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Is everyone playing on bought accounts now?

Discussion in 'UO Spiels N Rants' started by Gark, May 13, 2009.

  1. Gark

    Gark Guest

    Whether here, in game or other boards there seems to be a rash of ultra newbs running around, spouting facts, making accusations, and gm calls when they have no clue.
    A fellow riding a polar bear , no less, paged on me for mining with a luna lance in hand. Said i was using some bug to train fencing.
    A fellow commented to a guild mate of mine about said mate duping, for he was wearing fey leggings that werent elves only.
    Even in game support and Ea reps on boards seem to have never played UO, or have dabbled in the last year or so.

    A house spot, blocked by a remnant of a previous houses deco, was unusable, unplaceable. Paging a gm, I was referred to the info site, stating that gm's cant assist in house placemet or alter terrain to allow housing.
    I had to dig in their info, finding the portion under heading can a gm fix lag, to the statement about broekn items causing lag and a gm can remove them. As a boiling cauldron poofing and leaving it's swirling stew behind, or a deeded item like a reindeer stand 2 stories in mid air seem to me to be a broken items i repaged. several minutes later the item poofed, with no notice in game or chat.
    Fortunately for me no one else was waiting to place, or 3 hours of my life wasted might had diven me nuts.
    I say bring back blood testing for marriages to keep cousins from mating.
  2. Barrakketh

    Barrakketh Guest

    Highly likely since closed old accounts out number active account 5 to 1 , plenty of accounts available for newbs to purchase , and they are dirt cheap($15.00)too.
  3. Aran

    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend -A-

    Apr 1, 2000
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    Not me, my account has been mine since Feb 23, 2000.
  4. siyeng0

    siyeng0 Guest

    oh god hide the children
  5. debii

    debii Journeyman
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jun 14, 2003
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    no playing my account 9+ years will be 10 soon :)
  6. Gark

    Gark Guest

  7. UOKaiser

    UOKaiser Guest

    Interesting had a similar experience with a guy on a polar bear but different accusation. It's like they only played UO for a month or something.

  8. No, :D

    As for the hose placement remember theres the 1 hour waiting period before you can place on that spot, atleast i think its an hour :p
  9. Gark

    Gark Guest

  10. Alezi

    Alezi Lore Keeper
    Stratics Veteran

    Sep 29, 2007
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    705 skillcap here I come!
  11. MoneyMaker

    MoneyMaker Guest

    No bought account here.

    Its a sad state when in-game gold is worthless, and outside of game money is so tight that someone would go through all the trouble of selling a acct. for a measly ($15.00)
  12. Viper09

    Viper09 Grand Poobah
    Stratics Veteran

    May 16, 2008
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    Well, if you want to be really technical, we all play bought accounts. Most of us, however, bought our accounts from EA when we bought the game :p
  13. Dragonchilde

    Dragonchilde Guest

    I play on my own account. It's not my original account, but every minute logged into this game has been 100% me.
  14. Setanta

    Setanta Adventurer
    Stratics Veteran

    May 15, 2008
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    My accounts have always been mine. What's more, I've never duped anything, speed hacked or unatended macro'ed (unless you count the time I fell asleep fishing).
  15. J.B.

    J.B. Journeyman
    Stratics Veteran

    Jun 24, 2008
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    Gold is cheap to buy, people might be buying gold, therefore buy gold ='s Newbs.