Kugutsumen.com: A Brief History

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I need a more memorable avatar so I can make the next one. lool
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Shitposting is fine as long as the shit is "home-made" and isnt a copy paste post.
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Looks like a collage of Kugu's worst posters to me.
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A sexually charged roller coaster ride.
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Kugutsumen is the ultimate breeding ground for uniformity, group thinking and group behaviour. It's all run by a bunch of - more-or-less quasi-intellectuals which will "neg-rep", ban, out and deem anyone disagreeing with them as "shitposters", no matter how much thought has been put into the reasoning behind that post. The hypocracy and double-standards of the regulars are also of legendary levels among the regulars. TheMost of the posts among the old-timers consist of "shit post, get out", "what a terrible poster you are", "why is all posters from xxx alliance this bad" and so on. The mechanics behind this uniformity makes k.com prone to inbreeding and severly lacking of new ideas and discussions. The most common discussions revolves around wheather someone is a shitposter or not. There's about 4-5 pages of discussions on shitposting between every worthwile battlereport or interesting new information.If you belong to the same "faction" as the moderators you are allowed to post pretty shitty without any repercussions. Vice versa the opposite is true. People doesn't care about what's being said but about who's saying it. K.com is a cesspool in my limited experience.
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Welp, no Matt Berry picture in the banner
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That's what you get for giving yourself a .gif avatar you selfish selfish man
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I agree. I hope you might find the time to post there more often. I've made an effort to expand the numbers and types of readers from different alliances. It may not always work, but it is good for a healthy community. You have to come to the party with good posts and a good attitude. msg me on the forums if I can help you. xutech.
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I wish I was more attractive like Dagless.
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No, you're wrong. It's nowhere near comprehensive.
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The site has more of a bias towards Goonswarm and TEST because members from both alliances are quite familiar in the art of Internet Words, so posting (both good and bad) comes more naturally to us. There are a diverse amount of posters from all sides of eve, but the echo chamber can get quite loud sometimes. Gimmick and sockpuppet accounts don't help either.I think it's really cool to see new non-CFC/Honeybadger posters, especially ones that don't drink the cool-aid that any side puts in the pitcher.
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As a poster who isn't blue to the CFC or the HBC, yet still manages to somehow get deemed as an acceptable poster. I disagree with you. Its not about posting what they want to hear, its about not being a retarded dickfuck when you do post. Posting WOLOLL U MAD BRO HAHAH WE OWNED U HAHA, is not good posting. Yet thats what the vast majority of the fucks who make this complaint do. If you want to not be an awful poster, fucking read what you're writing before you click the submit button or you deserve to get shit on for being the retard you are.
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It's not that they don't like disagreement -- it's that they don't like cheerleading.Most of the Kugu regulars have been playing this game for up to a decade and have played for more than one "side" in any given war; the in and outs and daily crap of sov war are not really that interesting. What is interesting is new ships, new comps, intrigue and espionage -- things that keep them excited about the game. Nobody really cares what particular side won some fight two days ago, or who lives where.Try posting as a normal human being, and not as a PR toadie trying to put your spin on whatever today's war is. You might find that, believe it or not, the guys on the other side are humans too.
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I'm also disappointed you used progodlegends avatar over mine :(
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I needed a tiny avatar to fit into that corner, saw Progod's, v0v
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I don't think there is any doubt that genuinly good posters who don't drink the propaganda koolaid will be respected on kugu no matter which faction they belong to.However, in my experience it is also true that an amazing amount of badposting and distorting propaganda is tolerated - as long as you bash the right people.You don't even have to be friendly to the CFC or HBC as such, but if you want to survive *as a shitposter* you better hate on -A-.Incidentally this makes (once you ignore the gimmick accounts) kugu a much better place to learn about the views of whomever Goonswarm and PL are fighting (because any poster representing that side is forced to write level-headed, informative posts or will be moderated into oblivion) than to learn about their own views (as their own posters get away with regurgitating the latest in bloc-level propaganda without adding any insight).
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Your words cannot be truer. Kugu is a cesspool and will always be until those things change.
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And what's your excuse for not putting me in?Be forewarned I will not take "You change your avatar every week" as an excuse, Hilmar
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It's okay, you don't need to be like Douglas, I'd still let you be my boss any dayOh wait, you are...
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I can't believe you included one of the biggest shit talkers (richter)
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You seem to be confusing 'good posters getting moderated into oblivion for not posting dissertation style replies' for 'shit posters that continually garble out dicks', it's not anyone elses' fault if said shit posters are all from -a-.
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Did you actually read my post?what I claim is:good posters will be fine regardless of political affiliationshitposters will usually be fine as long as they follow the groupthinkshitposters will get neg-repped/infracted/banned if they don't follow the groupthinkYou can get away with an amazing amount of shitposting on kugu as long as people recognize your avatar and you stick to echo the prevailing sentiments of the day.e.g. "-A- is shit" wrapped into 5 layers of spoiler tags has stopped being funny years ago, is the most mindless repetition of propaganda possible, never adds anything of value to the discussion, is such a broad statement that it cannot be "true" in any unqualified sense, its usage usually comes down to "u mad, bro?" (which would get you infracted on kugu) and anyone echoing a sentiment of similar validity (very low but enough anecdotal "evidence" to back it up) & value (none) aimed at one of the groupthink alliances would not survive long on kugu - yet it gets you +rep instead of a ban.On the upside the rep circlejerk on kugu in general feels less important than it used to be 2 years ago.
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One of the reasons I started to play eve and get into 0.0 :unsmith:
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You suck more goon cock then even goon members trying to become relevant so yeah you would disagree
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Needs more me, the worst poster! (but seriously i'm pretty bad)

