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The following are basic guidelines for use of the Cyber Nations community forum. Anyone caught disobeying these guidelines will be issued a warning. The forum staff works on a five warn limit policy unless the situation calls for more appropriate action ranging from a verbal warning to a double warn and suspension to an immediate ban, etc. Just because something is not listed specifically here as illegal does not mean it's allowed. All players are expected to use common sense and are personally responsible for reading the pinned threads found in the Moderation forum. Questions regarding appropriateness or other concerns can be sent via PM to an appropriate moderator. A permanent ban on the forums results in a game ban, and vice versa. Please note that the in-game warn system works on a "three strikes you're out" policy and that in-game actions (including warnings and deletions) may not be appealed. For more information regarding in-game rules please read the Cyber Nations Game Rules. 1.) First Warning
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If you receive a 100% warn level on the forums, you will be subject to removal from the forums AND have your nation deleted and banned from the game at moderator(s) discretion. If you are banned in the game, then you will be banned from the forums. Process of Appeals
Players may not appeal any in-game actions. This includes cheat flags, canceled trades, content removals, warn level increases, nation deletion, and bans from the game. Players may appeal individual forum warnings. You may only appeal a warning if you can show with evidence that it was unwarranted or unduly harsh. If a reasonable amount of time has passed (no less than one month and preferably longer) in which you have demonstrated reformed behavior than you may request a warning level reduction. Wasting staff time with inappropriately filed reports and/or unfounded appeals will result in a warn level raise. Repeat incidences will result in a ban from the forum. Bans are permanent. Banned players may appeal to the Senior Staff if they believe grounds exist (very, very rare) in which they state their case with evidence and why explain why they believe they deserve to be allowed back into Cyber Nations. This process is not quick and the investigation into cases may last three minutes or three weeks or more depending on the individual situation. The only place where discussion of moderator action is acceptable is in the appropriate Moderation forum. Posting commentary on or disagreement with moderator action elsewhere will result in a warn level raise. Posting
All posts must be in English. Common phrases in other languages will be allowed so long as they are translated upon request. Foreign languages are permitted in signatures and avatars, however. Certain areas of the forum require you to have a nation in either standard CN or CN:TE. If you have... A SE and a TE nation: You get one forum account. Your forum account name must match your SE nation or ruler name. You are allowed to post in either SE or TE areas of the forum. You must have your CN:TE nation name listed in your profile to post in the CN:TE section of the forum.
Just an SE nation: You get one forum account. Your forum account name must match your SE nation or ruler name. You are not allowed to post in any TE areas of the forum.
Just a TE nation: You get one forum account. Your forum account name must match your TE nation name or ruler name. Your must have your CN:TE nation name listed correctly in your profile. You are not allowed to post in any of the SE areas. You are allowed to post in the water cooler, question center and the moderation forums. Other than that, all your posts need to stay in the TE area. Flame/Flamebait/Trolling
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Hijacking is forcing the current thread discussion off of the original topic and usually results in spam or flame from either side. Forum users found hijacking threads will be given a warning. Repeat Topics
One topic is enough. Repeat topics will be locked, removed, and the author given a warning. Users found creating repeat topics after others were locked by staff will receive a warn raise. Joke Topics
Topics created as a joke are prohibited. Joke topics will be locked and the author warned. This includes topics in which the author is making an announcement “for” another in-game alliance. Humorous threads are permitted; it is up to the discretion of the moderation staff to determine what is merely satire and what is actually a joke topic. Spam
