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Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Oct 2013, 17:49
Replies: 39
Views: 11,119
Posted By wakey
Re: A hope for Change.

I agree with you. The smaller the playerbase of any game that collects players into opposing groups the smaller you need to make these factions. You don't want half the game split between two sides....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Oct 2013, 11:45
Replies: 39
Views: 11,119
Posted By wakey
Re: A hope for Change.

The basic concept needs changed. Even when XP was introduced so you no longer had to play with the intention of complete annihilation of the player you were attacking it was still the easiest and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Mar 2013, 22:37
Replies: 319
Views: 60,026
Posted By wakey
Re: Jagex - Ominously silent

My latest copy of PC Gamer came through the letterbox today and I just opened it and out fell a 18 page booklet entitled ”PGGamer Presets Runscape in association with Jagex" so I thought I would do...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2013, 05:07
Replies: 105
Views: 38,588
Posted By wakey
Re: so... where'd everyone go?

"Before it turned all douchy". Wasn't it always like that
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jul 2012, 01:26
Replies: 62
Views: 33,672
Posted By wakey
Re: Jagex Introduction / Q&A

You are using 'social game' in a slightly different way to the way I am. Any game that has a multiplayer option obvious has a social aspect to it but 'Social Games' are the kind of games you see on...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Jul 2012, 04:13
Replies: 62
Views: 33,672
Posted By wakey
Re: Jagex Introduction / Q&A

I don't actually agree. When I drifted away from PA I used the skills picked up during the thousands of hours spent working for planetarion in the various roles I held here to pick myself up some...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Dec 2011, 19:50
Replies: 19
Views: 6,427
Posted By wakey
Re: Warning to ALL Allainces

I would have thought pretending to be me was a disadvantage if you wanted to get into an alliance. I hardly made friends with my views while I was still playing
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 27 Aug 2009, 08:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By wakey
Re: Nostalgia

If there really is a plan to move this over to Facebook (Which I'm doubting as its a 1-2month task to make it Facebook ready yet we still haven't seen it happen yet) then its a waste of time adding...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Aug 2009, 22:02
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By wakey
Re: Suggestion Forums Improvements

The problem is you need a Development team and a PAteam that want to use the Suggestions forum and are willing to have a system put into place. Despite myself and a few others having NDA's in the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Apr 2009, 23:03
Replies: 31
Views: 33,743
Posted By wakey
Re: FAF (Frequently Asked Features)

The problem with updating threads like this is that as mods we haven't been allowed in the inner circle for a good few years. If PATeam won't keep you in the loop on anything there's no point sending...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Apr 2009, 23:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,616
Posted By wakey
Re: Back to basics

The problem is going back to basics would only ever attract the most casual gamers and some of what you are wanting to remove (Going back to soley value based score system for example) is going back...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Apr 2009, 22:29
Replies: 72
Views: 8,543
Posted By wakey
Re: Drastically lower alliance tag limit

You can keep standing by your wrong and misleading figures but we all know that despite your insistence they are wrong and quite frankly largely meaningless. I mean ffs how useful is a "Total...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Apr 2009, 16:53
Replies: 72
Views: 8,543
Posted By wakey
Re: Drastically lower alliance tag limit

I don't know the exacts but those figures you are using aren't accurate, especially in relation to the alliance limit
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Apr 2009, 23:31
Replies: 72
Views: 8,543
Posted By wakey
Re: Drastically lower alliance tag limit

When the lower limits were used this is the kind of argument we kept seeing from the top tier alliances members and command staff. However as MrLobster alluded Leadership isn't usually something that...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Apr 2009, 11:56
Replies: 26
Views: 3,232
Posted By wakey
Re: Changes to the ally system

Make quitting an alliance not immediate and its not a problem (same with kicks).

They get placed in a purgatory situation for say 24 hours which can be reversed (if you quit then you can retract...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Apr 2009, 11:52
Replies: 26
Views: 3,232
Posted By wakey
Re: Changes to the ally system

I have always felt that alliances should keep score as it has been helped to be gained by the alliance. However I see your point so what about a middle ground on it. As value is part of score if you...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Apr 2009, 11:46
Replies: 26
Views: 3,232
Posted By wakey
Re: Changes to the ally system

It effectively works like that now, its just reset when you leave your last alliance rather at joining the new one. IMHO the current systems better than the proposed one as it doesn't lead alliances...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 26 Jan 2009, 09:14
Replies: 33
Views: 5,072
Posted By wakey
Re: Credit Exchange!

Not quite the same though, Omac are still in business so have a legal requirement to provide a refund if they cant provide a service
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jan 2009, 00:00
Replies: 33
Views: 5,072
Posted By wakey
Re: Credit Exchange!

I have a spare one but I'm caught in two minds about giving it away (or selling it) or really being difficult and insist they hand me my money back. We are after all within our rights to get a refund...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 04:41
Replies: 32
Views: 2,909
Posted By wakey
Re: Why Rollback?

As I said on the other thread, the rules aren't being followed as the formal rules for this situation do not exist. This isn't an Unscheduled downtime, its actually closer to a scheduled one. Its...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Nov 2008, 04:23
Replies: 34
Views: 2,886
Posted By wakey
Re: Rollback, Fleets recalled, Fleets flying ???

They aren't really tbh. The announcement doesn't actually explain what the problem was BUT i'm not sure the situation actually meets any situation laid down in the downtime procedure.

Infact its...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Nov 2008, 10:47
Replies: 80
Views: 6,249
Posted By wakey
Re: Racism

If a words offensive then they are offensive if anyone says it no matter what their skin colour. When black people throw that excuse around about their use of the word its disgraceful. They either...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Nov 2008, 23:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,608
Posted By wakey
Re: [BUG] game.planetarion.com redirects to login.pl when already logged in

That has nothing to do with the bug. Using the IP has the same effect so produces the same bug.

What used to happen was that if you went to game.planetarion.com (or the IP) it would do a check, if...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2008, 18:00
Replies: 83
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: Scannerschan

Exactly, as far as you know. The simple fact is you don't know, I don't know, everyone else doesn't know. In conjunction with the only MH announcement relating to scans its farcical as theres...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2008, 16:18
Replies: 83
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: Scannerschan

Based on the available information there is no reason why they would have to ask though. While the EULA does in theory disallow it, the only thread relating to OOT scanning is the sticky that says...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2008, 15:22
Replies: 83
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: Scannerschan

Apparently according to Fiery there's a thread about why #transcendancy is allowed and what the conditions of Public Scan groups being allowed to operate under. I don't want to call her a liar but I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2008, 01:01
Replies: 80
Views: 6,249
Posted By wakey
Re: Racism

Is that even racist? People can be heros on different levels and for all the bad Hitler did there's a side when it comes to the way he turned Germany around economically that is hard not to respect....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2008, 00:48
Replies: 80
Views: 6,249
Posted By wakey
Re: Racism

hmm I didn't get that report. I'm sure i am supposed to as I get GD and AD ones. Stupid forum software
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2008, 00:07
Replies: 80
Views: 6,249
Posted By wakey
Re: Racism

Was it horn?

If so he was banned, not a severe ban as he was trying to be funny and stepped over the line but he was given a ban (plus warnings that if he wasn't careful he would find the ban...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2008, 00:43
Replies: 80
Views: 6,249
Posted By wakey
Re: Racism

The first photo isn't as far as I'm concerned racist. It could however be used in a racist manner and for me it would come down to the context it was used in.

As a galaxy image I think you would...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 2 Nov 2008, 12:51
Replies: 27
Views: 1,907
Posted By wakey
Re: Why Pay For PA?

We would have had it a long time ago if those behind the various incarnations of the passport had kept things simple. This is after all the basic idea behind the passport but every time people tried...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 31 Oct 2008, 01:47
Replies: 29
Views: 3,565
Posted By wakey
Re: Login question

The capture as it is now is a joke. When it was first implemented it was done well, the questions were simple but importantly they required logic to answer them. You can generally code an OCR bot...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Oct 2008, 12:47
Replies: 25
Views: 2,632
Posted By wakey
Re: "Gang Bang Protection"

I don't think, I know it will. Your inexperience means you really don't have an understanding of how the game works which is causing a major flaw in you thinking.

Your score gains in an attack are...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Oct 2008, 23:31
Replies: 25
Views: 2,632
Posted By wakey
Re: "Gang Bang Protection"

So you lose 1/4 of your roids, you can also steal 1/4 of someone elses. As its the same amount for everyone the amount really doesnt matter from that pov. The issue is more how what percentage gives...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 23 Oct 2008, 23:16
Replies: 25
Views: 2,632
Posted By wakey
Re: "Gang Bang Protection"

Firstly decreasing the capture percentage will actually have a negative impact. Its that amount that often makes attacking larger planets worthwhile, otherwise the losses aren't covered by gains....
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 22 Oct 2008, 17:19
Replies: 24
Views: 5,947
Posted By wakey
Re: Recruitment videos!

Not strictly a video but

http://fcrew.net/fc2.swf
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Oct 2008, 12:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,956
Posted By wakey
Re: Bonus

While its easy to say "its a major bonus" based on the way you have presented it I'm not sure its anywhere near as big as you have made it seem.

After all the extra roids, resources, research and...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 12 Oct 2008, 19:43
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew Round 29

Without you handicapping us we will be top5 :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Oct 2008, 19:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By wakey
Re: Bigger Score!

The thing is you make the scores bigger, the gaps get bigger and while in reality closing the gap is no different psychologically its alot harder. If anything I would say going the other way would...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Sep 2008, 15:43
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

Actually one of the ND HC posted the link to this thread in their galaxy and offered co-ords lists to their galaxy mates. A F-Crew HC in that channel passed the link onto the BC's suggesting we did...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 Sep 2008, 00:38
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

Did we listen to your proposal or did we flatly turn it down like atleast one other alliance that was brought up in the discussion did and I would assume others did? As you know we listened.

Now...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 Sep 2008, 14:47
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

Lol thats hilarious, especially with the part about Mike. For all the great qualities and asset Mike brought to the F-Crew, none of these qualities were on the internal or external politics side of...
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 15 Sep 2008, 01:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By wakey
Re: Forum Mods?

furball has quit as mod as far as I know (Unless he is still serving out his notice)

JBG's activity is restricted. Give him time or send me a PM and I'll try and sort it
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 23:00
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

What you are talking about is that some of the BC's brought up this post. Thats them bringing up the post, not you approaching us with a proposition. Now in your head maybe its the same thing but in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 01:22
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

Actually the era of alliance rank imho makes it even more the case. Before alliance ranks you could be the shittiest alliance in the game but if you had the contacts to get you in on the war for #1...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Sep 2008, 01:02
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

You actually hit the nail on the head as to why my points are all correct when you said " You didn't ask though."

ND hasn't asked most alliances for help as far as I'm aware. They certainly...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Sep 2008, 02:00
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

To put it bluntly, you are an idiot and you really need to go back to school and LEARN TO READ.

