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thunderthies #1 Posted 24 October 2014 - 10:32 PM

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The World of Tanks Blitz community throws around a lot of terms and phrases which, unless you’ve been indoctrinated into the culture, you may find a bit confusing. Below is an alphabetized list of some of the most commonly used expressions and their respective definitions. You can simply scroll through the list or search the page for the desired term. Hyperlinks are displayed in blue and offer a more in-depth explanation. If anyone has anything else to add, please do so and I’ll edit it into the list. (Link to Original Thread)

 

   1. Active Scout

noun

1. a tanker who uses speed and maneuverability to drive ahead of the main force so as to spot enemy tanks. 

e.g. "we need an active scout to find us targets"

 

2. AFK/Away From Keyboard

adverb

1. when a tanker is not participating in battle, either because they are suffering from connection issues or have set their device down. 

e.g. "the last guy is AFK at spawn"

 

   3. Alpha 

noun 

1. the amount of damage that can be dealt with one shot.

e.g. "the BL-10 has great alpha but a terrible rate of fire"

 

4. Alt/Alternate Account

noun

1. a secondary account with a similar name as the primary account . Typically used to troll.

e.g. "sometimes when tankers are banned they created alts so they can keep posting in the forums"

 

5. Ammo Rack

noun

1. the location on a tank where ammunition is stored. Particularly susceptible to explosion. 

e.g. "I aimed for the ammo rack but missed"

 

verb

2. to destroy a tank in a single shot by detonating their ammo rack.

e.g. "I ammo racked a full-health IS-7

 

   6. Angle

verb

1. to position your tank at an angle in relation to your enemy, thereby reducing the chance of penetration.

e.g. "angle your tank so he can't get a shot at you"

 

7. Attrition/[ATT]

noun

1. a clan, led by dddqqq, that requires members to have a minimum average of 1200 damage per game, and a damage ratio of at least 1.6.

e.g. "ATT is a clan associated with KRIEG"

 

8. Auto Bounce Angle

noun

1. when a tank is angled greater than 70 degrees in relation to the enemy, thereby automatically bouncing incoming rounds.

e.g. "I positioned my tank into the right auto bounce angle and all incoming rounds ricocheted. 

 

9. Auto-Aim/Automatic Aiming  

noun

1. a selectable feature that keeps your reticule tracked on a specific point of the enemy tank. 

e.g. "I normally keep auto-aim on whenever I'm circling an enemy tank"

 

10.Autoloader/Autocannon

noun

1. a rapid-fire gun which shoots between two to eight rounds with a single click of the trigger.

e.g. "the autocannon on my BT-7 lacks penetration but fires a burst of shells"

 

11.Ban Hammer 

noun 

1. a mythical weapon that strikes down and suspends tankers for team killing or violating some other rule.

e.g. "I was hit with the mighty ban hammer after killing two of my teammates"

 

12.Battle Tier

noun

1. a system that categorizes every tank into various subsets in order to determine what tiers a specific tank is supposed to fight in. i.e. a tier three tank cannot be matched in the same battle as a tier seven tank. 

e.g. "even though my T29 is only a tier seven, it often gets matched with tier nine tanks because of its battle tier"

 

13.Blind Shot 

noun

1. to fire at a tank that has disappeared from view. 

e.g. "he vanished behind a bush but I fired a blind shot and killed him"

 

14.Blitzkrieg/[KRIEG]

noun

1. a clan, led by concep, that requires members to have a minimum average damage of 1800, and damage ratio of at least 1.9. 

e.g. "you must have very good stats in order to be in KRIEG"

 

15.Bounce a Shot

verb

1. when a tank's armor effectively stops a round from penetrating. 

e.g. "even though he fired HEAT I still bounced the shot"

 

16.Box Tank

noun

1. nickname for the SU-100Y.

e.g. "I just got owned by a Box Tank"

 

17.Brawl

verb

1. when two or more tanks fight in close combat, using angling and speed to deflect shots.

e.g. "While in my E 100, I brawled against lone TD"

 

18.Brothers In Arms/[BIA]

noun

1. a clan, led by Want3db0y, that requires members to have a tier eight tank or higher.

e.g. "sometimes I see BIA members in public matches"

 

19.Buff

verb

1. when WotB developers raise certain values on under powered tanks in order to even the playing field.

e.g. "hopefully the T95 will receive a speed buff in the next update" 

 

20.Camo/Camouflage 

noun

1. a value that helps keep a tank from being spotted. i.e. Camo net, bushes.

e.g. "I equipped the camo net so I can better hide from enemies"

