DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER Date : 11/17/2004 Duedate: 11/30/2004 SOLVEN ARENA DM-22 TURN-495 This Weeks Top Honors THE DUELMASTER IS SNAKE CHARMER KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) (22-6169) [21-4-0,120] Chartered Recognition Leader Unchartered Recognition Leader SNAKE CHARMER AEMILIA KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) LEGIO ITALICA (724) (22-6169) [21-4-0,120] (22-6402) [3-1-0,33] Popularity Leader This Weeks Favorite WHAT UP WHAT UP JUST CHILLIN (699) JUST CHILLIN (699) (22-6172) [16-7-2,92] (22-6172) [16-7-2,92] THE CURRENT TOP TEAM KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) TEAMS ON THE MOVE TOP CAREER HONORS Team Name Point Gain Chartered Team 1. KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) 58 2. CONSPIRACY INC. (100) 35 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) 3. THE POISON CLAN (692) 26 Unchartered Team 4. THE DEMOCRATS (202) 7 5. THE REPUBLICANS (103) 3 LEGIO ITALICA (724) The Top Teams Career Win-Loss Record W L K % Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns W L K 1- 1*DON'T ASK SANDY (716) 15 3 0 83.3 1/ 2 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) 12 1 0 2/ 2 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) 168 71 4 70.3 2/ 4 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722) 9 6 1 3/ 4 THE POISON CLAN (692) 74 51 1 59.2 3/ 6*LEGIO ITALICA (724) 8 7 0 4/ 3 JUST CHILLIN (699) 65 49 5 57.0 4/ 7 THE POISON CLAN (692) 8 7 0 5/ 5 CONSPIRACY INC. (100) 161 132 11 54.9 5- 1*DON'T ASK SANDY (716) 7 1 0 6/ 6 THE REPUBLICANS (103) 363 353 24 50.7 6/ 5 THE DEMOCRATS (202) 6 9 0 7/ 7 THE DEMOCRATS (202) 160 162 11 49.7 7/ 3 JUST CHILLIN (699) 6 9 0 8/ 8 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722) 46 48 5 48.9 8/ 9 CONSPIRACY INC. (100) 4 4 0 9/ 9*LEGIO ITALICA (724) 9 11 0 45.0 9/ 8 THE REPUBLICANS (103) 4 11 0 10-10 ULTRA-VIOLENCE (723) 47 58 3 44.8 10-10 THE ZOO (205) 3 7 0 11-12 THE ZOO (205) 363 504 6 41.9 11-12 ULTRA-VIOLENCE (723) 2 3 0 12-13*RECORD PADDERS (715) 7 12 0 36.8 12-11*RECORD PADDERS (715) 1 0 0 13-14*TREE PEOPLE 2 (718) 6 14 1 30.0 13-14*TREE PEOPLE 2 (718) 0 4 0 '*' Unchartered team '-' Team did not fight this turn (###) Avoid teams by their Team Id ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank DUELMASTER'S COLUMN Notes from the arena champ. Ah, this fine throne still feels like it did just a few turns ago. I like it. Think I'll stick around for a while. Looks like things in the arena are really heating up in regards to down challenges lately. Good guys and bad guys never seem to get along. Me, I'm just a little ole' snake charmer looking for snakes to charm. No such luck lately. Only toads, and they are stinky and small and smell like Judge on a Wednesday before the Thursday bath. Hopefully Blind Illusion will come to this week's fight looking like a snake so I can charm him. Either way, he must pay for killing off Jessica. Guess she'll never get a chance to use the TV she earned in the tourney. Sigh.... Think I'll keep this one short and see if I can stick around for a few turns up here. I might have to save up some interesting stuff to say for next turn. So, with that said, best of luck on the sands, and hopefully we all did well at the tourney. -- Snake Charmer SPY REPORT You elder fighters surely remember me. The younger ones may call me Olaf Modeen. I return to SOLVEN once again! Biff! Pow! SOLVEN watched with glee as DON'T ASK SANDY got knocked off top spot by KELLUMBO'S KIDS! Hmmmph! I always thought DON'T ASK SANDY was an over-rated team and they proved it with a 0-0-0! Up 'n down. Up 'n down. Rankings always change. Up 'n down. I think I'm gonna be... Well, LEGIO ITALICA's 3rd moved them up to 2-3-0 place. THE POISON CLAN showed SOLVEN what they were made of as they fought with a vengeance to walk off with 4-1-0. What's with SCHWARZENEGGER? He actually beat JUST CHILLIN's ICE PICK, and walked away with 21 more points from the fight. Major screwup at JUST CHILLIN. ICE PICK lost 