Monday, 6 September 2010

Noobs, stupid moves and sad news.

Ok so which one shall we start with...

Lets start with the sad news.

We still have friends within the ranks of The Guristas Associates and the sad news came via them last night.

Gilg sent out a EvE mail to the Associates saying that The Black Rabbits Academy would be closing as of 7th September 2010 after downtime.
The news came as a bit of a shock if I am honest to all in Fla5hy Red. Alot of the membership of our new corp put alot of time and effort into building TBRA into the best pirate training corp in EvE and we are all sad to see it go.

The offer has been opened for any member of TBRA, regardless of SP to join TBR proper so at least that is something.

Next we will talk about my stupid move.

Now as regular readers of this blog will know I have been training all out for a Phobos. Well last week I finally finished all the skills needed and took my phobos out for a test spin and got on some kills as the role of a Gatecamp fast lock. Nice.

Yesterday a few members of Flashy Red went up to Ikoskio for a bit of a roam/GC and got a couple of kills, then a large FW fleet came through so we started home.

I lagged behind slightly and hit a gate at the same time as a Raptor Interceptor. I jumped through after him and got point and thought I could kill it before his friends showed up.

I was wrong and here is the KM. Ouch.

However I never fly what I can't afford to lose so it will be replaced shortly. It's useful to have in my hanger at any rate.

Now lets talk about Noobs.

Flashy Red (+1 honourary Python member) yesterday took out a good little fleet, T1 and T2 cruisers were the order of the day and after heading to Abune and chasing a Hurricane around we turned for home with no kills and no loses. We did engage 3 frigs in a plex but they were quick and got out of our range.

On the way home we have to pass very close to Tama and itching for a fight we decided it would be a good place to stick our nose in.

In we go and start moving around looking for some thing to kill. Top belt was active with the same gang of frig we had engaged earlier but they didn't hang around long once we were there. then a couple of Cynabals came in and ran away. Shame.

Atfter a couple of minutes we scanned a Drake down in 6-2 belt and expecting a trap all the way we warped in pointed and pounded on him. nothing on scan, nno help was coming.

A lone Drake in a belt in Tama? Ok... Fair enough and thats a kill for us then!

So we go back to a safe and keep scanning around. Our cloaky running around blets and planets a#for targets.

Then we get this in local.

[ 2010.09.05 22:05:09 ] Mr NITREX > can i join a fleet?

Now what would you do if you were a pirate and a 2 month old char asks to join a fleet? Well you would do what we did.

Invite to fleet and he accepts and our cloaky gets nice and close to him and then warps him to the rest of the fleet, and man are we happy when we find out he is flying a Drake!

We motor towards him careful not to lock him till we are in point range, just incase we scare him off.

Once we are all firing I have to admit to feeling a bit sorry for the poor git. I hear a number of other people in vent also saying the same sort of thing. However even as I am saying we should ransom him or stop firing I never stopped my guns lol.

Here is the fleet chat log for the above.

[ 2010.09.05 22:05:49 ] Mr NITREX > thanx
[ 2010.09.05 22:06:11 ] Mr NITREX > where should i come?
[ 2010.09.05 22:06:32 ] Crimson Violet > warp to death fangs
[ 2010.09.05 22:06:57 ] Death Fangs > x
[ 2010.09.05 22:07:19 ] Mr NITREX > coming
[ 2010.09.05 22:07:55 ] Mr NITREX > hey
[ 2010.09.05 22:07:57 ] Mr NITREX > people
[ 2010.09.05 22:07:59 ] Mr NITREX > stop
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:11 ] Crimson Violet > yarrr
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:13 ] Mr NITREX > plz
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:16 ] Mr NITREX > plz
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:19 ] Mr NITREX > i beg u
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:22 ] Mr NITREX > dont kill me
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:23 ] Death Fangs > never accept fleet invite
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:33 ] Mr NITREX > plz let me go
[ 2010.09.05 22:08:51 ] Death Fangs > tks for the loot
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:36 ] Piscis > guys do not feel sorrow
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:39 ] Piscis > be amused
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:41 ] Mail Lite > We don't
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:42 ] The BlackDog > lol
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:43 ] Otto Jarvis > i am
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:44 ] Mail Lite > lol
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:51 ] Piscis > :)
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:52 ] The BlackDog > i'll deal with my demons

And the local:

[ 2010.09.05 22:09:08 ] Mr Kha > a swift lesson in betrayal my young padawan
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:08 ] Mail Lite > Lesson for you, don't join fleets with pirates....
[ 2010.09.05 22:09:52 ] Paul Ofthewolves > sith!
[ 2010.09.05 22:12:10 ] Mail Lite > nope FLA5HY RED (+ honourary The Python Cartel)

So we continue to hang around and see another noob in another Drake (are they giving them away somewhere?) and after chasing him through 3 belts we give up and send him a fleet invite... And he accepts.

He's on station so we send our cloaky in to warp him to us. Alas, as we get ready he docks and drops fleet. Maybe not so stupid then? We will never know.

Of course by now we have been in system to long and a group has come in with the express notion to kill us. We try and take them on and have a Harby in structure before we GTFO. In the end we lost a Thorax, Omen and Rupture. Good fun was had by all.

Ok the last thing I need to do is plug a friends blog. Go read it. Angelina is an old TGA member and a great writer.

Fly Dangerous and watch for that FLA5HY RED!

Mail o/

Friday, 3 September 2010

Friends and corps.

Hello all,
So what has been happening since i last posted on this blog? Well first I guess is the news the Mail Lite has left The Guristas Associates.

I wish TGA all the best and hope that everything goes well in the future.

I have loved flying with all of you! I was on EvE for less than a month
before I joined up with you all and now I am alot older and wiser and feel that
it is time to break away and do things my own way.

I hope that alot of you rabbits will at least keep in touch and read the blog to know how things are going. I will pop back and post on the public forum when my other half has the baby and will always consider the Rabbits a home. You never know I might be back one day.

Goodluck, fly dangerous and take care.

Mail o/

My new home? FLASHY RED is a corp of ex TGA members who have left over the last few days. They include the ex-TGA Bloggers, Astral, Mr Kha, 8agpuss and Cebit.

The plan for FLASHY RED is that everyone in the alliance is good friends, can trust each other no matter what and all love logging in to Low Sec PVP.

This is the common thing everyone in our new corp wanted, to be able to log in, enjoy the company of those around you and go blow some shit up. No Politics just PVP.

We also have no blue list yet, not even our alts. We are thinking of setting up or joining a friendlies alt corp just so we can get stuff in and out without having to worry about it getting blown up by our own guys... lol.

Another interesting thing. FLASHY RED has decided to take up residence alongside Python Cartel. We're not blue so if one gets caught by the other then it's fair game, but we have an understanding regarding station games etc. It ain't going to happen.

It's also nice being back 'home' in Ishomliken, how long we stay here is anyone's guess but at least we know the area and it's a nice place to start a new corp.

So thats that. A new KB will be up and running very shortly and a forum is up for members of FLASHY RED.

One other thing I have to mention. Astral over at EvE Trials by Fire keeps getting ISK and ships given to him by readers of his blog. I mean he got given a Faction fit Cruor a couple of days ago... Are all my readers poor or something? Lol

Fly Dangerous and watch out for that FLASHY RED! o/