 

21.Camp

verb

1. to stay in one spot and not contribute to the battle.

e.g. "there was a heavy tank camping at spawn the entire battle"

 

22.Cap 

noun

1. an area located near the center of the map that can be captured to win the battle.

e.g. "everyone rushed for cap as soon as the battle started"

 

verb 

2. to capture the flag.

e.g. "we won the battle by capping" 

 

23.Carry

verb

1. to deal a significantly higher amount of damage than any other teammate, thereby winning the battle.

e.g. "I carried so hard and dealt over 7,000 damage" 

 

24.Clan

noun

1. a group tankers who platoon together and share camaraderie and teamwork. Currently, clans are unofficial in WoTB, but will be officially implemented in a future update. 

e.g. "it's fun being in a clan and getting to know other tankers"

 

25.Clan Wars

noun

1. a politico-military add-on where clans battle for control over various provinces and territories and are rewarded in gold for their success. Currently, Clan Wars is not available for WoTB, but will be implemented in a future update.

e.g. "when Clan Wars comes out some clans will become filthy rich with gold"

 

26.Clip

verb

1. when an autoloader empties its entire clip into an enemy tank.

e.g. "I came around the corner and got clipped to death by a BT-7"

 

verb

2.  when a tank's barrel denies real-world physics by passing through a solid object. 

e.g. "even though my hull was flush against the side a building, my barrel magically clipped through the wall"

 

27.CoD/Circle of Death 

noun

1. a technique typically used by medium tanks, where one tanker outmaneuvers another by circling them, effectively staying ahead of the enemy tank's turret and avoiding being shot.

e.g. "while in my T-62A, I used the CoD to defeat an E 100"

 

28.Consumables

noun

1. single use, multi-use, or permanent effect items that repair damaged modules, heal crew, or increase specific skills. i.e. AdrenalineCase of ColaChocolateEngine BoostExtra Combat RationsFire ExtinguisherFirst Aid KitMulti-Purpose Restoration PackRepair Kit.

e.g. "I always keep my tanks loaded with consumables"

 

29.Cupola/Commander’s Hatch

noun

1. a weak spot on the top of the turret that is susceptible to penetration. 

e.g. "target the cupola when facing a T110E5"

 

30.Death Star

noun

1. nickname for the Jagdpanzer E 100

e.g. "I just got one-shotted by the Death Star"

 

31.Deer

noun

1. an overconfident tanker who rushes headfirst into the enemy and dies, then complains the team didn't help support.

e.g. "some deer rushed into a group of enemy tanks and died a few seconds later" 

 

32.Derp/Derp Gun 

noun 

1. a short gun with low accuracy and high alpha.

e.g. "I finally got the derp gun for T82"

 

verb

2. to kill an enemy with one shot. 

e.g. "I got derped by the T82"

 

33.DPM/Damage Per Minute 

noun

1. the total amount of damage a tank can deal per minute. i.e. a combination of ROF and alpha.

e.g. "the T-62A has good DPM for such a fast tank"

 

34.Donk

verb

1. when a perfectly aimed shot randomly veers off-course and misses the target.

e.g. "RNG donked my perfectly aimed shot and I missed"

 

35.Donkey

noun

1. a tanker who makes poor decisions during battle.

e.g. "some donkey sat in the open and took fire from all directions"

 

36.Doom Turtle

noun

1. nickname for the T95.

e.g. "the Doom Turtle may be slow, but it has awesome frontal armor"

 

37.Drive Wheel/Sprocket

noun

1. the geared wheel/s on a tank's tracks that connect to the transmission and provide forward and rearward movement. 

e.g. "shoot the drive wheel and immobilize him!"

 

38.E8/Easy 8 

noun

1. nickname for the M4A3E8 Sherman.

e.g. "we got an Easy 8 comin' in fast"

 

39.Echelon Formation

noun

1. a diagonal formation in which tanks are positioned behind and to the right, or left of the unit ahead.

e.g. "Whenever I push a T95, I employ the echelon formation so I'm protected from incoming fire"

 

40.Elefant 

noun

1. nickname for the Ferdinand.

e.g. "there's an Elefant sniping from the far side"  

 

41.Elite Tank

noun

1. a tank that has been fully upgraded.

e.g. "I try not to sell my elite tanks as they are good for earning free experience"

 

42.Equipment 

noun

1. various items that can be purchased with credits to permanently increase your tank’s effectiveness in battle. i.e. Additional GrousersBinocular TelescopeCamouflage Net, CO2 Filled Tanks, Coated OpticsCyclone FilterEnhanced SuspensionImproved VentilationSpall Liner,Tank Gun RammerToolboxVertical StabilizerWet Ammo Rack.

