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0000961Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Tradepublic2010-04-10 19:212015-12-20 21:02
Jiri Petru 
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0000961: Merchants leave through underground
Human caravan came in, we traded, they left... heading down the stair and leaving the map through the underground caves. It's a little bug but a bug nonetheless, I think.
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parent of 0002355new  Diplomat leaves to underground edge of map 
parent of 0010873new  Dwarves exit embark zone underground when raiding 
parent of 0010989new  Visitors and some merchants return underground 
has duplicate 0003665resolved Logical2u Human Caravan departed via Cave 50 levels underground 
has duplicate 0004355resolved Dwarfu Human traders leave through caverns 
has duplicate 0010043resolved Loci Elven Caravan tends to leave through the caverns 
related to 0004556new  Merchants left through east border, guards through west border of map 
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Issue History
2010-04-10 19:21Jiri PetruNew Issue
2010-04-10 20:36Khym ChanurIssue Monitored: Khym Chanur
2010-04-10 21:28WirritNote Added: 0002708
2010-04-10 21:34SirPenguinNote Added: 0002712
2010-04-11 12:06Jiri PetruNote Added: 0002851
2010-05-21 21:24telNote Added: 0007158
2010-05-22 04:37Jiri PetruNote Added: 0007171
2010-06-16 11:08FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0002355
2010-08-18 20:32kregoth1Note Added: 0011903
2010-08-18 20:32kregoth1Note Edited: 0011903bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0011903#r4629
2010-10-06 15:01vadiaNote Added: 0013227
2010-10-06 15:02vadiaNote Edited: 0013227bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0013227#r5123
2010-11-18 15:06Logical2uRelationship addedhas duplicate 0003665
2011-03-27 06:48DwarfuRelationship addedhas duplicate 0004355
2011-06-28 14:42DwarfuRelationship addedrelated to 0004556
2015-12-20 21:02HededeIssue Monitored: Hedede
2016-10-12 11:42LociRelationship addedhas duplicate 0010043
2018-04-16 18:39HuntthetrollIssue Monitored: Huntthetroll
2018-08-26 10:38LociRelationship addedparent of 0010873
2019-01-07 13:11LociRelationship addedparent of 0010989

2010-04-10 21:28   
Interesting trade route. Did they travel through parts of your fortress, that you specifically dug out, to get to the caves?
2010-04-10 21:34   
I've had this problem before...with elves, in fact. Seems like they path to the closest map edge, which might be underground
Jiri Petru   
2010-04-11 12:06   
Wirrit: yeah, they led their mules through my huuuuge staircase down to the second underground level, killed some crundles and left. The staircase uses only up stair and down stair, not up/down stair - not sure if they could path through the latter.
2010-05-21 21:24   
I just had this happen. Human, Underground level 2. I am reasonably sure this is not the fastest way out of my fortress.
Jiri Petru   
2010-05-22 04:37   
They go for the nearest edge, I think.

I've noticed that in my case, about half of the pack animals leaves through underground, the other half leaves normally aboveground. I'm talking about animals from the same caravan.
2010-08-18 20:32   
Same thing happened to me as well elves came to trade I lock them in with my drawbridge, deconstructed the trade depot and when they decide to leave they all fled through the underground cave... seems they only do this if the cave connects to the edge of the map.

2010-10-06 15:01   
(edited on: 2010-10-06 15:02)
they went into a pit/pool and went nuts rather than leave

That's not trivial.