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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Originally posted by Tomeis
    Well, unless I completely missed something here, but the quotes of you sending emails to EA and them responding, you would finish your emails with "Thanks- Mitch", and they'd start their reply back with "Hi, Tom"


    I guess EA was pulling my real first name from my account and using it in their replies.

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  • jesus
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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Originally posted by Mitch View Post
    Not sure I follow, is this just spam or were you to stoned when you posted this to form a complete thought......
    Well, unless I completely missed something here, but the quotes of you sending emails to EA and them responding, you would finish your emails with "Thanks- Mitch", and they'd start their reply back with "Hi, Tom"

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Originally posted by Tomeis View Post
    lol, EA

    Mitch: thanks- Mitch

    EA: Hi, Tom
    Not sure I follow, is this just spam or were you to stoned when you posted this to form a complete thought......

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  • jesus
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    lol, EA

    Mitch: thanks- Mitch

    EA: Hi, Tom

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Originally posted by sava700 View Post
    After reading all that Mitch put up over the hell he has to go through to get some numbers and icons on his player account...it makes me wonder what we have become that most must have this "stat fix" to get on with their life...

    I feel your pain Mitch but I wouldn't be concerned over it... You and I both enjoy the game and the mods for fun which is what its all about.

    While it sucks to lose 2200 plus hours and the stats I earned playing the game, I was not so much concerned with the losing the actual stats as was about my reputation with fellow clan members and other I associate with in the gaming community....

    It just pisses me off that these idiots cant' secure their own stats system and we the players end up paying for their inability to do so.

    EA says they are doing this to be fair to everyone, well how in the hell is it fair to that I have to lose my stats because some *** hat ran and illegal modified ranked server.

    Apparently I can get my rank and unlocks restored if I get a 100 points and email them with my case number, they will restore what they can of my stats.

    However now that it's clear to my clan mates and a few others who opinions I value, that this did not happen because I intentionally did something that violated the rules, I could care less.

    I will eventually get around to getting them restored, however as Sava pointed out I mostly play the mods now and since I have a Major account with all the unlocks I am not too pressed about it....

    Originally posted by Jimtool655321 View Post
    The problem is, you don't "own" your stats. EA/DICE can wipe who/what/whenever they choose. You can't sue them or anything. I'm sure it's all in an ironclad EULA or ToS. Now, if they cared about what the online gaming community thought about them and actually gave half a f*ck about making repeat business with us then they would NOT have done what they have. They just spit in the face of everyone who bought this game and laughed their way to the bank, waving our money around. Why should they care if you're mad about losing your e-rank on their server that they own? You already bought the game, they have your money, so F*CK YOU!!! I just know that I won't be buying anything put out by Dice in the future. I suggest you all do the same, speaking out with your wallets.
    I have to disagree with you about not being able to sue them, what most folks seem to forget is that these agreements can always be challenged in court not to mention it would not just be about the stats themselves.

    It's not a matter of if you can sue them, so much as it's a matter of do I want to spend thousands of dollars not to mention hundreds of hours of my time doing it. The answer to that question is no, not over stupid BF2 stats....

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    After reading all that Mitch put up over the hell he has to go through to get some numbers and icons on his player account...it makes me wonder what we have become that most must have this "stat fix" to get on with their life...

    I feel your pain Mitch but I wouldn't be concerned over it... You and I both enjoy the game and the mods for fun which is what its all about.

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    The problem is, you don't "own" your stats. EA/DICE can wipe who/what/whenever they choose. You can't sue them or anything. I'm sure it's all in an ironclad EULA or ToS. Now, if they cared about what the online gaming community thought about them and actually gave half a f*ck about making repeat business with us then they would NOT have done what they have. They just spit in the face of everyone who bought this game and laughed their way to the bank, waving our money around. Why should they care if you're mad about losing your e-rank on their server that they own? You already bought the game, they have your money, so F*CK YOU!!! I just know that I won't be buying anything put out by Dice in the future. I suggest you all do the same, speaking out with your wallets.

