I spent most of the last two days being very productive. In Eve and out of it. I've had that spring cleaning bug I mentioned a few weeks ago. One of the things that I said I wanted to do was shut down two accounts. Yesterday evening, I sat down to do it before they billed for another cycle.
About a week ago I deleted an alt. I first made sure that she had nothing of value on her. I had created her as a drug runner some years ago. That career path failed for me and she has just been hanging around on my login screen. Well! She was in the way of one of the accounts that will be my primary so off to the vats she goes.
Always make sure you log that alt in and check their assets, contracts, industry jobs, personal wallet, and corp wallet. I've heard some people lose some nice assets through alt or corporation deletion.
Character deletion takes ten hours. I used to wonder why. Then I read some story of some girl deleting her boyfriends video game characters and I said, "Ahh." I forget that some people share computers or allow people they are in a relationship to access their machines. That's always surprised me. My computer is mine, like my cellphone is. I have never had the desire to go through my husbands computer or phone. Its his. But, I came to understand an entirely different world that day and the ten hour deletion made sense.
Now, I was at my desk and remembering that I needed to shut down accounts. First, I darted to account management and cancelled my subs. There is a selection for reducing the number of Eve accounts. I checked that for both. I'm glad I remembered. One sub would have renewed/ended in two days and the other in a week.
Once that was done, I deleted the alt and set up the transfer. Transferring is easy except...
First I forgot to take the character out of the corporation. This had the side effect of cancelling all her sell orders. Damn. I'll have to reset that all up in a few days.
Next, I forgot that I had her logged in.
Then... I tried to move it to the wrong account (of mine)...
Finally, I got it all working.
Yeesh. I'm amazed at how such a simple thing managed to take me 30 minutes and multiple failures.