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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:40 PM
Just got booted off a server for shooting an a/c going in for a landing.
I know you should respect a servers rules but this has got to be the lamest one going!

AFAIC they are fair game! He shoots your buddies down and then says he's landing and becomes invincible?? The only reason people have this rule is so they can claim their points after their kills.

Lame!

Mommy! Mommy! he shot me and I didn't get full points!

I love the thrill of trying to escape and get my points with a spectacular landing.
I don't want an immunity pill to get my points, where's the challenge in that?

I never noticed the rule on the server briefing and because of that I had a handbag thrown at me!

Respect rules? Well I thought I could. Not this one.

What I can accept -
No vulching, no shooting take-offs, no bailing for points, no kill stealing...

No shooting landing a/c - You must be kidding!

I argued the point with the server, he was the minority. The other pilots agreed with me! But I got kicked...

I'll read the rules next time....
...and maybe go in to pi$$ them off...

Will I be flamed for not respecting a servers rules? I know the answer but what the hey!

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:40 PM
Just got booted off a server for shooting an a/c going in for a landing.
I know you should respect a servers rules but this has got to be the lamest one going!

AFAIC they are fair game! He shoots your buddies down and then says he's landing and becomes invincible?? The only reason people have this rule is so they can claim their points after their kills.

Lame!

Mommy! Mommy! he shot me and I didn't get full points!

I love the thrill of trying to escape and get my points with a spectacular landing.
I don't want an immunity pill to get my points, where's the challenge in that?

I never noticed the rule on the server briefing and because of that I had a handbag thrown at me!

Respect rules? Well I thought I could. Not this one.

What I can accept -
No vulching, no shooting take-offs, no bailing for points, no kill stealing...

No shooting landing a/c - You must be kidding!

I argued the point with the server, he was the minority. The other pilots agreed with me! But I got kicked...

I'll read the rules next time....
...and maybe go in to pi$$ them off...

Will I be flamed for not respecting a servers rules? I know the answer but what the hey!

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:44 PM
I'm bumping this myself because this is GD and all people are talking about is the patch.
No problem with that, but thought I'd change direction a little...

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:44 PM
Idiot.

If you don't like the rules, stay out. Don't break them and then come here and whine about it.



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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:46 PM
Bloody hell, another handbag!

It was a full real server, with an unreal ruling.
Full real but don't shoot the enemy?

Have your handbag back...

Message Edited on 08/13/0305:48PM by Scragbat

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:51 PM
The guy is helpless when he's landing. Does that give you any satisfaction shooting a helpless plane? Besides, who gives a feck about points?

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:53 PM
Scragbat wrote:
- Bloody hell, another handbag!
-
- It was a full real server, with an unreal ruling.
- Full real but don't shoot the enemy?
-
- Have your handbag back...
-

I can understand why you would get so angry over the bootage from the server as I also like to shoot AC on the ground in the air, taking off and landing but if you dont respect the server rules you cant expect to stay unbooted.

Just saying/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Oh and I should mention that I do not mind being shot down on take off, landing or whatever. In fact a good dose of vulch is good for the virtual soul /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:55 PM
Yes helpless indeed, but my point is this is not about morals (the server was shooting chutes FFS!).

This rule is so the point*****s can amass oodles of points. F-all to do with honour else the server wouldn't have been shooting helpess pilots who'd bailed.

Don't shoot a pilot in an armoured plane but riddle his body with bullets in his chute??? Yeah great rule that!

Get real...

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:59 PM
Rules for Reality---I guess respect a servers rules if they can be found!, but in WWII majority of Me262 were shot down landing or taking off thats only when the p-51's could catch them....my 2 cents

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 05:59 PM
Host your own and make up the rules.

You want to play in some one elses house; follow the rules or get booted.

Learned that in kindergarten


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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:01 PM
I find the best way to stay out of trouble is just read the brief and do what it says. If you disagree with the brief to the extent that you will not follow the rules then you really need to find another servwer because it WILL only end badly otherwise/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:01 PM
I agree that that's a pretty lame rule (and it can get really silly too: having to declare you're RTBing; or, once gear is dropped no retracting allowed?!?) in an otherwise FR server;

BUT- the host has the right to set whatever rules he/she likes; no matter how lame, and you've got the right not to join that server...

and yes, it IS a lame rule

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:02 PM
Cold_Gambler wrote:
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- and yes, it IS a lame rule
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Agreed!