e.g. "I finally have enough credits to purchase some equipment for my T-150"

 

43.Facehug

verb

1. to drive directly into the hull of an enemy and stay there while trading shots, not allowing them to flank or outmaneuver you.

e.g. "I couldn't penetrate the IS-7 because he was facehugging me"

 

44.Fail Platoon

noun

1. when a lower tier tank platoons with a much higher tier tank, thereby entering into a match outside its normal battle tier. 

e.g. "a BT-7 was in a fail platoon with a T95"

 

45.Feather

verb

1. to move the targeting reticule in small increments in order to find a shot.

e.g. "I had to feather the reticule to get a shot on the hull down T110E5."

 

46.Ferd/Ferdi

noun

1. nickname for the Ferdinand

e.g. "I just got sniped by a Ferdi"

 

47.Flank 

noun 

1. refers to the side of something.

e.g. "cover the T95's flanks." 

 

verb 

2. to maneuver to the side or rear of the enemy in order to create a crossfire. 

e.g. "mediums flank to the lighthouse"

 

48.Flyinite/[FLYNT]

noun

1. a clan, led by pickler9ee, that requires members to have a tier six or higher tank, and a win rate of 55% or greater. 

e.g. "I saw a FLYNT platoon and ran for the hills"

 

49.FPS/Frames Per Second

noun

1. the amount of unique images that are displayed on the screen per second. The higher the number the smoother the gameplay will appear. 

e.g. "the game started to get really choppy when my FPS dropped"

 

50.Free XP/Experience

noun

1. experience gained from elite or premium tanks that can be used towards unlocking any module or tank, regardless of line.

e.g. "it's a good idea to save up free xp for when you really need an important module"


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51.FTR/For The Record

phrase

1. shorthand way of saying "for the record."

e.g. "just FTR, I shot you by accident"

 

52.Full Potato

noun

1. worse than "potato," when a tanker repeatedly makes terrible decisions in battle and becomes progressively worse the longer they play.

e.g. "after losing 10 battles in a row I realized I had gone full potato"  

 

53.GG/Good Game

phrase

1. commonly issued at the end of the game.

e.g. "gg guys"

 

54.Ghost Shell

noun

1. shells that disappear from the barrel or pass through a target without causing damage.

e.g. "I must have fired a ghost shell because my round did zero damage"

 

55.GL/Good Luck

phrase

1. commonly issued at the beginning of the game.

e.g. "GL everyone!"

 

56.Gladiator

noun

1. when multiple tankers use Teamspeak or any other instant messaging application to coordinate pressing "Battle" at the same time, thereby increasing the chances of being placed in the same match. 

e.g. "during gladiator nights, we often have five to six clan members battling in the same match"

 

57.GLD/Gun Laying Drive

noun

1. optional equipment that decreases aiming time by 10%.

e.g. "after installing a GLD I can finally aim more quickly"

 

58.Gold/HEAT Rounds

noun

1. ammunition that has higher penetration and/or potential damage. Can be purchased with credits or gold.

e.g. "I had to switch to HEAT to penetrate his armor"

 

59.Greens

noun

1. nickname for the friendly team.

e.g. "we had really good players on the greens and won without suffering a single casualty"

 

60.Grind

verb

1. to play many consecutive games in a row in order to unlock a higher tier tank.

e.g. "I'm grinding my Tiger II and am so close to unlocking the E 75"

 

61.Gun Arc

noun 

1. the degree to which the gun on a non-turreted tank can articulate without moving the hull.

e.g. "the minimal gun arc on TD's means you typically have to move the entire tank in order to aim" 

 

62.Gun Depression 

noun

1. refers to the downward articulation of the barrel.

e.g. "it's easy to turret peek in my T29 because it has such good gun depression" 

 

63.Gun Mantlet

noun

1. the armor plate surrounding the gun barrel, normally extremely thick and difficult to penetrate. 

e.g. "I kept firing at the T32 but all my shots bounced off his gun mantlet"

 

64.Hax

noun

1. a term used to describe a player that pulls off a seemingly impossible feat. Typically accusatory.

e.g. "I called hax after all my shots bounced right off the T32's gun mantlet"

 

65.Heavy 

noun

1. a class of tank designed to overwhelm the enemy by brute strength. This class typically has more armor but less mobility than other tanks in its tier. i.e. M103E 100.

