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Rule Simplification Thoughts
« on: March 23, 2018, 12:10:00 am »
1. You must be 18+ as the site is community moderated.
2. This site is primarily for fiction. Please keep people's personal lives and information off of it. (i.e. No Cell #s, Facebook, Pictures intended to represent users, etc.)
3. Do not post illegal speech. (i.e. Sexualizing minors, obscenity, other people's copyrighted content, harassment, revenge porn)
4. Don't be an idiot who strays into the gray area for any of the above rules.
5. Content will not be deleted except by juries and/or take down notices.
6. Do not attempt to pass on messages from users whose access has been terminated or otherwise attempt to bypass the technical controls we have in place.

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I understand there is a desire to have me clarify #3 but ultimately, almost all the interpretations of that rule is up to the community standards of the site. If I get too specific, people will simply get more specific in their objections. I'd prefer to keep it vague and let the community decide each case on its merits.
« Last Edit: March 25, 2018, 03:30:19 am by Eros »
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2018, 12:25:24 am »
Seems good to me. Things will always be up for revision but its good and simple; a good thing to start with. It sucks but with any site rules might always get rewritten later based on the community that uses it.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2018, 12:26:21 am »
But.. tantrums is so amusing it witness the all mighty Eros Hammer come down on thy faces..!

Eh, seems the same really. Though, I actually have common sense? Some people need simplification (Or choose to ignore it anyway to get thy ban hammer).

Also, people always stray to gray areas hinting "shyness of forums format and oh em gee people reading my lewdness". Can't really control that to be honest.. I still get people whom try to get me to roleplay in Email/IMs/PMs despite being specifically a forum whore.


..So.. Uri Approved?  :P
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2018, 12:26:57 am »
Seems good to me. Things will always be up for revision but its good and simple; a good thing to start with. It sucks but with any site rules might always get rewritten later based on the community that uses it.

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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2018, 12:30:15 am »
But.. tantrums is so amusing it witness the all mighty Eros Hammer come down on thy faces..!

Eh, seems the same really. Though, I actually have common sense? Some people need simplification (Or choose to ignore it anyway to get thy ban hammer).

Well, the goal wasn't to change things much. Just simplify it enough a jury doesn't get confused or loses track.

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Also, people always stray to gray areas hinting "shyness of forums format and oh em gee people reading my lewdness". Can't really control that to be honest.. I still get people whom try to get me to roleplay in Email/IMs/PMs despite being specifically a forum whore.

..So.. Uri Approved?  :P

They can still RP in semi-private conversations (as long as its not reported by automod or users). I'm not banning out handing out IMs either, just abusing the privilege.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2018, 12:44:41 am »
1. This site is primarily for fiction. Please keep people's personal lives and information off of it. (i.e. No Cell #s, Facebook, Pictures of real people, etc.)
2. Please be 18+ as the site is unmoderated except when content is reported to a jury.
3. Do not post potentially illegal speech. (i.e. Sexualizing minors, obscenity, other people's copyrighted content, harassment)
4. Don't be an idiot who strays into the gray area for any of the above rules.
5. If you are a member of the jury pool, you will be exposed to uncensored content for the purposes of you acting as a moderator. You have been warned.
6. If you throw a tantrum, you will be assumed to be a child and banned.
7. Content will not be deleted except by jury/moderation actions.

Any thoughts or opinions?

As a new member to the community... I will say I quite like the simplified list of rules.

This? I'd be happy to read when I join!

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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2018, 12:49:08 am »
1. This site is primarily for fiction. Please keep people's personal lives and information off of it. (i.e. No Cell #s, Facebook, Pictures of real people, etc.)
2. Please be 18+ as the site is unmoderated except when content is reported to a jury.
3. Do not post potentially illegal speech. (i.e. Sexualizing minors, obscenity, other people's copyrighted content, harassment)
4. Don't be an idiot who strays into the gray area for any of the above rules.
5. If you are a member of the jury pool, you will be exposed to uncensored content for the purposes of you acting as a moderator. You have been warned.
6. If you throw a tantrum, you will be assumed to be a child and banned.
7. Content will not be deleted except by jury/moderation actions.

