TAP (verb)

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The TAP verb is mostly a roleplay verb, although it also activates magic items. Items imbedded via Magic Item Creation (420) using TAP will have a shorter duration than those imbedded using RUB as the activator. Tap is also an activator for the evoked version of Tremors (909).

Usage

>tap help
Usage:
    TAP                            - Taps your foot
    TAP {self}                     - Tap yourself on the chest
    TAP {target}                   - Taps a target
    TAP SET [option]               - Shows or sets the TAP verb options available.

Verb Info

Verb information for verb "TAP":

People targets:
CATHEDRAL WEDDING  - You tap (target) in that special way you know will get
                     his/her attention.
WAVEDANCER WEDDING - You turn to face (target), placing your hands on your
                     hips and tapping your foot expectantly.
STANDARD           - You lightly tap (target) on the shoulder.

Self target:
  You tap yourself on the chest.

Object targets:
  You tap (object).

Creature targets:
  You glance at (creature) and tap your foot impatiently.

No target:
  You tap your foot impatiently.

NOTE:  ONLY first person messaging is listed unless it differs substantially from other versions.  Wedding messaging will only work with your spouse, all other targets default to standard messaging.  Messaging without an option shown applies to all options.  Special scripts and areas may override listed messaging.

Item Targets

Standard

You tap some shiny purple shoes.
Aulis taps some shiny purple shoes.

Bankbook

You drum your fingers along the cover of your red leather bankbook.
Aulis drums his fingers along the cover of his red leather bankbook.

Cigar

You tap the cigar, knocking a clump of ashes to the ground.

Pipe

You tap your mahogany pipe gently, causing the burning embers to glow briefly before you bring it to your lips and take a deep puff of its cherry-scented smoke.

Companion (Rangers)

You give the shadowy moor tiger a little tap between the shoulder blades. She turns her attentive gaze toward you.
Aulis gives the shadowy moor tiger a little tap between the shoulder blades. The tiger turns her gaze toward Aulis.
Sleeping
As you tap the sleeping shadowy moor tiger, the feline snuffles and shifts her weight.
As Aulis taps the sleeping shadowy moor tiger, the feline snuffles and shifts her weight.

House Verb

Tap Portal: Used by House officers to toggle the ability for non-members to enter your house. This is useful for events where you want to allow everyone to come inside.