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Clive Cauldron
Minmatar
Sebiestor Tribe
Posted - 2009.11.18 14:02:00 - [1]
 

WellÖIíve tried playing Eve three times now over the past two years. So I got the itch again and decided to reopen my account. Iíve been having a wonderful time so far with the new tutorials and learning the salvaging trade.

So last night I decided to upgrade my salvaging potential by getting a brand spanking new Thrasher with all the trimmings. I guess this would be a good time to tell you that I decided to kick back and have a couple of beers. ^_^ Anyways, I get my ship all loaded up and headed out to a nice Angel complex. Did I mention I had been drinking a little bit?

WhelpÖa long story short I jump in and started tanking the Angels while salvaging the carcasses left by so many battles beforehand. I figure Iíll warp out once my ship got to 1/3 armor (since I had a shield booster and armor repair). LOL, due to my drunkenness my itchy warp-button finger was too slow on the draw. The Angels hit structure while I was aligning towards my jump destination. Then BOOM!
I lost my brand spankiní new Thrasher on its maiden voyage. Was I ****ed? No, not really. What got my tighty-whiteys in a bunch was my continuing drunken stupidity. I was like ďhey I better go get my frigate salvager, get in there to pick up the parts before someone ninjas themĒ. BOOM! My frigate was taken out as well.

Moral of the story is: Donít drink and fly, kids! Embarassed

Avan Sercedos
Gunpoint Diplomacy
Posted - 2009.11.18 14:14:00 - [2]
 

I lost a thrasher to a rorqual once YARRRR!!

Never expected him to have a warp disruptor Embarassed

Malcanis
Caldari
Vanishing Point.
The Initiative.
Posted - 2009.11.18 14:22:00 - [3]
 

No, the moral is dont dual tank. Just shield tank your thrasher and use the low slot you have freed up to either enhance that tank or increase your damage output.

Slade Trillgon
Endless Possibilities Inc.
Posted - 2009.11.18 14:31:00 - [4]
 

Edited by: Slade Trillgon on 18/11/2009 14:46:04
Originally by: Malcanis
No, the moral is dont dual tank. Just shield tank your thrasher and use the low slot you have freed up to either enhance that tank or increase your damage output.


The above, and I would also recomend that you not salvage as you go in level 1's in a destroyer. Also you really do not need to worry too much about ninjas coming after your missions. Usually they are only able to scan down level 3's and 4's due to heavy drone usage. That is if you are in a deadspace. Either way, unless you are in a level 4 mission hub you will not have to worry about the ninjas till later. Use the slot with the salvager to fit extra turret or launcher.

EDIT: Do not forget to platinum insure all T1 ships. Not sure if you recieved that since you did not mention insurance and said that you had to jump back in the frig.


Slade

Esu Nahalas
Yote Patrol
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:02:00 - [5]
 

It's always "just a couple" of beers. Just. A couple.

How come people who drink more than a couple of beers seem to never have this problem?

Atropos Kahn
Caldari
Imminent Ruin
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:08:00 - [6]
 

Ah... the drunk roams..

beer + vigil + enemy home system = winsauce ( for about 10 min)


Clive Cauldron
Minmatar
Sebiestor Tribe
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:11:00 - [7]
 

Originally by: Slade Trillgon
Edited by: Slade Trillgon on 18/11/2009 14:46:04
Originally by: Malcanis
No, the moral is dont dual tank. Just shield tank your thrasher and use the low slot you have freed up to either enhance that tank or increase your damage output.


The above, and I would also recomend that you not salvage as you go in level 1's in a destroyer. Also you really do not need to worry too much about ninjas coming after your missions. Usually they are only able to scan down level 3's and 4's due to heavy drone usage. That is if you are in a deadspace. Either way, unless you are in a level 4 mission hub you will not have to worry about the ninjas till later. Use the slot with the salvager to fit extra turret or launcher.

EDIT: Do not forget to platinum insure all T1 ships. Not sure if you recieved that since you did not mention insurance and said that you had to jump back in the frig.


Slade



Okay, thanks for the advice guys! I'm still learning and everything. This actually happened in one of the public Angel bases (I can't remember what the term is call, but anybody can access this Angel area). I thought the Thrasher could take a little more of a pounding, but they just kind of overwhelmed me.

I'm waiting till I finish all the tutorials, then I'm gonna start looking for a good corp to get into.

Clive Cauldron
Minmatar
Sebiestor Tribe
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:16:00 - [8]
 

Originally by: Esu Nahalas
It's always "just a couple" of beers. Just. A couple.

How come people who drink more than a couple of beers seem to never have this problem?


Think my real problem was how to get those beer bottles open in my gooey pod juice.

dtyk
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:26:00 - [9]
 

Originally by: Clive Cauldron


Moral of the story is: Donít drink and fly, kids! Embarassed



Kids, do not listen to this misguided man. You should play EVE as much as RL allows, and if you're not drinking you're doing it wrong.

Anhur Shu
Senex Legio
Get Off My Lawn
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:29:00 - [10]
 

ahh yes. I've said this many times. Don't drink and fly.

