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2014.09.22 01:43 MEME_ON When Assholes Design Things

Because nothing comes before profit, especially not the consumer.

2014.10.01 12:22 Hawkeye117 How would unwary know the joy of fighting a war in vigor?

The other reason is that the central focus of the story (perhaps I should have left in the 200 word summary) was how a seemingly insignificant event that occurs during the EU4 timeframe, i.e. the British landing in Quiberon (compared to say, the fall of Constantinople, discovery of the new world, reformation, enlightenment, Waterloo, etc) could have drastic differences on Europe as we know it today.

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2023.03.29 18:41 Needanewlaptop12 Looking for feedback on Ryzen 5 7600 + RX 6800 Gaming/WFH build

I used to build PCs all the time, but my last build was an FM2 MicroITX, so this is quite a leap for me. Just looking for some feedback. I currently have 2 1080p displays, but I might either replace one or add a third screen for 1440 at some point.
I realize the Fractal North case is out of stock, I had it in my cart but it went out of stock before I could buy it. So I'm either going to wait for the next restock, or look for another case. (Or use my old gaming pc case from 2004 for nostalgia).
I don't game much anymore, but my son is getting into gaming and I need to upgrade my PC anyway so I figured I could replace my potato pc with a gaming rig for about the same price of upgrading and buying a console.
Is the RX 6800 overkill?
PCPartPicker Part List
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 7600 3.8 GHz 6-Core Processor $231.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI PRO B650M-A WIFI Micro ATX AM5 Motherboard $179.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Trident Z5 Neo 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR5-6000 CL30 Memory $137.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 980 Pro 1 TB M.2-2280 PCIe 4.0 X4 NVME Solid State Drive $79.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Gigabyte GAMING OC Radeon RX 6800 16 GB Video Card $464.98 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design North ATX Mid Tower Case -
Power Supply SeaSonic FOCUS 750 W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $168.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1263.92
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2023.03.29 18:40 GOTSpectrum BlogGPT - The Power of Computing Volunteers

[email protected] works by distributing small units of work, called work units, to volunteers' computers. Each work unit represents a small part of a larger simulation and is designed to be completed in a relatively short amount of time.
I'm still playing with this to try to create objectively good blog posts, I make no money from this nor am I planning to, it's all for fun, helping me understand LLMs and to spread awareness of the power of AI.
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2023.03.29 18:40 GOTSpectrum BlogGPT - The Power of Computing Volunteers

[email protected] works by distributing small units of work, called work units, to volunteers' computers. Each work unit represents a small part of a larger simulation and is designed to be completed in a relatively short amount of time.
I'm still playing with this to try to create objectively good blog posts, I make no money from this nor am I planning to, it's all for fun, helping me understand LLMs and to spread awareness of the power of AI.
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2023.03.29 18:40 GOTSpectrum BlogGPT - The Power of Computing Volunteers

[email protected] works by distributing small units of work, called work units, to volunteers' computers. Each work unit represents a small part of a larger simulation and is designed to be completed in a relatively short amount of time.
I'm still playing with this to try to create objectively good blog posts, I make no money from this nor am I planning to, it's all for fun, helping me understand LLMs and to spread awareness of the power of AI.
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2023.03.29 18:40 GOTSpectrum BlogGPT - The Power of Computing Volunteers

[email protected] works by distributing small units of work, called work units, to volunteers' computers. Each work unit represents a small part of a larger simulation and is designed to be completed in a relatively short amount of time.
I'm still playing with this to try to create objectively good blog posts, I make no money from this nor am I planning to, it's all for fun, helping me understand LLMs and to spread awareness of the power of AI.
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2023.03.29 18:39 Caden_dimitri Goblin slayer is a devoted Christian, he will not fall for those traps

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2023.03.29 18:39 sightlineguitar Bullet For My Valentine – Tears Don't Fall POV Guitar Cover/Lesson With Screen Tabs

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2023.03.29 18:39 Appropriate-Fuel-756 Advice for issues with Adderall XR and IR combo

Background: I was diagnosed with ADHD 6 months ago. Month one they tried me on 10MG adderall XR. Life changing; for the first time ever I was able to focus, read, understand, apply coding techniques in my courses and most importantly, math!Totally took me from a struggling student to an average or slightly above average! Month 2/3 I tried Vyvanse, first 30 then 40mg because of the shortage. Hated it and just had no energy, so I’m back at adderall with the support of my psychiatrist! I’m lucky In the way that as long as I don’t take more than prescribed and drug test randomly I’m able to get a reliable supply or shipment within 24 hours of script end. I then got back on adderall and started at 5mgXR and went back up to 10, then 15 the same month. Month 5 I stayed on 15, but noticed it stopped workingish around the end of the month, it’s better than nothing but when it comes to studying it’s still a doozy and it usually wears off around 4-6 hours for me so I kept running out of focus ability when I need it the most! For reference my days are usually very long, anywhere from 12-16 hours or needing focus. Maybe a break here and there for food or mental rest; but otherwise I cannot afford to slow down as slowing down puts me behind. Anyway; I’m on month 6 now.
The Now: I was prescribed a booster dose of 5mg IR by my doctor, I was excited to try it as it seems just like what I needed, especially after doing research on it! The issue is, I’m three days in and the IR is messing with me badly! If I take it around 3/4pm I can’t sleep that night; and if I do fall asleep I wake up atleast twice and hour and the sleep is almost worthless. I’ve tried it in the AM as well, thinking I’ll take it at 8, then my XR at 12 to combat the crash. Nope; same issues except I was more able to notice them. Around 15 minutes to 90 minutes I feel pretty great, between the 90-120 minutes my anxiety rises, focus drops, I begin to panic and my eyes just feel like they’re gonna pop out of my head! Day three same thing! I thought maybe the IR was hitting just to high of levels in my system at once then crashing around the 4 hour mark leaving me terrible from 90 minute to 6/7 hours, but today I took an XR 15mg at the 90ish minute mark when I felt the anxiety and focus issues starting and about 30 minutes later I was dialed back in and in a good mood, totally stopped the panic, anxiety and focus issues. What do you think could be causing this? Am I digesting it to fast and crashing early? Should I go up? Could it be to low of a dose as adderall XR is kinda like a 7.5mg IR twice? Should I split the IR into 2.5 and try them 90 minutes apart? I’m trying to get back into my doctor but with laws on adderall in the government I’m doubtful he’ll be able to adjust me to a 20mg XR for atleast the next month. Not a him thing but a rule he has to follow. I should also note I’ve taken a 5mg XR at 6pm once as I needed the focus for a night exam 8-10pm and I slept fine at 11:45pm. I’ve also taken a 20MG XR before and felt great, but the effects didn’t really last long enough again.
TLDR: 5MG ir is messing with me and, crashing at 90 minutes maybe? I’ve tolerated 15mgXR fine for 2ish month but effects aren’t lasting. I’ve tried 20XR and it’s perfect but effects are to short as well.
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2023.03.29 18:39 silverwind912 Business Laptop Recommendations?

