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Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Feb 2010, 06:34
Replies: 129
Views: 31,159
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 36 predictions

I predict Light won't manage to finish the round in the alliance she started in.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2010, 19:28
Replies: 442
Views: 26,600
Posted By Achilles
Re: A Plane Problem

5 years later and you are still a ****ing idiot.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Oct 2009, 12:08
Replies: 113
Views: 15,727
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 34 Predictions

Nah, that's bullshit. Fuzzy was approached to join Asc after R29 when he was a random in our winning galaxy. He refused in order to take on other (bigger) challenges but said he'd like to join at...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Oct 2009, 03:01
Replies: 92
Views: 6,037
Posted By Achilles
Re: Race for topspot

And who predicted that would happen first? WHO?

That's right.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Oct 2009, 23:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,818
Posted By Achilles
Re: From #munin comes Merlin

Merlin was a true and noble wizard.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Oct 2009, 23:21
Replies: 92
Views: 6,037
Posted By Achilles
Re: Race for topspot

There are 4 App in both galaxies with a chance of winning...

Care to clarify what you mean?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Oct 2009, 15:36
Replies: 61
Views: 9,228
Posted By Achilles
Re: round 33 predictions?

Don't hate the player dude. If you have a game that rewards hitting down as much as PA does then that's what most people are going to do.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Oct 2009, 00:23
Replies: 48
Views: 4,745
Posted By Achilles
Re: how come evo is bigger than asc now?

Hey theking, what happened your peacekeepers man? I could swear you had more a few days ago.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Oct 2009, 18:01
Replies: 48
Views: 4,745
Posted By Achilles
Re: how come evo is bigger than asc now?

You could tot it up manually or perhaps copy paste the member list into a spreadsheet, sort by the appropriate field and sum the highest 60.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Sep 2009, 20:24
Replies: 259
Views: 21,547
Posted By Achilles
Re: Ascendancy v Apprime

Cutting straight to the heart of the issue then: if there is a fleetcatch in Planetarion but patrikc doesn't hear of it does it make a sound?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Sep 2009, 01:09
Replies: 179
Views: 17,991
Posted By Achilles
Re: Proposal for the creation of the roundly block against Apprime

Yes Firebird, you are of course right, it's already much too late. My plan is to ask cardi for a pnap in the morning assuming I survive the night. Tense times.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Aug 2009, 14:47
Replies: 56
Views: 5,153
Posted By Achilles
Re: ND pollitics

I suppose there's a first time for everything.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Aug 2009, 00:47
Replies: 61
Views: 9,228
Posted By Achilles
Re: round 33 predictions?

You really mustn't know a lot if you have CT first.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Aug 2009, 22:23
Replies: 56
Views: 5,153
Posted By Achilles
Re: ND pollitics

They can't, the first rule of Massively Gay Mutual Bukkake Club...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Aug 2009, 00:21
Replies: 56
Views: 5,153
Posted By Achilles
Re: ND pollitics

What the **** does this even mean?

To be honest I thought Lukey's recollection was fairly accurate.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Aug 2009, 02:52
Replies: 56
Views: 5,153
Posted By Achilles
Re: ND pollitics

That's what I was going for.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Aug 2009, 02:26
Replies: 56
Views: 5,153
Posted By Achilles
Re: ND pollitics

People in glass houses...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Aug 2009, 15:21
Replies: 72
Views: 8,242
Posted By Achilles
Re: Ascrime

Unlike the good old days, eh!

<@JBG> this is what happens in 9.1 <@JBG> 5.30, stoom checks pa, decides to attack regardless of whether he has incs or not, 6.30, jester wakes up, doesn't bother...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Jul 2009, 16:26
Replies: 127
Views: 25,442
Posted By Achilles
Re: What happened with ct today?

You are the perfect CT player. Maybe even future leadership material.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Jul 2009, 13:03
Replies: 127
Views: 25,442
Posted By Achilles
Re: What happened with ct today?

The three CT in 1:10 (Junglespastics gal) quit because they didn't get def. That's cha, Baasb and Unreal. JS went into vac mode aswell.

As for the war, I don't think the blocks are quite as neat...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Jul 2009, 05:07
Replies: 299
Views: 25,059
Posted By Achilles
Re: Apprime

I wouldn't say it's a horrible thing at all. After all, that's what I was doing.

It remains to be seen if they will even survive the round. Having the best players (or playing the best for the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Jul 2009, 16:16
Replies: 299
Views: 25,059
Posted By Achilles
Re: Apprime

To be honest Cardi is one of the few reasons a lot of Asc people are considering whether to back off APP for now. If it was just Elviz's alliance there is a lot less chance (close to 0) that would...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Jul 2009, 16:12
Replies: 299
Views: 25,059
Posted By Achilles
Re: Apprime

In fairness it's been glaringly obvious that Wish is an APP fanboy playing in P3nguins (for whatever reasons) since the start of the round. I mean, it's hardly much of a leap when a member comes out...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Jul 2009, 14:08
Replies: 156
Views: 16,818
Posted By Achilles
Re: No drama?

You're impressed because they have survived 2 nights of "incoming" from such powerhouse alliances as 1337uins, ND and CT?

I think you need to stop spending all day drinking in the sun dude, at...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Jun 2009, 12:04
Replies: 160
Views: 17,160
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 32 Predictions?

I doubt Asc will have even 40 real planets next round. Munin is now capped to only allow 71 members including himself. Browsing through the access list I can see ~17 people who won't have planets or...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2009, 20:15
Replies: 22
Views: 2,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: My Dilema

It seems you may be having a little trouble letting that one go dda...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 May 2009, 02:17
Replies: 27
Views: 2,361
Posted By Achilles
Re: WAFHH Recruitment Policy (WARP)

You seem to be saying this almost as if you expect us to disagree with you...

Why is that, Foxman? What are you really trying to say here?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 May 2009, 02:14
Replies: 27
Views: 2,361
Posted By Achilles
Re: WAFHH Recruitment Policy (WARP)

Maybe I'm just overly suspicious but I've always thought it was way more than a little co-incidental that you can't sound Waffen-SS without WAFHH. And I mean, that's not the only correlation. They...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 May 2009, 21:48
Replies: 188
Views: 17,498
Posted By Achilles
Re: xVx naps Ascendancy

Fortunately it's no longer important what you believe.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 May 2009, 21:44
Replies: 188
Views: 17,498
Posted By Achilles
Re: xVx naps Ascendancy

Please, you would need another 400 planets to achieve that.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 May 2009, 21:39
Replies: 188
Views: 17,498
Posted By Achilles
Re: xVx naps Ascendancy

You guys had no intention of defeating us. Not one of you was intending to try and finish above us, your only aim was to drag us down by sheer weight of numbers and none of you had any intention of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 May 2009, 21:21
Replies: 188
Views: 17,498
Posted By Achilles
Re: xVx naps Ascendancy

It will happen. As far as Ascendancy is concerned xVx have won and we are now pursuing goals apart from alliance rank. If, somehow, we do get too close to xVx (unlikely since we won't be hitting...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 May 2009, 21:16
Replies: 188
Views: 17,498
Posted By Achilles
Re: xVx naps Ascendancy

It's more than that. Ascendancy have agreed with xVx that it's tag shall not finish above theirs regardless of what happens during the remainder of the round. Of course, given the relative roidcount...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 May 2009, 14:05
Replies: 407
Views: 35,673
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 tick 450 | Current state of politics

I think the only redeeming part of this round for me is the fact that the person the BG's are elevating to #1 has no time or respect for them whatsoever and thinks the majority are clueless noobs. It...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 May 2009, 02:16
Replies: 407
Views: 35,673
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 tick 450 | Current state of politics

Jesus ****ing Christ how many posts do you need to have before you learn not to spam shit like that? Every single user wanting to read any reply after yours now has to scroll down the full length of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 May 2009, 19:53
Replies: 407
Views: 35,673
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 tick 450 | Current state of politics

If you don't want to lose a single roid to Ascendancy for the rest of the round then there is a very simple solution to that. In fact, you'd probably end up with more Top100 planets than us. If...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 May 2009, 02:19
Replies: 101
Views: 6,932
Posted By Achilles
Re: OOGOOA defence / support planets

Yeah man. Loads and loads of people joined us at the start of R30 for an easy ride. ****ing hundreds there were. And boy were they right, piece of piss that round was. Record numbers of Asc in the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 May 2009, 13:57
Replies: 152
Views: 10,833
Posted By Achilles
Re: Ascendancy, the future?

Heh Wishy, fair point. I didn't mean to come across that way. I was trying to make the point that people are trying to stop a potential hegemony in week 5 by creating one in week 2 and that it...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 May 2009, 13:39
Replies: 152
Views: 10,833
Posted By Achilles
Re: Ascendancy, the future?

Just read through the thread with equal parts amusement and bewilderment. What did you guys think was going to happen when you all chose to become involved in small, personal projects? Did it occur...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 May 2009, 17:51
Replies: 152
Views: 10,833
Posted By Achilles
Re: Ascendancy, the future?

We've achieved all of these multiple times.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 May 2009, 14:43
Replies: 81
Views: 9,076
Posted By Achilles
Re: Anti Asc Allstars?

He just told you the God's honest truth and you call *him* ignorant. I weep for the future.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 May 2009, 21:33
Replies: 81
Views: 9,076
Posted By Achilles
Re: Anti Asc Allstars?

You obviously have absolutely no clue what happened last round. Stop pretending you know what you are talking about.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 May 2009, 14:24
Replies: 81
Views: 9,076
Posted By Achilles
Re: Anti Asc Allstars?

It's not just about the players, it's much more about the system you play them in. Who would lead your mighty alliance of PA Superstars JM?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Apr 2009, 17:00
Replies: 4
Views: 2,727
Posted By Achilles
Re: Support Team

What do people on the support team do?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Apr 2009, 23:05
Replies: 18
Views: 3,486
Posted By Achilles
Re: Pre tick start impressions from someone who hasn't signed up for several rounds

It's an even better idea if it's linked to a permanent profile. It's impossible to overestimate how much gamers care about that kind of shit.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Apr 2009, 16:49
Replies: 46
Views: 10,929
Posted By Achilles
Re: Races "logos"

Not a huge fan of the Zik or Xan ones but I think the other 3 are very good. Of course these things are very subjective. I'd love to see more art from other people that can draw!