12 points to SCHWARZENEGGER. Some new strategies, perhaps? Maybe ICE PICK will provide more easy wins... SOLVEN has a Duelmaster who doesn't sit back and get lazy. He Bloodfeuded MEDIEVAL CHAOS' BLIND ILLUSION (13-6-1), which should prove (ahem!) interesting. BLIND ILLUSION was reminded on the sands why SNAKE CHARMER is Duelmaster. Wouldn't it be nice to have live subjects to practice on? I hear some team is looking into the uses of convicted prisoners. No matter the time or place, men will always duel. How well I know the feeling of being in the most avoided team! Don't fall out of practive, KELLUMBO'S KIDS! Management must be dealin', as the boys at THE REPUBLICANS ain't reelin'! KELLUMBO'S KIDS' mad! What do people see in SUPPLY SIDE? His 3-4-0? THE REPUBLICANS ain't talkin', but he's got 25 points. ROE V WADE didn't quite know what to make of a challenge she received from TAX DEDUCTION of THE REPUBLICANS, who is 25 points below her. TAX DEDUCTION perhaps got his just desserts, seeing as he was defeated by ROE V WADE and ended up with 31 recognition points. Warriors of SOLVEN unite. You have only your games to lose! BLIND ILLUSION was plum wore out after SNAKE CHARMER pounded 'im silly in a Bloodfeud. MEDIEVAL CHAOS'll have to get a little better before going after SNAKE CHARMER again! How long have I been here? I got people to see, places to go... Who knows what the future holds for a warrior. More fights, there's no doubt. All work and no play makes Olaf a dull fighter. Work and play no fighter dull Olaf. Olaffighterwork and no play. Time for my medication, so I'll leave now. Practice, practice, practice!-- Olaf Modeen DUELMASTER W L K POINTS TEAM NAME SNAKE CHARMER 6169 21 4 0 120 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME THE TOAD 6121 19 6 0 102 THE POISON CLAN (692) BLIND ILLUSION 6379 13 6 1 96 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722) DARRELL ISSA 6108 14 10 2 95 CONSPIRACY INC. (100) ANTHONY SCALIA 6103 18 7 0 92 CONSPIRACY INC. (100) CHAMPIONS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME WHAT UP 6172 16 7 2 92 JUST CHILLIN (699) CHAMPIONS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME NO HURRY 6174 13 10 0 84 JUST CHILLIN (699) THE SCORPION 6117 14 11 0 82 THE POISON CLAN (692) NAME DROPPER 6306 6 2 0 80 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) NEON KNIGHT 6381 9 10 0 69 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722) CHALLENGER ADEPTS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME THE LOTUS 6208 10 10 0 65 THE POISON CLAN (692) ROE V WADE 6226 10 7 0 64 THE DEMOCRATS (202) THE PHOENIX 6227 11 7 0 59 THE POISON CLAN (692) EASY BREEZE 6173 12 11 2 57 JUST CHILLIN (699) ADEPTS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME MAYBE LATER 6176 14 9 1 56 JUST CHILLIN (699) SCHWARZENEGGER 6265 10 3 0 55 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) LUCIAS CLAY 6359 5 1 0 50 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) CEPACOL 6377 7 5 1 48 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722) ICE PICK 6335 6 2 0 46 JUST CHILLIN (699) CAROL M. BRAUN 6146 8 17 0 43 THE DEMOCRATS (202) CHARLES RANGEL 6229 7 9 1 41 THE DEMOCRATS (202) CLINT EASTWOOD 6286 7 5 0 41 THE REPUBLICANS (103) -WRATHCHILD 6395 10 10 0 40 ULTRA-VIOLENCE (723) -FREDDY BEAR 6389 9 5 0 38 ULTRA-VIOLENCE (723) -ZOOIE 6152 6 19 1 38 THE ZOO (205) CHALLENGER INITIATES W L K POINTS TEAM NAME -SUBOTAI 6387 6 5 1 33 ULTRA-VIOLENCE (723) BIFF STREICHER 6375 4 6 1 33 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722) AEMILIA 6402 3 1 0 33 LEGIO ITALICA (724) TAX DEDUCTION 6269 5 8 1 31 THE REPUBLICANS (103) -ON A DATE 6325 3 1 0 29 DON'T ASK SANDY (716) -ARISHTARTE 6257 6 8 1 28 THE ZOO (205) CAIUS 6404 4 0 0 28 LEGIO ITALICA (724) -I DON'T GET 87 PTS? 6323 4 0 0 28 DON'T ASK SANDY (716) CRIMSON WONDER 6373 4 2 0 27 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722) SUPPLY SIDE 6358 3 4 0 25 THE REPUBLICANS (103) THE BASILISK 6307 6 3 0 24 THE POISON CLAN (692) -2 CHEAT 4 YOU 6320 4 0 0 24 