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  • Sevenstar61Sevenstar61 Centreville, VAPosts: 1,690Member Uncommon

    LOL This Czerka Model is not my style /grin but yep... you can die from laughing when you see it... it looks like a Xmas Tree /grin

    imageimage

    I much prefer my Refer-a-friend speeder LOL... this one is... just too old fashioned... antic....

     

    It's just preview, so quality of pic is not the best... not buying it though.. so bear with me

    image
    Sith Warrior - Story of Hate and Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKrlwXt7Ao
    Imperial Agent - Rise of Cipher Nine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBBj3eJWBvU&feature=youtu.be
    Imperial Agent - Hunt for the Eagle Part 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQqjYYU128E

  • KarteliKarteli Providence, PAPosts: 2,646Member
    Originally posted by Sevenstar61

    LOL This Czerka Model is not my style /grin but yep... you can die from laughing when you see it... it looks like a Xmas Tree /grin

    imageimage

    I much pefer my Refer-a-friend speeder LOL... this one is... just too old fashioned... antic....

     

    It's just preview, so quality of pic is not the best... not buying it though.. so bear with me

    It looks good actually.  Breaks up the monotony of rehashed vehicles !!

     

    Want a nice understanding of life? Try Spirit Science: "The Human History"
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8NNHmV3QPw&feature=plcp
    Recognize the voice? Yep sounds like Penny Arcade's Extra Credits.

  • DeeweDeewe Long Beach, CAPosts: 1,965Member
    Originally posted by Karteli
    Originally posted by Sevenstar61

    LOL This Czerka Model is not my style /grin but yep... you can die from laughing when you see it... it looks like a Xmas Tree /grin

    imageimage

    I much pefer my Refer-a-friend speeder LOL... this one is... just too old fashioned... antic....

     

    It's just preview, so quality of pic is not the best... not buying it though.. so bear with me

    It looks good actually.  Breaks up the monotony of rehashed vehicles !!

     

    Actually this is a reskin of an existing model. Well they added a few poly for the lights...

  • hikaru77hikaru77 buenos airesPosts: 1,035Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Senden
    Actually, even worse than over-priced festive items, they've even essentially added pay to win space mission items. Sure you can grind them out forever or spend silly amounts on the GTN, but you can now essentially buy space ship epics for real money. Took EA less than a month to introduce p2w stuff, I really shouldn't be surprised. 

    How is P2P when u are the only player doing it?. And maybe you didnt know it, but u can earn 50 fleet coms in maybe 1 hr per day. And if you are good enough, you dont even need all the updates to do the missions. 

  • itgrowlsitgrowls newport news, VAPosts: 2,951Member

    I actually agree with the op, it shouldn't be considered okay or normal for this kind of thing to happen but because people just keep letting it happen without letting the devs know, no more we aren't logging in until you fix this, this continues to happen.

     

     

  • StanlyStankoStanlyStanko Stanksville, OHPosts: 269Member Common
    Originally posted by apocoluster

      The only thing this trread has done is bring attention to them..and atleast in my case. When I go home tonight and log in..Guess what the first thing Im gonna look at is.

      IF you didnt like it, it might have been a good idea not to bring any attention to it..after all there is no such thing as bad publicity..and you did EA a favor by offering free advertisment.

    PWNCAKES

  • Sevenstar61Sevenstar61 Centreville, VAPosts: 1,690Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Karteli
    Originally posted by Sevenstar61

    LOL This Czerka Model is not my style /grin but yep... you can die from laughing when you see it... it looks like a Xmas Tree /grin

    imageimage

    I much pefer my Refer-a-friend speeder LOL... this one is... just too old fashioned... antic....

     

    It's just preview, so quality of pic is not the best... not buying it though.. so bear with me

    It looks good actually.  Breaks up the monotony of rehashed vehicles !!