Oh and some ship...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 17:24
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

My very last post on this issue and I've wasted my entire day chasing you guys around in circles and half of you either don't read what I write or willfully ignore it because we're the big bad...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 17:02
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

I seriously doubt we'll be all that much bigger than the limit when the round starts, as I've said before. Could you people please explain to me whether you think I am a liar or just stupid as that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 16:41
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

Firstly, see above. What's a fair number?

Secondly as most of the invites came from new members inviting their friends and given how much I value playing with mine I'd need to be a serious asshole...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 16:35
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

I've already explained we don't have 150 members or anything close to it. Are you saying that we should only play with our 50 oldest members and never let anyone else join ever? I don't think that's...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 16:23
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

If this round is the landslide you predict I think a lot of people in Ascendancy will be looking for a change. If I am being 100% honest I myself was in favour of something a little smaller for the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 15:44
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

Fuzzy, I fail to see how a lack of dictatorial control over recruiting amounts to active poaching. If people want to invite their friends they are allowed to, it would be incredibly unfair (and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 12:37
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

It's pretty hard to say Mek. Personally I expect we'll have between 90 - 110 playing members that might expect to finish in the T500, including late signups. However with so many new people joining...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 12:20
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

I'm not sure man, did people join us because we're the most likely to win or are we the most likely to win because people joined us?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 12:01
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

In response to KB: I have just made it my mission, and I'm actually going to work at it, to make sure as few members of your BG finish next round in the Top 100 as possible. Thank you for giving me...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Apr 2009, 01:26
Replies: 84
Views: 15,861
Posted By Achilles
Re: round 31 predictions

Actually I think this is exactly the kind of e-sluttery Foxman is famous for. Best keep an eye on him Wishy!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Apr 2009, 23:20
Replies: 84
Views: 15,861
Posted By Achilles
Re: round 31 predictions

I presume he means KB's BG which doesn't have a name yet.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Apr 2009, 01:37
Replies: 547
Views: 49,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 shipstats

I'm aware of the reasons man, I've bemoaned them at great length starting with my post immediately following the release of the second iteration. I think your line of reasoning here is extremely...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Apr 2009, 22:40
Replies: 547
Views: 49,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 shipstats

I wouldn't say these stats are at all unbalanced but the way in which that balance was achieved was to systematically make every race and their fleets universally mediocre. I believe the appropriate...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 18 Apr 2009, 13:00
Replies: 547
Views: 49,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 shipstats

When I pick up the current statset and put it side-by-side with version 1 I get very sad inside. It's that special kind of helpless sad you get when you see wasted potential. I blame this shitty...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Apr 2009, 01:20
Replies: 84
Views: 15,861
Posted By Achilles
Re: round 31 predictions

Mobrulz, Spazmic, Hylands, _are_ & some other guys that I really should be able to remember but can't.

edit: and Vice & wesseh apparently. Thanks centronic!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Apr 2009, 19:44
Replies: 102
Views: 12,677
Posted By Achilles
Re: New Portal & Skins

I'm equal parts surprised and happy to see this. There's been some very blunt criticism in this thread and I can't imagine it was easy to take. The kind of criticism that in the past has been ignored...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2009, 16:12
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

Because it's an ineffective strategy? This issue has been widely discussed before, during and after last round. Trying to band people together with a dual loss philosophy runs contrary to many of the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2009, 15:33
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

I don't understand how someone could have played the most part of R30, albeit in a non-competing alliance, and still not understand why things went the way they did.

CBA, you're not part of the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2009, 13:30
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

Neither.....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2009, 13:13
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

It ended in R30. The Ascendancy tag will not be present in R31.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Apr 2009, 02:42
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

09/03/2009 21:41 <@JBG> yeah man, i went into the future and we won the round with a week to spare

That was my favourite part.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Apr 2009, 19:21
Replies: 102
Views: 12,677
Posted By Achilles
Re: New Portal & Skins

That's your answer? Seriously? And everyone in Pa Management is happy with that? I mean, to say I'm astounded doesn't go half far enough. What the **** is wrong with you people?

Actually, on a...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 14 Apr 2009, 18:03
Replies: 547
Views: 49,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 shipstats

How is that? You can't roid other xans meaning you have relatively fewer targets than other races and you also end up competing for these fewer roids against those same xans. Plus, if *everyone* did...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Apr 2009, 16:02
Replies: 102
Views: 12,677
Posted By Achilles
Re: New Portal & Skins

MrLobster had a great suggestion up and it can be viewed here: http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?p=3167177#post3167177
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Apr 2009, 14:51
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

I am a fan of new CBA. I still disagree with him sometimes but not at least now I always understand what he's trying to say. It's a lot better for my e-rage this way.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Apr 2009, 14:47
Replies: 61
Views: 13,117
Posted By Achilles
Re: About time for a GUI update

This thread is over a month old and there seems to be zero take-up from anyone who matters. Shame.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Apr 2009, 20:13
Replies: 84
Poll: Round Length
Views: 11,090
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round Length

It's already been decided that next round will be 7 weeks.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Apr 2009, 02:21
Replies: 94
Views: 8,340
Posted By Achilles
Re: AD mods

It rubs the lotion on it's skin, or else it get the hose again.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Apr 2009, 17:47
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

I don't think you read my post but thank you for the ever so gracious congratulations nonetheless. This was (I believe) the eighth alliance win I've participated in (how awesome must I be!) which I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Apr 2009, 17:28
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

*grumble grumble* Things were better in my day *grumble* I remember when the real players could control 14 planets in 7 foot of snow with nought but a xylophone and a cracked twig *grumble*

****...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Apr 2009, 16:05
Replies: 27
Views: 3,286
Posted By Achilles
Re: Synergy.

Why would it be taken down?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 11 Apr 2009, 13:47
Replies: 547
Views: 49,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 shipstats

For the love of Jesus on this most holy of weeks man, can you not see how that makes it even better? It was already stupidly broken against Fi and you want to make it T1 them by getting rid of the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Apr 2009, 00:59
Replies: 94
Views: 8,340
Posted By Achilles
Re: AD mods

Yahwe hates life (including Planetarion) and Barrow is largely inactive and probably not at all interested. I honestly can't think of anyone better than mz but that doesn't make having 2 of 2 AD mods...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 9 Apr 2009, 00:55
Replies: 21
Views: 2,467
Posted By Achilles
Re: DLR for Round 31

You guys are redefining elitism in an era of 90 member tags. I like it.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Apr 2009, 00:47
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

Do you not think that VgN would have had a better round if they had focused more on winning themselves? I'm not saying this was an especially likely scenario but I do think it's preferable to telling...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Apr 2009, 00:40
Replies: 94
Views: 8,340
Posted By Achilles
Re: AD mods

I think mz is a seriously awesome e-person and will make an excellent moderator but, for obvious reasons, a mod outside of Ascendancy would have been preferable.

To be clear, I would disagree with...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Apr 2009, 18:57
Replies: 43
Views: 3,184
Posted By Achilles
Re: Me, myself and Remy(A lovesong for stupidity)

This thread is terrible. For anyone who didn't already know Sun was a bit of a dickhead....


SURPRISE.

Other than that, I have no idea why you think that log, or any part of it, is remotely...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2009, 21:28
Replies: 36
Views: 3,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Holiday Cancellations

1) He did ask.
2) It costs about a tenner to cancel a transaction. This is less prohibitive than 200.

edit: but yeah, who is this vixen?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2009, 21:24
Replies: 36
Views: 3,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Holiday Cancellations

Oh yes, right you are. Nonetheless UK law should allow him to get his money back from the credit card company without too much trouble.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2009, 21:21
Replies: 36
Views: 3,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Holiday Cancellations

Why don't you be a good internet user for once and just tell me.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2009, 21:19
Replies: 36
Views: 3,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Holiday Cancellations

**** it. The thought of you wandering aimlessly around the internet getting yourself deeper into trouble started to bother me and was ruining my match experience. Relevant excerpt from BERR site:
...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2009, 21:15
Replies: 36
Views: 3,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Holiday Cancellations

There are European requirements for a minimum cooling off period for all transactions made on the internet in the interest of consumer protection and confidence. I believe in the UK this is 7 days...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Apr 2009, 21:15
Replies: 547
Views: 49,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 shipstats

It will be impossible to solo cats (unless they are close to your bash limit) as their emp is once more hugtasticly powerful. It won't be worth the effort to hit ziks once they have decent steal as...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 6 Apr 2009, 21:03
Replies: 547
Views: 49,231
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 shipstats

I don't see the problem at all. Xan might be good at getting roids in that statset but they'll find it pretty hard to hold them. Not to mention that D/C for the only 2 usable Fi/Co ships is as bad as...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Apr 2009, 16:35
Replies: 95
Views: 15,686
Posted By Achilles
Re: Worst Person to be ingal EVER!!!

Why anyone would want to be in a galaxy with you is beyond me given the outcome is invariably one of e-drama and failure.

For the record, when I was ingal with isil in R29 he defended very well...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Apr 2009, 15:06
Replies: 43
Views: 3,748
Posted By Achilles
Re: I got it wrong!!!

Are DLR playing as a tag next round?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Apr 2009, 03:04
Replies: 44
Views: 4,799
Posted By Achilles
Re: Disgusting ways

That was 2:10. We're pretty awesome like that.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2009, 19:29
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

Elviz has now received sufficient donations to retake his lead.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2009, 16:57
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

Yes, lots of people. Just not recently for some reason.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2009, 16:42
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

By removed Londo means made more complicated for no good reason.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Apr 2009, 15:57
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

You do know that they decided on a way to change this for next round more than a week ago?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2009, 19:32
Replies: 44
Views: 4,799
Posted By Achilles
Re: Disgusting ways

Yeah, it's really not very nice, or adult for that matter, but I would suggest that mean fleetnames in onlinespreadsheetwars shouldn't be taken too seriously. I was myself e-assaulted in pm yesterday...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2009, 19:06
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

Read up, they terminated it a while ago. We've never been hostile though.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2009, 19:00
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

Unless you think keeping more value in prod than you have out is good for your alliance? Or never, ever attacking your alliances main enemy for the whole round? Don't get me wrong, I don't think what...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2009, 18:15
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

Yeah, greenhills is still tops for Round Thefts, er victories, because no-one saw it coming. Imagining the look on Kileman's face when the final tick happened still makes me smile when I'm reminded...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2009, 17:37
Replies: 218
Views: 41,238
Posted By Achilles
Re: hirr politics

So you donated him 310m in salvage and the win?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Apr 2009, 19:39
Replies: 37
Views: 4,033
Posted By Achilles
Re: so. rollback or end round now?

