Maxime

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  1. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Samperino in APD Captain Announcement   
    Please welcome our newest Captain of Asylum's Altis Police Department, @Codie Alterman
    Congratulations are in order.
    He will be learning the ropes over the next couple of weeks, so take it easy on him!

  2. Maxime liked a post in a topic by BlackShot in How Asylum changed a person's real life   
    I guess this New Year's mood made me a bit inspired today, so I decided to share my story with you all - the ones that care enough to read it to the end. I don't mean to sound corny, it's really just about a legit experience with Asylum - and the people that play it - that indeed affected my real life in more than one way.   I started playing Asylum a bit before the hacking in 2015, but I took a considerable break because of personal reasons. I then returned in 2016, almost a year later I believe.   (For those of you who don't know it, I was born in Brazil and therefore my native language isn't English. It's Portuguese.)   One of the first things I did when I came back was apply again for the APD. Because I had a very limited level of English back then, I was very insecure about taking the interview and failing it, but things went good and I became a Cadet once again (had played a few weeks in 2015).   I made it to Constable after being helped a lot by @Mr. Linux and taking my ride-along with @Maxime, which was very easy-going about the English thing.   My first experiences were really funny. Whenever I arrested a toxic little prick, they would scream something like "Give me an English-speaking officer!" or "Do you even speak English?" and some other toxic stuff. My accent was weird (it's still somewhat noticeable) and I would 'stumble' over some words or mispronounce them with a certain higher frequency. However, it was still intelligible and I could make myself clear enough.   After playing for a few more months - let's say six or eight - was when my arrests and my experiences started changing. The toxic ones would now rarely mention the matter with my English. Now, whenever they said something, it probably involved the word 'pig' or similar. That's when I realized something else was changing: my Speaking was improving and that wouldn't have occurred to me if it wasn't by the toxic Asylum players. I guess I ironically owe them some thanks.   Few more months later and I took an exam called TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language. It's required to non-native speakers of English especially if they wanna join a North American university or college. It isn't an easy test and it involves 4 abilities: reading, listening, speaking and writing. My score was 110 out of 120, when the university I was interested in only required a score of 65, if I'm not mistaken.   I still haven't joined any foreign universities or left the country, but that's still in my list of goals. At this moment I'm studying law in my country and I also got a job last semester. Surprisingly, I worked as a teacher. What did I teach? English.   I'm not perfect at the language and I'm still far from speaking it like a native speaker (I still make a bunch of mistakes), but the progress I achieved in such a short time was thanks to all the time I spent talking and interacting with Asylum players. I wouldn't have got such a high score on my English test if it wasn't by the community nor would I have gotten a job if it wasn't by the exam I took (I attached it to my résumé).   Of course that in the meantime I got closer to some people that would treat me very kindly. At the beginning of my APD 'career', I remember asking people to correct my English and make me sound more natural. It really helps. It carried on to Steam, Skype, Discord and even WhatsApp. Guys like @Nate!!!, @Midamaru, @explicit, @Chris Preuninger, @Olivia, @Morgan Lacerda, @Brendon Smith, @Alec-I, @InnateOcean, @Sandwich, @General Baked Potatoes, @GreenDemon, @Samperino and a *bunch * of others were always very understanding about it, and communicating with them was essential.   Besides getting an excellent grade on my test and getting a job after spending time on Asylum, I also made a lot of friends. From enjoying online game sessions to trading real-life advice (and I could quote Midamaru again), playing in this community allowed me to expand my knowledge and build strong friendships. This isn't a farewell post so I won't quote anyone else, but you know who you are.   Finally, I wanted to say that learning a new language is hard as fuck. It requires constant practice and a lot of patience. The ones who strive for perfection, like me, suffer a bit more, 'cause there's no magical formula to learn it all and learn it perfectly - especially Speaking, it sucks. If you find someone trying to learn or speak your language, give them some encouragement and help them when needed. Correcting he/she and giving tips is very important too (just don't be a dick about it).   Oh, and thanks @BaDaBiNg_10-8 and @Clint Beastwood for not letting the thing that brought me so many amazing experiences be buried under the ground. Wish you all the best in the new management!
  3. Maxime liked a post in a topic by skrood` in Merry Christmas from the Asylum Staff.   
    I am Jewish and I live in Israel we don`t have Christmas over here 
  4. P A G E liked a post in a topic by Maxime in FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD [VIDEO]   
    FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD
     
    DISCLAIMER: This video will contain info you probably know if you are above the rank of Constable. This video is made for the purpose of a day 1 cadet having a couple good start off points on his first day as a cadet. As well as any new constable.
    I decided to make this video with the help of others, to help out some cadets on the first day, along with the enjoyment of making it.
     
