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If you have recieved a mail and kick at the completion of site, chances are you were kicked. There are many reasons you might have been kicked. This list is not exclusive or all inclusive but if you are looking to be a better pilot and not end up out of fleet; do not do these things: Adaptive invuls were off. Yes your fcs and lms are looking at your ship. If they remain unused, your ship will probably remain unused in dock up. It is a fleet safety matter. Logi is not here to save everyone who thinks they can save on cap or live dangerously. You were not consistently with the fleet. FCs notice when you are not on grid. The point of running the sites is to run them. Shoot things. Rep things. DON'T DIE. Have fun. If you are not gonna be there, some one else will gladly take your spot. You were not shooting. If you are in a ship with guns or missiles and you can't find time to shoot, then this is probably not the thing for you. Incursions can get a little boring at times but they get more interesting the higher the percentage of participation. The more people shooting; the faster site times get. You stopped locking up shield broadcasts. If you are a logi and you stopped locking up fleet members who need your help, then its time to put the reppers away and dock up. WTM doesn't function without its logi. WTM has always been grateful for them but if you aren't repping then you are not a logi. You shot tag J. Tag J is a safety tag. If you shoot it, expect to get kicked. No excuses. Sitting at the beacon. If you are the last boat at the beacon and the site is in full swing, chances are you will hear your name followed by "burn off the beacon and find your anchor." Everyone messes up and forgets to q align or press keep at range every once in a while. If you have to be told repeatedly, you are gonna get replaced with some who will pay attention and participate. Didn't drop your drones. In WTM fleets, a full fleet of drones can be 1.5 to 2 vindis worth of damage. If you believe that one or two people don't make a big difference, imagine what happens when 10 or 20 pilots don't drop their drones. Those tpphs that can take 20 minutes complete could take 1/2 hour. Sites times increase. Fleet sites around waiting for rats to die. It isn't fun. Drop your drones, assign them to assist and pick them back up before the room is done. Improper fits. There is a trust that exists between commanders and line members. We trust you to come to fleet with what you x up with. Break that trust and you might not be caught the first time or the fifth time. When you are caught, it will probably be a perma band. Fly the right fits. Couldn't use what you x'ed up with. The idea behind the community is have fun, make isk and run some sites. Do not bring anything you can't use. This goes for drones, guns, tank mods, prop mods or anything else. Don't cheat yourself. Don't cheat the fleet. Didn't broadcast. Maybe you could not take your attention from a screaming child, a pet who needs your attention, your phone or game of thrones but you need to broadcast on time. Not only are you saving your ship but potentially the next 3 ships. Aggro splits when things die. Losing ships after another ship is loss is more common than people think. Pay attention and participate. Leroying. You took a gate you were not supposed to and it potentially could have cost you your ship, the fleet's site time or some one else's ship. Everyone wants to fly but ask for gate status always. Enough mails for SRP start with "Leroy site and then..." Broke RULE 1: Don't be a dick. We are a community. Try and get along. Believe it or not, there are bunch of cool people who fly our fleets. Yes, we all have issues but please be at the very least civil. You don't have to be kind but civil. Argued with Commanders. Commanders are not always the nicest of people. I am barely civilized but we all try to help and keep fleets running safely so we all can make iskies. We don't get paid extra. We have to put up with each other and, believe it or not, we often get into arguments trying to provide you with the best content. Yes, we literally have drama trying to give you the best incursion experience we can. We try to help you be a better part of the fleet. We all understand that the best run fleets are built on you guys doing the right things at the right times. Sandbagging. Sandbagging is general term for not actively participating. Chances are, if you have a mail that says you were sandbagging; you are probably doing several of the items in this list. Did not follow instructions. FCs can get pretty boring sometimes. However, they are not saying random words in the mic. FCs and LMs call instructions to keep the fleet safe and moving. There is a reason for each call out and instruction. It's just like making a bowl of cereal. If you pour the millk before you have a bowl or cereal, you just have split milk and a mess. Follow instructions. Commanders have had the reason for these instructions drilled into their brains to help you earn more iskies. If you think you know better, either apply for a badge or leave fleet. Didn't listen. If you got a mail with, "please come back when you can listen..." then probably a commander tried to tell you something or get your attention but for whatever reason you didn't have your ears on. Music was too loud, muted your speakers, wiring problem, asleep at the keyboard, watching game of thrones or whatever. We need to be able reach you in case of an emergency at the worst and have you follow directions that best. We might be bouncing to a better site. We might be trying to stop you from losing your ship. If you can't hear us then we need to replace you with some one who can. Catch back up with us when the episode is over or you got your speakers fixed. You didn't respond. I have literally watched people miss out on the opportunity to earn free isk or a fully fit vindi because they just didn't respond. I have also watched people lose their ships because the could not be bother to respond. No one is out get you. Pay attention to your surroundings. Not shooting the right targets. It doesn't matter if you shooting 4 targets with 2 turrets a piece or shooting tag B when full fleet was told to shoot tag 1. There are definite reasons why we shoot what we shoot when we shoot. It is not for shits and giggles. you should group your guns and shoot the appropriate tag. It's that simple. Remember this is not a complete list. These are just a sample. The overall idea is to participate and have fun. We are just a bunch of nerds flying internet space ships. Let's not take ourselves too seriously but still please try to be a decent person to those that fly with you. See you in fleet o7 Max