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M,I-5,Perse cution , wh y won't the Br itish p olice do t heir j ob and p ut a stop to it ?

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The. British police obviously do know what is taking place. Besides my
interpretations. of what individual officers have said which forces that
conclusion, it would be inconceivable for them to. be unaware of something
on this. scale.

If they know,. then they will know that the abusers have broken laws in the
UK and abroad. Recently. the UK introduced laws against electronic spying
which carry a penalty of several years jail. if caught. If the police know
illegal harassment. is taking place, and do nothing about it, then they are
failing. in their responsibilities.

Last Easter (1995) I went into the local police station in London. and spoke
to an officer about the. harassment against me. But I couldn’t provide
tangible evidence; what. people said, in many cases years ago, is beyond
proof, and without something to support my statements I cannot expect. a
police officer to take the complaint. seriously.

The current situation with regard to the police. is not one which allows a
breakthrough. in dealing with the problem. On the one hand, most individual
officers at a. local police station may not know about the ongoing assaults,
so a complaint at that level will not yield results. Yet the. police as an
organisation do know of the harassment, and they must. be aware that a
complaint has been made at a police station. So it. is clearly their duty to
take preventative action against the continuing molestation,. but because
the. criminals are operating on behalf of a state agency, the police are not
carrying out. their duty.

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M'I`5'Persec ution , why won't t he Britis h p olice do t heir jo b and p ut a stop to it ?

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The British police obviously do know. what is taking place. Besides my
interpretations of what individual officers have said. which forces that
conclusion, it would. be inconceivable for them to be unaware of something
on this. scale.

If they know, then they. will know that the abusers have broken laws in the
UK and abroad. Recently the UK. introduced laws against electronic spying
which carry a penalty of several years. jail if caught. If the police know
illegal harassment is taking place, and. do nothing about it, then they are
failing in their. responsibilities.

Last Easter. (1995) I went into the local police station in London and spoke
to an. officer about the harassment against me. But I couldn’t provide
tangible evidence; what people said, in many cases years ago,. is beyond
proof, and without something to support my statements I. cannot expect a
police officer. to take the complaint seriously.

The. current situation with regard to the police is not one which allows a
breakthrough in dealing with the problem. On the. one hand, most individual
officers at a local police station may not know about the. ongoing assaults,
so a complaint at that level. will not yield results. Yet the police as an
organisation do know of the. harassment, and they must be aware that a
complaint has. been made at a police station. So it is clearly their duty to
take preventative action against the continuing molestation,. but because
the criminals are operating on behalf of a state agency,. the police are not
carrying out. their duty.

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M,I.5,Persec ution ' wh y wo n't th e Br itish polic e do th eir j ob and p ut a st op to it ?

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The British police. obviously do know what is taking place. Besides my
interpretations of what individual. officers have said which forces that
conclusion, it would be inconceivable for. them to be unaware of something
on this. scale.

If they know, then they will know that the abusers have broken laws. in the
UK and abroad. Recently the UK. introduced laws against electronic spying
which carry. a penalty of several years jail if caught. If the police know
illegal harassment is taking place, and do nothing about it, then they. are
failing in. their responsibilities.

Last Easter (1995) I went into. the local police station in London and spoke
to an officer about the. harassment against me. But I couldn’t provide
tangible evidence; what people said,. in many cases years ago, is beyond
proof, and without something to support my statements I. cannot expect a
police officer to take the complaint. seriously.

The current situation with regard to the police. is not one which allows a
breakthrough in dealing with the. problem. On the one hand, most individual
officers. at a local police station may not know about the ongoing assaults,
so a complaint at that level will not yield results. Yet the. police as an
organisation do know of the harassment, and. they must be aware that a
complaint has been made at a police station. So it. is clearly their duty to
take preventative action against the. continuing molestation, but because
the criminals are operating on behalf of. a state agency, the police are not
carrying out their. duty.

493

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M.I 5.Persecuti on – a buse in set -up situations a nd in public

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Strangers in the street have recognized me on sight many times, and. shown
awareness. of the current thread of abuse. To give you one example, in 1992
I was seriously ill, and a manager at work somewhat. humorously said that
"it wasn’t fair" that people. were bullying me. A few days later, I attended
for the first time a clinic in London as an outpatient, and on. my way out
was accosted. by someone who asked if "they had paid my fare", with emphasis
on the word "fare". He repeated. the word several times in this different
context;. that they should have paid my "fare", each time emphasizing the
word.

For two and a. half years from the time their harassment started until
November 1992 I refused to see a psychiatrist, because. I reasoned that I
was not ill of my own action or fault, but through the. stress caused by
harassment, and that a lessening of the. illness would have to be consequent
to a removal of its immediate cause, in. other words a cessation of
harassment. I also reasoned that since they were. taunting me with jokes
about mental. illness, if I were to seek treatment then the abusers would
think. that they had "won" and been proved "right". Remember, the constant
theme of any persecution is,. "we must destroy you because you’re X",
whether X is a racial or other attribute. In this case the X. was "we
persecute you because you have brain disease". The similarity. of this logic
to Nazi attitudes. to the mentally ill is striking.

