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Loose Screws - Space is bigger than Texas

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The Elite Dangerous Podcast from America!! Our (sometimes) merry cast of professional podcasters play Elite: Dangerous and bring you news, tips, guides, opinions, and some crazy stuff now and then. All about the best space sim ever made.… read more


Episode 159 - If the stars align

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Squad Update: 

False war, whoops, sorry after dark guys

Fighting in cempsigi 

Several wars were not fighting in now

Please remember to mark the standing orders post with the appropriate emoji when doing BGS work.  This not only helps others see what has already been done, so they can better decide where to apply their efforts, there MAY just be a little contest going for the month of November…

All details in the #standing-orders and/or the #loose-screws-factions channels of the Discord.

Dev news: 

Update 14 planned for Nov 29

On stream they announced:

New Thargoid interceptor variant. Acts different, will call for help if disturbed.

Rebalance of non-guardian AX weapons to make them better (but not as good as Guardian)

Increased pay for exobiology; maybe to do with thargoids



In-Game News:

there are still  8 Caustic Cloacas the first within 90ly of sol


Thargoid Bug Report:

Bug Bug Report:

Remember to vote up the GPU utilization issue on the tracker!

Now the 8th top voted; keep it going (update from tracks issue)

Anarchy Extinction Bug: the SALVAGE mission SCAVENGER NPCs are still attached to local anarchy and not some neutral pirate faction. You can still be sent on missions by an anarchy faction where you have to murder that faction's NPCs to complete it. (raised by Naboo)

Previously reported as fixed by FDev, it was apparently only fixed for retrieval and protect missions. 

Chig chat:

CQC: time for another primer?  Sounds good.  But i’ll move that to Chig Chat as I’m going to offer up a prize for someone to win tomorrow.


WhErE tHe ChEeSe At?

Sage Derby is a variety of British Derby cheese infused with sage to produce a glorious green marbling effect and subtle herb flavor. Hard to find these days, it is England’s oldest and most famous cheeses originally made only for special occasions such as Harvest and Christmas.

Community Corner:

Movie anniversaries:

Life of Pi (November 21) 10 years

Treasure Planet (November 27) 20 years

Anastasia (November 21) 25 years

Alien Resurrection (November 26) 25 years

Aladdin (November 25) 30 years

The Bodyguard (November 25) 30 years

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (November 25) 35 years

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