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0001181Dwarf FortressAdventure Mode -- Generalpublic2010-04-15 00:042015-11-30 18:51
Khym Chanur 
normalminorhave not tried
x86 (AMD Athlon 7550 Dual-Core)Wine1.1.32
0001181: Items from underground cavern scattered on surface
In a human town I found a giant rat leather and a blood thorn spear lying on the ground, not owned by anyone. I'm guessing that some creature in a cavern underneath dropped the items, or got killed, and they scattered onto the surface.
Cave, item, underground
related to 0000010resolved Toady One Unrevealed underground civs/items/buildings/events show up in Stocks/Rooms, mess up wealth count, etc 
parent of 0001270new  Depth 3 cavern vermin on surface [spoilers] (adventure mode) 
has duplicate 0001418closed Footkerchief Underground items appear above ground 
has duplicate 0001325resolved Footkerchief Cave entrance with finished goods loot, GCS web on surface 
has duplicate 0004166resolved Footkerchief Subterranean creatures randomly appear on surface. 
has duplicate 0005780resolved Footkerchief Random leather of cave creatures spawn around lair 
related to 0001867confirmed Footkerchief Missing Cave, possibly caused by placing cave on top of stream/river 
related to 0006015resolved Toady One Reclaiming multiple times gradually slows the game down, leather starts to appear 
related to 0006134new  Dead from Catacombs on surface, dead animals 
related to 0007216confirmed Footkerchief Underground creatures teleported to surface 
related to 0008769new  Underground body parts on surface on reclaim 
related to 0008613new  Reclaiming - Subterranean items jump to surface 
Not all the children of this issue are yet resolved or closed.
Issue History
2010-04-15 00:04Khym ChanurNew Issue
2010-04-15 00:24FootkerchiefNote Added: 0003633
2010-04-15 02:50Khym ChanurNote Added: 0003641
2010-04-22 00:21FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0001418
2010-04-22 14:43BoingboingsplatNote Added: 0004634
2010-04-22 17:50JoRoTag Attached: Cave
2010-04-22 17:50JoRoTag Attached: item
2010-04-22 17:50JoRoTag Attached: underground
2010-06-25 08:37QuietustNote Added: 0009084
2011-03-08 08:11FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0001270
2011-03-08 08:11FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0001867
2011-03-08 08:11FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0001325
2011-03-08 08:13FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0004166
2011-03-08 08:13FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0000010
2012-04-06 10:52FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0005780
2012-06-12 16:42FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0006015
2012-07-27 01:30Knight OtuRelationship addedrelated to 0006134
2014-08-08 09:05FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2014-08-08 09:05FootkerchiefStatusnew => confirmed
2014-08-08 09:05FootkerchiefRelationship replacedhas duplicate 0005780
2014-08-08 09:17Khym ChanurNote Added: 0028586
2014-08-08 09:294maskwolfIssue Monitored: 4maskwolf
2014-08-08 10:37FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0007216
2014-08-14 09:38smjjamesNote Added: 0029023
2014-08-15 14:51smjjamesNote Edited: 0029023bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0029023#r11177
2015-01-28 07:14FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0008769
2015-11-30 18:51HuntthetrollNote Added: 0033195
2015-12-04 23:56DwarfuRelationship addedrelated to 0008613

2010-04-15 00:24   
Was the town abandoned or populated?
Khym Chanur   
2010-04-15 02:50   
Populated, the town I started in. Also, they weren't there when I left the town to wander in the wilderness for a bit, and then they were there when I came back.
2010-04-22 14:43   
I've had the same bug.

I think the items are from dead animalmen that got their items scattered across the site. When I found a human dead in a human town all of his stuff was scattered across the site just like when I found the underground objects. When something underground dies the items might still be scattered above the surface.

So, basically what was suggested in the subscription.
2010-06-25 08:37   
Had this happen in an Elven forest retreat - it was rather amusing to see pieces of leather and stacks of preserved meat scattered all over the place.
Khym Chanur   
2014-08-08 09:17   
I don't think I've seen this bug in a while. In fact, I think I only ever saw it that once.
2014-08-14 09:38   
(edited on: 2014-08-15 14:51)
I just encountered this with a shrine in 40.08. I had waited several one hour increments (up to 8, probably 5 or 6) and slept the night right next to the shrine trying to wait for it to stop raining. What I'm seeing is lag and 7 pieces of underground creature leather from my vantage point. I've noticed the lag with abandoned shrines, but haven't seen the leather appear.

I suppose that it's good that it hasn't stopped raining since the titan is a fire spitter.

The DFFD server is giving me an error when I try to upload atm, so I'll have to upload later.

Edit: http://dffd.wimbli.com/file.php?id=9405 [^]

2015-11-30 18:51   
This bug occurred in 40.24 when I reclaimed a fortress that withered before I had a chance to breach the caverns. Animal men weapons and corpses were scattered about, as well as the corpses of various underground creatures.