As I said in the quoted post and as I will say again the battle for #1 is not most alliances battle...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Sep 2008, 11:26
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

You mean the same kind of balls that ND have, you know the ones where they are refusing to even try and get CT and VGN to join in while guilt tripping the rest of PA to join in despite it not being...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Sep 2008, 17:25
Replies: 150
Views: 12,816
Posted By wakey
Re: Lets Get This Round Started - Fence Sitting Over

Its a common practice tbh, you see it every few rounds. The alliance that is in the best position to do something and who should have been doing something sooner realises they have done sod all and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Sep 2008, 12:24
Replies: 34
Views: 4,361
Posted By wakey
Re: Jumping through hoops

So what you would prefer that we are only allowed 3 channels each meaning to get enough channels for an alliance you either a) have to be able to afford your own server or b) you have to have your...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Sep 2008, 12:07
Replies: 34
Views: 4,361
Posted By wakey
Re: Jumping through hoops

What you really mean is you don't have a leg to stand on with your views, you know you are trying to abuse a system that isn't designed for what you want and rather than take it up with the correct...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Sep 2008, 18:31
Replies: 34
Views: 4,361
Posted By wakey
Re: Jumping through hoops

I cant help but feel many parts of your complaint are just there for the sake of complaining. Especially the #alliances and its reps issue.

I mean are you serious in thinking that you think anyone...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Aug 2008, 15:37
Replies: 42
Views: 3,878
Posted By wakey
Re: Make the manual a Wiki

The manual also rules the game. Its the official document on how the game works, if its changed by players either maliciously or by a lack of understanding it causes issues. It also causes issue if...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Aug 2008, 11:05
Replies: 42
Views: 3,878
Posted By wakey
Re: Make the manual a Wiki

Atleast the manual now though is set in stone at the start of the round UNLESS we are told otherwise. A constantly changing manual just add to the how abusable it is. What next are you going to ask...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Aug 2008, 21:08
Replies: 42
Views: 3,878
Posted By wakey
Re: Make the manual a Wiki

Yes some of the pages in theory aren't open to be changed to help cheating, however Fiery isnt Mystic Meg and can't look into a crystal ball to know the future and you arent Doc Brown and have a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Aug 2008, 17:06
Replies: 42
Views: 3,878
Posted By wakey
Re: Make the manual a Wiki

A wiki for the manual would be completely daft. We already see people in this game using every possible loophole to get ahead and get away with cheating including using the 'The support team said it...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Jul 2008, 13:25
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By wakey
Re: PA Olympics (ie Speedgame series)

If I had fully believed it was a full out trolling I would have removed the whole thread and probably given him a ban to go along with it. I took it as banter and as you do with banter you respond in...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Jul 2008, 19:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By wakey
Re: PA Olympics (ie Speedgame series)

Take off your blinkers, I know its hard for you to pass up any opportunity to criticise me but this thread wasn't a fun one more a troll one from the off. There was a clear dig at F-Crew by the OP so...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Jul 2008, 16:51
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By wakey
Re: PA Olympics (ie Speedgame series)

So based on BOA rules then a chunk of Orbit members and HC won't be taking part as cheaters get a lifetime ban from the Olympics
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 23 Jul 2008, 13:13
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

Do you not think your attitude on this has alot to do with your circle of 'friends' in this game. They are the more experienced crowd and some are the very people who are hostile to many less...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 20:47
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

TBh when you see the banners that keep getting shown I have to wonder WHY we even have banners. All the ever seem to be doing is advertising rival games. If these games came on this forum and posted...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 13:21
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

I would think again about adding banners such as the one in the screen shot. Those pop over style ads are annoying and as they continue to float can actually get in the way of what you are doing. It...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 12:44
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

If they come back can someone grab a screen shot and link to it here. I would be curious to see what kind of banner they seem to want to add
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 12:39
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 12:36
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

I didn't say they were mutually exclusive. However surely the aim of translating isnt to attract these people, after all they can already sign up and play. Its to attract people who don't have a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 21 Jul 2008, 10:08
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

Its not about people liking each other though. People play games like this due to the real players you get to play against and interact with. If they wanted to play against faceless drones they don't...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jul 2008, 03:12
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

Aedolaws/Membrivio: I have to wonder if you have played this game as you seem to be completely missing the level of interaction that's required between players. Its extremely frustrating to even try...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Jul 2008, 10:31
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

If people can speak more than 1 language then like the many none native English speakers in this game there is no reason for them not to be signing up already. The main reason for translating the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Jul 2008, 01:26
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

Translating isn't actually that good an idea for a game like PA. It works in something like Managerleague where interaction isnt that important but PA relys on communication so you need a common...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Jul 2008, 16:25
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

Most of your ideas are pretty good but I don't personally think that one actually benefits the game. There was a point where the number of viable alliances was growing and it was having a positive...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Jul 2008, 12:38
Replies: 106
Views: 10,315
Posted By wakey
Re: Planetarion Suggestion/Bitch Thread - Please read & reply!!!

What people keep choosing to forget though is Jolt did throw money at the game. We as a community though decided to piss all over the investment with our general attitudes thus making the investment...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2008, 17:38
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: For nothing can seem foul to those that win

Are you seriously saying they cant be blamed for knowing about it? Are you having a ****ing laugh, especially when one of the HC is a member of the support team.

You are actual the poster child...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2008, 13:12
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By wakey
Re: Abuse of Position?

This is bigger than just Masta though, which you, remy, orbit ect ect cant seem to get into your head. This wasn't some small scale cheating of 1 member but cheating done with the HC's knowledge and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2008, 12:52
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By wakey
Re: Abuse of Position?

And if I just drop it what's the end result. Once again Zero because they will continue to ignore the issue and it will be swept under the carpet. Its the kind of attitude your expressing that is one...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Jul 2008, 00:01
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By wakey
Re: [ORBIT] Press Announcement (PR - PAID)

You do realise Zhil is taking the piss right?
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2008, 23:59
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By wakey
Re: Abuse of Position?

You are underselling it though Remy, it may have spawned from 1 person deciding to cheat. The reality is worse though and its one person cheating and members of the hc being cheat enablers by knowing...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2008, 17:28
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By wakey
Re: Abuse of Position?

The problem is that its all well and good saying that everyone deserves a second chance but surely to be granted a second chance you have to show remorse for your actions. Masta_Mark won't even even...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2008, 17:18
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By wakey
Re: [ORBIT] Press Announcement (PR - PAID)

I actually got on very well with meph. A bunch of Fury execs and members landed in my r3 galaxy when Fury and legion abused the galaxy situation between r2 and r3. While most quickly quit when...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2008, 13:08
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: For nothing can seem foul to those that win

If I'm going around in circles its only because you are skating around the issue
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2008, 12:09
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By wakey
Re: Abuse of Position?

I had Fierys permission to quote her. And i'll put this so called 'wooden spoon' away when you lot stop taking the piss out of the game and community. I see no reason that cheaters should be able to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2008, 11:56
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: For nothing can seem foul to those that win

Did it start off as Masta's brothers account? who knows for sure. Did Masta take over and did the HC know about it? The poof is damning

Just look at the log in the first post

<@Sin> when are we...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Jul 2008, 11:43
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By wakey
Re: Abuse of Position?

I know you want to try and shift focus, after all as Cead stated here you are the most guilty of any of Orbit as you and Masta openly discussed it. You asked Masta about F-Crew TV to which he...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2008, 17:50
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: For nothing can seem foul to those that win

I held off posting both this post and the previous one as this post is pretty damning for Orbit and how Corrupt they are as an alliance but I had to wait for Fiery to take action first. As Fiery...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2008, 17:46
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: For nothing can seem foul to those that win

I haven't and didn't accuse HA of cheating. I simply stated I hoped you weren't knowingly using Intel obtained through cheating. I also stated that you no doubt benefited from the cheating which if...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 22:05
Replies: 89
Views: 6,046
Posted By wakey
Re: No new alliances?

I did answer your question if you had actually bothered to read it. I said that while the player who joins has to take some responsibility for making the bad choice of joining, the people who setup...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 21:38
Replies: 89
Views: 6,046
Posted By wakey
Re: No new alliances?

I did not say the players were faultless. If they join an alliance without any infrastructure they have clearly made a bad choice. But its a choice that really only effects them and no-one else.
...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Jul 2008, 21:05
Replies: 89
Views: 6,046
Posted By wakey
Re: No new alliances?

Ofc people should give it a try and more people should be willing to give it a try. But at the same time you have to be realistic and understand the social responsability you have. At the moment your...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 10 Jul 2008, 20:13
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By wakey
Re: Join the Tokugawa Shogunate

Aedolaws/Membrivio - I've removed your bickering posts. So please cut it out.

Aedolaws - The simple fact of the matter is your initial posts were borderline abuse, as I said in my first post I...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 10 Jul 2008, 00:35
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By wakey
Re: Join the Tokugawa Shogunate

The thing is, the niche you are looking to fill is one that's pretty well catered for by the top15 alliances. While it does have its hardcore alliances there are alliances like ASS, F-Crew, Hidden...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 9 Jul 2008, 11:37
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By wakey
Re: Join the Tokugawa Shogunate

The thing is while you may feel its realistic, to anyone who has been here a while your post is fairly standard for a new alliance and is full of 'pipe dreams' rather than realism. This is probably...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 8 Jul 2008, 12:30
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By wakey
Re: Join the Tokugawa Shogunate

There is and always has been a place for constructive criticism on the AR forum especially when it comes to new alliances. There really isn't that much for players coming to this forum looking for an...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jul 2008, 20:33
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: For nothing can seem foul to those that win

As I said to you on IRC, the person caught cheating and some of those who openly knew about it are fairly senior. Their actions will cast doubt not only on the current command but any command in the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Jul 2008, 16:30
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
Re: For nothing can seem foul to those that win

The HC's did know about the cheating. The "F-Crew TV" log came from their HC channel. Coupled with the fact that Masta_Mark actually stated they did know he was intending to (He states they tried to...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Jul 2008, 13:24
Replies: 100
Views: 7,930
Posted By wakey
For nothing can seem foul to those that win

Back in round 14 the lower half of the top 20 was in a state. These alliances were hitting bottom 20% galaxies with 6 waves a night with members almost always hitting planets close to the value and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Jul 2008, 17:44
Replies: 53
Views: 4,568
Posted By wakey
Re: New Owners of Jolt - PA

IMHO at the mo everything PA related needs to stay as isolated from the rest of Omacs stuff as possible. There purchases really do strike me of the 'buying' sprees of the later 90's and early 00's...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jul 2008, 17:26
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

How were they going to screw you over?

A month really isn't much time to be able to find a replacement, after all you have to advertise the position, then interview and then probably wait for the...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jul 2008, 00:35
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

I don't know if Bonus payments are different but normal wages have to be paid for any days you work. As the bonus was based on working a period I would have thought they don't have a leg to stand on...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Jul 2008, 00:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By wakey
Re: give us it back !

As Gate said its really not adequate imho, of the options presented here then Greapers idea of allowing them to launch BUT preventing the planets ships from going into battle is the only possible...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 30 Jun 2008, 11:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By wakey
Re: give us it back !

Its abusable but the old system was a little unfair on those with legitimate reasons for going into vacation mode as it left you with the option of losing your ships to the prelaunches or risking...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Jun 2008, 12:36
Replies: 188
Views: 9,411
Posted By wakey
Re: Official Denial Statement

To a degree yes, you obviously shouldnt get the same punishment as the cheaters but you are part of a team and are an accessory and as such are to a certain degree guilty by association.

