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BaldieJr
04-05-2006, 03:19 PM
I don't want people to mistakenly believe they can overcome thier physical limitations, but my heart tells me that some of you can learn to be better pilots.

In order to bring more of you closer to achieving ace status, I want to give this piece of advice: study The Predators moves before assuming the role.

Moving forward i'd like to see more yielding from lesser pilots. You aren't going to learn anything by chasing after an enemy when a superior flyer is in the sector.

Megile_
04-05-2006, 03:22 PM
I fly like I play CS:S

Always choose the best weapon. Guranteed ace status

Why choose an inferior plane? for the challenge? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/34.gif

Taylortony
04-05-2006, 04:13 PM
Originally posted by BaldieJr:

In order to bring more of you closer to achieving ace status, I want to give this piece of advice: study The Predators moves before assuming the role.


And carry a bloody big Gun, in fact carry several http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Waldo.Pepper
04-05-2006, 06:24 PM
I am going sky diving soon.

The first time I shall use a regular sized chute for my weight.

Then each time after that I shall use a smaller and smaller chute, till eventually I shall wean myself of of the thing and not need one at all.

RCAF_Irish_403
04-05-2006, 08:25 PM
Originally posted by BaldieJr:
I don't want people to mistakenly believe they can overcome thier physical limitations, but my heart tells me that some of you can learn to be better pilots.

In order to bring more of you closer to achieving ace status, I want to give this piece of advice: study The Predators moves before assuming the role.

Moving forward i'd like to see more yielding from lesser pilots. You aren't going to learn anything by chasing after an enemy when a superior flyer is in the sector.


Dead On, Baldie

i've just overcame the habit of turning into the first bad guy i see....you have a much better chance if you shadow him for awhile until you have some sort of advantage or he makes a mistake.

VW-IceFire
04-05-2006, 08:31 PM
Originally posted by Taylortony:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by BaldieJr:

In order to bring more of you closer to achieving ace status, I want to give this piece of advice: study The Predators moves before assuming the role.


And carry a bloody big Gun, in fact carry several http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Ahh so are you one of those guys who takes up the Bf109K-4 with the 3 MK108 options and assumes that they can dogfight with said configuration without difficulty? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

AKA_TAGERT
04-05-2006, 08:58 PM
Originally posted by BaldieJr:
I don't want people to mistakenly believe they can overcome thier physical limitations, but my heart tells me that some of you can learn to be better pilots.

In order to bring more of you closer to achieving ace status, I want to give this piece of advice: study The Predators moves before assuming the role.

Moving forward i'd like to see more yielding from lesser pilots. You aren't going to learn anything by chasing after an enemy when a superior flyer is in the sector. This analogy can also be applied to PROM NIGHT.

Think of the dance floor as a dog fight..

Work the wall flowers near the edge of the room first, that is to say, warm up with the four-eyed fat chicks before you move towards the center to take on a cheerleader.

Once you have one in your sight, drag them away from the dance floor and than pounce.

Worked.. or should I say works for me.

TgD Thunderbolt56
04-06-2006, 05:50 AM
Originally posted by Waldo.Pepper:
I am going sky diving soon.

The first time I shall use a regular sized chute for my weight.

Then each time after that I shall use a smaller and smaller chute, till eventually I shall wean myself of of the thing and not need one at all.


good idea... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

It's this kind of forward thinking that is so lacking of late. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

TX-Zen
04-06-2006, 05:52 AM
Originally posted by VW-IceFire:

Ahh so are you one of those guys who takes up the Bf109K-4 with the 3 MK108 options and assumes that they can dogfight with said configuration without difficulty?


