Reversing the Autoguildings

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Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:48 pm

Could this not be done please, particularly without warning? I took them to be IC and have RPed a fair amount with new recruits, and I don't think I'm alone.

A note of warning about this at the very least would have been nice.

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Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:56 pm

So... The auto-guilding that happened, was due to a bug that was caused from a crash. It forced staff to reset activity to fix the bug. So anyone who happened to get sponsor'd for any guild before the guildleaders had a chance to get active, were automatically guilded as if the guildleaders were Inactive for more than a week. Resetting this is the right thing to do, the people who were auto-guilded can easily RP with the previously mentioned Guildleaders and become Guilded through standard means.

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Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:08 pm

I'm of the opinion that the bug, regrettable though it might be, could still present compelling roleplaying opportunities. A GL could play it off as a clerical error ("someone must have accidentally switched the 'applicants' and 'approved' paperwork bins" or even, perhaps a bit more compellingly, "How'd you get in? I don't remember you..." "Been here six months, sah!" - that is, roleplaying that your character faked their way in and is trying their best to act natural ), for example.

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Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:01 pm

RPing something that started as a bug is a bit awkward because some of those scenarios suggested might lead to negative IC consequences for the GLs and/or the applicants from no fault of their own.

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Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:11 pm

Sometimes bugs happen and RP must adjust for their fix. So it goes, one of the things ya just gotta deal with, imho.
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