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    • #8303
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      So I was flying home from the pub the other night, and found I’d somehow garaged my combat ready Python for a ‘kinda’ explorer fitted Asp (it’s got guns).
      And then I got lost between Ixbakald and Wangal, flew straight past Spica (it’s a binary, but you’re not going to get ANY ‘second star and fly right’ reference from me), and am going in a very convoluted path… somewhere.

      I’ve seen a nice wee nebula a few hundred LY away that I’m gonna hang out in for a while.

      Back soon(Tm)

    • #8304
      AvatarFox Carignan
      Participant
      Centurion
      Rank: Triarii

      I’m a fuel rat… Just thought you might want to know.

      HIP 20199 - Assistant to the Custodian

      An Epitome of Elegance... And Class

    • #8305
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      What could you be suggesting? 😉

      As if a combat pilot would forget a fuel scoop… That’s never happened to me before… In my FdL…

      Cheers buddy, hopefully I don’t have to call on your services 🙂

    • #8332
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      Found an ELW out in the black

      But another Commander had been there first

      So I kicked over his flag, burnt it, hid the ashes, and claimed the planet.

      See, I can make friends.

       

      • #8354
        AvatarSketchy
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        CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
        Rank: Centurion

        LOL, good man. Neil Armstrong would be proud.

    • #8388
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      sleep well

       

    • #8396
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      I’m only some 1700 LY out from Wangal, and have found a cluster of unclaimed ELW’s and WW’s. Last night also saw lots of high metal contents, and a 17 earth mass (only 2.2G) landable icy planet, which I’ll be heading back to sometime – it had some huge planet-long canyons to crash into.

      However, no exotic stars, which might explain the ELW’s…

      Have my eyes on a pretty system another 900LY ‘up’, will post some shots of the Galaxy disk when I get there.

    • #8401
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      Followed the stars “Up”, until I ran out of jumps.

      I wonder what the story of civilisations on this planet would be, as those in the northern hemisphere see darkness, the abyss.

      While those to the south see the galaxy in all her glory.

      Waterworld, terraformable at the edge.

    • #8402
      AvatarHazara
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Triarii

      Snappy just sent me this thread, well done matey, love the 3 stars!!

      The explorier would have shat itself LOL

    • #8403
      AvatarSketchy
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Centurion

      It is an interesting thought about inhabited planets on the rim of a galaxy, how they view it and what they would believe it is. Great image.

      Go you filthy little monkey.

    • #8430
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      I’m headed on my way back in, minor repairs, grab a better scoop & then off to monkey head nebula (of course).

      Where should I drop the exploration data?

      • #8432
        AvatarAnonymous
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        Rank: Foederati

        Nelder or HIP 20638

      • #8436
        AvatarDan Dority
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        Angel of DiscoveryCenturion
        Rank: Triarii

        If you haven’t handed it in already I’d say HIP 20199 is where we need the influence, to keep the Expansion pending (if it still is).

        Influence is fine in Wangal and HIP 20638 as far as I can see, unless it’s been decided to launch an expansion from either system? (And in IMHO Wangal could do with another war/election to see if we can win another station =)

    • #8504
      AvatarNZSimian
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Senator

      Lock up your pigs,
      Hide your best liquor,
      Make sure your immunisation is up to date,
      I’m back

      Got into Wangal late last night (late enough to not impress Mrs Simian…), jumped straight into my Clipper, and signed up for some go shooty missions.

    • #8505
      AvatarSketchy
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      CenturionAngel of DeathAngel of Mercy – Participating in a AI relief mission.Angel of Justice – Participating in an AI Enforcement Mission
      Rank: Centurion

      A most excellent voyage, CMDR. Good to have you home.

    • #8506
      AvatarFox Carignan
      Participant
      Centurion
      Rank: Triarii

      Very good to have you back Simian.  I feel much more comfortable knowing you are behind a holy weapon of the Emperor.

      HIP 20199 - Assistant to the Custodian

      An Epitome of Elegance... And Class

    • #8678
      AvatarElvis Kremmen
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      Founding AngelTriarii
      Rank: Triarii

      If you haven’t handed it in already I’d say HIP 20199 is where we need the influence, to keep the Expansion pending (if it still is). Influence is fine in Wangal and HIP 20638 as far as I can see, unless it’s been decided to launch an expansion from either system? (And in IMHO Wangal could do with another war/election to see if we can win another station =)

      Two months later, I’m steaming in with some exploration data.  I see this, check the maps, and see HIP 20199 is – again – in expansion state.  So I’m heading there now to submit all my exploration data at Fabricus Vision.  🙂

    • #8682
      AvatarDan Dority
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      Angel of DiscoveryCenturion
      Rank: Triarii

      @ElvisKremmen

      I’m 99% certain the expansion is coming from Ilaqua. It’s influence was around 80% at the beginning of the Expansion state and has been dropping heavily every cycle since. This must be a new mechanic as I can’t recall having seen influence drop during the expansion on previous occasions.

      I’m unsure If we need to keep Ilaqua’s influence above 75% to ensure the expansion is successful but it couldn’t do any damage.

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