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    Just throwing this out there for fun, mainly. What if we had a special rank for people who effectively exercised total control over the site for a period of at least three months? Or something like that. We could label them Deus when they retire, in the good Roman tradition of deifying emperors. Currently only Siblesz and Sulla would be eligible for the rank, of course, and I think they may deserve the extra distinction.

    Of course, more ranks are bad, etc., but come on, deification is neat.
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    While I think it would be nice to give Sibs and Sulla a special honor for their work, I don't like more ranks, but then again, deification is cool.
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    yeah, go on deify them
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    I agree with this intitiative, but would add Boris to the list along with any former worthy Triumvir members.
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    NM too.

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    Would be nice to show extraspecial guys our appreciation by declaring them gods of TWC... Sulla, Sib, GEN, Boris are the ones I can think of...


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    sounds like a giggle, do we throw it open to all Imperators, dictators and the Like?

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    lol, seeing as i was kicked out for apparently being an autocratic bureacratic dictotor and self proclaimed imperator then i'd qualify for that too, a living god on TWC!!! haha!

    i'm against extra ranks

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    tBP,

    Why are you against everything? You were against appointing new Senatorii, you are against new ranks...

    I say yes. "Princeps Senatus Honoris" would be suitable. :original:
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    why do we need more and more ranks? its just confusing for people, as especially the ordinary members who get confused and think senators are moderators and other stuff....


    i'm not against everything at all
    i proposed the praetor amendment, i support sims contigency amendment

    i support whatever i percieve to be in the best interests of TWC

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    Quote Originally Posted by the Black Prince
    why do we need more and more ranks? its just confusing for people, as especially the ordinary members who get confused and think senators are moderators and other stuff....


    i'm not against everything at all
    i proposed the praetor amendment, i support sims contigency amendment

    i support whatever i percieve to be in the best interests of TWC
    More ranks = greater participation = greater activity in the Curia = better and better TWC
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    Hmm, half of it you're right. Half wrong.
    We need a small rank, for the members who are worthy of divinization, to make a shrine(temple, Pantheon whatever...) to them.(half joking).

    Sulla and Siblesz are 2 very good examples.
    Let's create a special rank for them.

    Or if you do not agree, make them Senatorii Vechii, because that's a real honorary title.
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    siblesz and soon sulla 9if ont already) are both senatorii vechii, and most definately deserve to be

    thats what that rank is FOR the special honour for the select few who have contributed to such a high level, and displayed the dedication and commitment to such a high extend only possible of someone who has given their time and energy up to work as a staff member

    thats why i'm opposed to widening the senatorii candidates. its a special rank for the most deserving, the members who put the most in, the most dedicated, the most committed, the staff.

    only be devaluing the rank of senatorii would you need additional special ranks

    more to the point, senatorii isn't much of an honour if its freely avalaible. if they want special acolades, they should make the ultiamte commitment and prove themselves worthy of being a good TWc staff member.

    the reason why i'm against deification? because we already have a special honour for excellent high standing people - Senatorii, and we already have a reward rank for members who make a significant contribution to the community - civitate. we don't need any more ranks

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    I dont support it.

    Unless it includes:

    Manji PR Wilpuri Frood Trob and all the old guard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucius Vorenus
    I dont support it.

    Unless it includes:

    Manji PR Wilpuri Frood Trob and all the old guard.
    I definitelly think that defication should be done per case, and think that many of the name you mentioned should qualify......

    It is a good intitative to re-invite some of the past members to keep participating in the new TWC
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asterix
    It is a good intitative to re-invite some of the past members to keep participating in the new TWC
    Yeah we would all be benefiting from their experince and expertise and I would support the notion of giving this new rank to all members of the old guard

    Edit: tBP is also old-guard... Just wanted to make it clear seeing as how many didnt mention him
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    Valus, thank you, i'm honoured *salutes*


    most of the old guard are extremely unhappy by the way they were treated by the current administration, and by sulla and spartan, especially Boris and GEN. they will not return

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    An idea, how about all those important guys in the Curia Hall of fame: The Red ones and the leaders of all the great houses of TWC get Deified (Sp)

    Hmm:





    This should be a Curia elected position though the founders get it first.

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    An idea, how about all those important guys in the Curia Hall of fame: The Red ones and the leaders of all the great houses of TWC get Deified (Sp)

    Hmm:


    [Picture thingy which I'm to lazy to edit LV's post for]


    This should be a Curia elected position though the founders get it first.
    Trés cool (don't even think about it, grammar police )

    Soo... that gives us...

    Paul
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    Sibs
    Sulla
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    tBP
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    the Knight2000 (or whatever his name was)

    Any more ?

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    I support this. As it is likely that senatorii will be expanded to include long serving hard working cps who have stepped down, something special to distinguish those true greats of the forum such as ex leaders is a good thing.
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