Maggy Hazelnut wrote:Maybe these forums should be left to the non-players & the narrow "para-RP, only will RP with certain people, don't want to know you as a person, leave me the fuck alone" crowd.
What's interesting is a friend of mine made a place called "Gor 2050". It was supposed to take place after the PKs have been overthrown. So, there was plenty of room for expansion and change. It failed. Why? It wasn't Gorean enough.Sempati wrote:The forums do not frustrate me as much, because I been frustrated with SL Gor from the moment I set foot in it. Far too many sources of bad information out there, too many out of context quotes, and too many that could care less about 'Gor' and just want the fight/fur/my way fantasy realm to play in. Not sure why Gor is so big honestly the majority seem to want to change the culture to modern style instead of RPing in the confines of the Gorean culture. I would think a Conan based RP would be bigger since its like Gor plus you have magic and female warriors.
Maggy Hazelnut wrote:As far as OOC and getting to know others as friends, I wasn't talking about doing it in an unnatural way. I don't walk up to someone and start spilling my RL to them. But I'm not so afraid that I have to hide behind a role and not be friendly. And as far as saying that the main objective is to RP - well keep in mind that there's also a section here for Lifestylers whether the hardcore RPers like it or not. Some are even in the middle and do both! Not everyone is on the far extremes. It might be "pure RP" to you and some others but it's not to everyone.
Maggy Hazelnut wrote:@ Oor -- I am on these forums because I enjoy SL Gor and these forums are ONE of the forms of communication with other players. If I want to participate in other forums I'll do that too. I'm here to learn, to post and share opinions and to communicate. I would also like to see things improve both on the forums and in SL Gor.
Maggy Hazelnut wrote:I wasn't saying that those that quit SL Gor should necessarily leave the forums.
"My practice is not to foe anyone but it is a thought. It might help me keep what little sanity I have left. *laughs* Perhaps it is time to look at other Gorean forums where people actually play SL Gor and have a more open and optimistic attitude. Maybe these forums should be left to the non-players & the narrow "para-RP, only will RP with certain people, don't want to know you as a person, leave me the fuck alone" crowd."
Maggy Hazelnut wrote:Just like you, I'm allowed to have my opinions and to state them here.
Maggy Hazelnut wrote:I STILL don't understand why anyone would hang around in any forum or group if they disliked what the forums were made for.
Sempati wrote:I find it a bit disturbing that some are willing to ignore or call out people like Sie, Pelo and others that have a lot of knowledge about Gor all because they are no longer active in the RP world. Yes, they are not active in the RP realm .
Cor wrote:They can toss pieces at their enemy and still run, saying...."You will pay for this, <insert hero name here>!!"
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