Its why...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Jun 2008, 11:21
Replies: 188
Views: 9,411
Posted By wakey
Re: Official Denial Statement

Sadly it would seem that at worst alot of Denials members are as ethically bankrupt as the HC or at best simply don't care what cheating goes on as long as its giving them either a direct or indirect...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Jun 2008, 13:13
Replies: 166
Views: 8,089
Posted By wakey
Re: Denial HCs Round 27

While the coder is at fault as much as Denial's HC but Veedeejem! your a complete disgrace if you really think that the coder alone is at fault.

Cheating is cheating no matter who is at fault for...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2008, 12:36
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

ChubbyChecker what exactly is the problem with fulfilling their request. Its not like they are saying "Hand in your notice now and leave in a month". They want you to hand in your notice with a date...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Jun 2008, 11:50
Replies: 53
Views: 4,568
Posted By wakey
Re: New Owners of Jolt - PA

All this anti Jolt stuff is bullshit. Jolt put investment into the game at the start only for US the community to piss it all away with our downright awful and elitist attitude that drove hoards of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 May 2008, 18:36
Replies: 34
Views: 2,657
Posted By wakey
Re: Why...

To a degree it is though, its all well and good trying and get members to post but when certain alliances members take great pride in spewing abuse left right and center getting them to continue...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 May 2008, 18:32
Replies: 34
Views: 2,657
Posted By wakey
Re: Why...

I don't think it would be so much arguing but there would be disagreements. There is that old saying "too many cooks spoil the broth" and that is often true in pa. The bigger the target you ant to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Apr 2008, 10:50
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By wakey
Re: 'Report Incoming' feature - IRC addition

Its not that hard to do, however i'm not too sure how viable it actually is from an IRC server pov.

You could possibly be looking at hundreds of people clicking the button to report an incoming...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2008, 01:45
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

You are a complete and utter idiot aren't you. Pretty much every law we have is can be broken and even got away with if the person chooses and others let them. Yes the employee has to take action but...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2008, 17:20
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By wakey
Re: FAO F-Crew

No it can be, too many people from the same alliance in the same galaxy causes major problems all round from a defence pov.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Apr 2008, 12:48
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By wakey
Re: FAO F-Crew

If you want to accept just anyone then yes its not hard but you don't just want anyone. Any old new player isnt going to stick around and play no matter how much effort you put into them, the players...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Apr 2008, 12:33
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

My original statement isn't wrong per say though, they are not allowed to just say anything negative against you for the sake of it or because of some grudge. And actually you say I have proved that...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 23:29
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By wakey
Re: FAO F-Crew

Do you really believe Juice would share beer or any alcoholic substance with anyone else. If he had said "I took them out for them to buy me drinks and as such they cant afford to play" then it would...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 23:05
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

I did some work for a while at Citizens Advice an alot of people would come in about negative references and the advice given was almost always to take action against them. Data Protection laws mean...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 20:46
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

What cant you simple little brain comprehend, or is it once again a case of your constant attempt to abuse me.

Either grow up or piss off
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2008, 15:01
Replies: 78
Views: 5,034
Posted By wakey
Re: Work place dilemma

Employers can not say anything negative about you officially in an reference but something worded right or an outright refusal can be as bad as a negative reference.


On the issue, I would say...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Apr 2008, 17:14
Replies: 28
Views: 2,226
Posted By wakey
Re: FAO F-Crew

Where has everyone's members gone. Alot of alliances are down on where you would expect them Including Orbit.

It was inevitable that recruitment would be hard for an awful lot of alliances with...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 22:03
Replies: 120
Views: 3,929
Posted By wakey
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Its all well and good wanting an A-Level Law system which has you spending hours discussing case law but its not viable or for that matter of any use to 99% of people who take it. You have 4-5 hours...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 17:53
Replies: 120
Views: 3,929
Posted By wakey
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Its perfectly possible to get an idea if a subject is one you would enjoy investing alot of time and effort into. In this case if you don't enjoy the basic programming on the A-level course you are...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 12:33
Replies: 120
Views: 3,929
Posted By wakey
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Its not that it had nothing to do with anything on the degree, every module of the degree tied back into something on the A-Level course but the A-level course was dealing with things at the lowest...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 11:54
Replies: 120
Views: 3,929
Posted By wakey
Re: GIF Ad Banners

Its the same with pretty much every degree, they would all prefer a group of students who have a clean slate BUT I do suspect part of that's due to it being easier that way. They have to tailor the...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Mar 2008, 11:36
Replies: 120
Views: 3,929
Posted By wakey
Re: GIF Ad Banners

I would have thought there is a point in A-Level Law. That being that it provides enough of an introduction into the subject to weed out those that are serious about it and those who aren't which is...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2008, 00:13
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By wakey
Re: New Career?

So the thing stopping you is money? I would have thought in the eyes of your god that was an instant pass to hell
Forum: General Discussions 22 Mar 2008, 00:55
Replies: 120
Views: 3,929
Posted By wakey
Re: GIF Ad Banners

ICT is a joke as a GCSE, A-Level or Degree subject. Its little more than a mishmash of basic skills and the simplest aspects of other courses thrown together and that makes it somewhat of a soft...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 23:45
Replies: 47
Views: 3,121
Posted By wakey
Re: ROCK is sitting out a round

Building the pyramids was "half-assed" compared to the time Mike put into that so you had alot to live up to :)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Mar 2008, 23:10
Replies: 47
Views: 3,121
Posted By wakey
Re: ROCK is sitting out a round

Always knew you Rocker's admired us at F-Crew. See the evidence http://www.fcrew.net/fc2.swf
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Mar 2008, 00:15
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By wakey
Re: a new way to calculate xp??

People who believe that regularly crashing fleets is profitable really need to get a clue. The score system doesn't work on XP alone, there's a value element to the score. If you lose too many ships...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 16 Mar 2008, 23:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,761
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew R26

I don't think ND have ever contested that we existed before them, the bone of contention in those discussions has always been is ND the 2nd oldest due to the events at the end of Round 2
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Mar 2008, 11:50
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By wakey
Re: External BGs: Good or Bad?

They have always struck me as a somewhat selfish entity, its as if they are there to allow people to not contribute fully to the alliance but still receive defence. Having your members taking part in...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Mar 2008, 01:23
Replies: 47
Views: 3,121
Posted By wakey
Re: ROCK is sitting out a round

Bloody cowards sitting out a round just cos you knew I was going to single handedly take down every one of your members :)

With TGV sitting it out also which alliance am I supposed to destroy now...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Mar 2008, 01:03
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake nicking: good or bad?

The thing is as far as fake nicking goes I can take it or leave it personally. My use of fake nicking extends normally as far as between 2-5 days when joining a new galaxy while I decide if the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2008, 21:12
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake nicking: good or bad?

Its only one channel when your running just a single client though. Not paying enough attention to your galaxy channel is a simple factor of being either too lazy, disinterested or busy not because...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2008, 14:49
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake nicking: good or bad?

How is checking a second client any harder than checking another window in your IRC client. If you aren't bothered about your galaxy enough to check a second client surely you aren't bothered enough...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2008, 14:02
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake nicking: good or bad?

HOW!



No fake nicking is the RESULT of deceit and deception
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2008, 13:48
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake nicking: good or bad?

I don't agree with you. Even I don't know who most people are and I've been around longer than pretty much everyone. Do I know who the majority of people in orbit are? Do i know who the majority of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Mar 2008, 13:20
Replies: 65
Views: 2,204
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake nicking: good or bad?

I will freely admit that F-Crew is one of the 2 alliances that Gate is talking about.

Now some of Gate's points can be true, especially for alliances like his. The most obvious one being that a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2008, 13:22
Replies: 100
Views: 4,920
Posted By wakey
Re: Round 26 Announcement

Most have access to the alliances forum, and tbh most of the big names in alliances had their reps ok it, And most of the smaller names choose not to put their point over
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2008, 12:35
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

I hope your fully documenting the new code base so when you quit next round and someone else has to come in they have a full development documentation to refer to so they don't have to recode it

...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2008, 11:45
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

I wouldn't waste your time Greaper. Cin is typical of a PAteam member in that they comes in think they are great and that they can solve all the past issues but have no clue on whats gone on before...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Mar 2008, 03:41
Replies: 100
Views: 4,920
Posted By wakey
Re: Round 26 Announcement

Its the doing of the alliances. They bitched, bitched and bitched some more, kept holding up Jester as some kind of messiah with his "lets get rid of limits" idea as they buy into the fact that they...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 6 Mar 2008, 17:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By wakey
Re: Skirmishers

As others have said this isn't the way to do it, you will learn the game best by surrounding yourself with a support system of people who know what they are doing. You are unlikely to progress in PA...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2008, 00:55
Replies: 58
Views: 2,632
Posted By wakey
Re: Top 5 Comedians

That wasn't supposed to be funny, it was a documentary exploring the way chains are destroying society as we knew it. It was imho a very interesting documentary that used the setting and the concept...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 23 Feb 2008, 13:53
Replies: 155
Views: 6,778
Posted By wakey
Re: Fence it to the top!

We notice the defence, we just aren't so bothered about bringing every single ship home as others are. If the gains outweigh the losses and it won't have too much of a negative impact on future...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 16:45
Replies: 155
Views: 6,778
Posted By wakey
Re: Fence it to the top!

I'm not sure if it was on you. Due to attending an interview I wasn't personally involved in the attack on the galaxy in question so am only aware of the overview rather than many of the specifics....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2008, 13:39
Replies: 155
Views: 6,778
Posted By wakey
Re: Fence it to the top!

Are we talking about the co-ordinated attack by multiple alliances on Elviz galaxy? If so wtf is your problem, here we have a member of this community who on past actions doesn't even deserve to have...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Feb 2008, 16:39
Replies: 155
Views: 6,778
Posted By wakey
Re: Fence it to the top!

The tone of the post seems to be very sarcastic. Perhaps i'm wrong but the thread seems a bit of waste of space otherwise (unless hes trolling ofc)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Feb 2008, 15:07
Replies: 155
Views: 6,778
Posted By wakey
Re: Fence it to the top!

Pot Kettle Black.


