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What's your oldest ship?

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Joey Bags
School of Applied Knowledge
Caldari State
#1 - 2015-05-14 21:03:37 UTC
I've been a packrat my whole EvE career and have recently been traveling around EvE liquidating many of my assets. Mostly because I try looking for something I know I have somewhere and can't find it so I would end up buying another (I've misplaced more than a few battleships that way). Yes, I could have used filters but that's like three extra clicks but anyway...

I came across the third ship I ever owned (a wreathe) that I bought in June, 2008. It got me thinking how old is eveyones oldest ship? I left my wreathe in place with the trit I had in the hold just as a reminder of when I first got going. BTW I am frankly surprised at how much stuff I had (have) scattered around. I'll have to get me a new shiny with all the ISK...

You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose but you can't pick your friends nose. Unless you podded them...and collected their corpse.

d0cTeR9
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#2 - 2015-05-14 21:11:52 UTC
I have ships from 2004, frigates and shuttles, all over EVE.

Been around since the beginning.

Teinyhr
Ourumur
#3 - 2015-05-14 21:13:58 UTC
Realistically speaking probably the Apotheosis -shuttle, poor thing must have a layer of dust a couple of meters thick by now.
Hairtrigger
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#4 - 2015-05-14 21:16:11 UTC
still got one of the first rattlesnakes back from early 05
Lykouleon
Noble Sentiments
Second Empire.
#5 - 2015-05-14 21:23:05 UTC
I've got a Fed. Navy Comet that I purchased in 2008-ish. It has large rigs :3

Lykouleon > CYNO ME CLOSER so I can hit them with my sword

Paranoid Loyd
#6 - 2015-05-14 21:25:16 UTC
My oldest ship is a few days old. They don't last long. Twisted

"There is only one authority in this game, and that my friend is violence. The supreme authority upon which all other authority is derived." ISD Max Trix

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Joey Bags
School of Applied Knowledge
Caldari State
#7 - 2015-05-14 21:26:02 UTC
Lykouleon wrote:
I've got a Fed. Navy Comet that I purchased in 2008-ish. It has large rigs :3


Yeah, I've a Hurricane, Wolf and a Jaguar with large rigs still.

You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose but you can't pick your friends nose. Unless you podded them...and collected their corpse.

Xtreem
Knockaround Guys Inc.
#8 - 2015-05-14 21:27:33 UTC
far too much lol

i named a few shuttles with the date several years ago, and i am sure i have assets from 2004 knocking about
Amak Boma
Dragon Factory
#9 - 2015-05-14 21:38:55 UTC
bought armageddon battleship that was owned by other player since 2008. bought it at 2014 and still have it in use.
got in lowsec some helios with large rigs and dual bubbled flycatchers. have so many ships . but my oldest ship from beginning of eve is navy vexor .
Tippia
Sunshine and Lollipops
#10 - 2015-05-14 21:48:51 UTC
Probably some old salvage Cormorant from '07 or so.
Tiddle Jr
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#11 - 2015-05-14 22:13:16 UTC
I've managed to buy second ever built InterBus Shuttle. And i've never undock it.

"The message is that there are known knowns. There are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say there are things that we now know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know" - CCP

Enya Sparhawk
Black Tea and Talons
#12 - 2015-05-14 22:17:27 UTC
Hmmm, I'd have to say the 'friends' I inadvertently made when I first played my two week trial back in '05 or '06.

Fíorghrá: Grá na fírinne

Maireann croí éadrom i bhfad.

Bíonn súil le muir ach ní bhíonn súil le tír.

Is maith an scéalaí an aimsir.

When the lost ships of Greece finally return home...

Tuttomenui II
Aliastra
Gallente Federation
#13 - 2015-05-14 22:21:54 UTC
My tristan that has large riggs. Had an ishtar also with large riggs but it died.
Lost Greybeard
Drunken Yordles
#14 - 2015-05-14 22:26:21 UTC
I tend to get everything that I FLY blown right up in a relatively short period, so probably the Echelon from whenever that was? Start of incursions I guess?
DaReaper
Net 7
Cannon.Fodder
#15 - 2015-05-14 22:37:38 UTC
mac form 06.

OMG Comet Mining idea!!! Comet Mining!

Eve For life.

Tau Cabalander
Retirement Retreat
Working Stiffs
#16 - 2015-05-14 22:46:03 UTC
Oldest is probably my Hulk, circa March 2009.
Merovee
Gorthaur Legion
Imperium Mordor
#17 - 2015-05-14 23:03:13 UTC
Megathron when my alt was in BoB, I hate to lose it so it sits near by. Blink

Empire, the next new world order.

Mr Epeen
It's All About Me
#18 - 2015-05-15 01:05:16 UTC
I have a few Blockade Runners that I still use regularly that are pretty old.

So how do I actually know they are old ships?

Well, they have large rigs in them. And I had them for about a year or more before the rig change. That's a pretty long time ago, though I can't be bothered to try and remember exactly how long.

Mr Epeen Cool
RavenPaine
RaVeN Alliance
#19 - 2015-05-15 02:27:56 UTC
I just lost a Vengeance to one of those burner missions. I noticed the loss mail had large rigs.
I still have a couple ships with large rigs.
Probly still have the first Abaddon I ever owned.
Chainsaw Plankton
FaDoyToy
#20 - 2015-05-15 02:36:04 UTC
something from 07. know I have a drake from then, not quite sure what else. several ships with large rigs. The other question is what has been repackaged and whatnot since then?

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