e.g. "what heavies lack in speed they make up for with armor"

 

66.Hero Run

noun

1. when a tanker, typically in a medium, drives directly towards hunkered down enemy forces, distracting and/or dislodging them long enough for the rest of the team to destroy them.

e.g. "the entire enemy team was hull down near the cap, so I pulled a hero run and forced them to turn their turrets and expose their weak spots"

 

67.HF/Have Fun

phrase

1. commonly issued at the beginning of the game.

e.g. "GL and let's HF"

 

68.HP/Health Points/Hit Points/Health Pool

noun

1. the total amount of health any given tank has.

e.g. "one shot from the T110E3 took away nearly half my HP"

 

69.Hull

noun 

1. a tank's frontal armor, located beneath the turret. 

e.g. "the hull of my T110E3 can bounce most shots"

 

70.Hull Down

verb

1. to position a tank so hull is concealed, revealing only the turret to the enemy.  

e.g. "I was able to hold off three enemies by keeping a hull down position"

 

71.Imperium/[IMPR]

noun

1. a clan, led by Delta256, that requires members to have an minimum average damage per game of 1000, and win rate of 56%.

e.g. "IMPR only lets players in who have a good win rate"

 

72.INB4/In Before

phrase

1. a shorthand way of saying "In before."

e.g. "I got my comment inb4 the thread was locked"

 

73.Jageru

noun

1. nickname for the Jagdpanzer E 100

e.g. "I hate staring down the barrel of a Jageru"

 

74.Jagoff

noun

1. a tanker who is displaying poor sportsmanship. 

e.g. "some jagoff was blocking me so I couldn't move"

 

75.KV-Fortress

noun

1. nickname for the KV-4.

e.g. "it's hard to pen the KV-Fortress when it's properly angled"

 

76.Lag Out 

verb

1. when the game drops/crashes, typically from poor internet connection. 

e.g. "my game lagged out halfway through the match"

 

77.Lag Spike

verb

1. when the ping suddenly and drastically increases, causing a temporary delay in gameplay.

e.g. "I got killed when a lag spike sent me driving into the enemy team" 

 

78.Lemming Train

noun

1. when all tanks group together, creating a target-rich environment.

e.g. "the entire team flanked around back in one giant lemming train"

 

79.Light

noun

1. a class of tank designed to scout and detect the enemy. This class typically has exceptionally high mobility but very little armor.

e.g. "the light tanks are able to reach spots on the map that no other class can"

 

80.LOL/Laugh Out Loud

phrase

1. a shorthand way of expressing that something is funny.

e.g. "I LOL'd when my teammate drove off a cliff and died"

 

81.Loltraktor

noun

1. nickname for the Leichttraktor.

e.g. "sometimes I like hopping in my Loltraktor and trolling tier 1's"

 

82.Lower Glacis 

noun

1.the lower section of a tank's frontal hull armor which is typically susceptible to penetration.

e.g. "my tier VI was able to penetrate a tier VIII from the front by targeting the lower glacis" 

 

83.LUCK&HONOR/[LUCK]

noun

1. a clan, led by Valkoor1220, that requires members to have a tier eight tank or higher.

e.g. "LUCK may be the luckiest clan around"

 

84.Main Push

noun

1. the primary and typically most direct path towards the enemy.

e.g. "we won the main push but lost the flank"

 

85.Meatshield 

noun

1. a teammate that takes damage from the enemy while another nearby teammate deals damage.

e.g. "I sometimes will park behind concep and use him as my personal meatshield"

 

86.Med/Medium

noun

1. a class of tank designed to fulfill various roles. This class generally has ample armor and firepower, but far greater mobility than other tanks its tier. i.e. T-62AM48A1 Patton.

e.g. "meds may not have much armor, but they make up for it with high mobility"

 

87.MM/Match Making

noun

1. an algorithm used to determine which players will be placed on either team.

e.g. "mm must hate me because I'm constantly stuck as the lowest tier"

 

88.Mod/Moderator

noun

1. Wargaming staff who monitor the forums and in-game chat to ensure tankers are adhering to the respective policies.

e.g. "the mods may not always respond, but they are always watching"

 

89.Mouse

noun

1. nickname for the Maus.

e.g. "the Mouse is a monstrous tank with a massive health pool"

 

90.Nerf 

verb

1. when WotB developers lower certain values on overpowered tanks in order to even the playing field.

e.g. "the turret traverse speed of the T29 was nerfed in update 1.3" 

 

91.Nerf Bat

noun

1. the mythical object used to beat down overpowered tanks.

