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#1 Feb 26 2005 at 6:54 AM Rating: Default
To the Members of BastokSpecialForces,

You are nothing but a fake. You claim to help Bastok, but you don't do ****. You're always "Bastok!!! w00t!!" and **** but you're all talk. I know that each and every single one of you are all lazy asses.

You all claim to be the best there is. But guess what? You're not! You're worthless! All you ever care about is yourselves! Name one thing you've ever done to help Bastok and her people! That's right! You can't name one can you! You're always "n00b this!" and "n00b" that!". If you see a Bastoker doing something wrong, don't you dare just ***** about it! Help that newb and tell him or her what the **** he or she is doing wrong! So what if a Galka is a WHM? So what if a WAR subs RDM? Tell them what their doing wrong! Don't just laugh at them! Their Bastokans like you! But no! You just moan and ***** and make fun of them!

You all claim to do EFs. But guess what ********? It don't do ****! You're always in 3rd place! You call Windurst and San d'Oria **** every chance you get. But you know what? You're ****! They accomplished something that you never could have! Always #1 in the Regional Ranking. Always 2 steps ahead of you. You know why? Because they don't care about just themselves. They care about others. Something that you never done! Sure, EF in Valkurm...EF in Qufim. You guys are all lazy sons of ******** Those are probally the only areas you do! Look at Windurst and San d'Oria! They EF everywhere! They take control of everywhere! So don't you dare insult them just because they beat you fair and square!

One last thing. You guys are so full of **** that your own leader, YOUR OWN ******* LEADER, Lucas resorted to quitting this game Once! ONCE! But you're lucky he came back! You're all lucky he came back!

You guys make me sick...
#2 Feb 26 2005 at 9:58 AM Rating: Good
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I'm not with those people but just plain insulting them like you're doing is stupid. If you don't like them just make your own EF Linkshell...
#3 Feb 26 2005 at 10:22 AM Rating: Good
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I would tend to agree. It is a bit harsh to put something like that up. Perhaps you should let them know what they are doing wrong and how to correct it, as you complained about them doing?
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#4 Feb 26 2005 at 11:50 AM Rating: Good
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SirAndrew wrote:
I would tend to agree. It is a bit harsh to put something like that up. Perhaps you should let them know what they are doing wrong and how to correct it, as you complained about them doing?


Exactly! Too many on here only complain. Put your money where your mouth is people!
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#5 Feb 26 2005 at 12:24 PM Rating: Default
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Perhaps you should let them know what they are doing wrong and how to correct it


Well, they obviously did something to him to make him mad...

Anyways, he did say what they were doing wrong. Like, insulting lowbies, never doing EF, having huge egos, and being general jackasses.
#6 Feb 26 2005 at 2:26 PM Rating: Default
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Hey, I was in that LS, lol.

I'ma just leave it at that. Not saying anything bad or good. Don't wanna get my *** kicked... O.o

What did the members did to you that resort to creating this?
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#7 Feb 26 2005 at 2:38 PM Rating: Good
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I don't care who does it but I wish somebody would get Bastok into first place. I've been rank 10 for a month now, I want my aketon. ; ;
#8 Feb 26 2005 at 2:57 PM Rating: Decent
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/ja "Provoke" <Troll>

No.

I hate having to retaliate, but I'm going to do it anyways because I'm a **** and don't mind looking like one. I apologize for anyone who has to read this; I suck at typing and the internet in general.

We don't have egos. Not the core members, anyways. I should mention that just about every Bastokan and his mom has a pearl, it seems like. Only a few of us stay on all the time, and these people are the ones who help people with subjobs, Kazham keys, missions, genkai, AF, CoP, WHATEVER. No different than any other LS that calls themselves a family. And it's not just for ourselves either.

Here's a prime example of pointing and laughing at n00bs instead of helping them.
And yes, I'm still participating in this, and I've coughed up Neckchoppers.

We have a Galka WHM, he dinged 50 recently. He's also the man.

