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    Posted to on 07:36:32 - 05/07/14 (5 month ago)

    bcfcespley [181564]

     

    Krystal [644425]

    Has anyone found any stat enhancers yet?


    a screenshot would be even better haha

    Same, I would love to see one!

    I was told by a faction mate, mrmud,  that the item image is what is used as the icon on the map after I described what the senet board I found looked like.  Checked the senet board in my items and the image was definatly the same.

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    Posted to on 16:40:36 - 05/07/14 (5 month ago)
    just found 4 items in a couple of minutes.
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    Posted to on 17:12:52 - 05/07/14 (5 month ago)
    Something wrong with mine.

    3 days and I found one item today.

    I agree I've been less active but still from 12 items/3 days, 1 item per 3 day is terrible.

    Is it possible that leaving Ad Block on all the while can block spawns as well?
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    Posted to on 17:34:55 - 05/07/14 (5 month ago)

    Perplex [1849044]

    Something wrong with mine.

    3 days and I found one item today.

    I agree I've been less active but still from 12 items/3 days, 1 item per 3 day is terrible.

    Is it possible that leaving Ad Block on all the while can block spawns as well?

    I've had the same sort of decline and I don't use adblock or any other clever way to search. They've probably tweaked the item spawn rate or the randomness of it is supposed to leave dry days and happy days.

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    Posted to on 17:36:02 - 05/07/14 (5 month ago)

    Perplex [1849044]

    Something wrong with mine.

    3 days and I found one item today.

    I agree I've been less active but still from 12 items/3 days, 1 item per 3 day is terrible.

    Is it possible that leaving Ad Block on all the while can block spawns as well?

    I have average 1 every few days but I only have 1 merit in awareness+education.

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    Posted to on 18:04:05 - 05/07/14 (5 month ago)
    You can find 2 items at a time. Hope that helps.
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    Posted to on 01:31:47 - 06/07/14 (5 month ago)

    CatHead [1581564]

     

    Perplex [1849044]

    Something wrong with mine.

    3 days and I found one item today.

    I agree I've been less active but still from 12 items/3 days, 1 item per 3 day is terrible.

    Is it possible that leaving Ad Block on all the while can block spawns as well?

    I've had the same sort of decline and I don't use adblock or any other clever way to search. They've probably tweaked the item spawn rate or the randomness of it is supposed to leave dry days and happy days.



    Okay. So it's not Ad Block. And I did find one item yesterday, so I think if it was Ad Block, I wouldn't even find that item.

    However, I think there is some other reason as well.

    Someone found 4 items yesterday (he posted in this thread earlier) and if he has, I'm sure there would be others finding 4 items or so as well.

    On the contrary, we who have been finding quite a few regularly are hardly spotting any.

    So, I think the happy day, dry day theory is a good one lol.



    And Beerstein, I have Awareness + 7 and the Edu course.

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    Posted to on 07:39:32 - 21/07/14 (4 month ago)
     

    silentdragon [1615297]

    I tried blocking the background and I admit it helps to a point, but its easy to lose track of where I am in the map, etc.  So...Greasemonky/Tampermonkey and http://pastebin.com/9S1cFGQ1 to reduce the opacity of the map itself.  The items stay the same. Just adjust the opacity as light as you want it to still be able to use the city, but make those items pop.   I find around 0.1 is pretty optimal for me.

    This is an absolutely wonderful block of code my friend. I don't have to strain my eyes anymore, and all the map requires is scrolling through. It feels like this is what the awareness merits were meant to do.

    I've found in one run: 2 Boxes of Grenades, 2 Glowsticks, 1 Box of Bon Bons, 1 MP3 Player, 1 Gold Necklace, 1 Crowbar, 1 Skorpian, 1 Pen Knife, and 1 Ketamine. Mostly trash items, but a lot of trash items.

    R+ 

    Last edited by MedicFox on 08:07:47 - 21/07/14

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    Posted to on 21:59:05 - 24/07/14 (4 month ago)

    MedicFox [1694544]

     

    silentdragon [1615297]

    I tried blocking the background and I admit it helps to a point, but its easy to lose track of where I am in the map, etc.  So...Greasemonky/Tampermonkey and http://pastebin.com/9S1cFGQ1 to reduce the opacity of the map itself.  The items stay the same. Just adjust the opacity as light as you want it to still be able to use the city, but make those items pop.   I find around 0.1 is pretty optimal for me.

