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# Feb 19 2008 at 2:22 AM Rating: Decent
42 posts
ok so ive been thinking on this off and on for awhile.... and i give up. i cannot find any pattern whatsoever in the jobs on this thing.... this is probly the oddest job combo on an item i can think of
# Sep 30 2007 at 1:08 AM Rating: Excellent
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# Jan 20 2007 at 7:37 AM Rating: Decent
636 posts
Just saw a RMT in Uggalephih wearing this. I was laughing so hard I almost missed Sozu's pop time. My God, the horror...
# Oct 18 2006 at 11:36 AM Rating: Decent
this item sux soo bad , SE put it for gil buyers to buy it and feel better about them selfs . (Cont corozza/kraken club/pineal hat FTW) lol <<< some1 i know xD.
# Feb 12 2006 at 4:26 PM Rating: Decent
154 posts
Wonder why this isn't able to be used by RDM's.

Meh, oh well.
# Feb 12 2006 at 1:31 AM Rating: Decent
51 posts
You know, I think this might be one of the better options for WHMs soloing. Sure it's not quite the +10 accuracy and +10 evasion of an Optical, but the +10 Ranged Accuracy on an Optical in largely wasted on WHM. Plus, +2 attack and 18 DEF certainly never hurt while soloing.

And certainly seems to be easier to get to boot, which is good when you're only using the hat for soloing really.
# Oct 26 2006 at 4:38 AM Rating: Decent
74 posts
you're missing the secret use for this item. It's really here to make it LOOK like you're wearing optical hat =p
Hades Server
# Dec 15 2005 at 1:34 PM Rating: Decent
212 posts
its up to 600k on hades server to this date. Maybe because of the fake "Optical Hat" look.
# Jul 25 2005 at 3:32 PM Rating: Decent
842 posts
why did they let whm and blm use it, but not rdm, who would actaully have some use for it
RE: anti-rdm
# Jul 25 2005 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
to force rdm to get optical lol
# May 21 2005 at 5:08 AM Rating: Decent
109 posts
This has been on AH on Unicorn server for quite some time. I am actually surprised it is listed here as a "New Item". As far as price i think it goes roughly 15-20k which isnt that bad if u can use it and don't want to stop leveling just to get Optical which can take quite some time. Took me 4-5 seperate attempts just to get enough people willing to help. Even then we had to offer a reward for the one white mage that went with us. Each time we would spend several hours among the 3-4 of us that wanted a hat asking friends and LSes for help. Some people are just greedy self-centered bastards.

Edited, Sat May 21 06:10:08 2005
RE: price
# Jul 23 2005 at 2:18 PM Rating: Decent
842 posts
not new item, new fashion shot
RE: price
# Jul 24 2005 at 4:38 PM Rating: Decent
36 posts
Notice Post Dates. This was listed back when he posted as a "New Item".

But back to the point at hand- Allakhazam usually doesn't focus on every item, as there are a -lot- of them. They usually take up their time with new items, items in demand or have experienced popularity. Plus, perhaps your server was one of the first to find/craft/quest this hat, while other servers may still not have even heard of it.

As for the item itself, I can see it being used as a 'sympathy item' to try and convince a Linkshell to help the wearer. I know that in my Linkshell, we've got two or three amazing Dark Knights, one of which does not have the Optical Hat despite being level 71. He does everything he can to try and guilt the other high levels in the Linkshell to help him, and this hat could very well persuade them in his favor.

But other than that, it's good for people who don't get much help from their Linkshell. Although for Dark Knights, the Celata is much better (and stylish, in my opinion).
#REDACTED, Posted: May 18 2005 at 4:01 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) this seams like a waste its probly ganna go for countless millons cuase of all the greedy bastders out there and O hat 1 lvl lower and is much much better i dont know anyone would trade O hat for this pice of **** another bad idea by SE not very suprizing they make something this stupid lol
RE: waste =\
# May 19 2005 at 2:01 PM Rating: Decent
Ummm.... no. I won't have 17+ friends over 70 by the time I reach 75, but I'd be very interested to know what resource you're using to come up with that figure... I play in a perma party with 5 other friends. We don't play outside of the perma. The rest of you all scare us.

Edited, Thu May 19 15:02:50 2005
RE: waste =\
# Jan 09 2006 at 11:10 AM Rating: Decent
510 posts
Ummm.... no. I won't have 17+ friends over 70 by the time I reach 75, but I'd be very interested to know what resource you're using to come up with that figure... I play in a perma party with 5 other friends. We don't play outside of the perma. The rest of you all scare us.

Hah! That has to be one of the funniest posts I've ever read :-) Thank you, cthonian, you just made my day.

You also made my mind up. I am not having too much accuracy problems now, and I have been thinking that the O.Hat would just be for show for me (for now, that +10 Evasion will really help once I get Ninja this high). I could scrounge up an alliance of 70+ people to help, my biggest problem is I run my Clan/LS, and I invariably wind up having to help others instead of myself. I tend to be behind in missions and quests simply because I spend so much time repeating the same ones over and over again to help those in my clan.

Long story short, I rarely get help from those that I've helped (sad, but true. Think I'm exaggerating? Read this).

So, because I don't really need the O.Hat now, I'll just get this lesser cousin and hold off until someone else in my group needs one and I can gather up enough folks to do the run twice :-)
# May 18 2005 at 8:45 AM Rating: Default
211 posts
They could atleast have made it all jobs, and not the tall pointed fugly looking hat.
# May 18 2005 at 2:31 AM Rating: Decent
This is fairly weak compared to Optical Hat, which I don't have, but still isn't too bad. Not a lot of each bonus but it all adds up. A little here, a little there, still...there are many other items that add more but do they add as much defense?

This would be a decent substitution for you "until" you get your O-hat when those /tells beg you to join your party. This has even happened to me, a Thief, so hey...you never know!
# May 18 2005 at 1:55 AM Rating: Good
520 posts
optical aht is all job
# May 18 2005 at 12:32 AM Rating: Default
and this is for what ppl who cant get a opt hat?
RE: Hmmmm
# May 18 2005 at 7:51 AM Rating: Decent
Ummmm... yes. For those of us who don't care to be involved in a huge linkshell that demands more time and input than a full time job or marriage, abuse NM camps, buy gil, and/or pay high levels to do it for us. Then there are people who can't get an optical hat for other reasons... occasionally they like to see the sky, go fishing, work on cars, date real live human beings, eat at restaurants, see movies, travel, and otherwise leave the house once in a while. Take your condescending attitude elsewhere. No one likes you.
RE: Hmmmm
# May 21 2005 at 8:06 PM Rating: Decent
rate up ^^
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