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Discussion in 'UHall' started by Frarc, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. Frarc

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    Woot an hour early!!
     
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    Now I have to redesign my house just to put a bathroom in...

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    Find the gifts! ;)

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    Nothing like a nice bath early in the morning! :)

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    any rare color boxes?
     
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    I like the new scroll books - great timesavers and they look magical
     
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    I hope so! Still checking all my characters.
     
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    Don't forget your trees!

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    !!! Pink boxes and purple! Ty ty and ty! As for rares on these I do not think they are... but are so so so pretty!
    Thank you for it all! Thank you for including all those talented Em chefs!! Devs too and Gms...

    I do see striped candles too, very cute!
    As for any rares of anything I have no idea, hope so but I do like the pinks so ty!
     
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    First bath in 16 years! Thanks--I feel better:)
     
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    Found one two toned maroon hue box out of checking toons on every server.

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    already done that, just needed the bath to finish it off
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    The chateau, with moat, is on Siege. On Europa Terry and Petra got 'ensuite' - looks like Terry's gone and left the shower running too!
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    Just went through one account on all shards n got these boxes not sure if they're rare colours but they were quite few of them.

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    Am I the only one who finds it odd when people get more excited about the boxes than what's inside? Even you box collectors, that doesn't strike you as .... something?


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    I figured the rare item would be a particular named lobster dinner. Mesanna perhaps? I've seen various EMs and devs but not her.

    I've gotten lots of different colored boxes. The nicest one I got is probably the shiny white round one with a green ribbon. Most of the boxes are different though, so it's hard to say if it's "rare" or not. On my home shard (Chesapeake) I got 7 round boxes, 9 long boxes, and 1 square box. All were different colors:

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    First thing I did was make mine a bubble bath!
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    Ewww you made bubbles?? We all know what THAT means...
     
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    Ozog's hidin inz dere wit himz?

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    Now this is a cool mount...
    Bubble-powered, I suppose...

    BTW,

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS to you all!
     
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    Names of Lobster Dinners

    These are just the names of ones I received on my accounts on Oceania and Atlantic (Total of just 42 opened) I am assuming there are more dev names than that listed, and probably there is a Mesanna? Please advise if you have any others I will edit this list:

    Edited List: Thanks everyone so far.

    Lobster Dinner Names


    1 EM Aname
    2 EM Asiantam
    3 EM Augustus
    4 EM Autolycus
    5 EM Avalon
    6 EM Balthazar
    7 EM Barnaby
    8 EM Bennu
    9 EM Borbarad
    10 EM Claudius
    11 EM Crysania
    12 EM Dramnar
    13 EM Drosselmeyer
    14 EM Eira
    15 EM Elizabella
    16 EM Gotan
    17 EM Hanarin
    18 EM Kanata
    19 EM Malachi
    20 EM Misaki
    21 EM Nekomata
    22 EM Orix
    23 EM Riccia
    24 EM Sangria
    25 EM Takako
    26 EM Taweret
    27 EM Troubadour
    28 EM Vereor




    1 Bleak
    2 Brutin
    3 Gryphon
    4 Kyronix
    5 Misk
    6 MrsTroublemaker
    7 Onifrk
    8 Rakban
    9 Sethun
     
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    EM Barnaby, Brutin, EM Asiantam, Gryphon, MrsTroubleMaker, EM Misaki, EM Nekomata, EM Hanarin
     
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    EM Claudius, EM Troubadour, EM Avalon, and EM Bennu and Rakban ;)
     
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    Rakban, EM Avalon, EM Claudius
     
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    Em Borbarad is it on the one i got
     
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    Devs ive found so far kyronix /mrstrouble/ onifrk /gryphon /misk / bleak /brutin and rakban

    ems are
    claudius /taweret /vereor /drosselmeyer /misaki /troubadour /nekomata /gotan /barnaby /dramnar /elizabella /augustus / kanata /hanarin /borbarad /sangria /balthazar /malachi /avalon /eira /orix /riccia /takako/ asiantam/ crysania/ bennu and aname
    Thats a total of 27 ems and 8 devs i found so far ,Also have alot of spares on europa if anyone has one i dont have on europa ill glady pay for it or trade u for one of my spares for our zento museum can leave messeage on our boards at museum or contact me on icq 672640986 Museum is north exit second house on left next to wall cant miss it !!
     
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    Thanks, edited list above to this point.
     
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    Thanks to the developers for being consistent with the small things (and large) even after most of us complain.
     
  32. a slave girl

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    Got this neon white gift box on a shard I don't play, of course.

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    I think Brutrin is a GM (we got things in the past with his name on them and the title that was with his name at that point was "GM.") Rakban might also be a GM. I was able to find old posts here in UHall that mentioned both of them acting in a GM capacity.,

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  34. S_S

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    Has anyone seen a Mesanna yet? :(
     
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    then give it to someone that does play on that shard...simples
     
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    anyone figured out how many candle colours there are

    and how many box colours

    miss echo as got at least 37 named lobsters.....jesus....i may just sit this one out for the first time ever...
     
