DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/17/2009    Duedate: 06/30/2009

SUNSET ARENA

DM-21    TURN-615

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

CROUCHING HAMSTER
D.R.I. (536)
(21-6184) [22-18-1,116]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

CROUCHING HAMSTER              KING TOOTNPOOTN
D.R.I. (536)                   BEN'S BAZAAR (577)
(21-6184) [22-18-1,116]        (21-6731) [5-3-1,42]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

SURLY DECKHAND                 CICERO
SEA DOGS (533)                 EQUITES VIRTUS (535)
(21-6568) [25-21-0,100]        (21-6262) [5-5-0,31]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

GRIM FANDANGO (454)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. GRIM FANDANGO (454)         41
2. NCA5 (381)                  26      SEA DOGS (533)
3. RAGING LORDS (552)          25      Unchartered Team
4. D.R.I. (536)                23
5. CELESTIAL WRATH (579)       23      THE RED BLADES (578)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*GERM WARFARE (494)         6   0  0  100   1/ 1 GRIM FANDANGO (454)      11  4 4
 2- 3 NOMADIC TRIBE (160)      255 143 10 64.1   2/ 4 SEA DOGS (533)            9  6 0
 3/ 2*THE RED BLADES (578)       9   6  0 60.0   3/ 6*THE RED BLADES (578)      9  6 0
 4- 4 DEATH MOB 4 (567)        107  74  3 59.1   4/ 9 RAGING LORDS (552)        8  2 0
 5/ 5 SEA DOGS (533)           148 104 12 58.7   5/ 5 LITERATE LOONS (538)      8  6 0
 6/ 6 GRIM FANDANGO (454)      520 431 22 54.7   6- 2 NOMADIC TRIBE (160)       6  4 0
 7/ 0 D.R.I. (536)             104  87  7 54.5   7- 3 DEATH MOB 4 (567)         6  4 0
 8- 8 LIGHT BRIGADE (549)      162 162  5 50.0   8/10 NCA5 (381)                5  8 1
 9/10 LITERATE LOONS (538)     205 244 11 45.7   9/ 7*BEN'S BAZAAR (577)        5 10 0
10/ 9 EQUITES VIRTUS (535)      52  63  7 45.2  10/14*CELESTIAL WRATH (579)     4 11 2
11/11 NCA5 (381)                31  41  6 43.1  11/12 SWORD OPERA (323)         4 11 0
12/14 RAGING LORDS (552)        26  37  1 41.3  12- 8 LIGHT BRIGADE (549)       3  2 1
13/ 0*REAL HEAVY METAL (581)     2   3  0 40.0  13/ 0 D.R.I. (536)              3  2 0
14-13*UNCLEAN SPIRITS (580)      2   3  0 40.0  14/15 EQUITES VIRTUS (535)      3  7 0
15/12 SWORD OPERA (323)        581 873 21 40.0  15-11*GERM WARFARE (494)        2  0 0
16/15*BEN'S BAZAAR (577)        13  27  1 32.5  16-13*UNCLEAN SPIRITS (580)     2  3 0
17/16*CELESTIAL WRATH (579)      4  11  2 26.7  17/ 0*REAL HEAVY METAL (581)    2  3 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 625): MIASMA of SWEORDMASTERS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 507): GALLORDIN of THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 631): FARFALE of PASTA (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 626): HALIBUTT of WIZARD'S WRATH (Visionist, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 626): WHISPER WALK of MY LITTLE TRIBE (?, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 629): CANDY CANE of CHURCH LADIES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 619): DEIMOS of THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 615): SPARE ANCHOR of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 614): PILSON of DEATH MOB 4 (Jakari, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 586): EVA MENDES of GIRLS X3 (Non?, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 578): REDD CORVAITT of JINDA-BAN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 260): D'URVILLE of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 562): CHATTY CABALIST of DUNGEON CELL (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 513): HASARCH of DARK HORSEMEN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 247): KORASIM of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 235): GISBORNE of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 463): FYRE SWORD of DEATH MOB (Jakari, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 211): THE TRUNK MONKEY of BARBARIAN HORDE (?, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 507): SUPER BUM of FLAT BROKE (The Muffin Man, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 625): LAB EXPERIMENTS (?, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 507): THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 631): GAMES LIBRARY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 626): THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 626): MY LITTLE TRIBE (?, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 629): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 619): VIKINGS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 615): SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 614): GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 586): GIRLS X3 (Non?, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 