Did we stop shaming people for thread necromancy?
I've never understood why thread necromancy was supposedly such a heinous forum crime. Is it really that much better to start a new thread, rather than contributing to an old one? In the latter case, there's a chance that, even if the people reading the thread have no interest in the new post, they decide to comment on some of the earlier content in the thread. Wouldn't it be nice to suddenly discover a really great (but old) thread that you'd somehow missed, rather than never knowing it existed?
...And now that you're doubtlessly all nodding along in agreement, try going back and read that paragraph one more time, but this time read it as an argument in favor of actual
necromancy, with all references to "forums" and "threads" replaced by "cemetaries" and "corpses". It might come in handy, next time the party's Paladin decides to crack down on your South-of-True-Neutral wizard PC.
Is it okay because it's Pencil-Monkey?
Absolutely! In fact, Hal should just issue a blanket pardon for any and all
silly jokes that I might make, have made, or ever will make in any alternate universe.
After all, when something is done by a monkey, it must
I think any life on the forums, even undead abominations that shamble along in a mockery of living, are looked on as better than silence now.