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What counts as outliving another player in Fortnite?

It means to live longer in a match than other players. Your kills don't matter. The players you see don't matter. If you are in 100 player match and you are the 90th player to die (putting you in ...
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How to copy Fortnite onto another PC?

This has worked for me when transferring it from laptop to my PC: Download the Epic launcher yourself. Install the Epic launcher Example C:Program Files\Epic Games (or some other path) Attempt to ...
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How long can I be AFK on Fortnite before getting banned?

Fortnite relies on players reporting you for AFKing for bans. In addition, the only real mentions I can find of people being permabanned for going AFK has 3 major similarities: They're repeat and ...
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What does "thanking the bus driver" do?

It does not provide any gameplay advantage to thank the bus driver. It is just a little fun thing, probably based on the "thanking the bus driver makes you a better/more successful person" meme. ...
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Why should or shouldn't you kill a knocked opponent?

There are few reasons and/or strategies either way. You should concentrate on the alive and shooting enemie(s) instead of killing off the defenceless ones. The knocked out opponents will still be ...
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How does 'bloom' work?

As @Kevin stated, this can be easily confused with graphical effect Bloom without knowing the context in which the term is being used. In the context of shooter games, the term is known as Reticle ...
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What are the flags/banners on the hills for?

The banners on the mountain tops are linked to a challenge that comes with the battle pass. You go to them and collect them, after which you will gain 5 battle stars as a result. This is only ...
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What is this hash/checksum number in the top left corner in fortnite?

From what I understand, these watermarks generally show up in Alpha/Beta/Early Access games. Generally, they all have a similar format, consisting of some sort of unique identifying number; often ...
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Other players deploying glider later than mine in Fortnite BR?

Objects in the terrain and the height of the terrain can affect your glider deployment height. If you dive-bomb above a tree you will deploy earlier because of the tree. Same goes for houses, ...
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Can you play Fornite on PS4 without PlayStation Plus?

The majority of the time most online/multiplayer activity on PS4 games requires a Playstation Plus membership. Same thing applies for Xbox Gold membership for Xbox games. But not always the case as ...
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Why do so many players like to start at Tilted Towers?

Though there is no set in stone ruleset regarding dropping in tilted towers, the general accepted reason(s) is/are: A lot of loot, if you manage to survive and come out on top you almost certainly ...
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What is a "Supply Llama" in Fortnite?

They aren't different. The Supply Llama is the same thing as what you are calling a Loot Llama. This is the only llama in the game. For more information about Supply Llamas, read up on their wiki ...
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Why is movement in Fortnite called "rotations"?

Rotation is a term used in quite a few games, mainly tactically. In terms of Fortnite it means to have a path to follow from one point to another. For example, if you dropped paradise palms and the ...
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How is it possible to open your glider without using a launch pad?

Its a part of the new game mode you mentioned, Soaring 50's. I have yet to play it myself, but IGN has posted an article about it. The first paragraph has the information you're looking for. First ...
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Where does the term "thirsting" come from?

I apologize if this answer seems a bit pin-headed, but I see 3 deleted answers that "don't answer the question" because they do not describe the origin of the term. I am positive that by describing ...
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How does aim assist work in Fortnite on console?

When aiming with aim-assist your center, where your bullet will hit, follows a little when your target is moving. How much it will affect on your accuracy depends on your skill to aim moving targets. ...
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Gun in Fortnite jamming?

This may be many things. Your mouse may be malfunctioning or broken, as that would explain random shooting. This may also be lag, or from Fortnite itself with the massive influx of players joining and ...
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What is the pumpkin rocket ammo/weapon in Fortnite BR?

The pumpkin rocket launcher was a skin for the rocket launcher that Epic Games released for the Halloween event in Fortnite. This weapon uses the same ammo as the normal rocket launcher and you can ...
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Does the battle bus honking signify anything?

This is a very complicated question that doesn't have a nice, clean answer. I will post all the information I can find about this phenomenom here, and I encourage you to do the same. Note: While ...
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Is there a way to add a person who killed you as a friend?

Not in game. Once a player kills you the game will show you their name, so once you return to the lobby you can add them through the friends feature.
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What is the maximum amount of shells you can carry at once?

Small ammo cap - 999 Medium ammo cap - 999 Heavy ammo cap - 999 Shells cap - 999 Rockets - 12 Hope this helps! It may be hard to get max shells and heavy ammo types, but it has been done in modes ...
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Dealing with campers in Fortnite

Well if you like building battles then rushing towers should be relatively easy as most techniques rely heavily on building. The techniques used to rush a tower are varied and depend on many factors: ...
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Can I play/practice Fortnite's Battle Royale locally?

It has been anounced that in patch 4.3 Fortnite will be adding a practice mode (called The Playground). See http://uk.businessinsider.com/fortnite-practice-mode-2018-5 And the fortnite blog: https://...
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Can I play/practice Fortnite's Battle Royale locally?

This will eventually be supported as part of Fortnite Battle Royale's Custom Matchmaking feature, which is currently in private testing. Official reddit post and the same post on the Epic Games forums:...
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Does the friend XP Boost in Fortnite stack with how many players you have?

The XP boost is combined. So if you have 3 friends. 1 has 20%, 1 40% and 1 has 10% It will be added together and give you a 70% boost.
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What are the differences between weapons of the same type in Fortnite Battle Royale?

Generally, Advanced versions of weapons (SCAR, suppressed Pistol, Tactical SMG, and Heavy Shotgun) are better stats wise, but its totally personal preference as to which one you use Shotguns Tactical ...
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Do my items drop when I quit?

Your character dies when you quit a match in progress, and all your items are dropped as usual.
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