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:02 PM
It sounds like a lame server to be on. Why worry about being booted? I would have left on my own.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:02 PM
Take a deep breath and repeat - the host is always right, the host is always right.

His game is like his house. You don't go over to someone's house, get asked to take your shoes off and then, when you track up their floors with your muddy kicks, get all bent when when they ask you to leave?

I agree it's not a good rule, but respect the house. Please.

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:03 PM
I think I know what server he is talking about but I dont want my bot-bot spanked so I am staying shtum/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:05 PM
Your opinion is moot in this case. The host's opinion is what matters. The rule is not lame, it is simply a rule.

And you know the price for not following rules.

What'd you want? Sympathy?

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:07 PM
I respect the rules and promise to stay out of trouble (I'll try my best, but I'm a bit of a maverick)...

Just glad that there are those in agreement that it is a stoooopid rule...

I will respect the rules, I will respect the rules, I will respect the rules!

Deep breath...ahhhhhhhh

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:08 PM
Its good to vent Scragbat/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:08 PM
I think it's lame when someone shoots me in the air, I mean I am defenceless :-)

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:09 PM
BuzzU wrote:
- The guy is helpless when he's landing. Does that
- give you any satisfaction shooting a helpless plane?
- Besides, who gives a feck about points?
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- Buzz_25th


The best argument one could mount against the fine lad here is that he didn't follow the rules.

Shooting a plane down regardless of the situation is fair game.

This is a simulation of combat.

War is hell, don't land until your base is clear or you've run out of options.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:10 PM
I dont think I should be shot at when I am flying towards the base in a TB3 with landing lights on and wing smoke on/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif



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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:16 PM
well, the rule generally used when such a rule is used is to not attack a plane whose wheels have touched ground... It is often extended to planes having gear down...

often, but when it is a plane that i was in combat with, i'm sorry for him, but i try to finish him...

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:16 PM
I'm funny when it comes to this. I like a fight when the guy is at his best. Points don't mean squat to me. In a campaign it's different. Your trying to win a war. In real life it's fair to for some. However, in a DF server. Isn't the fun in the fight? Shooting a guy landing is not a fight.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:17 PM
Very unsportsmanlike /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:25 PM
Good point BuzzU, but.....

If that guy was shooting at you moments before and is now out of ammo and about to RTB...

You leave him alone? Your bird is bleeding fuel with holes in the tail! You let him get away out of honour? Not two moments ago he was trying to KILL you man!!!!!!

I say get him...
It's war...


It's also a game and also a simulation of war...........

The_Blue_Devil
08-13-2003, 06:28 PM
We have the luxury of debating if we will or will not down a landing or launching plane. In real life you had to ..if not to make sure that once he got speed he wouldn't bounce you. Well personally I hatre guys that break off after one kill to land for points..but I wouldn't vulch em. I think that the responsibility of defending the base falls to the pilots on that color. That is not to say however that if there is one base to launch from and no planes up it is ok for the oppossing team to vulch or pounce like mad. I always hear "Well you can vulch us too" Funny thing is how can someone return the favor if you and your entire team have the base Capped?

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:29 PM
I think we should go the whole hog and be allowed points for shooting down our own team mates too.

+100 for a straight team mate kill

+200 for a team mate PK

+400 for killing a team mate in his chute

+800 for bombing a team mate on the tarmac


Time to run now.... /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:30 PM
Some squads have that as a rule. So, yes i'd let him go. He can't fight anymore.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:34 PM
Take the 5 minuts & read the rules man Shoot ac that are fighting not landing if they try to land during an engadgment then shoot them down.....

I have all kinds of rules On my server 97% of the people follow them only a few test me to see if I will inforce the rules

They find out soon I will

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:35 PM
It`s obvious who`s the real lamer here.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:37 PM
BuzzU wrote:
- I'm funny when it comes to this. I like a fight when
- the guy is at his best. Points don't mean squat to
- me. In a campaign it's different. Your trying to win
- a war. In real life it's fair to for some. However,
- in a DF server. Isn't the fun in the fight? Shooting
- a guy landing is not a fight.

