IW Expose posts: IceQueen’s Official Statement

I’d like to start off by apologising for the mistakes regarding the ‘Slave Contract’ joke and being ‘Icey’s Slave’. The jokes did not have any racist or malicious intentions. From what has been highlighted in Swirl’s post and by being a person from an ethnic minority myself, I understand that the jokes made could be seen as being insensitive to slavery and I’d like to apologise to everyone that has been offended or hurt by it. I can assure you that this was the only instance in my knowledge where a ‘Slave Contract’ was made. 

To give some context, ‘Icey’s slave’ is a big meme in the Staff Team that I heard about from 2020 and people would joke about being ‘Icey’s slaves’, and being sent to the ‘recruiting mines’ to recruit. To this day people joke about it and it wasn’t seen as something intending to mock slavery or to be insensitive to slavery at all. I’d like to make you all aware that the explanations below are not defending the jokes in any way. I have included it to explain to you all how the ‘Slave Contract’ joke came about in the first place.

In January this year, Jojo jokingly asked:

You can follow the conversation that happened in Mainchat, here is the link:

https://discord.com/channels/656680095892766730/813055105078657045/1067571380046004244 . I will also post screenshots from the IW Mainchat so you can see how the ‘Icey’s slave’ joke unfolded in mainchat:

In response to Jojo asking about the ‘slave procedure’, I made the ‘Slave Contract’ as a complete joke. Here is a link of when the Slave Contract was posted in IW mainchat where you can find full images regarding it: https://discord.com/channels/656680095892766730/813055105078657045/1067961632334024724

Every single part of this ‘Slave Contract’ was intended as satire. I’d also like to address the line about ‘Prior’. That was another inside joke between myself and Jojo and I didn’t put thought into it at all when I wrote it in the ‘Slave Contract’. I understand the uproar from the community from seeing Prior referenced in it and I apologise for this as well. I hope the explanations above gave some clarity on how the ‘Slave Contract’ you saw in Swirl’s IW expose post came about.

Additionally, I’d like to explain the accusation made in Swirl’s article about how the ‘Slave Contract’ jokes were ‘similar’ to things said by another banned troop:

The ‘Slave Contract’ and jokes about being ‘Icey’s slave’  were not similar in any way at all to the jokes made by the troop in the above screenshot. The banned troop made fun of slave trades and plantations and did not understand the warnings nor did they stop after being warned. Below are the screenshots from IW Mainchat:

I’d also like to clarify the screenshot that Swirl conveniently cropped and used out of context in his article responding to Icey’s statement:

Below is the full screenshot:

Josh dmed me about people calling ‘October’ his ‘alt’. I told Josh to ignore those ‘alt’ comments. The reason for this was that during the times of this screenshot, there were several complaints in October / November from members of staff and troops that were being taunted and teased by Swirl, Clout, etc.

I’d like to end this statement by saying that I truly apologise for the mistakes I have made. I hope this statement has clarified the accusations that I was given.

In regards to the allegations about Subster and Josh, both of them have been removed from the Ice Warriors Server.

A further update will be given on Sunday after a meeting with my Staff Team regarding IW’s status as a CP Army.

Thank you for reading.

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