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Perspicacity
06-03-2012, 09:29 AM
Saw something weird in the AH today on Argo. Don't really know how to explain it. see for yourselves:

http://forums.ddo.com/C:%5CUsers%5COwner%5CDesktop%5CScreenShot2
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7079/7327594722_07fa95ed5a_b.jpg


How is this possible?

BuyTiles
06-03-2012, 09:35 AM
You have buyouts of 50k for +1 tomes!

That's just crazy prices.

Oh, the time? Guess it's just some more 'quality' turbine quality control :/

phillymiket
06-03-2012, 10:16 AM
http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/5784/previewisu.jpg

I think the crazy time is when an item has passed the cut off time but hasn't yet been sent to the buyer.

The timer will go from 1 minute to crazy time to item gone.

I maybe wrong.
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thakorian
06-04-2012, 09:48 AM
http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/5784/previewisu.jpg

I think the crazy time is when an item has passed the cut off time but hasn't yet been sent to the buyer.

The timer will go from 1 minute to crazy time to item gone.

I maybe wrong.
.

No you're not.

madmaxhunter
06-04-2012, 09:52 AM
So you post something in AH, delete your toon, and it's there forever? Interesting.

Or is it posted by an elf, and AH adjusts automatically for life-span?

Chai
06-05-2012, 02:57 PM
Shopped or Turbine bug, you decide.

danotmano1998
06-05-2012, 03:16 PM
This is back again?

Hmmm. I thought we already resolved that this is Turbine's way of allowing parents to provide for their children and grandchildren's DDO enjoyment, no?

Kindrson
06-05-2012, 03:50 PM
ya its kinda a bug... when the timer reaches zero and it finalizes the auction it shows that time span for a little while it sorts itself out... however if you had the last bid and were eagerly awaiting delivery of your item and someone outbids you in the last second.. as long as that weird time is posted you can sometimes ninjabid and sneak your item back from the ah theif!!... done it twice now to my great satisfaction after clock watching for 3 days to keep my bid up only to have it cherrypicked at last minute. and watch, now that I have said this they will fix it before anyone reads this post, lol..

Perspicacity
06-06-2012, 10:37 AM
Shopped or Turbine bug, you decide.

You really think anyone would waist there time photo shopping something this stupid? I could understand if say I was claiming to have soloed elite ToD or EAdQ; or that I found a +9 con item, but this? this is just a quirk on the AH.

I'm not even bragging, I was curious. That shop is even mentioned is ridiculous. This is probably the same type of guy who, if I had NOT posted a pic, would have said, "screen cap or it never happened." Since I posted a screen cap he had to find a different way to doubt the veracity of my statement. Guess you can't please everyone.

Quarterling
06-06-2012, 12:01 PM
I can explain.

What you are seeing is about the maximum value of a long unsigned integer (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integer_%28computer_science%29) which is 4,294,967,295.

I calculated the current time remaining on the item, and 136 years, 2 months, 1 week, 3 days, 6 hours, 25 minutes equals about 4,294,944,000 seconds.

Compare the seconds remaining in the item to the value of a long unsigned int, and they are almost equal. Therefore, what I think is happening is that there's a bug in the program that sets the display value to the maximum possible value.

Diyon
06-06-2012, 12:09 PM
I have a ss of a cloak of ice with a time left like that.

MsEricka
06-06-2012, 12:50 PM
This issue has been around since the last update. It's nothing new nor is it photoshopped.

A GM can deal with the auction if you put in a ticket.

dynahawk
06-06-2012, 01:08 PM
I noticed this happening when I have put in last minute bids. I think to prevent sniping, or some code issues, the auction does not end for another 2 - 5 minutes. That is when those type of errors display.

ResEvil6370
06-15-2012, 10:36 AM
Daam man - if i was on argo - i'd put a 6K bid on that baby - wait it out and my great great great grandson could make a couple of K profit off that. XD