DON'T ASK SANDY (716) -WHEN'S IT DUE? 6324 4 0 0 24 DON'T ASK SANDY (716) INITIATES W L K POINTS TEAM NAME -STOOPID 6319 4 0 0 21 RECORD PADDERS (715) -KIWIRA 6305 4 5 0 17 THE ZOO (205) TONY BLAIR 6334 3 2 0 17 CONSPIRACY INC. (100) JOHN O'NEILL 6362 1 4 1 16 CONSPIRACY INC. (100) BULL MARKET 6331 3 5 0 15 THE REPUBLICANS (103) -ELDRIDGE PHANT 6280 1 11 0 14 THE ZOO (205) -ZEBROE 6370 1 3 0 13 THE ZOO (205) TAMMY 6407 1 0 0 13 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) -BIG TREE 6338 2 3 1 11 TREE PEOPLE 2 (718) -HITSLIKESISTER 6366 2 1 0 11 RECORD PADDERS (715) JOHN EDWARDS 6399 1 3 0 11 THE DEMOCRATS (202) MICHAEL MOORE 6410 1 0 0 11 THE DEMOCRATS (202) BROOKS AND DUNN 6398 2 2 0 8 THE REPUBLICANS (103) -RIP-A-DIP 6384 2 1 0 7 ULTRA-VIOLENCE (723) -LITTLE BRANCH 6337 1 4 0 7 TREE PEOPLE 2 (718) MARIUS 6401 1 3 0 6 LEGIO ITALICA (724) JUSTUS 6403 1 3 0 6 LEGIO ITALICA (724) -DESTINED TO DIE 6383 1 2 0 5 ULTRA-VIOLENCE (723) -OFF STYLE 6318 0 4 0 4 RECORD PADDERS (715) -BAD BURNER 6317 0 4 0 4 RECORD PADDERS (715) INITIATES W L K POINTS TEAM NAME -CHERRY PITS 6368 0 1 0 1 TREE PEOPLE 2 (718) '-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn. THE DEAD W L K TEAM NAME SLAIN BY TURN Revenge? JESSICA 6287 10 1 0 KELLUMBO'S KIDS 676 BLIND ILLUSION 6379 494 JUST REV HECKA 6408 0 1 0 LEGIO ITALICA 724 DARK CHAMPION 407 495 NONE ALMOST USEFUL 6315 1 2 0 RECORD PADDERS 715 BIG TREE 6338 491 REVENGED PERSONAL ADS DK -- In answer to your questions, my name is Huckle Cat and I'm running Medieval Chaos and Ultra-Violence here. I've just rejoined D2 after 10 years and had these teams transferred in. You might also recognize me from Lords of Chaos in Aruak. I've never heard of the Chaos alliance before. Must have been before or after my time, depending on how you look at it. -- Huckle Cat DK -- Condolences on Jessica. It wasn't intentional and, given that I didn't change strategies from the last fight between the two, I guess it was just bad luck. I'm not looking forward to the Bloodfeud, but I won't avoid it. -- Blind Illusion Maruis -- That's what happens when you don't learn enough and start to get towards the top of the inits. At least for you you probably realize that you should have won that fight if not for an unlucky "break". Best luck in the future. -- Schwarzenegger The Toad -- What's that!? You came back for more. Same to ya then upstart! -- Snake Charmer Blind Illusion -- Such a shame... -- Ghost of Jessica The Pheonix -- That's what we call revenge. All I needed was a little pep talk from Turkey Joe, and I was good to go! -- Name Dropper Easy Breeze -- Did you get your name because all it took was an easy breeze to knock you over? -- Lucias Clay Leeta -- I for one really do enjoy having you in the arena. Sorry if the DC's bothered you. I try to mostly keep them to Judge, but sometimes they sneak off onto your team. I'll try to cut back on that quite a bit because you are so cool. Judge on the other hand.... -- Kellumbo Judge -- You realize, don't you, that the vast majority of my DC's are against your team. If you weren't such a priss about it, perhaps it would end. I remember it was almost two years ago we exchanged words and I said that as soon as my guys got some experience that I would beat on you like there was no tomorrow. Remember that? Some of us have long memories. Don't expect it to end anytime soon because let's face it: You don't like me, and I don't like you. That said, you have two real options. Shut up and take it like you have for the last few months, or, as Doc Steele says, cowboy up and do something about it. The choice is yours. I am guessing you'll choose the first option, or just simply choose to leave the arena like your buddy Wimpy did. -- Detective Kellumbo Tree People -- Welcome to the arena. Who manages you? If you need a little help, drop me a diplo. -- DK Justus -- Boldly challenged. I guess that could be taken to mean that little guys don't mind risking their necks? Because some people make comments, you know. -- Arishtarte 2 Cheat 