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    • 10 Questions - Let's get to know each other

      Hi everyone o/

      Since this community is growing and we're getting new members and players here, I'd like to suggest a little Let's get to know each other thread!

      Copy and paste these questions and replace the answers with your own. Here we go - 10 Questions!


      How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - Year and a half as of October 2017

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Cotton, thread, textiles, clothing and rubber ducks of course!

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - USA, but I like to switch between scenarios - could be SoE tomorrow

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - I once saw a dream where I played RN, but does it count...

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - My favorite would probably be Era 1 with steam engines. I love the sound of old coal fired steam train rides!!

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Chili nuts and something with ice cubes (would say a dash of whiskey - but it's a family friendly game)

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - Not sure if it’s a hobby, but I do follow news about museum engines that are still doing rounds - and then I might hop aboard!

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - Mobile Saunas or salty liquorice. A mämmi factory would be just too cruel <X

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - I'd say Once upon a time in the West - or - Snowpiercer to get my sci-fi fix

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - There are so many! But my pick is going to be Gordon Lightfoot – Canadian Railroad Trilogy

      Bonus: Caption this image
      My name is Smith, William Smith, and everybody loves my thumbs up ;)



    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - Under a couple of different Pseudonyms, but first started playing about 10 years ago

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Flour & Pastries, Crude and Petrol

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - USA, no contest.

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - At work. (Don't tell my boss)

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - Era 1 & 2, it's nice and simple and you get to see the city starting to grow.

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Lots and Lots of Bombay mix

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - I have a ton of Hornby stuff, but having moved house recently, its all in boxes in the garage at the moment.

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - Cornish Pasties, rather than Pastries. Does Pot Noodle count?

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - Taking of Pelham 123? Fast Five?

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - Runaway Train by Soul Asylum. Any "Track" by Pet Shop Boys lol.

      Bonus: Caption this image
      I've had something in my eye since I joined this game. ;)
    • Howlong have you played Rail Nation?
      About3 years.

      Favoritegoods to transport?
      Burgers
      FavoriteRail Nation scenario?
      -USA, but I will try Loch Ness soon

      Strangest/ Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      -In my own living room

      FavoriteRail Nation era?
      -I like the Era 2 trains the best.

      Favoriteendgame snack or treat?
      -Ice cream cone

      Anyother railway themed hobbies?
      -Not at this time. I did get to ride an old steam train once inPennsylvania.

      Picklocal goods from your home country, that you would like to see inRail Nation?
      -Scallops or Shrimp

      Favoriterailway-related movie?
      Murderon the Orient Express

      Favoriterailway-related song?
      JohnnyCash,Folsom Prison Blues ,”Ihear the train a comin' rollin' round the bend
      Iain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when
      WellI'm stuck in Folsom Prison and time keeps dragging on
      Whilea train keeps a rollin' on down to San Antone…Ihear the train a comin' rollin' round the bend
      Iain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when
      WellI'm stuck in Folsom Prison and time keeps dragging on
      Whilea train keeps a rollin' on down to San Antone…”

      Captionthis image
      Keep'em rolling!
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      2 rounds

      Favourite goods to transport?
      Whatever pays well at the time

      Favourite Rail Nation scenario?
      USA. May think about Europe - but not sure my train driving skills are up to managing passengers

      Strangest/ Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      Only ever play in my living room (all games sites blocked at work - heck - you'd think they pay you to have fun at work sometimes!)

      Favourite Rail Nation era?
      3 - more trains, more goods, more fun

      Favourite end game snack or treat?
      Anything that can be prepped in 15 mins flat

      Anyother railway themed hobbies?
      Travelled most of the English and Welsh steam railways... gotta love that smell

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      Cider :)

      Favourite railway-related movie?
      Railway Children

      Favourite railway-related song?
      No. Just no.

      Caption this image
      Shut my thumb in the door and now look at it!
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      about to complete third year

      Favourite goods to transport?
      I like those goods, that give a lot of money and PP and are put on my trains in no time

      Favourite Rail Nation scenario?
      USA. especially Golden Gate

      Strangest/ Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      When I got my new tablet ... it was the only time I did NOT play on the PC.

      Favourite Rail Nation era?
      Eras in the middle, 3 and 4, when strategy comes in. Somehow I feel there is less variety in decisions again near the end.

      Favourite end game snack or treat?
      Coffee together with cookies (eatable cookies not those to be deleted at game start) preferably with nuts, almonds and chocolate.

      Anyother railway themed hobbies?
      Remembering the times, when as a little boy I played with my Märklin railway toys.

