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“All right,” Hate says dubiously, eying the uncertain-looking gaggle of Desdiv 6. “Let the battleships finish their rounds for this set and we'll get you guys in lanes with fresh targets and such.”

“Lane Corporal-” Kongou singsongs.

“LANCE Corporal, it's LANCE-”

“Can I get a new target now?”

“Why the-” Hate applies his 50 power binoculars and squints downrange at the breakwater. “Where the... why is there smoke?”

“TYPE 3 SHELLS!” Kongou declares happily, doing a little spin-in-place and ending with a dramatically-outflung hand.

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“... you know those are fucking useless, right?” Hate growls. “Why are you firing that shit? We're supposed to be using practice rounds, goddammit.”

Kongou crosses her arms and pouts at Hate through the massive “2009” glasses perched on her pert nose. “But these shells are better because they are made of FIRE!”

Hate begins to reply, but the words fall right out of his mouth before he can catch them. “... they damage the target stands,” he recovers. “If you break'em, I'm gonna make you cower behind that breakwater to do the manual resetting, okay?”

“O~kay~” Kongou says, completely unfazed, cocking her head cutely and blinking demurely through the big 00s of the “2009.”

“Crazy bitch,” Hate mutters darkly as he turns to desdiv 6. “Okay, just - where the fuck!?” The destroyer girls have crossed The Yellow Line Of Doom and are quietly crowded behind Arizona, almost edging into her stall; all of them hunched over a bit to see past her waist at the distant target. You catch Hate by the shirtsleeve before he can lay into them and shake your head a bit. He sighs, shrugs and shouts: “FINE, RANGE IS HOT, BLOW YER FUKKIN MATCHES, Y'SLUTS!”

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Arizona turns her side downrange, extending one arm and making a gun-shape with her fingers; her other hand resting on her hip in a classic one-handed pistol stance. She takes a deep breath as every five-inch battery on her right side takes aim - six heavy casemated guns, and four deck-mounted AA guns; protected only by gun shields. Even in miniature, ten five-inch guns are one hell of a secondary broadside; and the destroyers watch in awe as Arizona cuts loose; practice shells screaming downrange to rip through the paper target. You observe the neat, tightly-clustered holes with Hate's borrowed range glasses, but the girls are already gasping in awe, apparently using their own rangefinders to observe the fall of shot.

... however that works. You keep waiting for this to stop being weird, but it hasn't happened yet.

After a few more broadsides, the battleships fall silent, and Hate moves in to corral desdiv 6 and herd them into some new lanes while the robotic target stands store the shot-up targets and put up new ones. You notice Inazuma's eyes widen enough to pop out of her head when she sees Arizona pass by close enough to touch; her attention riveted on the revolver the battleship wears everywhere on her hip. Despite Arizona's prowess as a ship, it seems its the cowboy mystique that Inazuma's in love with.

>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.

>On second thought, put Willie and Fubuki on the dueling tree. Just tell Willie it's a game - if she thinks about it in a different context she'll probably do a lot better.

>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

>> No.40374714

>>40374700
>>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.

>> No.40374722

>>40374667

So, was it mud-butt?

>> No.40374770

>>40374700
>>On second thought, put Willie and Fubuki on the dueling tree. Just tell Willie it's a game - if she thinks about it in a different context she'll probably do a lot better.

>> No.40374779
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>OP ready to go at 8:03; just typing the vote options
>get called outside to shoot at a woodchuck that my mother totally saw except naw it's already gone as usual
>go inside
>post goes up at 8:21

it's officially a fucking curse. this is no accident at this point. things don't work like that. send sea salt and crosses

>> No.40374781

>>40374700
>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.
Settle vs Arizona duel gogoogo
also Arizona teaching him how to shoot better

>> No.40374789

>>40374700
>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.

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>>40374779

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>>40374722
>mud-butt?

w u t

>> No.40374801

>>40374700
>>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

>> No.40374804

>>40374700
>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

>> No.40374805

>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

Start it simple, then we can play around with DesDiv 6's expectations.

>> No.40374807

>>40374700
>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.

>> No.40374816

>>40374700
>>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.
Hang out and watch shooting happen.

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>>40374779
>Planefag's soul tastes savoury, with overpowering cinnamon, and just a dusting of ham. It's very more-ish.
Obviously the universe likes the taste of you.

>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

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>>40374700
>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

>> No.40374836

>>40374700
>>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

>> No.40374844

>>40374700
>>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.

>> No.40374856

>>40374700
>>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

>> No.40374858

>>40374795


Mud-butt. Basically what happened to me with my sushi incident.

Also, what IRC channel? I think I remember you said you had questions for me.

>> No.40374864

>>40374700
>>On second thought, put Willie and Fubuki on the dueling tree. Just tell Willie it's a game - if she thinks about it in a different context she'll probably do a lot better.

I like to see if this works.

>> No.40374867

>>40374700
>>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.


By the way, this is now a thing:
https://soundcloud.com/whiskey-golf/big-iron-arizona-ver

>> No.40374876

>>40374700
>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

>> No.40374879

>>40374681
>>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.

Oh, yes, Shipsluts at last!

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>preemptive mfw when seemingly throwaway vote at beginning has long lasting consequences.

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>>40374700
>Just let the destroyers line up and start shooting - you want to see how they do before you try anything fancy and leadership-y.

DDs missed their range practice, This is why we brought em here.

on the other hand, WHY WOULD ANYONE VOTE FOR PUTTING WILLIE IN A GAME?
She's great at combat, and as much as I like her, she manages to have garbage luck with literally anything else. If we want her to do good, WE HAVE TO KEEP HER IN THE COMBAT MINDSET.

she is adorable though.

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>>40374858
>Mud-butt.

Oh. The thing where you get so sick you're afraid you'll die, and then you get so much sicker that you're afraid you won't. Nope, nothing like that, just killer headaches.

Channel is #swq on Rizon; I'd love to ask you a few things to understand how an Arleigh-Burke and/or similar vessel is actually fought by its crew; who communicates what to whom and such. Globalsecurity.org only gets you so far, heh!

>> No.40374928

>>40374858
Rizon.net #swq

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>>40374888
Yes she is!

>> No.40374938

>>40374700
>[x] On second thought, put Willie and Fubuki on the dueling tree. Just tell Willie it's a game - if she thinks about it in a different context she'll probably do a lot better.

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I do not have a storytime prepped for this thread.

Any navyfag or USN-related questions? Or shall I just wait for more shipsloops?

>> No.40374970

VOTES CALLED WRITING

>> No.40374971

>>40374934
Amazing

>> No.40374976

>>40374934
that picture gets funnier every-time I look at it. Fucking kongou.

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>>40374934

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>>40374867
Hot damn, songfag did great with the lyrics, and whoever voiced it just earned my vote. +1

>> No.40374986

>>40374700

>Ask Hate if he feels like some shooting himself - you're sure he's got a pistol dueling tree set up on a float out there, and you'd love to see Arizona in action almost as much as Inazuma.

>> No.40374987

>>40374934
Nioce!

>> No.40374988

>>40374934
My side batteries are in orbit.

>dat Kongou

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>>40374934
Superb.

Those fucking glasses.

>> No.40375000

>>40374934

Fukken' saved.

Also fukken' adorable.

>> No.40375001

>>40374934
Amazing as always, never stop doing what you're doing

>> No.40375002

>>40374934
it is glorious.

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>>40374934
PIXEL. I LOVE YOU.

>> No.40375017

>>40374934
>That Kongou

Excellent.

>> No.40375023

>>40374867
Oh wow. Respect to the guy for sing that.

>> No.40375027

>>40374958
Have you ever encountered a SPOOKUM ships, navyfag?

>> No.40375065

>>40374867
Cool

>> No.40375070

>>40374934
D'aaawww- *gets blue-on-blue'd by Willie*

>> No.40375091

>>40374958
How does one find the privacy to jerk off?

>> No.40375099

>>40375091
I am kind of curious about this too.

>> No.40375110

>>40375027

Well, we were once followed into Hong Kong Harbor by a Chink spyboat, if that counts. I waved to them.
They waved back.

>> No.40375130

>>40374934
love you mate.

Now draw Naka wrecking a yakuza bitch.

>> No.40375132

>>40374867
Also may I add that that is fantastic. Nice job!

>> No.40375162

>>40375091
>How does one find the privacy to jerk off?
Related: think of all those sailors who are now wondering if their ships are watching them jerk off.

>> No.40375177

>>40374867
I love you

>> No.40375192

>>40375091
>>40375099

Very carefully, and with ears that would put Radar O'Rielly to shame.

Seriously, though, there's empty shitters, unoccupied work spaces, and even your bunk, if you're desperate enough.


And why do people always ask me that?

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>>40375132
Really wanna see Willie, Naka, and the DDs from Naka's writefagging, fighting for their lives on that tower! Is that one in your cue?

>> No.40375201

>>40375162
In real life (as surely the Navy has security cameras everywhere now) or with the shipgirls?

>> No.40375212

>>40374958

Any books that are a good source of info on ship-board life and day to day routine?

>> No.40375216

>>40375177

Just noting that I'm not the one who did that. I just felt that everyone would be interested to know that it happened.

>> No.40375220

>>40375162
EIGHTEEN YEAR OLD DUDES!

>> No.40375222

>>40374667
>>40374681
Type 3 Herpes Shell

>> No.40375230

Anyone worked/served on a hospital ship before? What is it like?

>>40375192
Because it is the first priority for a man stuck somewhere for a while. It is the first thing to scout out.

>> No.40375232

>>40375177
It's some guy from the Space Battles forum

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>>40374681
>have crossed The Yellow Line Of Doom

N O

>> No.40375259

>>40375130
Oh, dear. Word got out?

>> No.40375263

>>40375192

Has anyone been found stuck, fucking the ship?

>> No.40375285

>>40375110
That has to be the weirdest expression of spycraft ever.

>>40375162
>>think of all those sailors who are now wondering if their ships are watching them jerk off.
>>Higgins watches Settle all. The. Time.
>>"Admiral looks so stressed."
>>"He really needs to get laid."
>>"I wish I could help him..."

>> No.40375290

>>40375259
was there ever any doubt we'd learn, Naka?

>> No.40375304

>>40375285
>That has to be the weirdest expression of spycraft ever.
That probably happens more often then one would think.

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>>40375285
...

>> No.40375308

>>40375212

No books off the top of my head, no. The Final Countdown and Das Boot are good movies relating to that topic, though.

>>40375230

Now, the REAL question, is how to jerk it in boot camp.

>> No.40375319

>>40375110
its abit of a fucking game by the soldiers on both sides, isnt it? With the posturing by the bosses from high.

>> No.40375340

>>40375259

Why you acting like word wasnt gonna travel faster the speed of fucking light?

>> No.40375343

>>40375259

Your fans will always be behind you, Nakaaaaa

>> No.40375352

Put this together for the weekend thread in case we need it later, let me know if I missed anyone.

Japanese

4 Fleet carriers- 1 Akagi class, 1 Kaga class, 2 Shokaku class
2 Battleship carriers- Ise class
4 Fast Battleships- Kongo class
4+ Heavy cruisers- 1 Mogami class, 2 Takao class, others unknown
2 Heavy Aviation cruisers- Tone class
5 Light cruisers- 3 Sendai class, 2 Tenryuu class, 1 Yubari class
2 Torpedo cruisers- Kitakami class
20+ destroyers- 4 Akatsuki class, 2+ Fubuki class, 2+ Kagero class, 2+ Yugumo class, 1+ Isokaze class, 1+ Hatsuharu class, 1 Shiratsuyu class, others unknown
?? Submarines- classes unknown

American

1 Fleet carrier- Yorktown class
1 Battleship- Pennsylvania class
1 Destroyer- Fletcher class
1 Destroyer Escort- Butler class
1 Submarine- Gato class

>> No.40375354

>>40375308
we had stalls at PI. with doors even.

>> No.40375358
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>>40375201
With the ship girls.

>> No.40375362

>>40375340
are you going to play up this incident on 2chan, Hate?

>> No.40375363

>>40375230
>Because it is the first priority for a man stuck somewhere for a while. It is the first thing to scout out.

"Going to the moon is nice and all, but if you don't give us a jerk off station I'm out."

>> No.40375385

>>40375246
Is that the firing line?

>> No.40375386

>>40375363
hell they probably wacked one out on the apollo already.

>> No.40375392

>>40375352
Is this who's been mentioned in the quest, or every shipgirl you can thing of?

>> No.40375394

Also been meaning to ask, can we issue Arizona a notepad or something? The charades are cute but not conducive to clear communication.

>> No.40375397

>>40375362

you fucking know it

>> No.40375405

>>40375308
Well Navyfag? Are you gonna tell us?

>> No.40375417

>>40375394
Seconded. Love AZ, love the cute shenanigans, Need some practicality. I'm sure she'd prefer it too.

>> No.40375420

>>40375397

Recommendations on Operation Fuck Yakuza Harder?

>> No.40375435

>>40375263

Not on my ship, thankfully. There WAS one, though, who locked himself buck naked in a space on another gator; the Essex, I think. No idea if he was jerking it, though.

>>40375285
>>40375319
That pretty much sums it up. I've bro'd out with sailors from Thailand, Singapore, STRAYA, Japan, and one time with Brits. It's everyone above the CO/XO level that usually does all the posturing.

Even Settle

>> No.40375442

>>40375392
Everyone I could find who's been mentioned except for the destroyers. Since there's a desdiv 6 I assumed there were also 1-5.

>> No.40375450

>>40375394
How about a Steven Hawking speak and spell?

>> No.40375458

>>40375132
>Dat kongou
PIXEL I FUCKING LOVE YOU.

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>>40375386
>>40375363
>yfw the Apollo astronauts actually did smuggle porn to the moon

>> No.40375506

>>40375354

So did we.

>>40375405

Maybe you should enlist and find out...

Usually at night or during designated downtime. Or just save it for Sunday.

>> No.40375513

>>40375478
Why did I laugh so hard.

>> No.40375531

>>40375442
DesDiv6 is their group designation from WW2, generally used to refer to those four DDs even outside this quest. It's quite likely that there are more DDs we haven't explicitly heard of yet, but I wouldn't assume there are necessarily 5 whole divisions just based on the DesDiv6 name.

>> No.40375553

>>40375506
Probably won't survive boot camp.

In my profession, you could enlist, but I can skip all that by being a contractor for the military. And I get to choose where I go.

>> No.40375575

So Navy/Army/Air Force anons - How bad is VA in the US? Especially VA hospitals?

I heard they were the worst of the worst?

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>> No.40375606

>>40375394
Thirded

I'm surprised she hasn't done this already

>> No.40375614

>>40375597

thank you based a10

>> No.40375636

>>40375506
have you had a chance to speak to any counterparts from the chinese navy?

>> No.40375661

>>40375597
thank you based a10

>> No.40375662

>>40375614
Why would you want a JDAM to come to you? That's the sort of thing you want as far away from you as possible.

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>Halley wasn't bluffing

>> No.40375686

>>40375662
Please spare him based a10. He knows not what he says.

>> No.40375687

>>40375597
thank you based a10

>> No.40375694

>>40375340
Well, I knew it was inevitable when he got transferred to the regular medical facilities... Under guard.

Oh well.

>> No.40375701

>>40375636

Sadly, no. Though with my clearance I'd probably be 'interviewed' by either Chinese Intelligence, or the CIA.

I have read a couple of candid interviews from Chinese sailors that read a lot like Yamamoto's appraisal of the US before WW2, though.

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The girls of desdiv 6 are shuffled and poked into their stalls by dark glances from Hate; two on either side of Fubuki. The stalls are defined by heavy-duty ballistic plastic sheets attached to the plywood roof at the top; allowing Hate good visibility down the firing line. You see Willie glancing at the double-turrets being gripped by the Japanese destroyers, and looks at her own single-gun turret sadly.

“Hate?”

“Uh.”

“What's that on her wrist?” you point at Willie. “A... lanyard?”

“For a wiimote, yeah.” He catches your look. “What!? It's all I had!”

“Is she really that bad?”

“Just watch.”

Hate calls the range hot, and the girls begin plugging away at the breakwater. Willie squints through the blast shield on the top of the turret - designed to protect the turret-mounted backup rangefinders - kind of like a red-dot sight. You notice she's tensed up something awful and gritting her teeth; her eyes clearly battling the glare on the riot helmet. She jerks the trigger and almost wails when her gun sends up a miniature waterspout well short and to the right of the breakwater.

