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  3. Attention DHO! We have a new dad in our midst! Please welcome Allforthelulz to our fraternity of dads! He joined on 08/22/2019! Allforthelulz, on behalf of DHO and all the dads here, welcome to our little online man cave. If you want, give a quick hello and maybe tell us about yourself; What brings you here, how many kiddos, and what games do you like to play? I sent you a private message with some more details about Dad's Hideout, but if you have any questions at all, just let me ( @DHO Ambassador ) know and I will be happy to help. You can also reach out to the admins ( @thedakar or @xJediDadx ) or any of the moderators.
  4. I always get flags... I've seen maybe 6 or 8 in 4 years
  5. Interview 1 is complete. Had a writing assignment they gave me. Basically a bunch of scenarios I'd have to deal with. To see what my reactions would be and how I would handle them. Onward and upward I suppose!
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  7. Those boosters make this way too easy - I am maxed out already!!!! It took me less than 6 hours to go from 8 to 9 - a total of about 13 games!!!
  8. @Hapa_Fodder and to think, you almost didn't want to bother sending me the resume...
  9. Added the Swedish tier 7 (Leo) and 8 (UDES 14 alt 5) mediums today. More to come. If I could get this re-pinned I would appreciate it.
  10. I do feel a little lost playing when I don't have any goals. In the old days, my main goal was simply to win more. In the last couple of years, my main goal when pubbing has been to grind out the best tanks for team play. Because I like variety and I don't play a huge amount of pub games compared to some, just grinding out tanks has been a big enough project to keep me interested.
  11. Wait a minute, does this mean he's the perfect candidate to get sucked into some secret spy world to infiltrate the world gaming community?
  12. Attention DHO! We have a new dad in our midst! Please welcome IrishBob to our fraternity of dads! He joined on 08/19/2019! IrishBob, on behalf of DHO and all the dads here, welcome to our little online man cave. If you want, give a quick hello and maybe tell us about yourself; What brings you here, how many kiddos, and what games do you like to play? I sent you a private message with some more details about Dad's Hideout, but if you have any questions at all, just let me ( @DHO Ambassador ) know and I will be happy to help. You can also reach out to the admins ( @thedakar or @xJediDadx ) or any of the moderators.
  13. Wow... I never thought about that until now.... Thanks @Airbornebob Very True! 🤯
  14. So, you think that the universe is trying to tell you something?? You spent most of your life in the Navy, most of that time gaming, you enjoy the community of fellow gamers AND military, you moved to TEXAS of all places, and you essentially have no ties to anything... what a perfect candidate!! GOOD LUCK my friend!!
  15. Good luck with this Hapa! You may soon get to see what it's like on the other side.
  16. So those in the community that know me well, know that I have sent my resume into Wargaming for a position they advertised about 2 weeks ago. "Senior Community Manager World of Warships at Wargaming Austin, TX" Well I retired from the Navy last year and didn't expect to work TBH. I am a 100% disabled veteran, with the VA compensation and my retirement I don't have to work. So since the fall of 2018 I have been going to school, more to just use my benefit and get paid to be a full time student rather than pursuing a degree necessarily to progress on to a career. But when @DEWEY_96_ sent me a PM on FB with the job link and told me he thought this was a position made for me. I read it, and at first didn't know what to think. Because it DID seem like a good position for me. Community Management.... I have, since the day I joined DHO almost a decade ago, said that community is first and foremost important thing in life. Gaming is just an outlet for a community to grow and prosper. I talked to Dewey a little bit, then to @thedakar both have known me since the World of Tanks days and I figured "What the hell" Now in my limited experience, and mostly word of mouth. People with degree's and much more experience than I have typically land jobs like this. So my expectations, lets just say were low. I spent literally 30 mins on my resume, updating it, about 10 mins on my LinkedIn updating it (because nowadays they go hand and hand). And I threw them at the wall so to speak. Again, I did not expect them to stick.... A few days went by and I received an email asking for some professional and personal references. I responded in kind. Over a week went by and I figured that I didn't have a chance. Then Thursday I received an email from their recruitment lead in Chicago asking me to go online and fill in when I would be available for a phone interview. I was astounded that I got an email and did so immediately. Within 24hrs my phone had updates saying that my LinkedIn had notifications. I