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#102 Sep 17 2010 at 4:16 PM Rating: Decent
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Great post! returning player myself. i tried FFXIV opening beta but it just didnt suit my style of play. looking forward to seeing u all in game
#103 Oct 08 2010 at 10:50 AM Rating: Good
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I think that the title of this thread should be changed to: "New player? Returning? Coming from WoW? Disgusted with FFXIV? Click here!"
#104 Oct 24 2010 at 10:57 AM Rating: Decent
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Lol, unfortunatly I am returning from other games such as WOW and LotR..... I havent been on the FFXI scene in three years and decided it was well time I return, esp with the complaints Im hearing about XIV. I miss the community. :'(
I m glad to hear the gilsellers have been nerfed and inflation has decreased, looking forward to get back into the world. I made a request for a buddy pass, so If I recieve one I will see you all as soon as possible, if I dont recieve one, I will see you in the firs week of Nov. ;)

edit: and also is the chocobo system still in? XD tnx!

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#105 Dec 15 2010 at 9:59 PM Rating: Decent
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I think that the title of this thread should be changed to: "New player? Returning? Coming from WoW? Disgusted with FFXIV? Click here!"
It would be too long, and too derogatory. Pikko wouldn't like me that much...

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#106 Dec 16 2010 at 6:02 PM Rating: Decent
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Im on bahamut server and a somewhat common theme that I have been encountering of late - something i agree with - has been about the lack of players logging on... on average, over the past 3 weeks, about 1200 people are logged on at the higher point of the day. Thats weak, compared to the 5-6k a few yrs. back... Im gonna go ahead and say what everyone has been thinking, they need to a few servers and help create a more "alive" world if you will... Unless your 85+ or are capable of leeching in Abyss parties 50-75 sucks **** to try and lvl through, and why? Thats because trying to find, or start a party is horrible.. For 3 weeks, if not more, trying to find a pt has been horrible... taking anything I can get. You almost have to get lucky to get a party running with a fair share of xp cruising in every hr. Anyways, im not complaining, but I am a little upset about the lack of people logged on at one time playing the game per server.. R people having this problem on other servers? If so, we should do something about it... The reason alot of people stick around and stay with this game is because of the people... in fact thats close to the main reason people stick around - how cool the people are that play this game. Right? am I wrong about this? Im just saying, its almost stupid of SE not to fix this problem when its a teamwork based game right?? No players on a game like this and people are gonna say f*** this, ive got better things to do....
#107 Dec 20 2010 at 11:04 AM Rating: Decent
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I am possibly returning. I'm going to update POL and see if my old character is even still there. I had about 6 level 75 jobs, a RDM AF2+1 hat (probably obsolete by now..that makes me very sad), a **** of good gear (for the time) and had unlocked sea and done a lot of the more annoying sidequests, so if my character is still there after 2 years of inactivity I'll probably give it a shot, but there's probably no way I'm starting from scratch, but I am tempted, but doing the level break quests and all the advanced job quests and all the million other little things just seems daunting when I've already done them.
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#108 Dec 23 2010 at 2:08 PM Rating: Decent
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Awesome post. After 3.5 years away this what I needed.
#109 Jan 05 2011 at 9:22 AM Rating: Decent
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Quick question from a returning player - where do people wait while LFG? Is it still in Whitegate or do they now also wait in Jeuno?
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Quick question from a returning player - where do people wait while LFG? Is it still in Whitegate or do they now also wait in Jeuno?
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#111 Jan 05 2011 at 9:48 AM Rating: Decent
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Thank you.
#112 Jan 09 2011 at 10:18 PM Rating: Decent
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I'm coming back to ffxi now that they have a new lv cap i have a 75 sam/dnc and my old server is very low on player base what server has the most players i like a large community
#113 Jan 19 2011 at 1:25 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm coming back to ffxi now that they have a new lv cap i have a 75 sam/dnc and my old server is very low on player base what server has the most players i like a large community


id like that same server. i prefer the interaction. im hearing Asura but id like others thoughts.
#114 Jan 30 2011 at 5:31 AM Rating: Good
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Thank you for this thread Pawkeshup.

I played FFXI for about 5 years from release, then drifted away after getting 18 jobs unlocked and came back last week because I was in a 'levelling mood'.

