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 Post subject: Allowing free land
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:20 pm 
Furious Typer
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Is it worth it?

Let me be clear, I've given away free regions to people, and I'm not so sure they even visit anymore, let alone use them. Is it worth my bandwidth to keep them going?

I'm thinking of sending an in world message giving them 1 week to reply, and if there isn't any reply, trash their land. Is this reasonable?

And more to the point, is offering free land worth it at all, or should I simply go with a real money cost?

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 Post subject: Re: Allowing free land
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:25 pm 
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Check their last login
for example: http://name2key.osgrid.org/last.php?uid ... 947a04fd86


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 Post subject: Re: Allowing free land
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:35 am 
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When I offered free homesteads, users had to show up at least once a month. If they didn't show for 30 days, I took the lot back, unless we had made prior arrangements. That link the Dan left is very handy. Keeping track was a bit of a pain, but not that bad. A script could probably do it.


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 Post subject: Re: Allowing free land
PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:25 am 
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Seems it's not an issue now. They've gone, and took all their crap with them. No thank you, kiss my ass or anything. And this after I terraformed it especially for them.

I'm done giving free land.

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 Post subject: Re: Allowing free land
PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:19 am 
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At least they cleaned up their mess ;)


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