     

    Uhm.. yeah sure... whatever you say LOL

    And sorry for typo... I meant Sithmas tree... not Xmas Tree... There is no Xmas in SW... Sithmas though... now that's a completely different story image

    image
    Sith Warrior - Story of Hate and Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKrlwXt7Ao
    Imperial Agent - Rise of Cipher Nine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBBj3eJWBvU&feature=youtu.be
    Imperial Agent - Hunt for the Eagle Part 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQqjYYU128E

  • CelciusCelcius Posts: 1,001Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by hikaru77
    Originally posted by ShakyMo
    Lol at helping them make new content faster

    We are getting content updates every 6 weeks, is probably the only MMO in the market doing that. If the Cartel Market help them to keep the 6 weeks updates, whats the problem? 

    Too bad that like 4 of these 6 week updates = 1 normal patch for most MMOs. Not to mention I am sure they are still using alot of the content they had built before they fired over half of their staff.  Oh did I mention GW2 has content come out faster and it really has no sub (as in, you don't have to pay a sub to enjoy the game like you do in SWTOR)

    At this point its safe to say that you will probably never see class story extended or any kind of real expansion.  I feel like we will see the game get shut down before that happens.

  • DenambrenDenambren Montreal, QCPosts: 320Member Uncommon

    haha

     

    thanks for making this thread - I love reading about EA's corporate bloopers, and there's been so many lately that it's hard to keep track

     

  • JKwervoJKwervo N. Las Vegas, NVPosts: 126Member

    So that new speeder is a reskin.......but it has xmas lights......

    Yeah...very impressive indeed. /sarcasm

  • hockey98hockey98 Edmonton, COPosts: 26Member
    Originally posted by Celcius
    Originally posted by hikaru77
    Originally posted by ShakyMo
    Lol at helping them make new content faster

    We are getting content updates every 6 weeks, is probably the only MMO in the market doing that. If the Cartel Market help them to keep the 6 weeks updates, whats the problem? 

    Too bad that like 4 of these 6 week updates = 1 normal patch for most MMOs. Not to mention I am sure they are still using alot of the content they had built before they fired over half of their staff.  Oh did I mention GW2 has content come out faster and it really has no sub (as in, you don't have to pay a sub to enjoy the game like you do in SWTOR)

    At this point its safe to say that you will probably never see class story extended or any kind of real expansion.  I feel like we will see the game get shut down before that happens.

    I think its safe to say this poster has never played SWTOR.  Not to be mean but you have no clue what your talking about.  Please why don't you list what GW2 added, then we can compare what SWTOR offered in their updates.  If SWTOR is 4updates=1patch, then GW2 must be 12updates=1 normal patch.    You make these claims but have nothing to back it up with.

     

     Do a little research before you come on here buddy, how many new flashpoints has TOR added?  How many new OPS has TOR added, 1st research what a flahshpoint is and what ops are.   After you find those answers then keep reading on what else they have updated or added.  

  • JKwervoJKwervo N. Las Vegas, NVPosts: 126Member

    GW2 Added in 5 months:

    2 Major Events (Halloween and Karka stuff)

    New zone map: Southsun Cove

    I forget the number, but during the events they add crazy new Jump Puzzles

    1 New PvP Map

    Structured PvP changes, enables competitive players to go at it without facerolling pugs.

    New stuff on the Black Lion Trade Center such as: Event Costume Skins and The Kit that allows you change the LOOK of your character.

    New dungeon mode: Fractals that go on and on until you hit Level 50 fractal, IIRC.

    New Ascended Gear

    Class Balances (although it's still not enough)

    And now, WINTERSDAY event, which will add more itemization to the game and a pretty significant update to World V World

     

    SWTOR added in 1 year:

    2 Flashpoints (?) not sure tbh.

    2 Warzones

    2 Operations

    More Cartel Stuff that really still doesn't make much sense to me.

    New PvE Zones (Belsavis and Corellia) Dailies I think it was.