Spam is defined as creating posts or topics containing only contentless material of any kind. Users found spamming will receive a warning. Examples include (but are in no way limited to) posts containing nothing but smilies, "+1", "QFT", "this" any other one/few-word contentless combination, joke threads, or posts containing quotes and anything that counts as spam by itself. Adding words to a post with the express intent of avoiding a spam warn will result in a warning. These posts and other similar contributions have no substance and hence are considered spam. Posts of "Ave", "Hail" or any other one word congratulatory type are acceptable as one word posts. Emoticon type posts such as "o/" without accompanying text is still not allowed. Posts containing only images are considered spam, unless the image is being used in the Alliance Politics sub-forum and then the actual text of the image be placed into spoiler tags. Posting in All Caps
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There are forums that are not for discussion and are used strictly for game and forum staff to address certain issues, bugs, etc. The following forums are not open to discussion: Report Game Abuse, Report Forum Abuse, and Warn/Ban Appeals. Only moderators and the original poster may post in a thread, period, with absolutely no exceptions. Users found disobeying this guideline will receive an automatic warning for each offense. Moderation Forums
All Moderation forums also maintain pinned threads clearly marked as required reading before posting. Failure to read and follow required reading and procedure in a Moderation forum will result in a warning. Examples include posting requests in the wrong forum, failure to include all required information in posts, etc. The standard of conduct and enforcement of rules in Moderation forums is strictly enforced and the repercussions for disregarding rules or disrespecting staff are harsh. Read the pinned threads before posting and you will be fine. Namecalling
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A special announcement from... Dun, Dun nuh nuh nuh nuh Dun... [Tsyaka] How could the bastard, old-timer, retired misfit Go on and on, drift and just become a crazy hermit? How could we watch this obnoxious, arrogant, loudmouth bother Remain inactive while the alliance starts to falter? Lenny calls on the vets to return to the fight But Anu just wants to sleep, not smite Now Anu's skill with a quill was undeniable But what weapons do we have left now? We’re still reliable with the... [All Men] Treaties! [Tsyaka] There are so many to employ [All Men] Chaining! [Tsyaka] Plenty of justifications to destroy [All Men] Ladies! [Tsyaka] They delighted and distracted him But there were only like three of us and nobody was after him [Anu] That’s true! [Full Company] 2017 [Tsyaka] A winter’s war And this one last fight may be the end of it all Yo, if we can chain in on a defense pact, we're rich, son [Anu] Is it a question of if, girl, or which one? [Anu/Tsyaka/Lenny] Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey <sees Non Grata> Hey (͡°͜ʖ ͡° ) Hey (͡°͜ʖ ͡° ) NATO hereby declares war on Invicta in defense of Non Grata (nothing but love for Haflinger though) //just like my country, I'm old, angry and hungry// https://youtu.be/ksff5uvSViU
You never close your eyes anymoreWhen I kiss your lipsAnd there's no tenderness like beforeIn your fingertipsYou're trying hard not to show it (baby)But baby, baby I know it You've lost that lovin' feelin'Woah, that lovin' feelin'You've lost that lovin' feelin'Now it's gone, gone, gone woah Now there's no welcome look in your eyesWhen I reach for youAnd you've started to criticizeAll the little things I doIt makes me feel like cryingCause baby' something beautiful's dying You've lost that lovin' feelin'Woah, that lovin' feelin'You've lost that lovin' feelin'Now it's gone, gone, gone, woah
Rhizoctonia posted a topic in Alliance Announcements (IC)The IRON Curtain Preamble The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Independent Republic of Orange Nations (IRON) hereby establish a buffer between themselves and the Soviet Union. Article I: Non-Aggression and Security NATO and IRON hereby pledge to refrain from taking up arms against one another. Both signatories will refrain from the use of espionage against the other. Should either signatory come into possession of information regarding the infringement of the other’s security by the Soviets, they are required to promptly share with the other. Article II: Checkpoint Charlie NATO and IRON have established defenses along our shared borders with the Soviet Union. Should the Soviets approach either of our borders with hostility, the other will respond in kind. Should either NATO or IRON come under attack as the result of venturing through Checkpoint Charlie of their own volition, the other signatory is encouraged but not required to respond. Article III: Aggression If either signatory believes it prudent to move against the East aggressively, turning the Cold War into a full fledged