Talk:Funds

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I tried to update this to show what actually happens when you're too low on funds, but the change was disallowed -- I'm not sure why. Could someone else put "Beg for More Wire" in where it belongs, please?71.255.171.146 02:47, 29 October 2017 (UTC) Tried again. It worked this time.71.255.171.146 02:29, 30 October 2017 (UTC)

Wirebuyer dispute[edit source]

I dispute the inclusion of Wirebuyer as a way to get wire when you have no money. AFAIK Wirebuyer can't buy wire if you have no funds, and it doesn't pay attention to the price of the wire when you do have funds, so if you were already underpricing your clips, you're not going to get anywhere. Yes, you can turn it off, but it's a different function, meant to save you the effort of clicking on the wire button, not to get you wire no matter what. If you got no money, you gotta beg for wire.71.255.171.146 19:03, 30 October 2017 (UTC)

Okay, did the experiment. Hid all my available funds in the stock market and burned through my back inventory so there was no money. Wire Buyer did NOT work (but I did get Beg for More Wire added to my projects, and it didn't disappear when I brought the money back from the stock market, either.)71.255.171.146 03:17, 31 October 2017 (UTC)

That's right. My point is, Wirebuyer makes sure you buy at least 1 spool of wire if you have the funds. If Wirebuyer is buying the wire, that makes much less probable that you'll spend all your funds on, say, autoclippers, by accident, while not having reserves on investments or inventory. I'll clarify. Scarbrowmaven (talk) 16:38, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
Looks good. Thanks for clarifying! I admit that I don't like to add Wirebuyer until I've upgraded wire production at least twice, because I can't track the price of wire as easily when I've turned it over to the machine. I'm still working out the price points for wire.71.255.171.146 21:19, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
Me neither, frankly. I usually add Wirebuyer after MegaClippers, because after that I just cannot keep pace without an autoclicker (and that, I'm using in other places) Scarbrowmaven (talk) 13:04, 1 November 2017 (UTC)