I once logged on after a night of doing something on EVE (don't even really remember what it was) while drinking, to find myself in some system I never heard of, sitting in a Badger that I hadn't owned the night before (with no mods fitted), and wondering where my Drake was.

Wasn't very fun.

Captain Tardbar
State Protectorate
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:52:00 - [11]
 

Sometimes after a night of drinking, I'll wake up the next morning and I'll be missing 100 million isk out of my bank account.

Also.

Tigers.

Slade Trillgon
Endless Possibilities Inc.
Posted - 2009.11.18 15:53:00 - [12]
 

Originally by: Clive Cauldron


Okay, thanks for the advice guys! I'm still learning and everything. This actually happened in one of the public Angel bases (I can't remember what the term is call, but anybody can access this Angel area). I thought the Thrasher could take a little more of a pounding, but they just kind of overwhelmed me.

I'm waiting till I finish all the tutorials, then I'm gonna start looking for a good corp to get into.


No worries. But the issue is that the destroyer class is paper thin and as you can see from the lack of mid and low slots its ability to tank is severly hampered. It is a class of ship that is used in really 4 situations that I know of.

1) Advanced level 1 missions for standing. Meaning use it to grind standings once you have good tanking skills or navigation skills to kite the NPC firgates.

2) Anti-frigate platform in pvp. It does not last long in many situations.

3) Dedicated salvager

4) "Sniping" in pvp


Slade

Clive Cauldron
Minmatar
Sebiestor Tribe
Posted - 2009.11.18 16:27:00 - [13]
 

Originally by: Slade Trillgon
Originally by: Clive Cauldron


Okay, thanks for the advice guys! I'm still learning and everything. This actually happened in one of the public Angel bases (I can't remember what the term is call, but anybody can access this Angel area). I thought the Thrasher could take a little more of a pounding, but they just kind of overwhelmed me.

I'm waiting till I finish all the tutorials, then I'm gonna start looking for a good corp to get into.


No worries. But the issue is that the destroyer class is paper thin and as you can see from the lack of mid and low slots its ability to tank is severly hampered. It is a class of ship that is used in really 4 situations that I know of.

1) Advanced level 1 missions for standing. Meaning use it to grind standings once you have good tanking skills or navigation skills to kite the NPC firgates.

2) Anti-frigate platform in pvp. It does not last long in many situations.

3) Dedicated salvager

4) "Sniping" in pvp


Slade



The dedicated salvager was what I was going for. Unfortunately I decided to drop into a hot zone full blinky Angels. I'm just glad I didn't have my ship fitted with expensive tractor beams and salvaging rigs. That would have really burned. Shocked

Emil Erlenmeyer
Posted - 2009.11.18 16:42:00 - [14]
 

Eve should have a breathalyzer test to insure all players are drunk, all the time.
Kids should do their homework anyway, not spend their time flying internet spaceships.

Just imagine the fun! Laughing




Billy Sastard
Amarr
Life. Universe. Everything.
Posted - 2009.11.18 17:44:00 - [15]
 

Around a month or so ago I was drunk and wandering around and ended up in youl for some reason. A newer guy was asking in local for some isk so that he could buy some skillbooks or something so feeling generous I sent him 2m ISK as I was logging off... Or so I thought! The next day I was going to go outfit a new apoc and realized then my wallet was 200m short of what it had been the night before. Embarassed After some investigation it appears that I gave that noob 200m instead of 2. I asked for some of it back but he said he liked it too much, and really I don't blame him, I would have done the same.

Wacktopia
Sicarius.
Legion of The Damned.
Posted - 2009.11.18 17:49:00 - [16]
 

Originally by: Clive Cauldron
since I had a shield booster and armor repair


Oh, man. You were wasted! Laughing

Clive Cauldron
Minmatar
Sebiestor Tribe
Posted - 2009.11.19 06:28:00 - [17]
 

Originally by: Wacktopia
Originally by: Clive Cauldron
since I had a shield booster and armor repair


Oh, man. You were wasted! Laughing


I'm still a 4th time noobie...Embarassed...and still learning.

TimMc
Brutal Deliverance
Gypsy Band
Posted - 2009.11.19 09:40:00 - [18]
 

Originally by: Esu Nahalas
It's always "just a couple" of beers. Just. A couple.

How come people who drink more than a couple of beers seem to never have this problem?


People who have had just a couple are trying to convince you they are not alcoholics. People who have had more are trying to convince you they are, when in reality they don't drink much.

Dr Chicago
Posted - 2009.11.21 14:34:00 - [19]
 

Several things happen DPE "Drunk playing eve"

You wake up the next day several million ISK less and can't remember how you spent it.
Or you take your passive Drake into low sec and within 30 seconds get jumped by a horde of pirates.

You wake up and in the chair and your logged off for maintenance, spend the next hour trying to remember how you got 65 jumps from Corp office.

You take your Orca into low sec and play chicken with pirates, you thought it was fun after the 12th 16 ouncer.

after the 15th 16 ouncer you tell your wife to take control of the Orca in lowsec to ****.. She comments on the way back from the toilet\fridge\refill how great the explosion graphics are, and then as you trip on the dog in the door way hear the evemail
insurance "Cha-ching" chime in.

