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Calleo
05.19.2014 , 05:02 PM | #81
Quote: Originally Posted by Sidenti View Post
No, just a bit of contempt and pity for a group of people that apparently can't solve their own problems and need reassurance from a game company about an issue where solutions are readily improvised (IM, voice, etc.)

Honestly, this lot kinda comes off as whiny and a little petulant. That may not be the intent, but that's the observation.

If it's as bad and horrible and soul-crushing as some have made it out to be, I wholly and strongly encourage you to find another game. -bp
A) I never said it was "bad", "horrible", or "soul crushing". It is, however, a mechanic that is widely used on RP servers and, as it is supposed to work and hasn't for nearly a month not with the only update being, "We fixed it" (when that's clearly not the case) it does tend to make one feel like it's being slightly ignored.

B) There is no solution that we can do for a code issue.

C) "Just use IM"? Well, in that case--why bother with the game at all?

Just because it's not a feature of the game that you use/used regularly and it therefore doesn't impact you much doesn't mean that people who do use the function being slightly upset that they were told it was fixed when it wasn't, then got radio silence as a response when that was pointed out doesn't make them 'whiny'.
It does, however, make you a bit of a jerk.

I don't PvP, and you certainly don't see me in threads discussing issues/bugs with PvP mechanics or warzones going on about how everyone there is being whiny about it and should just figure out how to make it work or suck it up and cope.

The complaint about cross faction chat being broken is a very legitimate complaint; even beyond RP purposes, it breaks party chat, ops chat, /s and emotes if there are people from the opposite faction in range, even if you're NOT trying to speak directly to them.

If you don't have anything helpful to add to this thread, I wholly and strongly encourage you to find another one to post in.

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LanceCorporalDan
05.19.2014 , 06:34 PM | #82
Quote: Originally Posted by Sidenti View Post
No, just a bit of contempt and pity for a group of people that apparently can't solve their own problems and need reassurance from a game company about an issue where solutions are readily improvised (IM, voice, etc.)

Honestly, this lot kinda comes off as whiny and a little petulant. That may not be the intent, but that's the observation.

If it's as bad and horrible and soul-crushing as some have made it out to be, I wholly and strongly encourage you to find another game. -bp
Please tell me how to solve an in game bug? Out of game communication doesn't always work when a lot of the chat happens spontaneously. Yes we have resorted to using messages on forums and our guild websites etc. However this is an inconvenience that shouldn't be inflicted on the playerbase imo.
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Sirolar
05.20.2014 , 11:18 AM | #83
As expected it's still there after the patch and no further message from anyone responsible.

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Houzukimaru
05.20.2014 , 04:52 PM | #84
I got my hopes up that it would be accidentally fixed with the Preferred Chat Restriction change.
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Houzukimaru
06.03.2014 , 03:21 PM | #85
Work-arounds aside, this is still persistent and making any impromptu RP impossible. On the other hand, I'm getting the hang of RPing through emotes alone, kinda like Silent Bob.
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BrianDavion
06.03.2014 , 03:50 PM | #86
Can a dev give some sort of sitrep on this bug? I know it seems minor but it's hurting roleplayers pretty bad.

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TaitWatson
06.03.2014 , 04:07 PM | #87 This is the last staff post in this thread.  
Quote: Originally Posted by BrianDavion View Post
Can a dev give some sort of sitrep on this bug? I know it seems minor but it's hurting roleplayers pretty bad.
This was addressed in the Bug Report forums earlier today. We are making a change to the spam filter in 2.8 that should alleviate the issue.
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LanceCorporalDan
06.03.2014 , 04:12 PM | #88
Quote: Originally Posted by Houzukimaru View Post
Work-arounds aside, this is still persistent and making any impromptu RP impossible. On the other hand, I'm getting the hang of RPing through emotes alone, kinda like Silent Bob.
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Houzukimaru
06.03.2014 , 04:18 PM | #89
Here's hoping the change to the spam filter fixes it, just 1 more week of this then. It's good to have a formal answer after a little over a month.
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XiamaraSimi
06.03.2014 , 04:28 PM | #90
I have to wonder... people talking in say gets killed as spam... yet the spambots get to go nuts in yell/general with no impact... logic?
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