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Sudanna

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  1. Five Factor Personality Model

    This test doesn't ask for demographic information, but also doesn't give numerical scores. "Low" "About Average" "High".
  2. Name Cameos in Jeff's Games

    Yeah. Technocratic biotechnologist fascist-academics led by a Shaper Ring Council.
  3. Name Cameos in Jeff's Games

    Maybe it's not quite the kind of name the topic intended, but what's the word on Jeff getting the term "Shaper" from Schismatrix and the rest of the Shaper/Mechanist universe? Geneforge was originally going to be science fiction, after all.
  4. What have you been reading recently?

    So I finished Lilith's Brood a couple weeks ago, and I'm sure someone else here has done the same, so: I have a question.
  5. Grand Poll 2017: Results Part 3

    I don't know that very much was surprising, but I laughed at the ridesharing section.
  6. Grand Poll 2017: Results Part 1

    If that had been a required question with only cis and trans radio buttons, I would not have submitted the survey. So you tell me how much more useful data that generates. That is not close enough.
  7. Grand Poll 2017: Results Part 1

    This is only occasionally what transgender means in theory, and never all that it means in practice. Regardless: I and at least several other respondents are neither(not just "yeah i'm cis but eh") and I at least resent attempts at annexation.
  8. Grand Poll 2017: Results Part 3

    Calref: a place for low-class queer failures.
  9. Grand Poll 2017: Results Part 1

    FWIW, I was one of the responses that chose "I prefer neither", and its presence means a lot to me. Cis people not wanting a word for cis to exist is a thing, and surely the majority of those responses to the poll, but people that are clearly not cis and also clearly different from trans people are also a thing. Or maybe it's just me. Still though.
  10. The Grand Spiderweb Poll, 2017 Edition: Demographics & Favorites

    I think it's clear that the survey was constructed in a reasonable way with a lot of consideration given to various priorities but that a notable portion of participants think two or three questions could use rewording or additional options. The minor issues people have had - really, mostly just the political categories being unclear or seeming misapplied to some - are not condemnations of the entire effort of survey-making and aren't calls for any kind of major restructuring or change in ethos. Like, the rationale you have supplied for these minor criticisms is reasonable and I think everyone gets that you aren't any kind of weird survey tyrant. Just, maybe reword them for next time?
  11. The Grand Spiderweb Poll, 2017 Edition: Demographics & Favorites

    Yeah, I became a minister through American Marriage Ministries to officiate Neb and Sylae's marriage and it was real simple and inexpensive. I think I had to send one letter to the governor's office and most of my expenses were a voluntary donation. And, I mean, technically and legally AMM is a religious organization, but it's clear that the actual purpose is to enable anyone who wants to officiate a marriage to do so. There are at least two large nationwide organizations that do this. Probably the intent of the law is to privilege religious officials, but in practice the definition of "religious official" is so arbitrarily large as to be pointless. Something something first amendment.
  12. Pixel Art Identification Survey

    It was obvious to me what all of these are. Mainly, I echo Sylae: I don't know why you would expect these to sell on shirts. By default, things do not sell, and I dunno what would move these from that baseline. I've never really liked graphic tees, and less and less so as time goes on. I'm really picky about clothing, though. There seem to be two ways to sell a graphic tee to the masses. Cheap as dirt and not overt, so people who subsist on a wardrobe of graphic tees will buy it at random when one of their old ones dissolves, or ludicrously overpriced and of genteel branding, so band people or sports people or other nerds with more money and identity than sense will buy it to signal gang affiliation. Alternative strategies such as "look nice" are supplemental at best. Frankly, I don't know of any individual that makes a living selling T-shirts they designed through a store connected to an online T-shirt printer. Online stores like that are almost always supplemental tie-ins to some other thing that person does that makes people want to pay attention to them and give them money. I do know one person that makes a living hand-painting weird artist designs on shirts and selling them out of a booth at fairs and stuff. I have one of those. It's nice.
  13. Continuing a SpiderWeb tradition

    Clearly, it's just that both trans stuff and video games tend to have disproportionate numbers of people on the autism spectrum.
  14. Chatroom?

    It looks like Discord, in proud tech startup tradition, for a long time didn't make any revenue at all but ran on investor money with eventual plans to add monetization. They do have a $5/mo premium service now and probably are gonna start selling emoji packs or skins or something similar pretty soon. But hey, Twitter and Youtube have never ever been profitable, so maybe it'll just stay how it is.
  15. Let's Play Blades of Avernum!

    That has been one of the several topics in each of our posts, yes. The first time I brought it up, it was mostly about this specific situation. The second, mostly about Slarty's response, as Chessrook had just said what the difficulty is for him.
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