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arrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggggggggggg

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Poo, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. Poo

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    well

    i feel deflated.

    just logged on to ATL and noticed that for the 2nd time this year i lost my soulstone collection (25 full stones all full of skills).

    for some reason i keep forgetting to lock down the chest after i use it.

    that is expensive and time consuming to replace.

    dont ya just hate it when ya make screw ups like that.

    *sigh*

    was bad enough to make that mistake earlier this year, but i just dont think i have it in me again to do all that training again.
    i think ill just go to bed.

    isnt it strange that those silly little blessed stuffy bears last forever in your house not locked down, but blessed acount bound soulstones go POOF after only a couple hours.
     
  2. Bazer

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    ive seen the redsoulstones left in castle courtyards for days not go poof just setting around the ground
     
  3. Poo

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    ya

    mine where in a chest, and the chest isnt blessed

    im guessing that is what made the difference

    at my home castle on sonoma i have all my stones all out on the roof, but here on atl its not my house, so i have them all in a chest that is locked down.

    have to unlock it to use them.
    and for some reason i keep forgetting to relock it down.

    either im getting to old or ive just done this too many times, but i have no urge to sink all the money into more stones and sink all that time into retraining all those skills..... again, haha
     
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    That is annoying :( I once forgot to lock down 100m in a chest.. but loosing all those skills would be soulstone destroying :(
     
  5. Ludes

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    I once accidently unlocked a chest through the floor.. (I think)

    Logged on the next day and it was gone.. Had very valuable crap in it..

    I gotta feel for the OP since I've done similar wrong to myself in the past.
     
  6. arkanos

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    Sorry for your loss.....

    But now I know why you know so many things about how to train bard skills the most effective way:
    if I would have to retrain disco several times, I´d probably be as wise as you are :).

    Only joking of course, I feel your pain.

    Hephaistos of Europa
     
  7. popps

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    Sorry for your loss.

    I also have my Soulstones in my home as I find it more convenient for their use. But instead of having them locked down, I have them in a secure chest which means I do not need to unlock the chest to use them.
     
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    Oh MAN i feel that:(
     
  9. Saunders

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    So sorry, Poo, but all respect to you for not blaming it on anybody else!
     
  10. AzSel

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    I once lost one soulstone, I have all of mine locked down on the floor in my second floor of my 18x18. It hurt with just that one. Condolences!
     
  11. Doubleplay

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    I feel your pain. I lost two sets of unused Tokuno dyes last month when reorganizing my secure chests. Left the bag of dyes sitting on the bed, unprotected. Lesson learned, getting organized is a dangerous business.
     
  12. Mook Chessy

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    I had a "friend" once that tried a thingy to remove certain items of gods creation from the UO Landscape, turned out he didnt like it and and replaced certain stuff to go back to normal, point is when his game was 'altered" he thought he lost his SS as he could not longer see them.

    Just sayin....
     
  13. Snakeman

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    "arrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggggggggggg" would of been mild for what I would of said. That's a lot of time doing & now redoing skills, sorry Poo :sad4:
     
  14. Tanivar

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    You can use soulstones that are in the bank at Luna if you open your bankbox from the south Inn room upstairs. It satisfies the secure location requirement.
     
  15. EvilPixieWorks

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    You know what it is?

    It's the Nargles.

    It's that time of year and we have Mistletoe in game, so it wouldn't shock me a bit if the same little critters that hide all my stuff in my real house would be hiding stuff in the game houses as well.
     
  16. DenAlton036

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    Man that sucks... We just recently lost a container full of vet rewards and many other things while Christmas decoing, was like a kick in the gut... We have all been there.. its something I feel should be fixed in the game. If its in your house it should never go poof. Thats why we have trash barrels.
     
  17. Kellgory

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    I opened this thread thinking it had something to do with talk like a pirate day....oh well sucks to hear about your soulstones. The next talk like a pirate day is Sept 19, 2012.
     
  18. Ezekiel Zane

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    Poo, that really sucks. That's a tough loss.
     
  19. Lorax_Pacific

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    What a bummer! Maybe transfer characters or full skilled soul stone fragments from another shard that you trained. I seem to recall you have trained on every shard and I think the fragments are acct bound not shard bound.

    -Lorax
     
  20. Lorddog

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    ya as pops said - use secure box
     
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    Why did you unlock the chest to use them? i use mine straight from a a secure chest, dont have to take them out dont have to unlock them.

    Or did you mean the chest was "locked down" instead of "locked down and secure"?

    Thunderz
     
  22. MalagAste

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    Ouch.... sorry for your loss Poo...

    I can only imagine how bad that is.
     
  23. Willard

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    Sorry man---That does suck.

    Can't you keep them in your bank box? Currious as to why the chest has to be locked down and not secured--is it because it is a shared house or am I missing something?

    Would be nice to have one of those old reverts now, I bet!
     
  24. Tazar

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    Bank boxes are great if you are only using one character - but it makes it really difficult for other characters to access the soulstones.

    Sorry to hear about that Poo. I can imagine how frustrating it would be.
     
  25. Willard

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    Ah,,,,Good point-I did not even think of that!
     
  26. Magdalene

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    That's a big "ouch!"... sorry Poo.
     
