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I had my first success against a Rogue Frigate tonight.

Previously I've always taken the discretion-is-the-better-part-of-valour approach and run for the hills but tonight I got brave.

Instead of running away on injectors I just ran at normal speed and gave it full military lasers. After a couple of cycles of overheating and cooling I could see his leaking plasma and he broke off pursuit so I turned and finished him off. Only 95 credits bounty, though. I expected more. Then again, the glory will last forever. If only I could have worked out how to get a screenshot!

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Welcome aboard - for screenshots hit shift+8 (*).

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Thanks, Cody. I saw that in another thread tonight AFTER i'd got my kill.
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<chortles> So it goes!

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Hehe, they're bastards, but they can be taken...
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And now I'm stuck searching Tiared for a sports team to splash. Orbiting lonely planets is losing it's appeal. Any tips, beyond just being patient?
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I know zilch about sports teams, but if you're at Tiared and bored, why not take a trip across the Great Rift?

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Well now there's a challenge. There clearly is a way to get across that gap but I've not got a clue how!

Have to admit that I'd assumed that you might Galaxy Jump into the isolated corner bit randomly sometimes. Obviously there's more to it than that. Maybe if I can work out how to find that Hockey Team I'll be able to work out the way to jump further than 7LY.

Or maybe not. I'm not actually that clever!
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<grins> There is a location that is only 6.8ly from Articeso.

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Cmdr Nellers wrote:There clearly is a way to get across that gap but I've not got a clue how!
Hint: uggc://nrtvqvna.bet/oo/ivrjgbcvp.cuc?s=11&g=13049 :twisted:
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My browser doesn't understand that link, Diz.

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Diziet Sma wrote:
Cmdr Nellers wrote:There clearly is a way to get across that gap but I've not got a clue how!
Hint: uggc://nrtvqvna.bet/oo/ivrjgbcvp.cuc?s=11&g=13049 :twisted:
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I realise it's really rock but for the purposes of the demonstration, it's close enough)

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Cody wrote:My browser doesn't understand that link, Diz.
You have to ROT13 it first.. :twisted: :twisted: :lol:
ClymAngus wrote:Can't stop the rot....
Exactly! :mrgreen:
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Yeah, I should have guessed... but I dislike ROT13 for various reasons.

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Cody wrote:Yeah, I should have guessed... but I dislike ROT13 for various reasons.
Me too.. I've requested that spoiler tags be added to the BB so we wouldn't need to use ROT13, but haven't heard a word in response.. <shrug>
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