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8-21-2010 @ 3:53PM
@LittleHamsterThat's why I said an upper limit on the fee, maybe I didn't make that clear enough. 5-10g, something like that. It already costs nearly 5g to post a level 200 epic for 48 hours, and that hasn't hurt the market, as you say yourself.I know you don't have to play the AH, I'm pretty "middle-class" myself without getting into the markets that require you to AH camp if you ever want to sell anything, but the fact that those markets are there because of a quirk in the way deposit fees work, and the way they encourage monopolisation and botting, bugs me.Look at the difference in fees between posting an epic gem for 150g and a enchant scroll for the same price. The gem costs you 1g 35s for 24 hours, the scroll costs 1s. Why should this be? It doesn't make sense. The larger deposit fee doesn't make the gem market any less active, but when it costs 67s every time you cancel a 12 hour auction it might at least make you think twice before blindly pressing the "Cancel all undercut auctions" button every 15 minutes. Ideally it would be high enough that you'd prefer not to do that at all.The cancel auction function should be used for cancelling autions where you've made a mistake, posted at the wrong price or whatever, not as a tool for dominating markets.@XenikosNo, I meant link them to the buyout price you set when you place the auction, instead of to the vendor price as they are now. You still pay the fee when you place the auction. Even better - when an auction expires you get half the fee back, if you cancel it you get nothing back.
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