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      Beer

      Favourite railway-related movie?
      That tv movie about the UK train robbery of 1963 (I guess it was only in German tv) and of course, Miss Marple travelling from Paddington - 4.50 from Paddington.
      (both b/w movies, so you can guess my age)

      Favourite railway-related song?
      City of New Orleans,

      Caption this image
      10 more cm and your eye will look like mine
      Es ist menschlich: Wenn die falsche Person etwas Richtiges sagt, dann kann das nicht gut sein.
      Es kann noch so richtig, hilfreich, gut, nützlich, informativ sein ... wenn es der Falsche sagt, ist es böse.
      Nicht meine Meinung, sondern wissenschaftliche Erkenntnis.
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - Around 3 years.

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Coffee - Wait, what, there's no coffee? What kind of cruelty is this!

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - Express & SoE.

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever played Rail Nation?
      - In my head, I can achieve anything if I use my imagination, it's just a shame the 5 stars don't carry over from there. :D

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - I do not really have a favorite but that would change if there were coffee beans involved. ;)

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Iced Coffee & Dominos pizza - double decadence with bbq sauce base topped with extra cheese, tandoori chicken and cumberland sausage.

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - None

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - Coffee, I am sure it is grown in the UK too. Regardless, I'm all aboard for some coffee bean hauling, can't promise they'll reach their destination in pre-consumption condition though :D

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - Homebound Train - Jon Bon Jovi

      Bonus: Caption this image
      Coffee beans are coming!

      The post was edited 2 times, last by Xol ().

    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      3 or 4 yrs

      Favorite goods to transport?
      Whatever needed

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      I reckon it is the classic

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      On my iphone after bladder removal at UT Southwestern in Dallas!

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      Era 1 just starting out

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      Beer and popcorn

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      Local history is rich in train lore, so I keep up with the area news

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      Agriculture products from the Great Plains, wheat, cotton, corn, soybean, etc.

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      Silver Streak

      Favorite railway-related song?
      Crazy Train-Ozzy Osbourne
      Casey Jones-Grateful Dead

      Bonus: Caption this image
      Look at my huge thumb
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - one week

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Whatever I can =)

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - USA, Have not tried SoE yet.

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - I play on the phone while "Unloading Goods" in the restroom.

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - Haven't seen all era's yet, but I like Steam Engines!

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - I enjoy a nice glass of Kentucky Straight Bourbon now and again.

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - HO scale model railroad, WV's Cass Scenic Railroad.

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - I'm from WV in the USA - all we have to claim is Coal, Lumber, and Pepperoni Rolls.

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - 'Unstoppable' - unrealistic exaggeration of a real event.

      Favorite railway-related song?
      As a musician I can never pick just one song, but here are a few of the ones i have performed...
      - Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash
      - Chatanooga Choo Choo, Glenn Miller Orchestra
      - Crazy Train, Ozzy Osbourne
      - Midnight train to Georgia, Gladys Knight

      Bonus: Caption this image
      "Do THIS and it looks like your thumb is wearing my hat!"
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      About a year and a half

      Favorite goods to transport?
      All of them actually.

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      Standard

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      On an Amtrak train.

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      End Game.

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      Beef Jerky

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      HO scale trains

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      Sex toys

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      "The Train" Burt Lancaster
      "Von Ryans Express" Frank Sinatra
      "The General" Buster Keaton


      Favorite railway-related song?
      "Midnite Special"

      Bonus: Caption this image
      "Rail Nation is up and running! All aboard!"

    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      spring or summer 2013

      Favorite goods to transport?
      Intergrated Food to Oxbury

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      Classic

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      On the road between Seattle, WA and home in Douglas, GA, was passing through Cheyenne, WY and saw the Pacific Big Boy on a siding with steam up. Stopped in a hotel there that night, caught up on my turn and then went and looked at it.

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      Era 2

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      Southern Sweet Tea with a splash of Southern Comfort, and Popcorn

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      N-Scale, Love seeing My Southern Crescent pulled by a Big-Boy Steam engine. Now starting to play Mashinsky. Watching CSX freight gong by on the waycross/douglas line.

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      Tobacco

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      the Three Stooges - A Pain in the Pullman

      Favorite railway-related song?
      Long Black Train, anything by Johnny Cash,

      Bonus: Caption this image
      Yep, thats the Mail Train that has your promised government Check?
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - Less than a year as of October 2017

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Cars and the whole supply chain to it! its like super challenging!

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - Played only Steam Boiler so far

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - On the road! (I had to stop my car at a gas station to logon and bid for a worker once :P)

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - Era 6..keeps me on toes as industries half developed is super challenging.

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Beer!

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - Oh... Museums (Real Life Rail Museums) and they are lot in India.

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - Rice, Tea, SugarCane, Sugar, Coconut

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - Unstoppable! any day......

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - Railgaadi...Railgaadi...Chuk Chuk (Awesome Boolywood Song very old)

      Bonus: Caption this image
      My thumbs up means a Bonus Code ;)

    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - Eight months

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Anything brightly coloured

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - Europe

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - In a holiday cottage on the highest point of the Lincolnshire Wolds

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - Era 3

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Coffee (must stay awake!)

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - I try to create things on Trainz simulator - and fail badly!

