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Started by Squirrel, Mar 14, 2016, 05:42 pm

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Mar 14, 2016, 05:42 pm Last Edit: Jul 19, 2020, 11:55 am by Tam_O_Shanter
How do I know when the next stream is due to start?
The best way is to go and check his schedule for the week or look on the Twitch page.

What are the chat rules?
The chat rules can be seen by clicking here.

My on-screen chat colour didn't change. What can I do?
Are you looking on the on-stream chat or the chat in your browser? Paul doesn't have control over your browser chat. If your on-stream colour hasn't been updated, please click on my account up in the left corner and change it there.

How do I subscribe to Paul's channel on a mobile device (i.e. iPad)?
Twitch is rolling out the feature to allow Subscriptions on mobile devices. Until then  click this link.

Why is Paul's live stream not available on my mobile device?
It usually will be, unless there is a problem with Twitch. When Paul goes live, be patient and wait 5 to 10 minutes until you try and watch his stream on a mobile device.

Will there be a Giveaway tonight and when will the Giveaway be?
Please don't ask about giveaways, they happen when they happen.

How does Paul control the in-game camera without using the keyboard or mouse?
Paul uses a head tracking device called TrackIR 5 Pro. You can find the details here:

Does Paul have a TrackIR profile i can use?
Yes, you can download the profile by clicking here, just place the XML file in your '' C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\NaturalPoint\TrackIR 5\Profiles'' Folder.

Is there a list of mods that Paul uses?
Yes. You can check out the full list of recent mods used by clicking here.

What happens when he changes gear without pressing the clutch pedal?
Nothing happens. It simply doesn't change gear, and the truck remains in the gear that was previously selected.

Raffle Claims
I won a game during Squirrel's raffle. How do I claim my game?
Send Paul a message on Twitch with the subject "Raffle Claim". Please note that if you don't Claim the Prize within 48 Hours the game will go back into the pot for next week, Please note that false raffle claims will lead to an instant ban from the Twitch channel and the Forum.

Paul sent me a Steam key for a game. How do I activate it?
Visit Steam's support website. Steam's explanation is very detailed.

Paul sent me an Origin key for a game. How do I activate it?
Visit Origin's support website. Origin's explanation is very detailed.

Hardware & Software
Can I download his TrackIR profile?
Yes, you can find information and the download link here.

Where can I find Paul's complete PC specifications?
The new PC build is on this Forum post . The previous specs were - Intel Core i7-6950X, 32 GB DDR4 RAM and a Asus GTX1080ti. The PC below on the specs page was the Flight Sim PC.

You can find more on specifications of the equipment by going here.

What steering wheel does Paul use, and where can I find more information?
Paul uses the Fanatec Clubsport V2.5 wheelbase , BMW GT2 and Formula Carbon rims and Clubsport V3 pedals. Additionally he uses a Thrustmaster TH8A shifter with the Almar SKRS for trucking.

Paul previously used the Logitech G27 steering wheel, pedal and shifter system. You can find more details about that setup at Logitech's website.

What joystick does Paul use, and where can I find more information?
Paul uses the Thrustmaster Warthog H.O.T.A.S system. You can find more details about this setup at Thrustmaster's website.

How do I send a donation?
You can send a donation (with a message appearing on screen when Paul is live) by clicking this link. Make sure you use your Twitch name, so that your colour in chat gets updated accordingly.

Is there a way for me to send something to Paul?
The PO Box is currently open. Please see this How To post.  Parcels are normally opened live on stream.

Where can i find Paul's Social Media pages
You can follow Paul on Twitter, Facebook and The Steam Group for news and updates.

How did Paul come up with the name DaSquirrelsNuts?
When originally looking for a username for PSN, he wanted to go with something witty, based off an English saying "The dogs b**cks" He figured as he liked squirrels, he would go for something like "The squirrels nuts" however due to a restriction of letters on XBL, the "the" had to be replaced with "da" hence the name "DaSquirrelsNuts"

How old is Paul?
Old enough to have owned a ZX Spectrum when he was a kid. You do the math.

What does Paul do for a living?
Paul is a full time broadcaster, he became a full time Broadcaster the 2nd of April 2015.

What does #YOTS stand for?
YOTS stands for Year Of The Squirrel, YOTS started on the 2nd of April 2015 and is representing the first year since Paul became a full time Broadcaster.

What are some of Paul's favourite foods?
Pepperoni pizza, very hot curries, chillies, banana milkshake, cashew nuts, cherries, fruity cheeses.

What is Paul's favourite truck?
Most articulated Scanias.

When did Paul start playing PC games?
When PC games first came out.

How do Paul balance family life with gaming?
It's not easy, but his wife gives him amazing support and he couldn't have done it without her.

How can I become a Moderator for Paul?
Once in a while we recruit new moderators. When this happens it will be announced on the stream and in the Squirrel TV Discord. Anyone can apply to become a moderator but very few are chosen. You do not need to be a subscriber or a donator to be chosen. To stand the best chance of being picked be seen to be an active and helpful member within the community.

Can I add Paul on Steam?

Can I add Paul on Skype?
Paul uses Skype for Business Only.

Doyle and Pippa
Who are the dogs on the stream?
The dogs on the Stream are named Doyle and Pippa. Doyle is also the stream mascot - you won't see one day without the chat asking to see him.

How old are Doyle and Pippa?
Doyle is around 9 (Birthday is 27 June). Pippa was born on 31 October 2019.

What breed are Doyle and Pippa?
They are both West Highland White Terriers or "Westies", for short.

Can I send something for Doyle and Pippa to eat on the Stream?
Sure, please see this How To post.  Parcels are normally opened live on stream.

If you've been banned and want to appeal.

If you want to contact Squirrel or need the assistance of a moderator.

Business email.

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