UO:Renaissance - Thieving perfected (ongoing thread)

Discussion in 'The Salty Dog Tavern' started by BlackEye, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. Halabinder

    Halabinder Well-Known Member

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    Houselooting sure... but nobody ever broke my heart in UO. I had someone talk to me who believed I was their younger brother in another lifetime while playing RIFT a few years ago, but I think she was selling something... Like litterally... she sold readings about your past life or something lol
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  2. ElleFeyRa

    ElleFeyRa Well-Known Member

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    So this can get back to being a filthy thieving thread I am simply liquefying my assets as remaking 14 characters will take a certain sum of gold and the like. A portion of the funds is going for funding to Zyler's fishing tournaments as well. When i leave UO it won't be because an individual or group of people. It will be because i'm simply not enjoying the game.
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  3. Crotaro

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    So there I stood in the wilderness. On my way to Shame, sneaking past the lethal environment.
    I didn't expect to meet another soul outside, but there Lumbo stood. A blue-robed knight who I've observed just half an hour earlier at the Britain bank. I checked his pockets carefully back then, but they were pretty lightweight. I followed him unsuspiciously a little way through town but lost him at some corner of the city.

    But there Lumbo stood; again. His sword was slicing through ratmen and giant spiders and moving air particles and whenever he stood still to concentrate on fighting I took the chance to weigh his pockets for something useful.
    Then it happened, I stepped on a twig and fell prey to Lumbo's eyes, although I was a bit away from him. I quickly improvised, ran up to a ratma, let him whack me and ran to Lumbo, crying for help.
    He took the bait and he sliced the smelly humanrat and I punched the humanrat (Lumbo didn't see me taking a peek at his pile of gold in the bags) and he chopped the ratman and as the ratman fell so did a few coins into my pocket. I quickly dashed for cover, Lumbo apparently had no idea as he went on to slashing and bashing.
    I felt brave now. I ran up to Lumbo again, after I felt safe once more, and while he whacked a huge, barren tree I swiftly ran my sneaky fingers through his bags a second time....and I touched his butt I feel, as he squeaked slightly. I jumped back and then assaulted his pockets a third time, and there I had it. A rune. I ran away as fast as I could and as I ran away I read signs on the rune saying "HOME". This could be an opportunity!
    A few hundred worth of coins and a rune...a noble lifter as myself has to start somewhere, right?
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    Thank you, blue-robed knight! We shall meet again~
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  4. Halabinder

    Halabinder Well-Known Member

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    Well written adventure @Crotaro I look forward to reading more of your stories in the future.
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  5. Crotaro

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    Haha thanks, got my butt handed to me just a little bit later, when I went into the dungeon to seek my fortune, but it was fun evading this now-Nemesis of mine for a few minutes while he was searching for me (curious why he didn't spam these terrible words "Wis Quas" earlier)
    EDIT PS: It probably was more like a minute or two that the cat-and-mouse-game went on, but it felt like tens of minutes, so thanks for that :3

    *pumps fist in the general direction of Angeliq*
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    wylwrk Well-Known Member

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    Oh geeze... you ever get that creepy feeling like you're being watched?

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  7. Crotaro

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    *erotically wiggles his hand through the air* This is not the scruffy-looking-nerf-herding scoundrel you're looking for

    PS: Seriously though, thanks for providing the probably single one "NPC" that has a searchable backpack and isn't constantly waggling around town :D
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  8. OptimisticSam

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    I was loitering on the Britain bank roof, as per usual. When appeared in the distance a nice blue moon gate. Following the wisdom of many an aged thief, I quickly jumped through, only to find myself in the midst of a forest - surrounded by three players and their dragons. But what else? A house!

    I quickly stealthed away, as I had mistakenly come through the moon gate unhidden. By some great luck, nobody had seen ol' Gestas. I slowly snooped back to the front door, just as they all bounded inside. I decided to have a look, and quickly snuck in.

    They loitered about, not talking, as I crept upstairs and wedged myself in the corner. At once, they all bounded up the stairs and filled the top room. Thinking I was surely caught, I hunkered down... and lady luck shown again as they ran out back outside.

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    Wasting no time, I got down to work, rifling through every container that could be found. Bumped into a man working the loom downstairs, but he didn't seem to notice! All in all, made off with quite the haul. ~6 scrolls, ~15 AMIBs, and quite a few SOSs, plus some shiny plat and holiday coin, and a few BOD books.

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    As is often the case, the owner was exceedingly reckless, no table wall, never revealing a single time - and keeping so much great loot in unsecured containers! It would be unjust of me to not provide the lesson that was sorely needed - in a way, I was providing a much needed service.

    I have a few recent adventures to post - more to come soon!
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    Why wouldn't that stuff be in a secure.......

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