Open ◆ SNAIL [Spec] Racing - Presented by ButtKicker: Feel What You've Been Missing

Discussion in 'SNAIL Racing League' started by zer05ive, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. JLBowler

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    I've got ideas but I don't think any of them are all that great or would require some serious changes to the way we do things around here and if it ain't broke, there's not reason to fix it.

    I could get on board with Handlebar's idea about letting C choose either car or track to replace and letting B replace it. I had though of something similar but couldn't get it out of my head in the easy to understand way that he did.

    We have eight divisions now, why not implement a prize for each division winner and order them to make choices when the original winner can fulfill their duty in a timely fashion. Put a deadline in place after the winners are clear and if you don't make a choice, your prize goes to the next one in line. it would still be A, B, and C guaranteed prizes, but D, E, F, G, and H would be there for quick backup.

    I gotta go with zer05ive and say that points need to be limited to the system in place and not allow bonuses for anything other than pole position and triple crown bonus point.
     
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  2. zer05ive

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    Hadouken!!
     
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    Here are the unofficial results from our league night on January 26, 2014

    If you believe that another driver exhibited poor racecraft or is guilty of an S.N.A.I.L. OLR violation, please file a Racing Incident Report by 11pm Eastern / 8pm Pacific tonight. Be sure to follow the instructions precisely or your submission might not be addressed! If you're undecided on whether or not you should file an incident, please read this. Also keep in mind that an incident report isn't supposed to be an argument. Here are some good tips on how to make sure things stay civil and respectful. :tup:

    Click here for this season's points standings and scroll down for comprehensive race data

    Click here if the data linked above has already been archived and you would like to retrieve it

    Division 1
    1. redsoxboy80 ------- voted to eliminate Round 2 - 88 (76.34 for prize purposes only)
    2. fizzer82 ---------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    3. Nic-KL ------------ voted to eliminate Round 1
    4. dgafaboutany1420 -- voted to eliminate Round 3
    5. martin20az -------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    6. QwietStorm03 ------ voted to eliminate Round 3
    7. PA98MA99 ---------- voted to eliminate Round 3

    Division 2
    1. DrKronin ---------- voted to eliminate Round 1 - 82 (76.67 for prize purposes only)
    2. Kgffy28 ----------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    3. dabneyd ----------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    4. serge_1919 -------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    5. nmcp1 ------------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    6. Xrad-11 ----------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    7. intoflatlines ----- voted to eliminate Round 1
    8. kcheeb ------------ voted to eliminate Round 2
    9. jlbowler ---------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    10. Drrgreenthumb67 --- voted to eliminate Round 3
    11. Ice_Warden -------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    12. racefan78 --------- did not submit a vote

    Division 3
    1. vincentq4 --------- voted to eliminate Round 2 - 87 (77.66 for Prize C) TIE-BREAKING VOTE
    2. BUDBOI1234567 ----- voted to eliminate Round 1
    3. Troggeh ----------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    4. JWalker_SSR7 ------ voted to eliminate Round 1
    5. dragonwhisky ------ voted to eliminate Round 2
    6. MerlinRPM --------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    7. lfarris3 ---------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    8. fereck ------------ voted to eliminate Round 3
    9. Schmiggz ---------- did not submit a vote

    Division 4
    1. PTslopoke --------- voted to eliminate Round 2 - 63 (61.82 for prize purposes only)
    2. x3n0-asx ---------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    3. rankings18b ------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    4. jones3619 --------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    5. SCREAMING_CHIEF --- voted to eliminate Round 3
    6. HusamOne ---------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    7. mrcorleone85 ------ did not submit a vote
    8. GTP_pyxen --------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    9. DoublePass -------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    10. Ktrain186 --------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    11. cmbeal317 --------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    12. chatva ------------ voted to eliminate Round 2
    13. Skills_19657 ------ voted to eliminate Round 2

    Division 5
    1. chuyler1 ---------- voted to eliminate Round 2 - 97 (94.73 for Prize A)
    2. newjknapp --------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    3. AMomcilo ---------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    4. shmibal43 --------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    5. OxideKart17 ------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    6. ChuthuluGoat ------ voted to eliminate Round 2
    7. ExoSphere64 ------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    8. TEX-36 ------------ did not submit a vote
    9. JJLopez_427 ------- did not submit a vote
    10. Ogg_42 ------------ did not submit a vote
    11. kanwingshing ------ did not submit a vote
    12. race_emhard ------- did not submit a vote