What, you can't? The K4 must be porked then! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif
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Breeze147
04-06-2006, 06:42 AM
Threads like this, probably intended to be humorous considering the clown who started it, piss me off and make me less and less desirous of going on line. I've dabbled on line a few times and was actually seeing some improvement until I made a bad mistake in a P-47 and stalled it and made a lawn dart of myself. Someone typed ROFLMAO and that was it for me. I'll do battle offline with the AI and appreciate the huge body of work and talent of our Mission Builders. The eliteist attitude is too much for me and all of that other talk is bs. Online is for the regulars and unless you possess preternatural talent at flying a computer simulation, you are told to "yield to the superior pilot", like Baldie, Jr. aka "Resident Nitwit" just did. Stick it, Amigo.

TX-Zen
04-06-2006, 07:02 AM
Respectfully Breeze, maybe you are a bit too sensitive.

I spent a long time getting the c r a p shot out of me online when I first started to play. I don't have an ego, but it was still very humbling.

Yes it was frustrating having people make the same kinds of comments when I would make silly mistakes and more than a few times I was tempted to give it up and find something else more entertaining. At times it really felt like it wasn't worth it.

I know one thing though, I'm glad I stuck it out despite some of the negatives that I ran into, just like you mention right here. I accomplished something I am proud of...I learned to fly online using one of the worst planes of the day and was able to hold my own.

I earned it.


For what it's worth, I say stick it out. You'll probably be glad you did once you get the hang of it.

Feathered_IV
04-06-2006, 07:14 AM
Originally posted by AKA_TAGERT:

This analogy can also be applied to PROM NIGHT.

Think of the dance floor as a dog fight..

Work the wall flowers near the edge of the room first, that is to say, warm up with the four-eyed fat chicks before you move towards the center to take on a cheerleader.

Once you have one in your sight, drag them away from the dance floor and than pounce.

Worked.. or should I say works for me.


Yes, but you are a school teacher.

Megile_
04-06-2006, 07:29 AM
Originally posted by Breeze147:
Threads like this, probably intended to be humorous considering the clown who started it, piss me off and make me less and less desirous of going on line. I've dabbled on line a few times and was actually seeing some improvement until I made a bad mistake in a P-47 and stalled it and made a lawn dart of myself. Someone typed ROFLMAO and that was it for me. I'll do battle offline with the AI and appreciate the huge body of work and talent of our Mission Builders. The eliteist attitude is too much for me and all of that other talk is bs. Online is for the regulars and unless you possess preternatural talent at flying a computer simulation, you are told to "yield to the superior pilot", like Baldie, Jr. aka "Resident Nitwit" just did. Stick it, Amigo.

ROFLMAO

may I recommend..

http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/472/ironyclip9ep.gif

Worf101
04-06-2006, 07:45 AM
Hey man, if you can't laugh at yourself, you're hopeless. About two months ago I was doing a Carrier Op with Bearcat and the Boys in the 99th. I had a great mission. I fought well, splashed three bogeys and managed to get my F6F back on the deck in great shape.

BearCat, aka "Our Fearless Leader" had done a pancake on the middle rear of the flight deck. He'd landed but couldn't chock cause... he had no landing gear left. Sooo in order get past him to the far end of the deck so I could chock up I had to do a left loop around him.. which I did easily. But then in typical "alzheimers" fashion I stepped on the gas and not the brake, flew by BearCat off the deck and into the drink.

I'd also in my stupidity held down the squawk key and the whole squdron heard me screaming "NO!!!!!" at the top of my lung. We never laughed so hard in our lives..

Moral of the story, it's only a game... have fun.

Da Worfster

SithSpeeder
04-06-2006, 08:45 AM
key and the whole squdron heard me screaming "NO!!!!!" at the top of my lung. We never laughed so hard in our lives..

* joining in *
ROTFLMAO

Good stuff, Worf.

* _54th_Speeder *

AKA_TAGERT
04-06-2006, 08:52 AM
Originally posted by Feathered_IV:
Yes, but you are a school teacher. So? What's your point? Still works! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Worf101
04-06-2006, 11:17 AM
Originally posted by SithSpeeder:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">key and the whole squdron heard me screaming "NO!!!!!" at the top of my lung. We never laughed so hard in our lives..

