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zanzjan
04-01-2014, 09:52 PM
Your new alien overlords, who toil tirelessly for the benefit of mankind, have decreed that human efforts must be in balance with reward. To that end, those who have been given the task-name "writer" must now meet the following conditions:

The requirement is now Write 1, Sub 1, SELL 1. Monetary coinage is acceptable, as is remuneration in the form of livestock, excess children, and/or mining rights. The overlords recognize that their need to fund their beneficent works must be balanced by a traditional reward-system for the content workers, and thus you will be generously granted the right to keep 5% of such remuneration.

We will also allow you to continue to set your own timeframe goals for completing the W1S1S1, but with the need for resources to remain fairly and evenhandedly distributed, your daily caloric intake will necessarily be tied to productivity, and thus not allowed to exceed your daily output of SOLD words. We regret the inevitable suffering and demise of haikuists, but in balance feel the positive future we can build together far outweighs such sacrifices.

All glory to our alien overlords. The future starts today! Right now, in fact. Are you writing?

Old Hack
04-01-2014, 11:19 PM
Writing my heart out, Oh Great Zan.

The Master loves our words.

Aggy B.
04-01-2014, 11:31 PM
You're sounding a bit like my husband today, magnificent overlord.

Aggy, thinking this might explain a few things

Aislinn
04-02-2014, 12:27 AM
Lol. We're trying our best. Set the aliens onto the editors!! Editors must BUY BUY BUY!!

amergina
04-02-2014, 12:32 AM
Editors are tasty.

Oh. ooops!

Maryn
04-02-2014, 12:42 AM
If I write one, sub one, and fail to sell, will our beloved overlords reduce me to my basic components and use them as nutrients?

Nyram hopes it serves.

V1c
04-02-2014, 12:53 AM
Ah, I see now why I have died many times these past few months!!

Maryn
04-02-2014, 01:19 AM
One more death shall be one more service.

Nyram