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Discussion in 'UHall' started by smip, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. smip

    smip Slightly Crazed
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    It's been a very long time since I have logged into the forums or played UO. When I logged into the game I was pleasently surprized. I didn't see any exploited items in the game at the vendors.

    Now for the boards. What happend to our old usernames and the advertisment log in that we paid for? The Stratics Plus stuff.

    I am SOOOOOOO CONFUSED!!! I've been away tooo long.. Someone please fill me in.:sad2:
     
  2. Azureal

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    The old Stratics forums had a massive brainfart a little while ago, and decided to stop working. Entire databases of stuff were lost, and had to be recovered. In 2008, this takes a very long time. Sure we can make a pill to make your dingdong bigger, but data recovery is hard.

    Anyway...

    ...this place was set up as a temp solution till the old boards got fixed. Needless to say, this place is still here and apparently not going to be as temp as once though.

    The old forums aint coming back. Most of the stickies and stuff should make it here eventually, but no-one really knows when. There was talk of post counts being transferred, but really who cares.

    The biggest loss is the massive amount of continually updated info from the boards. Stratics front page is so outdated it hurts.
     
  3. smip

    smip Slightly Crazed
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    Wow.. this is strange. What about our money that we paid to the Plus site? Are we to be refunded?

    And accually, I did like my vet status there on Stratics. They burped once in 99. And another in 2001 I think. But my reg stayed in 2001... Oh well.:sad3:
     
  4. Azureal

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    Yeah, I wondered about the money folks paid for Stratics Plus too. Perhaps for off a PM to the forum admin, or some of the higher end mods.
     
  5. Garaba

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    No one with a plus membership should be being billed for it. Otherwise I would not lose faith about the data from the old forums.
     
  6. Azureal

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    Please oh please bring back all the juicy profession info and everything else, especially the crafting stuff.

    P.S. Dingdong. Rofl.
     
  7. ColterDC

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    *ROFLMAO*
     
  8. Piotr

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    No one has been paying for their Plus membership since some time last year, if I remember correct.

    If you think you have been charged within the last few months, please send an email to [email protected] with all the information that appears with the charge on your CC statement.
     
  9. silent

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    Take a walk around luna on atlantic and look at all the valorite hammers and barbed kits and tell me if you still feel warm and fuzzy.
     
  10. Basara

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    Silent, I hate to break it to you, but it's easy to get barbed kits, ever since they made it to where one can get a new BOD every time you turn in a completed one. Even non-scripters can conceivably get several a day, if they do nothing but BODs (and have a bunch of 0.1 runners getting BODs every hour).

    Just turning in 150 BODs 2 nights ago (most of them junk cloth BODs), I got 8 smalls that fit larges for Barbed kits, and 1 large for a Barbed kit. A person that has just one account can do TWICE this amount on 3-5 shards (counting repeating the process with cloth BODs gotten back from the turn-ins, until one runs out of them) in a single day.

    Add in BOD trade agreements (I get bods on your shard for you, and you get them for me on my shard), and additional accounts, and the numbers skyrocket. In the first few months of the Lake Austin shard, one legitimate crafter player using just BOD trade agreements and around 10 accounts, get the first Valorite hammer on the shard, and this was almost 5 years before the BOD changes - imagine what he could have done with the current system!

    Granted, I do believe that there are scripters out there getting runics - but those are the bowcrafting runic scripters. A number of the extra valorite hammers floating around are relics of the Blackrock turn-in, or dupes made of the ones from the turn-in (and that's not counting the fakes like the valorite-enhanced smith hammers). There are even people GETTING valorite hammers in greater numbers now - I got 2 Valorite Hammer smalls in just the first 1000 BODs with my 120 smith, since this past winter's BOD changes (And the correction of the missing ")" that caused too many colored larges, and almost no iron armor larges).

    Of course, part of you problem is you're talking about Atlantic (you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy...) :danceb:
     
  11. smip

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    I was already billed for the year.
     
  12. silent

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    Basara I would agree with you but compared to other shards which have the same bod ability, something is rotten in the state of atlantic.
     
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