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Old 13 Nov 12, 21:40
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Old 13 Dec 12, 14:06
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Hey Dest. What was your username again? I can't find you anywhere. I thought it was FM_Von_Manstein.
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Hey Dest. What was your username again? I can't find you anywhere. I thought it was FM_Von_Manstein.
Its just _Von_ now.
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Ok! I was trying to find you and that was the only name that even looked close in GSA.

Maybe we could platoon sometime.
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I want to play. Downloading right now. I see there are no M31s in case a tank gets stuck. Also, no Japanese tanks, but there are Chinese ones?
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I want to play. Downloading right now. I see there are no M31s in case a tank gets stuck. Also, no Japanese tanks, but there are Chinese ones?
The Chinese tanks were coming out in the 8.2 update. However, there were a few problems and they have gotten pushed. They should be coming out in the next one.
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I want to play. Downloading right now. I see there are no M31s in case a tank gets stuck. Also, no Japanese tanks, but there are Chinese ones?
It's pretty hard to get stuck in this game.
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I haven't played WoT since just before the 7.2 update I believe it was! When was that-March? I remember playing around St. Patrick's Day, but I think I stopped before the summer.

I want to get back in, but I'm doubting that my computer could handle all the updates.
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I haven't played WoT since just before the 7.2 update I believe it was! When was that-March? I remember playing around St. Patrick's Day, but I think I stopped before the summer.

I want to get back in, but I'm doubting that my computer could handle all the updates.
The updates have theoretically made it easier for lower performance PCs to handle the game.
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The updates have theoretically made it easier for lower performance PCs to handle the game.
Really? That's awesome.

Actually, I think I remember that with the 7.1 update-that it was pretty much all about making it easier to run. Kudos to Wargamer there. I guess they're not exactly alienating those with lower performance computers from keeping up to speed. That's a good thing.
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I logged on to World of Tanks the other day to take advantage of the special that was in effect. I was in an SU-26 and killed 7 enemy tanks. My "team" (and I use the word loosely) still lost.

I don't plan on wasting my time with WoT any time in the near future.
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I logged on to World of Tanks the other day to take advantage of the special that was in effect. I was in an SU-26 and killed 7 enemy tanks. My "team" (and I use the word loosely) still lost.

I don't plan on wasting my time with WoT any time in the near future.
You might want to get into a more disciplined team, like the OP's.
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You might want to get into a more disciplined team, like the OP's.
Even in a platoon you and yours don't make up the full fifteen members of a team. And besides, I don't want to be dependent upon others being online. I like to log on, play a few random matches, and log off. If that isn't possible, then I would just as soon not play--my win/loss ratio gets worse every time I log on at present.
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I logged on to World of Tanks the other day to take advantage of the special that was in effect. I was in an SU-26 and killed 7 enemy tanks. My "team" (and I use the word loosely) still lost.

I don't plan on wasting my time with WoT any time in the near future.
Yup, welcome to the World of Random Battles With Half-Wits On Your Team--and that includes all modes of play. Been bitten by that thousands of times. Stoppped caring about winning and losing when there are too many idiots on and "playing". Just goes to show you how unimportant that Win/Loss stat actually is.

But, you know all of this already. Just need to blow off a bit about it.

@Frtigern: it's not realistic enough to deal with getting stuck. It's mainly an arcady-type shooter. But it's fun as hell if you just relax and not take it serious. And ignore the in-game chatting.
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