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#1 Aug 22 2013 at 4:14 AM Rating: Default
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I was talking with my friend earlier and he mentioned that his other friend's group was considering going to a different server because of Ultros being overpopulated and also because it is the official 4 chan server. I looked it up and apparently that is indeed the case. This most likely means that our server will end up with a somewhat poor community filled with 12 year olds that like to say your mom. I guess on the bright side their ADHD will kick in and most of them will move on to the next new thing and never look back.

If only I got 3102ed and didn't get all my crafts to 15+ XD.

Default? LOL! I need all the pointless downvotes!

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#2 Aug 22 2013 at 4:19 AM Rating: Decent
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=| that can't be a good sign.
#3 Aug 22 2013 at 4:33 AM Rating: Default
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Thus the saving grace of a sub model. The worst of that community won't pay for a sub on this game when they can troll for free elsewhere. I think it will be fine after about 90 days IF they even buy the game
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#4 Aug 22 2013 at 4:36 AM Rating: Excellent
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I agree wait for the dust to settle before doing anything drastic
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#5 Aug 22 2013 at 5:50 AM Rating: Decent
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Hyperion had good people from what I saw, though there is a player named DuoMaxwell who SWEARS he's not from Zam >.>
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#6 Aug 22 2013 at 6:10 AM Rating: Excellent
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Well, Duo Maxwell is a character from Gundam Wing, so it's probably not that unusual that others would use that name as well.

As for 4chan being on Ultros...I guess that'd mean the server will be busy for a while? I doubt anyone's about to abandon ship or anything, but I doubt they're going to be that much of a nuisance. Odds are, they'll either keep to themselves, or get bored and move on to the next big thing soon afterwards...
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NeoGAF is on Ultros as well, we just rolled the dice and came up snake eyes Smiley: tongue

At least during Phase 4 people seemed very friendly, I didn't get a feeling that there would be a problem.
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#8 Aug 22 2013 at 6:23 AM Rating: Good
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How bad could they be honestly?

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#9 Aug 22 2013 at 6:23 AM Rating: Good
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I thought I had read somewhere that despite being the an unofficial RP channel, Gilgamesh is also the unofficial 4 chan server.
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#10 Aug 22 2013 at 6:26 AM Rating: Decent
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Oh dear god I was hoping to avoid groups like reddit and 4Chan. It is now insanely tempting to start over on a whole new server.
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#11 Aug 22 2013 at 6:29 AM Rating: Good
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Bludot wrote:
Oh dear god I was hoping to avoid groups like reddit and 4Chan. It is now insanely tempting to start over on a whole new server.


let's wait and see, to be honest it shouldn't be that problematic

...hopefully.
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During the P4 on another server that 4Chan was playing on I had a friend on it saying that they were ******** with the the market boards almost immediately setting insane prices to everything. All the while buying up other things to ***** the economy from the get go.

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#13 Aug 22 2013 at 6:34 AM Rating: Excellent
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This is where having a great LS and FC come in. We can provide what need for each other until this sort of nonsense plays itself out.
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#14 Aug 22 2013 at 6:36 AM Rating: Good
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well that would explain why the local chatter in Gridania was about as barrens chat during p4
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Guys come on... how much are those people going to even affect your average gameplay? I mean, you'll be chatting with LS members anyways, not those people for the most part...

And Duty FInder pulls from every server so it's far more likely you'll get people from other servers who are a-holes before you'll run into a 4Chan member.

There's no reason to stage a mass exodus because it's rumored that 4 Chan will be there. Besides I kind of like my character and I don't want to have to make a new one. Smiley: cool

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#16 Aug 22 2013 at 6:50 AM Rating: Good
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Hairspray wrote:
Guys come on... how much are those people going to even affect your average gameplay? I mean, you'll be chatting with LS members anyways, not those people for the most part...

And Duty FInder pulls from every server so it's far more likely you'll get people from other servers who are a-holes before you'll run into a 4Chan member.

There's no reason to stage a mass exodus because it's rumored that 4 Chan will be there. Besides I kind of like my character and I don't want to have to make a new one. Smiley: cool

Edited, Aug 22nd 2013 8:40am by Hairspray


yeah thats why i'm not that worried, but if what Bludot said happens it can make things annoying as no one likes an screwed up market

Edited, Aug 22nd 2013 8:50am by MitArgento
#17 Aug 22 2013 at 6:52 AM Rating: Good
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Wyldkat wrote:
well that would explain why the local chatter in Gridania was about as barrens chat during p4

I thought I was the only one that that reminded of Barrens chat. Smiley: frown

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#18 Aug 22 2013 at 7:03 AM Rating: Excellent
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Makes absolutely no difference to me. That's what the blacklist function is for. If they are annoying, blacklist them. Our community is going to be so big it really isn't going to matter whether or not 4chan is there, we will most likely never have to interact with them if we don't want to.
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#19 Aug 22 2013 at 7:27 AM Rating: Excellent
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Bludot wrote:
Oh dear god I was hoping to avoid groups like reddit and 4Chan. It is now insanely tempting to start over on a whole new server.


To be fair here, I played WoW on the server with the Reddit guys and I never even noticed they were there; well except for their guild's progression level, which was usually quite good. They didn't really have an impact on the server community at all.
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Archmage Callinon wrote:
Bludot wrote:
Oh dear god I was hoping to avoid groups like reddit and 4Chan. It is now insanely tempting to start over on a whole new server.


To be fair here, I played WoW on the server with the Reddit guys and I never even noticed they were there; well except for their guild's progression level, which was usually quite good. They didn't really have an impact on the server community at all.


Honestly this is what I'm talking about... we won't even notice these guys most of the time... we'll be one of the biggest FC's on the server, who cares what they do. We'll be too busy having fun to care! Smiley: boozing
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#21 Aug 22 2013 at 7:47 AM Rating: Excellent
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Hyperion had good people from what I saw, though there is a player named DuoMaxwell who SWEARS he's not from Zam >.>


Hyperion (ha, borderlands) is a good sever. My better-half and some of her online friends went there so I followed suit as I don't know anyone else that plays this game personally. Her group of friends are, to me, weird but I guess they are the standard daily internet/forum/blog people. But overall Hyperion seems to have a solid community.
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#22 Aug 22 2013 at 7:50 AM Rating: Excellent
Yup, don't care about 4chan. If they want to pump monthly fees into the game just so they can troll it, then that's fine by me, too. Heck, I'll send them thank you cards for supporting the game whilst using my shout filters.
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Yup, don't care about 4chan. If they want to pump monthly fees into the game just so they can troll it, then that's fine by me, too. Heck, I'll send them thank you cards for supporting the game whilst using my shout filters.



Amen Smiley: nodSmiley: nodSmiley: nod
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#24 Aug 22 2013 at 9:41 AM Rating: Excellent
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Yea you're gonna have trolls no matter where you go. During p4 I thought was pretty good, a lot people asking questions a getting answers which is always a good thing.
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#25 Aug 22 2013 at 9:47 AM Rating: Excellent
Yeah, I also thought the P4 community was fine.

One thing which I've noticed in all stages of beta is that this new community (all servers, not just ours) is very into "shouting" conversations, rather than speaking in /say or /tells. In FFXI, shouting for no good reason was somewhat taboo... but now, it seems shouting about anything from dungeon raids to LOLcats is deemed to be fair game. That's going to bother me way more than some 4chan kids, and the shouting is going to be everywhere.
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Here's part of the grand irony of it all:

The official FFXIV forums exist.

Plus 4chan isn't all /b and trolls.

Also I didn't see anything in P4 that was different in chat than in any other game.

So I'll be staying put for sure.

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