Inazuma is blazing away excitedly, barely recovering from the recoil before she fires again; clearly thrilled with the high rate of fire her five-inchers put out. Akatsuki, you note, is copying Arizona's one-handed stance, complete with the hand-on-the-hip. The slight hair-toss and exaggerated recoil motion when she catches you looking is probably her own addition, however. Ikazuchi is firing normally; putting a decent pattern through the paper with a few fliers deviating each way. Hibiki is the best shot, waiting long enough to recover from the recoil, but not too long - letting shells fly without bothering to observe fall-of-shot. She knows the range, after all.

“Hate?”

>> No.40375703

>>40375352
Some corrections:

>4+ Heavy cruisers- 1 Mogami class,
Mogami herself should be under Aviation cruisers. She was converted to one after her #5 turret was destroyed.

>2 Torpedo cruisers- Kitakami class
Kitakami and Ooi are Kuma-class.

>1+ Isokaze class
Isokaze is Kagerou class.

>> No.40375716

>>40375694
you got his name card right?

We need it.

For reasons.

>> No.40375720

>>40375597
Thank you, based A10.

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“WHAT?! SHIT, WAIT.” He leans over and digs through his supply box before coming up with a spare set of radio-equipped earmuffs for your use. “Okay, now I can hear you,” his voice crackles through the headset. “What is it?”

“What good is this if they know the range?”

“We use different-sized targets - kind of like those old quarter-scale green ivan targets, eh? - and vary their powder load for each batch to simulate different ranges,” he explains, showing you a heavy cardboard box with case after plastic case of what look like little cylinders of cotton. “That's for the battleships; they use separate charges, so it's easy.” He shows you a second bag. “And these are the handloads the armory makes up for the destroyers, because five-inchers use unitary shells. Someone must've had a hell of a time putting those together.” Each box has a range listed on them in yards. “Right now they're simulating ten thousand yards, I think. We don't tell them what the distance is; they've got to work it out with their own rangefinders based on the target they're looking at.”

You look back to the line. Willie is obviously distressed as she watches desdiv 6 and Fubuki outshoot her by a good margin. She thrusts her gun before her, hand gripping her wrist as if she could punch the shell at the target and manages to squeeze the trigger before she's ready; sending her reeling backwards with a yelp. She pulls the trigger again and a small practice shell embeds itself in the ceiling; showering her with wooden splinters.

Hate nods at her. “See? That's her problem. No trigger control... no nothing.” He sighs and rubs his eyes.

You stroke your chin, thinking.

>> No.40375730

>>40375662

I just want the CAS when I go to work tomorrow.

>> No.40375732

>>40375701
your thoughts on the current reclaiming of the South China Sea?

>> No.40375754
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>Stationary shooting is a good start, but have they tried firing while moving? Or at a moving target, for that matter? On their sea legs, so to speak? That makes a big difference.
>Willie needs some help before you do anything else - ask Arizona to give her some pointers.
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375762

>>40375679
Delicious.

>> No.40375765

>>40375732
Return rightful Chinese clay

>> No.40375767

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375774

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375775
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>>40375732
>your thoughts on the current reclaiming of the South China Sea?

China: worlds leading dredger of new tomahawk targets.

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40375780

>>40375702
As expected of the littlest lady.

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375790

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>>40375765
That's rightful Philippine clay/Vietnamese clay, fiend! Down with the Middle Kingdom!

>> No.40375797

>>40375754
>Stationary shooting is a good start, but have they tried firing while moving? Or at a moving target, for that matter? On their sea legs, so to speak? That makes a big difference.

>> No.40375801

>>40375754
>Willie needs some help before you do anything else - ask Arizona to give her some pointers.

>> No.40375804

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375807

>>40375754
> [Custom Option] Ask Naka to help Willie out

>> No.40375809

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

Because we can trust these girls not to go total bitch on the student like Kaga was with Hornet.

>> No.40375811

>>40375780
>Akatsukaze
How the fuck did that happen.

>> No.40375812

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375815

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.
Specifically, ask Hibiki for help.

>> No.40375819

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375823

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

REALLY REALLY wanted to say put Willie with AZ, because I figured a few threads ago we were planning on sticking them together to give AZ some AA support.

But she's gonna be with DD-6 for the forseeable future, so DD-6 it has to be.

Fuck yeah, hibiki

>> No.40375825

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375826

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375827

Why have Desdiv 6 help her out? Were they not the one who bullied her and asked her to get striped paint?

>> No.40375833

>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

DDs helping DDs

>> No.40375834

>>40375754
>Willie needs some help before you do anything else - ask Arizona to give her some pointers.
Trust your onee-san.

The last thing we want is rub in her face how good the DesDiv6 elevens are.

Though a more dynamic shooting with mobile targets maybe would awaken the battle potential in her.

>> No.40375836

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out, destroyers to destroyers
>Expecting Willie to understand Arizona's silent advice

>> No.40375840

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375843

>>40375679
I'm still painting that on and off.
I'll probably be done tonight.

>> No.40375846

>>40375827
that was Kitakami and ooi

>> No.40375847
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40375847

>>40375823
Speaking of AZ and Willie...

>> No.40375849

>>40375823
>But she's gonna be with DD-6 for the forseeable future, so DD-6 it has to be.

Goto paired her up with Fubuki under Naka

>> No.40375851

>>40375754
[x] Arizona helping Willie out

>> No.40375853

>>40375827
No, that was the torpedo sluts.

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40375855

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375856

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375863

>>40375827
Wrong, you're thinking of the Super Lesbian, Ooichi, and her soon-to-be in her mind lover, KTKM.

>> No.40375875

>>40375790
It would have been easier to call it South East Asian clay.

>> No.40375877

Little does Settle know the DD girls will be writing slashfics about him and Arizona.

>> No.40375882

>>40375847
....HNNNNNGH

>> No.40375887

>>40375827
No, that was a certain pair of badly behaved Kuma- class torpedo cruisers. You may remember them from the anime when one keeps following the other around going "Kitakami-san!"

>> No.40375890

>>40375847
>Speaking of AZ and Willie...
Ha!

Poor both of them. They need some hugs.

>> No.40375891

>>40375847
That's amazing on several levels

>> No.40375894

>>40375847
Oh Willie, she tries so hard!

>> No.40375898

>>40375754
>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375905
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40375905

>>40375847
SUGOI DESU NE

>>40375827
That was Ooi and KTKM

>> No.40375909

>>40375847
Nice work! One of these days, Willie will have art of her doing real good.

>> No.40375915

>>40375847
Oh, Willie. Never change.

>> No.40375923

>>40375827
No, the bullies were much more broccoli themed

>> No.40375927

>>40375847
Willie...

>> No.40375930

>>40375847
>That AZ smile.
Damn.

>> No.40375934

>>40375847
That smile Arizona gets when she notices Settle looking at her. Hnng.

>> No.40375948

>>40375732


Just my opinion, but fuck those fucking fuckers. They're trying to lock down THE MOST heavily traffic'd sealanes in the entire world; I'm all for national sovereignty and all, but at least the US Navy cooperates with the local powers and ENFORCES the Laws of the Sea. China'll just ignore them and enforce whatever the hell they want.

Again, just my opinion.

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>>40375847
Fantastic again, pixel.

And before I forget, GRAF SPEE WHEN?

>> No.40375955

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40375957

>>40375847
...can I change my vote to having AZ help Willie out?

>> No.40375981

>>40375951
Right after North Carolina.

>> No.40375986

>>40375957
No. You must live with your mistake.

Forever

>> No.40375992

>>40375847
Only just realised that Willie is wearing an inner tube

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>>40375849
I was sure it was Fubiki & DD-6 under Naka.

>>40375847
>Pic related

My pants are down and my body is ready for you, Pixel

>> No.40375999

>>40375948
And even then its still not worth going to war with china over it so fucking hell, chinas playing its card right.

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>Stationary shooting is a good start, but have they tried firing while moving? Or at a moving target, for that matter? On their sea legs, so to speak? That makes a big difference.

>> No.40376009

>>40375957
Why wouldn't you?
>>40375754
>>Willie needs some help before you do anything else - ask Arizona to give her some pointers.

>> No.40376011

>>40375951
>German shipsluts latching onto their hatred of Russia and communism to relate to the USN and IJN

>> No.40376014

votes called etc.

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>>40375986

>> No.40376031

>>40375993
No, it was Naka and DD-6 under Willie.

>> No.40376063

>>40375847
>Goal: Wake Admiral. Achieved: Wake Island.
>Goal: Bucket. Achieved: Bucky. I mean, Buki.
>Goal: Firing range. Achieved: Firing squad.
>Goal: DD. Achieved: A (FLUSH-DECK-TAN!)
>Goal: Breakfast. Achieved: Fastbreak (assist by Sammy B.)
>Goal: Coffee service. Achieved: Coffee bath.
>Goal: Expedition 3-2. Achieved: Orel Sea.
>Goal: Depth charge. Achieved: Depth charged her back.
>Goal: Hedgehog. Achieved: Dilemma.
>Goal: Easy Modo. Achieved: Die Harder.
>Goal: BB-61. Achieved: BB-4.
>Goal: Akatsuki. Achieved: Elegant Lady (because Failing at Failing = Success)
>Goal: Hibiki. Achieved: Beppy. (Horror show~)
>Goal: Ikazuchi. Achieved: Kaminari.
>Goal: Hawawa! Achieved: NANODEATH!
>Goal: Taigei. Achieved: Great Thing.
>Stahp, Willie, muh kokoro cannot handle this much dojikko.

>> No.40376065

>>40375754
>Willie needs some help before you do anything else - ask Arizona to give her some pointers.

>> No.40376066

>>40376031
Anon, Willie D is a best, but I don't think there's any way to justify that being a good idea.

Yet.

>> No.40376071

>>40375754
>>Ask Desdiv 6 to help Willie out - destroyers to destroyers. You don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to anyone, and her peers understand the difficulties of a narrow-base rangefinder and an unstable gunnery platform better than anyone.

>> No.40376091

Anyone else's Captcha pull them to the top of the bloody thread every time they have to solve it?

>> No.40376094

>>40375847
how can one man be so based.

>> No.40376103

>>40376091
Yeah, and it doesn't seem to be a problem on the other boards.

>> No.40376108

>>40376091
Try refreshing, mine did until I did that.

>> No.40376127

>>40376108
Fixed it, thanks.

>> No.40376138

>>40376066
Joint command with Willie and Fubuki

>> No.40376215

Graf Zeppelin when?

>> No.40376237

>>40376215
God, you people are getting annoying. You know planefag might just have her show up and immediately be blown to hell just to spite you, right?

>> No.40376245
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>>40376215
Closet picture we have.

>> No.40376250

>>40376215
When all of the USN's lighter-than-air ships get called into service first.

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>>40376138

>> No.40376258

>>40376237
He won't, because that too would be giving them what they want.

>> No.40376264

>>40375304
Kind of like during the the Bear interceptions during the, most of the Soviet crews would try to have at least one person wave to the NATO fighters. It got so bad that the soviets had to stick political officers on board to crawl all over the plane making sure no one was being friendly.

>>40375352
Yamato is a secretary

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>> No.40376290

>>40376250
He means the aircraft carrier

>> No.40376304
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40376304

>>40376258
He won't because the Graf Zeppelin was never finished. She doesn't have a shipgirl anymore than the USS Montana does.

>> No.40376305

>>40376264
being friendly was a good thing, no one in those planes wanted to start a war.

>> No.40376329

>>40375846
Ahhh good. Not the adorable squadron here.

>> No.40376341

>>40376304
What do you think the Montana would look like if she was made a shipgirl?

>> No.40376366
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>>40376341
pic related

>> No.40376373

>>40375847
But who was Arizona blushing at! In the third panel!

>> No.40376381

>>40376341
Whatever you feel like imagining. No, really.

>> No.40376386

>>40376373
Settle

>> No.40376392

>>40376373
her TTK

>> No.40376393
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>>40376341
Perhaps something like this?

>> No.40376404

>>40376366
What class was Louisiana?

>> No.40376416

>>40376393
That is not how you armour plating

>> No.40376419

>>40376366
I shall forever love you for showing me that pic. Best state represent!

>> No.40376431

>>40375732
Those new islands are barely above sea level, I await one very good Typhoon with a nice level of storm surge to wash them all out.

>> No.40376434

>>40376404
>If I'm not wrong, she was one of the planned montana class ships.

>> No.40376437

>>40376404
Montana. BB71.

>> No.40376441
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40376441

>>40376404
Montana, obviously.

>> No.40376505

>>40376215
Just give it up already.

I've since made peace with the fact my favorites won't ever show up. It does help that Shoukaku is love.

>> No.40376574
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40376574

>>40376505
who are your favourites? I'm just happy that my Tatsuta is still working her lovely brand of magic.

But yes, Shoukaku is love.

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>>40376416
It's not like the Japanese battleships do a better job.

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40376579

>>40376441
>>40376437
>>40376434
>>40376419

ayy

>> No.40376594

>>40376576
This is a good point

>> No.40376614

>>40376434
>>40376437
>>40376441
Bit surprised, I thought they canceled that project completely. I may be running off of false information in believing Louisiana was actually built.

>> No.40376622
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did pixel make this one?

>Washington just not giving a fuck

>> No.40376656

>>40376622
Dunno, either way it's good. doesn't look like it though.

>> No.40376682

>>40376614
I'm pretty sure the name was given to another ship...
yep, SSBN-743

>> No.40376698

>>40376622
Its Mic Check Timeeeee!

>> No.40376709

>>40376622
I did not, that's still pretty hilarious though

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>>40375827
how do you even mess this up

>> No.40376741

>>40376622
This is a reference to that night battle in Gudal canal where Washington sneak attacked everyone so foolish as to turn their search light on?

>> No.40376761

>>40376735
broccoli lesbians need some torpedoes in their diet.

>> No.40376769
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>>40376614
Design work was completed and 5 ships were authorized for completion by congress in 1940, ordered by the navy in 1942, and canceled in 1943. The Montana was scheduled to enter service in 1945.

>> No.40376773

>>40376304
One of the carriers in the game was one that never got any planes, they still gave her planes and upgrades.

And Graf Zepplin was 85% complete when the war ended.

>> No.40376783

>>40376614
Some of them had their keels laid, IIRC, but were scrapped.

>> No.40376784

>>40376769
Does Congress have to approve every naval ship built?

That I imagine would be lots of paper stamping.

>> No.40376821

>>40376784
Pretty much. Welcome the the world of military budgets.

>> No.40376823

>>40376784
I'm pretty sure they have to approve every battleship ever built. They're not exactly cheap.

>> No.40376828

>>40376784

Congress approves every time money chances hands.

Big projects are big political fights due to the jobs offered locally.

>> No.40376839

>>40376741
SoDak suffered a power failure just before the battle began and was essentially dead in the water when Kirishima spotted her at about 9000 yards. Meanwhile as Kirishima pounded SoDak rather ineffectively (most of the damage done was superficial, apart from one of the turrets being jammed by the concussive force of one of Kirishimas shells hitting its barbette and failing to penetrate), Washington closed to 12000 yards undetected and opened fire on Kirishima with a full broadside which pretty much removed her from the fight. Kirishima sank later.

>> No.40376841

>>40376574
Well... before this quest, Mutsu, Souryuu, Hachi.

Though to be fair I got DesDiv6 (or best lil sister division), Kongou and most of her sisters

>> No.40376874

>>40376828
>>40376823
>>40376821
So it pretty much comes down to how tight the admiral is with the current party in power?

>> No.40376900

>>40376773
3 actually. But unlike the Zeppelin, all 3 ships of the Unryū class were 100% completed and even saw limited service before the end of the war. It's not a fair comparison.

>> No.40376943

>>40376773
There was a ship that never did recieve a kai ni in history but is available in the game as a blueprint, basically reflecting its phantom status.

That being said, I think making an entire shipgirl off of a similar thing wouldn't work, much of the girl's looks/personality is based on what the ship did in the war.

>> No.40376949

>>40376874

Not in the US. More like make sure enough people in both the pentagon can make your point to back you up. Then it helps if you get other people to back you.

For example, the air force has been trying to kill the A-10 almost from when it was off the assembly line. After all, some multi-role fighter can of coarse fill in the job exactly as well as a dedicated ground attack flying tank.

Congress has stopped it, also a lot of other military people write congress to raise awareness and shit.

>> No.40376956

>>40376900
On the other foot, GZ's entire air wing was built, trained and ready to embark when construction was halted; so it sort of evens out on balance IMO

>> No.40376981

>>40376943
It's kinda easy with some paper ships though.

Montana is basically just a thicker Iowa with an extra turret after all.

>> No.40377017

>>40376949
So if for some reason the voters really want battleships back we can have them back in service? As long as the public write letters to raise awareness to congress man?

>> No.40377046

>>40377017
Technically, yes. And the last seventy years of naval history are ignored.

