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QUESTAHOLIC PRESENTS

An interview with Rerecros

By the Paw.fia propaganda team.

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MSK

Hi Cros, It's a long time since we heard from you.
Do you ever play RS anymore?

I in fact do not. I have not played Runescape in many years.

You once made it your goal to get the QPC in the shortest time possible. I think it was done in just a few months, and you belonged to the Low Council. Runemetrics now shows a member named Rerecross, but he has only completed 6 quests. Is this you or someone else?
See the above question. My exact date of most recent play is lost in the annals of history. But I did try to make a comeback shortly after they released divination. I played a couple sixth age quests when they came out too! They were chuckleworthy! More than can be said about many of there late 2010 early 2011 work SMH. I did get my first Quest Point Cape in exactly one year from May 20, 2010 to the same date 2011, although I could have gotten it about a month earlier, we stretched it out for a big clan party, to celebrate, as several clan members had joined around the same time I had, and this beautiful website that we’re still on today was undergoing a makeover that was getting unveiled then! (Which it has since moved on from) It was a time for celebration!

How has your life changed over the past 10 years? Are you finished schooling? What are you working at?
I have graduated from University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater. I am currently a Real Estate Agent. I am also an Actor. I just finished performing in a production of Twelfth Night, and I am actually founding a theater which is opening its first production in June!!! I am a busy bee!

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Do you still think of the clan members as 'my people' ? I think you always said 'once a clannie, always a clannie' and that has stuck as an unspoken rule among us.
Absolutely. It warms my heart that people would adopt my policies after I’m gone.

QUESTCAPING

How would you describe yourself?
I think that open ended question such as this probably are too hard for me. I’m really not sure what to do with it. I’ll try the one word approach: Creative. Most of the things that I do, are creative, and if I’m not creative, I’m usually too bored to really do it. Or at least do it well.

I know "Rerecros" is sorcerer backwards but I've always thought of it as, like, rare scarecrows. Rarecrows. Rerecros. Are you in fact a rare scarecrow?
Nope. Draz is the one without the Brain. Old School fellows will tell you I sing if I only had a heart.

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ISKH

Is Chinese leaf a lettuce or cabbage?
If you’re speaking of Napa that is a cabbage. Bok Choi, Lettuce. You need to be more specific.

Are you a fan of ornamental cabbage?
Are you somehow suggesting that cabbages are not permitted to participate in cotillion?

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KATATONIC

Do you have a favourite town in RS if so why?
Port Phasmatys but I cannot support my answer with evidence from the text.

I gather you have been on a RS break are you looking forward to being an active player again?
Honestly not at this time no.

Do you have a favourite skill or are you a kill da boss type of player?
My goal at the time that I played was to get an untrimmed slayer cape. That actually is still plausible.

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What is your favourite place to hang out on RS?
I am not altogether sure anymore.I did some extremely obscure things while playing Runescape, spending many an hour cleaning herbs in the cooking guild, making cannonballs in edgeville, filling empty vials with water at varrock. I was a strange creature to say the least. My fondest memories were clearing room for more cabbages to grow in the Draynor Patch of Hope.

PvM . skilling or a bit of both?
Questing, this is early in the interview, and it’s a theme we’ll see throughout, but the quests are the game the rest is nonsense put in to unlock other portions of the game. I played to play the game. Not to play the nonsense. And I realize how offputing that is to all of you max capers. Different strokes...

What is your opinion of clowns?
I wanted to be a clown. I’m not allowed. It’s apparently a crime to cover up this gorgeous face.

What was your favourite random event (Maze, Forester etc)?
I didn’t realize you could have a favorite necessary evil…

Rosewell [sic* - what is your opinion of Aliens? Exist of not exist?
‘Twould be rather arrogant of us to assume we’re the only life in the universe. Whether they’ve visited us or not. That I doubt. Simply because we have nothing to offer ourselves, what have we to offer extraterrestrial sapiens?

TYCO

What item affects your daily life the most, both in real life and Runescape?
Search the forums for “Ectophial!!!!!!!!!” for a good time. In real life it’s quickly becoming Peppermint Essential Oil, which I’m now convinced is the nectar of the gods. Just don’t drink the stuff

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For a "new" person like me, tell me how you are involved with Clan Quest.
I was a Low Council member, and one of, if not the first, non-voting member of the Low-Council. I don’t know if that’s even a thing anymore, but once upon a time. Before Jagex actually gave us clans you had to sit in someone’s friend chat in order to chit chat with people, and ranks were divided amongst the clan based on your accomplishment and contribution to the clan etc. Kicking power was given to Low Council and up, because as the clan was founded, anyone could waltz into the chat asking for help, and often times people waltzed in being dickbags or other. But in order to be Low Council members you had to have a Quest Point cape. As the founding member of the Event Thugs United I was granted a seat on the Low Council (by vote of High Council) but not give a vote until gaining my QPC. Other Non-voting Low Council members include (at various times) Hemsky, Sir Ragnhild, Nene Mom, et al

What is your earliest memory of Clan Quest?
Draz bitching in our apartment about Kappa

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What is your earliest Runescape memory?
Slaying that damn goblin outside Lumbridge castle, with the basic wind spell. Like a boss.

You get a ticket to visit Runescape IRL. Where do you go first?
Looking for imps. I gotta get that Imp banner.

