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Tank Size

Post by macsforme » Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:50 pm

Good day,

After pondering this for some time, I have become convinced that it is very difficult to hit certain tanks. Today I played for some time against Zelgadis and James, and had great difficulty hitting them, because they would dodge my shots. I also have had similar problems with other notable tanks, such as orbit, dexter, rb2, and especially skilled dodging tanks that have high network latency due to their distance from me, such as llrr and Grace F.

I believe that this is an issue which must be addressed if humble and lowly players like me are to have any chance of stopping these tanks from dodging our shots. Given that this is truly an insidious threat to the good of society (specifically, a threat to my high score), I believe that immediate action is necessitated.

To that end, I would like to promote a way to GAIN BULK FAST with RAPID WEIGHT GAIN protein powder formulas:
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This formula has proven effectiveness for putting on significant mass quickly. If you are serious about increasing the tank size of these players, you will join me in promoting fast-growth muscle-building formulas. This formula has been proven to allow you to GET RIPPED. I do believe that this is the most viable and realistic method of addressing the problem with tanks dodging our shots. Once these skilled players gain incredible mass, their increased radius will make them more vulnerable to my shots, as well as the shots of all the BZFlag player community, who has been made to tolerate this ridiculous dodging skill for far too long.

The time has come for us to take a stand... it is time for us to say "enough"... together, we can overthrow the bureaucracy and special interests that have allowed dodging skills to spread throughout the public servers and leagues... together, we will stand up and say... YES WE CAN!

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Re: Tank Size

Post by darkid » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:07 pm

are you suggesting a plugin to increase size proportionate to score?
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Re: Tank Size

Post by mrapple » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:11 pm

No darkid, it's a joke...
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Re: Tank Size

Post by McSpider » Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:24 pm

mrapple wrote:No darkid, it's a joke...
Or maybe he wants a plugin that increases a tanks size depending on its score. :P
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Post by slime » Thu Apr 29, 2010 6:33 pm

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Re: Tank Size

Post by Ragnarok » Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:49 pm

ROFL! :lol-old:
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Re: Tank Size

Post by red-der » Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:58 pm

I am in!

Maybe we could make these tanks bigger AND slow them down a little bit?

I kinda like this idea.... sneaking up to these tanks, floating around them like a butterfly and sting like a bee.

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Re: Tank Size

Post by darkid » Fri Apr 30, 2010 1:25 am

slower.... that's kinda bad. that makes them hard to maneuver. However, taller, wider, longer would definitely help some people... kinda like an inverse handicap. Or, more accurately, actually like a handicap which is something which inconveniences you, instead of helping you.
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Re: Tank Size

Post by D-FENS » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:01 am

Very good humor!

But I'm not swallowing it...

hint, you gotta make them drink it first!

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Re: Tank Size

Post by Strakowski » Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:30 am

Until development on this issue progresses further, I've begun the implementation of a secondary ban list to keep these designated offenders off of select servers. That way, we can keep them on randomly generated maps, where they belong.

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Re: Tank Size

Post by macsforme » Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:41 am

ttfkad wrote:Very good humor!

But I'm not swallowing it...

hint, you gotta make them drink it first!
Actually it tastes pretty good... it is available in 2-packs from Hi-Health in chocolate and vanilla flavors. Personally I prefer vanilla, as it tastes better when mixed with gatorade.

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Re: Tank Size

Post by Green Manalishi » Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:58 am

call me an extremist but i'd go for a masterban on all those offenders (except llrr, who is an eternal newb imho), if i had the authority. think of all the hundreds, if not thousands of new players, who have been discouraged and scared away by those unabashed skillz0rs. they could have been avid, regular bz players! :evil: now in year 2010 we have more servers than the sum of active players.. is that the community we wanted to build after so many years of game developing, map making, server hosting? i can hear you crying NO!.. the problem is clear my friends. and the solution is easy. it just takes the necessary level of determination and iron will on part of those in charge..

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Re: Tank Size

Post by D-FENS » Sun May 02, 2010 3:35 pm

Green Manalishi wrote:call me an extremist but i'd go for a masterban on all those offenders
Love to see that implemented and the fallout afterwards.

Edit, removed unnecessary comments about imprisoning Japanese in the U.S. around the time of WW2...

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Re: Tank Size

Post by Firebolt » Wed May 05, 2010 10:54 pm

He's doing it cause he
SUCKS!
JK :lol-old:

I say
GO FOR IT! :D

Its a pretty good idea.
I hate it when I hit a tank and it doesn't BLOW UP! :twisted:

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Re: Tank Size

Post by Quantum Tank » Fri May 07, 2010 3:21 am

Constitution wrote: After pondering this for some time, I have become convinced that it is very difficult to hit certain tanks. Today I played for some time against Zelgadis and James, and had great difficulty hitting them, because they would dodge my shots. I also have had similar problems with other notable tanks, such as orbit, dexter, rb2, and especially skilled dodging tanks that have high network latency due to their distance from me, such as llrr and Grace F.
Maybe this is their secret.

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Re: Tank Size

Post by SkillDude » Mon May 10, 2010 4:52 am

Do you think the GU league promotes this kind of stuff? xD

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Re: Tank Size

Post by Tank 52 » Mon May 10, 2010 7:07 pm

I agree, also you shoulD have peOple with to low a score get alot smaller and lose bulk similar to the effects of Narrow. Also, Trader isn't in gu so thAt musn't be the case quantom, and constitution, great idea i aPPROVE.
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Re: Tank Size

Post by darkid » Tue May 11, 2010 1:07 am

uhh is the emphasis for a reason?
or is it random capps spam?

and it's just bigger, not smaller.
like every point +.03
or something.
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Re: Tank Size

Post by Zelgadis » Tue May 11, 2010 9:07 am

Nice thread C! Good idea though. ^^
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Re: Tank Size

Post by Knox » Sun May 30, 2010 1:37 pm

But than the pro-gamers, or "skill0rs", will play less on public servers, or wherever this plug-in will be used. This will end up like following: The newbies and non-"skillers" will own the public maps, while the more experienced players occupy the leagues, where that plug-in won't be used. That's my opinion.
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Re: Tank Size

Post by blast » Sun May 30, 2010 4:42 pm

Knox, you realize this was a joke, right? ;)
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Re: Tank Size

Post by AD Epoch » Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:30 am

Constitution... I'm not sure you have the constitution for this formula ;)
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