I was just going to mention poor old eksero. I'd still rather the bloody thing was just over with but I don't suppose that will happen :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Apr 2009, 15:33
Replies: 20
Views: 2,121
Posted By Achilles
Re: Did you accept Nitz ?

He was a def-whoring bastard at the best of times though. He also had a tendancy to be selfish, a commonality amongst Cat players. I remember his first round in 1up where he ****ed a lot of our value...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Apr 2009, 15:20
Replies: 20
Views: 2,121
Posted By Achilles
Re: Did you accept Nitz ?

[15:18] -Munin- *:*:* (Cat) Score: 5893338 Value: 4792818 Size: 658 Nick: [Nitz] Alliance: Omen

Nitz never applied to join Ascendancy. It probably wouldn't have worked anyway, anyone who plays...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Apr 2009, 14:27
Replies: 47
Views: 7,029
Posted By Achilles
Re: Alliances and Fortress galaxies

I wouldn't have you. You crash a lot.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Apr 2009, 00:25
Replies: 172
Views: 17,401
Posted By Achilles
Re: Congratulations Ascendancy

That kind of baseless optimism is the reason we got into this problem in the first place.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Mar 2009, 12:00
Replies: 76
Views: 8,821
Posted By Achilles
Re: eXilition vs Ascendancy

This is an extremely shit statement. It was better in my day arguments are best left to old men dude.

On the thread topic I think Ascendancy is by far the better alliance overall as it's model is...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Mar 2009, 01:49
Replies: 55
Views: 6,239
Posted By Achilles
Re: best player to be ingal with?

This still hurts, stop bringing it up :(
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2009, 00:56
Replies: 54
Views: 4,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Arcade...

List of Broken Games:

Asteroids
Chopper Challenge
Curveball
Eskiv
Parachute Panic
Smack The Rabbit
Snake
Space Invaders
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2009, 00:21
Replies: 54
Views: 4,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Arcade...

Also, it's hard to take Light's records when some of the games she has won them on no longer work...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2009, 00:10
Replies: 54
Views: 4,940
Posted By Achilles
Re: Arcade...

So tempted to rep back to negative. So. Very. Tempted.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Mar 2009, 21:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By Achilles
Re: Winds Of Change

Quick summary for those interested:

1) Get knowledgeable HC's. Important to start with this step.
2) Set clear goals. Discuss these comprehensively within the alliance before tickstart. This will...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Mar 2009, 20:47
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

It doesn't make me feel good at all because the truth is that my own contribution towards Asc winning this round is about as significant as yours was in stopping us. Which is to say very little. So...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Mar 2009, 16:29
Replies: 433
Views: 145,352
Posted By Achilles
Re: R31 rumour thread

No, you didn't, you're just delusional. As we approach the end of the round VgN measure in at less than a wet fart in strength because, in a 10 week round, you guys paid absolutely no attention to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Mar 2009, 04:34
Replies: 97
Views: 10,407
Posted By Achilles
Re: I got it right!!!

I just added the word realise there, although I suspect most people would have been able to figure it out.

What else is there? The aim is to win. Way to prove my point that you don't fully grasp...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Mar 2009, 04:03
Replies: 97
Views: 10,407
Posted By Achilles
Re: I got it right!!!

You should have gotten that much from his long sermon above surely? Kenny is just another gormless "it's easy to destroy asc" merchant. He clearly has no clue about what it takes to win a round. In...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Mar 2009, 18:51
Replies: 172
Views: 17,401
Posted By Achilles
Re: Congratulations Ascendancy

Treating people as untrustworthy is the best way to make sure they act that way. Not to mention the fact that you are crippling 90% of your playerbase's ability to contribute for the sake of stopping...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Mar 2009, 22:40
Replies: 94
Views: 8,208
Posted By Achilles
Re: Politics

Your post is flawed because it considers only how to make Ascendancy lose rather than how to get another alliance to top spot. Which is hardly surprising considering how VgN have played this round,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Mar 2009, 19:32
Replies: 172
Views: 17,401
Posted By Achilles
Re: Congratulations Ascendancy

Do you have any idea how ridiculous that sounds?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Mar 2009, 16:51
Replies: 128
Views: 11,784
Posted By Achilles
Re: Are YOU blind?

Personally I want 7:2 and Gate to win as I think DLR deserve something from the round. As far as I'm concerned they've shown an awful lot about how Planetarion should be played but if it came down to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Mar 2009, 03:15
Replies: 128
Views: 11,784
Posted By Achilles
Re: Are YOU blind?

We'll be seeing Ascendancy hit DLR before too long the way things are going. I suspect we can do a better job than CT at least.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Mar 2009, 16:09
Replies: 128
Views: 11,784
Posted By Achilles
Re: Are YOU blind?

Apparently a ****load. It seems everyone does want us to win after all. Thanks guys.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Mar 2009, 22:59
Replies: 94
Views: 8,208
Posted By Achilles
Re: Politics

Whatever slim chance CT had of winning they crashed away over the course of today. It's a 2 horse race for sure now. If only someone could have foreseen that happening!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Mar 2009, 21:52
Replies: 139
Views: 11,473
Posted By Achilles
Re: Alliance size

@Kenny: Gzambo is correctly pointing out that there is no way to stop numerous 30 man tags banding together into something very similar to the alliances we have today. Which makes a far greater...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Mar 2009, 21:28
Replies: 139
Views: 11,473
Posted By Achilles
Re: Alliance size

30 man tags, 20 man galaxies with buddypacks of 5, merge tag and galaxy rankings.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2009, 21:27
Replies: 94
Views: 8,208
Posted By Achilles
Re: Politics

This is exactly what I mean by disingenuous. Only the Top 60 planets matter for score purposes. Which is what will determine who will win after all. Counting T60 planets you can half that roid gap...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2009, 20:56
Replies: 94
Views: 8,208
Posted By Achilles
Re: Politics

I just don't want to enter a debate with someone who is being so obviously disingenuous. You know perfectly well that Asc aren't the easiest way to get roids or even a viable way for CT to get the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2009, 20:50
Replies: 94
Views: 8,208
Posted By Achilles
Re: Politics

It's generally accepted that you fail at PA so I'm not surprised.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2009, 20:44
Replies: 94
Views: 8,208
Posted By Achilles
Re: Politics

I think they should gain roids. I don't think ****ing huge teamups on Ascendancy planets are the best way to gain roids. If it was me I'd be glad to have the chance to focus on growth again.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2009, 18:42
Replies: 94
Views: 8,208
Posted By Achilles
Re: Politics

And this is *exactly* why CT never win anything.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Mar 2009, 18:34
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

I think it's pretty unfair to imply that ND wouldn't deserve this round just as much as Asc if they won with the help of Omen. That said, my own opinion is that it's likely ND have been pushed into...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Mar 2009, 20:45
Replies: 128
Views: 11,784
Posted By Achilles
Re: Are YOU blind?

It's pretty obvious to me you guys aren't saying the same thing at all. CBA doesn't care who wins and that doesn't motivate his posts. Attention seeking does, hence his being way over the top.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Mar 2009, 20:37
Replies: 128
Views: 11,784
Posted By Achilles
Re: Are YOU blind?

Another way of looking at that is that without us bothering to answer him CBA would be talking to himself because no-one else would care enough to point out he was being dumb. Again. In fact I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Mar 2009, 20:30
Replies: 128
Views: 11,784
Posted By Achilles
Re: Are YOU blind?

14 days left, assuming no more rollbacks. Ascendancy aren't dominating anything right now and we won't before the end. No-one will because the balance has been too even for too long. So, CBA, what...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Mar 2009, 20:15
Replies: 128
Views: 11,784
Posted By Achilles
Re: Are YOU blind?

I don't understand why people in DLR seem to want to keep provoking people in Ascendancy. Aside from that, an O.P. with just a link to sandmans and 0 associated commentary is spam. It's almost like...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Mar 2009, 22:25
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

Surely you mean optimist?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2009, 20:31
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

No man, I didn't. I was wrong about your alliance but every other point I made was still valid. Yet the only one you want to talk about is the one that isn't even important. You are probably just a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2009, 19:47
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

*sigh*

The only flaw he pointed out was that I had gotten his alliance wrong. He still hasn't made a single response to any other point I made and neither have you. All you guys are doing is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2009, 19:20
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

Yeah man, my entire post is negated by the fact that your alliance wasn't updated in our bot. Although, another way you might look at it, you know as a reader of the forums, is that my post made a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2009, 18:47
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

And yet you still think like them.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2009, 17:50
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

For co-ords, shouldn't you be able to simply look in your alliance's arbiter? What is so undeserving about you that you don't merit even that basic level of information? That said, assuming you've...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Mar 2009, 17:12
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

It's not, he's just another VgN guy who cares more about Ascendancy losing than achieving the best possible result for his own alliance. Which cares so little about him in the first place that he has...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 22:22
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

Because they haven't fought a single war in 3 rounds and are a bunch of inbred pussies. The only reason CT "politics" works is because better alliances (pretty much all of them) spend their time...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 22:04
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

If Omen win this round of PA (and I seriously hope they don't) it will be because they deserved it. Can *anyone* say that about CT?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 21:00
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

Don't break the forum rules - Lok

1) Asc and Omen were at war prior to this and no-one was hitting CT. Buy a ****ing clue.

2) The first part is untrue and is frankly as insulting to Denial who...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 20:44
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

Personally I have no problem with people not wanting us to win. In fact it's pretty reasonable. But prostrating yourselves to an alliance that has never fought anyone in it's entire existence in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 19:52
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

Perhaps not, but I would seriously hope my second favourite alliance in PA, actually the only other one I have any time for at all, is a bit bigger than that. Not in the sense that they might want...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2009, 19:25
Replies: 665
Views: 63,364
Posted By Achilles
Re: An open message to Planetarion

VGN aren't hitting us because they want to win, but rather because they don't want us to. It's hard to reason with someone whos fundamental goal is not their success but your lack of it.

edit:...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Mar 2009, 03:31
Replies: 40
Views: 3,216
Posted By Achilles
Re: Whos fighting again?

Of all the stuff talked about on this thread that's what you choose to respond to? ****ing seriously?

And you're not even being honest about that for ****'s sake. A jgp last tick show omb, caj,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Mar 2009, 21:00
Replies: 188
Views: 16,663
Posted By Achilles
Re: Because of the long round!!