If you are going to bitch at xvx perhaps you should make sure you didn't lead an alliance that sat back and fenced it so as to hand another alliance a win and give yourself a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Feb 2008, 00:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By wakey
Re: Bots and alliance attack page

While reasonable sized planets hitting bots for easy roids is lame, its really not any more lame than a reasonable sized planet hitting smaller planets. I know id rather seem hitting the boy planets...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Feb 2008, 13:36
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

It also takes away much of their ability to actually defend in galaxy and thus earn a wanted/trusted level. As i've said before trust is a two way thing and its something that needs both parties to...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Feb 2008, 03:16
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

I know the intention isnt for 'random newbies" but rather the proven spies BUT ideas arent only about the intention. Its also about the potential use and abuse and as this idea is one aimed soley at...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Feb 2008, 02:59
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

Your the one who brought YOUR GALAXY up to try and discredit my points. I know you like the idea you have proposed and want it added but when you sit there claiming that people posting a different...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Feb 2008, 00:14
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

Where in my post did I say anything about how I would decide. I simply pointed out how limited YOUR guidelines for deciding which new people would be given wanted status and who wasn't granted it and...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Feb 2008, 18:33
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

It helps a bit but your not going to send any defence ingal under that situation are you as you wont know where your ships would be useful
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Feb 2008, 18:31
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

What an idiotic way of deciding when someones trust able. An account costs like £3 its hardly a life changing amount to pay if its getting the alliance an advantage and getting an account on IRC is...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 7 Feb 2008, 13:57
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

This is exactly why the ideas bad, from the minute someone joins a galaxy they are going to be treated as spies and arent going to be given the full opportunity to help. The ability to earn their...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2008, 20:11
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

Its not but your point isn't relevant because most people don't do that. Treating the masses as spys because of a few isnt the way to build up the ingal trust and co-operation
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2008, 18:12
Replies: 48
Views: 1,823
Posted By wakey
Re: Politics -> Planet Status

Its strange how the same people moan about fake nicks destroying the game yet they then turn around and want to completely exclude members of a galaxy from being part of the galaxy. Anyone would...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Jan 2008, 18:47
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By wakey
Re: Can we get a ranking by value, xp sucks and score is worthless as a measurment

There is a risk in playing for xp and anyone who claims otherwise is just wearing blinkers. When your attacking and your playing for value defence pretty much means an instant recall as you cant...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Jan 2008, 01:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By wakey
Re: Can we get a ranking by value, xp sucks and score is worthless as a measurment

Your whole premise here is idiotic. Anyone playing for xp is hardly a coward who doesn't take risks with their ships because that risk taking is the very thing that most XP players rely on. If anyone...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jan 2008, 19:21
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By wakey
Re: irc replacement?

The problem with solutions which have additional costs to them is it doesn't solve the core problem. It just helps those people who have already decided that pay really where as surely the problem is...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 24 Jan 2008, 13:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By wakey
Re: irc replacement?

Over on another thread I raised the idea of improving the communication techniques in the game, seemingly Monroe, furball and a couple of others took this as me saying "Scrap IRC and move to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Jan 2008, 17:50
Replies: 39
Views: 1,753
Posted By wakey
Re: Elitism is killing the game.

Which is my point, alliances dont feel the need to get their members into the ingame alliance at tick 72 as the lack of -1 defence time doesn't hinder their members score.




Your talking as...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 18 Jan 2008, 13:40
Replies: 39
Views: 1,753
Posted By wakey
Re: Elitism is killing the game.

Its all well and good looking at not having an alliance as the 'balancing factor' but Rob better than anyone knows this isnt really the case. You are after all not removing your ability to have an...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Jan 2008, 19:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,960
Posted By wakey
Re: PA spinoff for Facebook?

Going on responses from people here who use facebook I doubt it would be successful.

Its apparently cool to signup to facebook no matter how lame social networks and even more cool to parade the...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 12 Jan 2008, 12:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew Round 25

Should be bigger this round, my activity last round due to RL issues was just poor.

Hopefully that will also mean F-Crew will be back to its best as last round we lacked leadership as both myself...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Jan 2008, 13:14
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By wakey
Re: Actually, I've changed my mind. Quests suck.

Hmm the word mobile before web version went missing.

Anyway incase you stil don't understand. Before the captcha there used to be a mobile web version of the game. As WAP couldnt handle the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Jan 2008, 22:19
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By wakey
Re: Actually, I've changed my mind. Quests suck.

As most mobile phones now have fully functioning web browsers (or can download them) and can handle the CAPTCHA there's probably little reason why the web version cant come back imho so we wouldn't...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Jan 2008, 18:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By wakey
Re: Actually, I've changed my mind. Quests suck.

So break some of the skins, lets be honest most are hopeless and the interface could do with an overhaul and its the perfect excuse.

As far as im concerned one or two good interfaces are better...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Jan 2008, 18:14
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By wakey
Re: Player Career points/system

This is what the basis of the passport system is about, the problem is ever team put together to build the passport would rather have grand ideas for an all singing and dancing passport which as...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 4 Jan 2008, 18:03
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By wakey
Re: Actually, I've changed my mind. Quests suck.

I have said the same thing on a number of occasions. Despite what everyone kept claiming the reality always was that the quest really did very little to help even for the most new players.

Like...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 3 Dec 2007, 15:22
Replies: 70
Views: 3,009
Posted By wakey
Re: Consecutive cheating revisited

Its all well and good that he is just learning English and as I've said he may have some points BUT despite what you think his posts are pretty much unreadable. And the reason they are unreadable...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Dec 2007, 19:32
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

The fact that Kal says "apparently the run up to Christmas is a busy time for people" clearly implies that either they have had the staff and/or have asked people to contribute but due to RL they...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Dec 2007, 22:17
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

Very little of that made any sense. Your posts are god awful to read and make so little sense that its little more than spam. Due to this and the fact I cant really tell if your breaking any rules or...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 1 Dec 2007, 22:10
Replies: 53
Views: 2,576
Posted By wakey
Re: Galaxies and new players.

I'm not sure you were doing so tbh. From what I can gather from your post you were playing not so much in a new player way but the 'waste of time' way. No matter how much time you take to try and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Dec 2007, 21:41
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

Seriously Bbud if your going to keep posting please install a word processor set to a English dictionary and use it to write your posts so you can run the spelling and grammar checks on it before...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 1 Dec 2007, 10:49
Replies: 82
Views: 6,488
Posted By wakey
Re: Angels

I agree. When you join an alliance you know that it could potentially fall apart before the end of the round and with some alliances and with some people in charge you know that its more likely than...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Nov 2007, 19:08
Replies: 70
Views: 3,009
Posted By wakey
Re: Consecutive cheating revisited

I don't think its viable to ban people no matter how many times they have been banned before. Its just so easy to hide your identity from from the MH and you would need police level access and...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Nov 2007, 00:20
Replies: 70
Views: 2,532
Posted By wakey
Re: How very curious religious people are

Its your typical idiotic reaction by Christian groups on anything they think might potentially be anti their faith. They never take the time to read the books, watch the movies ect ect that they are...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Nov 2007, 14:21
Replies: 24
Views: 2,562
Posted By wakey
Re: [football] england

He is far from a rubbish manager, take a real look at what he has acheived as manager with what he had to work with and it shows hes a quality manager.

Is he right for England manager though, i'm...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Nov 2007, 15:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,562
Posted By wakey
Re: [football] england

Since when has Bent been a stalwart, he's 23 and has not been given the chance that he probably deserves.

And you cant drop all the established players as you need a mix of youth and experiance
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Nov 2007, 03:14
Replies: 97
Views: 5,162
Posted By wakey
Re: ToP 3 Most Hated Alliances

The problem is how do you prove it even if you know for certain. For starters alot of the 'cheating' that goes on goes on at the PA server side so an average PA player has no firm evidence that cant...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Nov 2007, 13:55
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By wakey
Re: More info on pa is down message

How did anyone lose ships due to the down message. It did after all contain all the information that was needed. It stated that the issues happened at 7am and the game was rolled back to the 6:30am...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2007, 12:38
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Remembrance

T hats clutching at straws. Just because someone or some group is observing something doesn't make it 'theirs'



At no point have I said they have to join us, neither has Juice. Its people like...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Nov 2007, 01:47
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Remembrance

1) its not mine or F-Crew's proposal. Its a multinational 'event' that has taken place at 11am on the 11th of November since 1919

2) We aren't asking for anyone to show us respect. This isnt about...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Nov 2007, 22:34
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Remembrance

WTF is wrong with you. Almost any time I post you show an inability to comprehend English.

At no point have I in your words "bitched and moaned about not caring about your request/proposal". I...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2007, 10:50
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Remembrance

Its not being forced onto anyone though, people are being invited to join us in doing so. Its not like we are asking feds to force the whole network to go silent. We are inviting others to join us in...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2007, 10:41
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Remembrance

We play a war game and as such I cant help think it is something that's alliance related. We pretend to be fighting massive wars and as alliance leaders that we are sending hundreds of thousands of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2007, 10:20
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Remembrance

tbh most of you posting on this thread are a complete and utter disgrace to humanity.

I know some of you may be in countries that don't observe it and others of you may have concerns over current...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 7 Nov 2007, 00:55
Replies: 59
Views: 3,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Remembrance

While I haven't spoken to Juice about it I think its serious as he isnt the kind of guy to make a joke out of something like this.

F-Crew's membership past and present has consists of some serving...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2007, 14:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By wakey
Re: tomkat: on a serious note

Ok sorted the original thread
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2007, 12:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By wakey
Re: tomkat: on a serious note

Ok well if Tomkat gets me the links to the 3 images then i'll sort it for him
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Nov 2007, 12:55
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By wakey
Re: Declaration of war!

Oh go on explain it pls. I want to see another attempt at backtracking with an analogy that makes no sense.



No-one claimed you were 'speaking on orbits behalf'

However your Sig is as...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 5 Nov 2007, 12:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew Round 24 Recruitment

Is that what your claiming GSOH stands for is or is it what your wishing you had so you can shoot me for letting people know your secret identity :)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Nov 2007, 02:07
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By wakey
Re: Declaration of war!

I didn't call you names, go read it again and your see that's the case. I made an observation about how your post reflected badly on you because your analogy didn't work and seemed like it was...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2007, 00:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By wakey
Re: tomkat: on a serious note

What threads and what are the new links and i'll update them for you
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 5 Nov 2007, 00:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew Round 24 Recruitment

Its apparently Dating ad shorthand for ......

Good Sense Of Humour
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Nov 2007, 00:33
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By wakey
Re: Declaration of war!

Could I just point out that not only are you making yourself look like a complete and utter dimwit with your attempts to back track with an analogy that doesn't even work BUT you are also treating...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 4 Nov 2007, 23:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew Round 24 Recruitment

Rumour has it Smokehs RL persona is Reality TV star and Singer Rik Waller so don't worry about it as his idea of fat is not the same as the rest of us. In his eyes he will probably think you must...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 2 Nov 2007, 20:20
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew Round 24 Recruitment

Someone clearly has experience of posting dating adverts in newspaper :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Oct 2007, 12:58
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

It isn't about sides, its people like yourself who deem it necessary to make things about sides just so you can bitch and moan that cause many of the problems. The game doesn't need a Them and Us...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Oct 2007, 15:24
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

They are not a charity or an endless pit of money ffs. Perhaps in your head a successful business can throw significantly more money at a product than it brings in but in the REAL WORLD costs have to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 28 Oct 2007, 11:10
Replies: 80
Views: 3,667
Posted By wakey
Re: Multi-Class Targetting

Realism is fine but it should never come before playability which this does. Hitting planets larger than you will become extreamly hard, just like it used to be due to the sheer difference in fleet...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 17:02
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

People do get head hunted, a fair number of PATeam and various other PA Staff have been recruited that way. However its not an easy way to get staff members as your largely restricted to a smallish...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 14:30
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

I'm not part of PATeam, and i'm hardly known for defending them when they have ****ed up so saying i'm being defensive is hardly true.

I called you stupid based on the fact your whole 'choice' you...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 14:08
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

Spending money on a kind of portal that this community constantly shows it thinks the game needs isn't what is actually needed either.

The community over and over again demands a portal that...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 13:15
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

Sometimes I read one of your posts and think "surely Kargool cant post anything more idiotic in the future" yet over and over again you surprise me by being even more stupid.

