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Originally Posted by dteg View Post
ftfy. i'm not sure where you got that interpretation from, but when ever we compete in competitions we are scrimming..
The "true" definition of a scrimmage is a practice, or simulated, unofficial practice match, as you're referring to between clans. In sports, a team is split up evenly into 2 groups which play against each other in a scrimmage, or practice game. The NFL preseason is somewhat a scrimmage, except that the games are officially organized so they're instead labeled "exhibition" games.

Sorry, I'm really behind in this thread lately due to annoying circumstances in life taking up my time.

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Originally Posted by Kreeker View Post
It's from the days of CS and before. A scrim is a practice match.

I am also looking for a clan. Going to be my first fps since CS 1.5 that I will be taking extremely seriously.
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thats what i said...
I had JUST said it was a practice... and then you responded with:

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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
Scrim = scrimmage = practice
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Originally Posted by dteg View Post
Scrim = scrimmage = playing against other clans/teams

ftfy. i'm not sure where you got that interpretation from, but when ever we compete in competitions we are scrimming..
If it's an official competitive match, it's not a scrim; a scrim is a practice.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 8/25/11 at 6:40am
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Scrim = practice / warming up
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I tried practicing at a server which was empty @ Gulf of Oman 24/7 (Clan was =ToT= or something), a guy joined and started doing baserape on me and destroying all vehicles.
    
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Yeah they baserape with jets all the time .. thinking they are cool (super easy to baserape with a jet) when you go past the jet you just killed, by the time you go back it's up and you destroy it again...
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Yeah they baserape with jets all the time... thinking they are cool (super easy to baserape with a jet) when you go past the jet you just killed, by the time you go back it's up and you destroy it again...
That was the huge flaw BF2 had with its jets. It was ridiculously easy to base rape if two pilots on voice chat coordinated and timed their attacks correctly. While one reloads, the other is carpeting the carrier or air strip. Hopefully BF3 jets will have a nice cooldown time between bomb runs. I say you can't reload your bombs for 30 seconds after dropping them. That gives enough time for people to respawn and get the hell out of the main spawn.
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All you're tags are belong to us.

The day the beta starts, im joining you Jake. Get some good team play going on up in there...
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That was the huge flaw BF2 had with its jets. It was ridiculously easy to base rape if two pilots on voice chat coordinated and timed their attacks correctly. While one reloads, the other is carpeting the carrier or air strip. Hopefully BF3 jets will have a nice cooldown time between bomb runs. I say you can't reload your bombs for 30 seconds after dropping them. That gives enough time for people to respawn and get the hell out of the main spawn.
Or put the jets in a hangar with some weird angle so enemy jets can't really target / baserape them
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Or put the jets in a hangar with some weird angle so enemy jets can't really target / baserape them
You know I always wondered why they didn't just do that in BF2. Only 2 or 3 maps had hangars for the jets. I understand the carriers wouldn't have hangars, but there's no reason for air strips like on Gulf of Oman to not have hangars.
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Let's hope they do something like that in BF3. No matter how much you enforce rules there will always be some jerk who likes to baserape and ruin the game for the other people instead of giving them a fair chance in the air.

I agree about Gulf of Oman!
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Maybe we should all play BF2 together?
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