I'm sorry man, but what exactly is the relationship between a p-napping spastic and an alliance that decides it's more profitable to galraid than launch on the targets they themselves had talked...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Feb 2009, 01:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Achilles
Re: Moving servers

At least they fixed it in time. I was sure everything would collapse when it tried to tick.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Feb 2009, 19:41
Replies: 20
Views: 2,447
Posted By Achilles
Re: Why so serious?

In his heart Wishy knows that no-one can out-hate Ascendancy. That's the real reason he hasn't been sleeping.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Feb 2009, 23:45
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

Perhaps this is a good time to welcome Kaifux back to Planetarion. We all know what the lad achieved with eXi and it should be interesting to see what happens now that he has taken command of Omen.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Feb 2009, 04:25
Replies: 75
2:9
Views: 7,024
Posted By Achilles
Re: 2:9

Omen haven't even launched on them yet and 1 planet has already fled to c.200
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2009, 04:02
Replies: 75
2:9
Views: 7,024
Posted By Achilles
Re: 2:9

Portugal is seriously fat man. **** all value.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2009, 03:41
Replies: 75
2:9
Views: 7,024
Posted By Achilles
Re: 2:9

Dude, **** you and that mangy mule you're riding around on. Personally speaking, as long Ascendancy finishes above Omen this round I'll be happy enough. I sincerely doubt I'm alone in that. Of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2009, 02:32
Replies: 75
2:9
Views: 7,024
Posted By Achilles
Re: 2:9

mz is quite correct in his assessment of the current situation. The logical conclusion of which is that, barring the collapse of Omen, CT will win the round. The rogue factor in this equation, ND,...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Feb 2009, 16:41
Replies: 35
Views: 4,958
Posted By Achilles
Re: Seriously?

That outgoing status is nothing short of comical. Way to tell everyone that 9:5 can't defend for shit guys.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 17:03
Replies: 63
Views: 5,777
Posted By Achilles
Re: i'm done.

Good luck with the round wishy. Personally I'm just not up for putting the effort in to try and beat you guys if it's likely to be arbitrarily rendered void. It's just not worth it man.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Feb 2009, 16:54
Replies: 55
Views: 5,629
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fix the ****ing

I've taken a while to think about the situation and there is simply no good faith basis for thinking this won't happen again or that the issue behind it has been diagnosed, much less resolved. In...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Feb 2009, 14:27
Replies: 53
Views: 6,031
Posted By Achilles
Re: rollback ?

Anyone claiming their t100 spot at pt200 is an idiot and should die in a reasonably large fire.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Feb 2009, 16:01
Replies: 53
Views: 6,031
Posted By Achilles
Re: rollback ?

The best bit was trying to manually correct the database. Now that is some serious optimism right there.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Jan 2009, 03:34
Replies: 79
Views: 7,775
Posted By Achilles
Re: It's a Conspiracy...

It's things like this that make me realise XxxxX was never truly my friend :(
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jan 2009, 23:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,854
Posted By Achilles
Re: Irony in Advertising

A lot of it is Google AdS which tailors itself to your browsing history*, geographical location and content of the website. As well as other voodoo stuff.

*as observed by Google through your use...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Jan 2009, 19:31
Replies: 79
Views: 7,775
Posted By Achilles
Re: It's a Conspiracy...

Unless you have proof those voices are lying I'm convinced!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Jan 2009, 02:07
Replies: 105
Views: 11,533
Posted By Achilles
Re: Omac

I got my credit free for losing last round so I hope none of you ****ers buy credits so I've a better chance of winning.

edit: Just having a look back at the reactions in the Wishmaster thread...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2009, 13:24
Replies: 45
Views: 19,523
Posted By Achilles
Re: All Time Music - Top3

None of you people can use the internet properly it seems. Shame on you all for not embedding Youtube links.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jan 2009, 02:31
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

Venox said he would play in Ascendancy if you all wouldn't be so mean to him.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jan 2009, 01:03
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

Be warned that mitre is in my BP and if you turn him to the dark side then I will be forced to destroy you.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jan 2009, 00:35
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

[23:35] <Munin> Information about mitre: Their sponsor is benneh. They have 1 invite left. Their Munin number is 5. They have 0 carebears.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Jan 2009, 14:03
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

Only one way to find out.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Jan 2009, 13:55
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

We're not good man, we're ****ing fantastic. Still only 41 of us though. I estimate that number will perhaps be as high as 60 when the round starts, including scanners and all that jazz.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jan 2009, 19:26
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

I never had sexual relations with that woman.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Dec 2008, 13:53
Replies: 39
Views: 4,214
Posted By Achilles
Re: What exactly is the "support planet rule?"

I wouldn't pay any attention to that, it's all been changed multiple times since. Ultimately the rules as written say you are a support planet if a MH says you are a support planet. It's possibly the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Dec 2008, 10:59
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

And that's before you even consider losses to Omen and Angels.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Dec 2008, 16:27
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

4 alliances attacked us for 4 night's straight before they collectively decided to die on Elviz. At the same time we were P-Targetting Denial solo and dropping them roids every single night. At the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Dec 2008, 12:04
Replies: 435
Views: 48,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 30 - Gamethread

Ascendancy had added everyone in tag, including scanners, at ~PT150. We only had around 50 players total at this point but then there was a gradual influx of ReSa and Audentes members until we...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Dec 2008, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,480
Posted By Achilles
Re: Before and After.......

I actually thought getting his final ships killed by a CT fleetcatch shows the deft touch of a true master.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Dec 2008, 12:57
Replies: 172
Views: 18,072
Posted By Achilles
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Dec 2008, 21:09
Replies: 172
Views: 18,072
Posted By Achilles
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Dec 2008, 19:41
Replies: 172
Views: 18,072
Posted By Achilles
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Dec 2008, 23:33
Replies: 172
Views: 18,072
Posted By Achilles
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Dec 2008, 18:29
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

A good comparison would be to Master of Orion II. Like in PA there are multiple routes to victory. You can be diplomatic and maneuver all the other races into voting you Galactic Emperor or you can...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Dec 2008, 19:23
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Wow, you just made a round where CT did pretty much nothing, apart from agreeing not to attack people, sound almost like an achievement. Kudos.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Dec 2008, 15:30
Replies: 172
Views: 18,072
Posted By Achilles
Re: So yeh enough of this Asc > *, but my alliance coulda been better if crap

Hey VenoX, if you'd attacked us this round you might actually have won. Isn't irony grand.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2008, 15:17
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By Achilles
Re: e-fail

I worked in Palo Alto for a while. It's nice.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2008, 08:38
Replies: 56
Views: 4,994
Posted By Achilles
Re: Through the Fire and Flames

I have rarely seen such a flawed argument in all my life. Firstly, I think you are an idiot but I don't dislike you. Secondly, I did argue my own opinion and obviously that is biased by what I think....
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2008, 00:48
Replies: 56
Views: 4,994
Posted By Achilles
Re: Through the Fire and Flames

Hey Tomkat, did you know some people find putting foreign objects up their anus to be fun? While I personally don't find such things to have much appeal it would be enormously ignorant of me to...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2008, 18:25
Replies: 56
Views: 4,994
Posted By Achilles
Re: Through the Fire and Flames

For a teacher you are ridiculously close-minded. If you don't find Guitar Hero fun that's fine, but saying that's it's objectively crap and that people should do what you find fun is just retarded.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Dec 2008, 18:21
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
Posted By Achilles
Re: Devs Blogs?

I think my post speaks to development in general and I wanted to reply to Kenny's points, which I feel are prevalent amongst most alliances HC's right now and which are more likely to hold the game...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Dec 2008, 17:52
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
Posted By Achilles
Re: Devs Blogs?

That NDA is the most reasonable I have ever seen.

Back to the thread though, most of the objections raised here are because this idea would reduce the power of alliances, which is a piss poor...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2008, 21:54
Replies: 56
Views: 4,994
Posted By Achilles
Re: Through the Fire and Flames

Actually, it's pretty apt.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Dec 2008, 21:52
Replies: 59
Views: 6,467
Posted By Achilles
Re: So what is going on?

Can't speak for the rest but Ascendancy have a lot of Xan Fi/Co along with some some Xan FR, Etd Fr/De and Zik Fr/De. There is the odd "big ship" player but few, if any, of them are near the top.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 5 Dec 2008, 00:30
Replies: 47
Views: 2,918
Posted By Achilles
Re: People leaving

Bias is a flaw inherent in the human condition and not something that can simply be wished away in our policing systems, regardless of context. However in Planetarion it is taken to an extreme...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 23:12
Replies: 39
Views: 3,703
Posted By Achilles
Re: :newdawn:

The last time I was asked to send a fake alliance def mission wasn't even in this round. I guess it's bound to happen occasionally but the aim is to have better fleet management than that, surely?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 22:48
Replies: 39
Views: 3,703
Posted By Achilles
Re: :newdawn:

Man, I was slightly critical of the ND attacks on Elviz but at least they got some roids and XP. Denial on the other hand, 1m value per 100 roids? That doesn't pay back before then end of next round,...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 18:10
Replies: 47
Views: 2,918
Posted By Achilles
Re: People leaving

I sent out of tag defence at least 5 or 6 times this round. I can't remember when I tagged up exactly but my Fi/Co had been to quite a few incs prior to that. Guess I'm just lucky to still be open.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 17:52
Replies: 39
Views: 3,703
Posted By Achilles
Re: :newdawn:

Poor shazna nearly lost her membership for that :(

But at least it was a mistake. You guys do that kind of thing deliberately two or three times a round. Which makes a lot less sense and is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 14:29
Replies: 39
Views: 3,703
Posted By Achilles
Re: :newdawn:

Can you show me on the doll where elviz touched you?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 14:25
Replies: 39
Views: 3,703
Posted By Achilles
Re: :newdawn:

Can I ask who made the decision to land and what exactly elviz did to his mother/sister*?

*Possibly simultaneously.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Dec 2008, 02:31
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Dude, your sense of humour seriously sucks.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2008, 18:33
Replies: 59
Views: 6,202
Posted By Achilles
Re: who are ReSa?

Could you quote any posts that relate to the topic of "Who are ReSa?" This would simply involve talking about ReSa at all, anywhere in your post, in any capacity whatsoever. By my count you've made 8...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2008, 17:59
Replies: 59
Views: 6,202
Posted By Achilles
Re: who are ReSa?

