Day 2042 of the New World
23 June, 2013
Well, it ain't exactly over yet, but if you still think eUSA can withstand this onslaught without full wipe, you are an idiot.
And let's hand it to our enemies, this wipe is painful.
OK. So let's focus on what we do next.
Really. Stop fighting. All we are doing now is wasting tanks, food, cash, gold, Energy Bars, and whatever self respect remains. Technically, the only thing left worth fighting for is the ability to have a congress, but do we really want that?
I know that our esteemed USAF relies on the rich teet of the US Government tax revenue for its continued daily supply of tanks and food. And I realize that it takes a congress to move the funds from the country accounts into the Congressional Budget Office where it can be distributed to the MU's of the USAF.
HOWEVER We have not passed a CBO transfer since a month ago, meaning this is not a reason to need a congress next month. (Add to this fact that it would take 15 minutes to assemble a small group of wealthy eMericans willing to cobble together the 400K USD we might otherwise need to donate this amount)... if it were even a good idea.
And here's the rub: I would argue that giving our USAF a one month Shore Leave would only serve to strengthen our force relative to our competition. It's unconventional, I know, and nearly every time I raise this question someone argues with me that people will simply not stick with this game unless they have that mesmerizing red FIGHT button to click multiple times daily. But I remain convinced that the only way we will ever gain an advantage against our enemies is if we stop enabling our D1, D2, and D3 players to overclick the fight button like a bunch of crack junkies at a coke fest.
Remember. the more you click FIGHT, the faster you level up. And the faster you level up, the weaker you will be when you advance to the next Division. And the weaker you are when you reach the next Division, the more irrelevant you will be as a fighter. And the more irrelevant you are as a fighter,
In fact, I would argue that the reason we suck so bad(ly) right now is a direct reflection on how stupid we have been by throwing Q7 tanks at younger players, thinking that by giving them more tanks to click away, we are encouraging them to stick around. WRONG.
(EZC figured this out and started a training division which rewards players for NOT FIGHTING. This investment in building up strength relative to XP is precisely what our national military force should be doing, but it seems they are too invested in the brainless pursuit of facilitating the weakening of our force by giving away as many free Q7 tanks and food as possible. Let me say it: the entire "Tank Up to Rank Up" mentality is gaddam idiotic. But ignore me, what do I know?)
Anyway, that is only the first reason we don't need a congress.
The second reason we don't need a congress is because our moronic PTO jackweeds use congressional privilege to grant Citizenship to more and more of our enemies. This results in the PTO threat getting fed a constant influx of new, active blood. If we had a Top 5 free from The ldiot and his Circus of Dancing Fleas, I'd be more willing to fight for having a congress next month. But the reality is The Idiot has his party poised to take enough seats to grant dozens more citizenships to those who want to see us fail entirely. I say screw it, let's just not have a congress.
Now obviously there are a few other things that a congress can do that we need them around for. But it occurs to me that a month off might just do everyone a world of good.
So save your tanks. Save your Energy Bars. If you are D1-D2-D3, don't kill more than 25/day. Save your cash, exchange it for Gold and use it to build up training. Look for a community which rewards you for being SMART, not clicky.
And sit back while we watch our Servian overlords troll us for a month, knowing that they are actually playing into our hand beautifully.
I say let's get wiped and enjoy it.
You may now return to your regularly scheduled clicking
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