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haunt squidport...STOP the "unhaunters"

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  • mcduck90
    940 posts
    edited October 2013
    I'm not ashamed to say that I don't have the same reservation as you at this point. We have over 30 days to complete tbut I don't have the time to not do a double hunting right now.

    I try to help people with gremlins but for those who have 100 friends the average harvesting per day it's 900 Goos. So you can easily see who needs Goo and who is not going to be harmed excessively by the double hunting.

    After I finish I'll change my attitude but for the time being I have to be selfish in order to finish the halloween event and pass my major's course.
  • bee88161
    2976 posts Member
    edited October 2013
    I have been haunting buildings that aren't in the landing zone to avoid accidentally tapping one that's already haunted and also so the person can find other haunted buildings in their town. I know that I appreciate finding hauntings way up in the back corner as opposed to all in my landing zone.

    In small towns that have house farms I just take extra caution when tapping.
  • fuzznugget77
    1010 posts Member
    edited October 2013
    I hve accidentally double haunted a couple of time, wouldn't do it deliberately though, i kind of gethered people would loose out
  • skylarkpilot
    192 posts
    edited October 2013
    I know I hate to find one or two gremlins from one friend and no haunted house because you can pretty much deduct that someone came and tapped your haunted houses... And left you with nothing...

    Careful with that assumption....I visit all seventy six of my friends every day, but when I have more gremlins I go out and randomly drop them in friends towns. It would be entirely possible to misinterpret that with your rationale.
    Try and make a mental note of the names that visit you so you don't make a mistake.
    Happy playing.......
  • smalltowngirl26
    110 posts
    edited October 2013
    I haunt the buildings in the very far reaches of people's towns. I love the bad dream house. I like squid port haunting. I always haunt first then ghost hunt after to stop accidental unhaunting. I'll be honest I spent the whole first day unhaunting before realising that it was detrimental to my friends but I've more then made up for the error in my ways now. I just thought they would get double the amount too at first.
  • mpwarner
    2971 posts
    edited October 2013
    I try and haunt the Dutchman. It's my favourite building and I love the animation
  • smalltowngirl26
    110 posts
    edited October 2013
    You can release gremlins in a town at anytime as many times as you like but you can only haunt three times in 24 hours. I often do gremlin drops to friends I've already visited because the others have maxed out gremlin totals so best not to assume that they unhaunt, am I right in thinking that the helping hand is shown on these buildings anyway with the name just like it did when they collected money?
  • forbiddeneve
    293 posts Member
    edited October 2013
    I've accidentally undaunted a few houses so now I immediately go to a less hai ted area of their town to get busy.
    Playing since Aug 2011
  • vixoovee
    380 posts
    edited October 2013
    dior_diva wrote:
    Loads of people that arent on the forums are unaware. I just learned about this yesterday. Apologies to anyone whose towns Ive unhaunted :cry: Just keep spreading the word and pay attention to what youre haunting!

    + 1

    I found out about it yesterday too, as I didn't read the forum on the first days.

    Hopefully I didn't unhaunt too many buildings :cry:
  • Essien1554
    89 posts
    edited October 2013
    I always haunt buildings that have been haunted. Why should I miss out on extra goo? Its tough luck. If you don't want to lose the goo get on more an tap it before a neighbor does. Simples.
  • 327306071W87
    1 posts
    edited October 2013
    Thanks for the advice i guess i have been doing this a little bit,

    Sorry Guys :cry:
  • smalltowngirl26
    110 posts
    edited October 2013
    Is everyone making a mental note who you don't want on your friends list :lol:
  • Airion
    262 posts Member
    edited October 2013
    fastdan1 wrote:
    I know I hate to find one or two gremlins from one friend and no haunted house because you can pretty much deduct that someone came and tapped your haunted houses... And left you with nothing...

    I disagree. When I have extra gremlins, I sometimes go into towns of friends that have been particularly generous and drop off a few extra.

