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07-31-2003, 01:10 PM
Same place, same frogs.
I gated in last Monday to kill some more giants for the usual loot (I'm at 549 AA, so I'm maxxed out as far as AAs go, and any AA XP is just going to the 30 point buffer at this point). I'm not after frogs, although I use a charmed one. No one is around killing frogs, as it turns out, so I grab one that's wandering by for a pet.
After I kill several giants, I hear the following ooc: "&*Fk who's the frog jew??" First time I've heard this sort of idiocy in EQ, amazingly enough. It's some little level 59 necro bigot who appears to be working on his KKK merit badges. I detest /ooc fights about as much as I detest bigots, so I figure the best way to make my point is to immediately start killing all the frogs I see.
Unfortunately, he goes LD or camps before I can make my point. *shrugs*
Two nights ago: same place, same frogs, and same bigot.
I gate in for more giant killing. Absolutely no one is around on tracking, and the wandering frogs are fully popped. I kill several in the course of few minutes in order to keep them off my back while killing giants (I've been killed by them that way before), plus, the XP is nice.
After about 20 min, the fledgling KKK necro comes up, looks at me, and says, "FF are camped!" Since it's the bigot, I point out that I've killed the last 8 frogs, he wasn't here, and he ought to be logging off to wash his white sheets.
He cusses, calls me an unpleasant name or two, then tries grabbing two giants to FD train on me. He sends me a tell saying that he hopes I have exodus. I take care of them, of course. Without using exodus.
He tries again with more giants, so I just evac out and gate back immediately to recharm my frog, avoiding the giants. He can't get up because he's FDed underneath them, so I go off and kill the frog repops.
10 minutes or so later I see him coming with another set of giants. I've prepared for him this time by hasting my frog and SoWing it (you really don't have to snare your pet frog to kill mobs if you don't want to...SoWing does have its advantages!).
As he comes up to where I am standing with my frog and starts casting his FD spell, I exodus. Of course, my frog starts nailing him. I gate back in time to see him running off in the distance to the tunnel, with my frog and several giants in pursuit. I don't know if they ever caught him....:)
07-31-2003, 01:19 PM
All I have to say is, way to be. I love these stories, lol.
Scirocco, just because of your stories, I'm getting LR5 next :)
07-31-2003, 01:28 PM
<blockquote><strong><em>Quote:</em></strong><hr>He can't get up because he's FDed underneath them, so I go off and kill the frog repops.[/quote]
You should have healed the A-hole, while he was lying there FD.
07-31-2003, 02:02 PM
Hah! Good going, Scirocco. Why don't you /report and /petition these creeps? All of Drinal would probably thank you.
07-31-2003, 02:23 PM
I have always preferred self-help....:)
Actually, he started doing the same thing to one of my guildmates later that same evening...about as nice an enchanter as you would want to meet. She tried to talk him down and reason with him, but he kept up. She reported him, a guide showed up and gave him a simple warning.
She sent me a tell the next day describing what happened, and saying she was never going to waste her time with guides again.
My thought is that since killing the frogs matters so much to these twits, my best response is to simply kill all the frogs (or almost all) and shrug off their attempts to kill me. The more time they waste trying to train me, the less time they are spending getting XP. Meanwhile, I kill all the frogs and get some cheap entertainment to relieve the tedium of watching the AA XP roll in....:)
P.S. I don't believe healing the necro would have transferred aggro anymore. Regardless, I'd rather have him there underneath them helplessly watching me kill frogs...:)
07-31-2003, 03:15 PM
this story deserves a /CACKLE!
07-31-2003, 03:23 PM
Scirocco, I like your style in these hilarious frog wars. Next time, you should goad him into spouting some more racist crap then /report it. That's usually the quickest route to a permaban for idiots like that.
You have to almost feel sorry for that necro when all his attempts at training and flaming backfire and work to your advantage instead. I can just picture him becoming apoplectic and going red in the face behind the keyboard while you continue calmly about your business.
It's nice to see that the anti-social EQ punks don't always win.
07-31-2003, 04:37 PM
These stories are always a good read. Especially since so many of us can relate to them. Keep writing them, I enjoy the laugh.
07-31-2003, 04:53 PM
I love the Frog Wars saga :)
07-31-2003, 05:06 PM
I have a feeling if you *ever* get rez or something like that, your solo abilities in places like these will be nerfed to hell and back.
07-31-2003, 05:29 PM
So who wants res? I certainly don't!
07-31-2003, 06:17 PM
ill admit that i was one of the assholes once that told you FF was camped only to get the same response "do these dead bodies look like frogs to you" lol thats when i was 63 and gimp with no CoT spell of my own and doing the kite group thing. Now when i actually have the spell, the kiting group there makes me pissed cuz they can go to hoh whereass druid dont have that luxury for charming >.< Altho for the hell of it i devised another tactic for using snakes and bears as a pet for soloing.. not exactly efficient but something to do when its a dumbass guildy in the kiting group and i dont feel like getting them all bitchy. seems FF is always camped on drinal, and to think i advented that kiting group so much.... now it is a bane =( i just want to kill giants and then return the frog to its natural habitat /sigh
07-31-2003, 06:40 PM
You are paying for past sins...:)
07-31-2003, 07:01 PM
<blockquote><strong><em>Quote:</em></strong><hr>You should have healed the A-hole, while he was lying there FD.[/quote]
Pretty sure the way it works is, if the heal is being cast before the FDer feigns but lands after he feigns, FD fails. If you start to cast after he feigns, it doesn't break feign. Never really bothered to play with my necro's life to find out if that's the case or not, but that's what I've been told.
