[MUD-Dev] Re: pet peeves

Koster Koster
Thu Feb 11 17:45:36 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Woolcock [mailto:KaVir at dial.pipex.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 12, 1999 2:07 AM
> To: mud-dev at kanga.nu
> Subject: [MUD-Dev] Re: pet peeves
> 
> 
> (Rearranged your post to include your correction).
> 
> diablo at best.com wrote:
> > 
> > > Pet peeve #97
> > > When someone claiming to be the creator of another world 
> logs into mine
> > > (doesn't matter to me if it is true or not) and expects 
> me to treat him 
> > > any differently from any other newbie.
> 
> Well I'll occasionally log onto other muds and talk to the 
> imps (particularly
> the coders).  If I notice a feature that I find appealing 
> I'll ask them if 
> they wouldn't mind explaining how it works, and I'll usually 
> offer to show
> the person around my mud if they've given me a tour of theirs 
> (at that point
> the conversation has usually evolved into software designs 
> and implementations
> anyway).

I made a habit of trying to greet newbies at the gate, so to speak, and
offering other mud developers tours of Legend. I think that is how I met at
least three members of this list, actually. :) So don't discount it
altogether.

-Raph




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