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Flaged When Stealing From monsters

Discussion in 'UHall' started by TheDrAJ, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. TheDrAJ

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    So (on Siege) I used stealing on a Water Elemental (got 200 gold yea) killed it and then when i went to go through a teleporter i got a message about not being able to use it when fleeing from a craime (or something like that).

    Should you get flaged when monster steeling?
     
  2. Storm

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    This happens to me a lot ...My belief is no not when stealing from a monster..
     
  3. Petra Fyde

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    You get flagged stealing from crates and barrels - is that really different?
     
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    Ive always thought you should only get flagged if caught or seen..I just steal from monsters and chests so it really doesn't matter much just a pain waiting the 2 min to be able to leave!
     
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    Did you mean different in function, or different in intent? In function: no. In intent: very much, yes.

    When stealing from a crate or barrel, the lifted merchandise ostensibly belongs to one of your friendly neighborhood NPCs; you have just stolen someone's belongings. Thus you should flag as a criminal.

    When stealing from a monster, an entity which, when literally murdered by you does not cause you to be considered a criminal, why should you be flagged?
     
  6. TheDrAJ

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    What ^he^ said!