    Not when before you have the popping message telling friend X came in your town and the gremlins are from friend Y... And there is nothing from friend X...
    Sometimes I want to leave gremlins and I can't because there's already 10 running about. Think on that.

    I didn't know that 'unhaunting' took away goo from your friend. I don't understand why they let us click on it if that's the case. I apologise if I've upset anyone by doing it but you can always come to my town and do it back. :)
  • finagenesse
    514 posts
    edited October 2013
    I know I hate to find one or two gremlins from one friend and no haunted house because you can pretty much deduct that someone came and tapped your haunted houses... And left you with nothing...

    Careful with that assumption....I visit all seventy six of my friends every day, but when I have more gremlins I go out and randomly drop them in friends towns. It would be entirely possible to misinterpret that with your rationale.
    Try and make a mental note of the names that visit you so you don't make a mistake.
    Happy playing.......

    Like I said if I receive a message saying friend x came in my town and I go in my town right away and I don't find anything (no haunted house no gremlins) from friend x, but I find gremlins from friend y than I am suspicious of friend x... Don't remove them but I take note...
  • frogger53
    684 posts Member
    edited October 2013
    I didn't know about the double-haunting penalty in the beginning and did do it a few times before I found out. They really need to make things like this known when major holiday updates come out. The last thing I want to be doing is cheating my neighbors out of something! I avoid double-haunting by going to the outskirts of towns that have a lot of haunted buildings before I begin haunting. It's obvious that some people are haunting buildings that appear when their neighbor's town opens up and are not visiting other areas of the towns. I have favorite buildings I like to haunt, so I try to avoid haunting the same buildings.
  • jjnag1971
    211 posts Member
    edited October 2013
    I just did the math.. and each one that visits my town and "double haunts" 3 of my buildings costs me 12 GOO's, (6 they took and 6 they didn't leave) and the perpetrator only gets 3 extra... it's just greedy

    and it's hard sometimes to figure out who is doing it too :(

    I have also noticed in many town the squidports are unhaunted/overlooked...

    so in an effort to deter these thieves I haunt my friends ports

    Hope ya'll join in

    I admit that I was guilty of this heinous crime at first, thinking I had stumbled across a glitch until I read about it here, thank you forum. Now I make sure I find obscure buildings to haunt.
  • sherryt07
    3273 posts Member
    edited October 2013
    Essien1554 wrote:
    I always haunt buildings that have been haunted. Why should I miss out on extra goo? Its tough luck. If you don't want to lose the goo get on more an tap it before a neighbor does. Simples.

    And your in-game username is TrevorPhillipsIndustries. So neighbors take note.
  • ncblonde
    51 posts
    edited October 2013
    I always start at the Squidport. If there's anywhere that seems to be untapped/not-yet-haunted -- and this is true of almost all on my friends' list -- it is the squidport.

    I have no idea why people don't like or bother to tap there. Maybe they just pop into the center of town and get back out as quickly as possible. But yeah, SP is just about always the best place to tap, for me.

  • genegenie82
    155 posts
    edited October 2013
    Every Squidport I visit is never haunted so I'll drop a haunt here and there. The most people I've ever double haunted are those with huge house farms where stupidly the few places left to haunt are stuck in the midst of all the already haunted house farms and it only takes one accidental tap and that's it.
    In all honesty though if you think about it, EA added this ability in, it's not against game rules to do it, it us others that decide it's not right to do. I personally try my best to avoid double haunting a but I'm just saying, EA has put it in so it's down to the individual to make the choice.
  • ncblonde
    51 posts
    edited October 2013
    As far as Gremlins go, I too just drop them randomly, not because of mistakes made.

    I'm sure I've had an accidental double-tap here and there, though most of the time my friends don't have a ton of pre-haunted buildings. But, I just drop the gremlins to friends who have visited them upon me, or someone who looks like they need the goo, etc. Sometimes is just whatever the first town I can get into that doesn't have 10 already running around.

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