The same. manager who’d said "it wasn’t fair" asked me in winter 1992 why I
didn’t seek help from a. psychiatrist; was it, he asked, because "they would
think they had won" if I sought treatment? That was. something I’d never
said at work… again, taken separately it proves nothing, but. many such
things over a period of months proves conclusively that. people in the
company knew what was going. on, and in quite a lot of detail.

Usually harassment in public lacks the level of finesse. of "paying your
fare". Most people’s. imagination does not go beyond moronic parroting of
the current term of denigration. That. is not surprising given the average
level of the abusers; if they do not have. the intelligence to distinguish
wrong from right. then neither will they have the capacity for anything
other than mindless repetition of a monosyllabic. term calculated to fit
into their. minds.

The first incidents of verbal assault in public. were in again in the summer
of 1990,. although they increased in frequency and venom with time. In July
1990 the first public incident occurred on. a tube train on the Northern
line. Two men and their girlfriends recognised me; the women sprang to. my
defence, saying "He. looks perfectly normal, he doesn’t look ill". Their
boyfriends of course knew better, and. followed the party line; one of them
made reference to an "operation",. apparently to work at the tube station
but implicitly to a visit that I had. made to hospital a couple of weeks
previously.

In August. 1990 going home from college, soon after getting on a tube train
at Gloucester Road I was followed by a. group of four youths, who started a
chant of abuse.. That they were targeting me was confirmed by other people
in. the carriage, one of whom asked the other "who are they going on at, is
it. the bloke who just got on?" to which the second replied "yes, I think
so". I. was tempted to reply, but as in every other instance the abusers are
enabled in their cowardice by physically outnumbering. the abused; any
confrontation would result in my being beaten up, followed by a. complaint
to the police that "he attacked us", and of course he’s. ill, so he must
have been imagining that we were getting at him. Shitty,. aren’t they?

But the shittiness of the. four youths on the tube train is as nothing
compared to the episode on the National Express coach to Dover in. the
summer of 1992.. While going on holiday to the Continent I was verbally set
upon by a. couple travelling sitting a few rows behind. The boy did the
talking, his female companion. contributing only a continuous empty giggling
noise. He spoke loudly. to ensure other people on the coach heard, always
about "they" and "this bloke". but never naming either the abusers or the
person he was talking about. He. said "they" had "found somebody from his
school, and he was always really stressed at school". They must. have dug
deep to find enemies there; perhaps someone who dropped out of. school,
someone who didn’t do too. well later, who was jealous and keen to get their
own back? The boy also said "he was in a bed and breakfast. for only one
night and they. got him". By a not unexpected coincidence I had been in a
B&B in Oxford a. week previously, which had been booked from work; other
things lead me to the conclusion that the company’s. offices were bugged for
most of the 2 1/2 years. that I was there, so "they" would have known a room
in the B&B had been booked.. (But I’ll bet "they" didn’t tell the company’s
managers their offices were. bugged, did they?).

After a few minutes of this I went back to where. they were sitting and
asked where. they were travelling. The boy named a village in France, and
the girl’s giggling. suddenly ceased; presumably it permeated to her brain
cell what the purpose of the boy’s abuse. was.

This and other set-up situations are obviously calculated to. provoke a
direct confrontation which would bring in the police,. with the abusers
claiming. that they were the ones attacked. Again in 1992, outside the
house where I was living. in Oxford I was physically attacked by someone –
not punched, just grabbed by the coat, with some verbals thrown in. for good
measure. That was something the people at work. shouldn’t have known
about… but soon after a couple of. people were talking right in front of
me about, "I heard. he was attacked". The UK police have a responsibility
for preventing assault occurring, but they do not seem. to take any interest
in meeting that responsibility. I suppose their attitude. is that harassment
does not come within their remit unless it involves. physical assault, and
they will only become involved once that happens.. That is of course quite
the wrong attitude for them to take, but as I. now understand, the police
investigate only. the crime they wish to investigate; if they do not take
your complaints seriously. then there is nothing you can do to make them
take. action.

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M,I.5 Persecuti on my r esponse to the h arassment

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My first reaction in 1990/91 was to assume that if I broke. contact then
they would not be able to. follow and would lose interest. So I did the
things that have been suggested by other. people; I sold my television,
stopped listening to the radio and tried to withdraw away from the. sources
of abuse as much. as possible. I reasoned that they must have more important
things to deal with and that normal people would simply leave me alone. if
it were made difficult for them to continue. their harassment.

I reckoned without. the sheer vindictiveness of the abusers. They did not
let up but instead "got to" people around me,. mainly people at work, to do
their dirty work for them.. I went to see my GP, who refused to believe what
he was being told, and refused to direct me on. to anyone who could be of
practical assistance. It was. not until three years had passed that the GP
admitted the matter was outside. his competence and suggested going to the
police.

In the summer of 1994 we called in. counter-surveillance experts from a
private. detective agency to sweep our house and telephone for bugging
devices. They conducted a thorough search. and found nothing; but as noted
above,. since the existence of surveillance was being forced in my face by
the harassers, you would expect them. to have taken the possibility of a
counter-surveillance. sweep into account when planning the type of devices
to be. employed.

