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    Default Dumb ways to die

    Hope you all had a nice weekend.

    Due to the popularity and hilariousness of this video: http://youtu.be/IJNR2EpS0jw I wanted to ask the community... what are your favorite dumb ways to die in DDO?

    Keep on rockin'!

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    Got to mention the classic....

    "OH CARP! I forgot my feather..."

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    1) Not using deathblock
    2) Standing in traps
    3) Swimming in lava
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    On my ranger years ago,
    Stoping to heal my cleric hireling
    Because I needed that res ability
    and getting cut up by mops and dying

    Now I umd and I don't even buy them, EVER.

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    Happened this week-end.
    Teaching my seven year old son to play DDO, running Gwylan's Stand on elite, (to show him some 'hard' quest as we have been running below level stuff and he was getting cocky) we get to the part with the optional chest.

    I am explaining that these traps are not disarmable and *ding* oops I was too close to the acid trap. So get ran back to the shrine, go back and I say "Let's try this again."

    Now just about everyone has died in a trap once or twice and while I get kind of mad at myself when I do it, it is no big deal, until you have a seven year old boy tell you, and I quote; "Yeah this time try and explain it while not dying in the trap, ok?"
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    There's no better way than accidentally taking off your Con item off in town after being wacked in quest, to just be wacked again! Not that I've ever done that

    My favorite way I wish I could die?

    /death to the airship.

    Aka: We should be able to bind on our guild airship. Would save a metric forktonload of time.


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    accidently jumping off the guild ship and realizing, my featherfall is in the bank. oh here comes the marketplace. splat
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    Quote Originally Posted by rdasca View Post
    Happened this week-end.
    Teaching my seven year old son to play DDO, running Gwylan's Stand on elite, (to show him some 'hard' quest as we have been running below level stuff and he was getting cocky) we get to the part with the optional chest.

    I am explaining that these traps are not disarmable and *ding* oops I was too close to the acid trap. So get ran back to the shrine, go back and I say "Let's try this again."

    Now just about everyone has died in a trap once or twice and while I get kind of mad at myself when I do it, it is no big deal, until you have a seven year old boy tell you, and I quote; "Yeah this time try and explain it while not dying in the trap, ok?"
    Ouch! Burned by the rugrat.

    My latest is when I was running my cleric through a quick solo Offering of Blood to flag for Demon Queen. I got to the room with the electrical traps and the underwater tunnel to the shrine, Shrined up and cast Resist Electricity for going through the traps. On my way there I'm getting hit by arrows and scorps, no big deal, just a few points of damage here and there, I'll heal up once I get past the bridge. Start working my way up, going through the lightning - Ding! You have been killed.

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    Being bound at the airship tower in marketplace can be dangerous.

    I've died in a quest, /released and appeared there and jumped over the rail in order to more quickly reach the airship portal nearby, only to die again due to the falling damage.
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    dying in a public area with two non cleansed pieces of green steel on and no one around to help you.

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    TR, skip korthos, run to the harbor bank to pick up some gear includding a no ml FF item, - important - forget to equip the FF item, die on your way down to the ship to korthos.

    I managed to kill my first TR character this way before even entering a single quest or wilderness area.

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    There's a few not so nice people who occasionally claim that if you /death it tells you how many times you died and then brag about only dying 4 times at their level. This is almost always followed by a few people getting mad a minute later. Sad part is that it always catches a few, despite warnings from other players to not test this.
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    Focusing on killing a mob and not noticing my hp. It's the pat your head, rub your tummy coordination that I'm still working on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeslieWest_GuitarGod View Post
    There's no better way than accidentally taking off your Con item off in town after being wacked in quest, to just be wacked again! Not that I've ever done that

    My favorite way I wish I could die?

    /death to the airship.

    Aka: We should be able to bind on our guild airship. Would save a metric forktonload of time.
    I actually killed self via falling damage ON the airship... 3 hp at a time. Kinda on purpose, tho.

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    First week playing, first time through Misery's Peak, dozed at keyboard about 3/4 of the way to the top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeslieWest_GuitarGod View Post
    There's no better way than accidentally taking off your Con item off in town after being wacked in quest, to just be wacked again! Not that I've ever done that
    Greed killed one of my friends a second time this way. He would put his Something of Haggling +13, in the process taking off his something of Health +4. He would do it to save money on repairs...

    [party] *Ping* X, your party member, has died.

    Never happened to me since I have the sense to have a different slots for the Haggling and Health...

    He never learned.

    Once, I had my bard toon killed by a trap... I forgot I wasn't playing my Rogue toon...

    Casting healing spells on undead without watching my HP Bar was another way my Bard toon died.

    If I get YASD, I'll tell you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sumia View Post
    Casting healing spells on undead without watching my HP Bar was another way my Bard toon died.
    LOL! I'll use mass healing spells for that purpose usually up close -- and now that you can sing your mana back who cares.


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    A while back, when recovering from a near-wipe I decided to shrine with only a few points of HP left. When the shrining animation ended, rage was removed from me and I died instantly. No benefit from the shrine and it was rendered unusable due to being an elite quest.
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