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Writs Reset Time?

Kammakazi
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Does it reset at a certain time?

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Does it reset as soon as you turn in the quest?

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Does it reset as soon as you pick up the quest?
  • whyB
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    I'm pretty positive it is at a certain time. What time, I do not know.
  • NovaMarx
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    From the moment you accept a writ the timer starts, and will reset in about 24 hours. If you complete your writ immediately, then you will have to wait until the following day for a new writ. However, if you wait more than 24 hours to complete the writ, you will be able to accept a new one immediately (as the timer will have reset by then).

    Hope this makes sense :smile:
    Edited by NovaMarx on August 28, 2015 2:28PM
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  • whyB
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    NovaMarx wrote: »
    From the moment you accept a writ the timer starts, and will reset in about 24 hours. If you complete your writ immediately, then you will have to wait until the following day for a new writ. However, if you wait more than 24 hours to complete the writ, you will be able to accept a new one immediately (as the timer will have reset by then).

    Hope this makes sense :smile:

    I disagree. I did all 6 writs at the time that I normally play (4PM EST) and completed and turned it in within an hour). I remember not being able to sleep that night and I got up around 1:45AM EST time. I was able to take new writs for all 6 crafts.
  • WandaMey
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    what s/he saying is just : you can pick for example Monday writs, and complete them only on Tuesday then have Tuesday writs still available on the board.


    for EU player it's in the morning (8am gmt+1 if i remember it right)
    Edited by WandaMey on August 28, 2015 3:51PM
  • Brrrofski
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    Apparently it's 2 am est I've heard. So 7 GMT. Lot of Europe 8am. Don't know about the other time zones sorry.
    Edited by Brrrofski on August 28, 2015 4:47PM
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  • Darlgon
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    20 hours.

    http://forums.elderscrollsonline.com/en/discussion/137773/patch-notes-v1-5-2

    Note: Crafting Writs may be performed every 20 hours, and are available for every tier of crafting.

    HOWEVER,
    whyB wrote: »
    NovaMarx wrote: »
    From the moment you accept a writ the timer starts, and will reset in about 24 hours. If you complete your writ immediately, then you will have to wait until the following day for a new writ. However, if you wait more than 24 hours to complete the writ, you will be able to accept a new one immediately (as the timer will have reset by then).

    Hope this makes sense :smile:

    I disagree. I did all 6 writs at the time that I normally play (4PM EST) and completed and turned it in within an hour). I remember not being able to sleep that night and I got up around 1:45AM EST time. I was able to take new writs for all 6 crafts.

    That is 20 hours FROM THE TIME YOU GOT THEM. So you can get one. hold it for 21 hours and not turn in, log out, turn it in when you log back in, and get a new writ quest immediately. Sounds to me like you either are mistaken in the time you got the quest or when you woke up early. You DID them at 4PM, but when did you GET them? The previous night before you went to bed?
    Power level to CP160 in a week:
    Where is the end game? You just played it.
    Why don't I have 300+ skill points? Because you skipped content along the way.
    Where is new content? Sigh.
  • whyB
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    Darlgon wrote: »
    20 hours.

    http://forums.elderscrollsonline.com/en/discussion/137773/patch-notes-v1-5-2

    Note: Crafting Writs may be performed every 20 hours, and are available for every tier of crafting.

    HOWEVER,
    whyB wrote: »
    NovaMarx wrote: »
    From the moment you accept a writ the timer starts, and will reset in about 24 hours. If you complete your writ immediately, then you will have to wait until the following day for a new writ. However, if you wait more than 24 hours to complete the writ, you will be able to accept a new one immediately (as the timer will have reset by then).

    Hope this makes sense :smile:

    I disagree. I did all 6 writs at the time that I normally play (4PM EST) and completed and turned it in within an hour). I remember not being able to sleep that night and I got up around 1:45AM EST time. I was able to take new writs for all 6 crafts.