As far as us being lazy, the correct term is "burned out." We've been doing EFs for at least a year now. I doubt you've even done an EF, but it gets VERY tiring to do EF after EF and still end up in 3rd considering the amount of time and effort we put into them. We're not going to spend all our time EFing; we have lives too.

Sandy and Windy have a much bigger population than Bastok. Wearing Signet has a MUCH bigger effect than doing EFs in general. We've EFed Pashhow for a whole WEEK and had Major up until 10 minutes before tally. And it blows, but it happens. Sandy and Windy also have absolutely NO EF motivation. They used to, especially Windy. But now the most you might see is Valkurm. You wouldn't notice us EFing to Meriphitaud Mountains anywho. Bastok shouldn't rely on us to solve the conquest situation, because we can't do it by ourselves. So don't *****. Do something about it or pay 40k for a Centurion's Sword and 400k for an IM Gorget. I'm just sick of hearing people complain to BSF about Bastok's ranking like we're at fault. We are not your parents, we can not do it all for you.

And don't you ever ******* talk about Lucas. You have no idea as to why he quit.

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#9 Feb 26 2005 at 3:18 PM Rating: Decent
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What lvl do you have to be to do EFs? I'm interested in helping out my hometown with the conquest situation.

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#10 Feb 26 2005 at 3:25 PM Rating: Decent
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Yeah I copied it from the LS List page. Sue me.

Anywho, contact a sackholder or a member or anyone, ask them for a pearl. Usually Lucas wants to talk to you beforehand. We're trying not to hand out pearls left and right, but it suprises me sometimes how many people actually have pearls already.

Method 2: Go on an EF with us. Kinda hard if you don't know when they are but I can keep you updated if you /tell me in-game.
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#11 Feb 26 2005 at 3:58 PM Rating: Good
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This is Onyxmar, director of public relations at BSF.

First note: To all BSF members, please do not reply to this thread, it will only fuel a flame war.

Anyway, I want to apologize if these accusations are true. As a linkshell we do not condone insulting newbies/lowbies etc. However, any acts you may have witnessed are not done in the name of our linkshell, and we hold no responsibility for the recklessness of people who just randomly hold one of our pearls. Our linkshell serves one purpose only, and that is to merely contribute to the growth of Bastok on Midgardsormr.

I also must apologize for the lack of dilligence in our linkshell. If you haven't figured it out, the only reason San d'Oria and Windurst are pulling ahead are because we are the only Bastokan EF linkshell in existence.

However, this is a more serious matter. It appears, judging by the fact that this man has created an account just to flame, that there is a cowardly fool working inside our linkshell to know the inner workings and the terms of Lucas's absense. This disappoints me to know we have a traitor in our midst.

To the random people that inspect this forum: disregard this slanderous calumny. It surprises me that this rarely occurs in other linkshells anyway. Well, I must be going, we apparently have a bit of a troll infestation problem within our linkshell. I encourage any other Bastokers to organize their own EF crew and help get Bastok back on track

Feel free to contact me ingame, my character name is also Onyxmar.
#12 Feb 26 2005 at 4:16 PM Rating: Default
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Hm.. wth is going on in here?

Anyways, it is true that Bastok has the lowest population on Midgardsormr. And it's also true that BSF is the ONLY EF LS in Bastok. There are others, not naming them, that claim to do EFs, but don't.
Since I was in BSF, I know that we do contribute to Bastok. Although we act like asses once in a while, but you know, that's just us.
Despair, just realize that they do work hard. There are some people in that LS that do help people no matter if they are a newbie (or lowbie if you like that better), or a n00bie. It's true that some people do just laugh at them, not naming them, which is wrong. That's just how they react.

Well, I shouldn't talk. I'm not in there anymore. ^^;
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#13 Feb 26 2005 at 6:52 PM Rating: Decent
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I have not had many encounters with this ls but the one's I have had are very positive. The last one I had was in the dunes while partying there. One of them knew someone in the ls and was talking to them while he was waiting for the mobs to spawn for the EF. I also saw that one of the whm's had a search comment saying to send a tell for a raise and if he wasn't busy he would be happy to help out. I would assume that the people giving the ls a bad name are not core members.
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#14 Feb 26 2005 at 9:28 PM Rating: Good
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I'm sorry, Onyx.

