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Re: so yeah guys i wanted to tell you something
OK...

Can you talk to "your" Shivans?

Where the hell is Bosch?

Do you make some acrobatics occasionally?

What is your relation to Ancients?

And what did you do with them!?
Mito [PL] - Today at 8:52 PM
I was supposed to make a short presentation about basics of optical fibers and here I am, listening to Eurobeat while reading about quantum cryptography.

 

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Can you tell us what the Gargant is really like?

Gargant is like Sathanas, but much, much, worse. Much worse. So worse that in fact, the last time Gargant talked about something, he ripped open a hole in the space-time continuum and we had to bring a significant portion of the fleet to fix it. It was highly publicized and pretty embarrassing to everyone.

To say the least, we don't talk about Gargant anymore.

As to answer your next questions;

1. I do, in fact have conversations with the Shivans performing maintenance on my systems. Occasionally they have interesting things to talk about, and sometimes the things the say confuse me. For instance, I have no idea what a "cake" is, only that it's some kind of food item.

2. Oh, Bosch? Wasn't he that funny Terran who could speak Shivan we picked up in that nebula, and then promptly died because neither the Shivans or we, their spaceships, had any idea how human anatomy functioned?

3. I had to look that up. Are acrobatics some kind of maneuvers, except for tiny Terrans/Vasudans?

4. I never really knew the blue people all that well. Lucifer (the one that fought against you guys) bragged about having burned all of the planets they were on, but I never actually saw one of the blue people's ships.  For some reason us Ravanas never got called in to fight them. Ever.

5. I didn't do nothing. Look at 4.

 

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I have a few more questions that I came up with:

1-Do you ever wish you had the more spread out firepower of Demons rather than the forward firepower you were designed with?

2-How come the Shivans didn't design more ships with the Lucifer's shield, is it super-expensive or something?

3-Being very well-armed for their size, do Liliths have a massive ego?

 
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Do you have a "hive mind" of some kind? Does your intelligence grow when you're with <many> more Shivans?

And acrobatics... Did anytime some of your Shivans pissed you off enough to have the desire of shaking them a bit / to make them hurt? That's acrobatics :).

Maybe you would borrow me your weapon control for some time? I still need to take care of some buisness with them being helpful.
I could also place some "Little doctor" cannons on you, maybe one on front and two on the sides?

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Oh, Bosch? Wasn't he that funny Terran who could speak Shivan we picked up in that nebula, and then promptly died because neither the Shivans or we, their spaceships, had any idea how human anatomy functioned?
You don't probe men! It's rude! And it's E.T's job!
Eh... He was stupid... He could stay on Iceni with his supplies, and oxygen. Much of it.
That reminds me - what do Shivans breathe with if they do?

And if you like radioactive "food" for your reactors... Now i prefer your frontal beams than rear engine wash  :nervous:.
Mito [PL] - Today at 8:52 PM
I was supposed to make a short presentation about basics of optical fibers and here I am, listening to Eurobeat while reading about quantum cryptography.

 

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Re: so yeah guys i wanted to tell you something
I have a few more questions that I came up with:

1-Do you ever wish you had the more spread out firepower of Demons rather than the forward firepower you were designed with?

2-How come the Shivans didn't design more ships with the Lucifer's shield, is it super-expensive or something?

3-Being very well-armed for their size, do Liliths have a massive ego?

1. I occasionally wish I had an extra pair of LReds mounted on my sides, but I've got decent subspace maneuverability - if I'm not in an optimal position to destroy something, I can jump out and reposition myself.

2. Officially the reason is because shields provide no protection against beam cannons, but unofficially, it's because we sane spaceships (the Demons, the Cains, the Liliths, the Ravanas) and our Shivan passengers have noted that shields on a ship appear to vastly amplify the arrogance or worst traits of a ship. Lucifer didn't even have that many beam cannons yet he was probably the worst destroyer behavior-wise to be among us for years.

3. The Liliths are usually pretty nice. They're a bit audacious, but they're not assholes to everyone, like Sathanas or Dante.

 

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Re: so yeah guys i wanted to tell you something
Do you have a "hive mind" of some kind? Does your intelligence grow when you're with <many> more Shivans?

And acrobatics... Did anytime some of your Shivans pissed you off enough to have the desire of shaking them a bit / to make them hurt? That's acrobatics :).

