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ellisonz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-03-12 01:55 AM
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2. Looks good to me...
Edited on Fri Feb-03-12 01:57 AM by ellisonz
...I might simplify the SOP edit just a bit so it doesn't get turned into a debate about DU2 which many people seem to have negative feelings about at DU3. Simplicity is beauty.

SOP: A place for Occupy Wall Street members and supporters to promote the values of Occupy Wall Street, share information, and form a broad-based collaborative community. This is a forum for supporters of the 99%. While dissent is allowed because there are many different groups that oppose rule by the 1%, anti-Occupy Wall Street rhetoric belongs in other forums.


I think to an extent the community in itself will fulfill the purpose you desire in your edit. I think that reflects the will of Mic-Check #1 that it be a "simple description" - I would also raise the number required to edit the by-laws up to 10 in bullet 10 so that it doesn't become an incessant battle.

I hope this is a document that meets the concerns of all who have voice their opinion. It has been my pleasure to work on this project. Let's get it proposed. I think the first attempt made to add the Buddhism and Asian Groups almost broke the DU. So the sooner we get the ball rolling on getting it created by elad that sooner we can get back to the regularly scheduled programming. I think the fastest we can expect this maybe to be done is within a week. :-(

In other news, Occupy Honolulu was de-encamped today under a new law targeting the belongings of the homeless: http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/Occupy_Hono... - My sister had been involved in the legal questions facing the group.

I think it's going to be important to not engage any disruptive members in the Meta thread. Once it's up I'll PM as many occupy friendly posters as possible to get as many signing as fast as possible. Leopolds_Ghost you care to do the honors after this is debated for say maybe another 24 hours or so?

Aloha to all! :thumbsup:
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  -MIC CHECK #2: Current draft of proposed text for companion DU3 group Leopolds Ghost  Feb-03-12 12:49 AM   #0 
  - Group Standards and Procedure (most recent draft)  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 01:04 AM   #1 
  - Looks good to me...  ellisonz   Feb-03-12 01:55 AM   #2 
  - Yes, however keep in mind someone has executed a serious objection (poll #9) on Mic Check #1.  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 02:50 PM   #4 
  - I.e. if no one cares to discuss their objection here (or further on that thread) then I'm happy  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 02:55 PM   #5 
     - I posted before that vote was cast.  ellisonz   Feb-03-12 05:50 PM   #7 
        - 24 more hours to resolve the block sounds fine. Who enforces SoP? Jury or Hosts i.e. mods?  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 06:47 PM   #9 
           - The group at large via "acclamation," the hosts or the OP may request a lock.  ellisonz   Feb-03-12 06:52 PM   #10 
              - Ellisonz, I agree, but I'm confused what you mean by block  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 09:41 PM   #12 
                 - Of course, if it's an issue the hosts are "voting" on such as whether to block a user  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 10:02 PM   #13 
                 - To clarify, my above two posts are off-topic :-)  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 10:10 PM   #14 
                    - Oh I meant "ban"...  ellisonz   Feb-03-12 10:40 PM   #15 
  - KoKo, is this OK with you? see the part ellison snipped  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-03-12 03:08 PM   #6 
     - I generally agree with this, including striking references to DU2, and...  NYC_SKP   Feb-03-12 08:40 PM   #11 
     - Agree with striking references to DU2 or others who have gone elsewhere.  KoKo   Feb-04-12 08:53 AM   #16 
        - Thanks KoKo. I haven't started the thread yet for one simple reason. Occupy DC got shut down today.  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-05-12 12:47 AM   #21 
  - I like what I see.  Hell Hath No Fury   Feb-03-12 10:32 AM   #3 
  - Looks good to me  Raine   Feb-03-12 06:15 PM   #8 
  - That's 24 more hours.  ellisonz   Feb-04-12 08:13 PM   #17 
  - ellisonz , I am thinking you want to be a Group Host in that Forum?  KoKo   Feb-04-12 08:56 PM   #18 
     - Nope.  ellisonz   Feb-04-12 09:36 PM   #20 
        - Thanks so much ellisonz. Sorry I'm late on doing this, photos will explain  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-05-12 12:59 AM   #22 
  - I hope if you all get that "Group" going that there will be good representation from DU-2  KoKo   Feb-04-12 09:01 PM   #19 
     - Agreed n/t  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-05-12 01:01 AM   #23 
     - If selected as a host, I would defer to others without resistance.  NYC_SKP   Feb-05-12 05:01 PM   #24 
 

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