Say what you want about specific LS members. Please, go ahead, names names. Because that will at least actually end-up hurting the people responsible. (unless the lack of specifics is little more than proof of this posts' complete fabrication). But when you blanket-statement like that, your accusing us all.
Which is fine, I don't mind a little blackness on my reputation via association. It's good enough to bear an ill-written rant signed with a cowardly 'x'.

But don't you dare include Lucas in your childish little tirade.
Your vaugeness in targeting the LS as a whole, pushes the brunt of your accusations on it's Leader.
He wouldn't stand for sophmoric insults of newer players and pig-headed competitive slander, or even so much as an affront to women's rights (something most people in this game, and in life, can hardly muster the valor to protest against).
This ends up being a case of grossly wrongful accusing if you don't clarify.

Justify your mindless ramblings with an event, names, and proof. Or slink back into the shadows you were clearly spawned from and all too content to hide in.



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#15 Feb 26 2005 at 11:56 PM Rating: Default
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Wasn't one of Lucas' reason of absents because of the LS? I'm not 100% sure, but that is what I was told.
I'm not on no ones side on this, I just want to clarify that.
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#16 Feb 27 2005 at 12:42 AM Rating: Decent
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Wow, I can guarantee the maker of this thread has never gone on EFs. BSF has done more for Bastok then you'll ever realize, if you cared so much about conquest then you'd sign up and light the fires to get going again.

If you'd ever actually DONE an EF you'd know that you can spend hours (not 1 or 2) but 4 or 5 hours going from one flag to the next and not see a budge in your country's control over the region.

I'm not in BSF nor am I from bastok so I feel I can speak freely. I did help make a Windy EF LS which eventually died when the main leader went to WoW and put in a lot of time into it. What Lucas said was dead on, bastok simply has a smaller population generally speaking and as a result it's much harder for them to gain the CP that other nations do. Moreover I believe there are some large JPN EF shells that make it extremely hard for any NA to have any effect on the outcome.

I think I've said my piece.
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#17 Feb 27 2005 at 5:05 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm not sure what ticked you off but don't you ever diss BSF. You don't know them, so don't talk about them. You have no idea what they do.

BSF is so loyal that they STAYED when he left! Who, tell me who, is that loyal?

And so what of Bastok is in last? It's people like you who help keep it there! You just complain and complain and expect to be spoon fed everything!

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You make bastok sick.
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#18 Feb 27 2005 at 9:04 AM Rating: Good
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Well said Sean
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Hey onyx ya lucky i read ur post
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Hey onyx ya lucky i read ur post
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#21 Feb 27 2005 at 11:37 AM Rating: Default
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Dude...double post. =P
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#22 Feb 27 2005 at 1:19 PM Rating: Decent
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I think I saw BSF on a EF last night in E.Saruta. But it was a Bastokan EF I know it.
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#23 Feb 27 2005 at 2:07 PM Rating: Good
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No.

I hate having to retaliate, but I'm going to do it anyways because I'm a @#%^ and don't mind looking like one. I apologize for anyone who has to read this; I suck at typing and the internet in general.

We don't have egos. Not the core members, anyways. I should mention that just about every Bastokan and his mom has a pearl, it seems like. Only a few of us stay on all the time, and these people are the ones who help people with subjobs, Kazham keys, missions, genkai, AF, CoP, WHATEVER. No different than any other LS that calls themselves a family. And it's not just for ourselves either.

Here's a prime example of pointing and laughing at n00bs instead of helping them.
And yes, I'm still participating in this, and I've coughed up Neckchoppers.

We have a Galka WHM, he dinged 50 recently. He's also the man.

As far as us being lazy, the correct term is "burned out." We've been doing EFs for at least a year now. I doubt you've even done an EF, but it gets VERY tiring to do EF after EF and still end up in 3rd considering the amount of time and effort we put into them. We're not going to spend all our time EFing; we have lives too.

