EQ1 Server Merger Gripe

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It seems when Zek's consildated they let all the toons that were
affected transfer afterwards. On Modern Rasp, it feels as if we were
invaded by them. My ignore file has grown twice as long as before due
to casino scammers, beggers, and general idiots. Also, have seem more
instances of Ninja Looters (maybe just the Fabled bringing out the
ugly, shrug). Is it just me, or did other servers get a whole bunch of
griefers too ;p.

Oh yeah, NE on Modern Rasp (Kiix), thanks for the KS and the train from
the Warlord. I guess the 12 peeps standing in front while taking out
the side and back mobs were just in the way of your pull from the front
of the zone. Good job in pulling the whole room and dropin the adds on
us while buffers were medding. Ignore file just got one added.

BTW, two guild transfered over that I know off (Wolves of Zek and EOD,
some seem nice, some seem blech).

Slowping
64 Enchanter Modern Rasp

(Why Did the Chanter Cross the road and Die, To Get to The Third Broken
Straight Broken Mes, and what do you mean assist, I am assisting by
nuking all these mobs with my ubber aoe)
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  1. Archived from groups: alt.games.everquest (More info?)

    "slowping" <slowpingspam@yahoo.com> wrote:
    ] It seems when Zek's consildated they let all the toons that were
    ] affected transfer afterwards. On Modern Rasp, it feels as if we were
    ] invaded by them. My ignore file has grown twice as long as before due
    ] to casino scammers, beggers, and general idiots. Also, have seem more
    ] instances of Ninja Looters (maybe just the Fabled bringing out the
    ] ugly, shrug). Is it just me, or did other servers get a whole bunch of
    ] griefers too ;p.

    I haven't noticed greifing, but there has been a slight jump in the
    toon populatin in Zebuxoruk. I was starting a new toon on that
    server recently, and suddenly glooming deep mines were full up with
    around 20 new toons. I did wind up with several 'click-by-grouping'
    demands and nothing said by /tell or /ooc... and a few adds to my
    /ignore.

    JimP.
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    On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 17:28:06 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    wrote:

    >I haven't noticed greifing, but there has been a slight jump in the
    >toon populatin in Zebuxoruk. I was starting a new toon on that
    >server recently, and suddenly glooming deep mines were full up with
    >around 20 new toons. I did wind up with several 'click-by-grouping'
    >demands and nothing said by /tell or /ooc... and a few adds to my
    >/ignore.

    If you didn't accept or deny and leave the invitation hanging, do you
    notice if the old bug is still there? There used to be an issue when
    the group was nearly full when a few more was invited and one accepts
    to make the group full and the others doesn't accept or decline, those
    toons can leech xp while outside of the group.
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    Ian Penfold wrote:
    > I can sympathise with you. Following the merge of KB with AB I have
    also
    > noticed some undesirable activities from shouting through buff
    begging to
    > use of the 'thebazaar' channel inappropriately. I am sure the
    majority of
    > players from KB are very responsible it's always the minority that
    spoil
    > things for everyone else.

    There were definitely some bad apples on KB, but overall the population
    was great. But I heard that people were being /petitioned after the
    merge for simply using /auction (to sell stuff!) or /ooc (to talk out
    of character!). It seems there has just been a huge culture clash
    between two servers that treat their chat channels differently. I'm
    sure it has been blown way out of proportion on both sides though.

    Game on,
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    On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 17:28:06 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net> wrote:

    >I haven't noticed greifing, but there has been a slight jump in the
    >toon populatin in Zebuxoruk.

    Do you think you guys will be coming home to The Rathe anytime soon? :->

    Best regards,

    Tim ==
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    I can sympathise with you. Following the merge of KB with AB I have also
    noticed some undesirable activities from shouting through buff begging to
    use of the 'thebazaar' channel inappropriately. I am sure the majority of
    players from KB are very responsible it's always the minority that spoil
    things for everyone else.

