A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

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A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Dan4th » Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:44 am

When our Esteemed Guests do something they're
not supposed to on here, they receive what
amounts to a Very Stern Warning that they've
touched a button or lever which they are NOT
AUTHORIZED TO USE.....

Why not re-write these Blunt Admonitions so
that they become more of a Friendly Invitation
to enlist as a Jolly Forumeer? Make them a little
(or a lot...) Humo(u)rous?

This would certainly be more in keeping with
the overall "Tone" of this place.

Whaddya Think??????????

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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Iggie » Sat Nov 14, 2009 1:37 pm

Sounds like a good idea Danforth; gentle persuasion works every time over blunt commands
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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Stigish » Sat Nov 14, 2009 3:57 pm

I couldn't agree more. Being given an order like that is enough to scare some people away rather than inviting them in. :)
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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Wedgy » Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:12 am

I will have a look at this for the next upgrade to 3.0.6 :)

Although, remember 75% of 'guests' are actually 'bots' and I'll be damned if I am going to be polite to a computer =))
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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:56 am

Wedgy wrote:I will have a look at this for the next upgrade to 3.0.6 :)

Although, remember 75% of 'guests' are actually 'bots' and I'll be damned if I am going to be polite to a computer =))




Can't you have a randomised variety of responses, like a lucky dip!
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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Iggie » Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:22 pm

Maybe best not to let certain people write them though..... :D
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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Nickolas » Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:28 pm

Gosh I was worried for a moment............ ;) ;)

The words Modest and Proposal in the vicinity of the name Dan4th
Seemed to be a precarious combination............... =)) =)) =))
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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Dan4th » Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:56 pm

Whuddya Mean?????????

The only time I ever proposed
I wuz Fully Clothed, I'll have you
know!

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Re: A Modest Proposal:::::::::::

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:37 pm

Iggie wrote:Maybe best not to let certain people write them though..... :D



Indeed, you would spell them wrongly!!!! :p
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