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Dmitri Blok

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About Dmitri Blok

  • Birthday 04/12/1996

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    Providence, RI
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    Cycling and bicycles in general, gaming (computer and board variants alike), frisbee, and Mexican food.

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  1. Congrats! I wish you the best of luck with the baby. Yikes, I hope it doesn't have to come to that! I'm pretty much in the same boat here, and I'll have you know, I'm doing okay despite my lack of experience and SOHCO offers a great support network, with great resources both in game and out of game. There will be plenty of people who will readily help you along your way if you feel like you need it. How long ago was it when you left the game, and how long have you been back? I know that a return from a long break can sometimes be a little
  2. Woah, I'm interested in this tidbit of info. As far as I know, there aren't too many SOHCO members that play Dota. I'll admit that I don't really play it regularly anymore, but I always find it 10x more fun when I'm on a team with someone/some people I know. Also kinda interested in this. What's, in your opinion, the coolest job you've worked on? Do much welding outside of work, like as a hobby or anything?
  3. Do you by any chance mean solo pvp? I've always wanted to get into it, but never been able to get over the fear/panic of the actual engagements. Maybe you can give me a few pointers on how to get more comfortable with solo. Maybe I just need to get myself blown up more. Man, you know what's up. As someone who shares this opinion, I do love the fact that CCP has given a lot of Caldari ships visual redesigns recently, including the new Cormorant/Flycatcher and Chimera. If you've already lived in WH space, you might find null similar; it is probably mor
  4. The Svipul may have been nerfed, but it's still really powerful. Probably still the most powerful T3D at the moment, although the margin is smaller than before and it's more debatable now. For what it's worth, Goonswarm uses Svipuls as one of their staple doctrines. Also, it might still be worth training for Minmatar Destroyer V (if you don't already have it) since the Sabre and Bifrost are both well regarded ships as well. As for TV shows and such, there are some obvious recommendations I have to make: Westworld, if you haven't seen it yet The Expanse Don't know
  5. Hey there! Fellow newbro here. I can reassure you that SOHCO is never a toxic environment to be in, and you can get all the support you want or need should you ask for it. I also have a couple of questions: Besides logi, what other type of ships do you enjoy flying? Do you prefer regular drones or the glorious Caldari technology that is self-piloting kamikaze drones (sometimes known as missiles)? Any hobbies outside of EVE? If you have time for them, of course. I'm looking forward to flying with (and receiving reps from) you!
  6. I have read, understand, and agree fully with the code.
  7. Thanks @Simone and @Ashin, that's really useful information about null sec fleets. Fortunately, my core fitting skills are decent, so hopefully I won't have to train those much more. Training into everything eventually sounds fine to me although EWAR, logi, and tackle all sound like exciting options that I have not been able to test out before.
  8. Hi Ashin, What are the typical doctrine ships? As you mention, Caracals and Cerberi are probably the best bet for me at first. If you guys ever run an armor doctrine and/or turret weapons, I will need a significantly higher SP/time investment to make that work. I do have some SP invested in projectile weapons and turret support skills but not a lot. Of course, I'd be very willing to train skills to fit fleet doctrines over time. At the moment I fly archetypical Caldari ships, missiles and shields, although I have flown a few shield-tanked Minmatar ships in the past. The Tengu is wh
  9. Thanks for the warm reception, guys. I'm looking forward to flying with you all. Well, Atticus, I'm not too certain of where my education will lead. Like I mentioned earlier, the ideal scenario for me would be a job in the bike industry, probably doing stuff like stress-testing frames or components. Even if I'm not specifically in bike industry, I could see my self doing that type of work in other applications. For Netflix shows, if we're talking strictly about Netflix originals, I've thoroughly enjoyed House of Cards and Daredevil, and I might start watching
  10. Oh, so this is your bike. Pretty cool, I have to admit, you pull it off amazingly well.
  11. Since you say gloriously, I pick A. If choice A did not specify "gloriously" and only said "Die with your compatriots" I might have to pick D .
  12. Well, not too familiar with hockey to be honest. I've watched a couple of games, including a few live, but on the whole I'm not very familiar with it. I will say that the fights are entertaining to watch, to say the least . There was a time when I would have picked a fixed gear over a road bike, but having ridden a good deal of fixed, I'd now choose a geared bike any day. Fixed gears are really fun, but I live in New England, where the hills are short, but very steep. I mostly ride road and do a good deal of commuting but recently I've been craving dirt. Coming from mostly road rid
  13. Thanks Hotsync, I enjoyed talking with you as well. To answer those questions: Mostly through ratting, although it depends on where I am. In high sec, I run missions but in low, null, or W-space, it's a combination of ratting, exploration, and some occasional mining/gas huffing. I'm very familiar with how jump clones work but I haven't really been able to make use of them. While I was living in a WH, most activities were conducted in the wormhole or neighboring ones, so having a jump clone(s) in K-space didn't make a ton of sense since using it meant I basically wasn't partici
  14. Hello all! I recently saw the recruitment ad posted in the r/evejobs subreddit and immediately became intrigued by the possibility of joining this corp! I just chatted with TBert and Hotsync in the public channel and that has only made me more interested. As you've probably guessed, my character is Dmitri Blok and I'm a fairly new player to the game. Technically I started back towards the end of 2014, but I put the game down for loooong time beginning in the early summer of 2015. I was part of a small and friendly WH corp at the time, and recently found the allure of EVE to be stro
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