Go Back   The PokéCommunity Forums > The PokéCommunity Archives > New Staff Lounge (archive)
Reload this Page Proposed ROM Hacking forums closing date

Notices
For all updates, view the main page.

New Staff Lounge (archive) This forum was used in PokéCommunity's 2012 April Fools Day prank. All content in this forum is fabricated for the entertainment of the reader.



 
 
Thread Tools
  #1    
Old March 7th, 2012 (07:49 PM).
Livewire's Avatar
Livewire Livewire is offline
Super Moderator
BS
CS
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Sunyshore City
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
Posts: 13,406
Send a message via Skype™ to Livewire
Did we ever set a date for the closing of PC's ROM hacking forums, other than December 21st of this year?

I propose we move it up to the nearest half-vernal equinox on April 25th.
__________________
  #2    
Old March 7th, 2012 (08:08 PM).
Dixie Kong's Avatar
Dixie Kong Dixie Kong is online now
Goin' Bananas
Super Moderator
CS
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Alabama
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Nature: Timid
Posts: 28,621
The sooner it's gone, the better. I'm tired of these ROM hacking idiots polluting the adv gen forum with all their crap. Like...my GOD, it's not hard to read a forum description or scroll down farther and find that section.
__________________

i'm leaving this i don't even care
  #3    
Old March 7th, 2012 (08:20 PM).
Forever's Avatar
Forever Forever is offline
let it go
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: http://goo.my/server
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Posts: 33,852
I'd much rather it be on Easter. When the Rom hackers realize they have nowhere to go, then what's best than having Easter events to get them settled into the rest of the community, plus swap and hunt would greatly appreciate the activity.
__________________
I'm paired with and in love with Frizy ♥
  #4    
Old March 7th, 2012 (10:03 PM).
Sterling's Avatar
Sterling Sterling is online now
take me to the moon 💫
Moderator
CS
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Kansas City
Gender: Female
Nature: Brave
Posts: 14,587
Apparently some ROM Hackers think PC is an "all-about-ROM-Hacking" forum. Honestly I am tired of them spamming CQ&F, and using my section as a place to get help for ROM Hacking (not to mention, they ask ME for help...and I don't even know how to map/script/etc.!)

The sooner, the better. I think Easter is a good day, imo.
__________________
DALE EARNHARDT JR.
geico 500 winner - talladega, al - may 3, 2015
  #5    
Old March 7th, 2012 (10:33 PM).
Pidgey's Avatar
Pidgey Pidgey is offline
Say my name, silverflame, take control
Silver Tier
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Skyloft
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 2,583
Wait, so you're gonna move the end of the world day to Easter? D:
  #6    
Old March 7th, 2012 (10:40 PM).
Forever's Avatar
Forever Forever is offline
let it go
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: http://goo.my/server
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Posts: 33,852
End of the ROM Hackers world, Olli. Easter is just convenient. Whatever happens after Easter has nothing to do with anything.
__________________
I'm paired with and in love with Frizy ♥
  #7    
Old March 7th, 2012 (10:59 PM).
twocows's Avatar
twocows twocows is offline
Pretentious Intellectual Jerk
Gold Tier
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Michigan
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Nature: Lax
Posts: 3,979
Excellent. One step closer to my and digi's complete domination of these forums. All according to keikaku.

TL note: keikaku means plan.
__________________
Doctors Without Borders: one of the few charity groups you can rely on to actually do real good in the world.

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." - H. L. Mencken, unsourced

"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'"- Isaac Asimov, Column in Newsweek (21 January 1980) [source]
  #8    
Old March 8th, 2012 (01:05 AM).
Went's Avatar
Went Went is offline
Goomba of wisdom
Moderator
CS
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Madrid
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Posts: 18,807
Send a message via Skype™ to Went
Well, I personally think we shouldn't close the RH forums- instead we should turn PC into a hacking forum. We'd get a lot of new members to join that way! We'd only have to turn CQ&F into "Hacking Questions and Feedback".