Sandy and Windy have a much bigger population than Bastok. Wearing Signet has a MUCH bigger effect than doing EFs in general. We've EFed Pashhow for a whole WEEK and had Major up until 10 minutes before tally. And it blows, but it happens. Sandy and Windy also have absolutely NO EF motivation. They used to, especially Windy. But now the most you might see is Valkurm. You wouldn't notice us EFing to Meriphitaud Mountains anywho. Bastok shouldn't rely on us to solve the conquest situation, because we can't do it by ourselves. So don't *****. Do something about it or pay 40k for a Centurion's Sword and 400k for an IM Gorget. I'm just sick of hearing people complain to BSF about Bastok's ranking like we're at fault. We are not your parents, we can not do it all for you.


/endrant




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Speaking as a former advocate for Expitionary force and International Compition, I can sympathise with Bastok's current difficulties in obtaining anything above 3rd place.

This was the same for windurst during the beginning months of the NA releace.

Let me reassure that Bastok's population will recover once Bastok can stablize its EF efforts. And although it may be going against my own country. If you need any gathering/exicuting EF and which areas hold sway, etc. I'll be glad to lend some advice.

Stick to it BSF without you guys still holding the banner up high for Bastok, it wont have a chance for reaching first, and its terrible for the economy.

As far as to the creator of this origonal linkshell. BSF have been a helpful, knowlagable and didicated linkshell as long as I have known them and known OF them. They are the one Bastok group I will ever fear in Conquest, but I will NEVER fear their good nature. Such outright trolling on the forums here is what ruins Alla's reputation as good forums.

From now on try to be more constructive with your critisim instead of making yourself look bad.
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I should mention that just about every Bastokan and his mom has a pearl, it seems like.


=O I don't have a pearl. And besides two of my rl friends, I don't think I have any Bastokan friends who have a pearl.

Being Bastokan, I must say I often forget Signet, and everytime I party with a Bastokan, they usually don't have Signet either. I guess it's just the Bastokan way. =(

Did this guy seriously create an account just to flame BSF?
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Yeah, I think the OP must have some ulterior motive as well. Though I'm a relative n00bling to Bastok EFs, I've had nothing but positive experiences with Lucas and the rest of the BSF crew. >.>

It is NOT easy to organize EFs on a consistent basis. I know I joined the BSF because with most of my friends being Windurstian, it would be nigh impossible for me to arrange them on my own. I am thankful to those guys for all the work they do to organize these events, and I feel fortunate to be able to be a part of that group, even if I'm rarely on the shell.

Also, >:E *aggroes all Bastokers who don't keep signet up regularly*
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Well, I'm dismayed at how Bastok can never seem to get out of the hole it's stuck in.

But unlike the first poster, I'm willing to put my money where my mouth is.

I would like to sign up for BSF.

My in game name is Julyah. I'm a 55 thief with a smattering of level 30 jobs. I've never done an EF, but I'd like to. I've got 100+ days of playing under my belt.

I'm in 2 other linkshells also, but I can make room for one more. Just direct me to where I can get a pearl.
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Before I quit the game for a while(due to rl things) BSF was more then helpful to me. They'd help me with missions and quests. Almost every time i was in bastok I would see them getting ready to go on a EF.(I would have gon but i was still low lvl.) Thanks BSF for everything.
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I hardly know where to start after reading all of this, so I suppose I shall start from the beginning and work my way down. I'm not replying here to try to justify myself, nor am I trying to argue. I'll simply tell it like it is because that is my responsibility as leader.

I'll begin by addressing the gentleman who started this thread, and I'll do so while holding my tongue. Yes, we do claim to be pretty darn good. Yes, we are very proud of ourselves and are work. Heck, why shouldn't we hold onto the pride that we can? We've earned it. No other activity in Final Fantasy 11 requires so much dedication and time, and painfully enough; no other activity in the entire game pays back so little.

