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Cowardly_Lion #1261 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 03:41

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The biggest problem with this contest was the speed between the start and the finish for sending.  If it was slow, it didn't matter how fast you were.  The upload, travel and arrival are what mattered and if the time between was long you loose.  Not a very fair contest.  I am definitely NOT doing this again because of that.  WG can keep its contests.

Silentslayer99 #1262 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 03:54

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View PostCowardly_Lion, on Apr 19 2017 - 20:41, said:

The biggest problem with this contest was the speed between the start and the finish for sending.  If it was slow, it didn't matter how fast you were.  The upload, travel and arrival are what mattered and if the time between was long you loose.  Not a very fair contest.  I am definitely NOT doing this again because of that.  WG can keep its contests.

 

Yep, I presume Fiber Optic internet helps..

Audio5urf #1263 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 05:44

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View PostCowardly_Lion, on Apr 19 2017 - 18:41, said:

The biggest problem with this contest was the speed between the start and the finish for sending.  If it was slow, it didn't matter how fast you were.  The upload, travel and arrival are what mattered and if the time between was long you loose.  Not a very fair contest.  I am definitely NOT doing this again because of that.  WG can keep its contests.

 

Bruh, I live in middle of nowhere Michigan in a tiny *** town, and i got a Type 59. My ISP is ATT U-Verse, so I was surprised.

 

Think I was within 3 seconds of the code appearing 



Kulingile #1264 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 06:09

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Wow!  Did not expect that I was in the top 5 percent.  Thanks WG for my new Type 59!

 

 

I really liked that this season the rewards were tiered by percentages instead of raw number of submissions.  Keep up the good work WG, and good luck to both Elevate and eClipse as they head to Russia.



Northernlights_5 #1265 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 14:52

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^^^ This. I preferred this years hunt much more than last years, it allowed far more people to participate. Woot Yoot!

Juvious #1266 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 15:24

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Got the Type 59 myself as well. I feel like a lot of people who say they typed it in as soon as it popped up were probably lagging behind on the stream by a few seconds. If you've had the stream open for a while chances are you were lagging behind a bit more than people just joining or refreshing their browsers. I refreshed a few times before the final code was given out, and not only that but I had my eyes focused on the bottom of the screen just waiting for it to pop up, didn't pay attention to battle or chat at all. Once it did I was able to type it in, look at it again, look at what I typed letter by letter and submit. I feel like the whole process took about 6-7 seconds.

_Brew_ #1267 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 15:51

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Here are some positive things about the event:

 

The event was designed in such a way that everyone had a chance to participate and compete for top prizes.  I feel like this event had more participation than past events have, which is good for the game.

 

The prizing by % of entries is good because it really gives people an incentive to take part, and the more people who participate the bigger the prize pool will be.

 

The prizes were awesome this time around, and a lot of people won.  Almost 1600 players won tanks from the event.  Word of 20% of participants winning one of the big three prizes will increase event participation the next time (and I think it will probably offset the few folks who didn't win and threatened to boycott :teethhappy:...because I know many of them have the gambling bug and will try again :rolleyes:).

 

 

 


Edited by _Brew_, Apr 20 2017 - 16:11.


bilzbobaggins #1268 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 18:02

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Thanks for the contest!  I won the 45.03.  I got the gold comp for it as I already have that girl.  Thanks wg!!!  I wanted the 50t as I have the other two, but am super happy!!!

Silentslayer99 #1269 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 18:57

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View PostJuvious, on Apr 20 2017 - 08:24, said:

Got the Type 59 myself as well. I feel like a lot of people who say they typed it in as soon as it popped up were probably lagging behind on the stream by a few seconds. If you've had the stream open for a while chances are you were lagging behind a bit more than people just joining or refreshing their browsers. I refreshed a few times before the final code was given out, and not only that but I had my eyes focused on the bottom of the screen just waiting for it to pop up, didn't pay attention to battle or chat at all. Once it did I was able to type it in, look at it again, look at what I typed letter by letter and submit. I feel like the whole process took about 6-7 seconds.

 

Yoott said that the code popped up using the website UI not twitch so the stream lag had nothing to do with it. You had to be under 5 seconds to get a type... It took me about 2 seconds and I got one so I assume its fairly accurate.

