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The Return of the GOR Thief

Discussion in 'UO Crime' started by Omnius, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. Omnius

    Omnius Crazed Zealot
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    Here is the story of my most recent theft.

    I went to an event on the Legends shard. The crowd was heavy for such a small shard. My curiosity got the best of me, and I began to rummage through the belongings of my fellow spectators.

    Insured, Blessed, Garbage, Boring, Insured, Blessed, Heavy, Garbage....

    My curiosity was starting to fade. And then I saw Helios.....

    Event Moderator Helios was not the type to expect a thief... And certainly unconcerned about the danger posed to him by such a crowd of kittens...

    I walked right up to him in plain sight. I opened his pack and began looking and what he might have. And there it was, an unblessed event item statue of a particularly rare hue, still unengraved. I pondered taking the statue and began an attempt when my head hurt... Helios was tapping me on the head telling me to get out of his pack. Whoops....

    His tapping, jarred something loose, I hadn't paid my dues to the thieves guild for 2011!!

    I panicked and ran out of the arena. I ran so fast that I soon found myself in Moonglow. I searched left and right. I checked the bank and the brothels and finally located the local union boss(thieves gm).

    I paid my dues and left without delay. I ran back to EM Helios' arena and began poking through his pack again. He seemed to think he was invincible or something....

    Tragedy struck my life, the statue was gone!
    He'd engraved and handed out the first and second place statues....

    Well, I'll check the third place statue...
    Unengraved, unblessed, 1 stone.
    Check, check, check.

    ::YOINK!::

    Caught! Helios teleported me back and demand his statue.

    I hid and exited his arena but I could not leave the cave his arena was in because I was flagged.

    He teleported me back to him, And demanded his statue back.

    "EH? I don't have your statue friend..."

    "I only have my statue...."

    EM Helios was not amused.

    He again demanded the statue but this time I was no longer flagged, so I ran.

    I ran and I ran and suddenly, I was right back next to Helios.

    I ran and ran again to the same result.

    This Helios fellow took a lot of the fun out of the chase. It was like some nightmare where I could run and run and never get far enough to escape my pursuer.

    The same result multiple times

    And finally I tried for the 9th time to escape Him. I ran through a moongate, and then another moongate, and suddenly appeared at the Luna Inn.

    I logged out... with my brand new prize for being better than everyone else.

    Thank you Helios, your generosity will not be forgotten. To the rest of you people...

    Pay your bills, I am back....
     
  2. TheScoundrelRico

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    If he wants, he can destroy the item no matter where it is. EMs have very fun powers (I was an EM for a month before I quit the game)...la
     
  3. Raptor85

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    Sounds like a clean theft to me...if he was pulling me back to him personally I would have paged for harassment....that's EM power abuse right there :D

    That said it's good to see another thief who's actually a thief and not a scammer
     
  4. Sneaky T

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    That's a great story! I've always wondered if you could steal from EM's and now I know. Thanks for the chuckle! :thumbup1:
     
  5. Shinobi

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    I'm just curious why Helios wasn't "yellow". I've had EMs on Atlantic come to my house in fel, and they are like GMs, can't perform negative acts on them. It's Helios's own fault for becoming "blue" during a fel event.
     
  6. Omnius

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    @Rico - EM powers have been drastically reduced.

    @Sneaky T - Most EMs don't make that mistake

    @Shinobi - I've snooped many EMs. Finding an unblessed object in their pack that wasn't scissors or a tinker kit was a true shock...
     
  7. Nonel

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    Hehehe, nicely done. Great story. :thumbup1:
     
  8. TheScoundrelRico

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    There are setting EMs can use to make themselves yellow and unsnoopable. That's the way I kept myself safe if I had anything not blessed in my pack. And fyi, EMs can see anyone on screen, including those who are hidden and stealthing. That was a fun trick...la
     
  9. Omnius

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    yes he was quite able to see me hiding. The reason I hid was that I was gray in front of a large group of tamers with access to their stabled pets. Not something I wanted to do.
     
  10. Chad Sexington

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  11. Chad Sexington

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    Episode 243: The Return of the GOR Thief

    And here goes my annual shameless plug:

    If there are any other thieves out there that want to take screenshots of their steals, I'll put it up on my site if you want. I'll put up any steal by any thief in any guild on any shard. I'm not too active lately, but I still check my forums at least once a day. Either post it here on stratics and pm me or post it on my forums.

    My site gets ~250,000 page hits a year (page hits, not unique users). That's not too too much, but I think it's pretty good. If you want your exploits to be read for years and years and years, let me know. I'll give credit and all that jazz.


    :grouphug:
     
  12. Omnius

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    cool to be on uothief.com