I'm from the playa where one of the enlightened moderators of eplaya has provided the following suggestions for this forum:
[quote]Snark. We all do it, and some snark is fine and downright funny. Abusing newbs, even if they are DJs, is not snark. That's just mean. Cut it out. Unless it is the gal asking for a ticket to manifest itself every year, she's fair game.
When an earnest question is asked, please, helpful replies first. No matter how much you want to tell them to read their fucking ticket and the fucking survival guide, don't. Try something polite before ripping them a new one. [/quote]
I guess my mistake was being too much of a rule-follower and too acommodating of "newbs". I should be punished with a brisk paddling. Can I look you up, Clar-i-ty? I'm guessing we would both thoroughly enjoy the experience . . .