Snuff Box and the Little Flag That Could

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Nice man, looks a good gank, ofc you had nigh 50% more pilots and are fighting prolly the worst pilots this terrible game has to offer, is it really needed to be linked as damage control after clearly being made to look like cry babies by this site?
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they brought as many triage carriers as we had guardians. Also they has a lot more that got out. As they didn't get any kills they don't show on the battlereport. GF
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Nomad pls goons
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Am I famous yet?
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And you had 3 supercarriers, its balls deep and i respect that, but its a gank and nothing to be proud of, its bad damage control at best.
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TIL: Elise Randolph is maddddd
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lol you let PL write the article? ye thats a good way to produce unbiased articles!!"!!"and then you also IPbanned me from commenting hahahahahahahahahahahaha
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Lol 3 pages and a mole proving how pl dont care about competing with snuff. Also lol yeah snuff the only terrible posters. PL properganda checking in. Confirmed.
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Goodjob on IP banning DarkFlareLEL
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pritty sure 4 chimera in refit range can tank 3 supers
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this is about as assmad as it gets folks
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Oh also, you stole quite a few lines directly from FHC without giving credit.
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not if all four are fit for fucking triage (really useful)
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Maybe, but not if flown by incompetents as you can see by the kills linked, im merely stating its a gank and nothing to gloat about, its classic and poorly thought out damage control, as you guys are painted in a bad light in this article.
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This doesn't real show the fact thata) half their machs and cynabals bolted even though it was a suicide opb) rainbow trash was never on our side (fuzzybutt hates us for shitting on his parties)
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Aye it paints PL in a good light, i also see mittens commenting on some PL losses earlier on evekill, seems like some smooching going on at castle CFC, they know without PL they will steamroll fountain and it looks like to me this is all just a play to win favour with the PL dudes.Tinfoil hat is on :)
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Supers were brought in as the fight was won. There was no way snuff could break those carriers with their subcaps. Thats a pretty normal thing to do when you have 4 carriers left on the field. The fight was even but doesn't show since many of the goon ships jumped out. Thats the way low sec works. It looks like a gank because snuff didn't take any losses.
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Also, "While this four-hour slugfest was going on, a low-sec group known as Snuff Box was looking for ways to win this novel flag event."Not really. We made a pass through that event system, but seeing as the whole place was tidi'd to shit we decided to take off, and happened upon the gnosis fleet. At no point did we really expect to win, it was just seeing the tally later that we understood we inadvertently won. And before you start shitposting in replies, the rules specifically said that any killmail counted, no exceptions.Good job on the biased piece, though. I thought a good article would incorporate both sides, but that's apparently not necessary on theshittani.com. We rightfully won that fucking contest and you shitlords can be happy your flag flew for a couple hours more than ours.The last laugh is mine. And it's hanging right behind me.
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You better look out Elise, they are going to call the Internet Police on you for hacking their forums
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cry more, irrelevant shitlords
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irrelvant is why elise felt the need to write a 3 page piece on them
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well, I've got a nice piece of cloth to dry them on, one that's gone through the dry cleaners' twice.
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It looks like a gank because it had 3 supers on the kills, not because you didnt lose any ships, 3 supers doesnt equal 4 carriers, its a ballsy gank to drop them on CFC even if its in lowsec and there were clearly no HIC's on field, but a gank it was.
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this is like crying about being banned from a store because you smeared shit all over the place
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your honorable mention trophy?
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haha this is great. eve community best community
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What is this crap? This is bad, and you should feel bad for posting.
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Supers were brought in after the fight was won (subcaps getting killed and jumping out = fight is won). So they had no effect on the fight. And there were at least 2 HICs on the field perhaps some jumped out I don't remember.
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some quality forum porn. o7 to the spy that leaked it
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There were two but we held them on top of the gate with tackle.
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PL totally nomad.Do you realise that writing an article of 3 pages on this is even more pathetic that anything that had been said before?You're shit m8, just sayin.
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I had no idea people cried so much in RL over a computer space game. Entertaining.
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ITS TOTALLY BIAS GUISE.No, its fucking hilarious. PL dumpstered you ingame and irl. You got so butthurt over internet pixels that a bunch of strangers decided to harvest the tears AND get a new doormat at the same time, nothing about that isnt funny.
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Wait, if PL don't care, why are you trying so hard to look good by pointing out the derp of others. Surely you guys do enough relevant shit yourselves no?
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You're retarded as fuck, that isn't Mittens
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Hush your backpeddling you angry little scrote, we are wise to your ploys
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So Mittani, is this Goons kissing PL's ass in an attempt to gain some blues?
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looks like snuffbox did most of the ~writing~
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they will NEVER stop spamming this articlethats probably half the reason its posted