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You get 30 seconds of full attention from all employees of Jagex. What do you say?
Hi. Good work. Maybe more cabbages.

Tell me your darkest secret that would make the Draziw give his entire bank to you.
I know your bank is actually really small.

CIREON

Is sorcerer your favourite D&D class? If not, which is?
5e - Not sure I can answer this question. At this time I have only played a bard (Stomruil - Rooey for short, a Dragon who has been turned into a Dragonborn through means he can not comprehend and is trying to regain his true form) and a Monk (Diggy McShovels a Halfling Folk Hero who lost everything in a haunted past, and has vowed to prevent the same tragedy from befalling others) . I have enjoyed playing both. But the bard is an all time great character, and truly fantastic, background alignment etc. If you like I’ll send you a character sheet. I am looking at using a Sorcerer for my next campaign, Divine Soul (Xanathar’s) but I’m working with my DM to homebrew a race because I’m trying to work a mod on the Changeling that WoTC came out with a while back, ShapeShifter is what I’m going for, something with multiple forms, but not so ridiculously overpowered as their race. We’ll see how it goes. I like the potential, on the sorcerer, especially with divine soul, mixing very sorcerer spells like chaos bolt with very cleric ones like cure wounds. It would be a cool combo.

KITTY

I met your noob brother. When is it your turn?
You met David? What did you think of him? Quiet fellow, right?

What do you think of the Paw.fia?
Seems a bit odd. Not sure how effective a crime syndicate run by cats could be. Not intimidating by any stretch of the imagination. Also not interested in accomplishing anything.

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What do you think of kittens?
Um. They’re alright. But they’re going to turn into cats. And those are unacceptable.

What do you think of Draz?
He’s alright. I suppose. But only in small doses.

Why don't you write me letters anymore?
That honestly is a reasonable question. But don’t feel singled out. I have not sent a single letter since 2014. December 22, 2014 to be exact. Damn shame too.

If you can live outside the US, where would you live?
Probably England. At least they speak my language. I’m practical. And lazy.

Where have you been all my life?
The U.S. Mostly, Ohio. With a smattering of other localities sprinkled in. I was in Wisconsin last month. It was cool. Surprisingly tall. For the Midwest.

SULI

Were you part of any previous clans?
No, sir, I was not. The account was created to track the best order to complete quests. To create a guide for completing quests if you will. I started playing runescape to join the clan if you will.

What was the single most deciding factor for you to apply to this clan?
See above.

Who do you admire the most in the clan?
Hemsky. Goddamit Hemsky.

What are you short term and long term goals in RS?
I will say that when I played I was interested in obtaining an untrimmed slayer cape. I was not interested in getting another cape of accomplishment, except the QPC, until the QPC required a 99.
[Editor’s note: Wait what it does?]

ALEX 43

Popcorn with garlic butter and onion salt is the best snack ever. If you disagree, state why in no fewer than 7 paragraphs.
Your taste buds are permitted to be wrong. I will spare you 7 paragraphs of shame. You may continue to be incorrect without my disapproval. Just know.

How much of Chinese New Year transition blows your mind?
Apparently none of it. Because truthfully I’m not sure what the Chinese New Year ‘transition’ is? *runs to google*

Can you pass the salt? If so, what's your favorite technique and what sort of velocity should we be expecting? If not, what's your more preferred spice to pass instead that you find most cheeses off the guy asking for salt?
I have begun using Cayenne in just about everything while cooking. I don’t know that I have a favorite spice per se. I’m not really one to share however, so if you ask me to pass it, I’m much more likely to greet you with a “no” and a “they wants to take my precious”

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Just checking, but you know everybody ends up crammed in a small empty room with beige wallpaper when we die, right?
Just give me a stick.

How many times can I punch you in the face until you start to get mildly annoyed by it?
Would you like to apply the scientific method?

What sound does your cat make when you put it in a full nelson? (mine sounds like the lit fuse on a stick of dynamite)
I don’t have a cat? I have a Quest Kitty. It makes unpleasant noises when I talk about it. I can’t imagine putting it in wrestling moves….

Coffee or tea, and what the $%^@ is wrong with you?
God, neither. They're unpalatable, I’ll have you know. I am a completely law abiding citizen, as one would expect from someone who hates coffee tea and other warm beverages.

Can you imagine being the guy who has to do all those 1,000 clue scrolls and give all the caskets to the JMod to open them on-stream?
Still got paid. He be laughing all the way to the bank.

Don't you just miss when demons dropped bones like regular people?
I actually don’t. 2010 represent!

My fifth question, but with a fire hose plugged into a tuba?
Still offering up the scientific method.

Socks. Your unbiased opinion.
They’re hit or miss with me. But usually I’d rather be barefoot.

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WOLFFI

Define sorcerer, and how does it differ from witches, magicians, necromancers, wizards and such?
It’s about the source of magic. Witches use magic from potions, Wizards utilize magic from magical objects, (stones, phoenix feather, etc.) Necromancer is a subset of a spellcaster who focuses on the school of necromancy (magic dealing with death) Sorcerery is powered by your own energy, through different means, blood tithe, divine blessing, will power etc.

