Monday, October 9, 2017

Someone fire the ship cleaners

My golden pod is not golden.

Back when I was neck deep in Eve, I was one of the first to jab myself in the butt with a syringe full of pod-be-gold. I received a lovely permanent ... gold - I guess - plating. I liked it. Sleek and sparkling, it glittered in the starlight. However, today, when I decided to strip from my ship and admire the glittering reflection of my pod, I noticed that its butt was a bit... well... pewter.


It must be the angle.


Nope. My butt had gone pewter at some point. In a dark, dried part of my brain, a memory shuddered and flaked off. I picked it up and through the crumbled edges saw something about ship washes. I shook the memory but nothing fell out. The faint echo of proposals tickled my memory, but not enough for me to know how to wash my ship.

The simplest thing to do was ask. With a question asked and an answer received, I was now the proud finder of ship washing. Eventually. It took me a few minutes.


I hit the wash button and my pod looks exactly the same.

Welp.


4 comments:

  1. When you wash in station you then have to "reload" the ship (swap to another one and then go back) to see the change. It's dumb but true.

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  2. Yeah, I have noticed that I have to undock for the cleaning to take effect. But then things are clean again.

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  3. my ships always look shiny clean when I undock after cleaning but I don't have a golden butt

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