Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Proposal: Let’s Get Out Our Planners

Enacted popular, 6-0. Josh

Adminned at 04 Mar 2021 09:43:01 UTC

Add a new rule as a subrule to the rule called The Elective Monarchy, called Timings:

All actions that require the sending of a private message are considered to have taken place at the time of the date-stamp on the message as it is received in the recipient’s inbox. In the event that two Electors undertake such an action at the same time, the action defined earliest in the ruleset happens first; if multiple uses of the same action happen simultaneously then they are resolved in order of the performers’ Scandal, from lowest to highest, with further ties being broken by alphabetical order of name.

Making timings explicit, for at-present hypothetical situations like a player PMing me to change their Secret Faction then immediately PMing the Winnower to Confess.

Comments

Kevan: HE/HIM

02-03-2021 14:25:42 UTC

Looks like these are only accurate to the minute, in the EE inbox. Which happens first if two arrive within the same minute?

Josh: HE/HIM

02-03-2021 14:28:47 UTC

I can’t think of a single ruleset solution that would cover that, so I guess we would enter a murky world of CfJs. Let’s hope it doesn’t happen?

Kevan: HE/HIM

02-03-2021 14:32:19 UTC

A completely arbitrary “action defined earliest in the ruleset happens first; copies of the same action happen in order of the performers’ increasing Mistrust (breaking ties by alphabetical name)” would be enough to immediately unpick it when it happens, I suppose.

Josh: HE/HIM

02-03-2021 14:50:41 UTC

Okay, I’ve added that.

Kevan: HE/HIM

02-03-2021 15:29:53 UTC

for

Brendan: HE/HIM

02-03-2021 23:57:20 UTC

for

Zack: HE/HIM

03-03-2021 00:30:51 UTC

I sure hope I don’t end up in a dead tie with someone for

Jumble:

03-03-2021 01:05:04 UTC

for

Brendan: HE/HIM

03-03-2021 03:07:57 UTC

for

Darknight: HE/HIM

03-03-2021 23:06:51 UTC

for