    Division 6
    1. Vinnybear-O1 ------ voted to eliminate Round 2 - 87 (75.82 for prize purposes only)
    2. hooker4 ----------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    3. SoundTiger95 ------ voted to eliminate Round 3
    4. USERID_77a23 ------ voted to eliminate Round 3
    5. racingchamp30 ----- voted to eliminate Round 2
    6. HandlebarMustash -- voted to eliminate Round 1
    7. raymann500 -------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    8. ShrumpRacer86 ----- voted to eliminate Round 2

    Division 7
    1. Pifachu ----------- did not submit a vote - 94 (88.68 for Prize B)
    2. JakeDog23 --------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    3. blueninjacivic ---- voted to eliminate Round 1
    4. tevesh2 ----------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    5. Mirado_7 ---------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    6. Piler ------------- voted to eliminate Round 2
    7. goofytyler1995 ---- voted to eliminate Round 2

    Division 8
    1. speer9892007 ------ voted to eliminate Round - 81 (70.91 for prize purposes only)
    2. Orobouros --------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    3. CoachMK21 --------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    4. Sharkb8ii --------- voted to eliminate Round 3
    5. boosted22g -------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    6. wvhellbilly369 ---- voted to eliminate Round 1
    7. Rolly21581 -------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    8. FBR_Steve --------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    9. Wackedboy --------- voted to eliminate Round 1
    10. autoximpreza ------ did not submit a vote
    11. THE_GUMSLINGER ---- voted to eliminate Round 1
    12. PICHON617 --------- did not submit a vote

    West Coast
    1. Neovre ------------ voted to eliminate Round 2 - 98
    2. GranStand_Bill ---- voted to eliminate Round 1
    3. jobyone71 --------- voted to eliminate Round 2

    The round that received the most elimination votes was:
    Round 2 - Light Car Company Rocket '07 (Sports Soft tires) at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit (7 laps)
    Therefore the entire combo has been dropped from next week's line-up. Since @chuyler1 wins Prize A, they get to choose an entirely new car and track combo to replace it.

    The round that received the second most elimination votes was:
    Round 3 - Caterham Seven Fireblade '02 (Sports Soft tires) at Côte d’Azur (6 laps)
    This means either the car or the track will be replaced for next week's line-up. Since @Pifachu gets Prize B, he gets to decide which part of the combo is replaced and what replaces it.

    Prize C goes to @vincentq4 so he gets the tie-breaking vote if the elimination votes results in a tie (the prize winners' elimination votes are not counted under normal circumstances).

    Preliminary prize winners, please don't announce your car and/or track selection until all racing complaints are filed and you are given the "all clear" to announce your selection. It's also important that you review our Car/Track History so that you can see a complete history of how many times we've raced each car and track (just scroll to the right of that tab). Please remember that originality is always appreciated. Therefore, picking cars and tracks that we've never raced is a plus (but not required).

    Car Selection Guidelines
    Dealership Cars - The maximum price for a selected car is now $250,000
    DLC Cars - Only DLC cars that are FREE and currently still available in the PlayStation Store can be selected.

    Track Selection Guidelines
    Any non-DLC track can be selected as long as a single lap with the car combo'd with it would not take more than five minutes to complete. For example, don't select anything that includes the Nurburgring's Nordschleife.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: When posting your Prize A or Prize B selection, please list the complete in-game name of the car and/or track you are selecting. For example, if you want to select the Amuse Superlegara for your car, post "Amuse Nismo 380 RS Superlagara". If you want to select Monza for a track, post "Autodromo Nazionale Monza". This makes it much easier for the lineup to be updated accurately and also prevents confusing other league members as to which car or track you are selecting.
     
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  4. Jakedog23

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    D7 Race Recap
    I had a great time Sunday racing with everyone and hope every one had the same great time I had.


