[Nomic02] proposal

Carl Muckenhoupt nomic02@wurb.com
Mon, 20 Jan 2003 10:20:01 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Dylan O'Donnell wrote:

> If You Have To Ask, You Can't Afford It [Psmith]:
>   Any tally may be either positive, negative, or zero. A player may
>   not take an action by posting individual intent if as a possible
>   immediate consequence it could cause:
>   i)  a currently non-negative tally associated with that player to become
>       negative, or
>   ii) a currently negative tally associated with that player to decrease
>       further.
>   Non-individual actions (for example, those requiring unanimous or
>   sectional consent), or penalties for non-action, may cause tallies to
>   go negative without restriction.

Aye.  (I'll accept either proposal.)

> (So, jwalrus' proposal would allow paupers to ride the Magic Omnibus
> for free; mine would make them walk. Is Nomic02 a welfare state? :-)

Except that the Omnibus rule specifically forbids taking the bus without
paying.  Also, I don't think it would be a bad thing for paupers to do
things for free.  It would help them catch up and become competitive in
the brownie race again.