e.g. "the Nerf Bat is a force to be reckoned with, and no overpowered tank is safe from its wrath"

 

92.Noob

noun

1. an inexperienced tanker.

e.g. "the heavy camping at spawn is a total noob"

 

93.o7

phrase

1. a respectful salute to your fellow tankers (it’s supposed to look like a soldier saluting). Commonly issued at the beginning of the game. 

e.g. "my nemesis gave me a o7 after I said 'hi'"

 

94.OP 

noun

1. the "original poster" of a thread.

e.g. "the op made a good point about how to properly angle armor"

 

adjective

2. a tank that is “over powered.”

e.g. "the KV-3 is super op for for its tier"

 

95.Overlord

noun

1. a renown World of Tanks developer.

e.g. "Overlord often provides important information future updates" 

 

96.Overmatch

verb

1. a formula that denotes guaranteed penetration when a shell's caliber exceeds a tank's thickness by two times, and the striking angle is less than 70 degrees. i.e. a 120mm shell striking a 60mm plate of armor. Guaranteed penetration can still be achieved at a striking angle greater than 70 degrees if the shell's thickness is three times that of the armor. 

e.g. "even though the KV-3 was sidescraping, my Jagdpanzer E 100 still overmatched him"

 

97.Palringo

noun

1. an instant messaging application for iOS and Android which is commonly used in conjunction with Teamspeak. 

e.g. "hop on Palringo so we can chat"

 

98.Passive Scout

noun

1. a tanker who stays in one place, utilizing view range and camouflage to spot enemy tanks. 

e.g. "I acted as a passive scout in my T18 and spotted three enemies"

 

99.Pay-To-Play

noun

1. a player who has purchased premium tanks or gold rounds. Typically used in a derogatory manner. 

e.g. "that Lowe driver is obviously a pay-to-play"

 

100.Peek-A-Boom

noun 

1. a technique of peeking around a corner, firing, then retreating back to cover.

e.g. "I got killed trying to peek-a-boom against an ISU-152"


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101.Pen/Penetrate 

verb

1. when a round goes through a tank's armor and causes damage. 

e.g. "the turret on my T32 is almost impervious to penetration"

 

102.Perma-Track

verb

1. to repeatedly track an enemy tank, thereby keeping him immobilized.

e.g. "I perma-tracked the E 50 while another teammate flanked and took him out" 

 

103.Pike Nose Armor

noun

1. a type of hull armor meant to bounce shots when facing an enemy head on. Can be found on the IS-3, IS-8 and IS-7 tanks.

e.g. "the IS series is difficult to penetrate from the front because of its pike nose armor"

 

104.Ping

noun

1. refers to the latency between a tanker's device and the game server. The lower the number the better the connection. 

e.g. "I was lagging hard after my ping shot up to 2,000"

 

105.PMM/Preferential Match Making

noun

1. matchmaking that limits the battle tier a tank qualifies for. 

e.g. "I like driving my premium tanks because they get PMM"

 

106.Porsche Tiger

noun

1. nickname for the Tiger (P).

e.g. "the Porsche Tiger has excellent frontal armor for its tier"

 

107.Potato

noun

1. a tanker who is distracted and completely unaware of their surroundings. 

e.g. "some potato was driving forward while looking backwards and crashed into a rock"

 

108.PR/Personal Rating

noun

1. a value representing a player’s skill. The higher the number the better.

e.g. "my PR went down after I lost several battles in a row"

 

109.Premium Tank

noun

1. single-configuration tanks located outside the normal tech trees which can be purchased with gold or money. Premium tanks earn more credits than normal tanks and some even have preferential matchmaking. 

e.g. "using premium tanks is a good way to quickly earn extra credits"

 

 

110.Pub/Public Match

noun

1. a type of random match available to any player and currently the only game mode available in WoTB.

e.g. "I can't wait for Clan Wars to come out, but until then I'll just keep playing in the pubs"

 

111.Pubbie

noun

1. tankers who play in public matches, typically without platooning.

e.g. "since Clan Wars isn't an option yet, technically we're all pubbies"

 

112.Quickscope

verb

1. to fire immediately after zooming in on a target.

e.g. "I quickscoped the side of an IS-6 as it was lumbering across the map"

 

113.R2D2

noun

1. nickname for the very large radioman turret on the front of the KV-5.

e.g. "if you're attacking a KV-5 from the front, aim for the R2D2"

 

114.Reds

noun

1. nickname for the enemy team

e.g. "my friend was on the reds, but I shot at him anyway" 