It get better, but I would digress.

Gnulpie
Minmatar
Miner Tech
Posted - 2009.11.21 14:45:00 - [20]
 

The dual tank was certainly the problem.

And underestimating the time to warp away.

But mistakes can be cured by gaining more experience, mind you: CAN.

Chribba
Otherworld Enterprises
Otherworld Empire
Posted - 2009.11.21 16:28:00 - [21]
 

Originally by: Clive Cauldron
Moral of the story is: Donít drink and fly, kids! Embarassed
NOW YOU TELL ME!?!

I'm already drunk, what to do now?

Lady Spank
Amarr
In Praise Of Shadows
Posted - 2009.11.21 16:33:00 - [22]
 

Funny, I fell asleep in a belt while actively pvping last night Embarassed

Oriens Pars
Posted - 2009.11.21 16:33:00 - [23]
 

Originally by: Chribba
Originally by: Clive Cauldron
Moral of the story is: Donít drink and fly, kids! Embarassed
NOW YOU TELL ME!?!

I'm already drunk, what to do now?


Well that depends. Did you bring enough for everyone? If not, then you're gonna have to go back to the store earlier than expected.

Chribba
Otherworld Enterprises
Otherworld Empire
Posted - 2009.11.21 17:06:00 - [24]
 

Originally by: Oriens Pars
Originally by: Chribba
Originally by: Clive Cauldron
Moral of the story is: Donít drink and fly, kids! Embarassed
NOW YOU TELL ME!?!

I'm already drunk, what to do now?


Well that depends. Did you bring enough for everyone? If not, then you're gonna have to go back to the store earlier than expected.
ofc I did. Party at my place! Smile

Oriens Pars
Posted - 2009.11.21 17:10:00 - [25]
 

Originally by: Chribba
ofc I did. Party at my place! Smile


SWEET!!

Chribba
Otherworld Enterprises
Otherworld Empire
Posted - 2009.11.21 17:14:00 - [26]
 

... or we can go out tonight.. calling the 08's Evil or Very Mad

Esk Esme
Caldari
Smack Crack and Pot
Posted - 2009.11.21 17:35:00 - [27]
 

lol drinking and eve go hand in hand ( smoking also b4 Wink )

the amount times iv woken up look at wallet and think WTF weres my cash and WTF am i doing 100 j's from my home turf

also the WTF why i buy a rorq/chimy hmm they are funny oOO and few drunken domi fitz are lulz

and beer w33d or horse tranqlauiser's are a must for pos shooting

av fun in the drunken world of EvE more beer

my english sux sue me

Chribba
Otherworld Enterprises
Otherworld Empire
Posted - 2009.11.21 18:02:00 - [28]
 

Originally by: Esk Esme
lol drinking and eve go hand in hand ( smoking also b4 Wink )

the amount times iv woken up look at wallet and think WTF weres my cash and WTF am i doing 100 j's from my home turf

also the WTF why i buy a rorq/chimy hmm they are funny oOO and few drunken domi fitz are lulz

and beer w33d or horse tranqlauiser's are a must for pos shooting

av fun in the drunken world of EvE more beer

my english sux sue me
I never done the w3 thing (and don't intend to so...) but yeah New Eden, is a bit different when influenced by the liquid stuff...

FUI (compared to DUI) makes some pretty wicked encounters Laughing

Chainsaw Plankton
IDLE GUNS
IDLE EMPIRE
Posted - 2009.11.21 19:51:00 - [29]
 

Originally by: Chribba
Originally by: Esk Esme
lol drinking and eve go hand in hand ( smoking also b4 Wink )

the amount times iv woken up look at wallet and think WTF weres my cash and WTF am i doing 100 j's from my home turf

also the WTF why i buy a rorq/chimy hmm they are funny oOO and few drunken domi fitz are lulz

and beer w33d or horse tranqlauiser's are a must for pos shooting

av fun in the drunken world of EvE more beer

my english sux sue me
I never done the w3 thing (and don't intend to so...) but yeah New Eden, is a bit different when influenced by the liquid stuff...

FUI (compared to DUI) makes some pretty wicked encounters Laughing


Suck it up Chribba, we are going to Amsterdam!

Chribba
Otherworld Enterprises
Otherworld Empire
Posted - 2009.11.21 19:59:00 - [30]
 

Originally by: Chainsaw Plankton
Originally by: Chribba
Originally by: Esk Esme
lol drinking and eve go hand in hand ( smoking also b4 Wink )

the amount times iv woken up look at wallet and think WTF weres my cash and WTF am i doing 100 j's from my home turf

also the WTF why i buy a rorq/chimy hmm they are funny oOO and few drunken domi fitz are lulz

and beer w33d or horse tranqlauiser's are a must for pos shooting

av fun in the drunken world of EvE more beer

my english sux sue me
I never done the w3 thing (and don't intend to so...) but yeah New Eden, is a bit different when influenced by the liquid stuff...

FUI (compared to DUI) makes some pretty wicked encounters Laughing


Suck it up Chribba, we are going to Amsterdam!
If that's an invite... and you'll be there I'll reconsider...


 

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