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New Promotions Tombaa replied in News and Announcements
Cuban Liberation Organisation Tombaa replied in Groups
To some players, CLO is a complete mystery, and even to some of the regulars they are still in the dark about the history of CLO and what we are about, why we have what we have and so on, I'm here today to explain as much as I can but will also be answering any questions you may have, it's going to be a long read but as one of the oldest and main factors of the server, I feel like it's something you should know.
What does CLO actually stand for?
CLO stands for Cuban Liberation Organization, and as you can tell the via the name we are based on a Cuban group.
What is the history of CLO?
Long time ago, on the SAES:RPG server, Area 69 was made use of, and an army was born called the Desert Eagles. This was created by one side of SAES, and what about the other side? Well we decided it wasn't for us, so we though who is there to go against this army? Let's get something going.
Shortly after, we purchased Verdant Meadows and turned it into a base, decided on a name, skins etc and CLO was born.
Desert Eagles wasn't as big back then as it is now, and if I remember correctly, only had one vision, Desert Eagles. There was no navy, no assault, no airborne, no special forces, so it was more controlled, things were good both classes had a lot of fun battling, it wasn't random attacks on bases, it was more.
DE: Fancy meeting somewhere for some carnage?
There was only one person that wasn't happy with CLO and their ability to put up a good fight, he liked things to be easy and at the time he just happened to be one of our main scripters so, he eventually managed to get the class closed and all CLO reverted to Desert Eagles, most of them eventually ending up in the newly formed Special Ops division who did their own training such as synchronized protection, using objects to your own advantage and so on.
In 2010 we eventually thought that CLO needs to return, so we made it happen, and fortunately our account still existed and all the properties were still in that accounts possession, so Verdant Meadows was re-activated as a spawn, the class was re-enabled, the vehicles were mapped again and CLO were back in full swing.
Sadly, at this time Desert Eagles was larger than before and to 60% of them CLO was a new prospect they didn't quite understand the idea of it and we constantly had people come over to the base in hydras, hunters and so on placing attacks with rockets, sniping from the hills and what not, and this would happen on an average of 5 times per day.
We decided that a move was in order, we went hunting for a possible base location and eventually we came across San Fierro Docks, this was for sale from the SAES Housing Agency for $95 Million, it was expensive but we decided it would be worth it, that day between us we put up everything we had for sale, including places like Caligulas Casino, banks we privately owned, strip clubs farms, all the valuable properties we owned, and this was people who had been in the server for years so you can only imagine the properties we owned, however it still wasn't enough, we needed help.
People were kind enough to donate, and eventually we reach the target and purchased the property.
After a while we moved to the base on K.A.C.C Fuels depot in Northern Las Venturas, and tried on different looks for the place. We eventually decided it was too big for us, and we wouldn't be able to make it good enough to be able to both defend it from the continuous Homeland Security and Desert Eagles raids, and moved to a new base in South-Eastern LV, where we're currently located at. Between then (Early 2011) and now (Nov. 2017), we've also had a fair few different island bases, or Cuba as they were called, first of them south of the Mt.Chilliad and the next one just south of LS Beach, and a few others in different places around and outside the San Andreas coastlines.
As of now, Cuba is a resort island for Cubans located just south of Los Santos beach, with a ferry access from the lighthouse and is completely ran by the Cuban Government and is a separate thing from CLO, even though some claim to have seen members and equipment of the organization moving on the island.
Why are CLO so overpowered?
This is something we hear a lot, a simple answer is, well, we aren't. Atleast not anymore
Yes we have hunters, hydras, seasparrows and rustlers, but we have these because we can be trusted with them, and if it's abuse your questioning with these vehicles, let me tell you, the hunters, seasparrows and hydras have been locked to a group of people, top pilots in CLO, called CLO-Air, yet still it's us who gets the attention as we are seen as the bad guys.
There are rules with the hunters and hydras, we will only KILL using these on the following conditions
1: If the base is under attack, the base is our property, our land, once entered it is our rules.
2: If we are out numbered, we will use said vehicle to balance out the odds. (coughUnlike DEcough)
CLO are mostly admins, how is that fair?
Admins have nothing to do with it, only reason CLO has admins is because it was made by SAES back when the server seen a max of 20 people online at once, CLO are actually responsible for mapping every vehicle in Area 69, SWAT, Hells Soldiers, SICK, responsible for the gates and base mappings, and so on. We could've mapped rhinos in our base if we wanted to but Sea Sparrows are slow and weak against multiple M4 attacks, we keep things limited so in no way are we overpowered as people suggest.