    "slowping" <slowpingspam@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:1112040693.335447.100080@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
    > It seems when Zek's consildated they let all the toons that were
    > affected transfer afterwards. On Modern Rasp, it feels as if we were
    > invaded by them. My ignore file has grown twice as long as before due
    > to casino scammers, beggers, and general idiots. Also, have seem more
    > instances of Ninja Looters (maybe just the Fabled bringing out the
    > ugly, shrug). Is it just me, or did other servers get a whole bunch of
    > griefers too ;p.
    >
    > Oh yeah, NE on Modern Rasp (Kiix), thanks for the KS and the train from
    > the Warlord. I guess the 12 peeps standing in front while taking out
    > the side and back mobs were just in the way of your pull from the front
    > of the zone. Good job in pulling the whole room and dropin the adds on
    > us while buffers were medding. Ignore file just got one added.
    >
    > BTW, two guild transfered over that I know off (Wolves of Zek and EOD,
    > some seem nice, some seem blech).
    >
    > Slowping
    > 64 Enchanter Modern Rasp
    >
    > (Why Did the Chanter Cross the road and Die, To Get to The Third Broken
    > Straight Broken Mes, and what do you mean assist, I am assisting by
    > nuking all these mobs with my ubber aoe)
    >
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    On 29 Mar 2005 07:55:28 -0800, "Oneiromancer" <OneirosSD@gmail.com>
    wrote:

    >
    >There were definitely some bad apples on KB, but overall the population
    >was great. But I heard that people were being /petitioned after the
    >merge for simply using /auction (to sell stuff!) or /ooc (to talk out
    >of character!). It seems there has just been a huge culture clash
    >between two servers that treat their chat channels differently. I'm
    >sure it has been blown way out of proportion on both sides though.

    Remind me to clear out my old ignore list, many of them were for
    bazaar casino scams and they are probably not around anymore. I just
    wish I knew what server is going to merge with Vazaelle so I could
    check it out and see if I end up setting a one day record for most
    ignores added or not. I do hope there is at least one uber guild on
    the other server to give Triality a hard time on Vazaelle. I won't
    state reason for my beef against Triality guild on Vazaelle but I can
    say I have NEVER heard anyone say a nice thing about that guild.
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    "Oneiromancer" <OneirosSD@gmail.com> wrote in
    news:1112111728.534974.243610@l41g2000cwc.googlegroups.com:

    > Ian Penfold wrote:
    >> I can sympathise with you. Following the merge of KB with AB I have
    >> also noticed some undesirable activities from shouting through buff
    >> begging to use of the 'thebazaar' channel inappropriately. I am sure
    >> the majority of players from KB are very responsible it's always the
    >> minority that spoil things for everyone else.
    >
    > There were definitely some bad apples on KB, but overall the population
    > was great. But I heard that people were being /petitioned after the
    > merge for simply using /auction (to sell stuff!) or /ooc (to talk out
    > of character!). It seems there has just been a huge culture clash
    > between two servers that treat their chat channels differently. I'm
    > sure it has been blown way out of proportion on both sides though.
    >
    > Game on,
    >

    That was pretty much my take on it. On EMarr I have not noticed any
    change post the Zek merger.

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    Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
    ] If you didn't accept or deny and leave the invitation hanging, do you
    ] notice if the old bug is still there? There used to be an issue when
    ] the group was nearly full when a few more was invited and one accepts
    ] to make the group full and the others doesn't accept or decline, those
    ] toons can leech xp while outside of the group.

    I always deny 'click-by' group attemps.

    JimP.
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    On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 16:33:11 -0500, Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:

    [snip]


    >Remind me to clear out my old ignore list, many of them were for
    >bazaar casino scams and they are probably not around anymore. I just
    >wish I knew what server is going to merge with Vazaelle so I could
    >check it out and see if I end up setting a one day record for most
    >ignores added or not. I do hope there is at least one uber guild on
    >the other server to give Triality a hard time on Vazaelle. I won't
    >state reason for my beef against Triality guild on Vazaelle but I can
    >say I have NEVER heard anyone say a nice thing about that guild.

    Vazaelle will be merging with Maelin Starpyre on May 9 :

    http://eqlive.station.sony.com/community/dev_view.jsp?id=64038

    http://members.cox.net/batchild1
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    D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net> wrote:
    ] Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
    ] ] If you didn't accept or deny and leave the invitation hanging, do you
    ] ] notice if the old bug is still there? There used to be an issue when
    ] ] the group was nearly full when a few more was invited and one accepts
    ] ] to make the group full and the others doesn't accept or decline, those
    ] ] toons can leech xp while outside of the group.
    ]
    ] I always deny 'click-by' group attemps.

