Originally Posted by Marcus
Good stuff BG. I find that most of these rules discussions go at it entirely the wrong way. The focus is about all of the different rules (seemingly inexhaustible litany of rules) and how hurtful people are when the rules are not followed. There seems to be very little concern put into discussing (honestly discussing) why these rules should even be considered.
I want to express my regret that i think i misunderstood the OP's question, as described in an earlier post. I am afraid that some of my responses, while possibly "good stuff", may not in fact be relevant to the OP's question and story.