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Dilberts & Downsizing at [Mini]Phalla Bell [Reserves welcome]

CapfalconCapfalcon Tunnel Snakes RuleCapital WastelandRegistered User regular
edited March 2011 in Critical Failures
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Everyone knew downsizing was coming. Someone in management decided that if they got rid of all the engineers, they could profit the payroll as bonuses! Heck, theoreticaly, if they cut enough costs, they could even be profitable if they didn't sell anything!

The company probably will go down in flames, though. But that's the stockholders problem. And sales. And marketing. And engineering. And, well everyone who's not a manager to be honest. But the managers decide the direction of the company. And the diection they want is all the way into the ground, baby!

But, someone [strike]incompetent bufoon[/strike] manager let it leak. The mail describing the plan got CC'd to the whole company. The engineers, in an entirely out of character move, find their spines and fight back. Their plan?
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Well, they're working on it. But if they get rid of all of the Managers, the company will enter a glorious age of productivity and stockholder value will skyrocket! Until someone steals all the office supplies for personal profit anyway. So, for about a week or so.





This is a normal mafia vs village mini-Phalla for 26 people. Standard rules apply: no sharing of host-provided PMs via screenshots and direct quotation. No anonymous contact is allowed. No “death posts” that reveal any information, no multiple “death posts”.

If any players create proboards, please send a link for it to the host.

Every day a player must make at least two posts to avoid getting transferred to the Inactivus project. Vote in red, retract in lime.

Vote close will be at 10 PM CST, although this is open to discussion if a different time is more convient.
Sign up in lime, clarifications in orange.

Player List:
1. 3clipse (AKA Ted, the generic guy) - Cubicle Justice'd
2. The Anonymous
3. Void Slayer
4. Romanqwerty - Ted, the Generic Guy - Mysterious termination
5. Alegis
6. scuss (AKA Tina the Technical Writer) - Downsized
7. Trust
8. Kilroy (AKA Mordak, Preventer of Information Services) - wedgie'd
9. Over The Moon
10. Dunadan019
11. Matev
12. Phyphor - Ted, the Generic Guy - Human Resorces
13. Extermatott - Ted, the Generic Guy - Wedgie'd
14. Wildcat (AKA Ted, the generic guy) - Inhumane Resources
15. Sir Fabulous (AKA Dilbert) - Downsized
16. Heffing - Alice, the Engineer (Odd Vig) - Victim of Cubicle Justice
17. jimtopia
18. Spoit (AKA Ted the Generic Guy) - Inhumane Resources
19. Daniant - Cathy, the secretary (Serial Killer) Cubical Justice
20. towndrunk34
21. MaxFrost
22. Erich Zhan (AKA Dogbert, Supreme Ruler of Earth) - Cubicle Justice'd
23. Oldmanken - Ted, the Generic Guy - Management attrition
24. ZapRat
25. CaptianPlanet82 - Asok, the Intern (Seer) - Downsized
26. mascara305

RESERVES!
27: Unsalted

DAY LIST
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

Clarifications
Spoiler:

Villager PM
Spoiler:

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  • 3clipse3clipse Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    YEEEESSSS

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  • The AnonymousThe Anonymous Uh, uh, uhhhhhh... Uh, uh.Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Sure, why not.

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  • Void SlayerVoid Slayer Very Suspicious Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    It looks like I am playing this game, but I am really playing WoW.

    He's a superhumanly strong soccer-playing romance novelist possessed of the uncanny powers of an insect. She's a beautiful African-American doctor with her own daytime radio talk show. They fight crime!
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  • romanqwertyromanqwerty Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    The "Dr" is in.

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  • AlegisAlegis Impeckable Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Dogbert is our lord and master

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  • schussschuss Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I will shift your paradigms

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  • TrustTrust Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Siiiiiiiiiiiign UUuuuuuuup!

    Not every flower can say love, but a rose can. Not every plant survives thirst, but a cactus can. Not every vegetable can read, but bless, look at you having a little go...
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  • KilroyKilroy Radical Guardian Skater XRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
  • Over The MoonOver The Moon Registered User
    edited February 2011
    Sign up!

