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Discussion in 'UHall' started by burnttrees, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. burnttrees

    burnttrees Guest

    today i sent a letter to Jeremy about the current situation in uo but i didn't realize how shortsighted i was until i went back to the web sight (everyone prob knows them buy now gold for cash or search vendors for items) the owner of one of the sights has been making money just by my having a luna vendor the fact is when i did the search i saw items on my vendor never thought this was a negative until i noticed $2.25 on EVERYONE OF THEM. yes ALL OF THEM this pissed me off more then the other reason i sent the letter to jeremy and as a result i have removed all my items from the vendor and am leaving a rune. If it disappears i will place something that can be named but NOT REMOVED with the statement "All items removed do to the fact i don't want someone else making money off my hard work" i do not accept cash for anything in game i try to be an honest player and not offend other players but in this i am extremely angry i don't find it fair to the players who pay cash to play and or ea who is being cheated out of money (hell they could sell the stuff themselves no doubt this would be insane and kill the already messed up economy) but in fact the items in game called pixel crack belong to EA/UO not the players or even these thieves who are in fact getting some of the player base to pay there way into the game

    I waited 3-5 hours before i sent the letter to Jeremy i didn't want to be offensive to her or anyone at EAmythic i just hope others understand what i am saying and at least speak up about this kind of SCAM to get players to pay for THEIR (the owner of these sights or scripters) lifestyles

    i believe these types of sites are owned by scripters and that the things they are selling are either made by themselves to save on gold and or bought with gold because they cant get the items themselves i think about all the items i have sold since i placed the luna vendor and if in fact they made $2.25 for even 1/3 of the items i have sold then they prob payed for about 3 months of playing time i feel ripped off not because i didn't get anything but because i was used in a since to make them money and have spent money too, in a way unwittingly help them by playing uo and placing the items on the vendor

    i only wish i could figure out a way to mess with these sights that would be legal according to ea rules (going to look into this) ie. rename my vendor "closed do to vendor search web sights" i am wondering if i could get that or even more into the name of the vendor and how long it would take for there web admins to prevent it from being shown on there sights
     
  2. kelmo

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    *tips hat*
     
  3. It Lives

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    Aye this sort or TRASH really heats me up, this public site is using 3rd party programs to collect the info. ... But your house is public(was) Someone is going to buy your things and resale them for gold or dollars no matter how you like to see it. :twak:

    Besides, Imo I would rather give my goods to friends. what goes around comes around..
     
  4. NuSair

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    Honestly, this wouldn't be an issue if UO had an in game vendor search like everyother MMORPG out there.

    Talk about redefining vendors in UO with one easy swoop.....
     
  5. Nematode

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    Pardon my grammar, but I cant, for the life of me, understand what burnttrees is trying to say. Is he saying there is a webSITE that charges people who wants to search for vendors selling particular items on their shard?
     
  6. no he is saying that theres a website that tells players where items are they are looking for. Like what house and what vendor has the items. But then on top of that lets say your looking for a crimson.. the site will tell you the house the vendor and how much gold the person wants for it. It also has a option to buy it for real life money if you dont have the gold. So what happens is if you decide to pay cash for it the owners of the site get your real life money then go to the vendor and use their gold to buy the item for you.

    I understand why people are mad about all this. Im going to bed though my gf is about to axe murder me.

    ~Blade
     
  7. Doomsday Dragon

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    As far as I care this is the only good solution.

    We should have some way to find items in the game easier. Even if it is through a web page if it were an EA page and not third party it would be fine by me.

    I think It is about time we got something like that to kill some of the issues but I doubt we will ever see it happen.
     
  8. Right. The 2.25 next to your item is... you give him 2.25 he will go buy it for you and deliver it. This in turn sells item FOR YOU, AND he makes his profit for running such a service.

    Honestly, if UO had a vendor search there would no need for expensive Luna houses etc, and most of those sites will map vendor houses ANYWHERE as long as you ask them to.

    OMG THEY"RE CHEATING THEY KNOW WHAT"S ON MY VENDOR!!! OMG!!!!!

    Lame.
     
  9. love2winalot

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    It is easy. Just move your vendor out of luna.
     
  10. TheScoundrelRico

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    Seems a bit silly to me. Kinda like cutting off your nose to spite your face...la
     


  11. Its no different then buying gold really.
    Every MMO... has people that sell gold.


    And people buy gold for various reasons.


    I wouldnt end your vendor for that.

    Suppose you move your vendor to a nice swamp. You set up 40 vendors. And drop runes everywhere.

    A player comes buy and see your great stuff and wants that item that is 15 million.

    They dont have the gold... so they go buy gold for whatever.

    They come back and buy it.

    Whats the diff?
     
  12. burnttrees

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    rico the cost to me was negligible i had placed items on the vendor for npc prices just to get rid of them and to help out other players in the process so its no skin off my nose. But i don't know some people seemed to like the items for less than 25% of current luna price

    maybe i am just :coco: but thats just me

    at this point i could start throwing around accusations of he is doing this or he is doing that but in the end i don't really care anymore i have said my peace and i feel i have done what little part i can and anything more would be :bdh: