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Old 07-24-2007, 08:03 PM   #31
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Old 07-24-2007, 08:24 PM   #32
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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.


Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule 10 - On penalties


10b - Creature Corner


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Old 07-24-2007, 08:31 PM   #33
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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.


Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.


Rule 10 - On penalties


10b - Creature Corner


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Old 07-24-2007, 08:35 PM   #34
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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.


Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Ethics

7a. What to do if you have nothing nice to say

7b. Penalties for failure to abide by the above
-brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

Rule 10 - On penalties


10b - Creature Corner



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Old 07-24-2007, 08:38 PM   #35
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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.


Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On Ethics

8a. What to do if you have nothing nice to say

8b. Penalties for failure to abide by the above
-brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

Rule 10 - On penalties


10b - Creature Corner


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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:


Rule 10 - On penalties


10b - Creature Corner



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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Say something Neutral, or Not Nice.

8c. Attempt to Write a Rule.

8d. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:

8di: In the Case That The Indiscretion Occurs With a Non-Living Thing:


Rule 10 - On penalties


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Old 07-24-2007, 10:36 PM   #38
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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Say something Neutral, or Not Nice.

8c. Attempt to Write a Rule.

8d. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:

8di: In the Case That The Indiscretion Occurs With a Non-Living Thing:

Rule 9 - On Adding Rules

9a - You must add rules to the rules only half not kiddingly
9b - Penalties for not adding rules
9c - Penalties for adding rules more than half not kiddingly
9d - Penalties for adding rules less than half not kiddingly
9c - Penalties for being Really Serious.

Rule 10 - On penalties


10b - Creature Corner


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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Say something Neutral, or Not Nice.

8c. Attempt to Write a Rule.

8d. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:

8di: In the Case That The Indiscretion Occurs With a Non-Living Thing:


Rule 10 - On penalties


10b - Creature Corner



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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Say something Neutral, or Not Nice.

8c. Attempt to Write a Rule.

8d. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:

8di: In the Case That The Indiscretion Occurs With a Non-Living Thing:
8di1: In the event the Non-Living Thing has an advocate
8di1a: Advocate is popular; see 8b

8di1b: Advocate is considered a troll by most of board; Bash away.

8di2: In the event the Non-Living Thing has no advocate; Bash away.


Rule 9 - On Adding Rules

9a - You must add rules to the rules only half not kiddingly
9b - Penalties for not adding rules
9c - Penalties for adding rules more than half not kiddingly
9d - Penalties for adding rules less than half not kiddingly
9c - Penalties for being Really Serious.

Rule 10 - On penalties

10a - Be stingy with penalties

10b - Creature Corner





Rule 11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with forgiveness.

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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Say something Neutral, or Not Nice.

8c. Attempt to Write a Rule.

8d. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:

8di: In the Case That The Indiscretion Occurs With a Non-Living Thing:
8di1a: Advocate is popular; see 8b

8di1b: Advocate is considered a troll by most of board; Bash away.

8di2: In the event the Non-Living Thing has no advocate; Bash away.

Rule 9 - On Adding Rules

9a - You must add rules to the rules only half not kiddingly
9b - Penalties for not adding rules
9c - Penalties for adding rules more than half not kiddingly
9d - Penalties for adding rules less than half not kiddingly
9e - Penalties for being Really Serious.

Rule 10 - On penalties

10a - See 9b

10b - Creature Corner





Rule 11 - Off penalties

11a. Pertaining to forgiveness

11b. Pertaining to grudges
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Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Say something Neutral, or Not Nice.

8c. Attempt to Write a Rule.

8d. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:

8di: In the Case That The Indiscretion Occurs With a Non-Living Thing:
8di1: In the event the Non-Living Thing has an advocate
8di1a: Advocate is popular; see 8b

8di1b: Advocate is considered a troll by most of board; Bash away.

8di2: In the event the Non-Living Thing has no advocate; Bash away.


Rule 9 - On Adding Rules

9a - You must add rules to the rules only half not kiddingly
9b - Penalties for not adding rules
9c - Penalties for adding rules more than half not kiddingly
9d - Penalties for adding rules less than half not kiddingly
9c - Penalties for being Really Serious.

Rule 10 - On penalties

10a - Be stingy with penalties

10b - Creature Corner





Rule 11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with forgiveness.



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reposted/collated with formatting, added rules...etc...did I miss anything in Tunesmith's post?
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Nope, I think you're good, Cof. I just made some minor fixes.

can I suggest that we underline, bold, etc. our submissions when we first post 'em? I think it might help with the confusion.
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Rule Zero: Regadring Typos

0a. Mis-spelings do nto coutn againts yuo.