Maybe you would borrow me your weapon control for some time? I still need to take care of some buisness with them being helpful.
I could also place some "Little doctor" cannons on you, maybe one on front and two on the sides?

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Oh, Bosch? Wasn't he that funny Terran who could speak Shivan we picked up in that nebula, and then promptly died because neither the Shivans or we, their spaceships, had any idea how human anatomy functioned?
You don't probe men! It's rude! And it's E.T's job!
Eh... He was stupid... He could stay on Iceni with his supplies, and oxygen. Much of it.
That reminds me - what do Shivans breathe with if they do?

And if you like radioactive "food" for your reactors... Now i prefer your frontal beams than rear engine wash  :nervous:.

1. Uhh, not really? There's not really a link between us spaceships and our Shivans, asides from internal maintenance. The Shivans keep us running and we do things for them.

2. I believe that'd be a breach of the contract I have with my Shivan crew. And besides, I think you're underestimating how good at staying attached to things Shivans are. Once I took some kind of huge torpedo to one of my hangars, and there were some Shivans holding onto something at the time. The explosion didn't even phase them.

3. I'm not sure what you mean by "borrow", but I could just shock-jump whatever is annoying you? And isn't a doctor like a engineer, except for small people? And wouldn't being "small" mean that the people-engineer would be truly tiny?

4. Shivans don't breathe. In fact, none of us even knew that you Terrans and Vasudans need some mixture of gases to breathe.

5. And it's not even really food. I'm a spaceship. We don't "taste" or do...well, do whatever this "flatulence" thing is. I also never got around to saying this, but I meant to say the reactor my chassis uses is a hybrid fusion-fission reactor.

 

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Re: so yeah guys i wanted to tell you something
Which Terran destroyer (Orion or Hecate) is a more tougher opponent for you?  The Hecate has more fighters/bombers, but the Orion has better anti-capital coverage.

 
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Little doctor is only a sarcastic name of a good weapon:

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The Molecular Disruption Device, commonly known as the MD Device, Doctor Device, or Little Doctor as a play on the acronym, was a powerful weapon capable of destroying a planet. The device, as described in Ender's Game, as a missile device used to create an atomic state in which electrons cannot be shared. When this happens, the molecule splits into separate atoms, which create a chain reaction in inducing a similar splitting state in surrounding mass. The more massive the target, the greater the firepower of the weapon.
(Thanks to Wiki)
Still, the part "missile device" in this text is disturbing. Missiles can be shot down - if you will get one down close enough to you, you might be... vaporised. Beam or cannon would be better.

And do small ships (fighters, ect.) speak? What do they tell you?

Earlier there was a conversation about gender stuff. Ships can be reconfigured, right?  :p
Mito [PL] - Today at 8:52 PM
I was supposed to make a short presentation about basics of optical fibers and here I am, listening to Eurobeat while reading about quantum cryptography.

 
Re: so yeah guys i wanted to tell you something
What's the deal with that lucy we call the "Nyarlatothep"? We got her out of her subspace trappings, then she and some other dudes go full berserk on us!

 

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What's the deal with that lucy we call the "Nyarlatothep"? We got her out of her subspace trappings, then she and some other dudes go full berserk on us!

The Nyarlatothep.... ah, her. She wanted to go home. Really badly. I don't think all those years she spent around Lucifer did her any good.

And do small ships (fighters, ect.) speak? What do they tell you?

Earlier there was a conversation about gender stuff. Ships can be reconfigured, right?  :p

Yes, the small ones speak. They're not usually sapient, though - they're more akin to pets or attack dogs than anything else.

And due to being spaceships, we don't actually have anything like you Terrans or Vasudans. Gender tends to be more a aspect of the persona we choose. When we're born, or rather, built, we usually pick what we like. Some ships opt to have no gender, and some ships, like Lilith, pick a gender. It's not something we tend to worry about much.

Which Terran destroyer (Orion or Hecate) is a more tougher opponent for you?  The Hecate has more fighters/bombers, but the Orion has better anti-capital coverage.

Orions actually stand somewhat of a chance of shooting back or getting some shots in before they fall to my beam cannons. I'm not sure if you Terrans have gotten the hang of or build sapient spaceships, but I feel really sorry for ships of the Hecate class. The poor placement of their armament means they really tend to be able to retaliate, and fighters/bombers are usually irrelevant when you're only around for a minute or two at most.

