BanditoBunny
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How do I level up in ingress?
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In order to level up you need to gather AP not XM (XM is energy, AP - experience), you should see an octagonal progress bar in the upper left corner. In order to get AP you need to deploy resonators, ...

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What's the fastest way to take over a portal in ingress?
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39 votes

The basic rule for a single standing wide spreading portal: you start on top of the strongest resonator and once it is almost finished you move to the opposite side or if there is a high level ...

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What determines where XM is generated?
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XM is generated: Always around portals Conspiracy theory - I believe Niantic labs is using one of the google location based services (maybe mobile maps or something more fun like g+ posts/connections)...

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What determines the quality of items obtained from a portal hack?
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25 votes

As we found out today loot item quality depends on the following things: Portal level - the higher the better Level of the strongest resonator (I believe it determines the maximum item level you can ...

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How fast does XM regenerate?
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17 votes

There are 2 types of XM found: Portal XM - XM thrown out of portals Human XM - XM thrown out of humans.* Now my observations on XM generation, no hard info sources: portal XM is generated pretty ...

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When a portal is burned out, is it burned out for everyone?
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Confirmed: it is only burned out for the player getting the message, all other players can hack the portal. It takes 5 hacks within 4 hours to burn out the portal, sometimes an unsuccessful attempt ...

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What to do with many L1 resonators?
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17 votes

If you don't need them, give it to your faction L1 players, so that they can deploy them and therefore level up. L1 resonators are perfect to booby trap the portal, as it will get destroyed very fast ...

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Do dropped items in Ingress decay?
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I have had a feeling they do, but cannot confirm it 100%, but it seems I was wrong, after Christmas I am going to check items dropped in November if still there I would say that dropped items do not ...

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How can I attack resonators in the middle of a city block?
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If it is only a couple of resonators, it is actually ok, landmarks are very often the walls of big buildings like churches, so there is always a chance a couple of resonators will land inside it and ...

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How do you discover passcodes?
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Right now all working passcodes I know are the one being published by Niatic Labs in twitter. Here is the document which contains all known passcodes. All of passcodes should still be applicable and ...

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If you submit a new portal to Ingress are you informed when it is activated in the game?
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No, at least I have not heard that anyone got informed. 3 of my portal suggestions were added to the game, however I have not got any message or confirmation yet.

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What determines the quantity of MU (Mind Units) gained by a field?
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Mind Units (MU) are how the global faction scores are tallied. MU are calculated based off estimations of humans within control fields. In my experience, MU is calculated as the field surface size ...

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Is it possible to delete useless links on friendly portals?
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There is no way to destroy own faction link, field or resonator (yet). You can let the resonators decay, this will only takes 9 days if nobody recharges or attacks the portal and it will destroy all ...

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When upgrading a portal, what happens to the existing resonators on it?
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Existing resonator is being replaced with the new one and you don't get the resonator back, so it is lost. That is why you have to choose wisely which resonators you want to upgrade.

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How can I link portals from own faction without portal key in ingress?
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The only way to link two portals is to have a portal key form the destination portal. There are only two ways to get a portal key right now: Hack a portal (actually hacking in #ingress is just a ...

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Why do I keep getting "Hack acquired no items" in Ingress?
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As far as I know when you hack a portal there is a certain probability that you get nothing. As well as there is a probability to get a good loot. My observations: Hacking enemy portals has a much ...

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What is the critical level of a resonator?
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9 votes

I believe it is 10% or less. It is difficult to say for sure (as an attacker you don't see the exact percentage). However one of my resonators decayed naturally and lost all links exactly one day ...

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What does the "Media" item type contain
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So far I have only documents, some top secret investigation documents. They are dropped out of portals when you hack them. So far you can only open and drop them, so no idea what to do with them yet. ...

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How do I create a link to a specific portal on the Intel map?
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I know no way to reference a portal directly. However you can create a link like this http://www.ingress.com/intel?latE6=41380512&lngE6=2177417&z=19 Basically you have to find the ...

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How can I get Ingress invites?
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Define an easy way, I know some people who just sign up for an invite at Niantic Labs and got their invite. As far as I know they constantly send new invites through several channels, and as the game ...

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Should I worry about territorial contiguity when choosing what territories to not save every month?
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A red zone level 4 adds +1 infestation to each uncleaned neighbor area once, but this can trigger a chain reaction. If you are not getting ready from your first turn you end up with completely red map ...

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Is portal-burnout only player-specific or global?
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it is only user specific, we have tested it.

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Is there a limit to the total number of Portal Keys you can keep in your inventory?
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Right now there is no limit on either number of different portal keys (tested up to 100+) or on the number of copies of the same key (tested up to 4) you can hold.

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Should I play Hearts of Iron before Hearts of Iron II w/ expansions?
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HoI2 Arsenal of Democracy is the best HOI game till today (unfortunately for HOI3 which has an amazing engine and research is done very well). Victoria 2, especially the latest version is an amazing ...

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What happened to Steam's second hand game market idea?
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Apparently, it is not as dead as I thought, just found a reference to Steam Trading Beta. For now you can only exchange unopened gifts. Hopefully more comes later.

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Do bombs, arrow volleys, warhammers and such affect my soldiers too?
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Bombs and mines kill your own soldiers. Arrow volleys (or normal arrows) do not have an effect. Warhammer pushes your own soldiers away but does not seem to hurt them (unless they fly off the map).

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How to organize submarine fleet?
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"Broscience" says the groups of 7-9 subs are most optimal for Germany - good punch and still good stealth. I am not aware of the possibility to change a supply root tranjectory so it only make sense ...

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Is there a new portals feed for Ingress?
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We have a google+ community for our region and people post there intel on new portals etc. Another way is just check ingress intel map regularly.

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Links decaying without any reason
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Rumor has it, niantic lab is leveling up the field before going live. In my city about 40 fields and 100+ links decayed in about 1 minute, funny enough several links either survived the purge or were ...

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What can I do to earn experience faster in Bad Company 2?
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Try to earn badges they give 5k (and some of them are very easy to get) City maps are better Go to knife and pistol only servers Use noobtube As a recon on a city map hang out close to assault and ...

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