    Credits:
    Editor/Director: Maxime
    Cadet Actors: DS Mason - Flameless - Sandwich
    Voice actor: Sandwich
     
    Hope you enjoy!
  5. P A G E liked a post in a topic by Maxime in FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD [VIDEO]   
    FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD
     
    DISCLAIMER: This video will contain info you probably know if you are above the rank of Constable. This video is made for the purpose of a day 1 cadet having a couple good start off points on his first day as a cadet. As well as any new constable.
    I decided to make this video with the help of others, to help out some cadets on the first day, along with the enjoyment of making it.
     
    Credits:
    Editor/Director: Maxime
    Cadet Actors: DS Mason - Flameless - Sandwich
    Voice actor: Sandwich
     
    Hope you enjoy!
  6. P A G E liked a post in a topic by Maxime in FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD [VIDEO]   
    FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD
     
    DISCLAIMER: This video will contain info you probably know if you are above the rank of Constable. This video is made for the purpose of a day 1 cadet having a couple good start off points on his first day as a cadet. As well as any new constable.
    I decided to make this video with the help of others, to help out some cadets on the first day, along with the enjoyment of making it.
     
    Credits:
    Editor/Director: Maxime
    Cadet Actors: DS Mason - Flameless - Sandwich
    Voice actor: Sandwich
     
    Hope you enjoy!
  7. Cadet liked a post in a topic by Maxime in Mock Ride-Along Certification Program   
    Changes have been made to the way Mock Certification functions.
    Requirements both to get inside the team and to maintain the position have been added.
    Requirements to become Mock Certified:
    Must have been a Constable for a minimum of 4 weeks. Requirements to maintain Mock Certified:
    Must conduct a total of 1 Mock ride-along a month.  Failing to conduct 1 per month will end in a removal from mock certification. If removed one can only re-apply for Mock Certification after a month has passed from removal.
    To join the team:
    When interested in becoming Mock Certified, one must first apply and wait patiently for a Training Officer to contact them about their application. Once contacted, the applicant will be given an exam that they need to take (similar to a cadet exam) and reach a 90% on that test. If they pass the exam, they will be granted Mock Cert. If they fail they will have to wait a total of 20 days before being eligible to receive it again. 
    Starting September.
  8. P A G E liked a post in a topic by Maxime in FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD [VIDEO]   
    FIRST DAY ON THE JOB APD
     
    DISCLAIMER: This video will contain info you probably know if you are above the rank of Constable. This video is made for the purpose of a day 1 cadet having a couple good start off points on his first day as a cadet. As well as any new constable.
    I decided to make this video with the help of others, to help out some cadets on the first day, along with the enjoyment of making it.
     
    Credits:
    Editor/Director: Maxime
    Cadet Actors: DS Mason - Flameless - Sandwich
    Voice actor: Sandwich
     
    Hope you enjoy!
  9. Samperino liked a post in a topic by Maxime in Maxime   
    Name: Maxime
    Player ID: 76561198057433733
    Rank: LT 
    Application URL:  
     
    Duration: 1 month
    Month: Feb
    Reason: Spoke to CPTS
  10. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Nicolas March in How cadets are born   
    http://steamc
  11. Maxime liked a post in a topic by HomeTrlx in Kid napping cops   
    Damn are you new to Asylum?
  12. Louie liked a post in a topic by Maxime in Announcing monthly Community Goals   
    @Ken. Can pay the whole donation goal every month. Trust me.
    Thank me later.
  13. Maxime liked a post in a topic by The Monopoly Man in ****APD Policy Update 02/01/18****   
    NEW APD PLAYTIME REQUIREMENTS
     
    With the return of Splunk, comes with a change of playtime requirements.
    These changes are effective immediately
    LT Activity requirements
    8 interviews
    12 total activities
    20 hours of ingame playtime
    Every interview an LT conducts after meeting his 8 minimum interviews will remove 2 hours required from his monthly cop playtime
    Only a max of 10 hours can be removed from an LT, still requiring a minimum of 10 
     
    SGT Activity requirements
    2 ridealongs
    8 total activities 
    20 hours of ingame playtime
    Every ride-along a SGT conducts after meeting his 2 minimum ride-alongs will remove 3 hours required from his monthly cop playtime
    Only a max of 9 hours can be removed from a SGT, still requiring a minimum of 11
     
    CORPORAL Activity requirements
    10 hours every month
    These in-game requirements will automatically apply for the months we have splunk
    If we do not have splunk it will revert back to the original requirements.
     