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Funny thing I ran across this thread yesterday because last week I was on our AIX mod server and noticed that my rank was set as a private when it should have been Lt. General, however I did not think much about it because I was on a mod server.

    After reading this thread I decided to check my account and much to my dismay my rank was showing as a private. I immediately contact EA to see what the hell was going on and why this account was reset.

    Before anyone starts flaming me saying that I cheat or hack, well just put a sock in it now because I have never done any such thing. As you will see from the copies of the email I have posted below I asked EA point blank what I was being accused of or what I did that caused my stats to be reset and based on the answers I am being provided it appears that this is due to some other reason, however they are not being clear as to what that reason is.

    For the most part this is not that big a deal to me because I was never going to get to the last level as I am just an average player. Also I have another account that is at a Majors rank and for the most part I only play mods now but the fact of the matter is the account that got reset is as old as the game itself.

    The problem is I had about (2200hrs) of playing time invested in that account and while it's bad enough they wiped it out and can't provide me a clear explanation why but their actions also call my character and honesty in to questions with other players that know me and that is where I draw the line.

    As far as I am concerned yes this may only be an online game, however when it comes to establishing relationships and trust with other gamers your word and reputation are all you have and the way I see it EA is slandering my name.

    Now that I am done getting that off my chest below are the copies of the messages I have been exchanging with EACS, if anyone has any ideas what the hell they are talking about, I would appreciate you sharing it with me....


    Response (Mohd N.) 04/14/2008 12:43 PM
    Hello Tom,
    Thank you for taking the time to contact us about your incident. Many users logged into Battlefield 2 recently to discover that their account was given an extreme best round score(s). We are currently under investigation of the issue and are trying to find the best course of action.

    We are working closely with the development team to come a conclusion on the best way to fix this issue for all the users that were affected by this issue. We do not have a time frame as to when these stats will be reset or restored at all but please continue to review the Official Battlefield 2 Website.

    We are trying to come to a conclusion that will be the best benefit of the Battlefield online community and its members. Unfortunately our support teams cannot remove or alter best round scores, kill streaks, unlocks, hours played, ribbons, badges, etc, nor can we retro-actively award you any stats or ribbons you may have been awarded.

    We apologize for the trouble and hope you continue to enjoy Battlefield 2.
    Official Battlefield 2 Website
    http://www.eagames.com/official/batt...d2/us/home.jsp
    Thank you !
    Sincerely,
    EA Rep Mike
    Player Relations
    Electronic Arts
    Customer 04/14/2008 07:15 PM
    What do you mean by extreme best round scores, was this an accident or was it done intentionally?

    I still don't understand why my stats were reset and if they will be restored? What I want to know is if you folks are accusing me of doing something wrong and if so what?

    I read the message boards from the link you provided and it appears to me that you folks don't have things under control based on what I am reading , however I do not see an explanation that answers my questions.

    It just seems strange to me that after 3 years and over 2200 hours of playing time you folks would allow my stats to be reset for no apparent reason, if you accusing me of something, then out with it I would like to know why this happen and what is being done to fix it.

    Thanks- Mitch
    Response (EARepAme) 04/14/2008 07:39 PM
    Hello Tom,
    Thank you for contacting Electronic Arts.
    We are currently in the process of discussing the situation with DICE to determine how best to go about addressing the manipulation of ranked servers for the purpose of disrupting stats collection. Once we have a procedure in place, we will be contacting affected players by email to let them know what we plan to do and how they can assist us. In the meantime, we would like to extend our appreciation for your patience and understanding.
    Take Care,
    EA Rep Ame
    Electronic Arts
    Player Relations
    Response (EARepAme) 04/14/2008 09:00 PM
    Hi Tom,
    Thank you for contacting us.
    Due to the nature of your issue, more time is required for investigation. I apologize for any prolonged delays this might cause, but please rest assured that we are trying to handle your issue in a timely manner.

    During this time, you may still update your incident with additional information that might help us resolve your issue without causing any additional delay.

    To update your incident click the link above that says, To view or update your question from our support site, click here.

