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Nissbird #1 Posted 04 January 2019 - 03:48 PM

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Hi everyone, first time here and am using it to confess to shooting a compatriot. For some reason I thought the allied tank on my right had been knocked out, so I nipped around a bluff and confronted the enemy who had killed him and pumped the bounder with 4 shells only to be disqualified by WOT - then it dawned on me I had been killing my compatriot who I thought had been killed!

 

I hope I don't end up on one of Claus Kellerman's videos.

 


OIias_of_Sunhillow #2 Posted 04 January 2019 - 03:51 PM

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Colour-blind mode needed?

PeaceWalker1 #3 Posted 04 January 2019 - 04:12 PM

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Happened to me too, i once shot a friendly M5 stuart.... I was trying to snipe when he rushed through my scope, which surprised me so much that i accidentally shot him while he was right in front of me

Babbet_1 #4 Posted 04 January 2019 - 04:48 PM

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Welcome to the forum Nissbird! Don't worry about it - most of us have done something similar at some time - just don't make a habit of it! :)

eekeeboo #5 Posted 04 January 2019 - 04:52 PM

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Hello! Worry not, as long as you learn from it and don't make a habit of it, you should be good :) 

PeaceWalker1 #6 Posted 04 January 2019 - 04:55 PM

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View Posteekeeboo, on 04 January 2019 - 04:52 PM, said:

Hello! Worry not, as long as you learn from it and don't make a habit of it, you should be good :) 

 

Are you saying that it is okay to shoot friends as long as i learn about their weakspots and only do it once in a while ? 



eekeeboo #7 Posted 04 January 2019 - 04:59 PM

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View PostPeaceWalker1, on 04 January 2019 - 03:55 PM, said:

 

Are you saying that it is okay to shoot friends as long as i learn about their weakspots and only do it once in a while ? 

 

I would suggest a training battle and shooting the enemy. Going blue and paying fines is never good :( 

PeaceWalker1 #8 Posted 04 January 2019 - 05:07 PM

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View Posteekeeboo, on 04 January 2019 - 04:59 PM, said:

 

I would suggest a training battle and shooting the enemy. Going blue and paying fines is never good :( 

well, yeah, green is a much better colour than blue anyway :D



250swb #9 Posted 05 January 2019 - 09:37 AM

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View PostNissbird, on 04 January 2019 - 02:48 PM, said:

Hi everyone, first time here and am using it to confess to shooting a compatriot. For some reason I thought the allied tank on my right had been knocked out, so I nipped around a bluff and confronted the enemy who had killed him and pumped the bounder with 4 shells only to be disqualified by WOT - then it dawned on me I had been killing my compatriot who I thought had been killed!

 

I hope I don't end up on one of Claus Kellerman's videos.

 

 

Your mind can create an image of a reasonable expectation that can override reality. There's the runner who thinks he's come first only to then realise the first place man crossed the line minutes before, or the footballer who celebrates a goal only to realise it was into his own goal. I'm sure you'll double check in future.

 



malachi6 #10 Posted 05 January 2019 - 06:29 PM

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Hot shotting the guy that just saved me is my favorite hall of shame moment.  I grovelled in apology.  And he was great about it.  Funny, sometimes you bump a person and they wish death on you and your entire family.  This guy was meh, these things happen.

Homer_J #11 Posted 05 January 2019 - 08:45 PM

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In my first ever battle my loltractor spawned next to an MS-1 and I thought what's this sneaky Russian doing in my base....:(

 

Luckily there was no team damage system back then. :mellow:



wsatnutter #12 Posted 06 January 2019 - 10:41 AM

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View PostHomer_J, on 05 January 2019 - 07:45 PM, said:

In my first ever battle my loltractor spawned next to an MS-1 and I thought what's this sneaky Russian doing in my base....:(

 

Luckily there was no team damage system back then. :mellow:

 

them good old days I did exactly that on my first ever game

Somnorila #13 Posted 11 January 2019 - 01:53 PM

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Happens some time. You get too tired, your brain shuts down because too much is happening so you "see" false things. That's why it's a good idea to take your time. I found myself playing a lot better after i started to take a small pause before doing something. Want to shoot, aim and wait a bit then shoot. You won a brawl, take a pause, watch the minimap, look around then decide what's next. Want to peak a corner completely blind? Stop then peak. If you have 6th sense you can use it to see if there are enemies hiding by peaking very fast. But you have to take that pause after being in a fight so you become hidden again. The game is a lot more about waiting than people think, even if camping is not always good.

Did you know about that study on tennis players? The difference between professional players and casual week-end players is seemingly insignificant. As both have similar physical "stats". The pro's take a bit more time for every action. But is a very small difference. Just enough to not count when comparing reactions but enough to count when comparing accuracy or decision making. 


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