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You Know You Have Too Many UO Accounts When . . .

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Taylor, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Taylor

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    You Know You Have Too Many UO Accounts When . . .

    One of your characters is a "taste IDer."

    You have more characters on Siege than most guilds.

    You used the money for a rl home improvement project to keep all of your in-game houses standing.

    You receive a personal letter from a Google executive asking you to stop creating email accounts.
     
  2. Black Sun

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    you can't remember which account has the specific character you need to use without logging in and checking the character list for each one.

    EA sends you letters telling you that if not for your monthly charges the game would have shut down in 2006.

    you have more than 1 GM chef.

    purchasing expansion upgrade codes for all your accounts causes your credit card company to freeze your card because of 'multiple suspicious charges'.

    you have the largest guild on your shard even though you're the only member.
     
  3. Lady Storm

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    OK OK OK I'M GUILTY!!!!!

    Geesh have 53 accounts and the world picks on you.................
     
  4. Black Sun

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    [​IMG]
     
  5. Ludes

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    you have the largest guild on your shard even though you're the only member.

    That was simply hilarious Black Sun!

    Made me choke on my coffee.
     
  6. Podolak

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    You need to use Excel to keep track of which characters have which skills, are using which arties, etc...
     
  7. kelmo

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    *Denys the existence of this thread*
     
  8. Lady Storm

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    Personaly I dont use excell for keeping track .. I have a good working brain....90% of the time that is. Son on other hand uses one! I wouldnt put it past that I have a few guilds with my characters that over shoot a few on some shards...
     
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    When you forgot what character is on what account!

    The most I've ever had was 13.

    Between me and my rl brother and 2 bestfriends irl, we had a total of 46 accounts at one time.
     
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    You win! I thought I had alot when I had 13 accounts, but 53... That sounds somewhat insane!

    You must have a notebook filled from cover to cover with just email/uo account names and passwords!

    You my friend win!
     
  11. Picus at the office

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    I have three and only two of those I use, the other holds a luna house. I could not ever find myself needing or using 53.
     
  12. Lady Storm

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    I can only say ................... I had help getting them.... *grumbles about friends quitting*

    To answer a nagging question most must have is how do I keep who has what when and where... its easy in rl I have 119 cousins ..... so its like family. That bunch of kids is that shard yada yada yada...
     
  13. kelmo

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    Lady Storm... You do not owe an explanation to anyone.
     
  14. Black Sun

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    The first step on the road to recovery is admitting that you have a problem.
     
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    we managed to be #4 on the top 10 with 2 active players :)
     
  16. Lady Storm

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    When I get going on Origin between my son and I there can be over 10 members on so yea we are #1 at times.
     
  17. Taylor

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    :lol:
     
  18. kelmo

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    Damn it! How do I get you guys guilded or allied on Siege? Staff has a free ride at the castle...
     
  19. MalagAste

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    You're always forgetting which account holds which house.

    You forget who is co-owned where.

    You know you have a Character with GM Forensics somewhere but can't remember where.

    You almost never sell any arties you get because you know you probably have a character that can use that.

    You get excited about getting another SoT for Arms Lore because your working that up on one of your accounts... don't know what one but one of them.



    Having 8 accounts myself and having GM'ed every skill in the game at least once... with no less than 7 tamers... 5 archers, 4 fencers, 3 macers, and a few swords fighters, various necro's and all....


    Or you know it's bad when you can do your own Circle in Brit... because you have THAT many spellweavers.
     
  20. Taylor

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    These apply to me perfectly.
     
  21. Righteous

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    I don't know how many times I have called out in chat if you want a Arcane Focus 6 come and get it before everyone times out and no one shows up.

    Righteous
     
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    When your monthly subs could pay for the building of a school and provide fresh water in a third world village.
     
  23. Black Sun

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    even at $0.50 per million, selling every gold piece you have would be more income than the gross national product of some small countries.
     
  24. I've sometimes wondered... if all UO gold (including items at their market values) were potentially converted into USD at current conversion rates (without affecting conversion rates), how much in USD would the richest UO player with all his/her accounts together, amount to?
     
