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0008795Dwarf FortressAdventure Mode -- Conversationpublic2015-02-07 04:442015-12-22 14:37
Toady One 
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0008795: When asking for directions to somebody false location of their home site is obtained instead
When I have asked one elf about elf queen I got "Mortalglade is in the Hill of Breaching." She seems to be in army that is somewhere in Hill of Breaching because that region is between her home site and human city they are going to siege. But "Mortalglade" is Forest Retreat while that queen name is Mifava. I guess instead of <who-name> is <who-homesite> used in that response.
It seems to be quite common so I guess:
- Ask about directions to somebody not at home site
This talk has happened in Hill of Breaching.
Mortalglade is in fact located in The Jungle of Bending.
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child of 0008585resolved Toady One NPCs always say a site is in the region they are in 
Issue History
2015-02-07 04:44DetrosNew Issue
2015-02-07 05:06DetrosNote Added: 0032168
2015-02-08 04:18DetrosNote Added: 0032174
2015-02-08 04:19DetrosNote Edited: 0032174bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0032174#r12899
2015-02-08 05:03DetrosNote Edited: 0032174bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0032174#r12900
2015-02-08 06:57Knight OtuRelationship addedchild of 0008585
2015-02-08 07:03Knight OtuNote Added: 0032175
2015-02-08 07:03Knight OtuAssigned To => Knight Otu
2015-02-08 07:03Knight OtuStatusnew => acknowledged
2015-12-22 14:37Toady OneStatusacknowledged => resolved
2015-12-22 14:37Toady OneFixed in Version => Next Version
2015-12-22 14:37Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2015-12-22 14:37Toady OneAssigned ToKnight Otu => Toady One

2015-02-07 05:06   
- chat log (http://imgur.com/a9dkiOe [^])
- location of Hill of Breaching (http://imgur.com/LhErpvs [^])
- location of Mortalglade (http://imgur.com/4Xjzcs1 [^])
2015-02-08 04:18   
(edited on: 2015-02-08 05:03)
When I few days later gave similar question about this elf queen to one elf in Sunnyglade (just next to Mortalglade) I obtained an answer "Mortalglade is in The Jungle of Bending.". So it is even worse:

It should be: "<who-name> is in <who-region>".
I have thought yesterday it is: "<who-homesite-name> is in <who-region>".
Now it seems it is: "<who-homesite-name> is in <adv-region>".
(where "who" is who you asked about, "adv" is your adventurer and "A-B" means "B of A")

So when you ask where somebody is located you can sometimes get an answer their homesite is in the region you are currently in. Quite weird.

Edit: Polishing.

Knight Otu   
2015-02-08 07:03   
Also see 0008585, which seems to be the main drive of the bug report. What's left after that seems to be mostly clearing up the answer's structure - <Character> is in <site>, which lies in the <region>.