I'll explain a little of what an EF entails. First, you warp to a region. Once you have you spend a few minutes trying to find a banner, no problem. You go to the banner, fight some NM's and the battle is over for a little bit. Then, you go and find the next and repeat. Now, this doesn't seem so rough... until you look at one huge factor.

Time.

One banner has about... a milafraction of a fraction of an effect on the overall control of a region. And I'm being generous. Honestly, we have spent 4-5 hours a night a good 4-5 nights a week in one region only to lose it ten minutes before tally. Not because the other nations beat us out of it with their EF (Because honestly they don't EF... ever) but because the biggest affect on a region's control is the signet. Let's face it; Sandoria has Bastok beaten badly in numbers, why do you think Sandoria always has first place? They didn't DO anything to earn it, they just went out and leveled up like anyone else and boom; they get first place.

That's simply the sad truth; I'm not complaining or asking it to be fixed... I'm simply explaining.

We have been called lazy it seems. Sure, that's like calling a cancer victim lazy. You're screwed from the start, but you fight on and on and even though the chances of victory are slim. A week of work, and not playing the game only to result in nothing... but we do it over and over again because we are everything but lazy; we are dedicated.

Now, I suppose I have made it sound like we never win anything, which is entirely inaccurate. There are times where the above situation occurs, but there are also times when our hard work pays off and we are able to snag a few regions for Bastok. We get a few regions... it's not first, but **** it sure feels good to see that hard work pay off an a few more shops stocked up in Bastok.

You say we are lazy, but seriously... we work harder then any other nation and we are proud of what we get. Bastok is the under dog, we have it rough... but I like it that way. We have come a long way from a small-unorganized linkshell, through some bad leaders, and to what we are today. We have nearly perfected many strategies for EF combat and I can faithfully say if a region had no effect from a signet and a Bastok EF was to compete with one from Windurst or Sandoria we would win.

Overall I'm very proud of the progress this linkshell has made from the days Nassete created the first shell before quitting the game for RL issues. Sometimes I am a bit of a slave driver when people are burned out from so much work for so little gain, but damnit I love you guys.

Moving on;

Despite whatever rumors spread around I did not quit because of my linkshell. I've given half truths and part reasons why I left but I never really gave a full explanation. I was rather humbled by the incredible amount of /t I got from folks wishing me luck or asking me not to leave from around the server.

I was going through some rough times in life, and dealing with some issues of a very personal level. Basically, I wasn't up to dealing with them and putting the time playing ff11 and leading EFs demanded. So I quit ff11 for a bit, then a very close friend of mine was going to play WoW so I went along for the trip.

I actually ran into the man who lead Windy's old EF LS in WoW which was rather interesting. (Argeron in the Silverhand Server). I ended up leaving his guild for my own because I can't follow so well, I'm a leader. After a month or so I had gotten max level and had lead a fair amount of raids and battles 'n such but in all honestly... I missed BSF. I missed the old crew, I missed my friends and damnit I missed how bad we kicked ***. No one in any MMO could replace that.

So here you see me, returned to ff11 a new man. By new I mean poor because I was dumb and gave my gil away.

I think that about covers the accusations thrown at us in the first post. I'll be more brief from now on.

Shadowneko; you're right and wrong. I appreciate the comment, entirely.

There have been a few other Bastok EF LS made in our wake, but honestly... they don't do anything (no offense). It isn't entirely their fault, they don't have experience or the numbers like we do. instead of making another EF ls why not pitch in and help and push through the **** like the rest of us. More numbers means when people get burned out, there are more to replace them. A united effort is better then a divided one as far as I see it.

SirAndrew you remind me I forgot to address something.

If any member of BSF ever puts you down or rips into you for no reason you go ahead and /t me right away. I WILL deal with it immediately. In my LS I DEMAND a level of honor and respect in the players in my ls; socially, morally, and if I could I'd like to impress my chivalristic(not a word, I know) nature onto them (but I won't push my luck). Sure, I can't police what everyone does always... so as I said give me a /t if you have a problem.

