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Old 07-25-2007, 05:57 PM   #61
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Parts 11 through 20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.

Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.
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Old 07-25-2007, 06:05 PM   #62
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Parts 11 through 20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.

Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.
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Old 07-25-2007, 06:30 PM   #63
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Parts 11 through 20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

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Old 07-25-2007, 06:50 PM   #64
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Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).
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Old 07-25-2007, 09:08 PM   #65
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Parts 11 through 20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).
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Old 07-25-2007, 09:33 PM   #66
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Parts 11 through 20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
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Old 07-25-2007, 10:31 PM   #67
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Parts 11 through 20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)
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Old 07-26-2007, 12:19 AM   #68
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Rule #18 - On Love

18a. Always love your fellow monkeys

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Old 07-26-2007, 01:22 AM   #69
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there was already an 18 mentioned, klynne you have to take 19

Parts 11-20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)

Rule 18:On Acceptable Forms of Negativity

18a. Giving someone a swat on the ass is acceptable if needed. This shall also be known as an infarction.
18ai. Perfectly acceptable and encouraged to ask the man whose name is in the url before you give a swat.


Rule #19- On Love

19a. Always love your dog
19b. You do not have to love your fellow Monkeys, but you do need to treat them with respect.
19bi If you cannot follow Rule 19b, one of the moderators will work it out with you until you can be respectful.
19c. Agreeing to disagree is always acceptable.

Rule #20 - On Taking Responsibility For Your Words And Actions

20a. If you are being a jerk and you know it, please just apologize.
20ai. There is no need to justify your actions, in fact, you can't. If you did something wrong, own up to it. Take responsibility & say 'I was wrong and I'm sorry'. Explaining bad behavior away with excuses just makes it seem like you really don't regret your actions.
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Parts 11-20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.


Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)

Rule 18:On Acceptable Forms of Negativity

18a. Giving someone a swat on the ass is acceptable if needed. This shall also be known as an infarction.
18ai. Perfectly acceptable and encouraged to ask the man whose name is in the url before you give a swat.

Rule #19- On Love

19a. Always love your dog
19ai. Always love yourself.
19b. You do not have to love your fellow Monkeys, but you do need to treat them with respect.
19bi If you cannot follow Rule 19b, one of the moderators will work it out with you until you can be respectful.
19c. Agreeing to disagree is always acceptable.
19d. Following rule 19a/19ai is highly suggested to be an action of first resort, for even if your dog is a cat or a ficus, this action will make rules 19b - 19c very easy, and may even protect you from public underwear folding or unwanted pets from creature corner.

Rule #20 - On Taking Responsibility For Your Words And Actions

20a. If you are being a jerk and you know it, please just apologize.
20ai. There is no need to justify your actions, in fact, you can't. If you did something wrong, own up to it. Take responsibility & say 'I was wrong and I'm sorry'. Explaining bad behavior away with excuses just makes it seem like you really don't regret your actions.
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Old 07-26-2007, 03:22 AM   #71
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Parts 11-20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.

13d. Rules can change.

Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)

Rule 18:On Acceptable Forms of Negativity

18a. Giving someone a swat on the ass is acceptable if needed. This shall also be known as an infarction.
18ai. Perfectly acceptable and encouraged to ask the man whose name is in the url before you give a swat.

Rule #19- On Love

19a. Always love your dog
19ai. Always love yourself.
19b. You do not have to love your fellow Monkeys, but you do need to treat them with respect.
19bi If you cannot follow Rule 19b, one of the moderators will work it out with you until you can be respectful.
19c. Agreeing to disagree is always acceptable.
19d. Following rule 19a/19ai is highly suggested to be an action of first resort, for even if your dog is a cat or a ficus, this action will make rules 19b - 19c very easy, and may even protect you from public underwear folding or unwanted pets from creature corner.

Rule #20 - On Taking Responsibility For Your Words And Actions

20a. If you are being a jerk and you know it, please just apologize.
20ai. There is no need to justify your actions, in fact, you can't. If you did something wrong, own up to it. Take responsibility & say 'I was wrong and I'm sorry'. Explaining bad behavior away with excuses just makes it seem like you really don't regret your actions.
20b If you are getting messages from several people (let's say 8 or more) that you are being a jerk, assume that you are and see rule 20a. Jerk.

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Parts 11-20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule 3


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.

13d. Rules can change.

Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.
2. Know your chicken.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)

Rule 18:On Acceptable Forms of Negativity

18a. Giving someone a swat on the ass is acceptable if needed. This shall also be known as an infarction.
18ai. Perfectly acceptable and encouraged to ask the man whose name is in the url before you give a swat.

Rule #19- On Love

19a. Always love your dog
19ai. Always love yourself.
19b. You do not have to love your fellow Monkeys, but you do need to treat them with respect.
19bi If you cannot follow Rule 19b, one of the moderators will work it out with you until you can be respectful.
19c. Agreeing to disagree is always acceptable.
19d. Following rule 19a/19ai is highly suggested to be an action of first resort, for even if your dog is a cat or a ficus, this action will make rules 19b - 19c very easy, and may even protect you from public underwear folding or unwanted pets from creature corner.