Nah! For me DF room or online war, it aint about points. It's about destroying enemy a/c whether in the air, on the ground, taking off or landing. Just blast 'em.

I'd never fly in a server with that kind of rule.

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:41 PM
No wonder why it's called Air Quake.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:43 PM
LilHorse wrote:
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- BuzzU wrote:
-- I'm funny when it comes to this. I like a fight when
-- the guy is at his best. Points don't mean squat to
-- me. In a campaign it's different. Your trying to win
-- a war. In real life it's fair to for some. However,
-- in a DF server. Isn't the fun in the fight? Shooting
-- a guy landing is not a fight.
-
- Nah! For me DF room or online war, it aint about
- points. It's about destroying enemy a/c whether in
- the air, on the ground, taking off or landing. Just
- blast 'em.
-
- I'd never fly in a server with that kind of rule.


Yup, I agree.

He should have followed the rules even though the rule was stupid.

I wouldn't care to fly in a server like that either.

Way too sissy-ish.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:49 PM
Sissy-ish would be shooting a helpless plane.

The original poster said this guy was shooting him up pretty good. That means he was getting shot up when he was at his best. Now the guy runs out of ammo,and is helpless. So this guy who couldn't beat him in a fair fight, will now go after him when he can't fight back.

Lame in my book.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:53 PM
No. I think I understand Scragbot and I may have been on the server and met this guy myself. He thinks dropping gear in the midst of a dogfight is a good rule. It`s not, It`s childish and lamo!

Unfortunately, it seems this guy also controls the server. It`s like having your worst enemy as god in his particular world. It`s very bad cos what`s happening here is he`s created a server to suit his VERY PARTICULAR style of fighting. He`ll dive into a dogfight, the moment he`s scratched, it`s gears down `You can`t hurt me anymore!`.

Chances are any where else people have shot him down anyway and told him to live with it. He doesn`t like it so he`s created his own server, with HIS perfect rules.

Your only choice is: Remember who he is, Check server, if he`s ruling it don`t go near it. Wait till he`s on an independent server then dogfighting him. When his gears drop take special delight in blowing him away!

I`ve seen his type.




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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:54 PM
I fly online wars cuz they`re closest to WWII reality I can get now.War is hell.I don`t shoot at parachutes though./i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif


Whatever ppl say, a landing Me262 will be always jumped and downed.



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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 06:57 PM
I didn't know the guy was just dropping his gear when he got hit. I thought he had left the fight area, and went to land.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:09 PM
If this is who I think it is, he tends to hang close to his airfield, So as soon as he`s hit he`s diving for the strip. But his gears will drop first before he goes for it.

You`ll know if you ever bump into him that it`s not right.





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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:11 PM
I know of whom you speak/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:35 PM
Scragbat,

You are a guest in the server's house. Respect the rules he has set forth or go play in another house. On the way there ... grow up.


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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:38 PM
BuzzU wrote:
- Sissy-ish would be shooting a helpless plane.


What in the hell is a helpless plane?

One second he's firing at you, then a second later he is out of bullets and helpless?

Buzz, you do understand that airfield strafing and bombing was a very common occurance on all sides of the war?

You also understand this is a simulation of that war right?

C'mon dude...what would Chuck do?

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:45 PM
Sorry Bub, but when the host makes a game, he does so on purpose, His/her rules all or none. Same applies to cussing and trash-talk.If I hear it in my games your gone. Don't even during a game ask; "why"? Because certain folks fly games and are in diffent rooms for a reason. Like me as a Yank going into a full Russian room and demand the Russians to speak English! Me thinks is best to read the rules upon entering and adhere to them. When when doubt don't!

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:47 PM
Helos,

I guess you missed some of my posts. A DF server is not war. It's just a furball. The fun is in the fight. A guy out of ammo and landing is not a fight anymore.

