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elk-tamer
09-16-2005, 05:35 PM
Iíll take bids for 6 hours from now.
Highest bidder can PM me and Iíll vacate the city at an agreed moment. Iíll also throw in 10,000 troops to help defend after I leave.

No reserve, 1 geo may be all it takes.

Obviously void if I lose the city before then

Lukepuuk
09-16-2005, 05:40 PM
ok.... 1,5 Geo's

elk-tamer
09-16-2005, 05:51 PM
More info from my Financial page:

Diamond Income

Bonus! You are receiving 1,053.70 carats per day from owning Cape Town, which brings in around 295.04 Geos per day.

birq
09-16-2005, 06:11 PM
ok.... 1,5 Geo's

Ooh. Okay, 1.6.

Lukepuuk
09-16-2005, 06:14 PM
****...i'm out :(. If I bid higher then that, I can't afford to buy any more bread tomorrow.

elk-tamer
09-16-2005, 06:23 PM
****...i'm out :(. If I bid higher then that, I can't afford to buy any more bread tomorrow.

lol, The 10,000 troops army alone is worth 750 geos. Every hour you have the city you can buy almost 200 troops.

Lukepuuk
09-16-2005, 06:25 PM
lol, The 10,000 troops army alone is worth 750 geos. Every hour you have the city you can buy almost 200 troops.

It is a lot so I'm sure you'll find someone. But I've been following the bonus cities and they get attacked a little too much for my taste.

elk-tamer
09-16-2005, 06:46 PM
It is a lot so I'm sure you'll find someone. But I've been following the bonus cities and they get attacked a little too much for my taste.
Actually, The attacks seems to just changed. Freakbarry lost 50,000 to my 17k. I wouldn't have started the auction had I know how easy it would be to hold the cities.

Another criteria: Bidders have to send an army to occupy the city. I won't hold it indefinitely. One hour grace past the 6 hours auction deadline.

Lukepuuk
09-16-2005, 06:48 PM
You should hurry. If Big Bug finds out the positive sides of Cape Town, you won't have anything to sell.

birq
09-16-2005, 06:53 PM
Another criteria: Bidders have to send an army to occupy the city. I won't hold it indefinitely. One hour grace past the 6 hours auction deadline.

That's unfortunate, since it will take me roughly 11 hours to get there :(

Not that I'm thinking I'll win with a bid of 1.6 Geos or anything, just saying...

elk-tamer
09-16-2005, 06:57 PM
That's unfortunate, since it will take me roughly 11 hours to get there :(

Not that I'm thinking I'll win with a bid of 1.6 Geos or anything, just saying...
This auction process is a bit more complex because of the travel time, especially if a huge army is likely to take the city before I can transfer it.
I guess I should have had anyone interested to come to the city first.

Stanley
09-16-2005, 06:59 PM
I guess I should have had anyone interested to come to the city first.

You should have them come to the city with 3 armies of 100 troops.

You'll kill two of them, just to make sure they're peaceful.

Then, you proceed with the Auction.

elk-tamer
09-16-2005, 07:09 PM
You should have them come to the city with 3 armies of 100 troops.

You'll kill two of them, just to make sure they're peaceful.

Then, you proceed with the Auction.

That's a great idea. I will use that once the current threat of Freaky Bug has abated.

Lukepuuk
09-16-2005, 11:21 PM
Need a bugspray?

Sold cape town yet?

elk-tamer
09-16-2005, 11:26 PM
I'm postponing the auction until I can use Stanley's idea of sending three armies.

Do we know what the maximum travel time to anywhere on the globe is?

Lukepuuk
09-16-2005, 11:31 PM
My guess is between 900 and a 1000 minutes. I went from Holland to Salt Lake City, Usa and that already was almost 600 minutes.

birq
09-16-2005, 11:33 PM
I'm postponing the auction until I can use Stanley's idea of sending three armies.

I'm feeling totally cheated about now. And here I thought I was going to get a city for 1.6 Geos.

Lukepuuk
09-17-2005, 12:54 AM
LMAO hahahahah

The combination of his remarks and his avatar completes it.

elk-tamer
09-17-2005, 05:29 AM
I'm feeling totally cheated about now. And here I thought I was going to get a city for 1.6 Geos.
Fair enough. It was my misjudgement on the auction. Get here by the time I wake up( or in the next half hour) and I'll give it to you.

birq
09-17-2005, 05:33 AM
Fair enough. It was my misjudgement on the auction. Get here by the time I wake up( or in the next half hour) and I'll give it to you.

I was just kidding. I couldn't afford to hold it for even an hour if I got it. Thanks for the gesture, though.

Lukepuuk
09-18-2005, 05:11 PM
So...how did the city-yardsale go?

War_Peace
09-18-2005, 05:16 PM
I was expecting this one :lol:

Lukepuuk
09-18-2005, 05:32 PM
I just saw it in the Cape Town history page and had to place a little sarcastic comment here ;)
Though it would be fair if you could give him his 2Geo's. Then you're the highest bidder.

War_Peace
09-18-2005, 05:33 PM
It was a little tough but, we made a deal... ;)