4 You -- Why? Because she's already doing it for you? Or because you can't stand the thought of being beaten up by her? -- Eldridge Phant Aemilia -- (muttering) Damned upstart. -- Kiwira P.S. I had something else to say, but the mail came and distracted me. Damned if I can remember what it was, now. (sigh) I suppose that means it wasn't terribly important, but...how could *I* think of something that wasn't terribly important? ALL the things I think of are important, all the thoughts worthy of being shared.... Ice Pick -- Well, you've got it right today, for sure. I feel JUST like an ice cube today. -- Zooie Little Branch -- Umm, some kind of wooden golem? Tell 'em not to season you so long, it makes you brittle. Or something. -- Zebroe P.S. Of course, GREEN wood warps, but you can't have everything, and I often think that anyone who becomes a gladiator must have been warped in the first place. Jessica -- You think that I, a master of the ancient art of Kung-Fu, would stoop to the crude methods of the parvenu karate? Gods forefend. -- Ki Li, Master of Kung Fu Judge -- My position on downchallenge is, as it has been, that it is a legal move. True, the challenge to Zebroe two turns ago was excessively greedy, though legal. I have made the response that seems to me the most appropriate, all factors being weighed. I have instructed Sandy to take my team off maintenance, and if things were done on schedule, The Zoo will not run this turn. So long as the arena is big enough to stay healthy, I see no reason to resume, and naturally we none of us want to see this arena drop to fewer than six teams. So you may pursue your feud with Kellumbo without the distraction of my presence. -- Leeta, The Zoo 22 October 2004 Youngblood's Three and Out Contest I would like to take this time to announce and invite all managers to compete in what I think will be an awesome contest. If you haven't ever TC'd at a tourney before, here is your chance. The contest will start Wednesday, December 1, 2004, but a chance will be given November 17 to dark arena, only, any warrior that you do not see fit to run in the contest. So now that I have your attention, here are the rules (like you didn't know they were coming sooner or later). 1. Any manager participating can enter one team, only. 2. No sandbagging whatsoever. (I will keep up with it, every turn.) 3. No teams or warriors will be allowed to run after contest starts. 4. All warriors will run until they lose three times, after three losses they are eliminated. 5. If a warrior sits out a turn, they are accounted with a loss in the contest. This is to keep warriors with winning records from sitting out until the end of the contest. 6. If a warrior is killed during the contest, the replacement cannot enter the contest. 7. If a warrior is killed, bloodfeuding is allowed, but only by a warrior that is active in the contest. 8. If a warrior is run after being eliminated, the manager is disqualified from the contest, no questions asked. 9. Challenges are legal, up or down. 10. Contest will keep going until 1 warrior is left without three losses, and that warrior, of course, is accounted the winner. 11. All managers participating will be asked to purchase a rollup certificate, to be awarded to the winners of the contest. <<<PRIZES>>> As I have already said, and according to participation, rollups will be awarded to the first and second place managers. So the majority and minority of the rollups will be determined when all are accumulated. Contest Champion--2 Faves prizes, and majority of rollup certificates Contest Runner-up--1 Faves prize, and minority of rollup certificates So once again I invite all managers old and new to participate in what should be a fierce and challenging contest. <<<REMEMBER, FIRST OFFICIAL TURN OF THE CONTEST IS DECEMBER THE FIRST, AND AS I SAID BEFORE, THE TURN BEFORE (NOVEMBER 17TH) YOU MAY DARK ARENA CHALLENGE ONLY!!! ANY WARRIOR WITH ANY FE (FIGHT EXPERIENCE) WHEN THE CONTEST STARTS WILL BE ELIMINATED FROM THE CONTEST. YOUNGBLOOD