What do you do each time hammer crashes?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by 26dollar, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. 26dollar

    26dollar L1: Registered

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    i turn off all of the lights and listen to shoegaze while crying
    i read in a tutorial that it's easier to cope if you just slash your wrists. is this true?
     
  2. Vel0city

    aa Vel0city func_fish

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    Remember to spam ctrl+s even more.
     
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  3. EksCelle

    EksCelle L1: Registered

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    Open it back up and don't even worry because I save constantly
     
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  4. CriminalBunny

    aa CriminalBunny Lasers are just deadly rainbows

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  5. Xelily

    aa Xelily That Fox with a battleship

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    i sing to myself while sitting in a corner "momma i killed a man put a gun up to his head pulled the trigger now hes dead." and realizing half of my detailing is gone...
     
  6. BenCo

    BenCo L5: Dapper Member

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    Update my CrashCounter.txt
     
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  7. Another Bad Pun

    Server Staff Another Bad Pun punished nerd

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    Complain in steam chat in a desperate attempt to get someone to feel sympathy for me
     
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  8. PossessedInkieShark

    PossessedInkieShark L3: Member

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    Reopen, reload, assess losses.
    Everybody else seems to be acting like hammer crashing is as bad as finding out that your favorite tvshow is ending
     
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  9. worMatty

    aa worMatty Repacking Evangelist

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    Open Hammer again.
     
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  10. Hotel Detective

    Hotel Detective L4: Comfortable Member

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    Put noise cancelling headphones on,
    blast this

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4yzijj1Dqg

    Walk down the empty street at midnight while it lightly sprinkles, then yeah slit your wrists
     
  11. KubeKing

    Server Staff KubeKing dan's birthday was fun too

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    Panic about when the last time I saved was. Hammer will crash most often when I try to save/make a big adjustment in my map, which is unfortunate. In this way, watching Hammer crash is like watching the world slip from underneath me... not pretty, but oddly dazzling.
     
  12. Narpas

    aa Narpas Failing at Scaling

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    Open it up again. I mean, I save after almost every change, so it's really no problem to me.
     
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  13. Coding Ethan

    Coding Ethan L2: Junior Member

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    Get a new one
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Grubzer

    Grubzer L4: Comfortable Member

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    My hammer autosaves every minute:cool:
     
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  15. ics

    aa ics http://ics-base.net

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    I save literally after 2-3 mins at latest, basically i start wondering when i last time saved and save again. I save a lot.

    That comes through learning. I've had cases where hammer loads blank file if i tell it to load the map vmf again after crash when it asks. So i say no and open it myself. I've also had hammer loading broken file, because hammer was saving at the time as my pc crashed or power went down. So literally it screwed up the file itself by autosaving. Autosaving also causes random lag on bigger files, so i have always that turned off.

    I suggest everyone to keep 1-2 day old backup from your file in different location or drive. That way you don't lose anything if the bad things happen.
     
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  16. SC PL

    aa SC PL local shitposter

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    Just open a hammer due I saved a map

    But in cage oh-shit-I-forgot-to-spam-ctrl-s... well...

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. BenCo

    BenCo L5: Dapper Member

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    Dear, God...How much money do you spent on keyboards if you break it every time hammer crash?
     
  18. SC PL

    aa SC PL local shitposter

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    Actually none, because I have laptop, which was probably earlier Nokia 3310. I think, it was made of Nokias due looking how much times I hitted it (Once I was hitting it so hard, that my parents was thinking, that someone was trying to get to our house by destroying door)
     
  19. Joshenkstone

    Joshenkstone L5: Dapper Member

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    I always relize it's around midnight.
     
  20. sevin

    aa sevin

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    Reopen it. I save after every single change I make. I ctrl+s probably 30 times a minute if I'm moving and editing heavily.