So, if I'm right, if you see him coming at you and time your heal right, you could really ruin his evening.
07-31-2003, 07:50 PM
Casting on another player will never break the feign. All it can do in that instance is transfer the aggro to the caster. That's the only reason fd pullers dont like to be healed until they say so... it's to prevent TPW.
07-31-2003, 10:21 PM
Only way i know of to break FD is get them caught in an ae.
Used to do that in lguk when i was camping assassin for a friend's mask, some level 13 rogue was hiding there, and he'd come back like every 20-30 min and ask if i'd get him a mask after i got my friends (I told him no from the beginning), so I started pulling wizard frogs, and getting him hit with their ae snare (and at level 13 it always landed), so 7 hours later, I got mask for friend (h8 that camp) got him ae snared one more time and ported out.
08-01-2003, 03:21 AM
"&*Fk who's the frog jew??"
I believe racial slurring is a bannable offense. But then again, as your friend found out, that isn't enforced any more than any other rule.
08-01-2003, 05:25 AM
Great story, I actually check TDG now just to read em :)
Kudos to your talent and aa's/gear to not have to continually gate or exodus to deal with these young-ins.
Just when you think 200 aa's is enough, people with 549 still enjoy killing mobs :)
Everyone who's tactics/elemental flagged seems to avoid PoS/PoV with every fiber in their pixelized body!
08-01-2003, 05:51 AM
I love these stories, they make me laugh. I tend to avoid grouping in PoS/PoV but I like soloing or being with a small group of friends in PoS.
08-20-2003, 03:37 PM
You should by no means read the "Protecting the Pineapple" (http://pub149.ezboard.com/fthedruidsgroverants.showMessage?topicID=1143.topi c) thread in Unkempt because there is no foreign movie on the life and times of Scirocco, the Frog-snatcher, or so Bric tells us.
08-20-2003, 04:07 PM
This comment read pretty racist to me - please PM me or reply to this thread if you think that I am incorrect and/or reading it wrong.</em>
08-20-2003, 04:51 PM
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I sure hope you were kidding.
Elder Primero Aventurero
08-20-2003, 06:04 PM
:evil: :rolleyes: :evil:
Bloodurst - I love your sig, but do you think you could bring it down in size a bit? We'd like to keep them to 30-45k =)
08-21-2003, 06:02 AM
all i said was scirocco should wash his mouth out with soap, and you say thats racist, please, i gotta hear this one out
everyone jumps on the blah blah ur racist bang wagon, u crazy sobs
08-21-2003, 07:40 AM
Okay, lemme show you what I read...
Scirocco talks about another player who claims to be camping frogs, even though Scir has been killing them (this feeds into the old argument around TDG that the frogs in PoS can/cannot be camped). Scir then quotes this person as saying "&*Fk who's the frog jew??" and that this person then on repeated occasions has tried to train Scir to death.
"&*Fk who's the frog jew??" is a racial slur, a bannable offense from Everquest and certainly not tolerated as a first person comment on these boards.
Other folks post, commending to hear Scir's story and how this person is unable to train him to death, etc.
Then you post your comment "Scirocco, to me it sounds like you're the one with the biggoted view, just one look at your post shows many biased view points, perhaps you should go wash your mouth as he washes his sheets".
So by calling Scirocco a bigot, you then put yourself in the same camp as the person using the racial slur.
And with your post today, you're certainly not helping yourself.
Now, if you can intelligently explain why I am reading this incorrectly, please enlighten me. =)
08-21-2003, 08:53 AM
I don't think what he said was racist, it was just extremely stupid.
08-21-2003, 02:06 PM
Last person to mention anything anti-semetic to me in game got trained hard. Repeatedly =)
I happen to be on pretty good terms with the Guide who game...I explained the situation and they said if I'd stop, they'd forget they were petitioned for me training somewhat.
08-21-2003, 02:20 PM
<blockquote><strong><em>Quote:</em></strong><hr>I don't think what he said was racist, it was just extremely stupid. [/quote]
If calling someone a race/regligion name to imply they're cheap, cheating, stealing or whatever, isn't racist then is it okay to call someone Catholic to imply they're a child abuser?
It was both racist and stupid, the necro, not Scirocco.
08-21-2003, 02:48 PM
I wasn't talking about the necro or Scirocco.
08-21-2003, 03:42 PM
08-21-2003, 03:47 PM
08-21-2003, 06:53 PM
Sirocco, your my hero
08-22-2003, 05:36 PM
Geez, go away to the beach for a week (Hilton Head, if you care to know), and I miss all kinds of juicy posts....:)
BTW, Felicia, the reference to sheets is to the white sheets worn by members of the KKK. After some thought, and finding out that you are not a US citizen, I suspect you took it as some reference to the Middle East conflict.
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