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Newbee_one_kenobi #1 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:11 PM

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Back after a long break and i like the gaming center and the changes there ect ect.  But i never seen so many players - who have played very few games - play in tier 8-9-10. Did something changed in how you get high tier tanks ?

 

And remember its just a question, before you start call me a low tier bully :)



azakow #2 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:17 PM

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wAr_God_11 #3 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:22 PM

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NUKLEAR_SLUG #4 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:28 PM

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Why do we have to limit anyone? It's a game, let people play what they want. You got your own job to do so concentrate on doing that and mind your own business. 

Bulldog_Drummond #5 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:32 PM

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View PostNewbee_one_kenobi, on 29 December 2019 - 07:11 PM, said:

Back after a long break and i like the gaming center and the changes there ect ect.  But i never seen so many players - who have played very few games - play in tier 8-9-10. Did something changed in how you get high tier tanks ?

 

And remember its just a question, before you start call me a low tier bully :)

 

The Tank Whose Armour Didn't Squeak


Of all the Tanks in Appledore
The wisest was Sir Bulldog Drum.
He multiplied as far as four,
And knew what nine was taken from
To make eleven. He could write
A letter to another Tank.

 

No other Tank in all the land
Could do the things which he could do.
Not only did he understand
The way to polish guns, but knew
What remedy a Tank should seek
Whose armour had begun to squeak.

 

And, if he didn't fight too much,
It wasn't that he didn't care
For blips and buffetings and such,
But felt that it was hardly fair
To risk, by frequent injuries,
A brain as delicate as his.

 

His castle (Castle Drum) was set
Conveniently on a hill;
And daily, when it wasn't wet,
He paced the battlements until
Some smaller Tank who couldn't swim
Should reach the moat and challenge him.

 

Or sometimes, feeling full of fight,
He hurried out to scour the plain,
And, seeing some approaching Tank,
He either hurried home again,
Or hid; and, when the foe was past,
Blew a triumphant trumpet-blast.

 

One day when good Sir Bulldog Drum
Was resting in a handy ditch,
The noises he was hiding from,
Though very much the noises which
He'd always hidden from before,
Seemed somehow less....Or was it more?

 

The rumbling tank, the trumpet's blast,
The roaring gun, the armour's squeak,
These, and especially the last,
Had clattered by him all the week.
Was this the same, or was it not?
Something was different. But what?

 

Sir Bulldog raised a cautious ear
And listened as Sir Hugh went by,
And suddenly he seemed to hear
(Or not to hear) the reason why
This stranger made a nicer sound
Than other Tanks who lived around.

 

Sir Bulldog watched the way he went -
His rage was such he couldn't speak,
For years they'd called him down in Kent
The Tank Whose Armour Didn't Squeak!
Yet here and now he looked upon
Another Tank whose squeak had gone.

 

He rushed to where his tank was tied;
He spurred it to a rapid trot.
The only fear he felt inside
About his enemy was not
"How good his gun?" "How stout his heart?"
But "Has he got too long a start?"

 

Sir Hugh was singing, hand on hip,
When something sudden came along,
And caught him a terrific blip
Right in the middle of his song.
"A thunderstorm!" he thought. "Of course!"
And toppled gently off his tank.

 

Then said the good Sir Bulldog Drum,
Dismounting with a friendly air,
"Allow me to extract you from
The heavy armour that you wear.
At times like these the bravest Tank
May find his armour much too tight."

 

A hundred yards or so beyond
The scene of brave Sir Hugh's defeat
Sir Bulldog found a useful pond,
And, careful not to wet his feet,
He brought the armour to the brink,
And flung it in...and watched it sink.

 

So ever after, more and more,
The men of Kent would proudly speak
Of Bulldog Drum of Appledore,
"The Tank Whose Armour Didn't Squeak."
Whilst Hugh, the Tank who gave him best,
Squeaks just as badly as the rest.


Edited by Bulldog_Drummond, 29 December 2019 - 08:34 PM.


Newbee_one_kenobi #6 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:42 PM

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View Postazakow, on 29 December 2019 - 08:17 PM, said:

Thanks a lot for this mate :)

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View PostBulldog_Drummond, on 29 December 2019 - 08:32 PM, said:

 

The Tank Whose Armour Didn't Squeak


Of all the Tanks in Appledore
The wisest was Sir Bulldog Drum.
He multiplied as far as four,
And knew what nine was taken from
To make eleven. He could write
A letter to another Tank. ..... .....

 

 

 

Woaw mate Amazing, i did read it all :)  how many times have you used this ?

 

anyways gj mate !



Jamadeus #7 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:56 PM

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You get a like from me Sir Bulldog of Drummond (although I suspect a touch of plagerism - do you really live in Appledore?)

Bulldog_Drummond #8 Posted 29 December 2019 - 08:57 PM

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View PostNewbee_one_kenobi, on 29 December 2019 - 07:42 PM, said:

Thanks a lot for this mate :)

19:52 Added after 9 minute

Woaw mate Amazing, i did read it all :)  how many times have you used this ?

 

anyways gj mate !

 

Nicked from AA Milne, I'm afraid, I can't claim any credit  

See https://allpoetry.com/The-Knight-Whose-Armour-Didn't-Squeak

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View PostJamadeus, on 29 December 2019 - 07:56 PM, said:

You get a like from me Sir Bulldog of Drummond (although I suspect a touch of plagerism - do you really live in Appledore?)