578): U.A.K. (Otis the Drunk, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 260): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 562): DUNGEON CELL (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 513): AMAZON ELITE (?, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 247): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 235): ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 463): DEATH MOB (Jakari, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 211): FEARSOME LEGENDS (?, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 507) 0729205R et al (The Muffin Man, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 625): BIMBETTE of PSYCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 614): PILSON of DEATH MOB 4 (Jakari, mgr.)
                           SLYTHR of GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
                           WHITMAN of LITERATE LOONS (?, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 260): D'URVILLE of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 234): KIRRALA of ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Well, what are you looking at, SUNSET?  Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens 
before?  Ah, shaddup and listen to my news.  Now keep the taverns open late tonight, 
for there are sorrows to drown for NOMADIC TRIBE, whose 0-0-0 this turn dropped them 
by 4 into 6th.  Ha!  RAGING LORDS turned their 4-1-0 turn into a 4th place rank in 
the listings this turn.  Any better than this, and you get put on hit lists.  Now 
let's all watch LITERATE LOONS' heads swell from their 3-1-0 this turn.  Haa ha ha 
ha!  Big shots, big talk, big deal.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed to see 
MOLOTOV win a fight and gain 23 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, ANOTHER BAD BASHER beat 
KING TOOTNPOOTN and KING TOOTNPOOTN lost 16 points.  You're breakin' my heart.  Due 
to absence, and inability to defend the throne, PILSON has lost the Title of 
Duelmaster.  Start setting that alarm earlier!  And it's out with the old, in with 
the new, as CROUCHING HAMSTER takes the Title and last week's bar tab from the old 
Duelmaster.  Heh, heh.  I'm not in a very good mood today, but why am I telling you 
this?  You want to know what's new, don't you, SUNSET?   
     He who fights and runs away will live to fight another day, the coward.  NOMADIC 
TRIBE, I suppose you'll be glad to know you were this turn's most avoided team.  Care 
to know who is the most afraid of you?  And it looks like GRIM FANDANGO avoided them 
the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me.  Hmph.  MIME 
CONTROL was challenged more times this turn than the Duelmaster.  Now was the DM 
insulted or feared?  Heh, heh.  Now look at this.  LORD BLISS challenged down 16 
against BEN'S BAZAAR's LABYRINTH NYMPH.  What a weasel!  And sorry to say, LORD BLISS 
bested LABYRINTH NYMPH, leaving a bad feeling with the crowd.  I think exploitive 
snob is the term I'm looking for.  MIME CONTROL was challenged by one of RAGING 
LORDS' warriors this turn, with TROWSUL THUNDER having a lead of 19 points going into 
the fight.  Question now is, will SUNSET accept this sort of tacky behavior?  TROWSUL 
THUNDER beating MIME CONTROL.  The insult, the....yech!   
     Death and Taxes.  The less death I see, the more it taxes my patience.  Let's 
see if anyone's dead or dying.  Bye bye, warrior, bye bye...  BARON TONE, a glorious 
19-29-0 fighter, has passed away.  Gee, too bad SWORD OPERA.  It's about time 
ZEROPOINTZERO got beat for picking on warriors like SLYTHR.  Bravo, GRIM FANDANGO.  
See you at Cagliostro's Castle.  Titanium shields and bamboo daggers, guess what 
brave team is developing these kinds of weapons?   
     There's got to be a better place in SUNSET to get a drink than Cagliostro's 
Castle!  Any suggestions?  Just wait 'till next time I show up here, I won't be so 
nice!  So nyaaah!  Glad to see the back of this place-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CROUCHING HAMSTER 6184       22  18  1   116       D.R.I. (536)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ULLRICH BLADESONG 6645       19  10  2   128       NOMADIC TRIBE (160)
 MOLOTOV 6682                 13  10  5   104       GRIM FANDANGO (454)
 SURLY DECKHAND 6568          25  21  0   100       SEA DOGS (533)
-ROLISTON 6697                 9   4  0    98       DEATH MOB 4 (567)
-RESERVE GUARD 6595           24  15  0    97       LIGHT BRIGADE (549)
-LEAD INSTRUCTOR 6642         16  13  0    96       LIGHT BRIGADE (549)
-BEULLA BALLBREAKER 6708       8   2  0    92       DEATH MOB 4 (567)
 SALTY 6607                   18  17  0    91       SEA DOGS (533)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MERRY LEONA 6591             12  30  0    85       SWORD OPERA (323)
