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So I guess can flipping is no more?

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Eternalis Imortalin
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#1 - 2016-08-11 00:53:48 UTC
Judging by what I read it seems that part of the game no longer exists? That sucks. That was so much fun when i first played this game.
StonerPhReaK
Herb Men
#2 - 2016-08-11 01:11:52 UTC
Can flipping is alive and well actually. You don't get flagged for picking up free stuff anymore, That's whats changed. Cool

Signatures wer cooler when we couldn't remove them completely.

Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#3 - 2016-08-11 03:30:51 UTC
http://evedarklord.blogspot.ie/2014/03/carebear-to-killer.html
this sorta still works, bears are terrified of anything that flashes though i.e. you,
so do wear your patient socks, bring beer and stick some good tunes on
Dirty Forum Alt
Forum Alts Anonymous
#4 - 2016-08-11 13:25:19 UTC
TBH sometimes I find it amusing just to fly around in a ship that 99% of the players around me could 1-shot with my suspect flag...and watch them all tremble and cower in fear from the "obvious trap"...

But yeah, if you want to actually get a fight....be prepared for a lot of waiting/patience.

The dead swans lay in the stagnant pool. They lay. They rotted. They turned Around occasionally. Bits of flesh dropped off them from Time to time. And sank into the pool's mire. They also smelt a great deal.

Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings (Sussex)

Bumblefck
Kerensky Initiatives
#5 - 2016-08-11 18:21:12 UTC
MTU hunting and destruction is the new can-flipping (very enjoyable it is too, though the locals generally wise up and stop being AFK - rotate your hunting grounds so as not to decimate the hunting!)

Perfection is a dish best served like wasabi .

Bumble's Space Log

Eternalis Imortalin
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#6 - 2016-08-11 19:53:18 UTC
Bumblefck wrote:
MTU hunting and destruction is the new can-flipping (very enjoyable it is too, though the locals generally wise up and stop being AFK - rotate your hunting grounds so as not to decimate the hunting!)



Sorry to ask a noob question but what is MTU hunting?
Dirty Forum Alt
Forum Alts Anonymous
#7 - 2016-08-11 19:55:45 UTC
Eternalis Imortalin wrote:
Bumblefck wrote:
MTU hunting and destruction is the new can-flipping (very enjoyable it is too, though the locals generally wise up and stop being AFK - rotate your hunting grounds so as not to decimate the hunting!)



Sorry to ask a noob question but what is MTU hunting?

MTU = Mobile Tractor Unit

MTU hunting = scanning them down (because they are mainly used by missioners, in mission pockets) and killing them (and the missioner if you get very very lucky and he shoots you)

The dead swans lay in the stagnant pool. They lay. They rotted. They turned Around occasionally. Bits of flesh dropped off them from Time to time. And sank into the pool's mire. They also smelt a great deal.

Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings (Sussex)

Eternalis Imortalin
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#8 - 2016-08-11 20:10:40 UTC
Dirty Forum Alt wrote:
Eternalis Imortalin wrote:
Bumblefck wrote:
MTU hunting and destruction is the new can-flipping (very enjoyable it is too, though the locals generally wise up and stop being AFK - rotate your hunting grounds so as not to decimate the hunting!)



Sorry to ask a noob question but what is MTU hunting?

MTU = Mobile Tractor Unit

MTU hunting = scanning them down (because they are mainly used by missioners, in mission pockets) and killing them (and the missioner if you get very very lucky and he shoots you)


Ok cool but what does it actually do and what skills do I need to have it? Is there a guide to doing this?
Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#9 - 2016-08-11 20:30:58 UTC
Eternalis Imortalin wrote:
Dirty Forum Alt wrote:
Eternalis Imortalin wrote:
Bumblefck wrote:
MTU hunting and destruction is the new can-flipping (very enjoyable it is too, though the locals generally wise up and stop being AFK - rotate your hunting grounds so as not to decimate the hunting!)



Sorry to ask a noob question but what is MTU hunting?

MTU = Mobile Tractor Unit

MTU hunting = scanning them down (because they are mainly used by missioners, in mission pockets) and killing them (and the missioner if you get very very lucky and he shoots you)


Ok cool but what does it actually do and what skills do I need to have it? Is there a guide to doing this?

