cloning, why was it removed? If anything,...
by Grazyn
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:18 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

According to oranges only IRV polls can be filtered so you can't just make a binary poll "do you want cloning removed yes/no". It would have to be something like "do you think that cloning should be removed/reworked/left unchanged/all revival should be removed etc. rank these statemen...
by Grazyn
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:52 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

Yeah this PR breaks everything the rules have been built on for the past decade I think a quick fix would be the headmins porting the roleplaying rules where they generally expect everyone to be a nicer person so they dont die brutally. Its literally just that simple. The PR only removes cloning, n...
by Grazyn
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:08 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 468
Views: 37577

Re: 2k20 /pol/ - Round Two Electric Boogaloo

Trump 2020
by Grazyn
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:12 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2k20 /pol/ - Round Two Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 8
Views: 2443

Re: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition

Well they'll have an extra £350 million a week to fund the NHS now that they don't have to pay the EU membership fee.
by Grazyn
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:46 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition
Replies: 633
Views: 94563

Re: Straight up remove Secret Extended gamemode

Honestly, rather than entertain the idea of removing Secret Extended, we should add in Fake Extended as well, if we don't already have it.(I don't recall seeing it) Maybe it'd teach people to stop treating extended as a fucking tider's free for all, and maybe bring higher RP standards as SOP starts...
by Grazyn
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:49 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Straight up remove Secret Extended gamemode
Replies: 85
Views: 8286

Re: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition

lol

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by Grazyn
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:41 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition
Replies: 633
Views: 94563

Re: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition

Tories had a crushing victory so the UK is leaving January 31st. Good riddance! Don't let the door hit you in the arse on your way out
by Grazyn
Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:09 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2k19 /pol/ - European Spring edition
Replies: 633
Views: 94563

Re: Straight up remove Secret Extended gamemode

Secret extended was added because most players would log off or suicide at the extended announcement. For some reason, tricking people into believing they're not playing a mode they dislike was considered a better solution than just removing such mode.
by Grazyn
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:48 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Straight up remove Secret Extended gamemode
Replies: 85
Views: 8286

Re: Restore Dynamic on Terry

I don't care about dynamic as long as euros have a place to play

Not that I play anymore
by Grazyn
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:47 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Restore Dynamic on Terry
Replies: 49
Views: 3910

Re: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?

Yeah if a non-human officer is stupid enough to harm a human in front of a borg, he deserves the logical outcome.
by Grazyn
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:33 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?
Replies: 50
Views: 3885

Re: Law Two: I order you to kill that non human. Against Server Rules?

There are definitely instances where the player behind the silicon can reasonably assume the order is against server rules (es. Captain ordering to genocide lizards at roundstart, or an order coming from someone who is obviously a new player over petty reasons) and I think people should be encourage...
by Grazyn
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:58 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Law Two: I order you to kill that non human. Against Server Rules?
Replies: 28
Views: 2915

Re: ruling request

Except songs being played aren't IC. They're OOC, and people will post song requests into OOC/Ahelps and talk about the song in OOC without any problems. I've never seen a note/warning for someone talking about an Admin Song Midi being played for people to listen too. Tlal, how is that relevent to ...
by Grazyn
Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: ruling request
Replies: 28
Views: 3274

Re: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?

Protip: if you're non-human and you get caught in the act of attacking a human by a borg, don't fight it but focus on finishing the human: once he's dead, human harm is no longer occurring and the silicon won't be compelled to fight you anymore. No one ever does this with antagonists though. Then a...
by Grazyn
Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:11 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Can the AI harm harmful non humans?
Replies: 50
Views: 3885
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