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# 1 LFF but PLEASE READ first
05-17-2011, 01:36 AM
Lookign for a fleet, both myself and my boyfriend play here but due to work and other things our time can soemtimes be constant, and then soemtimes we're both out for the count for weeks on end.

I mostly am looking for a fleet due to rp, but my boyfriend whilst a roleplayer is more into missions.

Just a few requirements:

We don't HAVE TO use teamspeak, even for borg-based raids, why? We ddi them before the items were released and succeeded without teamspeak. It is NOT required and being on a limited bandwidth connection in australia, we will not be using teamspeak or voice unless you pay for our internet and upgrade it :-P

So, only recruit if you are seriously ok with non teamspeak players pvp'ing and raiding with you.

Roleplay is not a requirement in your fleet, we usually roleplay randomly with anyone outside of fleets anyway.

We just want to, play the game without the BS that seems to follow most groups of trek-fans around.

AKA, chill-axe, don't take the game too seriously, don't take trek too seriously as that just...wrong...

Just enjoy it.

So far my experience with previous fleets has been the opposite of what they claim. So...I'll be pensive with any to begin with until we see if they live up to what they say about being laid-back friendly and non oppressive.

It is a game, a fleet leader is just a host, not someone I have to salute and take orders without question from :-P

We both play on the one account, so you'll find either Ben or myself @Sirius39
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# 2
05-17-2011, 02:22 AM
That was cute. ^^ I hope you find the right fleet.
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# 3
05-17-2011, 02:35 AM
Heya Sirius39,

I think the 12th fleet has a lot of what you're looking for. We're a casual friendly fleet who puts real life before the game. Formality has been done away with ages ago and is really looked down upon. I'm one of the highest ranking members in my fleet, but I feel very uncomfortable whe people address me by rank and I always stress them to just call me by my char name instead.

Our fleet has several divisions, each with a different focus. My own division happens to focus on RPing, but like the rest of the fleet this is casual. We have an active community though and we're working up to organising 1 event per week, however, attendance for that is optional.
Another division of ours focusses on PvPing and yet another on STF's. You don't need to be in a certain division to join in on the fun stuff, but I believe the PvP and STF teams did make the use of teamspeak mandatory.

Though it may have worked out for you without using it our teams don't want to run without. I hope this isn't a breaking point for you, since we have a lot of other things to offer too. Perhaps with the coming arrival of the in-game voice chat in season 4 your problems will still be resolved when it comes to bandwidth issues?

TS in general isn't mandatory to use though.

I hope you'll give the link a shot and see if we're really something for you or not. If not then I want to wish you the best of luck with finding a fleet that suits your needs. ^_^
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# 4
05-17-2011, 03:46 AM
Well if you want to join a fleet like the one you described you are welcome to come join us on the ClanH channel and check out the Clan Hunters.

you can join the channel by typing /channel_join ClanH

Nikita
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# 5
05-18-2011, 06:16 AM
You would fit in with Federation Fleet very well.

Basically you are able to make it what you want it to be. The only big thing we must insist on is, Fun Fair and Friendly. If you what to just enjoy the game on your own, Go for it. If you want to team with others, Thats fine too. If you feel like being Very sociable with others in the fleet, we have many ways to keep in touch. There really is no MUSTS in our fleet. We are all friends that enjoy STO.

PM me if you have any specific questions.
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# 6
05-18-2011, 06:17 AM
Wanted! Friendly and sociable Trekies!
Federation Fleet is an all friendly, mature, helpful multifaction all encompassing Fleet.

Established before STO was released we have a Membership from all around the World including good sized groups of EUROPE, USA and ASIA members.

Excellent voice comms and Fleet chat! We are a well established fleet with members ranging from brand shiny new players to battle hardened veterans of the wars across the galaxy! ^^

Feel free to join in the fun with us!

Plenty of opportunities to make your mark in an excellent, happy and fun gaming community.


Feel free to look us up in game, and Check out Our Web Site:
FederationFleet.GuildLaunch.Com
for more info and Application.
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# 7
05-18-2011, 06:18 AM
Hello Sirius.

The {UFP} which I represent can be as complex and interactive as you like, or as simplistic and casual as you need.
As a large fleet we have people that come in with a wide variety of different expectations and we try to meet them to the best of our ability.

I can see that a casual hands off approach from interfering fleets is what you're seeking. I can tell you that aside from signing up via our website, all we require from our members is a monthly sign in, which is a minute or less job (and we send out reminders). Forgetting to sign it on the odd occasion isn't the end of the world either, it just allows us to administrate our numbers so we can properly organise.
There are no formalities, no over bearing rules and regs, and we realise real life comes first. Our fleet is about options, and choosing how and when to interact with the community and its activities.

TeamSpeak is there for you, but it isn't at all mandatory. You can just use text chat on TeamSpeak if you wanted to though, and we do have a room just for text chat, generally used for socialising.

If you have any further questions feel free to contact me, or visit our FAQ page.
Alternatively we can be found at www.ufplanets.com.
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# 8
05-23-2011, 02:47 AM
^

Shameless pug to all the above fleets bar the one that said they have members that require team speak for their runs.

All fleets honest folk that actually read what you want before they speak and don;t hide much.

So far beats past experience where previous fleets have told me anything I want to hear in order for a membership.
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