>> No.40377057

>>40376949
Are we gonna go back into the whole "A-10 a shit" - "A-10 not a shit" argument? Don't start that here.

A-10 a best

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b
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admiral

>> No.40377081
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When the girls finish their current batch of ten-thousand yard sim ammo, you motion Hate to call the range cold. Willie sulks off to one corner, slumping over a weather-worn picnic table to flip up her face shield and wipe at her eyes. Desdiv 6 is already comparing scores before the little robotic RHIB can ferry their targets back from the collection point by the breakwater. You snap your fingers to get their attention and wave them over.

“How did we do, Admiral?” Ikazuchi asks proudly.

“W-was Arizona-san watching?” Inazuma chimes in quietly.

Akatsuki gives her a dim look and sniffs. Hibiki says nothing, as usual - watching everyone with those piercing blue eyes.

You lean over and wrap your arms around their shoulders, pulling all four into a close huddle. “Hey. Look over there.” You tilt your head at Willie, who's turned her back to the range, but can't hide the telltale shaking of her shoulders as she has a good cry. The destroyer quartet fidgets uncomfortably for a minute. “The poor girl doesn't have any of her sister ships with her, like you do. She's so uncertain she doesn't know what to do with herself. And I can see you're all good shots. Do you think you could help her out a bit? Give her some confidence?”

>> No.40377086

>>40377046
If we can spends tens of billions of dollars on a new jet, we can spend a few hundred million on recommissioning the Iowas.

>> No.40377091

>>40376943
They used the the Graf Zeppelin as a floating warehouse to store wood during the war.

They would have used her sooner but the British troll "We're going to invade Norway any day now!" caused the Navy to take her guns for shore defense.

>> No.40377113

>>40377017
No, because the Navy has done it's best to make it physically impossible to actually get them running again, for good reason. They are complete nightmares to have operational in any capacity, are essentially composed solely of legacy equipment that dates back to the 40s-50s, and they would have to rebuild the plants that made the parts, including the ammo.

>> No.40377118

>>40376943
Well, the only thing of importance the Zeppelin ever did was serve as a storage unit for timber. Lumberjack girl?

>>40376956
I don't agree it does. It's worth noting the Kancolle devs haven't included the Shiriano either, and she was much further along in development than the Zeppelin ever was.

>> No.40377144

>>40377017

Well, if somehow you got like several ten million or more active voters to care, the different production yards, ect to care.

Right now, the Carrier people are in the lead of the pentagon and it would face yearly pushes from them to cut it out as un-needed.

Then you would need a relevant main armament. Missiles can largely be handled by cruiser sized ships and subs though.

Only main gun I could see making a battle ship matter again is large rail guns that have a range of like 150-200+ miles, and throw multi-ton projectiles.

>>40377057

Perfect example of congress over-riding what sections of pentagon want. There are others. A lot of the time it is bad, a few times it is good.

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“Leave it to MMMPH!” Ikazuchi exclaims as Hibiki claps a hand over mouth.

“Not so loud, idiot,” Hibiki admonishes her gently.

“W-wouldn't Arizona-san be better?” Inazuma says shyly, poking her fingers together. “I m-mean she handles her five-inchers l-like a pro - and so f-fast, too-”

“I don't want Willie thinking she's a burden to the bigger ships,” you whisper back. “Besides, battleships are big, stable gun platforms with huge rangefinders to do all the work. They don't understand the needs of destroyers very well at all, you know?”

Akatsuki presses a hand against her breast. “Very well, then - I'll show Willie Dee the mystery of the gun!”

Hate snorts at that, earning him a sharp look from the purple-clad girl. “Desdiv 6! Come!” They gaggle up on Akatsuki and charge off to surround Willie. The sniffling destroyer is so lost in her misery that she doesn't notice them till she's been surrounded. Her head snaps up so fast the plexiglass face shield of her riot helmet is slapped down by the motion. She pulls her balled-up fists against her chest protectively, looking up at the girls warily.

“Hey, Willie Dee!” Akatsuki says.

“W-w-hat do you w-want!?” The American girl demands, scooting back along the picnic table seat until she hits Ikazuchi's knees, causing her to spring up with a yelp of fright.

“HEY!” Ikazuchi says. “We're here to help you!”

“I d-don't need any help!” Willie protests weakly, her faceshield rattling audibly with her tremors.

“Don't be silly,” Akatsuki says. “We destroyers have to stick together!”

>> No.40377174

>>40377118
>Her airplanes start off as those little balsa wood gliders before manifesting fully

>> No.40377176

>>40377017
They can, and they did

>Partially as a consequence, Congress passed Pub. L. 109-364, the National Defense Authorization Act 2007, requiring the battleships be kept and maintained in a state of readiness should they ever be needed again.[29] Congress has ordered that the following measures be implemented to ensure that, if need be, Iowa and Wisconsin can be returned to active duty

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_naval_gunfire_support_debate

>>40377113
Quit talking out of your ass.

>> No.40377178

>>40377086
>we can spend a few hundred million on recommissioning the Iowas.
More like billions, and then we have battleships to do what, exactly? Planes and guided missile destroyers can hit targets at a further range. Knife fights are a thing of the past.

>> No.40377180

>>40377017
Theoretically yes, practically, you'd never get enough voters and Congressmen on board to force the Navy to reactive the battleships.

They're expensive, hard to man and maintain, and have no place in a modern navy. Battleships are sexy, but they're simply no longer viable options for anybody. In combat, they'd be more of a liability than an asset; it's essentially impossible to find a situation where a BB could lay its guns on a target, and you're putting 1800 men at risk aboard a ship which was never designed to deal with a modern threat environment.

I heard they had difficulties even putting a good SAM suite on the ships, because firing the 16" guns vibrated the hell out of the radar/fire control equipment.

>> No.40377193

>>40377017
Technically if for some reason the demand was required the US could unmothball any ship, but it's not likely.

>> No.40377197

>>40377113
This is why anyone attempting to build an American battleship in the modern era damn well better have the plans worked up from scratch with modern technology in mind. It'll likely be cheaper in the long run, and it won't end up being a horribly outdated piece of junk the moment it's commissioned.

You know, apart from being a battleship in the modern era.

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“You're just not used to your new body yet, I think,” Hibiki says quietly. “These bodies aren't built for this kind of thing, so we had to learn everything over again.”

“Uhh...” Willie says uncertainly, looking down at her hands. “I... I guess-”

“Then lets go!” Ikazuchi declares. She and Akatsuki slip an arm under hers and haul her bodily off her feet, sweeping her over to her stall with a shout. They deposit the vibrating girl on her unsteady feet, one of them picking up her dangling “gun” pressing it into her trembling hands once more.

“Okay!” Ikazuchi says. “You see the target, right?”

Hate presses a button on his remote, and a good ways downrange another little paper target pops up.

“Y-yes,” Willie says, sounding defeated already.

“Got it in your rangefinder?”

Willie peers through the little aperture on the top of her turret. “.... yes....”

“Just blaze away!” Ikazuchi encourages her. “It's just a test shot to make sure this new batch of ammo is working anyway, don't think anything of it!”

Willie says nothing, but you can see her shoulders slumping already. Perhaps because she's not overexerting herself, the windage on this shot is fine, but the shell arcs low, splashing into the water only three-quarters of the way to the breakwater.

“Good!” Ikazuchi says boldly. “Now just blast away at 'em, bang bang, walk those shells closer with each shot!”

“That's no way to do it!” Akatzuki objects. “She's got to get closer than that before she tries to adjust fire like that!”

“She can do that later!” Ikazuchi objects. “For now she just needs to practice getting it in the neighborhood, then she can work on precision!”

“Who died and made you the god of gunnery, anyway!?” Akatsuki demands. “If you don't take your time, you'll always muck it up!”

>> No.40377219

>>40377178
IT doesn't cost billions to re commission a BB thats only been out of service since 2006 anon

>> No.40377221

>>40377180
Yep. Sea Sparrows were too fragile, so they had to settle for five marines with MANPADS

>> No.40377224

>>40377080
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“You have to learn by DOING!” Ikazuchi objects. “You don't always have time in combat to flip your hair and look cool before shooting!”

“Shows what you know!” Akatsuki snaps. “Willie-chan, just take a deep breath; take your pose -” she demonstrates - “and the shell will find its own way. You can't control the wind or sea state, but you can always return to that one pose - poise!”

“Oh god, just shoot before she talks any more!” Ikazuchi snaps back, crossing her arms and huffing at her sister ship.

“You want her to do rapid-fire when she can barely hold onto her gun!?” Akatsuki snaps.

This proves too much for Willie. She leaps out of the stall - right off the pier, in fact; hitting the water unsteadily, her arms windmilling wildly as she teeters on one foot as her Outfit struggles to manifest; the air buzzing and blurring around her as it slowly struggles into being. Before desdiv 6 can react Willie's tearing off across the bay towards the breakwater, her sobbing clearly audible.

Ikazuchi and Akatsuki stare after her, thunderstruck.

“OH G-GOD W-WE M-MADE HER C-CRRYYYYYYYY,” Inazuma wails, rubbing at her eyes as *she* begins to sob miserably. “I'M S-SORRY!”

Hibiki just covers her mouth with her hands, her blue eyes watching Willie's retreat with regret.

>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.
>Chase after her. You can't stand to see her go like this.
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

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>>40377169
>“HEY!” Ikazuchi says. “We're here to help you!”
Don't worry! We're from the Government, and we're here to help!

>> No.40377233

>>40377202
This will end in tears. And laughter. But mostly tears.

>> No.40377248

>>40377178
Build some big-ass panels to make it look like one of those car-carriers, and surprise the fuck out of somali pirates with the worlds greatest q-ship.

>> No.40377249

>>40377227
>>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377253

>>40377233
>This will end in tears. And laughter. But mostly tears.

pretty much :D

>> No.40377257

>>40377176
So recent too!

2007!

>> No.40377259

>>40377227
>>Chase after her. You can't stand to see her go like this.

>> No.40377260

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377270

>>40377227
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.
Arizona is equally tempting

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>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377281

>>40377232
We really should find out who that libertarian ship was. I'm starting to get curious now.

>> No.40377283

>>40377197
Why not have battleship as a morale booster for civilian populations?

Imagine Iowa streaming in to a city, all the kids rushing off to the dock to see it.

Or a nature disaster happens, then a battleship comes in to the rescue.

>> No.40377284

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

And we go too. All for one and one for all!

>> No.40377285

>>40377227
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377287

>>40377227
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377289

>>40377227
>>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377290

>>40377227
>>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.
OOPS

Time to fix this in a somewhat intelligent manner - just like we fucked up.

>> No.40377291

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

I just want to give Willie a hug.

>> No.40377295

>>40377227
>>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377296

>>40377227
>>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377297

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377303

>>40377283
A carrier would be more practical in literally ever situation.

>> No.40377304

>>40377081
>seeing Willie D cry

PF why u do dis to me

>DD-6 fighting over trying to help her, making her cry again
>DD-6 you dun fucked up now

Welp, that's me proven well and truly wrong. Looks like I shoulda gone with my instincts after all, last vote.

>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

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>>40377227
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377317

>>40377227
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377320

>>40377227
>>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

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>>40377227
Haha, we all fucked up together!
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377324

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377331

>>40377176
>Quit talking out of your ass.

They've done their damnedest on the other two, however. They really are obsolete as hell - just getting those steam boilers running is approaching a lost art. Think COBOL coding, but ten times worse.

Frankly if they want naval gunfire support I don't see why they can't just line up five or six Paladins on a fucking barge and bang away. It'd work!

>> No.40377332

>>40377227
>>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377338

>>40377176
>Quit talking out of your ass.
Iowa and Wisconsin were completely removed from the ability to be brought back to duty; on the assumption that the Zumwalt could fill the fire support role.

The Navy has actually violated congressional orders now that they've essentially given up on the Zumwalt having any capability worth a damn.

>> No.40377345

>>40377227
>>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377346 [DELETED] 

>>40377227
>>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.
Anons, Arizona can never catch up to Willie. She's a standard battleship who couldn't keep up with Kongou, while Willie's a Fletcher and capable of 30+ knots. Let DesDiv6 run her down instead if they want to.

>>40377221
>>they had to settle for five marines with MANPADS
Cpl. Hate, did you ever get Stinger duty on any of the battleships?

>> No.40377349

>>40377227
>>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377354

>>40377275
Holy shit, you scared me. I thought she was pregnant for a second, first I saw the thumbnail.

And we don't need another character with regular preggers art in pf threads

>> No.40377355

>>40377283

Carriers are superior to those situations in the modern day.

And we have carriers built.

There is no current existing weapon system that would make a battle ship worth building.

Maybe in 10-25 years if they are able to get large rail guns working, there could be the start of an argument.

>> No.40377367

>>40377331
And yes, the Navy would rather ask the Army for help rather than bringing the battle-wagons back.

>> No.40377370

>>40376366

>Louisiana

>Not delicious brown cajun.

ONE JOB, MAN. YOU HAD ONE JOB.

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>>40377354
I'm sure I have a genuine one somewhere.

>> No.40377376

>>40377283
>Or a nature disaster happens, then a battleship comes in to the rescue.

>Seaborne artillery platform

>rescue

Hail Khorne

>> No.40377378

>>40377227
... saw THAT coming. When you're dealing with a troubled child like Willie, you need to have ONE voice, a COHERENT message, and LOTS OF PATIENCE. And we saddled her with a quartet of clowns who couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery.

>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.
Summon Best Big Sister!

>> No.40377388

>>40377290
Willie has enough time already to stew in her failures for the past fifty years.

She needs a big guiding figure who is patient and who will never rush her.

That is not Sammie.

>> No.40377390

>>40377248
>You thought it was some old cargo ship, BUT IT WAS I, IOWA.
>EN GARDE REDGUARDS

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>Expecting DesDiv6 to ever get anything done as a group.

It's like you guys never saw the curry fiasco.

>> No.40377397

>>40377283
Really the only real use you could get out of the Iowa would be to use it as an amphibious assault ship and not a battleship. Which would mean taking out the guns and using the vast amount of space inside the ship to store stuff.

>> No.40377399

>>40377227
>>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

Being alone won't help.

>> No.40377402

>>40377338
>The Navy has actually violated congressional orders now that they've essentially given up on the Zumwalt having any capability worth a damn.

Execute them for treason

>> No.40377403

>>40377346
>Implying AZ couldn't keep track of her
>Implying Willie wouldn't stop and huddle down once she found a good enough hiding and crying spot.

Think before you speak, Anon. AZ doesn't need to be fast, just patient and persistent enough.

>> No.40377404

>>40377227
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

Uh, well, that could've gone better.

>> No.40377406

>>40377303
True enough.

>> No.40377407

>>40377283
>Or a nature disaster happens, then a battleship comes in to the rescue
Are you aware of how amazing nuclear aircraft carriers are at disaster relief?

>> No.40377410

>>40377338
When I went to visit the Iowa they talked a shitton about all the measures they had to take to satisfy the congressional requirements. It makes running her as a museum a nightmare. So yes, you are talking out of your ass.

>> No.40377411

>>40377396
What this guy said

>> No.40377425

>>40377331
>Frankly if they want naval gunfire support I don't see why they can't just line up five or six Paladins on a fucking barge and bang away. It'd work!


Wait, why didn't we do this before we built battleships?

Recoil?

>> No.40377426

>>40377396
Sir are you implying that I've actually watched any kancolle media?

>> No.40377427

Settle was a DD captain yes? Why don't we help her ourselves?

>> No.40377428

>>40377378
Not sure if a battleship would work any better; different worlds/styles. The only issue here is that we didn't organize things before hand.

>> No.40377430

>>40377396
>It's like you guys never saw the curry fiasco.
It's why I specifically asked for Hibiki's help, not the rest of theirs.

>> No.40377433

>>40377376
>>Not wanting to deliver relief goods via 16-inch shells.
Pleb.

>> No.40377439

>>40377227
>... give the girl some room. You think you know what the problem is now, but you should talk things over with Hate before you come up with a solution.

>> No.40377444

>>40377346
Arizona just have to find Willie and initiate hug protocols.

>> No.40377448

>>40377410
I was on the Wisconsin three months ago; and they indicated that actually fulfilling the requirements are basically a token gesture to keep funding - they'll never actually be combat-capable platforms again based on the age and deterioration of the relevant equipment.

>> No.40377450

>>40377427
Because we captained a guided missile destroyer

>> No.40377456

>>40377425
>Wait, why didn't we do this before we built battleships?

Shit, they pretty much did. A cannon's a cannon, be it on a hill or on a deck.

And then there's the Brits, who used a freighter as a helicopter carrier. Didn't work out that well, however.

