Invictus Week 2021 Last Day CCU Chains

This is Que and here are the two CCU spreadsheets. I am giving one for the straight CCU Chain and one for the maximizing Store Credit chain all the way up to the Polaris ($210 Savings).

You can pick the Super Hornet or the Gladiator in the chain. They both save the same, but you cannot use both in the chain.

The Constellation Andromeda does not work in the chain as the Inferno gives you a better savings and you cannot have both.

You can pick the Harbinger or the Caterpillar in the chain. They both save the same, but you cannot use both in the chain.

That is it for this event. There is quite a bit of saving to be had if you follow the instructions.

See you in the verse!

TheQue

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Be sure to check out our Discord for more info on CCU chains in the hanger modifications section!

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Stream Room… Then and Now

Most of you know that we moved from a one bedroom to a townhouse. One of our fist priorities was the stream room.

Started as a couch stream.

Then we upgraded!

Stream Room at the townhouse (Moving Day)

Building the desks.

Stream Room (complete)!

It took a lot of hard work and couldn’t have done it without my best friend and better half. Hope you guys enjoy it as much as we do. There are still a few things to add but the majority is done!

See you in the verse!

Girl in Pigtails

Twitch.tv/Carbontails_gip

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CarbonTails Monthly Star Citizen Package Giveaway

Join us on the Carbontails_GiP channel. As a thank you to the community we are doing a monthly giveaway. There are several ways to enter this giveaway. First, go to https://gleam.io/competitions/BvWVR-carbontails-star-citizen-monthly-giveaway-may and follow the instructions. Additionally, you can use 500 of your Twitch channel points per stream to gain an extra entry; we also give out random secret codes if you stick around long enough. Come join in the festivities.

You do NOT need to be present to win. The winner will get a whisper on Twitch to get the appropriate information for the giveaway and will have 7 days to respond. If there is no response in 7 days we will draw another name.

The winner will be given the opportunity to choose one of the following items:

  1. Mustang Alpha Game Package with Squadron 42 (6 months insurance)
  2. RSI Aurora Game Package with Squadron 42 (6 months insurance)
  3. Avenger Titan Invictus Game Package without SQ42 (Invictus Skin + 10 Year Insurance)
  4. Greycat Industirial ROC Warbond Edition without GP and SQ42 (Lifetime Insurance)
  5. Tumbril Cyclone MT Warbond Edition without GP and SQ42 (Lifetime Insurance)

See you in the Verse!

Girl-in-Pigtails

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Control Set-Up #StarCitizen

There are a lot of people who say “how you bind your buttons to your equipment is personal,” and it should be set up to individual needs. But you know what… if someone asks for your set up… why not give it to them?

If someone is asking, they are either new or not comfortable with the controls. I think telling people what actions I have bound to my equipment is essential in keeping players engaged.

Once they have a template to use then, by all means, change the set up to your needs. The set up template is not a secret!

Also, by using a template (as I show here) it helps re-enforce your memory which is the ultimate goal. If you’re too busy pressing all the button because you don’t remember them, you lose the fun aspect.

I will have one GiP Stick Layout that shows my controls and one that is a Blank Stick Layout that you can use to fill in for your own use. Both will be downloadable.

Girl-In-Pigtails

Want to see my adventures?
Check Out my Twitch Channel Carbontails_GiP

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CarbonTails Monthly Star Citizen Package Giveaway

Join us tonight while we stream on the Carbontails_GiP channel. As a thank you to the community we are doing a monthly giveaway. There are several ways to enter this giveaway. First, go to https://gleam.io/competitions/NgZ0t-carbontails-star-citizen-monthly-giveaway-april and follow the instructions. Additionally, you can use 500 of your Twitch channel points per stream to gain an extra entry; we also give out random secret codes if you stick around long enough. Come join in the festivities.

You do NOT need to be present to win. The winner will get a whisper on Twitch to get the appropriate information for the giveaway and will have 7 days to respond. If there is no response in 7 days we will draw another name.

The winner will be given the opportunity to choose one of the following items:

  1. Mustang Alpha Game Package with Squadron 42 (6 months insurance)
  2. RSI Aurora Game Package with Squadron 42 (6 months insurance)
  3. Avenger Titan Invictus Game Package without SQ42 (Invictus Skin + 10 Year Insurance)
  4. Greycat Industirial ROC Warbond Edition without GP and SQ42 (Lifetime Insurance)
  5. Tumbril Cyclone MT Warbond Edition without GP and SQ42 (Lifetime Insurance)

See you in the Verse!

Girl-in-Pigtails

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Going Nuts for Banana Bread!

I got to say homemade banana bread is amazing. I have been obsessed with this recipe for a few weeks now.

