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Decoding the May Announcements

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So any ideas on what these mean?

 

Sales and Surprises

Where'd the May 4th stuff go? Hmm... - No idea
Commander-palooza! - Admiral Halsey campaign?
Brought to you by the letter Z - Graf Zepellin becomes available?
Give ‘em a taste of the Double Dukes! - Duke of York and what else?
Cruisn’ through America - American Cruiser split?

 

 

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5 minutes ago, Bill_Halsey said:

So any ideas on what these mean?

 

Sales and Surprises

Where'd the May 4th stuff go? Hmm... - No idea
Commander-palooza! - Admiral Halsey campaign?
Brought to you by the letter Z - Graf Zepellin becomes available?
Give ‘em a taste of the Double Dukes! - Duke of York and what else?
Cruisn’ through America - American Cruiser split?

 

 

Commander-palooza is referencing the three different commanders you can earn in May.

Brought to you by the letter Z likely is referring to the upcoming German Z39 destroyer.

Double Dukes - probably means the release of Duca degli Abruzzi, and probably with a parallel sale of D'Aosta

Cruisin through America is definitely the American cruiser split

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Letter Z - more likely to be Z-39 than GZ.

Double Dukes - Duca Daosta and Duca Abruzzi.

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16 minutes ago, Bill_Halsey said:

So any ideas on what these mean?

 

Sales and Surprises

Where'd the May 4th stuff go? Hmm... - No idea  // also no idea. Onyl Thing I have found: 4th May 2012 is the date were the Kronstadt navy museeum opened
Commander-palooza! - Admiral Halsey campaign? // A VMF and KM captain will come this month, Halsey campaign will only come with 7.5 and if it's like the Yamamoto campaign you need to wait 2 weeks before the next stage unlocks
Brought to you by the letter Z - Graf Zepellin becomes available? // Nope there is a German premium DD coming soon. KM DD carried a Z for Zerstörer as their signature 
Give ‘em a taste of the Double Dukes! - Duke of York and what else? // Also nope, We will get another Italian cruiser 
Cruisn’ through America - American Cruiser split? // Yes, with update 7.5

 

 

 

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4 minutes ago, Ace_04 said:

Commander-palooza is referencing the three different commanders you can earn in May.

Brought to you by the letter Z likely is referring to the upcoming German Z39 destroyer.

Double Dukes - probably means the release of Duca degli Abruzzi, and probably with a parallel sale of D'Aosta

Cruisin through America is definitely the American cruiser split

What are the three commanders you can earn?

The American campaign is going to give us Halsey

I've heard rumors of the first Russian commander, but no details on how to earn him.

Who is the third?

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14 minutes ago, Bill_Halsey said:

So any ideas on what these mean?

Sales and Surprises

Where'd the May 4th stuff go? Hmm... - No idea
Commander-palooza! - Admiral Halsey campaign?
Brought to you by the letter Z - Graf Zepellin becomes available?
Give ‘em a taste of the Double Dukes! - Duke of York and what else?
Cruisn’ through America - American Cruiser split?

The May 4th stuff is probably a reference to Cinco de Mayo.

7 minutes ago, Ace_04 said:

Commander-palooza is referencing the three different commanders you can earn in May.

Brought to you by the letter Z likely is referring to the upcoming German Z39 destroyer.

Double Dukes - probably means the release of Duca degli Abruzzi, and probably with a parallel sale of D'Aosta

Cruisin through America is definitely the American cruiser split

And, Bill, the other references are probably covered correctly by Ace.

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3 minutes ago, TheDreadnought said:

What are the three commanders you can earn?

The American campaign is going to give us Halsey

I've heard rumors of the first Russian commander, but no details on how to earn him.

Who is the third?

A German one, IIRC.

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4 minutes ago, TheDreadnought said:

What are the three commanders you can earn?

The American campaign is going to give us Halsey

I've heard rumors of the first Russian commander, but no details on how to earn him.

Who is the third?

https://worldofwarships.com/en/news/common/may-be-its-may-belline/

German commander who can be earned the week of May 18th.

3 minutes ago, Crucis said:

The May 4th stuff is probably a reference to Cinco de Mayo.

And, Bill, the other references are probably covered correctly by Ace.

