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To all MAJOR shop owners (please read)!!

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Ole Cheapy, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. Ole Cheapy

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    Most of you shop owners may have already received a notice through pm's, but for those of you that haven't, i figured this was the fastest way to get the message to ALL shop owner and should be made a sticky! Please take into great consideration the consequences before making any hasty decisions. This is a copy of the memo/proposal sent out to most of you through pm's........... reach me at 53716540




    Hi, I've noticed your shop has been increasing in business here lately. Congratulations! I am not happy to inform you that due to state of Siege's current economy, It gives me great displeasure, but I will have to ask you to pay a small tax fee to my company for the safety of your customers. Now before u let pride get in the way of smart business, think about what a stalking killa constantly hanging around your shop can do to your business. I hope we can come to a fair agreement which will make EVERYONE happy. I look forward to your response. Yours truly.... Cheapsuit.
     
  2. Petra Fyde

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    What a good job I'm only a minor shop owner, I won't have to worry about this at all, will I?
     
  3. Revvo

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    Well at least you will only have two places to camp.
     
  4. Krystal

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    our yew shop is in the GZ on yew gate, so im not worried:)

    BTW welcome back cheapy:)
     
  5. Lord_Puffy

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    Its going to be a long lonely time, sitting there waiting for customers to come to the shops and buy something out of guard zones... I mean the population is 100... You figure your average online players is 30-40? So you may see the occasional shopper every other hour.

    Toodles!
     
  6. Shakaja

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    just before i start bursting out in laughter, what exactly would your company be? whos in it?
     
  7. Draxous

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    I was about to say... no one in our shards history has mastered killing people who can't fight back; quite like he has.

    Oh to suck that good... is rare.
     
  8. Bluebottle

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    Yup better have something else to pass the time and my designated shopper is usually stealthing and minimally equipped making sure the coast is well clear before buying! They'd better not go to the bathroom or eat, they might miss me :)
     
  9. Draxous

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    There's waaaaaaaaaaaaay more than that.

    But then again, when you have no one to hang out with... this shard can seem rather lonely.
     
  10. Petra Fyde

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    actually, in the time it takes me to check my vendors and make my crafting list I usually see around 3 people either come to shop or just ride past.

    At one time on Europa someone had a 'go' at our Felucca shop. He placed bagballs all across the entrance, the floor and recall spots 3 deep. He attacked anyone who recalled in, especially me or Terry. He bought the potion vendor out every time I stocked it till I gave up and didn't stock it any more. (causing me to make 120 kegs in the day before I gave up). He had a ghost cam there to alert him if we tried to move the balls. The only time he didn't show up was if Terry recalled in on a fighting char instead of his crafter.

    Eventually Terry declared he didn't play the game to be griefed and early one morning we dismissed the vendors, demolished the shop and built a bigger house elsewhere on the facet. The griefer built a replica of the shop from a screenie someone had posted, even going so far as to create a char with the same name on a trial account to own it. Claiming on the Europa pvp board he posted that it was 'business as usual' there and nothing had happened.

    And no we didn't call in any GM's. We were in Fel.
     
  11. Goron

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    wowzors... hostile takover minus stock, plus blood.
     
  12. Skylark SP

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    LOL...this is the part that I find funny. All that effort to stop folks from visiting your shop, and far from keeping you from doing business on the vendors, it sounds like he was coming close to wearing you out trying keeping the place stocked for his exclusive shopping pleasure. Either he was a griefing moron or maybe he just wanted his own personal vendor. :coco:

    -Skylark
     
  13. Petra Fyde

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    The former, Skylark. He knew I didn't use scripts to fill the kegs and delighted in knowing I was spending all my play-time mixing potions instead of doing the things I wanted to do.

    He declared the shop to be 'illegal' because we sold greater heal and lightning wands. He was trying to force us to sell them only to him. Needless to say we never let him know where we moved to.
     
  14. Patty Pickaxe

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    I'm surprised he didn't search the shard to find your new location and stalk that too.:coco:
     
  15. Petra Fyde

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    we didn't open another shop, Patty. We just stocked the vendors we had in Tram and supplied our Feluccan friends to order.