Ingredients

  • 1 Stick (1/2 Cup) Butter
  • 3 Large Ripe Bananas
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan (I use the disposable metal ones) with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Add the stick of butter to a large bowl and microwave for 1 minute, or until melted. If you can believe it… I don’t have a microwave so I improvise with a pot of hot water. BE CAREFUL the bowl is hot 🔥!
  • Add the bananas to the same bowl and mash with a fork. I used a mixer attachment and it mashed perfectly.
  • Add the vanilla extract and egg to the bowl and use the same fork to mash and stir until no yellow streaks of egg remain.
  • In a second large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix together with a spatula just until combined.
  • I also add copped walnuts.
  • Pour the batter into prepared loaf pans and bake for 45-55 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean.

I usually check them about 35mins in and put tinfoil on top if they need a few mins more.

I top my pieces off with apple butter and my hubby likes crunchy peanut butter.

Bon Appetite!

– Girl-In-Pigtails

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Collector Wish List #StarCitizen

Hey everyone, I have been asked on a couple occasions now what is remaining on my Star Citizen collector list. I know most of the items on the list are ungiftable / untradable at the moment, but they will be tradable when the game goes to a live state. There are still several items on this list that are giftable / tradable.

If you have one of these items for sale, please message me on discord as I am always on the lookout for a good deal on these items. If you wish to gift me an item you can send it to lindsay@orangefeatherllc.com.

Golden Ticket
Nautilus Mine Flair

Workbench
Footlocker

2944 War Bond
2945 War Bond

Koln 2945 Poster
Citizencon 2945 Poster

Gamescom 2944 Hangar Trophy
Gamescom 2945 Hangar Trophy
Subscriber Gamescom 2945 Hangar Trophy
Citizencon 2945 Hangar Trophy
Subscriber Citizencon 2945 Hangar Trophy
Gamescom 2946 Hangar Trophy
Citizencon 2946 Hangar Trophy

F7A Hornet
F7A Hornet HUK (Hull Upgrade Kit)
Nautilus Solstice Edition
Mole Talus Edition
Ballista Dunestalker Edition

 

See you in the Verse!

Girl-In-Pigtails

Want to see my adventures?
Check Out my Twitch Channel Carbontails_GiP

Thinking about playing Star Citizen?
Use my referral code for some extra goodies 😉

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Life During COVID

It has been strange times living through the COVID pandemic. I went on maternity leave November 2019 and had a healthy baby boy. Maternity leave ended 8 weeks later, and I was back to work in Jan 2020. News started hitting that COVID was sweeping the globe. It didn’t hit me that it was a life changing event until my work told me I had to stay home. It was bitter sweet. I got to spend time with my new baby but life was changing by the second. Mask mandates, stay at home orders… it was surreal. It still is.. a year later we are still cautious wearing masks, hand sanitizing every second, staying 6ft apart of another. Hope has regenerated with vaccinations coming out but still life is anything but normal. I emptied my bag for work… everything is normal besides the disposable mask, cloth mask, mask guard, and sanitizer wipes. Thank goodness we have been healthy the past year.

I wear my masks every time I leave the house and use hand sanitizer religiously. Besides work, I only leave the house to go grocery shopping or doctor appointments. Thank goodness for Twitch Streaming and Netflix!

Life will return to normal, it will just take time… stay safe everyone! 😷

Girl-In-Pigtails

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CarbonTails Monthly Star Citizen Package Giveaway

Join us tonight while we stream on the Carbontails_GiP channel. As a thank you to the community we are doing a monthly giveaway. There are several ways to enter this giveaway. First, go to https://gleam.io/competitions/ob0rF-carbontails-star-citizen-monthly-giveaway-march and follow the instructions. Additionally, you can use 500 of your Twitch channel points per stream to gain an extra entry; we also give out random secret codes if you stick around long enough. Come join in the festivities.

You do NOT need to be present to win. The winner will get a whisper on Twitch to get the appropriate information for the giveaway and will have 7 days to respond. If there is no response in 7 days we will draw another name.

The winner will be given the opportunity to choose one of the following items:

  1. Mustang Alpha Game Package with Squadron 42 (6 months insurance)
  2. RSI Aurora Game Package with Squadron 42 (6 months insurance)
  3. Avenger Titan Invictus Game Package without SQ42 (Invictus Skin + 10 Year Insurance)
  4. Greycat Industirial ROC Warbond Edition without GP and SQ42 (Lifetime Insurance)

See you in the Verse!

Girl-in-Pigtails

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Trading Thursday @ 5pm EST #StarCitizen

Join me on Twitch today for some trading fun! We’ll start with Just Chatting saying hello and discussing Star Citizen news. There is also a Space Adventure happening with NASA that we will check out! I’m sure we could give them a few pointers!  😉

We will finally fly into the verse and make that money! Hope we don’t see Pirate 30k!

See you in the Verse!

Girl-In-Pigtails

Want to see my adventures?
Check Out my Twitch Channel Carbontails_GiP

Thinking about playing Star Citizen?
Use my referral code for some extra goodies 😉

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