Example:

I take off, and fly to the enemy base. Two planes are sitting on the runway. I shoot them both, and fly home. If this is all there was to the game. I'd get bored, and quit.

Now let's say I don't shoot them on the ground, but let them take off, and engage in the air. we have a great fight, and we're both sweating. No matter how that turns out. Whether I get shot down, or shoot them down. It was exciting, and fun. I'll stick around longer to get more of that.

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:52 PM
USAFHelos wrote:
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- Buzz, you do understand that airfield strafing and
- bombing was a very common occurance on all sides of
- the war?
-
- You also understand this is a simulation of that war
- right?
-
- C'mon dude...what would Chuck do?
-

It's kill or be killed...

If he don't finish you off, you sure as hell take him down...

If you're gonna make rules don't make stooooooooopid ones!

What sort of people respect stupidity?
Stupid ones?

I said I never noticed the rule.
What I didn't tell you was that this guy then started insulting me and using language not for childrens ears.

You still respect him? I kept it civilised...
He turned it ugly...
Glad I shot the lamer down.

Oh and BuzzU,
I said I could respect a rule against vulching. It's this particular rule of shooting landing a/c or those that are about to RTB that I don't respect for all of the mentioned reasons...


BuzzU said

- take off, and fly to the enemy base. Two planes are sitting on the runway. I shoot them both, and fly home. If this is all there was to the game. I'd get bored, and quit.



Message Edited on 08/13/03 07:56PM by Scragbat

Message Edited on 08/13/0307:57PM by Scragbat

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:53 PM
It's not a problem for me to be shot down during landing phase, it's part of the game, if this game is supposed to be a sim.

To be destroyed on the ground, many times by the same player, on an airfield without AA is quite another business, that I don't really like, to say the truth.

Cheers,

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:57 PM
You guys still don't get it. Even if you kill him, he'll respawn in 10 seconds. It's nothing like war. Your not getting rid of him.

The fun in DF servers should be in the fight!

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 07:58 PM
He who hosts sets the rules, I suggest you go with his rules or stay out of his game.

Also, FYI once someone has called landing and they are in fact heading in to land it is a courtesy to allow them to land. Of course that is in a dogfight room where the rule is "safe landers"

That ruling has been arround sims for years. If you never heard of it you havent been flying online long, no need to whine about it just realize it is part of the simming world.


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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 08:19 PM
Then why should they complain about the honour of letting them live and RTB? They'll respawn again in 10 seconds and be flying again.
It's a game. You kill them they fly again, you let them live they fly again.
It's a stupid rule and I won't respect it, but then again I won't join the server.

Like I said, didn't notice the rule and got insulted for it. Who was the lamer?


BuzzU wrote:
- You guys still don't get it. Even if you kill him,
- he'll respawn in 10 seconds. It's nothing like war.
- Your not getting rid of him.
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- The fun in DF servers should be in the fight!
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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 08:22 PM
I have read through the arguments here and it all boils down to ethics. I run one of the servers for the Fallen~Angels and we have a land at your own risk rule. i agree with Buzz_25 who sead he liked to fight somone when there at there best. if im shot down by somone in good fight and know there low on ammo i dont go right after them when there landing but if im inguaged in a fight and they try to land im going to shoot them.
i try to play under the golden rule "do to others as they do to you "if you show good carma and let me land after im in a long fight ill do the same for you.but if you shoot my helples tatered plane thats out of ammo and fuel when i try to land ill do the same to you.
iv played flight sims for a long time love how intence the battles get and allthough its lame to shot a landing plane its lame to try to land in the middle of a dog fight but on the same note if you hit them in the fight youll get the credit anywhy (in most cases)when they land.iv also seen people that will do nothing but shoot planes when they try to land and avoid any ligit fighting at all thats vary lame and the same goes for those that fly 2000 meeters over a base and wait for planes taking off.
i also agree with the one who sead a server is like the mans house, if i come to your house and you say no smoking i respect that and dont smoke. the rules are made by the servers to make them and there frends happy not you!!so fallow the rules and dont b!tch you break the rules and then b!tch about getting the boot you show other servers you cant fallow rules and may result in others booting you or banning you.
this is the best combat flight sim, game out right now the one thing that keeps it from being a great sim is the points you want to get full real the get rid of the points and use ratios
kill ratios, death ratios,plans downed, or youv been shot down ratios.all points do is bring out point hoars.
remember this is not real life and not real war you get killed all you have to do is hit refly and your reincarnated to fight agine.
and if it were war there are even rules in war called r.o.i. or rules of inguagment set by the supiour officers.and in this sim,game its just important to fallow the rules as it would be in a real war.
i guss my point is if you dont like somones rules you can go make your own server with your own rules.i personaly get tiered of people b!tching about my rules and my settings but my server is full almost everynight and theres only a couple squads that b!tch saying i have nubie rules and fly nubie settings most of the great squads join in my server often and b!tch about nothing and we have great fights couse every one fallows the rules.
there were several good points made in responce to scragbot
but the best point that can be made is respect the server disrespecting the server by breaking the rules is direspecting every one in that server.
Thank You
Power_Hitter_FA
P.S. sorry bout linght and the in this poast spelling but im a stoner not a scholer