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No my friend, this is the tears of lowsec scrubs.
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You're calling PL lowsec scrubs? You got it wrong m8, it's - www.lowseclosers.com
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pretty much this
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CALL THE POLICE IRL ABOUT IT HAHAHAHAH
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It would appear you missed the sarcasm.
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are you seriously saying that an article written by PL about PL is non-biased?lol
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But the tears on the EVE-O forums. Do you deny them.
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Yeah no dave the rave really is brain damaged enough to believe that
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well said friend o7
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See, this is funny. The leaks of your forum before, during, and after the event state that you Did in fact want that title, and made a serious effort to acquire it. Then after PL won the title fair and square you and yours broke down, threatened legal action, and demanded that a irl company modify their rules and fly your shitty flag above their building. When, in the history of Eve, has any dev fleet ever been fair game for a contest of player driven content? Ingame dev fleets may as well be NPCs, you killed a fleet of rats in a contest of PvP actions and DEMANDED you be given first prize for it. For some fucktarded reason ccp relented and gave you guys equal footing with PL, which has only caused them even more drama and head ache than correctly telling you guys to fuck off.
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I had no idea people had no life and had to resort to stealing a flag in an attempt to be cool in a computer game. Very Entertaining.
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Are you seriously saying the editors on a goonfleet run website, who hail from a comedy forum entitled Something Awful dot Com, would refuse to post the most amusing, and well written, article submitted in a long time?Lol.I wish you had stayed IP banned. Swallow a bullet.
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Snuff didnt make the article.
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"Then after PL won the title fair and square"well except that they didn't. By the original rules snuffbox won. so sperge paragraphs all you want, doesn't change that Snuff won the competition and PL were erroneously declared winners (as the outcome of the IA investigation shows)
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slurp elise's dick more thx
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You seem to lack the IQ to understand this, so I'll try and spell it out in an even simpler manner. PL stealing your idiotic flag was not an attempt to "be cool," it was a wildly successful attempt to make you angry. Snufflebox has been more amusing than fox news reporting on an election. Stringing you along like a puppeteer is Funny, not an attempt to be cool.
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except for the fact that PL killed more isk value in low sec than snuffles, because developer fleets do not and have never counted as actual isk. By the original rules snuffles lost. To be counted as isk in game, someone had to acquire the materials, build the modules and ships, and work for them. Spawned ships do not count.
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So.... He's a Kugu Poster?
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yes, because I'm not actively shooting at PLs fleets in fountain right now. You realize for Goons to be defending PL, you must actually be the enormous cockhurt faggots that everyone already thinks you are.
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lol, shooting PLs fleets doesnt change the fact you called this trash "the most amusing, and well written, article submitted in a long time"slurp slurp slurp
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The original rules said all kills are counted. Which part of "all" do you have trouble understanding?
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So let me get this straight -PL, a 2k+ member alliance is mad because some low-sec corp, Snuff Box, with 120+ members actually won a contest? A contest in which CCP's devs, some of whom have previously played the game as PL members, initially declared PL the winner. And only until someone pointed out the rules to CCP internal affairs, did CCP declare Snuff Box to be the winner but would have to share the title of "King of Low Sec" with PL?And on behalf of PL, someone goes and steals a flag?? A flag of a 120+ member corp???PL then flaunts it's superior "meta-gaming" by posting how NOMAD they are and attempts to explain to the EVE community how this small corp that is 1/20th the size of PL is not really the "Kings of Low Sec", but the winner is in fact PL.Hmmm, PL really thinks all this exposure is helping them from a public relations standpoint??yeah, gg
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3 page article vs. 100 pages of whining looks like you're coming out ahead m8m8m8m8m8
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Your flag is flying above your leaders bed after being trampled on by entire families of people. Not to mention you're called URINE alliance. literally flying the golden shower flag above the bed he prays to get laid in at some point of his life. Please, tell me this isn't funny. "come and get it, faggots" Yup, I'm sure the local bath house wouldn't mind~~
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You changin' the point 'cause you got caught slurpin'.
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Did you really just post a comment trying to say you're "NOT TRYING TO BE COOL HERE" Oo I think everyone had laughs here, you're sure trying hard to impress it on the bystander that only ONE SIDE had fun (whilst explicitly not trying to be cool mind you) and the other didn't. DID NOT!
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"you called the article amusing"Yes, here's why it's amusing"WHY YOU CHANGIN THE POINT"Worse. than. TEST.
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No, you wrote why the events were amusing. Not the article. Nobody is arguing the events weren't funny, but the article is just overly try-hard "look how smug I am" trash. As is typical of PL.
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The part were rats, and the equivalent of rats (aka spawned developer ships), are supposed to count toward your PVP kills in your servile little brain.
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but they're not rats, they're player controlled ships. which count. uh oh!
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I think he did that because it was funny, not so much about the popularity of some lowsec gate campers.