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When did you first discover your sorcerer abilities?
April 17, 2003 9:19 PM EST

Can you cast Fire Surge or is your magic level not high enough?
I’m currently focusing on Lightning and Corrosive spells at the moment. I do have 1 Fire spell at the ready, my signature spell, but it’s more of a lure spell then Surge, it draws all opponents within 15 feet of me 10 feet closer immediately, if nothing is in the way, at the end of which, if they are within 5 feet of me, they are then overwhelmed with a barrage of fire.

Why do we never see you around :'( ?
I have made an active effort to take what I have learned from Clan Quest, in building friendships and creating bonds, and convert that over to the real world. I don’t really have time to do both.

CHOTO

HOODS *crickets* [Editor’s note: :c]

When did you start playing?
May, 2010

What was your very first accomplishment cape?
Quest Point Cape, to date the last. I can’t wear it any more.

If I were to visit your country, what do you think I should do first?
Clear customs. After that I have no fucking clue. I suppose that would depend where you came in. It’s a massive country. If you were visiting my city specifically, you should see Stan Hywett, have some Barberton Chicken for Lunch, Check out Derby Downs, and the home of the Goodyear Motherfucking Blimp and try to catch a show at the Civic Theatre.

What are your favourite cities/locations, both in RS and in real life?
Neitiznot. I can’t stand Jatizso or its people.

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Do you have a motto or a favourite phrase? If so, which is it?
Motto’s. Phrases are for losers.

Which quest you believe to be the best?
Definitely the Legend’s Quest. No doubt. To be fair, it was way before its time in difficulty, lore, scope, complexity, and grandiosity. It’s still pretty cool.

Do you play an instrument? If not, which instrument/s would you like to learn?
Trumpet, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Tuba, Guitar, Voice. These all appear on my resume as an actor. That said, I have actually been paid to whistle. So I guess the only instrument I have played professionally is whistling...

Tell us the story behind your name!
I stole the name from the God of Sorcery, whom I killed and usurped in an attempt at apotheosis. The attempt was not successful, unfortunately.

How many languages do you speak? Which one would you like to learn?
Just two, English and German. I’d really like to learn Mandarin, or Cantonese, I guess some form of Chinese, whichever is most useful…

If you had to escape your country immediately, what's the one thing you'd take with you?
It depends entirely on the circumstances upon which I’d be leaving the country. You say escape, which implies that I’d be forced out, which tells me you are obviously not American, as that is a concept that is just not possible for Americans to conceive.You can not make me do anything I don’t want to do. I guess as a catch all, Draz?

How does it feel to know your brother received a letter from Hogwarts while you didn't?

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As to why I didn’t go? Well when you’ve killed a god of Magic? What can a lowly school of witchcraft teach you? I didn’t want to waste their time.

Speaking about Hogwarts? Why is Slytherin the best house ever?
Because people don’t want to argue with Slytherin so as not to harm their fragile egos. They have a higher percentage of emo children than any other house. As a result the other houses have been instructed by their professors not to challenge their self esteem less it encourage them to spend hours and hours blasting my chemical romance in their common room refusing to accomplish anything because what is the point.

How was it growing up with a wizard and a magus?
Insufferable. Magi are lazy bastards, Wizards are passive aggressive, and Sorcerers are perfect angels. It’s rather unfair.

Best from Clan Quest?
Probably a bit of a dated answer, but the people. With Nogard as a close second. =)

Best film ever?
Second Hand Lions

Best book ever?
Lady Friday

Pew pew another month is gone! *mygodwhydoestimetravelsofast*
Thank you, Sorcerer. It’s been really nice to have this opportunity. We shall see each other again!

Article by Choto 3000

QUESTAHOLIC PRESENTS
An interrogation with Truly a Weeb
By Paw.fia and co.
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WERECOOL

What’s your opinion on nested parentheses?
I'm not sure O_O I've never had any problem with them in terms of Math.

Sharks or bears?
Difficult one... I'd go with sharks? I find them very interesting; especially since they're so different between species!

Is ethical to lie to save a life?
Depends on the lie I suppose. If it's a lie that in the end would harm the individual beyond repair than I wouldn't say it's ethical.

You are granted free travel to one location of your choice, the only restriction being the name of the place must have the same number of letters as your name. Where do you go?
It's funny 'cause my very first choice that came to mind matches this! I would love to go to Taiwan someday.

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Describe a slightly above average day
I suppose going out with my family? I had a difficult time figuring out how to answer :3

TYCOELF

What item affects you the most, both in Runescape and in real life?
I guess summoning creatures! 'cause then I can say my dogs <3

How would you describe yourself? Creative, wealthy, strong, maybe a nerd?
Emotional, Intelligent, and Caring

What is your earliest Runescape memory?
I'm not sure, but I do have plenty of memories of wasting over a year leveling up on guards while at a "party" atop varrock castle 1- icon biggrin.png

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You get a ticket to visit Runescape IRL. Where do you go first?
I'm actually not sure! I suppose Seers Village 'cause it has a lot of beautiful buildings, trees, etc.

You get 30 seconds of full attention from all employees of Jagex. What do you say?
I'd thank them for giving me an outlet and making my life better. I'm not sure what else 4- icon surprised.gif but I'd probably complain about something lol

Tell me your darkest secret that would make the H.A.M-cult start sending love letters to goblins.
I don't really have any 4- icon surprised.gif for the most part I'm an open book. I do have a few things I barely tell anyone, but I'm not comfortable sharing that side of me.