Any thoughts or opinions?

As a new member to the community... I will say I quite like the simplified list of rules.

This? I'd be happy to read when I join!

I'm glad your happy with it. :)
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2018, 01:39:46 am »
What if I violate rule 6, will I get younger in real life?
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2018, 01:45:34 am »
What if I violate rule 6, will I get younger in real life?

I'm pretty sure if that worked, people would throw tantrums even more than they already do.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2018, 01:58:17 am »
Rule 6 should have the exception of ETF, as it is our rant section :p
Rule 2 it's a bad idea to leave things completely unmodderated. Unfortunately, people break rules and will think there is no punishment due to the lack of ban hammers. It will invite trolls, multi-account makers, illegal content through PMs, and especially the underagers.
Rule 5 the board is a sexual content focused board. A jury of any members should know exactly what they are getting themselves into when dealing with "subject-able content"
Rule 1 can be summed up as "No offline content, including non-licensed photography"


Rule 2, 3, 5, and 6 can all be replaced with the rule "Don't be an idiot" since sign-ups are already restricted to 18+

A rule stating what is not allowable content (pretty much just underaged content but things like the parent/child age thing should be made apparent as well)

You should also make sure to include a final rule that states "Breaking any above rule will result in both an instant account and IP ban"

... that's all I can think of

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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2018, 02:05:36 am »
3. Do not post potentially illegal speech. (i.e. Sexualizing minors, obscenity, other people's copyrighted content, harassment)


Obviously the obscenity part refers to the use of nude photos,  including stock photos. 

Copyrighted content. Does this mean references for rp characters that have a watermark or links to PirateBay and file sharing websites?
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« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2018, 02:09:37 am »
Rule 6 should have the exception of ETF, as it is our rant section :p
Rule 2 it's a bad idea to leave things completely unmodderated. Unfortunately, people break rules and will think there is no punishment due to the lack of ban hammers. It will invite trolls, multi-account makers, illegal content through PMs, and especially the underagers.

It isn't completely unmoderated. It is pretty clear it is moderated by the jury system. It is just stating you'll be exposed to unmoderated content from time to time.

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Rule 5 the board is a sexual content focused board. A jury of any members should know exactly what they are getting themselves into when dealing with "subject-able content"

Welcome to the real world where, unfortunately, the obvious needs to be spelled out to avoid issues.

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Rule 1 can be summed up as "No offline content, including non-licensed photography"

Yeah but then that starts to sound like I'm banning people posting news articles too.

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Rule 2, 3, 5, and 6 can all be replaced with the rule "Don't be an idiot" since sign-ups are already restricted to 18+

Possibly but alas, some people are stupid.

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A rule stating what is not allowable content (pretty much just underaged content but things like the parent/child age thing should be made apparent as well)

You should also make sure to include a final rule that states "Breaking any above rule will result in both an instant account and IP ban"

... that's all I can think of

We generally permanently ban people on the second or third offense. So, it hasn't been that way in practice.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2018, 02:14:18 am »
3. Do not post potentially illegal speech. (i.e. Sexualizing minors, obscenity, other people's copyrighted content, harassment)

Obviously the obscenity part refers to the use of nude photos,  including stock photos. 

Rule 1 was intended to convey that. There is technically also obscene written speech involving writing underage folks having sex based on the RedRoseStories case.

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Copyrighted content. Does this mean references for rp characters that have a watermark or links to PirateBay and file sharing websites?

Content that clearly infringes a third party's copyright. PirateBay/File sharing is the most obvious but an artist with watermarked images who doesn't want their stuff used also qualifies.

Basically, anything that would cause a rights holder to contact me to take down content should be considered prohibited and should an event occur you will get banned. I'm not a lawyer and I'm not going to defend you.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2018, 02:23:57 am »
Well, in all my years on this site I didn't think we really needed simplified rules, always  thought the laid out and fleshed over stuff worked just fine; read them, don't be dumb and you'll get on great with the site.