 

Most unfortunately I couldn't get my abode of St Johns Wood into the rhyme

But if you are ever doing a pub quiz and are asked the whiskered old pub quiz question: "What is the only Tube station in London with no letters in it from the word "Mackerel""

Then St Johns Wood is the answer

You're welcome


Edited by Bulldog_Drummond, 29 December 2019 - 09:02 PM.


Jumping_Turtle #9 Posted 29 December 2019 - 11:21 PM

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They are the snowflakes of WOT

Element6 #10 Posted 29 December 2019 - 11:34 PM

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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 29 December 2019 - 11:21 PM, said:

They are the snowflakes of WOT

You should join the -MM discord and tell that to all the people there posting screenshots from their garage...with it enabled ;)

 



Jumping_Turtle #11 Posted 30 December 2019 - 12:01 AM

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View PostElement6, on 29 December 2019 - 11:34 PM, said:

You should join the -MM discord and tell that to all the people there posting screenshots from their garage...with it enabled ;)

 

 

I think I am on there.

 

But the name sounds right for me taking the other colors in consideration. Tomate, oranges, banana's and now snowflakes...



Element6 #12 Posted 30 December 2019 - 12:38 AM

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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 30 December 2019 - 12:01 AM, said:

 

I think I am on there.

 

But the name sounds right for me taking the other colors in consideration. Tomate, oranges, banana's and now snowflakes...

Ah, that kind of snowflake. So all players I've ever seen during something like 95% of my time in WoT.



shikaka9 #13 Posted 30 December 2019 - 07:33 AM

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its Holiday time ... everyone returns :ohmy: for da cake... 

Ceeb #14 Posted 30 December 2019 - 09:24 AM

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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 29 December 2019 - 10:21 PM, said:

They are the snowflakes of WOT

 

Snowflakes huh? stupid response that.

 

I use it, mediocre stats and I'm enjoying the game because of the anonyminiser, even in the games where my mediocre stats were a beacon in the sea of red and orange I was focused where other tanks were better targets.  I feel for Blue/Purple players with 100% focus.

 

All I get now is "look at the Hellcat/Fireflys (the tanks I'm marking atm) noob hiding stats"  Only to look afterwards and find its some complete airhead 45% player.

 

 

 

 



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View PostNewbee_one_kenobi, on 29 December 2019 - 08:11 PM, said:

Back after a long break and i like the gaming center and the changes there ect ect.  But i never seen so many players - who have played very few games - play in tier 8-9-10. Did something changed in how you get high tier tanks ?

 

And remember its just a question, before you start call me a low tier bully :)

 

This is a general thing. With blueprints (we got a lot, when we reached level  X on festive atmosphere) became too easy to get high tier level tanks. 
"It's a pleasure" to play with this players, but if you are lucky they are in the opponent's team. Well, that's really fun... :trollface:


Edited by Scanmen, 30 December 2019 - 10:09 AM.


Jumping_Turtle #16 Posted 30 December 2019 - 10:31 AM

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View PostCeeb, on 30 December 2019 - 09:24 AM, said:

 

Snowflakes huh? stupid response that.

 

I use it, mediocre stats and I'm enjoying the game because of the anonyminiser, even in the games where my mediocre stats were a beacon in the sea of red and orange I was focused where other tanks were better targets.  I feel for Blue/Purple players with 100% focus.

 

All I get now is "look at the Hellcat/Fireflys (the tanks I'm marking atm) noob hiding stats"  Only to look afterwards and find its some complete airhead 45% player.

 

 

 

 

 

Why is that a stupid response ?

 

We have all sorts of nicknames for players according to their color in xvm. There are names for purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and red.

 

Now there is a new color and that color is white.

So snowflakes suits perfectly since snow is white. Yes I know there is yellow snow, but dont eat that.



Element6 #17 Posted 30 December 2019 - 10:37 AM

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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 30 December 2019 - 10:31 AM, said:

 

Why is that a stupid response ?

 

We have all sorts of nicknames for players according to their color in xvm. There are names for purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and red.

 

Now there is a new color and that color is white.

So snowflakes suits perfectly since snow is white. Yes I know there is yellow snow, but dont eat that.

White is technically the oldest player color since it was the norm before the thought of XVM even occured to anyone.



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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 30 December 2019 - 09:31 AM, said:

 

Why is that a stupid response ?

 

We have all sorts of nicknames for players according to their color in xvm. There are names for purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and red.

 

Now there is a new color and that color is white.

So snowflakes suits perfectly since snow is white. Yes I know there is yellow snow, but dont eat that.

 

I dont believe for a second you said snowflake for the colour, not one bit. But as people that are overly emotional and easily offended.

 

 

 

 



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View PostNewbee_one_kenobi, on 29 December 2019 - 07:11 PM, said:

Back after a long break and i like the gaming center and the changes there ect ect.  But i never seen so many players - who have played very few games - play in tier 8-9-10. Did something changed in how you get high tier tanks ?

 

And remember its just a question, before you start call me a low tier bully :)

new XVM colour for annoymous players who wish to not reveal thier stats

 

White = Snowflake = treat these players nicely as they are senstive and can be easily triggered


Edited by GH0571N45H3LL, 30 December 2019 - 11:25 AM.





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