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Mentor Application: SimianC
#1
Usual Character Name: CUTIE, Bobson Dugnutt, Unspeakable Horror
BYOND Username: SimianC
Recommended by (if applicable): Flourish
Times Available: 4 PM to 8 PM EST during the week, 1 PM to 11 PM EST on weekends.

Reason for Application + Game Experience (300 word minimum): 
Having followed the SS13 thread in Something Awful and watching the videos uploaded by Yorpyorpyorp back in 2014, I realized that I had dreams of farting in deep space. After playing 2-3 rounds on Goonstation, I came to the conclusion that the learning curve was a bit too much for me with my current course-load and decided to put those gastrointestinal ambitions on hold. I made my return in July 2017 with newfound resolve and have become a relatively competent spaceman. Had I taken advantage of the mentor program back in 2014, I feel that I would have stuck with the game and created even more memories. The reason for my mentor application is a desire to help new players overcome the intimidation that comes with this game's steep learning curve so that they can enjoy this wonderful game as I do. 


I can typically be seen playing as a cyborg or as the AI, I play these roles with the overall goal of keeping as much of the crew alive as I can, while also trying to keep the round as entertaining as possible. Following my laws, setting up the solars, siphoning the entirety of the shipping budget, summoning the port-a-med and port-a-brig, and telling jokes over the radio every five minutes are some of the things I can do as AI with confidence. As AI I can usually pick out which crew members are new players and can offer them tips if I see them struggling with something. 

When I'm not playing as a silicon, I'm a member of the medical team, usually a Roboticist or Medical Doctor. My medical experience stems from my rounds as a Mediborg, but I am now comfortable performing surgeries and reattachments, knowing which medical chems to administer depending on the situation, and even bringing husked crew members back to life. As a Roboticist I can assemble and upgrade cyborg and AI shells, as well as construct medbots, buttbots and other machines. Although I don't play Geneticist very often, I am capable of turning the myself and the crew into X-men rejects while also keeping up on my cloning duties. 


As far as Research goes, I know how to synthesize all basic  chems and create pre-set chemical groups, though I tend to focus on the production of beneficial chems to supply Medbay with. Most of my time in research is spent in the artifact lab where I can navigate DWAINE and reliably activate most artifacts and noisemakers, much to crew dismay. I haven't spend any time learning telescience or toxins, but I hope to remedy this in the near future.

I've recently made a few stints into playing Security with varying amounts of success. I'm comfortable apprehending criminals and confiscating contraband, while also trying to be fair in doling out punishments. I will admit that there are times where I am to lenient and it comes back to bite me in the end, but I have successfully placed wizards on trial and cremated changelings. I think it's important to maintain station safety while also keeping the round interesting and fun for everyone involved.

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#2
In my opinion CUTIE is one of the most effective silicon players on Goonstation, easily. I also recognize the name Unspeakable Horror as a fun mime/clown if I recall correctly. Absolutely a yes from me.
#3
Yeah, CUTIE is such an effective and helpful silicon. And Bobson and Unspeakable Horror are both super fun and good (good sec too, for the former!). SimianC is someone I always love seeing around; they're an awesome player and would make an awesome mentor.
#4
CUTIE is TOP TIER silicon and I'm always glad to see them. Bobson is great sec and I'm always glad to have them on my team. I also have less specific good memories about the name Unspeakable Horror. I had no idea all three of these names were the same player! For sure would make a good mentor.
#5
Lotta good players making mentor apps this month!
#6
Cutie is one of the best silicons i've ever seen +1*100 very yes


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