 CALPURNIA 6173               11  12  1    75       EQUITES VIRTUS (535)
-BLACK LOTUS 6709              5   5  1    71       DEATH MOB 4 (567)
 ROSE LAMONT 6675             14  13  1    68       SWORD OPERA (323)
-AMOEBA BAKER 5663             6   0  0    68       GERM WARFARE (494)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SCIPIO SUNSETUS 6725          7   0  0    66       NOMADIC TRIBE (160)
 ANOTHER BAD BASHER 4188       7   8  2    64       NCA5 (381)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ZEROPOINTZERO 4192            6   9  1    55       NCA5 (381)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 QUINTUS REX 6243              6   6  2    54       EQUITES VIRTUS (535)
 VERGIL 6169                  11  13  0    46       EQUITES VIRTUS (535)
 BONEFACE 6372                 5   7  0    46       RAGING LORDS (552)
 WALLACE 6707                  9   2  0    45       GRIM FANDANGO (454)
 SARALEE JO 6686              11  11  0    44       SWORD OPERA (323)
 KING TOOTNPOOTN 6731          5   3  1    42       BEN'S BAZAAR (577)
-UNREASONABLE 4263             5   6  1    40       NCA5 (381)
-BATTLECRY 6724                5   2  0    40       NOMADIC TRIBE (160)
 LORD BLISS 6446               4   3  1    40       RAGING LORDS (552)
 TROWSUL THUNDER 6418          4   3  0    37       RAGING LORDS (552)
 RAGING BULL 6386              3   6  0    35       RAGING LORDS (552)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LEVI POOLE 6749               3   0  0    33       THE RED BLADES (578)
 MILLHAUSER 6705               8   5  0    32       LITERATE LOONS (538)
 CICERO 6262                   5   5  0    31       EQUITES VIRTUS (535)
-WILLIAM HELL 4222             6   7  1    26       NCA5 (381)
-RED ROBIN 6413                6   5  0    26       DOC LEGRAND'S AVIANS (57)
 FLY FISHER 6727               4   1  0    26       SEA DOGS (533)
 VELARIA 6256                  5   7  2    24       EQUITES VIRTUS (535)
 IRONSIDES 6720                4   1  0    24       SEA DOGS (533)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BUL GOBLINHEWER 6738          1   3  0    23       NOMADIC TRIBE (160)
 FATHOM JUMPER 6737            3   2  1    22       SEA DOGS (533)
 CHANDLER 6721                 4   5  1    20       LITERATE LOONS (538)
 HAWTHORNE 6764                2   0  0    20       LITERATE LOONS (538)
 CRAZYLEGS 6501                3   1  0    18       RAGING LORDS (552)
 SOCRATES OF SHRED 6451        4   5  0    17       D.R.I. (536)
 CHEKHOV 6735                  4   3  1    16       LITERATE LOONS (538)
-BOHEMIAN VAMP 6758            1   0  0    16       UNCLEAN SPIRITS (580)
 MICKEY O'RION 6752            2   1  1    15       CELESTIAL WRATH (579)
 BREEZE SUMMERS 6750           3   0  0    14       THE RED BLADES (578)
 SON OF SOL 6756               2   1  1    14       CELESTIAL WRATH (579)
-NATURAL KILLER 6742           2   1  1    14       LIGHT BRIGADE (549)
 UNCLE SLAM 6506               2   3  0    14       D.R.I. (536)
-FEARLESS RECRUIT 6741         2   2  0    14       LIGHT BRIGADE (549)
-BERSERKER 6702                1  11  0    14       LIGHT BRIGADE (549)
-CRYSTAL CONDOR 6439           2   6  0    12       DOC LEGRAND'S AVIANS (57)
 MIME CONTROL 6729             2   6  0    12       BEN'S BAZAAR (577)
-JAYNE 6761                    1   0  0    12       UNCLEAN SPIRITS (580)
 PLAIN JAIN 6744               2   2  1    11       GRIM FANDANGO (454)
 LABYRINTH NYMPH 6740          2   4  0    11       BEN'S BAZAAR (577)
 IRON MAYHEM 6767              1   0  0    10       REAL HEAVY METAL (581)
 TRAUMATIC PAWS 6772           1   0  0    10       BEN'S BAZAAR (577)
 JUSTIN CREDIBLE 6514          2   2  0     8       D.R.I. (536)
 JOE MAMA 6771                 1   0  0     8       D.R.I. (536)
 RANCID 6769                   1   0  0     7       REAL HEAVY METAL (581)
 DAPHNE LEELU 6765             1   1  0     6       THE RED BLADES (578)
-GRAVEN WARD 6743              1   2  0     5       NOMADIC TRIBE (160)
 BLAKSUNN 6774                 1   0  0     5       GRIM FANDANGO (454)
 THE GHOST OF X'S 6763         1   1  0     4       NCA5 (381)
 ENEMY TERRATORY 6754          0   3  0     3       CELESTIAL WRATH (579)
 FREDDIE MERCURY 6753          0   3  0     3       CELESTIAL WRATH (579)
 DEIMOS MARSDEN 6762           0   2  0     2       CELESTIAL WRATH (579)
-SILVAN GHOUL 6757             0   1  0     1       UNCLEAN SPIRITS (580)
 PANTERROR 6766                0   1  0     1       REAL HEAVY METAL (581)
 SLAYER 6770                   0   1  0     1       REAL HEAVY METAL (581)
-FALLEN ANGEL 6760             0   1  0     1       UNCLEAN SPIRITS (580)
 SEPULTERROR 6768              0   1  0     1       REAL HEAVY METAL (581)
 JONISSON 6780                 0   1  0     1       SWORD OPERA (323)

