What does a Watcher see?

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What does a Watcher do?

(1) Learns who targetted a chosen player that night
73
87%
(2) Learns whether a chosen player person targetted anybody else that night (but no further details)
3
4%
(3) Something else
1
1%
There is no comedy option in this poll
7
8%
 
Total votes : 84

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Post Post #0  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:53 am

I just re-wrote the wiki definition of [wiki]Watcher[/wiki] and thought I'd make this poll to ensure that my view is the generally accepted one.

My view is (1) - previously the wiki said (2).
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Post Post #1  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:57 am

Mr Stoofer wrote:I just re-wrote the wiki definition of [wiki]Watcher[/wiki] and thought I'd make this poll to ensure that my view is the generally accepted one.

My view is (1) - previously the wiki said (2).
Agree. 2 is a tracker variant (normally, the tracker also learns who the chosen character targetted).
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Post Post #2  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:58 am

(1) is always what I've understood to be a watcher.
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Post Post #3  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:09 am

EDIT:

(1) Of course.
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Post Post #4  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:19 am

Watchees?
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Post Post #5  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:19 am

(2).

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Post Post #6  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:21 am

The Fonz wrote:(2).
Really? Can you link to a recent example?
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Post Post #7  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:29 am

Mini 433 modded by Shea, in which I had that role. Only time I've had watcher of either description. The other one, at least back in the day, was called nightwatchman.

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Post Post #8  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:29 am

2=Tracker
1=Watcher
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Post Post #9  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:30 am

JordanA24 wrote:2=Tracker
1=Watcher


A tracker finds out who the player targetted, though.

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Post Post #10  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:48 am

2 = bad tracker
1 = watcher
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Post Post #11  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:44 am

(1), with or without knowing who targetted him

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Post Post #12  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:50 am

[quote="KaleiÃ
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Post Post #13  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:51 am

(1) is a watcher. (2) is a weaker tracker variant.

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Post Post #14  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:52 am

[quote="KaleiÃ
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Post Post #15  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:10 am

1 is a watcher, 2 is a fountain watch.
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Post Post #16  (ISO)  » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:51 am

[quote="Seol"][quote="KaleiÃ

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Post Post #17  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:05 am

armlx wrote:2 = bad tracker
1 = watcher


What he said
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Post Post #18  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:32 am

[quote="KaleiÃ
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Post Post #19  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:15 am

armlx wrote:2 = bad tracker
1 = watcher
this.

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Post Post #20  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:38 am

Wait, weren't you the one claiming you didn't make useless threads?

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Post Post #21  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:03 am

I voted 2, but I meant 1. I'm surprised that article has been incorrect for so long.
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Post Post #22  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:13 am

I edited it slightly, to include the alternate (where Watcher is really just a weak tracker):
http://www.mafiascum.net/wiki/index.php?title=Watcher#Variation

Do you guys think that that's an accurate description?

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Post Post #23  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:16 am

Xdaamno wrote:I voted 2, but I meant 1. I'm surprised that article has been incorrect for so long.


What the wiki said was what watcher had been considered to be, as far as i can make out, since the founding of the site (i actually read old games to confirm this). That a bunch of people came along and tried to redefine the role does not render the wiki 'wrong.'

And yes, I know i'm in a minority of one here.

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Post Post #24  (ISO)  » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:18 am

The Fonz wrote:
Xdaamno wrote:I voted 2, but I meant 1. I'm surprised that article has been incorrect for so long.


What the wiki said was what watcher had been considered to be, as far as i can make out, since the founding of the site (i actually read old games to confirm this). That a bunch of people came along and tried to redefine the role does not render the wiki 'wrong.'

And yes, I know i'm in a minority of one here.


Fair enough. I checked and it did include the 'variation' before Stoof edited it.

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