[Nomic02] Losses

Dylan O'Donnell nomic02@wurb.com
Wed, 11 Jun 2003 22:31:38 +0100

Carl Muckenhoupt wrote:
> It's been established by precedent that rules 11 and 24 do not require any
> action on the part of a player.  If a player does not post for a week,
> they automatically receive a demerit, whether anyone realizes it or not.  
> If they have three demerits, they leave the game even if no one notices.

Are removed from the game, don't lose; this is significant for Rule 33.

> So really he was removed from the game on May 21.
> He was therefore also removed from the game on May 21.

A proposal for one new rule:

  Ex Post Facto Repeal [Psmith]

  The players may, by unanimous agreement, alter the state of the game
  to be as if some specified rule or rules had been removed from the set
  of rules at a specified date, provided no actions have been taken that
  would be invalidated by their removal.

:  Dylan O'Donnell                     http://www.spod-central.org/~psmith/  :
:   "Any sufficiently arcane magic is indistinguishable from technology."    :
:            -- Lebling's Inversion of Clarke's Third Law                    :