Why does every portal use send me back to channel 1?

Every time I use a portal it takes twice as long because I then have to switch from channel 1 to the channel I play in. Why?

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  • ViennoiserieViennoiserie ✭✭✭
    edited December 2019

    This could be relevant to your question.

    [mod edit: fixed link]

  • it does it by default

  • Yes -- but why? It's counter-intuitive, wastes time, and is extremely frustrating and inconvenient. What were the designers/developers thinking when they made this the default action? Is there some advantage that I haven't discovered yet to being forced back to channel 1 every time I use a portal?

  • Naru2008Naru2008 ✭✭✭✭

    @Viennoiserie said:
    This could be relevant to your question.

    Your link is broken. Can you fix it? It redirects to a home improvement website.

  • @ExParte said:
    Yes -- but why? It's counter-intuitive, wastes time, and is extremely frustrating and inconvenient. What were the designers/developers thinking when they made this the default action? Is there some advantage that I haven't discovered yet to being forced back to channel 1 every time I use a portal?

    I feel like one of the reasons they did this is due to people generally all hang out on channel one, so when you default back to channel one, you are among other people and maybe will interact with each other more since this is a mmorpg.

  • edited December 2019

    @Naru2008 said:

    @Viennoiserie said:
    This could be relevant to your question.

    Your link is broken. Can you fix it? It redirects to a home improvement website.

    I fixed the link (in the original post).... but I have no clue how the heck it redirected you anywhere the way it was, let alone a home improvement website lol

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