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Aneron

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I always intended to cancel my membership before going off to college, but I wasn't sure how difficult it would be. I probably wasn't expecting it to be this early (this is my senior year of high school), but during bonus xp weekend while I was grinding construction, it just occurred to me that I enjoy almost nothing in this game now. Since getting 99 slayer a year and a half ago, I've done various skilling projects, and gotten a pretty good bit of xp past 99 in slayer. For awhile I wondered if slaying indefinitely would be my occupation once I was finished with everything else, but it's too mind-numbing, and I'd rather not be doing something on scape that I don't enjoy than something outside of scape which if nothing else would probably contribute more to my real world well-being.

 

A brief history of my account, it was created during the fall of 2004. I didn't have a home computer until about a year after that, but I did play occasionally at a friend's house and the library where my mom works so I'm counting that year. :P I don't recall exactly when I got p2p, but I think that I did a summer and cancelled, a december and cancelled, another summer, another december, and then on spring break I bought it and just kept it (that would be in 2007 I think). In the midst of all that bouncing back and forth I got 99 firemaking and cooking. After that, I really devoted myself to combat, maxing magic and hitpoints at rock lobsters summer 2008 first, then getting 99 prayer a bit later that fall (funded by sara godwars). I slayed through the winter, maxing ranged and summoning, then my three melees, and then slayer spring 2009. Since then I've done random monster hunting and chillling with my friends and skilling, really. This year I also picked up the habit of merchanting, which was really the only thing I did consistently.

 

The fact of the matter is that most of the things in scape are pretty dull. Corp and dungeoneering aren't too bad, but I don't think they're worth $5/month just for the privilege of being able to waste time on them. Honestly there are funorb games which are more engaging than runescape's most challenging gameplay. So I'm ending my membership now with no regrets for the time I've spent on this game - I've made some excellent friends, whom I hope to keep in touch with as all of us go to college. Specifically I'd like to thank:

 

Alex for being cool and nice to talk to, and saving me from teh rc pkers

Nick for keeping the pimp hand strong

Raider for teaching me the very important lesson that "money in teh hands of newbs is just money that has not yet been given to me threw the ge"

Tanner for always banning e8

Cav for making me aspire to be more efficient, and being awesome

Conner for being funny and yet thought-provoking

Simon for being great at monster hunting

Brent probably won't see this, but thanks for giving me one of your spare santas when a friend took mine :(

 

To keep this from being too obnoxious, thanks to Gremmy and Chad and Chris and Matt and Officercarl and Jeroen and e8 and Gaige and Spa and everyone I missed as well. You guys are awesome.

 

On to the part we all care about.

 

WHAT I ACCOMPLISHED:

 

Here's my closing bank:

 

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I estimate that 350-500M of that was generated since the beginning of 2010 via merching; it's definitely an activity I'd recommend for people who like fast xp and nice items. To those who say it's wrong, I'd like to point out that merchants are making money off of you as I type. What can you do but merch back, and as long as everyone does it the system will break even. All that flipping does anyways is keep the market fluid.

 

Here's a bob to give an idea of my net:

 

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And here are my closing stats:

 

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In about 6 years, I played scape for 213 days even. That means that during those 6 years, 9.7% of my total time was spent on scape, not to mention time on forums etc. This is 14.6% of my waking hours assuming that I slept an average of 8 hours per night, or 29.2% of my free time, assuming 8 hours of school every single day, which wasn't the case of course lol.

 

During these 213 days (5112 hours) I gained almost exactly 300 million experience, meaning I averaged 58.7k xp/hour - could be worse.

 

Notable things I did:

- get a lot of hilts

- get a draconic visage (this didn't happen until I did the karamja elite diary a week ago actually haha)

- either top or get #2 on runemonkey for something one day (was when I did rock lobs for magic/hp)

- lose an ags pking

- do every quest, and love them

- be recognized by a complete stranger for my ranking on the hiscores (was when this pic was current, check teh summoning)

 

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Things I didn't do:

- be good at pking

- place well in a tsg slayer competition

- be an active participant in a serious clan

- solo a hilt, despite 4-500 solo kills

- get a sigil, although I didn't kill corp enough to deserve one anyways

 

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That's all I've got. Grats if you read this far, feel free to rate me haha. I'm glad I found a game that gave me so many good times. I'll probably be on arcanists for awhile yet. :P

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Oh god no :(


Dragon drops: 82 (2 claws)

Dagannoth kings drops: 73

Barrows item count: 51

GWD drops: 54 (5 hilts: 1x bandos, 3x saradomin, 1x zamorak)

Whips: 4

Sigils: 1x spectral (FFA), 1x arcane (FFA)

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Awwww no... These things do happen I suppose. For the sake of it, 9,001 / 10.

Let me tell you, your blog was what I read sometimes while mindlessly grinding for hours, which I did enjoy (reading your blog that is, not grinding :P). Good luck in the future :thumbsup:

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First time in 3 years I've seen Alix spelled correctly.

