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Your Worst Loss

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1-Up Mushroom
Doomheim
#1 - 2011-09-30 11:50:09 UTC
Here is a thread to discuss our worst losses, doesn't have to be a ship, maybe you forgot to put skills in the training queue before going on vacation or accidently clicked "Trash It..." on some expensive officer/deadspace item or perhaps it was a ship.

Let your tears flow freely...

For me it as a Mach in a mission after hit warp and went afk a little too long with the booster off >.>
5 Days In A Week... 4 Seasons In A Year... 3 Colors In A Stoplight... 2 Hemispheres On The Earth... ONLY 1-UP MUSHROOM!!!
Noriko Mai
#2 - 2011-09-30 11:55:42 UTC
The time to read your sh**.

After all Weirdest/Ballsiest/Stupidest thing you've done in Eve is more interesting.

"Meh.." - Albert Einstein

Headerman
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#3 - 2011-09-30 11:57:32 UTC
My worst loss was posting in the "Lets make this the longest thread ever!" thread

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Nyio
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#4 - 2011-09-30 11:58:33 UTC
For me it was when I learned that I could not get a refund for 1 year subscription on 2 accounts.
Was gonna unsubscribe and hoped to get a refund after not getting the GMs to refund my Golem.

The Golem was lost because of a bug/glitch that did not show up in their precious logs apparently.
Abrazzar
Vardaugas Family
#5 - 2011-09-30 12:09:30 UTC
My worst loss was my faith in CCP.

I hope they'll add a way to get new faith again with the next expansion.
Smoking Blunts
ZC Omega
Goonswarm Federation
#6 - 2011-09-30 12:10:51 UTC  |  Edited by: Smoking Blunts
i wanted to get to a fleet fight but was stuck on a jc timer. i was drunk undocked and podded my self. lost about 2bils worth of implants. ive lost higher values of isk and not been anoyed but this was my own stupid fault.. oh well implants replaced...lol

OMG when can i get a pic here

Jennifer Starling
Imperial Navy Forum Patrol
#7 - 2011-09-30 12:14:24 UTC
I got suicided ganked in a rather expensive Tengu Straight
Vyl Vit
#8 - 2011-09-30 12:33:11 UTC
My worst loss is OUR worst loss, and that's the takeover of this forum by the IHI, a nefarious group of vandals who self-righteously step on every post, not allowing anyone to have an idea of their own. Through their narrow-mindedness and self-aggrandizement they've mastered beating a dead horse, but they can't seem to keep the carcass on their own posts.

It's ill, and there is no pill.

In keeping with the amenable OP:

"Worst" of course is a relative term. I've had more expensive losses, but at the point of my "career" this one occurred, it was pretty infuriating, and took some time to overcome.

'T was on a fleet op with the corpies, running level IVs for grins and gain. We were mustering at a point to warp in as a nice, well-organized (not necessarily sober) fleet. Everyone was taking their sweetass time about getting there, so I decided now would be a good time to take a bio break. I announced same in fleet audio/corp audio/corp chat/fleet chat, then scurried off to do the do. I come back to the horrifying sight of my pod. Seems the fleet commander got a bit impatient and decided to start the fun and games instead of waiting for everyone to show. He warped fleet to the site, dragging my brand new, T2 armor-tanked 'Cane with him (45 million set up at the time). I bet he was wondering why he wasn't drawing any aggro...gotta love the combat enhancing effects of Jack Daniels.

It's okay. Being shipless (for level IVs) I became the salvager and kept his share of the loot till I got the 45 mill back. He was too drunk to notice.

Paradise is like where you are right now, only much, much better.

Ulair Memmet
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#9 - 2011-09-30 12:39:45 UTC
Worst loss was when i setup a big escrow (back then) with most of my stuff to transfer to another character and due to a bug everything just disappeared. Of course the "logs showed nothing" so i lost almost 2 Bill without having done anything Sad
Karn Dulake
Doomheim
#10 - 2011-09-30 14:47:17 UTC
i lost my destoyer when i was only 3 days into this game and all i had was a single frigate left.