of WENSINWASIN 11 November 2004 All you alliance-type people, I'm trying (again!) to get my alliance listing correct and up to date. Either send me a diplo (address it to The Saint) or send your updates to me directly at Sue at solberg-mathews.com. As you may guess, replace the at with @ and you're good to go (I do hate spammy mail and this will end up on the web). I have information on the following alliances: ADIO, Allied Axis, Armada, Brotherhood of Justice, Brotherhood of the Blade, Cadre, CDC, Chaos, Inc., Circle of Order, Company of Brothers, Consortium, Council of Lords, Couple Good Guys, Crimson Vengeance, DOA, DOOMcorps, Enigmafia, Eurosquad, Fascist Federation, FONZ, Frothingslosh Syndicate, GAPPDA, Homeland Alliance, IT Alliance, Jingoists, kLk, Knights of the Covenant, LBA, League Arcane, Legion6, Living Essences, Lords and Ladies of Darkness, Manic Union, Midnight Foundation, Minions of Diana, Monarchs of Montezuma, NCA, NIMROD, R.A.G.E., Seventh Sons, The Firm, The French Connection, Vendett@ United, and the Vendetta Cartel. If you are a member of one of these alliances, let me know. If you are a member of some other alliance that isn't listed, let me know. If you were at any point in your past a part of one of these alliance but are now independent, also let me know. Going inactive doesn't mean you get removed from this list; people are assumed to still be in the same alliance when they return. Even having everyone in an alliance go inactive doesn't change anything. If an alliance is officially disbanding, that's another thing you have to let me know.... The Saint, keeper of lists P.S. If you already responded to my online plea (and I replied), you can ignore this. 17 November 2004 Hammer 500-Hammer Run for the Roll Ups Hosted by Hammer Niytyole Island DM 33 has dwindled to the point where as of T-482 [duedate November 3, 2004] there were only 2 active stables listed with 3 inactive stables in a once thriving and lively regular arena. During the past 40+ cycles Hammer has been hosting the Hammer Run for the Roll Ups in DM 33. Thus far only the Ripper and Slasher categories have produced winners to claim the 5 New Team Roll Ups Prize for being the first declared Style Master of their respective categories to graduate. Every contending stable has gone inactive for one reason or another, including CASINO HAMMERZ, over the past several months. Now DM 33 faces the harsh reality that if RSI chooses to close any arenas due to little or no interest, Niytyole Island could very well head the list of endangered regular arenas! In an effort to preserve his beloved island, Hammer is announcing the continuation of the Hammer Run for the Roll Ups; combined with the Hammer 500 which will conclude both contests on T-500 [duedate July 13, 2005] should DM 33 continue to remain open in the coming months. Attention Hammer Runners! The Hammer Run is for 0 FE Basic Arena Warriors ONLY. Participants MUST Be Declared in the P-ads On or Before their First DM 33 Basic Arena Fight to Qualify as a Hammer Runner! Winners of Each Category will receive 5 New Team Roll Up Gift Certificates mailed from RSI courtesy of Hammer! [On the condition that they Graduate on or before T-500; see amended rules below!] The following Style Master categories remain open with a listing of how many declared contestants are still entered and their W/L recognition record at the time of their disappearance from the Hammer Run competition: (P-ad declarations in parenthesis) [Manager name/Stable name in brackets] followed by their last known W/L recognition ranking Rippers Category Now Closed for Hammer Run as of T-475 01. WINNER T-475 Lucky Lady Hammer (T-440) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz] WINNER T-475 Lungers 01. Hey, Zeus! (T-443) [Prophet/When Dogma Fails] 14-15-0,73 02. Career Criminal (T-455) [Philthy Phil/Jailbirds] 3-2-0,14 Strikers 01. Stone Face Hammer (T-463) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz] 7-5-0,52 Pikers 01. Siren (T-442) [Street Legal/Of Mythos And Men] 0-0-0,0 02. Gordie (T-463) [Kellog/Pig Battalion] 3-2-0,21 03. Bluffing Hammer (T-463) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz] 6-6-0,25 Slashers Category Now Closed for Hammer Run as of T-469 01. WINNER T-469 Light Da' Pyre (T-443) [Prophet/When Dogma Fails] WINNER T-469 Total Parodys 01. Doctor Lecter (T-444) [Philthy Phil/Jailbirds] 13-1-0,84 02. Mirikle (T-447) [Dameon Darkheart/Obsidian Hall] ?