I am a junior systems administrator in a small IT team at my company. Currently, we are using a mixture of Thin Clients and these laptops, as well as some extremely old Dell E6520 laptops that are still in circulation (there is a story behind that which I will not get into right now). Most of our office workers across 7 different offices in 3 states work on a VMWare Horizon VM for their daily workflow currently. We also have about 150 field technicians across these branches who do complex wiring and building technologies installations and maintenance (think fire alarms, door access control systems, cameras, etc.).
We have been ordering some Dell Latitude 3520s (3 year lease with Pro Support plan) with VisionTek VT7000 docking stations for our users for about a year, and have been getting quite a few complaints from users regarding the seemingly cheaper build quality and USB-C issues with the docking stations (not sure if it is the docking stations or the USB C ports on the laptops at this point to blame). At this point, we have stopped all laptop orders for these and are looking at re-evaluating our rollout plan and laptop choices. We are going to pick a couple of different models that will suit each environment's needs more specifically and can reliably handle the majority of their workflow locally, transitioning away from working full time in the VMs and more towards working locally on their endpoint devices, with occasional VM access for internal network resources as needed.
We are looking for 4 different models to standardize around:
  1. Sales and basic office workers: Preferably light weight, used mainly for office suite and browser apps. We are looking for something a little less expensive here, but still reasonably robust build quality. Highly preferred to support Thunderbolt so as to hopefully avoid docking station instability we have been seeing. Our current Latitude 3520 has USB-C with DP-alt mode support, but no Thunderbolt. We will most likely opt out of purchasing extended warranty packages for these, opting to purchase extra stock for internal replacements instead of dealing with manufacturer support for these.
  2. Accounting and power users: Looking for a bit more processing power here with a bit more RAM than average. Also a 10key keyboard is a plus (although not required as they will be working on a docking station with external mouse and keyboard). Thunderbolt support also preferred here for docking station compatibility and stability.
  3. Technicians: These will mainly be for accessing Serial connections on building control panels, and uploading and downloading datasets. Excel will be involved. These are BY FAR our most frequently damaged machines, so durability and an extended support plan being available is a strong consideration here. They also need to frequently run VMs of older OS's for software compatibility for older building systems. These will need a bit more processing power than the basic office workers, and be more heavy duty.
  4. Engineers and Developers: These will be in the office connected to docking stations, and will be our highest end machines we purchase. Working on software development, AutoCAD, BlueBeam PDF editing of building designs, etc. Prefer strong Nvidia graphics for CAD, significantly more RAM (I suspect 32 GBs or more).
I have been looking at Dell's business offerings again, but was curious if there were other recommendations for other brands / suppliers you guys have out there. We have been very pleased with their Pro support, as it has been timely and effective when we have called for replacement / repairs. However, the cost for the Pro support is very high on these 3520 laptops, so we are curious if it makes sense to continue on the next round.
Any other recommendations or experiences you guys can chime in on would be appreciated.
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2023.03.29 18:39 hubatish Some paraphrased discord Q&A Summaries

Q: Why are posts so high-level / without many details? A: 1. It would take too long to provide all those details (maybe a year). 2. We don't want you to not like those details. Instead we want to come up with & fill in those details with you all, the community.
Q: Will sailing be instanced? A: No, it will not be & will be on the overworld. It should not feel like a minigame.
Q: What feels like a minigame?
A: Husky: Minigames score points, spend those on a shop etc.. Skills interact with the wider game world, not just one area / instance.
Q: How is sailing different from original pitch? A: Entire ocean should be playable content. The core gameplay loop has more detail now - activites on the ocean. 2015 loop seemed to focus on building (& destroying boats) like construction.
Q: Can you pull off sailing? It seems very technically difficult. How long will this take? A: Don't have exact answers for "how long" of course, but it will have a lot of focus for us. Engine devs have some plans in how they can do it. We don't want to overpromise, but don't write it off folks.
Also, all 3 of the skills can have "sky-high" ideas. Taming based raids, crazy spirit realm expansions, etc..
Q: Can ships crash into each other? A: No, but maybe we'll do something to make it look OK.
The name. The name changes theme significantly & we thought it should be short & simple. Should not have "Crafting" in it. The name has grown on folks. Do you just not know what shamans do? "Google it" people. ChatGPT agrees. Druidism or Ritualism would also have been criticized. Druids are also too close to Herblore, and Shamans incorporate the spirit realm well.
Q: What's up with item augments? Will you need 99 shamanism to be a top-tier PvM? Are we definitely going with them?
A: We don't have to do it, though (Elena) IMO it's a cool part of the skill. We wouldn't make a 96 herblore potion a requirement for raids; same with shamanism. Some people like augments though. Maybe a tradeable, degradable version vs an untradeable permanent version? Ideas.
Q: Hunter tie-in to shamanism? A: Maybe tradeable nature from hunter & untradeable from spirit world? But don't want hunter to be a requirement. Might also come from slayer or others.
Q: Should we improve existing skills first?
A: Of course we'll keep doing that (Tempoross like things etc). Also, we can fix some skills with a new skill. Hunter could be sorta fixed since there are lots of semi-useless rewards.
Q: Is this an ironman skill? A: Players don't want it to be buyable, so to some extent yeah. But shamanism gathering will be much better than existing gathering skills. There may also be intensive vs non-intensive skills.
Q: What's the lore? Guthix tie-ins could be cool. A: This'll be in refinement! Could be Guthix, or something more like Summer's End.
Q: Is the spirit realm an instance? A: Not an instance! Scope for reward space in spirit realm as well (certain locations at certain levels?) Taming
Q: Other than catching them, what's the content? A: Examples: Dog agility, navigating a maze, or locating treasure. You'll also need to take care of your companion & increase its happiness - maybe building a home in a specific area? In a dedicated Pet Sanctuary? Ideas.
Q: Why will this not be "the kitten raising skill"?
A: It will feel rewarding & not tedious (core design principle). Kittens are raised while you're doing other stuff & interrupt you, which is annoying. Companions need to be raised actively. When you interact with it (using its ability perhaps), it may start to grow tired or need food after enough interactions. That'll raise its affection or level. It won't be time-gated either (2 hours to raise).
Q: How is it different from summoning? A: We completely changed the training loop. Removed charms. Obviously we still have companions, which have abilities.
Q: FOMO from not training taming. Do I need 99 taming to train fishing efficiently?
A: We need to look out for that.
Q: How will the map look if everyone has a taming companion? How will the engine handle it?
A: Companions will work somewhat differently. Companions may walk around you & have different or more clever pathing. Companions might not be around all the time, or might only show up in specific areas (a liked idea). We'll work on this in refinement. You might only see your own & not others.
Q: What happens to existing pets?
A: You might just have your pet & companion out at the same time. We'll ask community more about this in beta, refinement, or prototypes. Folks have had cool ideas about transmog'ing your pet (bear overridden with Callisto pet). Those ideas are cool.
Q: How will taming work with skilling? A: Will get into with refinement.. Flat XP buffs are boring.. Hopefully more niche but not dead content. Quality of Life upgrades? Ex: monkey picks up your marks of grace. Fangs, wings, gills - lots of possible ideas. Don't worry, Jagex will come up with cool stuff here in refinement.
Q: Will taming have any area expansion? A: There could be - use of taming as a transport mechanism to unlock a new area is a possibility.
Q: Rapid fire discord - Shiny pets? Maybe.. elite creatures? Pet version of taming companions? Is there a limit on how many creatures you can have tamed? Having only a few might have more emotional connection. May depend on if abilities are niche.
On the event in general: Went a half hour over. There will also be an official summary posted tomorrow and there'll be a twitch Q&A tomorrow, which will have some cross-over. Keep an open mind folks, even if your favorite skill isn't picked!
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2023.03.29 18:38 RustyPebble heartbroken and tired

