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Sad news, looks like we lost EM Hawker

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by FrejaSP, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. FrejaSP

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    EM Bennu was on Siege last evening, telling he would be Siege's EM too.

    Even when happy we got Bennu, I'm very sad, I did like EM Hawker and feel he did a good job. Siege is not an easy shard to EM on.

    Welcome to EM Bennu, look forward to have you on our shard.

    Goodbye EM Hawker, very sad to see you leave us, would had loved a goodbye party to thank you for what you did for us.
     
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    Yea, good bye. Very sad. And welcome!
     
  3. Tjalle

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    That sucks.
    Thanks for your time here on Siege, EM Hawker.
     
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    Did EM Bennu say anything about when and where he would be posting Siege events? EM Hawker did not have a site except for the EM events at UO web page.
     
  5. Igg A Pie

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    i wasnt there when it happened but i cant help but wonder if the pancake fest at the governors meeting a few months back had anything to do with it. you know........the one where virem came in and killed everyone, got banned from the house and the was allowed back in. from what understand GIL gave him a real hard time that day. i sure hope thats not the case but i cant help but wonder
     
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    Not as far I heard, but I was a little busy
     
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    I sure hope that's not the case, but I remember GIL blamed him for it instead accepting stuff like that do happen on Siege. Siege was never meant to be safe.
     
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    Isn't that what Siege is all about..? hehe :p
     
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    Thats what those fat hobbits want you to believe... ;)
     
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    I'm telling Sam you calling him fat! hehe :p

    [​IMG]
     
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    I do not know the particulars regarding the meeting you are talking about, but to be fair I, myself, and others, gave the EM some push back regarding the Governor situation in Minoc. I meant nothing personal by it, just expressed my frustration at having jumped through all the hoops then discarded. I took it as an RP opportunity to make some conflict, rivalry, cause to fight for. I am hoping the EM did not take it as a personal criticism but if he/she did then perhaps EM of Siege was not the right fit. As it was stated above, Siege is not easy, Siege can be "deadly" and an EM that would take offense to the point of quitting just because of criticism over how they handled an event or two ... Let's just say I would expect a Siege EM to take it as a challenge not cause to run and hide.
     
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    All this drama - the EM had real life time constraints and felt the shard was suffering from his lack of playing time. It had nothing to do with any of us or any guild.
     
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    Hey - I am not fat!
     
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    Sometimes people make mistakes, even an EM and I agree, the Minoc Governor thing could had been handled better, but in a few days, we will see who will be governor the next 6 months for Minoc.
    I personly love the RP we had seen the last month. Conflicts are a good thing, special on a shard as Siege, as we do need something to fight over.

    Maybe Siege really need more than one EM as most EM events need to changed to fit Siege as Siege is very different from other shards.
     
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    Then I'm right, we may need more than one EM as it is very time eating to be an EM on Siege. Maybe other shards EM helping here as a team with the main EM could draw more players to the shard too and maybe give other EM's some ideas to Fel based events.
     
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    I heard him say at his last event that he had things going on in RL and he wasn't sure of the upcoming schedule, so I hope that's what it was. I also hope things get better for him and maybe we'll see him again. His last event that ended in Bartertown was really fun, that hidden underground bunker was super cool, and I think he was starting to play into the pre-existing low key RP scene we've got going here.

    I dunno if he'll come see this, but you did a great job Hawker! We'll miss you!
     
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    I think he plans to help out when he can and perhaps be a counselor on Siege
     
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    Nothing better than a good conspiration theory ;)
     
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    Thank you EM Hawker :grouphug:
    RL comes first after all.
    From what I've read it's not Good-Bye, hope we see you back soon.
     
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    you would think.........
     
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    i dont know if it was or wasnt. but no matter what anyone say.......i am sure it didnt help the situation
     
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    More like a bad constipation theory :)
     
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    Truth is usually quite a bit more boring than speculation and rumor :)
     
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    Why is it everytime something happens on Siege that folks don't like, its always Gilfanes fault. I for one am sick and tired of being the kicking block for everything on Siege that's bad. Gilfane does a lot of good on Siege. If not for us, returning folk wouldn't get their soulstones back. Just ask Lara Croft. Gilfane gave them 21 soulstones he lost. If not for Gilfane, there wouldn't be high end items to buy. If not for Gilfane, there wouldn't have been vvv...Remember, we are the ones that started it. EM Hawker has stated over the last few months that real life was getting more hectic. That's all it was, so stop it with the conspiracy theorys!!!
     