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 08:27 PM
rules are fine, if i dont like them i leave.


But it is totally lame when someone engages then runs away when you get the advantage and then drops his wheels so you dont shoot him. Last night i watched someone complain and tell someone he had no honor because he was shot down when he had no ammo. he said he "put his smoke on". Sorry, thats lame. If anyones honor should be questioned, its the guy that runs from the fight to try to save his presious points.



Message Edited on 08/13/0302:30PM by Supr

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 08:28 PM
There's even one famous server on which your are banned if you don't vulch /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 08:34 PM
If you're playing for points (and I'm not saying I do), then the competition aspect should allow you to try and stop someone getting points. Do they get 30 points or 300?

The host was certainly playing for points, and was using a lame rule to protect his points. Not to protect his honour....

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 08:45 PM
Well, I joined a game that was terminated because I missed to change my markings to german...felt alittle sheepish to say the least but come on!! I just thought it was a little bit over-reactive on the hosts part. I can see if I got booted but now everyone was punished. (it did teach me to look closer at the rules though..)

The conclusion? People are touchy about their rules; play by them.

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 08:56 PM
Whenever you see a gay rule in a some server brake it just on spite!

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 09:06 PM
I agree, Buzz, it's more fun shooting a pilot at his best, but getting away with your points and attempting to land seems to me to be part of the thrill.

When I'm out of ammo or trying to get home, I'll take on all incoming planes and just avoid until help arrives. If I got to save a little ammo for the ride home, I'll take a chance and get a real tight shot, try to help my wingys clear the air and then put her on the ground.

However, all in all, rules is rules and the host may set any lame rules they wish.

I feel for ya, Scrag. LOL, there are whole squads based on some of those lameo tactics. Just fly with the big dogs and leave the pups on the porch./i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 09:18 PM
CHDT wrote:
- There's even one famous server on which your are
- banned if you don't vulch <img


Hmmm, I think his IP put him out of business. Too bad; it was a fun bunch.

XyZspineZyX
08-13-2003, 09:19 PM
I think SlickStick that that's one of the best things said on this issue.

Trying to land is the part of the thrill. It's an adrenaline rush and it's great when you see the other guy over shoot you over the runway when you slam the anchors on.
You know he wasn't quick enough or rather too quick for overshooting you. A satisfying escape on your part.
Better than having your hand held.

The line about the pups on the porch is priceless LOL

Regards

SlickStick wrote:
- I agree, Buzz, it's more fun shooting a pilot at his
- best, but getting away with your points and
- attempting to land seems to me to be part of the
- thrill.
-
- When I'm out of ammo or trying to get home, I'll
- take on all incoming planes and just avoid until
- help arrives. If I got to save a little ammo for
- the ride home, I'll take a chance and get a real
- tight shot, try to help my wingys clear the air and
- then put her on the ground.
-
- However, all in all, rules is rules and the host may
- set any lame rules they wish.
-
- I feel for ya, Scrag. LOL, there are whole squads
- based on some of those lameo tactics. Just fly with
- the big dogs and leave the pups on the porch



Message Edited on 08/13/0309:21PM by Scragbat