So Vdm, how does it feel to be "spamming pointless drivel" and making some "witty posts" of your own? For you see, good sir, if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2008, 15:29
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

I swear to ****ing God if this thread descends into another ****ing debate about what is or isn't a block or anything similar I will ****ing end you Steinmetz. IN REAL LIFE.

You guys know what you...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2008, 14:31
Replies: 59
Views: 6,202
Posted By Achilles
Re: who are ReSa?

I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to get back talking about the powerhouse alliance that merits many more pages of discourse - ReSa. Now, ReSa is not just another poorly...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Dec 2008, 10:00
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Nestorn: Just another reason we all love Denial.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2008, 13:43
Replies: 59
Views: 6,467
Posted By Achilles
Re: So what is going on?

It's early days. Give it a few ticks.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Dec 2008, 12:47
Replies: 59
Views: 6,467
Posted By Achilles
Re: So what is going on?

Pretty big attack today, our defence page takes a minute to load up! Should be some pretty cool breps too by the looks of things.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Dec 2008, 15:15
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Yeah, NoX were awesome. I liked them. Also, Kenny, VenoX has never been closed for cheating to my knowledge and certainly not in the last 3 rounds. You should withdraw the comment accusing him of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Nov 2008, 23:58
Replies: 89
Views: 8,983
Posted By Achilles
Re: Cluster 200 ftw?

Actually support told me. Guess I really shouldn't listen to those guys, huh?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Nov 2008, 18:33
Replies: 89
Views: 8,983
Posted By Achilles
Re: Cluster 200 ftw?

The story I've gathered unofficially is that some dude named 'shark' used some sort of admin ability to trigger a "bug" that affected only omb's planet and returned him to the universe without his...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Nov 2008, 15:00
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

It is you, sir, who has been guilty of hitting other alliances, with less roids, in the hope that a fat Ascendancy will prompt people into action on your side, a very obvious manipulation. At least...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Nov 2008, 12:23
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Man, there's pots and kettles hurling metaphorically racist abuse all over these last few posts. Last night was only the second time all round that Denial have bothered to hit Ascendancy themselves....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Nov 2008, 18:37
Replies: 55
Views: 4,828
Posted By Achilles
Re: re-write the manual for the combat code!

Have you played FEAR? It's pretty decent.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Nov 2008, 16:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By Achilles
Re: new info on overview

This is excessive. What's so hard about "co-ordinating" between your production screen and Overview?
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 12:11
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

I have 200k Revenant, 0 Wraith and, honestly, if you knew even half of what you think you do about this game you'd understand why. But if you won't put your money where your mouth is and paste your...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 05:04
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

Well I'm playing for a T10 planet right now as Xan. I also finished as the top Xan planet in the last iteration of these stats. To make this point on the only quantifiable level available, this is...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Nov 2008, 19:50
Replies: 32
Views: 3,472
Posted By Achilles
Why Rollback?

This is stupid. It has *much* less of an influence on the game for certain prods to have dropped than to cancel a whole night of attacks. Surely the best solution is to manually reinstate prod for...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 22 Nov 2008, 18:49
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

Wraith aren't at all useful compared to a good ship like the Revenant. And I don't understand at all why you would think that having more anti Fi by adding an extra class makes a fleet less...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 22 Nov 2008, 18:39
Replies: 30
Views: 7,313
Posted By Achilles
Re: Covert Operations Society, Recruiting for R30

Arte you guys going to form political connections and cov-op for/with anyone in particular?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Nov 2008, 18:28
Replies: 89
Views: 8,983
Posted By Achilles
Re: Cluster 200 ftw?

I was under the impression that paid planets are immune to being deleted by the ticker?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Nov 2008, 22:45
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

You seem to be implying that only 2 alliances are in a position to win the round. It's more like 5, each of which are (or should be at least) trying to find a way to gain an edge in a round that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Nov 2008, 02:37
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

For a second there I thought you said irradiate and I smiled.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Nov 2008, 14:20
Replies: 120
Views: 25,783
Posted By Achilles
Re: Sarah Palin

Then your mum is hot! Is she single?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Nov 2008, 02:08
Replies: 83
Views: 9,415
Posted By Achilles
Re: Scannerschan

My point was more that the rules are (a) stupid (b) arbitrary and (c) undefined. But it is comforting to know that the integrity of scanning is being so zealously protected.

(sometimes the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Nov 2008, 03:03
Replies: 83
Views: 9,415
Posted By Achilles
Re: Scannerschan

Not to sound especially bitter (I am definitely somewhat so) but I don't believe that explanation suits at all. The only time I was ever closed in Planetarion was when I offered this exact service to...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2008, 12:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,251
Posted By Achilles
Re: to TK about teaching

Let's be honest, neither is Tomkat.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2008, 00:36
Replies: 80
Views: 7,731
Posted By Achilles
Re: Racism

Mek is a snitch on the internet. It is good to know that we can now add racism to Denial's long list of accomplishments though.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Nov 2008, 23:35
Replies: 19
Views: 4,672
Posted By Achilles
Re: To the command of the almighty Peniz-Alliance

These Audentes will have to be taught a lesson!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2008, 00:16
Replies: 80
Views: 7,731
Posted By Achilles
Re: Racism

I can't believe you people are comparing racism to an uncaptioned photograph of a KKK ritual. To say I view it as moronic is an understatement.

Anyone who censors that photo is no better than a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Nov 2008, 23:56
Replies: 80
Views: 7,731
Posted By Achilles
Re: Racism

Define "racism" please. It would be helpful in the context to explain why PICTURE 1 is considered racist. Perhaps we could also be advised as to whether PICTURE 2 would be considered racist. If not,...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Nov 2008, 16:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: A green blob for McCain

I'm not sure that's true. A McCain/Lieberman ticket would have been much more attractive to the centrists that Palin's simplistic, Christian dogmatology repulsed. In my view the Republicans lost the...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2008, 12:37
Replies: 14
Views: 2,710
Posted By Achilles
Re: Election Prediction Thread

It's completely different. In one case you are having a conversation with someone who knows a lot more about you than you about them and who is going to record and publish that information. Which, in...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2008, 16:47
Replies: 14
Views: 2,710
Posted By Achilles
Re: Election Prediction Thread

The Bradley effect itself has been considered by many to have irrelevant or negligible since the early 90's. The median range for poll error changed from -4% (iirc) for Bradley in 82 to a miniscule...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2008, 15:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,710
Posted By Achilles
Election Prediction Thread

Context: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/us_elections_2008/7704636.stm

People (Republicans) often cite the Bradley effect as a reason why the election will be closer that the polls suggest....
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2008, 02:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,579
Posted By Achilles
Re: english debate

"I" is a subject pronoun and refers to a person performing an action.

"Me" is an object pronoun and refers to the subject of an action.

Two quick examples of the difference would be:
Kenny and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Oct 2008, 17:42
Replies: 25
Views: 2,626
Posted By Achilles
Re: Breakin the Rules ?

Way to patronise every other HC in the game, all at once. It's truly a wonder you guys don't have more friends.

That said, this topic is extremely weak. I'm doubt even teenage girls feel the need...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Oct 2008, 23:04
Replies: 120
Views: 25,783
Posted By Achilles
Re: Sarah Palin

dda, I'd be interested to know if you still feel the same way about Governor Palin as you expressed in your OP?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2008, 02:06
Replies: 41
Views: 5,691
Posted By Achilles
Re: Mathematical Problems

If you can't understand what's going on just say so dude, no need to resort to name calling.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2008, 13:14
Replies: 41
Views: 5,691
Posted By Achilles
Re: Mathematical Problems

Heh. Perhaps you could explain why the denominator asks us to cube water and multiply it by 4. Also, 3*360 always gives the same result so what is the point in having it expressed that way? The fact...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2008, 02:44
Replies: 41
Views: 5,691
Posted By Achilles
Re: Mathematical Problems

This topic is so gay (meant in the negative, homosexual sense of the word) that even the equation itself is not expressed consistently. Meaning it's almost certainly a load of shit.
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 22 Oct 2008, 14:46
Replies: 24
Views: 8,251
Posted By Achilles
Re: Recruitment videos!

It's not often you can embarrass 4 alliances in one thread. You're just upset because yours is one of them. Good job Hanzi!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Oct 2008, 11:32
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

He was referring to something Willz said Foxman. Look back a few posts if you care.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Oct 2008, 11:12
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

If only we lived in a world where you got to have the last word just by asking for it. You're comparison is stupid for a number of excellent reasons vdm. Firstly, in terms of command and with all due...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Oct 2008, 23:24
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

VdM dude, I'm sorry, but to compare Denial favourably to either of those alliances is simply ridiculous.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Oct 2008, 01:58
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Remember kids, you can't spell Angels without an e(mo).
Forum: Strategic Discussions 19 Oct 2008, 10:57
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

In addition to Gate's point, it should also be remembered that Mantis is 0 loss. Not only is this significant in terms of the actual combat but it's also a huge factor in target selection. Come TP...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Oct 2008, 21:31
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Yeah, but we're so fluffy, like bunnies. You guys are all spiky and yuck, like those poisonous blowfish things. It's ok though, you just need better PR. Shame CT snapped Kenny up :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Oct 2008, 12:58
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

Elviz would find a way. So will I. You will never understand greatness mz.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 15 Oct 2008, 12:53
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

I finished as the top Xan planet in R21 (rank 31) when similar stats to these were in play. To do that I had to have over half my value in Spectres (the most of anyone in the universe iirc) and I was...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Oct 2008, 12:27
Replies: 44
Views: 2,928
Posted By Achilles
Re: Landing Scans

I like this idea, very much. I feel it's vital to a more accessible game, it allows people to just pick up and play. We need people to actually be able to "get into" the game if we want them to stay....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Oct 2008, 11:43
Replies: 601
Views: 74,903
Posted By Achilles
Re: Rnd 29 predictions

Walki is a true Ascendancy hero.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Oct 2008, 11:39
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By Achilles
Re: Bartlet and Obama

I'm going to wait until someone takes this thread in an interesting direction before I post.
Forum: Strategic Discussions 12 Oct 2008, 19:31
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

And if it stays like this (no reason why it shouldn't) most Terrans will go for BS next round, it's quite strong at the moment.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Oct 2008, 02:15
Replies: 30
Views: 5,104
Posted By Achilles
Re: How to make some money

It would make me happy if you lost your shirt. Best to consider this a win/win situation and gamble everything. (Clothes are optional but metaphorically significant.)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Oct 2008, 12:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 28 Top 100 Covert Opers

Loving Cin from 1:1:7 as #5 Cov-opper!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Oct 2008, 00:57
Replies: 19
Views: 3,513
Posted By Achilles
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Oct 2008, 22:07
Replies: 19
Views: 3,513
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 28 top100 list

Yeah, you sure dragged those poor bastards down with you all right.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Oct 2008, 14:09
Replies: 34
Views: 3,810
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 29 BP

Ya, I heard that too.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2008, 17:43
Replies: 23
Views: 2,925
Posted By Achilles
Re: Practical Ethical Question

I'd like to point out that this suggestion is even less practical than it is ethical.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Sep 2008, 17:36
Replies: 30
Views: 2,575
Posted By Achilles
Redrawing the Planetarion Universe

My idea of a reasonably sized revamp for PA which wouldn't require monumental coding or investment. In simplest terms it's an expansion of the map as we currently know it through the use of multiple...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Sep 2008, 10:50
Replies: 120
Views: 25,783
Posted By Achilles
Re: Sarah Palin

You misread mz, he said incompetent, not incontinent :(
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Sep 2008, 16:01
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

I was simply pointing out that the issue of balance needs to be looked at in a broader sense.