All the extra activities you've listed revitalised my love for the game and I don't think I'd have discovered even 10% of them if they hadn't been thrown together in one post. I now have a lot of further reading to be getting on with, but I couldn't have asked for a better starting point.

The main difference you've made for me is that in ye olde dayes levelling from 1-20 used to be a frightening thought (I've put 10 jobs through Dunes the old-fashioned way), now I'm just blasting through 1-20 on my other jobs without going near that lizard-linking bat-popping, afk-annoying, goblin-wiping, party-disintegrating, pug-pounding zone. (Although, truth be told, I do kinda miss those crazy times).

I'm on Unicorn, ~700 people online at any one time over the last few days, it's pretty quiet but then that's always been an attraction for me.
#115 Feb 03 2011 at 4:00 PM Rating: Decent
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Toss in some info on Abyssea :)
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#116 Feb 07 2011 at 9:29 PM Rating: Decent
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I posted on the buddy pass thread but not really getting attention, anyone in titan have a buddy pass they would like to give me ii.solo.ii@live.com
#117 Feb 08 2011 at 12:10 PM Rating: Decent
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Well i have played the game before not dedicated but when i did back when the people where hell'va lot nice then most games i play today Y^Y. I just started up on Asura because people said that and titan were populated on low lvl places if you care to look me up i'm Nymphetamean hope to see yea soon.
#118 Feb 09 2011 at 3:56 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm really considering returning to Vana'diel after a 4ish year long hiatus. I Played from the day of PS2 release up into a few months after the WotG expansion release. I have regretted dropping FFXI to play runescape and then WOW with my girlfriend almost every day (love be damned XD). To me there is no comparison between XI and WoW in look, feel, fun, or player base.

As I mentioned I used to play on the PS2, but in my current situation it would be easier for me to get the ultimate collection for PC. However, I am having concerns regarding my PoL account and the current expansion tags I already have. If I get the UC will I be able to just add the 3 mini expansions (and possibly abyssea) to my existing account or will I have to create another account to get all of them from the UC? I’m not too concerned with creating another one as most certainly my main was deleted years ago. I just don’t want to activate my old account to find out that I can’t access the newer content on it w/o paying another 30-40 bucks.

If anyone can answer this, or possibly direct me to a good thread I would be forever thankful. I can’t wait to dive back in while I wait for SE to sort out FFXIV and release it for the PS3.

Edit: Well I reactivated my old account and eventhough i deleted my character IDs I still had all of my characters, levels, items, and even my delivery box overflow items. I was able to add the CD key from the UC that i downloaded from steam.com to my current account and get the 3 mini expansions.

Its great to be back, and after mucking with the settings and downloading the red mage program I found on Zam, the game looks just as good as I remember it. My character name is Damienslvrblade on Sylph if anyone wantsto know. 75 mnk/blu/pld and tons of other jobs 30-60.


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#119 Feb 22 2011 at 9:31 PM Rating: Decent
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last september, i deleted all my characters (gear included) and content id's. I then uninstalled the game, broke the cd's and threw them in the trash, then burned all the manuals. I did this for a few reasons, none of which I'll go into. That was about 5 or 6 months ago. Like a true ffxi'er, i got an itch last week. I began looking into ffxiv to try something new, but after reading poor review after poor review from major game sites and a few player reports on various forums, i decided to see if it was possible to get my old stuff back.

last sunday i spent some time on playonlines site looking for information. I happened to see a pol report that said the phone support would be closed the following day (yesterday) which sucked because i wanted to call and see. I spent the evening trying to gather information about the account, which was difficult because i no longer had the manual. But from memory, scribblings on looseleaf, or the random email, i was able to put together virtually all my old account info. Armed with this info, I began to wait til Tuesday (48ish hours).

So a few hours ago, i called up pol and didn't expect much. after about 10-15 mins, a tech picked up the line and i nervously thought to myself "here goes nothing." I can't remember his name, but i think it was josh. regardless 'josh' was probably the coolest tech I've ever interacted with. Patient. Helpful. Maybe even empathetic (or maybe he played at one point and was sympathetic). oh yea, he spoke English as a first language, so that was wicked awesome.

After sorting out the account info, he checked the computers for my old characters.... he found nothing. However, he then mentioned that playonline has automated the character recovery/restoration and i should go to their site and about midway down there would be a image on the left with a taru on it that says something about character restoration.

