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Do you use the in game noticeboards?

Yes, all the time!
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Yes, when I remember.
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No, never
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In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Ulu Elexin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:44 pm

As a Mikona fan, I usually lurk around the city and I like to check out the noticeboards every few weeks or so for anything that others have written in game. I've used the noticeboards myself a couple of times, but I've never had anything happen as a result of messages posted there.

I wanted to ask the community if you all know about these noticeboards, if you use them, and if not, why not?
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Moredo » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:52 pm

No, never is what I voted. I have perhaps checked them once a year on average? Sometimes there is funny shit written there though. :D
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Ulu Elexin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:54 pm

Moredo wrote:No, never is what I voted. I have perhaps checked them once a year on average? Sometimes there is funny shit written there though. :D


Can you elaborate, Mo? Why don't you ever use them? No reason to? Or prefer to use the forums for posterity's sake?
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Ninjar » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:11 pm

I think this is a case of:
"No one uses the noticeboards because no one ever uses them"
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Ulu Elexin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:07 pm

I do not approve of votes without comments!

I want to know your thoughts, people! :)
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Gorgon » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:37 pm

People hardly use the forum's public IC discussion boards for public IC discussion these days, so why would the IG ones get used? :P

A few were trying, after the Where is the Hot Avlis Action? topic stuff, but I think they are already forgetting it. :cry:
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Deider » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:54 pm

To be honest I had forgotten they were there.
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: FireFly » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:37 am

I never thought about them
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: silverfields2 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:46 am

I don't see an option here for - I use to way back when, and then I used them when I got bored and then I stopped using them because I had other things to do and they were cumbersome and unused.
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Chemical-Burn » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:07 am

Deider wrote:To be honest I had forgotten they were there.



+1

Also isn't there a limit to how many can be shown? I would hate to write up a whole thing (which would trail off the screen so you best hope it's typed correctly) just to have it bumped off in a day or two by newer posts?

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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Nighthawk4 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:54 am

Deider wrote:To be honest I had forgotten they were there.


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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Elradra » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:20 am

I sometimes poke around them. When I remember to, and there aren't any posts important to lore that I might bump off, I even like to post little secrets on the boards. Usually really low level crafting recipes with a part or two missing to get newbs started.
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Katroine » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:06 pm

I almost always check the Mikona Boards with Grace when I wander through town. I don't think I've checked any other server ones though.
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: bolo » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:36 pm

Usually, the only time I check them out is when I stop in the City Gate Inn with a new character. It's always buy a map, check the board.So... Maybe a few times a year?
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Re: In game noticeboards

PostAuthor: Talwin Hawkins » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:54 pm

I voted No, Never. I would say because they tend to be in out of the way Inns, which I never feel any need to visit at all. Perhaps if they were in a main thoroughfare such as Zvid, The rock etc. then I would check them more.
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