Would evidence convince you, because by "big" airlines and by being based at LHR I take it you mean me, and I take serious offense at such an accusation. As I have have just said in my reply to your very childish PM - I have played 100% legally. Sami can look at these things, and has warned several times that he would be looking very closely at LHR and acting if he spots violations, so you would have to be really really stupid to cheat ! Still don't believe me ? ask Sami to check, but you will be wasting his valuable time. It is a shame because you had a nice airline going on and it was well worth taking the hit and just getting on with it !
I mean to make no enemies so please stop sending me PM's and avoid making yourself look daft in public either.
I don't try to find evidence but again that's not the point.
The only fact I know is that 3 times previously all the slots were gone in a matter of few minutes. I was grabbing one here and there (that's the game, no complain). I noticed that an airline grabbed the majority of slots (at both 3 times). This is a fact. So one airline reached out some 24% of the slots and the second was 8% and the third 3,5 %. This is a fact also
Also a fact is that when I did what I did (grabbing the slots) it was done through my iphone so didn't have the flexibility to be compliant. (my fault anyway, not excuse and worked out the system and being penalized for that)
Then I deleted all the routes and was waiting to go to my laptop after 1 -2 hours to plan the routes accdordingly since i had some 15 planes sitting with no routes (and having also other 5 in order for delivery in due time).
So fact is that when I noticed the release of slots there were plenty of them, the big majority
It took me not more than 4 minutes via iphone to create some 36-37 7 slot sets.
I stopped when I found out that all the slots were gone
So it seems I grabbed a bit more than half of the released slot sets (there were some 68 sets released)
In these 4-5 minutes all the slots were gone. I went from 8,75 to some 13,75% of the slots in LHR. The first airline had still some 24, something by grabbing some slot sets
In reality before the release were 493 slot sets (7 days) in a 17 hour allocation. First airline had some 110 sets or a 22.7 percentage
After the today's release (where from 29 slots/hour we went to 33) the first airline had some 24,2% slots thus some 135 in total. So that means that I grabbed 38 slot sets, the first airline grabbed some 25?
For this incident (similar in the previous releases when I didn't suceed to take some slots) and talking personally , clearly there is no normal way of doing this in such a short period of time( I might be wrong ofcourse but this is my perception). Just dont' believe it. There is no time to do this. But who cares anyway.
Since I (as admitted) violated the rules and being also obvious in my mind that this must be something that happens in similar occasions (wrong impression?) . I just felt the need to stop the fun and drop the game(who cares at the end...). Fullstop and period.
Steve, it's nothing personal at you and your airline
Also fact is that you send me first a PM before you notify sami. I just felt the need to reply to this first PM since it was in a style " I got you". Notifying sami should be enough.
In total I have 3 PMs from you and I have replied to 2 of them. Then I was blocked by you.
No reason to continue this in public. Fullstop.
Enjoy the game
the majority of the players don't come to this situation since it seems it's specific issue for few airports. it's a minor issue
And also the majority of people here just want to enjoy their game and not reading our things.
So , please move on