'-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn.

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
GIDDY GEISHA 6732       1  3 0 BEN'S BAZAAR 577     FATHOM JUMPER 6737    611  REVENGED
SACRAFICIAL LAMB 6773   0  1 0 BEN'S BAZAAR 577     WURM KIN              615  NONE
VENUS D'MAULER 6755     0  1 0 CELESTIAL WRATH 579  NATURAL KILLER 6742   613   
MASTADONNA 6723         3  4 0 GRIM FANDANGO 454    ZEROPOINTZERO 4192    614  JUST REVENGED
X'S FOR EYES 4189       6  7 1 NCA5 381             MOLOTOV 6682          613   
BARON TONE 6249        19 30 0 SWORD OPERA 323      MOLOTOV 6682          615   
KORRELNOS 6699          7  7 0 SWORD OPERA 323      MOLOTOV 6682          614   
HERMES DREAMSCAP 6748   0  1 0 THE RED BLADES 578   SON OF SOL 6756       613  REVENGED
LAYLA SPARK 6751        1  2 0 THE RED BLADES 578   MICKEY O'RION 6752    615   
LUCIUS STONE 6747       1  2 0 THE RED BLADES 578   PLAIN JAIN 6744       615   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Raging Lords -- General Ikillu (we think), you return to Sunset!  Welcome back.  Time
to see if you can bring that record up a bit. -- The Tribe