Being in a role in PA...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 24 Oct 2007, 12:54
Replies: 122
Views: 5,581
Posted By wakey
Re: The portal (again)

A bespoke package is significantly better than anything off the self. Yes they have had problems in the past with bespoke systems buts thats due to the coders being substandard (mainly in the the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Oct 2007, 17:42
Replies: 12
Views: 4,541
Posted By wakey
Re: Other top 100s:

Probably someone who wasn't initially going the scan route but who switched early for the good of the alliance
Forum: Alliance Discussions 22 Oct 2007, 11:47
Replies: 12
Views: 4,541
Posted By wakey
Re: Other top 100s:

In my experience of scanners I have to say that I don't believe that being a scanner can be an excuse for not getting a reasonable rank. Yes you take an initial hit at the start but as Exhale's...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Oct 2007, 10:39
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By wakey
Re: About The Downtime ***THIS IS A RANT AT SOME POINT BTW***

No it didnt the game was working fine until it was taken down, perhaps you need to stop drinking as if you cant notice that the game is ticking you clearly have a problem :)
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 20 Oct 2007, 03:37
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By wakey
Re: About The Downtime ***THIS IS A RANT AT SOME POINT BTW***

Its extended by 24 hours. The game was due to end at 9PM Friday but now ends 9PM Sat. Thats 24 hours extra.

As for not having time to attack. You have the same time as you would have otherwise. If...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Oct 2007, 13:16
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By wakey
Re: Radiohead

The thing is with this is on Radioheads part this is nothing but a marketing ploy.

They have already lambasted the digital download's quality, not to mention have stated they are looking for a...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Oct 2007, 14:47
Replies: 62
Views: 3,260
Posted By wakey
Re: Why I hate F-Crew.

And we suck as an alliance while others like Subh, Orbit ect ect who have either acheived less or just marginally more are considered decent for what reason exactly? How is it fair that we get...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Oct 2007, 14:36
Replies: 62
Views: 3,260
Posted By wakey
Re: Why I hate F-Crew.

I had read the thread and have just reread it and theres really not anything in it that makes you stand out from the stance taken by F-Crew or for that matter even the so called elite alliances....
Forum: Alliance Discussions 11 Oct 2007, 01:01
Replies: 62
Views: 3,260
Posted By wakey
Re: Why I hate F-Crew.

How exactly are you judging 'how shit we are' on. It cant be rankings as our average rank since r14 to now will have us well inside the top10 and the same thing for the alliances average score over...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Oct 2007, 21:51
Replies: 112
Views: 4,018
Posted By wakey
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

Could you have done them in Access? Well yes you could have done all of it in Access if you really wanted to. Would Access have been the best program to use? At the basic level you seem to be talking...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Oct 2007, 11:33
Replies: 112
Views: 4,018
Posted By wakey
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

While I'm hardly Microsoft's biggest fan the bashing they are getting for office here is a little unfair.

First we have Word where we have people going "They would be better off learning a DTP". A...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Oct 2007, 13:49
Replies: 126
Views: 6,975
Posted By wakey
Re: Omfg Tof

You arent exactly making sure people know the truth though are you. You choosing to ignore the fact that pretty much every alliance in the top 10 AGREED to help you take on exi only to have those 3...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Oct 2007, 00:08
Replies: 126
Views: 6,975
Posted By wakey
Re: Omfg Tof

And as ive said, it doesn't matter if it was or wasnt a lemming run. The fact they tried is whats important, they were up for joining in the block but were deemed 'not significant enough' and rather...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 5 Oct 2007, 22:14
Replies: 126
Views: 6,975
Posted By wakey
Re: Omfg Tof

Destiny, Ministry and VGN decided that 'everyones' interest was secondary to their own personal glory. As such acting like ToF somehow let the community down for being frozen out of something they...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Oct 2007, 01:51
Replies: 126
Views: 6,975
Posted By wakey
Re: Omfg Tof

The only person who has really claimed anything remotely resembling what you claim is myself, and that claim wasn't related to any other block that might have existed but the one that ToF are now...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 29 Sep 2007, 18:24
Replies: 126
Views: 6,975
Posted By wakey
Re: Omfg Tof

Its hardly a case of 'don't want to play with him anymore'. Its pretty hard to take part in an organised attack even if you want to when certain peoples ego's decide they dont need certain alliances...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Sep 2007, 21:20
Replies: 126
Views: 6,975
Posted By wakey
Re: Omfg Tof

Its Damned if you do and damned if you don't with you lot isn't it. Kargool and TGV got an awful lot of stick last round for sitting on their arses while in second place and letting #1 run away...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Sep 2007, 01:19
Replies: 126
Views: 6,975
Posted By wakey
Re: Omfg Tof

Its easy to throw the fence sitting tag around but as others have said ToF were involved with the initial plans to hit exil, as were pretty much all the rest of the top 10, infact i believe ToF were...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 24 Sep 2007, 10:38
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By wakey
Re: The Alliance for you

Its something that's always annoyed me as well. The fact someone wants to be top100 or top50 is great and I applaud their ambition but its the instant gratification factor that annoys me. Its like...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Sep 2007, 10:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,376
Posted By wakey
Re: Alternative CAPTCHA

The original point of the PA CAPTCHA was that even if the it could be read via OCR it couldnt be answered by a bot as the questions required a certain level of logic to be answered.

Somehow though...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Sep 2007, 01:43
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By wakey
Re: The Alliance for you

No doubt its down to you being somewhat too 'picky' about your alliance. You are probably going in either consciously or subconsciously expecting every last part of the alliance to fit you like a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Sep 2007, 10:04
Replies: 75
Views: 2,964
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake Nicks and What They Really Mean

And what do you think the idiots who go out of their way to screw over their galaxies do. Everyone is so quick to jump on fakenickers as being evil and killing the game but we never get a single...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Sep 2007, 20:46
Replies: 75
Views: 2,964
Posted By wakey
Re: Fake Nicks and What They Really Mean

Its easy to throw insults at people who fake nick but most of you who insult these people are the very reason they feel they have to fake nick.

There was once a time in this game where the...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 16:30
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By wakey
Re: 20th Century Achievements

September 11th 2001 however is actually in the 21st century so as far as iconic events of the 20th Century then 9/11 in a none event


As for the actual question, from a film front I think the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Sep 2007, 12:11
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

Something I think is daft about these ads is on all the jolt sites it seems the vertical and horizontal ads are for the same product. I really cant see how this makes it any more attention grabbing...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Sep 2007, 10:36
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

I'm not sure the black and red should be used tbh. As I mentioned above red and black is on the list of colours that shouldnt be used together and Mit explained why that is so maybe a change to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2007, 14:45
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

No its not, resize your browser window and watch the header mand watch the header grow. Its set to a percentage width not a fixed width. The header could be reduced so it doesnt fill the page thus...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2007, 14:39
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

I cant help but think its somewhat shortsighted by jolt to force site design to be governed by the ad's. I have no problem with their being ad's on the forums, hey id be perfectly happy for their to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2007, 14:25
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

So if it looked odd streatching the login box just change the page width, it really doesn't need to be set at 100%, just a static value that allows everything to fit in well while making it fit...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2007, 14:18
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

AHHHHHH just checked the forum theme and its awful. The ads are just way too big for the forum and simply dont fit in. And the one down the side just makes it look cluttered and doesnt help make the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2007, 14:11
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

I had adblock on so didn't notice the banner ad, was wondring why the login was positioned so weirdly :)

Anyway knocking it off and the banner ad really doesnt go, as the page seems to be be done...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 1 Sep 2007, 11:27
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

The Red and Black i don't think is too bad, although if you look at most design guides they do state that red and black shouldn't be used together. I personally cant work out why red and black...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 31 Aug 2007, 23:34
Replies: 76
Views: 2,868
Posted By wakey
Re: http://www.planetarion.com/

I have to agree the colour scheme ruins it. Its like someone who is colourblind to 90% of the colours decided the colours as theres so many colour clashes. If the colour problems could be sorted it...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 Aug 2007, 12:24
Replies: 50
Views: 3,178
Posted By wakey
Re: The open source idea

I think that the fact it doesn't make too much profit is part of the reason that there's so much hate towards Jolt. When Jolt bought PA they made alot of promises based on the belief that they could...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 29 Aug 2007, 23:33
Replies: 50
Views: 3,178
Posted By wakey
Re: The open source idea

There's a difference between a 'Smudetarion' being started that's coded from scratch and their being an Open source version of the actual code open for anyone to take and use. It wouldnt be some...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 29 Aug 2007, 12:03
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By wakey
Re: Problems with the in game forums

On the whole the forums have been changed for the better, its just the having them all on the same page and the fact clicking forum in alliance section jumping you out of the alliance section that...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 28 Aug 2007, 11:48
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By wakey
Re: Fix the roiding to be independant of user id

I would guess that part of the reason its done like it currently is due to the fact the tick length would increase if it was done like suggested. The reason for that would be you would have to loop...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 21 Aug 2007, 18:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,246
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew - Bring it on!

And here we have the perfect example of why white men shouldn't rap.

Like Cead I couldn't understand a word of what you were saying, so what exactly are you declaring?
Unless its that your the...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 14:04
Replies: 82
Views: 4,845
Posted By wakey
Re: Favorite PA moment

Round 2 when WaC attacked the F-Crew member Oter. The community pre r3 was unique in its make up, it hadn't started to yet break down into many largely closed communities yet and everyone was a less...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 13:31
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By wakey
Re: No portal, no website

Which is exactly why I stated that community driven initiatives do have a place somewhere just not as part of the portal directly as its a marketing tool that needs to give off a certain impretion to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 12:39
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By wakey
Re: No portal, no website

If I thought I had to the time to take a proper stab at it then its maybe something I would have considered at some point in the past but with my various other PA Duties and RL I don't think I would...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 12:31
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By wakey
Re: No portal, no website

Somehow I doubt that their aim is to look like some two bit company run by a bunch of amateurs out of one of their bedrooms. This is after all a game that does request a membership fee to be paid so...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 12:15
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By wakey
Re: No portal, no website

The portals not supposed to be something thats there as a community spirit building tool, its there to portray a professional product that captures potential players imagination, which is an illusion...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Aug 2007, 11:08
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By wakey
Re: No portal, no website

I hope not tbh. The portal should be selling the game not being a repository for people to post badly written accounts on their lives. Imho any blogs or articles really need a PA theme else they...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 20:45
Replies: 41
Views: 1,812
Posted By wakey
Re: No portal, no website

Its hardly PAteams fault that the portal hasn't been done. From what I understand when Chef quit his role in charge of the portal the new one was well under way then for some reason when idler took...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Aug 2007, 20:05
Replies: 78
Views: 5,888
Posted By wakey
Re: Whats makes a good alliance HC ?

The varied nature of duties that fall under the HC banner imho mean that there's no such thing as a perfect HC. You stand nigh on no chance of having all the skills required to be a good HC in every...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 11 Aug 2007, 19:29
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By wakey
Re: Old laptop hard drive.

Or you could always buy a 2.5" hard drive enclosure thus turning the drive into a USB hard drive that you can then take around with you

Its what I do whenever a laptop dies on me or I replace it...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Aug 2007, 14:20
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

Your forgetting the other 10 times he has said hes quitting :)
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Aug 2007, 12:52
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

I wasnt having a dig you ****ing retard, learn to read. I was using your summaries to highlight the problem with perception.

