DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/11/2006    Duedate: 01/24/2006

SOLVEN ARENA

DM-22    TURN-525

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

BROOKS AND DUNN
THE REPUBLICANS (103)
(22-6398) [17-17-1,104]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

BROOKS AND DUNN                JAMMER
THE REPUBLICANS (103)          DROP THE LEASH (701)
(22-6398) [17-17-1,104]        (22-6261) [4-1-0,39]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BROOKS AND DUNN                BLIZZARD
THE REPUBLICANS (103)          JUST CHILLIN (699)
(22-6398) [17-17-1,104]        (22-6504) [10-9-3,89]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE REPUBLICANS (103)       37
2. DROP THE LEASH (701)        32      KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)
3. JUST CHILLIN (699)          23      Unchartered Team
4. WEAPONS (742)                6
5. OXYMORONS (698)              2      DROP THE LEASH (701)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)    259 126  8 67.3   1/ 1 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)    11  4 1
 2/ 2 JUST CHILLIN (699)       143 120 13 54.4   2/ 2 THE REPUBLICANS (103)     7  7 0
 3- 3 CONSPIRACY INC. (100)    215 183 16 54.0   3/ 5 THE ZOO (205)             6  4 1
 4/ 4 THE REPUBLICANS (103)    436 429 25 50.4   4/ 4 JUST CHILLIN (699)        5  9 0
 5- 5 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722)      79  82  8 49.1   5- 3 CONSPIRACY INC. (100)     3  2 2
 6/ 0*DROP THE LEASH (701)       9  10  2 47.4   6/ 0*DROP THE LEASH (701)      2  2 1
 7/ 6 THE ZOO (205)            403 556  7 42.0   7- 6 MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722)      2  3 0
 8/ 8 OXYMORONS (698)            5  17  0 22.7   8/ 7*WEAPONS (742)             0  3 0
 9/ 7*WEAPONS (742)              1   5  0 16.7   9/ 8 OXYMORONS (698)           0  1 0

    '*'   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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                          ---===ANDORIAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 265): INOCHI of YAKUZA (Sensei Jan, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 531): ONEWOLF of WOLFBROTHERS (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 531): SIPPYCUP SAM of PLAYPEN (KAT, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 524): SMELLY of KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 520): KING BROWN SNAKE of AUSSIE KILLERS (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 520): MENTAL of ERRATA (JE, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 518): BOUNCER of GOLDEN CANYON (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 513): MAD MAX of I TRAINED THEM (Soultaker, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 482): CRAZY TRAIN of PHILANTHROPISTS (Aragorn, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 475): 5 GOT PICKED of 072905R (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 465): SOLARIS of RUBY DRAGONS (Talon Warsmith, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 213): INSOLENT IRIS of FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 380): ONE-TIMER of DEATH STUDS VII (Death Stud, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 369): HITCH HIKER of WAYFARERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 167): KAT of NIGHTHAWKS (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 417): JOE SATRIANI of THE HEADCUTTERS II from ARUAK CITY
                            (Street Legal, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 265): SMITHSONIAN (The Curator, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 531): MANIC MARVELS (Barnabas, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 531): PLAYPEN (KAT, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 524): KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 520): KRILL CAVALRY (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 520): THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (Nolan Orgel, team captain)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 518): GOLDEN CANYON (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 513): I TRAINED THEM (Soultaker, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 482): PHILANTHROPISTS (Aragorn, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 475): WANDERERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 465): BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 213): BLOOD AND GUTS! (The Pentalque, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 380): DEATH STUDS VII (Death Stud, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 369): WAYFARERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 167): NIGHTHAWKS (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 417): BOXES, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 530): BODEL of MANIC MARVELS (Barnabas, mgr.)
                               HONEY of SCARLET KNIGHTS (Talon Warsmith, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 523): SUPPLY SIDE of THE REPUBLICANS (The Judge, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 519): STONEFISH of AUSSIE KILLERS (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 513): MAD MAX of I TRAINED THEM (Soultaker, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 474): PARNIAN of WANDERERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 464): FLINT HILLS of BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 212): COLLAPSED LUNG of OTTO'S PARTS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 379): TYPHOON XXII of DEATH STUDS VII (Death Stud, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 166): SOLAR SISTER of THE FURIOUS FIVE (Generalissimo Puerco)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

Well, what a pleasant surprise this is.  Youngest Duelmaster in Solven's history at
your service courtesy of Judge.  Well done, o master of strategy.  I can only hope
you get another bloodfeud through so that I have a chance to sit up here one more
turn.

Best of luck in Solven on the new year, all.  Good to see Mr. Freeze actually post a
personal ad last turn.  Get off of your cold lazy butt and post a few more.

Well, I am off to the training grounds to get in a few extra practice sessions in
anticipation of this turn's bloodfeud.  Best of luck.

