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Lurtz

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  1. I previously reported this at the end of July but it got kind of waylaid by the effects of the F1 2020 1.08 patch debacle and associated Trusteer Rapport issues.....so I thought I would resurrect it. The issue is, I believe, a corrupted savegame file but this is what happens; I load the game and am able access all the other aspect of the game (Time Trial, Multiplayer etc) with out any problems. However, when I try and 'Continue Career', the first page (showing the driver points table) loads OK but when I then select 'Continue Career' I get the stills of the track whilst 'loading' but then get the EGO Dumper page. I select 'Send Report' and a few seconds later the game crashes back to my desktop. Bug Report 1. Won't load Continue Career. 2. V 1.22 3. Career 4. Yes - see description above 5. Every time I try and load Career 6. Verified Steam files 7. Fanatec wheelbase, wheel and pedals. 8. N/A egodumper.log DxDiag 2.txt
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    How does custom car perform in TT?

    I can't speak for PS4 but on the PC anything between the top 8 - 12 TT slots are taken up by cheats. The give-away is a combination of a non custom setup and/or using driving aids plus being 5 - 10 seconds faster that the officially recognised 'World Record' times! Sad but without anti-cheat software or direct intervention from CM it is something we are forced to live with.
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    Idiot requires assistance....please

    Might be so.....but you can't get the mug!!!
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    Weekly Event

    Never thought of that......damn Americans!!!
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    Weekly Event

    Just whilst we are talking about points, on a slightly different note, when I looked at the overall positions late last night (I am in the UK and it showed3 hours to go) I was 776th out of 2543 competitors. Checking this morning, now the event is finished, I am 806th out of 2551. Doing the maths that tells me I dropped 30 places overnight but only 8 additional times were added!!!
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    penalty

    I am going to assume that English is not your first language and that you use an on-line translator because there is no other explanation as to why you come across as rude and ignorant. If English is your mother tongue then I guess there is no excuse - you ARE rude and ignorant.
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    Puncture and clowns!!!

    Competing in this weeks weekends event saw a first first for me - I got a puncture. In all the hundreds of laps I've competed in this year's variation of the game it is the first time it has happened to me. It proved an interesting moment in a day spoilt by the number of clowns, who drove like 5 year olds, in the rain at Suzuka. I tried 3 attempts at the race. Twice I was shunted from behind at the first corner (one hard enough to destroy the car and the other left me in last) and in the third I got side swiped, again on the first lap, at the hairpin. I play the game for fun so it was no big deal but the level of wet weather driving ability by a lot of people was atrocious.
  8. I'm still not good enough to create my own setups and be competitive (yet!) so I use ones I find on line. A question, though....... The majority of on-line setups seem to be for pads but would these work just as well for a wheel, or does the technical differences between the two types of controller's inputs make the setups not really transferable?
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    The Worst Things Jeff Says to You

    Just happened to me last night; At the end of a wet Q2 in China, with less than a minute in which to try one last lap, he tells me to pit to change to inters.
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    Newbie with very BASIC Question

    The 168 page manual from the original 1991 Grand Prix game (yes....I am that old!!!). I know cost cutting means that printed manuals don't come with games any more but they should be provided on line.
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    More ways to earn PitCoins by playing?

    Yes - I think that would be a fairer solution.
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    Idiot requires assistance....please

    Ah.... Right...... Yes....
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    Idiot requires assistance....please

    OK - but where then do I find it? When I go to Customisation and select Car Liveries, all I see is the '70th Anniversary' livery, 'Cosmos' livery and the '+ Create New' option button. If I select '+Create New' the original default livery appears but nothing else. It is as though all the liveries from Season 1, the two liveries from Season 2 Tier 1 & 2 (I am only at Tier 3 at the moment) and the free Chrome livery have just gone missing.
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    Idiot requires assistance....please

    And now it gets really embarrassing. Because I have hardly used Podium Pass I am completely stumped by this. Let us say I wanted to claim the Tier 2 'End Racism' livery. How do I do that? Don't laugh.....I have stared at the screen for ages and the only live buttons I can see are F1 to buy the VIP Pass, F3 for Help and Esc to exit (plus the 4 directional arrows). Once highlighted, what button do I press to 'claim' the livery?
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    More ways to earn PitCoins by playing?

    I think it wouldn't be wise to link any kind of reward system to reaching certain levels of skill - that just creates an elitist environment. If CM were to pick up on this it should be based on the amount of time you play the game. I personally can put in a couple of hours a day.....but I am not going to be anywhere near the top end of any skill table for a long time yet.
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