    This is an absolutely wonderful block of code my friend. I don't have to strain my eyes anymore, and all the map requires is scrolling through. It feels like this is what the awareness merits were meant to do.

    I've found in one run: 2 Boxes of Grenades, 2 Glowsticks, 1 Box of Bon Bons, 1 MP3 Player, 1 Gold Necklace, 1 Crowbar, 1 Skorpian, 1 Pen Knife, and 1 Ketamine. Mostly trash items, but a lot of trash items.

    R+ 



    how on earth do i use this script any help would be appreciated thanks

    Stop being stuck up your own ***
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    Posted to on 21:16:06 - 25/07/14 (4 month ago)

    kingjosh [291794]

     

    MedicFox [1694544]

     

    silentdragon [1615297]

    I tried blocking the background and I admit it helps to a point, but its easy to lose track of where I am in the map, etc.  So...Greasemonky/Tampermonkey and http://pastebin.com/9S1cFGQ1 to reduce the opacity of the map itself.  The items stay the same. Just adjust the opacity as light as you want it to still be able to use the city, but make those items pop.   I find around 0.1 is pretty optimal for me.

    This is an absolutely wonderful block of code my friend. I don't have to strain my eyes anymore, and all the map requires is scrolling through. It feels like this is what the awareness merits were meant to do.

    I've found in one run: 2 Boxes of Grenades, 2 Glowsticks, 1 Box of Bon Bons, 1 MP3 Player, 1 Gold Necklace, 1 Crowbar, 1 Skorpian, 1 Pen Knife, and 1 Ketamine. Mostly trash items, but a lot of trash items.

    R+ 



    how on earth do i use this script any help would be appreciated thanks

    Install GreaseMonkey/TamperMonkey/whatever equivalent of these your browser uses, open up a new script, delete all the text on the new script already there, copy all of the text from the pastebin and put it into the new script, save, make sure it's enabled.

    Using Maxthon's ViolentMonkey or I'd give you some picture reference.

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    Posted to on 00:03:01 - 28/07/14 (4 month ago)
    If there is any correlation area & items, so where is skatepark - I want a skateboard :P
    Anyway - R+
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    Posted to on 02:33:03 - 28/07/14 (4 month ago)
     Just found a Cesium-137
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    Posted to on 21:52:04 - 28/07/14 (4 month ago)
    Great thread ,made me finally figure out how to find items and found 12 in 2 hours with no merits on awareness....thanks mate


    =60 =
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    Posted to on 13:11:43 - 29/07/14 (4 month ago)

    soppy [1859548]

    Great thread ,made me finally figure out how to find items and found 12 in 2 hours with no merits on awareness....thanks mate

    you only found that many because they'd all built up since respo because you hadn't clicked any of them

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    Posted to on 13:52:15 - 29/07/14 (4 month ago)

    -Monkey- [892675]

     

    soppy [1859548]

    Great thread ,made me finally figure out how to find items and found 12 in 2 hours with no merits on awareness....thanks mate

    you only found that many because they'd all built up since respo because you hadn't clicked any of them


    Found an extra 3 today

     



    =60 =
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    Posted to on 14:36:52 - 02/08/14 (4 month ago)

    ebcdic [1757971]

    I find that blocking "cdn.dev-www.torn.com/images/citymap/release/*png" with Adblock Plus makes items easier to find (the background is, mostly, a solid color: no buildings, roads, lakes, cars, ... to hide the items)

    This filter does not work anymore??

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    Posted to on 15:20:31 - 02/08/14 (4 month ago)
    The best guide for item finding. Rated +
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    Posted to on 20:35:15 - 02/08/14 (4 month ago)
    Staff edit!
    Last edited by on 20:48:25 - 02/08/14
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    Posted to on 08:37:35 - 18/09/14 (3 month ago)
    what's the most valueable of item you guys found in city?
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    Posted to on 08:44:33 - 18/09/14 (3 month ago)

    zacnnt [1162531]

    what's the most valueable of item you guys found in city?

     New system or old?

    New is a lottery voucher/can of munster/xbox 360

    Old is senet board

    6/10 awareness for the better part of those, but over the last 2 weeks I've completed the 10% boost course and grabbed the 7th upgrade.