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SkiFletch #21 Posted 03 February 2015 - 08:54 PM

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It sounds so ridiculously specific.  Clean dried fennel stem powder?  Is this something you pick up at like some kind of Kale eating whole foods convention?


Fwarnt #22 Posted 03 February 2015 - 08:56 PM

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I burned my finger prints off so that I had maximum slippery-ability when playing.



 


 


EthereaI #23 Posted 03 February 2015 - 08:56 PM

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View PostSkiFletch, on 03 February 2015 - 03:26 PM, said:

My fingers are so calloused sometimes they can't even get the capacitance touch to work and I too have better stats.  Clearly I should start using crazy powders? :unsure:

 

Mine too, I have even tried moisturizing them at night.  Nothing worst than hitting fire and nothing happens or not being able to back up.  I also feel like my fingers are on fire playing with the phone plugged in... iPhone 4s gets HOT :playing:   

 

 


 

 


SkiFletch #24 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:01 PM

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View PostParrottCanada, on 03 February 2015 - 08:56 PM, said:

 

Mine too, I have even tried moisturizing them at night.  Nothing worst than hitting fire and nothing happens or not being able to back up.  I also feel like my fingers are on fire playing with the phone plugged in... iPhone 4s gets HOT :playing:   

 

Yup, a non responsive fire command is the worst for me.  The movement stick isn't too bad, its the no-fire that drives me nuts.  I even made my fire button gigantic thinking I just wasn't hitting it properly.  Not so.


Systemrename #25 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:04 PM

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I have a vicuna fur chamois and keep it in a humidor at 70% humidity for 20 minutes before cleaning the iPad.

SkiFletch #26 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:09 PM

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View PostSystemrename, on 03 February 2015 - 09:04 PM, said:

I have a vicuna fur chamois and keep it in a humidor at 70% humidity for 20 minutes before cleaning the iPad.

 

I'll give you this much man.  That's DEDICATION and COMMITMENT to playing Blitz.  


Curtisshoe #27 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:14 PM

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View Postthat_f_in_guy, on 03 February 2015 - 08:47 PM, said:

I have literally never had this problem. Ever.

 

Yes, but this has to be the funniest thread Ive seen yet!

The only sticking I get, is my hand slapped to my forhead after most games.....hehe

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My_Dixie_Wrecked_ #28 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:15 PM

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:amazed: maybe try washing your hands & use a screen wipe 

 
 

BoomMfer #29 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:16 PM

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This has to be a troll thread right?

Bronze_Knight #30 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:19 PM

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View PostBoomMfer, on 03 February 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

This has to be a troll thread right?

 

I hope so. But I fear that it is not.  

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thunderthies #31 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:23 PM

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View PostSystemrename, on 03 February 2015 - 08:51 PM, said:

So does anyone have a source for clean dried fennel stem powder?

 

Check with Miss Hermione Granger. I've heard she's the bee's knees when it comes to locating rare and mysterious spell ingredients. 

 

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originalmadkilla #32 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:28 PM

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The OP is free to do what they want with their device, but I don't put anything on my screen ever, besides cleaning it with a microfiber cloth sometimes. I don't want to mess with the oleophobic coating that's on the screen.

Raven_Cry #33 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:32 PM

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View PostBoomMfer, on 03 February 2015 - 09:16 PM, said:

This has to be a troll thread right?

 

You must admit that the first half of the first page is pretty hilarious.

HisMaj #34 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:33 PM

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View PostSystemrename, on 03 February 2015 - 02:56 PM, said:

 

If you aren't dusting why are you even playing the game at this point?

 

cause my fingers are young and fresh:teethhappy:

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BoomMfer #35 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:35 PM

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View PostRaven_Cry, on 03 February 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

 

You must admit that the first half of the first page is pretty hilarious.

 

still laughing and scratching my head...

that_f_in_guy #36 Posted 03 February 2015 - 09:44 PM

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Op, wouldn't baby powder be good enough anyway?

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Systemrename #37 Posted 03 February 2015 - 10:06 PM

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View Postthat_f_in_guy, on 03 February 2015 - 09:44 PM, said:

Op, wouldn't baby powder be good enough anyway?

 

A good abrasive, yeah.  Plain wheat flour is a better choice and should suffice for most extreme speed players.  Dried, pulverized fennel stem's qualities as a super soft dry lubricant of fingers on glass is legendary.  Under a microscope, you can see that the fibers of the plant are basically shattered into fragments not much longer than they are wide.

 

Whatever, since people seem content with the plain oleophobic coating and dragging their meaty, calloused workman's thumbs around like proto-lizards sliding up out of the primordial ooze onto dry land, it's just more for me.  I'm happy to float on fiber and run circles around you filthy casuals.

 

Eat my dust, snail thumbs.



HisMaj #38 Posted 03 February 2015 - 10:12 PM

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View PostSystemrename, on 03 February 2015 - 03:41 PM, said:

I make mistakes, and I'm often taking screen shots and writing down notes when the battle is raging in order to further my study and improve.

 

You write down notes?!? That must be the reason I'm so bad! I mean, this is a game! A competitive one, but a game nonetheless! 


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mehliveat #39 Posted 03 February 2015 - 10:16 PM

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Personally, my ping hover around 150 and I doubt any increase in finger movement speed will help.  However it does feel like I am developing callus on my left index finger, and its just a sign that I should take a break.

 

But a bit of natural oil from the skin seems to be enough, and its only uncomfortable when I wash my hand or clean the screen and remove the slight coating of oil.



naktl #40 Posted 03 February 2015 - 10:19 PM

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I am bad at at tanks, so no point in discussing my stats.  I seem to have a thumb callous.  I file them which I learned from callouses from string instruments and such.  My thumbs also sometimes stick.  Climate and body type I am guessing.  We aren't all the same in either circumstance or body.  I sometimes use talc.  As noted the abrasion would be a problem if I always used it I think.  I have wondered about corn starch.  Fennel powder seems just a bit too rarified for me, but I may try it since I don't wish to eat through the glass.

 





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