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    anyone figured out how many candle colours there are

    and how many box colours

    miss echo as got at least 37 named lobsters.....jesus....i may just sit this one out for the first time ever...
     
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    anyone figured out how many candle colours there are

    and how many box colours

    miss echo as got at least 37 named lobsters.....jesus....i may just sit this one out for the first time ever...
     
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    was just logging in to get gifts, this colored box caught my eye.
    out of the 150 some odd guys i checked this was the only 2 colored one i saw.

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    Why are there no Mesanna lobsters?
    I just want to know for sure that she is okay.

    Is she all right?
     
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    Chatted with her a bit ago asked her if she knew something we didn't as there seems to be no "Mesanna" she said she plans to stay working for UO until they pull the plug if they will let her and she was doing fine.. though when I straight up asked her if she had "prepared" any Lobster..... she didn't answer...

    So the mystery remains. But NO ONE I've spoken with has gotten a Mesanna. I've gone through 3 accounts so far and NO Mesanna..... which I find VERY odd. Usually by this point I've gotten at least a couple.
     
  42. a slave girl

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    Some people aren't allowed to eat lobster and some people wouldn't want to hear the poor little lobsters screaming in pain when they're being boiled alive. These people wouldn't want their names on this item I don't think.

    For myself I am not sure why lobster is considered a Christmas item?
     
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    Here's a neat one.
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    And a black two tone
     
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    Personally, I am not celebrating any of these gifts until I see a post from Messana. I don't know her, but it's like when you meet a person for the first time, and you get a 1st impression. With her though, I have had 2nd, 3rd, and more impressions of "WOW." Here is a passionate person that cares about the game. I do not say this lightly, but my thoughts for her own happiness and peace of mind are more important than anything this game gives me, and I don't even know the lady. Awkward words, but you might feel the same. Jo/Daany
     
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    As for box colors, I don't personally think ANY are rare, of the first 42 I received, 36 were individual hues, the other 6 doubles. Some just look prettier than others. I suspect they will be like the turkeys from the horn of plenty, too many hues to bother with as a collection. So far they seem to fit into hue numbers 1 - 128 and everything in between.

    Sorry the above was supposed to apply to CANDLE colors, not boxes, as for the boxes I don't see anything rare in the 70+ I have at the moment. I was told one I had was a 'rare' being a two colored box, but I kinda dispute this, I think all boxes of that type can be two colors, not necessarily 'rare'. I have about 50 of them so far that are unique to my collection, so I seriously doubt they can be classed as rare just because I only have one of them.
     
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    Does anyone have a list of the games these people work on?
     
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    I wanted a EM Borbarad on Drachenfels, I got one but its on the wrong shard! (Napa Valley) :(
     
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    I dropped one in your mailbox. You need to empty that thing out, 43 items!
     
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    I just got an Osiredon the Scalis Enforcer Lobster Dinner, prepared by Messana. Does anyone know if this is rare or just like the other drops?
     
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    Most of the boxes I've gotten are in the 1 - 101 hue range, but I've discovered 8 hues in the higher ranges: 1918, 2075, 2640, 2707, 2715, 2722, 2726 & 2728. Which means there's potentially 32 distinct graphics (4 graphics per box, 8 unusual hues):

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    Odd color?
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    at least aint got to worry about doing a box collection in each colour and each style... thats ended that one...thank god too.....i did the boxes last couple of holidays time but there was only 20 of each style then so ok.....muahhaaa...not 128 of each!!..lol

    how about the candles then ??? any pattern with them.....or are they 1 to 128 as well.....kinda hoping they are as they make my eyes bleed trying to tell the shaded apart...i hate the shades....why they didnt use the old solid colours we had on the bells and statues etc is beyond me.. the flames would have been cool lit in the colour too....oh well nevermind.
     
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    I was horrified by checking all my chars again for special stuff this year, but since I love colors and somehow am addicted to boxes... *sighs*
    Sooo, finally I checked mine and found only one "special" color not listed here (yet).
    In EC/Pinco's its listed as color no. 2075, "Abyssal Cloth", and looks like this:
     

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    doubt any of the boxs will be truly worth anything... theres far too many colours ..and we already have the cool neons and other boxes....sad we didnt get at least something worthwhile to collect ans interact xshard wise...really is a shame....nevermind
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    i Currently have 37 of them and im missing only one i think the lobsters that is, So if anyone can help me out i can trade on most shards but i need sethun to complete my set thxs in advance icq is 672640986 oh yes my home shard is europa so thats where i need it :), Feel free to check out the collections at vp museum in zento second house on left next to the town wall from north exit