    My post is kinda funny, in that tonight I got hit by click-by group
    attempt about an hour after I posted. Even when I /ooc for them to
    stop, they continued. Had to put them on my ignore list.

    JiMP.
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    Did you say something, "Batchild (Sue M.)" <batchild1@NOSPAMcox.net>?

    >On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 16:33:11 -0500, Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
    >
    >[snip]
    >
    >
    >>Remind me to clear out my old ignore list, many of them were for
    >>bazaar casino scams and they are probably not around anymore. I just
    >>wish I knew what server is going to merge with Vazaelle so I could
    >>check it out and see if I end up setting a one day record for most
    >>ignores added or not. I do hope there is at least one uber guild on
    >>the other server to give Triality a hard time on Vazaelle. I won't
    >>state reason for my beef against Triality guild on Vazaelle but I can
    >>say I have NEVER heard anyone say a nice thing about that guild.
    >
    >Vazaelle will be merging with Maelin Starpyre on May 9 :
    >
    >http://eqlive.station.sony.com/community/dev_view.jsp?id=64038

    Damn, they're really getting heavy handed with the merging now :)
    I see they're ditching some of the oldest server names. Pity; I would
    have thought they'd try to keep the oldest gods where they could
    rather than the newer names.
    /em waves at her old bazaarmule & savings :p


    Cel
    Retired druids & sundry
    (Slightly available in AO)
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    On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 23:40:16 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    wrote:

    >
    >D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net> wrote:
    >] Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
    >] ] If you didn't accept or deny and leave the invitation hanging, do you
    >] ] notice if the old bug is still there? There used to be an issue when
    >] ] the group was nearly full when a few more was invited and one accepts
    >] ] to make the group full and the others doesn't accept or decline, those
    >] ] toons can leech xp while outside of the group.
    >]
    >] I always deny 'click-by' group attemps.
    >
    >My post is kinda funny, in that tonight I got hit by click-by group
    >attempt about an hour after I posted. Even when I /ooc for them to
    >stop, they continued. Had to put them on my ignore list.

    I have a dumb question--when you put someone on your /ignore list, do
    you also then not see the "moron01 invites you to join a group, click
    'accept' or 'decline' box" message? I also hate drive-by group
    invites and always decline, so if I can add them to my /ignore list
    and avoid seeing the group invite message that would be great.


    >
    >JiMP.

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    "Batchild (Sue M.)" <batchild1@NOSPAMcox.net> wrote:
    ] On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 23:40:16 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    ] wrote:
    ] >My post is kinda funny, in that tonight I got hit by click-by group
    ] >attempt about an hour after I posted. Even when I /ooc for them to
    ] >stop, they continued. Had to put them on my ignore list.
    ]
    ] I have a dumb question--when you put someone on your /ignore list, do
    ] you also then not see the "moron01 invites you to join a group, click
    ] 'accept' or 'decline' box" message? I also hate drive-by group
    ] invites and always decline, so if I can add them to my /ignore list
    ] and avoid seeing the group invite message that would be great.

    Hmm. I think the most recent one did /invite one more time. I'll
    check my log file. Nope. They can still invite. But that invite
    after the ignore was the last time that payer tried. Maybe they sent
    me a /tell and found it blocked.

    JimP.
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    On Fri, 01 Apr 2005 19:04:11 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    wrote:

    >
    >"Batchild (Sue M.)" <batchild1@NOSPAMcox.net> wrote:
    >] On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 23:40:16 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    >] wrote:
    >] >My post is kinda funny, in that tonight I got hit by click-by group
    >] >attempt about an hour after I posted. Even when I /ooc for them to
    >] >stop, they continued. Had to put them on my ignore list.
    >]
    >] I have a dumb question--when you put someone on your /ignore list, do
    >] you also then not see the "moron01 invites you to join a group, click
    >] 'accept' or 'decline' box" message? I also hate drive-by group
    >] invites and always decline, so if I can add them to my /ignore list
    >] and avoid seeing the group invite message that would be great.
    >
    >Hmm. I think the most recent one did /invite one more time. I'll
    >check my log file. Nope. They can still invite. But that invite
    >after the ignore was the last time that payer tried. Maybe they sent
    >me a /tell and found it blocked.


