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Old 25th February 2013, 11:30 AM
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There are 112,401 players in S1 UK. I kept scrolling up the rankings to the point where the players seemed at least potentially active and it includes at least 100,000 of them are level 10 or lower and/or inactive.

When these many accounts are clearly doing nothing, have never, and will never be used; why not cull them?

Surely it wouldnt be hard to introduce a criteria of activity in the last 6 months if below lvl 15 or 10 or something. Whats the point keeping all that additional server information?

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Old 25th February 2013, 02:16 PM
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We do not want to and are not allowed to remove inactive accounts. An account belongs to a person and he/she can play it as long as he/she wants to...and even if there is a pause of some months in between, the person might continue playing later on.
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Old 26th February 2013, 08:53 AM
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We do not want to and are not allowed to remove inactive accounts. An account belongs to a person and he/she can play it as long as he/she wants to...and even if there is a pause of some months in between, the person might continue playing later on.

Are you seriously suggesting out of those 100,000 level 1 accounts, they have all logged in and been active in the last few months?

Come on! Theyre all a complete waste of server space, why are you defending those accounts?
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Old 27th February 2013, 11:13 AM
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they are just a few rows in a database, it's not like they consume actual resources and slow the server down or anything
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Old 27th February 2013, 11:45 AM
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No, the level 1 accounts are not active of course but they do no harm in being inactive forever. Randall is right, they don't take server space away. Even if level 1 accounts are not used anymore they belong to their account holders and we are not allowed to take their virtual property and goods.
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Old 27th February 2013, 01:50 PM
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O Ok. Bizarre that its your game, you run it and maintain it but we have rights that outrank yours? Unusual to me.

Cheers for the reply. It was bugging me.
 

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