Oh and even if I was having a dig at your threads its hardly "looking...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Aug 2007, 12:45
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

I haven't said perception cant get some things right but its usually a narrow window of correctness due to people generally having a narrow knowledgebase. You generally know your alliance and maybe...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Aug 2007, 11:36
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

I've said it once and i'll say it again, we have ingame score rankings so it doesn't become a popularity contest that bears little relation to the alliances actual achievements not only at the very...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 9 Aug 2007, 22:09
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By wakey
Re: Fleetscan should be moved to last research again.

I'm not sure myself. I think the most important scan depends on the race attacking you. Certainly FS is alot more useful for Ter and Cath incoming but for Xan, Zik and Etd then AU can be alot more...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 21:52
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

TBH i'm fairly open to people playing how they want to as long as its not detrimental to the wider game. While I do have a problem with zero roid covopers as I feel it goes too far and ends up in an...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 21:18
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

For someone who couldnt care you seemed awfully peeved at me if the insults you sent me via IRC PM are to go by
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 20:44
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

No for kingmaking you deserve to have people take a stand. I thought we had got rid of such gutless tactics, tactics which youd be the first to shout about if wasnt TGV
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 20:24
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By wakey
Re: So, supportplanet rule and r23.

For starters claiming I'm being elitist is ****ing hilarious. You guys really need to be a bit more consistent with your claims as one minute your claiming I'm too focused on amking the game nice and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 20:11
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

Yeah because two examples makes that true, one of which (in the cov op case) is nothing short of a piss take that makes no attempt to take this game seriously and only complete idiots can ever think...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 16:56
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

Except its not just me. What the likes of yourself and Kargool are forgetting is that round after round a large amount of this community, no doubt including Kargool, complained about people fence...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 9 Aug 2007, 14:11
Replies: 117
Views: 4,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Round Report 5 august 2007

Its hardly turning on partners though. These partnership agreements arent supposed to be things set in stone, they are supposed to be fluid so that once the aim of the partnership is achieved (which...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 15:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By wakey
Re: So, supportplanet rule and r23.

Smudge can for once you actually READ what i said. I have no problem with cov ops but there are groups of players playing with planets that have no intention of actually playing. They just sit there...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 14:41
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By wakey
Re: So, supportplanet rule and r23.

1) Most Zero roid planets DO benifit a certain alliance. They are used to create Cov Op networks for certain alliances and its a piss take.

2) I didn't state you were *sc. Ok maybe i should have...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 13:27
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By wakey
Re: So, supportplanet rule and r23.

Zero Roids and Zero Ships is far from playing properly. These planets are support planets clear and simple, support planets which certain alliances.

And what a surprise to see Asc and Tran people...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 12:22
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By wakey
Re: So, supportplanet rule and r23.

I still believe Cov Op's should be included as support planet actions, atleast when it comes the cov opers who clearly go out of their way to take the piss and to do nothing but support others. If a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Aug 2007, 11:59
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By wakey
Re: Seven week rounds

You could make it a 52 week round like smudge joked and I still doubt you would get a 'decent war' in the old sense of things.

The old wars relied on their really only being a couple of real...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Aug 2007, 10:14
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By wakey
Re: Seven week rounds

Its easy to be cynical and think its just about funds but I believe round length is decided by PATeam and not Jolt.

As such I'd say its for the following 2 reasons

1) 7 Week rounds fit into the...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 3 Aug 2007, 14:20
Replies: 34
Views: 3,809
Posted By wakey
F-Crew Round 23 Recruitement

Introduction

In a galaxy far far away and yet just around the corner, just to the right of the constellation with the incredibly humorous but unmentionable shape, lies the headquarters of a...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2007, 18:59
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By wakey
Re: top 5 tv shows of the 1990s

Tough to do a top 5 but alot of those mentioned would be in the running

I would add though

Freaks and Geeks
News Radio
Sports Night
Seinfield
Frasier
My So Called Life
Forum: Alliance Discussions 30 Jul 2007, 18:28
Replies: 50
Views: 2,952
Posted By wakey
Re: Round report 27 July. 14 days left of the round.

I have to say while in your case its a minor thing and was no doubt done with good intentions it could very well be something that could be abused to gain an advantage. As such it is potentially a...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 25 Jul 2007, 11:07
Replies: 53
Views: 3,701
Posted By wakey
Re: Facebook add-on

You don't have the give out exact ranks imho, something saying "Im ranked in the top 10/50/100/200/500/1000" kind of thing would do.

If the passport idea also could be scaled down to an...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 22 Jul 2007, 01:43
Replies: 142
Views: 4,082
Posted By wakey
Re: The Nature of the Support Planets Rule and other such extended discussions

Exactly what Phil^ said. Every time I see JBG post something like "If it wasnt asc the reaction would be different" or "everyone hates asc" I get a urge to rip his neck off because the small group...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2007, 15:50
Replies: 387
Views: 13,494
Posted By wakey
Re: [Football] Summer Transfers

I think WHU will probably hold their hands up sometime after the start of the season and before transfer window closes and say "We accept that while we tore the contract up the other party didn't...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2007, 15:21
Replies: 387
Views: 13,494
Posted By wakey
Re: [Football] Summer Transfers

My understanding of it though is the contract was in fact a 1 year loan with WHU. The remaining years of the contract were little more than options and required them to pay Joorabchian £30mill to buy...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jul 2007, 09:59
Replies: 22
Views: 2,230
Posted By wakey
Re: Broadband

I use sky which if you have sky tv and are in the right area is a pretty good deal. I pay £10 a month for unlimited with speeds upto 16Mbs (its adsl so what speed you actually get can vary...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jul 2007, 14:01
Replies: 40
Views: 2,277
Posted By wakey
Re: Close round so far.

We actually hit Subh earlier in the round, we should have continued tbh but when they dropped out of the top10 we switched our focus to a bigger target.

Will we switch back to hitting Subh, maybe...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 17 Jul 2007, 13:58
Replies: 40
Views: 2,277
Posted By wakey
Re: Close round so far.

Its been very tough fighting them, their members are hiding in c200 so we have had to just sit back and take their incoming.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 17 Jul 2007, 00:02
Replies: 164
Views: 5,571
Posted By wakey
Re: Who watches the Watchers?

That covers it and as people find new ways to abuse the rules each round actions that are deemed to give an unfair benefit are clarified through PATeam statements and MH's setting precedent.

And...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Jul 2007, 23:08
Replies: 164
Views: 5,571
Posted By wakey
Re: Who watches the Watchers?

I personally saw him mention it in various IRC channels (#planetarion and #alliances) and im sure it was on the forums also. If I had the time to read everyone of Kals threads id find it for you
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Jul 2007, 23:01
Replies: 164
Views: 5,571
Posted By wakey
Re: Who watches the Watchers?

Your interpretation shouldn't have been different though as it was made clear by Kal that when the alliance fund and the limit raise happened it was so alliance had to have their scanners in tag (One...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 16 Jul 2007, 22:29
Replies: 164
Views: 5,571
Posted By wakey
Re: Who watches the Watchers?

You should all be ****ing ashamed of yourselves (Achilles especially who is so bitter he will find anything he can to start a hate mob against remy, even if it means doing something which he got...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Jul 2007, 21:31
Replies: 74
Views: 7,795
Posted By wakey
Re: Are these Alliances around anymore?

Point out Where on this thread (or any thread for that matter) that anyone from F-Crew has got offended when "someone points out that you aren't among the greatest ever alliances". You wont be able...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 13 Jul 2007, 13:41
Replies: 54
Views: 2,499
Posted By wakey
Re: Large Alliances ruin PA for everybody else

Yeah there were loads of new/lower level players taken on by top alliances Pre-PAX and when the Limits weren't really limits in the early PAX round. Oh no wait a minute no there wasn't what actually...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2007, 23:06
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By wakey
Re: Modem / Router Issue

192.168.1.1 is the config page on alot of NTL's routers.

Oh and you really shouldn't have bought a new modem. You havent been able to buy cable modems from the cable companies in the UK for years...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 12 Jul 2007, 17:23
Replies: 74
Views: 7,795
Posted By wakey
Re: Are these Alliances around anymore?

There's been many alliance in this game that for some reason are held in fairly high regard, but very few of them have done anything to really earn this. The reason they get this status is because...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 12 Jul 2007, 00:42
Replies: 87
Views: 2,314
Posted By wakey
Re: Make Multying Legal

What has your reply got to do with the part of my post you quoted?




While Winning == Success, Success != Winning and people need to actually realise this

Multing does give you an advantage...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 Jul 2007, 20:16
Replies: 87
Views: 2,314
Posted By wakey
Re: Make Multying Legal

Its a daft idea imho and i'll explain why.

People currently multi for pretty much a single reason, to gain an advantage. It could be a direct advantage such as having on demand defence or an...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 17:56
Replies: 244
Views: 9,466
Posted By wakey
Re: An Open Letter to the Planetarion Players

Your ignoring the important part of what he said notice the Block Partners part.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 17:38
Replies: 244
Views: 9,466
Posted By wakey
Re: An Open Letter to the Planetarion Players

Lets see


Descendancy are openly a 'support' alliance for Ascendancy how much support they were doing is a contentious issue but the fact this was happen did cause concern as gmufc stated.

...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 14:50
Replies: 244
Views: 9,466
Posted By wakey
Re: An Open Letter to the Planetarion Players

This isnt a case of annoying a Multihunter though, its actions where people are pushing their luck either intentionally or through stupidity and who as such seem like they are cheating
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 14:13
Replies: 244
Views: 9,466
Posted By wakey
Re: An Open Letter to the Planetarion Players

I cant help but think this whole situation is all just a ploy by Asc to push through their demands to have the alliance limit dropped completely. Perhaps I'm just being overly suspicious but its much...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 13:42
Replies: 73
Views: 2,467
Posted By wakey
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

1) Where have I said I don't like Action movies. As All Systems Go basically said the 'genre' a movie falls into means very little when it comes to quality of a movie. A good action movie can be as...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2007, 12:24
Replies: 73
Views: 2,467
Posted By wakey
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

Tobey Mauire was paid around $4million for Spiderman according to CNN



Thats hardly ground breaking fees, especially for a movie intended to be a summer blockbuster

Cant find figures for...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 8 Jul 2007, 01:33
Replies: 49
Views: 2,091
Posted By wakey
Re: How many waves is enough?

I have never campaigned this very issue. I know you have a selective reading problem when it comes to my posts where you just pick the parts you think you can attack me on but give it a bloody rest....
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jul 2007, 10:53
Replies: 73
Views: 2,467
Posted By wakey
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

Where did I self proclaim myself a movie buff? And what exactly is horrible about my review, seriously there's nothing in it that could be argued with by anyone with the slightest knowledge and...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jul 2007, 13:03
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By wakey
Re: iphone

The amount of solid state memory is more than 2GB and 4GB. The Smaller model has 4GB and for another $100 you get 8GB.

And I'm not sure its really that over priced, $499 is about £250 which for a...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2007, 13:14
Replies: 73
Views: 2,467
Posted By wakey
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

I have only seen a cam but with movies like this sometimes this is the best way to see them for what they are as it prevents you being distracted by how great it looks.