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KATATONIC

How long have you been a member of or/played RS?
About 13 years :[]

Big fish or little fish?
Big spoon/little spoon? If so, Big Fish.

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If you had to name one town/city in RS that reminds you even slightly of a town/city in real life where would that be and why?
Hmm that's a difficult one... Maybe Rellekka as I live in the midwest where we tend to be pretty close knit and everyone knows everyone in their neighborhood.

Do you have a favorite skill or a near to favorite one?
Slayer! I love bashing in skulls 1- icon biggrin.png

XENON

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'cause I found that japanese media was very interesting and went beyond any other media I could find in English. From there I read about the culture and overall Japanese areas and found it extremely fun and interesting.

CAM

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Unhoods as I'm always leaving

KITTY

Do you have any pets?
I do, I have 2 Yorkshire Terriers and a Guinea Pig. I'm also thinking of getting a Bearded Dragon once again 'cause I love lizards 1- icon biggrin.png

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Is there a story behind your username?
Not really, I'm just a Weeb 1- icon biggrin.png My previous Username was "Padded Cell" and that was mainly a warning to others that I'm crazy >:)

What type of anime do you prefer?
I find myself leaning towards Josei/Shojo as I love anime with a good romance 1- icon biggrin.png

How many anime have you seen?
Oh.... that's very difficult. I'd say somewhere around 70?

Do you remember your first anime, or why you started watching it?
I mean I watched Pokemon, DBZ, and Inuyasha growing up. But One Piece was what finally got me into Subbed over Dubbed as I got to the point in the story that dubs haven't caught up. Once I started watching Subbed and got used to it I began my anime career!

What do you think of the Paw.fia? Answer wisely.
I'm not sure who the Paw.fia are 4- icon surprised.gif You're all wonderful and beautiful <3
[Choto’s note: LUL]

CIREON

What's a weeb?
My definition of a Weeb tends to defer from the internet definition as that tends to be aggressive and off-putting on purpose. I find the definition of Weeb to be an individual who accepts and enjoys many things with the Japanese Culture. I'm very interested in the culture differences, festivities, mind set, and entertainment that comes from Japan!

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What's a weeb, truly?
I'm not sure what this means other than the above O_O

ISKH

If your super power is "Long term memory of odd and unusual things... I could tell you things that aren't huge life events that happened to me when I was 4-5 painting a full picture down to the smell in the air." What is the most vivid long term odd memory you have?
I don't have any vivid memories 3- icon sad.gif I do however oddly have memories from when I was 3-5 which people are very surprised to hear.

ROWNAK

How went your valentine's day?
Single AF 3- icon sad.gif Otherwise it went well as I spent the day with friends.

how true, truly, is your weebness?
I'd say pretty True 1- icon biggrin.png I don't however own any figures or a body pillow, so a lot of people beat me there.

What's your favourite place to visit irl and in-game? and/or what's somewhere you'd like to see someday (this probably more applies to irl than in-game)?
I'd love to go to Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea! Asian cultures excite and interest me 1- icon biggrin.png

Whenever i use a new razor i cut myself shaving so i go back to my really old and dull one. what should i do??
Real men use a Chef's Knife to shave >:)

[Editor’s note: Chef’s knife?? Pffft]

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SULI

Why did you decide to join this clan?
I loved the atmosphere and Questing has always been something that I enjoyed.

What was the single most deciding factor for you to apply to this clan?
See above.

Do you understand the binary comments posted above ^?
I know what Binary is, but I do not understand it as a vocabulary 1- icon biggrin.png
[Catfathers note: I did not include the binary in this interview]
[Hoodian note: Don’t worry I did]

What is your favorite kind of cuisine?
Ohhh that's difficult. Unfortunately I haven't pushed too far from home! I'd have to go with Korean or Cajun

Will you attend runefest this time?
I don't have anyways to gain funds 3- icon sad.gif I would if I could though <3

Hoods?
Noods

CHOTO

When did you start playing?
2005!

What was your very first accomplishment cape?
Slayer and I worked HARD to make it that way 1- icon biggrin.png

If I were to visit your country, what do you think I should do first?
Oh I'm not the one to really ask this, but in most states there are specialty foods, so I'd definitely say to check out some diners!

What are your favourite cities/locations, both in RS and in real life?
I like Priff and Seers the most. I haven't gone to many locations in real life, but Cancun, Mexico was beautiful!

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Do you have a motto or a favourite phrase? If so, which is it?
I generally just follow the Golden Rule, but beyond that I don't really have a favorite phrase 4- icon surprised.gif

Which quest you believe to be the best?
That's super difficult, but I personally really loved Fate of the Gods!

Do you play an instrument? If not, which instrument/s would you like to learn? I do not as my fingers don't like to cooperate 1- icon biggrin.png
I'm not sure what instrument I'd like to play, but Piano has always been beautiful, so I'd probably go with that!

