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Panda Race?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Ivor_MacGregor, Mar 30, 2012.

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Do you want a Panda Race?

  1. No

    44 vote(s)
    55.0%
  2. Yes

    29 vote(s)
    36.3%
  3. I don't care either way

    7 vote(s)
    8.8%
  1. Ivor_MacGregor

    Ivor_MacGregor Journeyman

    EA just posted plans about a Panda race for UO. I will personally quit if they do. How do you feel?
     
  2. Deaol

    Deaol Lore Master Stratics Veteran

    First off... make one thread. Second.. your gullible.
     
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  3. Ivor_MacGregor

    Ivor_MacGregor Journeyman

    first off who cares. Second, it is "you're", or "you are."
     
  4. Flutter

    Flutter Social Marketing Manager Senior Staff Gamecaster Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    LOL
    Im gonna be a KungFoo Panda
     
  5. LordDrago

    LordDrago Certifiable

    Of course, that is what they said on the WoW forums when Pandas were first mentioned as an upcoming playable race. LOL. :)
     
  6. LordDrago

    LordDrago Certifiable

    I was going to vote yes in the poll just to be funny....then I wondered what would happen if the DEVS took the poll seriously. LOL


    Everybody was King-Fu fighting
    Kicks as fast as lightning
     
  7. Deaol

    Deaol Lore Master Stratics Veteran

    Thanks grammar captain, but seriously, just do us all a favor and quit.
     
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  8. Redxpanda

    Redxpanda Lore Keeper

    Pandas *rawr*

    I already got a lock on the name lol
     
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  9. Ivor_MacGregor

    Ivor_MacGregor Journeyman

    Oh "you're" just upset because "your" bash made you look foolish. Here is a tip, the next time you try to bash someone look over your own words.;)
     
  10. LordDrago

    LordDrago Certifiable

    Already working on my characters:

    Pandolf - Wizard
    Pandolf.png


    Panda Corleone - Thief
    Panda Corleone.jpg

    Dead Panda Walking - Necro

    panda_necro.jpg

    Pandalvis - Bard
    funny_musician_panda.jpg

    Panda Stallone - Warrior
    Funny Panda Got Gun.jpg
     
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  11. Redxpanda

    Redxpanda Lore Keeper

    Panda Stallone. Why didn't i think of that
     
  12. Spawn DF

    Spawn DF Adventurer Stratics Pro

    Yes, but let us skin their corpse for Panda fur. I think it could be nice deco. :devil:
     
  13. Larisa

    Larisa UO Origin News Reporter Staff Gamecaster Stratics Veteran Stratics Editor

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Alouenikah

    Alouenikah Caretaker of Sudiva

    Welp, this went from Worst Thread to Best Thread pretty quickly.
     
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  15. Nok

    Nok Lore Master Stratics Veteran

    Someone's Fu is weak. IBTL.
     
  16. Pinco

    Pinco UOEC Modder Stratics Veteran

    I think that people here takes everything too much seriously... I mean someone really can't joke here....
    If they said that they are going to add flying elephants you will quit because you hate Dumbo? :D
     
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  17. Mapper

    Mapper Crazed Zealot Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus

    Although I can only assume it's a joke, I appreciate the confusion considering it was posted March 29th and not April 1st... Duh. :eek:
     
  18. Panda Monium

    Panda Monium Guest

  19. Vyal

    Vyal Guest

  20. Aurelius

    Aurelius Babbling Loonie Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

  21. Frarc

    Frarc Stratics Legend Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus Stratics Legend


    Of course its not real but this will keep everyone distracted from what they realy going to do! They going to conquor the world and destroy it.... Most likely with Pandas and casinos! ;)
     
  22. Risso

    Risso Babbling Loonie

    Obvious panda joke aside, is the casino for real? I know I've run across that area ingame.
     
  23. aoLOLita

    aoLOLita Sage

    Why does everyone think this is a joke? Here in theWest , a Panda race is viewed with ridicule but is met with glee in the Far East . Look at how many Oriental based shards there are , and how active their version of the EA stores are. UO is a growing franchise there, and may very well be the future of UO. I'm all in favor of "Pandamonium" if i expands my game's customer base.
     
  24. Risso

    Risso Babbling Loonie

    It's a joke because when WoW announced their new panda race all the players who didn't meet it with glee went into paroxyms of rage and threatened to quit over it - seems a common tactic amongst MMO players :)
     
  25. G.v.P

    G.v.P Stratics Legend Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    lolol that mock-up is great...

    rofl....
     
  26. Woodsman

    Woodsman Guest

    Dude, Oriental is not the preferred nomenclature, Asian please.
     
  27. GalenKnighthawke

    GalenKnighthawke Grand Poobah Stratics Veteran

  28. GalenKnighthawke

    GalenKnighthawke Grand Poobah Stratics Veteran

  29. GalenKnighthawke

    GalenKnighthawke Grand Poobah Stratics Veteran

  30. Sevin0oo0

    Sevin0oo0 Guest

    Hmmm, our content has been on the 'lacking' side for how many months now, and still is?
    no expansions or really anything new since when?
    Many old plans put on the back burner?
    Anniversary coming up, but Nothing special to offer?
    so... What's them Dev's been doing?
    A new race, really just a joke, or just One of several to be offered? EDIT: think 'view self as...' art is probably already there


    Panpire ...I needed a sammie anyways - customizable teeth - i want fangs
     
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  31. Surgeries

    Surgeries Grand Poobah

    Although I am not sure I want to be a Panda (EA will need to add another character slot...)...I do know that Grammar Police like you can be quite annoying. Especially in "Your" smug and self satisfied post.