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Although this little tit for tat bollocks is very apealing it is starting to drag on a little, I think i have to side with "ccp ships shouldnt be counted" side, there was no grinding for the implants/ships ect so they shouldnt have a material cost and therefor they're worthless.They shouldnt of counted in the first place and i think that is the problem, maybe they shouldn't show up on the losses, if that was the case this would never of happened, but that would be a shame as the whole capture the flag thing was funny as fuck.
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Literally nobody cares.
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hmm 2 HICs and there was 3 supers? seems like they were very much safe, i should of put not enough HICs to be a worry clearly.And lets be fair without the carrier kills what do you have exactly? a few shitty BS killed is hardly the gloat of a few BS and 4 carriers
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Elise is pretty fetch tbh.
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So- stealing a flag IRL is lame and petty- but buying godaddy redirect hosting for another alliances killboard isn't?You should totes do more stuff to show us all exactly how not mad you are.
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"but they're not rats, they're player controlled ships."You might want to look up the definition of "player".
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Just page 2 and 3.
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Hehe the tinfoil hat bit at the bottom was a clear indication of my piss taking, but clearly my clever wit (LOL) is lost on such uneducated souls :)
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Sure, they shouldn't be counted. But they were in the rules, so we shot them. Can't blame us for using the rules to our favor.
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no one comes out of this looking good except for Hlynurth who is a cunning master thief. stop crying nerds
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the flag?
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What is it with people and being so tsundre about all this?PL did it because it was cool and funny. Dont try to go back on that. it was awesome.SB wanted the flag and title, yes they did, its cool and awesome Dont try to go back on that.So what, SB lost on a technicality, Thankfully CCP had some compromise so did both flags at once. Though only SB's forums are show here. i should imagine PL had its fair share of immaturity. (which has been confirmed by some of the comments on this page)PL stole their flag, worth a laugh from a spectator, SB probably getting a little mad, but i wouldve thought, (or atleast my first reaction would be) to send a polite mail to CCP and to PL something along the lines of "very clever, congratulations, itd be nice if you could return the flag to CCP or me" would've smoothed things over. Not to mention in the game of PR if PL declined that then they would be the ones here being regarded as unsportsmanlike.in my opinion but the sheer immaturity and foolishness shown by SB means they only have themselves to blame in this situation.Its a shame that both parties get so defensive over this, be gentlemen shake hands and shoot pixels.
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Wow just wow, so many tears, so much but hurt.So much tinfoil hat, so much ego. all looking for the biggest baddest bruising it can take.And finding it in unbearable quantities!
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https://soundcloud.com/marxism... suggests Snuff Box had a hand in it :)
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i have to be quick grab some bucket people i need to fuel my grief mobile with those tears
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Snuff never thought and still dont think it is worth being published.You should be ashamed of yourself.
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:KINGOFLOWSEC::NOMAD:
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"This one was good enough to pass muster!"Might wanna re-muster it again.Just rename this entire article, and the threadnoughts associated with it, to:I WILL GET THE LAST WORD IN ON THE INTERNET IF IT KILLS ME
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"Good job on the biased piece, though"Of course it is biased, it's a submission by PL.Submit your own tale and you might get published if it is literate enough, and not as stupid as your comments.
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You're looking for maturity online, from the proverbial school yard bully in PL or people who named their group after piss...Yeah, not gonna happen.
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Of course they didn't want an article about how much they overreact and whine published. That's not due to maturity, but rather an attempt to save face.
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I like the snuffbox upvote circlejerk happening on every piece of drivel being posted as a comment
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shut the fuck up gayy dixx
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In my mind neither group comes out of this looking particularly pristine however PLs constant smugging on being declared winners over an alliance less than 1/10th their size with 1/1000th of their assets is truely pathetic. As for the truely juvenile 'yaa boo got your flag' 'no you didnt' 'yes i did and heres a video' bullshit its a piece of fabric with paint on, get the fuck over it.
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At least we are all entertained!
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So what was supposed to be a fun event for the fans turned in to tears, a giant forum war and a trespass misdemeanor in RL.Yep, just another day in Eve...
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HIGH BROW TROOLING BEST TROOLING
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Because this article is not already PL circlejerking? Hahahaha
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And this children, is why you don't fuck with your betters.
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Wow I can't believe Grarr Dexx is a homophobe.
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I know it's fun to see them rage, but they are right!They are just some puggie nobody's who are trying really hard to name a name for themselves, and you know what? They tried hard and won by the rules! After wich the organiser adds rules placing them fifth.Even if they are a bunch of sperglords, I can't help feel sorry for them.
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Make a name*.
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OKay, they didn't try hard but they still won though.
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CCP should be the ones we'd laugh at.
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It wasnt overreacting m8. Half the quotes are taked out of context, and are sarcasm.
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My god they are just sad.. Should have known when I first read urine alliance. Just thought, Lets give them the benefit of the doubt, probably ok guys, hmm still would never join something with that name.. However, this is just pathetic and would be deeply ashamed to be a member right now. "What's in a name? Everything.." been proven right again.

