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Last posted Dec 14, 2014 at 03:17PM EST. Added Apr 22, 2012 at 10:44PM EDT
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The KYM TF2 General is locked lock for being to old,
So now I’m posting the KYM Team Fortress 2 General.
Post hats, hats, TF2 Videos, Discussion. hats, Gameplay styles, hats, And most of all, Unusual Hats.

Apr 22, 2012 at 10:44PM EDT
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YES.

For one thing, we need the TF2 KYM Server, I’m gonna check the thread now.

Also, how much is a Strange Big Earner?

Apr 23, 2012 at 04:43AM EDT

User Name wrote:

YES.

For one thing, we need the TF2 KYM Server, I’m gonna check the thread now.

Also, how much is a Strange Big Earner?

Cheek the TF2 Spread Sheet
A Strange Big Earner is only worth about 1-2 reclaimed metal(s) in Trades.
But If you’re talking about something like USD.

Last edited Apr 23, 2012 at 01:16PM EDT
Apr 23, 2012 at 01:10PM EDT
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angstyHoodie OPERATOR wrote:

I like TF2, even though I suck at it. My Kill/Death top ration is 6 to 10.

Don’t give a s**t about your K/D. A lot of really good players tend to have more deaths than kills. Focus on capping points and pushing the damn cart. Don’t go out of your way for kills, unless maybe you’re a Spy or Sniper.

Apr 23, 2012 at 03:53PM EDT
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@Katia Managan
Cite is right, But don’t get out of your way for just for kills even if you’re playing Spy or Sniper,
A Sniper with a Sydney Sleeper can still be a good teammate just from Assist kills, And a spy can get 30 Deaths and 5 kills but still get a lot of points from destroying a lot of buildings, And there’s even a Medic achievement for being MVP without getting ANY kills. I’m not saying you should not kill players in TF2, I’m just saying you can still be a good player with a bad k/d ration as ANY Class.

Apr 23, 2012 at 04:22PM EDT
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I feel good


I wish i had a strange scattergun i want one so badly

Last edited Apr 23, 2012 at 05:09PM EDT
Apr 23, 2012 at 05:07PM EDT
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angstyHoodie OPERATOR wrote:

I like TF2, even though I suck at it. My Kill/Death top ration is 6 to 10.

>Disregard Kills
>Acquire “Credit to Team” points

Apr 23, 2012 at 05:31PM EDT
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Also, What Hats do you guys have. I have atleast 4 Non-Dirty Hats, Non-Dirty as in I can Trade them and Craft.

Deadcone, I recently got this hat from Drop.

Ol’ Snaggletooth, I actually Crafted this hat, it was worth the weight.

Billycock Backbiter, Not my favorite to still good to have.

Handyman’s Handle, I have Two of my favorite hat, both from Drop. I’ll be willing to trade second Handyman’s Handle if someone has a hat just as good as this.

Last edited Apr 23, 2012 at 08:00PM EDT
Apr 23, 2012 at 08:00PM EDT
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@Notsocool
I did a lot of trading recently, and I’ve got some pretty awesome ones, all clean. Barring the obvious ones like Ellis’ Cap, and the Ghastlier Gibus, I have….

Officer’s Ushanka. Very first hat I got from a friend for buying the game. My favorite hat, as Heavy is best class.

Proof of Purchase. Bought the damn thing a week before it went free. Oh well, at least the PoP is an awesome hat. I use it on my Soldier and my combat Engineer.

Copper’s Hard Top. First had I crafted. I used achievement items for the metals, so it’s nontradable, but oh well. It’s a cool hat.

Hotrod. Been wanting to get one forever, and finally traded for it the other day.
Other hats I’m not including pictures for: Ellis’ Cap, MONOCULUS!, Horseless Headless Horsemann’s Head, Seal Mask, Manniversary Paper Hat, Party Hat, Ghastlier Gibus, Bolt Action Blitzer

With some trading, I also have most of the Heavy’s Halloween costume. I’m just missing the Can Opener, but the Ghastlier Gibus makes a good replacement. Also, it’s the only time I’ll ever use that hat. I also have the Professor Speks because I am good teacher, and the Summer Shades. I also have the Sandvich Safe from the BEST TRADE EVER (Schadenfreude for it), and a Pocket Medic I got from an Ornament Armament. Not to mention I also have that renamed Iron Curtain. Overall, my Heavy’s pretty pimped out.