    Dino Grid Race 1.jpg
    Here is the grid for race 1, @Pifachu in poll position, @Mirado_7 in second, and myself @Jakedog23 in 3rd.
    Dino 1st Chicane Race 1.jpg
    I manage to pass them both and lead into the 1st chicane. And everyone else was close together.
    GTP Battle for first.jpg
    Into the second chicane @tevesh2 was still on my heels and closing fast.
    GTP pifichu drifting.jpg
    And just behind us @Pifachu is in his session of drifting. He apparently will always do this.
    GTP Tevesh9 making a move.jpg
    Here @tevesh9 is making a move for first with @Pifachu not very far behind. I ended up taking this race by a pretty close margin.

    Dino 1st Chicane Race 2.jpg
    Here @tevesh2 is leading into the first chicane due to @Mirado_7 slip.
    GTP Battle for 2nd Race 2.jpg
    Here is the battle for toward the back of the pack between @BayouSimDrifter and @Pifachu.
    GTP Battle for 1st.jpg
    @tevesh2 defending 1st against @Jakedog23. I also managed to win this race as well.
    Rocket Grid Race 1.jpg
    As we grid @Mirado_7 takes pole followed by @tevesh2 and myself @Jakedog23.
    Rocket Turn 1 Race 1.jpg On the first corner I take the lead as @Mirado_7 slides off track.
    Rocket 1st Place Race 1.jpg
    I end up winning my last race of the week.
    Rocket Hairpin Race 2.jpg
    Here is the group going around the hairpin in close proximity.
    GTP Pifichu Race 2.jpg
    And @pifichu will end up winning his 1st race this week in the Rocket.

    Unfortunately I did not have the race 5 replay but @Pifachu ended up winning.

    Caterham Grid Race 1.jpg
    Here is the grid with @goofytyler on pole with @tevesh2 in second and myself in 3rd.
    GTP Down to Casino Corner.jpg
    As we head to the Casino corner we all are jostling for position.
    Caterham Battle for 2nd Race 1.jpg @BayouSimDrifter and @Jakedog23 (Me) battle for first @Pifachu is slowing making his way. And @goofytyler is leading the way. GTP Blue and Tevesh.jpg But unfortunately @BayouSimDrifter crashes and is now battle @tevesh2 at the back of the pack.
    pifichu's Pass for 1st.jpg
    Myself and @Pifachu battle for first on the last lap but I will crash and finish second while unofficially he won the race and the championship.

    Congrats to everyone in D7 on good sportsmanship and clean racing. I hope for another great season after the Super Bowl.
     
  5. rankings18

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    Dino was fun indeed, I thought I had a chance catching you in race 2, but you were nailing those corners so well so I said forget it :D

    Wow, I couldn't make round 3 but didn't know Div4 had connection issues so i guess no one raced?
    I hope it gets sorted out soon.
    Again, thanks to @Skills for hosting and trying his best to keep things in order :gtpflag:
     
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  6. ExoSphere64

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    Division 5 stuff

    I... ummm..... What little class I have prevents me from going into all of the details of last night. More of the same. I do want to again thank the soldiers of D5 for toughing out what was a benchmark night of horror. From what I read on the thread, there were many other casualties as well. Man, this group just amazes me. All divisions. All members. What we are putting up with is intolerable but this League still keeps on keeping on. Rock on my brothers and this too shall pass.

    Did anyone from D5 happen to capture the replay from the first race? I got nuked and did not manage to get that copy. If someone has it, please let me know so we can get it uploaded ASAP. Thanks all!!

    Replays (2 thru 6) have been uploaded.

    Data for races 2 thru 6 have been entered.
     
  7. Dragonwhisky

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    [​IMG]

    Race Date: 29 January 2014

    Currently tracking 14 Incident Reports


    We have at least one prize winner with a racing incident being investigated by the stewards. This may, obviously, change the order of the prizes to be selected. All winners are asked to refrain from making selections until the Weekly Steward's report has been posted.

    The target deadline for the Steward Reviews, this week, is Wednesday night by 10PM Eastern. The Steward Summary will be posted as soon as possible, following completion of reviews.

    :@: SNAIL Stewards, please make your way to Incident Review Scoring.​



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    The IR Submission Form is now closed.
     
