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#1 Lilroo503

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 06:34 AM

Hey

Just a quick post to let you know that we are rethinking the idea of bonus XP weekends. We have run these for the last few years and whilst they are quite rewarding, there are some big negatives to the way they work.

We certainly want to do XP promotions in the future, but what form they will take, we just don’t know yet. We wanted to let you know nice and early, so, to those of you buying stocks up trying to make a quick profit or preparing for future bonus XP weekends... don’t!

Actually, we're organizing some other great member’s rewards for the latter part of the year, so keep reading the news to find out what we have planned.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 06:40 AM

I wonder if they'll do something like the Mad May necklace instead, that could be a way to satisfy those who rely on bonus weekends.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 06:41 AM

*cough* I got over 10k herb from monster drops and kingdom on my bank *cough*
I guess I'll have to train my herblore the normal/expensive way :(
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Posted 15 July 2012 - 06:49 AM

*We certainly want to do XP promotions in the future*
Wonder what "promotion" they're going to use next...

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 06:53 AM

I saw what they did there, before they even did it.

A SoF promotion on the horizon.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 07:01 AM

there goes my 99 cheap herb <.<

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 07:11 AM

*We certainly want to do XP promotions in the future*
Wonder what "promotion" they're going to use next...


Not really sure how they're going to promote XP if it's not during a bonus XP weekend...unless it's some sort of item you have to buy.
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Posted 15 July 2012 - 08:05 AM

inb4 SoF item...

What am I gonna do with all these antifires now?

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 08:59 AM

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 09:21 AM

Not really a fan of Bonus Xp weekend. Always makes prices rise to the roof.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 09:21 AM

they should have said it right after the last one, I was saving up stuff :s

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 09:23 AM

You could still keep saving for whenever bots are next removed. Will likely have an price boost for a while.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 09:43 AM

Man, I was really looking forward to the next bonus xp weekend too, oh well :/
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Posted 15 July 2012 - 09:47 AM

I always used those but never took for granted that there is going to be another one so I am not terribly bothered over it. Allthough I do understand that some people were making long-reaching plans.

Just worried that the alternative will be something horribly annoying and SoF-related.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 09:57 AM

oh well.... i really enjoyed the bonus exp weekends but it won't kill me if they are removed... what if though.... this is just a ploy to get people to sell there stuff and they release it without anymore than a day or 2 annoucment hehe... no time to hoard.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 10:06 AM

I only did fire making during the events so its no big deal for me

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 10:19 AM

oh well.... i really enjoyed the bonus exp weekends but it won't kill me if they are removed... what if though.... this is just a ploy to get people to sell there stuff and they release it without anymore than a day or 2 annoucment hehe... no time to hoard.


Well, they did say they were just "rethinking" it, never really said definitely either way.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 11:04 AM

After they nerfed summoning, I kinda lost hope in bxpw's. Had hoped to get some easy herblore levels though.

On the bright side, I can sell all those bird nests I have saved up for lots o' money. And with my newly acquired factory outfit, I'll be forced to train the slow and profitable way. :F

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 11:13 AM

Defo gonna be something to do with SoF...
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Posted 15 July 2012 - 11:47 AM

I enjoyed it when they did them, but not sad to see them go. No telling what's up their sleeves now.
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