In Easter 1995 I made a complaint to my local Police. station in London, but
the police have not expressed any. intention to do anything about the
continuing harassment ("we’re. not saying it’s happening and we’re not
saying it isn’t happening". were the words used). I think the officer I
spoke to at Easter wasn’t aware of it happening,. although other members of
the. police force obviously do know.

From April 1995 until. the present time the matter has been discussed in a
lot of detail on the Usenet (Internet) "uk.misc". newsgroup. That discussion
has given birth. to the article which you are now reading. My hopes in
posting to Usenet were that wider. publicizing would discourage the security
services from continuing their harassment,. and "draw people out" into
concurring with the truth of what was being said. Neither of those. have
followed, but the discussion has served a. purpose in allowing this
structured report. to be created.

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I7 again :P

Man that guy spamming is annoying….

So i have the following:

[code]

scvcolor is a kind of value.
The scvcolors are blue, green and pink.
Understand the scvcolor property as describing a SCV.

A SCV is a kind of vehicle.
        It has scvcolor. It is usually blue.

        Before printing the name of a SCV:
                say "[scvcolor ] ";
        Before printing the plural name of a SCV:
                say "[scvcolor ] ";

        A storage bin is a kind of container . A storage bin is in every SCV.
        Understand "[scvcolor]" as storage bin.

[
        Instead of inserting into storage bin:
                if second noun is green SCV begin;
                        now noun is in green SCV storage bin;
                else;
                        now noun is in blue SCV storage bin;
                end if;

        Instead of inserting into SCV:
                if second noun is scenery begin;
                        say "Better work on that vertical, forget it." instead;
                else;
                        now the noun is in storage bin which is in SCV;
                        say "There is no room in the SCV but you put [the noun] into the
storage bin of the SCV.";
                end if;
]

x is a room.
        In the x are a blue SCV, green SCV.

when play begins:
        now note is in player;

a note is in x.

[end code]

One part im having an error with is:

"now the noun is in storage bin which is in SCV;"

i cant get it to accept anything there.....

also....

when as a player i put something into the storage bin it will only
allow

put x into bin

and puts it into one of 2 scvs that i have in the room but i cant
specify by color as a player even the one i really want it in so....

in other words i can do put x into green scv but not into green scv
bin.....

any help would be appreciated.

it would be nice if i could find a reference or tutorial manual that
had info like this grouped together. So in this case i would like to
see all forms of legitimate ways to deal with times we use the word
"every".

once again thanks!

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I7: where is "That noun did not make sense in this context"

Hi all,

Where can I hook into this message?  I think its a parser error since
it triggers "Rule for printing a parser error:"  but though I’ve
individually overridden all 18 parser error messages listed in the
documentation (chapter 17.28), it still goes to the general case.
I’ve tried guessing it with variations on "Rule for printing a parser
error when the parser error is did not make sense in this context:",
but no love.

I even checked David Fisher’s pair of error message extensions just in
case, but it’s not in there, either.

Did the docs merely overlook it?  I7 itself?

-Ron

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I7 – Another fast one i hope

Instead of banging my head (been looking for 20 minutes already)
looking for it ill ask!

I want a god like command where i can move anything to anywhere.

GMOVE x to y.

The problem im having is that i cant get y to be recognized by the
names of the room because they are rooms and not objects.

I envision either im missing something easy OR a when play begin loop
that creates a bunch of new fake things with the room names automagic
like?

Any help would be appreciated

Thanks!

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Inform 7 Source Code unbuildable?

Lately I’ve been wanting to learn about how Inform 7 works, so I’ve
downloaded the source code. Unfortunately I ran into a few
problems . . .

First, I tried to compile the code using Visual C++ 2008 Express
Edition – after all, there’s no point in looking at source code with a
bazillion errors showing up – and after converting the code from 2003
to 2008, I found I couldn’t; the source was missing some MFC files,
but since I have Visual Studio 2005 Professional (which comes with MFC
support), I instead scrapped the 2008 stuff and used 2005. It was
again missing some files, but this time I knew exactly where and what
they were, so it didn’t take long to help VS find them. After that, I
landed myself with 60+ errors – a few I have fixed (they were simple
enough, just bad type conversions), but the rest are a mystery (I
don’t actually know C++, but I have an inking of what C++ code does
and looks like). So to cut a long story short, is it possible at all
to compile the I7 source? If so, are there any requirements I’d need
(aside from rewriting half the code or getting a non-freeware
compiler)?

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PAWS: Linux/Mac Tkinter problem bypased in 1.5.1

Hi All,

Although the Tkinter issue isn’t fixed,I did manage a patch that
doesn’t try to load Tkinter on Posix systems. It will automaticaly
default to Curses, if available. If Curses isn’t available it will
automatically use the Glass TTY.

I’m still looking into the problem, but this patch prevents you from
having to comment PAWS.py directly.

Respectfully,

Wolf

"The world is my home, it’s just that some rooms are draftier than
others". — Wolf

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