Edited by Silentslayer99, Apr 20 2017 - 19:17.


TQ_Tank #1270 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 19:44

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Did not get any thing. 

Also no email.

What's wrong with it?



zhymm #1271 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 20:25

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View PostCowardly_Lion, on Apr 19 2017 - 21:41, said:

The biggest problem with this contest was the speed between the start and the finish for sending.  If it was slow, it didn't matter how fast you were.  The upload, travel and arrival are what mattered and if the time between was long you loose.  Not a very fair contest.  I am definitely NOT doing this again because of that.  WG can keep its contests.

 

Definitely this.  I know I typed in and entered the last code within 5 seconds of it appearing in the broadcast.  Yet I ended up in the 31%-50% group whose first submission according to yootl's chart was 43 seconds  (yes, 43 freaking seconds!!!) after the first submission for the top 5% group.  Seems like this form of contest just boils down to a crap shoot influenced by your path through the interweb tubes.  I appreciate the free stuff I did get but after all the time I spent watching the stream (which really wasn't that entertaining) thinking I had a shot at one of the tanks I think I'll skip any of these "how fast is your internet connection" **contests** henceforth.  For me, the time and effort invested wasn't worth the outcome.

 

OMZ

 



_Brew_ #1272 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 20:34

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I'm even more pleased with my VK 4503 now that I found this!

 

https://worldoftanks.com/en/content/docs/916-updatenotes/

Block Quote "9.16 Official Patch Notes"

 

Tanks

  • Added new vehicles: T95/Chieftain; AMX M4 mle. 49; Strv m/42-57 Alt A. 2
  • 15% increase in VK 45.03's profitability
  • Changed technical characteristics of following vehicles:
    • 113: Increased hull armor from 200mm to 230mm (front armor section above tracks)
    • 112: 8% improvement to accuracy during movement and hull rotation and 14% (122mm D-25TA gun) during turret rotation
  • The following vehicles now have HD-quality models: 

 

She ought to earn near as much as a Tier 8 premium does.



ShutUp_Karl #1273 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 21:12

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Block Quote

"Congrats on being in the 21% - 30% prize group for the WGLNA Scavenger Hunt" 

 


The only thing that would have been nice to see in the email received would have been a link to the prize listings.  Perhaps that could be done in the next similar event.

____Vortex____ #1274 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 21:36

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Goes to show people will complain about anything and blame everything under the sun for their failure.  These contests aren't hard. 2/2 for type 59 wins.

OG_STUNTMAN #1275 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 22:00

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Thanks WG. I was at the event and loved it.

Lamf77 #1276 Posted Apr 20 2017 - 22:02

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View Post____Vortex____, on Apr 20 2017 - 21:36, said:

Goes to show people will complain about anything and blame everything under the sun for their failure.  These contests aren't hard. 2/2 for type 59 wins.

 

I do not think it is anyone's failure in most cases.  It's the utter frustration of sitting through the prolonged event, doing the exact same thing as everyone else (getting your codes in very quickly) and not getting one of the top prizes (most likely do to your internet).   Oh...and then having to see others post about their victory rubs a wee bit of salt in.   The fact is many did not "fail" to do anything. I would bet many of the "failures"  typed in their codes faster  than some of the winners.  

I guess if many knew (including me)  the deck was stacked against them in the beginning, they would have not sat through the final broadcast.  

They could have waited for the codes to be posted in a forum, entered them and received the exact same prize.

 

 

 


Edited by Lamf77, Apr 20 2017 - 22:05.


gpc_4 #1277 Posted Apr 21 2017 - 01:07

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Another Type 59 missed...but the 50t gold financed my purchase of the 112 so I'm happy. Thanks WG. Thanks Yoott. 

tigerhunter564 #1278 Posted Apr 21 2017 - 01:12

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I dont think I got the bonus from the code did anyone get it?

Starscream1989 #1279 Posted Apr 21 2017 - 01:28

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View Posttigerhunter564, on Apr 21 2017 - 00:12, said:

I dont think I got the bonus from the code did anyone get it?

 

he is still working on them he said yesterday

boozen #1280 Posted Apr 21 2017 - 02:15

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i sent it all in and it was accepted but NOTHING no email no response nothing... what gives?

 






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