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Service still stinks!

Discussion in 'UHall' started by God_Majere, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. God_Majere

    God_Majere Guest

    Canned messages, got to love them... How hard is it for a GM to delete a dead pack horse that has been freaking out in Luna (SP) for two days? Maybe my return to UO was a mistake...
  2. It Lives

    It Lives Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jun 11, 2008
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    Just wondering how a dead pack horse is affecting your game play? There are sound filters/options right?
  3. Fink

    Fink Guest

    It doesn't look to be freaking out.. it's just wandering around like a forgotten soul. Did you mean that, or something like that god-awful whinny spam bug?
  4. God_Majere

    God_Majere Guest

    imo it is freaking out.

    it runs up and down in random directions all in the same small area next to the bank teller.

    It effects my game play because it is annoying and can be removed in two seconds, if people who are paid to be GMs did their jobs instead of sending me a canned messages.

    I remember when I first started playing UO, back in 2001. The service was awesome then, now it is just sad.
  5. Inspector

    Inspector Guest

    Yah it does, I mean what the ****... they have an in-game button to call one.
    Why is there never any of the paid help available....
  6. Dol'Gorath

    Dol'Gorath Grand Inquisitor
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Mar 18, 2003
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    And people wonder why GM's don't show...
    Stop paging on USELESS things. They will show for valid things. Not "dead horse won't go away" type things.
  7. jelinidas

    jelinidas Guest


    I have to ask...Why do you care if this is not your pony? My gawd, go kill something, RP a bit at a tavern, or make a new character. There is so much out there, go find it! :coco:
  8. God_Majere

    God_Majere Guest

    sorry i am a programmer at heart and seeing bad code upsets me.
    especially when it takes less than two seconds to fix the eye sore.
    yes i can go elsewhere but why should i have to leave my favorite place because of annoying sounds from a dead pack horse running around me....? which has been here for days...
  9. Petrify

    Petrify Lore Master
    Stratics Veteran

    Oct 17, 2008
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    you guys are really beating a dead horse here :bdh::lick:

    But seriously, why page on something like this... they aren't going to delete someone else's pet because its been at luna for 2 days. Can we delete bank sitters too?
  10. jelinidas

    jelinidas Guest

    *hint* you may wish to find another game.

    If bad code bothers you because a dead horse is wondering around Luna you must be new. There are far more code issues to worry about, This game is 11 years old with MANY devs hands in the mix. Get used to the strange things that happen, or go play *insert newest game title here*
  11. jack flash uk

    jack flash uk Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Oct 21, 2006
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    a dead pack horse

    who cares, go to the bank, do you r business and go

    how can a dead horse annoy you? have you not got anything better do to

    in fact why am i bothering with this, I HAVE PLENTY TO DO..............................
  12. DevilsOwn

    DevilsOwn Stratics Legend
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Oct 27, 2003
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    anyone remember when the paragons were first introduced and the dead pets were just everywhere ?? my bard would go to the ettin forest near Spirituality and someone's poor pony stood at the bank there for weeks on end, just staring forlornly out to sea.... and on the steps of my Malas home a pet dragon forever!

    I got so used to them that the day they disappeared I was kinda upset :blushing:

    two day dead pony? hmmm.....
  13. Sindris

    Sindris Guest

    I love how so many of the player base just wants people with legitimate gripes to just quit and find another game.

    Recent nerf bother you? Go play WoW you whiner!
    Imbalance in PvP got you down? Adapt or go play something else loser!

    Seriously, these kinds of comments are stupid. STUPID. I could spam "you should quit" in every lame thread that comes up over issues I think are petty, but I don't because whats important to me is not necessarily important to others.

    Explain why what they are saying is irrelevant if you can, but telling someone to just quit is basically saying you have no intelligent argument to offer.
  14. Tazar

    Tazar Guest

    That "eye sore" is someones bonded pet. While it may be an inconvenience to you, if someone took the time to bond the pet, then I'd think they might want it back. They may not realize it is wandering. The next time they log in, out, and back in, it should appear at their side - solving everyone's problem.

    Personally, I do not see any "bad code" here. This is the 2nd "M" in MMORPG.
  15. AEowynSP

    AEowynSP Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran

    May 13, 2008
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    I assumed it was told to follow somone who is a ghost cause I chased it around the bank a few times and it's movement was far from random.
  16. drinkbeerallday

    drinkbeerallday Visitor

    Jun 4, 2008
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    I agree. the game is such a laggy mess and it is obvious they are doing absolutely nothing about it.
  17. God_Majere

    God_Majere Guest

    Umm maybe with the loyalty timer?
    4 days it should have gone wild long ago...

    Trammel bleed code imo.
  18. ChumBucket

    ChumBucket Guest

    The issue goes far beyond just the dead horse. When a player can page a GM over scripters, hacks, exploits, cheats, etc, ad nauseum, and see the same scripter, hacker, exploiter, cheater day in and day out afterward, it points to a lack of GM involvement. Don't give me the "page on something worthwhile" or "How's it impacting YOUR play?" responses. Those are canned at the same factory the GMs seem to work at. If paging on a scripter, hacker, exploiter, cheater (all of which are big no-no's) isn't worthwhile, then what is? Maybe the horse will disappear... who knows. I've seen the horse also, and it's movements are far from random. If a GM can't do something for it, then what good are GMs? We all know they aren't out there fixing the "big" problems, so why can't they take a look at the smaller ones in-between donuts and coffee breaks?
  19. Dr.Thompson

    Dr.Thompson Guest

    whats worse is the other day there was a guy running around luna bank in a ugly orange floppy hat, so i paged on him 30 times, for a gm to delete that hat but all i got was a canned response too.
  20. ChumBucket

    ChumBucket Guest

    *post deleted after thinking about it*
  21. Myphsar

    Myphsar Lore Keeper
    Stratics Veteran

    May 12, 2008
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    Wrong, no they dont show for valid things either :(
    I needed a GM to fix my vet reward robe but they didnt :(