    ReSkinned tiered gear

    ReSkinned Mounts

    PvP adjustments (which is still lacking)

     

    I've played SWTOR since I was in beta for a year before launch. Got the CE and all. And honestly, for a P2P game, that's not a lot of content compared to a B2P game that lets you access the WHOLE game with no sub fee.

    If anything, I'd compare SWTOR to RIFT as far as how content is implemented.

  • Sevenstar61Sevenstar61 Centreville, VAPosts: 1,690Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by JKwervo

    GW2 Added in 5 months:

    2 Major Events (Halloween and Karka stuff)

    New zone map: Southsun Cove

    I forget the number, but during the events they add crazy new Jump Puzzles

    1 New PvP Map

    Structured PvP changes, enables competitive players to go at it without facerolling pugs.

    New stuff on the Black Lion Trade Center such as: Event Costume Skins and The Kit that allows you change the LOOK of your character.

    New dungeon mode: Fractals that go on and on until you hit Level 50 fractal, IIRC.

    New Ascended Gear

    Class Balances (although it's still not enough)

    And now, WINTERSDAY event, which will add more itemization to the game and a pretty significant update to World V World

     

    SWTOR added in 1 year:

    2 Flashpoints (?) not sure tbh.

    2 Warzones

    2 Operations

    More Cartel Stuff that really still doesn't make much sense to me.

    New PvE Zones (Belsavis and Corellia) Dailies I think it was.

    ReSkinned tiered gear

    ReSkinned Mounts

    PvP adjustments (which is still lacking)

     

    I've played SWTOR since I was in beta for a year before launch. Got the CE and all. And honestly, for a P2P game, that's not a lot of content compared to a B2P game that lets you access the WHOLE game with no sub fee.

    If anything, I'd compare SWTOR to RIFT as far as how content is implemented.

    You forgot about 2 events: Rakghoul Invasion  and Grant Acquisitin.

    Also Event - Acquiring HK-51 - was an event itself - very interesting serie of quests.

    Belsavis has 2 daily quests areas, they recently added Section X with the new World Boss and very difficult Heroic 4 quests with puzzles.

    Heroic Space Missions - 6 per each section.

    Edit: The page saved on me while I was replying... so it got messed up.

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    Sith Warrior - Story of Hate and Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKrlwXt7Ao
    Imperial Agent - Rise of Cipher Nine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBBj3eJWBvU&feature=youtu.be
    Imperial Agent - Hunt for the Eagle Part 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQqjYYU128E

  • Jerek_Jerek_ tulsa, OKPosts: 409Member
    Originally posted by hockey98
    Originally posted by Celcius
    Originally posted by hikaru77
    Originally posted by ShakyMo
    Lol at helping them make new content faster

    We are getting content updates every 6 weeks, is probably the only MMO in the market doing that. If the Cartel Market help them to keep the 6 weeks updates, whats the problem? 

    Too bad that like 4 of these 6 week updates = 1 normal patch for most MMOs. Not to mention I am sure they are still using alot of the content they had built before they fired over half of their staff.  Oh did I mention GW2 has content come out faster and it really has no sub (as in, you don't have to pay a sub to enjoy the game like you do in SWTOR)

    At this point its safe to say that you will probably never see class story extended or any kind of real expansion.  I feel like we will see the game get shut down before that happens.

    I think its safe to say this poster has never played SWTOR.  Not to be mean but you have no clue what your talking about.  Please why don't you list what GW2 added, then we can compare what SWTOR offered in their updates.  If SWTOR is 4updates=1patch, then GW2 must be 12updates=1 normal patch.    You make these claims but have nothing to back it up with.

     

     Do a little research before you come on here buddy, how many new flashpoints has TOR added?  How many new OPS has TOR added, 1st research what a flahshpoint is and what ops are.   After you find those answers then keep reading on what else they have updated or added.  

    If you are happy with the pace and qaulity of the games updates that's fine, but even the developers admit they have been to slow getting stuff out.  the GW2 comparision I could care less about, all that matters is that this has been a problem for swtor since release.  Even today's update consists of basically 1 warzone that was first announced months ago-  still no Ilum fix, makeb, cathar, many bugs still un-squashed.  To defend them on this doesn't seem reasonable when even Bioware wouldn't.

