Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Nethaufer » Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:27 pm

I chuckled when I saw the Asp note. On another note, really handy list.
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby mhildebrand » Fri May 05, 2017 9:12 pm

Thank you for this list!

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Wizlon » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:27 pm

BDS? BGS.
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:22 pm

BGS = Background Simulation......(The thing that has been fucked since launch)......

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby tinnitus » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:26 pm

Cmdr Kharma wrote:BGS = Background Simulation......(The thing that has been fucked since launch)......

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LOL; actually it was fucked before launch but got launched anyway.
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:02 am

I was being kind.......

I actually meant fucked since concept.....

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby damon8r351 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:10 pm

Two more, which are speed measurements on your HUD:

Mm means megameters, which is equal to 1000 kilometers. Hence, the speed measurement "Mm/s" is megameters per second.

A lowercase "c" is the speed of light. So measurements like 0.15c is 15% of the speed of light, etc.
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby smartroad » Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:09 am

Wizlon wrote:BDS? BGS.


Good catch, hadn't noticed that!!

damon8r351 wrote:Two more, which are speed measurements on your HUD:

Mm means megameters, which is equal to 1000 kilometers. Hence, the speed measurement "Mm/s" is megameters per second.

A lowercase "c" is the speed of light. So measurements like 0.15c is 15% of the speed of light, etc.


They were in the spreadsheet, I just hadn't updated the post here (it has to be formatted manually :(). That is now done, thanks for reminding me to update!
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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby LeDoyen » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:44 am

I was pretty puzzled seeing everyone typing O7 here, O7 there... i was hard working tryin to guess a reference somewhere with that O7.. a pun? a play on words... hrmm...

Now that i found this i am still puzzled ^^
Why would civilian pilots salute like military..

Oh well, it's just a game :p

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Re: Abbreviations used in Elite Dangerous

Postby TorTorden » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:58 am

LeDoyen wrote:I was pretty puzzled seeing everyone typing O7 here, O7 there... i was hard working tryin to guess a reference somewhere with that O7.. a pun? a play on words... hrmm...

Now that i found this i am still puzzled ^^
Why would civilian pilots salute like military..

Oh well, it's just a game :p


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