That was really hard.

Ive lost BS since but nothing was as hard as that destroyer
I dont normally troll, but when i do i do it on General Discussion.
CCP Wrangler
#11 - 2011-09-30 15:04:07 UTC
Not sure about worst but this is certainly my most stupid loss. I was doing missions in a Battleship and just after the change went in that made it very, very hard for Battleship type weapons to do damage to frigates I ran into some nice NPC frigates that had me webbed and I couldn't damage them enough to make a difference. Just as my ship was exploding I remembered I had some drones on it, had I used them I would have been able to kill those tiny insignificant frigates. Shocked

Don't laugh. Oops

Wrangler Community Team Manager - Community Arch Wizard

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement. - Winston Churchill

Mina Sebiestar
Minmatar Inner Space Conglomerate
#12 - 2011-09-30 15:13:36 UTC  |  Edited by: Mina Sebiestar
Well day or so ago i warped in "gone berserk" mission dual boxing,incursions wore down and i wanted to earn ~200mil for 2 navy fed webs instead 2 sansha i have now on my bhaalgorn(i know i should have isk in the first place but im always broke,have **** ton of ships and gear).

As soon as i warped in GF in alarm tone called me..so i went to her...alarm was for Victoria boots that she saw online and wanted to buy(read me) because those are best thing ever or smtn...she got them off course.

and me got this

2011.09.28 22:16:00

Victim: Mina Sebiestar
Corp: Mactabilis Simplex Cursus
Alliance: Unknown
Faction: Unknown
Destroyed: Machariel
System: Vilur
Security: 0.8
Damage Taken: 35618

Involved parties:

Name: EoM Hydra / Unknown (laid the final blow)
Damage Done: 35618

Destroyed items:

Synth Blue Pill Booster, Qty: 2 (Cargo)
Optimal Range
Shadow Serpentis Tracking Computer
EMP L, Qty: 600
Large Projectile Ambit Extension II
800mm Repeating Artillery II, Qty: 2
Large Capacitor Control Circuit I, Qty: 2
Pith A-Type X-Large Shield Booster
Hobgoblin II, Qty: 4 (Drone Bay)
Garde II, Qty: 3 (Drone Bay)
Tracking Speed (Cargo)
Dread Guristas Invulnerability Field
Republic Fleet Gyrostabilizer, Qty: 2

Dropped items:

Invulnerability Field II
EMP L, Qty: 240
800mm Repeating Artillery II, Qty: 5
Republic Fleet Tracking Enhancer
Domination Tracking Enhancer, Qty: 2
EMP L, Qty: 9605 (Cargo)
Fusion L, Qty: 12342 (Cargo)
Hobgoblin II (Drone Bay)
Auto Targeting System II
Garde II (Drone Bay)
Angel Diamond Tag (Cargo)
Republic Fleet 100MN Afterburner
Republic Fleet Gyrostabilizer, Qty: 2

2011.09.28 22:17:00

Victim: Kilarya Amarri
Corp: Mactabilis Simplex Cursus
Alliance: Unknown
Faction: Unknown
Destroyed: Armageddon Navy Issue
System: Vilur
Security: 0.8
Damage Taken: 35908

Involved parties:

Name: EoM Hydra / Unknown (laid the final blow)
Damage Done: 35908

Destroyed items:

Optimal Range (Cargo)
Large Energy Locus Coordinator II
Warrior II, Qty: 3 (Drone Bay)
Imperial Navy Gamma L, Qty: 2 (Cargo)
Dark Blood Heat Sink
Scorch L, Qty: 5
Large Capacitor Control Circuit I, Qty: 2
Tracking Speed (Cargo)
Dark Blood Energized Adaptive Nano Membrane
Dark Blood Cap Recharger
Mega Pulse Laser II, Qty: 4
Scorch L, Qty: 20 (Cargo)
Garde II, Qty: 4 (Drone Bay)
Imperial Navy Infrared L, Qty: 4 (Cargo)
Tracking Computer II
Tracking Enhancer II
Minmatar UUC Nexus Chip (Cargo)
Imperial Navy Multifrequency L, Qty: 5 (Cargo)

