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38 days, 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
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domodedovo
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is there a way to determine the center coordinates of a starmap?
I'm playing in a fog of war game and don't know if the center is at 2000/2000 or maybe slightly shifted (+- 100).
38 days, 8 hours, 13 minutes ago
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glynsalternate
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It does appear 2000/2000 is the center, however that might be different for Sphere Mode and also non-standard sized Starmaps.

Maybe create a test Sector to match your current one without visibility restrictions and see if 2000/2000 is the center.
38 days, 7 hours, 54 minutes ago
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domodedovo
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thanks!
and btw. i like you in your Dr. Jekylls shoes much more.
38 days, 7 hours, 46 minutes ago
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glyns alternate
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I live next door to a heroin dealer... you've never seen me even slightly upset because the only thing that upsets me is people stealing my shit.
38 days, 6 hours, 54 minutes ago
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mcnimble
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Ah, now I remember. Client code used to center the map map on 2000, 2000 for you (nowadays it tries to center on your HW, if you still have it)

Holds for maps of any size, also for Sphere, so I'd say it is the center, indeed.

You can find width/height/dimension/something in the settings, IIRC
38 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes ago
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glynsalternate
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Just went and took a picture of it; https://imgur.com/a/6jPVlAn

I ran and won an election as part of a plan to get this place shut down, was upfront about why I was running so didn't expect to win. People bring stuff they steal there and trade it for drugs, so they usually have a trailer they load up with stolen stuff also. RCMP have raided them multiple times but they have a guy on lookout so they can dispose of the evidence.

ALERT informed me they would board it up for 90 days a month and a half ago under the SCAN program but it never occurred. Instead I used my position to influence their mortgage holders bank to foreclose on them, which as of two days ago they have informed me in a week they will do so. They are even going to bulldoze the entire property! So should have loads of free time again soon, although I'm getting pressured by constituents to not step down and go after other drug houses... but I'm so sick and tired of all the bleeding hearts trying to stop me... they honestly are just the worst. If drug addicts didn't steal my stuff I'd honestly rather be friends with them than the bleeding hearts.
38 days, 6 hours, 33 minutes ago
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tom graves
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Do Bleeding Hearts equal 'respecting the rule of law'?
38 days, 5 hours, 18 minutes ago
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glyns alternate
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@Tom+Graves: Illegal to give money to someone without informing the government of the transaction. Illegal to pick up hitchhikers. Illegal to allow convicted pedophiles stay in your residence with children. Illegal to not inform the police of crime (Canada has no 5th amendment like law). Illegal to go over max building occupancy.


bleed·ing heart
/ˌblēdiNG ˈhärt/
noun
plural noun: bleeding hearts
1.
INFORMAL•DEROGATORY
a person considered to be dangerously softhearted, typically someone considered too liberal in political beliefs.


Giving free food and clothes to African nations eviscerated their textile and farming industry... bleeding hearts thought they were making the word a better place doing that... unfortunately this is what happens when you allow emotions to dictate policy.

If giving homeless people a million dollars each worked, I'd be all for it... look at the cost of imprisoning people, cheaper to send them to University... but it doesn't work.

People that receive charity end up with crushed self esteem and that makes the slippery slope to immoral action all that much easier.

A common problem is people refuse to research the outcomes of actions and just assume what makes you feel good will work. It's why both Gnerphk and I are jerks about your political views to you... you're just incapable of good faith discussions. And I'm admittedly not even interested in discussion, at most I want everyone to be skeptical and do their own research. You really cannot tell people what to think, everyone is far too contrarian for that to work.

You have an emotional need to take down people with dissimilar views to your own, I do not... I do have a vested interest in actual solutions that work, but...
38 days, 5 hours, 14 minutes ago
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glyns alternate
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... the Activity Feed in my opinion is for answering questions.

No need to explore this tangent topic, although I'd enjoy Gnerphk's input... but lets wait a week to see if board up the house or not.
38 days, 4 hours, 42 minutes ago
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tom graves
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I asked a question. Not sure it got answered though.

Interesting thing about giving free clothes to African nations... It didn't eviscerate their textile industry until the World Bank forced them to move to a market economy for the clothes. They would take all the free T-shirts you could give them and still have money to buy locally manufactured products.

But when the choice became exceeding cheap donated clothes or more expensive locally manufactured ones, what did the people choose? So, as usual, your facts are twisted. It wasn't charity and bleeding heart liberals that caused the collapse of the local manufacturing industry, but the capitalism forced on them from the western world (something they are now efforting to reverse).

The exact same choice as they make everywhere in the world. Which is why we have a bunch of cheap crap from China filling our stores.

38 days, 3 hours, 49 minutes ago
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glynsalternate
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@Tom+Graves: Sorry that I wasn't clear enough. The first four examples I listed are laws I have personally witnessed bleeding hearts break.

Bleeding hearts would by definition put their values first and foremost, which means they ignore laws that inhibit their goals... otherwise there is no point having the label as they would just be law abiding citizens no different than the rest of us. That is why the term is derogatory, they often put themselves in seriously dangerous positions such as picking up a hitchhiker.

Being proud of being a bleeding heart is like being proud of climbing a mountain without a safety line... it's your life, you do you... but you clearly aren't thinking about others such as the guy that has to scrape you off the valley floor or the people that get stabbed because you enabled an addicts path to moral decay.
38 days, 3 hours, 43 minutes ago
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glynsalternate
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@Domodedovo: I made a 3500 x 3500 map with Sphere mode; http://play.planets.nu/#/sector/315148

And also a 100 x 100; http://play.planets.nu/#/sector/315149

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Looks like 2000/2000 is indeed always the center point.