Usually. Once I fought a Hecate whose crew had better situational awareness then most, and had a group of fighters on patrol. I damaged the Hecate pretty badly, but ended up losing my beams and had to pull out.

 
Re: so yeah guys i wanted to tell you something
What class of anima are you working under these days?
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Hmm. Usually tends to be the holocide animae. Occasionally I'll get a job from the apatic animae asking me to shock jump a certain ship and vice versa.

It's very weird, you know? You're used to just flying around, obliging the requests of your "crew", or doing your own thing, and then suddenly these guys from another universe calling themselves, for example, the "crumpet anima" come along and ask you to perform a job. "My" crew were pretty confused at first, but they eventually acclimated after we learned these guys were Shivans, too. Albiet, most of them are like the fighters and bombers - not actually sapient.

I wonder if they have anything to do with this "Blue Planet" thing I've heard of?

 

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Thanks for the opinion on Terran destroyers.  On the other side, how do you feel about your Vasudan destroyer opponents (Typhons and Hatshepsuts)?

 
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Hm... So what's about this entire violence of Shivans? I know, the Lucifer was a creepy sadist, but his fleet? And then the Shivans from the nebula? Sathanas fleet? Capella?

And what do you think of having that "Little doctor" weapon installed?

I wonder if you really should make a video "Life of a Ravana" ant post it on YouTube :P.
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Mito [PL] - Today at 8:52 PM
I was supposed to make a short presentation about basics of optical fibers and here I am, listening to Eurobeat while reading about quantum cryptography.

 

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Re: so yeah guys i wanted to tell you something
Hm... So what's about this entire violence of Shivans? I know, the Lucifer was a creepy sadist, but his fleet? And then the Shivans from the nebula? Sathanas fleet? Capella?

And what do you think of having that "Little doctor" weapon installed?

I wonder if you really should make a video "Life of a Ravana" ant post it on YouTube :P.

I'm not quite so sure. Usually it seems the Shivans ask us to attack things for various reasons. The first, well.... Lucifer (the one that attacked you people the first time around) was a eccentric fellow with some kind of fire fetish, and promptly decided that he felt like burning things. The rest of the fleet accompanying him.....not so sure.

2nd time around was us reacting to that Bosch's NTF thing after they opened the blue people's spinny thing and shot at us. We pretty much just collectively shrugged our non-existent shoulders and went home after Bosch talked to us. Sathanas....well, the Sathanases usually tend to be pretty uniform. After Sathanas got killed by your Colossus, the rest of them got really angry and wanted a "barbeque" - whatever that's supposed to be. I think it's some kind of Terran initiation ceremony? Small people are strange.

Basically the Capella thing involved the vast majority of us just leaving while a group of crazed pyrophiliacs ran around breaking things. We figured out when you were trying to seal the Capella jump node. Some of us, including myself tried to ensure that the Sathanases got stuck in Capella, but most of them *somehow* got out anyway.  :mad:

And the little doctor thing? Sure, so long as it has variable output settings.

As for the "Life of a Ravana", I've noticed you Terrans have this thing called FRED2. Depending on the circumstances, I might use it to make a campaign to show what life is like amongst us Shivan spaceships.

Thanks for the opinion on Terran destroyers.  On the other side, how do you feel about your Vasudan destroyer opponents (Typhons and Hatshepsuts)?

I've heard of a Typhon somewhere before, but I'm not quite sure if they even exist. I've seen a Hatshepsut, but never fought one.


 
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As for the "Life of a Ravana", I've noticed you Terrans have this thing called FRED2. Depending on the circumstances, I might use it to make a campaign to show what life is like amongst us Shivan spaceships.

It has been an advertising campaign all along!  :nervous:

 

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Is there anything special about the Taranis among shivans?
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....not really. The Shivans themselves didn't care too much. But us, the spaceships? Well, even the bunch of misfits that went with Lucifer wanted to save him. Then Lucifer went and murdered him for some reason.

 :(

 

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Are dragons and scorpions sapient?
By experience they do annoying **** that warrants having a brain.
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VishnansTM??? Whats a Vishnan?
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