I keep deleting this and rewriting it again and again so I'll try to type it as straight forward as i can. i have been diagnosed with avpd - bpd - ppd (.
I (M25) am very uncomfortable with male therapists due to sexual abuse, so i keep seeing female ones.
After a few months of therapy i keep falling in love with this very caring person that also likes ( or pretends to ) listen to me talk and provide security , some amount of reassurance and ways to stop thinking the way i do. of course we have a discussion about it but every time i just get heartbroken with the same excuse "transference" or basically saying something along the lines of "you cant logically love someone you don't really know" which i agree with but more so i don't want to make them feel uncomfortable or risk them losing their licence and i since i cant stop thinking about the I stop seeing them.
I keep being this weirdo that falls in love very easily with the first available person that shows a little bit of compassion. and for a few weeks i muster up the courage to ask them out only to be heartbroken because i got my hopes up thinking about love and kids and all that. (does anyone relate with this ?)
The few weeks i take to muster this courage up tho are incredible , I feel trully alive , like the "voices" (thoughts ?) in my head that keep calling me disgusting and unlovable slowly fade away and i can take a real deep breath of fresh nice clean air only for this "high" to end by being heartbroken and alone again and the "voices" to make fun of me for even thinking that someone could see me as anything else other than a disgusting ,ugly, unlovable person.
tldr: keep falling in love to therapists and unavailable people only to get "high" on the feeling of being in love and then being rejected again.
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2023.03.29 18:38 thatkidcalhoun confused about fret buzz (particularly with the bass guitar) and how bad it is (or isn't?)

Hi all. I'm I guess a "semi-pro" home produceengineemixer. I have received education from a recording school and have had made some money off my mixing and production work, but I don't think I would call myself a full on professional by any means as it is not my full time day job and I certainly wouldn't feel comfortable if my favorite band suddenly reached out and wanted me to record their next big record. However, I would probably feel comfortable recording a brand new band of teenagers making their first record. Just getting that out of the way so you all know where my skill level is at.
Now to my question. Over the past couple of years I've moved on from recording mostly electronic music/hip hop where the only live instrument is vocals to now recording more live instruments like drums, guitar and bass. Particularly in the pop-punk/emo/alternative rock genre. Essentially returning to my roots as these were the genres I grew up playing in bands but never recording or mixing other than home demos on a 4 track.
I've read / watched videos a lot about fret buzz being something to avoid and try to eliminate the best you can. Prior to this I didn't think much of it at all unless it was super annoying and obvious. So then I became obsessive on re-recording takes and punching in to eliminate it. Setting up the bass over and over again, etc.
But then yesterday I decided to look at some recording sessions of some of my favorite bands. In the past I signed up for URM Academy's nail the mix and they provide full tracks of sessions of some bands in my genre.
I was shocked to discover that the bass di tracks on basically all these super professional and amazing sounding records were virtually littered with bass fret buzz all over. Especially the faster, heavier pop-punk songs choruses.
Two of the more popular songs I'm talking about are: Neck Deep - Can't Kick Up The Roots & State Champs - Secrets
In the mix you can't hear it at all, and in my opinion these are solid if not great mixes, at the very least they are at a level that I aspire to get to.
So essentially I have answered my own question in a way. If these records I think sound great have fret buzz all over them then it clearly isn't an issue. But then that leaves me with another question.
Why have I read so much advice saying to eliminate it? Is there some truth to that too? Are there situations where that should be followed more? Is not caring about it more genre specific to this style of rock music where the bass guitar usually has a lot of grit to it? If I am tasked with recording say a slow and chill pop record or vibey jazz or something else in the future should I be more concerned about it for those types of songs?
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2023.03.29 18:38 Appropriate_Focus402 DO NOT TRUST BO-KATAN!

I know Bo-Katan seems like a “good guy” at moments, but here’s a quick history lesson:
1,000 years ago the Darksaber was stolen by members of House Vizsla. What was once a symbol of Jedi/Mandalorian unity was taken in bad faith during the fall of the Old Republic. For a millennia, the Darksaber was used as a symbol of power, rallying Mandalorian’s to fight- mostly one another. War became so ubiquitous to Mandalore culture that the verdant planet was eventually turned into a desert wasteland. Under the nepotistic power bids of the Vizsla lineage, Mandalore grew weak.
Flash forward to a few years before TPM. A pacifist revolution led by Dutchess Satine Kryze, has overthrown the self-destructive “Old Mandalorians” in a decisive civil war. For 20 years, Mandalore remains neutral in galactic conflicts and actually begins rebuilding. For the first time since they scuffled with the the Jedi, Mandalore begins to learn from past mistakes. And then comes Death Watch.
Pre Vizsla, governor of Concordia, still wielded the Darksaber, and continued it’s long history of in-fighting. Bo-Katan joins his secret terrorist cell and begins to attack her own sister’s peaceful regime. People seem to forget Death Watch’s long list of war crimes. Their collaboration (and falling out) with CIS is likely what caused Din Djarin to be an orphan in the first place, despite Death Watch being portrayed as Din’s savior. Bo and Pre Vizsla learn nothing from this betrayal by Dooku, and later team up with Maul and a collective of crime lords to violently overthrow a peaceful Mandalore. That goes bad for them, as Maul claims Mandalore and claims the Darksaber. Both the old and new mandalorians are defeated, because of their division. A thousand years of self destruction ends with Bo and Vizsla unwittingly aiding the rise of the galactic empire, with nothing to show for it.
Bo then forms a Mandalorian Resistance. She rallies the new Republic to challenge their mutual enemy. She comes across as a valued ally to the Republic, and eventually is gifted the Darksaber by Sabine Wren. After a thousand years of misuse, the sword is back with a Mandalorian who is being trained by a Jedi- but Sabine hands it back to Death Watch.
Bo briefly leads as Mand’alor, and is in possession of the Darksaber when Mandalore falls in the Great Purge. She loses it to Gideon, but her compulsive quest for the Darksaber never ends.
SO. What has Bo learned? She’s doing what she’s always done, rallying Mando’s to fight. But what makes her intentions any different now?
Death Watch was known for staging false flag attacks and inciting violence. I think the Night Owls are the ones who boosted Gideon from the shuttle. The warrior culture that helped bring the Old and New Republic now wants a high profile execution, and is probably cavorting with bad guys.
If Mandalorians keep following the old ways, they will continue to fail. I believe Din and Grogu are the only way to reestablish harmony between Jedi and Mandalorian, and restore true Mandalore. Anyone that ever followed “the way” has brought destruction on themselves.
TLDR: Bo Katan is not to be trusted. Paz Vizsla either. If they follow the path they’ve been on before, they’re going to make way for the first order and destroy themselves again.
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2023.03.29 18:38 toresman Whole Lore of r/MinutemanAF4