If I did have a suggestion it would be to to have ship development done with a racially interwoven...
Forum: Strategic Discussions 28 Sep 2008, 14:41
Replies: 267
Views: 26,341
Posted By Achilles
Re: r29 shipstats

I think you'd be moving in the wrong direction there. Xan weren't all that overpowered this round, selection bias has played a huge part in their prevalence in the T100. Also, it was much more their...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Sep 2008, 12:09
Replies: 29
Views: 3,253
Posted By Achilles
Re: Advanced unitscans of the universe tick 913

The dump only gives a snapshot at the tick but planet movement is possible at all times in between. Planets could have (been) exiled during the tick or been in C200 prior to the tick and logged back...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2008, 18:06
Replies: 120
Views: 25,783
Posted By Achilles
Re: Sarah Palin

This is short-sighted in the extreme. What is far more important than the decision itself is the thought that went into making it. Did she weigh the decision carefully, balancing all the pros and...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2008, 17:51
Replies: 120
Views: 25,783
Posted By Achilles
Re: Sarah Palin

What little progress has been made in the growth of our collective humanity over the past few millennia has been shepherded by people who have striven to understand more, both about themselves and...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Sep 2008, 16:50
Replies: 120
Views: 25,783
Posted By Achilles
Re: Sarah Palin

The Ukranian PM (http://thepotvinreport.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/yulia-tymoshenko3.jpg) is hotter (http://thepotvinreport.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/yulia-tymoshenko2.jpg). If I were Derren...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Sep 2008, 15:39
Replies: 14
Views: 2,387
Posted By Achilles
The worst attack I have ever seen.

Conspiracy & Friends vs Classical & Ascendancy (http://game.planetarion.com/show_news.pl?id=4196)

At first glance you might think I'm exaggerating but when adjusted for salvage the net loss is 1m...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Sep 2008, 19:55
Replies: 49
Views: 4,723
Posted By Achilles
Re: Whats up with the top galaxy

This isn't true at all. The reality is that we have played most of the recent rounds with ~40 active planets in the tag. This round we're playing with 75 and that's the difference you notice. I very...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Sep 2008, 01:54
Replies: 49
Views: 4,723
Posted By Achilles
Re: Whats up with the top galaxy

Especially when you consider that 2 of only 3 landings on Ascendancy planets were absolutely ruinous for the attackers despite the number of fleets. It's quite the loose grip you seem to have on...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 17 Sep 2008, 12:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By Achilles
Re: 'covered' button

Have better communication with your galmates?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2008, 22:15
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

I like VenoX's beautifully weighted, back-handed compliment of Kenny. Best post in this thread. Then again, I suppose he had to post something worthwhile eventually.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Sep 2008, 15:10
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

I would think his point was more to use your (Denial's) own words to disprove what you'd said above. But myself, yourself and Sprit have probably derailed this thread enough without continuing the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 17:49
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

I might be retarded but even I know that if support an opinion publicly it is assumed to be your own. Also, it's more than a little bitchy, not to mention childish, to start with the "LOL your friend...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 16:47
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

Errr, you called me a retard in the previous post... Now, you're entitled to your opinion, as indeed my "Asc friend" is, as am I. Mine is that you are an idiot. If you find this insulting (on the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 16:24
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

I'm aware mz.... Bit hard not to be when several of their better players have been with us for quite a few ticks now. I don't see the fact that Venox's alliance has already collapsed this round...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 15:59
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

Awww, people aren't being mean about me on the internet are they? :sadface: I hope I'll be ok, I suppose I might recover some self-esteem with time and compassionate care.

You'll still be a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 15:42
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

People need look no further than Venox's statement to understand why we are winning. GREAT LEADERSHIP DUDE. WAY TO GO.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 15:28
Replies: 65
Views: 6,453
Posted By Achilles
Re: United Fleets

As much as you'll miss your fleet?

@Kenny: The most laughable thing is, if you guys could play Planetarion at all you could still win. It would be tough, our value lead is beyond insane, but it...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Sep 2008, 19:27
Replies: 150
Views: 16,089
Posted By Achilles
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

I wasn't aware of Munin's sole weakness at the time of the post but it was nice to see 3 of my colleagues correcting me so quickly and publicly. No chance of a swift edit to spare your blushes in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Sep 2008, 17:59
Replies: 150
Views: 16,089
Posted By Achilles
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

For anyone who cares:

[18:00] <Achi> !surprisesex asc
[18:00] <Munin> Top attackers on alliance Ascendancy are (total: 3388) Conspiracy - 754 | Newdawn - 650 | Vengeance - 446 | TGV - 240 |...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Sep 2008, 18:04
Replies: 150
Views: 16,089
Posted By Achilles
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

ND takes a swing... (http://game.planetarion.com/show_news.pl?id=3145)







...aaaaaand a miss.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Jun 2008, 02:32
Replies: 166
Views: 9,546
Posted By Achilles
Re: Denial HCs Round 27

Not at all. This only applies if you appeal your guilt. It is also possible in any reasonable system to seek an appellant review of your sentence(/punishment) which is what happened here. While I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Jun 2008, 15:09
Replies: 166
Views: 9,546
Posted By Achilles
Re: Denial HCs Round 27

My apologies, it was a very long time ago and I incorrectly assumed that eXilition played the round when in fact they played the following one and that you were affiliated with them at the time. The...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Jun 2008, 03:11
Replies: 166
Views: 9,546
Posted By Achilles
Re: Denial HCs Round 27

Nothing, if it was an option presented to you by the game. It isn't. If we are just going to make shit up then what's wrong with a billion ships for the price of one option? I mean, if you find a way...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Jun 2008, 13:59
Replies: 166
Views: 9,546
Posted By Achilles
Re: Denial HCs Round 27

Apparently you are not. When I was closed in the great scanning debacle of a few rounds ago I was told I could not open a new planet before my old one was deleted by the ticker or I would be closed...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Jun 2008, 16:33
Replies: 74
Views: 7,183
Posted By Achilles
Re: r27 Predictions

In fairness, modifying the output string of your browser using a non standard plugin in order to manipulate the sql entries in the database is as bad as cheating can get. What if they had caused some...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Jun 2008, 16:17
Replies: 166
Views: 9,546
Posted By Achilles
Re: Denial HCs Round 27

VenoX is right, punish the offenders only. In my opinion they should remain closed for the remainder of the round though, which doesn't seem to be the case.

@Phil: VenoX is HC and appears to be...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Jun 2008, 12:22
Replies: 53
Views: 5,242
Posted By Achilles
Re: New Owners of Jolt - PA

Power to the people, I'm black and I'm proud!

Oh wait, wrong thread. Back on topic, let's just throw some numbers around for sec. There are ~1500 paying customers for PA at the moment of which...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Jun 2008, 12:00
Replies: 74
Views: 7,183
Posted By Achilles
Re: r27 Predictions

I think you'd meet some fierce opposition there. Newt has tried Ascendancy, let's just say it didn't really work for anyone.

Also, Denial are winning easily right now and while it's early days I...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jun 2008, 17:44
Replies: 74
Views: 7,183
Posted By Achilles
Re: r27 Predictions

NoX, heh. Why do people keep putting up joke predictions? :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jun 2008, 17:43
Replies: 89
Views: 7,337
Posted By Achilles
Re: No new alliances?

But what you are is total chaos.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Jun 2008, 12:59
Replies: 89
Views: 7,337
Posted By Achilles
Re: No new alliances?

As these styles are on opposite ends of the same spectrum then, of course, any new ideas would most likely fall in the middle somewhere. And you don't need me to give you ideas, you came up with one...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jun 2008, 13:39
Replies: 89
Views: 7,337
Posted By Achilles
Re: No new alliances?

I could not disagree more. This is yet another pointless, self-imposed limitation on potential teamworking ideas within PA. There are models beyond the traditional "military hierarchy" and recently...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Jun 2008, 12:49
Replies: 89
Views: 7,337
Posted By Achilles
Re: No new alliances?

This idea that alliances can't function or are totally shit without sufficient officers (quality + quantity) is actually starting to get a little e-annoying. It's just not ****ing true. People who...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Jun 2008, 15:56
Replies: 28
Views: 1,633
Posted By Achilles
Re: One man Bands

Dude, you're wrong. You misused the phrase "devils advocate" because you don't seem to fully grasp what it's use implies. It really is that simple.

Dryph, why do you want to ban 1 man alliances?...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 31 May 2008, 13:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,433
Posted By Achilles
Re: 6th race, Amazon`s revisited

The game needs three races, not six.

You are moving in the wrong direction.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 31 May 2008, 13:36
Replies: 24
Views: 2,950
Posted By Achilles
Re: Official Vengeance Message

Posting in the hope I can save anyone who may think it's worthwhile to watch the video. It really isn't, don't do it to yourself.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 May 2008, 12:27
Replies: 119
Views: 4,881
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 27 - increase alliance memberlimit to 100

I want to win another World Cup so you guys decide a format for that at once please. I'm rather sceptical that this idea would work in the 1hr tick game though.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 May 2008, 16:48
Replies: 119
Views: 4,881
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 27 - increase alliance memberlimit to 100

You are quite right, but would that be a good thing?
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2008, 12:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By Achilles
Re: Defrag

Windows D.F. is kinda slow and lacks polish graphically. Also, if your file fragmentation rate is very high and you have little free space you may have to run it twice.

