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Proposals 380-395 (all failed, and deliberately set up so as to do so)
"Changeable Goddesshood"
Propose transmute rule 120 to Mutable. [Oak!]
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"Worship Where Worship's Due"
[Oak!] Propose amend rule 120 to the following.
Leah Morin is an esteemed member of the human race but no more than
such, and must not be viewed as divine or with a worshipful attitude.
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"Changeable Regulations"
Propose transmute rule 116 to Mutable. [Gum!]
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"Changing's Nothing Special"
[Gum!] Propose amend rule 116 to remove all text beginning with ", with
the sole exception of changing the rules".
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"Changeable Self-Reference"
Propose transmute rule 115 to Mutable. [Apple!]
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"Self-Destruction is Silly"
[Apple!] Propose amendment of rule 115 to remove the sentence "Even rule
changes that amend or repeal their own authority are permissible.", and to
add the following quote-delimited text to the end of rule 115: "However,
no rule may immediately repeal itself or cancel its own authority."
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"Changeable Nomic'hood"
Propose transmute rule 114 to Mutable. [Plum!]
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"Why Not, If We Want To?"
[Plum!] Propose repealment of rule 114.
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"Changeable Rights"
Propose transmute rule 113 to Mutable. [Orange!]
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"Judgement's Subjective"
[Orange!] Propose amend rule 113 to remove the clause "in the judgement of
the player to incur it, ".
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"Changeable Victory Conditions"
Propose transmute rule 112 to Mutable. [Pear!]
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"Other Ways To Skin A Cat"
[Pear!] Propose add the following text to the end of rule 112: "Extra
rules stating other conditions that must also be fulfilled to enable
winning may also be enacted."
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"Changeable Precedence"
Propose transmute rule 111 to Mutable. [Banana!]
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"What's So Special About Immutables?"
[Banana!] Propose the repealment of rule 111.
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"Changeable Transmutation Conditions"
Propose transmute rule 110 to Mutable. [Cherry!]
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"Transmutation Works Both Ways"
[Cherry!] Propose the addition of the text ", or vice versa, " after the
phrase "transmute immutable rules into mutable rules" in rule 110.


Proposal 396 (PASSED)
Active until June 5th
"Subgames"

Create a rule with the following LEAH MORIN delimited text, ignoring text in square brackets.

[stupid tree rule!! oak!]
LEAH MORIN
1. There may exist subgames of NomiCam.
2. Subgames must be proposed, and voted on, in the normal manner.
3. No player is forced to join any given subgame.
4. The rules of a subgame must be clearly indicated when proposed.
5. No player may be forced to run a subgame without eir consent.
LEAH MORIN


Proposal 397 (PASSED)
Active until June 5th
"Cantabrigia!"

Enact, ignoring falling elms, the following LEAH MORIN delimited text:

LEAH MORIN
There shall exist a subgame of NomiCam.
It shall be a game of Cantabrigia, whichever version Alex happens 
to have reached in his design at the time.
Jack Rudd shall be the GM.
Deadlines shall be semi-negotiable.
LEAH MORIN


Proposal 408 (FAILED)
Active until June 8th

Enact the following definitions:

APPLE: A false fruit that grows on apple trees, and can be eaten.
Apples may be bought at Sainsbury's or in the Market.

SHIP: A large vehicle for moving things around over water.

COUNTRY: Any area of the real world that is officially a country.
The country containing Camford is UK.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: A subtype of country. Every student has a
country of origin.

FOREIGN STUDENT: Any student whose country of origin is not UK.

LOST AT SEA: On a large body of water, with no known way to get to a recognised place.

STUDENT: A person who studies at the university of Camford.


Proposal 411 (PASSED)
Active until June 8th

Enact the following definitions:

AT WAR: Two players are AT WAR if one has a black jellybaby in
the college of the other.

SINKING: A ship SINKS if enough water gets into it for it to go below the waterline.

RADIO TRANSMITTER: A device which transmits messages along radio waves.


Proposal 398(PASSED)
Active until June 11th

Propose the following rule change:
 
Amend Rule 203 so that we now require over +150 points to win again. Do
not give anyone a fresh apple within 5 minutes of the result of this
proposal.


Proposal 399(PASSED)
Active until June 11th
Title: Resolution
 
Create a new rule, titled "Retrial", with the following quoted text:
"If a CFJ is judged UNDECIDED, then a new judge shall be selected as
described in Rule 214.  No judge may judge UNDECIDED on a CFJ which has
already been judged UNDECIDED by a previous judge."

 
Proposal 400(PASSED)
Active until June 11th
Title: What if the CFJ is wrong?
 
Amend Rule 216 by replacing the first sentence with
"The legal judgements are TRUE, FALSE, INVALID and UNDECIDED.", and
appending the following sentence:
"A judgement of INVALID may only be given where the rules
specifically direct that it shall be given."
 

