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Standings gains from epic arcs?

In EVE Online there are a variety of Epic Arcs - one for each faction, a sisters of EVE arc, and a couple of pirate arcs. What reputation gains (corporate and faction) do I get from completing each ...
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Trading strategies - novice mining areas in EVE

I was talking to a corp-mate last night and she mentioned that she used to go to fringe mining systems away from trade hubs and put up buy orders for Trit at much cheaper than the current prices (ie. ...
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What is the mineral composition of each type of ore?

In EVE Online, each type of ore refines into one or more mineral, so for example, Veldspar regardless of type (Concentrated, Dense, etc) will always refine 100% into Tritanium. While the information ...
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Does the size of the cap booster affect the shield boost bonus?

Do the sizes of the Cap Booster charges used in an Ancillary Shield Booster affect the shield boost amount, or only the cycle time? I've been using Cap Booster 400s in my Large ASB for some time now, ...
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Shield tanking - Should I go all buffer, or a combination of buffer and resist?

I'm playing around with a Caldari Navy Hookbill fit in EFT, and I've come up with what looks like an OK brawler, but I'm wondering if I should keep the rigs as is, or go for a full buffer fit using 3 ...
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What kind of salvage do Rogue Drones drop (if any)?

Just wondering if it's worth to salvage missions like Rogue Drone Harassment and similar ones.
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Which ships are suited to farming the “tags for sec” NPCs in low-sec?

In the Odyssey expansion CPP added a new way to regain security status, the Tags for Security Status feature. There are new NPCs in low-sec belts that drop tags which can be traded for a security ...
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Do FOF missiles respect the safety setting?

As far as I understand, FOF missiles used to be rather dangerous to use in high-sec as they could attack neutral targets and cause CONCORD to destroy the ship using them. A lot has changed in that ...
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How can I increase my ship's powergrid?

My power grid is maxed out for what I'm trying to fit to my ship, but only just. My engineering level is already at level 5 so I can't get more powergrid out of levelling this further. I was ...
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How to find temporary corporation with 0% tax?

I play Eve Online since few days ago and I like it. What I don't like is my default corporation eating 11% of my earnings. Can you suggest me some corporation with 0% tax? I found some in the game, ...
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Where can I get Cerebral Accelerators?

I am planning on activating a new account and have read about items called Cerebral Accelerators - in fact, there is a page for them on the EVE Online wiki detailing the performance gains they give ...
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What's the fastest frigate to manually move cargo on 20+ jumps trips?

I want to move small cargo (frigate size cargo) the fastest way using manual gate jumping (no auto-pilot). I'm thinking the classic moving speed is not what I'm looking for (answered in this ...
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How does the new hacking mini-game work?

In the Eve Online expansion Odyssey, a hacking mini-game for hacking relic sites was added which looks like this; Clicking through this game, it seems that there are multiple types of nodes that do ...
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Can we turn off the new jump animation?

In the latest EVE Online expansion - Odyssey - the system jump "loading bar" has been replaced with a nice animation which hides the loading bar while you're travelling between systems. However, as a ...
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Skills for EVE and DUST 514 Gameplay

I'm a new player to both EVE and Dust 514. I'm playing Dust with a small group of guys; we don't plan to grow to more than 8. Most of them play only Dust, but I wanted to explore the current ...
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Launcher stuck in “offline mode”?

I'm trying to log into EVE Online but whenever I start the launcher it is stating that I'm currently offline and that no connection could be made to the server; I can see from looking at EVE Mon ...
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How can I avoid being slingshotted when kiting?

I'm experimenting with a kiting Condor with tracking disruptors, and it works rather well against many frigates and even destroyers when I can avoid making stupid mistakes. Any turret ship with just ...
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Why can't I delete any character?

I have 3 characters on my Eve Online Account: Main Char CEO for my Corp Neutral Scout I want to delete the Scout since he has no trained skills at all and I don't need him anymore. But there is ...
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If I'm in a Thorax how do I best kill frigates

I have a Thorax and I need a way to kill frigates with my corp. I'm the only heavy ship in the clan and I must defend myself as a leader. I have many players in frigates and really need answers so ...
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Which ship in Eve is the most suited for supporting a Dust 514 Merc

I read from here that the only thing that The only thing that affects the amount of damage done right now is the number of turrets used to perform the strike. The damage modifier, the ...
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How can I increase the number of licensed runs when inventing Tech II items?

I have recently started out with inventing Tech II variants of the various blueprints I have. I started with something nice and small so started creating Hobgoblin II blueprints. So far I have ...
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How do I use apparel?

As part of the recent gift giving in EVE Online, I have a t shirt that I can apparently use on my character; The only problem is, it's not obvious how I use it? Currently this item appears in my ...
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I copied a blueprint, but the copies disappeared?

I created a copying job for my Hobgoblin I blueprint, using one of my Advanced Mobile Laboratories (with the copying speed bonus) - this is set to take the blueprint from the Corporate Hangar ...
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Unallocated Skill Points in Character Sheet in EVE?

I have just logged into EVE Online for the first time after the latest patch and now on the character sheet of all of my characters I see the following; I'm not seeing anything in the patch notes ...
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How to increase Faction BPC from 1 run to 2 runs in Eve Online?

http://wiki.eveonline.com/en/wiki/Standings_mechanics On this link faction BPC runs can be 2 if your standing is great like 8 and above..... So who and where can I do this????
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What are the differences between the four racial T3 Cruisers?