Only way he could be more pimpin’ is if he had a High Five!, the GRU were strange, and maybe if the Ushanka was unusual. Not that I care about that much.
All in all, my Hoovy is badass.

Apr 23, 2012 at 08:42PM EDT
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Yesterday i got this its called Lord Cockswain’s Pith Helmet i’m glad too because it seems rare
After i got it some one sent me a trade request

The Pilotka
Even though the TF2 wiki says this is a promotional headwear i rebuilt it

Familiar Fez
I forgot when i got this but when i noticed it notso got so jelly (i also got the Eternal Reward and the L’Etranger which means i got all the items in the Saharan Spy set)

Stately Steel Toe
I got this a long time ago and for some reason just noticed that it was a level 74 hat

Last edited Apr 23, 2012 at 09:01PM EDT
Apr 23, 2012 at 08:58PM EDT
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CitationNeeded wrote:

Don’t give a s**t about your K/D. A lot of really good players tend to have more deaths than kills. Focus on capping points and pushing the damn cart. Don’t go out of your way for kills, unless maybe you’re a Spy or Sniper.

You’re right, I guess I just need to stop thinking of TF2 like every other shooter.

Apr 24, 2012 at 01:05AM EDT
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I suppose I feel like a noob because I am one, I’m still using default weapons, and the only two classes I play are Soldier and Demoman.

Not to mention I only have one hat, the Proof of Purpose, and it was free.

Apr 24, 2012 at 01:12AM EDT
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angstyHoodie OPERATOR wrote:

You’re right, I guess I just need to stop thinking of TF2 like every other shooter.

I’m just saying but you kind of just thought of this now..?

And don’t worry about sucking, you are supposed to suck when you first play. Everyone does because, yeah, this is not your average shooter game.
And to be honest, a 3:5 k/d ratio ( > 2012 , not simplifying fractions) is actually really good. When I first started I literally had a 1:10 k/d for the first few days of playing time. Then you just…get good. I can speak on behalf of multiple people I have introduced the game to. You suck, then suddenly you have an awesome match and then just…do better from there on.
And no one really cares if you’re bad because a single person doesn’t really hold up the team (unless you’re a Medic, then everyone loves you). Plus there aren’t any stupid profiles that you can be paranoid over people looking at your horrible k/d when you first start out.

LOLOLO TF2 IS 4 CASUALS OLOLO

Apr 24, 2012 at 02:24AM EDT
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Holy Cow, you guys were right. I just gotten out of a capture game and was playing as a Scout, and in less then about a minute I was able to capture all the points, and I didn’t get hit once.

Apr 27, 2012 at 06:14PM EDT
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First time I ever topped the leaderboard for the whole game. Not just my team.
I am credit.

Apr 28, 2012 at 01:35PM EDT
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Just got a New Hat from Drop.

The Magnificent Mongolian for the Heavy,
I kind of like it, So i’m keeping it, Or maybe i’ll use one of my paint buckets for once.

Last edited Apr 28, 2012 at 03:43PM EDT
Apr 28, 2012 at 03:42PM EDT
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CitationNeeded wrote:


First time I ever topped the leaderboard for the whole game. Not just my team.
I am credit.

I don’t want to But Here’s the Leaderboard of a TF2 Game I just played.
Mind that some of the players Quit at this point.


Kills:119
Deaths:41
Assists:47
Destruction:7
Caps:9
Defenses:9
Domination:14
Revenge:2

But I’ve played much longer and This was not my frist time Top Player
So if that was you’re first time top player, Cool for you.
ITT:We are Credit to Team.