    Thank you
  14. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Gnashes in April Community Goals: Tier 1   
    The following rewards were earned by the community for the month of April, and will be applicable through April 30, 2018:
    50% reduction in Garage fees
    5% Discounts on Weapons, Vehicles, and Virtual Items
    5% reduction to all gathering times
    10% decrease to all defibrillator related cooldowns
    10% reduction in maximum jail times
    10% increase to the maximum gang bank balance
    15% increase to the maximum payout for arrests
    2 additional Gold Bars spawns will be available at the Federal Reserve
  15. Maxime liked a post in a topic by cHIP ōTLE in We need a series of Lockdown trainings.   
    So...where do we lack, and lack really hard? That's right HQ lockdowns.
    I think the training crew should throw together a series of Lockdown trainings to cover all the HQs.
    What should be included:
    1. HVT protocol
    2. Key Spots for officers to hold.
    3. Include maps of each HQ with specific hold points 
    4.  The jobs of each officer at their hold point.
    5. Suspicious character recognition.
    6. Lockdown tac comms 
    Etc.
     
    Even though I'm not a training officer, I can participate in throwing some ideas together into a rough outline for the trainings.
    It's laughable the amount of HVTs I've witnessed getting successfully vested in the past 2 weeks.  We REALLY need to make it near impossible for the rebels to succeed in these events.
    @BishopActual
  16. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Mitch (IFRIT) in Mitch the new CM   
    News and information to come!
  17. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Mayhem in Look Maxime can land a chopper and not blow up!!   
    That’s why he always crashes and blows up. This time the script malfunctioned
  18. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Clint Beastwood in Look Maxime can land a chopper and not blow up!!   
    I refuse to believe.
  19. Mitch (IFRIT) liked a post in a topic by Maxime in To the Server 1 cops tonight..   
    I put it there. But then realized... I didn't wanna hurt your feelings... 
  20. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Mitch (IFRIT) in To the Server 1 cops tonight..   
    I saw that response @Maxime you just wait. There will be a day.... 
  21. Louie liked a post in a topic by Maxime in Announcing monthly Community Goals   
    @Ken. Can pay the whole donation goal every month. Trust me.
    Thank me later.
  22. Louie liked a post in a topic by Maxime in Announcing monthly Community Goals   
    @Ken. Can pay the whole donation goal every month. Trust me.
    Thank me later.
  23. Maxime liked a post in a topic by Clint Beastwood in ****APD Policy Update 1/6/18****   
    All,
    The Asylum Police Department has decided to take a stand against the cartels that flood our streets with illegal weapons and drugs.
    After many years allowing these wars to continue we are taking the initiative to end the bloodshed.
     
    Effective Immediately -
     
    Sergeant + can issue a raid on a contested or capped cartel.
    There are factors to ensure our officers are protected while undertaking these daunting tasks.
    1. YOU MUST have at least 1 armored vehicle (strider/hunter) to be the lead vehicle on approach.  If NO armored vehicle is taken that Sergeant/Lieutenant is AWOL and will be demoted.
    2. In order to receive back up there must be a surviving officer within 300m of the cap, IF THE OFFICER is killed while back up is enroute, the raid is considered over and any back up MUST resume normal duty.
    3. You can take a helicopter to the cartel, it is NOT considered the last surviving officer if ground units are wiped.  The helicopter must return to base if all ground units are wiped.
    4. These raids can only be issued one time per Sergeant+ per server restart.
     
    Any questions please ask a Captain
     
    - The Captains
     
  24. Louie liked a post in a topic by Maxime in Announcing monthly Community Goals   
    @Ken. Can pay the whole donation goal every month. Trust me.
    Thank me later.