Unclean Spirits -- Welcome to Sunset!  You have found your way to the Jewel of the
Delarquan Federation.  It is a good place, beautiful, but deadly.  And we have plenty
of spirits down at the Broken Bone Tavern.  Drinks are on Stik! -- Nomad and his
Tribe

Congratulations to the graduates -- there are a lot of you! -- The Tribe

Surly -- Still grumpy and still here.  Soon enough you will follow all of those
others to AD, but for now you get to work on being a target.  You're good at it.  I
don't think I want to see what you would do if you got a chance to swing. -- Ullrich

Saralee Jo -- You were ranked above me and it looked like a good matchup.  Nothing
more to the challenge.  Simple really. -- Scipio

Rose -- Nice win.  I thought I had you for a while, which would have been an
impressive win.  Instead it was just another "moral victory" or some similar garbage.
I much prefer the type of victory that counts on my record. -- Battlecry

Ghost -- Nice win.  You look dangerous.  It is good to have your team here. -- Graven
Ward

William Hell -- Nice name.  But those little blades are a bit weak.  Try again.  Are
you sure you are not a goblin? -- Bul

Pilson -- Congrats on the throne. -- Gentleben and Ben's Bazaar

Unclean Spirits -- Welcome to Sunset the bath hall is 2 doors down please use it as
much as you can. -- Gentleben and Ben's Bazaar

Raging Lords -- Sorry but we just couldn't let you come back with a 5-0 on your first
turn back no could we? -- Ben's Bazaar

Ms. Baker -- I am sorry you will not be here this turn, I will try and call again
next turn. -- King Tootnpootn

Raging Bull -- You can sure take a punch or 2 or 3. -- King Tootnpootn

Chekhov -- You may be Half Elf but I think the other half is berserker. -- Labyrinth
Nimph

Plain Jain -- You were just plain WRONG for that, and to think I was going to invite
you over for tea. -- Mime Control translated by Gentleben

Sending these again cause first time I forgot to convert to plain text!  If they show 
up twice, sue me! ;) -- Stik

     Indeed no!  You have my heartfelt thanks. -- the editor

Congrats to DM Pilson and Whitman, and of course our own Slythr on their invites and
subsequent escapes to immortality!  Last one's on us!! -- Grim Fandango

Welcome back Raging Lords!  Rage on... -- G.F.

All -- Slythr was 9(+2)-9-14-15(+2)-17-13-11 SL, 24/13/21/5/17/18, appeared mode with
great damage being his only bonus.  I remember being extremely surprised and pleased
to see a 7 ST/14 SZ warrior get that!  Favored the SH, HI/VL, learned defense.  Tried
SH with him a couple times but didn't it didn't jump out at me, so we stuck with the
trusty SC.  Looking at his skill levels, you can see he learned like crap, amassing
his .666 win percentage without even a single master rating, pretty sad.  Off he goes
to retirement.  For his last fight I bloodfeuded NCA5, if it goes thru perhaps a
point will be made and he leaves with 3 kills... -- Stik

All -- Mastadonna was 15-4-18-13-15-14-6(+1) BA, did trem. damage, no big loss, some
of the basher herd needed to be culled anyways...the big-boned gal's replacement was
much better, actually!  Thanks, Zero, buddy!! -- Stik

Amoeba -- For a one-celled organism, you hit hard... -- Wallace

     When you have only one cell, you have to try harder.

Mime Control -- Nice duel, dude. -- Plain Jain

Roliston -- Take that, young man.  And, you're welcome, interesting rating there! --
Lord Protector Slythr

Korrelnos -- Nothing personal, man.  Just business.  Better luck next incarnation. --
Molotov, Sunset's reigning Killmaster
P.S.  I wonder what the record is for non-DA kills in the Arena of Death??

