HBC State of the Alliance Speech

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"We have more than a thousand people listening."Makalu's eye twitches.
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I feel the need to say this: Paul Knuth has an amazing voice.
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holly fucking shit mother of god ! "Many of us wish to push into Catch. -A- continually attacks our structures. If they cease this, they will be allowed to stay where they are."you have an opportunity to kill -A- & ROL , and you are planning not doing so ? no fucking way !
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we still love you goons, if anything, a funloving sister coolition is what eve needs. CFC is awesome, but we need to spread the free gospel. Its never that we're not goon bros, 0.0 is an amazing place, so amazing that hillary fucking clinton alluded to it... we need to spread the cfc doctrine of friendliness, we may fight you in a way one day, but it will be like a childhood waterballoon fight with best friends...
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Honestly, it is probably more than that. I wouldn't be surprised if Test is being pushed harder than they are letting in on, Isk and logistics wise. This is their way of hiding that fact and sounding like the good guys. Not trying to trash them but just saying.
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Actually we have lost very few ships/pos's and so forth in the last few weeks, most of our nasty engagements were long since(yes im pulling this card) replaced. With the introduction of the foxcat its basically been the easiest thing ever to replace ships lost, since isk that was hemmoraging out of the wallet with rokh's is not trickling out to replace the odd lost tackle, and occasionally welped canes/drakes.
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The whole allowance of renters is pretty weak; yes the landlords were faggots, but the idea that someone is not able or willing to stand up for themselves is equally abhorrent. I do not see why a 10-15% tax is such a bad thing to the corp- its not like its a lot or annoying, and people should be glad to pay the pittance to help their alliance. Montolio should stop making excuses and just flat out say that they need more money; his excuses are weak.
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That is fair, but Test is still supporting an absurd amount of sov atm. While your costs may of stabilized they by no means solved, shown by how your leadership is implementing a renter scheme to help pay for the regions them self. I am just suggesting the reason Test isn't wishing to attempt to steam roll AAA atm, is because they want to try and build up the region with renters to pay for what they already have before taking even more sov which may or may not stress their wallet more.
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CFC vs HBC = nullsec version of RVB?
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Dear Alex,Oh God, yes.-Yours Truly,TEST
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We'll probably do that in time, the renting business is just a scheme to get enough isk to drop caldari outposts in every single system in catch. SO even if -A- one day reclaims it, its even more worthless.Salting the earth if you will.
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Have him read literotica, or him reading descriptions for dildos.
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You can't kill them; they'll retreat to NPC Stain and you'll end up owning a region you can't fob off on anyone. Catch is some of the worst space in the game and they literally can't give it away.
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Anyone know what the counter to foxcats shadoo refers to is?
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Yes, bribe me.
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More large things (Dreads/BS). But -A- think they cant pull it off.
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NO ONE wants Catch. Some of the worse space in the game.
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Capable armor HACs. Snipers with enough capable dictors to dictate range. Capitals. The problem with fighting an HBC fleet is that it isn't one uniform fleet composition on the field, we bring complementary fleets, so you have to be capable of countering multiple fleet comps (drakes as a meatshield for hurricanes, with a bomber wing, a pile of frigates, AND Foxcats).
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HoneyBadger Coalition: No faggot allowed.Did someone contact the gaming media? Eve online: the homophobic MMO.
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Pretty sure he's already read some TEST fanfics, but I'd have no idea where to drum up the links.
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WE DO IT BECAUSE WE LOVE YOU!WE LOVE YOU!
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Lol they said We adapted to AAA`s ships while GSF in the North havent. Lol they have PL planning with 9k members, I just find it funny.If GSF had NCDOT as there "MIlitary leaders" and had there numbers they could roll anyone in the game and "Adapt" just as easy. Funny what people will say to boost morale.Any elite FC`s and solid core like a NCDOT or PL given 15k+ Members and that many Supers and they could "Adapt". Make me think I should stop killing Goons have us team up and fight the inevitable North vs South war that will come eventually :)
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Montoli sounds like one of the biggest nerds ever....Serious FireFly Tshirt wearing fanny pack sporting uber nerd.
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Armor Hacs will get blapped IMO, if they can hit 100mn Tengu`s thats 1400 m/s with only 1.5 sig radius but double the speed.If they dropped like guys said Tracking Dreads they would rape them but like Shadoo alluded to they cant because PL has there SC fleet waiting for that. IMO dropping 1 Blapp dread though could kill5-8 Foxcats before PL jumps in and kills it and that would at least cost even money, As of now Tengus cost 2/3rds a Fox and they lose more to them in fights now by alot.But the real counter IMO to Fox is Suicide Alpha fleets, you may lose a Fleet but you can lose 4 for every 1 you kill and in the end I think it would be more like 2 lost for every fox killed making it worth there while, Hell if you just dropped in at 100km with 100 Maels you could kill 1 Fox per 15 Secs and by the time the Fox`s got to there 50 km massive DPS range you would have killed 10-12 [because your alpha goes way up as well so splitting targets happens] then you warp off.I really dont know why -A- hasnt done this. They really get stuck with fleet doctrines and stick to the bitter end it seems like, while PL will lose once and accept it didnt work and change. They do adapt well.
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actually if you like to pvp, its the most active region month after month for years. so from that point of view its the best region. if you want to rat quietly you are right its probably the worst region in-game.
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Anyone but Makalu FCing?Because, you know, undock.
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-A- wants Catch.
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Why dont they attack from the south then, through Tribal Band to ROL space?
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The excuses for allowing renters do sound very weak. Moreover, the whole thing sounds like it was thrown together at the last moment as a way to come up with money for TEST. They just have no idea, NO IDEA, how to deal with renters and the problems they will bring. All the answers to the renter questions were just dancing around like a fairy. A bunch of handwaiving. At this point I think they're simply soft peddling renters to TEST membership, because they need the income. After a few blowouts with the new neighbors, they will become the evil landlords like everyone else.
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Nerds, in MY Internet Spaceships? Get out!
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Shadoo is also a Brony. o7
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Does it make you moist?
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Mother of God.
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Lol. This.
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montoliio sounds so mad at aaa :p
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http://cascadeimminent.com/fai... recording from cascade imminent's executor.. directly contradicts what montolio and shadoo say about aaa treating their allies like shit.. enjoy : )

The Honey Badger Coalition held a State of the Alliance to discuss upcoming challenges, a summary of the Delve offensive and upcoming policies, including a rental program. Inevitably, many are confused by a coalition meeting being labeled "State of the Alliance." Speakers included Montolio, the TEST CEO; Shadoo of Pandemic Legion fame and Paul Knuth for the Q&A session that followed.

Topics of discussion included:

  • Welcoming Raiden and The Initiative into the coalition.
  • TEST's financial situation.
  • Montolio's intent to avoid putting TEST at the center of the coalition's leadership.
  • Declining SoCo numbers in recent fights.
  • The Foxcat fleet doctrine and its usefulness against Tengu fleets.
  • The HBC's intent to be at the forefront of adapting to the upcoming ship changes in the winter.
  • Praising Wrik Hoover for routinely releasing SoCo comms recordings in short order.
  • The lifting of restrictions on supercapital sales outside of the HBC.
  • A rental policy that allows renters to live in TEST's Fountain space rather than paying to hold specific systems.

A more thorough point-by-point summary can be found here.

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