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Re(2): New level: heretical

by FoxtrotUniform (Prior)
on Jul 17, 2002 at 16:38 UTC ( #182498=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: New level: heretical
in thread New level: heretical

    Anybody have a list spanning from just below initiate on down to ... (anti-saint|whatever)?

    Might it include titles like Fallen, sinner and/or possessed?

I'd think "Fallen" would be about right for level -10 (Fallen Angels, etc). How's this for new levels?


The trick is ordering the severity of things like blasphemy, idolatry, heresy, and so on.

The hell with paco, vote for Erudil!

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Re(3): New level: heretical
by theorbtwo (Prior) on Jul 17, 2002 at 23:38 UTC

    Ack! You've lost 5 XP. You have -100429 until level Antivroom.

    Confession: It does an Immortal Body good.

Re: Re(2): New level: heretical
by jeorgen (Pilgrim) on Jul 18, 2002 at 16:26 UTC
    FoxtrotUniform writes:

    Level Title

    -1 Unbeliever

    -2 Offender

    -3 Sinner


    I wonder if it as good idea to create a career path for vandals? And put "vandal" in there BTW... :-)


Re3: New level: heretical
by thepen on Jul 17, 2002 at 22:03 UTC
Re: Re(2): New level: heretical
by jdporter (Canon) on Dec 09, 2002 at 17:05 UTC
    Well, ++ for effort, but your proposed names would need some reconsideration. Problem is that "unbeliever" and "infidel" are synonyms; as are "offender", "sinner", and "transgressor"; as are "heretic" and "blasphemer". "Fallen" refers to pretty much everybody.

    I would propose a taxonomy with fewer levels. How about
    Level  Title
    -1 Benighted
    -2 Sinner
    -3 Excommunicant
    -4 Witch
    -4 Troll
    Hmmmm... A Possible down-side to this whole idea is that it gives persons of a certain anti-social inclination something to strive for. In effect, it rewards undesirable behavior.

    Maybe what we need is something like:
    Level  Title
    -1 Penitent
    -2 Excommunicant

    ...porque es dificil estar guapo y blanco.

Re: Re(2): New level: heretical
by jsprat (Curate) on Jul 17, 2002 at 17:53 UTC
    I'd vote to replace 'Offender' with 'daemon' ;)
Re: Re(2): New level: heretical
by ikegami (Pope) on Jun 28, 2005 at 15:43 UTC
    This only serves to promote negative XP. I can see people creating accounts with the intention of reaching these levels. This is something we should avoid.

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