Tell us the story behind your name!
Sadly there isn't much of one 1- icon biggrin.png I wanted a name that could give someone a reason to pm me

How many languages do you speak? Which one would you like to learn? I only know English 3- icon sad.gif I'm looking to either learn Mandarin, or Japanese. Though Hanzi and Kanji scare me 1- icon biggrin.png

If you had to escape your country immediately, what's the one thing you'd take with you?
Probably my pets

Are you like really, actually, truly a weeb?
Indeed 1- icon biggrin.png

Can you say what does being a weeb truly entails?
To me it means you have respect and interest in the Japanese culture.

Best thing of Clan Quest?
Wonderful personalities and very helpful

Best film ever?
Koe No Katachi (A Silent Voice) <3

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Best book ever?
I'm not sure, it's been so long 3- icon sad.gif My favorite author in the past was Neal Shusterman though!

QUESTCAPING

How would you describe yourself?
Emotional, Supportive, Easy-going, and Intelligent

Recommend us an anime ya big weeb
This really depends on preferences, but I'll go with my big ones.
Zankyou No Terror
Your Lie In April
Koe No Katachi
Kimi No Nawa
ANY Gibli film
Bakuman

WOLFFI

No but like really, how weeb is your trueness? And is it weebly true?
I'd say 7/10 as I don't own anything too crazy 1- icon biggrin.png

How weeb do you rate the community here at Clan Quest?
Not too Weeb 4- icon surprised.gif I haven't had the chance to talk much about anime with anyone!

What is the most weeb thing you own?
I own a Gibli film box set with art! I spent over $200 on it D:

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What is your weebest moment?
I'm not sure, but I tend to geek out around my non-weeb friends lol

Are you annoyed by how everyone uses that word that shall not be mentioned even though it has already been mentioned plenty? (have fun fitting this question into the magazine editors, bwahaha!
Weeb? I'm not very annoyed by its use. Though on the internet is mostly holds a negative connotation 3- icon sad.gif

[Editor’s note: Look we did it]

The amount of effort this took was painful and gross. I need to lick myself clean now.
Thank you, Weeb. Not that you had a choice in the matter. the interrogation chair chooses its victims, not the other way around.

Hoods, this is Choto. Thank you Kitty, I know it was hard for you to work for a superior group, but it was worth it, eh?

Article by Kitty

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March 2018

Welcome back, noobs! This month we’ve had two nominees: Kat a tonic and Shane.
”Toragrai" wrote:

I'd like to nominate Calico Katz.

She is a positive person in the chat always thanking (for capping), welcoming, helping and encouraging clannies. It is really nice to see that kind of positive energy in the chat. 2- icon smile.gif

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This nomination was seconded by Questcaping, Tyco Elf and Karen Angel

”Sirapyro" wrote:

I'm going to have interject with a nomination for Shane - he's been an absolute badass in getting the site setup for us, especially the last couple weeks. Give this man some praise!


This nomination was seconded by Draziw, Choto 3000 and MsKonnan10

Four judges were involved in the selection of a winner. And they chose....

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KAT A TONIC!

"Kat's been a great contributor to the clan ever since she joined. She's played a big part in helping it feel friendly and welcoming."

“Kat has been more than just another member. She joined not too long ago and she’s already contributing to the wellbeing of others”

This comments were also made about Shane:

“Shane needs a bloody physical trophy.
And yes, literally bloody, I will make a cut in my hand and cover it with my blood.”

“Eternal respect, man. That’s all.
PS: You’ll win this some day. *wink wink*”

Congratulations!

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Wait a second... -You may say- What are the RAWR Awards??
Check this link!

PS: Please remember no clannie is better than other just because they won a RAWR edition. You're already a winner if you made it to this thread, because it means you care about others and make our clan a better place every day. Congratulations to Kat and Shane. See you next month!

Article by Choto 3000

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Bulletin - March 2018

March... the month of spring. Spring is known to be the month of cleanup, the month of new growth, and... the month of new website features!

Clan Wiki
The observant among you will already have noticed the new link we silently added to the menu: Wiki. Yes, it is finally done! Thanks to monumental by Shane, Sirapyro, Draziw, and others, we now have a platform on the Clan Quest website where everybody can contribute!

The wiki will be used to give all members a platform to add to the Clan Quest website with their own content. You can, for example, build your own user page. Without the limitations of the forums, you could use it as your safekeep. You can also write a full autobiography if you so desire, or do something completely different. I am curious to see what you come up with!

We have started moving the magazine to the wiki as well, and over the next few months you will see more progress in that space. You can also find out about anything else Clan Quest related. If something is missing, you can add it!

The wiki will empower you to build your own little part of the Clan Quest website. Whether it's contributing to something that already exists, or building your own little domain about yourself, your events, your guild, or something completely different. Just go nuts!

Don't know where to start? We've tried to make sure to give Wiki Home a lot of attention to get you some good starting places, but if you are completely new to wiki systems, you have to check out the guide to creating your userpage. If you follow this guide step-by-step, you will have your own little place on the Clan Quest website. If you're looking for some example user pages, check out some of the pages for the High Council (Cireon, Draziw, Mskonnan10, Sirapyro), the Head of Low Council (Tyco elf) or the Questaholic's Chief Editor (Choto 3000).

The wiki is still work in progress, but we're ready enough to let you have a go at it. Keep an eye on future bulletins for further announcements about wiki features. Make sure to share any bugs and/or feedback with the content editors team!

