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1 gold coin

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Serine, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. Serine

    Serine Guest

    When i logged on this evening my house hade around 100 stacks of gold . It says 1 gold coin but when trying to move it shows as 65353 gold . Was damn annoying and took me forever to to toss them in trash barell ... Anyone know what this is about ? :confused:
  2. Aurelius

    Aurelius Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 26, 2004
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    Begging with negative karma gets those sometimes, along with single gold coins that won't stack. The 'piles' of gold are only worth i GP if you try buy things with them, I may use a couple for deco if they lock down but other than that, they're just an 'oddity'.
  3. Maplestone

    Maplestone Crazed Zealot
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    Jul 26, 2008
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    (conjecture and speculation follows which may or may not reflect reality)

    I suspect 65535 (2^16-1) is the largest number the stack-count variables can handle cleanly.

    The game usually puts a cap on the range of stacks at 60000 for nice readability. If something slips through (eg: the begging anti-gold bug mentioned by UOKaiser and Aurelius), the game can get confused in some calculations and flip over the top. Even the "1 gold coin" is the client going "wait, that number doesn't make sense, uh, let's call it '1'".

    My opinion is that its best to dump them - they're more trouble as a something-broken that they're worth as a novelty.
  4. jack flash uk

    jack flash uk Crazed Zealot
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    Oct 21, 2006
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    yep saw that at luna today in europa i trashed them thinking it was some sort of exploit