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Farnhamia
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TET: Snail Riders, Charge!

Postby Farnhamia » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:49 pm

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Thanks to Heloin for our amazing letterhead/banner!

The Blaatschapen wrote:
A quick re-posting of the Rules of Engagement so we're all on track:

There have been multiple requests for a chat thread in various forums. The fact that we have traditionally come down rather hard on them has been in place for ages, and for a number of different reasons. After discussing various points, and the fact that it seems to be something the players would really like to have, we’re going to try it out and see how it goes. Please bear in mind the following:

  • There are no new rules for these threads. If you have a question on the rules, Reploid Productions has links in her sig to handy threads to refresh your memory. Things like ‘do not spam, do not flame, do not troll, do not bait your fellow posters’ are all very good things to keep in mind.

  • Keep it family friendly as much as possible. In other words, however much you want to hug and snuggle and flirt, do not get graphic with it. This has also been a problem in other chat threads, and some have been shut down for it. Keep it clean, or take it elsewhere. Does this mean sensitive topics cannot be discussed? No – but have care, as with any forum here on NS, with how you handle it.

  • These threads are not a blog, or a stage for you to constantly play out your personal dramas – do not treat them like one. Which is not to say folks can’t ask how one another is doing, offer a shoulder now and then, or give some encouragement. Life happens – and it’s nice to have folks you can talk to about it. Just keep in mind that some things are more appropriate to continue discussing in other places.

  • Each chat thread will be locked, and linked to after reaching around 500 pages. Please do not try to race and fill up those 500 pages. These are not designed for competition in mind, just discussion between players on whatever it is that’s on their minds at the time (so long as it is within the site rules.) Please, don’t do it.

  • No, this does not mean everyone can run out and create their own chat threads. Please do not go out and make your own in General. Location threads are still valid in F7. We still have to moderate things, and that's one of the reasons that chat threads are difficult - they move fast. Too many, and we'll drown. We hate drowning.

  • Title for the thread: If you’ve got some ideas or preferences, let us know – we'll pretend to consider it before ultimately going with whatever title we came up with. TGs to me on this topic are not welcome :P

  • One may quit Moderation, but one may never quit TET.

  • Storm Moderation, they can't ban all of us

  • *note to self, insert clever reference to Kannap*

So there you go – a thread you can go to and not get yelled at for chatting, or going off topic (within reason). Hope you can enjoy, folks!

For those asking about How To Self-Moderate:

1: Ask or remind politely if spamming or inappropriate posting takes place.

2: If it isn't egregious, let it go.

3: If it is, and the polite request/reminder goes ignored, report it in Moderation.

4: Do not hijack the entire thread by getting into a prolonged argument over it.

5: Remember that the rules of the thread are really no different from the rest of the forums, save TET is intended as a chat thread, and thus, the ideas of 'spamming' and such are somewhat relaxed. Don't be overly-uptight when attempting to help keep things clean.

6: No one is to consider themselves the security officers of TET - while we encourage and appreciate player participation in leading by example, and gently reminding others to keep things on track, the Moderators are the 'arbiters of thread justice' and players have no authority, perceived or otherwise outside their OP rights in the RP forums.

7: Be excellent to one another. A reminder of the need for better behavior ought to be delivered with this in mind, and with the end goal of keeping the thread clean, and fun for all. Not to impose opinions or preferences on your fellow posters. Remind as you would like to be reminded, keep it civil.

8: Leave the drama, divisiveness, cliques, accusations, and assorted nastiness at the door. Don't track it in all over our nice clean thread. The continuance of the thread is up to you, the players, to maintain. Let's keep the fun uninterrupted by keeping things pleasant.


The Eternal Thread series archive:

Series 1:
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Series 2:
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*New Breakdown Provided by Minoa*

Last one: viewtopic.php?f=20&t=482118
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Dresderstan
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Dresderstan » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:50 pm

Charge of the Snail Brigade!
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Nakena
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Postby Nakena » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:51 pm

Sails in snail pace.

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The New California Republic
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Postby The New California Republic » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:51 pm

*Sniff*

New.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:51 pm

Couldn't wait. Could you?
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Postby Heloin » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:52 pm

Half a league half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred:
'Forward, the Light Brigade!
Charge for the guns' he said:
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
I hope you meet the rabbit with the feather in her hat, the penny whistle girl with the orange colored cap.
Bells on her coat and a raggle taggle kind of grin, she'll teach you how to love if you believe in her


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Postby Luziyca » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:52 pm

Close enough to my suggestion.
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Farnhamia
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Farnhamia » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:53 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:Couldn't wait. Could you?