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    Because we´re damned if we do and we´re damned if we don´t... ;)
     
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    OMFG And here is a GIL stirring the pot again enforcing the will of the collective on all of Siege! LOL no offense but GIL does not impact my game one way or the other. Why is GIL hated..... simple you guys are the biggest guild. If it was not GIL it would some other guild.
     
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    Cause it is yer turn to ruin Siege! Tag! Yer it!
     
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    And it has been... Bitchin' and moanin' is the sign of a healthy shard.
     
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    noone ever said GIL does not do good for the shard. of course you guys do good things, you guild has half the shards population, housing and wares. you guys pretty much run things here. its almost like the rest of us just fight for scraps and if we are not "in good" with the social zerg you can pretty much expect to be blackballed. heck, im already on the **** list because i stood my ground for my guild members. but because it is in conflict with what GIL wants, my GIL will gladly endure the backlash.

    its been my experience that every time something happens on siege GIL does not like you guys want to take your ball and go home. i wasnt there, but of course i had to hear all about it cuz its my guild. the governors meeting a few months back, GIL got murdered by a player, on a fel rule set shard, in a fel rule set area. he didnt break any rules, other than maybe "social siege edict". he got banned from the house. EM Hawker came an out and talked to the gulity party. he stated his case and the EM agreed that he didnt break any rules. he was well with in his right. his ban was lifted and allowed back into the building. he came in, sat down and did nothingthing more. you would think the whole world came to an end. GIL collectivly flew off the handle and boycott the rest of the meeting. from what i understand.....you guys all left and left EM Hawker high and dry.

    is what i said. he probally did have alot of real life stuff going on, life does not revolve around UO but i swear some of you guys take it waaaaay to serious. i promise you, the way you guys treated him in general chat after the fact DID NOT HELP! GIL berated EM Hawker constantly from what i understand. what kind of incentive is that for him to stay and put forth a concious effort. his perception may now be, he is hated by the most popular guild on all of siege. the guild that gave him the most support and effort. that would have made my decision to leave easier if i were him. who wants to stay where they are not wanted. lets just hope he "DOES NOT" kill himself over the governors meeting or that may be now considered, in my opinion, a classic case of cyber bullying.

    good luck to you Hawker, i wish you the best. i thought you did a great job..........other than spelling that first em drop wrong. LOL
     
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    I did not see that attitude Iggy. We all liked Hawker. I missed the big mess it seems. Siege will take care of itself.
     
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    I was on when Hawker logged for the last time. In GC he said he wrote a book with his ramblings and put it in the EM Hall if I remember correctly. Anyone read the book he left yet?
     
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    i missed the mess also. i hate all the drama to be honest, its really not worth the time and effort. i just want to play and have fun. we can all agree to disagree. you cant change someone mind if the are not open to change..........i am no exception. at some point we all need to realize this and coexist in a non perfect cyber world known as Siege Perilous............hopefully in a friendly, understanding and tolerant manor. well, as best as it can be
     
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    I had seen a lot other guilds been blamed for stuff in the past. Some of them gave up on Siege. Stop :stir: and try with some :heart:instead. Yes GIL do a lot good on the shard, so do other guilds on Siege.
    We may not always agree and some of us are damn tired of GIL trying to set the rules for the shard and try to control everything and when it don't get their way, they :yell:or try to :scholar: how to act to be allowed to be on the shard.

    Yes that was hard words, but you was not all fair to us (the non GIL community). The last sundays, we had seen members of the Vice side choose to balance the battle and sided with GIL so it did not become a big gank GIL battle. If we hated your Guys so much, do you then think we did care if you had fun too?

    You are the largest guild and can best afford the lockdowns it take and do nost IDOC. I'm sure other guilds do keep and give back soolstones.

    That may changes over time. I had seen Igg sell high end items too and the community outside GIL are getting better to make public hunts so lets see what the futura will bring.

    No that was Lore Denin, he was not GIL and he worked behind the fence with the Vice side to make it work. He deserve the honor for this.
    I had seen GIL :yell:several times and refuse to fight instead to try to get a dialog and fix the problem. VvV would still had been there, even without GIL, Vice can easy fight each others in friendly fights.
    When had we last seen GIL do VvV outside the sundays?

    I'm not going to say more about that subject. I hope we will see him back.

