Weird Trade

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Weird Trade

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Hi I am new to OOlite but first played elite way back in the dark mists of time on my trusty (?) old spectrum.

I had bought 18 tons of food and sold it for 6.4 credits per ton and all I got was 600 credits !!

Has this ever happened to anyone else?

I am going to retry the voyage and see if it happens again but ... there go my plans for the fuel injectors !!

Who do I complain to? Galcop? Can anyone give me their hypermail address?

Btw I am enjoying reliving the experience.

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risky wrote: I had bought 18 tons of food and sold it for 6.4 credits per ton and all I got was 600 credits !!
All? You should have only got 115.2 credits??

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JazHaz wrote:
risky wrote: I had bought 18 tons of food and sold it for 6.4 credits per ton and all I got was 600 credits !!
All? You should have only got 115.2 credits??
Yes I know ... I just did the maths ... it is a sad day when commander risky cant multiply!

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Assuming you really did get 600 credits.. that would work out to around 33 Cr/TC, so possibly you had some other commodity in the hold, and not food.. in which case, perhaps it's not your maths that has problems, but your eyesight.. :lol:

Getting old sucks, eh? :wink:

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Actually I have augmented hearing and eyesight.

I have also got a surgically enhanced knee.

Fortunately the hands and fingers still work for using the gamepad.

:lol:

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risky wrote:Actually I have augmented hearing and eyesight.

I have also got a surgically enhanced knee.

Fortunately the hands and fingers still work for using the gamepad.

:lol:
When I read that I was reminded of This :wink:
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Fatleaf wrote:
risky wrote:Actually I have augmented hearing and eyesight.

I have also got a surgically enhanced knee.

Fortunately the hands and fingers still work for using the gamepad.

:lol:
When I read that I was reminded of This :wink:
This is just getting too much ... as my grandad never said ... "Nostalgia ain't what it used to be"

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Another day on the bulletins, another business conversation devolving into veterans discussing old times :D

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I like your given location! (Namely, 'Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy'!)

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UK_Eliter wrote:risky

I like your given location! (Namely, 'Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy'!)
I remember going upto Totenham Court Road on a 134 bus to get a sweat shirt printed with the words .... Don't Panic.

I also remember going there to watch Star Wars when it first came out and getting my Stainless Steel Rat book signed by Slippery Jim himself.

I am not ashamed to say that I am enjoying re-visiting my old haunts on Reorte and Riedquat.

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risky wrote:I also remember ... getting my Stainless Steel Rat book signed by Slippery Jim himself.
Ok.. now I'm officially jealous.. :mrgreen: :lol:
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Diziet Sma wrote:
risky wrote:I also remember ... getting my Stainless Steel Rat book signed by Slippery Jim himself.
Ok.. now I'm officially jealous.. :mrgreen: :lol:
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Smivs wrote:
Diziet Sma wrote:
risky wrote:I also remember ... getting my Stainless Steel Rat book signed by Slippery Jim himself.
Ok.. now I'm officially jealous.. :mrgreen: :lol:
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dude .... :mrgreen:

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