The one i linked you is exactly that.
Mike Adoulin
Adolescent Radioactive Pirate Hamsters
CODE.
#10 - 2016-08-12 05:13:48 UTC
Eternalis Imortalin wrote:
Ok cool but what does it actually do and what skills do I need to have it? Is there a guide to doing this?



Find MTU.

Lock up MTU.

Shoot/destroy MTU. You become Suspecty when you do this, so everybody can shoot you. Be aware.

Hope mission bear/miner/whoever shoots at you.

If so, profit$.

However.

There are SOME individuals.....who leave MTU's out....as traps.

Bear

Everything in EVE is a trap.

And if it isn't, it's your job to make it a trap...:)

You want to know what immorality in EVE Online looks like? Look no further than Ripard "Jester" Teg.

Chribba is the Chuck Norris of EVE.

Omar Alharazaad
Praetorian Cannibals
Cannibal Empire
#11 - 2016-08-12 08:49:42 UTC
^ This.
Swiping loot can generate fun, but destroying someone's tractor unit tends to increase the chances of fun.
If it happens to be a magpie tractor even more so, as those things cost as much as some battleship hulls.

Be wary of multiple ships lingering on grid with a MTU that's seemingly unattended. RVB, for example, sometimes uses them to generate fights. I totally do not know this because I totally didn't aggress on when there were four frigates hanging about 3000km away. Right :)

Come hell or high water, this sick world will know I was here.

Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#12 - 2016-08-12 09:17:55 UTC
Going "omnomnom" in local helps a good deal too.
Eternalis Imortalin
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#13 - 2016-08-12 12:24:51 UTC
How do you go anon in local?
Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#14 - 2016-08-12 12:35:24 UTC
Anonimous? You cant, no i ment just type "om nom nom" in local as you start chewing on an mtu when the bear can see you.
Eternalis Imortalin
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#15 - 2016-08-12 16:01:55 UTC
Oh LOL
Mike Adoulin
Adolescent Radioactive Pirate Hamsters
CODE.
#16 - 2016-08-12 18:08:42 UTC
And then there is the rapturous joy when you pop the MTU and find out it is chock full of Blingy Loots because hey, they make good storage containers, dontcha know.

Pirate

Or if it all burns, harvesting the glorious tears that result.........

Everything in EVE is a trap.

And if it isn't, it's your job to make it a trap...:)

You want to know what immorality in EVE Online looks like? Look no further than Ripard "Jester" Teg.

Chribba is the Chuck Norris of EVE.

Bumblefck
Kerensky Initiatives
#17 - 2016-08-12 19:37:51 UTC
Mike Adoulin wrote:
And then there is the rapturous joy when you pop the MTU and find out it is chock full of Blingy Loots because hey, they make good storage containers, dontcha know.

Pirate

Or if it all burns, harvesting the glorious tears that result.........



Either way is good - I hit the jackpot the other week and got two Imperial Navy DDUs! \o/


I did weep for the guy's lost mission ship though Sad

Perfection is a dish best served like wasabi .

Bumble's Space Log

Ralph King-Griffin
Lords.Of.Midnight
The Devil's Warrior Alliance
#18 - 2016-08-14 08:28:11 UTC
Somewhat disingenuous weeping if you were responsible for them ending up inthe mtu though
Bumblefck
Kerensky Initiatives
#19 - 2016-08-14 11:25:25 UTC
Ralph King-Griffin wrote:
Somewhat disingenuous weeping if you were responsible for them ending up inthe mtu though



True, but hand on heart I had no part in that, i merely revelled in the hubris Big smile

Perfection is a dish best served like wasabi .

Bumble's Space Log

Omar Alharazaad
Praetorian Cannibals
Cannibal Empire
#20 - 2016-08-14 12:21:16 UTC
Ralph King-Griffin wrote:
Somewhat disingenuous weeping if you were responsible for them ending up inthe mtu though


I have actually just held point on a playmate while orbiting them and made them wait til my drones finished off their MTU before properly engaging for exactly this reason.

The loot fairy is fickle, and rarely is nice twice in a row.

Come hell or high water, this sick world will know I was here.