They are banned from bidding in zombie auctions, not in land auctions. I suppose an alternative solution to the loophole would be to ban zombies from bidding in land auctions as well, but I feel we should leave _some_ benefits to owning a zombie, otherwise there's not a lot of point.
-twg ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ On August 1, 2018 5:17 PM, Corona <liliumalbum.ag...@gmail.com> wrote: > Wait... aren't zombies banned from bidding? How does this work? > > On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Timon Walshe-Grey m...@timon.red wrote: > > > On July 30, 2018 9:45 PM, Timon Walshe-Grey m...@timon.red wrote: > > > > > (For reassurance: Using the zombie is not an attempt to get around the > > > pledges/promises; I'm intending to exploit a totally different loophole. > > > In > > > fact I don't think it would even work to evade the promises, since I'm > > > still bidding, just not on my own behalf.) > > > > I transfer all liquid assets in the possession of the orchard at (+5, 0) to > > myself. > > I act on behalf of Kenyon to transfer all liquid assets in the possession > > of > > the mine at (-1, +2) to Kenyon. I act on behalf of Kenyon to transfer all > > eir > > liquid assets to myself. > > As I have not won a land auction in the current or previous Agoran month, I > > destroy 1 corn to Stake a Land Claim on (+5, -1). I choose for (+5, -1) to > > be > > white. > > I act on behalf of Kenyon to submit and pend the following proposal: > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > > Title: Return of the Zombie Loopholes > > Adoption index: 1.0 > > Author: Kenyon > > Co-authors: twg > > Amend rule 2003, "Actions in Arcadia", by replacing the text "and has > > not won a land auction in the current or previous month" with "and has > > not, in the current or previous month, either won a land auction or > > been the master of a zombie when the zombie won a land auction". > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > > I destroy 8 lumber and 4 stones to build a loom at (+5, -1). I transfer > > all my > > cotton to the loom at (+5, -1). > > -twg > > -- > > ~Corona