    Oh, that just made me think of another question! :-) When you have
    someone on your /ignore list and they send you a tell, do they get a
    message saying, "Sorry, you are on Soandso's /ignore list so they
    cannot receive any tells from you" or something like that?

    >
    >JimP.

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    On Fri, 01 Apr 2005 19:04:11 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    wrote:

    >Hmm. I think the most recent one did /invite one more time. I'll
    >check my log file. Nope. They can still invite. But that invite
    >after the ignore was the last time that payer tried. Maybe they sent
    >me a /tell and found it blocked.

    I've tried this, /tell are not blocked so the teller has no way of
    knowing of the tellee is ignoring or has the ignore list.
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    Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
    ] I've tried this, /tell are not blocked so the teller has no way of
    ] knowing of the tellee is ignoring or has the ignore list.

    Well darn. Then why not ? Or is there another command that does
    block /tell ?

    D.J.
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    D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net> writes:
    > Impmon <impmon@digi.mon> wrote:
    > ] I've tried this, /tell are not blocked so the teller has no way of
    > ] knowing of the tellee is ignoring or has the ignore list.
    >
    > Well darn. Then why not ? Or is there another command that does
    > block /tell ?

    /tell IS blocked. However, the teller is not told about it.

    I don't know if /invite is blocked.

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    On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 17:28:06 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    wrote:
    >I did wind up with several 'click-by-grouping'
    >demands and nothing said by /tell or /ooc... and a few adds to my
    >/ignore.

    I always try to accept drive-by group invites, because in EQ1 there's
    no penalty attached to doing so. I then just continue on with what
    I'm doing. Usually, I get these offers while I'm doing something
    *other* than hunting XP, and I'm more than willing to get free XP
    while I'm tradeskilling or killing greens for loot drops.

    Plus it's sometimes fun to be telling them (in PoD or wherever) "I'll
    be there in a couple of minutes" while I'm travelling through Eastern
    Wastes on my way to ToFS or KD.
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    gobble@degook.com (Ken Andrews) wrote in news:42512a75.1158813390@shawnews:

    > On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 17:28:06 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    > wrote:
    >>I did wind up with several 'click-by-grouping'
    >>demands and nothing said by /tell or /ooc... and a few adds to my
    >>/ignore.
    >
    > I always try to accept drive-by group invites, because in EQ1 there's
    > no penalty attached to doing so. I then just continue on with what
    > I'm doing. Usually, I get these offers while I'm doing something
    > *other* than hunting XP, and I'm more than willing to get free XP
    > while I'm tradeskilling or killing greens for loot drops.
    >
    > Plus it's sometimes fun to be telling them (in PoD or wherever) "I'll
    > be there in a couple of minutes" while I'm travelling through Eastern
    > Wastes on my way to ToFS or KD.
    >

    That's kinda funny. Obnoxious as heck, but funny. :P

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    Rumbledor <Rumbledor@hotspamsuxmail.com> wrote in
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    > gobble@degook.com (Ken Andrews) wrote in
    > news:42512a75.1158813390@shawnews:
    >
    >> On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 17:28:06 -0600, D.J. <jolly73@boingcableone.net>
    >> wrote:
    >>>I did wind up with several 'click-by-grouping'
    >>>demands and nothing said by /tell or /ooc... and a few adds to my
    >>>/ignore.
    >>
    >> I always try to accept drive-by group invites, because in EQ1 there's
    >> no penalty attached to doing so. I then just continue on with what
    >> I'm doing. Usually, I get these offers while I'm doing something
    >> *other* than hunting XP, and I'm more than willing to get free XP
    >> while I'm tradeskilling or killing greens for loot drops.
    >>
    >> Plus it's sometimes fun to be telling them (in PoD or wherever) "I'll
    >> be there in a couple of minutes" while I'm travelling through Eastern
    >> Wastes on my way to ToFS or KD.
    >
    > That's kinda funny. Obnoxious as heck, but funny. :P
    >

    Less obnoxious then they are being to begine with. I'll have to keep
    that in mind next time I get a drive by invite.

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