    We built the new house with a character he didn't know.
     
  16. QueenZen

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    oh snap !! Blackmail, extortion, *insurance via payment*... oh nooos !!

    But but whatcha gonna do about them people that just see paying TAXES as a trammel form of insurance and whom then would rather DIE be killed drylooted and killed again and again cuz ........they just do not believe in ..insurance of any form.

    TAXmen killed me.........you probably will too but alas I do NOT pay protection money and ifn any customer of mine would.........GASP I would shout you TRAMMIE.............. and maybe just decide NOT to make em something in the future ..........I mean bejeebus...Siege = RISK if one actually PAY$ you to stay alive ......ain't that being sort of ...........bubbly trammie scared o dying scared of being looted wimpy sorts.............. ??

    Ah well to each his own..........and I am a non violent soul that just doth not believe in *insurance* but I DO believe customer service is job one...so IF you can kill say Black Rain or even Puffy buying my tables out there GO FOR IT they may even die..............but doubt they gonna pay ya to stay alive hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm?? I mean look at my wimpy crafter chrs. we have NEVA NEVA paid for *safety* vampires killed me TAXmen killed me, everyone has killed me..............I DONT CARE...

    I DONT PAY no one... for staying alive..and I liked the beat, but hated that disco song........

    Well good luck sire sir in ye tactics.......................tis Siege ya know...so whatcha gonna do bout feisty ones that rather BE killed than............ to Buy SAFETY and protections... like they trammelians huh huh huh ?

    Mayhaps some will pay ya ifn ya sing to em real nice that disco discord song STAYING ALIVEEEEEEEEEEE and they will put some gp in ye drawers there...for their safety or cus they like ye singing ! :) Wont be my wimpy chrs. though probably not my customers either they a feisty lot...kinda siege die hards all of em. ;)
     
  17. Patty Pickaxe

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    Oh my bad. My skill in reading comprehension has dropped by .1 :p
     
  18. QueenZen

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    Oh just a thought...there was one time a person that did stalk the old Mythic Treasures shop bugging our customers attacking em...and the shop owner got mad..tried to reason with said attacker in saying everyone is welcome to shop here so leave em be..or else.. but he tried to reason with the attacker for a bit there.

    Then enmasse all us crafters got mad ...that person was attacking all of our customers be they vmps kocs revs and tnts and everyones...so if ye can picture it there it was...the largest GANKING of crafters pissed off at a killer ya ever wanted to see...musta been 20 of us hitting that killa with our tinker tools and sewing kits 20 on 1............. WE WON oddly and that killa fled...cuz well that killa got us wimpy arse crafters all mad in unison...we so strongly believed in customer service as the priority to shop in peace.. over any ONE person's right to funs to kill customers that us non violent crafters, well we all simultaneously just turned into a violent mob of crafters.. oh it was a horrid sight..and seldom doth our dander get up to turn... so mutany like violent ! Our guildleader went into shock seeing us crafters all gank one killa like that but we had had enough of that one buggin our customers and we snapped ! *sigh*

    So I am warning ye....if there be more than one crafter maybe with a MYTH tag in da building.............be ye watchful...their patience only goes so far and they may GANK YE with their sewing kits and tinkertools enmasse ! Powa to da peeps !
     
  19. Ole Cheapy

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    Ya know the part I like best? I LOVE it when they beg for their life! That gets me excited!!

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    *squints at blurry pic*

    The only thing I can make out from the victim are the words:

    "that was not nice"

    "I am not a fighter"

    "please leave my stuff"

    And they were already dead.

    -Skylark
     
  21. Ole Cheapy

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    You missed a few parts...

    *Easy* I am a merchant

    *Easy* Be Kind

    *Cheapsuit* Ur a dier

    *Cheapsuit* Read my weapon

    btw...the weapon read..... "Cheapsuit's Crafter Crippler"

    Ok ok, maybe he didn't beg for his life, but he begged for his loot! that's even better! :)
     
  22. Lord_Puffy

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    Yea... Thats was I originally stopped playing too :coco:
     
  23. Sir Daniel

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    my yew shop is in the GZ at yew gate,so come on!u suck anyways