  • JKwervoJKwervo N. Las Vegas, NVPosts: 126Member
    Originally posted by Sevenstar61
    Originally posted by JKwervo

    GW2 Added in 5 months:

    2 Major Events (Halloween and Karka stuff)

    New zone map: Southsun Cove

    I forget the number, but during the events they add crazy new Jump Puzzles

    1 New PvP Map

    Structured PvP changes, enables competitive players to go at it without facerolling pugs.

    New stuff on the Black Lion Trade Center such as: Event Costume Skins and The Kit that allows you change the LOOK of your character.

    New dungeon mode: Fractals that go on and on until you hit Level 50 fractal, IIRC.

    New Ascended Gear

    Class Balances (although it's still not enough)

    And now, WINTERSDAY event, which will add more itemization to the game and a pretty significant update to World V World

     

    SWTOR added in 1 year:

    2 Flashpoints (?) not sure tbh.

    2 Warzones

    2 Operations

    More Cartel Stuff that really still doesn't make much sense to me.

    New PvE Zones (Belsavis and Corellia) Dailies I think it was.

    ReSkinned tiered gear

    ReSkinned Mounts

    PvP adjustments (which is still lacking)

     

    I've played SWTOR since I was in beta for a year before launch. Got the CE and all. And honestly, for a P2P game, that's not a lot of content compared to a B2P game that lets you access the WHOLE game with no sub fee.

    If anything, I'd compare SWTOR to RIFT as far as how content is implemented.

    You forgot about 2 events: Ragh and Grant aCQUISITION

    Oh right, the two "events". I also forgot about the space missions apparently added. Yeah sure, add those too.

  • wordizwordiz Eugene, ORPosts: 464Member
    Disney needs to bury this corpse and give another dev a shot already.
  • hockey98hockey98 Edmonton, COPosts: 26Member
    Originally posted by JKwervo

    GW2 Added in 5 months:

    2 Major Events (Halloween and Karka stuff)

    Holiday events are now major in the MMO world?  Well SWTOR just added life day event items

    New zone map: Southsun Cove

    One zone in 5 months and you call that a lot?  

    I forget the number, but during the events they add crazy new Jump Puzzles

    Oh wow a jump puzzle?

    1 New PvP Map

    With Ancient Hypergate that would be 3 new Warzones (PVP) for SWTrO

    Structured PvP changes, enables competitive players to go at it without facerolling pugs.

    They have added and implamented so many changes to PVP structure I can't even start to list them here

    New stuff on the Black Lion Trade Center such as: Event Costume Skins and The Kit that allows you change the LOOK of your character.

    SWTOR just opened their Cartel Market and have way more items than GW2 does, and its market has been out since launch.  

    New dungeon mode: Fractals that go on and on until you hit Level 50 fractal, IIRC.

    3 new flashpoints, with hard modes 

    New Ascended Gear

    So your new gear isnt "ReSkinned" But SWTOR is?  They have added 2 new sets of PVP and Multiple new sets of PVE gear and no its not just "reskinned"

    Class Balances (although it's still not enough)

    They have done a lot to class balance.

    And now, WINTERSDAY event, which will add more itemization to the game and a pretty significant update to World V World

     

    SWTOR added in 1 year:

    2 Flashpoints (?) not sure tbh.

    2 Warzones

    2 Operations

    More Cartel Stuff that really still doesn't make much sense to me.

    New PvE Zones (Belsavis and Corellia) Dailies I think it was.

    ReSkinned tiered gear

    ReSkinned Mounts

    PvP adjustments (which is still lacking)

     

    I've played SWTOR since I was in beta for a year before launch. Got the CE and all. And honestly, for a P2P game, that's not a lot of content compared to a B2P game that lets you access the WHOLE game with no sub fee.