 

Hope you enjoy college, and by that I mean getting annihilated hammered ass drunk on a Tuesday then realizing you have an 8 am exam at about 6 am when your puking your guts out.

In all seriousness #aod enjoyed having you around and you will be missed. No homo. !kb Das_captial

peace out


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Well dude, if the same that happened to me happens to you, I'll be seeing you in one or 2 years or so :P Until then, if that day ever comes, have fun man. Gl in college

And grats on all those achievements btw! Dunno what you merched but nice :D


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wattt y no mention me. </3 u bettar halp me with college next yr tho. go to mai skool pls.


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GWD: 3x Saradomin Sword, 2x Saradomin Hilt, 2X B Boots, 1x Tasset, 2X B Plate, 2X Shard, 1X D Med

TDs: 3x Solo Claws, 1x Solo Armour Piece

99 Untrimmed HP, 0% Pc'd and before Soul Wars -- Trimmed July 1, 2009

First Untrimmed HP Cape to 96 summon, top 300 to 96 summon

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hope ya die.

 

Thanks for all the help Anerawn.

 

ILU


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My Xbox gamertag is Wat Is Aim

 

Currently on back on RS :D.

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Thanks everyone. I edited in a few people who were hiding in obscure corners of my friendslist when I wrote the post initially.

 

@Vold I kind of hope not haha. I don't expect to have much free time in colllege, particularly if I get in some of the places I hope to. After that though, who knows? I was kind of looking forwards to stellar dawn actually heh. For now I need to focus though.

 

@Nick thanks, we'll stay in touch of course.

 

@Hoob thanks, and no we haven't :< hope you've been well? =p

 

@Chris thanks

 

@Gremmy yeah sorry =p, I'll get you some contact info and I'll still try to come in IRC regularly

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Wow, the inbreds get a sentence and i dont. fu aneron. pls gtfo


R.I.P Shiva and The Old Nite

Visit My Huge Goals!!! <---- Click This

My Pk Gallery

supdefnubew6.png

GWD: 3x Saradomin Sword, 2x Saradomin Hilt, 2X B Boots, 1x Tasset, 2X B Plate, 2X Shard, 1X D Med

TDs: 3x Solo Claws, 1x Solo Armour Piece

99 Untrimmed HP, 0% Pc'd and before Soul Wars -- Trimmed July 1, 2009

First Untrimmed HP Cape to 96 summon, top 300 to 96 summon

Proud owner of the strength, magic, range, and hitpoints capes.

Spa_Ins/LOLCANADA on IRC.

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I've always thought you were pretty badass. I've always enjoyed reading your posts, too.

 

Good luck with college. It's tough, but MUCH better than high school. :thumbup:


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To put it bluntly, [bleep] off.

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It's tough but not tough enough to quit a hobby :smile: I'm sure you'll return when you become bored of other time wastes, nice stats and bank. 10.


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Totally didn't expect this yet, But definitally gunna miss you man, Make sure you stop in #AOD sometime to talk :P. Had lotsa fun monster hunting with you and talking to you in #aod (and having epic debates! XD). Anyways take care man, Had quite a bit of fun with you haha. Have fun in college don't party too much :P.


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5,999th To 99 Woodcutting Achieved June 27, 2007

66,931st To 99 Strength Achieved January 23rd, 2009

Draconic Visage: 1+ \\ DK Drops: 169+ \\ GWD Drops: 74+

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Goodbye Carl, 10/10. It has been nice knowing you, although we haven't spoken much all of the failed highlights in #aod make me remember you every day. I wish you all the best for wherever you wish to take your life from here. Hopefully I'll see you about still.


RIP Michaelangelopolous

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cya mate :(, though ive never rally known you well, i recognise you from around tif. cya, and 1010/10 on bob+stats.

 

ps:YOU;LL BE BACK MARK MY WORDS!


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You've certainly done well for yourself for the time that you did play.

 

I've tried to quit before, getting bored of Runescape, but would then find that whatever else I did was just as boring, if not worse.

 

I have a feeling you might come back, Runescape has a somewhat unique taste to it, but if you don't, I hope you have a good life. :)

 

Good luck with college. :)

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lol.. you've played as much as me and yet the xp that you've gotten is much more.

 

I feel so inefficient ;-;

 

All the best in your future endeavours.


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Cya mate, keep in touch! You were one of my oldest friends and I still remember your first 99 like it was yesterday, I vidded it and put it on YT with the song Will Smith - Partystarter lmao

 

And I remember that guy stealing your santa god where are the times, goodluck in real life

 

69/69 fosho ;)


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you [bleep], quit when i come back?!?! :evil:

 

you had the best run out of pretty much all of us man, and still had fun while doing it

gonna miss those good times good luck in the future bro

 

but ill know youll come back, especially when im playing again hehehe

 

peace out man have a good one

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Thanks for leaving my name out. I thought we were friends on Facebook, but maybe I'm mistaken. PM me info to stay in touch man.

 

10/10 for everything you have accomplished and -2/10 for leaving my name off the list.

 

peace,

Vann

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