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Signed On Apr 9, 2004, 17:38
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
598. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 15, 2015, 17:53 Mr. Tact
 
So the guy who killed me would have gotten a bounty put on him as a result of destroying me?  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
595. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 15, 2015, 16:51 Mr. Tact
 
Had insurance, had about 20t of rare cargo. Does that all fall out into space for them? Or is in lost in the destruction of the ship? Actually the worst thing is it puts you back at the last station you were in, which was about 150 ly from where I was...  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
593. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 15, 2015, 16:20 Mr. Tact
 
*grumble* Just interdicted and destroyed by a fellow player for the first time. Even had shields, they had to interdict me four time before destroying me, was about 10 ls away from the station.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2015, 15:45 Mr. Tact
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 15, 2015, 15:18:
Besides Forrest Gump, everything else is really heavy until you get back to the 1960s - when musicals were in vogue.
Titanic, A Beautiful Mind, and Chicago are heavy?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2015, 14:55 Mr. Tact
 
Yeah, that is not surprising -- from what I had seen I haven't even bothered adding Birdman to my 200 movie Netflix queue. And let me tell ya, there are certainly some so-so movies in that list.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2015, 11:39 Mr. Tact
 
NegaDeath wrote on Jan 15, 2015, 11:33:
Is there anyone who wants to see three more Avatar movies other than Cameron? I don't know of any.
I'll watch 'em on cable, but I won't be going to the theater to see them.
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
587. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 15, 2015, 10:47 Mr. Tact
 
Hmmm, I've forgotten a couple of times and done it sitting next to the station and hadn't noticed it being quicker, but I wouldn't want to swear to it.  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
585. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 15, 2015, 10:37 Mr. Tact
 
I like that the route planner is going to allow longer routes, I just hope they manage decrease the time it takes to plot them. Currently a 900 ly route would take a LONG TIME to fill in...  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
582. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 15, 2015, 09:57 Mr. Tact
 
Gimballed cannons and fixed pulse? And that's just a basic scanner or the kill warrant scanner?  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
580. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 15, 2015, 08:37 Mr. Tact
 
Wow, either I'm doing something really wrong or I really suck at combat. Finally got around to buying and equipping a Viper. Took what I assumed was a simple combat mission with only a 4k payout and got smoked. Maybe the guy I picked a fight with wasn't one of the "traders" I was supposed to be engaging?  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
574. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 14, 2015, 20:55 Mr. Tact
 
Swapped Leesti in for Lave in my loop spreadsheet. The typical supply of Lavian Brandy was pretty bad.

11 stop loop
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
554. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 14, 2015, 10:50 Mr. Tact
 
I believe it's supposed to be 1-7 of the commodity every 10 minutes and should be dedicated to you. That's just off the top of my head from remembering what's been said before -- so might not be exactly correct.  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
520. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 11, 2015, 16:57 Mr. Tact
 
Yeah, that definitely puts the damper on getting a docking computer. Was considering one when/if I upgrade my Cobra trader to a Type-6.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 11, 2015, 16:55 Mr. Tact
 
Wallshadows wrote on Jan 11, 2015, 14:44:
How on Earth do you ignore someone on this site, anyway?
Click on their hyper-linked name, then click on ignore this user.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Status Report
15. Re: Star Citizen Status Report Jan 11, 2015, 16:52 Mr. Tact
 
- the person running the project (Chris Roberts) has said they will spend 100s of millions if they raise it.  
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
516. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 11, 2015, 09:38 Mr. Tact
 
Vall Forran wrote on Jan 11, 2015, 03:36:
I sold my Asp. I miss it so much already. I went to the founder's world and bought a type7 hauler for 15 million. Then I spent all day grinding an additional 7 million and traded that stupid ship to get the Clipper.
Don't you need significant Empire reputation to get that?
 
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News Comments > Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous
515. Re: Spaceship Ahoy - Elite: Dangerous Jan 11, 2015, 07:41 Mr. Tact
 
The Lyell Hub in the Juan system near Bast has most ship models.

I haven't messed with the reputations yet. Does earning rep. for one faction automatically cause a reduction in the others? Or can you build up rep in all the factions if you have the time?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 10, 2015, 23:13 Mr. Tact
 
Pigeon wrote on Jan 10, 2015, 15:06:
they regularly take people who are the 1%ers of attractiveness, and then photo-shop the crap out of them and then present non-reality as obtainable if you'd buy their product and presumably work out 24/7.
Yeah, I'm not sure what it says about our society that this kind of manipulation isn't thoroughly ridiculed. It's worse for women who are bombarded with this type of imagery on a very regular basis.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Earns $21M; New Content Coming; OS X Beta Status
29. Re: Elite: Dangerous Earns $21M; New Content Coming; OS X Beta Status Jan 10, 2015, 20:28 Mr. Tact
 
Tom wrote on Jan 10, 2015, 18:51:
This problem is more imagined than real. Just arrange your HOTAS, keyboard, and mouse so that they're all in a row and easily accessible. It's not that hard.
I can't do that, my HOTAS (a Thrustmaster T.Flight) has a cable between the two units shorter than the width of my keyboard. And even if it had a longer cable, I'm not sure I'd want them that far apart. It's not a crippling problem, but it is annoying.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Earns $21M; New Content Coming; OS X Beta Status
28. Re: Elite: Dangerous Earns $21M; New Content Coming; OS X Beta Status Jan 10, 2015, 20:19 Mr. Tact
 
harlock wrote on Jan 10, 2015, 19:56:
"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space."
Kinda off topic here, but it really is difficult to grasp the reality of this. When the Milky Way galaxy collides with the Andromeda galaxy in a few billion years, despite a total reshaping of the two spiral galaxies into a single elliptical galaxy, very few stars will actually collide.
 
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