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Rule 8 question

Discussion in 'Announcements and Rules' started by Mr Zoat, Jul 6, 2019.

  1. Mr Zoat

    Mr Zoat Dedicated ragequitter

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    Would linking to this article breach Rule 8? It concerns an entire town registering as off-shore for tax purposes.
     
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  2. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    It depends on the context, but on first glance I'd say not really.

    The telos of Rule 8 is to avoid flamewars. If a flamewar develops or seems likely to develop, Rule 8 infractions are much more likely. In this context specifically, you would want to make sure to avoid getting into an RL discussion of tax rates or Amazon or tax havens or whatever.
     
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  3. Polemarchos

    Polemarchos Getting sticky.

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    So did you lead a insurrection somewhere,I'm curiously about why you were explicitly called out by the mods.
     
  4. Mr Zoat

    Mr Zoat Dedicated ragequitter

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    Thank you for your reply. I will bear that in mind.
    Not sure I understand. I don't believe that I've been explicitly called out by QQ mods. I just wanted to check that the article was alright.
     
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  5. Polemarchos

    Polemarchos Getting sticky.

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    There's a "zoat immigrants rule 8 warning".
     
  6. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Zoat left SV after a controversy involving gender politics, and migrated his popular ongoing story here, bringing many new viewers. That warning was aimed at the new users on QQ, as a note that discussions like that one were not permitted here.

    I don't recall there ever being any problems along those lines, so it looks like it worked.
     
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  7. magic9mushroom

    magic9mushroom BEST END.

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    Speaking of announcements, there seems to be one up there still about the increased avatar size being "for a trial period of one week". I'm pretty sure that's out of date.
     
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