Talk:Treat

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I've heard that bananas work on apes and monkeys. Is this true? - Kahran042

A banana's a treat for them, as defined in this article; but it won't tame a non-tame Y.--Ray Chason 21:38, 25 April 2007 (UTC)

About recent changes

I was sure that in my wizard mode experiment horses would be tamed upon catching pears, melons, garlic, wolfsbane, bananas, eucalyptus leaves, and slime molds that were thrown by the player. Is this only the case in wizard mode? Also, in said experiment dogs would be tamed by flying meat rings, meat sticks, huge chunks of meat, royal jelly, food rations, pancakes, fortune cookies, and fresh corpses other than vegan ones such as lichens. The dogs and horses refused to be tamed by anything that the other species would be tamed by. All other foods remain untested. Anyway my point is that the article now limits the items that one can use to tame a horse to apples and carrots, and limits the items that one can use to tame a dog to tripe and meatballs.

You are right, but the term "treat" is generally used to mean the items which a pet likes so much that they can be used to train it to steal from shops. The last paragraph mentions that it is not necessary to use a treat to tame an untame monster. I'll add a few examples to make it clearer, and also mention that meat rings, meat sticks and huge chunks of meat are treats for a dog. Ekaterin 08:23, 26 April 2007 (UTC)

Treats and taming

I heard that treats tame pets further when thrown at pets, And when a pet drops an item outside the shop it gets less tame, rather than pets learning that they get treats when they drop items outside shops. Is this the case?

Apport works that way, not tameness. But pets also get more tame every times they eat something. -Tjr 12:40, 14 May 2011 (UTC)

Splat

Are eggs really the only food that goes splat? What about pies or melons? Thefifthsetpin 07:17, 14 May 2011 (UTC)

Pies and melons also splat, but are not treats. See Diet#Pets. --Tjr 12:40, 14 May 2011 (UTC)