Rule #1: Regarding the Use of All-Caps.

1a. All-Caps shall be used to signify additional emphasis given to a word. The meaning of said word will remain the same, as will the volume at which the word is spoken if the sentence containing this word is spoken, as one might to a child who, not yet having the ability to read, requested that it be read to them at an hour appropriate to such things.

1b. The emphasis conferred by All Caps will be measured in the following way:

- using that type of scary voice (but not actually singing) like dave grohl of the foo fighters at one of the intense bits in one of bigger hit songs e.g. "the monkey wrench"

- dividing Maximal Emphasis Possible By Any Sentence (MEPBAS) by the number of words in All-Caps, and giving to each its even share.

1bi. On the Paradox of a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:

- a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps (SWEAC), since it divides the MEPBAS by the Maximum All Capped Words (MACaW) creates a ratio of 1:1. This erases any emphasis that each individual All Capped word might have carried, dropping the emphasis level of the entire sentence effectively to nil. Plus Dave Grohl gets laryngitis.

1bii. On the Proper Response to a Sentence Written Entirely in All Caps:
One should whisper in size 1 Italics.


Rule #2: On collation

2a. Always collate for the convenience of later posters.
2ai Posters breaking Rule #2 shall be subject to the following consequences:
- Offending posts will be winged, but not ducked.
- The poster will receive a single infraction which will count towards their total DMRS score (DMRS score not valid in Hawaii, Wisconsin, or Lower Elbonia. Actual value less than one cent).
- The poster will receive "The Look" from their own mother.

2b. On the preferred method of collating:
People should be collated by height, weight, gender, and foot size, in that order, and never by handedness or the Graeber Index of Sexual Attractiveness in 7th Grade.



Rule #3: On How "Real" One Should Sound When Posting, and Cases in Which One Should Edit an Existing Post to Comply With Rule#3.

from the French réel, from Latin realis, from res thing.

3a. When meaning to "be real", sounding real is both prudent and necessary.
3ai. "sounding real" does not refer to the actual transmission of soundwaves. speaking aloud while posting is not necessary in any case, and should be regarded as voluntary.
3b. "Get Real!" Derivative exclamation. The order of getting that which is real.
3c. "O rly?" - This phrase shall be used as an expression of doubt or uncertainty that the previous poster knows what the fvck said poster is talking about.

Rule # 4: On Lost Formatting

4a. If you find someone else's formatting, put it back where it belongs.
4b. If you lose your formatting, you shall be infarcted.
4bi. Formatting infarctions shall be inflicted exclusively in French: À la recherche du formatage perdu
4bii. The Easy Way Not To Lose Your Formatting shall be to Quote The Rules In Their Entirety from the previous poster, and remove the unneccesary quote formatting. This shall be the only formatting you may lose without being infarcted.
4c. No mention of being an underwear folder shall be made to any board member who chooses to reformat the formatting scheme according to a more efficient scheme (See Annex A: Efficient formatting algorithms for massive multi-user online applications)

rule #5: On things that are stupid.

- 5a: below is a list of things that are stupid. if you think they are funny your are stupid:

5ai. - some stupid pic you filched from "rottendotcom"

5aii. - The word "Cheezeburger", and any and all derivatives of said word.

5aiii. - Coming here to pimp your FREE anything.

Rule #6: On incurring Infarctions and on Incurring Infractions

6a: "if you incur the infraction of a fellow board member you forfeit the right to use the words "random" and "crazy" and your smilies are automatically disabled
6b: "every time you infraction someone who's jib you don't like the cut of, you get to choose a small pet from creature corner"

Rule #7: On Instances of Double-Posting:

7a: Double Posting (alternately referred to as "Pulling a Deuce") shall be regarded as a dangerous rift in the space-time continuum and shall be ignored until the original poster edits the second instance to remove the repeat.



Rule #8: On What To Do if You Have Nothing Nice to Say

8a. brightpearl offers you a cookie and assures you that you can do better

8b. Say something Neutral, or Not Nice.

8c. Attempt to Write a Rule.

8d. Penalties for failure to abide by the above are as follows:

8di: In the Case That The Indiscretion Occurs With a Non-Living Thing:
8di1: In the event the Non-Living Thing has an advocate
8di1a: Advocate is popular; see 8b

8di1b: Advocate is considered a troll by most of board; Bash away.

8di2: In the event the Non-Living Thing has no advocate; Bash away.


Rule 9 - On Adding Rules

9a - You must add rules to the rules only half not kiddingly


Rule 10 - On penalties

10a - Be stingy with penalties

10b - Creature Corner





Rule 11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with forgiveness.
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