What Gets You Mad in RPs

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Blind Hemingway

Big "WHAT?!"
BENEFACTOR
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
NEVER
Writing Levels
Adept, Douche
Genders You Prefer Playing
Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
SCREW THIS. I'M CHAOTIC STUPID. I LOWER MY TROUSERS AND WIZZ ON THE KING.
Favorite Genres
Surrealism, Surreal Horror (Think Tim Burton), Steampunk, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Spaghetti Westerns, Mercenaries, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, Historical fantasies
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi or Furrisms, DnD, High Fantasy, romance. Straight up Horror.
#1
Like when people don't post for no apparent reason, what is the number 1 thing that gets you mad?
 

Vay

The Empress
BENEFACTOR
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Mostly active but I don't mind taking a back seat.
Favorite Genres
Mostly Fantasy and Sci-fi, though I’ll do anything if the plot is good.
Genre You DON'T Like
See above.
#2
When people post OOC content IC, or feel the need to justyfy what they wrote IC in the OOC thread.
 
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Flaremon

Guest
#3
That would possibly be it - people not posting. It's so... sigh. Look, don't make my RPs die after you so passionately wrote your CS. It doesn't look good on either of our ends.

I mean, my RPs don't ever state anything about writing with five paragraphs of sentences, so quit burdening yourself and end up not posting at all.

That's my biggest issue, I believe.
 

Diana

You're not a rebel, you're fucking psychotic!
BENEFACTOR
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
My Usual Online Time
5PM - 5AM Daily
#4
*Points at Flare's comment about people only posting when they can write a million paragraphs!*

The obvious aside, PACING. Pacing is always tricky. I hate it when the plot gets stuck and doesn't go anywhere, but at the same time I can't stand it when someone pushes us forward too fast and we can't give a scene the time it needs to really shine. c____c And it's SO hard to get it just right.



....I also hate when someone moves in on my Role in the RP. D:< Read the bios of the people that posted their charrie sheets before you, and dun jack their "thing"!
 
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Flaremon

Guest
#5
I know, it's so obvious, but people seems to keep making the same mistake, claiming they don't have time and stuff. To me, if you don't have time, just post something to let us move on.

Or how about this, people who are too 'shy' to admit they have lost interest in the RP. I don't mean to sound harsh on you, sweeties, but you know, it might help if you do that so that I can get you replaced with someone else that's interested instead of waiting for 2 weeks or so before deciding to kill you off.
 

Blind Hemingway

Big "WHAT?!"
BENEFACTOR
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
NEVER
Writing Levels
Adept, Douche
Genders You Prefer Playing
Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
SCREW THIS. I'M CHAOTIC STUPID. I LOWER MY TROUSERS AND WIZZ ON THE KING.
Favorite Genres
Surrealism, Surreal Horror (Think Tim Burton), Steampunk, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Spaghetti Westerns, Mercenaries, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, Historical fantasies
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi or Furrisms, DnD, High Fantasy, romance. Straight up Horror.
#6
Yeah, I can agree with the people lost interest thing. That annoys me as well because you are literally waiting around; probably the only time you can use that excuse.
 

Asmodeus

Gazorpazorpdeus
Posting Speed
Speed of Light
#7
Pretty much everything.
 
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Karsikan the Berzerker

Guest
#8
For me, Word Count. I don't want to sit there and read everyone's college thesis, Especailly if another character is involved. I cannot tell you how frustrated I got in some RP's where I was trying to keep the battle to D&D equivalents and my opponent tried to use five hundred fucking actions per post, each with a Tolkienan description.

However, that does not mean monosylabbic posts will cause me to orgasm, quite the opposite, with the exception of dialouge (Which in it's nautre is going to have several short posts, or at least should) I hope for a good paragraph at a minimum, and five to six at a maximum.
 
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Necella

Guest
#9
Massively long posts for NO REASON. I let it slide if there's a lot of action going on, or it's an introduction to a character. But c'mon, every time a 5 page post? No thanks.

And yeah people not posting after stating interest and posting their character sheet. So why bother making the effort if you're not going to be part of the IC then?
 

MiraMirror

She's baaaaaack~
#10
When someone keeps saying, "I'll post today." ...And they don't post at all.
And when you ask them again, they get testy with you....Pardon me, but if I'm in charge of an RP, I have the responsibility of seeing it through the best I can.
On a seperate note, I always have wondered the general page length of completed RPs...
 

Hydronine

The Murrstress
Roleplay Invitations
One on One Roleplays
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
No Preferences
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I'm fine with doing both, but it depends on the situation and how comfortable I am with the RP, plot, or subject matter of the RP.
Favorite Genres
Scifi, Fantasy, Modern, Magical, Horror, Noir, apocalyptic, Grimdark, yaoi, yuri, anything really.
Genre You DON'T Like
Uhhh..... That's hard.
#11
(Oh, that reminds me to check on my RPs)

What I hate most hasn't happened in a long time, but it's one of the few things that make me dangerously rageful.

When someone puts up a char sheet that's SO FUCKING GODLY, and when you try to tell them to tone down, they leave because they wanted their character to be the most awesomest shit ever.
 
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Necella

Guest
#12
(Oh, that reminds me to check on my RPs)

What I hate most hasn't happened in a long time, but it's one of the few things that make me dangerously rageful.

When someone puts up a char sheet that's SO FUCKING GODLY, and when you try to tell them to tone down, they leave because they wanted their character to be the most awesomest shit ever.