The movies has some major...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Jul 2007, 23:59
Replies: 106
Views: 4,333
Posted By wakey
Re: [F-Crew] bite me

It is hardly Markie's or the F-Crew members who responded to him fault that certain people on these forums will jump on any thread made by anyone connected to F-Crew and start throwing insults...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 3 Jul 2007, 22:58
Replies: 106
Views: 4,333
Posted By wakey
Re: [F-Crew] bite me

The thread is not much different to the various threads by alliances like the Peniz alliance which were left.

The simple fact is Markie isn't a member of F-Crew this round (no matter what a number...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jul 2007, 16:46
Replies: 106
Views: 4,333
Posted By wakey
Re: [F-Crew] bite me

Considering he's one of the first to moan about others actions on these forums going around calling people Nazi's and his "wishing" that cead would get cancer and die is somewhat hypocritical.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jul 2007, 14:17
Replies: 106
Views: 4,333
Posted By wakey
Re: [F-Crew] bite me

Because I don't see the need to respond to Markie's attempts to entertain himself. He is bored because we wont let him join F-Crew this round as he would be a waste of space due to him going on...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jun 2007, 11:32
Replies: 387
Views: 13,494
Posted By wakey
Re: [Football] Summer Transfers

It just seems since Viera left and leaving Henry to become the only 'true star' at the club that Wenger has seemed to have bent over backwards to play in a way that mirrors the way Henry himself...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jun 2007, 10:01
Replies: 387
Views: 13,494
Posted By wakey
Re: [Football] Summer Transfers

It may turn out to be a good thing. It often seems to be that Henry had too much influence on how Arsenal played which all too often led to all style no substance. As long as wenger hasn't become to...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jun 2007, 12:35
Replies: 34
Views: 1,780
Posted By wakey
Re: Best uni for Computer Science

I agree with Shoshuro here. People with IT related degrees are two a penny and while a degree may be a good feather in your cap it really isn't something that's going to impress a recruiter on its...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 19 Jun 2007, 22:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By wakey
Re: F-Crew Round 22 :: Recruitment Open ::

He has been HC before, and he has an advantage over Cm in that he can do defence calls without losing everyone their ships so it may even be a step up :)

/me awaits being kicked from F-crew...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 19 Jun 2007, 22:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By wakey
Re: PA - An Analysis

Game development is not something you do via committee. One of the most important rules of not only game development but any art is you produce a 'product' that you as the person in overall charge...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 16 Jun 2007, 01:30
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

1) Since when did 2 rounds become every round
2) 1.2mill is hardly "wipe your ass off the pa sphere" now is it
3) Since when has losing ranks been Maintaining a position
4) Since when has "hardly...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 16 Jun 2007, 00:41
Replies: 27
Views: 2,698
Posted By wakey
Re: Warehouses

A 'learning curve' does nothing of the sort. Most single player games have such a system where its easier at the start to do well, but gets tougher as you go along and even most of the mmrpgs have...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 18:07
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

It would help how?
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 18:06
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Yeah I know when I original did the stats I missed Angels out. They were just missing from my array so rather than getting split into separate groups they were lumped into the other grouping.


As...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 13:33
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Attacks and defence stats are subjective though. I posted the following stats on F-crew's incoming and how well we defended over on AD the other day



Incoming From Total Covered %...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 12:54
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Lets say your a big fan of the tv show lost. They announce a mmorpg based around it and you rush out with your £20 on realise day to buy it and then shell out a further £10 a month to play.

You...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 11:54
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

From what I gather from this thread you were worth a fair amount of score to tof and probably worth a fair amount defence missions. I'm sure you remember how annoying it is not only for the hc of an...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 11:27
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

The problem is still that ultimately wars involve one group of players totally destroying another group of players very means to play the game. When this happens there's very little motivation to...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 11:18
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

If you seriously think Rock are the 5th or 6th best alliance then your proving exactly why this idea is foolish. Your putting way too much weight on an average score and then comparing them to a...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 17:03
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

I think the lack of 'wars' is somewhat down to XP which has seen the game change from a primary war game to a more strategic game.

XP makes going out to bash people into the ground less profitable...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 14:57
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Crushing your 'enemies' is fine in a single player game but multi player games have a major problem if this is the aim. You may find crushing a person fun but they wont find it fun, especially when...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 13:34
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Is it really that misleading though. Military strength isn't just about the quality of each person but how strong they are overall. The 25 extra people HA had are an asset and offset the lack of...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 13:24
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Theres more people playing this game than just those in alliances that have a real shot of getting the #1 spot. so dont even try pulling the no-one cares card. Its another one of these awful traits...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 11:45
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

I think Ferretus on this very thread shows WHY its not a good idea when he said



ARS was never a top10 alliance in the rounds where we had official rankings and as far as i'm concerned they...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jun 2007, 23:49
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Though I saw #1 gal tagged as ascendancy hence the assumption. Checking now seems I was thinking of #2 galaxy. Cheers for the explanation though
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jun 2007, 23:34
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

I wasnt paying too much attention to the top galaxies so i'm curious about how Asc managed to decide the galaxy rank. What exactly did you do as an alliance in regards to the galaxy that other...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jun 2007, 16:45
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

If you want to believe that all I do is bitch and moan then that's your choice BUT by doing so you seem to be taking a view that "differing opinions to myself and the vocal minority is bitching and...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jun 2007, 14:59
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

There's no doubt Jester can and does provide alot of good, and tbh I was probably a bit harsh on him personally as he's no where near the worst. It was just his comment was idiotic as he implied that...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jun 2007, 14:41
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

1) Biffy does read the forums and for a good few rounds Dom seemed to as as mods we would get a fair few messages from high up in jolt passed to us over any thread that was considered anti jolt. We...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 10 Jun 2007, 13:59
Replies: 154
Views: 6,630
Posted By wakey
Re: Why should I come back?

Jester your an idiot and your the exact reason ive been saying for a long time that Its the community that's killed PA not Jolt despite what the community tries to make out

We play a MULTI USER...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2007, 01:28
Replies: 387
Views: 13,494
Posted By wakey
Re: [Football] Summer Transfers

You can be a club based in a major city, with massive support and a great history but in football terms you are only a 'big club' when you winning things and achieving good league standings.

As...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2007, 14:00
Replies: 387
Views: 13,494
Posted By wakey
Re: [Football] Summer Transfers

I personally think Scott Parkers better than Barton and Reo Coker and I'm surprised that Big Sams let him go for Barton.

Reo Coker has the talent to be a top player but his attitude is all wrong...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 8 Jun 2007, 13:26
Replies: 31
Views: 2,367
Posted By wakey
Re: Bring back 2nd and 3rd target classes

I have never liked the idea of going back to multiple targeting, especially with a free for all on the tertiary target.

The main reason being it makes hitting above your weight harder, makes any...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 15:09
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

Its the Round 14 one (although reading a few messages may have been r15). Oh and BTW the thread title was actually "Orbit - The poster boys for failure"

Anyway some background to that thread.

...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 13:47
Replies: 152
Views: 7,348
Posted By wakey
Re: Congratulations Greenhills

Actions werent taken as it broke no rules at the time. The game was changed however to prevent the alliance donation abuse and I find it highly strange that while the alliance fund was cripplied...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 11:50
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

I have such a vendetta against orbit that I attack them on every thread. Oh wait I don't.

The times I have critised Orbit are as follows


Round 14 - I used Orbit as an example to highlight...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 00:07
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

I'm not saying they shouldnt just that on this kind of thread it happens. Its a thread asking people to heap praise on another alliance and when the person creating the thread is the HC of one of the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 22:36
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

If you had checked the "Dissapointing" thread before posting this you would have already seen that we had been mentioned as having "Done Well" in r21 and that I had replied stating that infact we...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 13:39
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

Visable performance though is exteamly limited, you see a snapshot of an alliance, normally from their attack pov at a specific period of time

Lets for example take the F-Crew records for the past...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 10:27
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

Theres an old saying of "A swallow doesnt make a summer" and I think it applies here. This thread is titled "Biggest Positive Surprise" not "Which alliance pulled off a handful of good attacks" and...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jun 2007, 15:31
Replies: 71
Views: 3,860
Posted By wakey
Re: Biggest positive suprise this round?

You really think Orbit were a positive surprise? I would have thought they are probably pretty disappointed with their performance as it seems they performed worse than last round. Their lead on us...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 2 Jun 2007, 11:32
Replies: 67
Views: 3,526
Posted By wakey
Re: Most Dissapointing Alliances this round?

I wouldn't be praising us if I was you furball. Our round was weak, score wise we are atleast 30mill off where we feel we should have been and Hidden-a are too close for comfort (no offence to them...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2007, 20:06
Replies: 116
Views: 6,472
Posted By wakey
Re: OMG , im CHEATING

Since when have bluffs been one way. You can bluff as an attacker also by making the defender think you have attacked with other ships than you actually have. I'm not saying that necessarily what's...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2007, 18:29
Replies: 116
Views: 6,472
Posted By wakey
Re: OMG , im CHEATING

The thing is Chef if you get a warning or are closed which you think is wrong your going to be wound up. Its the people who are fully aware they have done something wrong who are polite and calm.
...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 30 May 2007, 18:17
Replies: 116
Views: 6,472
Posted By wakey
Re: OMG , im CHEATING

I have to say that I agree with bintara that he hasn't actually cheated. He has seen he isn't going to land and has sent a cheeky mail in an attempt to bluff.

I'm sure most of us have after all...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 19 May 2007, 00:20
Replies: 188
Views: 7,836
Posted By wakey
Re: TGV member and losing roids? Thank Kargool.

I would say pretty much every alliances intention is to 'have fun'. What I meant though was more do they want to have fun as an alliance by playing the game or by playing jokes on people.

Most...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 18 May 2007, 23:04
Replies: 188
Views: 7,836
Posted By wakey
Re: TGV member and losing roids? Thank Kargool.

Tbh Jester the fact that Kargool wouldn't speak to you is probably your own doing. Asc have pretty much made themselves an annoying joke due to 'their' actions. You hide behind a "we don't take it...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 May 2007, 12:22
Replies: 221
Views: 26,565
Posted By wakey
Re: Zhil's Tame Planetarion History

I only just noticed this thread as someone bumped it but I thought id clarify a few things that you mentioned.

WaC and BT decided pretty early in the round not to go at each other but while the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 10 May 2007, 16:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By wakey
Re: R22 Payments/Donations Suggestions

One off investments of cash aren't what the game needs, it needs a regular profit and signs of the product and community being one that could grow to show and justify the vast expense that we the...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 25 Apr 2007, 12:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By wakey
Re: Sigma Returns R21

I would also add to you (and any other alliance that reforms and posts a "we are back" thread) that if your going to reform and try to 'cash' in on that fact you need to make sure your alliance was...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2007, 23:55
Replies: 131
Views: 4,881
Posted By wakey
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

I'm sure I'll get over my matrix problem and get to a point where I can enjoy the Original film but its just a case its still just too soon after the sequels for me to be able to get any real...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2007, 23:44
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By wakey
Re: Prison Break (spoilers and stuff)

Due to the show seeming like it had a one season story there was alot of questions asked to the producers about what the plan was and I seem to remember it being mentioned by them on numerous...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2007, 23:18
Replies: 131
Views: 4,881
Posted By wakey
Re: Best Sci-Fi Movie

Star Wars 3, are you mad!