Editor's Note: This piece comes to us by way of Elise Randolph of Pandemic Legion. Thanks, Elise! 

Backstory

To celebrate Eve's tenth anniversary in March, the Community Team at CCP announced a surprise event: whichever alliance inflicted the most damage in low-sec would be rewarded with their very own flag flown above CCP offices. There were a few other events the same day, including one rather large player-run event hosted by Marlona Sky called Flight of a Thousand Rifters. In this event Marlona sacrificed his Nyx in lowsec and encouraging as many people as possible to come out in small ships to win billions of ISK in prizes. The final event was a CCP "Dev Caravan" where CCP Devs would fly around in pimped-out ships and make the rounds through popular low-sec systems - goading as much interaction as possible.

On the day of the event, Pandemic Legion decided to crash the player event Flight of a Thousand Rifters. Since the object of the event was to kill the Nyx, PL of course made it their objective to save the Nyx and kill anyone and everyone trying to destroy it. With nearly two thousand people crammed into system, PL and their 120 man fleet managed to both save the Nyx and kill just over one thousand combatants in the process.  Since the Flight of the Thousand Rifters prize pool was predicated on a dead Nyx, Marlona Sky self-destructed his ship after about four hours of fighting and ended the event. 

While this four-hour slugfest was going on, a low-sec group known as Snuff Box was looking for ways to win this novel flag event. Instead of joining in the actual fight, they instead began shadowing the ~20 person CCP Dev fleet, knowing that these CCP fleets historically have some questionably expensive fits. The Snuff Box stalking yielded results: they killed the devs and smugged while shooting implant-laden pods. Snuff Box began to boast and celebrate what they believed to be a sure victory, both internally and on the Eve-Online forums.

When the results were slated to be released, Snuff Box enthusiastically F5’d awaiting their victory announcement. Much to their chagrin, however, CCP announced that Pandemic Legion had won the event and would have their flag flown above the CCP offices. Snuff Box had not even finished second; they had in fact finished 5th. To add insult to injury, the majority of PL weren’t even aware of the event; they even went so far as to protect the Nyx that would have secured the top spot. This combination of factors led to Snuff Box having an embarrassingly public collective meltdown on the Eve-Online forums – eventually turning a tiny event into a 40 page threadnought. Now that tears were involved, PL became instantly aware of the competition and enjoyed watching the Snuff Box collapse and provoking some particularly rage-filled reactions.

The Eve-Online forums were bad enough, but the Snuff Box internal forums painted an even more hilarious picture. Their own thread is, if you can imagine, larger than the Eve-O thread, and filled with anger, conspiracy theories (complete with messages to CCP’s Internal Affairs department), and posturing on the state of their “brand”. Some select quotes are included at the end of this article.

The roller coaster of emotion continues, however, as CCP announce that after all of the rage they will raise both the PL and the Snuff Box flags as a kind of mea culpa for not including more precise rules. PL, meanwhile, were feasting on the ever-growing Snuff Box internal forums, laughing at the puerile posts. One post, however, piqued the interests of one PL member. During the stage that Snuff Box were convinced they had lost, a few members came up with a ~plan~ to deface the PL flag. Bemoaning that none of their members lived in Iceland, a few jokingly suggested making a trip out to the volcanic rock. And like that, a plan was made. Hlynurth, a PL member who lives near the CCP offices, decided it would be hilarious to inflict the throes of yet another emotional rollercoaster onto Snuff Bux by stealing their very idea and capturing their flag. And so he did, while filming the heist and posting about it on the Eve-Online forums for maximum exposure. 

As expected, Snuff Box completely lost their shit once again. Another 20 page thread was born, taking the total number of rageposts beyond 100 pages (the two e-o threads, and their own internal one – probably more on FHC but who knows). Snuff Box’s first reaction was, of course, to call the “Icelandic Police” to report the “crime”, followed quickly by some very odd scatological revenge schemes. Hlynurth later returned the flag to CCP offices, but not before posing with the flag to further enrage the Snuff Box.

The story of The Little Flag That Could does not end here, though. Nearly two months after the incident, Grarr Dexx, believing he finally had the last laugh, posted a picture of the flag flying proudly above his bed with the caption “Come and fucking get it now faggots”. The PL response was simple.

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