-?-?,?? 03. Maverick Hammer (T-465) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz] 6-6-0,26 Plungers 01. Piggy (T-455) [Kellog/Pig Battalion] 3-8-0,19 02. Cool Hand Hammer (T-463) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz] 7-5-0,48 Bashers 01. Repeat Offender (T-447) [Philthy Phil/Jailbirds] 6-5-2,33 02. Joe Friday (T-448) [Kellog/Pig Battalion] 8-8-1,47 03. Big Casino Hammer (T-476) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz] 0-0-0,0 Wastes 01. Luftschwein (T-452) [Kellog/Pig Battalion] 5-8-0,23 Aimers 01. Porkey LR (T-463) [Kellog/Pig Battalion] 2-3-0,9 As you can plainly see, the Hammer Run is still wide open in several categories, depending upon whether or not the deactivated stables are reactivated for the Hammer 500-Hammer Run for the Roll Ups contest! Any declared warrior who succeeds in graduating by T-500 will win 5 New Team Roll Ups Gift Certificates mailed from RSI courtesy of Hammer! Gift Certs will be awarded as soon as possible upon official graduation if the graduation occurs prior to T-500. On T-500 the highest ranked ACTIVE declared warrior in the category(s) without a Graduate will win 2 New Team Roll Ups Gift Certificates mailed from RSI courtesy of Hammer! Additional Hammer 500-Hammer Run for the Roll Ups Gift Cert Prizes: Five (5) Gift Certs will be awarded to the manager whose warrior claims the Duelmaster Throne on T-500. Two (2) Gift Certs will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) are listed as the highest Active Challenger Champion, Champion, Challenger Adept, Adept, Challenger Initiate and Initiate on T-500. In the event that NO Duelmaster is seated upon the Duelmaster Throne on T-500 there will be Three (3) Gift Certs awarded to the managers whose Active warriors are tied for recognition points at the Top of the Challenger Champions recognition standings. [Therefore, the Top CC will be awarded 3 Gift Certs instead of 2 for being ranked as the highest CC on T-500]. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) graduate on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) receive their graduation announcement on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) are listed in the Top Warrior Of Each Style newsletter announcement on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as the Chartered Recognition Leader on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as the Unchartered Recognition Leader on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as the Popularity Leader on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as This Week's Favorite on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as The Current Top Team on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as the Number One Team On The Move Point Gainer on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as the Top Career Honors Chartered Team on T-500. One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as the Top Career Honors Unchartered Team on T-500. SHOULD RSI CHOOSE TO CLOSE DM 33 PRIOR TO T-500 ONLY THE HIGHEST ACTIVE DECLARED STYLE MASTER CONTESTANTS WILL BE AWARDED TWO (2) GIFT CERTS AND ALL OTHER PRIZE CATEGORIES WILL BE DECLARED NULL AND VOID BY HAMMER!!!!!!!!! The purpose of this contest is to restore DM 33 to a lively and entertaining arena! Hammer is willing to foot the Prize bill in a last ditch effort to save Niytyole Island from deletion if RSI and the Gladiatorial Commission decide that more arenas need to be closed due to lack of participation and interest. Should this effort fail to spare DM 33 from deletion, then Hammer is prepared to transfer CASINO HAMMERZ to