Okashii posted on 2021-06-20T01:20:37.610000+00:00

I updated the Monsoon bot. I refactored a lot of code to make managing the bot easier for me. I’m not 100% happy with how it turned out design-wise, but it is way improved. That is all in the background — you won’t notice a difference there. But I did make some changes to the calls, so use m.info in either the channel or the channel to see how things have changed. Shorter commands, shorter prefix… I still need to update the website with the new information, though!

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Okashii posted on 2020-10-05T01:35:10.933000+00:00

Hey everyone! Tomorrow at 8PM central, we’re going to be streaming the first episode of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni New. If you have never seen Higurashi (also called When They Cry or When the Cicadas Cry), you’re in for a great time as we stream this once a week. Don’t look up any spoilers and it will be even more fun! If you have seen the Higurashi anime before, this will be familiar but a little different. The animation is improved for one thing.

After tomorrow, I am not sure exactly what days we will be streaming the new episodes. They release on Thursday nights so probably sometime on the weekends.

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Okashii posted on 2020-09-29T22:44:27.123000+00:00


This touches on the pervasiveness of fake news on social media but also mentions how people often feel bad when they get active with social media.

On those points I want to reiterate that there’s 0 tolerance for fake news on this server. I’ve only had to deal with that a small handful of times, so it’s not really a problem here. If anything like that comes up, I delete it.

But on the topic of social media frustrations… If you find yourself irritable, frustrated, stressed, unhappy, etc. participating here, in certain video games, or on any social media, consider taking a break. Or changing the what, who, or how for your online interactions. And please, please, if there’s personal confrontations, especially any harassment, I am here to talk with you about them and attempt some resolution. Anyone breaking the rules of this server, particularly involving harassment or sexual harassment, is subject to being kicked, no matter who they are, officers included. Other personal conflicts we can work together to resolve.

Don’t be afraid to talk with me! Online interactions can become very stressful, so if you are feeling that at any point, let’s talk, let’s work on it together, ok?

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Okashii posted on 2020-09-11T04:01:41.799000+00:00

Beware AmazonBasics electrical products: https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/10/business/amazonbasics-electronics-fire-safety-invs/index.html

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Okashii posted on 2020-08-29T22:13:57.286000+00:00

__A bit of news for **everyone**…__
1. The discord bot should be working now. I had to remove the Dropbox API calls, and I still don’t know why those won’t work other than Dropbox API sucks. Please review the help info I will be putting in the channel!
2. the channel for ffxiv is now read-only. I will be doing something similar for the channel in the future. It’s hard to find events in these channels because they aren’t getting pinned and people talk a lot.
3. you have permissions for making new events in the channel! Just type what the event is and when it will be and it will be added automatically (within about 15 min.) to the channel. It will also add the event to our calendar at http://calendar.rain-ffxiv.com. PLEASE do not make extraneous posts to the channel. It is strictly to make events, not to talk about them. Just use to talk about them!!
4. I archived Minecraft channels and Ark channels now that the servers are gone. The Ark servers weren’t worth paying for anymore since the server host company SUCKED so bad and kept the servers down all the time. And I put Minecraft in the archive because the person that was running that was kicked from this discord server. One of the VRC officers may be making a new one in the future, and if so, we’ll start with fresh channels.

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Okashii posted on 2020-08-23T04:35:12.498000+00:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQbei5JGiT8 Guys and gals, remember that consent is necessary. Please know what it means. I haven’t seen any issues myself in ffxiv FC but in general on this server theres a bit of history here I won’t get into, but it’s important that everyone understand about consent, that minors can never consent, and also about harassment in general.

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Okashii posted on 2020-07-22T17:01:08.179000+00:00

> Hello Everyone, I am going to be setting up a RAIN run of the new 24 man on launch day, August 11, 2020. You are welcome to join the event but be aware that spots are first come first serve! We will be going into the 24 man when we fill or at 9 p.m. EST. The party will open at 8:30 p.m. EST. This is not limited to just FC members. If you know people who want to come go ahead and invite them the more the merrier! See everybody then! –

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Okashii posted on 2020-06-01T00:13:52.455000+00:00

@everyone If anyone needs a role assigned to someone between now and Tuesday afternoon, please contact to have that done. I’m going to be gone for a couple of days and likely not checking messenger at all because I have to get this task done for work with fewer distractions. I likely also won’t be checking text messages but I ask that no one text me until Tuesday as well unless there’s some kind of emergency the uga cannot address.

Btw uga is my younger brother if you didn’t know that already

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