conflict, the other signatory may take up arms and join them if they believe it to be in their best interests. Article IV: Tear Down This Wall Should Mr. Gorbachev decide to tear down the wall "separating" the East from the West, the signatories will celebrate the end of this era with a drink, shake hands, and decide that the Curtain is no longer needed. This discussion will take place in private. Signed for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Tsayka, Secretary General Da DreadLord, Secretary of Foreign Affairs asapilu, Secretary of Defense Lonabis, Secretary of Enlistment Signed for the Independent Republic of Orange Nations, The Warrior, President, IRON Councilor Rhizoctonia, Secretary of State, IRON Councilor Blade 619, Minister of Defense, IRON Councilor Hertt, Minister of Internal Affairs, IRON Councilor Mandarijn, Minister of the Vault, IRON Councilor
Blue Tentacled Bears From Beyond Article I: Of the Elder Gods and the Unmentionable Stygian Creatures That Lurk. Tsayka. Da Dreadlord. Elder Gods from a forgotten time, part of a collective known as NATO. Only briefly mentioned in an ancient and accursed manuscript. Names that mankind dare not evoke out of fear that their retribution will be swift and ghastly. Their names are not even spoken by the most arcane. Van Hoo III. Shurukian. Gibsonator21. Leaders of a cult of omnivorous daemonaic beings disguised as Earthly creatures of the Ursidae family. Shunned by the civilized world for their indescribable and unthinkable acts of violence, they were often worshiped as deities by long forgotten cultures and lesser imps. A pact was written in the blood of nameless and loathsome beings and added to the Book of Azathoth. Cooperate these vile and feared pantheons of old had decided. Do not presume though that groups of this level of depravity do not also value their own sovereignty. Article II: Like Minded Deities See Great Value in the Whisperings of Mortals and Others Elder Gods and daemonic beings deal in information, blasphemous or otherwise. From their dark thrones and dank charnel houses, they collect and share such things. This is beyond the comprehension of mere mortal men, but understood with ease by those of the eldritch variety. Lesser beings would delve into madness and despair should they dare gaze upon the tomes and unutterable words within. These manuscripts are best left to the eyes and ears of the two who invoke the aforementioned blood pact. It was meticulously written by them and the immense and hideous undertaking was for them and them alone. Article III: Reptilian Claws. Swarthy Robes of Unknown Origin. Tentacles From the Abyss There will be those who dare lash out at the members of this pact. As unthinkable as it may seem to dare to topple beings of such immeasurable and incomprehensible power, one would be foolish to underestimate the audacity that fear and dread creates. Should an aggressor choose a single party from this pact, assistance by the other would not be shunned and would in fact be encouraged. Deities and other like-minded creatures from the beyond are the calculating sort though and should the non-aggrieved party decline to assist it would not be viewed as immoral, blasphemous, abnormal, or even faintly cruel. No, such a decision would be understood as per the scribblings of the Book of Azathoth itself. Article IV: Glub, Glub ... Glub, Glub Despite being immortal in nature, the two members of this pact understand that there is no such thing as forever. Indeed, all pacts (blood or otherwise) have a starting and ending point. While a falling out between two of such omnipotence would baffle simpler minds, the beings involved will make every attempt to make amends. Should no compromise be reached, a parting of ways shall commence. Some will lurk, hoping to use this opportunity to do the unthinkable -- to swoop in and end one party in an insane gambit for dark power. Know this: 72 hours must pass before that which is not dead can eternal lie, and indeed with strange aeons even death may die. Tremble before us, NATO Tsayka, Secretary General Da DreadLord, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Lenny N Karl, Two-headed Serpent of Madness The Bear Cavalry Van HooIII, Crowley Shurukian, Lillith Gibsonator21, Azazel
NATO - Doom Kingdom ODoAP NATO and Doom Kingdom, the signatories, agree to the following clauses in the spirit of cooperation. The signatories uphold and respect the sovereignty and welfare of each other. They will share information pertinent to the security of either. Should a signatory come under or launch an attack, the other reserves the right to join hostilities in support. This agreement can be cancelled with 72 hours notice. /s/ For Doom Kingdom Hapapants, Doomfather Gh0s7, Doomanager WhiteChocolate, Doombassador Xavier Renegade Angel, Doomarshall Banned, Doomerchant Stonewall, Harbinger of Doom Addaff, Doom Councilor High Chancellor Liq, Doom Councilor Supreme Emperor Daeg, Doom Councilor Caliph, Doom Councilor Mitch, Doom Councilor For NATO Tsayka, Secretary General asapilu, Secretary of Defense SteelersFan, Secretary of Enlistment Landon Esser, Secretary of Commerce Oldself, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Tommyknocker2121, Chief Justice
