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      The Pink Slip below issued is both INEFFECTIVE and ILLEGAL.

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Caller:                       V.J. Rada                       

Judge:                        Publius Scribonius Scholasticus                       
                 
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History:

Called by V.J. Rada:          27 Sep 2017       

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Caller's Evidence:

On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 12:42 PM, Owen Jacobson  wrote:
> As it happens, I have just enough cards left to deal with both this and 
> Alexis’ finger before I run out for the week, and now that the proposal fixing the “or” in Vigilante Justice has been assessed, finger-pointing actually somewhat works again. Hooray!
>
> On Sep 26, 2017, at 5:02 PM, Kerim Aydin  wrote:
>
>> This is absurd.  Was going to let it pass, but I point the Finger at Nichdel
>> for late Assessment of Decision to Adopt proposal 7876.
>>
>> I note, for the purposes of determining carding, that this lateness had a
>> direct and material impact on my own earnings as well as others.
>
> And on mine, which causes a minor conflict of interest. However, no rule allows me to recuse myself, and this is not a finger-pointing related the official duties or powers of the Referee, so the Arbitor cannot take over. I’ll have to do my best.
>
> Proposal 7876 was distributed on Mon, 11 Sep 2017 01:19:41 UTC. As voting was not extended, voting ended at Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:19:41 UTC, exactly 7d after distribution (rule 107, “Initiating Agoran Decisions").
>
> nichdel assessed it at Tue, 26 Sep 2017 19:49:53 UTC. 8d, 18h 30m 12s elapsed from the close of voting to the proposal's assessment. Rule 208 (“Resolving Agoran Decisions”) states:
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>> The vote collector for an unresolved Agoran decision CAN resolve it by announcement, indicating the outcome. If it was required to be initiated, then e SHALL resolve it in a timely fashion after the end of the voting period.
>
> nichdel, as Assessor, was the vote collector for the Agoran Decision to adopt proposal 7876. As more than seven days had elapsed (rule 1023, “Common Definitions”), e did not do so in a timely fashion, and has violated the above clause of rule 208.
>
> G.’s allegation that the late assessment has a direct and material impact on gameplay is compelling. Furthermore, beyond the effects G. identifies, Assessment directly affects the adoption of rule changes, which are fundamental to Agora. However, I believe a Yellow Card would be inappropriate, and unduly punitive. Instead, I note that nichdel delayed assessment for reasons e spelled out in a message to agora-discussion:
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> On Sep 20, 2017, at 4:07 PM, Nic Evans  wrote:
>
>> Due to a stressful trip coming up this weekend and the size of the
>> current batch of proposals, I'm unlikely to be able to assess until mid
>> next week. If there's interest, I could create an agency that allows
>> someone else to assess.
>
> nichdel clearly delayed assessment for eir own gain, vis., to gain additional time and attention to dedicate to a personal trip. As such, e has abused the office of Assessor, and I hereby issue em a Pink Slip by summary judgement.
>
> On Sep 26, 2017, at 5:02 PM, Kerim Aydin  wrote:
>
>> I note to the Referee, so e can feel informed and NOT believe that there are
>> no rules violations this week, that Nichdel was similarly late on proposals
>> 7877-7898.
>
> So noted.
>
> -o
>
 
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