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TSR MHoC General Election March 2013 Watch

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    TSR Conservative and Unionist Party
    110
    18.09%
    TSR Green Party
    77
    12.66%
    TSR Labour Party
    131
    21.55%
    TSR Liberal Party
    53
    8.72%
    TSR Libertarian Party
    46
    7.57%
    TSR Socialist Party
    69
    11.35%
    tehFrance
    36
    5.92%
    TSR UKIP
    69
    11.35%
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    (Original post by MacDaddi)
    Ahh yes of course the Libertarian wannabe's I see how you guys roll

    P.S We are the Libers. No ifs, no buts.
    The party that wins most votes tonight can claim this abbreviation. Agreed? Unless you're afraid that these so-called 'wannabe's' are going to completely smash you?
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    How does that work? Do you mean people PM in what party they support?
    I believe people with negative rep can't vote in the poll, but your constitution allows them to vote. So they vote via PM instead.
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    (Original post by rmhumphries)
    I believe people with negative rep can't vote in the poll, but your constitution allows them to vote. So they vote via PM instead.
    That sounds very open to abuse by the Speaker (no personal accusations intended). The Speaker is usually associated with a party and I don't see how a system which relies on trusting this person to tally up votes for parties via PM could have been tolerated for so long
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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    But Average Joes win the game
    But we have the best entrance I have ever seen in my life, we will just fade slowly
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    The party that wins most votes tonight can claim this abbreviation. Agreed? Unless you're afraid that these so-called 'wannabe's' are going to completely smash you?
    How about no? Besides, you so-called wannabes, would you really want to handle the prestige that comes with being a Libertarian?
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    (Original post by MacDaddi)
    How about no? Besides, you so-called wannabes, would you really want to handle the prestige that comes with being a Libertarian?
    Why not? The only possible reason you wouldn't enter this gamble is fear of failure. Encouraging!

    ***** please, our mascot is a lion. We can handle anything the world throws at us.
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    The party that wins most votes tonight can claim this abbreviation. Agreed? Unless you're afraid that these so-called 'wannabe's' are going to completely smash you?
    You're joking right? I do hope you are joking as if you're not this is the stupidest thing I have read in this thread and I, myself, have made some stupid statements.
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    (Original post by MacDaddi)
    But we have the best entrance I have ever seen in my life, we will just fade slowly
    So the first half of term we see a Liber majority government and then it crumbles and in the ensuring election we witness the rise of a Socialist government (aka Average Joes)?
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    Why not? The only possible reason you wouldn't enter this gamble is fear of failure. Encouraging!

    ***** please, our mascot is a lion. We can handle anything the world throws at us.
    Maybe I don't want to bring myself down to your petty levels?

    Eat ****, our mascots a mother ****ing griffin
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    You're joking right? I do hope you are joking as if you're not this is the stupidest thing I have read in this thread and I, myself, have made some stupid statements.
    Once again you fall into the flesh of rhetoric without the skeleton of an argument. You've made clear you think it's a bad idea; now articulate what is actually wrong with what I (half-jokingly, if you didn't sense the tone) proposed? It actually seems quite sensible, even when (wrongfully) taken completely seriously.
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    (Original post by nixonsjellybeans)
    So the first half of term we see a Liber majority government and then it crumbles and in the ensuring election we witness the rise of a Socialist government (aka Average Joes)?
    Ahaha, the faceless corporate giant that is the Globogym Purple Cobras Libertarians will eat the nicey nicey socialist co-operative
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    Once again you fall into the flesh of rhetoric without the skeleton of an argument. You've made clear you think it's a bad idea; now articulate what is actually wrong with what I (half-jokingly, if you didn't sense the tone) proposed? It actually seems quite sensible, even when (wrongfully) taken completely seriously.
    To be honest I see no point as you are incompetent and wouldn't understand anyway.
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    How does that work? Do you mean people PM in what party they support?
    There was (/is) a bug where those with neg rep can't vote even if they are eligible to do so. They then PM the Speaker and he adds those votes in at the end of the poll.
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    (Original post by MacDaddi)
    Maybe I don't want to bring myself down to your petty levels?

    Eat ****, our mascots a mother ****ing griffin
    Oh please. What is this, the mother's meeting at primary school?

    Your use of a fantastical creature mirrors the fantastical chance of you ever seeing government.
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    To be honest I see no point as you are incompetent and wouldn't understand anyway.
    What a pathetic response. Once again bandying about the lofty, patently insecure hot air without any evidencing or explanation. Utter cop-out.
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    (Original post by toronto353)
    There was (/is) a bug where those with neg rep can't vote even if they are eligible to do so. They then PM the Speaker and he adds those votes in at the end of the poll.
    I see. Is that not potentially open to abuse, though? I'm not accusing you, but it seems that relies entirely on trusting the Speaker, who was in the past allied to a party, not to give more or less votes to favoured/unfavoured parties.
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    What a pathetic response. Once again bandying about the lofty, patently insecure hot air without any evidencing or explanation. Utter cop-out.
    I live in a free country, I can call you incompetent if I so wish and I do wish as I have seen evidence of your incompetence and frankly it is embarrassing.
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    Oh please. What is this, the mother's meeting at primary school?

    Your use of a fantastical creature mirrors the fantastical chance of you ever seeing government.
    Yes, just as fiery and intense.

    Your tactical name change is just a cynical ploy to take control from the glorious libers
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    I live in a free country, I can call you incompetent if I so wish and I do wish as I have seen evidence of your incompetence and frankly it is embarrassing.
    You can do whatever you want as long as it doesn't hurt anyone.

    And I and, I trust, the good intellects of others can recognise insubstantial, insecure, unevidenced and unexplained rubbish when we see it.

    You have yet to evidence your baseless accusation of 'incompetence'. I'm not even an MP; what on earth could you be referring to? Rhetorical question, of course, since you refuse to properly engage and it's transparently obvious this is petty personality bashing.
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    (Original post by Tuerin)
    That sounds very open to abuse by the Speaker (no personal accusations intended). The Speaker is usually associated with a party and I don't see how a system which relies on trusting this person to tally up votes for parties via PM could have been tolerated for so long
    The deputy speaker is associated with a party - the speaker is not. And I believe that the prospective votee needs to PM both the speaker and deputy speaker.

    The other option is not allowing people with negative reputation to vote at all - which will reduce your turnout, or asking a moderator to tally the extra votes - which I can't see anyone on the moderation team wanting to do.
 
 
 
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