From: 905@ultrafark****.org Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2014 1:19 PM To: Tom@ultrafark****.org Thanks, Tom, for your insightful input. I'll definitely keep the Farkistan/NATO clauses that I bolded in the final treaty though and you can go on a one-way, all expenses-paid trip to the place where the fella with the pointed stick and horns conducts his daily affairs! Regards, -905 Head Programmer/Submitter/Cheese Aficionado ----------------------- From: Tom@ultrafark****.org Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2014 1:19 PM To: 905@ultrafark****.org To the Idiot 905, Master of Complete Stupidity: You appear to be advocating a new functional, stack-based, "multi-paradigm", eager, statically-typed, impure, non-hygienic, visual, beginner-friendly and completely incomprehensible treaty programming language. Your treaty language will not work. Here is why it will not work. You appear to believe that that syntax is what makes treaty programming difficult, that garbage collection is free, that nobody really needs I/O, that scaling up to large software projects will be easy, that convincing programmers to adopt a language-specific IDE will be easy, that programmers love writing lots of boilerplate, that specifying behaviors as "undefined" means that programmers won't rely on them and that "Spooky action at a distance" makes programming more fun. Unfortunately, your language has comprehensible syntax, lacks semicolons, has macros, lacks type inference, has goto, has coroutines, has operator overloading, lacks algebraic datatypes, lacks polymorphic types, lacks monads, lacks nested comments, has call-by-reference and has call-cc. The following philosophical objections apply: * Farkistan and NATO agree to share info, intel and aid with each other. * Farkistan and NATO agree to not shoot at each other, but in case an accidental mishap occurs, both parties agree to resolve the incident peacefully as quickly as possible via fair reps (150% of damages) and an exchange of an appropriate amount of bacon, beer and drink recipes. * Interpreted languages will never be as fast as C * Compiled languages will never be "extensible" * Should either Farkistan or NATO get attacked, the other is welcome and encouraged to defend should they choose to. * Should either Farkistan or NATO decide to start some mischief by attacking another AA, the other is also welcome to join in the fun if they so choose. * At no time is either Farkistan or NATO forced to chain in on this treaty, but they are certainly welcome to join the other in battle should they both choose to. * There are less than 100 programmers on Bob smart enough to use your treaty language. Your implementation has the following flaws: * CPUs do not work that way * RAM does not work that way * VMs do not work that way * Should Farkistan or NATO decide to dissolve this treaty, a 72-hour notification period is required. * You require the compiler to be present at runtime * You require the language runtime to be present at compile-time * Your compiler errors are completely inscrutable * Dangerous behavior is only a warning * You don't seem to understand basic optimization techniques * You don't seem to understand basic systems programming * You don't seem to understand pointers * You don't seem to understand functions. Additionally, your marketing has the following problems: * Obviously rigged benchmarks Graphics, simulation, or crypto benchmarks where your code just calls handwritten assembly through your FFI and String-processing benchmarks where you just call PCRE * Noone really believes that your language is faster than assembly, C nor FORTRAN * Rejection of basic computer science without justification. Taking the wider ecosystem into account, I would like to note that we already have a safe statically-typed eager functional language, you have reinvented Java but worse, you have reinvented PHP but worse and you have reinvented Brainfark but non-ironically. In conclusion, I think you have some interesting ideas, but this won't fly and this is a bad language, and you should feel bad for inventing it. DIAF, moran -Tom ***** Farkistan Treaty Programmer, III --- Signed for Farkistan: 905 - Submitter Mr Vicarious - Squirrel Rollo Gigante - Speaker of theTotalfark Council One_Eighty_Two - Totalfark Council Slick Johnson - Totalfark Council CountryMouse - Totalfark Council Decide R Inchief - Totalfark Council Signed for NATO: Tsayka, Secretary General Berbers, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jekalle, Secretary of Defense Landon Esser, Secretary of Commerce Lonabis, Secretary of Enlistment Tallon, Chief Justice