 

115.Reroll

noun

1. an experienced tanker who starts a new account in order to reset their statistics

e.g. "a lot of the accounts with only 500 games but a win rate over 70% are rerolls" 

 

116.RNG/RNGesus/Random Number Generator

noun

1. an algorithm used to determine in-game variables. i.e. Whether or not a shot will penetrate, how much damage it will do, etc. 

e.g. "the RNG must have given me a bad roll because a shot that should have penetrated didn't"

 

117.ROF/Rate of Fire

noun

1. how quickly your gun can fire.

e.g. "the T-62A has a very high ROF"

 

118.ROFLstomp

verb

1. to obliterate your enemy so completely as to cause uncontrollable laughter.

e.g. "I was on the ground laughing after ROFLstomping a double fail platoon"

 

119.Roll

noun

1. the amount of damage dealt from a shell.

e.g. "RNG game me a bad roll and I dealt far less damage than I should have"

 

120.Scout

noun

1. a tanker who spots enemy tanks so teammates may engage from a distance or position of advantage. 

e.g. "I acted as a scout so my teammates could open fire on spotted enemies"

 

121.Scrub/Scrum

noun

1. an inexperienced tanker.

e.g. "scrubs make for easy kills"

 

122.Seal Club

verb

1. when an experienced player uses a fully upgraded, very strong tank at lower tiers to squash the opposition. i.e. The T18.

e.g. "it's always fun to take a break from grinding higher tiers and seal club with my T40"

 

123.Shell Normalization

verb

1. when an AP or APCR shell hits the target's armor and becomes more perpendicular in relation to the armor plate, thereby reducing the effective thickness of the impacted armor.

e.g. "I took at a shot at sloped armor but because of shell normalization it still penetrated"  

 

124.Sidescrape/Reverse Sidescrape

verb

1. to use a building/rock as cover to expose the side of your tank at an extreme angle in relation to your enemy. This technique decreases the chance of receiving a penetrating shot but still allows you to deal damage.

e.g. "my E 75 bounces almost every shot when I'm properly sidescraping"

 

125.Sidehug

verb

1. to position the side of your tank against the side of an enemy tank.

e.g. "I was able to kill an E 100 by sidehugging him"

 

126.Silent Platoon

noun

1. any platoon not using Teamspeak or some other form of voice communication. 

e.g. "silent platoons typically don't do as well as platoons using Teamspeak"

 

127.Snapshot

verb

1. to make a quick, unaimed shot that connects with the enemy.

e.g. "I snapshotted a T-54 while I was racing down a hill" 

 

128.Spaced Armor

noun

1. a style of armor consisting of two or more separated plates which reduces the chance of penetration.

e.g. "the spaced armor on my T26E4 SuperPershing helps bounce most shots"  

 

129.Spam

verb

1. to use a lot of. Typically in reference to the use of Gold rounds.

e.g. "everyone was complaining because of people spamming gold"

 

130.SPARTA/[SRT]

noun

1. a clan, led by _Whiplash and the_deztroyer, that requires members to have at least a 50 percent win rate.

e.g. "while SPARTA may be a newer clan, they have a lot of good tankers"

 

131.Spawn

noun

1. the location where tanks appear at the beginning of the match. 

e.g. "three of the lower tiers camped at spawn the entire match"

 

132.Spotting Damage

noun

1. damage points credited to a tanker when they spot a target and at least one other teammate damages that target.

e.g. "even though scouts may not deal a significant amount of damage, they can rack up xp through spotting damage"

 

133.Squirrel

noun

1. a tanker who, after being the first to be spotted, becomes the primary target. 

e.g. "I pushed too far at the start of the battle and became a squirrel after being spotted" 

 

134.Stat Pad

verb

1. to use various methods in order to increase specific statistics. i.e. platooning with a skilled tanker at a lower tier in order to increase win rate. 

e.g. "I decided to stat pad before applying to be in KRIEG"

 

135.Steam Roll

verb

1. to push forward and obliterate the enemy.

e.g. "I was steam rolled after three E 100's attacked me at once"

 

136.Sui-Scout/Suicide Scout

noun

1. a tanker who charges the enemy team in an attempt to collect as many spotting points as possible before being killed. Typically a lower tier in a higher tier battle.

e.g. "I hate it when suicide scouts rush to their death without inflicting any damage"

 

137.TD/Tank Destroyer

noun

1. a class of tank designed specifically to destroy other tanks. This class has higher alpha than most other tanks in its tier, but generally lacks a turret. 

e.g. "I was sniped by a TD from across the map" 