So a no from me to your crazy idea. Pfft mods, always trying to bully us into doing what they want.
__________________
Mod of The Playground, Advance Gen and 5th Gen
  #9    
Old March 8th, 2012 (05:29 AM).
King Goodra's Avatar
King Goodra King Goodra is offline
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Lax
Posts: 16,774
I did a lot of rethinking and came up with a new idea.

Yes, I still support removing the ROM hacking forums, but I also think we should also add a new forum altogether. I don't mean a forum within this forum, but a new forum.

http://hacking.pokecommunity.com/

This will be strictly dedicated to the ROM hacking community. That way we can keep the Pokémon aspects that keep this community the #1 community on Google searches for Pokémon forums and we have somewhere where ROM hackers can go who don't really care about Pokémon that much.

But we all know ROM hackers are just wanna-be Game Developers. lol.
  #10    
Old March 8th, 2012 (06:40 AM).
Oryx's Avatar
Oryx Oryx is offline
CoquettishCat
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Nature: Relaxed
Posts: 13,207
Quote originally posted by twocows:
Excellent. One step closer to my and digi's complete domination of these forums. All according to keikaku.

TL note: keikaku means plan.
Isn't it kind of counterproductive to use a word if you have to explain it afterwards anyway?

I want the ROM Hackers to be forced to interact with the rest of the normal userbase that aren't crazy hackers. :(
__________________


Theme * Pair * VM * PM

Not all men...

Are all men stupid?

That's right.

  #11    
Old March 8th, 2012 (08:44 AM).
twocows's Avatar
twocows twocows is offline
Pretentious Intellectual Jerk
Gold Tier
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Michigan
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Nature: Lax
Posts: 3,979
Quote originally posted by Toujours:


Isn't it kind of counterproductive to use a word if you have to explain it afterwards anyway?
You make me sad.

http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg230/scaled.php?server=230&filename=keikakuthumb.jpg&res=medium
__________________
Doctors Without Borders: one of the few charity groups you can rely on to actually do real good in the world.

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." - H. L. Mencken, unsourced

"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'"- Isaac Asimov, Column in Newsweek (21 January 1980) [source]
  #12    
Old March 9th, 2012 (12:49 AM).
Morkula's Avatar
Morkula Morkula is offline
Get in the Game
Administrator
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Virginia
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Posts: 6,809
Nick, why give the hackers their own special forum? They already have big enough heads. Closing the forum is supposed to prove a point - we'd just look weak if we caved and gave them even more special treatment to inflate their egos.

Close the ROM Hacking forum today, for all I care. Good riddance.
__________________
  #13    
Old March 9th, 2012 (10:27 AM).
giradialkia's Avatar
giradialkia giradialkia is offline
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Ireland
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Nature: Timid
Posts: 1,556
I wish you guys would have discussed this with me, first- but I have to be honest, I totally agree; if an Admin could help with the deleting process, that'd be great.

However, I want to mod Game Development, once ROM Hacking is gone- it's only fair. I've never really looked at GD but it can't be that hard, so please let me know when this whole thing is going down so I can download some GD stuff in advance.
__________________

This one's called 'Blue', and it's very Pokémon themed, so have a listen! Check out the links below for more stuff, if you like this!



This is the Doctor
This is my Soundcloud
This is my bandcamp

My Pokémon Y character is the same as my username. If you see me as a Passerby let me know! I tend to get a lot of Passerby requests and I often wonder if it's people from this site.
  #14    
Old March 9th, 2012 (10:51 AM).
Pidgey's Avatar
Pidgey Pidgey is offline
Say my name, silverflame, take control
Silver Tier
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Skyloft
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 2,583
You know ROM hacking has seen better times when even the moderator of the section agrees to get it removed.

Though, what about all the members we'll lose with this, and what about all the members we won't get because we remove the source of a great deal of our members? Just because the hacks are the reason they join, that doesn't mean that they won't get to experience the rest of the forum. I mean even I joined solely for the hacks, but once I actually went a little outside of that section, I discovered the rest of this wonderful forum and ended up visiting that section less and less.

