Previously, on MinerBumping... The Extraordinary Compliance Program inflicted a kind of loss upon Code violators that they'd never known before: The loss of their membership in a corporation. By leveraging CODE.'s elite PvP killboard stats, a simple form EVEmail sent by the Saviour of Highsec was sufficient to bring criminals to justice.
The effect of the Extraordinary Compliance Program was impressive to behold: Rebels who had been smug and disdainful underwent a marvelous transformation.
When they learned the reason that they were being kicked from their corp, they didn't always embrace the Code immediately. But they were given a lot to think about--and plenty of alone time to think about it.
When the carebear in question was a member of an alliance, one might guess that the EVEmails were given less attention. Actually, the opposite is probably true, since alliances were more likely to have diplomats on staff.
Uncle Paul's misbehavior in Gamis occurred more than six months earlier. He'd probably forgotten what he'd said to Kalorned on that day. Now his reckless words came back to haunt him.
"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting."
-- Sun Tzu
Gantian was taken by complete surprise when his superiors told him that he was responsible for jeopardizing their alliance's future. His mind raced. As far as he could remember, he'd had no interaction with any Agents of the New Order at all. Actually, he was right. However...
Several months earlier, Gantian had been logged making an anti-gank comment in a private channel. Our Agents have eyes and ears everywhere. And they forget nothing.
Gantian had been a member of his corp for more than eight years, and now he was no longer welcome there. It might seem like a high price to pay for making a thoughtless joke in a private channel. Nevertheless, it wasn't about what he'd said. Words are only the symptom of the real problem--thinking bad thoughts about the Code.
Not every Code violator is a suitable candidate for the Extraordinary Compliance Program. Many carebears are members of NPC corps, alt corps, or are the CEOs of their own corps. Others have moved on and joined nullsec alliances, most of which care little about highsec affairs. Since sending a form EVEmail costs no money and virtually no time, some nullsec alliances were recipients of EVEmails from the Extraordinary Compliance Program instead of being filtered out. Normally they ignore wardecs--or in this case, an EVEmail about a potential future wardec--but correspondence from CODE. tends to provoke a reaction anyway.
When word got out about the program, it triggered a firestorm on Reddit. Not for the reasons you might think, though. They didn't complain about the use of wardecs (or threats) to get people kicked from corps. The substance of the program was not commented upon at all, really. And for good reason: The EVEmail contained something so offensive to Redditors that it drew all of their fire.
Like waving a red flag in front of a bull. The most upvoted comments all howled with scorn. You see, although the EVE subreddit is filled with carebears (and players whose highsec alts have been ganked by the New Order), many of them have aspirations to one day become an elite PvP'er. "Relevance" is a more trendy measure of worth, but the carebears still treasure the idea of elite PvP, clutching it tightly in a special place within their hearts. If they work hard enough, and mine enough ore, maybe years from now they'll be allowed to fly a supercap in Pandemic Legion and press "F1" when instructed. This is their fondest wish, their dream of elite PvP. To suggest that their mortal enemies in CODE. practice elite PvP is like plunging a dagger into their souls.
Even so, some on Reddit uttered heresies.
With multiple nearly identical comments about "elite PvP" exhausting that aspect of the conversation, the floor was opened to the more typical Reddit discussion about CODE.
The threat of total Goon domination of nullsec has passed, so the New Order has become EVE's most dangerous organization. Those Goons weren't so bad after all, it seems.
Redditors heavily downvoted the Extraordinary Compliance Program for its abuse of the term "elite PvP". Yet the work continued, its operations moving forward in the shadows.
To be continued...
those Reddit posts are precious. Such anger they have, they do realize it's an electronic game right?ReplyDelete
eve is the same as real life! so when you kill someone ingame, you are committing the same crime in real life duuuh!Delete
Or you could join the ag, and kill someone irl but not in game.Delete
That post by Inviting_cat, equating shooting ships in a video game with rape.. some of these people have a screw loose.Delete
I thought most of EvE was smarter than the average hisec carebear. The tears in that reddit post changed my mind.Delete
Most of those idiots wouldn't know pvp if CCP explained it to them, but they still cry and whine about CODE doing it wrong.
Yea reddit is for losers.
Judging EVE players in general by the activities of the ones who cry on Reddit is a serious mistake. Every game has its bad players. The good players don't have time for Reddit because they're busy making their own fun and being elite.Delete
reddit is for pipsqueaks, faggots, and whiners, like bm. suicide ganking for the win.Delete
glory be to james 315 and the new order of highsec.
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James, you know that hisec PvP, with its neutral logi and low skill carebear ganks is anything but 'elite'. You know this, so you stress how 'elite' it is at every opportunity. It winds people up, which is why you do it. 'He only does it to annoy, because he knows it teases.'ReplyDelete
Don't get mad about it nub!Delete
Well 715, maybe you can explain 'elite pvp' to us. Maybe link your kb for refrence so the rest of us can decide if your argument is total shit or not.Delete
Yea that's what i thought, you dont know shit about it either, do you, miner.
James 315 making Eve Great Again!!!ReplyDelete
All Hail the true leader of New Eden!
And those are the word of a "yes" man, one who blindly follows his führer...Delete
Keep posting here Wolfie/loyalanon. You make me laugh at your lack of hobbies outside of these forums. hahahohohehe FIERCE Posting. Elite Forum PVP.Delete
elite tears from anonymous poster again! show me on the doll where my catalysts touched you!Delete
XD XD XD
no where you can't play anymore remember XDDelete
Wow carebears dont know shit about pvp, but that dont stop them having a faulty opinion.ReplyDelete
Doesn't stop a carebear from having fun on their own terms.Delete
Carebears dont have fun, all they do is bitch about other people having fun.Delete
Carebears are some of the most judgemental and controlling people in existence. That's why they are required to put aside their prejudices and treat gankers with respect.Delete
And that comment was from a judgmental yes man...interesting how the pot calls the kettle, black, then the kettle calls the pot, black...Delete
More created content and emergent game play. CODE. has done more for the player experience than any other alliance. What would all these carebears have to bitch about if it wasn't for us?ReplyDelete
No need to thank us. Your tears are all the thanks we need. Like a parent scolding an insolent child, they may not like it now but they'll thank us later.
...says the one who watches/sits in the "Super Bowel" everyday :PReplyDelete
I giggled a little!ReplyDelete
wohoo, you need to calm down ganker. please refrain from profanities, statements like these will be denounced and get you evicted from your corp. remember, this is the compliance program. :)ReplyDelete
Whats missing from AG?ReplyDelete
Just the F?
Gimme an F!Delete
Gimme an A!
Gimme a G!
Gooooooooo hisec shitlers! (That don't know how to play EvE and will never be able to beat CODE.)
Ahhh, you hisec miners know that CODE will be here forever right? You will never know an EvE without CODE ganking you. Because you need it you nasty carebears.
212 is just BM playing the Davey alt, totally a tard that no one believes.ReplyDelete
Reddit is overflowing with self-righteous, bleeding-heart carebears. There is no greater joy than to goad them into spilling a deluge of tears.ReplyDelete
"holds an ass in electronics and a masters degree in computer science. an understanding of math beyond calculus and high level physics"ReplyDelete
The frosting on the proverbial cake is some people believe these things are difficult to obtain.
But where oh where is Ming?ReplyDelete
The butthurt about elite pvpers is real :DReplyDelete
hello old friend :)Delete
I saw those posts in Reddit. But just read and ignore :D It's fun to read people talk about something they don't know much.ReplyDelete
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