    If anything, I'd compare SWTOR to RIFT as far as how content is implemented.

    Well its safe to say you have not played since GW2.  And thats fine, but your post is very bias towards GW2 and makes it look like GW2 actually added a lot.  

  • Crazy_StickCrazy_Stick Privacy Preferred, NCPosts: 1,059Member
    Originally posted by Karteli
    Originally posted by Sevenstar61

    LOL This Czerka Model is not my style /grin but yep... you can die from laughing when you see it... it looks like a Xmas Tree /grin

    imageimage

    I much pefer my Refer-a-friend speeder LOL... this one is... just too old fashioned... antic....

     

    It's just preview, so quality of pic is not the best... not buying it though.. so bear with me

    It looks good actually.  Breaks up the monotony of rehashed vehicles !!

     

     

    Put a Walmart sticker on that bad boy and I might actually think the Sith now support St. Nick and Christmas is real in Star Wars too.

  • Sevenstar61Sevenstar61 Centreville, VAPosts: 1,690Member Uncommon

    And... they added  very cute Mini-Destroyer Droid as a pet today :)

    Isn't it the cutest thing alive?

    imageimage

    Edit: The Doid... not the toothy monster in the background /grin

    image
    Sith Warrior - Story of Hate and Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKrlwXt7Ao
    Imperial Agent - Rise of Cipher Nine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBBj3eJWBvU&feature=youtu.be
    Imperial Agent - Hunt for the Eagle Part 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQqjYYU128E

  • JKwervoJKwervo N. Las Vegas, NVPosts: 126Member
    Originally posted by hockey98
    Originally posted by JKwervo

    GW2 Added in 5 months:

    2 Major Events (Halloween and Karka stuff)

    Holiday events are now major in the MMO world?  Well SWTOR just added life day event items

    New zone map: Southsun Cove

    One zone in 5 months and you call that a lot?  

    I forget the number, but during the events they add crazy new Jump Puzzles

    Oh wow a jump puzzle?

    1 New PvP Map

    With Ancient Hypergate that would be 3 new Warzones (PVP) for SWTrO

    Structured PvP changes, enables competitive players to go at it without facerolling pugs.

    They have added and implamented so many changes to PVP structure I can't even start to list them here

    New stuff on the Black Lion Trade Center such as: Event Costume Skins and The Kit that allows you change the LOOK of your character.

    SWTOR just opened their Cartel Market and have way more items than GW2 does, and its market has been out since launch.  

    New dungeon mode: Fractals that go on and on until you hit Level 50 fractal, IIRC.

    3 new flashpoints, with hard modes 

    New Ascended Gear

    So your new gear isnt "ReSkinned" But SWTOR is?  They have added 2 new sets of PVP and Multiple new sets of PVE gear and no its not just "reskinned"

    Class Balances (although it's still not enough)

    They have done a lot to class balance.

    And now, WINTERSDAY event, which will add more itemization to the game and a pretty significant update to World V World

     

    SWTOR added in 1 year:

    2 Flashpoints (?) not sure tbh.

    2 Warzones

    2 Operations

    More Cartel Stuff that really still doesn't make much sense to me.

    New PvE Zones (Belsavis and Corellia) Dailies I think it was.

    ReSkinned tiered gear

    ReSkinned Mounts

    PvP adjustments (which is still lacking)

     

    I've played SWTOR since I was in beta for a year before launch. Got the CE and all. And honestly, for a P2P game, that's not a lot of content compared to a B2P game that lets you access the WHOLE game with no sub fee.

    If anything, I'd compare SWTOR to RIFT as far as how content is implemented.

    Well its safe to say you have not played since GW2.  And thats fine, but your post is very bias towards GW2 and makes it look like GW2 actually added a lot.  

    You can say I'm biased, but tell me what I missed besides the Space MIssions and the TWO "events" TOR had added? You said you wanted comparison, and GW2 has added more stuff in the 5 month mark than SWTOR did.