I wholeheartedly agree with you.

I remember this one person on another forum, who actually joined Euphoria when it was up there, and his character sheet sucked. Lol. It was over the top and I told him to take it down a notch. BUT HE ONLY MADE IT WORSE! And every time I rejected his sheet, he would edit it, but the changes weren't significant enough.

But that's another thing that gets me. If you're rejected, you're rejected. Don't be persistent about it. Same guy, even after I rejected him many times, actually had the audacity to post in my RP even after I said GTFO. X_X
 
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Moderate to aggressive.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Horror and Sci-fi. I'll try basically anything though. I also love strange and unusual RP genre concepts. Different is good!
Genre You DON'T Like
I'll try just about anything. I'm not overly into RPs where the prime focus is romance. I'm not too hyped on fan based anime rp either.
#13
I don't know if its been mentioned, but people who leave without saying anything. This applies especially if they were a vital part of the story. It's always possible to take their character over, but its never the same.

I guess this is more of an OOC issue.
 

Maggie

Officially Nonexistent.
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Female
Favorite Genres
horror, fantasy, magical, paranormal, hetero romance
Genre You DON'T Like
sci fi,
#14
Copycats like Dianana said make me angry. Also...... WAITING hours for one- post in a chat or msn/AIM rpg can just kill my mood instantly. Some situations I can understand waiting for. Real life happens yes- I'm an RPG FREAK of doom, but come on, holding up the next line for days or hours on end? Just because you 'can?' is kind of tacky. IF you want to take a rpg break just say so if you're not interested say so. :( Also when people just randomly decided "I hate that person! I don't want to rpg with her ever again!" Like, 5 times in one day from different partners. And then they think they're being nice by not telling me why i suck at rpg? Come on....grow some balls and tell me. x_x;
 

Blind Hemingway

Big "WHAT?!"
BENEFACTOR
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
NEVER
Writing Levels
Adept, Douche
Genders You Prefer Playing
Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
SCREW THIS. I'M CHAOTIC STUPID. I LOWER MY TROUSERS AND WIZZ ON THE KING.
Favorite Genres
Surrealism, Surreal Horror (Think Tim Burton), Steampunk, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Spaghetti Westerns, Mercenaries, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, Historical fantasies
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi or Furrisms, DnD, High Fantasy, romance. Straight up Horror.
#15
On a seperate note, I always have wondered the general page length of completed RPs...
I saved every post from the original Project Genesis. When added all together it was roughly 350 pages... That means for that RP the average post can be 1 to ten pages long. Now granted, we were dealing with people that have a tendancy to write novellas or novels so... Yeah~
 

King Weavel

The Burger King
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I am in the middle between passive and aggressive. But I prefer to plan things out with my fellow RPers so I don't mess them up. Although I do keep plot twists under wraps. I believe planning things out helps make for better posts so I do it often.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, sci-fi, post apocalyptic, parody.
Genre You DON'T Like
No SMUT EVER. Not big on modern RPs, not a fan of Mass RPs due to past experiences. I may make exceptions though if an RP is particularly interesting. I will NEVER get involved with anything like yaoi or furry FYI, those I do not make exceptions with. Also not too keen on perverse RPs.
#16
People not posting and having no reasons for it. That's one of the worse things you can do. It's ok if like, something happened to you or if you posted saying something was keeping you from posting but...Otherwise really just annoying.

Gotta agree with those who join and don't post at all. Had a view of those in DEM, wasn't good. Helped kill it. So that'd be number two.
 

Diana

You're not a rebel, you're fucking psychotic!
BENEFACTOR
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
My Usual Online Time
5PM - 5AM Daily
#17
I don't like it when people get nitpicky about unimportant details.

Does it reeeeaaally matter if a certain gun isn't available to civilians? Do we reaaaaally have to make a big deal on the size of a ship, or how fast the XYZ is compared to a ABC?




I also have a problem with people getting MY knowledge mixed up with my CHARACTER'S knowledge. Yes -I- know that you're a Furilian from Moscow. But my CHARACTER thinks you're a Lizardface. Why on earth do you feel the need to correct me?
 
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Krang

Guest
#18
Out of Context Out of Character.

That's the only problem I've encountered that has actually annoyed me.

Probably because I'm usually a perpetrator in the antics annoying the GMs... >.> My only RP so far requires an overpowered character because I'm going to be drizzling over-powered monsters on them the entire time. :D
 

MiraMirror

She's baaaaaack~
#19
I get annoyed when they mistake character conflict with person conflict. Just because my character gets mad at your character or doesn't LIKE your character doesn't mean I don't like you. -_-' Stop taking everything so seriously. ^^;
 

Blind Hemingway

Big "WHAT?!"
BENEFACTOR
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
NEVER
Writing Levels
Adept, Douche
Genders You Prefer Playing
Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
SCREW THIS. I'M CHAOTIC STUPID. I LOWER MY TROUSERS AND WIZZ ON THE KING.
Favorite Genres
Surrealism, Surreal Horror (Think Tim Burton), Steampunk, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Spaghetti Westerns, Mercenaries, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, Historical fantasies
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi or Furrisms, DnD, High Fantasy, romance. Straight up Horror.
#20
How do you guys react to characters with mind reading powers? I know some are willing to allow these sorts of characters, while others are like FFFFFFFF No.