[Vote] Rename 'The Mess' to 'Assholes'

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Rename the "The Mess" to "Assholes"

Yes
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31%
No
17
38%
Abstain
14
31%
 
Total votes: 45

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[Vote] Rename 'The Mess' to 'Assholes'

Post by Spyder » 2007-04-02 10:02pm

Chris OFarrell wrote:I second this movement! Someone start a vote thread!
Motion forwarded and seconded.
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Post by fgalkin » 2007-04-02 10:13pm

Voted.

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Post by GrandMasterTerwynn » 2007-04-02 10:58pm

Voted!

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Post by Spyder » 2007-04-03 12:11am

You know, it really is in the Mess' best interests. In years to come when people come in and ask, "why are you guys called 'Assholes'?" you can say "Oh, it was hilarious! There was this April Fools joke we did back in '07..."

It'll be forever enshrined in your heritage. :D
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Post by Kuja » 2007-04-03 12:52am

I voted, damn you people....
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Post by Faram » 2007-04-03 01:00am

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Post by CmdrWilkens » 2007-04-03 01:12am

Voted, also notifications have been sent (as always tell me about duplications, mis-sent, etc, etc, yadda, yadda)
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Post by SirNitram » 2007-04-03 01:13am

I'm so confused.

So, so confused.

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Post by Beowulf » 2007-04-03 01:29am

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Post by Connor MacLeod » 2007-04-03 01:57am

What's with the "Voted' but not saying what you voted? I voted no, because while I was fooled by the joke and I was outraged by the believed problems Ender had suffered, it WAS April Fool's day and it was a rather well-done joke, even if the subject matter might be questionable. I don't think calling them "assholes" is going to do anything.

If you want to get revenge, lets be a bit more creative?

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Post by Spyder » 2007-04-03 02:02am

Of course the English translation of the poll title is 'Rename "The Mess" to "Assholes"'.

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Post by fgalkin » 2007-04-03 02:10am

Connor MacLeod wrote:What's with the "Voted' but not saying what you voted?
Secret ballot :P
I voted no, because while I was fooled by the joke and I was outraged by the believed problems Ender had suffered, it WAS April Fool's day and it was a rather well-done joke, even if the subject matter might be questionable. I don't think calling them "assholes" is going to do anything.

If you want to get revenge, lets be a bit more creative?
The problem is that it WASN'T April Fool's Day. The only thing they did on that day is reveal the prank, everything else was done before. That's called "cheating."

Have a very nice day.
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Post by Chris OFarrell » 2007-04-03 02:26am

Voted Yes.

Its a relatively light punishment given that only Mess members will see it at any rate, but its IMO a good way to let them know that quite a number of people were not amused by an April Fools Day Joke that took place before April Fools Day.
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Post by Simplicius » 2007-04-03 02:39am

Voted no. I can't help but to feel that all this flap is a bit silly, and that there's nothing to be gained by trying to stick it to the Mess. It's not as if they aren't aware that people have taken umbrage, or anything.

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Post by Connor MacLeod » 2007-04-03 02:40am

fgalkin wrote:The problem is that it WASN'T April Fool's Day. The only thing they did on that day is reveal the prank, everything else was done before. That's called "cheating."

Have a very nice day.
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... And point being? I realize you think its cheating, but if we're going to drag opinion into it, it DOES seem Mike gave his blessing to it, and that probably counts far more in the long run.

I think they explained why it carried on as long as it did, and it was part of the overall impact, even if it has seemed to backfire on them somewhat. How exactly is that "cheating?" Is there some written rule that states "All April's Fool's Jokes must be confined TO April's Fools Day alone?"

Again, lashing out at the Mess simply out of anger seems like a bad idea to me, and judging by the other thread its already proving my point.

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Post by Spyder » 2007-04-03 02:45am

It's not a punishment, I personally find the term endeering.

I would also like to point out that given that "No" is failing to reach the neccessary 60% for the motion not to rename The Mess to pass.
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Post by InnerBrat » 2007-04-03 03:15am

*eyedart*

I think it's funny, personally.
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Post by Lord Poe » 2007-04-03 03:20am

I voted "Abstain". What a load of shit. If this were anyone else, we'd call this an ass-covering to make the whole DADT seem to be all a big joke in order to defuse an embarrassing moment for the Mess.

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Post by Surlethe » 2007-04-03 03:27am

I've voted. I think it's funny to rename them "Assholes", and anyway,
  1. It's not like this is a binding resolution; I doubt the administration will carry through, even in the unlikely chance it carries; and
  2. Even if it did, I don't think they'd be offended.
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Post by Stuart Mackey » 2007-04-03 06:19am

I abstain. I saw it comeing so it was a 'meh' event to me.

*slaps Spyder* Assholes?!?! Its Arseholes, your not a bloody American!
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Post by Dalton » 2007-04-03 07:04am

This is a frivolous act of revenge and I refuse to take part in it.
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Post by NecronLord » 2007-04-03 07:05am

Abstained, as I'm pretty sure this idea is going far beyond the powers alotted to the Senate.
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Post by Sonnenburg » 2007-04-03 07:42am

I still hate April first.
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Post by NecronLord » 2007-04-03 07:59am

If you really want to punish the Mess, I would first off, consider making it your personal policy of simply voting against their elevation them to the senate until next year. I would recommend some explusions, too, but there doesn't seem to be any procedure for that.
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Post by Ghost Rider » 2007-04-03 08:38am

I abstain, this is pointless.

I don't care for what they did, and how some things were handled, but I am not going to have them labeled because of such. Assholes? Do you know in everyone's long record how many of us would easily achieve this?
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