>> No.40377457

>>40377388
>>40377378
And these right here are the reasons I agreed with and, have been lobbying for, the pairing of Willie D and AZ since it was first suggested a few threads ago.

>> No.40377463

>>40377376
Actually where was the carrier in Louisiana? the BP oil spill?

>> No.40377474

>>40377390
I always liked the idea of using an oil tanker as an arsenal ship.

>SURRENDER YOUR SHIP!
>400 launch tubes open up.

>> No.40377480

>>40377397
I thought amphibious assault ships have to be fast and mobile?

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>>40377375
>I did it

>> No.40377486

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377500

>>40377425
Probably stabilization issues which degrade accuracy. The Germans had problems adapting the Heer's PZH 2000 155mm howitzer and MLRS for use on their "frigates". Firing from the ground is one thing. Firing from the sea, even a calm one, is another thing.

>> No.40377501

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.
Well that went as expected, worth a try though

>> No.40377504

>>40377227
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377507

>>40377427
Not really relevant to the current situation.

Also, destroyers are typically headed by Commanders -- meaning Settle's current rank was a two step promotion.

Just something to think about.

>> No.40377508

SO I HEAR THAT MC YOUNG SOMEHOW SPAWNED 12 OR 13 ABOMINATIONS BY STRIKERS 89. DISCUSS.

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>>40377425
It's been done

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>> No.40377516

>>40377457
The current question is if Naka is the right choice for a commander for her.

Naka has the cutsey idol part down, but a protective older sister that will never judge her?

>> No.40377524

>>40377403
>>40377444
You have good points. I'll delete my previous post and re-vote.

>>40377227
Changing my vote to
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

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>>40377508

>> No.40377527

>>40377227
>Pull Hibiki away and have her tail WD.

>> No.40377529

>>40377396
Hibiki's gonna headchop her sisters

>> No.40377534

>>40377474
Why didn't we try this with the merchant marine?

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>>40377508

>> No.40377541

>>40377516
she did get Willie to shoot down aircrafts and not only put out fires but teach the other tin cans how to effectively fight oil fires as well.

>> No.40377542

>>40377312
Changing vote to
>Ask Arizona if she'd go fetch her. If there's one shoulder who she'll be able to cry on, it's quiet, patient, never-judging Arizona.

>> No.40377550

>>40377283
You're talking hundreds of millions of dollars at the least, plus the commitment of thousands of sailors (not just crew, but also support personnel), just for a little morale boost which could be done perfectly well with existing carriers and destroyers.

To put it in perspective, if it costs $25,000 per year sailor, just the 2000 crewmen aboard will cost $50 million each year.

This is for a ship which can't mount an anti-aircraft suite worth a damn, with limited space for the cruise missiles that would be her actual primary armament (as opposed to the 16" guns which would be relegated to shore bombardment), whose equipment is basically an eclectic mix of outdated 1940s and 1980s vintage, and who fills no relevant tactical role in modern naval warfare.

Face it: the battleship was already dying in World War 2, and nothing since has reversed that trend.

>> No.40377551

>>40377448
I don't know that the hell you east coasters are doing then. We're keeping the Iowa in as best a shape as can be managed.

>> No.40377552

>>40377511
What the fuck.

>>40377456
Or the Canadians who made a freighter into a CVL. Or the Canadians who made a freighter into a freighter with one plane launching capacity just to fuck over subs.

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>>40377508
>Young
>Spawning

>> No.40377567

>>40377500
But battleship gunners have to do the same thing?

>> No.40377569

>>40377516
Never been a fan of Naka, but can't complain about her in the quest so far. As for leading Willie...not sure.

>> No.40377574

>>40377566
And that is just from Minna. Who knows how many from Trude, Erika or Shirley.

>> No.40377580

>>40377508
I'm hoping/dreading he has a son among those numbers and so fed up with witches he stays away from the military and is like an accountant or something.

>> No.40377585

>>40377541
True. But not sure if she is the mothering figure Willie need vs the smart commander who sees her strength.

>> No.40377590

>>40377508

Canon.

>> No.40377591

>>40377574
Don't forget cupcake

>> No.40377596

>>40377567
50,000-ton battleships make for remarkably stable firing platforms, particularly when their fire control systems were built by people who understand that ships do not stay still.

>> No.40377601

>>40377550
Fair enough.

>> No.40377603

>>40377551
I'd bet quite a bit that they just give the "It's all ready to go when needed" spiel on the public face and desperately try to paint over all the stuff that's falling apart with the other.

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>>40377590

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>>40377590
>Canon.

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>>40377590

>> No.40377612

>>40377552
When did we do that and why the fuck was I not told in school?

>> No.40377614

VOTES CALLED FOR DISPATCHING ARIZONA!

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>>40377590

>> No.40377626

>>40377596
True. Thanks anon!

>> No.40377627

>>40377596
Everyone should look up the mechanical firing computers on the Iowas some time; those things were fucking whack

>> No.40377629

>>40377574
Not to mention Meeyafoogee and Zucchini

capcha: pizza

>> No.40377632

>>40377428
>Not sure if a battleship would work any better; different worlds/styles.
The difference is that Arizona wouldn't have started screaming four different, mutually-contradictory types of advice at her at once. Quite apart from her whole 'silent warrior' shtick, she strikes me as the type to make gentle physical corrections, mould Willie's stance and posture to the right ergonomics, hold her steady for the first couple of shots so she can get some hits and build confidence, then ease off the hand-holding and step back to watch with an encouraging smile. 'See? You can do this. Go ahead.'

>The only issue here is that we didn't organize things before hand.
Oh, yeah. Settle totally Dun Goufed on that one.

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>>40377590
Quiet, you

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>>40374934
Glorious work again Pixel

>> No.40377638

>>40377580
And he would be just as insane as Young was during the war. Perfect.

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>>40377590

>> No.40377662

>>40377612
Thus was born two temporary and emergency measures in early 1941. The first was provided by merchant ships fitted with a single fighter aircraft on a catapult, all but one right forward in the bows. While it could be fired off via its rocket-propelled cradle, there was no provision to recover the aircraft. If within reach of land after driving off any enemy aircraft, the pilot could aim for some local field. But if beyond reach, either the plane was ditched in the ocean or the pilot bailed out and hoped to land close to an escort who would pick him up. A small dinghy was provided with his parachute pack.

From
http://www.nauticapedia.ca/Articles/Auxiliary_Carriers.php

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>>40377590
>Young's face when Minna tells him she wants enough children to form a JFW.

>> No.40377678

>>40377632
Are we trusting Arizona too much for this?

She is also the silent yandere girl that clings to us. Shokaku probably will guide Willie better but an American ship is probably the one that is needed.

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>>40377590

>> No.40377689

>>40377672
>509th Joing Fighter Wing "Young's Witches"

>> No.40377694

>>40377672
The man's pelvis...

>> No.40377696

>>40377678
We'll go with her to make sure that everything is going OK.

>> No.40377697

>>40377678
>She is also the silent yandere girl that clings to us.
>yandere

You're pretty fucking stupid aren't you?

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>>40377590
>pic related

>>40377541
>>40377585
I can't argue that she's not a mother figure, and while I'm not sure which way to lean on this...Willie does trust her, and she's brought out the best we've seen in Willie so far. That's important, whether we like it or not.

>> No.40377712

>>40377638
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qH1pBTqvc4

Considering what accountants go through, I wouldn't be surprised.

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>>40377590
Hot damn, Minna's like Octomom and a half. She really must hate children by now.

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>>40377694
Gnome magic is strong where it counts.

>>40377689
Headcanon.

>> No.40377736

>>40377678
Let's be honest, we're just flinging darts at a board and hoping something works. Trying to bring logic into this is just going to make it worse.

>> No.40377741

On the subject of creating 21st century-tech battleships, here's a set of specifications I found on another site (assumes you want to look visually similar to the Iowa sisters, and that budget limits are not a factor).

- Replace all steel onboard with Multi-Walled Nanotube Buckypaper reinforced Titanium. That includes the armor. A lot lighter, and up to 50 times stronger, depending on version used.

- Upgrade power supply to a full-on nuclear reactor. Fuel worries? What're those?

- Coat everything exterior in Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Boron Nitride Nanotubes. Renders ship invisible to radar. Your battleship is now the biggest ninja in the world.

- Some form of Faraday's Cage around vital computer systems to protect against EMP.

- A modern analog system to back up the electronics in case of system-wide failure.

Armament would be like this:

12 × 16-inch (406 mm)/50 cal Railguns firing upgraded W23 Nuclear Artillery Shell rounds (15-20 kiloton yield), alternately Tungsten-Carbon Nanotube armored High-Explosive Shells packing Octanitrocubane Explosives (238% more powerful than TNT).

12 × 5-inch (127 mm)/54 cal Mark 16 Coilgun Cannons firing modified M-29 Davey Crockett rounds (10-20 tons of TNT yield), alternately Tungsten-Carbon Nanotube armored High-Explosive Shells packing Octanitrocubane Explosives.

48(?) × TLAM-A Tomahawk Cruise Missiles with 180 kiloton yields, alternately Tungsten-Carbon Nanotube Armored High-Explosive Octanitrocubane Explosives.

8 × 20mm (.78 inch) Phalanx CIWS

32x RGM-84 Harpoon Torpedoes with Drone Guidance Systems and W54 250-ton Nuclear Warheads, alternately Octanitrocubane Explosives.

6 × 30mm Metal Storm Cannon Batteries

Naturally, this monstrosity would require God himself picking up the bill and waving his magic bullshit hand just to get the materials in sufficient quantities, but holy FUCK this thing would be a monster.

Now imagine a shipgirl version.

>> No.40377745

>>40377697
I don't like saying bad things about AZ...but yeah. I think she actually would kill for us, even if she wouldn't kill us or kill out of jealousy. Is that the same thing?

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>>40377590
I just had a terrifying thought.

What if healwitches can heal aging ovaries?

>> No.40377780

>>40377741
Needs more incendiary weapons.

>> No.40377787

>>40377741
Christ it's like we took the Kirovs and added guns at the cost of missiles

>> No.40377791

>>40377741
>Metal Storm
>modern analog system
>Carbon Nanotubes every other sentence

Yep, that's basically 100% fanwank bullshit. Completely and utterly. It's not worth the electrons it's displaying with as a practical weapons concept.

>> No.40377793

>>40377678
First, Shoukaku is a carrier, and thus not suited for guiding a destroyer. Second, she's Japanese, although a nice Japanese girl. Third, she's a Japanese carrier, which means Willie has probably more AA weaponry than her, thus making her even more unsuited to guiding Willie.

Fourth, Arizona is a kuudere, not a yandere. Fifth, [spoilers]Higgins will be the yandere.[/spoiler]

>> No.40377795

>>40377741
Why all the nuclear weapons?
Are we fighting in Cold war 2055?

>> No.40377799

>>40377760

How do you think they got to 13?

>> No.40377803

>>40377745
No its not. I can see Settle killing someone to save AZ or Naka or anybody he cares about. Does that make him yandere?

>> No.40377805

SPOOPY FROM THE FLEET: Life With Spoopy

As I've stated before, every ship and boat in the US Navy is haunted to some degree or another; from Old Ironsides herself, to the USS POLITICIAN, still being built. I've been on quite a few; active combatants, museum ships, and even 'dead' ships laid up for eventual scrapping/sinkage. Every last one of them has ghosts among their passageways.

Right now, the 'honor' of Most Haunted Ship in the Fleet goes to the USS New York, LPD-21. It's hull contains salvaged steel from the World Trade Center ruins from 9/11.

It's had over 2000 confirmed hauntings, ranging from strange lights, to phantom phone calls saying "I love you" or "I'm so sorry".

I've been on two decommissioned carriers. Four decommed submarines. Two museum ships. I served on two live ships, and been a guest on several more. Every last one of them had ghosts. Given the choice between staying on the USS Kitty Hawk by myself with just enough lighting to get from a berthing to a machinery space for a week, or staying on the USS New York for 24 hours; I'd take the Shitty Kitty.

The ghosts you'll find on almost any other vessel are usually docile. They patrol the passageways; stand the watches they've been assigned. Because that is part of the Navy Life. With the steel from the WTC in New York's hull, however, the spirits that haunt her are civilian. People that never knew the Call of the Deep; that never felt the duty and responsibility of the ship herself. And so they scream, in fear and anger at what happened.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mFV4aLXBto

>> No.40377812

this is too lewd for me

>> No.40377813

>>40377741
I have a strong gut feeling the Navy WILL build this super battleship sooner than later. And it will be GLORIOUS!

>> No.40377814

>>40377741

Impossible to really think of modern battle ships unless there is a worth while weapon system.

So like wait 20 at least.

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>>40377741
Anon. What fuck. Anon. No.

TOOOPPLSNERF

and where the fuck are you gonna get that much nanotube reinforced buckypaper Titanium anyway?

>> No.40377821

>>40377799
Magic.
And Trude.
But mostly magic.
Different anon btw.

>> No.40377824

>>40377662
Thank you. I shouldn't be surprised by this, we did try to combine hockey and logging technology to build a mobile island.

>> No.40377833

>>40377795
Well, I assume the posted stats only used nuclear rounds for maximum BOOM.

>> No.40377837

>>40377799
A couple of ideas, but Cloneing tops the list.

>> No.40377852

>>40377712
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YUiBBltOg4

>> No.40377853

>>40377824

Scary fucking part is that shit probably would have worked pretty damn well, considering it was an unholy fucking child of Ice hockey, Logging, and aircraft carrier.

>> No.40377857

>>40377741
>>here's a set of specifications I found on another site
...Isn't that the modern Iowa proposal that SpaceBattles came up with?

*checks*

It is. I knew I've seen it before.

>> No.40377859

>>40377824
You have to tell this story now.

>> No.40377870

>>40377805
>Right now, the 'honor' of Most Haunted Ship in the Fleet goes to the USS New York, LPD-21. It's hull contains salvaged steel from the World Trade Center ruins from 9/11.

Holy shit that's a terrible idea, even for a ship named after my own state.

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“Arizona!” you shout. Your battleship takes one look at you, salutes, and leaps off the pier gracefully, hitting the water with her outfit already deploying; sailing after Willie at top speed. The little destroyer is faster by far, but you're pretty sure she'll find a spot to cry herself out, and you're sure Arizona can sneak up on her then. You turn your attention to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki, who are now yelling at her as they try to assign blame for what just happened. Hibiki is moving in, a narrow expression on her face as she reaches for their earlobes.

This was your mess, however, so you intend to clean it up yourself.

“SAILORS!” you bellow; and all four girls snap to attention at once, tears still streaming down Inazuma's face.

You scan them impassively, letting them shiver in apprehension for a bit. You think of a few things to say, but... you're not quite sure what you SHOULD say. Inazuma's broken up, Ikazuchi and Akatsuki are in the throes of high dudgeon, both convinced their approach was correct. Hibiki is looking a little downcast - she certainly saw it coming, but she seemed to be powerless to stop it, and you doubt she felt good about that.

>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.
>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.
>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

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>>40377793
Not even including best girl... I am disappoint

>> No.40377889

>>40377824
>>40377859
The project "be utterly amazed, for I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told" (Habakkuk 1:5)?

>> No.40377898

>>40377799
Trude volunteered, clearly a great sacrifice was made that day.

>> No.40377901

>>40377552
I don't know either, found it on /k/ way back, maybe it's some sort of firing practice.

>> No.40377903

>>40377874
>>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.
>>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

>> No.40377904

>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.
one at a time ladies.

>> No.40377906

>>40377874
>>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

>> No.40377908

>>40377874
>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

>> No.40377910

>>40377874
>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

Not our job to teach the IJN shipsluts.

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>>40377805
>It's hull contains salvaged steel from the World Trade Center ruins from 9/11.

>> No.40377913

>>40377662
There are badass pilots, and those who would fly out to certain doom in the Atlantic ocean.

The mad Canadians. I tell you. All mad.

>> No.40377915

>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.
>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.
>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

>> No.40377918

>>40377874
>>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

>> No.40377920

>>40377874
>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

>> No.40377921

>>40377874
>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

>> No.40377924

>>40377874
>>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

>> No.40377927

>>40377874
>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.
we can try to fix their problems later. If they ask what their problems are during calming session, be honest and do all the things in small dosage so they have somewhere to start getting their life on track.

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>>40377874

>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

>> No.40377933 [DELETED] 

>>40377874
>>>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

>>40377805
That is TERRIFYING, Navyfag.