Last edited Apr 28, 2012 at 05:11PM EDT
Apr 28, 2012 at 05:09PM EDT
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@Citation:

How long have you been playing? I top leaderboards all the time and I’m not that great! 0_o

My hats are as follows:

Genuine Hats/Accessories:
Genuine El Jefe
Genuine Purity Fist
Genuine Janissary Ketche
Genuine Pip-Boy
Genuine Stahlhelm
Genuine Pilotka
Genuine Conjurer’s Cowl
Genuine Bushman’s Boonie
Genuine Battle Bob
Genuine Merc Medal

Non Genuine Clean Hats:
Purity Fist
Blighted Beak
Grimm Hatte
Villain’s Veil
Trophy Belt
Soldier’s Stash
Prussian Pickelhaube
Buckaroos Hat
Old Guadalajara
Vintage Camera Beard
Dealer’s Visor
Berliner’s Bucket Helm

Halloween items:
Emerald Jarate
Hair of the Dog
Haunted Intangible Ascot
Tail From the Crypt
B-ankh!

And I’m not gonna list the non tradeables and obvious ones like Gibus and Mannco hat but if anyone wants to trade me, I’m up for a deal. But be aware I don’t want to part with my genuines and some of my hats because I use them as sets (ie, Blighted Beak+Grimm Hatte is baws)

But I am willing to trade the Buckaroos Hat, Berliner’s Bucket Helm, Purity Fist for other hats or refined metal. Just contact me.

And OH! I’m trading away all my Halloween items except the Emerald Jarate and Tail from the Crypt.

Last edited Apr 29, 2012 at 01:27PM EDT
Apr 29, 2012 at 01:26PM EDT
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http://www.joystiq.com/2012/02/03/tf2-in-2012-meet-the-pyro-is-coming-more-secrets/

By the way, in this article, there’s talk that Valve announced a new secret project that’s something new, any thoughts what that could be?

Apr 29, 2012 at 01:32PM EDT
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Obviously, it’s a huge new rendering engine that can have 24 players playing on a hat/map hybrid while 24 players wearing the hat/maps will also play a game of TF2. So basically, on one server there can be 25 matches of TF2 at any one time.

Apr 29, 2012 at 02:26PM EDT
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I haven’t played in a while unfortunately. Just curious, since the Sandvich alt nerf, do people actually use shotguns as heavy now? And have I missed out on any new weapon adds since the engie/pyro update?

Apr 29, 2012 at 09:42PM EDT
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Jackal Lantern wrote:

I haven’t played in a while unfortunately. Just curious, since the Sandvich alt nerf, do people actually use shotguns as heavy now? And have I missed out on any new weapon adds since the engie/pyro update?

No, Heavies still don’t use the shotgun. It’s not as big a nerf as you’d think. It also encourages players to give Sandviches to their Medics, thankfully.
Also, you’ve missed… two or three, I think.
Added since the Pyro/Engie update: the Wrap Assassin, the Holiday Punch, and the Spy-cicle.
There haven’t been any major updates since Australian Christmas 2011.

Apr 29, 2012 at 09:45PM EDT
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I’ve already seen those weapons. I think they came out at the same time as the engie/pyro update, or at least within a very slim timeframe.

Glad to see the nerf encouraged teamwork at least. Still kinda sucks that people totally overlook the shotgun. Works great with the Brass Beast. Oh well. As much as I dislike it when good weapons go under-rated, I suppose it’s for the best. I hear Brass Beast goes for as low as one Ref.! >:]




Apr 29, 2012 at 10:17PM EDT
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Jackal Lantern wrote:

I’ve already seen those weapons. I think they came out at the same time as the engie/pyro update, or at least within a very slim timeframe.

Glad to see the nerf encouraged teamwork at least. Still kinda sucks that people totally overlook the shotgun. Works great with the Brass Beast. Oh well. As much as I dislike it when good weapons go under-rated, I suppose it’s for the best. I hear Brass Beast goes for as low as one Ref.! >:]




>brass beast
>one refined

Dude, never spend more than two scrap for a weapon unless it’s been out for less than three weeks.
Also, the Brass Beast is pathetic.

Apr 29, 2012 at 10:20PM EDT
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CitationNeeded Wrote:

Dude, never spend more than two scrap for a weapon unless it’s been out for less than three weeks.

