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[-] A_Union_of_Kobolds@lemmy.world 173 points 1 month ago

Without rulers, not without rules ;)

[-] GBU_28@lemm.ee 22 points 1 month ago

They're being a ruler is the joke

[-] imgcat@lemmy.ml 12 points 1 month ago

That's why you don't follow grammar rules

[-] melpomenesclevage@lemm.ee 5 points 1 month ago

Yeah but we can't use it; it's why lots of anarchists like wh40k but none of us can play it.

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[-] TimewornTraveler@lemm.ee 2 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

Nuh uh! They're participating in lively debate through which all parties can come to a ruling by consensus! They're just really good at it. Um, what's a ruler again anyways? 🤔

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[-] Flax_vert@feddit.uk 3 points 1 month ago

Then who enforces the rules

[-] JayDee@lemmy.ml 12 points 1 month ago


As opposed to disciplinary action carried out by a central authority, rule breakers just get slapped by every community member in a revolving door fashion.

[-] Flax_vert@feddit.uk 3 points 1 month ago

Are there criminal records? Are they kept on decentralised ledgers like crypto?

[-] JayDee@lemmy.ml 6 points 1 month ago

You use the old ladies on the balconies. They see everything.

Or whatever means you wanna do, there's no hard and fast rule on how the system is structured - just that hierarchies be limited and only exist as long as necessary, and authority remain as evenly distributed throughout the community as possible.

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[-] Valmond@lemmy.world 4 points 1 month ago

There will be like an invisible hand ...

[-] Leviathan@lemmy.world 39 points 1 month ago

How to be anarchist:

Step 1: follow the rules we all agree upon.

Step 2: don't play (cohabitate) with people who refuse to follow the agreed upon rules.

Step 3: enjoy peaceful game (life) with people who don't shit on their own activities just to win.

[-] Rinox@feddit.it 24 points 1 month ago

Step 1: follow the rules we all agree upon.

You'd be surprised at how difficult it is to find rules we can all agree on.

[-] Leviathan@lemmy.world 17 points 1 month ago

You can usually find them in the box with the rest of the game.

[-] Rinox@feddit.it 4 points 1 month ago

Those are the first thing that get lost, together with half the plastic tanks (probably eaten by the dog or your little cousin). So in the end, you make up some of the rules and use tinfoil instead of the tanks.

Btw, did you know you can get a loan from the Monopoly bank with interests at market rate? /s

[-] Leviathan@lemmy.world 2 points 1 month ago

I don't want to just come back with an answer every time but we're all in our 30s and we played the monopoly set we grew up with last summer at our parents' place with the nieces and nephews and it still has rules and all. I think the only things missing were the original dice as there were about 4 different sets of different colors and sizes in there.

I get what you're saying, but the metaphor kinda follows through in that when everyone at the table sits down and takes a minute to set the house rules and stuff we can all play in relative harmony.

Monopoly's easy, it's just like:

  • Free parking?

  • Auctions?

  • Loans?

  • Mortgaging and stuff?

and you're pretty much good to go once you agree on those things.

[-] Klear@sh.itjust.works 4 points 1 month ago

Yeah, I also disagree with his rule #1

[-] C126@sh.itjust.works 15 points 1 month ago

People often confuse anarchists (those who don't believe in having a political ruling class) with chaos.

Damn, this is so me

[-] niemcycle@lemmy.world 11 points 1 month ago

Something something Engels something something justified hierarchy

[-] SuddenDownpour@sh.itjust.works 9 points 1 month ago

Is The Onion spying on me now!?!?!?

[-] phoenixz@lemmy.ca 5 points 1 month ago

I read

Antichrist surprisingly strict about board game rules and was confused

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