Leaving the paper framework for a possible repurposing seems like a better idea to me. Nobody would make paper while it would be useless, so the economy would not be affected.
~Corona On Thu, Jul 5, 2018 at 8:20 AM, Reuben Staley <reuben.sta...@gmail.com> wrote: > This would be fine but it completely nullifies paper. A better way to do > this while preserving the economy would be to get rid of paper and looms > then add lumber to the list of unrefinable resources. Also, everyone gets > paper once a month so participation in the economy is completely optional > still. And if anyone somehow uses up all their paper, I can just give you > some. Though that's not going to happen anytime soon because paper is being > consumed slower than it's being produced. All in all, there are quite a few > things wrong with this proposal that would prevent me from voting for it. > > On Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 23:58 Aris Merchant <thoughtsoflifeandlight17@ > gmail.com> > wrote: > > > I've gotten sick and tired of restrictions being placed on gameplay to > > force people into economies. I have no objection to the economy > > affecting ordinary play, but it should be truly optional. I love how > > these days people CFJ whenever they have a concern, without worrying > > about it cutting into their reserves. Proposals are a contribution to > > the game. Most of them try to make gameplay better for everyone. We > > should not discourage people from contributing; if anything, we should > > reward them. > > > > This is deliberately minimal. I'm leaving paper in place to allow it > > to be repurposed for something else. People should not spam proposals, > > so my proposals allows five pends per week. The Promotor gets another > > five for other people's proposals, on the assumption that e will use > > them to pend proposals that players have forgotten to pend, or if > > another player legitimately bumps into eir cap. > > > > I submit the following proposal. I'm going to pend it unless someone > > finds a technical problem, or we decide on a better solution to the > > paper situation. > > > > -Aris > > --- > > Title: Free Proposals > > Adoption index: 1.0 > > Author: Aris > > Co-authors: > > > > Change Rule 2445, "How to Pend a Proposal", to read in full: > > > > Imminence is a switch, tracked by the Promotor, possessed by > > proposals in the Proposal Pool, whose value is either "pending" or > > "not pending" (default). > > > > Any player CAN flip a specified proposal's imminence to "pending" > > by announcement, but cannot use this method more than five times > > each week. The first five proposals pended by the Promotor of which e > > is not the author do not count against eir weekly limit. > > >