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Your thief- and why

Discussion in 'UO Crime' started by Touzoko, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. Touzoko

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    There are reasons each has chosen to play thief character. What are those reasons? What allured each to play this type of character?
     
  2. Arch Magus

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    The nay-sayers and Powerscrolls.

    They said production shard Thieving was dead.
    I set out to prove them wrong.
    I trained to steal from Champ spawns.

    In the first month alone, I made 10's of mils from Scrolls.

    :D
     
  3. Arch Magus

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    How about you?
    why are you here today?
     
  4. Touzoko

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    Enjoy bringing the high down. No matter their suit, their weapon, their millions spent on gear, this one can still beat them.
    This one also respects the profession as challenging.
     
  5. ohmyGED

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    Amen. The thief profession is by far the most exciting and entertaining then any other class I've played in 10+ years of my career with UO.

    Some of us, luckily, keep this class alive, even with insurance and still pull amazing steals.
     
  6. TheScoundrelRico

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    Me? It certainly wasn't for the money, if that was the case, I'd play a tamer...la
     
  7. Diomedes Artega

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    Who said tamer's make the most money?...la
     
  8. TheScoundrelRico

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    I read the tales of Crazy Joe and then I played a thief because he seemed to have so much fun as a thief so I wanted to have fun, and I did quite good in a pre-pbu 16 enviornment and so I then reactivated my account and I now play Aaron as a thief
     
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    I made mine before trammel was out. My main purpose for the thief when I first made him was to steal gold from the noble NPC's. I just joined UO and I needed a quick buck :p

    After a while I fell in love with the thief class. So I began training him. I first started him with fencing until I ran into a fellow thief who gave me some good advice. Thus, I got rid of fencing in favor of wrestling/arms lore. Disarm stealing baby!

    So now, it's for the fun of being a rogue. Taking items from unsuspecting players. Letting them do the work and taking it away from them. I like the thrill of the chase, getting away with the item and hoping they don't catch me later on.

    Unfortunately, perma-gray is gone :( So the part of trying to stay alive after getting away kind of went down the drain part way.
     
  11. Chad Sexington

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    wtfmen showed me it okay (and often hilarious!) to be evil.
    Crazy Joe got me to play as a thief.
    Adam Ant convinced me to do it in episode form.

    :scholar:
     
  12. Arch Magus

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    Ha. Yes, that's what I'm talking about.
    I don't care how much of a badass pvp template you're running.
    You can't keep your scrolls safe from me. :D And, if I get away, I win!

    I also love it when I'm waiting on some spawners to finish, they get raided and a nice fight ensues. 2-3 groups battle it out. The boss drops.
    Out of all the groups fighting each other, I the Thief am the one that gets the spoils, lol.
     
  13. Arch Magus

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    Got me there. I did it for the money -_- and I'm not ashamed.

    Tamers? they are some of my favorite targets.

    Maybe Rico would like to share with the rest of the class why he plays a thief?
     
  14. Touzoko

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    Because he thinks highly of himself- as do we all. This one has never seen low beaten thief, with no regard. Thieves seem to be smug, and thinking they are a notch better than rest. And so it is lol. We need nothing, and can beat anyone. We ARE better!
     
  15. TheScoundrelRico

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    And maybe he wouldn't...but I did say one reason I didn't start playing a thief...la
     
  16. ShadowJack

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    I used to make a killing off of nobles in ocllo, they'd have hundreds of the escort npcs and the nobles had what like 600 gold and sometimes power and vanqs on them
     
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    I'm just an *******, i did it to **** people off
     
  18. TheScoundrelRico

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    *fixed*...la
     
  19. TheScoundrelRico

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    E-mail like this...

    Some of my weekly fan mail...la
     
  20. Diomedes Artega

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    lol...Popular eh?!
     

  21. I first started playing UO and the thief class thanks to Hobbes of S|S. My first experience as a thief in training was camping an IDOC with some S|S and a ton of other people. That day I made my first steal and got my first murder count. Gotta love poison :D
     
  22. ScottishHero

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    I still remember the day I stole 5 blade spirit scrolls, this was when if you cast them they attacked people, and cast 5 at Brit Gate, not knowing it did this...one of my guild mates said "You'll regret that tomorrow" I then clicked my name and saw it in dark red, suddenly understanding the regret i was going to face.

    Heh
     
  23. Touzoko

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    ooooooohhhhhh.............
    very precious lol! This one hopes to get fan mail some day. You did not say you had following!
     
  24. Traveller

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    Started for money, continued for fun/challenge.
     
  25. MagicNinja

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    I enjoy the challenge, being chased by lots of pursuers and knowing I can pull this off with pure skill and not gimping with items.
     
  26. Robthemilt

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    Pure boredom. I started because i was bored and wanted to irritate reds. Then someone stopped me one day and asked hypothetically if i'd steal something out of a "new friends" pack. a short discussion later... I join Poo and now i support my account on Stealing from the best PVPers UO has to offer. And im still a royal pain in the nuts.

    "Who the **** is revealing?!?! its driving me nuts" Some blue trying to do a coon yesterday.

    Im not always there for the scrolls.
     
  27. cothor

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    I got tired of paying for Power Scrolls with my own money while certian guilds controled the champs. So I to hell with it ill make them buy my scrolls or they can work for them and give them to me.
     
  28. Touzoko

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    There is spirit! Down with the nobility!!!