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Miller1973 #1 Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:08 PM

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What do people who use them hope to gain? Exp gain must be tiny even if they are in operation 24hrs a day.

Uh_Oh_ #2 Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:18 PM

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Maybe the bots are a special breed of computer AI that are actually playing WoT for fun

Kdingo #3 Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:25 PM

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Bots are skynet alpha version 0.01 prototypes. The clock is ticking.

Nishi_Kinuyo #4 Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:26 PM

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Because they don't want to play the game but don't want to pay to not play the game either? :confused:

StronkiTonki #5 Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:37 PM

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Because some people are too impatient and lack any skill to play the game properly, but still want to achieve higher tier tanks.

qpranger #6 Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:43 PM

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Why bots exist?

Well, why did Tamagotchi exist when you could just buy a hamster?

Why do women ignore me?

Some questions are just too hard to answer.


Edited by qpranger, 09 July 2020 - 09:44 PM.


WindSplitter1 #7 Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:55 PM

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View Postqpranger, on 09 July 2020 - 08:43 PM, said:

Some questions are just too hard to answer.

 

Quite the opposite.

 

The answer to all 3 questions is one: To make life easier.



mgns #8 Posted 09 July 2020 - 10:46 PM

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If there's a boring, repetitive, annoying task in front of them; human beings will try very hard to automate it.

Pansenmann #9 Posted 10 July 2020 - 12:46 AM

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View PostWindSplitter1, on 09 July 2020 - 09:55 PM, said:

 

To make life easier.

 

for whom?



WindSplitter1 #10 Posted 10 July 2020 - 01:04 AM

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View PostPansenmann, on 09 July 2020 - 11:46 PM, said:

 

for whom?

 

Whom it may concern.



malachi6 #11 Posted 10 July 2020 - 06:06 AM

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X number of operations must be completed to achieve Y.  The number of operations is tedious, time-consuming, too many, all in the opinion of a person.  X can be automated eliminating chosen reason.

 

The use of bots or automation in a process alters opportunity costs.  NASA does not have a huge rooms full of people doing orbital calculations (literal computers) anymore, when an electronic computer can do the function faster, cheaper and more accurately.



mpf1959 #12 Posted 10 July 2020 - 12:33 PM

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View PostUh_Oh_, on 09 July 2020 - 09:18 PM, said:

Maybe the bots are a special breed of computer AI that are actually playing WoT for fun

 

Ya got me, damn! :deer:



Bora_BOOM #13 Posted 10 July 2020 - 12:42 PM

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Bots exist so you can explain what The Dingers are.

shikaka9 #14 Posted 10 July 2020 - 12:47 PM

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WHY BOTS EXIST

 

1. WG side bots exist because lack of players or game is not interesting.

2. Player side bots exist because need to do some stupid requirements/personal challenge or "soften" waste of time.

...

3. Imaginary bots exist because "some cool players" call other player player 'a bot' to feel better or 'lighten' failures they've done. 

4. Fake bots exist as playstyle for a players who have they own playstyle or dont care about stats/wn8/whatever.

 

 


Edited by shikaka9, 10 July 2020 - 12:49 PM.


Miepie #15 Posted 10 July 2020 - 12:53 PM

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View PostBora_BOOM, on 10 July 2020 - 12:42 PM, said:

Bots exist so you can explain what The Dingers are.

How to explain the smell, though? :sceptic:



qpranger #16 Posted 10 July 2020 - 12:59 PM

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View PostMiepie, on 10 July 2020 - 02:53 PM, said:

How to explain the smell, though? :sceptic:

 

fishbots



Miepie #17 Posted 10 July 2020 - 01:39 PM

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View Postqpranger, on 10 July 2020 - 12:59 PM, said:

 

fishbots

Turbots? :ohmy:



Uh_Oh_ #18 Posted 10 July 2020 - 01:40 PM

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Fishbot McFishledingy

Kdingo #19 Posted 10 July 2020 - 01:42 PM

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View PostUh_Oh_, on 10 July 2020 - 01:40 PM, said:

Fishbot McFishledingy

 

Imagine that being a pornstar name.... one with bad hygiene one could assume.



mgns #20 Posted 10 July 2020 - 04:17 PM

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View PostMiepie, on 10 July 2020 - 11:53 AM, said:

How to explain the smell, though? :sceptic:


halibots






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