No, I couldn't, not sorry.
Wash Your Damned Hands!

Freedom ... or cake. ~ Ashmoria (RIP)
Make Earth Great Again: Stop Continental Drift!
And Jesus was a sailor when he walked upon the water ...
"Make yourself at home, Frank. Hit somebody." RIP Don Rickles
My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right. ~ Carl Schurz
<Sigh> NSG...where even the atheists are Augustinians. ~ The Archregimancy
Now the foot is on the other hand ~ Kannap
RIP Dyakovo

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Dresderstan
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Dresderstan » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:53 pm

The New California Republic wrote:*Sniff*

New.

And then it becomes old news by like page 5.
21 year old, male from Pennsylvania and proud of it. Love sports like baseball and hockey, enjoy video games and TV. Music is love, music is life. Formula 1 is better than NASCAR. Gay Centrist/Centre-Rightist.

Hyperpartisanship will be the downfall of civilized democratic society, it's already in progress as we speak, yet the people are too blinded by their hate to realize it.

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Aeritai
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Postby Aeritai » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:53 pm

New thread smell and I love the banner!
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Postby Immoren » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:54 pm

Hakkaa piälle pohjan poika!
Ahrm.
Sorry.
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Valrifell
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Postby Valrifell » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:54 pm

Love the banner even more seeing it in action.
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La xinga
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Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby La xinga » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:55 pm

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/23/china-w ... onomy.html

Women in China. The link says they are losing out in the workforce.
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Unless you're not...

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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Luziyca » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:55 pm

Valrifell wrote:Love the banner even more seeing it in action.

Same.

We should also thank Arch for that pic of a bunny jousting on a human-headed snail, given that inspired the banner and all that. :)
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Postby Valentine Z » Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:59 pm

Awww yeah, I was the last poster in that previous thread.

I feel a sense of pride and accomplishment!



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Nanatsu no Tsuki
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Postby Nanatsu no Tsuki » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:00 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:Couldn't wait. Could you?


Watch her explode with antici- pation...
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Postby Xmara » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:01 pm

Ah, new thread.

Btw great work Heloin!
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Postby Valrifell » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:02 pm

The New California Republic wrote:*Sniff*

New.


Please never smell me again
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La xinga
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Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby La xinga » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:03 pm

Valentine Z wrote:Awww yeah, I was the last poster in that previous thread.

I feel a sense of pride and accomplishment!

I think Farnhamia was.
He created everything, and he was forever and will always be. He is perfect and his word is always true. He will never change his word, and YOU would not be reading this signature if it was not for the Almighty to allow your eyes to see!
Radical religious person. Nothing collided with nothing, the Almighty did everything, and the world is 5780 years old. It's true. Deal with it.
No, please don't argue! I'm innocent!

Yes, we may too, may all of us be innocent.

Unless you're not...

WAMP WAMP!
If you support capitalism, put this in your signature.
Hi, The east pacific!
GLORIOUS AMERICANIUM IMPERIUM!
Creationist, pro-life, straight.
ALL LIVES MATTER!

And Marrabuk said to Lerasi...........

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Heloin
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Democratic Socialists

Postby Heloin » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:03 pm

Baie dankie!
I hope you meet the rabbit with the feather in her hat, the penny whistle girl with the orange colored cap.
Bells on her coat and a raggle taggle kind of grin, she'll teach you how to love if you believe in her


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Postby Western Fardelshufflestein » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:04 pm

Heloin wrote:Half a league half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred:
'Forward, the Light Brigade!
Charge for the guns' he said:
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.


Nothing like some poetry to add some flair to the thread! Whoo!
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Postby Nanatsu no Tsuki » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:04 pm

La xinga wrote:
Valentine Z wrote:Awww yeah, I was the last poster in that previous thread.

I feel a sense of pride and accomplishment!

I think Farnhamia was.


Must ask. How do you pronounce your NS name? I read it and pronounce it like “la chinga”. I’m curious.
Code name: Ratatouille Strychnine
Also: THERNSY!!
Your story isn't over;֍Help save transgender people's lives֍Help for feral cats
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Postby Abserdia » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:07 pm

Remember... the Snailamo.
”All Lives Matter” is at best an ignorant dismissal of people who actually care about lives.
At best.

I might make an actual signature one of these days. But for now, and probably for a long time, you’re stuck with this short, simple, modest sig.
Thank you for clicking on the thing, though.

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Postby Valrifell » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:08 pm

Abserdia wrote:Remember... the Snailamo.


I'd rather not.
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Capitalist Paradise

Postby Greater Miami Shores » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:08 pm

As far as I am concerned we are all NS Friends on NS.
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