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Input Request: Best Times For Events

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by EM Aurora, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. EM Aurora

    EM Aurora Journeyman

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    Hello Siege!

    A few months ago we had a community meet and greet to discuss shard events and the sorts of things you would like to see happen on Siege. Trying to sort good times to host events is an ongoing process that I mentioned could be adjusted to try and fit at least the majority of players.

    The weekends around 2 or 3 pm EDT seems to allow for players in England and other European countries towards the evening while keeping it midday in North America. That has been a general rule of thumb for me while factoring in basically the entire globe since Siege is such a unique shard with awesome players from all over. ;)

    Without getting into a geographic lesson, I know that during the week with work and life this becomes more of a challenge. 5pm EDT makes it a bit later in the evening on the other side of the globe but may be a bit too early in the US, just getting home from work or school or not even out yet on the western coast.

    I read the discussion on Siege forums and wanted to explain the odd times but more important to get your input. These events are for you and within reason my goal is to adjust my schedule to make it more enjoyable.

    The question I put to you is, by hosting weekend events at 2pm EDT and 5pm EDT during the week, where does that put you in the timeline where you live? The more feedback I get the better I can take another look and maybe adjust things for future events.

    Thank you for your input!
     
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    Hail Aurora.

    For me, I live in the European zone and work mostly random hours so I guess any time will either work or not work for me.
    If I can make it, I´ll make it.

    However, regardless if I have a workday or not, 5.30 pm EST+ will always work for me unless I´m too tired after work.
    If it starts at 5 EST I will only miss about 20 mins if I work that day and can always try to catch up when I get home.
     
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  3. Uvtha

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    Central (Nebraska). So, 1pm, and 4pm. I work second shift, so I'll probably miss out on all of them cause I'm either asleep for the weekends, and at work for the week days. *Shrug*
     
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    Central time zone [Texas] here, so those times are 1 pm and 4 pm for me, also.
     
  5. Delores Duende

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    Florida Eastern time zone for me. 5pm though is getting ready for dinner, depends on whos cooking that night, me or hubby.
     
  6. Afterglow

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    European Timezone for me too. On the Weekend starting times up to 5pm EDT are manageable, on weekdays I'd prefer times around 2-3pm EDT.
    On the weekend the starting and ending time is open mostly up to 5pm EDT.
     
  7. Bo Bo

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    no matter the time Bo is gonna poop on it!
     
  8. Rothen

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    Live in EDT also. Usually 5pm EDT is a good time for me. Weekends are much more flexible...
     
  9. Ginsu's

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    Same as BO,
    anytime is good for me.
    I'm away ready. :eyes:
     
  10. Famine

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    Anytime after 6:00pm PST or Weekends is great for me.

    Whatever works best for you Aurora - I'm just happy we have such a great EM - Thanks for all your effort!

    Famine
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