another arena if Niytyole Island is closed by RSI and the Gladiatorial Commission. "May Your Blades Be Sharp and Your Wits Sharper!" -- Hammer/Your Hammer 500- Hammer Run for the Roll Ups Host/Vendetta Cartel Captain; WordSmith and WeaponSmith of the Vendetta Cartel Tarantula Tribe in DM 28 LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS HECKA was butchered by DARK CHAMPION in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight. SNAKE CHARMER viciously subdued BLIND ILLUSION in a 14 minute Bloodfeud Title battle. ANTHONY SCALIA slimly won victory over NO HURRY in a 1 minute Challenge brawl. TAX DEDUCTION was overpowered by ROE V WADE in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match. CHARLES RANGEL was bested by EASY BREEZE in a 1 minute Challenge duel. CAROL M. BRAUN was overpowered by THE LOTUS in a 1 minute Challenge struggle. BULL MARKET was bested by CAIUS in a 3 minute Challenge competition. JOHN EDWARDS was overpowered by AEMILIA in a 1 minute uneven Challenge melee. JUSTUS was vanquished by SUPPLY SIDE in a 1 minute uneven Challenge duel. WHAT UP was luckily beaten by THE TOAD in a popular 5 minute gory expert's duel. THE SCORPION was beaten by DARRELL ISSA in a popular 1 minute veteran's melee. MAYBE LATER was demolished by NAME DROPPER in a 1 minute mismatched match. NEON KNIGHT devastated CLINT EASTWOOD in a 1 minute one-sided battle. ICE PICK was unbelievably bested by SCHWARZENEGGER in a crowd pleasing 4 minute bout. THE PHOENIX overcame CEPACOL in a 3 minute fight. LUCIAS CLAY unbelievably bested BIFF STREICHER in a crowd pleasing 1 minute bout. JOHN O'NEILL was vanquished by CRIMSON WONDER in a 1 minute one-sided fray. THE BASILISK outwaited TONY BLAIR in a unpopular 25 minute brawl. BROOKS AND DUNN was savagely defeated by MICHAEL MOORE in a 2 minute novice's bout. MARIUS was luckily beaten by TAMMY in a 2 minute bloody novice's match. BATTLE REPORT MOST POPULAR RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS |FIGHTING STYLE FIGHTS FIGHTING STYLE W - L - K PERCENT| |STRIKING ATTACK 9 TOTAL PARRY 61 - 35 - 1 64 | |TOTAL PARRY 8 PARRY-LUNGE 7 - 6 - 0 54 | |WALL OF STEEL 6 LUNGING ATTACK 37 - 34 - 2 52 | |LUNGING ATTACK 6 STRIKING ATTACK 60 - 60 - 2 50 | |SLASHING ATTACK 4 SLASHING ATTACK 17 - 18 - 2 49 | |AIMED BLOW 2 WALL OF STEEL 28 - 33 - 2 46 | |PARRY-STRIKE 1 PARRY-RIPOSTE 6 - 10 - 0 38 | |BASHING ATTACK 1 BASHING ATTACK 16 - 29 - 2 36 | |PARRY-LUNGE 1 PARRY-STRIKE 4 - 8 - 0 33 | |PARRY-RIPOSTE 1 AIMED BLOW 13 - 28 - 0 32 | Turn 495 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: PARRY-STRIKE 1 - 0 STRIKING ATTACK 2 - 7 4 STRIKING ATTACK BASHING ATTACK 1 - 0 AIMED BLOW 0 - 2 3 TOTAL PARRY TOTAL PARRY 6 - 2 PARRY-LUNGE 0 - 1 3 WALL OF STEEL WALL OF STEEL 4 - 2 PARRY-RIPOSTE 0 - 1 1 SLASHING ATTACK LUNGING ATTACK 3 - 3 SLASHING ATTACK 2 - 2 TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE FIGHTING STYLE WARRIOR W L K PNTS TEAM NAME TOTAL PARRY SNAKE CHARMER 6169 21 4 0 120 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) WALL OF STEEL DARRELL ISSA 6108 14 10 2 95 CONSPIRACY INC. (100) STRIKING ATTACK WHAT UP 6172 16 7 2 92 JUST CHILLIN (699) BASHING ATTACK EASY BREEZE 6173 12 11 2 57 JUST CHILLIN (699) SLASHING ATTACK MAYBE LATER 6176 14 9 1 56 JUST CHILLIN (699) LUNGING ATTACK LUCIAS CLAY 6359 5 1 0 50 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676) Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above. The overall popularity leader is WHAT UP 6172. The most popular warrior this turn was WHAT UP 6172. The ten other most popular fighters were ICE PICK 6335, NO HURRY 6174, NAME DROPPER 6306, MICHAEL MOORE 6410, MARIUS 6401, THE TOAD 6121, BIFF STREICHER 6375, ANTHONY SCALIA 6103, ROE V WADE 6226, and BULL MARKET 6331. The least popular fighter this week was TONY BLAIR 6334. The other ten least popular fighters were THE BASILISK 6307, BLIND ILLUSION 6379, SNAKE CHARMER 6169, BROOKS AND DUNN 6398, JOHN O'NEILL 6362, THE PHOENIX 6227, JUSTUS 6403, JOHN EDWARDS 6399, TAX DEDUCTION 6269, and HECKA 6408.