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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 155 - 5% More Professional
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This episode recording lost the soundboard track, sorry! I hope the result is funny, at least!
Squad Update: 
LSN BGS Honor Roll - Thank you CMDRs Mr. McG33k, Rick FN Dalton, Larkshadow, GroverKiwi and those who chose to BGS anonymously this week!  Big thanks to CMDR Bloomingwind for keeping the BGS running.
Election in Koraga for control.  We’re up 3-0, tonight is close-out night!
Wars in LYY 17156 and Yemaia that need winning.
War in Tripu, Part III - Tyr’s Justice Boogaloo. 0-0. Suck it, Fednecks
Unktomi’s expansion has gone off…should have landed in 23 Andromedae (need in-game confirmation).  That makes us Space Cat neighbors.  It’s their litter box, so don’t mess with it.
Operation Bronze Medal is still in effect. 

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

Dev news: 


In-Game News:
Now there are 8 Caustic Cloacas
Pre-engineered Heatsink rewards have arrived

Thargoid Bug Report:
Another shoutout to CMDR Borqed_Bits
Operation Bronze Medal (4th place) 32billion behind 3rd, and an additional, 2 billion behind 2nd!

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:

Next week: AX tutorial

WhErE tHe ChEeSe At?
Ardrahan is a semi-soft cheese made from pasteurized cow's milk by Eugene and Mary Burns in Duhallow - a County Cork town located south of Ireland. All the milk used in the cheese production comes from pedigree Friesians that graze on their beautiful farm. A smoked variety of Ardrahan has a brownish, smoked rind with semi-soft consistency and chalky texture. Its aroma resembles smoke, peanut butter with roasted coffee notes.

Community Corner:

Movie anniversaries:
Gattaca (October 24) - 25 years

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