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Accidental Hostile Bid

Topics: Beginners: Accidental Hostile Bid

Teddy Bear

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 08:36 am Click here to edit this post
Hi guys,

I bid for a low value corp on LU without realising it was owned by a CEO.

How do i retract the bid please?


Friday, November 16, 2012 - 02:24 pm Click here to edit this post
You get only a very short time to retract bids, like less than an hour I seem to remember. After that there's nothing you can do. Message the CEO, explain, and remember s/he will be getting a good price for their corp so they shouldn't really mind too much.

It is a baddie to hostile bid though. Always ask first.

Teddy Bear

Friday, November 16, 2012 - 08:59 pm Click here to edit this post
Yeah, lesson learned.

Luckily Alex from BigMe seemed to accept the genuine mistake. I was always check the ownership properly from now on.

He even offered me a few he was trying to sell.

Thanks :)


Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 08:03 am Click here to edit this post
Better be careful, some people throw a fit. I have this poacher threaten to war me over an under performing corp in a country of mine. There is a reason your corp sucks in my country because you don't hold it to the minimal standards he's like I'm going kill you, pfft. crazy people, be careful


Monday, November 19, 2012 - 05:55 am Click here to edit this post
WOW, so I can bid any corp I want to really? That is not good, my enemies could take my corps....

Should I nationalize my state corps then?


Monday, November 19, 2012 - 03:32 pm Click here to edit this post
Lol, you can, if there are any you really really cant lose, like if they are in a supply chain or something.

But think about it, anyone wanting to buy out your corp will have to pay you well over the value of the corp (up to 400B over? depending on the corp value). So it's a nice little earner. Hostile bidding is just not SC etiquette, and I have seen it used as an excuse for many a good war.


Monday, November 19, 2012 - 09:52 pm Click here to edit this post
Considering the cost of building a corp from scratch probably doesn't go over $200B even considering both upgrades and the months it loses money while upgrading, you're really getting quite a good deal.


Monday, November 19, 2012 - 11:08 pm Click here to edit this post
There's also an option to block CEOs from your country, so none could buy any of your corps. If you wanted someone in particular to build a corp there, just turn off the block, accept the corp and turn on the block again.

The only disadvantage is CEOs looking to build wont be able to use your country, you would have to make contact and set it up first.


Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 03:55 am Click here to edit this post
lol... Accidentally hostile.

I get what you mean, Ted, but it is still funny.

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