I asked if he would mind waiting on the phone while i attempted to try the procedure, he agreed to. I filled out the form and hit submit. and i got the message "your account is voided.... you are ineligible." We checked our info and resubmitted again. same thing. So with that, I bid josh farewell, and he said i could keep trying as it was automated and free.

So after i got off the phone, i waited a few minutes, and tried again. This time though, i carefully read the message. What i missed earlier is that the message read "voided due to lack of payment." I began to wonder. did my last payment get revoked? I checked my statements and sure enough, the last payment to SE (a few days after i quit) was declined. So i wondered if the error was that the account was currently not active due to not being paid in full.

I called pol again. after about 15 minutes, i got another tech. this time it was a massive douche (further referenced as 'douche'). I asked douche if the restoration procedure had anything to do with the account currently being inactive or whatever. Douche angrily replied that billing had absolutely nothing to do with restoration, and that "if nothing was showing up on the webpage, it was because the characters were gone" for good. Douche then rushed me off the phone, but i took the conversation with a grain of salt.

I couldn't shake the feeling douche was wrong. Even earlier Josh wasn't entirely sure why it would be failing. I figured it was worth a shot, so i went and grabbed a copy of the ultimate collection. popped it in, installed POL, went into my old account and was greeted by the old "dude you owe us money" popup. so i paid the fees and the account was reactivated. I then went to pol, went to the restoration link, filled out the forms, and, with baited breathe wondering if i'd just wasted $17 and a 40~ mile round trip to Best Buy in Slidell, La(wasn't going to start over again), i hit confirm...

I was greeted by a list of every character I'd ever created on the account. Including the one char i deleted like back in '06 after like 5 minutes while trying to get a worldpass to phoenix. I returned to polviewer and reactivated some content id's. then returned to the website and reactivated the characters.

I continued to install the game & expansions. as of right now, i'm writing this while waiting the 8 hours for updates. probably wont take that long though.

moral of the story, some pol techs are nice, others are knuckle-shuffling gorilla @#%^ers that hate themselves and don't know sh*t about policy. not saying this would work for everyone, but it did for me. but i think the automated service thing they added needs to be mentioned in the OP for returning players. you just need the pol ID, password, CD registration (22 alpha-numeric code/cd key thing from the copy of the game you ORIGINALLY registered the account with) and your account has to BE PAID IN FULL and ACTIVE.

thanks.

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as i probably will be naked and poor... if anyone on phoenix feels so inclined to donate some equipment, <can i have it?> ;D


editted to add "originally registerd the account"

Edited, Feb 22nd 2011 10:38pm by therealcanyon
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#122 Mar 24 2011 at 10:39 AM Rating: Decent
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Nice post bro...Just got back after a long break...wish I would have read this before I came back, but its still a good read.
#123 Mar 25 2011 at 11:09 AM Rating: Decent
I have not even got my copy yet I ordered it from Steam a few days ago and it is not here yet! I can't wait!
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#126 Apr 04 2011 at 10:10 AM Rating: Decent
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Haha I've recently got the bug after being gone for 3-4 years. I just ordered the game from amazon( trashed my old one as well). Hopefully I can get my character back I didn't delete the character I just turned off the ID.
#127 Apr 04 2011 at 9:32 PM Rating: Default
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I will be coming back shortly. I haven't played since right after ToAU expansion came out, forever ago. Sucks that things have died down but what can you expect... I remeber they had added like 5 servers a few months before I left. But very happy to see gilsellers gone, they sucked and inflation went through the roof.
Can anyone suggest the best server for beginers, like the server that seems to be the most popular for new people? Any can you regain characters?
#128 Apr 27 2011 at 10:14 AM Rating: Decent
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Awesome piece of work thanx.

I'm not currently a player but will become one withing the next month.
I am acctually coming from WOW but from what i saw and heard about FFXI it seemes better to me than WOW. Cant wait to experience it for myself.

It helped in so many ways.

Arigato.

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#129 Apr 29 2011 at 9:41 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm trying to restart my account I'm maybe 25% there lol

I'm looking to buy an old ps2 and a hdd some guy like an hour away from me has one and says it's in great condition I'm tempted to get it but....pretty sketchy imo

he won't give me his actual address but it makes me wonder who would try to scam people via ps2 hdd? lol

anyways is it possible for a ps2 user to still start again?

