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__The_Dude_30__ #1 Posted 22 June 2018 - 01:22 PM

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So, as we know, the St. is short for Sturer, therefore the full name of the tank is the Sturer Emil. Well, I decided I wanted to know what Sturer means. I plugged it in to google translate, and as it turns out, Sturer means moping in English! So I guess we can now call the St. Emil the Moping Emil. To be honest, I’d be moping if my tanks were that bad too......

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NICKEL_AND_DIME #2 Posted 22 June 2018 - 01:29 PM

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I think of it as the Stubborn Emil


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View PostNICKEL_AND_DIME, on 22 June 2018 - 08:29 AM, said:

I think of it as the Stubborn Emil

That works too :)


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Ookla_the_Mok #4 Posted 22 June 2018 - 04:16 PM

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It is better translated as stubborn. Stubborn in the positive way like strong or does not back down.

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outersketcher #5 Posted 22 June 2018 - 04:18 PM

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So it's a "stronkemil"?

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Ookla_the_Mok #6 Posted 22 June 2018 - 04:21 PM

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View Postoutersketcher, on 22 June 2018 - 10:18 AM, said:

So it's a "stronkemil"?

 

It gets better, Emil means excellent (or really rival depending on if you go for a name or word).

 

So tank is "Stubborn Excellence" or "Stronk Opponent" Germans may not be know for their humor, but this name is a helluva joke.


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boris55555 #7 Posted 22 June 2018 - 04:28 PM

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View PostOokla_the_Mok, on 22 June 2018 - 11:21 AM, said:

 

It gets better, Emil means excellent (or really rival depending on if you go for a name or word).

 

So tank is "Stubborn Excellence" or "Stronk Opponent" Germans may not be know for their humor, but this name is a helluva joke.

 

Idk. I was sub 50% in this tank yesterday but I just went 26/34 with a bunch of 1st class and an ace. Humble brag. As we all know I’m an above average player marginally. This tank is twice as good as I once thought.
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Idk man, I translated Sturer Emil as Unreliable Garbage

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V1n2002 #9 Posted 22 June 2018 - 08:10 PM

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If you translate something it isn't always right. You need more context. Anyway, Stubborn Emil is stubborn.

 

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Wombeer #10 Posted 22 June 2018 - 10:49 PM

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IRL this tank would be a beast- all about det gun. I wouldn’t want to meet it in a dark alley....or a wide open field several kilometers out. Stubborn indeed

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Did it ever get it’s ammo capacity increased??

 

I didn’t think it was bad - but ran out of ammo in it several times. 


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boris55555 #12 Posted 23 June 2018 - 02:13 AM

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Yes it did, in fact I forgot to buy the 3 extra rounds until just now.

 


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The tank was originally called the Stubborn Emil due to its fondness of breaking down due to poor transmission design and its 'stubbornness' in not working again even after being repaired. These problems originated presumably from the parent chassis of the St. Emil, the Henschel VK30.01 chassis.

boris55555 #14 Posted 23 June 2018 - 07:02 AM

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View Postboris55555, on 22 June 2018 - 09:13 PM, said:

Yes it did, in fact I forgot to buy the 3 extra rounds until just now.

 

Three? That's it? 


 

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View PostV1n2002, on 23 June 2018 - 09:49 AM, said:

Three? That's it? 

 

3 shells x 460 average alpha is a lot in tier 7. It's enough to kill all but the fattest heavies in the tier.

 

It also lets you mix more HE (65 pen, 600 average alpha) ammo into your loadout. 


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View PostMayjaplaya, on 23 June 2018 - 12:34 PM, said:

 

3 shells x 460 average alpha is a lot in tier 7. It's enough to kill all but the fattest heavies in the tier.

 

It also lets you mix more HE (65 pen, 600 average alpha) ammo into your loadout. 

 

exactly right. Added an ap and 2 he...doesn’t seem like much....but it IS
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View PostWombeer, on 22 June 2018 - 05:49 PM, said:

IRL this tank would be a beast- all about det gun. I wouldn’t want to meet it in a dark alley....or a wide open field several kilometers out. Stubborn indeed

 

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I called it st emil as in “saint Emil” simply because I had to pray so much while playing it (to no avail, alas).

 

funny enough just yesterday I watched this :

 


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