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Old 01-22-2013, 05:37 PM   #4816
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oh well, I now have the Hetz elited.
Hetzer gonna hetz, I had one of my best day in a Hetzer back in v7.2, before they introduced the mastery badge.

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Old 01-22-2013, 06:21 PM   #4817
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I always strive to do at least my own hitpoints in damage, some times I don't, but sometimes I do.



That is more than 600 over my own HP...
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:52 PM   #4818
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At Smurf's request, what is the consensus of this camo? I think it looks like a clown fish.

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Old 01-22-2013, 07:37 PM   #4819
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At Smurf's request, what is the consensus of this camo? I think it looks like a clown fish.

That's what I'm running.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:38 PM   #4820
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Tier X T-shirt redemption code came in the email tonight! Up to 4 weeks for delivery, but when it comes and my wife asks "what the hell is that?" I'll tell her it's because "I'm just that good at killing tanks."




I expect a kick in the slats for that.

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Old 01-22-2013, 07:45 PM   #4821
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Wow, this T-shirt server must be really busy.

I was kicked out the first time, and now it's just hanging.

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Looks like we just hit an error somewhere. The admins have been notified and the coders will be severely flogged. Except for Brolo...we've got something special in store for him. Muaahahahaha!!!
Please try again later.



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Old 01-22-2013, 07:59 PM   #4822
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3 shirts coming my way..
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:53 PM   #4823
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the site crashed... will try to get mine tomorrow
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:30 PM   #4824
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There's a new sport, ELC AMX jousting!

Was just in a team with 4 ELC's including me, the other team had 3.
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:21 AM   #4825
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I got a terribad player in a T34 raging at me last night after he bounced a shot off my front hull armor as we killed him.....his shot hit me high, right where the hull bends over to flat to go under the turret, so the bounce isn't really a surprise. You would think that after 11K battles with 44% win rate, one would just learn to accept their own fate as a punching bag for others.
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:32 AM   #4826
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That appears to be the same group of clans as Havok, correct? You say less opportunity for gold. Is that because you will be in a supporting clan that won't hold as much land but acts strategically to help Havok?
Pretty much, yes. But there is something more to it... Since I don't have three or four tier tens with at least 100 battles, each, and huge average damage numbers for each, I have been put in a clan with guys who may have 51% or 52% win ratios, but who are really 48% players who have had their stats padded so that they at least seem good. I've played/platooned with a number of people from the clan one step up, Revolt, as well as other clans in the system, and their even better-stat-having players (~56%) were consistently scoring below me in the random pub matches we were fighting.

Now that isn't the case with all ~56% players... some are really solid - but of this B.L. group I've seen more players not play to the level their win ratios would suggest than any other group I've fought with. This seems to come from stat padding by hooking on to a good group early and playing tank company battles with them a lot.

I had a friend from a prior clan who was in Revolt, and who knew how I played, tell me to wait and not join Unforgiven because he felt I easily fit into at leas the Revolt tier of player. From my angle I'm just interested in being in the whole consortium and being more apt to have people to platoon with on the mornings I have off than I am about gaining gold at clan wars.

I fear that platooning within the clan I am joining will mean sifting through the chaff to find some players who are solid performers. And it's not like I burned any bridges on the way here, so there's always a chance I could join my last clan again if it's worse than I thought it would be.
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:23 AM   #4827
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Why do I feel like there is too much politics and over reliance on stats going on for me to even be interested in joining a competitive clan?
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:26 AM   #4828
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Why do I feel like there is too much politics and over reliance on stats going on for me to even be interested in joining a competitive clan?
+1. Well, that and I'm chaff

I think overall I'm at 48% win. Almost completely in pub matches.

Every time I'm in the T25at, I figure I'm on the losing side. I can't carry the team myself and my win rate is in the low 30's, so by Mambo Daves explanations, I'm not worth a pinch of poo to any clan. Yet, I'm one of the last to die in battles and generally have good damage points inflicted.

I'll get told it's my play style. But I counter with the Stug. Exact same play style, except a 64% win rate.

It's too bad they can't have separate tier level clan wars.

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Old 01-23-2013, 09:31 AM   #4829
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Got the Crucial Contribution award in a game with rjbergen and Big Bird last night. I had 7 kills on 10 shots with an 80% hit rate. rjbergen added another 5 kills.

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Old 01-23-2013, 09:39 AM   #4830
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Why do I feel like there is too much politics and over reliance on stats going on for me to even be interested in joining a competitive clan?
+1

Especially with pub matches, it's so hit or miss with what team you'll roll.
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