>> No.40377939

>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.
>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

whynotboth.jpg

>> No.40377941

>>40377859
During WWII, it was discovered by a guy named Pyke that if you mixed sawdust in with ice the ice melted a hell of a lot slower. This mixture was dubbed Pykrete, and Pyke then suggested building an aircraft carrier out of the stuff (augmented by refrigeration systems) because a.) ice and sawdust are super cheap and b.) since ice is naturally buoyant, it would be damn near unsinkable. They trialled a small boat out of the stuff and it lasted a few weeks in full summer even without the refrigeration, I believe.

>> No.40377946

>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

>> No.40377956

>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

>> No.40377963

>>40377874
>Mix of all
"Girls, calm down. It was either going to work perfectly or fail spectacularly. Now, listen. Ikazuchi, Akatsuki, you both failed to listen to your comrades and were so intent on your way.. Inazuma, Hibiki, you two failed to speak up your part and input any at all. sometimes you need to mix parts from all plans. This all comes from being able to trust your allies, your bro..err, sisters next to you. Let me demsontrate."

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>>40377803
Good point.

>>40377874
>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

In which curiosity killed the admiral. Really just picking this option too see how pf uses Settle & Hate to demonstrate real trust. WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO KNOW?

>> No.40377974

>>40377874
>>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

>> No.40377976

>>40377662
>>40377824

Merchant Aircraft Carriers – (MAC ships). These were bulk freighters – grain ships or tankers – carried their almost full cargoes, but fitted with small full flight decks and miniature combined bridges and "islands".

Because why not?

Grain barge ships

With a flight deck on top

Genius.

>> No.40377984

We should demonstrate the power of trust with our guest speaker Cpl. Hate and his band of Corgis.

Or des div 6 2v2.

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>>40377874
>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

>>40377805
> It's hull contains salvaged steel from the World Trade Center ruins from 9/11.

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Why haven't we given Shoukaku the Settle?

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>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

>> No.40377994

>>40377876
>Captured Wo
Rei Clone

>> No.40377995

>>40377874
[x] Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

AND
[x]Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

>> No.40377999

>>40377941
So Canada has weaponized ice? Talk about Winter Is Coming or Here Comes The Snow, indeed...

>> No.40378002

>>40377874
>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

>> No.40378004

>>40377984
>"See, I trust Hate to not let the corgis loose when I'm covered in raw meat!"
>smug2huface.png

>> No.40378009

>>40377874

>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

Focus on one DD with problems at a time. Trying to fix DesDev6 at the same time as Willie is overreaching.

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>>40377990

>> No.40378015

>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.
>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

>> No.40378020

>>40377990
Because we done goufed.

>> No.40378022

>>40377990
too busy dealing with children for Settle to ever want to lewd anyone to have his own children

>> No.40378023

>>40377990
She's a shit. Pick an American ship or go home.

>> No.40378026

>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

>> No.40378027

Is this the time to admonish the destroyers? Or to calm them down and we can hold the lesson afterwards?

>> No.40378028
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40378028

>>40377990

>> No.40378032

>>40377990
>torpedoes
>you clearly drew submarines

Why?

>> No.40378038

>>40377989

I made that picture!

>> No.40378045

>>40377874
>>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

>> No.40378048
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>>40378009
>Focus on one DD with problems at a time. Trying to fix DesDev6 at the same time as Willie is overreaching.
Settle's not trying to "fix" them, but admonishing them for bad behavior is a good idea.

>> No.40378050

>>40377874
[x] Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

>> No.40378060

>>40377859

The Habakkuk. or the HMCS I Shit You Not

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Habakkuk
There was a lack of air cover in the mid Atlantic due to range limitations. The idea was to build an island out of ice, and use it as an air base. Ice isn't greatly resiliant vs bombs and U-boat deck guns.

It was discovered that if you add sawdust to water and freeze it, it becomes stupid tough.

Build a colossal island out of it, with freezer equipment to keep it from melting.

Probably would have had "shore patrol" armoured Zambonis grooming the landing strip while lumberjacks reduced scrap wood to sawdust for repairs.

The material is called Pycrete

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzhFnNY0OQI

>> No.40378070

>>40377874
>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

do this then handle the rest.

>> No.40378073

Changing my vote in >>40377933 to

>>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

>> No.40378075

>>40378027
They're the same thing. If you're voting for calming them down, you're voting to avoid teaching them entirely.

>> No.40378086

>>40377874
>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.

>> No.40378096

>>40377941
>>40377662
>>40377976
>>40377999
What the fuck, Canada? This seems to be going to Nazi Superweapon levels....

>> No.40378106

>>40377874
>>Gentle admonishment of Ikazuchi and Akatsuki - they were so hellbent on their ideas that they failed to listen to their squadronmates.
>>Gentle encouragement of Inazuma and Hibiki - they've both got passive personalities, but Inazuma is empathetic and Hibiki very level-headed. If they had a little more confidence they could rein in their sister ships without suppressing that aggressive fire that makes them good fighters.

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>>40378075
>They're the same thing. If you're voting for calming them down, you're voting to avoid teaching them entirely.
This. Patting some heads seems like shirking responsibility.

They're not going to change behavior without some solid lessons. Admonishing them wont "fix" everything but it's still necessary.

>> No.40378112

VOTES CALLED

>> No.40378116

>>40378060
>Probably would have had "shore patrol" armoured Zambonis grooming the landing strip while lumberjacks reduced scrap wood to sawdust for repairs.

And, that, is Canada in a nutshell.

Imagine if Canadians did build this and bring it with them to Juno beach.

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>>40377516
Sorry I missed this, I nodded off.

What I need to do is get with Settle and talk about what I need to do for her. I'm hoping he's got some ideas.

...Maybe after a nap. I sort of forgot to sleep!

>> No.40378128

>>40378075
>>40378109
I see it more as calming them down before making a better plan than doing something on the fly.

>> No.40378129

>>40378096
But unlike nazi superweapons, these exist.

>> No.40378135

>>40378096

But ours worked!

>> No.40378137

>>40378116
They'd probably convert half of it into a artillery platform so they could bombard the shore, and launch planes at the same time.

>> No.40378143

>>40378118
yes, that's what happens when you should be resting up from injuries...

>> No.40378163

>>40377805

Addendum:

If the statistic of "0.45%" of Americans join the military is true, it can conceivably be argued that a quarter of that join the navy. Now, most (sensible) people only ride ships on pleasure cruises; their time is limited to a few weeks on average. Navy sailors spend YEARS onboard ships. They learn the inner workings of them. You start to see things; to know things other (sensible) people don't.

You learn what the list and pull of the ship signifies during a storm, how each swell of the ocean moves you about. You can sometimes see the mythical Green Flash as the sun sets on a clear night. You feel the very heartbeat of the great steel beast you reside in.

So you know when it's just the ship 'talking', and when it's Something Else.

>> No.40378164

>>40378128
That's not what the vote is for. If you're voting for it, you will feel like you got robbed when the update happens.

>> No.40378180

>>40378143
It was... um, music, actually.

Why didn't anyone tell me Americans are so angry? It's amazing!

>> No.40378185

>>40378128
>I see it more as calming them down before making a better plan than doing something on the fly.
I'm pretty sure that vote was a "not my problem" vote.

>> No.40378203

>>40378163
Now I want to join the Navy, even though I can't swim to save my life... except the Philippine Navy sucks.

>> No.40378207

>>40378180

CUT YOU WITH A LINOLEUM KNIFE

>> No.40378208

>>40378180
You should see russians, or listen to germans!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FXaB-F4pC0

>> No.40378214

>>40378116
Imagine the Germans' horror as they watch wave after wave of hockey goons break trail towards their bunkers. Certainly, most are wounded or killed, but then, the sound.

The sound of 10,000 lumberjacks armed with chainsaws who have just seen their favorite teams cut down.

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>>40377741
>doesn't mention laser AA at all

0/10


>>40378020
oy vey

>> No.40378218

>>40378137
Knowing Canadians, they would launch planes on the flight deck, load it up with artilleries, then use said artilleries to be goal posts in the hockey game. While asking the Germans if they want to surrender and enjoy a beer with the Canadians on board having a vacation on a block of ice.

>> No.40378225

>>40378048

>Settle's not trying to "fix" them, but admonishing them for bad behavior is a good idea.

Their "bad" behavior was mostly due to Settle throwing the lot of them at Willie without further instruction.

One thing at a time otherwise nothing gets done.

>> No.40378229

>>40378163
So, just out of curiousity, have you ever heard any spooky scuttlebutt about the Arizona Memorial?

>> No.40378239

>>40378180
>Why didn't anyone tell me Americans are so angry? It's amazing!

This is why I say you should go the route of a western pop star. Think of it, you being able to be a heavy metal pop star, it could be amazing.

>> No.40378244

>>40378214
I thought they riot? That is what a west coast dude would do.

>> No.40378245

>>40378203

Half my division in Basic didn't know how to swim.

They... Learned.

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>>40378225
>Their "bad" behavior was mostly due to Settle throwing the lot of them at Willie without further instruction.
I'm not sure how you think their behavior is somehow not their fault or that their inability to interact with another DD in a helpful way is Settle's fault. People are actually responsible for their own actions, you know.

>> No.40378260

>>40378164
>>40378185
You two are merely guessing at things. Or are you going to claim you're psychic?

>>40378225
Yeah, and as far as the issues shown better to plan out something to address each one specifically than trying to half-ass something to panicked kids

>> No.40378262

>>40378245
Tell us basic training stories Navyanon.

>> No.40378270

>>40377990
>Not Arizona

Meh, though I wonder about the third butt crack.

>> No.40378275

>>40378245
Oh. Oh, boy. That's... that's nice...

>> No.40378278

>>40378207
Your linoleum shower knife?

>> No.40378279

>>40378229

One: The oil still leaking out to this very day are the tears of the sailors that went down with her.

Two: On quiet nights, if you can get close enough to her hull, you can still hear tapping.

>> No.40378282

>>40378229
No, but in quest after she came back Arizona tracked down and sunk the USNS Mercy

>- .... .- - .----. ... / ..-. --- .-. / ..--- ----- .---- ..... --..-- / -... .. - -.-. ....

>> No.40378284

Changing to head pats!

>> No.40378288
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>>40378260
>You two are merely guessing at things.
Well I'm actually reading and comparing the options.

>> No.40378290

>>40377976
You know what is even better?

>...and almost no ships were sunk in convoys that had MAC protection except those that straggled away from its protection.

>> No.40378310

>>40378096
Canada also invented sonar.

Just because Canadians hate subs interrupting their hockey games.

>> No.40378319

>>40378282
Kek, but no. It's not in her personality to respond like that. In fact, I wouldn't put it to her to respond at all. Visibly.

>> No.40378320

>>40378260
And you're trying to muddy the waters for some reason, likely shitposting but it could be to try and ensure your favored vote wins. Or are you claiming you know what planefag's going to allow, too?

>> No.40378324

>>40378279
Isn't the oil still seeping out of her a danger to the environment.

>> No.40378325

>>40378244
Only if we're in the finals.

Fuck my regional district.

>> No.40378331

>>40378279
Brrr! No wonder Arizona was implied to have come back as an Abyssal in The Greatest Generation. I'm just glad our Arizona is on our side.

>> No.40378338

>Just focus on calming them down and patting some heads. If nothing else, they helped you see what Willie's problem is - and showed Willie that desdiv 6 has their own problems just as bad as hers.

Admonishing them when they were trying to help seems imprudent, even if they did so poorly.

>> No.40378342

>>40378279
>Two

Dammit Navyfag. I want to sleep tonight.

>> No.40378343

>>40378257
it was pretty clear how their methods differed and he should have figured how they needed to be organized in their advice.

Then again things happen so often, Murphy's law ought ot be called Planefag's law.

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Willy Dee needs some help from the pros

>Tight Pants, Tighter Dispersions

>> No.40378357
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>>40378331
spoilers

>> No.40378360

>>40378279
I heard that Pearl is a really haunted base. I believe it.

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>>40378343
If they had done things properly they would have had Willy try each of their mods until she found one she liked.

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>>40378357
Rape isn't funny anon.

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>>40374958
>Other people are posting Constitution-chan
I'm so proud.

>> No.40378393

This is silly but it's been bugging me: If both Japan and the US military use metric, why does Settle use imperial?

>> No.40378394

>>40378319
Yeah, I was just kidding. But every time they're in the same port she has ended up "accidentally" bumping into the Mercy.

>--- --- .--. ... --..-- / ... --- .-. .-. -.--

>--. ..- . ... ... / .. / .-- .- ... -. .----. - / .--. .- -.-- .. -. --. / .- - - . -. - .. --- -. / - --- / .-- .... . .-. . / .. / .-- .- ... / --. --- .. -. --.

>.... --- .-- / -.-. .-.. ..- -- ... -.-- / --- ..-. / -- .

No, not really. Arizona's only been back for about a week in-quest.

>> No.40378401

>>40378290
>>40378310
And Canadians took a German ship they appropriated, and made it into an escort carrier to hunt German subs.

>> No.40378411

>>40378279
So THAT is why I swear I heard that tapping sound from her when she takes a nap.

>> No.40378420

>>40378393
Because planefag is a civvie and forgets

>> No.40378425 [SPOILER] 
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>>40378331
It's okay, one of the characters from there can be an Abyssal in this quest too.

>> No.40378426

>>40378393
Because the FREE people of the United States of America use imperial. Military training can't beat that out of them.

>> No.40378436

>>40378394
Heh, I could see her kinda doing this, if she could talk. She's proven childish enough to hold a grudge for a short period of time, given a good enough reason.

>> No.40378443

>>40378262

There was a seaman recruit with the last name of Stayne. Everyone called him John (or whatever his first name was), even the RDCs.

Half my division was from either Chicago or Detroit and had to take Remedial Swim. Go figure.

We were called the 'ghetto division' because we were made up of the leftovers from the Wannabe SEALs division and the "Academic" division. We still kicked everyone's ass at Captain's Cup.

I fell asleep when they yanked my wisdom teeth.

Fuck, there's not a lot to tell about Basic. It's... Boot Camp. It sucks. It breaks you down and builds you back up.

>> No.40378455

>>40378357
Dude, anyone with half a brain who read Chapter 7 could have seen that coming. Only one ship in the USN could have that much corrosive hate.

...You haven't read Chapter 7 yet? Oh. Sorry.

>>40378411
And you! I have so many words for you! Like "When are you going to bandage Yamato and take her precious treasure a.k.a. her three sizes?"

>>40378425
FEEELTHY!!!

>> No.40378457

>>40378426
Don't you wish it could though? Metric is a better system in literally every way, except imagination and impracticality. Imperial has it beat there.

>> No.40378478

>>40378443
>Academic division

Is that what happens to officers trainees?

They stick them together and treat them a bit less harshly?

>> No.40378490

>>40378455
>...You haven't read Chapter 7 yet? Oh. Sorry.
Boyo, I've been around since the start when Sasahara was plotting things out where he straight up said who the main villain is.

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>>40378425

>>40378457
Fahrenheit is scaled to human tolerance, unlike celsius

>> No.40378505

>>40378455

Man, stop bringing a different fic into this quest. It's getting annoying.

>> No.40378515

>>40378505
Shutting up now.

>> No.40378517

>>40378502
Celsius is scaled to everything else. That's a situational advantage, at best.

>> No.40378519

>>40378502
It's not like remembering that 37C is body heat is very hard.

>> No.40378522

>>40378324

Only to fucking Greenpeace.

>>40378342

Not my fault people keep asking for spoopy. I just provide to the best of my ability.

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>>40377590
>>40377633

>> No.40378526

>>40378401
And they used that ship to defend the convoy to the fortress of Gibraltar from the German air force.

>> No.40378532

>>40378393
>If both Japan and the US military use metric

As far as I know the US Navy *still* measures distance in nautical miles. Much like how the air force measures altitude in feet - in fact, aviation worldwide measures altitude in feet, as an international standard of sorts.

Shits crazy yo

>> No.40378558

>>40378522
What the hell is greenpeace?

>> No.40378563

>>40378532
Beats me as to why, but at least it's a universal standard. America is one of two countries in the world that uses Imperial as the standard for everything other than fucking altitude.

>> No.40378568

>>40378517
The situation of "being human", yes

>> No.40378576

>>40377874
>>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.
>Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.
Look that that shit. That right there? That's a planefaggotry hook. I leave for an hour and you all miss the big red button.

>> No.40378582

>>40378532
I was mostly thinking of all the times you use inches. Especially since the game describes almost all equipment on metric (save Abyssal stuff, hue) so there's this weird disconnect in my brain.

Also I suck at processing inches.

>> No.40378583

>>40378558
If you're French?

A target

>> No.40378591

>>40378558
>not knowing about greenpeace

Fucking kids these days, I swear.