Dropped items:

Warrior II, Qty: 2 (Drone Bay)
Dark Blood Armor Explosive Hardener
Imperial Navy Gamma L, Qty: 5 (Cargo)
Shadow Serpentis Tracking Computer
Dark Blood Heat Sink, Qty: 2
Scorch L, Qty: 2
Dark Blood Large Armor Repairer
Dark Blood Energized Adaptive Nano Membrane
Mega Pulse Laser II, Qty: 3
Scorch L, Qty: 28 (Cargo)
Garde II (Drone Bay)
Imperial Navy Infrared L, Qty: 3 (Cargo)
Imperial Navy Multifrequency L, Qty: 2 (Cargo)
Hobgoblin II, Qty: 5 (Drone Bay)
Auto Targeting System II
Republic Fleet 100MN Afterburner

Some cash i did got from insurance i send to 3rd char in jita to buy 2 webs and dark blood HS hi got pooped(noob ship) in next 5 min from undock drop only civ gun though.

Mina 0.02isk Kila 0.01isk

Lost few bill easy...Lol

You choke behind a smile a fake behind the fear

Because >>I is too hard

Pyx Jasta
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#13 - 2011-09-30 15:19:57 UTC
When I first started playing, I tried my hand at trading and saw that there would be a good profit moving slaves from one location to another about twelve jumps away. I didn't know anything about contraband at the time and put all my money into buying slaves in Amarr space. Wasn't paying too much attention around gates and while I saw the Concord notice, I kept clicking through it. By the time I got to the station my wallet was over twenty million in the red Lol. Probably not my worst fiscal loss, but definitely the biggest oops I've had.
DrDan21
Perkone
Caldari State
#14 - 2011-09-30 16:03:27 UTC  |  Edited by: DrDan21
Biggest ship loss not even 100m, guess I just don't die enough in my cool stuff vOv
http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_detail&kll_id=9921744

Actual biggest loss: having ever trained a skill in mining / industrial
Andreus Ixiris
Duty.
SE7EN-SINS
#15 - 2011-09-30 16:05:44 UTC
My account.

But I got it back.

Andreus Ixiris > A Civire without a chin is barely a Civire at all.

Pieter Tuulinen > He'd be Civirely disadvantaged, Andreus.

Andreus Ixiris > ...

Andreus Ixiris > This is why we're at war.

dgastuffz
#16 - 2011-09-30 16:17:22 UTC
for ccp about 15000 ppl playing this game
Raid'En
#17 - 2011-09-30 16:20:54 UTC  |  Edited by: Raid'En
well if it's about silly loss, i remember my first myrmidon, years ago ;
i was manuafcuring it, was happy to have a ship to sell on the market, but as i needed to move it to another station, and as i never used a myrmi before, i wanted to test it on combat before selling it.
i took a quick fit, asked an agent, went to the mission, and died horribly in less than 5minutes with my new shiny ship.
seemed obvious to me that given it ws bigger than a brutix, the tank would last way longer, and that even if it was almost dead i would survive... was not the case.
Baby ChuChu
Ice Cream Asylum
#18 - 2011-09-30 16:21:40 UTC
I was a few days into the game and I lost, I think, 2 destroyers and a frig in the span of an hour or so. Those were my only 3 ships. It was very heartbreaking for a new player.
Suneai
Fredegar Hohenstaufen Corporation
Holy Arumbian Empire
#19 - 2011-09-30 16:31:53 UTC
My biggest loss would be accidentally biomassing my previous main character (I had an alt with a very similar name, big mistake).

For losses that aren't characters, my biggest loss would be a set of blueprint originals.
Krell Kroenen
The Devil's Shadow
#20 - 2011-09-30 16:42:09 UTC
Happened nearly an hour after I logged out. of course the logs showed nothing.
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