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Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 2:55:17 AM   
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Sub attack near Hawaii at 174,107

Japanese Ships
SS I-73


Allied Ships
SS Albacore



SS Albacore launches 3 torpedoes at SS I-73




So I see 2 DUD hits...no big surprise this early in the game. Good shooting by the USN and I think I may be in trouble when the duds go away.

So...I open my turn and what do I see! I-73 in a watery grave. Sunk by INDUCTION VALVE and I am down 8 VPs?

What the in the bleeping "forgot to do PMS" is that?


I am telling you for the umpteemth time...THIS GAME IS BORKED. Patch it already! This would NEVER happen in real life.

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 2:56:25 AM   
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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 3:16:49 AM   
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THE SAME THING HAPPENED TO ME! I SWEAR!!!!

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 3:22:07 AM   
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He's baaaaack!!!



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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 3:26:54 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Knavey

I am telling you for the umpteemth time...THIS GAME IS BORKED. Patch it already! This would NEVER happen in real life.


+1
/signed
QFT
/participation in yet another epic borked thread

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 3:37:57 AM   
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He's baaaaack!

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 3:38:10 AM   
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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 3:52:40 AM   
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Knavey... the king of bad outcomes.

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 6:33:28 AM   
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U-boats sunk by Allied submarines

Germans lost many U-boats to the Allied submarine forces during 1939-1945. Several of those were lost with all hands. British submarines were the busiest with 13 kills. 4 U-boats were sunk in the Far East while they served as a part of the Monsun boats there and 5 more were sunk in the Mediterranean sea.

The war at sea was only 3 months old when Germany lost its first U-boat to the British submarine arm when HMS Salmon sank the U-36 outside Kristiansund in Norway.

The U-boats would be lost at a steady rate the entire war with the last one, U-183, being sunk by the USS Besugo on April 23, 1945, only 2 weeks before the German surrender.



Date

Boat

Commander

Type

Dead



4 Dec 1939

U-36 *

KrvKpt. Wilhelm Fröhlich

VIIA

40



20 Aug 1940

U-51 *

Kptlt. Dietrich Knorr

VIIB

43



25 Feb 1940

U-63

Kptlt. Günther Lorentz

IIC

1



28 Nov 1941

U-95

KrvKpt. Gerd Schreiber

VIIC

35



10 Aug 1941

U-144 *

Gert von Mittelstaedt

IID

28



6 Oct 1944

U-168

Kptlt. Helmuth Pich

IXC/40

23



23 Apr 1945

U-183

Kptlt. Fritz Schneewind

IXC/40

54



21 Jan 1943

U-301

Kptlt. Willy-Roderich Körner

VIIC

45



21 May 1943

U-303

Kptlt. Karl-Franz Heine

VIIC

20



4 Jun 1943

U-308 *

Oblt. Karl Mühlenpfordt

VIIC

44



3 Aug 1942

U-335

Kptlt. Hans-Hermann Pelkner

VIIC

43



12 Jan 1942

U-374

Unno von Fischel

VIIC

42



30 Mar 1943

U-416

Kptlt. Christian Reich

VIIC

36



12 Apr 1945

U-486 *

Gerhard Meyer

VIIC

48



9 Nov 1944

U-537 *

Kptlt. Peter Schrewe

IXC/40

58



28 Aug 1943

U-639 *

Oblt. Walter Wichmann

VIIC

47



7 Apr 1943

U-644 *

Oblt. Kurt Jensen

VIIC

45



11 Nov 1944

U-771 *

Helmut Block

VIIC

51



23 Sep 1944

U-859

Kptlt. Johann Jebsen

IXD2

47



9 Feb 1945

U-864 *

KrvKpt. Ralf-Reimar Wolfram

IXD2

73



19 Apr 1944

U-974

Heinz Wolff

VIIC

42



15 Jun 1944

U-987 *

Hilmar-Karl Schreyer

VIIC

53


22 boats (1046 total crews, 918 dead, 128 survivors).

* means the boat was sunk with all hands.


From U-Boat.net
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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 8:32:36 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Knavey
Sunk by INDUCTION VALVE and I am down 8 VPs?


Simply awesome. I never saw that message. Makes me wonder what other rare messages might be hidden...

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 9:18:15 AM   
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Erm... The message isn't actually in the game.

And the US sub involved was the Gudgeon. So the BORKED post is BORKED!

Patch it, Knavey!



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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 9:28:00 AM   
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Amazing!! A new crop of newbies and he's catching them again....



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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 10:22:51 AM   
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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 10:26:53 AM   
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Classic Knavey!

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 10:59:58 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Terminus
Erm... The message isn't actually in the game.

And the US sub involved was the Gudgeon. So the BORKED post is BORKED!

Patch it, Knavey!




Really?! Damn it, it would perfectly fit to the other stuff that pops up in the reports when you watch closely.

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 11:52:36 AM   
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Definetly borked - because it should be Gudgeon and not Albacore.

Edit: Oh, did not read all replies before posting - Terminus has pointed that out already.

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 1:33:06 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: janh

quote:

ORIGINAL: Knavey
Sunk by INDUCTION VALVE and I am down 8 VPs?


Simply awesome. I never saw that message. Makes me wonder what other rare messages might be hidden...


I saw it, but it was an inboard induction valve and not an outboard, and that NEVER happened in RL!!!!

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/1/2013 10:58:39 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Terminus

Erm... The message isn't actually in the game.

And the US sub involved was the Gudgeon. So the BORKED post is BORKED!

Patch it, Knavey!




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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/2/2013 2:07:38 AM   
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Holy Cut and Paste Batman! I BORKED UP! Terminus is right...here I was reading about the Gudgeon and I pulled a cut and paste with the wrong SS in it!

Ouch...so much for trying to get one out into the forums with less prep than normal.

It is indeed true...the Gudgeon "sank" the first casualty of the WitP for the IJN...and after the war, it was determined that she probably was the victim of those dastardly dud torpedoes and did not get the kill after all.

I would disagree with that conclusion however, since the result of the torpedo attack WAS a sunk Japanese submarine. If that sub was forced to dive because of the torpedoes in the water, and the hatch or the valve was left open, then Gudgeon should get the credit.

Hats off to Terminus () who found my mistake, and thanks for playing once again.

After all, sometimes reality is a much better read than fiction in the WitP.

Here are some other threads in the ongoing BORKED saga for those who wish to walk down memory lane or just plain catch up.

http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=1200201 – USS England – 7/19/06
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/fb.asp?m=1359405 – Porter vs. Iowa – 1/22/07
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=1435902 – PT boats vs. sub – 4/14/07
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=1457934 – O16 sink 4 freighters - 5/12/07
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/fb.asp?m=1541803 – Blen vs. Oscars – 8/15/07
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=1568854 – P-38s vs. Russkies - 9/16/07
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=1672381 – A brief history of WW2 – 1/10/08
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/fb.asp?m=2004242 – USS Wasp – 1/13/09
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=2054963 – Soviet L-16 sunk by I-25 – 3/6/09
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=2177381 – Yamato sinks Nisshin - 7/26/09
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=2448142 – DDs aground – 4/23/10
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=3046187 – USS Rasher – 2/23/12
http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=3069003 – BGEN Sherry Britton – 3/27/12


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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/2/2013 6:01:01 AM   
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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/2/2013 12:20:22 PM   
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The real thing for me was seeing all those 'people' in those threads that haven't been around here in a long time ...

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RE: Patch it michaelm - THIS GAME IS BORKED - 3/2/2013 3:10:47 PM   
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If he is still playing Japan, he will be very angry/ disappointed on June 8th, 1943
I am looking forward to his rant

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