    Damn straight I'm biased. I paid for a CE and didn't look back once 1.2 hit. Disappointed is an understatement. Now...my ONLY regret is that I didn't start Rift from the beginning. Compared to SWTOR, Rift blows it out of the water.

  • hockey98hockey98 Edmonton, COPosts: 26Member
    Originally posted by JKwervo

    Originally posted by hockey98
    Originally posted by JKwervo
    GW2 Added in 5 months: 2 Major Events (Halloween and Karka stuff) Holiday events are now major in the MMO world?  Well SWTOR just added life day event items New zone map: Southsun Cove One zone in 5 months and you call that a lot?   I forget the number, but during the events they add crazy new Jump Puzzles Oh wow a jump puzzle? 1 New PvP Map With Ancient Hypergate that would be 3 new Warzones (PVP) for SWTrO Structured PvP changes, enables competitive players to go at it without facerolling pugs. They have added and implamented so many changes to PVP structure I can't even start to list them here New stuff on the Black Lion Trade Center such as: Event Costume Skins and The Kit that allows you change the LOOK of your character. SWTOR just opened their Cartel Market and have way more items than GW2 does, and its market has been out since launch.   New dungeon mode: Fractals that go on and on until you hit Level 50 fractal, IIRC. 3 new flashpoints, with hard modes  New Ascended Gear So your new gear isnt "ReSkinned" But SWTOR is?  They have added 2 new sets of PVP and Multiple new sets of PVE gear and no its not just "reskinned" Class Balances (although it's still not enough) They have done a lot to class balance. And now, WINTERSDAY event, which will add more itemization to the game and a pretty significant update to World V World   SWTOR added in 1 year: 2 Flashpoints (?) not sure tbh. 2 Warzones 2 Operations More Cartel Stuff that really still doesn't make much sense to me. New PvE Zones (Belsavis and Corellia) Dailies I think it was. ReSkinned tiered gear ReSkinned Mounts PvP adjustments (which is still lacking)   I've played SWTOR since I was in beta for a year before launch. Got the CE and all. And honestly, for a P2P game, that's not a lot of content compared to a B2P game that lets you access the WHOLE game with no sub fee. If anything, I'd compare SWTOR to RIFT as far as how content is implemented.

    Well its safe to say you have not played since GW2.  And thats fine, but your post is very bias towards GW2 and makes it look like GW2 actually added a lot.  

    You can say I'm biased, but tell me what I missed besides the Space MIssions and the TWO "events" TOR had added? You said you wanted comparison, and GW2 has added more stuff in the 5 month mark than SWTOR did.

    Damn straight I'm biased. I paid for a CE and didn't look back once 1.2 hit. Disappointed is an understatement. Now...my ONLY regret is that I didn't start Rift from the beginning. Compared to SWTOR, Rift blows it out of the water.

     

    You missed a lot more than that about SWTOR and exaggerated everything about GW2 but you think GW2>SWTOR I think SWTOR>gw2.But like you mention Rift I feel LOTRO is by far the best mmo available right now.
  • Sevenstar61Sevenstar61 Centreville, VAPosts: 1,690Member Uncommon

    On a bright side image I thought I will share with you today something really cute...

    'Jedi' religion most popular alternative faith in Great Britain

     

    Today's Census figures show that 176,632 people in England and Wales identify themselves as Jedi Knights, making it the most popular faith in the "Other Religions" category on the Census and the seventh most popular faith overall.

     

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9737886/Jedi-religion-most-popular-alternative-faith.html

     

    .....they probably all play SWTOR image

    image
    Sith Warrior - Story of Hate and Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKrlwXt7Ao
    Imperial Agent - Rise of Cipher Nine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBBj3eJWBvU&feature=youtu.be
    Imperial Agent - Hunt for the Eagle Part 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQqjYYU128E

  • mmoguy43mmoguy43 , CAPosts: 2,447Member Uncommon
    Sevenstar's Derail Thread[Heroic 2] mission: Complete!
  • KarteliKarteli Providence, PAPosts: 2,646Member
    Originally posted by Sevenstar61

    On a bright side image I thought I will share with you today something really cute...