Rule #20 - On Taking Responsibility For Your Words And Actions

20a. If you are being a jerk and you know it, please just apologize.
20ai. There is no need to justify your actions, in fact, you can't. If you did something wrong, own up to it. Take responsibility & say 'I was wrong and I'm sorry'. Explaining bad behavior away with excuses just makes it seem like you really don't regret your actions.
20b If you are getting messages from several people (let's say 8 or more) that you are being a jerk, assume that you are and see rule 20a. Jerk.
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Parts 11-30

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule
33


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.

13d. Rules can change.

Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.
2. Know your chicken.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)

Rule #18 - On Acceptable Forms of Negativity

18a. Giving someone a swat on the ass is acceptable if needed. This shall also be known as an infarction.
18ai. Perfectly acceptable and encouraged to ask the man whose name is in the url before you give a swat.

Rule #19 - On Love

19a. Always love your dog
19ai. Always love yourself.
19b. You do not have to love your fellow Monkeys, but you do need to treat them with respect.
19bi If you cannot follow Rule 19b, one of the moderators will work it out with you until you can be respectful.
19c. Agreeing to disagree is always acceptable.
19d. Following rule 19a/19ai is highly suggested to be an action of first resort, for even if your dog is a cat or a ficus, this action will make rules 19b - 19c very easy, and may even protect you from public underwear folding or unwanted pets from creature corner.

Rule #20 - On Taking Responsibility For Your Words And Actions

20a. If you are being a jerk and you know it, please just apologize.
20ai. There is no need to justify your actions, in fact, you can't. If you did something wrong, own up to it. Take responsibility & say 'I was wrong and I'm sorry'. Explaining bad behavior away with excuses just makes it seem like you really don't regret your actions.
20b If you are getting messages from several people (let's say 8 or more) that you are being a jerk, assume that you are and see rule 20a. Jerk.

Rule #21 - On Sarcasm and its Transparency

21a. There are at least three types of sarcasm: Self-inflicted, second party; usually directed to whom you are speaking, and absent third party.

21ai. Examples:
I. Self-inflicted:
II. Second Party:
III. Third Party:


Rule #22. - On Coming of Age Rituals

Rule #23. - On Private Messaging

Rule #24. - On Choosing a User Name

24a. palindromes are permitted

Rule #25. - On Meeting in Real Life Protocol
- duties to report the Incident to the board...ie. documentation

Rule #26. - On Staleness
-subcatagory, where threads go to die

Rule #27. - On Incorrigible Asshattery of All Kinds

Rule #28. - On Smilies and Their Ability to Cause Seizures En Masse

Rule #29. - On Deletions and Post-Post Editing of One's Own Writing

Rule #30. - On Quoting Others' Writing and the Purposes Thereof

Rule #31. - On Lurking

Rule #32. - On Embedding Videos

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Parts 11-30

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule
33


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.

13d. Rules can change.

Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.
2. Know your chicken.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)

Rule #18 - On Acceptable Forms of Negativity

18a. Giving someone a swat on the ass is acceptable if needed. This shall also be known as an infarction.
18ai. Perfectly acceptable and encouraged to ask the man whose name is in the url before you give a swat.

Rule #19 - On Love

19a. Always love your dog
19ai. Always love yourself.
19b. You do not have to love your fellow Monkeys, but you do need to treat them with respect.
19bi If you cannot follow Rule 19b, one of the moderators will work it out with you until you can be respectful.
19c. Agreeing to disagree is always acceptable.
19d. Following rule 19a/19ai is highly suggested to be an action of first resort, for even if your dog is a cat or a ficus, this action will make rules 19b - 19c very easy, and may even protect you from public underwear folding or unwanted pets from creature corner.

Rule #20 - On Taking Responsibility For Your Words And Actions

20a. If you are being a jerk and you know it, please just apologize.
20ai. There is no need to justify your actions, in fact, you can't. If you did something wrong, own up to it. Take responsibility & say 'I was wrong and I'm sorry'. Explaining bad behavior away with excuses just makes it seem like you really don't regret your actions.
20b If you are getting messages from several people (let's say 8 or more) that you are being a jerk, assume that you are and see rule 20a. Jerk.

Rule #21 - On Sarcasm and its Transparency

21a. There are at least three types of sarcasm: Self-inflicted, second party; usually directed to whom you are speaking, and absent third party.