I had like a level 25 or something blm/whm I think

forget which server lol

but yeah hopefully I can play soon
#130 May 02 2011 at 7:12 PM Rating: Decent
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I too am coming back after 4 plus years. Got a few questions, do you still have to do the levle caps at 55 60 65 70 and 75? Also how good are parties? Still take a long ime? I got a 54 white mage and I am dieing to play. WOW was great, but it never had the feel of FFXI

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#131Ravenofdarkness, Posted: May 08 2011 at 8:52 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I'm going to be a little pessimist (boo! hiss!) with my response, but don't let this put you off as what I'm about to point out may be invaluable.
#132 May 16 2011 at 3:59 PM Rating: Decent
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I do agree that FF XI isv ery addicting like crack, and that is why when I leave I always come right on back!
Hey, that rhymed.
#133 May 19 2011 at 3:29 AM Rating: Decent
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Okay, so im starting completely afresh when it's fully updated (8 hours to go :O) and from the sounds of it, it depends what server your on as to whether you'll find good linkshells or partys for levelling, i think i may be stuck on a server already and i do not know which one it is.

Also im in england, so if i can change server somehow, letting me know of a server with a good english population and linkshells would be very handy. I'm basically giving WoW a break and trying FF11 for a month, as yes wow has been made very friendly and easy, but i do not like the turn pve has taken, the good guilds no longer get credibility for getting to black temple while the worse guilds are still on karazhan, everyone is always on the same raid.

Hoping if i find a good english linkshell so time zones are the same, and get levelled up, this game will satisfy my hunger for more hardcore and recognisable progress, also i like a good story, and this looks like it has one i can get into.
#134 May 24 2011 at 2:58 PM Rating: Decent
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Going to be returing soon.. Quick question.. Should I focus on taking subjobs to 45/50 or would I be ok to take my WAR straight on up to 90?
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#135 May 25 2011 at 12:55 PM Rating: Excellent
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Going to be returing soon.. Quick question.. Should I focus on taking subjobs to 45/50 or would I be ok to take my WAR straight on up to 90?


I worked on mine simultaneously so that I would not have a "gimp" sub. I started with blm to 18, did subjob quest, leveled rdm and whm to 15, took blm to 30, then leveled rdm to 25, blm (with /rdm) to 50, etc. As I leveled my rdm, I would keep my whm at /whm level. While it is a bit more tedious this way, at least you get regular breaks from your main job to try something a little different. The biggest reason for keeping your subs leveled of course is the job traits/abilities that enhance your main job.

The only time I strayed from this variation was when I was leveling nin for rdm/nin. I refused to level my war up any further than the 9 levels I got trying to break the great sword to open drk. So for the longest time I was nin / 9 war and entirely gimp. Luckily I partied with my LS and while they loved to laugh at me about it, they didn't give me too much flack. I did eventually go level up war to 25 and surprised them when I got on nin to finish it up one night!
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#140 Jul 26 2011 at 2:25 AM Rating: Good
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Well shoot, might as well post while the maintenance is still going.

Returning for the 3rd time I believe. My FFXI adventures tend to be cut short by outside forces, but it seems for now I'm in the clear and ready to stay.

My character on Ragnarok is Reiske. I quite enjoy being a level 45 Monk (Hume, Male) in Bastok. Favorite craft would be Woodworking, however my best is Goldsmithing (Though I'm merely an initiate still). I love hunting down giant rams in my spare time and pulverizing skeletons into a beneficial bone meal. I like to take long walks on Valkurm's beaches and getting caught in the near constant rainfall of Pashlow Marshes. Though it is not nearly as effective as hand to hand, I sometimes like to switch out a pair of tourneys for a striking staff, just so I can use an AoE weapon skill.

Since coming back, I've found a decent yet somewhat faceless support in my old Linkshell. Still looking for a good group to party in often though. If anyone is interested, I, much like many others I'm sure, still need to do the Tour of Gustaburg quest. I've been keeping my Red Mage at level 1, just so I would not lose the opportunity to complete this. If anyone else from Ragnarok still needs to complete this, I do hope you get in contact with me. ;D

And yep...That's about it!

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#141 Sep 01 2011 at 9:56 PM Rating: Decent
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Hi there FFXI community,

I'm a retired player with seemingly dumb/simple questions that I can't find the answers for concerning returning to Vanadiel. I've spent time looking at SE's Character Restoration Program section, all over this website, and even BG's, and from what I'm seeing my situation is hopeless (or I'm just blind and am not seeing the answers in front of me). But in one final effort to see if it's possible to restore my original toon, I'm coming to you all for help.

