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Bugged idocs not on - I've a good mind to quit.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by mookin1, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. mookin1

    mookin1 Guest

    I've been sat at an IDOC house for the last seven hours waiting for it to collapse so I could place my own house there. It's a nice spot aswell. This is what the sign said. I first found this house a few days ago when it was slightly worn and have been keeping an eye on it.

    Name: Demolition Pending
    Owner: OSI
    This house is open to the public
    Condition: This house is in danger of collapsing.

    After ages of waiting, the sign changed back to this

    Name: Demolition Pending
    Owner: OSI
    This house is open to the public
    Condition: This house is slightly worn

    Are these the kind of bugs a paying player has to put up with in UO?
     
  2. Clx-

    Clx- Guest

    The cycle just repeats forever on most of them. Know some that have been that way for years.
     
  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    OSI owned houses do not follow normal decay rules usually, the accounts that own the houses have been banned or have some other form of action being taken against them by EA/Mythic.

    There are still some OSI owned houses that for years have been going through the decay cycle, stuck forever in a bugged loop of auto refresh.
     
  4. MysticSim

    MysticSim Guest

    its not bugged.... its a feature.
    Also, theres a few still with vendors in the house, they wont fall till the vendor goes.

    you have 2 options... ignore it (like the rest of us do now) or camp it every 7 days till you think it will fall.

    And by the way.. if your going to quit over this, See ya! theres much more to this game then you have yet to experience that are more pressing than an OSI IDOC that wont fall.
     
  5. Theo_GL

    Theo_GL Grand Poobah
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    Not a bug. This is a house that had vendors in it. It won't fall until vendor contracts expire. It won't necessarily be during an IDOC stage. It could happen at anytime.
     
  6. Redxpanda

    Redxpanda Lore Keeper
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    Yeah i have been checking a couple of those once a week. Has been a month now and neither has vendors (although one looks like it once did). They do not fall but somehow i have the feeling that it will when everyone gives up on it.
     
  7. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Yes, if it says "OSI owned" you can pretty much forget about it. If it is vendor related though, there is an upper limit to how long the contracts have (allowing the vendor owners to reclaim their stuff) before the house finishes its demo cycle (max vendor rental contract is 4 weeks, and the house demo cycle is halted for 9 days after last contract expires). That info is posted on the uo.com website housing FAQ. However, the ones I have seen like this don't seem to be vendor related...judging from the fact that they have been that way for over 2 years. [​IMG]

    -Skylark

    P.S. in an unrelated issue, but having to do with IDOCs, since you are apparently new, be aware that a house can also be named "In Danger of Collapsing" so don't get fooled by a quick glance at the house sign - if you think you found an IDOC, check the condition status.
     
  8. Setnaffa

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    Quit? You just started. If you can't handle a little frustration, this game isn't for you.
     
  9. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    Quit? You just started. If you can't handle a little frustration, this game isn't for you.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Oh my gosh truer words have never been spoken!
     
  10. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    Not a bug. This is a house that had vendors in it. It won't fall until vendor contracts expire. It won't necessarily be during an IDOC stage. It could happen at anytime.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Some of these are bugged and will not fall at all, they just cycle forever.
     
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    I've been sat at an IDOC house for the last seven hours waiting for it to collapse so I could place my own house there. It's a nice spot aswell. This is what the sign said. I first found this house a few days ago when it was slightly worn and have been keeping an eye on it.

    Name: Demolition Pending
    Owner: OSI
    This house is open to the public
    Condition: This house is in danger of collapsing.

    After ages of waiting, the sign changed back to this

    Name: Demolition Pending
    Owner: OSI
    This house is open to the public
    Condition: This house is slightly worn

    Are these the kind of bugs a paying player has to put up with in UO?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    If you've been sitting looking at the same pixels for the last seven hours, then you need to quit. They need to stop all houses from collapsing until the new fixes come in.

    They should also keep the next publish on TC for a while, monitoring it closely. You can be sure all the pathetic scripters will be on there searching for a way to evade the fixes.

    Great way to bust and ban 'em. Also a great way to ensure the changes going through are thorough.

    Great job Draconi!!! I'd hate to see your efforts fall short...
     
  12. Guest

    Guest Guest

    If its any consolation Jeremy as promised to look into the bugged osi ones ans the old type bugged houses with a full new housing sweep of our lands in the near future... soo be patiance.. theres a lot of people waiting for old bugged houses and plots to fall so they ca then place in the free space thats been tied up for years,.......
     
  13. [​IMG] not a bug ... perse ... A KNOWN "feature" ...
    irritating .. to be sure ... some suggestions have been kicked around ... for years ...
    For implementation ... to ease some of the actual problems that arise ...
    Not likely that IF they are implemented ... that the result would be "first pass simple" ...

    ... [​IMG]

    Just saying ... IF you HAD "known" ... what you were doing ...
    what to expect ...

    probably wouldn't have been as .... frustrating ... ...

    Which ... honestly ... will hold true for much of the rest of the game ... and its systems ...

    Knowledge + experience &gt;&gt;(much greater than) assumptions and guessing ...

    PS ..."I've been sat at an IDOC house for the last seven hours waiting" /=/(does not equal) After ages of waiting, the sign changed ...

    details
    details

    SPS
    btw ... recent "success" by another player another facet another shard ...
    Moral: "You Can Do It" ... it wont be "easy"

    Play On!
     
  14. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Its not a bug, and its not like IDOCs are some in game system designed for peoples amusement anyway.