    Here is a little quote from the locked thread about Pandas that you started...it is post #13:

    Now...it is important to note that I only do this to fully demonstrate that even you, Ivor, may make grammatical and/or spelling errors at times. I am fully aware of my foibles and errors...but you seem to wear a shiny badge of Grammar Police on your Forum Chest...particularly when YOU got fooled by EA for a "Panda Race". :eek:

    If you read that sentence from Post #13 in the previous thread, one can quickly discern that you used the word "Passed" when in fact the word that would be grammatically correct would be "Past".

    See how that works? Used in context..."EA was past the point of fooling around long ago" and "EA passed the point of fooling around long ago."

    There you have it.

    Do you own a cat? It may need some attention now...o_O
     
  32. Sevin0oo0

    Sevin0oo0 Guest

    Does anybody really think EA would publicly make fun of another competitor ... really? cheap, childish
    As folks know, things are planned many, many months in advance, how you know this wasn't planned first by UO, and leaked by a disgruntled ex-employee?
     
  33. mana hit

    mana hit Lore Master

    smack!
     
  34. RaDian FlGith

    RaDian FlGith Babbling Loonie

    This is the problem with companies jumping the gun on April Fool's Day... no one knows whether to take them seriously or not.

    It's an April Fool's Joke.

    It's just extremely early.

    Le. Sigh.
     
  35. Sevin0oo0

    Sevin0oo0 Guest

    copied from UO guide:
    Hibernate * A Panda can lower body temperature, slow breathing and lower metabolic rate to conserve energy.
    Pandas receive +4 Stamina Regeneration which stacks with Focus.
    Spraying * In situations of great danger, a Panda's natural ferocity will take over, granting deadly power at the cost of defenses.
    15% Damage Bonus and +3% Spell Damage Increase for each 20% health lost from maximum health (60% weapon damage bonus cap and 12% spell damage bonus cap).

    A collaborated joke, complete with numbers?
     
  36. Haddy G

    Haddy G Journeyman Stratics Veteran

    I guess you would need to drink a lot for this ability to work.:D Unless your actually doing a number 2. o_O
     
  37. TheGrimmOmen

    TheGrimmOmen UO Legend VIP

    +10 points for "paroxyms"
     
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  38. GalenKnighthawke

    GalenKnighthawke Grand Poobah Stratics Veteran

    Pandas' perma-casting of the feeblemind spell needs to be nerfed immediately.

    -Galen's player
     
  39. Ender

    Ender Babbling Loonie Stratics Veteran

    They really should check their calendars better.
     
  40. Flutter

    Flutter Social Marketing Manager Senior Staff Gamecaster Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Dammit no one told me there would be points. This is so unfair. The dev team should really let us know if there's going to be points. I bet whoever typed "paroxyms" knew ahead of time there would be points. I bet they have you on ICQ and you are friends with them on Facebook. I'm very angry. I am going to close my 47 accounts because of this.
    Stupid points. Terrible idea.
     
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  41. old gypsy

    old gypsy Crazed Zealot

    PITMUCK

    I voted that I don't care either way, mainly because I wouldn't want to put a damper on things for players who might enjoy this. However, my personal inner reaction to the idea of pandas in UO is.... Oh, NOOOOOOO!
     
  42. ShadowTrauma

    ShadowTrauma Seasoned Veteran

    :postpics:

    and

    :mylittlepony:

    enjoy. :)
     
  43. puni666

    puni666 Slightly Crazed

    The next introduction of new not well though out content... woopie.. Hell the last poorly thought out expansion/race hasn't even been properly balanced yet..

    I really hope it's fake.. :/
     
  44. Poo

    Poo Grand Poobah Stratics Veteran Staff Alumnus Stratics Legend

    4H

    i think its about high time those lazy pandas earned their keep!
    "oh look at us, we are on the endangered list and we eat bamboo"

    nope, no free rides!

    put a collar on them and teach them to answer phones and we can put them to work at the EA call center!
     
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  45. Larisa

    Larisa UO Origin News Reporter Staff Gamecaster Stratics Veteran Stratics Editor

    You do realize that every bamboo plant, no matter where it is..dies every 7 years....that's a fact...these poor pandas go STARVING every 7 years...they need SOMETHING to do...geesh!
     
  46. Woodsman

    Woodsman Guest

    This kind of stuff happens more often than you think. Big gaming companies are all the time taking potshots at each other. They may tone it down at times, such as in financial reports, but in other times, such as gaming conferences, they take blatant jabs at their competitors.

    Last year when Battlefield and Call of Duty were going at it, the jabs got really pointed at times.
     
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  47. Queen Mum

    Queen Mum Babbling Loonie Staff Writer Staff Stratics Veteran

    Vote for PANDA Cookies! :p

    [​IMG]
     
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  48. Alacres

    Alacres Visitor

    I agree with you, but I wouldn't exactly call UO a legitimate competitor to that other game :p.

    Completely different strokes for completely different folks.
     
  49. Barok

    Barok Grand Inquisitor Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Hmmmmmm, pandas like this?
    [​IMG]

    or this?
    [​IMG]

    So hard to decide.....
     
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  50. LordDrago

    LordDrago Certifiable

    Doesn't matter...the points decay. Just another Grind poorly implemted syatem I guess. :)
     

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