They're the biggest environmental activist group from the '70s, '80s and '90s. They managed to piss people off so hard the French attacked and sank one of their boats.

>> No.40378596

>>40378558
Scum.

>> No.40378597

>>40378455
You assume I haven't already done so.

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>>40378558

>> No.40378600

>>40377990
I don't understand.
There's only 7 subs in that image.
I thought there were supposed to be 8.

>> No.40378601

>>40377874
>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

>> No.40378604

>>40378576
People got burned in the last vote for going with the fun option, they're always going to fall back to the safe option.

>> No.40378606

>>40377874
>This really comes down to Ikazuchi and Akatsuki not being able to trust each other. Give them a demonstration of how powerful trust can be.

>> No.40378630

>>40378604
How did we get burned?

>> No.40378631

>>40378601
>>40378606
It's too late, folks.

Too late

>> No.40378644

>>40378576

Don't worry. I already knew where I could use that idea instead if it didn't come up here~

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>>40378591
>They managed to piss people off so hard the French attacked and sank one of their boats.
Wow. Tell me more.

>> No.40378660

>>40378597
I know you haven't done so, because I read the in-progress shit.

>> No.40378661

>>40378630
The girls failed to help Willie, and caused her to cry and run off.

>> No.40378666

>>40378600
The 8th sub is inside of Shoukaku

>> No.40378668

>>40378630
Willie ran off crying.

>> No.40378669

>>40378645
Just google them. They're well-known for being more focused on publicity stunts and assorted bullshit than actual world-saving.

>> No.40378679

>>40378526
WWII Canadians being badass story:

German freighter Audacity was captured by a Canadian destroyer, and to spite the Germans, they made it into HMS Empire Audacity (later HMS Audacity), an escort carrier.

Then Audacity proceeds to terrorize the U-boats, often facing off against 12 u-boats with 4 planes not in repair. Defended convoys from Canada to Britain, and then to and from Gibraltar, where she was noted to make all the German planes drop.

In the end, the u-boats had specific order to sink her because she was such a thorn in their side. When they did sink her because a dumb merchant marine used a flare that showed off their position, German claimed to have sinked a full fleet carrier instead of a tiny frigate made into an escort carrier.

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>>40378604
>Safe option
>Thinking its ever safe

>> No.40378687

>>40378660
Shit, I forgot how to spoiler/strikethrough. Help!

>> No.40378690

>>40378576

>Look that that shit. That right there? That's a planefaggotry hook. I leave for an hour and you all miss the big red button.

That option has the same smell as the one to charge in and put Kaga in her place. :p

>> No.40378698

>>40378669
like most such activist groups? Especially PETA

>> No.40378700

>>40378683
It's the safest option there.

>> No.40378701

>>40378645
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinking_of_the_Rainbow_Warrior

>> No.40378705

>>40378669
Sierra Club vs Green Peace - is the difference that Green peace has a boat?

>> No.40378706

>>40378645
The French had a nuclear test scheduled off of I think Tahiti, and Greenpeace planed to sail out and disrupt it. So while their boat was still in harbor some French secret agents scuba dove underneath it and attached some scuttling charges. The ship went down but one of the crew was caught with it and drowned.

>> No.40378715

>>40378690
DesDiv6 probably wouldn't almost murder us though.
Probably.

>> No.40378719

>>40378644
I still haven't seen my knock off "invisible due to light passing through her because NERVOUS INTENSIFIES" shit yet nugga.

>>40378690
The option to charge in and put Kaga in her place didn't smell like suddenly springing stupid gay shit on Hate at all mang, get your nose checked.

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>>40378683
Planefag will always try to fuck us up. Best to enjoy it.

>> No.40378729

>>40378690
>That option has the same smell as the one to charge in and put Kaga in her place

I regret nothing.

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>>40378666
You lost me.
Why would one of my subs be inside Shoukaku?
They'd be running interference or trying to set up on an Abyssal.

>> No.40378754

>>40378729
It was the high point of the quest. No one should regret it.

Anyone who says the date was the high point deserves to be shot.

>> No.40378757

>>40378576
I saw it, I got hooked by it, I'm curious as hell to see what happens, and these fuckers DON'T push the big red fuck everything button, for once. on the one pf vote ever where I agree with pushing the button.

>> No.40378763

>>40378754
But the date brought us Hate doing the marine copypasta.

And what about Naka making Harder harder?

>> No.40378768
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>>40378750
>Settle Shirou
Nah.

Shirou doesn't watch Strike Witches.

>> No.40378770

>Shipsluts visiting Mikasa because she's right next to the base
>They talk to her like an old revered grandmother about how things are going
>Their human escorts aren't quite sure if they're just insane or if she can actually hear them

>> No.40378783
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>>40378715
>>DesDiv6 probably wouldn't almost murder us though.
>>Probably.
Plasma-chan says otherwise.

>> No.40378789

>>40378763
>Hate doing the marine copypasta.
Now that's more of a high point than nearly causing a shit chain reaction (the charging Kaga choice)

>> No.40378791

>>40378763
Marine copypasta is overdone. Naka trolling Harder was ok, but no one could call it a climax.

Except Harder.

>> No.40378796

>>40378768
I want to know how this situation ended with regards to the image.

I am curious now.

>> No.40378800
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>>40378783
>hawawawawawa as they ineffectually try to beat up Settle
This is more adorable than threatening...well, until they go all ACTUALLY A SHIP

>> No.40378802

>>40378770
They'd probably figure that if the girls kinda remember being ships, then maybe Mikasa would remember the nice talks if she ever becomes a shipgirl.

>> No.40378813
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>>40378783
That's Possessive Ikazuchi-chan, not Plasma-chan.

Get it together.

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>>40378796
Rape and memory erasure, I think.

>> No.40378842

>>40378820
Shokaku raping the admiral?

>> No.40378845

>>40378770
>She was built by the brits just like Kongou
This got a lot more adorable than even I first considered

>> No.40378854
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>>40378813
I have no regrets.

Besides, they're twins, so one can theoretically pass for the other with minimum effort.

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>>40378791
I did say I didn't take on any water.

Don't think he popped a pressure gauge either, but I can't be sure...

>> No.40378875
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>>40378842

>> No.40378905

>>40378870
I guess you'll just have to be a more attractive target to make him launch a few torps then.

>> No.40378918

>>40378583
If their going to blow up ships they could at least not do it in our harbour for fuck sake
Damn it CAPTCHA, thats a burger not a samvich

>> No.40378942
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40378942

“... Ikazuchi!” you call out suddenly, making the girl quiver, tears brimming in her eyes. You let her dangle on the hook for a moment before rounding on the other - “Akatsuki!”

“Mhmrm-” she stifles a cry, trying to be professional.

“You made Inazuma cry,” you say seriously, “and Hibiki was about to bop you both. Do you like making your squadronmates cry?”

A flurry of protests from them both as they begin to cry themselves, cringing like they expect you to smack them yourself at any moment.

“Inazuma-”

“I-M SOWWWWYYYYYY,” she bawls, tugging on her hair in misery. Hibiki is staring at her feet like she wants to just vanish.

“Do you mean it?” you say, starting to feel a bit rotten yourself - Inazuma is really looking upset.

“YEEEESSSSSHHHHH,” she wails.

“Then if you mean it -” you pause dramatically - “HUG AKATSUKI RIGHT NOW!”

>> No.40378947

>>40378870

Pro fucking tip.

It's not his cover. Nor are those his dog tags or his aviators. OR HIS FUCKING HEADSET. little shit. When I find him I'mma snap a boot off in his...

Fuck. what would be the appropriate threat here? I don't fucking know submarines. help.

>> No.40378964
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Akatsuki barely has a chance to stop rubbing her own eyes and recognize the incoming before Inazuma hits her like a missile, arms outflung for a bearhug. They go down in a heap with Inazuma's face buried against her sister ship's chest.

“IKAZUCHI!” you bellow, but she already knows what to do - and Hibiki sees it coming. She tries to evade, but Ikazuchi is a sprightly little thing and glomps onto her sister before she's made three steps. Within seconds they've all calmed down, clutching their sister ships tightly.

“Now,” you say evenly. “Do you all feel better?”

They nod, looking abashed.

“Good. Now hug the Lance Corporal.”

They bolt for him as one, without hesitation, and just as quickly Hate produces the long, black blade of a KA-BAR as if conjuring it from thin fucking air, a mad, keening laughter already rolling from his throat. The girls quail and run behind your legs to hide, little hands gripping your pantlegs and jacket hem fearfully.

“You see? The ones you can always rely on the most are your sister ships. Ikazuchi, Akatsuki, you two should pay more attention to your fellows - they'll let you know when you should slow down and think a bit. Inazuma, Hibiki - you two know when they're going off-course. Don't be afraid to speak up, okay? And you two -” you drop your hands onto Ikazuchi and Akatsuki's heads - “try listening to each other a little more. Ask the other two for help before you start fighting, okay?”

“Okay,” they say together, sounding abashed.

“K. Ready to do more shooting? It looks like Kongou is getting bored.”

>> No.40378965
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>>40378942

>> No.40378971

>>40378947
Stern tubes, Corporal?

>> No.40378976

>>40378947
Oh, I know about submarines all too well sweetie.

>> No.40378985

>>40378964
>It looks like Kongou is getting bored.”
Oh dear. How horrifying.

>> No.40378986

>>40378947
Send him orrel cruising.

I have no idea what it means, but apparently they hate it.

>> No.40378993
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40378993

At the mention of the battleship, the girls perk up immediately, scrambling back to their stalls, the ruckus already forgotten. They leave one open in the middle, and Kongou strolls right into it as if it was the most natural thing in the world. Hate calls the range hot again and soon they're blazing away happy as clams; standing side-by-side with the Big Girls.

Seeing them occupied, you beckon Hate over to one side, confident in the noise of gunfire keeping your headset-equipped conversation private. “Is Willie always shooting low like that?”

“Only when she's not shooting high. And to either side.”

“That's just jerking,” you say, and Hate nods. “But why can't she get the range right?”

Hate shrugs. “Because she's shit at it?”

You shake your head. “No... no, that's not it. You saw her squinting through that face-shield-”

“That's non-negotiable,” Hate says firmly. “You saw her damn near drop the thing; it's saved her from shooting herself in the face before.”

“That's not my point. Everything about this range setup is based on optical rangefinders, and hers were never the best to begin with.”

Hate raises an eyebrow. “They're not?”

“No. She's a Fletcher-class. They were equipped with a Mark 1 fire control computer, and most of the benefit came from the integrated fire control radar.”

Hate seems to sag as realization hits. “Aaand we're making her determine distance to a silhouette on paper via parallax rangefinding.”

“Right. Her optical rangefinder works well enough, but she never used it much during the war, and it was slower, and-”

“Right, right,” Hate says, thinking. “I see what you're driving at.”

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>>40378964
>“K. Ready to do more shooting? It looks like Kongou is getting bored.”
THE END OF TIMES IS NIGH

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>>40378964
>It looks like Kongou is getting bored.

>> No.40379002
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>>40378964
>Kongo is getting bored

>> No.40379007

>>40378986
Orel Sea, map 2-3. Prime ground for running subs over and over and over and over and over and over again.

>> No.40379008

>>40378947
Balistics Hatch? Perhaps he needs time with a water cow?

I'm sorry but this is all the internet will tell me about submarines. It tells me other things about subs.

>> No.40379009

>>40378985
Give a Britbong a destroyer escort, that should satisfy their boredom!

>> No.40379013

DesDiv 6 is adorable.

That is all.

>> No.40379014

>>40378985
Better than Sammy getting bored at least.

>> No.40379015
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40379015

“Damn shame, too,” you sigh. “The radar feeds the data directly to the analog computer, so you didn't need guys peering at lines in a telescope before fiddling with dials to input the data. It could compute solutions and lay guns damn near as fast as you could point the director.”

“Eh, really?”

“Yeah. And for the most part the radar's accuracy only increased as range closed, unlike parallax range-finding.”

You and Hate stand there silently for a few seconds, watching the girls put rounds downrange.

“... that's it?” Hate asks after a moment.

“What do you mean?”

“Usually,” Hate says patiently, “you would be offering a solution, or a course of action or something. To which I'd reply with something like 'nah gimme a few flashbangs and a blindfold and I'll fix this shit up in a quarter of the time,' and you'd look at me like a disappointed father who knows his son is a fucking lunatic but is still lying to himself about it and projecting the blame onto the poor unmedicated child.”

You process that and digest it thoroughly. “Yeah. Yeah, usually.”

Hate waits another few seconds to make sure you're serious... and then he smiles. He smiles as only a Marine with Permission can smile.

You look out over the bay at the distant breakwater where little splashes are rising from the calm waters. Usually, you'd opt for the slow and gentle approach, but you just don't have the time.

And maybe - just maybe - you really want to see Willie's face when she realizes what she's truly capable of.

>> No.40379033
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40379033

“Oh, did you take care of your fish yet?” Hate interjects, trying to wipe the wicked grin off his face before the girls finish their firing round and return to him for the next batch of prepared ammo and targets. He's not doing a very good job at it.

“Yeah, put him in a bowl. Even found some distilled water in the fridge for him.”

“... skipper, that's salt water. Dogfish need salt water. I put that in there for you - it was the first empty gallon jug I found in the officer's mess trash bin.”

“... oh.”

“Did you really think you were putting a dogfish in distilled water?”

“Maybe?”

“Skipper...”

“NOW who looks like a disappointed father?”

>Well that's taken care of. What next?
>WRITE-IN VOTE

>> No.40379038

>>40378993
So basically Willie just have to trust her instinct and fire blindly?

>> No.40379049

>>40379033
>Go see how Hornet is doing we havent talked to her in a while
>check email as we go

>> No.40379054

Huh, I just realized. What happened to Fubuki? She seems to have fallen into a hole.

>> No.40379063

>>40379015
>>40378993
>military technology infodump
Delicious~
>>40379033
Time to check up on Hornet, it's been too logn since we said we would.
Then Naka-chan about being a secretary.

>> No.40379066

>>40379033
>WRITE-IN VOTE
You can't prove shit, Corporal!

>> No.40379070

METAL BOWXES

THE COWARDS!

THE FOOLS!

>>40379033
>>WRITE-IN VOTE
Tell Hate to get Willie some targets that show up on a freaking radar cause we weren't explicit enough and I dunno if he picked up the subtle hints.

>> No.40379072
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>>40379049
This seems fine:
>Go see how Hornet is doing we havent talked to her in a while
>check email as we go

>> No.40379074

>Go see how Hornet is doing we havent talked to her in a while

>> No.40379077

>>40379033

I am for >>40379049

>> No.40379079

>>40379033
>Check email
>Go check the dry docks/shops. See what we can do to get better gear for the girls.

>> No.40379080

>>40379033
>HORNET

>> No.40379083

>>40379038
"TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS, WILLIE D. USE THE FORCE."

>> No.40379085

>>40379033
Check email, visit Hornet and/or Naka

>> No.40379088

>>40379033
I propose checking up on Hornet. We haven't worked on her issues much, and we really need to fix her martyr complex about being expendable while Settle isn't.

>>40378947
Cpl. Hate, I deleted the post where I brought up this question. But I was curious if you ever served on Stinger-armed guard duty on any of the battleships.

>> No.40379089
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>>40379033
>Check on how Arizona an Willie are doing

>> No.40379090

>>40379033
>If Willie traded fairies with another destroyer could they help with an upgrade or something?
>Find Sammy and set her up to help Naka to train Willie and the new squad.

>> No.40379098

>>40378971

FUCKING MAYBE.

Swear to god if i catch him I'm feeding him to those psycho ass light cruisers we've got around here. No, not the ones you're thinking of, the OTHER ones. Or introducing him to the S-3 vikings they're yanking back into service. Maybe introducing him to the new P-whatever fucking Neptunes. Yeah.

Yeah.

>> No.40379099

>>40379015
>And maybe - just maybe - you really want to see Willie's face when she realizes what she's truly capable of.

This is what I needed.

Now to vote:
>>40379033
Short term, since I can't think of much else we were planning, and it hasn't been done since the raid:
>Check on Naka or Hornet

Long term:
>Plan "Welcome Back" party for all the ship sloots, they need to feel properly welcomed into society, and this is something we really shoulda done earlier.

>> No.40379108

>>40379054
Whobuki???

>> No.40379114

>>40379033
>>WRITE-IN VOTE

>Make sure Fubuki hasn't fallen into a hole?
>Go talk to Hornet

>> No.40379125

>>40379033
>check on Hornet

>> No.40379130

>>40379033
>Visit Hornet then Naka.

>> No.40379133

>>40379033
[x] Check on Hornet

Then

[x] Conspire with Shokaku for that welcome party for all the shipgirls.