Surprising that people still have issue with that but I guess that's just the way things are in the end. I'm all for simplified rules if it can possibly help new-comers to the site.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2018, 02:28:41 am »
Content that clearly infringes a third party's copyright. PirateBay/File sharing is the most obvious but an artist with watermarked images who doesn't want their stuff used also qualifies.

Basically, anything that would cause a rights holder to contact me to take down content should be considered prohibited and should an event occur you will get banned. I'm not a lawyer and I'm not going to defend you.

Wouldn't it be out of the question to let the person who was using said art know that they must take the picture down or risk a ban should the site receive a take down? 

But considering I see others use art with watermarks from the likes of DeviantART I would suspect there's no need to worry about it unless the artist themselves sends a take down notice.

File sharing websites on the other hand are a huge no no. 

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« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2018, 02:43:36 am »
Content that clearly infringes a third party's copyright. PirateBay/File sharing is the most obvious but an artist with watermarked images who doesn't want their stuff used also qualifies.

Basically, anything that would cause a rights holder to contact me to take down content should be considered prohibited and should an event occur you will get banned. I'm not a lawyer and I'm not going to defend you.

Wouldn't it be out of the question to let the person who was using said art know that they must take the picture down or risk a ban should the site receive a take down? 

The rules are the warning that if you put me in an untenable situation, shit will happen.

Sorry, but if I get too involved the safest option for me is to delete and/or ban people as soon as I'm aware of stuff. The more involved I get, the more that happens.

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But considering I see others use art with watermarks from the likes of DeviantART I would suspect there's no need to worry about it unless the artist themselves sends a take down notice.

They are the only party with the legal power to do so although under the new jury system users could act without such a takedown notice should they choose to do so. Ultimately, I'm trying to move towards a more democratic moderation model where we are all adults. We all know the legal situation (more or less) and we can all act according to our beliefs.

But yes, I've never removed copyrighted content unless the violation was blatant enough someone reported it to me.

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File sharing websites on the other hand are a huge no no. 

Yes. They will probably automatically trigger moderation.
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« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2018, 02:50:45 am »
They are the only party with the legal power to do so although under the new jury system users could act without such a takedown notice should they choose to do so. Ultimately, I'm trying to move towards a more democratic moderation model where we are all adults. We all know the legal situation (more or less) and we can all act according to our beliefs.

But yes, I've never removed copyrighted content unless the violation was blatant enough someone reported it to me.


So I should go ahead and remove watermarked refs from my active role plays just to be on the safe side or would they get taken down should they get flagged?

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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2018, 02:52:30 am »
They are the only party with the legal power to do so although under the new jury system users could act without such a takedown notice should they choose to do so. Ultimately, I'm trying to move towards a more democratic moderation model where we are all adults. We all know the legal situation (more or less) and we can all act according to our beliefs.

But yes, I've never removed copyrighted content unless the violation was blatant enough someone reported it to me.


So I should go ahead and remove watermarked refs from my active role plays just to be on the safe side or would they get taken down should they get flagged?

This set of rules is not technically in effect until the transfer occurs. You may just want to wait and see what people do.

I'm pretty much not removing anything unless its reported to me and/or it is a RL-issue like always.

You likely have at least a few months given my workload has pretty stopped me from working on the new site since Sept. :\
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2018, 02:57:21 am »
So I should not worry about it until I have to should it arise.

Otherwise.  The simplified rules are reasonable.  The list of rules before were so long that people would have preferred a TL;DR variant as seen here. 

Edit: Opps.  Realized I just completely tits upped my post.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #19 on: March 23, 2018, 03:02:37 am »
I'm confused?
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« Reply #20 on: March 23, 2018, 03:15:12 am »
I would advise against using the word "please" in the rules. Saying please makes it sound like breaking the rules won't have consequences. A better idea is to outline what happens when each rule is broken (or if it's all the same, then state it at the beginning, like: The following things will get you banned). At least, that's for when the rules are presented to general users on registration.