My goal in BSF is not only to provide a means to organize EFs but also to provide a close knit family setting. We are more or less a brotherhood. We have many family groups and RL friend groups in our LS, which really adds to that. And though we are close knit, we are always welcoming more players.

As far as making fun of new players... unacceptable. The core members would NEVER do that blatantly and stupidly. In fact, we regularly find players with problems and when we do we inform those we see as being the best of the best in Bastok for that specific job so they can offer a bit of mentoring. And no, we don't do this just to Bastokan players.

Sure, we'll complain about new players (who hasn't?). And of course people will laugh when someone does something that is rather...well...odd, but not without explaining afterward. We actually endorse some interesting ideas. For example: Dale. level 50 something paladin/white mage. He's a cool guy, talk to him sometime. Also galka white mage? I love galka white mages.

Seeing Puma's post I'm reminded to say: We EF a lot more then Qufim and Dunes. We just have bad weeks sometimes, who doesn't?

Kei, thanks for sticking up for me. I have respect for you. Everything Steviejay said stands by itself perfectly correct.

As far as people expressing interest in joining us, contact me in game. My character is Lucas, I'd get back to you from this forum but I'm awful with names 'n such.

Onyxmar, thanks for doing your job. You reminded me of one other thing. We don't endorse random flaming or what not. Sure when we go EF we like to be a bit rowdy, why not? We need to have fun somehow. But when people start flame wars with us or whatever we ignore it, and new members who don't are quickly corrected. We've had a few instances, but we mop them up.

Few last notes as I am glancing around here...

Yes, LightDragon I'm glad to hear what you had to say. Constantly our goal by being a bit rough on each other is to get the best performance out of our members so they do well in party. Hopefully they are a real contribution to a party and the discipline they learn in an EF will help keep a party moving and enjoyable. While we manage to keep things rolling in an EF there is no end to the random conversations you see in the party chat. It's crazy, but I really enjoy it.

BSF does try to help other people. If you need a hand give one of us a /t and see if we are planning to lead a group to do such a thing, or if any of us can spare the time. Generaly if one of our members need to do something and we are helping them, we'll toss up shouts in Jeuno to see if anyone wants to come along for the ride and get the help they need as well.

We are generally a very giving linkshell and I'm proud of that. We dont' endorse any kind of MPK, gil or item scandals, or anything underhanded of that variety. We make a regular effort to have shell wide blacklists or bans of aid to certain players who make severe disruptions to our server's social and economic status. You all know who such people are.

If I missed anything or didn't clear something up... or totally confused you with something; feel free to contact me in game. I'm happy to lend a hand or explain things if I can.

Take care folks,

-Jer

edit: I'd like to add I'm honored by those who would stick up for me. Kei, Onyx, Vigil.


Edited, Tue Mar 1 01:37:59 2005 by LucasLaveldon
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Yay, Lucas.

And, wow. You guys are hardcore. I know I don't have the level of dedication to EF 4-5 nights a week (****, that'd be impossible because I work 5 nights a week), and nor do most players, I'd imagine. I wonder what it would be like if every Bastoker went and joined an EF even once a week or once every couple of weeks...we'd probably be in first a lot more often. >_> There's got to be a good way to get us to pull together as a nation...though I know I sure as **** don't know what it is. ^^;;;

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Wow.
Lucas, thank you for your post.
That was very well written, and informative.
Cheers to you and BSF for what you do!
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I joined Bastok Special Forces pretty much when I first started playing this game and all they ever did was EF after EF I didnt even know what an EF was but I knew I was too low to help. Anyway I quit about 8 months ago and rejoined yesterday and once I got on they were talking about EF's. This is pretty much all they do I dont see how someone can come on and just blatently lie about them doing nothing for bastok cuz thats just BS. As far as members go and treat people that I know nothing about I just rejoined yesterday and there are alot of new faces. Just thought I'd throw my two cents in and anybody who knows their members know that they are EF fiends.
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Hey I'd like to join BSF ls if you are still recruiting members. Please send me a /tell when any pearlsack holder is online or send an email. I'm more than willing to do an EF before joining if thats a requirement. Thanks.

