Goodbye "Grats", hello "Quote"!

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Goodbye "Grats", hello "Quote"!

Post by Nopraptor » Fri Jun 24, 2005 9:55 pm

I would like to formally suggest we do away with the "grats" channel completely and replace it with the much needed (and missed) in-game "quote" channel.

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Re: Goodbye "Grats", hello "Quote"!

Post by Ardghal » Fri Jun 24, 2005 9:57 pm

I agree.

edit: Changed my mind. If it's an ingame quote, just use gossip. If it's an OOC quote, use OOC. Or just come here to quote :P

But! I don't think we need the grats channel. Gossip works just fine for that.
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Re: Goodbye "Grats", hello "Quote"!

Post by Angrothy » Fri Jun 24, 2005 9:57 pm

I agree

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Post by Ashlynn » Sat Jun 25, 2005 1:36 pm

I agree too.

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Post by Mythology » Sun Jun 26, 2005 9:54 am

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Re: Goodbye "Grats", hello "Quote"!

Post by Nibelung » Sun Jun 26, 2005 8:00 pm

Not to rain on this, but what would the point be for the Quote channel? :P

Display OOC quotes? That's what OOC is for.
Display IC quotes? That's what Gossip is for.

Just curious for the reason there needs to be a quotes channel. :P

Would all speech on quotes be recorded in a log for later viewing?

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Post by Nopraptor » Sun Jun 26, 2005 9:40 pm

As I've responded many times whilst in game, the quotes channel would serve little more purpose than the ridiculous grats channel we have currently. The difference being, quotes would be something that has been used in the past, with a great deal more enthusiasm than grats, and appropriately at the same time. I can recap hundreds of quotes that were used in-game with that channel, which I still laugh about to this day. Practicality is the point I'm trying to argue.

It takes little more effort to type '. grats <person>' than to use the actual channel itself, whereas a quote is something that takes quite a bit more involvement. Furthermore, quoting while using ooc/gossip can easily be taken out of context. My proposition is to replace a redundant channel with something that has a more practical, and more fun use.

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Re: Goodbye "Grats", hello "Quote"!

Post by Syn » Mon Jun 27, 2005 1:58 am

The only real reason the grats channel was in the game was so that people could turn off those automated greetings, which I dont really see a point for anyway :>

If we had a quotes channel would people really use it? Adding a channel's pretty much the easiest thing to implement but I dont want to add another channel noone uses.

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Post by Nopraptor » Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:10 am

I guarantee it will be used, and people will enjoy it. I personally will use it at least once per session!

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Post by Syn » Mon Jun 27, 2005 5:23 pm

Nopraptor wrote:I guarantee it will be used, and people will enjoy it. I personally will use it at least once per session!
OK it sounds liek a deal. When I get back my code Ill kick out grats and replace it with quotes.
What should it look like? (colours, etc).

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Post by Mythology » Wed Jun 29, 2005 10:47 am

[QUOTE] Tieryo says 'Nopraptor nods.'

{W[QUOTE] {wTieryo says '{WNopraptor nods.{w'

{C[QUOTE] {cTieryo says '{CNopraptor nods.{c'

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Re: Goodbye "Grats", hello "Quote"!

Post by Nibelung » Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:46 am

Could have a TRIVIA channel too. Big, bright letters so people can see them. :)

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