    'Jedi' religion most popular alternative faith in Great Britain

     

    Today's Census figures show that 176,632 people in England and Wales identify themselves as Jedi Knights, making it the most popular faith in the "Other Religions" category on the Census and the seventh most popular faith overall.

     

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9737886/Jedi-religion-most-popular-alternative-faith.html

     

    .....they probably all play SWTOR image

     

    Then if you read further, following the source of their information (OF YOUR OWN LINK):

    Why did people answer “Jedi”?

    Much of the public and media discussion focused on legitimate concerns with the census, which the “Jedi” answer could be disruptively used to promote. Some reasons that non-religious people in particular answered “Jedi” include:

    • concern about how ‘religion’ data might be used
    • concern about the inclusion of a question on religion at all
    • making a statement about privacy or annoyance with interference
    • a reaction against the apparent presumption of having a religion
    • making a point about the way people tend to legitimize religion based on its antiquity or number of adherents
    • because it was funny

    Should I answer “Jedi”?

    Our recommendation is that if you are not religious, answer “No religion”, because although the ONS will count “Jedi” answers as non-religious, other commentators, organisations, or religious institutions may disaggregate these results and refer only to the explicit “No religion” answers. You would then be omitted if you answered “Jedi”.

    To be clear: the ONS does say it will interpret “Jedi” answers as belonging under the “No religion” category (and it will report the Jedi number separately as well). However, the concern, as with all specific answers including “atheist” or “humanist”, is that other organisations using the data will disaggregate them. They may for example cite the ambiguity of the meaning of putting “Jedi” (see previous section) and so use only explicit “No religion” answers. This would result in lower figures for the non-religious.

    If you want to write Jedi as a protest against being asked the question at all, see Why should I answer the question at all?

    Our campaign is aimed at non-religious people. If you actually identify, religiously, as a Jedi, then that’s what you should put.

     

    http://census-campaign.org.uk/faq/jedi-knights/

    Want a nice understanding of life? Try Spirit Science: "The Human History"
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8NNHmV3QPw&feature=plcp
    Recognize the voice? Yep sounds like Penny Arcade's Extra Credits.

  • Sevenstar61Sevenstar61 Centreville, VAPosts: 1,690Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Karteli
    Originally posted by Sevenstar61

    On a bright side image I thought I will share with you today something really cute...

    'Jedi' religion most popular alternative faith in Great Britain

     

    Today's Census figures show that 176,632 people in England and Wales identify themselves as Jedi Knights, making it the most popular faith in the "Other Religions" category on the Census and the seventh most popular faith overall.

     

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9737886/Jedi-religion-most-popular-alternative-faith.html

     

    .....they probably all play SWTOR image

     

    Then if you read further, following the source of their information (OF YOUR OWN LINK):

    Why did people answer “Jedi”?

    Much of the public and media discussion focused on legitimate concerns with the census, which the “Jedi” answer could be disruptively used to promote. Some reasons that non-religious people in particular answered “Jedi” include:

    • concern about how ‘religion’ data might be used
    • concern about the inclusion of a question on religion at all
    • making a statement about privacy or annoyance with interference
    • a reaction against the apparent presumption of having a religion
    • making a point about the way people tend to legitimize religion based on its antiquity or number of adherents
    • because it was funny

     

    http://census-campaign.org.uk/faq/jedi-knights/

    Darn, you really had to spoil all that fun /grin

     

    Edit: I am declared Sith Lord... but I guess I would be afraid to admit it in census as well /grin

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    Sith Warrior - Story of Hate and Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKrlwXt7Ao
    Imperial Agent - Rise of Cipher Nine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBBj3eJWBvU&feature=youtu.be
    Imperial Agent - Hunt for the Eagle Part 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQqjYYU128E

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