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0010559Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Moodspublic2018-02-04 16:072023-01-08 13:14
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0010559: Strange Mood Dwarf Not Claiming Workshop
A mason dwarf went into a strange mood while standing next to a mason's workshop but is refusing to claim it. Checked with DFHacks and his intentions are to claim a mason's workshop and become a legendary mason. The dwarf has several Mason's workshops next to him but insists on just walking back and forth. This is an image of the dwarf and the stations to show he can walk between them https://i.imgur.com/hBGTRGJ.png. [^] This has also been posted to reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/dwarffortress/comments/7v9gxj/mason_in_strange_mood_not_taking_masons_workshop/. [^]

Attempted Fixes/Checks:
Removed a few pillars at possibility of being a pathing issue.
Dwarf is NOT in a burrow.
Forced dwarf into burrow with the workshops inside, no effect, removed from burrow.
Saved, Quit, and relaunched game.
Removed all jobs from the workstations including general jobs.
No other dwarfs are using these stations, though they are walking around him.
I can upload my save if need be, I'm not sure where to do that. If it comes up the affected dwarf is nicknamed "Floof".
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Issue History
2018-02-04 16:07MaffeiNew Issue
2018-02-04 16:17MaffeiNote Added: 0037753
2018-02-04 16:55MaffeiNote Edited: 0037753bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0037753#r15326
2018-02-04 21:16LociNote Added: 0037754
2018-02-04 21:16LociAssigned To => Loci
2018-02-04 21:16LociStatusnew => confirmed
2018-02-04 21:16LociSummaryStrange Mood Dwarf Not Claiming Station => Strange Mood Dwarf Not Claiming Workshop
2018-02-04 21:29LociNote Edited: 0037754bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0037754#r15330
2023-01-08 13:14SynthetikaryoteNote Added: 0041366

2018-02-04 16:17   
(edited on: 2018-02-04 16:55)
SOLVED-Removed the workstations he was running between. He ran to another station like he was going to claim it but didn't. Removed that station. Repeated until there was only one station left and he has finally claimed it! Not sure what the issue was as I have not changed the settings on any of the stations.

Here is the save BEFORE fixing the issue if anyone wants to check it out. http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=13484 [^]

2018-02-04 21:16   
(edited on: 2018-02-04 21:29)
Thanks for the save. It appears you can work around this bug by forbidding all but one of the masons' workshops.

2023-01-08 13:14   
I hit this issue today in the Steam version of Dwarf Fortress and the workaround worked for me. Thanks!

But, this remains an issue.