Proposal 401(FAILED)
Active until June 11th
Title: So Slakko Doesn't Go Ballistic and Spam Jack
 
Create a new Rule, titled "Dismissal", with the following quoted text:
"A judgement of INVALID shall be given on any CFJ whose statement is, in
the opinion of the judge selected to judge it, substantially similar to
the statement of any other CFJ issued during the past week."


Proposal 402(PASSED)
Active until June 11th

I propose:
 
Create rule entitled "spruce up the rule set"
The speaker shall once, and once only, go through the mutable rules,
deleting all sentences containing undefined terms which have not yet been
defined. After this, he shall go through once again, deleting all rules
which as a result of this have no body to them.
Delete this rule.
 

Proposal 403(PASSED)
Active until June 11th

I propose:
Create new rule, ignoring text in square brackets:
Jellybabies may no longer be exchanged by mere email sending.
A player's jelly babies are considered to start off all in the player's
college.
Then, thanks to the wonders of the Camford theology faculty, every day
players may will each individual jellybaby to perform one task. This task
must be explicitly defined in the rules.
One task is that the jellybaby may move one sector, horizontally,
vertically or diagonally, provided it ends up in a defined place.
[this oak is not gratuitous]


Proposal 404(PASSED)
Active until June 11th

Modify rule 308
The 11th word of rule 308 is now "fish"


Proposal 405(PASSED)
Active until June 11th

Create new rule:
William West Midlands college (or coconut trout as it affectionately known
by a Mrs Davies of 458 Ely Road, Norwich) is no longer situated at grid
square (-3,-1). Instead it is shifted to (-2,-1,-1), ie underneath the
Cam. Jellybabies may be willed to move from Cam to William West Midlands
College, or vice versa. The Cam and William West Midlands College are
adjacent. Nowhere else is adjacent to William West Midlands College.


Proposal 406(PASSED)
Active until June 11th

Create new rule:
 
Any player who manages to get a four black jelly babies into another
player's college, he has conquered that college.
The player affiliated to the conquered college may set up a new one.
The conqueror is now affiliated to both his college and the conquered one.
The conquered is no longer affiliated to the conquered college.
The conqueror takes over ownership of the conquered's college,
jellybabies, apples, punts and owls.


Proposal 407(FAILED)
Active until June 11th

I propose:
 
Create a new rule:
Sollte Jack dieses Gesetz verstehen, wird er nicht bereuen, dass er Gesetz
404 nicht allgemeiner machte.


Proposal 414
Active until June 14th

I propose:
 
Create new rule entitled family flat:
Jellybabies may be willed to "stand guard".
All jellybabies so willed will attack any other jellybabies of another
player, as detailed in proposal 413, should they remain or move into the
same place as the jellybabies standing guard.
If jellybabies are standing guard inside a college, their attack is
assumed to take place before an invading player conquers that college: ie
if 4 black jellybabies move into a college, they must survive any attack
by guarding jellybabies before conquering the college.
Jellybabies standing guard do not attack jellybabies of {allied players}.


Proposal 415
Active until June 14th

I propose:
 
Create a new rule entitled probability sole:
Any jellybaby losing an attack in its own college is picked up by the
stork, who flies off to drop them in a place known as "the packet" which
is adjacent to nowhere.


Proposal 416
Active until June 14th

I propose:
 
The player with the best Cantabrigia Opening Theory page shall gain 1000
points.


Proposal 424
Active until June 14th

Create new rule, entitled Brian:
Define "thwapping" to mean "of music video, which he must watch all the
way through non-stop"


Proposal 426
Active until June 14th

Propose definition of undefined term, ignoring passing coconut trees,
according to the following hedgehog-delimited text:
 
 
   /////// .
 \\\\\\\\ //,
\\\\\\\\   o\_
 \\\\\\\\.  _."
   \_\    '_\
 
{Thwapping} shall be defined to mean "a large fluffy toy hedgehog".
 
     . \\\\\\\
    ,\\ ////////
  _/o    ////////
 "._   .////////
    /_'    /_/
 

Proposal 409 (PASSED)
Active until June 12th

I propose
 
Create a new rule, entitled Kashew Pike.
The word MARTIN is defined to have the following meanings:
1) The player of that name, Martin Stribblehill.
2) the name of a different tree
3) the name of a different fish
In the event of it not being clear which of these three it is supposed to
mean, ask Martin, who will then give the definitive answer.