Then i guess i should’ve not crafted my Horseless Headless Horsemann’s Headtaker

Apr 29, 2012 at 10:27PM EDT
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Recently found out that my Summer Shades are apparently worth 5 keys.
Definitely not trading that now. It’s like the only item of superiority that I have since Cloud mysteriously erases my vintage hats from my backpack and Valve never gave me my season 5 Highlander medal :I

Apr 29, 2012 at 10:48PM EDT
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Aww man, you guy’s have so many cool hats! I don’t even have one yet….

Apr 29, 2012 at 11:02PM EDT

Ha i just found this really cool video on the steam forums

Apr 29, 2012 at 11:25PM EDT
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GIANTDAD wrote:

Aww man, you guy’s have so many cool hats! I don’t even have one yet….

Some of the older hats are real cheap now in terms of metal. if you have 2-3 refined metal sitting around, you can trade it for a decent hat online.

For example, the Sniper’s Desert Marauder and other “Craft Hats” go for about 1.66 Refined metal (That’s one refined+2 reclaimed metal)

So smelt your extra junk weapons and trade ’em for hats!

Apr 30, 2012 at 12:06AM EDT
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I kid you not, this was the first hat that I found as a random drop:

Apr 30, 2012 at 02:25AM EDT
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Riyku wrote:

CitationNeeded Wrote:

Dude, never spend more than two scrap for a weapon unless it’s been out for less than three weeks.

Then i guess i should’ve not crafted my Horseless Headless Horsemann’s Headtaker

That’s different. The only way to get that weapon is by crafting.

IcedHotChocolate wrote:

Recently found out that my Summer Shades are apparently worth 5 keys.


WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAT.
Did you paint them?

Apr 30, 2012 at 03:19PM EDT
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STOUT SHAKO FOR 2 REFINED.

Apr 30, 2012 at 11:34PM EDT

Looking for Strange Equalizer, will give metal….

OR A FREAKING AWESOME RUBBER GLOVE!

Your choice, although the choice is obvious.

May 02, 2012 at 04:22PM EDT
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God i want TF2. Dunno if i can get it or not. i only get 10g of internet a month, so i question, How many gigabytes or kilobytes does Steam itself require for download, and how many Kb does TF2 take up?

May 04, 2012 at 10:43PM EDT
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Calkarot wrote:

God i want TF2. Dunno if i can get it or not. i only get 10g of internet a month, so i question, How many gigabytes or kilobytes does Steam itself require for download, and how many Kb does TF2 take up?

>Asking about Kilobytes and Gigabytes
>skips megabytes

TF2 overall is around 8 gigs to download, give or take. As for your internet limitations, 10 g should be enough; TF2 uses 105 megs an hour.

May 04, 2012 at 11:15PM EDT
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That’s right. You’re jelly.

Last edited May 05, 2012 at 02:17AM EDT
May 05, 2012 at 02:16AM EDT
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So, I went to tf2spreadsheets and this is all I see:

What do?

I mean, it doesn’t show me the chart like it used to. Does it happen to anyone else or just me?

Last edited May 05, 2012 at 03:15AM EDT
May 05, 2012 at 03:14AM EDT
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Works for me. Try Ctrl-F5 or clicking the buttons on the top till it comes up.

Also, LATEST UPDATE:

Updated the Frying Pan so it can also be equipped by the Scout, Sniper, Medic, Heavy, and Pyro

May 05, 2012 at 07:59AM EDT
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burning_phoneix wrote:

Works for me. Try Ctrl-F5 or clicking the buttons on the top till it comes up.

Also, LATEST UPDATE:

Updated the Frying Pan so it can also be equipped by the Scout, Sniper, Medic, Heavy, and Pyro

I used to have a Frying Pan…

May 05, 2012 at 08:06AM EDT

burning_phoneix wrote:

You’d think that blue pyro would have airblasted those things away :P

“Well, we could try burning those here stickies awa- nope, hmm. Let’s see how this flare gun wor- nothing. Welp. I’m out of ideas.”

May 06, 2012 at 08:06AM EDT
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