More likely has something to do with Star Wars (may the 4th be with you).

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1 minute ago, Ace_04 said:

https://worldofwarships.com/en/news/common/may-be-its-may-belline/

German commander who can be earned the week of May 18th.

More likely has something to do with Star Wars (may the 4th be with you).

Ahhhhh.. yesss... Star Wars day. Sounds good.

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5 minutes ago, Erebthoron said:

Ahhhhh.. yesss... Star Wars day. Sounds good.

I'd have thought that a "star wars day" would have been more appropriate during the April Fools sci-fi event, what with the space ships and all.

I still think that it's related to Cinco De Mayo, though I suppose it could also be a belated May Day, Soviet/Russian related event.

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8 minutes ago, Crucis said:

The May 4th stuff is probably a reference to Cinco de Mayo.

And, Bill, the other references are probably covered correctly by Ace.

Is Cinco de Mayo nacho & daquiri night even a thing anymore?

There haven't been any Margarita nights or Taco Tuesdays either..

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5 minutes ago, Erebthoron said:

Ahhhhh.. yesss... Star Wars day. Sounds good.

cause this one isn't abused enough already...

 

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6 minutes ago, Ace_04 said:

https://worldofwarships.com/en/news/common/may-be-its-may-belline/

German commander who can be earned the week of May 18th.

More likely has something to do with Star Wars (may the 4th be with you).

My thoughts exactly ^

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2 minutes ago, Dr_Dirt said:

cause this one isn't abused enough already...

 

Pfff... they made this clip of our airport a few years ago for the 4th May

 

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10 minutes ago, Ace_04 said:

https://worldofwarships.com/en/news/common/may-be-its-may-belline/

German commander who can be earned the week of May 18th.

More likely has something to do with Star Wars (may the 4th be with you).

The German Captain is awesome!   I totally missed that.  

I guess I'll have to level yet another German captain to 19.  Seriously, my barracks is lousy with them at this point!

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7 minutes ago, Dr_Dirt said:

cause this won isnt abused enough already...

 

 

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34 minutes ago, Crucis said:

The May 4th stuff is probably a reference to Cinco de Mayo.

And, Bill, the other references are probably covered correctly by Ace.

Cinco means 5 in Spanish.

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3 minutes ago, Ace_04 said:

Cinco means 5 in Spanish.

Yes, I know.  But Saturday is Cinco de Mayo.

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53 minutes ago, Bill_Halsey said:

Where'd the May 4th stuff go? Hmm... - No idea

Check the Asian Server missions.  The May 4 entry is only about the new Scenario rewards.

https://worldofwarships.asia/en/news/common/scenario-support-missions/

OTOH, on that server the Doubloon Blowout is extended to include the weekend.  So I suspect there's an announcement still to come.  It is only Wed, after all.

 

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8 minutes ago, iDuckman said:

Check the Asian Server missions.  The May 4 entry is only about the new Scenario rewards.

https://worldofwarships.asia/en/news/common/scenario-support-missions/

OTOH, on that server the Doubloon Blowout is extended to include the weekend.  So I suspect there's an announcement still to come.  It is only Wed, after all.

 

Ah, the new scenario awards are already up

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Yes, I know. 

3 minutes ago, Erebthoron said:

The May 4 entry is only about the new Scenario rewards.

The point being that there's nothing else scheduled for the weekend on the Asian server, either. 

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1 hour ago, Crucis said:

Yes, I know.  But Saturday is Cinco de Mayo.

  Why does Mayonnaise get a holiday and not other condiments like Mustard?  Cinco de Poupon!

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12 minutes ago, davehenrie said:

  Why does Mayonnaise get a holiday and not other condiments like Mustard?  Cinco de Poupon!

I want my Lots'a Ketchup Day!!!  

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1 hour ago, TheDreadnought said:

The German Captain is awesome!   I totally missed that.  

I guess I'll have to level yet another German captain to 19.  Seriously, my barracks is lousy with them at this point!

That vigilance boost while in a Z-52 with hydro running? :Smile_teethhappy: No torpedo zone. 

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2 hours ago, Dr_Dirt said:

cause this one isn't abused enough already...

 

This cannot EVER be used too much. 

RIP Ackbar. 

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