 

138.Tech Tree

noun

1. the path of tanks starting from least to greatest that eventually leads to a tier 10.

e.g. "the tech tree for the E 50 M is difficult to work through"

 

139.Tilt

noun

1. a state of frustration resulting from a losing streak or other stressor which often leads to diminished performance on the battlefield.

e.g. "I was on full-tilt after losing four games in a row"

 

140.TS/Teamspeak

noun

1. an app that allows players to chat in-game.

e.g. "it's easier to coordinate strategies with your toon mate while using TS"

 

141.TK/Team Kill

verb

1. to kill a tank on your team.

e.g. "a lot of people TK at lower tiers"

 

142.Thunderstorm Division/[STORM]

noun

1. a clan, led by AStateOfTrance, that requires members to have a tier eight tank or higher. 

e.g. "you must have at least a tier eight tank to join STORM"

 

143.Titan Army/[TA]

noun

1. a clan, led by TITAN_FURY, that requires members to have a minimum average damage per battle of 750, a win rate of 40%, and 1000 battles. 

e.g. "even if you have a good win rate, you must first play many battles in order to be in TA"

 

144.Toob/Tier Ten Noob

noun

1. shorthand way of saying "tier ten noob."

e.g. "some of the tier ten drivers are total toobs"

 

145.Toon/Platoon 

noun

1. a team consisting of two tankers.

e.g. "it's easier to win when I'm in a toon"

 

146.Tracer

noun

1. the visible line left behind from a shell's flightpath.

e.g. "even though the enemy tank wasn't spotted, I could tell where he was firing from by the tracer" 

 

147.Track 

verb

1. to disable a tank from moving by shooting its tracks.

e.g. "I tracked the T95 so I could maneuver around him and finish him off"

 

148.Traverse Speed 

noun

1. the rate at which a tank can rotate in place.

e.g. "the traverse speed on the E 100 is really slow"

 

149.Triarii/[III]

noun

1. a clan, led by ENO75, that consists primarily of older players. 

e.g. "a lot of the "old guys" are in Triarii"

 

150.Troll/[Troll]

noun

1. a clan, led by _ErwinRommel_, that requires members to have at least a tier eight tank.

e.g. "Troll has been around for a while, but has recently restarted their clan"

 

noun

2. a tanker who is displaying poor sportsmanship.

e.g. "some troll was trash talking the entire match"

 

verb

3. to run lower tier games in an overpowered tank.

e.g. "I was trolling in my T82 and got six kills"


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151.Trollcannon

noun

1. nickname for the BL-10.

e.g. "don't get derped by the trollcannon"

 

152.Tumor

noun

1. any cupola or commander's hatch that sticks out and presents an easy target.

e.g. "when facing a hull down T110E5, aim for the tumor on the top of the turret"

 

153.Tunnel Vision

noun

1. when a tanker focuses exclusively on a single target, while ignoring or not noticing other enemies and friendlies on the minimap.

e.g. "I was in tunnel vision mode and completely missed the T-62 sneaking up behind me"

 

154.Turret Peek

verb

1. to maneuver your tank so the enemy can only target your turret.

e.g. "I almost never get penetrated when I turret peek"

 

155.Turret Ring

noun

1. the ring beneath the turret which allows the turret to traverse. Typically a weak spot.

e.g. "I penned the Tiger II by shooting at his turret ring"

 

156.Turret Traverse Speed

noun

1. the rate at which a tank's turret can rotate.

e.g. "it's easy to keep track multiple targets in my T-44 because the turret traverse speed is so fast"

 

157.Unicum/Unicorn

noun

1. an upper echelon player with exceptional skill and a very high win rate. 

e.g. "I knew we were doomed when the other team had two unicorns"

 

158.Upper Glacis

noun

1. the upper section of a tank's frontal hull armor. Typically very difficult to penetrate.

e.g. "the upper glacis on the T110E3 is almost impossible to penetrate unless you use HEAT"

 

159.Vents/Ventilation

noun

1. optional equipment that increases crew skills by 5%.

e.g. "I purchased vents for my new tank to help boost my crew skills"

 

160.View Range

noun

1. the value determining how far away your tank can spot an enemy. 

e.g. "I couldn't see who was shooting at me because he was just outside my view range"

 

161.VStab/Vertical Stabilizer

noun

1. a piece of equipment that provides a 20 percent reduction on all aiming penalties.

e.g. "I always equip VStabs to help me aim more quickly"

 

162.Waffle/Waffletractor

noun

1. nickname for the E 100.