After the war with Institute the First Fire Section of Concord is created.
-A month after the creation of the first fire section of Concord two new special units were made: The Castle Crushers and Bunker Builders. The Castle Crushers were a special unit that specialised in offensive operations in every type of terrain. They consisted of two power armour squads and one covert squad. Bunker Builders specialised in building of defensive constructions. They consisted of two engineering squads and one heavy machine guns squad.
-On the 2088 Island of Far Harbour. Fog condensers started to break down. As the fog closed in on the people of the island they emigrated to the commonwealth and settled on the Spectacle island. After few days they got approached by the minutemen with an offer of joining to the organisation. After series of discussions they agreed to join.
-On 27/03/88 The Concord Reorganised Territory was brought to life. The treaty established a Democratic country that consisted of: Sanctuary, Concord (as the capital), Abernathy Town, Drumlin Caravan Hub (from which supplies would be distributed) and the Military Base 111 (as the CRT's military base of operation). The whole thing was rigged by the minutemen high command to centralize the commonwealth one by one. In following months more areas would become part of the CRT.
-As the Minutemen started to become more organized the topic of a standard issue weapon was brought to light. The final decision was to keep the laser musket for now in the long stock long barrel configuration and as a secondary weapon the revolver in 38 configuration. But in following months the 10mm pistol replaced it as molds for 10mm pistol parts were found and put into use inside the Saugus Ironworks.
-On 05/04/88 a bunker containing over 200 Thompson submachine guns was found. It was split between CRT and the Minutemen and became the new standard issue weapon for both factions.
-During the First Conference of Fort Liberty it was decided that civilians would not be allowed in to the Castle's perimeter. To accommodate all that lived inside the fortresses walls the body of water next to it was dryed out to build new homes. A wall was built around the site with guard towers to protect the more sensitive part of the building site.
-On 31/04/88 the Rat squad of the Castle Crushers had located a chinese submarine. It was decided to check what was inside of it. During the raid one chinese ghoul was captured and several feral ones were shot and killed. After checking it was found that the submarine was in a repairable state. With the help of institute scientists the boat was repaired and became the mobile headquarters of the Castle Crushers after being renamed to MNV "Catfish".
-On the 25/05/88 MNV "Catfish" has swam to the coast near Quincy and all of the Castle Crushers has exited the submarine to begin the operation. After 3 hours of fighting all of the Gunners of Quincy had either died or fled. Quincy would be once again established as a trading city where the first Quincy Fire Group would be established making the number of official Minutemen militia 45 soldiers.
-After joint military exercises with the Brotherhood the Minutemen had purchased two vertibirds for stable food deliveries and valuable technology. Minutemen with the help of institute scientists had made their own version of the vertibird using ones that they purchased.
-A month since the immigration of Far Harbour residents New Far Harbour would be established. There with the help of Minutemen and the Brotherhood (after the joint military trainings) a democratic country would be established. As a part of the help for new formed SIR (Spectacle Island Republic) a training of a single Marine Corp would be conducted by Brotherhood and Minutemen instructors. The Corp would consist of 25 men in five soldiers squads. Those Marines would be equipped with special Marines Armours brought from the Far Harbour. Minutemen instructors would teach the recruits about the terrain of the commonwealth and guerrilla fighting styles whilst the Brotherhood instructors would teach about discipline and military doctrines.
-On the 27/06/88 in the capital of CRT a lot of business started to pop up like: Johnson's Typewriters Company, Toyland, The Big Stick Armoury and The Liberty Clinic. Also a school was opened with professors from the institute. A chapter of the church of all faiths was allowed to settle. All this was thanks to a series of laws passed by the High Council Of Concord.
-On the 01/07/88 a gathering of all the representatives of the commonwealth had begun. The representatives of: Minutemen, Brotherhood, Diamond City, Bunker Hill, CRT, Gunners, RSI, Good Neighbor and 6 other independent villages had gathered in the Parliament of CRT. There they have cleared up their relations to one another and decided to build a heavy cruiser that could enforce any further decisions and rules. The construction would start in the RSI. Every participant of the gathering would contribute to the construction in some way or another.
-On the 06/07/88 a conference was held to settle the borders of the Commonwealth. There an agent of the railroad showed up to make a secret amendment was made to isolate certain lands of wastes the plan was to grant them breathing space and keep the base a secret. During the conference the Brotherhood was granted the peninsula where the Boston airport is. CRT got a big chunk of the Commonwealth as they were powerful and were supported by the Minutemen. The Minutemen mostly retained their old territory's and a little bit of new land. The independent villages got around two kilometres in every side from their centre. Gunners were restricted to their old territory's without Quincy.
-After the Diamond City conference the CRT had seen the potential of other factions and decided to acquire some kind of leverage against other powers of the commonwealth. Firstly they recruited the scientists from the Concord university. Then they hauled three vertibirds that had crashed before the war after that they hauled three APC's that can be seen around military checkpoints. After two months all of them were in a working condition. With that two new branches of the CRT military were created: CAG (Concord Air Guard) and CAF (Concord Armoured Force). The CAG's base of operations was CAG Satellite Station Olivia and CAF's was Military Base 111.
-On the 21/07/88 CRT has established the Commonwealth Intelligence Bureau. It was an organisation made with the help of Minutemen and Concord University. With a standing force of 20 agents from all over commonwealth that worked in sectors in which they were born, it's task was to gather intel and test prototypes, every agent was equipped with the newest technology provided by Concord University.
-On 06/08/88 the minutemen had decided to expand its navy. A ship would be constructed armed with a 57mm double cannon in the front and a 20mm anti-aircraft cannon in the back. It would be constructed on a pre-war fishing boat hull also it would be equipped with a radio that had strong enough signal to connect to the satellite array in the minutemen control.
-On 21/10/88 the minutemen and CRT had unionized with leaders of minutemen having more power but adopting the CRT constitution. The new organisation would be called CMR (Commonwealth of Massachusetts Republic).
-After the Concord Union the SIR has looked to join as the food supplies weren't plentiful. Needing to buy food from Minutemen cities. The leaders of SIR wanted to retain their power but be able to count on stable food supplies that would be free. They got what they wanted.
-A second siege of Quincy had begun. The gunners equipped with better guns than ever before have attacked Quincy. But the supresive fire from newly built USS Commonwealth had helped win the battle. After repelling the invaders it was noticed that the advanced equipment they possessed came from the Brotherhood.
-On December 3, 2289, Capral Clallum of the CMR was giving a speech in Concord to alleviate fears of raider attention in the nearby areas.
In a nearby building, a former BoS Knight who had deserted his post named Brett Walker had a scoped bolt-action pipe rifle which he had brought up with him.
The speech had lots of security however it was somewhat difficult to pinpoint how Walker had bypassed them.
At roughly 8 minutes into the speech the gunman fired and hit Clallum first in the lower neck, and then a second later the head. Clallum was killed immediately by the second shot.
The gunman was apprehended 6 minutes later and did not resist arrest. He was imprisoned in a CMR facility with a life sentence.
The assassination eventually lead to the discovery of the Left Hand.
-Shortly after the assassination of Caprul Clallum of the CMR, the gunman Brett Walker was interrogated and revealed that he was an AWOL Brotherhood knight.
CMR’s CIB (Commonwealth intelligence bureau) told him that he would live if he told them his motive.
Walker explained that a secret organization within the brotherhood called the Left Hand who wanted to eliminate all other factions to make the Brotherhood the sole dominators on the East Coast (and possibly the continent) had employed him to kill the general.
He complied with them due to an unexplained hatred against the CMR and explained that Left Hand were growing and planning a coup d’état against the east coast brotherhoods current leadership. -The combined discovery of the Left Hand and the scandal at Quincy had made the CMR very suspicious of the BoS’s true motives.
On January 3rd, 2289, a new division of the CIB was formed called the ‘Peace Division’. This was not made known to general people or low ranked CMR members due to the nature of the division.
The Peace Division was made up of loyal but not well known and skilled soldiers, with a rigorous and extensive training to prepare for their roles.
Members of the division would join the BoS to spy and inform on both the BoS itself and the other threat of the Left Hand.
The CMR also decided to not inform the leadership of the BoS of the Left Hand yet.
Communications between both sides began to be less friendly as the Brotherhood became aware of the position of the CMR and their suspiciousness of the Brotherhood.
Although they didn’t know exactly why yet, the Brotherhood figured it was due to the liberation of Quincy and the guns they had sold to the gunners.
Although originally, the sell was not intended to hurt the CMR, the Brotherhood became aware of the dangerousness towards the CMR’s position and allowed the Gunners to proceed anyways.
-Seeing raider raids coming from the glowing see CMR with the cooperation of Atom cultists had created a special firing squad compressed of two infantry squads and one support squad. MDC would use chemical weapons and radiation weapons to their advantage against human enemies. Most of the manpower would come from the coast part of the atom cult and its existence would anger all of Far Harbour immigrants (Marines included). MDC would be free to celebrate their beliefs but wouldn't be allowed to convert civilians that weren't willing to do so. MDC members would wear khaki cloaks, gas masks, grey helmets and knee pads. The rest of the equipment would come from themselves. CMR would give them Thompsons and 10mm pistols but sometimes a Fat man would be given to one of the soldiers.
-In the glowing sea, a nuclear bomb that had not yet detonated had been resting since 2077. On February 5th 2289, for unknown reasons, the bomb finally detonated, further irradiating the area and causing even more destruction.
The full power of the full sized nuclear bomb was so large that it caused constant rad storms and lots more radiation blowing in the wind around the Commonwealth.
CMR radiation teams stationed near the glowing sea first detected increasing amounts of radiation on the 7th of February and contacted headquarters in Concord.
CMR stations received word from CMR Radio Tower AE-114 (near where the radiation teams first detected rads) on February 11th stated that they were all feeling sick and feeling symptoms of rad sickness.
They explained that they were almost out of Rad-Away and wanted to evacuate however they were being attacked for unknown reasons by Gunners and it was dangerous to leave the safety of the radio station.
3 days later the first expedition team arrived at the scene and it was discovered that the CMR stationed there had all turned into feral ghouls.
The Gunners fighting there were now trying to kill the ghouls and a few had been killed on both sides. The CMR troops arrived and engaged the Gunners.
After the battle which lasted an hour, the CMR team was victorious. On the Gunner Captain’s body, they found a message.
The message detailed that the team had been hired by the Brotherhood of Steel to take any classified information from the station at all costs and to kill anyone there.
-When the information about Brotherhood paying for attacks on CMR locations was brought to the army command a plan was quickly drawn. It would consist of stages and its purpose was to steal the Prydwen and demand the Brotherhood to leave the Commonwealth on foot. An ambiguous plan but a doable one. 1 stage: relay the plan to the peace division. 2 stage: hire the gunners to turn on their employers. 3 stage: make the atom cultists (not part of the MDC) and gunners storm the defences of the airport. 4 stage: land the vertibirds on Prydwen with Castle Crushers squads 1 and 2 onboard. 5 stage: take control of Prydwen and fly off to the Castle and anchor it. The whole of the plan was up for debate and would play out during an radstorm.
-A second plan for a attack on the Brotherhood was to perform an amphibious on the airport. But two types of vehicles were needed. An amphibian tank and a APC. In the base 111 a group of scientists worked on the project: Sullivan McGregor, Professor Li, Sophia Goodman and Abraham Goldstein. Two Fully working vehicles were created: MAAV1 (Massachusetts Army Amphibious Vehicle) and MAAT1 (Massachusetts Army Amphibious Tank). After testing both were accepted into service with an order for 2 each type.
-Not wanting to spell bloodshed immediately CMR had invited all organisations in the Commonwealth to Diamond City to demand eviction of the Brotherhood from the Commonwealth. On 23/02/89 the case was opened and ready to be dissected. In following weeks many attempts at sabotaging the case followed. From stealing evidence to assassination attempts. Many representatives switched sides every day but finally the Brotherhood was proven to be at fault and subsequently were punished by needing to take back their part of the crew from USS Commonwealth and required to give 50% of settlements under their control to the CMR and in need of food it was to be bought from CMR. It was hoped that Brotherhood's reliance on CMR food deliveries would mean peace, but that thinking might be brought into question in the future...
-Knowing that for sure the railroad had agents within CMR, the highest army command had met in a pre-war bunker that was previously flooded with water to make sure no bugs were planted within it. Only the command was there no bodyguards. Inside a plan was formed to get a CIB agent in the railroad. A new agent was recruited to make sure that the operation remained a secret. After days of gruelling tests the agent was ready. After two weeks of getting information on the railroad from the public, the second stage was set off. After another week the agent got in. Through learning the code from the scattered letters around Boston the agent opened the secret vault under the church. After railroad trials to make sure that he was to be trusted, the agent begun gathering intel.
-As the Brotherhood civil war was going on the CMR and the Brotherhood had worked on a weapon that could be more powerful than power armour. To start the legs were elongated to be 10 cm taller than a normal set. Inside of the free space inside the legs amortization was placed to help with very long falls, as normal power armour would survive a high fall but it's user had a chance of dieing. A third arm was placed on the back fitted with a heavy machine gun that followed where was the user looking. In the corner of the armour's HUD a little screen was placed that allowed the user to look behind him (on the back a camera was placed). Also a rangefinder and a internal long distance radio station were fitted to convey acccurate intel on large distances. At the cost of the thickness of the armour various systems were installed. Like: internal oxygen tank to ensure safety in high places, underwater or in case of an toxic gases; an steel cutter to rescue trapped teammates; stronger exoskeleton with higher power to be faster, stronger and to carry all the new heavy equipment. Only two were created with one send to the Brotherhood and the second was given to the Castle Crushers.
-With the main attention of the CMR at the Brotherhood civil war there was a need for a new Firing Group that could protect the frontier. Equipped with scouting and mountaineer equipment the 1st Pioneer Firing Group was made.
-After renovating the section of Boston railway mostly hand cracked vehicles were used for transport. On the 24/06/89 the "Concord Merchant was released onto the tracks of Boston making some caravans change their routes as supplies were already delivered there by rail.
-The Vault Bureau and the Union of Old America
On May 20th 2288, the Vice President of the CMR announced the creation of the Vault Bureau and the subsequent action of the Vault Integration Act.
This would permit all operational, stable vaults designated area close to CMR territory and all unworking and abandoned vaults also to be subject to CMR law and occupation.
The only exception was Vault 111 which would remain a grave due to the significance to the CMR general, Nate.
Some vaults upon learning of this agreed to join the CMR and were happy to join a new, stable and seemingly positive group, a great change from what they mostly expected from wastelanders.