In the case where these rules are meant to be a reference for users in the jury pool, it's best to be as precise as possible when identifying what's allowed and what's not. For example, the term "illegal speech", aside from being an amusing notion in itself, can be interpreted in a lot of different ways, not all of which would result in banning. In light of that, I would break rule 3 up into its component parts, such as:
3. Do not sexualize characters younger than X years
4. Do not post copyrighted material that you do not own
5. Do not harass or abuse other members (except within the confines of the Embrace The Flames subforum)
6. Do not train your girlfriend's pug to raise a paw whenever you say, "sieg heil"

Some of these things are inescapably vague, of course (who gets to define obscenity? Bleh). But the smaller the gray areas, the easier it will be for people to avoid breaking rule #4 (because nobody goes online thinking to himself, "Today I'm going to be an idiot!").

I agree with Cyrus' note on rule #2. The reason for members needing to be 18+ is because that's standard practice for anything involving adult material. The fact that some content may be unmoderated should have no bearing on this rule. If you want to include a warning about the risk of seeing unmoderated content, then perhaps it should exist in a separate statement outside the rules, which summarizes how the script and jury system works, for those who don't know about it.

Rule #5 seems like a strange fit. It would be better phrased as a disclaimer to help people to decide whether they want to join the jury pool or exempt themselves from it, rather than phrasing it as a conditional after the fact. As it's currently written, it is not forbidding any particular action, so it can't really be called a rule.

Rule #6 sounds a bit Kafkaesque, and could use some elaboration. But I'm not sure what I would put instead. I guess it sort of boils down to effectively saying, "I am the umpire. If you didn't like one of my calls and you argue with me to the point where I get tired of listening to you, you're out"

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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2018, 03:42:04 am »
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6. Do not train your girlfriend's pug to raise a paw whenever you say, "sieg heil"

That would not be against the rules.

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Some of these things are inescapably vague

They are intended to be vague and enforced by community standards rather than me just ban hammering anyone who comes to my attention for violating the rules N times.

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Rule #5 seems like a strange fit. It would be better phrased as a disclaimer to help people to decide whether they want to join the jury pool or exempt themselves from it, rather than phrasing it as a conditional after the fact. As it's currently written, it is not forbidding any particular action, so it can't really be called a rule.

Fair.

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I agree with Cyrus' note on rule #2. The reason for members needing to be 18+ is because that's standard practice for anything involving adult material. The fact that some content may be unmoderated should have no bearing on this rule. If you want to include a warning about the risk of seeing unmoderated content, then perhaps it should exist in a separate statement outside the rules, which summarizes how the script and jury system works, for those who don't know about it.

Fair enough but the plan is to downplay the presence of adult content moving forward. I plan to actually hide most references to adult content until users have been active for a period of time on the new site.

We have too many users who engage in predatory behavior, enable those people, and/or enable underage users because "clearly" they are good judges of character and I must be the real villain. To me, the crazy thing is these people frequently start attacking the people they are abusing for reporting them...and they still go along with it. I'm hoping making it less of a meat market will reduce the amount of problematic users.

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Rule #6 sounds a bit Kafkaesque, and could use some elaboration. But I'm not sure what I would put instead. I guess it sort of boils down to effectively saying, "I am the umpire. If you didn't like one of my calls and you argue with me to the point where I get tired of listening to you, you're out"

That is valid and it probably should be removed as a result.





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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #22 on: March 23, 2018, 03:47:34 am »
1. You must be 18+ as the site is community moderated.
2. This site is primarily for fiction. Please keep people's personal lives and information off of it. (i.e. No Cell #s, Facebook, Pictures of real people, etc.)
3. Do not post illegal speech. (i.e. Sexualizing minors, obscenity, other people's copyrighted content, harassment)
4. Don't be an idiot who strays into the gray area for any of the above rules.
5. Content will not be deleted except by juries and/or take down notices.

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I understand there is a desire to have me clarify #3 but ultimately, almost all the interpretations of that rule is up to the community standards of the site. If I get too specific, people will simply get more specific in their objections. I'd prefer to keep it vague and let the community decide each case on its merits.

I've revised it accordingly.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #23 on: March 23, 2018, 03:57:18 am »
But.. tantrums is so amusing it witness the all mighty Eros Hammer come down on thy faces..!