#fixmobile
As part of the wiki release, we have also made some fixes to the website in general, in particular around mobile friendliness. Most of the wiki has been tested on mobile phones, and the main navigation has been updated to also be usable on smaller devices. We still have a long way to go, but hopefully the experience of using the offsite while on the move has become a lot smoother already.

New Constitution Draft
After months of work and contributions from all Clan Quest usergroups - High Council, Honor Council, and Low Council - we have finally shared the new Constitution draft with the general membership. This is a big change to our clan structure and has been a long time coming. It is most likely the biggest rework of our fundamentals in the history of the clan.

For these large changes, it is important that everybody has a say. We've been working towards the clan structure rework for a long while now, so nothing should come as a surprise. In the end, most things will go on as they are, but the new Constitution will pave the way towards a bigger and better Clan Quest.

Check out the Constitution draft and leave your feedback in this thread.

New Clan Logo
Talking about needing your feedback, we're still working on our new logo as well. We'd really like to move forward on the Clan Quest merchandise, but we cannot do so without your help. Check out this thread now!

28 millionaires of February
In the last bulletin we set you all a challenge: 1M gp for the event host with the most attendees every day, and 280M for the event host with the most attendees across the entire month, if there would be an event every single day of the month.

You were off to a great start, but sadly, it didn't last. Still, we hope that you continue hosting events, small or large, and please post them on the forums or our brand new wiki!

The final tally will be available on the events thread shortly.

Article by Cireon

CLAN'S ACHIEVEMENTS

DXP weekend results peeps!

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Nice bug, Idiot
CLAN QUEST gained 1,305,500,490 xp during double xp weekend!

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99MagazineAttack.png: Bacon, Defend
99MagazineDefense.png: Dom, Sina, Cam
99MagazineStrength.png: Bacon
99MagazineRanged.png: Shane, Rolla
99MagazinePrayer.png: Darth, Ultra, Wolfe, Qbond, Sina, Cyanp, Elven, Schnetts
99MagazineMagic.png: Schnetts
99MagazineConstitution.png: Schnetts, Cam, Mama
99MagazineCrafting.png: Defend, Pacc, Hubbard, Vss, Delenda
99MagazineMining.png: Bacon, Shane, Breeze, Vss, Seth, Sina
99MagazineSmithing.png <3: Bacon, Were, Snow, Defend, Seth
99MagazineFishing.png: Vss, Sea
99MagazineCooking.png: Vss, Schnetts, Row, Shane, Hubb
99MagazineFiremaking.png: Pacc, Rolla
99MagazineRunecrafting.png: Shane, Nex

99MagazineDungeoneering.png: Cam
99MagazineWoodcutting.png: Seth
99MagazineAgility.png: Dom, Pac, Vss, Delenda, YLee
99MagazineHerblore.png: Mama, Desmo, Dreamer, Takis, Ely
99MagazineThieving.png: Zoo, Vyre, Delenda, Desmo, Vss
99MagazineFletching.png: Nex, Hubb, Vyre, YLee, Vss, Delenda, Seth, Wolfe
99MagazineSlayer.png: Shane, Seth, Bacon, YLee, Defend
99MagazineFarming.png: KatMak, Duke
99MagazineConstruction.png: Pacc, Vss, Delenda
99MagazineHunter.png: Pacc, Deirmos, Delenda, Vyre
99MagazineSummoning.png: Weeb, Were, Mero, Aris, Takis, Schnetts, Defend, Bacon, Row
99MagazineDivination.png: Seth, Vyre, Delenda
99MagazineInvention.png: Deimos, Bacon, Sluyur

200m xp MagazineFletching.png: Idiot
1b MagazineSkills.png: Tosols, Idiot
500m MagazineSkills.png: Delenda, Choto
120 MagazineDungeoneering.png: Thaxy
120 MagazineSlayer.png: Brappa
120 MagazineInvention.png: Rei, Idiot, Shiro, Alex

Skill/s of the month: Fletching


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Slayer!

Remember to pm me if I forgot to add you

Congratulations everyone!!

Article by Choto 3000

Questcaping's IRL Quest to Jagex

As you may or may not already know, I had the good fortune to be invited to Jagex's office on the 14th of February as part of a PMod visit. I'm under an NDA (non-disclosure agreement) for a lot of the things I saw, but there are other things that they've outright encouraged us to tell people. So read on as I tell you all about it!


Arrival

We'd been informed to meet at the office at 10am on Valentine's Day morning. I confess, I got there ever so slightly after that -- not my fault, blame the traffic the taxi got stuck in! -- but that was no problem, as I was given a warm welcome by Mod Meadows and brought on in to the introduction that was already taking place.

You may know of Mod Stevew as Jagex's head of customer support -- he was there in the Jagex recreation area (complete with Golden Gnome Pub, dartboard, and various Runescape stickers covering the holes in the wall from errant darts) telling a gathered group of PMods about what they'd be doing today. With him were fellow mods Nia, Cam, and the aforementioned Meadows, who'd be leading the first stage of our visit: a tour of the office!

Below, you can see one of the cute cards that were being cycled on the screen all day (it was Valentine's Day, after all) and our welcome message (courtesy of the Scourge of Souls himself).

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The Tour

Jagex's office is leagues different from any normal working environment. More cacti than the Kharidian Desert. More board games lying around than a Games Workshop. More assorted Runescape bits and bobs all over the place than... anywhere, really.