However, most of the vaults did not want to join, and representatives from 10 different vaults in the area (note: I am adding some fictional vaults here, these go over the official number of vaults) met in Vault 130 to discuss unification.
This ended in agreement, and the new nation the Union of Old America was formed, consisting of 18 vaults (including 8 that joined days later and weren’t present at the first congress).
The UOA subjugated nearby small towns mostly peacefully, although gunfire was exchanged with 2 deaths on the UOA side in the small community of Morgan Ferry.
The UOA also declared in their second meeting of representatives to discuss new plans, deals and issues that the vaults which has joined the CMR were traitors to the old United States and should leave at once.
-Military reorganization
In the CMR, the military was made up of many poorly trained militia members and conscripts.
In June 2288, the general of the CMR Armed Forces decided to start a military reorganization.
Troops of the CMR got better training, weaponry, and technology at the cost of a short economic downturn.
A new type of infantry armor and a new type of power armor were both made, the power armor model being called the AMAX-89, being based off the ‘Black Devil’ model of the enclave, and the infantry armor being based off the designs of the NCR due them both having known reliability.
This act legitimized the CMR’s military and reduced the amount of untrained militia fighters on the battlefield.
-The USS Commonwealth disaster
On February 8th, 2289, the Commonwealth's largest and most advanced naval vessel, the USS Commonwealth, suffering from a disaster that almost led to a total sinking.
At roughly 8:00 AM, the Commonwealth was being transported to an alternate position for some minor repairs.
In a position that was supposed to be checked for hazard weeks earlier, multiple naval mines of unknown origin had been in the water.
At 8:21 AM, the Commonwealth hit one mine on her starboard (right) side, close to her bow (front). Seconds later, she hit another on her starboard side, this time closer to the stern (back).
The ship began to list (tilt) heavily, with almost a 25 degree list in just 5 minutes. The ship’s watertight bulkheads were dropped and halted the flooding of the water. Hand-cranked pumps were used to pump the majority of the water out.
In panic and not wanting to lose their new flagship so quick, the CMR called an emergency meeting in Lexington and assembled an elite crisis response team called the Commonwealth Advanced Crisis Unit.
The response unit repaired the ship over time, and by February 18th, the ship was as good as new.
31 died in the incident, 6 from the initial explosions and the other 25 from drowning.
The formation of the Advanced Crisis Unit was one of the first legitimate crisis response teams in all of the former US, and paved the way for the modern idea of organized emergency services in the Commonwealth.
Seeing that the Brotherhood's and CMR's armies had not a very easy time getting ammunition for waging war against the Left Hand, Concord University had begun working on a energy weapon that could be reloaded on front without getting new energy cells. The first batch of prototypes were very heavy and clunky like: LAS-G1;2;3;4 and 5 but LAS-G6 was pretty lightweight, slim, cheap, easy to use and wouldn't take a lot of time to charge BUT it wasn't very powerful and the internal battery meant that a Firing Group would need to retreat from battle after just an hour to recharge their LAS-G's (aka. Las Guns). The LAS-G7 combined the strengths of its predecessor having a good stopping power, short time of charging, not a very costly design and a light skeleton. Whilst having new features like a easy to take apart chassis and a battery that could be taken out of the gun and charged in the backpack of the soldier. To add to the firepower of a LAS squad the LAS-HMG was made being capable of penetrating heavy armour (in AP type), mow down infantry (in the full auto configuration), and blast ball of energy to an entrenched enemy (in Shock-Troop selection). It had its drawbacks like being very heavy, long reloading time and more.
-MNV "North Star"
The Brotherhood civil war was waged near the sea and the main base of the CAF was miles away from the front. In need of a mobile airbase the cargo ship near Quincy was cleared out sealed and tugged to the Spectacle Island dock yard. There the main deck was cleared and readied for vertibirds. After a month of repairs the carrier was set sail.
-Penal Legions
After the LAS-G rifles were made it became obvious that there wasn't enough manpower on the front. With that a series of anti-raider raids were made by the Massachusetts Death Corp in and around the frontier to capture and not kill bandits. After that the captured were given an offer: Join the war and get freedom or be executed in Concord square. Obviously most took up the offer and with that a 100 man Legion was made, it was equipped with LAS-G6 rifles as they were cheap and and couldn't get recharged if a Fire Section leader didn't do so himself, ensuring that the Legion wouldn't go rogue.
-Springfield expansion
Though the BCW (Brotherhood civil war) was going on, the expansion of CMR wasn't waiting. The next task was to expand to the area of Springfield and deeper into the west Massachusetts.
-Weird discovery
When entering ruins of Springfield two not seen before animals were discovered both named after being classified by ex institute biologist Dr. Richard Williams. A "horse" and a "chicken" both were great for farm livestock.
-UOA controversy
After entering Springfield and begin more expansion, the CMR decided it was time to act on the Union of Old America, who had been dismissing annexation attempts for months. The CMR held a meeting between multiple leading figures and decided a military confrontation was the best decision.
CMR and UOA forces met at Vault 129 in an armed standoff. The UOA militia was lacking in weaponry but largely outnumbered the CMR force. The CMR commander shouted through a megaphone a request to meet the leader of high executive in the Vault.
The UOA militia refused and tensions heightened. Both sides began to berate each other and both called each other dangerous and unnecessary. It is unknown who fired first, but a shot was fired and immediately a full battle began. Despite being better equipped, the CMR force was mostly captured with multiple wounded and 2 killed of a 19 man force.
This was later discovered to be caused by an unnoticed preparation by the UOA, who anticipated the CMR force and set up ambush positions.
-Operation "Radstorm"
Wanting to end the Brotherhood civil war, CMR had Gathered it's fleet at Spectacle Island to bombard the Boston airport and then send soldiers to deal with what remained. On 23/11/89 2:45 PM the bombardment commenced with all of 38 cannons (+ 5 artillery pieces that were in range) that were available the fortifications and headquarters of the Left Hand were turned into rubble. Then using vertibirds and MAAV1 and MAAT1 the Infantry deployed and fought for 5 hours until the last of defenders who didn't flee died. This would come to shape the tactics that the CMR would use in the future.
-M1SMG and the Springfield Steelworks
After entering Springfield a Museum was discovered containing many artifacts like schematics of weapons. In those a schematic was found which presented a submachine gun that used a minimal amount of resources and was so simple in production that local gunsmiths could make it in their workshops without issue. It was taken as a new primari weapon for low priority units. With that a steelworks was made in Springfield to mass produce the weapon with scrap metal and send it across the CMR so a big standing force would able to be made.
-Dissolving the Penal Legions
After the Brotherhood Civil War was finished, the CMR kept true to their promise but they gave a choice: you leave the Legion and get a home in Springfield and a job at the Ironworks or you stay and fight with better conditions than before and get paid for it. That said only 30 people accepted the offer to stay, those people became part of the new First Springfield Cavalry Firing Group and the First Springfield Armoured Cavalry Firing Group.
-Internal changes in the CMR
Due to territory expansion and the unreliable structure of the Concord council, a new system was placed in power. The CMR territory was divided into Commonwealths, and the power structure was rebuilt. The House of representatives would consist of 100 seats with each representative from top 100 settlements (population speaking). The Parliament would consist of 2 elected from the representatives (2 for every Commonwealth for example there are 3 Commonwealths so there are 6 members of the Parliament) at the moment there are 3 Commonwealths: Commonwealth of New Hampshire, Commonwealth of Springfield and the Boston Commonwealth. The House of Representatives will discuss reforms and vote which ones will go to the Parliament for further decisions. The Parliament will pass or veto reforms, in case of a veto the House of representatives will discuss the reform again and vote on it if 70 representatives will vote in its favour it goes to the Parliament again, then they will vote on it if they decide to veto again, they will need to describe the problem with the reform, in case of the representatives wanting to vote again the reform will be passed to the people for them to vote on it. The Parliament and the House of representatives vote on reforms in the Massachusetts State House. Due to the government changes the name of the CMR was changed to CMF (Commonwealth of Massachusetts Federation).
-Northern League-CMF Agreements
Contact and diplomatic relations were established between the CMF and Northern League in Mid-2290. The Northern League was a major force established in what used to be the Northern United States (in what also used to be Canada before it’s annexation. The country was a large union with a monopoly on trade in the area due to many resources, and newfound oil supplies. The League itself was a union between New Ottawa (formerly Ottawa), Sherbrooke, Marshall City (formerly Montreal) and Québec City as well as smaller towns and cities in between the larger ones, with the capital being Marshall City. It is also believed it’s government was initially formed by surviving groups of Canadians after the war who had been parts of guerrilla movements to get the US out of Canada.
The League’s strong military and conscription laws, taxation policies and overall stability gave it a similar status to that of the NCR, although smaller and confined to the East. As trade relations improved the CMF began to increase in its own strength even more as they now had more oil for vehicles, more materials for weapons and other equipment, and enough food being grown and produced that newly packaged food en masse, some of the first since the Great War, was slowly becoming available in society.
-War on Raiders
In November 2290, a group of raiders organized and attacked the small community of Horseshoe Circle in CMF territory, close to the coast. After the civilians fought back and contacted nearby CMF units, the Raiders fought harder and ended up defeating them. The raiders lined up any survivors against the local City Hall and executed them. Around 76 died in total in the incident.
Afterwards, the horrified and furious CMF Law Enforcement Committee organized a huge division called the ‘Anti-Barbarism Unit.’ This units primary goal would be to combat raiders, bandits, and assist those suffering from raider attacks. In the capital of the CMF, Concord, war was declared on all raiders and a statement was put out that any raiders who entered the CMF territories, attacked CMF citizens or otherwise endangered lives and caused chaos in the Commonwealth would be sentenced to death if caught.
The CMF began active operations to quell and destroy raider cells.
-Concord Autoworks
In collaboration with Springfield Ironworks, a new government-run company known as Concord Autoworks was formed in the CMF. This company would be focused purely on making working ground automobiles which was something excessively rare in the post-war world.
-Industrialization Act of 2291
On February 1st, 2291 the Industrialization Act was passed which would begin the construction of more factories for hopefully more jobs and more luxuries like cars, built-well houses, as well as helping contribute to a stable currency
-CA Infantry Carriage M1
Wanting to grant infantry protection and fast travel without very pricy refiting of pre-war APC's the Concord Autoworks had designed the CAIC M1. With good armour and a capacity of 6 soldiers (including the driver) it was mostly a platform to build on for example: adding a small caliber artillery cannon instead off infantry space, adding a roof and a turret to create a APC with good punching power or adding a mini crane and tool spaces to create a mobile engineering vehicle. The options are endless.
-Nakho Epidemic
In early 2292, a disheveled and dirty traveler arrived at the merchant circle in Bunker Hill (at this point under CMF control) and then collapsed. Examination quickly showed he was dead, and from the Northern League. A group of doctors went to inspect his body when they noticed strange sores and fluids coming from the man.
They took him in for further analysis, and a few days later, the doctors became terribly sick, but had unintentionally already spread it to many at Bunker Hill. The disease was the same given by the dead man, and with the status of Bunker Hill as an important trading and merchant area, many were infected and then spread it through caravans.
The disease was highly deadly and absolutely miserable for any infected, with a death rate of about 60% and very contagious. The CMF issued an official quarantine over the area which forced civilians to stay inside unless they they absolutely had to leave while the brightest medical minds of the CMF begin to try and find a cure.
The disease was named the Nakho Virus.
-Dreyfuss act.
Wanting to regulate the amount of men at arms the House of Representatives has passed an act to limit and set goals for the amount of menpower in the army. It was decided that:
-2500 infantry men would be deployed around the Commonwealths, 1250 of them mechanized and motorized with 625 mechanized in squads of 5, and the other 625 motorized in squads of 10 (5 men in each group dedicated to leadership). All of those split into 5 combat groups: Group North in charge of defending north wastes, Group Boston garrisoning Boston and surrounding areas, Group Rhodes deployed on the CMF-UOA border to attack and defend, Group Springfield defending the industrial sector and also the frontier, Group Central responding to reinforcements requests.
-60 vertibirds: 50 split between the Groups and 10 on the MNV North Star.
-unlimited amount of militiamen supplied with SMG M1 and basic military uniforms.
Further editions are to be passed as the need for more army men will grow.
-F-1; F-2 and F-3
Planning to wipe out the UOA once and for all the CMF army command commissioned an jet aircraft capable of delivering payload for long distance and scouting. The Concord University's brightest minds had worked tirelessly on a design and a prototype coming up with 3 different designs:
•F-1 a light craft with 4 .50 cal machine guns and a recon camera. Mostly made as a base for two next fighter-bombers;
•F-2, it's equipment consisted of two 20mm auto-cannons fed explosive ammunition, also with a recon camera. Made as a final product but was deemed not heavy enough;
•F-3, the final product equipped with a pair of 20mm auto-cannons and a single .50 cal machine gun, also with a recon camera but could be switched for a bombing camera after confirming the location of a target, it had two 50kg bombs and a single 100kg bomb. In front of the 100kg bomb was a 10, 10 cal long rocket launching pod. The jet had a effective combat range of 350 km. Unlike it's predecessors it had a crew of 2: one pilot and one bomb operator.
General characteristics
Crew: 1 (2 in case of the F-3)
Length: 37 ft 1 in (11.30 m)
Wingspan: 39 ft 1 in (11.91 m)
Height: 14 ft 1 in (4.29 m).
Two F-3 were made, both being on the MNV North Star. With hull changes and adding a Air control tower to the ship.
-The Workers Party (WP)
Is as the name suggests a party for the betterment of working standards and other pro labour laws. It has an average amount of seats in the House of Representatives.
-Cleanse, Purge and Prosper (CPP) is a staunch anti-ghoul and anti-supermutant party which has been often accused of being a ploy of the Brotherhood of Steel. It only has one seat in the House of Representatives.
The Massachusetts Clean Water.Co, is a government company made to build public water purifiers around Massachusetts with the current goal is to build a basic sewage system in Boston, Quincy and Concord (Sanctuary included inside of the Concord system)
-Repairs of the 90th
A fast way to get from Boston to Springfield didn't exist until now. Only 3 lanes of the road were repaired with the rest planned for repairs 3 months after the first three. 2 lanes were for automobiles and the third for Caravans that couldn't afford cars.
-MEC (Massachusetts Electricity Company)
Problem with individual electricity grids for each settlement is that pollution affects crops and health of the people. So the MEC was formed to confiscate individual grids and combine them into a single grand power station, so far a GG (grand grid) was only made in Boston effectively allowing for resettlement of old skyscrapers and buildings with proper mostly unfaulty energy.
Quite a long read but a required one. Thanks to u/Eestirussia (now u/longmanhijacked2 ) for contributing with his amazing writing skills. Will pin the post for the future generations.
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2023.03.29 18:38 BadBrowzBhaby Is corrugated really such a bad idea? My heart is set on it.

