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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    The welcome message that every new driver receives with their division placement has been changed going forward. It contains their division placement along with a link to the team SNAIL page which shows who the division host and back up hosts are. They also get a link to the driver and host responsibilities post which has detailed instructions for what a driver needs to do to be able to race.

    It is the drivers responsibility to take care of the friend request before the racing starts. This has been official policy for quite a while now. Some division hosts have chosen not to follow this policy. That stops very soon. There is something in the works that will make sure every division host, scorekeeper, and replay uploader is doing their job in a timely fashion or there will be consequences.
     
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  2. aerolite

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    This was my first time last night as well and it was alot of fun, thanks to all who put this on. I had the misfortune of a power outage just as race two of rd 1 was about to start but thankfully power came back on in time for Rd two. There was some good battles and funny moments (three of us into the wall together at turn one of Tokyo, no ones fault), it was hard to concentrate for a bit after that! Felipe, I think we did ok for a couple of rookies, shame you had connection problems. Hope we have a bigger field in Div 8 next week.
     
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  3. Dragonwhisky

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    D3 data has been entered to the Results Doc for 5/11/14

    Pole Lap Honors:
    Round 1 (Mini @ Brands Hatch): @FloydC3 1:45.515
    Round 2 (BRZ GT300 @ Grand Valley): @FloydC3 1:55.196
    Round 3 (Corvette at Tokyo): @FloydC3 1:46.885

    Fast Lap honors:
    Round 1 Race 1 : @FloydC3 1:45.035
    Round 1 Race 2 : @FloydC3 1:45.440

    Round 2 Race 1 : @FloydC3 1:54.684
    Round 2 Race 2 : @FloydC3 1:55.338

    Round 3 Race 1 : @FloydC3 1:47.317
    Round 3 Race 2 : @FloydC3 1:47.366

    Total Times/Wins:
    Round 1 Race 1 : @FloydC3 10:42.012
    Round 1 Race 2 : @Drgreenthumb977 10:52.076

    Round 2 Race 1 : @FloydC3 11:37.369
    Round 2 Race 2 : @Dragonwhisky 11:46.482

    Round 3 Race 1 : @FloydC3 10:52.516
    Round 3 Race 2 : @GTP_unleashed 10:58.702

    Thanks to @nmcp1 for the nice layout.
     
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  4. IceWarden

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    Apparently someone in D3 practices more than the others :)
     
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  5. turnupdaheat

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    Apparently there's another who started off in a Division way below their speed potential! :lol:
     
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  6. FloydC3

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    I started out in the right spot. I just really didn't know about racing and everything and was wanting to learn everything I could to prepare me for Gta. I went for it but I still don't give it my all because I do so much for The Lord. If I put a 100% into it I think I could be better but I'm happy with what I'm doing now
     
  7. racingchamp30

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    I am happy with where i am now. I am doing more better than i did in GT5.
     
  8. FloydC3

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    I just want to give a shout out to the really fast guys in this league for helping me and the lower division too for helping me. I learn from both sides it's not all about the fast guys u can learn a lot from the slower guys too just as much. Why I join this league was because I wanted to learn and get better and to prepare me for Gta and to have fun why I'm here. Whenever it gets to the point that I don't have fun is when I quit snail but hopefully it don't happen. I just wanted to let u all know
     
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  9. IceWarden

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    It's all good. But in general, the amount of free time people spend playing GT6, the faster they are.

    So it would follow that the guys making and running in the practice rooms all week are going to be faster than those that don't.

    You can't go faster/consistently if you don't
    drive the combos alot :)
     
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  10. FloydC3

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    About race craft if u mess up take that mess up and study it learn from it and do better. only way to get better is to push yourself and when u mess up learn from it. Don't give up and keep trying put in seat time watch other drivers that how u get better.you get out of it what u put in it.
     
  11. turnupdaheat

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    You're doing very well and it's a pleasure to race with you. Keep up the good work!
     
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  12. GTP_Nail

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    And Floyd thank you for taking the time to show this new guy around Eiger in the unloved BMW...as a result I had my first pole and my first win. Paying it forward...or is that backwards lol. Thanks again.
     
  13. FloydC3

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    Love racing with u too always have a blast either in front beside or behind u.
     
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    That's totally true. I'm well off pace in new combos but if one sticks around a few weeks I usually get more competitive. The only exception being Grand Valley. I just can't figure that combo out and my progress had stalled.
     
  15. FloydC3

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    Thanks and always willing to give everything I have learned to anyone
     
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  16. FloydC3

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    Maybe your trying to hard just drive and see if that helps when I hit a wall that's what I do and it seem to help
     
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    Yeah he does!
     