I retired back in '08 and played on the ps2/xbox. Is it possible to restore my old Content ID and toons even though I do not have any registration codes from my game discs? I'm pretty sure I remember my Content ID login and pw, and I'm very willing to restart the game but a large part in that depends on if I can get my old toons back. Do I have to repurchase the game first; most likely the bundled Abyssea edition before I can even start this process? I do have an updated SE account these days, as I tried ffxiv but couldn't stay interested. I've been reading up on all of the news about the recent payment issues as well...

All of this seems to be pointing me in the direction of starting from scratch, which would be really disappointing considering all the work I put into my toon, but hey that's life. Please help an old taru out - Thanks ^^
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#142 Sep 02 2011 at 6:15 AM Rating: Excellent
We just recently had a LS member return to the game and he purchased the Abyssea Collection because he thought he wouldn't be able to get his character back. After about a week of working with SE, he was able to get it back and rolling. The coolest part was, SE merged his Abyssea Collection with his restored character when all was said and done.

I know there is a list of things you will need to know, but I am not 100% sure what they all are. I know it involves the address on the account when you set it up and credit card number. I would guess you need some type of registration code is necessary, or at least your POL ID.

Regardless, it never hurts to try!

Best of luck to you!
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Thanks Elspetta, that was encouraging to read ^^ I figure it's worth a shot - if it works then great! If not, oh well at least I tried.
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#145 Sep 19 2011 at 11:32 AM Rating: Decent
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Thanks very much for this thread i have just returned to the game after a few years out and unfortunatly was unable to get my old character back so i had to start again its crazy how much the game his changed i mean it looks like its going to be insanly hard just to do the sub-job quest again as its pretty much impossible to get parties nowadays.
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I didn't care for wow graphic's it was ok I guess and I did not like the way fishing felt either. let alone fight pigs and scare crows, for how many levels? lol. Maybe there was more but I got bored real quick, so I never found out. The only things I liked was that a Wow char when created, if not played will remain forever, where as FF xI, in 6 months to a year could be gone for good, and that mosy pcs can play wow because the graphic's are not so intense..and that I could fly on mounts in the air..the only things I liked about wow. It's FF XI forever, as long as it stays up forever..i hope.
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I thought I'd give an update on reactivating my old character to maybe give others an idea of what they may have to go through themselves ^^ First of all, I'd like to point out that I couldn't remember my old PlayOnline ID or password and I do not have my old registration codes (I played on the ps2 and 360). I retired back in 2008.

After I posted here several weeks ago, the itch to play got the best of me ^^ I downloaded the Abyssea Ultimate Collection, got a new PlayOnline ID, linked everything to SE, got rolling on a new Content ID, and finally started a new character. This process took about a week, but that's because I had other commitments going on. I was wondering still if I could reactivate my old toon, but I hadn't really tried yet. I looked around for any pertinent information that I could find on forums, SE's Customer Support page, etc.. This led me to several online chats with SE's customer service reps (all of this is available when logged into SE). I originally tried to start this process over the weekend but was dismayed to find out that the online customer service chats are closed on weekends...oh well. That following Monday I was able to chat with a rep and explained to them my situation...

Though I didn't have any of my previous codes, id's, or anything available they were still able to find my old account and character by using my old address and CC information from when I started originally playing. I've moved several times since then, so coming up with the exact address was a bit of a pain, and I didn't have the same phone#, but because it was still linked to the same email I had before I was able to get down to the last form of ID that was needed - a faxed copy of a legal form of identification, my driver's license. They did tell me though that they saw my toon's name on their screen, so it was possible to reactivate (win!).

I thought, "Well, I've come this far, why not give this a shot." I made a color copy of my driver's license and faxed it to SE with the customer service ticket # I got from when I chatted with the rep. Later, after I got back from Kinko's, I started another chat with another rep to get the ball rolling again. It turns out the processing time for faxes is 2 business days. I did this last Friday...so I had to wait until yesterday to check if they got the fax and if I could finally get my toon back. Well, they found my fax but said it was unreadable...apparently you can't really send them colored faxes (who knew). My options were A) resend the fax as a black/white copy (without the certainty that it'd come across appropriately) or B) send them a copy of my driver's license to their CA address on Sepulveda (sp?) Blvd by mail and wait 2 days after they get it to process it (so basically a week to be sure). The second option made me a bit uncomfortable, so I went with Option A. I sent them another fax this morning with a black/white copy of my license along with the original customer service ticket # I had...now I get to wait until Friday (probably around 6pm my time) to see if this worked or not...

