Why should you detain people? (Also another question)

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#1 Posted by Abendlaender (3056 posts) -

Is there any reason to detain people? Just sending them away is much faster and gives you more time, since time continues to run while the guy is escorted away. I guess that's because it's a Beta or am I missing something?

Also (since I don't want to open another thread about that) sometimes you have to scan the fingerprints of people right? Even if they match I get an error-message if I let them in, is this a bug?

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#2 Edited by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

Detain people to protect the glorious country of Arstotska. Cause no trouble.

Not sure about the fingerprints. From what I've seen, unless it lists a known alias on the bottom of the sheet generated by the fingerprints that matches their documentation, you should turn them away.

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#3 Posted by Pie (7309 posts) -

Cause no trouble.

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#4 Posted by XChairmanDrekX (418 posts) -

Detaining people does mean you don't have to bother giving all their documents back, not sure if that makes a noticable time difference though.

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#5 Edited by GnomeonFire (1056 posts) -

@pie said:

Cause no trouble.

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#6 Posted by BBAlpert (2539 posts) -

Because fuck those filthy Kolechian swine, that's why!

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#7 Posted by ShadowConqueror (3413 posts) -

Because they're fucking terrorists or other forms of scum.

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#8 Posted by Trilogy (3083 posts) -

Some cold ass mother fuckers in this thread.

I like it.

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#9 Posted by Abendlaender (3056 posts) -

@trilogy said:

Some cold ass mother fuckers in this thread.

I like it.

I feel like I'm worse, I just let them all leave cause I wanted more money :P

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#10 Edited by fossas (369 posts) -

So they cause no trouble.

All jokes aside though, what actually is the advantage of detaining them over just flat out denying their entry?

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#11 Edited by Refactored (145 posts) -

@danhammett: pretty sure that one of the dodgy guys that I just sent away reacted "badly" to it. So probably would have been best to detain him as it ended the day. Could be confusing that with someone I sent through though

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#12 Edited by Kingpk (831 posts) -

@ravenlight said:

Detain people to protect the glorious country of Arstotska. Cause no trouble.

Not sure about the fingerprints. From what I've seen, unless it lists a known alias on the bottom of the sheet generated by the fingerprints that matches their documentation, you should turn them away.

The one that prints out isn't the same card you give the person. You have to compare the prints they give you (look at your tray) to the printout. It took me a little bit to realize that.

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#13 Edited by MechaMarshmallow (191 posts) -

Later in the game you get paid a bonus for detaining people.

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#14 Posted by BisonHero (10496 posts) -

@kingpk said:

@ravenlight said:

Detain people to protect the glorious country of Arstotska. Cause no trouble.

Not sure about the fingerprints. From what I've seen, unless it lists a known alias on the bottom of the sheet generated by the fingerprints that matches their documentation, you should turn them away.

The one that prints out isn't the same card you give the person. You have to compare the prints they give you (look at your tray) to the printout. It took me a little bit to realize that.

Keep in mind that Ravenlight's post is 3 months old, and what he said was based on what was included in the free demo. The free demo A) doesn't go very long, and didn't reach the point where they start giving you comparison fingerprints, so all that mattered from the fingerprint sheet was whether the name matched, and B) never gave you any monetary reward for detaining people, so it was basically always more efficient to just deny those people.

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#15 Posted by DeF (5360 posts) -

For a second I thought this was an off-topic thread lol

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