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St Patrick's Day Hats being exploited

Discussion in 'UO Pacific' started by Lost-Soul, Mar 17, 2010.

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  1. Lost-Soul

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    People are gating in alternate characters into the flowstone room to get additional St Patrick's Day hats after the event was over. So while some people were limited to one, others will have farmed plenty to ruin the number of drops and the value of the hats.
     
  2. Tetricyde

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    First people ***** because not everyone should get a hat because it was part of taking place in the event... meaning that hat became of personal value and why would you sell things that are memorable like that?

    Now people ***** because the "value" of these hats is dropping because people are getting alot of them....


    Make up your mind... Do you want an Item thats rare because you have one of the few and you want people to know you took part in the event...

    Or do you just care about Pixel Crack and wanna be a Pixel Crack Dealer...
     
  3. Kahlan

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    Most people "farming" the items will shard them anyway so why ***** about it? They will make bucks on other shards and the item will still be worth plenty here. And for sentimental collectors value is not measured in gold pieces anyway. So quit crying already and play the game!:gun:
     
  4. shalanria

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    There is a reason the EMs say, no more robes, this event is in progress and there is a reason they say, this portal will be closed off after everyone who attended gets their special surprise. If you want the items then attend the function or don't complain.

    I will tell you this as a collector, with the amount of gates that I watched open after the event, then no one has anything special and you really don't have to worry about nothing be xsharded because none of these items are worth anything anyway, kinda like the valentine's candy I see all over Luna floor.

    The reason for all the gates last night is because people do assume they are going to max out on all chars and make gold. I personally went in several of these gates all being gated from personal houses and they must have had alot of accounts, because it was continuous for a very long time.

    The events are fun and I enjoy everyone I go to and I don't expect items if I am not there. So people need to quit farming as it is only a waste of their time and really destroys what the EMs are trying to accomplish.
     
  5. I just mentioned this in game chat and Cyno said:

    "I can't help it when people take advantage of my generosity."
    and:
    "The timer on the stone was only 2 hours so it is no biggy."


    He also said he has Mesanna looking into how people were able to gate into or out of an area that is supposed to be no-gate and no-recall.

    So for the 35 or so people who attended the event you hat is now one of possibly thousands! Enjoy your special item!
     
  6. shalanria

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    I will say that Cyno is very generous and he did try to limit it to the ones that were participating. It was a very fun event and I must say planned for fun. BTW I did enjoy coming in 1st place. My first event win :)
     
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    lol...people complaining about a 2 hour timer...lame. most of them were 10 hours on the other shards you silly people!
     
  8. Tetricyde

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    You shouldnt be pancakes about people using a "Mark" Spell then using "Gate" Spell...

    Complain to EM's... if the portal was closing and they didnt expect anyone else down there... why didnt they just delete the stone?

    Stop blaming the players... blame the EM's Human-Error....

    REGARDLESS OF ANY OF THIS... Like it was said earlier... people dont sell Event Items On the Shard that the Event Took Place... so stop worrying about it... All these hats will be sold on other shards... stop being so damn greedy and enjoy your gift...
     
  9. Lost-Soul

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    I suppose I should substitute EM for GM and just look the other way with everything else that is wrong with this game.
     
  10. Tetricyde

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    Your 2 sides of this story are clashing... first you are ONLY pancakes about the Value of these hats... Then everyone makes and proves their valid points and now the story has changed...

    NOW, it's all about you looking out for the Right and Wrong of this game... How Noble of you!!!

    Please Stop Crying about Event Items... This Isnt going to change anytime soon...
     
  11. shalanria

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    Tet, please do not talk to anyone about crying. That is like the pot calling the kettle black. What Lost Soul is trying to say is if you do not have the time to attend the events, then don't, but don't show up after and try to stock up on items only to see them put on their vendors the next day for 50MIL.

    And I do not think the EM would be trying to find out why people were able to gate in and out if they were not supposed to be able to. Everyone did not take advantage of this situation. I stayed for about 30 minutes and basically it was 2 people running players in and out and they were all noob players coming from the same 2 houses but i will tell you they came in numbers.

    The EM's are only trying to make this game interesting for folks once again but you are always going to have those who try to gain more for their own gain rather than just have a good time.
     
  12. People just need to stop being greedy :(
    The same thing happened with the Valentine's Day bears.
    Was suppose to be one per person and someone on Origin completely took advantage of the fact you can use more than one client(legally) and got 5 or 6.
    Even though we know who most people's alts are on any given shard we play on a regular basis there's not much the EM's can do to stop people from abusing the system.

    It sucks because EM made items are now considered the new rares and people ruin it for the rares collectors, but on the other hand it sucks because people always expect something instead of just enjoying the events for the events themselves.
     
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    I think this topic has been discussed enough. Let's all please move along to a different topic. :)
     
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