I always try to help you when you ask or need it :\
I know you would help me when you can, Hellina but a lot times I still feel lonely. Sometimes I'm OK with it but there are times I want someone to talk to, but it's kinda hard to when I'm not a good conversation starter and I've always been more a quiet person.
(This is Blaisie not Hellina btw)
It's just a matter of making friends is all. I was super quiet when I first started playing but I opened up a bit and met a lot of awesome people. From what I've seen in the FC though, people say hi when you log in and have tried to make conversations with you. But I understand where you're coming from. You don't have to "do" anything to be noticed though. Just gotta be yourself. :)
Oh, Sorry Blaisie. xD
I've tried making friends but after awhile they either stop playing or stop talking to me. The main one I've seen that actually says hi is Hellina and I would say hi back but that's pretty much it. Fred and Ant would also try talking to me, but it doesn't last long. My sister is even more alone since she isn't in FD anymore. We've always been shy.
There was more I wanted to say, but character limit... :/
I can't speak for FD, but in my experience, really the only thing to do is try to step out of your comfort zone more and speak up. Every time I've heard this complaint from people in my own FC, I could point to half a dozen people who'd tried to talk to them, but it felt to us like they weren't engaging with us or interested in being social.
Try volunteering to go with people on runs or asking if anyone wants to tag along, to start with. That might help you interact with people without necessarily having to be able to carry on a longer conversation.
I do try asking if someone wants come along for expert sometimes but I usually don't get an answer so I end up queuing alone or with just my sister. It might be because I log on at a time when only a few people are on or something, I don't know. Like I've said I'm usually not a talkative person, but even I want to talk to someone at times.
We're a little bit slow in FD right now. Not too bad, but could use more activity. I don't think "attention" is what you're after, today I asked about AST since I saw you were using it, and earlier this week I crafted and sent you a a Tonberry chair out of the blue XD I know I've jumped into dungeons a couple times when you've needed someone to queue in progress and I helped out with your house
(coulda done better but I couldn't craft much at the time). I know Blaisies helped with crafting a bunch and you get welcomed when you log in by anyone that's paying attention (when I started crafting I created a new chat log so I wouldn't see all the spam from crafting/gathering. Unfortunately this means I don't see people log in when I'm using it).
I feel like what you're looking for might be one or two social buddies with similar interests to chat with. This sort of thing really just involves finding someone you enjoy talking to and relate to, and talking to them. In my case for example, my current fixations are crafting, gathering, gardening, housing and the FC which I'm always open to discuss (I'm still learning the first 3).
Yeah you're totally right Matt. :) I wish I can like your posts. xD
I do want someone to talk to about similar interests, I have my my sister but that's usually not enough. I like collecting within the game like music, minions, and mounts; I recently got the turtle and there's crafting and gathering, of course. :)
I've been using AST a lot lately, especially when I que for Trials; my sister, too. She mains it now instead of SCH. And the tonberry chair matches my couch so that's good. I know you and Blaisie have helped us alot and I thank you two so much for that. :)
Yes that is exactly what I think, too. Since we don't have anyone else in real life that play or want to play, we wish we could find one or two people we could talk to about similar interests. This and running out of things to do are just a few reasons why I might take a month break from the game.
I do like collect things as well; mainly mounts and glamour. :) I love to glamour but sometimes it is especially hard finding the right shoes for a male character; I mostly just use my leather sandals or the hard leather caligae. >.>I've also been trying to work on getting my crafters to 50, but it is slow going.
I wonder how much interest a "Minion and Mount Aficionados" LS would generate.
Hmm I wonder... maybe I should create that LS and try advertising it.
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