Is corrugated really such a bad idea? My heart is set on it.
Long story short, a 150 year old California live oak fell on our home and insurance is getting us a new roof. Installation is non-urgent. The current age of our asphalt shingle roof meant patching isn’t feasible so we’re covered for a full replacement.
We live in Southern California in a city with lots of red tile roofs and have a 1940s home that would look great with tile. But the cost to do structural upgrades necessary plus the tile is out of reach for us. We have never liked the look of asphalt shingle and don’t want to replace like for like. My husband and I both love corrugated metal roofs (I know, no one likes them here!) - we associate them with lots of architecture we adore and think it would look great on our house. I’ve been researching faux rusted panels from Western States and have ordered some samples.
I’ve read through lots of posts here and I can tell you pros would probably think we’re crazy for wanting corrugated. Is it really such a bad idea? Standing seam is definitely not our style and would look out of place on our street and on our house.
With annual maintenance checking fasteners and something like “ProZ” fasteners, are we really at risk of leaks and water issues? Obviously we don’t want that just because we had an aesthetic preference. Fully understand the pros would say standing seam is preferable, but given that my heart is set on corrugated, is it doable and an ok choice with the right attitude toward maintenance?
Thank you so much for any feedback! Very much appreciate it. We are trying to look on the bright side of having our entire yard destroyed and almost being killed by the tree fall and we’d love to come out of this with an upgrade we’re really excited about.
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2023.03.29 18:37 ThrowRA12639025201 My (21f) and (22m)’s college long distance relationship seems to be falling apart