-- Smelly

                                      SPY REPORT

     Thankyouthankyou.  It's great for me, The Unknown Spymaster to be back in 
SOLVEN.  Hope you enjoy the show.  Oh, who am I kidding?  I already got paid!  Hey 
everybody, watch out for JOHN ROBERTS, who flew up 14 points in the rankings after 
mashing BENITO CHATTE like a melon.  Keep your eye on this guy.  And falling like a 
basher in the top ten was DONNETTA, who dropped 10 points after a disappointing (to 
say the least) bout with JAMMER.  Unlike most arenas, SMELLY managed to get his 
challenge off against the 16-17-1 BROOKS AND DUNN.  In front of all the crowds, 
BROOKS AND DUNN took the Duelmaster's crown for his own.  I give the bum two weeks.  
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but an onion a day keeps T.P.s at bay.   
     Here is other news that is of note.  Did you hear that CONSPIRACY INC. was most 
avoided team this week?  Well, knowing the personal hygiene of CONSPIRACY INC.'s 
warriors, I'm not surprised!  And you guys like to boo me?  Well, unsling your 
rasberries, cause KELLUMBO'S KIDS beats feet every time CONSPIRACY INC. smiles at 
them.  Try farming, eh?  Well dang howdy, but if challenges were votes, BROOKS AND 
DUNN would be president.  Although it may be a contest he doesn't want to win.  In a 
touching display by a 'touched' warrior, D.O.A. DOMINANCE went after ZEBROE, who was 
higher by 22 points.  Well, when the dust settled, D.O.A. DOMINANCE was subdued by 
ZEBROE.   
     Being a spy is great--other people die and you spend the rest of the day 
drinking to their memory.  Better tanked than dead!  There's got to be more reason 
for the sending of TRADER JACK to the Dark Arena than his record (3-1-0).  Anybody 
got any ideas DROP THE LEASH?  Congrats to BROOKS AND DUNN for revenging the death of 
his teammate (but more importantly, feeding SMELLY a bit of dirt).  Here's some 
advice:  warriors with little wit and will may encounter problems on the trail to the 
Isle.   
     Well, there's the manager of the SOLVEN giving me the 'cut' sign (or is that 
'They're going to strangle you in the alley?).  C'mon, Leadfoot, let's make some 
tracks.  Its been real, and its been fun, but it hasn't been real fun...-- The 
Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BROOKS AND DUNN 6398         17  17  1   104       THE REPUBLICANS (103)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CHRISTINE GREGOIRE 6441      12   5  1    96       CONSPIRACY INC. (100)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CRIMSON WONDER 6373          11   7  1    90       MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722)
-KOFI ANNAN 6494               9   3  2    90       CONSPIRACY INC. (100)
 BLIZZARD 6504                10   9  3    89       JUST CHILLIN (699)
 ZEBROE 6370                  15  13  0    86       THE ZOO (205)
 TAMMY 6407                   22   9  0    82       KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)
-CEPACOL 6377                 14  12  2    77       MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722)
-BIFF STREICHER 6375          11  12  1    76       MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722)
 FROZEN FANNY 6469            13  10  1    74       JUST CHILLIN (699)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 OH WELL 6518                  9   8  0    66       JUST CHILLIN (699)
 SMELLY 6550                   8   2  2    66       KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 D.O.A. DOMINANCE 6162         5   9  0    64       OXYMORONS (698)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SLIM JIM 6440                 5   7  0    40       MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722)
-FRANZ JOSEF 6471              5   4  1    39       MEDIEVAL CHAOS (722)
 JAMMER 6261                   4   1  0    39       DROP THE LEASH (701)
 SAMUEL A ALITO, JR 6562       4   1  0    35       THE REPUBLICANS (103)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TASHELL 6558                  6   0  0    32       KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)
-IQBAL RIZA 6503               4   7  1    32       CONSPIRACY INC. (100)
 ULTRA FAITH 6360              2   1  2    26       DROP THE LEASH (701)
 UP 6545                       7   4  0    25       JUST CHILLIN (699)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GRANDPA RAT 6549              5   5  1    23       KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)
 JOHN ROBERTS 6559             2   6  0    23       THE REPUBLICANS (103)
-KOJO ANNAN 6493               4   8  0    20       CONSPIRACY INC. (100)
 DONNETTA 6560                 4   2  0    17       KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)
-HALLIBURTON 6556              1   1  0    15       CONSPIRACY INC. (100)
 BENITO CHATTE 6561            2   3  1    10       THE ZOO (205)
 CHAZ DUCKER 6565              2   1  0    10       THE ZOO (205)
-KELLUMBO'S COURAGE 6289       0   1  0     5       OXYMORONS (698)
 CAPITAL PUNISHMENT 6569       0   1  0     1       THE REPUBLICANS (103)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
TRADER JACK 6189       3  1 0 DROP THE LEASH 701    DARK CHAMPION 407     525 NONE    
MENDOZA 6568           0  1 0 DROP THE LEASH 701    SHAPESHIFTER 402      525 NONE    
SNOWBALL 6477         10 10 2 JUST CHILLIN 699      KOFI ANNAN 6494       523         
BLUE ORC 6567          0  1 0 THE REPUBLICANS 103   KORGE, SHEWISH GI 404 525 NONE    
JUDGE ADVOCATE 6544    3  7 0 THE REPUBLICANS 103   SMELLY 6550           523 JUST REV
MACE 6536              0  2 0 WEAPONS 742           SPYMASTER 405         525 NONE    
HATCHET 6537           1  3 0 WEAPONS 742           ULTRA FAITH 6360      525         
ZOOIE 6152            10 35 1 THE ZOO 205           BLIZZARD 6504         521 REVENGED
KURLOUIE 6547          3  5 0 THE ZOO 205           IQBAL RIZA 6503       523         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Well, Judge.  As you read this, we will both know how our first turn of our little
contest went.  For your sake, I certainly hope it went better for you than last turn.
-- Kellumbo