    Lets stop :sword:and start helping each others making the shard get more players of all kinds, :arr::pirate::scholar::dunce::devil::naughty-angel::cool::spider::grouphug::grin::smooch::fight::stir::sword::stretcher::shots::popcorn::thumbdown::thumbup1::cursing::rant2::eyes::sleep2:, Siege should be a mix of all kind of players.
    And I love freedom, to be who I want and to hang out with who I choose to hang out with and vote for the governor I feel fit a town :p
     
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    Lore Denin was in our mumble chat everyday working with Gilfane to get VVV started. If you're going to speak on something please make sure you know the facts!!!
    When Gil refused to VVV on sundays due to Virem and his buddies, everyone kept bugging us to come back and play because it just wasn't happening...and Freja, I will ask you the same question...When was the last time you did VVV outside of sundays...Stealing sigils for points do not count!! I will not back down from this! I am tired of the foolish pigheaded remarks made by you and others against Gilfane.....Grow up will you!
     
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    And people wonder why I don't participate in guilds and have always been a loner for the most part :)
     
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    You're all wrong!
     
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    Do you know who else he was communicating with? Not sure he told but he contacted me way before the event started and I was chatting with him on ICQ and PM here each day. I know he speaked with others too.
    Lore Denin was not GIL, he had his own guild. I loved that guy, he was amazing. I'm sure he was speaking with Diablo and Hey Arnold too as Lore told me he more was doing PvP or VvV with him on other shard.

    Sure he worked harder with GIL as he wanted GIL to be a part of VvV and I'm sure it was a challenge sometimes.

    If you're going to speak on something please make sure you know the facts!!!

    Last night, decided to give Fean a fight, guess that do not count :p
     
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    ...except me!
     
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    I was wrong once, when I thought I was wrong ;)
     
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    :lol: Oh my goodness, thank you for the laugh. It must be tough for Gilfane to put up with all the mortals on Siege. What a heavy cross you all carry! :rolleyes2: and :thumbdown:




    Your just so damn cute.:violin: Dammit I hope life gets better for you all, really I mean it . :hug:
     
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    Let me tell you a story. When I was a little boy of seventeen, I fell in love with a monstrous woman. She looked like a pendulous ettin except her second head was a breast, her furthermost breast was in its usual place, and instead of the second breast, or the centre breast for the purpose of this comparison, there was her husband: a shrunken and grotesque man, perpetually suckling. Actually I didn't fall in love with her, I was just promised to her for marriage in case her first husband died. We often do these things in Umbra. It's not unusual for a wealthy woman to have a line-up of five or six potential husbands waiting to take her glorious hand after she consumes whoever she's currently with like a spider. The main thrust of this story is that I am a rampant homosexual and I always have been, but in those few months when I was faced with potentially being wed to this gruesome apparition I tried to force myself to recognise the beauty of the female form. In Umbra and in particular in the Umbran Jewish community, a highly Orthodox tribe, women dress modestly in floor-length shapeless robes and veils so that only their face and hands can be seen; I felt that I needed to feast my eyes upon ripe and ready breasts and thighs if I was to appreciate the heavenly masterwork that is the woman and so the next logical step was to dress myself as a fetching milkmaid in a frock and wig and to sneak into the public baths to ogle the lusty peasants. Of course I gained nothing from this exercise. There was a point to this story but I feel that it's the journey, not the destination, that's the most important thing.
     
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    My second and more important story is about my landlord. I have rented accommodation from a landlord only once, when my mother banished me from my ancestral home because my father witnessed my intense copulation with a stableboy and promptly died right then and there in the manger upon which we embarked upon a delightful jape in which I puppeteered his lifeless body around and used ventriloquism to make my lecturers believe that he was still alive and excusing me from class for the rest of the year due to my delicate health - please understand that it was a different time. Anyway, my landlord was a handsome lad of twelve with winsome apple cheeks and a furious gait; I believe that he had died numerous times and I was lucky enough to witness his most magnificent demise, when he taste-tested what he thought was a wild raspberry slatko and exploded in a pillar of multicoloured flame. The long and short of this sad tale is that I became a man the night that I
     
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    Drakelord didn't get elected EM ? My shocked face :eek:

    Valar Morghulis
     
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    I could have went the rest of my life without reading these stories and not missed anything.
     
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    You read them ? :p
     
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    I knew better but I was bored.......... Should have just cleaned my toe nails it would have been a better experience.
     
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    Votes must have been needed elsewhere :)
     
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    Man I am glad I lost that one, you won right? ;) Your the best man for that job for sure, glad you won it, when the next event, Sunday during VvV you say, out standing. See you then :)