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Unbuilt homes

Discussion in 'UO Homes and Castles' started by Duncan McDermott, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. Duncan McDermott

    Duncan McDermott Seasoned Veteran

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    Are the unbuilt plots extra houses players have just to take up the spot? I see a number of them with just the dirt floor. Most of them I see I think why waste the time to place if it is just going to sit here unused?
     
  2. DJAd

    DJAd Stratics Legend
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    Maybe they just use them to dump stuff down and just not bothered to build a house. I know lots that are empty, or at least look empty because they are set to private so you can't see all the items.
     
  3. Gidge

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    I once placed a dirt plot and paid a guildmate 1 million gold to organize all my junk. (don't judge!):D So I would wager they are doing it just for storage or similar purposes. Sometimes it is easier to empty a home and start over instead. Maybe it would be nice if they have a few pre-made designs that were decent looking and could be used in such a fashion. The brick house comes to mind but it doesn't have max storage.
     
  4. Vor

    Vor Grand Inquisitor
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    I wish the dirt plot defaulted to match the surrounding map type. Grass. Snow. Swamp etc. Least then they wouldn't look so ugly.
     
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  5. Gidge

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    Now that's an idea!!!
     
  6. Duncan McDermott

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    I think this is a great idea also. Good thinking!
     
  7. Scribbles

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    Reasons for dirt plots.

    1. Idoc loot house - idocers will place them to loot a house that is falling close by
    2. Keep/castle blockers - if the house is in a keep or castle spot people will place a plot down to block the placement so they can have a chance at placing themselves or sell to placer
    3. PvPer - a lot of pvpers dont want to customize a house. They just drop a plot, put some bags on the floor and they are good to go.
    4. bugged house - there are a lot of houses that for some reason havent dropped after the account has been turned off.

    There are probably more reasons, but those are what i can think of.