>> No.40379135

>>40379049
Going with this.

>> No.40379137

>>40379033
>Do SCIENCE to FAIRIES

>> No.40379140

Hornet really needs more love. Otherwise she'll just become even more of a basket case, and we do NOT want a fully equipped fleet carrier going off kilter.

>> No.40379146

>>40379033
Check in on Crab. I love mind-fucking a Marine just as much as the next guy, but he is kinda performing a vital funtion here. It's no good to anyone if he has a fairy-induced breakdown.

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>>40379033
>Go see how Hornet is doing we havent talked to her in a while
>check email as we go

>> No.40379153

>>40379033
>Find out what Goto has been cooking up for the operation while we were on our date
>Ask Kaga out so we can get into her engine room.

>> No.40379157

>>40379033
>Go see how Hornet is doing we havent talked to her in a while
>check email as we go

>> No.40379167

>>40379033
Check in on Hornet, also why is she able to create full sized F6F Hellcats?

>> No.40379173

>>40379098
>those psycho ass light cruisers
Tatsuta and her wanna be sister?

>No, not the ones you're thinking of, the OTHER ones
the broccoli girls who were giving Willie problems?

>> No.40379174

Archive is up.

http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/40374667/

>> No.40379175

>>40379098
I would rather feed on you darling.

>> No.40379193

>>40379167
Because she's an aircraft carrier? Duh?

>> No.40379197

>>40379174
Ha! We haven't even reached the image limit yet!

>> No.40379214

>>40379193
Don't carrier shipgirls usually launch planes piloted by, you know the "little people?"

>> No.40379232

HORNET AND WHOBUKI IT IS~

>> No.40379239

>>40379232
WHOREBURGER

>> No.40379241

>>40379232
MORE LIKE WHOREBUKI

>> No.40379244

>>40379214
Presumably all carrier shipgirls can launch full-sized planes in the same way shells expand to full size at some point.

>> No.40379247

>>40379214
Yes, and? 12 inch shells that shrink and grow depending on whether they're inside the bullshit field doesn't phase me, neither does aircraft that do the same

>> No.40379248

>>40379173

Pretty sure we've got some others around here.

But I like the plan involving the neptunes better. Pretty sure there's a detachment of them around GLORIOUS LAND OF RISING SUN somewhere, I just gotta 'find' some transport to go talk to 'em.

>> No.40379251

More art soon
Might have to wait till thread 2.

>> No.40379255

>>40378964
>Kongo is getting bored

sweet jesus its time to fucking leave

>> No.40379262

>>40379232
I have literally no idea who Fubuki is. Is she one of the subs?

>> No.40379267

>>40379033
>>40379099
Adding another vote to check on Naka or Hornet, and then start planning a party for everyone.

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>>40379232
>>40379108
>>40379239
>>40379239
I knew I took this image for a reason.

>> No.40379281
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>>40379232
So is this Fubuki before or after she gets her swag on?

>> No.40379284

>>40379262
Who?

>> No.40379290
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>>40379262
She's cute.

>> No.40379315
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>>40379262
Destroyer and anime MC.

>> No.40379320

>>40379277
>>40379290
Why are folks posting blank images???

>> No.40379322

One ship we definitely need is Old Hoodoo to keep Willie company. Then again it would probably be like dropping a hurricane, tsunami, and lightning storms together just by them being near one another. The base would be gone...

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>>40379033

REMEMBER HOW WE GOT ATTACKED BY ABYSSAL CARRIER AIR MAYBE WE SHOULD GATHER UP A FAST CARRIER TASK FORCE AND GO HUNTING

>> No.40379326

>>40379315
She sank?

>> No.40379328
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>>40379323

>> No.40379336

>>40379315
IIRC she was touted as the game's one (starter ship among others), but Kongou stole the spot with ease. Yeah she's not very notable.

>> No.40379341

>>40379323
Nah. Slice of life is more fun.

I for one still advocate for conspiring with Shokaku for the Welcome Party.

>> No.40379343

>>40378342
Way does tapping matter.

>> No.40379353

>>40379336
>Kongou
>not Shimakaze
Kongou may be pretty popular, but in nearly every nip poll Shimakaze isn't even close to being beaten.

>> No.40379357

>>40379323
Remember how we sent out some recon ships and Goto is coordinating a further response?

>> No.40379358

>>40379343
They're still trapped inside

>> No.40379362
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reminder that Hornet is a slut

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>>40379323
>>40379328
>>40379341
Let's not keep BEST GIRL waiting...

>> No.40379368

>>40379363
Which ship is she again?

>> No.40379371 [SPOILER] 
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>>40379323
Why? It's better to spend time having fun rather than doing work. Plus it's not like planefag's going to make it bite us in the ass.

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>>40379353
>nip poll
there's your problem

>> No.40379379
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>>40379357
YOU SENT THEM OUT THERE TO DIE, ANON

>> No.40379381

>>40379373
I'll give you a hint; no one cares about the West in Japan.

>> No.40379387

>>40379353
what polls? Must be a bunch of lolicon newbies then. As she only has 1-2 things notable: Highest speed and a loli that dresses like a tramp.

>> No.40379396

>>40379353
That's 90% because of that thong she wears.

>> No.40379397

>>40379368
Wo-Class Abyssal.

>> No.40379406

>>40379379
Then we sent out experts.

>> No.40379407

>>40379232
I feel I should note I only care about her since I thought she was supposed to be here. If she's been listening the whole time or she fell in a well, then we should do something about that.

On the other hand, if I'm mistaken, and she's off minding her own business, then I don't really care about her.

>> No.40379409

>>40379387
Welcome to the elevens having shit taste
>>40379381
see above

>> No.40379410

>>40379397
Which ship was she based on?

>> No.40379412

>>40379379
We sent them out there with SAM cover.

>> No.40379413

>>40379387
>>40379396
>a loli that dresses like a tramp
Yes, that's why Japan loves her. It's Kancolle's most unique character design.

>> No.40379414

>>40379368
Wo-class Aircraft Carrier, also based on the Yorktown class fleet carrier, like Big E

>> No.40379434

>>40379413
I wouldn't call it most unique, but it's certainly one of the most memorable.

>> No.40379438

>>40379414
Ahhh. Then she is a cutie.

>> No.40379441
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40379441

>>40379410
No one ship in particular, although it is notable that the Abyssals have American fighter names and measure their armament in inches like the American navy did. The final battle in the anime was supposed to be Midway, and this was sorta supposed to be Yorktown huehuehue

>> No.40379453

>>40375352
You're missing a Japanese sub
Either Imuya or Goya was mentioned offscreen back when harder started shit with hyuuga in that CLT writeup

>> No.40379457
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>>40379414
did someone say

BIG E
I
G

E

>> No.40379464

>>40379413
Kongou would also count and having acutal character to boot.

>> No.40379467

>>40379387
>>40379396
Shimakaze's skanky outfit is the #1 reason I never really bothered looking into the franchise too much until recently. She was the poster girl for it, and I just assumed everything else was equally skeevy. I was actually pleasantly surprised when I finally gave it a closer look saw how decent most of the shipgirls' designs are.

>> No.40379468

So who would be the Wo-class carrier/s that we'll be fighting in the next mission? Yorktown herself? The Big E? Ranger? Wasp?

>> No.40379474

>>40379441
>Black_Rock_Wo.jpg

>> No.40379476

>>40379441
Knew the nips would do this.

So were there three Wo-class there with an island base?

>> No.40379494

>>40379468
If it is Wasp it would be easy.

Just sneak attack her with a sub.

Or a missile destroyer named Zipang.

>> No.40379497

>>40379467
Agreed. Only after seeing how great some of the other designs are am I thinking of actually playing the game.

>> No.40379499

>>40379464
Kongou's character design fits pretty snugly into the "lewd miko outfit" category. Side buns and ahoge don't save her from being generic.

Actually, outside of Shimakaze none of the most popular characters have standout designs (except maybe RJ, but >RJ popularity).

>> No.40379501

>>40379457
You called?

>> No.40379505

>go to get a snack
>ALL THIS POSTING

ANON

ANON PLS

>> No.40379512

>>40379501
Warp Factor 9!

>> No.40379517

>>40379501
To where no one has gone before!

>> No.40379518

>>40379505
you writan yet?

>> No.40379522

>>40379501
GET THEE TO THE HOTEL!

>> No.40379523

>>40379505
/KCQ/: SNACKPOSTING GENERAL

>> No.40379524

>>40379505
If we don't reach 200 posts an hour, we're all going to die.

>> No.40379533

>>40379501
BSG or Star Trek?

>> No.40379534

>>40379518

NEW THREAD TIME AYOOOO

>> No.40379535

>>40379499
Character's more than about appearance, yanno.
Personality counts for a helluvalot.

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>>40379441
Jokes on them. Everyone loves the Abyssals.

>> No.40379539

>>40379505

NEW THREAD WHEN
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>> No.40379540

>>40379505
>>ALL THIS POSTING
PF PLS
We've only gotten 725 posts in 4 hours, we're fucking slow tonight. Haven't even hit the image limit yet.

>> No.40379543

>>40379497
I don't think I'll ever bother with the game itself, given that I'm not much into vidya in general and I haven't really heard good things about the quality of the gameplay. But I'm certainly quite happy to dive into all the other various media related to the franchise.

>> No.40379549

>>40379501
Į͖͚̤̜͚̻̻̞͉̳͢T̢̩̱̟̘̜͙͜͠ͅ ̢̠̯̝̝͙̮͇͙̣̣͇̟̫̙͞S̨̛̻̲̖̳̹͈̬͓̖͚̮̼͇̮̬̣̕͟͞H̛͝҉҉̲̼̘̘͎͚̹̼̻͚̫͇̗̭̯ͅO͕͖͇͙͈̜̹̰͠U͝͏̫͎̫̳̣̙L̸̡̡̹͍̝̦͎̫̭̺̱̫̖̯͝͝Ḑ͏̴̧̳̞̟͡ͅ ͏̘͍̟͕͈̟̜̩́ͅH̵͞҉͉̝̜͖̣̠͖͕̼̻̺͉̀͢A̛̹̳̻͓̕͝͝V̴̷̧̞̺̲̯͎͖̱̰̺̮͎͙̲̀͢E̢͝҉̧͍̖̫͚ ̵̷̡̞̪̮̞̰͍̥̣B̶̴̸̨̺̬̞̟̺̪̗̭̼͓͔̦̩̝̟́ͅE̶̡͉̦̫̭͚̻͚̫̦̥̰̲͘E̛̖̲͓̹̮͔͇̲͘͘ͅŃ̦͚̖͙̞̹̟̳̮̘̘̙̬͘̕̕͝ ̢͞͏̩̰̙̥͚̳͈Ý҉̨̙̤̪O͏̶̸̡͏̝̹͔̠̲͈̜̺Ṳ̴̷̷̩͖͔͓̩͜

>> No.40379554
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40379554

>>40379501
What are you doing here? You should be "comforting" Yamato.

>> No.40379555

>>40379467
She's better known as Newbie bait than main postergirl (that's Kongou)

>>40379499
It's not a typical one, and part of what makes her shine is her personality.

You want generic? Kaga; only way to make her more so is if she (unfitting) side ponytail got replaced with a normal one).

>>40379505
It's called your fanbase being bored.

>>40379535
Indeed.

>> No.40379559

Do we get more shipsloots by making abyssal go BOOM like in the game? ya know, sacrifice their fishy brethren to the RNG gods and such and hopefully not get a sea of Nakas...

>> No.40379560
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40379560

>>40379524
But we only need 88 posts (and 1.21 jigawatts) per hour to go to a new thread.

>> No.40379562
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40379562

>>40379476
Yep. On top of that, an earlier episode with a hint of Coral Sea had that Wo-class I posted up there getting damaged, and Akagi and Kaga got all sorts of melancholy because the show kinda sorta hinted that they like...remembered what happened the first go-around. Honestly it was easy to tell what they were getting at, but a lot more difficult to understand why they'd worked it in, having never really mentioned it before.

Midway ends in a Jap victory in Kancolle when the rest of the support fleet manages to show up before the American aerial attack and smothers them in AA fire. Then they bombard Midway

>> No.40379582

>>40379533
BSG, according to GG. Apparently, Adama reminds her of Halsey.

>> No.40379584

>>40379537
That is all kinds of adorable.

>> No.40379589 [SPOILER] 
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40379589

>>40379537
DOES THIS LOOK LIKE THE FACE OF MERCY TO YOU???

Of course it is, Hoppou-chan a cute

>> No.40379591

>>40379501
Hi, Big Sis E! Have you seen Big Sis Y and H?

>>40379549
...Uh, Big Sis Y... are you okay? You're all oily and black? It's... creeping me out...

>> No.40379605
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40379605

>>40379589

>> No.40379612
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40379612

>>40379591

>> No.40379619
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40379619

>>40379584
Yes, she is.

>> No.40379622

>>40379562
Ahhh Nips.

Sometimes you gotta love them.

And yes, I must watch this episode now. I hope the shipgirls still did not scout ahead.

>> No.40379634

>>40379562
Forgot to mention the sunken Japanese destroyer who's pissed off spirit was what powered the zombie Yorktown. Really, the anime was total shit, which everyone and their grandma in Japan hated.

>> No.40379643

>>40379562
The anime was replaying WW2 super straight up to Midway with a twist of "defying destiny this time around", but the message was muddled by its problems in pacing and storytelling.
It's why Kisaragi got suckerpunched outta nowhere, why Shouhou was the only other ship to sink, even the abyssal damage tally matches WW2. They put a surprising amount of care for something so mishandled.

>> No.40379648

>>40379634
Did they at least have one of the destroyers leading the abyss to the main carrier fleet?

>> No.40379655

>>40379591
They'er around here. I'm worried about Yorktown though, we need to get her to the docks quick.

>> No.40379680

>>40379643
They didn't know what direction to go in the anime and it shows and out of all of them the SoL stuff had the least issues.

>> No.40379692
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40379692

>>40379655
I've got Hornet!

>> No.40379701

>>40379549
Someone needs a Snickers!

>> No.40379705

>>40379643
I don't remember them mentioning Shoho sinking honestly. My main issue was that, while it was obviously reflecting what happened the first time, they never really made any issue of it at all until the last handful of episodes. Most of it was GANBARE FUBUKI-CHAN, Kongo and her sisters being loud, and DesDiv 6 cook-off

>> No.40379706

>>40379692
Wait did Hornet sink in Midway?

I thought it was Yorktown?

>> No.40379721

>>40379706
It was Yorktown.

>> No.40379748

Ok, updated the our order of battle now that I'm off work. I'd have thought Kitakami and Ooi have been monkeyed with enough they count as a separate class, but no big.

Yokosuka Combined Fleet Order of Battle

Japanese

4 Fleet carriers- 1 Akagi class, 1 Kaga class, 2 Shokaku class
2 Battleship carriers- Ise class
4 Fast Battleships- Kongo class
4+ Heavy cruisers- 2 Takao class, others unknown
3 Heavy Aviation cruisers- 2 Tone class, 1 Mogami class
5 Light cruisers- 2 Sendai class, 2 Tenryuu class, 1 Yubari class
2 Torpedo cruisers- Kuma class (modified)
13+ destroyers- 4 Akatsuki class, 2+ Fubuki class, 2+ Kagero class, 2+ Yugumo class, 1+ Isokaze class, 1+ Hatsuharu class, 1 Shiratsuyu class, others unknown
?? Submarines- classes unknown

American

1 Fleet carrier- Yorktown class
1 Battleship- Pennsylvania class
1 Destroyer- Fletcher class
1 Destroyer Escort- Butler class
1 Submarine- Gato class

>> No.40379754

>>40379705
They were trying to stuff four different series into one 12-episode run, and in doing so they pleased no one. Design by committee is garbage.

>> No.40379757

>>40379643
Not exactly, they completely fucked up the timeline with the Doolittle Raid taking place AFTER the Battle of the Coral Sea. Also, they had abysmal battleships at Midway, when none were present on the American side in the real event.

>> No.40379765

>>40379655
That's good to hear. Be careful there. And don't worry about the Atlantic. I'll keep an eye on that Bismarck girl. She might not be a Nazi anymore, but she still sank Big Cousin Hood.

>>40379692
Be careful towing Big Sis H, Northampton! We don't want any accidents!

>> No.40379783

>>40379748
You forgot Yamato, she's around but doesn't sortie.

>> No.40379788

>>40379748
Wait, PANPAKAPAAAANN showed up?

>> No.40379794

>>40379705
It was a very short and ambiguous shot in the episode where Shoukaku and Zuikaku get separated from the group and had to hide in a squall.

