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# 31 You're kidding me, right?
06-21-2013, 04:32 PM
No, the title of this is not in reference to the OP's post (which, btw, was hilarious). Rather, I have to wonder at all the folks who seems to not understand that he is joking. To everyone giving serious answers:

"You're kidding me, right?"

Unless you, too, are just playing along with the which case you got me!

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# 32
06-21-2013, 04:44 PM
my ships are: uss kyogre ( vesta tac ), uss arceus ( vesta eng ), uss rayquaza ( vesta sci ), uss zafretti ( chel grett ), uss puke rainbow ( fleet nebula ), uss tortuga ( fleet assault cruiser ) are the names op ? xP
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# 33
06-21-2013, 11:59 PM
Originally Posted by shepard31 View Post
But seriously, naming yourself Security Escort III sounds hilarious.

Funny thing is, about half of the copycat names are spelled wrong. There wasn't a U.S.S. Enterprize. There's a reason spellcheck highlights that word.

It's Enterprise. If they can't even spell it right....
...not sure if you know the game doesn't allow the proper spelling...

Anyways, the Security Escort III thing on the ground isn't that bad, since you can set your tab targeting to only target players, meaning you won't ever get the NPCs.
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# 34
06-22-2013, 08:17 AM
Good thread. If PGI, err, sorry, Cryptic, can fix this, the rest of the game balance should fall into place nicely, too.
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# 35
06-22-2013, 09:04 PM
So if I named my character "teammates"....

[Team] Concentrate fire on teammates.

I'd get a good laugh out of that one.

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# 36
06-22-2013, 09:27 PM
I got a better one. Name yourself 'yourself'.

[Team] Target >>yourself<<

Suddenly every heal on the planet is blown.


"Which one?"


"I just did."


But in all seriousness, ferd is right. Ship names and character names need to be brought under control! NAO!!!!

Of course this happening is inconceivable.
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# 37
06-22-2013, 11:34 PM
Originally Posted by ferdzso0 View Post
I really do not understand, why cryptic let such a huge exploit to run since beta.

the naming of the ships can be exploited to such an extent, that it is now ridiculous.

Oh, wait, you're serious.

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# 38
06-23-2013, 12:38 AM
I made up a few names that must look good:

[Team] Target >>No One

[Team] Target >>Heal Me

[Team] Target >>Is Cloaked

[Team] Target >>Is Destroyed

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# 39
06-23-2013, 01:13 AM
To me the OP needs to be nerfed so we dont see such stupid threads. People have every right to name what they want, dont like it, go play hello kitty adventure. Stop ruining others gameplay boy.
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# 40
06-23-2013, 03:18 AM
I'll make a character named "Advanced Danube runabout"
And the enemy team be like TARGET advanced danube runabout
i'd have a hard laugh
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