World of Tanks

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by OConnor, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. Big Bird 928

    Big Bird 928 Long timer

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    now that I know how tall you are, we need to talk bikes... at 6'8" I have the same problem you must. :huh
  2. Dysco

    Dysco Puppy wrangler

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    ...and no bling, not even Steel Wall.
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    :lol3

    This thing is hilarious. 100% crew provided by WOWP.
  3. Big Bird 928

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    It is hilarious untill a Hetzer one shots you with a gold round, then you are cussing. :D



    That is untill the HEAT nerf with the patch next week. :cry
  4. vwboomer

    vwboomer Buffoon

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    He has a lot of problems....you may want to be more specific :deal
  5. Big Bird 928

    Big Bird 928 Long timer

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    :lol3 very true.
  6. Dysco

    Dysco Puppy wrangler

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    I always liked to explode them with the Priest. :lol3

    That HEAT nerf will be welcome for me. It's just dumb. Also, after playing lots of TDs and arty, it's nice to get mucho XP per round for big damage. I hope my M41 isn't so nerfed I can't load up big XP games with damage.
  7. Big Bird 928

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    From playing a few arty on the test server, one of the things I have noticed is that if you can zone in on a location and they are dumb enough to still be there when you have aimed in you can roast them, if they move then good luck following or leading them properly without your aim circle going bonkers... atleast that is my observation without playing much on that server, and may be subject to change when I can play them more after the patch drops.
  8. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    I can't believe haw early taper off here. 1:30 and everything is shut down.:lol3

    Good meeting you Dave, hope I didn't leave too bad of an impression. Boomer pretty much nailed it though.:evil

    Bummer about the biker. Hearing that really saddens me.

    WoWP loaded into the laptop, but I haven't tried it yet. I need to get a joystick first.

    Sam, only bike that ever fit me comfortably was a KLR. I just try to make anything else work.
  9. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    Hey Brett!

    Man there is no doubt you guys are closer to being pro-partiers than I am, but i hope you forgive my lack of drinking harder... having worked both jobs that day, then being stuck there 2 hours after closing with a crazy woman I didn't even get to tell you about (but meant to) just drained me a bit. Not sure how many beers I drank before riding home, but yeah...

    Actually, I had some crazed testosterone/alcohol-fueled idiots in a car behind me trying to run me down (right on my ass) from Atlantic and on to I-95 there. While homicidal, this is actually far more common behavior for down here than many from other areas would believe, and it's why i really don't enjoy riding at any time after most people have been drinking in south Florida. So coming up to that scene, with a killer-car I had by that time gained some distance away from, but who was passing the lines of cars funneling in to the accient scene, probably saved my ass from the same fate as that rider. I popped in to the traffic flow before it cut down to one lane, and the crazed driver couldn't follow. (Look, I don't kow how crazed they are, the truth is that most here in south Florida don't think much past their own face, so the repercussions of killing a biker isn't even on their radar when they're fucking with a guy on a bike).

    I'd lay money on that dead biker being taken out by a car, even if he had been drinking. I-95 is a death highway if I've ever seen one, and I used to travel that highway for 400 miles a week. Never seen anything like the carnage on it, per mile, and am surprised it never makes the news for being so dangerous.

    Edit: nope, I was wrong ( I guess) - this is what I saw:
    DELRAY BEACH, Fl. - A Pompano Beach man died early this morning while riding his motorcycle on I-95.
    The Florida Highway Patrol says that Kleber Peres was traveling southbound in the inside lane near Linton Blvd.
    The FHP says that Peres attempted to change lanes in front of another vehicle traveling southbound in the left center lane.
    Peres according to investigators lost control of his bike, was ejected and hit the other vehicle.
    Peres was pronounced dead on the scene.
    Viviane Alves who was riding with Peres suffered minor injuries and was taken to Delray Medical Center.
    The driver of the car, Tsai Chen, was not injured according to FHP


    Just another drunk biker headed back to Pompano Beach like me

  10. Big Bird 928

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    <header class="entry-header"> 22.6.2013

    Posted on <time class="entry-date updated" datetime="2013-06-22T16:21:37+00:00" pubdate="">June 22, 2013</time> by Silentstalker — 34 Comments &#8595;
    </header> - Storm himself in’t happy with the 0.8.6 sounds. Some sounds will be reworked or moved back to the 0.8.5 version in 0.8.7 (namely the tank being hit and explosion sounds).
    - the T-44 will have the sound of shifting gears and various engine RPM sound on various speed implemented, based on real life T-44 sounds
    - apparently, the Russian weekend event with double XP/income for top players is VERY popular
    - Wargaming’s statistical data on how many people played/play arty won’t be disclosed
    - Type 59 won’t be rebalanced (like the Superpershing)
    - the fact whether arty gains enough XP per battle in 0.8.6 will be known after 2 weeks or so (when first statistic results come in)
    - Storm states that it is not true that the 0.8.6 brought reduced performance (FPS) for a lot of people. In fact, he says it’s the other way around, 0.8.6 increased FPS for a lot of people (SS: including me), if you have lower FPS in 0.8.6, Storm suggests to write a support ticket and ask there. Otherwise the complaints on FPS drops are normal after each patch.
    - upcoming patches will bring new game features and optimalisations
    - Pz38H (“Micromaus”) had its MM weight reduced
    - general light tank rebalance is not planned
    - it’s possible destructible sand hills (SS: not sure what exactly is meant here, but I don’t think it’s the terrain dunes, more like small sand terrain features) will be introduced, but not soon
    - dynamic amount of complaints per day (SS: the more you play, the more times you can report someone in game) will not be introduced for now
  11. timk519

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    Love the 28P almost as much as I like the 28.

    Properly placed, a 28P can be devastating. :lol3
  12. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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    Well I Rage-Sold the GC last night. I just couldn't take running that POS any longer, it was sucking my soul. It seems faster and is in fact more enjoyable just running up the Brit TD tree. Running a turret-less TD in pub matches is just more than I can stand when that TD is also a slow, thin-skinned, flat-faced, TP tracked shit-box.
  13. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    What is a GC?
  14. Cat0020

    Cat0020 El cheapo

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    Churchill Gun Carrier?
  15. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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    Yup, the Churchill. Sorry Dave. If anyone is a glutton for punishment I would recommend you give it a whirl.
  16. Big Bird 928

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    That thing looks like it has a hell of a gun on it, for it's tier, is the rest of the tank as much garbage as it seems to be? :ear I think I remember that it did not have much gun traverse at all.
  17. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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    Something like 5 degrees, pretty ridiculous. Gun isn't bad, pens good but reload is long and it seems to miss a lot more than it should. It's just such a pathetic package that it wore me down. Tracks fall off if the driver farts leaving you exposed to any tier III looking for an easy kill. I looked for anything in the update pertaining to a GC buff but didn't see it. That was the nail in it's coffin.
  18. janeuner

    janeuner Get Some

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    You and me, we should create a support group for recovering GC drivers.
  19. janeuner

    janeuner Get Some

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    So this happened.

    <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6r76x6LSkV4" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

    :huh
  20. Big Bird 928

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    I bet they were pissed! :lol3