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Author Topic: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had  (Read 13358 times)

Evanissimo

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Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« on: December 22, 2010, 04:13:07 pm »

Okay useless or funny. Mine was a peasant his only skill was that he was an "adequate liar". I can just imagine him signing up for the expedition....
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2010, 04:23:49 pm »

I had one who could... walk with crutches. kind of sad, when you think about it.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2010, 04:27:12 pm »

Legendary[or high master, or something like that, cba to remember] Soap Maker. He was in the second wave of immigrants, in the spring of my first year.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2010, 04:32:29 pm »

Adequate Student.
Nothing more. Just an adequate student.
Must have been a law student.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2010, 04:33:08 pm »

High master potash makers.

Legions of them.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2010, 05:23:27 pm »

None, all Immigrants are useful as haulers or for my 'Quick skill military training facility!', that and I tend to shove jobs that don't need high skills to be useful, like carpentry for my beds, bins, and barrels on everyone except my specialists.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2010, 05:32:53 pm »

I always enjoy getting those immigrants that are like "I can make soap and potash and lye and cheese and-" then I cut them off with a "Hope you like bricks!" as I turn them into a mason.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2010, 05:35:15 pm »

Legendary fish dissector. How the hell do you make a living at the mountainhomes dissecting fish?

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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2010, 06:10:30 pm »

I don't know what problem everyone seems to have with immigrants.  They are all perfectly fine haulers, at least, and some of your dwarves will generate the need for many haulers.  If they have skills past the ability to pick something up and walk, that is bonus.

I'm always getting high master small animal dissectors and what not.  They all do just fine in the army or carrying things around, or make yet another magma smelter and have the guy make copper bars all day long.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2010, 06:12:52 pm »

"I am a legendary speardwarf, and legendary armo-" "You've been assigned to be a farmer." "What?"
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2010, 06:14:50 pm »

I love throwing immigrants in the spots of more useful people, like if I have a legendary weaponsmith and he's the only furnace operator, I'll toss a cheese maker or somebody else in the furnace operator spot because there are no quality modifiers for it.

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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #11 on: December 22, 2010, 06:35:40 pm »

None, all Immigrants are useful as haulers or for my 'Quick skill military training facility!', that and I tend to shove jobs that don't need high skills to be useful, like carpentry for my beds, bins, and barrels on everyone except my specialists.

I use most of my useless migrants for plant gathering/farming/fishing or as soldiers. Hungry Dorves need food, and useless peasants are great at growing wild strawberries, catching fish, and farming plump helmets.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2010, 06:39:41 pm »

Hard to have too many smelters really... after all making cheese isnt that different from making steel...
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2010, 07:00:56 pm »

I had a milker get Fell Possessed three or four steps onto the map.

He killed a Legendary Engraver and made an amulet from his bones.

Kinda pissed about that one.
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Re: Most Useless Immigrant You've ever had
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2010, 07:25:22 pm »

Most useless? The Philosopher. Seriously. A noble who does nothing. at all. Just eats, drinks, and sleeps. And throws parties.
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