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Grand Magister Oberyn

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« on: <02-23-16/2013:06> »
Hey so I thought this could be fun. I love the idea that Ticker programs have funny clever names and apply to a variety of knowledge skills, subjects or things.

To get it us started off I'll post some of my favorites

This one is probably my best

Measure of a Johnson: applies to Johnsons, their specialties and rating. I also figured the Rate My Johnson Ticker was about something else ;D

Narcono: Drug info, Prices, Quality Assurance

Shiawase Seer: News, People, and Products related to Shiawase

Shadow Spotter: Shadow Runner info, Specialties, Ratings

FireWatcher: Ares News, People, Products

Lone Star Reporter: News, Procedures and People

I have more but I really want to see what other people create. Remember Tickers are usually free or cheap but have a way of distributing news to those people who care about that subject.
This is really more for fun and flavor than anything else 8)

Here's the description from Data Trails

Ticker: A series of commlink apps that provide an information feed from a specified source, the vast majority being legitimate, such as stock markets and news organizations. Some shadow services also use these apps to give details on other shadowrunners, fixers, Mr. Johnsons, police response times, and current payment rates for a variety of services and bribes. Ticker reduces the time for subject-related Matrix Searches in half. Obviously, there are a great many topics out there that donít generate enough traffic to merit an information feedófor example, you canít subscribe to a feed with up-to-the-minute news about Medieval Europe when Mr. Johnson sends you after a weird-looking cup and expect results to come flooding in.
« Last Edit: <02-24-16/1600:50> by Grand Magister Oberyn »

Raiderjoseph

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« Reply #1 on: <02-23-16/2343:48> »
What is a Ticker?
From To<<Matrix message>>
Thoughts
Mentor
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Pap Renvela

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« Reply #2 on: <02-24-16/0051:22> »
For my generation:a heart.

Beats me what he means.

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« Reply #3 on: <02-24-16/0105:49> »
I think he means one of the Commlink programs (or do they call them apps too) from Data Trails.
If Tom Bradyís a Spike Baby, what does that make Brees and Rodgers?

Jack_Spade

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« Reply #4 on: <02-24-16/0313:22> »
It's an app that helps you with matrix searches.
talk think matrix

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Grand Magister Oberyn

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« Reply #5 on: <02-24-16/1556:28> »
Oh I should totally add the Description to the main post

Jack_Spade

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« Reply #6 on: <02-24-16/1610:36> »
Let's see what I can come up with:

Draconian Measures: Latest updates on how likely it is that a S-K commando unit will raid certain individuals bases, depending on how much they have angered a certain CEO

shadowbnb: Safe houses on demand for people who need to lay low at a moments notice

Gang relations: Which gang is at war with whom at the moment and which territories can be crossed as minimal cost

talk think matrix

To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield
Revenant Kynos Isaint Rex

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« Reply #7 on: <02-24-16/1701:32> »
Is Harley In:  Latest updates on Harlequin sightings so the rest of us can steer clear of clown boy.

Meet & Eat:  Best places to meet with the Johnson or other teams and grab a meal as voted by Runners, including dress codes, pricing and more.

ScripSearch: tracking current exchange rates for corpscrip on the shadow market. 
Do you believe in a greater WIRELESS, an Invisible(WiFi) All Seeing(detecting those connected- at least if within 100'), All Knowing(all online data) Presence that we can draw upon for Wisdom(downloads & updates), Strength (wifi boni) and Comfort (porn) or do you turn your back on it  (Go Offline)?

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« Reply #8 on: <02-25-16/0012:07> »
HeadStart: Lists recently posted bounties.
Spare Mag: provides a small summary of new weapon inventory.
12th Round: shows upcoming scheduled fighting matches (underground fighting clubs, gang-related, awakened, etc.)
Daily Apple: displays nearby street docs and their fields of pratice

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« Reply #9 on: <02-25-16/0040:39> »
My first was, "Heart, but sometimes Lub-a-dub, but that's a really odd ..."

OhhHHhhh.

Well, now I'll have to read up on that thing and see what it does. (I was on leave during teh development of that, to handle some Legend of teh Five Rings stuff.)

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« Reply #10 on: <02-25-16/0424:27> »
- 0-dark-thirty: overview of the best clubs and bars in a city (can also be called beer o'clock).
- batphone: news and information about vigilantes in cities/neighbourhoods.

continuing the mega ones:
- SK primer: news about the biggest of the megas
- New Horizons: self-explanatory and probably flooded with stuff.
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« Reply #11 on: <02-25-16/1326:11> »
By category ...

Megacorp tickers:
Fortune Cookie: Wuxing news and announcements.
Rising Sun: Japanacorp (Renraku, Mitsuhama, Shiawase) news and announcements.
On the Horizon: Horizon news and announcements.
NeoNEWS: NeoNET news and announcements.
Trigger Warning: Ares news and announcements.

Syndicate tickers:
Yakkity Yak: Information about Yakuza activity.
Mob Mentality: Information about the Mafia.
Chinatown: Information about Triad activity.
Russian Roulette: Information about the Vory v Zakone.

Miscellaneous tickers:
Daily Darwin Award: Stupid mistakes that got Shadowrunners killed.
Chip Truth: Wacko conspiracy theories that might just occasionally have a grain of truth.
SportsBall!: Continuous sports coverage, player stats, scores.

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« Reply #12 on: <02-26-16/1235:41> »
Deadzones: Grabs news reports and blog posts to rate the danger of a specific area
Breathing Room: Grabs average response times and distance to nearest Knight Errant station to estimate expected response times at a specific address

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« Reply #13 on: <02-27-16/0127:44> »
SnackPoint: You ended up here by mistake, but it keeps you up to date not only with which Stuffer Shacks (and competitors) carry which foods, and when they get new shipments. Can help locating test market releases, as well.

Sorry, I literally couldn't help myself.

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« Reply #14 on: <02-27-16/0234:57> »
Vegas Odds - A running ticker of the odds in Las Vegas on everything worth gambling on in sports, business, politics, and more.
Aethernotes - Random facts from Aetherpedia.
ConsensusWatch - An internal Horizon ticker tracking Consensus decisions.
Deadpool - A ticker for a gambling site predicting which famous people will die next.
Tradechat - A ticker for selling game materials for AR games like Miracle Shooter.
Greataxe - Apply directly to source of problem, repeat as needed.

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