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Among the things I saw on my tour were:

Nex's head sitting on a shelf
  • A questionable portrait of a cyclops
  • Potted cacti on little tables
  • Mod Timbo's tree
  • A Golden Gnome
  • THE Golden Gnome (the pub, that is)
  • Multiple godswords, both OSRS and RS3-style, just lying around all over the place
  • A whopping great cactus casually being a cactus in the corner of a room
  • Many, many Runescape-themed cushions
  • Wall decorations of the Jagex logo in... moss?
  • Several smaller cacti
  • A GIANT SLISKE DECKCHAIR

Yep, you read that right. Let it be known that, in the year of our lord 2018 (or somethingorother of the Sixth Age, if you prefer), I, the World Guardian (just like all you other World Guardians), sat on Sliske.

He's pretty comfy.

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We walked around the office, which is laid out as a square around their big stepped atrium -- pretty much nothing bar the CEO's office is closed off, it's all very open, with people in various teams clustered onto different desks working on their own projects. There were various points at which Meadows would call someone over and have them talk to us about what they're working on. Mod Purpur had a fair bit to say about localisation and translating things into German. Mod Raven talked to us about Pieces of Hate... though not saying much more than is already known, he hates spoilers! Mod Ash actually bumped into us on our tour (mug in hand), and had a great chat with us asking what we thought of something recently added to OSRS. And Mod Osborne raced past us not long afterwards, clearly in a hurry... then realised we were visiting players once he'd come past, and came back for the people who wanted to take pictures with him!

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There were more people and more topics than that, but it's at this point that I hit things my NDA prevents me from legally saying. One thing I will tell you, though: you know the upcoming high-level PvM boss, Solak? Big tree guy, Guardian of Guthix, hyped to hell and back? Well, I can EXCLUSIVELY confirm that, in all the upcoming projects I heard about, saw and playtested...

Solak had absolutely nothing to do with any of them. Sorry! I'm as much in the dark as you guys -- we'll have to wait for release!

After that, we headed downstairs to their canteen, called "AFK", for a free lunch. They do spicy white hot chocolate, and it is not bad! While there, all us PMods chatted among ourselves, getting to know each other and the various JMods hanging out with us. Lovely lunch!

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Meeting

From there, we made our way to the boardroom for a full meeting, discussing secret PMod business... well, not so secret, really. This part of the day revolved around the "moderator" part of Player Moderator: what we moderate, how we moderate it and why. And as I mentioned earlier, they've encouraged us to talk about this -- there are a lot of misconceptions that need clearing up, and I know there was a lot in there that was news to me!

You may well have seen transcripts of old ban/mute logs that... did not really deserve a ban/mute. ["https://redd.it/7wuwmk" This] comes to mind. And yeah, Mod Stevew was very open in admitting that they were originally far too harsh with their moderation. Muting people for saying "bum" repeatedly was his favourite example.

But he described a shift in moderation having come around 2011, when Channel 4 News broadcast a report on how unsafe the game Habbo Hotel was for young kids to play... and they came in to work the next morning having realised that there were better things to crack down on than people saying "bum" repeatedly. Combine that with the fact that Runescape's playerbase was getting older, and yet Runescape itself was seen as something of a kiddie game, largely thanks to its overly harsh moderation: the actions they took in response included the addition of the profanity filter and a general relaxation on moderating adult topics.

(So these days, you probably won't get muted for saying "bum" repeatedly. Probably.)

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The second hour of the meeting revolved around their anti-cheating team, and for this one they did ask us to keep the specifics secret. We were shown various methods they use to catch bots and RWTers, which was fascinating to see, but you can probably understand why I'm not going into more detail than that -- "don't develop any bot clients!" they joked.

If there was one thing in particular that I took away from that part of the meeting, it was this: report bots. I (and many of the others) thought it was somewhat pointless, but they really do look through all the macroing reports they get. In fact, just to prove it, they even showed us that they'd looked into all the macroing reports that those of us in the room had made -- and 100% of them had led to bans. So while you may not see instant results, know this: it does make a difference.

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That wasn't all we did on that day, but I'm not sure how much we're allowed to talk about, so I'll leave it there to be safe. All in all, though, it was a fantastic day! Look out for more player visits coming up -- and if you happen to be in the Cambridge area at any point, it's worth getting in contact with Mod Meadows to see if you can have your own look around!

Article by Questcaping

Clan Quest Members Update
New Members of Clan Quest

The last month has seen one new member join the clan! Please give them a warm welcome and make them feel at home! The new member of the clan is

  • Robbe, who posted an introduction here!

The Recruitment Razzers, the chief body responsible for reaching out to possible new members, and they're always looking for a hand. You can always contact The High Council if you're interested!


Welcome to the Offsite

The offsite is a pivotal part of our clan structure, and the more people that use it the better! This last month we welcomed one new member to the offsite:

Hope you all enjoy what we have to offer as we continue to expand the offsite!


