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Zeitgeist
Nov 30, 2008, 08:39 PM
What is up with this infuriating bug? It makes trying to get on the same team as clannies all but impossible.

oh, and if you can hear me teamswitch, fuck you again.

Half-Duplex
Nov 30, 2008, 10:19 PM
Yeah, this has been a bug since the last update. This and getting stuck in respawn...

Happens to me quite often...hopefully they will fix it...

Zeitgeist
Nov 30, 2008, 10:20 PM
i've never gotten stuck in respawn

Half-Duplex
Nov 30, 2008, 10:31 PM
It happens to me at least 5-7 times a map...

And it typically happens when I'm pwning a ridiculous amount of people...

Zeitgeist
Nov 30, 2008, 10:35 PM
it wouldnt have to do with the fact you constantly try to place yourself in areas of the map that weren't meant to be stood on would it?

Half-Duplex
Nov 30, 2008, 10:38 PM
it wouldnt have to do with the fact you constantly try to place yourself in areas of the map that weren't meant to be stood on would it?

Oh no not at all...there shouldn't be a relationship between the two.

Maybe the game is trying to tell me I'm pwning too much and need to tone it down a little...-shrug-

its really annoying when I get side tracked and I realized I've been in respawn for over a minute...

Drunken F00l
Nov 30, 2008, 11:44 PM
Dead spectator mode? Is this the same as getting stuck trying to join teams after map change?

The stuck in respawn thing is easy to fix. Just change class (even to the same class). To fix being stuck at team selection, you have to reconnect.

Half-Duplex
Nov 30, 2008, 11:52 PM
These fixes are true, and they do work. But it is still annoying. Especially when you're on a good streak with your session_data...

Having to reconnect to the server sets the value back to 0:0.

I dunno, I like being able to see my session_data build.

Zeitgeist
Dec 01, 2008, 07:42 AM
Dead spectator mode? Is this the same as getting stuck trying to join teams after map change?

yeah, i only say dead spectator because when you try to type to all chat your name is grey and there's a *DEAD* tag in front of it.

and you're right, disconnecting and reconnecting to the server fixes it, which wouldn't be a problem normally, except that these servers get full QUICKLY after a map change

insomniaprincess
Dec 01, 2008, 10:26 AM
Some players have noticed a connection that could contribute to these problems.

Spamming one team can get you stuck on the character selection screen or "dead spectator" as you called it. It's understandable if you want to play on a team with friends/clan members but try not to just spam the key when selecting.

Some people have noticed the "Stuck in respawn" occurs when you have something else open such as Steam friends or the scoreboard as you die.

This isn't a permanent fix, of course, but other people have said it seems to have reduced the number of times this happens to them.

OmegaZero_Alpha
Dec 01, 2008, 10:33 AM
sounds like some team-stackers are getting owned.

Continue, dead spectator glitch.

Hell-met
Dec 01, 2008, 10:51 AM
sounds like some team-stackers are getting owned.

Continue, dead spectator glitch.

For once I agree w/ u

Drunken F00l
Dec 01, 2008, 10:59 AM
Spamming one team can get you stuck on the character selection screen or "dead spectator" as you called it. It's understandable if you want to play on a team with friends/clan members but try not to just spam the key when selecting.

This would explain why I've never had the problem and why it appeared after Valve's "rate limit of some commands" patch.


Some people have noticed the "Stuck in respawn" occurs when you have something else open such as Steam friends or the scoreboard as you die.
I've noticed this one. Scoreboard, team chat, regular chat, steam windows open while dead, etc. seem to make it happen (but not all the time?).

Zeitgeist
Dec 01, 2008, 06:05 PM
Some players have noticed a connection that could contribute to these problems.

Spamming one team can get you stuck on the character selection screen or "dead spectator" as you called it. It's understandable if you want to play on a team with friends/clan members but try not to just spam the key when selecting.

Yup - this must be what causes it. On new maps i just spam click on Red door and smash my 7 key. I'll have to start being more gentle.


sounds like some team-stackers are getting owned.

Continue, dead spectator glitch.


wow. because wanting to play with my boyfriend is team stacking.

IamTHEBOOKIE
Dec 01, 2008, 06:13 PM
Some players have noticed a connection that could contribute to these problems.

Spamming one team can get you stuck on the character selection screen or "dead spectator" as you called it. It's understandable if you want to play on a team with friends/clan members but try not to just spam the key when selecting.

Yup - this must be what causes it. On new maps i just spam click on Red door and smash my 7 key. I'll have to start being more gentle.


sounds like some team-stackers are getting owned.

Continue, dead spectator glitch.


wow. because wanting to play with my boyfriend is team stacking.


awww cute :)

Adder
Dec 01, 2008, 06:28 PM
sounds like some team-stackers are getting owned.

Continue, dead spectator glitch.

That can't be it, they aren't good enough to team-stack.

Zeitgeist
Dec 01, 2008, 06:31 PM
sounds like some team-stackers are getting owned.

Continue, dead spectator glitch.

That can't be it, they aren't good enough to team-stack.

who the fuck are you again?

Adder
Dec 01, 2008, 06:36 PM
sounds like some team-stackers are getting owned.

Continue, dead spectator glitch.

That can't be it, they aren't good enough to team-stack.

who the fuck are you again?

I am Adder, can't you read?

Zeitgeist
Dec 01, 2008, 06:45 PM
I am Adder, can't you read?

i heard you like portals

Hell-met
Dec 01, 2008, 07:23 PM
Adder is my best e-friend

no touchey

unknown
Jan 19, 2009, 04:39 PM
ive no idea if this is a bump, sorry--
in that dead spectator mode, type "help"
it'll bump you back into the team selection menu 100% of the time.
if you see people using "/kill" tell them to use this one instead, as it doesn't count towards their deaths the way /kill does

oh and hai

Drunken F00l
Jan 19, 2009, 04:42 PM
Same thing with "motd".

jwstohr
Jan 19, 2009, 06:20 PM
Same thing with "modt".
motd*

Drunken F00l
Jan 19, 2009, 07:44 PM
Thanks, fixed.