21ai. Examples:
I. Self-inflicted:
II. Second Party:
III. Third Party:


Rule #22. - On Coming of Age Rituals

Rule #23. - On Private Messaging

Rule #24. - On Choosing a User Name

24a. palindromes are permitted

Rule #25. - On Meeting in Real Life Protocol
- duties to report the Incident to the board...ie. documentation

Rule #26. - On Staleness
-subcatagory, where threads go to die

Rule #27. - On Incorrigible Asshattery of All Kinds

Rule #28. - On Smilies and Their Ability to Cause Seizures En Masse

Rule #29. - On Deletions and Post-Post Editing of One's Own Writing

Rule #30. - On Quoting Others' Writing and the Purposes Thereof

Rule #31. - On Lurking

Rule #32. - On Embedding Videos

Rule #33. - On Vacations That Fall During Rulemaking Periods
1. If at all possible, stay connected the entire vacation so that you won't miss anything. If you miss anything, you will be ridiculed, ignored, and banned, in that order, with reckless abandon and extreme prejudice.
2. You must post by subjecting your laptop to the wireless network at the place you are staying. You will lose passwords to all your bank accounts, brokerage services, personal message boards, and dead-head spam computers you currently can access.
3. Rebuilding your life afterward may require creating a new identity or stealing someone else's. If this happens, do NOT create a bulletin.ZeFrank.com™ StrictlyCommercialShadowPuppet® unless they have also exploited your original bulletin.ZeFrank.com™ StrictlyCommercialUserAccount®
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Just splitting these up for shorter post purposes....

Parts 11-20

Rule #11 - On Forgiveness

11a. Be generous with Forgiveness.

11b. Try to understand both sides

11c. If you cannot understand both sides, find your own side, poke it twice and giggle quietly. Poke it three times if you are not that ticklish.

11d. When all else fails, offer fresh baked cookies.


Rule #12 - On Irony and Its Applications in Ways That Are Not Easy To Understand, But Are Apparently Irresistible to "I".

12a. See Rule
33


Rule #13 - On Rules

13a. Rules are more like guidelines: as in "Rules are too stultifying for what we are trying to create here".

13b. The above is a rule, and should not be taken lightly as one might a guideline.

13c. When in doubt, ask. Specific doubt is better than general doubt.

13d. Rules can change.

Rule #14 - Of or Pertaining to Action Phrases

14a. posts intended to indicate a single action must be set between asterisks. (example: *posts new rule*)

14b. multiple actions must be separated into individual action sets, each with an associated asterisk pair. (example: *posts new rule* *comes up with examples*)

14c. actions must be phrased in present tense.

14d. failing to close an action phrase with the second asterisk will result in an interpretation of ongoing action in every subsequent post, regardless of content, until such time as the poster remembers to insert the errant asterisk.


Rule #15 - On Bullying

15.a. Bullying shall be defined as "choosing any individual for ongoing harassment, belittlement and/or abuse, whether or not they deserve it."

15b. Gentle teasing is not bullying. However, if an individual takes exception to what you consider gentle teasing, you must desist, make polite apologies, and feel very silly and embarrassed for a day or two or until your unintended victim tells you you’re off the hook, whichever takes longer.

15c. If you don’t like someone for any reason – say, they don’t speak English too well, you suspect they have Republican tendencies, or they just make you feel icky - you must try putting them on ignore.

15c.1. If you cannot resist peeking at the ignored member's posts once you have put them on ignore, zefrank.com/bulletin will not be held accountable for any anger, disgust, revulsion, nausea, headaches, cramps (including butt puckering), homicidal impulses, psychotic breaks, and other negative reactions you may experience.

Rule 16 - On Getting Too Serious

1. Dont.
2. Know your chicken.



Rule #17 - On Appreciation

17a. Express genuine gratitude.

17b. See Rule #11

17c. Expressions of appreciation must not be used for the purpose of manipulation (or not too much).

17d. Ass Kissing is the Pun of Appreciation.
17di. less it's a cute one. turn around please. (see rule #16)

Rule #18 - On Acceptable Forms of Negativity

18a. Giving someone a swat on the ass is acceptable if needed. This shall also be known as an infarction.
18ai. Perfectly acceptable and encouraged to ask the man whose name is in the url before you give a swat.

Rule #19 - On Love

19a. Always love your dog
19ai. Always love yourself.
19b. You do not have to love your fellow Monkeys, but you do need to treat them with respect.
19bi If you cannot follow Rule 19b, one of the moderators will work it out with you until you can be respectful.
19c. Agreeing to disagree is always acceptable.
19d. Following rule 19a/19ai is highly suggested to be an action of first resort, for even if your dog is a cat or a ficus, this action will make rules 19b - 19c very easy, and may even protect you from public underwear folding or unwanted pets from creature corner.

Rule #20 - On Taking Responsibility For Your Words And Actions

20a. If you are being a jerk and you know it, please just apologize.
20ai. There is no need to justify your actions, in fact, you can't. If you did something wrong, own up to it. Take responsibility & say 'I was wrong and I'm sorry'. Explaining bad behavior away with excuses just makes it seem like you really don't regret your actions.
20b If you are getting messages from several people (let's say 8 or more) that you are being a jerk, assume that you are and see rule 20a. Jerk.
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