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So long my peoples

Discussion in 'UO Catskills' started by Gheed, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. Gheed

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    Been fun. Had good times and frustrations. I had 7 accounts up an until this year. The credit card for them expired and I just couldn't find a reason to switch information to the new one. One by one the accounts have closed. There is still one left. A few of my houses have already collapsed. I thought I would be heartbroken to see the Magencia fishing shack fall.... but not really so. I guess I'm just not interested enough to spend $840/year. The rest of my stuff will go to friends. Take care and have fun.
     
  2. Aedon Durreah

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    Fare thee well Gheed. May whatever path you follow be a pleasant one.
     
  3. Pandora_CoD

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    Gheed, thank you for your contributions to the shard. We hope you just take a break and come back at some point! You will be missed.
     
  4. Flutter

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    Gheed I am interested in your rune library. Please contact me. Also please don't let your house in the Abyss fall. I don't know if you're allowed to trade it but perhaps if you aren't we can talk to Mesanna?
     
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  5. azmodanb

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    You have fun also whatever life brings.
     
  6. Nails Warstein

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    Just when its possible the game is going free to play (atlantic developers meeting) with all these new changes are on the horizon, and you couldn't hold on just a little bit longer, I am very sad to see you go. What a major disappoint and a great loss for UO. Can I donate any game time codes to change your mind?
     
  7. Scarst

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    Lol, I think we all can agree this game should have gone FTP years ago. What I'm saying is it feels a bit late now.

    Cya Gheed.
     
  8. Flutter

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    I am with @Nails Warstein in donating gametime codes to the accounts holding the Luna and Abyss accounts
     
  9. Nails Warstein

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    Yeah if the abyss house falls, that will disappoint many Catskill players who use it as a shortcut. Perhaps consider a lottery for the Luna and especially the Abyss house that can't be replaced. Whatever you decide to do Gheed, I always support. I am sorry you've been so bored, disenchanted and disillusioned with the game. I was hoping it was a passing phase. Let me know how any of us can help maintain the pathway, thank you!
     
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  10. Ludes

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    I'd help keep the abyss house open as well...
     
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  11. Gheed

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    Regarding the abyss plot, there are several people who have teleport tiles there. The tiles belong to them. They are still somewhat rare and expensive. I can do whatever I want with my things in game, I'm not about to let their things rot or be scooped up by IDOC campers. So I have to bring up my list of who owns what and get their stuff back to them. As to what to do with the abyss plot I am uncertain. I'm not looking to sell or give it away to anyone but one of the two buddies that got me hooked on the game 15 years ago.

    Interesting comment about the game going free to play. But it is also free not to play. Either way what bliss.
     
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    Perhaps keep one account open? Give UO another shot and reunite with old friends. Don't give up yet.
     
  13. Blind Tom the Pirate

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    Dear friend, As you may recall, a time when you purchased for me a "High Seas" adventure token, given to Gallion/Shenzin, after which you said,"Now, you cannot leave UO!" I appreciated that generous gift, when I could not afford it. So, we made a promise/ a pac, 'that you and I (Gallion/Shenzin), would stay until they closed the game!' Note: I do own a teleport tile in United Pirate's room and the one to "The Dragon's Head". But I would gladly give those up forever, if you stay friend . Please, consider keeping at least the SA house, or consider if you might, a transfer it to Gallion to hold for the good of all you benefit from it's placement. A promise that I would maintain it's integrity! I do understand "Life issues" and moving on, we have seen many go. Please, respond to my plea dear friend ,Gheed/ Dutchman. Sincerly Your friend always, Gallion; Shenzin; Blind Tom Pirate and Jhakar. ICQ 113224114 and email www.blindtomthepirate@gmail.com
     
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    You will indeed be missed, if you cannot be convinced to stay on a bit longer friend; but you have friends and 'in - game- family' who appreciate all you have done for this unique game and indeed will be missed! ~Gally
     
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  15. azmodanb

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    I don't understand not being able to tx a house you no longer care about. I don't play this server but why not benefit the others that do with a farewell gift... Someone that Will hold onto it or not why be greedy and just let it fall?

    Im the only one that knows where the arc of the covenant is... Nah ill just die without telling.

    Im the only one with the answer to JFK assassination... Nevermind ill keep it to myself.

    Wait i can end world hunger... I have a patent for a water engine... Im die with it.

    I know.how to save 20% on car insurance... Ima not tell cya.

    ARE you just being dramatic?
     
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  16. Pandora_CoD

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    You have many folks willing to chip in to keep the Abyss house up, would you entertain that? I'll personally pay for a year! If not, maybe you could email Mesanna maybe to just "grandfather" it? It is a vehicle for many many players on Catskills to dive into the action of Abyss, so its pretty important.
     