Clan Quest Promotions

Because our ranking system is primarily based on quest points, a promotion is a symbol of your progress as an adventurer! Here are all of the members who have been promoted in the last month:

  • Idiotonastic: General -> Admin
  • Robbe: Recruit -> General, congratulations on your task master and promotion to full membership!
  • WolfknightRS: Captain -> General
  • Blue Hubbard: Lieutenant -> Admin
  • Profeshnull: Sergeant -> Lieutenant
  • YLee: Sergeant -> Lieutenant
  • Haalalbacon: Corporal -> Sergeant
  • Chaz5100: Recruit -> Lieutenant

Congratulations, everyone! You can find more information on our ranks on our recruitment thread.

Article by Sirapyro

Hi everyone! As we head towards brighter times, so is Clan Quest with the expansion we are working on. We have been working hard and long on the new Clan Quest wiki along with the Constitution as you have seen earlier. We are getting new members and are looking for new ways to support you, whatever it is in real life, in a game of if you just want to hang out with people.
But we are a community. A dating one some say, others say for noobs. But we are a community together. And we want you to shine in our community. So I have made a number of tasks for the month of March that will earn you tickets. Not for free of course, I have prepared a March-Raffel for you all to enter. The more tickets you have, the greater your chance of hauling in the rewards. So what are you waiting for? As I heard Bill Teach once say: Haul in that booty!

And the best part? These tasks helps us to show how great of a community we are!
Unless specified, you don't need to post proof for the tasks below. Completing a task multiple times won't grant you more tickets.

  • Take part of Jagex's survey of 2018 [5 tickets]
  • Create your own user profile at Clan Quest wiki. [5 tickets]
  • Host an event with at least 3 participants. Don't forget to make a thread about the event and post a photo of it under EVENTS section on offsite.[5 tickets]
  • Take a picture of yourself at the photo booth by the Makeover-mage. [4 tickets]
  • Visit at least one of these channels: Clan Quest's youtube channel,
    Clan Quest's Twitter channel and RSbandb's youtube channel. [3 tickets]
  • Place a vex and advertise Clan Quest in a public area for 5 minutes. Tell us where you did it and how it went. [3 tickets]


1st place: A bond + rainbow halo token
2nd place: A bond
3rd place: A rainbow halo token
4th place: 10'000'000 gp
5th place: 5'000'000 gp

  • Create/post an update on your safekeep OR write a fanmail on someone's safekeep. Tell us who's the lucky person was. [3 tickets]
  • Collect 1000 resources at the citadel. [3 tickets]
  • Attend an event. When the host makes a thread about it, post "I was there" on that thread. [2 tickets]
  • Spot a clan-member in world 66.Tell us who the unlucky noob was. [2 tickets]
  • Share a picture or drawing on offsite on a thread of your choice. Tell us what thread. [2 tickets]
  • Post in a forum game thread. Tell us what thread. [1 ticket]
  • Bump the T10 recruitment. [1 ticket]



Completed a task?
Post it here!

Article by Tyco Elf

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This is my first attempt at an article like this, though I’ve been asked multiple times. Basically, I’ve been asked to give a flashback or a little insight on some things others might not know or remember from “back in the days”. If you’re interested in learning a little bit about how and why things are the way they are today, reminisce with me about the elder days. This month’s topic? Constitutions!

It was recently made public that there is a new constitution being reviewed. It’s likely going to be voted on soon, and its ratification will make some potentially big changes in the Clan’s operation. But did you know that this proposed constitution would actually be the clan’s fourth set of rules?

When the clan was originally created and made public, we opened a thread on the looking for a clan forum of the Runescape official forums. This first rendition of the clan’s recruitment thread included a basic list of rules, our clan ranks, and other details that potential members might like to know prior to joining our community. Our current “T10” thread does a very similar thing. The Clan’s government encountered a couple problems though.

First, when we created the rules, we had failed to clearly define expectation for what a clan member would have to do to join the “Captains” which was the group reserved for owners of the quest cape. Because of the way the permissions were managed within the friends chat (Clan Chat hadn’t been released in game yet) Captains could kick. Do you see the problem? Just because you have a quest cape doesn’t necessarily mean you should be given the ability to kick people from the FC. Quest Cape owners were abusing their powers, and it was causing a problem.

Another major issue was largely attributed to my personal real life situation. I joined the police academy in January of 2010. While months prior I had been dedicating a large amount of time to the clan and its daily operation, while I was in the academy, 12 hours of everyday was spent in school. I simply could not commit to the requirements of leadership, but there was no clear policy on leadership at any level of the clan.

Our first constitution was written to address these concerns. A low council was created. Kappathegray was kind enough to assume the role of Head of High Council. A new recruitment policy was implemented.

The second (and present) constitution (we called it a charter) was created because of a bunch of other reasons. We had established a recruitment process in the constitution which needed to be changed. There was not mention of the Honor Council (which had since been formed) or the Canon of Ethics. A few updates were made in the game that made minor tweaks of our rules necessary.

If you read the current Charter, you will notice that it references concepts of Runescape that are no longer relevant (like achievement diaries). There are some very “runescape” centric rules which we’d like to reword or remove entirely. And most important, as the clan has grown and had more of a presence in the real world, we’ve come across issues that probably should have a rule to address.

So yeah…. Some people probably see these documents as long wordy and unnecessary. But I believe much of the success of the community can be attributed to the fact that we have such a clear outline of rules. It allows for Me to transfer HoHC to MsK, and she to Cireon. It allows for people to know how and what to do when weird situations arise. It keeps us together.

Article by Draziw