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I apologize for making a trash account, but given potential sentiments over this it's probably wisest to ask this with an aspect of anonymity. And I apologize if I'm somehow breaking a rule, spoken or unspoken, by starting this topic.
I'm sure that romance and ERP is an inevitable thing in any given role-playing outlet, but in cases of public internet cases like these there are no doubt societal restrictions and official policies governing it.
I noticed a distinct lack of elaboration on the rules and policies about this kind of content beyond the U.S. legal matters of age and keeping it way from minors, and a few implications in the harassment policy.
I personally am interested in the story aspect of attempting to gain favor, status, or even simply monetary gain (In-game gold of course, I feel the need to specify) as a few of the portions of some of the cities seem to be of the description and nature you'd realistically encounter streetwalkers, e.g. near the shop in Hashan that sells tiger-print G-strings and similar bedroom attire, and the entire prospect of a race based around the seductress (more akin to a PG-variant Succubus than a Greecian Siren) seems like there's some room for power-play and betrayal in Politics. Though Achaea's governing practices seem more Meritocratic in nature, and rightfully so, it makes the idea of obtaining illegitimate power and wealth even more of an attractive idea.
Obviously this is all kept behind closed and locked doors, preferably in tells, for both IC and OOC reasons, and it's only realistic to try to keep it hidden, as it's not a public endeavor in real life (not legally).
There's no doubt probably a large portion of people that consider this as a whole distasteful, and the possibility of minors is definitely something to be cautious of.
Are there any proper means or practices to hint or indicate such intentions, any other semantics and issues that should be established during the approach aside from the minor-status/age of the player? Any approach in Harlotry for Gold specifically; since it's a (virtual) material exchange for non-material benefit?