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Regarding the mass talk of duping...

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Norrar, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. Norrar

    Norrar Lore Master
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    I was thinking , vendors now flag items that are duped don't they? Well, what if using a transfer token triggered the same thing and prevented you from jumping shards as long as you had the item in your bank, pack, etc?
     
  2. legendsguy

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    I think you're giving the new vendor flagging too much credit.
     
  3. Viper09

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    I must have missed all the talk of mass duping...then again I don't visit the trading forums.
     
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  4. Lady Storm

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    While that is an interesting idea of preventing movement of suspected duped items ... the system has its flaws and is only for general use ... as it stands a good deal of duped item still make it on vendors and are sold.
     
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  5. Captn Norrington

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    The system was worth a try, but has utterly failed and done more damage than good, especially with transfers making vendorable items unvendorable.
     
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  6. WootSauce

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    And a lot of items that were never duped no longer go on vendors causing suspicion by buyers that they are dupes, as Norrington said, the lack of clarification / admission by the dev team that this system does NOT operate as advertised has certainly caused more harm than good through the community.

    One thing that I did note early on is that it does seem to disallow tokens and certain other items purchased from 3rd party sites. I'm not saying that the change didn't serve a good purpose, but they shouldn't be standing behind it as an effective method to tell whether an item is duped, because that simply is not the case.
     
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  7. Lady Storm

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    Exactly....
     
  8. CovenantX

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    If the vendor flag worked properly then it would be a great idea.
     
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