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  • Dunadan019Dunadan019 Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    sign up

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  • MatevMatev Benjamin Warsaw, Action Six News! It's Benji.......like the dogRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Alright, engineering up in this bitch

    "Go down, kick ass, and set yourselves up as gods, that's our Prime Directive!"
    Spoiler:
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  • PhyphorPhyphor Building Planet Busters Tasting FruitRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    All hail Dogbert!

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  • ExtermatottExtermatott Registered User
    edited February 2011
    GO!

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  • WildcatWildcat Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    In-house lawyer all up ins.

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  • Sir FabulousSir Fabulous Malevolent Squid God Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Yes Please.

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  • HefflingHeffling Center of Excellence Applications Engineer Alexandria, LARegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    In life, I am an Engineer.

    mcp wrote: »
    I'm never going anywhere near your lawn.
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  • jimtopiajimtopia Registered User
    edited February 2011
    I love Dilbert comics

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  • SpoitSpoit *twitch twitch* Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    It's much more fun to play a phalla than (try to) run one

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  • daniantdaniant Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    While I disagree with Spoit, I am already being destroyed by my boss, so what can a Phalla hurt me?

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  • Void SlayerVoid Slayer Very Suspicious Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    daniant wrote: »
    While I disagree with Spoit, I am already being destroyed by my boss, so what can a Phalla hurt me?

    Time, energy, sanity?

    He's a superhumanly strong soccer-playing romance novelist possessed of the uncanny powers of an insect. She's a beautiful African-American doctor with her own daytime radio talk show. They fight crime!
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  • towndrunk34towndrunk34 Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Shut up,and sign up.

    >You don't want to drink that water anyway. Somebody tried to jizz in it last page.

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  • MaxFrostMaxFrost Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I'm in on this like RE: "FREE CAKE IN THE LOUNGE"

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  • Erich ZahnErich Zahn Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    !Sign Up

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  • oldmankenoldmanken Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
  • daniantdaniant Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Oooh, Erich Zahn is playing. And Alegis! Two out of three of my phalla crushes.

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  • ZapRatZapRat Mage of Mind A town that has a name that appears in HomestuckRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I survived the great layoff crisis of 2010! !Sign Up

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  • CaptainPlanet82CaptainPlanet82 Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    sign up


    "Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level then beat you with experience." - D

    Help my friend realize his excellent Cyber Punk savage setting! Check out the Ronin: Chrome and Shadows Kickstarter!
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  • mascara305mascara305 Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    sign up

    Don't judge me by my failures, but only by my dreams
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  • CapfalconCapfalcon Tunnel Snakes Rule Capital WastelandRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Alright, we're filled up and PMs will go out once I get back home.

    So probably within two or three hours.

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  • CapfalconCapfalcon Tunnel Snakes Rule Capital WastelandRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Capfalcon wrote: »
    Alright, we're filled up and PMs will go out once I get back home.

    So probably within two or three hours.

    PMs going out. Vote closes tomorrow at 10 CST.

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  • CapfalconCapfalcon Tunnel Snakes Rule Capital WastelandRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    All PMs should be out.

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  • The AnonymousThe Anonymous Uh, uh, uhhhhhh... Uh, uh.Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Would you take orders from Heffling? I think not!

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  • UnsaltedUnsalted Registered User
    edited February 2011
    !reserve

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  • MaxFrostMaxFrost Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Heffling is a horrible boss. He does nothing but touch our screens and give us projects that end up getting canceled anyways.

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  • SpoitSpoit *twitch twitch* Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Hmm...none of my grudges are in this game. OTM for now, for being a horrible network head

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  • Over The MoonOver The Moon Registered User
    edited February 2011
    In my defense, that was my first phalla!

    schuss

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  • 3clipse3clipse Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Dunadaaaannn

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  • MatevMatev Benjamin Warsaw, Action Six News! It's Benji.......like the dogRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Didja get the memo? Heffling's on his way out.

    "Go down, kick ass, and set yourselves up as gods, that's our Prime Directive!"
    Spoiler:
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  • Void SlayerVoid Slayer Very Suspicious Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    a bandwagon 30 minutes in?

    I hate this office.

    He's a superhumanly strong soccer-playing romance novelist possessed of the uncanny powers of an insect. She's a beautiful African-American doctor with her own daytime radio talk show. They fight crime!
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  • Dunadan019Dunadan019 Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    3clipse!

    TELL ME!

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