  17. Aedon Durreah

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    Gheed is far from being a greedy person. In the time I have known him, he has worked hard to serve the community on Catskills. And as to having an attachment to a building in a game you are leaving, believe it or not, it is very possible. I do not log into UO a lot any more, and yet my heart is forever tied to a patch of pixel ground in the Yew woods called Aegis. I did leave it once, and disposed of my buildings. At the time it was sever economic issues which prompted me to go, not a loss in the game per say. When I returned I was able to place my home in the spot it had long set, and before it the hall of the Knights Of Yew. The Knights Rest however, the tavern of the town had passed to a new owner. But I am able to see it still standing after many years and the loss of the Knights who originally placed her. The new owner, while he keeps the doors locked is a good man and another who like Gheed has the community at heart,

    I am sure that whatever happens to the house in the Abyss that Gheed will make his decision, his choice based on his long love of the game.
     
  18. Blind Tom the Pirate

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    Well said friend. Trent Gheed be a true friend to this game we all calls home! And many a good pirate and player has sailed from our shores, including our own dear Captain Pike, (may his contributions and memory continue); he did love his pirates enough to pass his title as Captain on to another, and he did pass on, "The Jolly Roger Inn" at Red Skull Bay, along with "The Black Market" yet stand in all their glory. I also am the caretaker to the CVL Guild's Castle, passed over to me by our last Guild Master, Summer Storm, [CVL] Cavaliers, Catskills.
    Those are but two unique events, and not indicative to what Trent Gheed has planned.
    He has been a dear friend and player all these past years in UO, Catskills. May his contributions to our shard live long beyond his game time. *Salute* matey. ~Blind Tom Pirate, [UP] and Shenzin, [CVL]
     
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  19. Blind Tom the Pirate

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    Nicely said, Pandora. What a GIFT this public house has been! Dutchman's generosity to make it public and access so many. Truly, "The Lost Dutchman's Mine!"
     
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    Trent Gheed has been friend to many of us over the years and has done much more for the catskills people then we can ever know, but we have all been grateful for the public houses he has shared with us and while we all wish he would not leave, we must respect his wishes of what he wants done with his accounts and houses with out badgering him about it.

    So for me Trent Gheed I am sorry to see you go, but wish you joy with what your future holds for you

    Devin Ashley
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  21. Olahorand

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    Farewell, unknown friend. Although I rarely play on Catskills, which was the place my oldest account was born, I still pay a for a house there since a few years.
    I know first hand, that owning and paying multiple accounts is a heavy burden, if one ever minds to check the total expenses, so I can understand you well.
    Anyway, as many others, I offer you my support for keeping that house in the Abyss alive (although I never ever was in that dungeon on Catskills).
    *Salute*
    Olahorand
     
  22. Loren

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    Gheed, I have never met with you in game that I recall, (Nice Diablo reference btw) just wanted to say I enjoyed being able to use your house to get to Navrey quickly, thank you for that. Fair winds and following seas to you sir.

    -Loren(formerly known as DOM)
     
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    Wow...really sorry to see you go. While we have only talked a few times over the years, you are one of the ones I had always intended on going on an adventure with at some point. My advice for what it is worth...keep your most important houses/properties and take a break. You may find yourself coming back and glad that you held onto them. Still lots to do in this game.. Fair well friend!
     
  24. Blind Tom the Pirate

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    Yes Gheed, what Val-Shah-Ri- Lura said.
     
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    And the houses still stand! Gratitude and salutations Trent Gheed, Dutchman and Disco my friend.
    Your generous gift is appreciated so very much! ~ Gallion, Shenzin, Jhakar and your's truly 'Bind Tom the Pirate'
     
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  26. Aedon Durreah

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    Huzzah
    And safe travels Gheed.
     
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    It is a name I remember from years gone past.....I am sorry now that I never got a chance to interact with you more...

    Fair thee well
    May your compass always point north,
    May your cup always be full..
    TW
     
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  28. Blind Tom the Pirate

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    Noting: The houses both the East Luna Gate House and the SA Dungeon House are both still with us. Thank you Gheed/Dutchman for the gift that keeps on giving to all who use the vast rune library above and the Dungeon Entrances, that lead down to the SA Dungeon House and beyond to adventures for all.
    Your remarkable houses are continuing to bless many. A deep and sincere "Thank You" matey! Your friend Gallion, aka Blind Tom Pirate [UP]
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  29. Blind Tom the Pirate

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    Dear Gheed,
    We have long been awaiting your return, or word from you as to the disposition of your Luna Gate House and your Dutchman's SA House below. I believe I speak for all your Catskills friends when I say, "We miss you and long for your return to the Catskills Shard and family here. Please, update us here as to how you are doing? Your Friends and fellow UO Junkies on Catskills ~ Blind Tom the Pirate, Gallion, Shenzin and Jhakar await your answer friend.
     
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    Even though I havent had the pleasure of meeting you in game I wish you farewell and good fortune in your real life endeavors