Antenna (antennapedia) wrote,

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Games people play

The word that came to mind when I saw this post about this case this morning was "griefing". That's not a plagiarism case, really. Plagiarism was merely the means the griefer used to troll fandom. The desired payoff was the pages of outraged comments to the stolen story, the proof that the long deception had the desired effect. If you want to frustrate this person, just make him/her go poof from your life: defriend, ban, killfile silently. Interfere with the game's payoff (in the transactional analysis sense).

Don't be another fish in the net.

In other news, I have a signup post ready to fire for the Buffy/Giles ficathon. Am waiting for the second mod of a community to get back to me saying it's okay to use the comm. If I don't have a response by mid-afternoon, I'll just create a new comm. They're cheap, though it would be preferable to use a low-activity comm that everybody is already a member of.

Haven't talked myself out of my software project. Instead have talked husband into it. Ha. Am in the thinking & note-taking stages, but will tip over into some messy implementation soon.

Rainstorm has finally hit us in earnest. Wet and windy. The animals are jibbing when asked to go outside: dog-walks end in sudden U-turns. I am delaying getting out of bed longer than I really should. Sigh.

ETA: Eee! Another nomination: "Breaking Glass" for Fang Fetish round 8.
Tags: fandom, nomination, random

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