I've heard that Loki is the best SC when it comes to PvP, while Tengu excels at PvE, and I haven't heard that much of Legion and Proteus. Besides the obvious racial traits such as "Amarr have armor ...
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How do I properly model orbitals in the EveHQ HQF Damage Analysis?

When calculating chances to hit, how do you properly setup their velocity vectors for two ships trying to orbit each other? And one ship trying to orbit the other ship who is approaching?
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What is the best counter to a Cynabal?

The cynabal is notoriously known for being a frigate killer. I personally favor Interceptors (Ares) and Assault Frigates (Ishkur) for PvP, so once a Cynabal shows up, I am dead. The chance for that ...
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How does one calculate a ship's agility?

According to an equation on http://wiki.eveonline.com/en/wiki/Aligning, a ship's agility modifies the time it takes for a ship to enter warp. However, this 'agility' value is not displayed anywhere in ...
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Mysterious green lines in space

I was travelling and this caught my eye (click to enlarge): Notice the strange green line connecting two bright stars left of the overview. What is its purpose? My uneducated guess is that it has ...
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Which probe sensor strength is necessary for low-sec exploration?

I'm thinking about trying to do some low-sec exploration. I'll have to use an unbonused ship, as I won't get the necessary combat capabilities otherwise, and my scanning skills are rather mediocre. ...
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How do Energy Vampires work?

I've put together a Slasher fit in EFT that looks like this: [Slasher, FW slasher] Damage Control II Micro Auxiliary Power Core I Medium Azeotropic Ward Salubrity I J5b Phased Prototype Warp ...
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Is there any penalty for leaving and rejoining faction warfare?

I have a lot of saved up LP on my faction warfare alt. In order to cash in this LP I need to haul a lot of expensive material between the LP store and the nearby market hub. However, hauling lots of ...
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EVE Online - questions about station trading

I've got an alt that's engaged solely in station trade, I had a few questions maybe some other more experienced traders could answer: Do you put all the money in your possession into buy orders, or ...
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Is it possible to “remote” refine?

Is it possible in any way to refine ore remotely? Suppose I had 300k veldspar that I wanted to refine to make a courier contract, but I wasn't in the system. What's the easiest way to turn the ...
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What can I do with Metal Scraps?

Nearly every time I'm mining and a rat comes along it drops a metal scrap in the wreckage when I open the cargo bay. What exactly am I supposed to do with this?
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How do I increase the number of drones I can deploy?

Currently, I can only deploy three but some of the ships have bigger drone bays and I can't deploy them all. How do I increase the number I can deploy at one time? Is it skill based or something ...
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How do I increase my mining yield?

What are my options as far as skills, rigs, and fittings that will increase my mining yield? Also, I think there are some bonuses based on what ship you fly but I'm not sure because there are so ...
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How can I sell an item on behalf of my corporation?

In EVE online there is a role called 'Trader' - which allows you to buy and sell items on behalf of your corporation. I have this role on my character, but whenever I try and sell an item from a ...
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What is the primary role of a Dreadnought in fleets?

Dreadnoughts are Capital Ships that don't have much uses as far as I know. I do know that it is often used to take down pocos and POS'es. In what situations can you expect to be called to a fleet or ...
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What skills are required for a Dreadnought?

I am considering buying myself a Dreadnought, the Gallente "Moros". Besides the obvious Battleship and Capital Ship Skill to sit in it, what do I need or is recommended in skills to make use of the ...
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Player owned structure laboratory permissions

I would like to open up one of my mobile laboratories so that corporate members can start their own research jobs. I have done a bit of googling but haven't found anything recent that discusses this ...
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Which skills provide leadership bonuses for your squad?

In EVE Online, a variety of skills that you train can increase various statistics for any members of your squad while you're in a fleet. The bonuses I'm talking about are the Leadership bonus, which ...
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Faction Warfare and Wardec transfer mechanics

If your corporation is war decced by another player corp, and you decide to join a faction militia, will that war dec transfer over, making the aggressor corp a target for the faction navy and other ...
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What are the penalties for fitting multiple similar items in EVE Online?

Many ship fittings in EVE Online state in their description something along the lines of: Penalty: Using more than one type of this module or similar modules that affect the same attribute on the ...
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What's the most appropriate category of ship for each mission level?

I'm returning to EVE Online after a fairly long break, and looking to get back into combat missions. I've been trying to run Level 2 missions in my Dominix, with most of my DPS coming from drones. ...
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Where are all the Caldari COSMOS agents located?

I'm having some difficulties finding updated sources of information on Caldari COSMOS agents, so I would like to know, where are all the Caldari COSMOS agents located and what are their levels?
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Is it possible to find out what bonuses you're receiving from your designated booster?

I am currently in a fleet where each member has trained a different set of skills that provide boosts to other pilots in the fleet, I have set the 'squad booster' to one member that has the Mining ...
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What happens to in-progress processes when a POS goes offline?

I have set up a player owned structure with a pair of advanced mobile laboratories, these mobile laboratories are currently performing material efficiency research on some reasonably expensive ...
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How often can COSMOS missions be repeated?

How often can the COSMOS missions for high faction standings be repeated?