Saturday, October 20, 2012

Hate Mail

I don't get hate mail often. I was going to wrap this up into a little blog about the roam but I decided to make it its own thing.

The short and sweet of it is: We killed a Vexor that landed 15 off of a gate and sat there.

So, we shot it. Then when the pod didn't leave there was a mild race to pop it.


Fuck you.
From: Malachai Thorne
Sent: 2012.10.20 08:23
To: Bisben, renecito, Sugar Kyle,

Why the fuck would you do that? I hope you get cancer.

At first I was shocked. I read the title of his eve mail and started to read another eve mail by someone I knew that was nice. After the moment of confusion (I shouldn't have been awake) I figured out what was going on. I shared his response with the boys and decided to ignore his tone to answer his question.


Re: Fuck you.
From: Sugar Kyle
Sent: 2012.10.20 08:34
To: Malachai Thorne,

Hello,

Your Vexor landed 15k off of a low sec gate. A small gang fleet full of negative sec status people were sitting on that gate. We stared at your Vexor. It did not move or warp off. We then pointed you and finally destroyed your ship.

Your pod then sat there. Hurricanes and a drake do not point a ship quickly. However, you did nothing to save your pod. After a very long point time, you were also podded.

Situational awareness is important if you are going to travel in low sec. Landing 15k off of a fleet on a gate and sitting there when a fleet is sitting there is going to cause you to lose ships. Please do not confuse that with a gate camp.

Your corporation is a null sec corporation. Low sec unlike null sec is not full of intel channels and corporations with blue standings. People will kill you for just being there. Not only were you there, you were sitting in a tactically poor position and seemingly AFK or not aware of your surroundings.

There was no reason not to destroy your ship.

-Sugar

I was rather pleased with my response. I sent it off. Then I received this notification.
You have been added as contact
From: Malachai Thorne
Sent: 2012.10.20 08:34

Malachai Thorne has added you as contact with Terrible Standing

Well it seemed silly of him and a waste of a contact. However, he was clearly mad.


Re: Re: Fuck you.
From: Malachai Thorne
Sent: 2012.10.20 08:35
To: Sugar Kyle,

Fuck you, dont try to rationalize being a douchebag. I hope you get raped.

Not really acceptable. I was debating if I should respond or not. Ender said, "correct response Sug.. As a women I find the thought of being raped offensive and I'm gonna report you to ccp :)"

Tempting, but I chose to take the super high route and treat him as if he was mired in abject ignorance.


Re: Re: Re: Fuck you.
From: Sugar Kyle
Sent: 2012.10.20 08:44 To: Malachai Thorne,

Hello again,

It is not a rationalization for being a 'douchebag'. Your first eve-mail, however impolite, asked why your ship was destroyed. I explained why what happened to you, happened.

Often times, a roaming fleet will ignore a t1 cruiser such as your own if he makes any attempt to remove himself from the situation due to the 15 minute GCC counter. However, sitting still 15k off of a gate is simply too tempting a target.

Destroying ships is what we do. Despite your anger and rather inappropriate requests for negative things to happen to me, I hope that you will be more careful in low sec and null sec as you maneuver through and to gates.

Also, a future suggestion. Rape is a very touchy term and one that I suggest you remove from your litany of insults and poor wishes in the future. The cancer one is along those lines. There are many negative in game things that you can wish upon my person.

-Sugar

I'm not sure it's a petitionable type thing. I don't really understand this behavior. We did not smack talk him. In fact, we did not say anything at all. The "fuck you" that flashed up when the mail came in made me blink a bit. Unexpected event all around.

9 comments:

  1. I was surprised that someone living in nullsec is surprised over PvP. So I checked him out and found he belongs to Ethereal Dawn. That's more or less a carebear alliance, pet of SOLAR fleet. Why don't you bring a roam to their land and decimate them?

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  2. ^^ Gev actually has a pretty good idea.

    And yeah...nullbears are really just hisec bears that live in null and make lots more ISKies/hr, and have a gnat's pussyhair more situational awareness. But otherwise, their tears are just as sweet, delicious, blah blah blah, as hisec bears, and even moar-better: they're actually ACCESSIBLE for "non-consentual PvP".
    Also they're space-rich so their ships are usually even blingier than hisec-L4-slaves.

    So in short....yeah! Go do it. Roam some renter/pet alliance areas, beat the tear pinatas, and see what drops. :-D

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  3. But even so - even if we assume that he's a null bear and really only five days into the game (I'm being really generous here), there is no need for that kind of language. Especially not after Sugar's very matter-of-fact first response.

    There's smack in the heat of the moment, and there's just being immature - and this guy falls into the latter.

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  4. You would actually do a great service to the community by reporting him... this kind of behavior, no matter what, is unacceptable.

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  5. That dude's Vexor was 8M ISK? And he's crying?

    You know who would have been well within their right to send "FUCK YOU" emails? This guy:

    http://poeticstanziel.eve-kill.net/?a=kill_detail&kll_id=14924625

    We are sorry that we missed you, Sugar. :)

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  6. He is rather new so 8 mil isk is a lot. On the other hand, he has managed to hook up with a null sec corp already.

    No tears from Randy. Not the best situation for a bunch of battle ships without lighter support but they were on their way to do something or another.

    I was off in your faction warfare country pewing folks :P

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  7. Oh my, I love replying rationally to hate mail. I will had that a few times myself. It always seems to get them even more upset too.

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  8. Those replies were classic. The only other way to get him would be to AFK cloak his systems and then explain to his corp/alliance leadership why you're doing it, but I don't know if you want to go to that much effort.

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  9. A pirate is offended.

    Talk about hypocrisy.

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