Your regrets, the biggest ones.

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  1. PanKruk

    PanKruk hi Gold Donator

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    What is your biggest regret on GC? It can either be OOC or IC. It can be small, big, or tremendous. An action of your character that you regreted doing, a thing you said to another member you still remember, characters you didn't play right and they lost their charm, plotlines that were supposed to be so amazing but never followed up on. What is that thing that basically makes you wish to turn back time and do it again, but better this time? How would you do that thing if it happened now, and you were smarter than then? How would you handle it? How would you deal with it?

    For me, my biggest letdown and the biggest thing that I regret, is the entire plotline on Haven that was revolved around brutal machinations and Saw-inspired plotlines. Kidnappings, and whatnot. Not only was the first event in this series a complete and utter mess, but I also.. never did anything else with it. There wasn't a part 2. There wasn't a single word after all of it subsided. I never kidnapped any other PC's IC, I never did anything creative with that. If I could go back in time to fix it, I'd probably prepare better and actually put effort into it, instead of thinking that I can freestyle and improvise it the entire way.

    All my characters that I didn't play out like I wanted to; Carcha, Cordeliana, Coldfinger, Ronin, Xo-Avi.. there's, uh, a lot of those. A whole lot of those.

    Go ahead, spill the beans. Nobody will laugh at you, don't worry.
    or so i hope
     
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  2. Teldrassil

    Teldrassil Galactic Citizen

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    I’ve not been here long, so I don’t have much really. But I think it might be that I feel as if I rushed into things a little bit quickly, so I wasn’t entirely sure on everything, so I fear I came off as a bit indecisive, needy and a tad obnoxious.
     
  3. Jayon

    Jayon New Arrival

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    My biggest regret:
    Not calling your mom after the 12 hour's of shagging
     
  4. 9K

    9K Galactic Citizen Staff Member Administrator Diamond Donator

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    Most things I did prior to leaving and coming back here years ago.

    MurderTron was a fun character, but he sort of perpetuated a major problem at the time which was the idea of everyone either walking around in full/power armor with super advanced one-hit-kill weapons and explosives, or just being a killbot. I didn't abuse that fact too much, but things would have been more interesting, I think, if my philosophy for character design and what I think is fun and such was developed back then in the way it is now.
     
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  5. Mir

    Mir The Kentucky Fried Cyborg Impervium Donator

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    I'm in the same boat as 9k, my biggest regret was joining GC.

    When I did, not in general. If I'd have waited a few years till my brain was more developed, I wouldn't have done so many stupid things that I look back on now and just wince at. At least, I hope I wouldn't have...
     
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    TriReef treef Staff Member Community Monitor Diamond Donator

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    Kodakazi New Arrival

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    Basically any time I acted out of character for Xander. It just felt pretty disappointing after I'd realize. I think my biggest one though is like Mir said, how I want Xander to be now is nothing like how I made him at first, and it feels pretty difficult to bring him back around to my ideal character.
     
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    Pinkbat5 pocl v3.6.3 Staff Member Moderator Diamond Donator

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    several IC injuries my characters have sustained haven't had long enough, detailed enough recovery times.
    Not because I don't like my characters losing at anything or suffering consequences, but because I would feel bad drawing attention to my character's injury and that people didn't really want to hear about it, it made me feel self conscious. it's only now after seeing other people RP recovery time way longer than I did do I realize, no, I totally would've gotten away with injuries having longer term consequences
    the worst part of all this: many of these injuries were before haven, meaning before hospitals were easy to access in the Fringe. i'll never have the opportunity for recovery-without-hospital RP again
     
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  9. PanKruk

    PanKruk hi Gold Donator

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    just nuke Haven lmao
     
  10. Teldrassil

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    Should’ve come on the UC trip.
     
  11. Nemo

    Nemo Leader of the Rat Crew Ex-Staff Diamond Donator

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    mr it
     
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  12. Lange

    Lange Guru of Knowledge Ex-Staff Impervium Donator

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    I have a tendency to break character, and it really conflicts with their personality. I’ve done this with Lange, Rose, Sapphire, and to some extent, Broker.

    I’m getting better at handling it, though.
     
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    WowGain Bara King Staff Member Administrator Bronze Donator Event Builder

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    mr it
     
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    Misery's backstory is a bit edgy but I think I managed to fix that with retcons over time.

    Aside from that, I regret nothing.
     
  15. ZachChase

    ZachChase Evolved Idiocy Gold Donator

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    A character I made that was so bad I've removed all trace of them from my computer. Thankfully barely anyone remembers them, or knows I was the one that played them. The only thing left of them is their color palette. No, I'm not going to talk about what the character did or was.
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    (bottom row are the colors in question)
     
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    Lloyd Emperor Staff Member Administrator

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  17. TurnWall

    TurnWall Local Skeleton Impervium Donator

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    cervidani.. Jokes aside, a lot of my regrets with GC come to how I've handled aspects of real life, and how it has impacted my roleplay here, largely my tendency to drop ideas and projects, and vanish for times. (Leaving and rejoining discords) Non-comitance is another aspect I've come to regret falling into for characters, and even my custom species, which have withered away into a sort of developmental purgatory, due to a lack of experience, and idea of what to do with them, and how its come to form GC's view on me over the years.
     
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