I still use it though. I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 May 2008, 12:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,709
Posted By Achilles
Re: Post-planetarion syndrome

Nah guys, the worst is obsessively checking your planet several times during the tick even though nothing could possibly have changed. I do that far, far too much.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 May 2008, 12:17
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Achilles
Re: IRC suggestion

I'm very curious as to how they fixed it then....

GReaper is right on this issue, it's just sloppiness. He explains it well in the other DNS thread.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 May 2008, 12:04
Replies: 119
Views: 4,881
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 27 - increase alliance memberlimit to 100

I see my 'heh' was put to good use there. Why should any alliance strive to be 'standard' anyway? That's pretty much doing your best to be boring/bored.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 May 2008, 13:19
Replies: 119
Views: 4,881
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 27 - increase alliance memberlimit to 100

Round 26 has shown that you can win without these things. Much more to the point, most of the previous 10 rounds have shown you can have a successful planet/good time whilst being in an alliance...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 May 2008, 12:49
Replies: 42
Views: 1,552
Posted By Achilles
Re: Thoughts Required - Change Round Start Day?

I would dispute this. I believe it would only require significant coding time were it to involve changes to the game engine itself, but this need not be the case at all.

Why not create a separate...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 May 2008, 11:30
Replies: 29
Views: 2,640
Posted By Achilles
Re: Congrats Ascendancy

Subversion had some of the best bugs PA has ever seen. Those were the days of proper red defence!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 May 2008, 22:43
Replies: 60
Views: 6,357
Posted By Achilles
Re: Caj's BP r27

Unfortunately I have had to decline caj's offer to join his bp as I am scanning next round. (I have been told I mightn't be closed for it this time.)

This opens up another spot in the Brilliant...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 May 2008, 22:38
Replies: 54
Views: 4,465
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Summary

Because at the end of the day evil is relative. And subjective. Even on the internet.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 May 2008, 00:48
Replies: 60
Views: 6,357
Posted By Achilles
Re: Caj's BP r27

Hude should have won Planetarion.

lol

This *will* be you next round caj.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 May 2008, 21:14
Replies: 96
Views: 4,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: We shall Stoom them on the beaches

You will note that your reply does not in any way counter my statement. I gladly accept this as confirmation, thank you.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 May 2008, 20:37
Replies: 60
Views: 6,357
Posted By Achilles
Re: Caj's BP r27

None of you are good enough to flagship for caj. Miserable cretins.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 May 2008, 20:26
Replies: 96
Views: 4,993
Posted By Achilles
Re: We shall Stoom them on the beaches

Kargool is Ascendancy HC now muffinbrain. Get with the program and stop living in R25 dude.*



*That said it has been reported on the internet that Junglemuff lost his virginity in said round so...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 May 2008, 19:44
Replies: 44
Views: 2,660
Posted By Achilles
Re: WHOSTHESTOOM vs Denial

Friday.

Looks like it's gonna be pretty close...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 May 2008, 13:04
Replies: 96
Views: 4,946
Posted By Achilles
Re: Denial or STOOM FTW?

Yeah, I think almost everyone in Asc sees the irony inherent in this right now. I'd laugh if the whole thing didn't make me so :sadface:

That said, despite a few recalcitrant fools I think anyone...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Apr 2008, 12:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By Achilles
Re: Scrap the PT336 BP-join feature

I joined up to 2:4 late this round out of necessity but I will probably use the late join code again next round by choice. Assuming it's still available.

The reason is that it's like playing a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2008, 15:25
Replies: 362
Views: 17,215
Posted By Achilles
Re: Given the recent rumours I've heard...

Jer is down dude, xVx threw 40 fleets at him or something. For so called fencers they sure pack a punch if they do hit you!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Apr 2008, 11:37
Replies: 362
Views: 17,215
Posted By Achilles
Re: Given the recent rumours I've heard...

The rights and wrongs of it aside I think the behaviour of many alliances last night was interesting.

You have xVx command sending impassioned mails to their members asking them to do ever so well...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Apr 2008, 18:32
Replies: 186
Views: 7,640
Posted By Achilles
Re: Congratulations Denial!

I'm with Foxman here, they picked a side and got off the fence. It's up to other people to respond to that. If people have a problem with how, for example, xVx have behaved then it really is kind of...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 17 Apr 2008, 16:28
Replies: 15
Views: 2,262
Posted By Achilles
Re: BAD is RECRUITING MEMBERS

STOOMTHEREVIVAL were briefly at war with /BAD over this. The situation has now been resolved.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2008, 16:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Achilles
Re: interesting

How do you mean reading your thread? It's just me and Phil telling you that posting a screencapture from Sandmans with 0 commentary isn't interesting, it's just pointless spam.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Apr 2008, 15:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Achilles
Re: interesting

It really isn't.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Mar 2008, 01:37
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

Quoting singular examples does not portray the "big picture" as it were. The middle rankers in ND played for the sake of the alliance at the cost of personal ranks, something not all that common in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Mar 2008, 18:56
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

It's not rocket science guys. As long as alliances think it's smart to send 4 or more def fleets to cover each attacking fleet on a planet there will be a shortage of defence. Worse, it means that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Mar 2008, 14:16
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

You are far exceeding the level of even remotely believable propaganda now Gate, you'd have been far better off stopping 3 posts ago. For a start the only thing CT have experience of recently is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Mar 2008, 21:54
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

Firstly, I have no problem with Assassin generally speaking, as I'm sure he'd tell you. That doesn't make him any less of a muppet for posting completely offtopic on this occasion though.

Secondly...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Mar 2008, 19:16
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

I read your post; it was shit, off topic and preachy. If you feel like maintaining a set of arbitrary standards for other people's behaviour on the internet that's your business but no-one else...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Mar 2008, 20:25
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

Man, I'm somewhat disinclined to comment but the above post just seems to draw one out. What right does anyone have to expect or demand that someone plays any round with a previous alliance?

Get...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 17:09
Replies: 120
Views: 6,014
Posted By Achilles
Re: GIF Ad Banners

You know what Tomkat, you are an inutterable spastic. Rest assured I won't waste my time responding to any dribbling retardery you put forth from here on in. Wanker.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 16:41
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By Achilles
Re: BC challenge

jer can't be compared to you keizari. I mean, you're white for a start. That said for a few pints I'd multi and wave myself at pt72+, such things are far more important than a mere game. Then I could...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 12:38
Replies: 120
Views: 6,014
Posted By Achilles
Re: GIF Ad Banners

I'm sorry man, but you are truly demented if you think teaching people about 1998 graphics technologies is useful in any way other than as a base to learn something relevant to this century.

And...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 02:18
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

In this thread idiots argue over whether or not it's appropriate for them to argue about which alliance someone else plays Planetarion with. Personally speaking, if I see the word poaching once more...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2008, 17:26
Replies: 120
Views: 6,014
Posted By Achilles
Re: GIF Ad Banners

I'm afraid that neither are actually practically useful. Both are merely bases from which true understanding and development of skills can arise at a higher level of education. I'm not criticising...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2008, 23:06
Replies: 120
Views: 6,014
Posted By Achilles
Re: GIF Ad Banners

It seems reasonably certain you don't.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Mar 2008, 04:01
Replies: 75
Views: 3,548
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fake Nicks and What They Really Mean

Man, I'm pretty sure you don't even understand old school PA very well. You certainly have no ****ing clue how it works now.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Mar 2008, 03:53
Replies: 31
Views: 3,295
Posted By Achilles
Re: [gsu] is comming back

Hey man, that post is actually even more embarrassing than your signature. 120 seconds ago I would have said that was impossible. Well done.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Mar 2008, 14:02
Replies: 100
Views: 5,683
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Announcement

Why not? Can't be any worse than filling up tags with 10 officers and 50 automatons, which is getting just a little old. Or 10 officers and 65 automatons as it will be now apparently.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Mar 2008, 04:51
Replies: 63
Views: 3,253
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fix cathaar by adding more killships

Yeah, I agree with Muffinbrain, Zik need to be stronger this round for sure.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Mar 2008, 00:54
Replies: 100
Views: 5,683
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Announcement

Alliances with that attitude get exactly what they deserve. Either you want to compete in the game you're given or you don't. There should be no limit and it should be up to the universe to decide...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Mar 2008, 23:43
Replies: 47
Views: 3,656
Posted By Achilles
Re: ROCK is sitting out a round

Shut up Assassin, he is joining Ascendancy with the others of his clan. At least he'd better be unless he wants to hear back about it from his village elder.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Mar 2008, 18:55
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

I spoke with Appocco a few days ago about this and he said it wasn't a priority but was something he might look at in the future. If you guys want him to move on it pm him and let him know as he...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Mar 2008, 11:28
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

Why wouldn't you be cloaked? Why would the scan tree be shorter? Are you worried everyone will know how many pods you have or something?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Mar 2008, 03:59
Replies: 100
Views: 5,683
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Announcement

It is what it is. Recruit to win baby.

Hey KaneEd, prophetic as ever!
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 8 Mar 2008, 03:57
Replies: 29
Views: 2,642
Posted By Achilles
Re: Denial R26

HEY GATE,

I'm thinking your community based, open intel Universe isn't going to work. But that said, good luck the mad secretive new guys.

*sigh*
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Mar 2008, 03:46
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

This guy here says it better than I ever could. Please listen to what he is saying.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Mar 2008, 23:20
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

It's obvious you didn't read all my earlier posts, please do. The people involved weren't stupid or young and grasped perfectly what was needed to be able to attack. It wasn't worth the effort and I...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Mar 2008, 22:25
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

Oh no no no. First of all, stop comparing planets with galaxies, it's stupid. Let's compare planets with planets. Some planets hang out on irc and have loads of friends. Some of those friends are...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Mar 2008, 18:14
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

It doesn't fix anything. It makes things worse. It actually increases the gap between the haves and the have nots. Who do you think controls the galaxies and ministerial positions in this game? How...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Mar 2008, 17:54
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

Dear sweet Jesus kill me now please.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Mar 2008, 14:12
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

His idea is only marginally worse than yours. KISS is king, something both you guys seem to have forgotten. My idea has the benefits of requiring almost no coding, has almost 0 impact on the metagame...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Mar 2008, 19:12
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

How is it make shift? It's very much final. Can you please answer my question and tell me why it's a bad idea that everyone should be able to attack within a reasonable time of starting to play...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Mar 2008, 18:52
Replies: 40
Views: 2,996
Posted By Achilles
Re: Top 100

Gate is almost certainly correct about why that attack landed. It was a masterful flak move from Elviz, I admit to being almost as impressed as I was amused at the time. And Wishy, at the time...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Mar 2008, 18:42
Replies: 63
Views: 3,253
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fix cathaar by adding more killships

I'm quoting you so you can't just delete that post when the next round proves you wrong. Once more Cathaar will be over or under powered as they have always been.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Mar 2008, 18:39
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

I just love all these bullshit solutions. In what world is it feasible to redo the entire research system in the next fortnight? It's not going to happen, it's an unreasonable and pointless...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 6 Mar 2008, 16:51
Replies: 63
Views: 3,253
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fix cathaar by adding more killships

HEY GUYS YOU KNOW WHAT NO-ONE HAS EVER BEEN ABLE TO FIX OR BALANCE CATHAAR AND NEITHER CAN YOU.

