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Old 12-09-2012, 08:17 PM   #3586
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This thread ranks 21st for number of views in "Shiny Things," and ninth for replies in the same.



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Old 12-09-2012, 08:34 PM   #3587
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My previous clan have training accounts that clan members allow to use to get the experience of top tier vehicle play.
Not only they help the grinders decide which top tier vehicle they would like to reach ultimately; they also serve as motivation for lower tier players to keep at the tedious grind up to the top tier of their dreams.

If anyone in the ADVRider clan is interested in playing elited vehicles such as IS-7, Bat Chat 155, T-54 or IS-3 (all with crews with multiple skills/perks). I might be able to lend out my accounts with some conditions.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:35 PM   #3588
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This thread ranks 21st for number of views in "Shiny Things," and ninth for replies in the same.



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Surely we can do better.


Or go out riding. 'Cept it's winter.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:49 PM   #3589
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Dave: enjoyed talking with you today; thanks for letting me pick your brain on the upper tiers
(even if you are an M3Lee team killing bastard )

Hugh: looking forward to playing again soon
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:34 AM   #3590
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Or go out riding. 'Cept it's winter.
You realize you can ride in the winter right?


I was playing the Tiger P a bunch last night and it seems tier 7 is about the highest you can go without breaking the bank every battle. Even on a losing match, you can almost break even.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:42 AM   #3591
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I was playing the Tiger P a bunch last night and it seems tier 7 is about the highest you can go without breaking the bank every battle. Even on a losing match, you can almost break even.
So which tier 8 premium tank is in your future?
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:56 AM   #3592
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So which tier 8 premium tank is in your future?
I'm still thinking the Jagdtiger 8.8 or the Russian SU-122-44 (I think that what it is). I have trouble spending that much money at one time.

I played 3 in a row in the P last night, headed off on my merry way thinking the push was going to go the same way I went. Nope. On one map I was head to head with a Tiger2, he'd shoot for no damage, while he reloaded, I backed up, aimed at either the little port on the front or commanders hatch and get right back into him. I did that for 5 shots, finally getting the kill. Finished off a 50% health T29, shot at thier arty (the only had a Hummel) and missed, while waiting for the reload, a Lowe got me from 1/2 way across the map.

I have the clown tank mod, it really helps in pressure situations. My frame rrate kept dropping down to 5 or so last night. One of these days I'm going to thorw a motherboard, prcessor and more ram at it.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:11 AM   #3593
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I was playing the Tiger P a bunch last night and it seems tier 7 is about the highest you can go without breaking the bank every battle. Even on a losing match, you can almost break even.
I still break even with the T-44 (tier 8) but I have also been steadily increasing it's 58% win rate. Supposedly the T28 and even the T95 break even, but I've yet to witness it. I have a net profit in the IS-7. (1 game played and won!)

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So, I am currently working on the T25/2, the T28, the SU-100, and the M5 (going Chafee). I am planning to take the SU-152 path. I am considering dropping a US TD and training the crew for the new M7 tank tree.

Question is, do I drop the turret TD or the assault gun TD? Any opinions?
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:20 AM   #3594
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You realize you can ride in the winter right?

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Every February we ride the Elephant Ride here in Colorado.
Basically we try and ride our bikes over an 11,000 foot high pass in the snow (i.e. we push our bikes up hill from 8am until 5pm and then we drink beer).

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Old 12-10-2012, 08:29 AM   #3595
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I'm never going to get a Tier 9 or 10 if I keep changing my mind

I was working toward the M26 with my T20 all day yesterday. I saved about 60,000 research and had another 52,000 in free xp (it costs 98,000 research). Then I realized I'm really enjoying the T20 and I think I'll just grind it out all the way (taking Dave's advice to not spend free XP on tank - but use it on upgrades).

But then I got a stupid idea that I want a Tier 10 Batchat (also dave's fault) and I have never owned a light tank.. so I used all that free exp (totally ignoring Dave ) to go from zero up to an Elite ELC AMX Tier 5 french scout. Yeah I used up all of my free xp but I got to skip all of the painful super slow french tanks and hopped right into the ferrari. XP well spent in my book

I won the first round with the ELC and have lost every round since
I'll figure this scouting thing out eventually... but man you can get some mad air with that sucker!

I need to change my WoT username to "Chasing Carrots".
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:42 AM   #3596
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I'm never going to get a Tier 9 or 10 if I keep changing my mind

I was working toward the M26 with my T20 all day yesterday. I saved about 60,000 research and had another 52,000 in free xp (it costs 98,000 research). Then I realized I'm really enjoying the T20 and I think I'll just grind it out all the way (taking Dave's advice to not spend free XP on tank - but use it on upgrades).

But then I got a stupid idea that I want a Tier 10 Batchat (also dave's fault) and I have never owned a light tank.. so I used all that free exp (totally ignoring Dave ) to go from zero up to an Elite ELC AMX Tier 5 french scout. Yeah I used up all of my free xp but I got to skip all of the painful super slow french tanks and hopped right into the ferrari. XP well spent in my book

I won the first round with the ELC and have lost every round since
I'll figure this scouting thing out eventually... but man you can get some mad air with that sucker!

I need to change my WoT username to "Chasing Carrots".
LOL, well at least you're having FUN!

Go back a few pages to where I stress that while AMX xxx's (ELC, 12t, 13 75, 13 90) can scout, but they have a more important damage-dealing role to accomplish.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:46 AM   #3597
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You can do some serious crash damage @ 80+ km/h in a tank

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Old 12-10-2012, 08:51 AM   #3598
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You can do some serious crash damage @ 80+ km/h in a tank

ELC vs anything other then a scout = pancaked ELC.

I have the most fun with my ELC, though my t6 arty is a close second.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:52 AM   #3599
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...and it is YOUR fault I bought the ELC
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:02 AM   #3600
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I had the best powerslide of my playing ever, this weekend, in the ELC. Coming over the hill on the northwest corner of Murovanka (2/3 line, B) hauling magnificent ass, kept on the throttle in a hard right as the suspension unloaded, and proceeded to roost 3 enemy tanks hiding up there as I turned a full 20+ degrees in the slide. Died about 10 seconds later, but it was fun as hell.
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