Out of Fuel? - Explorer Rescue Service, The Fuel Rats

To quote Absolver's reddit post:

A few hours after Fleet Carriers went live (And the fire in the server hamster wheels had died down a bit), our first call for a rescue only a Fleet Carrier could do arrived.

There is an area of stars known as the Anaconda Graveyard, reachable only by a long-range ship with a neutron boost. The trip is one-way though, as there is no way to get a boost large enough to return from the system. The CMDR in question originally contacted us months ago, wanting to know if it was possible to be rescued. After being informed it would take the capabilities of a Fleet Carrier to pull it off, the CMDR went on their way - and came back just in time for the first official Fuel Rats fleet carrier to be in the middle of the commissioning ceremony.

A quick turn-around to send rats scurrying for a supply of Tritium to fuel the carrier, and RatMama was on her way with The Rat Nest to pick up the Commander, who at that point had spent months in the same system. The trip out to the Anaconda Graveyard took a little over two hours and six carrier jumps for RatMama and a team of intrepid rats along for the ride. (We only lost one of them on the way there!)

After a quick turn-around, we headed back to the Bubble with one rescued commander aboard, who parted ways with us on the edge of the bubble to head to their base in Vega. (We only lost 3 rats on the way back!)

Fleet Carriers may not be the first go-to stop for Fuel Rats when it comes to rescueing people, but their value is still undeniable, if nothing else for comedic flair of rats not making it in time for the lockdown.

A partial video of the rescue is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9Kgymdz6jI
https://www.reddit.com/r/EliteDangerous/comments/h06z09 Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/EliteDangerous/comments/h06z09/fuel_rats_complete_first_fleet_carrierbased_rescue/
 
This weekend has been insane.
You see where those peaks on the chart are around 150 cases?

Yeah... 215 cases yesterday. (13 June)
221, and still an hour to go for 14 June.

I'm currently trying to find the rat who fell asleep on their "Summon Client" button...
 
Final Tally for the 14th seems to be 249 successful rescues, unless there's more paperwork outstanding, yet to be filed. Congratulations and a massive well done to all involved!
 
Is there a pattern to the cases?

I just refuelled a mining cutter, got caught out with last jump into an outpost-only system, KGBFOAM star but no scoop obviously, and a number of others seem to be non-newbies.
 
Is there a pattern to the cases?

I just refuelled a mining cutter, got caught out with last jump into an outpost-only system, KGBFOAM star but no scoop obviously, and a number of others seem to be non-newbies.
It's been mostly newbies... sale on PC and Xbox in the last few days.

But earlier this week there was quite a few returning cmdrs who'd forgotten how to fuel scoop, heading off to the new triple LTD spot :)
 
Fuel rats should be an official in game service...and the founding persons/group should have their names on the main station plaque along with a HUD virtual board of current members. Also crime and punishment values for members who fail pick ups and actual bonuses for saves
 
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