MOO-cows Mailing List Archive


Re: The concept of "wizardly ethics"

>On Mon, 26 Feb 1996, Kenneth L. Bolton wrote:
>> <snip> When one of the guests from the remote locations
>> began acting up, spamming the discussion, insulting the participants,
>> acting unreasonably aggresive toward others of the guests, the
>> responsibility fell to me to @toad the bozo.
>This is infact the purpose for toad...but:
>> <snip> =D1 the toadee was the professor of one of the
>> other classes and it affected my grade.
>This is an understandable problem. I myself will opt for booting the=20
>player before toading, expecialy if it's someone who can affect grades.

A favorite solution that I have is to create "say" and "emote"
verbs upon the player.... non-functional ones that notify no-one
except the player.  Often they won't catch on for a long time...

Of course, it prevents them from sending mail, so you have to turn it
off eventually, but it certainly is much more amusing than booting or


Tom Ritchford,

Verge's "Little Idiot" -- Music for the mentally peculiar.


Home | Subject Index | Thread Index