So, Fark and NATO have been hanging out quite a bit lately, and with all the beer drinking, mountain dew consumption, and Cheeto munching, we bonded over our love of mid 90's trading card games. While about 6 beers deep, we in Fark realized that like all pop culture, these trading card games have a deep and troubled history of misogyny, sexism, and a clear gender bias. While some of us just didn't understand the problem with being "sexy", as a whole we decided this just can't stand. We've taken matters into our own hands, and we present you with our solution: For Fark: 905, Submitter Mr Vicarious, Squirrel Rollo, Speaker of the TF Council 182, TF Council Slick Johnson, TF Council CountryMouse, TF Council Decide R Inchief, TF Council For WAG: NCC (Blood God) AntiFa (CHIEF LEGBEARD)
After refusing to work, participarpting in rally and sleeping for 12 hours, I am here on behalf of Die Linke to wish all the denizens of Bob the day we leftists savour the most - International Workers' Day. It has been over a century since the historic workers' strike in Chicago that flagged off this legacy of celebrating the right to protest and reliving the struggles down the ages of the revolutionary proletariat against ruling-class atrocities. Also, May 1 happens to be the day when Libertarian Socialist Federation was founded by Comrade Haraldur in the year 2006. It has been Eight eventful years from that milestone! We in the elesef have seen many ups and downs, have had made a few great friends and sadly had to part ways with some. We would to thank to our allies in Die linke, MCXA, NATO, Shangri-la, our really close friends in Atlas, NSO, our ex ally and the 'other left'- The International for making our eight years a fun drive. We would also like to recognize the contribution of our historic rival- NoR in making our journey most amusing. But obviously May Day is not just 'our day'. We invite all comrades to join us in this celebration. Workers' of the world Unite!!!!
EgoFreaky posted a topic in Alliance Announcements (IC)Welcome to this historic announcement! I'm honored to be selected to announce the best kept secret in CN to all of you, never before has a secret been so well kept on all of planet Bob. But just because we felt like spreading the joy, we have decided to release this secret and make it known to the world. So without anymore delays, I present to you all! [center][/center] (inb4: I knew about this hours/days/weeks/months/years ago)
[img]http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/ab120/SnowyRose_photo/Day1_zpsec739cd5.png[/img] [size=2][url="http://forums.cybernations.net/index.php?app=blog&module=display§ion=blog&blogid=784"]War web[/url] and pic courtesy of Roxas' blog.[/size] First off congrats to what's being called The Equilibrium Coalition in their excellent DOW and superb choice of targets. Now down to business, where will the war go from here? Tell me how you think the war will evolve and why. The first step is easy as I fully expect the rest of Doomhouse to immediately counter. There's also a strong possibility, I think, that they could be joined rather quickly by ODN and possibly the rest of C&G as well. Round 2 could be verrrry interesting considering the treaty positions of some key players. One of the alliances I'm most interested in is Non Grata as they seem positioned squarely in the middle of the main antagonists. Another is TOP, and I'm leaning on an early entry from them considering their recent troubles with IRON. On the bloc level, Aftermath has some hard decisions to make when this war gets to their neck of the Treaty Web. It's been a long time since I've had my ear to the ground here on Planet Bob so let me know what you think. In any case it looks like it's going to be a great and fun war season.
[center][img]http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx251/The_Britishdude/KoHflag1-1-1.jpg?t=1349479099[/img][/center] [center][i]Official flag of officialness[/i][/center] [center]After a respectable relationship with the good people at NATO, our alliances in cooperation have reached a fork in the road in our current bond. As such as much as it pains me to say we have both decided to end the current treaty held between our alliances. Though this is an end of a chapter it is not necessarily the end of a book, but like all things, this too shall pass. [b]The Kingdom of Hyrule-NATO protectorate treaty is officially cancelled. [/b][/center] [center]o/ [b]KoH[/b][/center] [center]o/ [b]NATO[/b][/center] [center]o/ [b]NADC[/b][/center] [center][i][spoiler](why are you reading this? There is a war!)[/spoiler][/i][/center]