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - Hops, Real Ale

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - Unstoppable

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - Locomotive Breath by Jethro Tull
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      -About 3 years

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - ANYTHING

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - USA

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - On a cruise ship in the middle of the carribian

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - Possibly 6?

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Diet Pepsi

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - I tied microsoft rail simulator, nice but I could expand the game. Chasing trains

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - Styrene, chemicals

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - End of the line

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - nothing special
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - About 3 years

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Whatever goods the city needs


      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - Rocky Mountains


      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - In an airport


      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - The end game


      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Potato chips


      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - No


      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      -


      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - Not much of a movie fan



      Favorite railway-related song?
      - The Gambler
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - Maybe too long. I started playing in 2012

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - anything but Bauxite (on one round got stuck with it for 7 level ups)

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - I'm more of a Classic person but would love to see the SOE UI added to it.

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - I have played from a hospital and several times on a plane at 35,000 ft

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - I love Era 2, still rolling coal but thats when City Comps start and things get interesting

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Totino's pizza rolls. Their like bite sized pizza pockets and I just toss them in the oven. Very easy and tasty

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - I do have a collection of electric trains. HO and N scale

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - I know its family friendly but face it, most who stick with it are older so I would like to see Wine and Beer added with
      support goods that apply.

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      - Wild Wild West (with Will Smith) and Polar Express

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - Oldy but a goody Chattanooga Choo Choo

      Bonus: Caption this image
      These trains are always on time!!!

      “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”-Mahatma Gandhi
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      Not very long, a few weeks.

      Favorite goods to transport?
      >Sausages... just because it's a comical word :)

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      >SoE but want ot see teh UI used in Classic too

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      >Sat outside local shops waiting for the missus :)

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      >No preference so far

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      >Cheese on toast I actually prefer it to waffles ... but waffling cheesyly is a natural state for me :)

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      >Never had teh interest though I did once get to ride the Flying Scotsman in service. Also I have seen teh Mallard. Living in Manchester ,UK I have taken my kids to the Science and Industry Museum built upon teh old station with teh longest passenger train platform though it was so long ago I can't remember why it was the longest :) I used to love seeing the old Deltics hauling past on my commute, years ago :)

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      >Fish and potatoes to the local takeaway would be good too. Traditional British fare.... don't forget ot add paper to that chain. It is sacrialge to eat Fish & Chips from anything but paper :)

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      >Never had one

      Favorite railway-related song?
      >None

      Bonus: Caption this image
      >I caught a mouse; you want to see?

    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      - Year and a half as of October 2015

      Favorite goods to transport?
      - Pasengers

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - Steam boiler

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - No preference so far

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - End Game
      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - Chili nuts

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - museum

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - pistachio

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      -Snowpiercer to get my sci-fi fix

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - No preference so far

      Bonus: Caption this image
      My name is Kadji,
    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      3 years, but skipped a round or two

      Favorite goods to transport?
      Oil!

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      USA Golden Gate, but they're all good. Need to try Steam Over Europe.

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      Just here at home, in front of my 40" so I can get totally lost in the pretty colors.....

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      Era 3, when there is a mix of diesel and steam.

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      Tex-Mex mix from Target; salami, cheese and crackers. Oh, and olives. I love olives.

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      Model Railroads, collecting train memorabilia

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      Movie Stars travelling on the Super Chief, in glamour and style! And Citrus - oranges, lemons, grapefruit.

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      'Murder on the Orient Express' - is there a better train departure scene?
      'The Train' with Burt Lancaster
      All the Harry Potter movies, but only the train parts and without the magic stuff.

      Favorite railway-related song?
      'On the Atchison, Topeka & the Santa Fe' - Johnny Mercer


      Bonus: Caption this image
      'I'm squishing your head!'

      The post was edited 1 time, last by Augustus-O ().

    • How long have you played Rail Nation?
      -It says Oct 2017 but I played and quit and start anew on this date.

      Favorite goods to transport?
      -Steel beam, oil and gasoline, also toys

      Favorite Rail Nation scenario?
      - USA,grand central always

      Strangest / Coolest place I’ve ever player Rail Nation?
      - always in my bed...hint hint...lol

      Favorite Rail Nation era?
      - most likely era 4, 5 and 6..

      Favorite endgame snack or treat?
      - a lot of nerve pills and chewing nails...lol

      Any other railway themed hobbies?
      - All the old railroad tales of hobo's and people jumping trains to travel and see the country!

      Pick local goods from your home country, that you would like to see in Rail Nation?
      - railcar wheels

      Favorite railway-related movie?
      -The Taking of Pelham 123

      Favorite railway-related song?
      - Runaway Train by Soul Asylum--for all the missing children that can't be found..

      Bonus: Caption this image
      -Got my Thumb stuck in the door of the train and when I pulled it out it stuck in my eye,now it is swollen..and have a blackeye..