I crushed 20 stacks of elementium ore two nights ago. I got 18 nightstones. Funny thing is, I had such bad luck with nightstones previously that I regularly had to buy one or two for the JC quest.
I also have accumulated nearly three stacks of amberwhatever (the yellow gem) but only one stack of the comparable orange gems from the crushing I've done in the past few weeks.
I am convinced that all of our experiences with this point to the existence of a scientifically provable formula which I will give the name: Retrograde Numerical Gestationalism. Also to be known as RNG or cynyck's Postulate. I don't know what a postulate is, but if mom were alive she'd be so proud of me right now!
Solicitations malefactors! I am endeavoring to misappropriate the formulary for the preparation of affordable comestibles
Write it in English, not in Pentagonese. It's not a launcher, rifle cartridge, 7.62mm; it's a rifle. Call it a compass, not a direction-finding module. And if someone insists on being called AdcomphibsPac, the Fact File should explain to those not gifted in garblespeak that he's talking about the administrative office of the communication services for amphibious forces in the Pacific.
— Preface to The United States Department of Defense Fact File