  25. Black Sun

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    I don't know about the richest of the rich, but my UO net worth would put me somewhere in the 15-20 dollar range.
     
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    You have to call in sick to work for 3 days in order to claim all of your valentines gifts before the Devs turn it off.
     
  27. LordDrago

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    Stratics gives you your very own Forum. :)
     
  28. Target

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    ...When you have a larger sum of money going to pay for your UO houses than the amount you spend on your RL one.
     
  29. Black Sun

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    in your budget the amount set aside for UO is a larger amount than the one for food.
     
  30. Lady Storm

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    You serch your castle for a box of arties you knew you put in a chest on the inner wall on one shard only to find your target is on another shard all together in a castle you have in the very close place that look simular.
     
  31. WildWobble

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    .....well i find 1 is to much at times, why have more, thats why when you fill up one shard with characters you move to another. more then one account= packrat status in my books. seriously dump the junk and keep life simple.
     
  32. MalagAste

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    Obviously you do not have a sense of community nor do you REALLY participate in/Lead a Guild.

    If you did you would know why having more than one home is important.

    Crafting especially with Imbuing takes a LOT of storage.

    I keep tons of items that are for deco alone but then I'm in a deco guild.

    I also enjoy a unique aspect of the game... Collecting.

    Not everyone plays the game just to amass gold or strictly for PvP.

    Some folk have other passions.

    Lose the hate.
     
  33. Lady Tia

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    *chuckles at Kelmo* :thumbup1: Black Sun

    ...if you have a character named Box Maker...
    or you stay home from work cuz there is a new expansion/patch coming out...
     
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    Come to the dark side Gilmour.... *goes off to make more beds and chests at the castle*
     
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    Clearly I should quit playing, as I have that with only one account!
     
  36. Taylor

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    ...when you cross-shard trade so much with your accounts, you need a new account to hold all the junk...err...gifts.
     
  38. Black Sun

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    With 7 characters who have 720 skill caps, it's not possible to have just one account and still play all the character types a person may want (without investing a lot of money in soulstones). It's very convenient to be able to have 2 clients logged in and have my smith make or repair armor for one of my warriors without having to mess with soul stones.

    It's not always about storage, sometimes it's about being able to fully enjoy the myriad of skills this game offers.


    But back to the topic at hand:
    it takes you 45 minutes of logging in and out to find the character you were looking for, only to realize that you forgot why you needed them to begin with.
     
  39. Cloak&Dagger

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    Don't point fingers like that, I usually have a very good memory!
     
  40. Question deserves a wall-o-face palms

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    You (should)know you have too many accounts
    when you have one more than you need
    You ONLY >need< One to play ...
    the rest are compensating for short comings ...

    :danceb:
     
  41. Lady Storm

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    Now now dear he just went blank when it came to a name.... I know some fathers on the birth of their child had the same trouble when asked the name of their newborn....

    Georox darlin you dont need to quit, you need a name change token!

    I have to agree with Black Sun:
    With 7 characters who have 720 skill caps, it's not possible to have just one account and still play all the character types a person may want (without investing a lot of money in soulstones). It's very convenient to be able to have 2 clients logged in and have my smith make or repair armor for one of my warriors without having to mess with soul stones.

    It's not always about storage, sometimes it's about being able to fully enjoy the myriad of skills this game offers.


    When I started each of my characters had their own home on my starting account. I still own 4 of those same homes to this day and wish I hadnt traded off the 5th one. Each was set up for that characters skills and gave me all the room I needed (the house's were all 7x7s except the 2 mains a castle and tower).
     
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    I just have to agree with Fayled.. :eyes:
     
  43. Black Sun

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    *saves the wall 'o face palms for future use*
     
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    You keep a spreadsheet of what character has what in their bankbox and what house on what shard has what *stuff*.

    Now if I could be this organized in real life I would not have to keep looking in the frig for my car keys.:lol:
     
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    When you decide you need one of those new fangled Magincia plots on every shard you play...