Re: DIS: Re: OFF: [Registrar] Zombie auction results

2018-04-09 Thread Kerim Aydin
Oh, yeah... that makes sense, it *would* have been totally unfair if the Registrar could do that! On Mon, 9 Apr 2018, Gaelan Steele wrote: > Sorry, I was wrong here. I assumed auctions worked like Agoran decisions > in that the auction ended when it was resolved, and you were just >

Re: DIS: Re: OFF: [Registrar] Zombie auction results

2018-04-09 Thread Gaelan Steele
Sorry, I was wrong here. I assumed auctions worked like Agoran decisions in that the auction ended when it was resolved, and you were just obligated to end it after a certain period of time. You're right, and I should make sure that I understand the rules better when I talk about these things.

Re: DIS: Re: OFF: [Registrar] Zombie auction results

2018-04-09 Thread Kerim Aydin
That could extend the auctions indefinitely. Yes, I had control a week ago. Everyone could see the date, and had a week to arrange their schedules if they wanted to snipe the auction end. There's another one coming up for land - is that one unfair? you all know about it. The timing thing is

Re: DIS: Re: OFF: [Registrar] Zombie auction results

2018-04-09 Thread Kerim Aydin
On Mon, 9 Apr 2018, Gaelan Steele wrote: > Is a timing scam an abuse of an office? Does acting on omd’s behalf change > this? Thinking about this more, all the info on auction end timing was public, and my rapid transfer after the auction was just to get it done, offered no particular game

Re: DIS: Re: OFF: [Registrar] Zombie auction results

2018-04-09 Thread Gaelan Steele
I was wondering whether the sniping could be construed as an abuse of office. I think there's an argument to be made that it is, because holding the office allowed you to have an advantage over everyone else in the auction (others can attempt snipes, but you have full control over when the

Re: DIS: Re: OFF: [Registrar] Zombie auction results

2018-04-09 Thread Kerim Aydin
As far as I can tell it's all straightforward and legal. I mean, I didn't bid until right before the end of the auction but nothing "underhanded" other than auction-sniping. My reading of the rules is that I can do this on behalf of omd and it doesn't affect anything, but the act-on-behalf