  27. I wonder if he said, "Oh, Poo!"
     
  28. Kojak

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    I bet that when he gets them all back again, he still keeps them in a locked down chest instead of a secure - people are dumb like that - he's already made the same mistake twice which means he'll probably do it again for the third time
     
  29. Slickjack

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    Who pee'd in your cornflakes?

    Anyway, I have a legacy token I'll donate to the "give back to Poo" fund.
     
  30. Percivalgoh

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    Perhaps you need to develop the habit of taking them out of the chest and placing them in your backpack when using them then placing them back in the locked container.
     
  31. Uriah Heep

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    Or here's a novel idea... *drumroll*

    The devs can fix the damned lockdowns like they used to be, where you can unlock one item out of the chest, without having to unlock the whole chest?\
    Kinda unique thinking isn't it, to fix a problem instead of teaching more ways to "work around it"

    Yeah, Poo, I think they oughta pull em off a backup and give em back to ya. Cause this is bull**** caused from the lockdown process and problems never being straightened up from long ago.
     
  32. Poo

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    well where the problem is is that i live in a community house that a couple people living out of and a LOT of people have access too.

    so the only way for me to use my soulstones and be able to use them for all my guys is to lock down the chest, that way any of the guys from that account can release it and use it, without any of the stones 'walking away' which could happen if i just secured the chest.

    and no, i dont plan on replacing that collection.
    investing another $100 bucks into stones and then months into training just dosnt hold that allure that it use to.
     
  33. Poo

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    and no, bad people!

    stop PMing me and offering me tokens!

    if i wanted to replace the missing stones i could with no problem.

    i just dont want to do it all again and be in the exact same place i was running the risk of losing them for being forgetfull.

    hey, wanna hear the real stinger?

    yesturday i unlocked them so i could put my 120 animal lore, vet and taming on them that i just finished.

    owwwwwwwwch, haha

    i think its time for some eggnog and rum people!
    or just rum in a dirty glass that had eggnog in it some time last week, that still counts as festive, no?
     
  34. NBG

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    sigh.... put them in the bank
     
  35. Uriah Heep

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    You miss the point.

    char one puts magery on the soul stone, and puts it in bank

    Char two logs in, goes to bank to get magery...??

    Explain please how two chars will exchange skills working out of a bank box?
     
  36. Ezekiel Zane

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    Well, you could store them in one character's bank and only take them to the house when you need to use them. Then take them back to the bank to keep them safe.

    Still sucks to lose that much work and the cost of the soulstones.
     
  37. NBG

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    1. Find a remote log out location and switch between characters (done it before just don't do it in luna)

    2. I refuse to believe a person like Poo would have no friend to help him out

    3. Maybe he has more than 1 account? (trial account?)

    4. Get a packy and have someone help you friend the packy to all your chars then you can log out off screen abit or in another area and get the char that needed to access the packy....
     
  38. Ezekiel Zane

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    You can have a "locked down and secure" container in a public house IF you completely trust the actual house owner.

    Have house owner make one of your characters a "co-owner"

    "Lock down & secure" the container and leave the security setting at "owner only"

    Then house owner removes you from the co-owner list and friends you to the house.

    Now all your characters on that account can access the secure

    NO other friends OR co-owners to the house can access it.
     
  39. Percivalgoh

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    LOL wow! It's been so long since I locked a container down in my house I had no clue it was like that. I just make them all secure. Sorry my advice is outdated please ignore my previous post. My soulstones are in a secure container and I suspect there is a reason you want to lock them down rather than to secure them but sorry for your loss. Yikes 120 taming wow!
     
  40. I think you can still have a secured chest with a key.. The owner of the house and the friend/co-owner are the only ones that can release it from secure, this should allow you to leave them secure but locked.
     
  41. Muck

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    ...just one Question... what is exactly is ''valuable crap'' *grins* :)
     
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    OK everyone has told you how sorry kiddo so here it comes from MOM...

    How many times have you been told to double check on this kind of thing??
    You know when your in too big a hurry you tend to forget stuff and like now are kicking yourself for it....

    Rule 1 in this stuff ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK YOUR SECURES when you do them to make bloody sure it IS locked down. (does the cuff up side the head)

    We all have made this mistake.... and learned to double check Slow down and do it.
    5 seconds is well worth it Poo.

    (ruffles hair) now do it again and I and all here will kick your tail. I expect you to ge to work redoing them..... (kiss on forhead) you can do it tiger.

    Love mom
     
  43. There is also a bug with honor. It stops things from locking or securing. You get the target after you give the verbal command but no confirmation text. If you note this you can use honor to get a target and then ESC to cancel. Then you can lock items down again. I have lost many items from this before learning how and why this was going on.:scholar:
     
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    Oh, I thought that was just me and was some EC clientside bug with my macros or something... I always had to log into a different character to manipulate stuff in my house as logging out didn't resolve the problem!
     
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    Dev fix - make soul stones usable even if locked down
     
  46. kelmo

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    I have a locked down box of soul stones in a house I am friended too. I can use these stones that are locked down.
     
  47. Ezekiel Zane

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    I was thinking the same thing. I haven't had a chance to log in to confirm it though.

    I mean I know you can use them when the stone itself is locked down.

    Seems you would be able to use them if inside a locked down container as well.