logged in and three different people from Wargaming had looked at my profile. One of them being an "Executive Producer" at Wargaming in St.Petersburg, Russia. Sunday night I had an update from my FB page for my content creation for gaming that two new people had viewed it. Both work for Wargaming. Then today I received an email from the recruitment lead again telling me that they have slated a time for me on Wed for my interview. And that the phone interview had been changed to a conference call interview with him in Chicago and an individual in Austin, TX. Needless to say I did NOT expect to get this far in the process... to have my resume and me looked at for a position that I have enjoyed doing for years. Grooming and growing a community. When I started doing this with World of Tanks back in the Alpha days, that was my goal. To have a community and or family. When I left WoT it was because I felt that community(not necessarily the DHO crowd) had become a bit, well, crap. Lots of toxicity that I just couldn't stand, in an area of life that should be a hobby and fun. It was becoming a job, more than fun. When World of Warships started up, this brought that thought back up to the front. The ability to have a community and family again. The community was friendly, happy, go lucky. There was little to NO toxicity at all. In the game and on the forums. The dev's actually read our posts and responded. It was amazing and reinvigorated my thought that of what a gaming community could be. Now years late, the community has unfortunately pulled in some of that toxicity I hated and I would be remiss if I would say I have not been a part of it also. But I have tried, though sometimes it seems not so, to remove that toxicity and not add to it. All I know is, if I can be a part of something, to help groom and grow a community and clean up some of the negativity and toxicity. I would love to do it! Plus, having a position where I could coordinate with warship museums and people to do meet ups, travel, meeting more people and sharing that with others!? I mean, how can someone NOT like that!? So I have gone now from, "meh, if I get it cool" to "I want this!" and I hope to get it! Could use some positive thoughts and who knows, I might be a Warrgaming Austin employee soon!? Hopefully!
  17. Yeah, +1 on it’s only fun for me if I am trying to get better. There are lots of different goals as already discussed above. Hepius and I have similar goals, but at 36K games... moving any stat now is very hard. For example, for me to get to 54% WR I would have to run at close to 56% for another 36k games... and that’s a multi-year proposition.... not to mention that I am not a 56% WR player. Well, not unless I solely spam a certain subset of tanks, but that would be both a hollow achievement and hellaboring. My solution is that I now use my main account to play Tier Xs a lot and for relaxed social play... on the latter, I still try and get better of course... and do pay attention to whether I am improving my tier X WRs/wn8s... but typically am not laser-focused on every single move and won’t make more ruthless flank-bailing, damage-farming decisions that I would if I were not platooned. Also Tier Xs are hard, so playing them a lot really smoked my stats... but am climbing back so feel like progress is being made. I’ve got about 1k games in an alt account where I focus on tanks I play well (but not just a handful that I would if I were trying to max WR/wn8) combined with an eye towards tier X meta tanks. I play that account in short bursts... and quickly stop playing it if I am off or hit a bad streak. I use the main account to get better at higher tiers and the other to, theoretically, mark where I am with more immediate statistical reflection. I probably won’t play Xs in that one until I feel like I am closer (more-or-less) to the apex of what I think I can do in a given tier X tank. Very much feel like I am still learning at that tier atm. Is it a bit silly to do all of the above? Yeah. But it is a pixel tank game, and the above is fun for me.
  18. gpc_4

    Skoda T 27

    There’s always that one.
  19. Guess your gunner is not too happy about going to the T50?
  20. I got the T20 to 93% without trying. Once I noticed, I started running food and trying. Down now to 87%.
  21. I liked the T20. I might try for a 3 mark on it (down the road). I got to ~93% on the T-34 and M4 before giving it a break. Going for marks is definitely less of a priority than my other goals. Too many other tanks to grind before I focus all my time on getting marks on any one tank.
  22. Also, the M4 and T-34 will be a pain to three mark. I’m not sure I could get three on either of them. They are historical and popular tanks so they will be played a lot by a diverse range of players. I’d try something unpopular and mid-tier with a strong crew that will allow you to abuse game mechanics, mainly camo and view range knowledge. Pz3/4, M7, Chaffee, T21, T20, Crusader.
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