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Time for a new release of the: >>>Tip.It Times!<<<

 

 

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In reference to the second article, I found it as one of the most hilarious things I have read in a while. I had no idea how much Jagex or Runescape was in the news, thou I am disturbed by the last news brief about the man who had sex with the minor child after "marrying" her Runescape. That was actually disappointing to read as it could have turned out a lot worse. Glad I turned down my "marriage" proposal when some random player asked me to (thou I wasn't planning on doing so anyway).

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It really highlights the need for kids to not reveal personal information, doesn't it? Unfortunately, there are some pretty scummy people in the word. Fortunately, they're a small minority of the whole.

 

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The news broadcast in the second article is funny... they don't get it. "virtual items in Runescape" > court ruling more or less suggested they weren't virtual, lol.

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The featured article kind of bothers me.

 

Of course the RSOF will have a community and of course it will be active. If your fansite's community is active, it's guaranteed the actual site's community will be more active. Simply because it takes a curious initiative to go out looking for a fansite's forum and become a community of it. Meaning any other fansites community will die long, long before the community from the official site will. Time and again it's been boasted that the RSOF is one of the most popular gaming forums ever. I think it was even ranked 3rd recently. So to have expected the RSOF community to have died before your own seems to suggest a very snobbish/ignorant sense of things.

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Lol I hate the 2nd article. Not because, the article itself, but how there are nasty people out there who would just take advantage of some 13 y/o girl. Then the fact that the girl allowed it in the first place, and multiple times. I've been on this planet for over 20 years and never met any of these kinds of people. But, I suppose these are things you'd never find out about someone.

 

Love is love, and some people say age doesn't matter. But 13 and 54 + married on Runescape. Ye I'm glad that's not allowed.

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Lol I hate the 2nd article. Not because, the article itself, but how there are nasty people out there who would just take advantage of some 13 y/o girl. Then the fact that the girl allowed it in the first place, and multiple times. I've been on this planet for over 20 years and never met any of these kinds of people. But, I suppose these are things you'd never find out about someone.

 

Love is love, and some people say age doesn't matter. But 13 and 54 + married on Runescape. Ye I'm glad that's not allowed.

 

What I find funny is that I think the two SoS Dungeons were suppose to help take care of issues like these (be it direct or indirect) yet that event happened last year in February.

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For which accounts do the SOS doors still ask questions? Will a fresh account have to answer them, if a false age is entered?

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If I remember correctly, everyone has to answer the questions at least the first time through. After that you can just use the shortcuts.

 

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Amusing second article, the first however.. Not meaning to be rude but it had little interesting insight, told me nothing the average Joe doesn't know already and had very little lasting sentiment or opinion from the writer.

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