I'm even more grateful that I discovered the Pub with its no politics rule.
Now it seems other hobby communities are following the lead of TBP...as a positive example. How is it positive is beyond me, frankly.
But, well, Guardian article says a knitting community followed suit.
Just had my first PC death in over a decade, I think. Well, it might be a bit less, I'd need to check. @Dumarest almost manages to make OD&D fun, but the mechanics really are working against him, IMNSHO.
I mean...he's running his CT and D6 Swords and Planet (Star Wars) games in the exact same "pulpy high-octane action with a mix of dry humour and pranks" style. But they work much more smoothly, IME.