Supply Side -- I can only imagine how embarrassing that must have been for you. --
Smelly

Oh Well -- That about covers it.  But thanks for the skills.  I don't see that many
all at once very often. -- Zebroe the grateful

Donnetta -- Oh, one of those tough broads, eh?  Well...darn. -- Chaz Ducker

Well, why NOT?  Shifty eyes go with a shifty, untrustworthy personality.  I didn't
like him. -- Benito Chatte

30 December 2005
Just a reminder to all you online type people.  It is much appreciated if you send
your personals in PLAIN TEXT, rather than HTML or formatted text.  HAL, in his
infinite wisdom, doesn't DO formatting, which means having to unsnarl your personal
ads from bunches of extraneous...stuff.  So, if your e-mailer has a plain text

option, let it be your friend. -- Ed.
P.S.  Sometimes it's the formatted text which makes ads go astray.  Not often, but
sometimes.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

TRADER JACK was dealt death by DARK CHAMPION in a 2 minute Dark Arena fight.
MACE was butchered by SPYMASTER in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
MENDOZA was murdered by SHAPESHIFTER in a 1 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
BLUE ORC was slain by KORGE, SHEWISH GIANT in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena duel.
SMELLY was bested by BROOKS AND DUNN in a 2 minute Challenge Title fight.
D.O.A. DOMINANCE was defeated by ZEBROE in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Challenge match.
SAMUEL A ALITO, JR viciously subdued GRANDPA RAT in a 3 minute Challenge duel.
JOHN ROBERTS handily defeated BENITO CHATTE in a 1 minute uneven Challenge fight.
TAMMY won victory over OH WELL in a action packed 3 minute duel.
BLIZZARD viciously subdued KHALHUMS DWARF in a action packed 2 minute gruesome fight.
FROZEN FANNY defeated KUNG-FU MASTER in a exciting 3 minute gruesome fight.
TASHELL savagely defeated UP in a tiresome 24 minute brutal fight.
JAMMER devastated DONNETTA in a exciting 1 minute brutal mismatched conflict.
HATCHET was butchered by ULTRA FAITH in a 1 minute mismatched bout.
CHAZ DUCKER overcame CAPITAL PUNISHMENT in a 1 minute beginner's fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  4         TOTAL PARRY       22 -   7 -  0      76  |
|AIMED BLOW                       4         LUNGING ATTACK    25 -  13 -  2      66  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         PARRY-LUNGE        6 -   5 -  0      55  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         AIMED BLOW        19 -  18 -  2      51  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         STRIKING ATTACK   26 -  27 -  2      49  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         SLASHING ATTACK   10 -  11 -  2      48  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      9 -  10 -  1      47  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         PARRY-STRIKE       7 -  10 -  1      41  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         WALL OF STEEL      4 -   7 -  0      36  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         BASHING ATTACK     3 -   9 -  1      25  |

Turn 525 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     LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  2         3  STRIKING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     AIMED BLOW         1 -  3         2  PARRY-STRIKE   
STRIKING ATTACK    3 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  2         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  1     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  2         1  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  1     WALL OF STEEL      0 -  1         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                                                                1  TOTAL PARRY    
                                                                1  WALL OF STEEL  
                                                                1  AIMED BLOW     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  BLIZZARD 6504              10   9  3   89 JUST CHILLIN (699)
PARRY-STRIKE     ZEBROE 6370                15  13  0   86 THE ZOO (205)
TOTAL PARRY      TAMMY 6407                 22   9  0   82 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (676)
AIMED BLOW       FROZEN FANNY 6469          13  10  1   74 JUST CHILLIN (699)
LUNGING ATTACK   SAMUEL A ALITO, JR 6562     4   1  0   35 THE REPUBLICANS (103)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BROOKS AND DUNN 6398.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was BLIZZARD 6504.  The ten other most popular fighters were FROZEN FANNY 6469, 
SAMUEL A ALITO, JR 6562, OH WELL 6518, TRADER JACK 6189, ZEBROE 6370, BROOKS AND DUNN 
6398, JAMMER 6261, ULTRA FAITH 6360, CHAZ DUCKER 6565, and SMELLY 6550.

The least popular fighter this week was UP 6545.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were TASHELL 6558, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT 6569, HATCHET 6537, BENITO CHATTE 
6561, MENDOZA 6568, MACE 6536, DONNETTA 6560, BLUE ORC 6567, TAMMY 6407, and JOHN 
ROBERTS 6559.