    That is 20 hours FROM THE TIME YOU GOT THEM. So you can get one. hold it for 21 hours and not turn in, log out, turn it in when you log back in, and get a new writ quest immediately. Sounds to me like you either are mistaken in the time you got the quest or when you woke up early. You DID them at 4PM, but when did you GET them? The previous night before you went to bed?

    I know better than to reply to a post like this, but I find myself so curious...I just couldn't help but ask. How do you get more than 20 hours from what I said?
  • Darlgon
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    whyB wrote: »

    I disagree. I did all 6 writs at the time that I normally play (4PM EST) and completed and turned it in within an hour). I remember not being able to sleep that night and I got up around 1:45AM EST time. I was able to take new writs for all 6 crafts.
    whyB wrote: »

    I know better than to reply to a post like this, but I find myself so curious...I just couldn't help but ask. How do you get more than 20 hours from what I said?

    Because of what is stated in the patch notes I linked. Its how ZoS says it works.

    ALSO you said you completed and turned in, not that you acquired the quest from the writ board at 4PM that day.
    Edited by Darlgon on August 28, 2015 5:14PM
    Power level to CP160 in a week:
    Where is the end game? You just played it.
    Why don't I have 300+ skill points? Because you skipped content along the way.
    Where is new content? Sigh.
  • whyB
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    Darlgon wrote: »
    whyB wrote: »

    I disagree. I did all 6 writs at the time that I normally play (4PM EST) and completed and turned it in within an hour). I remember not being able to sleep that night and I got up around 1:45AM EST time. I was able to take new writs for all 6 crafts.
    whyB wrote: »

    I know better than to reply to a post like this, but I find myself so curious...I just couldn't help but ask. How do you get more than 20 hours from what I said?

    Because of what is stated in the patch notes I linked. Its how ZoS says it works.

    ALSO you said you completed and turned in, not that you acquired the quest from the writ board at 4PM that day.

    I should be better with my words, I assumed it was implied. I had logged in, checked my mail, fed my horse, then I acquired writs, completed said writs, and about 10 hours later, I logged back on, checked my mail, then acquired and completed more writs. When I logged back in at 4PM that day, I had no writs.
  • Darlgon
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    whyB wrote: »
    Darlgon wrote: »
    whyB wrote: »

    I disagree. I did all 6 writs at the time that I normally play (4PM EST) and completed and turned it in within an hour). I remember not being able to sleep that night and I got up around 1:45AM EST time. I was able to take new writs for all 6 crafts.
    whyB wrote: »

    I know better than to reply to a post like this, but I find myself so curious...I just couldn't help but ask. How do you get more than 20 hours from what I said?

    Because of what is stated in the patch notes I linked. Its how ZoS says it works.

    ALSO you said you completed and turned in, not that you acquired the quest from the writ board at 4PM that day.

    I should be better with my words, I assumed it was implied. I had logged in, checked my mail, fed my horse, then I acquired writs, completed said writs, and about 10 hours later, I logged back on, checked my mail, then acquired and completed more writs. When I logged back in at 4PM that day, I had no writs.

    Interesting. I guess its time to say. @ZOS_GinaBruno . Is this a bug or is there a change?

    Oh, and @whyB I constantly get summoned to Cyrodiill or other places after acquiring a writ, and go to bed, logging in to have to make and turn in two/six writs back to back.
    Edited by Darlgon on August 28, 2015 5:31PM
    Power level to CP160 in a week:
    Where is the end game? You just played it.
    Why don't I have 300+ skill points? Because you skipped content along the way.
    Where is new content? Sigh.
  • WandaMey
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    Darlgon wrote: »
    Interesting. I guess its time to say. @ZOS_GinaBruno . Is this a bug or is there a change?

    the answer lies somewhere in this thread. but i'm just gonna repeat here because your reading seems very selective

    your patch notes are from october 2014

    Reset times are fixed for at least 6 monthes now,
  • thenichir
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    Mine have reset every day exactly 9am(+2gmt), even if I completed last day's writs 15min before. And you can also complete last day's writs and pick new right away if you didn't do them on the day you picked the ones in your journal.
  • BlueGreenMikey
    XBOX/NA resets at 11 pm -0700. You can get a new one every day in all the certifications as long as you finished the one that you already have (or abandoned it). You can take as long as you want to finish them.
    Edited by BlueGreenMikey on August 28, 2015 5:48PM
  • BenevolentBowd
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    From my experience,

    The writs are on the same reset as the pledges: 2300 Pacific, 0200 Eastern.

