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so... where has everyone gone?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Poo, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. Poo

    Poo The Grandest of the PooBah’s
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    ive noticed over the last little while that a lot of the old faces from stratics are missing.
    and with no goodbye's either.
    a lot of the old mods and friends are missing and im seeing a lot of new mods and names ive never seen before.

    everyone just taking a break or was there a mass retirement from UO that i didnt hear about?

    im an animal that fears change!

    just really noticed this when some old guild mates who where stratics mods came back for the RTB and pointed it out.
     
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  2. kelmo

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  3. Uriah Heep

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    witless, I mean witness protection :eyes:
     
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  4. Storm

    Storm UO Forum Moderator
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    I am here
     
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  5. Poo

    Poo The Grandest of the PooBah’s
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    your like that musty smell in the basement carpet, you'll always be here, there is no getting rid of ya!
     
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  6. Viquire

    Viquire Crazed Zealot
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    Dude, were gettin the band back together!

     
  7. Poo

    Poo The Grandest of the PooBah’s
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    [​IMG]

    really.....
     
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  8. watchertoo

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    *vows to get Poo a device to assist with punctuation and capitalizations*
     
  9. Viquire

    Viquire Crazed Zealot
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    Awwwww c'mon man. Just cause the kids are a little older doesn't mean we can't still enjoy a good dose of old Fin and Ferb. It's Fabulous!

    Oh, we seem to be having technical difficulties, sorry.
     
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  10. Lady Michelle

    Lady Michelle Sprite Full SP
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    I'm still here and not even a mod, but I better than a mod why? Because I won't be able to ban ya.
    I really can't be a mod because ultimate-power.jpg

    would go to my head.
     
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  11. Tjalle

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    So which "faces" are missing?
     
  12. hen

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    I quit and as a blue fel player with a tavern in Skara Brae, the whole VvV debacle makes me glad I quit. Why do I still read the forum? Because the game was a big part of my life and I wish the rest of you and the dev team nothing but the best of luck.
     
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  13. Poo

    Poo The Grandest of the PooBah’s
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    punct-a-who?
    capta-what?

    just be thankful there is a auto spell checker!
     
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  14. Tyrath

    Tyrath Grand Inquisitor
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    I lurk on these boards until the late fall then return with a fully charged trolling motor!
     
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  15. Logrus

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    lurking while working. not much stuff for me to post on though.
     
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  16. MalagAste

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    Well since the change of my work schedule I'm sleeping during the day mostly... like the Vampire that I am. I work all weekend long 3 12 hour shifts. Makes for a very short amount of UO time that's for sure. But the pay is too good to pass on. Besides I've been wanting a night job for a LONG time.

    Also the mess up of the UI and my having to completely redo the settings and macro's for over 700 characters hasn't really made me very "gung ho" about playing right now. Everytime I log in a different character I want to cry and scream all at the same time. Don't get me wrong I'm VERY glad they finally are working towards making the EC more user friendly and playable and it's was LONG overdue... Just hate what it's done to me. For a new player or a returning player it's welcome and very needed... but for an ole Vet such as myself it's a royal pain... Also it's Oct... Which is usually my happy time but I'm just getting over the sadness of another year gone by with my Mother... and not looking forward to marking another Year without my Father come Xmas. Rather depressing time for me right now. Doesn't help that my coping mechanism is all borked right now.

    I'd love to be Trick or Treating or something but that's not on yet... So I'm stuck with old content and redoing macro's for 100's of characters... not really happy times for me. I'd like to be doing the trade quests and all but since most of my characters are a complete mess... I haven't really had the time or opportunity to really get into them...

    Perhaps when I get things all settled back down and stop getting irritated over things lost I'll be around more...

    In the meantime I'm sedating myself with Clicker Heroes. Very bizarre game that pretty much plays itself. But it is consoling and keeps me occupied.
     
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  17. Captn Norrington

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    Tazar seems to be one of the missing mods, Anyone know what happened to him? his moderator and staff titles all dissapearred, then a few weeks later so did he.
     
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  18. SpyderBite

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    I was going to go with Corn Nuts under the car seats but your analogy works too.
     
  19. Dodger

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    I went to the pub.
     
  20. The Old Man

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    Hug
     
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  21. MalagAste

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    Aw! Thank you... I need it.
     
  22. Gidge

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  23. Duskofdead

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    I was told by several different people in game that it's been dead/quiet the last several weeks and that most people feel it's a temporary thing caused by ArcheAge.
     
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  24. yars

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    im lurking, but im busy with ESO
     
  25. Logrus

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    Yeah typical new game release deadens stuff for a month or so then people come back. I just don't have the cycles to be on as much myself just because of work on Shards Online, so I'm lurkin' while workin'.
     
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