Reset Lumpy Koala (in Public Record)

AdminJonathan April 3 2008 3:28 PM EDT

For flagrantly exploiting the get-more-money-from-disenchant-than-its-nw bug while it lasted. He disenchanted, re-enchanted, disenchanted around 80 times.

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] April 3 2008 3:37 PM EDT


Organ Doughner [Fees Dirt Cheap] April 3 2008 3:38 PM EDT


tasuki [UFC] April 3 2008 3:39 PM EDT


Koshka April 3 2008 3:47 PM EDT

How much did he make off of it?

Sickone April 3 2008 3:47 PM EDT

Too late for a "told you so" or "saw it coming a mile away", I guess...

It is every citizen's solemn final duty to go into the tanks ;)
His was a bit earlier :p

Lord Bob April 3 2008 3:53 PM EDT

"Godsend (1)"


Wizard'sFirstRule April 3 2008 3:58 PM EDT

what is disenchanted/reenchanted?
and if someone take advantage of it by doing it like 3-5 times, would you still get reset/fined?

Little Anthony April 3 2008 4:00 PM EDT

i think he BS it 100% NW and dis enchanted for more money and repeat.
He would be shocked when he log back in.
Last login at 1:38 PM EDT. (reset at 3:30pm)

tasuki [UFC] April 3 2008 4:03 PM EDT

Abuse the system and you pay the price.

That was one painful lesson... ouch, indeed.

Yukk April 3 2008 4:19 PM EDT

Right after this too:

Lumpy Koala, 11:51 AM EDT Godsend defeated King of Pain (Battle Royale) after 13 rounds of combat

hehe gotta love this :) I think all those USD spenders had just OVER encumbered themselves :)

QBJohnnywas April 3 2008 4:28 PM EDT

Oh LK. *sigh*

drudge April 3 2008 4:41 PM EDT

50k sent to lumpy to start back up with! dont quit!

BootyGod April 3 2008 9:53 PM EDT

This is quite sad...

AdminNightStrike April 3 2008 9:56 PM EDT

Wait, what? I took this opportunity to disenchant my HOC (had it at +9... trying to bring it down to fight encumbrance). Were we not supposed to use the feature yet? Do I have to re-enchant it up to +9?

8DEOTWP April 3 2008 9:58 PM EDT

shamefully, reluctantly even, I giggle

Sickone April 3 2008 10:04 PM EDT

The "disenchant" feature was bugged at the very start, and it was giving MORE cash than NW difference. I believe I was the only one to report it as bugged before it was (very soon) fixed.

By repeatedly disenchanting/re-enchanting you could theoretically pile up huge amounts of CB$ out of nowhere.
He did that repeatedly.
By failing to report the bug, while at the same time blatantly exploiting it, he earned himself a shiny reset (which pretty much equals to a ban, since I doubt he plans to restart it all from scratch).

AdminNightStrike April 3 2008 10:05 PM EDT

I didn't realize that. I guess I missed your message. I can say that I didn't do any re-enchanting, and I just disenchanted I think one item (the HOC). I don't know how much I got back, but it was somewhere under half a mil.

xDanELx April 3 2008 10:31 PM EDT

I don't think Jon would mind one or two as it. Its the taking advantage of a bug that gets his goat.

Colonel Custard [The Knighthood] April 3 2008 10:57 PM EDT

/me moves up to #2 biggest trained UC*
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