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  8. goofytyler

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    Attention all SNAILS there is a version 1.04 just came online will be messing with it for a little bit to see what's new
     
  9. chuyler1

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    Just a suggestion to keep people thinking...

    Prize A) Pick Car or Track (aka old prize b)
    Prize B) Pick Car (aka 1/2 of old prize a)
    Prize C) Pick Track (aka 1/2 of old prize a)
    * Prize B may opt to wait until prize C has been chosen before making their selection.
     
  10. simracejesse

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    First time I've had problems while playing offline today. Grinding for cash in the Red Bull X2014 races and my car starts the race sounding like the Electric Tesla I was driving last night. :tdown:
     
  11. fizzer

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    Random suggestion for prize C, just to throw a different idea out there:

    For the unchanged combo, prize C winner can choose to alter the spec tire compound for that week by one level softer or harder. For example, spec is SS - choice could be SM, SS, or RH. CS would also be in play for normally SH cars.
     
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    I've seen that bug fairly often offline. It seems like sometimes the sound engine doesn't initialize correctly. Usually going through the whole rpm range resets it - shift to top gear, slow down till you're ate very low revs and accelerate without downshifting, the sound the usually starts working again.
     
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  13. goofytyler

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    The update has the Red Bull finally and 2 new cars a 2013 corvette $65,000 and a new Mercedes VGT version at $2,000,000. And that's it for this update

    Oops the fan car and the standard X2014 are in
     
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  14. zer05ive

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    I see what you're saying, but picking a car or track that suits your style is a far cry from getting points to towards a championship battle. Prize A and Prize B are simply "perks" and the cars and tracks that are selected by them often suit many other members in addition to the prize winners. However, awarding points is basically like creating overtakes on the track (one for every point that is awarded) and that's far more significant IMO.

    I can certainly see the benefits of having a waiting line of guys ready and willing to make prize picks. If anything, it'll give the original prize winners a little extra motivation to "use it or lose it"..

    On the other hand, I kinda like when drivers in a division are allowed to suggest cars and/or tracks that they normally wouldn't be able to, but I guess we could always keep the option of doing that when somebody withing the same prize more than once in a month. And as far as letting guys make suggestions/picks that they normally wouldn't be able to make, I guess that's what D, E, F, G would potentially do as well. :tup:

    I like your train of thought, but wow that'd be a serious blow to Prize A! :boggled:
     
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    Ya also the seasonal is under "construction"
     
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    Immunity from penalty for one dive bomb in a future race. The user of prize C shall state "Executing Prize C" just before dive bombing in order to give a millisecond of warning.....
     
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  17. goofytyler

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    OK thanks for the info Jake
     
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    No problem just a friend here to help out.
     
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    The X2014 standard is uncontrollable for me lol
     
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    I will see what I can do on Friday.
     
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    D3 DATA ENTERED (RACE #1-5 BY ME, #6 BY DRAGONWHISKY)
     
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  22. simracejesse

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    Me too.... but it's a blast to try.. hahaha

    :cheers:
     
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    Nice pictures Chuyler!

    I'm glad you gave me credit for my victory in Brands Hatch :)





     
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    :lol:
     
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    I did the same. I'm on board with Handlebar as far as prize selection goes. It would throw in a different aspect into the whole racing night. But also I agree with @JLBowler and having a possible D, e, F, G prizes for those as a backup if a prize has not selected in a timely manner.
     
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  26. Rallywagon

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    I am very disappointed with PD and this update. If this was the update that PD was talking about for the end of the month, then I have lost faith in PD and the GT series. Its like they are throwing glitz and glamour at us, hoping we miss the huge, gaping holes of missing content and online ruining glitches. Screw the damn fictional crap ass cars, fix the damn game PD!
     
  27. Handlebar

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    Wait.. An 'update' that gives us... New, shiny bling draped on the same broken shell?

    This shinola is getting olde hastily.
     
  28. IceWarden

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    Drivetrain Challenge thread...
     
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  30. ThePDTX

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    Why not reverse it then? Prize A stays the same, prize B too, picks a track or a car. And prize C gets to pick what is left, the car, if prize B picks the track. Or the track, if prize B picks the car.