Chill the fuck out about getting copies of sets

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Chill the fuck out about getting copies of sets

Post by Auroni » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:03 pm

Today I was extremely displeased to learn, after finishing and running a Chicago Open set that took a toll on my physical and mental health, that someone downloaded the raw packet files from our shared folder and that it was circulated by at least Eric Mukherjee. I was looking forward to reading the remaining questions online and eventually posting the set after spending some time to recover, but quizbowl's collective impatience now won't even allow me this small pleasure. I have noticed for years and years now that people in this game must have everything, including access to new sets and stats, right the fuck now and are willing to gain access to it through backhanded means without even entertaining the possibility of asking the people providing those things for them, or without a thought or care as to how providers of those things might want them handled. Producing a tournament of any kind is a draining process, and the draining feeling scales up with the difficulty and size of sets. Shit like this is extremely disrespectful to the game's content creators and needs to stop.
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Re: Chill the fuck out about getting copies of sets

Post by AKKOLADE » Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:25 pm

Preach.
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Re: Chill the fuck out about getting copies of sets

Post by Sima Guang Hater » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:56 am

Regardless of my opinions on everything else, I shouldn't have sent out the set without your approval - it is yours, after all. That was a mistake on my part and I apologize.
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