Quote from Mindreaver »Kraj - Mato and Ghosting are claiming/asking about whether to claim to save themselves. You're MIA completely. You're still near the top of my list. Please do something. Make a case for yourself, or one of the others.
I'm vanilla, I've admittedly been lurky, and people have been calling me scum left and right all game. It's hard to argue with being vigged under those circumstances, and I'd rather be vigged than lynched. That said, my posts may be few but have always included actual content; I've analyzed players and made cases, I've answered questions directed at me, I've attempted to generate discussion in places other people weren't talking about, I've been unafraid to post unpopular opinions, and I'm trying to be relevant despite the massive amount of content generated while I was away. In short, if people find me scummy I can't help that, nor can I magically force myself to be better at finding scum, but I thought my play made it clear I was trying.
It doesn't help that, like Seppel, my item is better gone from the game than in the hands of scum. I have the Goldeneye Key, which makes the holder's killing ability unblockable. Being a "key" I suspect there is a 'lock' counterparty item it combines with. I'm inclined to pass it to Proph, Silver, or Blosc tonight, as they are my strongest townreads but obviously at this point I would do whatever the consensus is.
Quote from TappingStones »Kraj- "My playstyle is very time-consuming and apparently not working very well, I'm frustrated that I keep getting called scum without reasons, or for reasons I can't do anything about..."
Most of us don't know him so the first part about a time-consuming play-style garners a shrug. The "apparently not working part" I'm unclear on. What part isn't working well?
Unless you, Mindreaver, and NAG are all good liars, then my accuracy has been poor. If I'm not being effective and getting called scum at the same time, I'd say that's not 'working very well'.
Quote from TappingStones »"...or for reasons I can't do anything about..." why can't he do anything about it? He could provide a defense for literally any attack under the sun.
I can't defend against attacks like "I don't like that post from Kraj". 90% of the negative comments about me have been vague or emotion-based. Almost everyone has called me scum at some point despite there never being an actual case made against me, or even more than one vote at a time. So... I dunno how to defend against that.
Regarding a not-me Vig: Matowar seems a fine choice to me. I still think the scum is likely lurking, as that's a tried and true method, and I don't have a solid behavior scumread on anyone. A very large portion of Matowar's posts have been 'helpful townie' or commenting about the game instead of real content. Jobie and IAMB have been similarly lurky; Jobie's posts seem to have more content but I don't get a good vibe from his posts. I don't think IMAB's 'good guy' breadcrumb means anything when we've established PM's contain a variety of language and some people aren't even sure of their own alignments, and I've seen little else from him except to say his breadcrumb makes him town.