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    Exploration subforum drinking game

    Here's a drinking game for the exploration subforum. If you have any suggestions for new rules, by all means post them!

    Drink a shot of your drink of choice (default: tea) every time when:
    - a new explorer comes to the forum and says people who don't scan everything are lazy and/or not true explorers
    - a new explorer comes to the forum and says people who do scan everything are greedy
    - somebody says "true / real / pure / proper" explorers
    - somebody says the Advanced Discovery Scanners are overpowered and/or people who use them are lazy
    - "bodies you've found but haven't directly scanned should be blank globes"
    - somebody says exploration was so much more actual exploration before X was changed, added or removed
    - a new update is coming and somebody says an upcoming feature or change is going to make exploration too easy
    - a new update is coming and somebody says that it has nothing for explorers
    - black holes aren't dangerous enough (and should have accretion disks, by the way)
    - somebody says they use economy mode for exploration (because that's cruelty-free)
    - "How far do I have to fly to find an untagged system?"
    - "How can an icy body have a hot surface temperature?" or "How can a planet be hotter than a star?"
    - "Was the Stellar Forge drunk?"
    - "What are those strange lights in the distance?" (Usually it turns out they are NGC 7822)
    - somebody says "pew pew crowd"
    - somebody says "RNGineers"
    - somebody asks what the best explorer ship and/or the best loadout is
    - jump range: "is the most important thing for exploration" / "does not matter for exploration"
    - fuel tank size: "should be higher than stock" / "should be as low as possible"
    - "explorers should carry only one SRV / two (or even more) SRVs"
    - "explorers should / should not carry weapons"
    - somebody finds cargo or human ships somewhere far away from the bubble
    - time to explain stuff about science!
    - somebody says they intend to circumnavigate the galaxy... someday
    - somebody claims that multicrew allows instant travel / allows you to teleport anywhere (it doesn't)
    - somebody asks what the minimum jump range to get to Beagle Point is
    - who is the mysterious CMDR Validating?
    - patch notes: "Mysterious things have been added"

    hard mode: Drink an extra shot:
    - for every new Earth-like World found (WARNING: serious health hazard!)
    - when somebody asks if the Stellar Forge was drunk, but it wasn't
    - when somebody starts a new expedition (drink to their success!)
    - when somebody says that exploration needs more love, work, content

    easy mode: Only drink when:
    - a Frontier Developments employee posts in the subforum


    Please be mindful of your health, and drink responsibly!

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    I was working on my next set to post too! Only 35 or so ....*Gulps bourbon*

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    I thought that 2 tons of beer should be enough...better grab another two!

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    subscribed :-)

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    Oh god, this has disaster spelt all over it.

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    Originally Posted by marx View Post (Source)
    Here's a drinking game for the exploration subforum. If you have any suggestions for new rules, by all means post them!

    Drink a shot of your drink of choice (default: tea) every time when:
    - a new explorer comes to the forum and says people who don't scan everything are lazy and/or not true explorers
    - a new explorer comes to the forum and says people who do scan everything are greedy
    - somebody says "pew pew crowd"
    - somebody says "RNGineers"
    - somebody posts the jump range of their Asp / Anaconda
    - people talk about SEPP in the Dangerous Games
    - Frawd is still travelling through the galaxy in his Sidewinder
    - Jaques station needs stuff
    - a new [Distant Worlds] thread pops up
    - somebody finds canisters somewhere far away from the bubble
    - somebody posts an Earth-like World

    hard mode: Drink an extra shot:
    - for every new Earth-like World that Chiggy Vonrictofen posts (WARNING: serious health hazard!)

    easy mode: Drink a shot every time:
    - a Frontier Developments employee posts in the subforum


    Please be mindful of your health, and drink responsibly!
    I reached Elite a while back and I can tell you, I don't miss that "pew pew crowd" one bit. What I'm finding doesn't help is this darned RNGineers thing, annoying, eh? Although I can now fly a nicely armed and shielded Anaconda and still have a 35LY jump range. That SEPP, woss that all about then? And what a hero CMDR Frawd is for not going insane in that sidewinder! I'll be setting off for Jaques quite soon as I heard he's needing supplies - hopefully I'll return before the next Distant Worlds expedition begins. Maybe I'll even find some interesting canisters on these jaunts. And some nice Earth-like worlds!

    Liver? What's that?

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    I was wrong, it was 40 of em....everyone take 5 more shots...*grins*

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    Originally Posted by Genar-Hofoen View Post (Source)
    I reached Elite a while back and I can tell you, I don't miss that "pew pew crowd" one bit. What I'm finding doesn't help is this darned RNGineers thing, annoying, eh? Although I can now fly a nicely armed and shielded Anaconda and still have a 35LY jump range. That SEPP, woss that all about then? And what a hero CMDR Frawd is for not going insane in that sidewinder! I'll be setting off for Jaques quite soon as I heard he's needing supplies - hopefully I'll return before the next Distant Worlds expedition begins. Maybe I'll even find some interesting canisters on these jaunts. And some nice Earth-like worlds!

    Liver? What's that?
    +1 vRep Cmdr

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    Updated the first post a bit, by adding some new stuff (with some thanks to Valije!) and removing the bit about SEPP in the Dangerous Games, since that's over.
    Does anyone else have ideas to add to this?

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    I'd answer but I'm kinda sloshed now......

    EPIC POST, many laughs were had

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    Originally Posted by marx View Post (Source)
    Here's a drinking game for the exploration subforum. If you have any suggestions for new rules, by all means post them!

    Drink a shot of your drink of choice (default: tea) every time when:
    ...
    - somebody posts the jump range of their Asp / Anaconda
    ...
    Five minutes later:

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    Originally Posted by marx View Post (Source)
    Updated the first post a bit, by adding some new stuff (with some thanks to Valije!) and removing the bit about SEPP in the Dangerous Games, since that's over.
    Does anyone else have ideas to add to this?
    i think, somebody saying that exploration was so much more exploration before intermediate scanner/jumponium/routeplotting/new routeplotting etc. was ingame ... could make a nice additional role.

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    Originally Posted by goemon View Post (Source)
    i think, somebody saying that exploration was so much more exploration before intermediate scanner/jumponium/routeplotting/new routeplotting etc. was ingame ... could make a nice additional role.
    Hehe, nice one! Added that and a similar common complaint - "[upcoming stuff] is going to make exploration too easy".

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    Supporting chronic alcoholism since July 3301.....


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