The February Defense of the South

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Well that's a wasted first if I've ever seen one.
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MEN wtf are MEN?! HBC harrased by low sec pirates lol
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You really just clicked reply to the first reply and then claimed first, didn't you. There are no words.
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that propaganda poster is total shit.
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Great research, considered writing for EN24 ?
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You are bad, and should feel bad.
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"...but Raiden., Initiative., and other HBC allies..."and that's why HBC is shit :)
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yeah a 30,000 member coalition had to deploy to fend off 998? congrats? lol's
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Is it just me, or is TEST the special needs coalition of Eve? Awful propaganda, Interim Leader, PL leading TEST strat ops, and the list goes on. It would be great to see the major power blocks fighting each other, but one gets the feeling TEST would be spanked so hard, their arse would fly through their teeth.
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Because TEST obviously hasn't repeated multiple times how autistic and terrible we are.One thing you don't do is, however, insult our propaganda.
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Oh dear me, I'm afraid I just did. How must I redeem myself in your eyes?
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You have to fap with cat pictures
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In his eyes???
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i see your 100 lokis and raise you 300 foxcats plus 30 carriers and Raiden. in AHAXporque u no fight?
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Yes, I its so terrible when a 30k man coalition puts a cap on certain fleet sizes so we don't get bluebells. How horrible we are for actually encouraging a fight now and then. Win or lose.
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It's not TEST's fault that they can have friends without eHarmony drama.
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Wow, you two managed to both use por que / porque wrong. Its like opposite land!
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You can join the help us help you help us help you program.I, as a Public Affairs Manager, can redeem you in the eyes of TEST Alliance.However such Public Releations packages do cost time. And as they say, Time is Isk.For the low price of 500 mil isk, I will begin you on the path of redemption.Just send the isk to Radimir Lenin and all of your problems will be solved.
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BL is definitely NOT the CFC, as seen in the recent war in tribute.
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Say's the douche in EvE Uni.....
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Silly testes, recruitment scamming is what goons do. Why not be original? Oh, you're the same guys who made that propaganda poster, never mind then. As you were.
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I'm afraid I'm no longer in Eve UNI, still a douche though. But, really, what does that have to do with my comment? Is the propaganda any good? No. Do you still have some indeterminate interim leader? Yes. Do you still need PL to lead your strat ops? Seems so. Would you lose with a whimper and nary a bang if you fought CFC (which I do not support, BTW)? Why, yes I dare say you would.
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Seems like you hold a grudge against the HBC or something. While some of your statements are true, the rest is just pure assumption. Not to mention if you aren't even involved in any of it and just read these "news" sites to base those assumptions off of you really don't know what you're talking about.
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I can't believe how butthurt you guys still are about Low Sec Titan Rape Volume 1.
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I have to say this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... is one of my favorite eve videos.
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Ugh this isn't EN24.
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Sigh, you are the non-exception that proves the rule, aren't you?
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and the problem would be?, to me it seems that fact is heavier then fiction.
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Allies help one another and that's why their alliance is shit? Do elaborate.
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"I have never been involved in any way with them or with any other null-sec bloc" ...Yeah, and you clearly understand f*** all about it as well.STFU pubbie.
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You seem upset, that is a shame. Perhaps you should apply a lotion where it hurts. Get well soon!
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Best test video ever imho http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...As a CFC grunt I would like to say glhf to my Test / HBC bro's.
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not the fact that they DO have allies makes them shit, rather the choice of their allies...
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Enjoy your permanent vacation from posting nerd.
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All HBC is leaving today to kick russian ass in Stain. If you want to join - we are leaving 17:30 (02/21/2012) from all over HBC space. We will fuck mother russia once more!
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you're missing the point. TEST is a bunch of idiots. but they're *our* idiots, damnit.
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truly impressive russophobia, get out
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All roads lead to VFK-IV

TEST and the HBC were fully on the defensive for parts of this month. The Battle of M0O-JG at the end of January 2013 was a precursor to what was to come for residents of Delve and Fountain. Black Legion. (MEN.) and Darkness of Despair (-DD-) immediately began harrying TEST and its HBC allies throughout February with reasonable success at the beginning of the month.

Skirmishes across Delve and Fountain continued for the better part of the month, culminating in MEN. and -DD- capturing some HBC neo and dys moons, successfully killing several TEST (and unaffiliated CFC) carriers, and reinforcing a moon with a capital ship ssembly array (CSAA) containing a Nyx in production.

As a consequence of the Delve and Fountain developments, the interim leader of TEST, Fras Siabi, announced on February 13, 2013 that:

Since TEST can't seem to handle these kinds of things unless we deploy (TEST is shit at home etc), we're deploying to NOL. Its [sic] a simple deployment but it puts us into a really good location to put Delve on lockdown and even respond to things in Aridia and Fountain. We're still going to be just as close to our friends in NPC Delve as well.

Developments since the deployment to NOL have included an increasing pressure on TEST members to form up in large numbers for strat ops. On February 16, 2013, over 700 HBC members showed up in force to save the CSAA that MEN. previously had threatened. MEN. did not mount a response or attempt to destroy the CSAA. The massive turnout was a huge morale booster for HBC's line members and their directorate, who earlier in the week had been struggling with relatively anemic numbers for strat ops.

The following weekend saw TEST and the HBC on the offensive, with several more moon towers of Black Legion. and Darkness of Despair reinforced or destroyed, although not without occasional losses from various neuts and reds. In the case of T-8UOF, the TEST Rohk fleet was decimated by enemy bombers, but Raiden., Initiative., and other HBC allies were able to save the day, preventing -DD- members from destroying a tower. Other operations involving the recapture of and reinforcement of towers in Fountain were met with little resistance from MEN.

Around 0300 EVE time on February 18, 2013, the weekend concluded with Shadoo leading a quick TEST raid on Sahkt, reinforcing two MEN. moons. The TEST fleet were generally being a nuisance in the MEN. staging system and were goading Elo Knight with various propaganda posters such as this one.

The rest of the month will no doubt continue to be bloody for all sides involved, and it will test the resolve of HBC members to continue to form up in the numbers required to successfully hold their space and to properly repel MEN.

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Drewson Houten, known by friends and corpmates alike as "Hoots," is a member of TEST alliance through a little corporation called Alea Iacta Est Universal (AIEU).