Eight Goonswarm Carriers Down in Branch

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HOLY SHIT EIGHT CARRIERS?! WOW THATS AMAZING
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Holy sheet! If you don't care don't post, they are just reporting it!
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and nothing of value was lost. i actually laughed quite a bit when everyone in my alliance chat went batshit insane about "blue carriers tackled!", but when someone said that they were GSF-carriers, everyone went "meh, their own fault, who cares anyway?"
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We lose that daily in Anoms.
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Not the first time retarded ratting carriers have been caught in Branch. Sure won't be the last time. To me Verge of Collapse in local is a signal that says "there is more shit around the corner, get eyes everywhere before doing anything". To consciously bait them in a carrier is a wonderfully retarded idea, but I doubt it was bait, just a lazy ratter that runs a cyno on all his carrier alts.
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I doubt that the carrier was bait. Suas has been caught carrier ratting in Branch several times recently:http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_de...http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_de...He's also been caught at least one other time that he got bailed out by a home defense fleet. Those two additional carriers that got cyno'd in were likely ratting anoms in the system next door in QCWA or KV-8.
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Damage Controll IINever leave home without someone who can spew it on the internets.
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"We lose that daily in Anoms."This is Goonswarm after all, we derive more joy from blue killmails then our enemies do, guaranteed.
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*golfclap*
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Is it just me or is Branch one of the best places to catch ratting carriers? I still have good memories from when we lived there of a WI. carrier being tackled where the response was to get in cloaky ships, break out the popcorn and fraps the whole thing while the hostile gang took the carrier down. It's not hard to keep a carrier from being killed in anomalies (hint: it's keeping carriers out of anomalies).
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Theses BL should better stay low profile. we just kicked their asses in Tenal, we could come to take care of them in Venal after we are done in Vale. I were them I would stick to non CFC targets, especially GSF.
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What do you mean 'take care of them'? It's an 800 man alliance in an NPC station. What exactly are you going to do?
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My carriers, and I wasn't baiting. I was failing
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I specifically listened to him say "want to go fuck around in branch with carriers" after we got back from a muninn roam in Cobalt Edge. He then dropped to a different channel and did it.8 space violence carriers lost, the world is a better place.
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Not too newsworthy, but if you're gonna do an article then get it right:1) Bait: for what? Bait usually presumes a trap... :P2) Interdictors: ummm... there was only one. He's a hero though. :D3) Timeline: three carriers died before BL came in. VoC held the field for about 1.5 hrs before we batphoned BL. Once they came in the remaining carriers lasted less than 5 min.
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Funny thing is I just sold Suas one of the Thanatoi that was lost.
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I'll kill those too. I think I've nearly killed 100 ratting GSF drakes.
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So thats a blob right? 8:1 odds....Interesting
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Someday you'll tackle my carrier bro, keep trying.

At 0220 Black Legion. assembled for a scheduled timer only to learn that Legion of xXDEATHXx wouldn't form up for it. Luckily, Elo Knight heard something much better was happening in Branch, and after a bit of intel gathering settled on Immortal Canes and bridged the fleet directly on top of six tackled Goonswarm carriers.

Verge of Collapse had earlier found a lonely ratting carrier in 52G-NZ which they proceeded to tackle with a small gang of Taloses and support. As it turned out, this carrier was bait, and it cyno'd in two additional carrier alts immediately for support. When Verge of Collapse successfully had the group bubbled, the beleaguered carrier pilot called for help, resulting in five additional carriers joining the fray. A couple of FCON subcapitals also joined the fight and attempted to kill off the VoC interdictors.

Two carriers died before BL arrived on the field; the combined neuts and DPS of the Immortal Canes cleared the field in less than ten minutes. Some fire was accidentally exchanged between the two surviving alliances on the field (resulting in a very messy killboard report) but it did not escalate and both FC's went home happy. In total, eight Goonswarm Federation carriers were lost.

Battle report

Hilmar Keller
The blackest member of Kugutsumen.com.