Gaia Onliners here? (in Off-topic)
Hey people. Just wondering if there are any Gaia Online people here. I finally got my account back after a year of it being hacked, so I'm super happy =). And apparently some of my items have skyrocketed in price!
OB and I both have active accounts there.
My main is Dark Hakai ^_^
Hakai, your inbox on gaia is now officially +1 spam.
August 13 2008 12:10 AM EDT
Mine is Real Men Fish Naked (named for my HERO Avoid) at the moment; it is probably soon to change back to OddBird.
I am stealing your Steel Plated Ninja headband, just so you know.
*massive amounts of envy mixed with thoughts of sabotage*
Haha, I just had someone ask me if they could buy it from me =P. I'm selling my Winged Anklets right now, hopefully to grab some other items to invest in.
You know how the marketplace shows the average price people buy items for? It could be possible to manipulate the market a little... set an item for a slightly higher price than average, and sell back and forth between mule accounts to bump up the average =)
August 13 2008 1:05 AM EDT
you clever trickster you.
August 13 2008 1:07 AM EDT
Last I talked with Sagger, he wasn't particularly fond of the idea of anyone manipulating the marketplace.
...then again, they can't catch everyone. At your own risk! ;)
I agree, however, that the 'Average Price' stat is flawed. Those who undercut to sell their items more quickly tend to lower it faster than those who sell for higher.
Who is this Sagger?
And people here should join GaiaOnline.com
and chill with us =)
August 13 2008 1:21 AM EDT
Sagger's the economics-focused developer.
Haha. Well, it's too much work anyways. But it's an interesting thought. I'm sure many people have done it before.
August 13 2008 1:24 AM EDT
Quite an interesting thought if you have the cash to shift around/lose :)
I, however, am not that wealthy.
Unlike you, Mr. Sage, who seem to have fallen into the hands of Lady Luck..*sigh*
lol, i went to register and my username and email was taken, didn't know i already made an account, haha. My Gaia is just about naked with boxers on with 270 Gold and 25 Cash (Do not know the worth of these, lol)
Haha. What's your username man?
smallpau1 and are houses free? Don't wanna get one yet if you guys have one, so i can get one close-by!
I wonder if my house is still around... we should make a CB village =). I think houses should be free. Check it out.
August 13 2008 1:55 AM EDT
i joined just now. username is Namdoo. :)
PM'd you =)
You know, I really like the trade system on Gaia. I wonder if CB could implement something like that. That'll make trades much cleaner and fraud-free.
*backflash to losing 40M to ABA... and it was my fault for being stupid, but yeah*
August 13 2008 4:02 AM EDT
Alucard Dracul Hellsing
"My Gaia is just about naked with boxers on with 270 Gold and 25 Cash (Do not know the worth of these, lol) "
The boxers are worthless. And you can get a couple things for 270 gold, though not much. The cash is used in the Gaia Cash shop. Though I don't think there's much for $25...
But with the dailies and the randomly awarded gold for just simply visiting pages or going through towns, you'll have a decent bank account in no time ^_^
Though you won't come anywhere near my bank account without investing USD =P
For newbies! One great way to make gold is through the pinball game. And it's a fun filler time when you're waiting on CB!
what in the world is gaia online?
August 14 2008 12:02 AM EDT
what is it? not what's the URL. xD what's the point of playing gaia online? do i get to blow stuff up? watch stuff bleed? breed pets and watch them blow stuff up?
August 14 2008 12:27 AM EDT
The point is entertainment.
There's a lot of things to do there, not just one.
Get gold, dress up your avatar, walk around towns, jigsaw puzzles, PINBALL, minishops, design your own home, design your own car, race with your car, pwn, get pwnd, play the marketplace, etc.
They seriously have a cinema where you can watch real movies? I dont have time to look into it, thought maybe you all have done that already, =)
Woah dude, you're right! I never knew you could watch REAL movies on Gaia! Men in Black? The Matrix? The Karate Kid? Oh wow... free too! Let's get together a CB movie night! Even though everyone's in different timezones.
I'm checking out the Underworld, if anyone's interested now. Apparently you don't have to be a gaia member to watch: http://www.gaiaonline.com/games/launch.php?g=cinema&mid=178&ip=22.214.171.124&rn=pu_178_0020_002&st=103&_gaia_t_=122
Change my mind, watching MIB right now!
WOAH! I didn't see the cinemas! For those of you who are wondering how to find this feature, go to Gaia Online and navigate to world > cinemas, or simply go to this page
. (w00h! I made a link! Oh what joy!) Also, you can see other peoples' avatars in a movie theater so a CB movie night out would be pretty cool. =P
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