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Twice moderator, twice retired, four times permanently banned. All posts before 17.11.2012 were deleted by previous administration. Wielder of the Blood-Stained Shovel and the local sick evil fuck. Owner of the CL News, oldfag, terrorist, slayer of admins, veteran lurker and the person who gets things done no matter how many people would die in the process. Approach at your own risk.
Kirn joined on May 4th, 2010, since that has made 1101 posts that are still accessible today, 50 of which are threads. Helping shape the community, Kirn has given 1444 upvotes, and was last online on Apr 24th, 2014.
Nice! I was wondering where the hell is that game! They were getting to a pretty damn nice bit of the story there too.
So, we have now the proper civil war on our hands.
I honestly can't confirm any of this, really, but if I am to believe the news - the actual fighting has started between separatists and the Ukrainian military. And I mean the fighting with actual shootings and all.
People in Donetsk region took over the administrative buildings. I wrote about this, I think. And now Donetsk region is operating with a sort of 'people's governor'. It's quite confusing and, as I do not live there, I can't really say who holds the power there atm. But separatists are strong there, and they created blockades, took over buildings and armed themselves.
Here I want to remind you people that at the Geneva meeting it was agreed by all participants that situation can't be escalated and every illegal armed force in Ukraine should be disarmed, amnesties should be given out and the problems we have should be talked about.
So, what did out government do? About right sector fucks, it did nothing. About separatists... they send the actual army to fight them. Yeah... you can probably see the inconsistency here.
I can tell you the reason though. See, you remember referendum in Crimea. Which ended with them going to Russia, right? Well, now Donetsk region states that they will not participate in presidential elections in Ukraine, but they will hold their own referendum the same as Crimea. And the important thing about it is that Crimea was autonomous republic already, it was a special case among all regions. But if Donetsk would actually hold that referendum and go separate from Ukraine, it will be a precedent that would likely make all other eastern regions to go separate.
So yeah, right now this situation is being dealt with not by talking, but with military force. Now, I said already that I can't confirm any of this, but there are talks about 10-20 killed on both sides, about civilian casualties, about military attacking Sloviansk city and retreating for now. I can't find any good video feeds, the only online videos from the region are of minor gatherings of people in bigger eastern towns. I have to say, though, what is happening right now is that unelected 'government' we have trying to hold the power they got by supporting armed civilians loyal to them and sending troops to attack armed civilians the are against them.
And seeing how now it's not rioting people with molotovs and police with riot shields holding groud agains each other, but people with proper firearms and military transports on both sides openly shooting for the kill, we probably now have the proper civil war here.
Wanna give us a summary?
No. And, you know, it's extremely well-known work. Goddamn movie is listed as the number 1 on imdb. Also.
Sometimes, there are good books, but we just don't want to read anymore no matter how good it may be...
That reasoning (and I use the word 'reasoning' very broadly here) doesn't really correlate with question about summary.
skyrim but with weeaboos
This comment I like.
Can't remember the book name...
Since I pretty much wrote a summary here, I don't think anyone needs to read it, right?
Wow... and this is a favourite book for you? So inspiring...
Now, for me the pick of the top one would be "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King. Not only this is not a horror book, but there's even no supernatural is it. It's just about the strength of the human character, and that's why I like it.
I can also say that for me the second place hold two books, both of them are Russian.
Alrighty. 3 mods already. This already looks like a proper workgroup. Would be nice to have at least one admin and maybe at least one other mod too, but this is workable.
Yes, I pretty much know that, but still, thank you for volunteering )
Small clarification for our staff I have to make here: you may not want to join because you don't have any particular ideas about rules. That's okay too. But I know that you all are doing quite a lot of discussions at mod chat, to that you can do - discuss. And I really need as many staff members as I can get because of that. Even if you don't have any ideas now, I can still bounce ideas off you to check if it's good for the rules or not.
Hmmmm... I know I saw mentions about this game before somewhere. I may try this out, I guess, when I have some free time in my goddamn free time.
Maybe it will be someone interesting and lighthearted. I am telling you, not enough light-hearted VN's these days, not nearly enough. Not that I am an expect on VN's though )
Hello, one and all. This is your Lord and Master speaking!
Alright. I feel, we have been sitting on this long enough. You might remember my previous thread about rules and how they currently suck. A lot. Well, I know I have made the problem known (more than it was anyways), but for now people who tried to tackle this problem didn't get far. This tells me that it is up to me to make a step towards you humans here and create rules for you, which would be fair and clear.
So yeah, you can already see the problem. Let's imagine me doing rules, then giving it to... well, to anyone. The whole idea of 'rules made by Kirn' would be something people would flip over. I expect yells about how I would make rules to benefit myself only, and stuff like that. Yeah, like I would put in a rule 'you have to agree with anything Kirn says' or anything.
Still, while the idea I just voiced is silly, the truth of the matter is, I can't make rules by myself. Well, I can, but it won't represent properly the needs of the site. Rules are to be discussed and thought about by a few people. And I mean, probably, even more than three. And I need people who have interest in the matter and understand the workings of CL.
It is hence my decision to get me some staff representatives to think over the rules. I pretty much have the general idea of how that process should go, so all I need is your participation. And since you people are doing goddamn celebrations events, you obviously have enough free time on your hands to do some work.
What I need here is volunteers ready to comment on ideas and present suggestions on different points that will be brought up. Not that hard, but important. The way I see it, I can do a separate skype workgroup, get those of you who would volunteer there and present updates every day or every two days to make it a speedy process. So, you will need to read stuff and present opinions in a timely manner. Not a lot to ask of you to get some proper goddamn rules, right?
Now, I expect you people to look favourably at this, so I will wait for... let's say, two days to get volunteers. Obviously, I would really like to see both admins on this. Any amount of mods would do, but the more - the better. Varied opinions ande idea creators are what is needed.
You can state your willingness to do some good here or by PM or by chat, or whatever. You people know where to find me.
PS. I want to be quite honest with you here. Personally, I do not want to do this, I don't have much free time, I am plain lazy to even think about reworking that damn text. But it has to be done. So let's do it.
Vote, people, goddamnit, vote!! On both matches!