You can either /tell peshasha or Charilyn but I think only Peshasha is able to join at the mo cos I'm levelling DRK with Charilyn.
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First note: To all BSF members, please do not reply to this thread, it will only fuel a flame war.


Hey Oynx... can I post yet?

Sorry for the necro-post but I dug this one up XD I still have my pearlsack to BSF sitting in my mog-house. Couple of us still have Lsmes chats.

to this day I have no clue what this guy was ****** about. XD

I used to spend hours a night in 30cap gear doing these EFs. I still have some old screenshots of a bunch of us.

Not too many BSF members still play anymore which is disapointing, one of the greatest groups I had anything to do with.

Lucas came back on and off once or twice, he chatted, leveled some Subs and then left again.

For those who dont know the history and know me and breise....

We met on a Valk E.F. I asked her if she was busy and could lend us a hand, due to the fact we had been EFing for a couple hours and we lost our whms (she was 29 at the time) told her it was 30cap and we would really appricate her help.

She came and helped us for a couple more hours and then we went our seprate ways.

We talked a bit after this and I convinced her to come on a few more EFs. which she throughly started to enjoy. She was pearled to BSF and we continued to become closer and closer every day we talked.

She came down to visit in July of 05' and she never went home.

We've moved into our own apt. in Ontario last year. lived together ever since and our 2 year anniversery has just passed :D


That being said, I thought some old BSF guys who still play, and a couple of people who were close to the LS would get a kick out of this one because we generally didnt touch forums.

The fact it prompted Lucas to post was proof enough that we liked to keep a clean slate.


Edited, Jul 25th 2007 12:34am by midgardDamac
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Necro posts are supposed to be non-sensical and funny.

You tried to make a legitimate post.

Therefore, I hate joo.
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old drama about FFXI


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Wow, I actually used to be in this shell.

Nice necro bump.
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I think I was in it too, for a whole day. If I remember right, I joined the same day Coronos did, or he convinced me to join, one or the other. Or maybe it was Lishje. **** I don't remember. That was like two years ago. It was kind of fun. I just didn't like large group things. So I didn't continue.
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I may have been in the LS. If I remember correctly I accepted the pearl, went on for about 5 minutes. Then decided it was lame and tossed the pearl.
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It was a fairly large Linkshell, we had alot of steady members and we also had alot of in and out members. All and all id put the total roster around 60+ throughout the LS history, **** near 80% of the main-core of the Linkshell no longer plays, and those of us that do still talk for the most part. Other names that I know were in it I still see around but sadly have lost contact with.

Lish I do remember you!

The ones that still played went on to Endgame linkshells for the most part, I know Valor had/still has a good handful of old BSF members. VitalS. had a handful as well.

EF's summed up are 30,40,50cap dyanmis pulls. So you can imagine how hectic it was. Defenently was not for everyone. It was hard to get new members sometimes due to the fact of the only soild reward for it was chancy at best if your nation could Hold the reigon. (3k Conquest Points)


Does anyone still do these? Is there an EF-LS anywhere on midgard? lol
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Is this LS even still together?

It's been a long time since I've seen any of the members around.

Interesting on the necro posting though.

Edited, Jul 28th 2007 3:21am by Hyrist
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nah we went our seperate ways around early-mid 05' if im not mistaken.
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Naw, no one does EF's anymore because it's gain is too **** low.

I could imagine interst if the reward was like 15k Cp or something, :/
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/slap damac for necro posting!


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Damac you bastid!

You never emailed me after I quit~

Tsk tsk... CHOMP


Totally off topic, as is the alla way.
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My twin sister was in that shell, Vigil. I loosely knew some of the BSF crew, I was never in it. .. But I was in the one that tried to follow.

I wish you well Damac, Tell Breise I said Hi! .. I doubt she'd remember me, but I'm glad you guys are doing well.
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