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Old 21 Apr 2009, 15:52   #1 (permalink)
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Default Common short forms?

Is there a post someone could direct me to that outlines commonly used terms on these boards?

What are 'Meqs' and such?

(I hope this is the right board for this)
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Old 21 Apr 2009, 17:15   #2 (permalink)
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I could swear we had a topic on this that was stickied...

Anyways, since I couldn't find it... TEQ/MEQ/GEQ all break down into
Terminator Equivalent 2+save/Toughness 4
Marine Equivalent 3+ save/Toughness 4
Guard Equivalent 5+ save/Toughness 3

The bolded parts show how we got to the short hand we use. Ingenuity at it's finest. ;D

It's very helpful when discussing certain weapon options and statistics. Every board/army seems to have a handful of common terms for their particular units and load outs, but those are generally stickied in the important topics at the top of the pages there.
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Old 21 Apr 2009, 18:43   #3 (permalink)
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Gah! I figured the EQ was for equivalence, but for the life of me I couldn't pick up on the T, M and G. Thanks.
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Old 21 Apr 2009, 18:53   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by enderwiggin
I could swear we had a topic on this that was stickied...

Anyways, since I couldn't find it... TEQ/MEQ/GEQ all break down into
Terminator Equivalent 2+save/Toughness 4
Marine Equivalent 3+ save/Toughness 4
Guard Equivalent 5+ save/Toughness 3

The bolded parts show how we got to the short hand we use. Ingenuity at it's finest. ;D

It's very helpful when discussing certain weapon options and statistics. Every board/army seems to have a handful of common terms for their particular units and load outs, but those are generally stickied in the important topics at the top of the pages there.
I'm sure i saw it somewhere as well. Or at lease some-one made a guide for it, even if it wasn't stickied. Is it not somewhere in the forum rules?
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Old 29 Apr 2009, 19:07   #5 (permalink)
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Slightly late, but if anyone still wanted it I found the shorthand for many things seen on the Tau board (which has the Teq, Meq, Geq laid out).

http://forums.tauonline.org/index.php?topic=38775.0
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