Yeah the WW2 plotline was obviously planned but put on the backburner in favor of Fubuki and SoL shenanigans. The anime was entirely unfocused.

>> No.40379804

>>40379783
>You forgot [REDACTED], she's around but doesn't sortie.

FTFY

STFU

GB2W

>> No.40379808

>>40379748
I just found this whole thing today.

why so few USN ships?

>> No.40379809

>>40379788
In the side stories.

>> No.40379810

>>40379783
I'd even assume she isn't even in her shipgirl uniform but wearing a JMSDF one instead as a disguise.

>> No.40379817

>>40379648
No, the Midway Battle became shounen level shit at the get go, with the sequence of events being completely wrong. Hell, Akagi in Kancolle apparently got sank first, when it was Kaga and I think Souryuu who took the bombs to the face first in the real battle.

>> No.40379822

>>40379754
>one 12-episode run
This is why the industry is suffering.

>> No.40379833

>>40379808
The Japanese have been actively summoning every ship they can get their hands on, since they don't have the industrial might to produce large numbers of regular ships.

The US, on the other hand, has only the ships that've shown up on their own. It's why half the JSDF ships have motivation issues, while none of ours do.

>> No.40379835

>>40379808
Japan is going Holy shit we don't have enough ship, summon everyone! US just let's them appear because stfu we don't like things we don't know about.

>> No.40379836

>>40379810
>We've met her before and didn't even realize it
>She's the receptionist who giggled at how Arizona was escorting us to Goto's office

>> No.40379837

>>40379808
America isn't into the whole "summoning" thing, and opted to just wait for them to show up out of the blue.

>> No.40379841

>>40379655
Y͓̯̩̣͙̬ͅǪ͍̠U̧̨͕̼̮͙͎̼̣̩ ̩̰̗̣͖P͏͈͉̥̲̗̲̹R̩̯̦̫͈̱̥̬O̧̧̥͔͔̠̠͢M̵͚̘͖I̵͚͈̲̲̯̰S̛̹̲͈̙̭͕̝͜͡E̸͕͖̼͠D̡͇͔̭̹
̧̞̠̹̬̦͓͢
͏̸̴̣̣̖͓Ỳ̧̙̳̹̮͟O̴̗̬̤̥͇͕̞̥U̲̖̖͚͙̙͘ ̧̠̦̼S̛̖̘A҉̘̯̠̖̞̩͚̱I̷̮̦̤͉͈̣̮̹͉͢Ḍ̢̟̘̝̪̜ ̘͓̫Y̨̢̙̪̟̪̙̠̰͞ͅO̴͈̮̬̲̤͇͕̯U͏̖͍̤̫̱̥̮̦͡ͅ ̨̦͎͚̳̘̳̟̰̟W̗͙O̸̝̤̲͇͖͈̭͢U̝̱L̼͙̤̪͖̀͟D̢̧̞͖̳͕̞̟͔ ͓̩̥͓͓̞͖͟ͅK҉̴͙̝̞̤͕I̲̝̦͉͚̘͖Ḷ̵̗̘̞̻͚͘Ḻ͍̦̮͙̝͎ ̦̠͔͙̕ͅT̵̺̻̻̺͎͕̣H̭͉̪̫̱͞͝E҉̻̺̳͇͉͈̮͔M̨̠ ̰̖̜̤͎͇͞ͅA̭̩̝̟̜L̵̸̢̮̬̙̣̤͖̯L͖͓̻͕͔̟̫
͔͍̘̙̹͘͘
͓͖̖̰̝̞ͅY̢̛͏̮̟̲O͖̙͈͉̮͇̗U̷҉͙̯̦ ͏̦̮̜͙̫L̷̢̜͍͎̥͖̫͝ͅI̤̻̼̻͜͞E̴̩̟͚͕̙͝D̨̲̙̭̮̮̘͠
̸͔ͅ
̘̬͉̫̫̤̠̲Y͚͈̤̪̣͍̖͝Ò̧̝̗͉̕Ṷ̗̯̮̹͕̜̩ ̢̻̠F̨͇̤I͈̭͚̭̝̘̖̟͜G̛̝̘̱ͅH̸͔̺̙̻̺̺T͏͔ ̶͓̳͈͕̭̜͕F̜̟̜̀͝Ọ̶̴̯̟̳͇̭̩R̯͞ ̴̗̺̮̪͟T͙̹̯͕H͎̯̰͈̜Ḛ̷̶̷̖̞̣̺̜̣M̺̱͈͍͡ ̡̯N̦̯̱O̺͉̲͚̠W̷̧̞̱̰̕
̶̜̮̩̺̣̙
̕͏̷͙͚̘͔B̴͕͔͖̟̫͟͞ͅU̶̟͔͙͉̯̭͍T̸̢̳͔̥̲ ̩̯̠̤D̵̢̥͎̙͚͠ͅO̫̤̤̠̪̬͖N̴̛̲̪͕̤'̢̢̲͍͙̘̰͉̥T̪̯͕̺́ ̣͈͎̣͢W҉̠̝͎͠O̱͎R͓̜̪̳̖͓͎͙R͏̹̱Y̸̺̻̮̰͈̟̣̩͍ ͕̜͘E̵̛̼͖͙̺̝̦͜N̢̤̮̩̠̩T͖̙̖͇̞͔̗E҉͢͏̟̜̲̹R͏̩͉̬͓͍̯̮P̨҉̲͖͓R̢̖̫͝I̧̲̬̫ͅS̢͎̙̖̣̳ͅE̢̝
̶̯̩
͕͉̠B̸̵̩̬̣ͅͅI̶̷͕̪̘G̙̗̼̖͢͢ͅ ͏͖̺S̵̜̬̞̙̮̱̝̼I͖̞͍̠̫̳͍ͅS҉̷̼͕̱͘ ̢̱̘̗̬̗̳̗̲ͅI͎͍͙̬̘̻S͇̪̰͎͙̤ ̡̲̻̥͚C̮̥͖̥͉͠Ơ̴͉̩M͓̠̻͓͎͝͠I̶̺͔̳̣͓͖ṈG̦̩̀ ̝̻̘̦͍̹̩͚ͅT̥̻͝Ọ̶̬̤̣̣ ̨̩̲͇̳̗̺̕Ș̺A̶͜҉̮͎̻̟̻̠͇͓V̨̻͖̘̩̣̠͝E̷͍̠͖ ̛̛̰̭̤̠͡Ỵ̶͎̘̹Ơ҉̳̣̠̱̬̪̭̫͍U͖͔̕

>> No.40379846

Hey Fap Angel. Was thinking of making a story where a civilian gets stuck in the ocean with a damaged hippo-Chan. Then shit happens and they become friendly, in a brother/ Sister kind of way. Then I'd leave it up to you. Interested?

>> No.40379847

>>40379836
Afraid.

Be very afraid now.

>> No.40379849

>>40379783
Shhh. She's supposed to be secret...

>> No.40379851

>>40379817
Midway wasn't supposed to be accurate, anyways. There should've been enough ripples to alter things, but it was terribly paced so it came out of nowhere.

>> No.40379857

>>40379836
Wait, what? Was she described as blonde?

>> No.40379859

>>40379846
>Insert an incredulous and demeaning reaction image here, damn image limit

>> No.40379871

>>40379808
Because the majority of the USN ships are in American territory.

>> No.40379873

>>40379846
Anon, you can't write fanfiction for planefag works unless you're on the IRC.

>> No.40379878

>>40379846
>Costanza.jpg

>> No.40379883

>>40379846
>Was thinking of making a story where a civilian gets stuck in the ocean with a damaged hippo

A story where a civilian gets mauled to death?

>> No.40379887

>>40379873
What IRC?

>> No.40379888

>>40379837
>>40379835
>>40379833


So wait

What happens if the actual ship still exists, like all four Iowas.

Or were they sunk in this continuum

>> No.40379889

>>40379837

Mainly because the religious right thinks that shipsloops=DEMONS FROM THE PITS OF HELL and the secular left is thinking shipsloops=EVERYTHING I KNOW IS WRONG.

>> No.40379891

>>40379871
This myth keeps showing up, but it's been proven wrong. We are all the USN shipgirls there are. Unlike the Japanese, we don't need to do weird voodoo shit to keep our shores secure.

>> No.40379904

>>40379888
We don't know what the hell would happen with a museum ship
Arizona's wreck was still there when she manifested though

>> No.40379905

>>40379841
C-c-calm down, Big Sis Y! Y-y-you just need to be properly r-r-repaired at the docks, t-t-that's all! Just hang on there!

>> No.40379906

>>40379889
Also: child labor laws

>> No.40379911

>>40379851
The whole Akagi sank first thing, was also in the dream where she remembered the real battle. Also, the actual game's option to buy healing buckets with real world currency was the stupidest thing implemented in the anime.

>> No.40379915

>>40379889
I think the left would be ok with it but then again where I am the left is mostly druids and witches bitching that candy isn't the true meaning of Halloween.

>> No.40379920

>>40379905
I told you she needs a Snickers.
>>40379887
irc.rizon.net #swq

>> No.40379922

>>40379906
Isn't even the youngest WW2 era destroyer like seventy years old by now?

>> No.40379924

>>40379891
Gonna need some sources on that, Anon

>> No.40379926

So Hate, have you shown Harder the America u I yeah song?

>> No.40379931

>>40379887
don't listen to that nigger, write what you want

>> No.40379933

>>40379926
The what?

>> No.40379935

>>40379904
Didn't she manifest right above it?

>> No.40379937

>>40379888
In-quest no one has tried summoning a ship that is still afloat, but we do know that they physical 'body' of the ship doesn't disappear when she 'comes back'. Planefag has impled that some spooky shit went down with the Iowa in particular.

Er, later Iowa, not BB-4 Iowa. We know what happened to her.

>> No.40379941

>>40379837
Then why was Iowa pissed at us and started firing at Arizona and etc.

>> No.40379942

>>40379926
I curse autocorrect and everything it stands for. Should say America Fuck Yeah!

>> No.40379945

>>40379924
Have you read the threads m8?

>> No.40379946

>>40379922
That certainly is one way to count their age.

On the other hand, look at the four destroyers we just finished dealing with and tell me with a straight face they are anywhere near that mature.

>> No.40379955

>>40379941
Because that was BB-4, you stupid fuck. Learn to read, goddamn.

>> No.40379960

>>40379946
Hibiki has a good head on her shoulders, but the other three...yeah, good point.

>> No.40379961

>>40379955
>/tg/
>reading

>> No.40379962

>>40379941
It's an Abyssal ship, you're a moron if you think it's going to obey its old allegiances.

>> No.40379963

>>40379911
>Also, the actual game's option to buy healing buckets with real world currency was the stupidest thing implemented in the anime.

That's the thing though, the anime was about a really shitty Kancolle player, who was trying the complete the MI event. Remember the marriage thing?

>> No.40379964

>>40379935
Yep.
>>40379941
wrong Iowa

>> No.40379969

>>40379955
>>40379941
>>40379937

wait what

fill me in on what elder Iowa did

>> No.40379986

>>40379969
Read the threads instead of asking a million questions.

>> No.40379989

>>40379963
KEKKOU

>> No.40379991

>>40379969
Here's the archive. Get caught up.

http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Kant-O-Celle%20Quest

>> No.40379992

>>40379969
We killed her off the coast of the Philippines.

>> No.40379999

>>40379992
No, that was BB-3, not Iowa.

>> No.40380003

>>40379955
So she was pisssed she was shot by her former allies?

>> No.40380017

>>40379992
Nah, she got away. the other one got blown in half, can't remember who exactly

>> No.40380020

>>40379920
I know what a Snickers is! It came out right before I was born! But I don't see how it's going to help Big Sis Y calm down!

Big Sis E! Help!

>> No.40380021

>>40379991
>http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Kant-O-Celle%20Quest

thanks

>> No.40380029

>>40380017
USS Oregon, BB-3.

>> No.40380033

>>40379999
>>40380017
Oregon?

Well... guess we'd better fix the song then.

>> No.40380043

>>40380020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEao4dYUZQw Disregard the subs.
Heh.

>> No.40380061

>>40379441
>Yorktown

I find this doubly strange since we actually have an Abyssal Yorktown-Kaga amalgam monstrosity in the form of Aircraft Carrier Princess.

>> No.40380066

>>40380043
You need to post the chilling one.

>> No.40380070

>>40379933
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGQaH3-LK54

>> No.40380077

>>40379963
>the anime was about a really shitty Kancolle player

That was the cherry on top of the shit sundae. All the terrible pacing, drastic tone shifts, and random background cameos, leading up for the viewer to realize they were watching a guy trying to beat a in game event. What was the anime's development team thinking?

>> No.40380079

>>40380043
>Encouraging the shipposters
You need to stop.

>> No.40380085

PURANEFAGGU

NEW THREAD WHEN

>> No.40380093

>>40380077
This is exactly like the /tg/ anime about retarded dragon girls.

>> No.40380098

>>40379841
It's all I-168's fault.

Even after burning the US came back to fix things, and it would have worked if that sub hadn't blown the Hammann apart while putting another two holes in.

>> No.40380104

>>40380070
Someone post the Ford America Fuck Yeah commercial.

>> No.40380112

>>40380066
I don't know that one, unfortunately.
>>40380079
But if I was encouraging the shitposters, wouldn't I be encouraging you?

>> No.40380117

>>40380093
I tried watching that, it was awful. Would not recommend/10

>> No.40380118

>>40380104
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8P5vGcf-NU

>> No.40380129

>>40380117
Have you seen the /tg/ edit for it?

Anons were having fun.

>> No.40380156

>>40380129
I saw the screencap of that thread, but if they made a full set of trollsubs I haven't seen it.

>> No.40380158

>>40380112
When everyone is shitposting, no one is.

>> No.40380189

>>40380117
>hating retarded dragon girls

damn son

>> No.40380193

>>40380129
>>40380156
Yeah I have an image saved I'll just post it now OH WAIT

>> No.40380197

>>40380098
>Get Hammann shipgirl
>Eventually encounter Abyssal Yorktown
>She guilt trips her into leaving

>> No.40380214

>>40380189
It was boring as fuck dragon girls.

Also holy fuck captcha get your shit together, this is the fifth post in a row I've had to deal with you saying that a cake isn't a cake.

>> No.40380221

>>40380118
I love it.

It is almost as good as powerthirst. I am dating myself with that comment am I?

>> No.40380250

>>40380077
>What was the anime's development team thinking?

From what I remember during the shitstorm on /a/ with the anime's airing. It was actually the game's real life developer/designer who contributed a lot to the anime being the way it was. We also found out that Fubuki was his ship waifu, and wanted to share it with the rest of the world.

>> No.40380251

>>40380214
You're having trouble with that captcha? Come on, it's a piece of cake.

>> No.40380290

>>40380251
>amusedlook.jpeg

>> No.40380302

ALMOST DONE BRACE UR ANUSES

>> No.40380303

>>40380250

I thought that was the director.

>> No.40380312

>>40380302

ABOUT TIME.

>> No.40380313

>>40380250
It does explain a good deal but Kancolle would be hard to make a popular anime out of; fanbase is too diverse.

>> No.40380315

>>40380302
WHOOHOOHAHAHAHAHA

I CAN FEEL THE BURNING IN MY RECTUM ALREADY

>> No.40380318

>>40380302
OH NO! NOT MY ANUSES!

>> No.40380319

>>40380302
I hope my body can take it

>> No.40380324

>>40380302
Would you think any less of me if I said I was jabbing F5 with my erect penis?

>> No.40380331

>>40380315
>THE BURNING LOVE IN MY RECTUM
ftfy

>> No.40380335

>>40380302
New thread, this one's almost sunk.

>> No.40380338

>>40380315
Did you accidentally Hiei's curry?

>> No.40380342

>>40380335
Like Kisaragi?

>> No.40380353

>>40380342
What's "almost" about her?

>> No.40380361

It will never cease to amaze me how many posts you can burn through while talking about absolutely nothing.

>> No.40380365

>>40380353
She came back as a zombie CV for some reason?

>> No.40380367

>>40380342
>>40380353
#shotsfired

>> No.40380373

we need a uboot

>> No.40380381

>>40380361
Wanna talk about it?

>> No.40380423

NEW THREAD

>>40380387

Fubuki a cute

>> No.40380453

>>40378163
Not a sailor, not a navyfag but I speaking from an experience I had I completely agree that there is 'something' on most navy ships.

>> No.40380456

>>40380423

INDEED

SORRY I COULDN'T POST A LINK EARLIER FUCKING POST TIMERS AND 8000 CHARACTER UPDATES

>> No.40380472

>>40379937

>Spooky shit.

nah.

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