Blackhart -- Good to see you speakin' up, Welcome to Celestial Wrath!  May your stay
be long and blood-soaked!! -- Stik and G.F.

Bill the Bard -- Same to you!  Perhaps you could lighten the mood at the Broken Bone
some night with a few numbers?  Drinks are free if you're good! -- Stik

Beulla Ballbreaker -- If you trained that voice, you could break more, ah, socially
acceptable things, such as wineglasses. -- Baron Tone

Scipio Sunsetus -- Huh.  The sooner you live up to your team name and start migrating
somewhere else, the happier *I* will be. -- Saralee Jo, having a really bad day and
intent on sharing it widely

Battlecry -- Ah, like, hmm, "Remember the Alamo" or something? -- Rose Lamont

Molotov -- I really didn't need that. -- Ghost of Korrelnos

And a Khalhums Dwarf, in whose face I laugh, ha ha. -- Merry Leona

Our congratulations to Pilson, Slythr, and Whitman. -- Jorja and the Sword Opera

Three graduates at once?  What can I possibly do with you?  What could anyone
*expect* me to do with you?  Ah, I will stand on the dock and wave as you leave? --
Alamar, Gladitorial Lands Commissioner

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SACRAFICIAL LAMB was butchered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
SLYTHR won victory over ZEROPOINTZERO in a 1 minute uneven Bloodfeud battle.
MOLOTOV murdered BARON TONE in a 1 minute bloody uneven Challenge fight.
ANOTHER BAD BASHER devastated KING TOOTNPOOTN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge fight.
QUINTUS REX demolished SARALEE JO in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge competition.
VERGIL was viciously subdued by WALLACE in a unpopular 30 minute Challenge fight.
LORD BLISS devastated LABYRINTH NYMPH in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge competition.
TROWSUL THUNDER vanquished MIME CONTROL in a 1 minute uneven Challenge duel.
LUCIUS STONE was viciously butchered by PLAIN JAIN in a 4 minute Challenge fight.
DEIMOS MARSDEN was defeated by BREEZE SUMMERS in a 3 minute novice's Challenge fight.
DAPHNE LEELU was beaten by CHANDLER in a 4 minute Challenge fight.
LEVI POOLE demolished CHEKHOV in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match.
THE GHOST OF X'S was handily defeated by HAWTHORNE in a 1 minute Challenge contest.
MICKEY O'RION savagely slew LAYLA SPARK in a 2 minute bloody novice's Challenge brawl.
CROUCHING HAMSTER handily defeated CALPURNIA in a 1 minute uneven Title fight.
SURLY DECKHAND defeated MERRY LEONA in a action packed 1 minute expert's struggle.
SALTY savagely defeated KHALHUMS DWARF in a crowd pleasing 1 minute master's brawl.
ROSE LAMONT beat BONEFACE in a 2 minute match.
RAGING BULL overpowered VELARIA in a popular 1 minute one-sided bout.
CICERO overcame SOCRATES OF SHRED in a 2 minute competition.
FATHOM JUMPER was bested by MILLHAUSER in a 1 minute bout.
IRONSIDES overpowered OSKSI NOBLE in a tiring 11 minute one-sided duel.
FLY FISHER viciously subdued CULT MEMBER in a action packed 1 minute bloody duel.
JUSTIN CREDIBLE was defeated by IRON MAYHEM in a 1 minute novice's match.
UNCLE SLAM overpowered JONISSON in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
CRAZYLEGS narrowly defeated ENEMY TERRATORY in a 2 minute gory novice's duel.
FREDDIE MERCURY was savagely defeated by RANCID in a 1 minute novice's melee.
SON OF SOL overpowered PANTERROR in a 1 minute one-sided fray.
SEPULTERROR was overcome by BLAKSUNN in a 4 minute novice's duel.
SLAYER was overpowered by TRAUMATIC PAWS in a 1 minute uneven fight.
JOE MAMA overcame MORDANT DESERTER in a 3 minute novice's fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                 10         SLASHING ATTACK   35 -  19 -  2      65  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    8         STRIKING ATTACK   37 -  28 -  6      57  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    8         WALL OF STEEL     31 -  30 -  0      51  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   6         AIMED BLOW        23 -  23 -  1      50  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      6         PARRY-LUNGE       14 -  15 -  0      48  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   6         TOTAL PARRY       26 -  28 -  1      48  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         BASHING ATTACK    39 -  42 -  4      48  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      4         LUNGING ATTACK    12 -  14 -  1      46  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         PARRY-STRIKE      13 -  20 -  1      39  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         PARRY-RIPOSTE     17 -  30 -  1      36  |

