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Discussion in 'UHall' started by _zigzag_, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. _zigzag_

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    Some changes to the UO Stratics forums...

    The 'old' UO Thief forum is now the UO PvP Thief forum and is for the discussion of stealing from players.

    A new forum, UO Thief, has been created for discussion of all NON player related stealing...and all aspects thereof :D

    This new forum will be open for posting in just a few minutes.
     
  2. AirmidCecht

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    *gets out artifact rarity 8 poms and cheers*

    GOOOOO ZIGZAG!!
     
  3. kelmo

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    *nods* Good deal. I look forward to gettung advice from there soon. I have a book in mind that needs stealing...
     
  4. Arch Magus

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    Awesome!

    Now the PVP Thief forum can be even more dead than normally!

    Who the hell decided to push this through, Rico?

    Too bad, we could have probably had some new blood in our old forum, but whatever. What's better than a permanent rift in the already dwindling Thief community......

    :sad4:
     
  5. Katlene

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    negative much??


    Change is as good as a holiday.

    Thanks zig
     
  6. Arch Magus

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    Thanks to the almighty Mods!

    :bowdown:
     
  7. Blesh

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    QFT
     
  8. JC the Builder

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    I guess the PVP Thief forum is going to die quickly then.
     
  9. Arch Magus

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    When do we get PVP Tamer's forum, PVP Necro forum, PVP Miner's forum, etc etc ?
     
  10. JC the Builder

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    When are we going to get a PVP forum in general. I've asked in the past but there has never been a response.
     
  11. Arch Magus

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    What makes you say that?

    They will still have the Pre-tram board-smacktalkers.

    You know, the ones that were " s0 1337" back before insurance.....
     
  12. Blesh

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    I just wanna say,

    I think its funny that thieves can't be bothered to sort through pvp and non-pvp threads, however we have this....

    UO Trade East Coast (5 Viewing)
    The trading forum for Atlantic, Catskills, Chesapeake, Great Lakes, Lake Superior, and Legends. Subject Prefixes are Mandatory here.

    Because that's a PITA, but sifting through six shards, not to mention that one of them is the most populated shard in UO, isn't a PITA.

    gotta question the methods here.
     
  13. Arch Magus

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    What's a PITA?

    pain in the asterisk I'm guessing? :lick:
     
  14. _zigzag_

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    Ya know what?

    Some of you wouldnt be happy no matter what..and to you I just say...nothing.

    the term PvP in that title is to show its stealing from other players, as compared to the rants from some about people posting questions about Doom stealing....

    I can name it anything...how about whiners forum?

    *shakes his head*
     
  15. Blesh

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    lol BINGO!!!!

    you win a cookie!

    ::hands cookie::
     
  16. _zigzag_

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    tonight, or as soon as I have Mods for it
     
  17. OxAO

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    you made Rico Very happy

    But you need to open it up so we can start a new thread.
     
  18. _zigzag_

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    A rift...created by...who exactly? Maybe those that think they have some exclusive right to use the term Thief?
     
  19. Arch Magus

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    Here's how I imagine the method went down...

    Rico: We need a Trammy thief forum, they are coming into MY forum with Stealing skill related nonsense! I can't keep them out, no matter how much I troll or how rude I am!

    Zig: Sure, whatever shuts you up....

    :pancakes:
     
  20. _zigzag_

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    More importantly, I have made MANY members of this community happy. :)
     
  21. Arch Magus

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    Umm, wtf excuse me Mr. Mod....

    I didn't make *points* Rico a mod for the Thief forum......

    I've never turned a would-be thief away on that forum, ever...:lick:
     
  22. JC the Builder

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    You could just tell the thieves who steal from players to go to the new general PVP forum. There will be plenty of room in there.
     
  23. _zigzag_

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    You are so far off base with this it's comical...but assume what you care to :)
     
  24. Arch Magus

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    Now THAT is actually a really good idea.:thumbsup:

    Instead of pulling the community apart, lets find a place where they can all come together.
     
  25. Blesh

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    Ya know, I'll admit i was wrong, after i poked into your pvp thief forum, it looks to me like one of your mods just couldn't respect that some people use the skill the forum was created to discuss outside a pvp enviroment, and angered alot of people as a result. and this is your fix.