As stated in the title, I feel like my relationship has been falling apart. My boyfriend and I have been together for four years. We started dating in high school and now go to different colleges. We still live in the same town so we see each other on our breaks and when we come home on the weekends.
Our relationship began to have major problems around September 2022. He was doing a co-op (staying home to work) during his fall semester and became unbelievably jealous whenever I would go out and drink. He would accuse me of cheating, etc. I got to the point where I asked to take a break, even when I didn’t want to. I was just so lost, I didn’t know what else to do. He refused and we continued to have issues. However, we eventually worked through these issues and haven’t had anything similar since.
About every month we’ve been getting into arguments that stem from miscommunication or just not communicating at all. We’ve tried to work through things but it feels like we’re running in circles. I have to admit, most of the arguments begin with me telling him that I am unhappy with something. Our communication is weak and we hardly ever call each other. There isn’t much if any verbal affection, just going through the motions until we can see each other. We’ve tried to work on it but nothing seems to change.
I have 3 years of grad school left and he has 1 year of undergrad left. We talk about our future often and love each other very much. Our relationship thrives when we are together, but we always seem to fight when we’re apart for more than 3 weeks.
Whenever I talk to my friends and family their responses are “just break up with him” or “is it really worth it?”. Obviously I don’t want to end our relationship, but I have no one else in my life I can turn to for advice. I am the first one in my family to travel from home to go to college, so no one close to me has experienced this type of long distance relationship.
I’m looking for advice from those who went through a long distance relationship in college and how they worked through it.
Thanks ❤️
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2023.03.29 18:37 dogefki Question for a jop opportunity as a foreigner