I'm not sure if you mean Revenge of the Sith or Return of the jedi but either way neither is great. The prequel trilogy is weak in comparison to the original trilogy so...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 21 Mar 2007, 12:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By wakey
Re: I offer my services to any alliance in need

As furball has said we have had this situation of people saying they want to help a smaller/new alliance but whose intention soon take a turn for the worse and its ultimately bad for the alliance.
...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 20 Mar 2007, 23:57
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By wakey
Re: I offer my services to any alliance in need

We had a spate of such threads on here a few rounds back and the general consensus was that any alliance has to be very careful with offers like this. Experience can be something alliances can...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Mar 2007, 12:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,144
Posted By wakey
Re: *Suggestion* PA team approved alliances.

Seeing as its my term i'll answer that for him.

A blackhole alliance is one where the HC don't have the experience time and motivation to be serious about running an alliance. The reason such...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Mar 2007, 01:40
Replies: 33
Views: 2,100
Posted By wakey
Re: Insurrection Announcement

Anyway back on track track, sad to see Insurrection go as another good entry point for players is lost. I really would encourage you to think again about your decision though. Yes its tough lower...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Mar 2007, 01:39
Replies: 33
Views: 2,100
Posted By wakey
Re: Insurrection Announcement

Where did I say smaller alliance, I didnt. You do however go out of your way to make snide comments about F-Crew on an almost daily basis



So F-Crew aren't an alliance that caters for new...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Mar 2007, 00:44
Replies: 33
Views: 2,100
Posted By wakey
Re: Insurrection Announcement

The first 5 lines may deal with his double standards but the fact he's repeating falsehood which people then take as fact isnt addressed by that and I needed to at least try and set the record...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 14 Mar 2007, 00:24
Replies: 33
Views: 2,100
Posted By wakey
Re: Insurrection Announcement

You really are an idiot kila, you attack Pilgrim for doing something that you do on an almost daily basis to others and then a couple of posts later cant help but take another dig.

If your going...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Mar 2007, 12:39
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By wakey
Re: Quests

Theres a myth that the quest system was a learning tool. Leading people by the hand to show them how to send messages, launch ships and such like didn't really teach anyone anything that they didn't...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 13 Mar 2007, 12:29
Replies: 35
Views: 1,144
Posted By wakey
Re: *Suggestion* PA team approved alliances.

The basic idea is great, there is alot of what I call 'blackhole' alliances present that do more harm than good to the playerbase and weeding these out would help alot and boost numbers in some of...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 10 Mar 2007, 00:32
Replies: 263
Views: 9,187
Posted By wakey
Re: Guide to keeping roids and small r20 summary...

Was far from the biggest attack that round, that honour would goto the WaC attack on the F-Crew member Oter which had in excess of 1mill hostile ships heading his way (as well as over 1mill...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Mar 2007, 14:41
Replies: 51
Views: 4,612
Posted By wakey
Re: Targets Of The Week

Rough guess but looking at the IRC pm's I have open (27 with such enquirers) it something like
30% - Yes its us
20% - No comment, they wont supply enough info to verify their claims
50% - Its not...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 4 Mar 2007, 13:50
Replies: 51
Views: 4,612
Posted By wakey
Re: Targets Of The Week

Despite the co-ords you supplied me not being our member, a single wave on a small roid amount planet is hardly bashing especially if its a galaxy raid.

Planets without a wave on them are...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 3 Mar 2007, 20:17
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By wakey
Re: a way to "fix" xp

I've floated such an idea on a number of occasions in the past and it does seem like the perfect way to limit the abuse of XP

However I don't think it should be as clearcut as Zero Losses = 100%....
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Mar 2007, 21:32
Replies: 29
Views: 2,127
Posted By wakey
Re: #Pa.Poker

Lets drop it now, the referal links been removed and despite Red- dropping the prizes Legion has stepped up and is going to supply prizes out of his own pocket so no-ones making money out of this...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2007, 20:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By wakey
Re: The limpwristed excuse for a currency that is the US dollar, and you!

Its been a while since I imported anything over £18 but I believe you also get a handling charge even if its exempt from import duty. Also because you cant go down and pick the items up yourself so...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Mar 2007, 19:56
Replies: 29
Views: 2,127
Posted By wakey
Re: #Pa.Poker

Was that a reply to me? If so its not a threat and what PATeam has and hasn't done in the past isn't relevant to my stance. Advertising isn't generally allowed on these forums but as mods we can...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 2 Mar 2007, 19:42
Replies: 29
Views: 2,127
Posted By wakey
Re: #Pa.Poker

I have removed the referral id from the link. If you want to use the forum to advertise a community event then that's fine but it shouldn't be reliant on them earning you money in return.

So the...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2007, 02:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By wakey
Re: The limpwristed excuse for a currency that is the US dollar, and you!

You will be hit for import duty and a handling charge by which ever delivery firm is used so its not always such a bargain

Also when importing items that are illegal in the uk you also risk...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Feb 2007, 16:18
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

Ofc we are going to deny false accusations, and the amount of them you get pretty good at it. We don't however brush them all under the carpet, we take every accusation seriously and when they...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 28 Feb 2007, 13:09
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

Strange as I have checked and double checked all the jumpgates and there's not a single attack with more than 3 waves from us. If you really think your intels right then supply me with the the...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 27 Feb 2007, 01:31
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

Except you haven't as we don't. We are pretty strict with waves and target selection as anyone who's been an F-Crew member and has chosen an unsuitably small target (Roid, Score and Value) or has...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 21:04
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

Well drop the cloak and daggers and name the alliance your referring to and give them the chance to read and reply
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 12:19
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

I think that's the intended length and not the actual length
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 26 Feb 2007, 12:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,065
Posted By wakey
Re: A way to spur on the newbies - Advisors

I have said for a long time on these forums that there's alot that could be borrowed from civ that could help this game. Like Civ, PA is a game which shares alot of characteristics with a board game...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 11:33
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

1) Your forgetting that the initial signup numbers are not the same as the ending number. The round before they were getting 300 new signups a day. As such if a round ends before its even reached...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 01:58
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

While orbit have a history of it in the past the gains suggest they aren't, they have noticeable score gains at 1100GMT, 1200GMT and 1300GMT almost everyday but not really outside these times which...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 01:56
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

You will have to ask Kal. When the figures were posted originally his key said that those in red were guesses based upon the information that could be found as official figueres werent available
Forum: Alliance Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 01:20
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

I would assume some of the the reason for so few people listed for round 8 are

1) The round ended abruptly, it didn't complete the intended running time and as such didn't have the time to build...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Feb 2007, 23:42
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

The trouble with a 6pm launch is three fold.

Galaxy Defence - Even if alliance defence is out your at eta's above eta5 during peak hours. And this allows most defence fleets sent out to have...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Feb 2007, 17:32
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

Players Don't and never have had the ability to make their own timeframes. This is not after all a game where we are playing against a computer, its against real people and as such the ideal times...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Feb 2007, 12:24
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

It may move it out of the view of alot of the more vocal groups but its not like mass waving didn't happen before. With less XP you simply make it less profitable to hit decent targets and more...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 25 Feb 2007, 12:13
Replies: 105
Views: 3,366
Posted By wakey
Re: How many is too many?

Decent intel doest seem to exist in pa any more. I've noticed over the past few rounds a trend for intel officers to get lazy when it comes to gathering intel and as such its become i unreliable on...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 22 Feb 2007, 17:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By wakey
Re: Galaxy Prioritations

Lets not start pushing old ideas that failed originally and would fail again for the same reasons. The MoW only exists because of the original GDF and rather than trying to keep coming up with ways...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 22 Feb 2007, 02:01
Replies: 43
Views: 2,787
Posted By wakey
Re: Orbit Recruitment for Round 20

Let me consider that.....



I think i'll pass. We have given you a bit of help already by kicking a couple of members well over our average so your have to do with that :)
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 21 Feb 2007, 13:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,390
Posted By wakey
Re: Piggy's

While I don't think they should go at it in full battle, the galaxies just too small to make that viable I have always thought there should be a friendly fire situation so that people who aren't from...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Feb 2007, 21:10
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By wakey
Re: An alliance base

Round 2 (or was it 3)

When the round started it wasn't fully implemented, there was a GDF but the ships in it weren't controllable but were instead spread evenly at planets with incoming but the...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Feb 2007, 20:58
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By wakey
Re: An alliance base

There was and he's not
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Feb 2007, 15:49
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By wakey
Re: An alliance base

So what happens if I'm dcing, i send the ships out and then the player decided to recall them. Do the recall or do they continue defending?

And would the fleets have to be used as they are, or...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Feb 2007, 12:35
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By wakey
Re: An alliance base

Care to elaborate a bit. Its a pretty big idea with alot of elements and questions yet you have written 2 lines describing the idea.

Flesh the idea out please as its hard to tell if it seems good...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Feb 2007, 12:25
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By wakey
Re: fleet slots

While I don't agree with the idea as it seems pretty abusable, your kind of thinking is totally screwed up imho. Yourself and others see any idea that puts in some kind of exponential difficulty...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2007, 02:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,213
Posted By wakey
Re: Michael Carrick

Fletcher alot worse. He is weak, cant tackle, passing is erratic, cant run with the ball, cant rad the game that well, cant shoot and more often than not requires team mates to cover him.

His one...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2007, 02:46
Replies: 32
Views: 1,213
Posted By wakey
Re: Michael Carrick

Your being harsh. While some of your points are true (he is not an immense tackler, hes not a great shooter and isnt that pacey) he is someone who allows others to play.

His passing is immense...
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 15 Feb 2007, 00:49
Replies: 43
Views: 2,787
Posted By wakey
Re: Orbit Recruitment for Round 20

Hardly an assumption as I didn't say you hadn't been effected by it but that you hadn't had it really effect your average yet. At this moment in time that's what you call a fact, as i said though...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 15 Feb 2007, 00:22
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By wakey
Re: Move the portal off the front page.

Fine search engine ranking may be important but when the portal looks like some half arsed PHP Nuke website that thousands of people have thrown together then it doesn't help. Especially when over...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 15 Feb 2007, 00:05
Replies: 140
Views: 5,405
Posted By wakey
Re: "Blocks"

Please basher enlighten me to what these other factors we use are?
Forum: Alliance Recruitment 15 Feb 2007, 00:01
Replies: 43
Views: 2,787
Posted By wakey
Re: Orbit Recruitment for Round 20

I think what Cm was trying to say was that your at a point where you haven't really had the effect of the recruitment limitations of being over 60 members to make a real impact on your average. When...
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 14 Feb 2007, 10:00
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By wakey
Re: Ways to attract new players?

How is it unfair to expect players to show some desire to actually make the community better, more inviting and hence larger rather than what we currently do as a whole and cannibalise ourselves. We...
Forum: Alliance Discussions 13 Feb 2007, 20:13
Replies: 427
Views: 14,006
Posted By wakey
Re: So, who's winning?

Got the above as a neg rep. Now perhaps Hudes right and I have got the wrong end of the stick and they are just messing around. And if so I'm sorry to Stoom for calling him clueless plus probably...
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