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Gardener's toolbox still broken?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by jack flash uk, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. jack flash uk

    jack flash uk Crazed Zealot
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    i uderstood that all you do is drop a bag/container of mixed randow seeds and it stacks them

    why doies it give me the same mess back?

    was this tested before reintro or is it just me?
     
  2. Tina Small

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    All the box is supposed to do is make it so that non-stacking seeds you harvested before early 2009 will stack with seeds harvested from the same type of plants after early 2009. It won't do something like stack unidentified peculiar seeds with identified peculiar seeds.

    I had no old seeds to test with on Origin when Publish 65 hit there. I do have scads of them on Baja and GL however. But at this point I'm very reluctant to test the toolbox and find out too late that it's still malfunctioning and causing other items to be lost. I will probably just finish stacking those old seeds by planting them and dumping them out of their pots, which seems to update something about the seeds so they become stackable. Or give the old non-stacking seeds to a freshly created character on an account that has no house on the shard and completely shut down and then restart the client before using the toolbox.
     
  3. Phaen Grey

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    If you don't have like seeds to stack with in the bag you get just single seeds back. Tina is right it doesn't identify them for you, just makes the seeds stackable.
     
  4. jack flash uk

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    ok,

    i have bundles of new seeds, ie 20 orange seeds, and 30 orange seeds, that wont stack together

    all seeds i have are either coloured or bright, no peculiar etc

    but they do not stack

    i have about 100 piles of seeds, randomly stacked but they will not match, sadly the container is just returned as it was

    this was not what was intended

    so orange seeds +orange seeds dont stack
    green+green

    if you get my drift


    will it not stack

    blue,green yellow orange etc together in respective piles?
    or do i have to separate into colours first?
     
  5. Tina Small

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    When the change was made so that seeds would stack, any newly harvested seeds that came from brightly colored plants no longer included the word "bright" in the seed label. So, for example, if you harvest seeds from a bright orange pampas grass plant, you end up with seeds that are bright orange in color but are called "orange pampas grass seeds." These seeds will usually stack with each other just fine. They will not, however, stack with seeds that have the same label but came from plain old orange pampas grass plants even though they have the same name because the color of the seeds is actually different and they will produce different colors of plants.

    If you have old nonstacking seeds from bright orange pampas grass plants, they will each still be labeled as a "bright orange pampas grass seed." If you want to make those seeds stack and put them with any piles of seeds from the same type of plant that you harvested after the stacking change went in, you have two choices: (1) plant each of the seeds and then dump them out of their pots and then stack them; or (2) put a bag of those old nonstacking seeds labeled as "bright orange pampas grass seeds" in the gardener's toolbox and hope that what you get back is a nice tidy stack of "orange pampas grass seeds."

    At this point, after you have all your pampas grass seeds from bright orange pampas grass plants in a tidy stack, you can cause yourself further unending work and more lockdowns by using poppy seed dust on the pile of "orange pampas grass seeds" from bright orange pampas grass plants so that they have a label that correctly identifies their source, i.e., they will now be labelled correctly as "bright orange pampas grass seeds." Beware, though, that if you continue to grow bright orange pampas grass plants and collect seeds from them, the newly harvested seeds will be incorrectly labeled as "orange pampas grass seeds" and won't stack with your lovely pile of "bright orange pampas grass seeds."

    Confused yet?

    So am I. All I know at this point is that it's a waste of time to use poppy seed dust on stacks of brightly colored seeds that don't say they are brightly colored seeds. Now, if you're color blind, maybe you should use the poppy dust.... Just be prepared for extra work until someone fixes this mess.