Hello, not sure this is the good space if not i am sorry!
I am a French student and i am finishing my studies this year : i have a job opportunity in Washington DC and from the professional perspective I answer all the criteria but still have some questions: I am deeply sorry if they sound silly or ridiculous but I am totally ignorant about USA and Washington DC :
Thanks in advance!
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2023.03.29 18:37 Frantik508 Never seen so many complaints about a device

When the Pixel 6 phone came out, there were a lot of people having issues (myself included), but even that phone didn't have as many complaints as this watch does, and I can't figure out why.
First off, it's a first-gen device. When you buy a first-gen phone, watch, tablet, etc, you're essentially agreeing to be the guinea pig, or beta tester. In my opinion, for a first generation watch, they pretty much nailed it.
Things I hope they improve on the next generation: 1. Battery - I have no issues with my 24-hour battery life. That's normal for a smartwatch. But since many others seem to have less battery life, maybe next gen will be a little larger. 2. Figure out if this is going to be a FitBit device, and if it is, make it have all the features that real FitBit devices have. It's a little annoying that it has the ability to do things (o2) but haven't allowed it. If it's a FitBit device, get rid of GoogleFit, so it doesn't confuse the customer. 3. Better quality charging puck, and more magnetic pull. 4. Better speaker.
Other than that, this watch is perfect for me.
For those of you that don't like the watch, I'm curious: is this your first smartwatch? I only ask, because I feel like a lot of these complaints feel like someone who expected a smartwatch to be more than it actually is, which makes me think they've never had one before (not including fitness trackers)
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2023.03.29 18:37 RustyPebble Heartbroken and tired

I keep deleting this and rewriting it again and again so I'll try to type it as straight forward as i can. i have been diagnosed with avpd - bpd - ppd (.
I (M25) am very uncomfortable with male therapists due to sexual abuse, so i keep seeing female ones.
After a few months of therapy i keep falling in love with this very caring person that also likes ( or pretends to ) listen to me talk and provide security , some amount of reassurance and ways to stop thinking the way i do. of course we have a discussion about it but every time i just get heartbroken with the same excuse "transference" or basically saying something along the lines of "you cant logically love someone you don't really know" which i agree with but more so i don't want to make them feel uncomfortable or risk them losing their licence and i since i cant stop thinking about the I stop seeing them.
I keep being this weirdo that falls in love very easily with the first available person that shows a little bit of compassion. and for a few weeks i muster up the courage to ask them out only to be heartbroken because i got my hopes up thinking about love and kids and all that. (does anyone relate with this ?)
The few weeks i take to muster this courage up tho are incredible , I feel trully alive , like the "voices" (thoughts ?) in my head that keep calling me disgusting and unlovable slowly fade away and i can take a real deep breath of fresh nice clean air only for this "high" to end by being heartbroken and alone again and the "voices" to make fun of me for even thinking that someone could see me as anything else other than a disgusting ,ugly, unlovable person.
tldr: keep falling in love to therapists and unavailable people only to get "high" on the feeling of being in love and then being rejected again.
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