The year is 2007.  The Greater Band of Brothers Community is in control of over half of conquerable 0.0.  Mulla Nasrudin, CEO of Sniggwaffe, plants a spy in Reikoku, founding corporation of Band of Brothers, and collects forum posts, alliance mails and internal intelligence which seems to indicate something is not quite right.  He manages to connect the dots between two seemingly unrelated events: CCP t20 revealing his many (at least five) alts including two directors in Reikoku, and the appearance of ten Tech 2 BPOs in the same corporation.

Through an exhaustive investigation, Mulla Nasrudin - posting as Kugutsumen on the EVE-O forums as well as his small private forum Kugutsumen.com - compiled many volumes of internal communications showing conclusively that 1) CCP t20 had at least two director-level alts in Reikoku, 2) he provided Reikoku with many T2 BPOs, and that 3) the volume of T2 BPOs was far beyond the capability of any typical player to obtain via the lottery.  The fact that the alt managed to snag specific sets of BPOs (three being T2 missiles, three T2 projectile ammunition) was also highly unusual.  These documents are available to the curious here (part 1) and here (part 2).  Five more parts followed these threads, but the conclusion is fairly obvious at this point.

Kugutsumen also exposed various minor abuses of CCP Developer power, such as overturning a GM decision to ban one of his alts for botting, but the accusations of abuse that favors were granted directly to RKK were by far the most scathing.  Kugutsumen attempted to blackmail Sir Molle (leader of BoB) with this information, and when negotiations failed, Kugutsumen posted the details of his investigation to EVE-O and Kugutsumen.com.  Some of this information, specifically IP logs identifying the alts and the Dev's email address, not only named the characters belonging to t20 but revealed personal information pertaining to the real-life person employed by CCP.  This violation of the EULA landed all of Kugutsumen's characters, including Mulla Nasrudin, in Banhammerville. 

"The t20 Debacle" as it is now known exposed corruption within CCP and estranged one group of players from the greater community.  Kugutsumen's threads on the EVE-O forums were removed, and until recently, any use of the word 'Kugutsumen' was aggressively censored.  Since EVE-O failed to act as a forum for players to call out CCP for abuses or criticize behavior, Kugutsumen's forum was reopened to the general public and built as a counter-community to the strict guidelines imposed at EVE-O.

Nearly six years has passed since Mulla Nasrudin and his alts were banned from EVE forever, but Kugutsumen.com lives on as a home for the CEO and grunt alike.  Its moderators impose few rules, most of them straightforward and easily followed ('umad?' posts, for example, are by-and-large instantly punished).  Little of the discourse is civil, most of the threads are rife with racism and crude humor, and the site as a whole has been accused of having a bias toward Goonswarm (The Mittani himself has moderator powers).  But as a forum for candid conversation about a game with a dark history, there is none superior to K.com.

The blackest member of Kugutsumen.com.