Note: For simplification the Detectives will from now on only get the status of the players, i.e. (Towie) or (Mafia) as a result of their investigations.
Renaming of Roles:
Pakhan (Mafia Boss)
Vory v Zakone (Masons)
Last edited by Evil3ye; May 05, 2011 at 11:11 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
sweet a mafi....oh wait he townie..
good job guys.
Why you laughing? >_>
Lil bit history time at night \o/
Vory v Zakone [translation: Thiefs in Law]
Thief in law (Russian: вор в законе, vor v zakone; a more clear translation may be "A criminal who obeys The Thieves' Code") is a criminal who is respected, has authority and a high ranking status within the criminal underworld in the old Soviet Union, Russia and the republics that formed the former Soviet Union. Thieves in law are the elite of the Russian world of organized crime: an equivalent of the rank 'Godfather' in the Italian mafia or the rank of General in the army. According to the Russian TASS news agency there are currently 149 "vory v zakone" throughout the world. Many of thieves in law are no longer exclusively ethnic Russians but are drawn from other nationalities, including those living in other former Soviet states.
Part of The Thief's Codes
Under the theoretical code of the vory, a thief must
- Not have emotions
- Forsake his relatives: father, mother, brothers, sisters.
- Not have a family of his own: no marriage, no children; this does not however, preclude him from having an unlimited number of women. *During a large gathering of thieves-in-law during the late 1980s, this rule was removed.
- Never, under any circumstances, have a legitimate job or significant property (i.e. a house), no matter how much difficulty this brings; live only on money obtained through gambling or theft (the word 'theft' as used here describes any criminal activity considered 'legitimate' by the Vory), and rely on lower-level criminals for accommodation. For example, harming or molesting children is strongly frowned upon and may endanger a vor's status and could provoke a more brutal retaliation from one's comrades than from the police. A 'thief in law' is a leadership position (equivalent of General in the army) so direct participation in Arms smuggling and drug trafficking is incompatible with their high status since those crimes are a form of commerce. However receiving tribute from smugglers and drug-dealers or robbing and extorting them is a legitimate activity for a 'thief in law'.
- Help other thieves: both by moral and material support, utilizing the commune of thieves.
- Rule and arbitrate the criminal world and protect basic needs of criminals' and prisoners according to the extents and priorities set by the thieves' commune (typically in a given prison (prison cell)) or region when not imprisoned)
- Keep secret information about the whereabouts of accomplices (i.e. dens, districts, hideouts, safe apartments, etc.).
- In unavoidable situations (if a thief is under investigation or is arrested) to take the blame for someone else's crime; this buys the other person time to escape and remain free.
- Demand an inquiry and judgement by a council of thieves to resolve disputes in the event of a conflict between oneself and other thieves, or between thieves.
- If necessary, participate in such inquiries if called upon.
- Punish any offending thief as decided by the judgement of the thieves council.
- Not resist carrying out the decision of punishing the offending thief who is found guilty, with punishment determined by the thieves council.
- Have good command of the thieves' slang called ("Fenya"), a distinct language spoken by hardcore criminals in Russia and understood by few outsiders.
- Never gamble without being able to cover losses.
- Be good at playing card games for money.
- Teach the criminal way of life to youth with potential.
- Have, if possible, informants from the rank and file of thieves.
- Not to lose your reasoning abilities when drunk.
- Have nothing to do with the authorities (particularly with the ITU, Correctional Labor Authority), not participate in public activities, nor join any community organizations.
- Not serve in the military or accept any weapons from the government or prison authority (police baton).
- Make good on promises given to other thieves.
- Never deny his Vor status directly. To the questions like 'Are you a Vor?' or 'Who are you in this life?', Vor should always answer : "Yes (Vor)", even if it is asked by police and videotaped. The latter question phrase is ritual and video footage containing the answer commonly used by the Russian militsiya to illustrate vors arrests in the media.
It actually was a criminal cell, but I thought it fits the theme of sects/masons also just well
Last edited by Evil3ye; May 05, 2011 at 11:45 AM.
you are crazy mudabitch!
real nice guys
Hey DL my mafia buddy we failed to protect A_I our mafia boss
Sarcasm you know it? :\
Isn't it night time? ç.ç Spam somewhere else.
Baka, you dead!
This signature made me laugh after I saw Ai died. Even though he was a townie.