Mingles with Jingles Episode 217

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In which I have a good laugh at Rita playing World of Warships but at the same time really enjoyed playing with her (and she got good, really fast). I ponder the irony of how multiplayer games based around teamwork grow more toxic communities as they grow more popular, and yet at the same time a game like EVE which is infamous for griefing has one of the best online communities ever. I have a good rant about YouTube’s idiotic advertising policies and finally bow to the inevitable and set up a Patreon page.

Also thank you to the Awesome Epic Guys (I’m not making that up, that’s their name) for this weeks’ WOT clip.

System Specs: Core i5 7600-K 3.8Ghz CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, nVidia GTX1060 6GB GDDR5 GPU, running at 1920×1080 resolution

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Just be aware that I get hundreds of emails every week and I can’t promise that I’ll show what you send in.


  1. The Mighty Jingles

    And in a move that surprised absolutely no-one, YouTube have demonetised this episode of Mingles with Jingles…

  2. Hey Jingles, just moved to the UK from the States. I am enjoying the UK a ton, but its all kind of overwhelming. If you have any tips for helping me settle in or have any ideas for things to see/do, I would appreciate any help. Thank you for always uploading great videos and I hope you are doing well.

  3. Hold on, yours got demonetised but, IEarlGreys video on the Gallant, featuring the same sort of game play did not ?

  4. World of warships should bring back tier five in operations.

  5. 19:44 Justice for gold spamming noobs! Or maybe not a noob in this case, just a tryhard looking to pad their W/R

  6. I am now a official patron of the mighty jingles, couldn’t be more proud to support you jingles you are always a important part of my morning or afternoon or any time of the day that I can sit down and watch your videos
    Your pall always, GodzillaKing

  7. And people say the Asia server is bad by our community does not get the toxicity as much. The sever is actually nice. Almost every game I play I generally battlefield platoon and play with randoms for most of the night

  8. I completely agree with you on the toxic behaviour of players in World of Tanks. When things go wrong it’s easier to criticise than providing tips to others on how they can improve. When I first started playing WoT I remember watching an old video of yours where a player who was older and didn’t quite have the ability to keep up kept getting hate comment from people, but only 1 person offered him advice and took him to a training room to show him what he was doing wrong and how to fix it. Since then I’ve tried to stay polite and respectful whenever I get hateful post battle messages because that’s my way of trying to fix the problem of toxic players. Plus usually that gets them to shut up because they don’t know how to respond to kindness, if they’re good people who had a bad game they tend to apologize for their behaviour. I also try to comfort players who get targeted by raging assholes as a kind word reminds them that not everyone is a jerk and there are good people who play this game too. I usually end my messages with the following. “Tis as an honor to fight alongside you and I hope that we can fight as allies again in future. Best of luck you to you in your matches and I’ll see you on the battlefield!”. I know this is a lot of work compared to calling a person a tomato, noob, or telling them to uninstall, but this is in my opinion the only way to get this community into a better direction without bloodshed. Thanks for the awesome video and keep up the good work!

  9. The most toxic thing about this game is that it is geared towards lame players where it allows them to dominate the game while hiding at the back – yes I’m talking about arty fags, rarely a game goes by where they don’t target me – even though I’m mostly bottom tier, and what can you do about it?   NOTHING  – goog job I’m dumping this rubbish for good very soon

  10. I’m starting to think YouTubers need to start coming up with code language to get away from this automatic bs. Like drugs = sandwiches, and cartels = shops or somesuch. Damn those “Sandwich Shops” we need to close them down! Oy vey…

  11. its time for youtube to die. we need a new platform that is not worried about the advertisers. if you want to advertise take it at face value.

  12. Nuclear Disco Donkey

    I’m late… Might as well tell a joke: people who use the words “git gud”…

  13. Jingles. I don’t know if you will get the chance to read this, but it is with regards to the toxicity that goes on in almost every game in WoT. Now I suffer from an aggressive form of Epilepsy which means that my concentration is not great and I always mention this before the game and a fair number of teams to be honest have been have been ok with it, saying ‘ just do your best’. Of course there will be the occasional asshole that will go out of their way to try to insult you in the worst way they can. If having Epilepsy was not bad enough, I very recently suffered what could be a stroke ( I am only 45 ) so this was quite a shock to happen to me at this age. Now I am concerned the amount of hatred that will come my way. For a lot of people to say just ignore it is not very easy for them. I used to be OK with that with just the Epilepsy to deal with. But now with this possible stroke I will find it significantly more difficult to deal with. I have in the past sent tickets when someone has said something that was way over the top, but I always get a copy and paste answer, and they close the ticket. I enjoy the game for the most part, but now I really not sure what I should do as it is one of the only games that I enjoy.

  14. Valtr, Master of the League

    Oh Jingles, don’t forget the guy that died early on and it actually wasn’t his fault. Victim of circumstance, wrong place wrong time early on, only to have someone on his team start insulting him. This is part of why I stopped playing WoT. I know I can just turn chat off, but I like being able to communicate with my team, despite having just met them. This is once in a blue moon in WoT, and that was just one of many deciding factors.

  15. Youtube wants to “accidentally” demonetize videos using their suspiciously new algorithm because they want more money for themselves

  16. have to look up eve online

  17. the thing i dont understand is, why does non of the youtubers go together and make a new plaform. every sigle one i watch are talking about the youtube hammer, ether if they are a blogger or a gamer. i know it wil be a huge job to make somthing like this. but then you can become what youtube was 2 years ago or somthing like that or make it even better.

  18. Tech Deals Gaming

    Regarding EVE Online, I’m surprised more of that conflict hasn’t carried over into real life… I suppose most of those players are careful to protect their real life identity…

    Scam someone in the game and think it is funny?


    If you steal something worth $60,000 real dollars, you won’t find the person you stole it from cares very much what the game’s rules are…

  19. 6:10 That fire animation looks disgusting. Doesn’t help that it’s being shown alongside the normal smokestack, of course…

  20. I have both the Kamikaze R and the Fujin. They have both identical modules and stats. So the one you can get hold of first, buy it!
    They are not a super-weapon. But they are nice boats.

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