    For example, I can get writs before 11pm Pacific. If I complete them before 11pm, at 11pm new writs will be available. I can't confirm the 20h timer, but usually I don't get a second writ in the next 24h period.
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  • Darlgon
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    WandaMey wrote: »
    Darlgon wrote: »
    Interesting. I guess its time to say. @ZOS_GinaBruno . Is this a bug or is there a change?

    the answer lies somewhere in this thread. but i'm just gonna repeat here because your reading seems very selective

    your patch notes are from october 2014

    Reset times are fixed for at least 6 monthes now,

    Your answer lacks a source. But, whatever.
    Edited by Darlgon on August 28, 2015 7:30PM
    Power level to CP160 in a week:
    Where is the end game? You just played it.
    Why don't I have 300+ skill points? Because you skipped content along the way.
    Where is new content? Sigh.
  • UPrime
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    You can pick up a Writ and complete it in the evening. Say, 10PM, Then next morning at 6 AM you can do it again. The reset happens in the middle of the night. I believe this is true for ALL daily missions. Such as Undaunted pledges.
    Edited by UPrime on August 28, 2015 7:38PM
  • Darlgon
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    Darlgon wrote: »
    WandaMey wrote: »
    Darlgon wrote: »
    Interesting. I guess its time to say. @ZOS_GinaBruno . Is this a bug or is there a change?

    the answer lies somewhere in this thread. but i'm just gonna repeat here because your reading seems very selective

    your patch notes are from october 2014

    Reset times are fixed for at least 6 monthes now,

    Your answer lacks a source. But, whatever.

    Ok.. I had writs left not completed from last night about 6 PM when I got summoned to AvA.

    Upon login tonight, (7:30Pm CST) I completed the Clothing/Blacksmith/Woodworking writs. The sign only had a Clothing writ for me, which I then completed. We will see what tomorrow brings.

    <edit 7 AM next morning> 12 hours later and .. Alch/Cloth/Smith/Wood writs are all up. Wonder why only Cloth was avail last night? Oh well. Yeah, you guys are right. Writs reset at a time. Be nice if that was in the official patch notes somewhere. I been checking for them based on my horse timer.
    Edited by Darlgon on August 29, 2015 12:08PM
    Power level to CP160 in a week:
    Where is the end game? You just played it.
    Why don't I have 300+ skill points? Because you skipped content along the way.
    Where is new content? Sigh.
  • DaveMoeDee
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    Unless there was a change the last few days, my writs always reset 2am EST. Always. Even if I turned in the previous ones at 1:30.

    Horses are 20 hours. I don't believe that writs are.
  • Tarukmockto
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    I endorse the 11pm PST reset time. I regularly do writs (take new, complete, turn-in) late on Friday night (around 10pm), and then when I'm up the next morning around 8am there are new writs available. It's definitely a specific time, not on a timer.
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  • Nestor
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    I do writs late at night all the time, then in the morning I can do the writs again. It is defiantly some fixed time after midnight in my time zone. Actually, it may very well be Midnight in my time zone (MST US)
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  • BlueGreenMikey
    If your reset is midnight, you're in MDT, not MST (Arizona is the only state in MST right now). :) [/waytootechnicalnitpicking]
  • Jayne_Doe
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    For me, US Central Time, writs have always reset at midnight, which doesn't fit the 11pm PT/2am ET. I shouldn't be able to get new writs until 1am, but I've always been able to pick new ones up after midnight CT.
  • Nestor
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    If your reset is midnight, you're in MDT, not MST (Arizona is the only state in MST right now). :) [/waytootechnicalnitpicking]

    Its not my fault they change the dang clocks. If it was up to me, the clocks would be left alone.

    Enjoy the game, life is what you really want to be worried about.

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