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#1 Sep 27 2010 at 6:09 AM Rating: Default
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a thread on some of the server forums gave me the idea, but do you guys think it would work if the mods made a sticky in each server forum and we just made a mass WTB/WTS thread for each server?
#2 Sep 27 2010 at 6:12 AM Rating: Decent
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Step one: stope shouting WTB WTS. In FF use the auto translate function so Japanese / Netherlands / French / etc people can read it.
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#3 Sep 27 2010 at 6:38 AM Rating: Default
skylightmd wrote:
a thread on some of the server forums gave me the idea, but do you guys think it would work if the mods made a sticky in each server forum and we just made a mass WTB/WTS thread for each server?


This isnt WoW, Don't use WoW terms here please.

Edited, Sep 27th 2010 8:39am by Pinkfyre
#4 Sep 27 2010 at 6:47 AM Rating: Good
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Pinkfyre wrote:
skylightmd wrote:
a thread on some of the server forums gave me the idea, but do you guys think it would work if the mods made a sticky in each server forum and we just made a mass WTB/WTS thread for each server?


This isnt WoW, Don't use WoW terms here please.

Edited, Sep 27th 2010 8:39am by Pinkfyre



WTB/WTS is not exclusive to World of Warcraft. It's a well known acronym used in many trading forums, including but not limited to audio/visual equipment, hobbyist forums, collector's forums, human trafficking forums.

You're the one that brought up the relationship to World of Warcraft (Often referred to as WoW)

#5 Sep 27 2010 at 6:49 AM Rating: Good
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No offense dude, but mmo short-hand like WTB / WTS, LFG / LFM, etc. have been around a lot longer than WoW.
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#7 Sep 27 2010 at 6:51 AM Rating: Decent
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I suggest if you are using an acronim to at least spell out what it means the first time you type it.
It would help people like me who do not know what you are referring to.

Thanks.
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#8 Sep 27 2010 at 6:52 AM Rating: Decent
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im highly surpise there isnt a FFXIVAH.com site up runnning yet lol

or even a better idea if SE release an AH site that would work similar to ebay.com , i'll retainer would do the trading for us , what would be even better if it work cross-server
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#9 Sep 27 2010 at 6:53 AM Rating: Decent
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DonFlamenco wrote:
No offense dude, but human trafficking short-hand like WTB / WTS, Looking for GirlLFG / Looking for MaleLFM, etc. have been around a lot longer than MMOs.


There, Fixed your Post (TFYP)

just kidding

Edited, Sep 27th 2010 8:54am by geoncic
#10 Sep 27 2010 at 6:53 AM Rating: Default
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Rexcaldur1 wrote:
I suggest if you are using an acronim to at least spell out what it means the first time you type it.
It would help people like me who do not know what you are referring to.

Thanks.




WTB = want to buy , WTS = want to sell
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#11 Sep 27 2010 at 7:55 AM Rating: Good
That would be just as much a pain in the **** trying to craft. 'oh I need a bee spleen' goes to web, makes post. Wait wait wait wait, ooh reply! teleport to other city, person isn't logged in. Wait wait wait, oh here they are, hello! Yes I would like to buy your bee spleen! Trade, thanks! Hmm, now I need some Dodo boogers. goes to web, makes post....

Yeah I don't think anything other than a centralized search and buy database is going to work with the crafting system they made.
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#12 Sep 27 2010 at 8:16 AM Rating: Decent
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No. we just need an auction house. Simple as that.

After lol'ing at Pinkfyre's comment on WTB/WTS coming from WoW, I started thinking back to when I first saw that being used. For me it was Everquest back in 1999 in the east commons tunnel. That was basically the FFXIV market ward, only it was our actual characters standing around all day just spamming our WTB/WTS/WTTF messages in OOC. We didn't have an auction house then, and it was never really a problem. So...maybe this can work. Won't be nearly as convenient as XI was, but if you think about it compared to a really hardcore game like EQ, it seems pretty nice.
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