If it's such a big problem with all the people asking about ROM hacking related questions in CQ&F and wherever else they post it, go with Nick's idea and give them their own forum.
  #15    
Old March 13th, 2012 (02:58 PM).
Kano Shuuya's Avatar
Kano Shuuya Kano Shuuya is offline
→ you're here, aren't you?
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Kansas, USA
Gender: Female
Nature: Brave
Posts: 893
Lol Nick, he wants to make ROM hacking a *~special butterfly~* by giving it its own seperate location, when we're all talking about doing the complete oppsite. I'm all for tearing it down, there are plenty of other forums that offer Rom hacking discussions.
__________________

hi, i used to be "Drew"
alt account for Jude Mathis
paired to Antemortem
twitter | tumblr | instagram | steam
  #16    
Old March 13th, 2012 (07:09 PM).
Netto Azure's Avatar
Netto Azure Netto Azure is offline
<<Wandering Bard>>
Moderator
CS
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Grancel City, Liberl Kingdom
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Posts: 8,278
Remember, when they ask why it closed down that there was a "C&D letter" that Lerroux obtained when he got promoted.
__________________
  #17    
Old April 1st, 2012 (03:03 AM).
Crimson5M's Avatar
Crimson5M Crimson5M is offline
what
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Scotland
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 1,055
Please don't remove the ROM hacking forum you'll put Sydian out of a job :(
__________________

Because it should've won HotY.
Pear
Frodo Baggins
Twitter
Youtube
CBC
  #18    
Old April 1st, 2012 (03:08 AM).
Co500's Avatar
Co500 Co500 is offline
You think you're strong? You're not.
Silver Tier
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Far Awayyyyyyy
Gender: Male
Posts: 550
Why would you want to remove rom hacking? There are some great people in that section which you could lose due to closing the section
__________________
It can't end now. Not like this.


I hope you’ll remember, there is something good in goodbye.



  #19    
Old April 1st, 2012 (03:25 AM).
Pokestick, good times.'s Avatar
Pokestick, good times. Pokestick, good times. is offline
An awesome usertitle
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Literally Sverige
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Posts: 5,258
I approve of this idea. It amuses me greatly.
__________________


  #20    
Old April 1st, 2012 (03:31 AM).
Lerroux Lerroux is offline
Ruler of PC
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 70
Please allow the staff members take the decisions here. Do not interfere in our discussions.
  #21    
Old April 1st, 2012 (03:32 AM).
Pokestick, good times.'s Avatar
Pokestick, good times. Pokestick, good times. is offline
An awesome usertitle
Crystal Tier
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Literally Sverige
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Posts: 5,258
Seeing as there are barely no staff left, we might as well do our part. :3
__________________


  #22    
Old April 1st, 2012 (05:45 AM).
Dixie Kong's Avatar
Dixie Kong Dixie Kong is online now
Goin' Bananas
Super Moderator
CS
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Alabama
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Nature: Timid
Posts: 28,621
Quote:
Please don't remove the ROM hacking forum you'll put Sydian out of a job :(
lol was that supposed to be funny? Great job, Lerroux. You let the members in including the ROM nublets. Fantastic.
  #23    
Old April 1st, 2012 (06:04 AM).
twocows's Avatar
twocows twocows is offline
Pretentious Intellectual Jerk
Gold Tier
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Michigan
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Nature: Lax
Posts: 3,979
I don't see what the big deal is, you would have had to have been blind to not see the writing on the wall. ROM hacking was, by and large, the biggest mess on the forums. It only caused a bunch of drama and lameness. We're about community here and pretty much the entire staff agreed that ROM hacking was hurting that community.

If you don't like it, make a thread about it here in a few days when things calm down a bit (nobody has the time to discuss things right now, we're all working overtime here). Until then, just sit tight, it's not going anywhere immediately, it'll be a few weeks at least.
__________________
Doctors Without Borders: one of the few charity groups you can rely on to actually do real good in the world.

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." - H. L. Mencken, unsourced

"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'"- Isaac Asimov, Column in Newsweek (21 January 1980) [source]
 
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are UTC -8. The time now is 04:46 PM.