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Post Post #25  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:17 pm

In post 7, Porkens wrote:
In post 2, Agent Sparkles wrote:I think we should establish a constitution.


Nah I don't think we need one, why would we?

We definitely need one to keep people like yourself in check.
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Post Post #26  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:40 pm

I like this constitution.
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Post Post #27  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:04 pm

This is a really good Constitution and it has humbled my writing ability.
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Post Post #28  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:09 pm

Hmm.... How do we get the constitution ratified though... I certainly didn't specify, and from what I can tell, we currently don't have a clear voting system implemented....
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Post Post #29  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:14 pm

Let’s have an emergency vote of the people! Everyone’s vote who is, as of this post, registered, counts for 1. All in favor? VOTE: yea

Also I suggest an amendment or law limiting the number of laws in debate at a time, for simplicity’ Sake. Also maybe a dedicated voting day? And an economy based on win/lost Mafia games, or posts, or something like that.
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Post Post #30  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:15 pm

VOTE: Yea Constitution in
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Post Post #31  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:18 pm

In post 30, James Brafin wrote:Also I suggest an amendment or law limiting the number of laws in debate at a time, for simplicity’

The Senate will jointly be responsible for that. That said, we could make an amendment after the ratification to make that explicit. The Senate decides how many bills are in debate at a time.
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Post Post #32  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:38 pm

Presidents should be elected using... Simpson-Kramer method (which is a Condorcet method), just to throw things around.
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Post Post #33  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:42 pm

Cordorcet takes forever to figure out, even with very few candidates.

Unless you know of a program that can do it for you.
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Post Post #34  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:15 pm

I do college level calc and my brain is still going “wat.” We use a different voting method.
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Post Post #35  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:18 pm

VOTE: Yea Constitution
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Post Post #36  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:25 pm

I have a couple of early sugestions for laws/amendments:

1) Change the presidential term to be the same length or twice the length of the senatorial terms. This way we can align it and won't have election days all over the place.

2) Make the senatorial terms longer, maybe a week. 3 days isn't a lot of time to get things done. If we're going to do this, probably keep the presidential term at a week as well.

Also some questions:

1) If by chance no one votes in an election, will the government stay in office?

2) Can people running for office also vote (particularly for themselves)?

3) Is everyone who posts here included in the voter count? Example: Jumble posted but didn't try to register, vote, or make a proposal (yet). Would he be part of a required majority?
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Post Post #37  (ISO)  » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:32 pm

Redacted my vote because I'd prefer clarification before finalizing it.
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Post Post #38  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:17 am

I vote to accept Agent Sparkles as a registered voter.

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Post Post #39  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:18 am

Irchir's registration is rejected

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Post Post #40  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:24 am

In post 36, Agent Sparkles wrote:I have a couple of early sugestions for laws/amendments:

1) Change the presidential term to be the same length or twice the length of the senatorial terms. This way we can align it and won't have election days all over the place.

2) Make the senatorial terms longer, maybe a week. 3 days isn't a lot of time to get things done. If we're going to do this, probably keep the presidential term at a week as well.

Also some questions:

1) If by chance no one votes in an election, will the government stay in office?

2) Can people running for office also vote (particularly for themselves)?

3) Is everyone who posts here included in the voter count? Example: Jumble posted but didn't try to register, vote, or make a proposal (yet). Would he be part of a required majority?

1) I could change president term to 6 days.
2) Nah, we need fresh voices in government on a regular basis.
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1) Sure.
2) Yes.
3) If they post something substantial, under this constitution, yes, they would be a voter. Especially with Porkens here trying to act like a dictator.
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Post Post #41  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:25 am

In post 6, NotAJumbleOfNumbers wrote:It’s a Pure Nomic.

This post isn’t substantial enough to give them a vote btw.
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Post Post #42  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:39 am

We tried to run Nomic a long time ago and the mod quit. Someone else was supposed to start a new game and never did.
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Post Post #43  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:42 am

I remember that.
Also, I move we have an emergency session between all members in regards to Porkens. We need to do something about him, but I’m not sure what.
And Ircher, if you could PM me a copy of that constitution? Thanks.
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Post Post #44  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:24 pm

/register
HURT: constitution
propose holy scriptures
we shall begin work on a holy scripture in the church of Mith
We'll also be a theocracy
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Post Post #45  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:32 pm

VOTE: Nay Holy Scriptures
While I believe in Holy Scripture, involving the state in religion is a bad idea:
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Post Post #46  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:55 pm

VOTE: Nay Holy Scriptures
Separation of Church and State exists for a reason in real governments.
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Post Post #47  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:14 pm

VOTE: Nay Holy Scriptures

Down with theocracy!

VOTE: Yea Constitution

That should be enough as long as Holy Scriptures doesn't get 3 more votes, and as long as *cough* we agree that everyone contributing here is a legit voter *cough*.
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Post Post #48  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:25 pm

Everyone running for office should make it clear that they are so that we don't have to include the entire thread in Borda Count voting.

I, for one, plan to run for Senate if this passes.
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Post Post #49  (ISO)  » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:01 pm

I will also look to run for office.
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