  18. Oshawa-Joe

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    Generally speaking, unemployed virgins will be very quick.
    ( I hope that was my inside voice)
     
  19. CoachMK21

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    I guess this explains why I am so slow.

    upload_2014-5-12_20-33-32.jpeg
     
  20. TRL_Importlife

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    That's not always the case just cause you have X amount of time
    To practices won't make you the fastest there's more to it then
    Just hours of seat time...

    You need to know how to find the fastest driving line
    Have to find the best braking point
    Have to find best turn in spots ecttttt .....
    And who ever gets those down fastest is going
    To be fastest to a point
    Just to name a few
     
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  21. Oshawa-Joe

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    Very true. Plus of I've heard stories about you, so that definitely doesn't apply to you .
     
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  22. TRL_Importlife

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    @Oshawa-Joe story's about me lol Im famous now :sly:
     
  23. Oshawa-Joe

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    All in fun obviously.
     
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  24. TRL_Importlife

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    Lets hear some of the story's about me I'm kinda interested lol :cheers:
     
  25. Oshawa-Joe

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    This is a pg rated forum. Sorry.
     
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  26. IceWarden

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    It is always the case. Not all guys who practice alot are fast. But all the fastest guys in the world practice alot. I don't even want to know how many countless hours of seat time the top 100 in the country put in trying to get to GTA. It's more than a full time job I guarantee it.
     
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  27. TRL_Importlife

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    Oh god lol jk of course it takes practice to be good at anything
    But some people will pick it up faster then others and adapt faster
    Everyone in the top 100 in GTA didn't spend count less hours
    Doing hot laps they just adapted to what was given to them
    Faster then others. people in the top 100rank will most of the
    Be in the top 100 . TO PROVE a point @Adventuruss put in around
    400km - 180 some miles into round 2 and ran 35.179!
     
  28. IceWarden

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    No, no. I'm not talking about a meaningless round. I'm talking about the last round.

    When it counts.

    How many hours did you put in last year to make it to 32? A ton I have no doubt.

    All the fastest guys didn't get there by practicing less than 30mins a week.
     
  29. CarCzar

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    For the qualifier last year, I put in roughly 10 hours total on the last event. I kind of did it in 2 hour stints. I'm sure others have made it with much less time invested.
     
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  30. jobyone

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    Now that Sunday is done and we all have nothing to do but wait around for the combos to be announced let me thank the West Coasters that have stepped up to help run the division. We still have a lot of positions left to fill and the sooner we get them filled the smoother things will run.

    In particular I would like the people in the primary roles to make sure that if they will not be there for a race they will let the division know and make sure that the other Primary (if we have one) will be there. If the second primary will not be there then the backups should be notified.

    Thanks again guys and lets get the grid on and off the Track filled.

    - Joby

    Here is the updated Details for the West Coast Division

    To all Racers in the West Coast Division.

    This is an urgent call to action!

    If we are going to be able to continue running the West Coast Division we need the following roles filled. Each is vital to the running of the Division and also to the overall running of the League. So I would personally like each and everyone that is a part of the West Coast Division to step up and help keep this great thing we call SNAIL going.

    WC Director - @jobyone (Steward)
    WC Assistant Director - @GranStand Bill

    WC Host Primary - Vacant / @jobyone (Steward) when racing
    WC Host Backup - @Travisorus / @RodeRuner1967 pending speed test

    WC Score Keeper Primary - @Neovre (Steward) / Vacant
    WC Score Keeper Backup - Vacant / Vacant

    WC Video Uploader Primary - @tezgm99 (Steward) / Vacant
    WC Video Uploader Backup - Vacant / Vacant

    WC Data Entry Primary - @Ryan F / Vacant
    WC Data Entry Backup - Vacant / Vacant

    Ideally I would like 2 primary and 2 secondary volunteers. But the priority should be on getting one primary and then getting backups.

    The following role is desired but not needed but is very appreciated

    WC Photographers

    This is the list of people that have raced in the last few weeks and our newest members yet to race. You do not have to be a long time SNAIL to help out so if you think you may be able to help out please do so.

    @Jose Torres
    @gmraces
    @RinnFah
    @Smarly 1time
    @jpe138083
    @Col_Mustard
    @RealDeal
    @SpacemanSpif

    Again I can not stress again how vital it is to get these roles filled if we are going to run the West Coast Division smoothly and in a way that creates a fun environment for us all to race in.

    If you have any questions please let me know.

    Joby
     
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