As of late 2012, CLO has actually a huge number of non-admins within us, and thinking that CLO is admins only is not at all the right way.
By November 2017, most of our members are now regular players, or just community staff, as most of our older clan member comrades have found something else to do in their life and have since gone off to retirement from the game almost completely
How do I join CLO?
This is something we get asked a lot in the server, and the answer is you don't. If we think you can be trusted enough, responsible and are skilled enough, we will invite you when we see it fit.
Nearing the end of 2010 the total count for members taken into CLO is 3, this will show you how strict we are when taking on new members, we will be expanding in 2011, we are currently outnumbered a great deal in terms of SWAT and Desert Eagles.
By the end of 2012, we've expanded like said before, and now CLO has around 20 active members.
(To give you a rough idea of how much we are out numbered, here SWAT has 90(?) members, and DE has around 40 and climbing, and CLO has 20.) -Outdated by now
Miembros de la Cuban Liberation Organization (Currently out-of-date)
Note: The list is using our aliases to keep our members safe
CLO-Jefe (Commandante en Jefe) (CLO-HQ Rank)
Mr.Carlos (Leader of CLO)
Pr.Pablo (Vice Bitch of CLO)
Vladimir the Puta
"The sub Rank of CLO-Teniente special for people who have a addiction to the famous dildo
This rank is made for Mr.Dildo and only in use by Mr.Dildo"
CLO-Air consists of CLO members with the rank of Teniente, and above. You need to be at least a Teniente to try taking the infamous CLO-Air tests (Bartman failed).
The CLO-Air group allows members to fly hunters, seasparrows and hydras, whether they be for protecting our base, having fun times with DE, or just getting from one place to another very quickly. To be in CLO-Air, you must be able to maneuver aircrafts very well and succeed in dogfights (air battles). Only Tenientes and above may try out for CLO-Air as experience in CLO is key for trustworthiness of powerful machines such as these.
I will update this more at some point, but for now feel free to ask any questions.
Halloween event & a small thing about Donator spawn Tombaa replied in News and Announcements
So @Mega9 has been a bit busy re-working the old zombies script we had for Halloween and we now have a small thing going on at Glen Park in Los Santos for the duration until Halloween is done.
The event consist of the same zombies spawning around Glen park, but as a new addition there is now also a boss spawning there that you can kill for a small money reward both for the killer and the people helping.
So not only will you be fighting zombies, but there's also Jason running around killing people with a minigun.
You'll know when Jason spawns, as a serverwide announcement will pop up on the chat box, and it looks like this
Some things to mention about Jason is that unlike we saw people try when we launched the script first, you can't use a knife to kill him, he will instantly kill anyone stepping too close, so keep your distance while attempting to evade the minigun bullets.
Jason also has a health pool of 1,000,000 health, so you might want to forget rivalries with other gangs and cops for the time being while attempting to kill Jason since you most likely wont be able to take him down alone.
Once Jason has been killed he will respawn again in 30 minutes time.
To help with killing Jason, there's been an addition to the zombies in the shape of a small drop table.
Killing the zombies has a chance to drop you certain items and other boosts that can either help you or just fuck with you, ranging from an RPG ( Yes, you have a chance to get an RPG from the zombies as a drop ) to a vibrator, or you can lose your head or have your gravity lowered for a small period of time.
Just make sure you don't get too close to the zombies either or they'll bite you and you'll die.
And as a small mention toward the Donator spawn that was added during the weekend, something that's come up is that some people seem to miss the small amount of common sense required to realize that donators are not exempt from the rules.
- Do NOT use RPGs to DM/Kill cops.
- Do not abuse the knife, if you're caught killing admins/other classes that are meant to be invincible, you will be punished
That's all folks,
Happy Halloween ( A week early )
SAES HQ and the clan
Kristiina's application for SAHA Tombaa replied in Denied Applications
Your application feels lacking, could've added more into it.
Unfortunately you didn't make the cut this time
Hopefully we'll be able to see you apply again next time around with better results.
Although it's really because the clan can only have one part of a couple in it at the same time, Ardron already took that spot
P.S. Daryl and Kain don't count, we all know they're a couple but started their thing after they were both in
Darius's application for San Andreas Housing Agency Tombaa replied in Denied Applications
What Kain meant to say is;
Show us yourself V3 Tombaa replied in Blackhole
Teller's application for Community Staff Tombaa replied in Denied Applications
A decent application, but unfortunately you didn't make the cut this time.
Hopefully we'll be able to see you apply again next time around with better results.
It's actually because the clan couldn't handle another Finn, one is more than enough
P.S. Bunny doesn't count, he's basically Russian