What drives me is the knowledge that my old toon, Pyras, still exists - he's getting closer and closer to my reach. I feel like I've been a good circus dog, jumping through my many hoops, over the past 1 1/2 weeks, so it's bound to work...right? I guess we'll see on Friday.

I have to admit though - playing on my new toon has been fun. I can see how starting from scratch is a very daunting task; I've been soloing when I can but now I'm concerned that I won't be able to find a party to help me get my subjob quest done (I'm almost to 18...I think that's the prerequisite, if memory serves). Not having gil is also very scary; I'm looking at ffxiah to see what's selling these days and what I can access around Windy. However, just for fun I ran to Jeuno to see if I could still get a lowbee toon there w/o getting aggro - and sure enough, I was able to do it ^^ It's small things like that, the little victories, that shaped my toon back in the day. That's what is driving me to continue trying to get Pyras back. If all things work out how I'd like them to I may keep my new toon as a mule, if that would be even possible.

I'm hopeful that I'll be able to post here again this weekend saying how much fun it is having Pyras back, nuking the butts off of mobs and trying out/learning how to live in the age of Abyssea. We'll see ^^ I know this was a drawn-out post but if it helps someone out then that will suffice.

*cheers*
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#148 Sep 23 2011 at 7:37 PM Rating: Decent
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Here's my update...the fax I sent them was still unreadable. I spent 45 minutes chatting with SE's customer service reps to find out what part of the fax is unreadable - the whole thing, or just the photo? They can't tell me, for security reasons. So they say to try again, as a black/white fax (just a recap, the last fax I sent them was black/white). Has anyone else experience issues like this before? I mean not necessarily with SE but with sending a faxed copy of identification to another organization? Just wondering if it's a bad fax machine at the fedex/kinko's I've been going to, a problem on SE's end, or if sending a perfectly readable black/white copy of a driver's license has a hard time being readable at the other end of all faxes.

I'm just so frustrated right now :(
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#149 Sep 26 2011 at 6:40 AM Rating: Good
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Here's my update...the fax I sent them was still unreadable. I spent 45 minutes chatting with SE's customer service reps to find out what part of the fax is unreadable - the whole thing, or just the photo? They can't tell me, for security reasons. So they say to try again, as a black/white fax (just a recap, the last fax I sent them was black/white). Has anyone else experience issues like this before? I mean not necessarily with SE but with sending a faxed copy of identification to another organization? Just wondering if it's a bad fax machine at the fedex/kinko's I've been going to, a problem on SE's end, or if sending a perfectly readable black/white copy of a driver's license has a hard time being readable at the other end of all faxes.

I'm just so frustrated right now :(


Yes. When I moved states, I needed to gather documentation for my new DL, which required I fax a copy of my current photo ID for verification. DL's do not copy well. What I found was I had to blow it up, so the ID takes up 3/4 of the 8 1/2 x 11 copy paper and turn down the brightness to about 20% to get a clear enough copy to fax.
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#150 Sep 27 2011 at 10:17 PM Rating: Decent
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I'm happy to report that a fax to SE of my DL was finally readable ^^ I'm trudging around Vanadiel once again in my old digs...ahhhh, it feels good! Now, if only I can get the Abyssea Ultimate Collection edition to transfer over to this Content ID...oh well, I'll tackle that one another day. For now, I'm happy to be back home!
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#151 Oct 05 2011 at 1:42 PM Rating: Decent
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Returning after about 3 years away i will be on a new account (had game on xbox 360 back then).

Just bought the complete pack from steam as this MMO gave me experiences no other has since then, my only worry is that even back in 06/07 the lower level areas were quite dead, in the end i only got to about level 30 (mainly because i wasted too much time fishing) but the party waits were partly responsible for my slow progress.

What i would like to know is if anyone could advise me on the best server to join, i would also be indebted if anybody is willing to accept me into their linkshell as the community was what made this game so great last time i played.

Note: i am also wondering how important these abyssea zones are, i have no money left now but if they're vital i would like to know.

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