Why Deal With Harassment When You Are Having Fun?
by Ucchan Tsukino
For the past sixteen years of my life, I have been tormented and agonized
moronic jerks who have a knack for orbiting around my life.
Certain people will spend their life striving to acquire an epithet of
spouting off vulgar comments and hanging out with that 'privileged' few
the same ideologies as them. For some primeval reason that is far
beyond my level
of comprehension, it is the mass populace that ends up getting the
short end of the stick
they are unaware that words are just... well... words.
Clip art free of all those pesky copyright things.
Why do so many people put up with these offenses on the mud? It is
easy to type 'hush' and be free of all those vexatious annoying idiots, but can
protect yourself from injustice within game play? It really hurt when my
lonered because of the profanity another player utilized against him.
Sheesh. You would
at least expect the big boys to have the decency to make an impartial
After all, it is pretty infeasible to be even remotely compassionate
mudding if the administration is crappy.
On a poll conducted by Redemption MUD, many of the participants claimed
considered quitting Redemption because 'of conflicts with other
players'. I feel
really, really dismayed that anyone would want to quit such a swanky
because of people.
Yet their actions kind of sink in. Nobody likes to be ceaselessly
why should they have to put up with it when they can simply leave with
the click of
a mouse? I just do not get why muds suddenly become an annoying place
to be because of a
group of jerks who are scaring all the players away.
On the other hand, it was a benevolent player who first introduced me to
It was a precious highbie who invited me to 'marry' him, and it was a
player who offered to take his place when I supposed he was dumping me.
It was a
seemingly-friendly player who vouched for me when I wanted to join a
then again it was also she who nearly convinced me to quit. Come to
think of it, I
did not feel overly pleasant when my clan members began to disregard me
I try to be as compassionate a player as I can, but sometimes I just
want to tear out
the throats of those brow beaters who ruin the game for everyone else.
Saying this makes me wince in pain, but can not we all just please get
along? I have
seen enough obscene comments and threats tossed around to make me
quitting the mud all together... seriously people, think about the things
you are putting
other folks through.
People play muds to have fun. What is wrong with that? I do not want a
player killer to
embrace every pacifist they encounter thus abolishing the very essence
role-playing, but I want people to stop mistreating one another and
the little bit of respect that everyone deserves.
July 2000 Imaginary Realities, the magazine of your mind.
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