That would be Captain Obvious.
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Mar 2008, 18:15
Replies: 38
Views: 1,690
Posted By Achilles
Re: Display Alliance tag next to r/p name

By your own reckoning these planets would get additional incs if they did this. Given that there would be no tag displayed next to their planet....

We rarely disagree on these things but I feel...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Mar 2008, 17:54
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By Achilles
Re: Remove the scan tech tree

As I stated in the thread linked by Gate I believe that inaccessibility of scans is the single greatest impediment to the new player learning and sticking with the game. Here's a true story about my...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Mar 2008, 14:38
Replies: 63
Views: 3,253
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fix cathaar by adding more killships

Why not drop Cat and add an extra stun ship to Etd? Much easier to balance which, let's face it, Cathaar never have been.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Mar 2008, 20:21
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

Why on Earth would you think that?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Mar 2008, 15:10
Replies: 80
Views: 4,397
Posted By Achilles
Re: State of planetarion, round 25

Heh.

I'm sorry man, but after PT200 (realistically much earlier) I know exactly which planets are in which alliance and if I wanted to pick accordingly then I could. The only people who are...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Mar 2008, 03:16
Replies: 80
Views: 4,397
Posted By Achilles
Re: State of planetarion, round 25

Anyone who opposes this idea is straight up punk and needs to come down into the streets yo.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Mar 2008, 03:11
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

I think we believe if we definitely wanted to win more than anything else then we easily could. Perhaps this is arrogant but when most of us already have 3-4 alliance wins, many Top100/Top50/Top20...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 20:23
Replies: 80
Views: 4,397
Posted By Achilles
Re: State of planetarion, round 25

This is true and alliances really can't be blamed for playing the game as it is given to them. Which is why if someone is a member of a tag then it should be displayed next to their R/P on the galaxy...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 20:11
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

I see Jenova have sent out their Dribbling Idiot Squad in an effort to make us underestimate them. Cunning indeed.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 16:10
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

That's true and I'm glad it's the case, would make for a very boring round otherwise. I was only posting to back mz up in the sense that he wasn't spreading propaganda. Indeed if certain people in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 15:47
Replies: 341
Views: 25,236
Posted By Achilles
Re: Round 26 Predictions?

In this case mz is correct. Ascendancy is not like any other alliance. I don't mean this in the sense that it is better, because as far as winning PA goes it is much worse. In all honesty I never...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 14:32
Replies: 80
Views: 4,397
Posted By Achilles
Re: State of planetarion, round 25

Reduce buddy pack sizes and you have civil war again with people getting upset and not playing and so on and on and on. No point in a solution that upsets more people than it pleases. If it was me...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Mar 2008, 02:06
Replies: 80
Views: 4,397
Posted By Achilles
Re: State of planetarion, round 25

For ages I've maintained that the two biggest obstacles to accessibility for the new player in this game are the scan system and the, frankly bullshit, fakenicking/limiting intelligence environment...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Mar 2008, 06:00
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fleet Size?

Half a million Fr is a small fleet. The best xans would have 3 times that or more. Essentially ships are 10 times cheaper than they used to be so people have 10 times as many. It's just aesthetics...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2008, 05:30
Replies: 21
Views: 2,016
Posted By Achilles
Re: You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to Yahwe again.

Posting in complete agreement with mz.

Please be gay with me!
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Mar 2008, 05:19
Replies: 55
Views: 5,033
Posted By Achilles
Re: t10 Predictions

He's a shitload better than the Ministry/Excessum pricks Ascendancy got stuck with. I'm still not convinced it wasn't some grand conspiracy to make us more unbalanced than usual. Mostly because it...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Mar 2008, 05:10
Replies: 120
Views: 7,182
Posted By Achilles
Re: 11.7

Is it your opinion that Top 5 galaxies just happen magically or something? Sun was a bigger contributor to 3:5's final position than anyone except JBG (who ran the entire show) and jer, who had a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Feb 2008, 17:17
Replies: 120
Views: 7,182
Posted By Achilles
Re: 11.7

It makes no sense at all really. As my favourite football pundit says, "You can only beat what's in front of you." ND have done that 2 rounds in a row now and they deserve full credit.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Feb 2008, 00:22
Replies: 155
Views: 7,954
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fence it to the top!

So you mean, as your planets got fatter, you got more incomings?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Feb 2008, 23:29
Replies: 120
Views: 7,182
Posted By Achilles
Re: 11.7

Alki :(
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Feb 2008, 19:44
Replies: 120
Views: 7,182
Posted By Achilles
Re: 11.7

I believe the net gain is still significant though, nothing to stop them dumping out a few scanners and adding the high score out of taggers. That said, CT have hidden score aswell so it's closer...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Feb 2008, 19:47
Replies: 155
Views: 7,954
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fence it to the top!

I was going to point out Gate's agenda but I was enjoying the posts too much. Friends in ND indeed you sneaky little devil!
Forum: Alliance Discussions 20 Feb 2008, 22:49
Replies: 120
Views: 7,182
Posted By Achilles
Re: 11.7

There are 11 alliances in 11:7. It's pretty hard to find people that will actually attack them. In fact, most players are prohibited from doing so by the "can't hit a gal with a friendly in rule."...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2008, 18:16
Replies: 54
Views: 3,432
Posted By Achilles
Re: Children Missing

Assuming paedophiles have any standards at all she should at least be safe from that kind of abuse.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2008, 04:09
Replies: 50
Views: 2,535
Posted By Achilles
Re: Forwarded email

You know, you're right. I just hope someone takes away your right to life as an example of how awesome your statement is.

I'm sorry, but at what point did Jakiri indicate he was answering anything...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Feb 2008, 16:21
Replies: 67
Views: 4,160
Posted By Achilles
Re: Television!

I completely fail to understand how several planets can be closed for the exact same offence but only certain ones get re-opened. It just doesn't make sense.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Feb 2008, 04:07
Replies: 67
Views: 4,160
Posted By Achilles
Re: Television!

Hey man, these people will delete you for scanning. Ronin is ****ed.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Feb 2008, 22:38
Replies: 67
Views: 4,160
Posted By Achilles
Re: Television!

With all due respect dude, you're more than slightly confused.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Feb 2008, 14:14
Replies: 67
Views: 4,160
Posted By Achilles
Re: Television!

Ascendancy is the alliance of change.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2008, 01:13
Replies: 30
Views: 2,143
Posted By Achilles
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 19:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By Achilles
Re: Bedlam

This could almost certainly be applied to some people who act or think in this manner but I doubt it's generally applicable. I certainly hope not.

This could certainly apply in Britney's case but...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 17:16
Replies: 19
Views: 1,001
Posted By Achilles
Bedlam

We've all been watching the slow destruction of Britney Spear's mental health and the resulting implosion of her personal life for the past year or so. At the very least I imagine we are all aware of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 14 Feb 2008, 04:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,813
Posted By Achilles
Re: Best Galsetup Ever! (Just some old stuff really :P)

I see you only found one of Alki's planets. Disappointing.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Feb 2008, 03:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,504
Posted By Achilles
Re: best war mircs

A breach of the "Computer Misuse Act" it most certainly isn't. You would presumably be banned by Netgamers at some point for infringing their terms of use though. Even that would probably take a...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2008, 20:53
Replies: 55
Views: 4,121
Posted By Achilles
Re: Tramps Tramps Tramps

In the case of my example I genuinely don't think he felt he was scamming anyone. He seemed pretty upfront about his lifestyle and work choices. Perhaps drawing the dole on top is a bit much although...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Feb 2008, 18:39
Replies: 155
Views: 7,954
Posted By Achilles
Re: Fence it to the top!

And Newdawn are actually winning if you include that juicy out of tag score. So I agree with Gate, hit ND guys.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Feb 2008, 02:06
Replies: 55
Views: 4,121
Posted By Achilles
Re: Tramps Tramps Tramps

The last beggar I actually spoke to was Scottish, married, living in a council house, on the dole and apparently supplementing that with about €1000 a week from begging Thursday to Sunday. I didn't...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Feb 2008, 02:01
Replies: 55
Views: 4,121
Posted By Achilles
Re: Tramps Tramps Tramps

It's a person called cba, Yahwe. From Planetarion.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Feb 2008, 01:49
Replies: 44
Views: 1,983
Posted By Achilles
Re: Petty Arguments.

Yeah, I'm with mz here. In order for it to be farming there surely must be a direct gain* from the action, which there isn't in this case.

*such as resources, ships or asteroids
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 19:36
Replies: 76
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Posted By Achilles
Re: A slight take on recent events

I love this groundless optimism some of you guys have. I personally don't especially care who wins as long as it's not ND or CT and any efforts I make will be in that direction. I'm reasonably sure...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Feb 2008, 00:53
Replies: 126
Views: 4,845
Posted By Achilles
Re: You're Ruining It For Everyone!

Newt, the word you are looking for is whimsical. It is ironic you didn't know that as it's a word that characterises you quite well.

Since we've completed derailed the thread at this point anyway...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2008, 22:46
Replies: 126
Views: 4,845
Posted By Achilles
Re: You're Ruining It For Everyone!

Assuming you mean "poorly" there I would agree with you insofar as to how we are viewed by the community at large. However the fact that they let their bias influence their reading comprehension is...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Feb 2008, 19:21
Replies: 126
Views: 4,845
Posted By Achilles
Re: You're Ruining It For Everyone!

Hey Newt man. For the record, it was never my intent to try and exercise any kind of intellectual superiority over anyone in this thread. However I can't say I'm especially sorry that I chose to...
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