Turn 615 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

SLASHING ATTACK    4 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    4 -  6         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
BASHING ATTACK     5 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -  6         2  STRIKING ATTACK
PARRY-LUNGE        3 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  3         2  BASHING ATTACK 
TOTAL PARRY        4 -  2                                       1  PARRY-STRIKE   
AIMED BLOW         1 -  1                                       1  TOTAL PARRY    
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  3                                       1  WALL OF STEEL  
WALL OF STEEL      4 -  4                                       1  PARRY-LUNGE    
                                                                1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   CROUCHING HAMSTER 6184     22  18  1  116 D.R.I. (536)
STRIKING ATTACK  MOLOTOV 6682               13  10  5  104 GRIM FANDANGO (454)

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
BASHING ATTACK   SURLY DECKHAND 6568        25  21  0  100 SEA DOGS (533)
PARRY-LUNGE      SALTY 6607                 18  17  0   91 SEA DOGS (533)
AIMED BLOW       ROSE LAMONT 6675           14  13  1   68 SWORD OPERA (323)
TOTAL PARRY      WALLACE 6707                9   2  0   45 GRIM FANDANGO (454)
WALL OF STEEL    TROWSUL THUNDER 6418        4   3  0   37 RAGING LORDS (552)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is SURLY DECKHAND 6568.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was CICERO 6262.  The ten other most popular fighters were CRAZYLEGS 6501, LORD 
BLISS 6446, MICKEY O'RION 6752, SURLY DECKHAND 6568, SALTY 6607, RAGING BULL 6386, 
FLY FISHER 6727, ENEMY TERRATORY 6754, MOLOTOV 6682, and LUCIUS STONE 6747.

The least popular fighter this week was WALLACE 6707.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were VERGIL 6169, IRONSIDES 6720, SLAYER 6770, BLAKSUNN 6774, SEPULTERROR 
6768, PANTERROR 6766, JONISSON 6780, VELARIA 6256, CALPURNIA 6173, and THE GHOST OF 
X'S 6763.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

SURLY DECKHAND (21-6568) SEA DOGS (533)

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

WHITMAN (21-6531) LITERATE LOONS (538)
SLYTHR (21-6597) GRIM FANDANGO (454)
PILSON (21-6643) DEATH MOB 4 (567)

                          SUMMER FACE-TO-FACE IN CLEVELAND!

Our summer FTF will be an eastern one this time, located in Cleveland, Ohio  on July 
17-19, 2009.  It will be held at the Holiday Inn in Strongsville, OH, at 15471 
Royalton Rd (440-238-8800).  Rooms are only $95.00 per night, 1-2 occupancy.  

There is a free shuttle from the airport, free parking, and free high-speed wireless 
internet in all guestrooms ($3/day in public space).  The hotel has an indoor pool, 
pool table, and hockey, and a fitness center.   The hotel is located 1/2 mile from the 
largest mall in Northeast Ohio, with indoor minigolf and pottery painting, and right 
next door to Iceland Arena, which offers open skate and skate rental.  They also have 
four bikes on property available for checkout, as the Metro parks are next door as 
well.  The rooms are blocked--ask for the "Reality Simulations" room block.  There are 
many restaurants and nightspots nearby and at the Mall, as well as a cafe in the 
hotel.  

The tournament information sheet will be out imminently.  We hope you're all looking 
forward to the tournament and that we will see you there!