e.g. "it's almost impossible to penetrate a properly angled Waffle"

 

163.Wallet Warrior

noun

1. a tanker who has purchased premium tanks and/or gold rounds. Typically used in a derogatory manner. 

e.g. "the wallet warrior in the T34 was aiming at the sky the whole match"

 

164.Wiggle/Waggle

verb

1. to move a tank's hull and turret back and forth in order to increase the chance of bouncing a shot.

e.g. "I got caught in the open, but instead of sitting still I wiggled and managed to win the fight"

 

165.Wiki

noun

1. a collection of information pertaining to World of Tanks Blitz. 

e.g. "I wanted to learn more about WoTB game mechanics so I read through the wiki"

 

166.WN8

noun

1. a service that determines a player's skill by measuring their contributions to matches.

e.g. "I can't wait for WN8 to be implemented into Blitz so we can really see who the "best" players are" 

 

167.Wolf Pack

noun

1. a group of two of more tanks with above average mobility working in concert to overwhelm stray enemies, specifically heavies. 

e.g. "I almost jumped out of my hatch when I spotted a wolf pack heading my way"

 

168.WR/Win Rate

noun

1. the percentage of battles you have won.

e.g. "my WR has gone up as I have become a better driver" 

 

169.XVM/Extended Visualization Mod

noun

1. a visual interface modification that includes various enhanced features and capabilities.

e.g. "I can't wait until Blitz can support XVM so we can have greater in-game customizability"

 

170.YOLO/You Only Live Once

verb

1. when a tanker recklessly rushes towards the enemy and dies.

e.g. "I was the last-man-standing so I threw caution to the wind and just YOLO'd it" 

 

 


 

 

**Special thanks go out to Alo8ight and HBFT for pinning this thread and to the following tankers for their contributions:

 

 

Those who have contributed 10 or more terms and/or suggestions:

 

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Matronix #8 Posted 24 October 2014 - 10:40 PM

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Matronix #10 Posted 24 October 2014 - 10:45 PM

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Thanks for the info, it will help a lot of people.:great:

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Reserved :D

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View Postthunderthies, on 24 October 2014 - 11:43 PM, said:

Sorry for the spam. Working with the mods right now to redo this list so it can all be compiled into one thread. 

 

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View Postsunbumy, on 24 October 2014 - 11:52 PM, said:

Reserved :D

 

Lol. Ikr. It was the only workaround we could think of to bypass the maximum allowed character length per post. You guys have helped add so much since the thread's inception that it grew past the forum's limits. So... here is v. 2.0. 

 

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You should be all good now! :)

 

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Phrase 27: Death Star is the nickname for the British FV 215b (183) Tier 10 Tank Destroyer, not the Jpz E-100.

 

And also, you could add the phrase Nerf Bat, when something is hit with the nerfbat, it is nerfed (Couldn't really explain it, adjust it by all means):

 

E.g: The KV-1S was hit with the nerfbat on PC in 9.3.


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View PostSpinee, on 25 October 2014 - 12:14 AM, said:

Phrase 27: Death Star is the nickname for the Btirish FV 215b (183) Tier 10 Tank Destroyer, not the Jpz E-100.

 

This is WoT Blitz version. I've been called The Death Star in my JPE-100, though I prefer The Iron Cannon.

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View PostDrWylde, on 25 October 2014 - 12:08 AM, said:

Good stuff, thanks for all the hard work.

 

View Postindeeshm, on 25 October 2014 - 12:10 AM, said:

NICE JOB! SO MANY WORDS....

 

Thanks, guys. Much appreciated. 

 

View PostSpinee, on 25 October 2014 - 12:14 AM, said:

Phrase 27: Death Star is the nickname for the British FV 215b (183) Tier 10 Tank Destroyer, not the Jpz E-100.

 

And also, you could add the phrase Nerf Bat, when something is hit with the nerfbat, it is nerfed (Couldn't really explain it, adjust it by all means):

 

E.g: The KV-1S was hit with the nerfbat on PC in 9.3.

 

I dig it. I'll be sure to add "nerf bat" the next time I update it. Thanks for the addition. 

 

View PostKristunner, on 25 October 2014 - 12:17 AM, said:

 

This is WoT Blitz version. I've been called The Death Star in my JPE-100, though I prefer The Iron Cannon.

 

Yessir. ^


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View PostKristunner, on 24 October 2014 - 05:17 PM, said:

 

This is WoT Blitz version. I've been called The Death Star in my JPE-100, though I prefer The Iron Cannon.

 

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