Eh, seems the same really. Though, I actually have common sense? Some people need simplification (Or choose to ignore it anyway to get thy ban hammer).

Also, people always stray to gray areas hinting "shyness of forums format and oh em gee people reading my lewdness". Can't really control that to be honest.. I still get people whom try to get me to roleplay in Email/IMs/PMs despite being specifically a forum whore.


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I like your interpretation of that and I donít know if you remember but years ago you are actually the reason I even joined the site because I enjoyed your writing. I donít regret that decision even if Iím writing less and less; it seems like everyone sort of goes through that whole dropping people thing and coming back.  As a comment to  Eros...  over the past like year Iíve watched this place transform and you and I have had our spats but I like what youíre doing with the place and I wholly support your changes and Iím looking forward to the transformation of the site.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #24 on: March 23, 2018, 04:00:07 am »
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As a comment to  Eros...  over the past like year Iíve watched this place transform and you and I have had our spats but I like what youíre doing with the place and I wholly support your changes and Iím looking forward to the transformation of the site.

It won't be the total transformation I'd like. I just don't have the time. :\

My main goals at this point is merge, refresh existing functions with something more modern, and automate/replace myself to be 100% honest. The rest will sadly have to wait until I have more time.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #25 on: March 23, 2018, 06:10:59 am »
2. This site is primarily for fiction. Please keep people's personal lives and information off of it. (i.e. No Cell #s, Facebook, Pictures of real people, etc.)

How about face claims?
I really don't like one thing - being ignored. Please have some respect for me and if you don't want to write with me then tell me.  It hurts much less than just ignoring me. This goes for both RPs that are suddenly boring for you and for PMs where we discuss a potential RP. If you don't want to continue in the RP/conversation, simply tell me instead of just going silent - it's very rude. Thank you.

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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2018, 06:53:39 am »
2. This site is primarily for fiction. Please keep people's personal lives and information off of it. (i.e. No Cell #s, Facebook, Pictures of real people, etc.)

How about face claims?

Face claims can be iffy. It's usually fine as long as it's appropriate and you make it clear it's for face claim purposes, just use common sense and judgement really, no nudes of celebrities an so forth. At least, it's pretty much been that way.


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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2018, 08:38:57 am »
2. This site is primarily for fiction. Please keep people's personal lives and information off of it. (i.e. No Cell #s, Facebook, Pictures of real people, etc.)

How about face claims?

Face claims can be iffy. It's usually fine as long as it's appropriate and you make it clear it's for face claim purposes, just use common sense and judgement really, no nudes of celebrities an so forth. At least, it's pretty much been that way.

I think that any nudes (photos, not drawings) are prohibited already. The rule #2 mentions no pictures of real people though which in my understanding also includes non-nude face claims which would be a change as far as I know. Hence my question.
I really don't like one thing - being ignored. Please have some respect for me and if you don't want to write with me then tell me.  It hurts much less than just ignoring me. This goes for both RPs that are suddenly boring for you and for PMs where we discuss a potential RP. If you don't want to continue in the RP/conversation, simply tell me instead of just going silent - it's very rude. Thank you.

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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2018, 08:46:45 am »
I wouldn't really know there sadly, I suppose Eros will need to clarify when he's back on. I've been on the site for a decent number of years now, face claims have never been an issue as long as you follow the rules elsewhere about things.
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Re: Rule Simplification Thoughts
« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2018, 10:32:33 am »


I like your interpretation of that and I donít know if you remember but years ago you are actually the reason I even joined the site because I enjoyed your writing. I donít regret that decision even if Iím writing less and less; it seems like everyone sort of goes through that whole dropping people thing and coming back.

Awww.. flattery! Always happy when my writing is appreciated in such a way <3. I know a few other users have done the same in joining after reading my works over the past few years.

Yeah.. my disappearances comes and go sadly when I get busy.. I always give people the offer of continuing stories or creating new though that had been dropped suddenly due to RL business. Everyone has their own reasons.. mine tend to be work related, mass loss of muse (Those days when I had 20+ roleplays going on at once.. internally cringing), or family related issues.
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