We are the Avatars... (A one-act by Umuri)

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  1. Umuri

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    In memory of a 3 page rational discussion started by Spoon, who i felt was nothing but respectful and rule abiding in it, about several players feelings about generic actions that was then struck down in the prime of its life on November 14, 2017 around 10:30 central time.

    Please note the below is a parody and will be distributed far and wide in both song and novella format within the game. I have already printed a dozen copies, and referenced this forum thread specifically within them. And will be printing more.
    If you'd like a copy, simply reply "And me - charactername" and i'll mail you one in-game.
    Satire is not illegal (yet).

    Sung to the following tune:


    Welcome to Forum PVP with Umuri, the part of the show where Umuri comes out, and forum PVPs.

    Joining Umuri are <redacted> and Mr. <thread removed>, who together makeup the infamous gang of SOTA players, the Avatars who can't post anything

    We are the Avataaaars, who can't post anything
    We just sit at home, and type around
    And if you ask us, to post anything
    We'll just tell you, "We can't post anything".

    Well, I've, never posted language
    and i've never posted lore txt
    and i've never posted bugs out to suggestions or features
    and i've never have been quoted
    because it never stays in threads long
    and i've never been to Austin in the falllll

    We are the Avataaaars, who can't post anything
    We just sit at home, and type around
    And if you ask us, to post anything
    We'll just tell you, "We can't post anything".

    Well, I've, never posted insults
    And I've never trolled a griefer
    And I've never argued semantics till I can't argue at all
    And I've never helped a newbie
    And I've never corrected a bad post
    And I've never been to Austin in the falllllll

    We are the Avataaaars, who can't post anything
    We just sit at home, and type around
    And if you ask us, to post anything
    We'll just tell you, "We can't post anything".

    And I've never been ankh reskilled
    And I've never done the stars math
    And I've never asked the same question to the telethon each month
    And I've never quoted moderation
    And I've never made an add-on
    And I've never been to Austin in the fall

    We are the Avataaaars, who can't post anything
    We just sit at home, and type around
    And if you ask us, to post anything
    We'll just tell you, "We can't post anything".

    Well, I've never gotten moderated
    And I'm not too good at "feelings"
    And I've never had a report that just said "You know what you did"
    And I've never corrected Staff posts
    And I've never argued rules text
    And I've never been to Austin in the fall

    --Huh? What are you talking about?
    --What does moderation or reporting have to do with not posting?
    -Hey, that's right
    -We're supposed to sing about not posting things
    --And who's ever corrected staff posts?
    --That's just nonsense, why even bring it up?
    --Am I right? What do you think?
    -I think you look like a chair bare
    --Huh? No I don't
    -Do too
    --Do not
    -You're making me feel unsafe
    --That's it, you're walking the plank
    -Says who?
    --Says the Cap'n
    -Oh yeah?
    -Aye, aye, Chair Bare, he he he
    --Arrrgh
    -Yikes

    And I've never been sarcastic
    And I've never done a parody
    And I've never bothered pointing out censorship never works
    And I've never mirrored forums
    And I don't have a bot that does so
    --You just don't get it
    And we've never been to Austin in the fall
     
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    After seeing what this is turning into, I am not partaking.
     
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    And me -Absolum
     
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    and me - alley oop
     
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    looks like this is going to turn into a 3rd party online petition :p

    signed.
     
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    I don't understand this post. I'm sure there was a good reason that the post was removed and this is only going to cause more drama.
     
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    The vase has tipped... at that point even I cannot do anything to stop the spilling.

    I did warn them to make a public and semi-private forum, 3 years ago. But noone listened to me, as usual.

    Now they're all going to reddit and other places...
     
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    The only posts moderated are ones that aren't objective and helpful. I'd had posts moderated in the past and thanks to @Berek he was able to show me why it was a poor post that needed to be pruned. It's a tough job and people really need to give him more room and not constantly question him.
     
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    How I wish that was true.

    But of course we are all human and humans have good days and bad days which means we sometimes make mistakes.

    This is why successful systems include reviews, fail-safes and self correction.
    While unsuccessful systems assume human pefection.
     
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    The tinge of negativity in this post is palatable. How can you expect a fair shake if you don't offer the same, right?
     
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    Joke of the day. Here an apple.
     
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    And me - Vallo Frostbane
     
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    You misspelled Troll in your title "We are the Trolls..."
     
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    Classic 1st class developer response to the community, thanks again for meeting all my expectations.
     
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    That's a new low... I hope its just a bad joke.
     
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