    I still think east coast trade needs something. west coast is just as clustered. i think east coast is worse because of atl. thats just my opinion.
     
  26. _zigzag_

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    So when I make that PvP forum...you going to crucify me, or thank me? :D
     
  27. Arch Magus

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    It's actually more of a joke of sorts.
    Glad I could make you laugh anyway.

    Nothing personal, but I'm just pissed that a very small handful of Elitist Jerk Thieves got their way on this one.

    No hard feelings mate!!:hug:
     
  28. _zigzag_

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    Wasn't this really at all...
    It was the recognition that the 'traditional' thief still has a place in the game, and the stealing skill is used by many who don't steal from other players.

    I was asked to create a place for those who want to discuss stealing outside of the traditional scope of things, and it was done.
     
  29. JC the Builder

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    Stealing from crates is just as traditional as stealing from players. It is just some thieves can't accept that their skill is used for something other than stealing from live players.

    Stealing is stealing. Having two separate forums is silly.
     
  30. _zigzag_

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    no hard feelings AT all! :)

    and really..this wasn't anyone getting there way...no bull**** there. I did not speak to any Moderators about this before I did it today...I spoke to the available Admins, got their input, and I made a decision.

    If anyone is going to be mad...direct it at me - and me alone hehehe
     
  31. _zigzag_

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    I agree.

    I also believe that there is much more of a need for a forum dedicated to the skill in general, and yet there is still a place for those who practice the skill of stealing from other players.
     
  32. Blesh

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    I just don't see the logic. Spellcasters have their place in pvp and pvm, but they all get along. warriors... tamers... same deal as well.

    bottom line is its your forums, you can run them however you wish.
     
  33. _zigzag_

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    I hear ya...

    The thoughts on this are just a bit different. Without dragging things out, it was felt there was enough of a difference in this case to provide a forum for both 'sides'.

    and ...these forums aren't mine... they belong to all of us.

    This move actually has been in discussion for weeeeeeeeks now...I just got 'er handled today :)
     
  34. Snakeman

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    lmao :ten:
     
  35. hen

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    Why didn't you just put thief into treasure hunter/fisherman?
     
  36. _zigzag_

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    Because there is more to stealing than Thunting and fishing :)
     
  37. Basara

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    More like months, than weeks (since before profession boards came back).

    In fact, if you remember the tag lines for the old forums, EVEN THEN, as far back as I've been a member, the "Thief" profession forum proclaimed that they were a board for PvP Thieving ONLY, and that other users of Stealing skill should look elsewhere for advice.

    This is really more a restoration of the old order, than anything new or divisive.

    I personally just wish the "PvP Thieves" would go with a more accurate description of their profession.

    "Soundrel"? (would fit, but do we really want to feed Rico's ego that much?)
    "Pickpocket"?
    "Brigand"? (hey, we got them in the game as NPCs already)
    "Highwayman"? (I kinda like this one - after all, not all people Thieving in Fel use stealing skill to get loot off others, heh, heh, heh...)

    They need to build some respect for their profession by going with a name that differentiates them from those that simply take things that aren't sufficiently static-coded.
     
  38. hen

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    Griefer.
     
  39. Hunters' Moon

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    Because in the warriors,spellcasters,tamers forums you do not have a "code" stickied at the top of the forums and Mods being grammer/spellchecker nazis.
     
  40. _zigzag_

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    That's a whole 'nother forum :D
     
  41. _zigzag_

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    Aw c'mon...let's not continue this....please?

    What happened to the holiday cheer and all? :(
     
  42. hen

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    Re-ban Rico!
     
  43. Hunters' Moon

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    I have to work in a huge retail store and answer stupid questions that I get from customers all day.....I lost my "cheer" in mid-november
     
  44. _zigzag_

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    Kinda reminiscent of volunteering my time on a gaming site...at times :D
     
  45. _zigzag_

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    Take it back to OT :D
     
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    Well, I'll join the kudo group for ya zig. Well done sir.
     
  47. Arch Magus

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    Just wanted to say...

    Thanks for coming out guys and gals!
    This thread has been real fun, lol.
     
  48. Arch Magus

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    lolz
     
  49. Hunters' Moon

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    Not sure if that is you laughing at me or with me...not that I'm laughing....stupid customers...they need to crawl back into the hole they came out of.
     
  50. Arch Magus

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    lolz with you my friend.