    We appreciate the opportunity to assist you and look forward to getting you back in the game!
    Sincerely,
    EA Rep Ame
    Player Relations
    Electronic Arts
    Customer 04/15/2008 10:39 AM
    That is all well and good but you folks have still not answered the most important question to me. Am I being accused of doing something to violate the TOS or any other policy and if so what? I think you folks at least owe me a straight forward answer on that.

    What you need to understand is I am less concerned about getting my stats restored than I am restoring the damage your companies actions have done to my reputation and that is why I will continue to push this issue even if it requires outside intervention to get the answer.

    Thanks- Mitch
    Well EA finally got back to me again and it appears from what they are saying that at some point in my BF2 career I apparently played on a ranked server that some ******* admin had modified to cheat the rank system. Not sure which server this could have been or when it happen but trust me I would like to meet the mother****er that got me caught up in this.

    This **** has gotten way out of hand, it's bad enough we have to deal with these little pecker heads cheating in game, now we have to worry whether or not a server is legit before we can play there or risk losing your stats.

    EA is way out of line here and has no business resetting anyone stats unless they can prove that the person or persons were knowing involved or participating in this type of activity. Come on now, how in the hell are we expected to know if a ranked server is legit or not before we join it. It seems to me that EA is holding players accountable for their own inability to control and secure the legitimacy of the ranking system.

    Anyway that's the long and short of it so if you one of those assholes that was or still is hosting one of the servers in question and you read this, you better hope you never run into anyone this has happen to because of your cheating ***.

    Mitch

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    BF2 Ranks from UBAR: http://ubar.bf2s.com/ranks.php

    Brigadier General


    Requirements:
    * Rank: Colonel
    * Score: 180,000
    * Awards: Veteran Armor Badge, Veteran Transport Badge, Veteran Helicopter Badge, Veteran Aviator Badge, Veteran Air Defense Badge, Veteran Ground Defense Badge
    * Notes: Requires 1080 hours playtime


    Major General

    Requirements:
    * Rank: Brigadier General
    * Score: 180,000
    * Awards: Veteran Knife Combat Badge, Veteran Pistol Combat Badge, Veteran Assault Combat Badge, Veteran Anti-tank Combat Badge, Veteran Sniper Combat Badge, Veteran Spec Ops Combat Badge, Veteran Support Combat Badge, Veteran Engineer Combat Badge, Veteran Medic Combat Badge
    * Notes: Requires 1250 hours playtime

    Lieutenant General


    Requirements:
    * Rank: Major General
    * Score: 200,000
    * Notes: Requires 1440 hours playtime

    For these ranks a minimum time is required!! All other ranks there is no time requirement.

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Originally posted by FalconControl View Post
    I've never seen a time requirment for a rank???
    Well maby not time but the metals, like you need all Vet for a rank that is some time.

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Originally posted by kulamonster3
    Just like me I am a Major, that is only 64K away from Brig. General, but I will have the points way before I put back in the 1080 hours needed for the rank advancement, so I will hit a wall once I get to that point.
    I've never seen a time requirment for a rank???

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  • ElFipso
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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    Originally posted by kulamonster3
    But hey at least we are not going to be Privates running around, so there is that plus to this saga!!!!

    No, wait, that would be incredibly confusing to have so many "privates" pwning the rest of the server. Oh, how they would all call you a hacker :laugh:

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    EA will not do anything about lost time caused by the reset. (trust me I have pleaded) They can not give the hours back. So, if your friend gets his global score back then he should have the rank he was at back before the reset, but he will not be able to advance past that rank until he has put the necessary time back into the game.

    Just like me I am a Major, that is only 64K away from Brig. General, but I will have the points way before I put back in the 1080 hours needed for the rank advancement, so I will hit a wall once I get to that point.

    But hey at least we are not going to be Privates running around, so there is that plus to this saga!!!!

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  • Deathtrap1986
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    I'd like mine back. All of a sudden I logged in one day and for some reason, I was dropped 6 ranks. Not that big of a deal, just kind of sucked. Oh well...

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    Re: EACS willing to give some of the reset stats back!

    what about the higher ranks that require like 1200 hours playing time? this doesnt apply to me anyway, but i know of at least one person here that it does apply to.

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