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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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What the SysOps do and don't do.

The most important thing to remember about the staff of this site is that we're here on an unpaid, purely volunteer basis. We're roleplayers who want to do this for fellow purveyors of our hobby, not a corporation doing this for money. When you approach us, try and remember that we do what we do out of a love of the hobby, and not for any recompense or remuneration.

We will always answer polite requests. Sometimes the answer will be "not yet," or even "no," but understand that we do not deny reasonable requests arbitrarily, and will explain these decisions when asked.

Some of the things we can (and will) do:

  • Work on glitches in the code.
  • Make new rooms.
  • Socialize, even RP.
  • Delete inactive rooms, if necessary.
  • Ban people site-wide.
  • Support our chatters with advice.
  • Give people logins and original-character handles.

Some things we can't do:

  • Arbitrarily decide to ban people. We have to have good reason (outlined by the three rules), with precedent, and the majority of the SysOps have to agree on the decision.
  • Arbitrarily delete rooms. We have to have good reason (outlined by the three rules), with precedent, and the majority of the SysOps have to agree on the decision.

What we are, in the end:

Responsible to the chatters. The chatters are responsible to the staff, who are responsible to the host/room mods of each room. The room hosts are responsible to us, and we're back to the beginning. We are responsible to you. To all of you. Because hosts, staff, and sysops all are also chatters.

We are NOT, however, responsible to advertisers. We don't have any!

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