Proposal 410 (PASSED)
Active until June 12th
 
I propose
 
Create a new rule, entitled sycamore trout:
There exists a place, Porker's piece, at (-2,-3).
Should two jellybabies of the same colour spend five days in porker's
piece, a creature known as "the stork" shall fly in from the west, and
deposit a jellybaby of that colour in porker's piece, before flying off to
the east. The jellybaby shall belong to whoever has the highest number of
jellybabies of that colour in porker's piece, in the event of a tie the
speaker selects an owner at random from those tied.

Proposal 412
Active until June 13th

Propose the following map changes:
 
The Cam occupies spaces (-1,1), (-2,0), (-3,-2), (-2,-3), and (-3,-4) as
well as space (-2,-1). It is adjacent to all places adjacent to any of
these squares.
 
The Ring Road occupies space (2,0) as well as space (-4,-4), and is
similarly adjacent to all places adjacent to either of these two
locations.
 
The Scots Pine Polar Research Institute stays at (0,0).


Proposal 413
Active until June 13th

Propose new rule:
 
A task Jellybabies may be instructed to perform is to "fight" jellybabies
belonging to another player. This starts a fight in the location where the
jellybabies are situated.
 Then the fighting strength of the jellybabies belonging to each of the
two fighting players is calculated from the following formula:
 
  10 x Red + 8 x Yellow + 4 x Orange + 3 x Green + 2 x Pink - 2 x Black
 
where Red represents the number of Red jellybabies the player has in the
place, and so on.
 Whichever player scores higher wins the fight, and the jellybabies of
their opponent are returned immediately to eir home college.


Proposal 417
Active until June 16th

Create new rule entitled Yddrasgil shark.
 
Oxonomic the game may be admitted as a player provided Nomicam is
admitted as a player of Oxonomic.
It shall be up to each game how their powers as players are used in the
other game.
 

Proposal 418
Active until June 16th

Create a new rule entitled a diffent kind of tree a different kind of
fish.
 
If a player considers a proposal to be "just too silly" he may submit a
message to the mailing list saying that, for example:
Proposal 345 is just too silly.
This may be preceded or followed by other remarks.
Should a majority of all registered players submit such a message, the
proposal shall be rejected out of hand, and the player fined 30 points.
 

Proposal 419
Active until June 16th

Create a new rule entitled a diffent kind of tree a different kind of
fish.
 
William West Midlands College possesses a fleet of ten {kayaks}.
 

Proposal 420 
Active until June 17th

(the name of a different tree in their title 1)
Create a new rule entitled "the name of a different tree in their title 1
sequoia"
with the following quoted text:
"A player may retract a currently active proposal that they authored as a
public action (i.e. by sending a message to the mailing list).  Retracting
a proposal results in the player performing the retraction being penalised
4 points."
 

Proposal 421
Active until June 17th

(the name of a different tree in their title 2)
Create a new rule entitled "the name of a different tree in their title 2
yew"
with the following quoted text:
"Rule 308 is repealed.  Sebi is given a sound {thwapping}.  This rule is
repealed."
 

Proposal 422
Active until June 17th

(the name of a different tree in their title 3 spelling)
Create a new rule, titled "the name of a different tree in their title
spelling 3 Norfolk pine" with the following quoted text:
"All instances of the word 'Oxonomic' in all rules except this rule are
replaced with the word 'OxNomic'.  This rule repeals itself."


Proposal 423
Active until June 17th

(the name of a different tree in their title 4)
Create a new rule entitled "the name of a different tree in their title 4
redwood"
with the following quoted text:
"There exists the post of Pro-Proctor External.  The holder of this post
shall be selected randomly by the Speaker from amongst all Voters.  It is
the task of the Pro-Proctor External to contact OxNomic and encourage them
to join NomiCam.  If OxNomic ever joins NomiCam as a player, then the
Pro-Proctor External shall receive 100 points, and this rule shall be
repealed.
 
If the Pro-Proctor External has held the post for more than two weeks,
the Speaker may, as a public action, depose the Pro-Proctor and select a
new Pro-Proctor External randomly from amongst all Voters."

Proposal 425
Active until June 18th

I propose:
 
Create a new rule, entitled Penelope:
 
If proposal 423 is in any way rejected, delete this rule. If it is
accepted, delete the 1st 3 sentences of this rule. This is a gratuitous
sentence.
The post created by the rule stemming from proposal 423 is a wooden one,
about 3 feet long, 4 inches in diameter, and painted in a rather glaring
yellow and mauve pattern of diagonal stripes.
The ends are NOT sharp.


Proposal 426
Active until June 18th
"Liveoak"

Enact a rule contained in the LEAH MORIN delimited text:

LEAH MORIN
1. All jellybaby types have certain special powers, as defined by later proposals.
2. Green jellybabies can, instead of moving, be ordered to "cast
a spell". The Speaker shall, if this is ordered, randomly select
from the allowed spells to determine the effect of this action.
LEAH MORIN

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