* joining in *
ROTFLMAO

Good stuff, Worf.

* _54th_Speeder * </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Glad you got a chuckle... one of the best "bonehead" moves I've ever done in the pit. LOL I'm laughing again just thinking of my idiocy!!! Much love..

Da Worsfter

russ.nl
04-06-2006, 12:01 PM
Originally posted by Breeze147:
Threads like this, probably intended to be humorous considering the clown who started it, piss me off and make me less and less desirous of going on line. I've dabbled on line a few times and was actually seeing some improvement until I made a bad mistake in a P-47 and stalled it and made a lawn dart of myself. Someone typed ROFLMAO and that was it for me. I'll do battle offline with the AI and appreciate the huge body of work and talent of our Mission Builders. The eliteist attitude is too much for me and all of that other talk is bs. Online is for the regulars and unless you possess preternatural talent at flying a computer simulation, you are told to "yield to the superior pilot", like Baldie, Jr. aka "Resident Nitwit" just did. Stick it, Amigo. ]

If you want thinks to change you have to start with yourself.
Ignore people like that, don't become one like that.
Do not go in discusion with them and if nessecery, or if it's un open goal, put them on there place. They will biatch and moan a little but just ingnore that.
Be polite, salute people if you think they have flown very good, or if they made you feel like cr4p.
Just a year ago HP was mutch more sivel.

Taylortony
04-07-2006, 06:26 PM
Originally posted by VW-IceFire:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Taylortony:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by BaldieJr:

In order to bring more of you closer to achieving ace status, I want to give this piece of advice: study The Predators moves before assuming the role.


And carry a bloody big Gun, in fact carry several http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Ahh so are you one of those guys who takes up the Bf109K-4 with the 3 MK108 options and assumes that they can dogfight with said configuration without difficulty? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I take it you are sitting down.. ok wiggle yer bum...... feel those lumpy bits?............ no I dont mean the incontinence..........I mean the other lumpy bits...... yes you got them now? K thats my lead.............. enjoy the experience I brought to you 3 times overhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Feathered_IV
04-07-2006, 09:23 PM
Originally posted by Taylortony:

I take it you are sitting down.. ok wiggle yer bum...... feel those lumpy bits?............ no I dont mean the incontinence..........I mean the other lumpy bits...... yes you got them now? K thats my lead.............. enjoy the experience I brought to you 3 times overhttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

http://www.thepayback.com/images/cream_front.jpg

carguy_
04-08-2006, 04:32 AM
That is a good advice but it will not last you long.
During my four year Luftwaffe crusade I learned many things.The first thing I learned was not to lose any enthusiasm because there`s no real point in frustrating yourself over and over during your valuable free time.

Also the thing rather important is to find out who is the most experienced or skilled.Stick to him,you will learn lotsa stuff sooner or later.

However as I was going towards a burnout in 2004 a turning point occured.My skills have always been above average but I nevger got to keep that virtual life hence I did not see any point in further flying.
And then it came to me.I found out what it was all about.This particular day *snap* I became an ace.All those who laughed at me silenced in envy.
And so my sense of invincibility grew and grew and lotsa red planes dropped.
From that day on,I`ve been a full bred Ace.I feed on careless pilots,I help my teammates.

The point is,if YOU have an ace in you,it will come out eventually.You must LET it come out of you.You don`t need years to become a classic virtual skies ace.
You need that impulse,just like Goku when he turned into a Saian.
Finally when you reach that point,your (s)kills will improve drastically and you will no longer ever be the nick people don`t see.Noticed in every HL room,killing anyone you want to.

May your route to acedom be shorter than mine.

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jimDG
04-08-2006, 04:36 AM
study The Predators moves before assuming the role.

Moving forward i'd like to see more yielding from lesser pilots. You aren't going to learn anything by chasing after an enemy when a superior flyer is in the sector.

...said Baldie, hanging on his chute, after being shot down by a noob, while a superior pilot sat above and watched the events unfold...