MOO-cows Mailing List Archive
Re: Gender RL vs. gender in-MOO
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 1995 17:46:50 PDT
From: Joe Shaw <email@example.com>
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In-Reply-To: <m0slN93-0001bRC@freya.yggdrasil.com> from "Walter A. Aprile" at Aug 23, 95 02:14:41 pm
> Do you have any policy that enforces that the gender
> people use in your MOO must match the gender they
> have in Real Life ?
> That's to say, that a female person always has a
> female character and that a male person always has
> a male character.
> And, if you have this policy, do you spell it
> out clearly or do you suppose it is obvious and
> self evident ?
Gee, yeah, I make everyone on my role-playing MOO play their real life
character. I gather info by extorting their therapists. I also require a
signed document, a driver's license, and a copy of their birth
This is ridiculous... Why would anyone attempt (and obviously not
succeed) to enforce gender? That defeats the point of a RP MOO, and makes
a social MOO more hassle than its worth.
I think that playing a character of the opposite sex would be an amazing
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