DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 05/04/2011    Duedate: 05/17/2011

LAPUR ARENA

DM-29    TURN-657

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

MISS CONDUCT
STREET WALKERS (97)
(29-3709) [13-1-0,130]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

MISS CONDUCT                   SAMM
STREET WALKERS (97)            DAGGERS DEEP (468)
(29-3709) [13-1-0,130]         (29-5489) [5-1-0,58]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

STORMRIDER                     RUTILIUS
CARDOW HUNTERS (359)           EQUESTORS (158)
(29-5520) [12-17-0,55]         (29-5585) [8-13-1,44]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)       64
2. TREKKERS (462)              54      BLUNT FORCE (393)
3. MID EARTH (223)             44      Unchartered Team
4. STREET WALKERS (97)         26
5. DAGGERS DEEP (468)          21      DAGGERS DEEP (468)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 BLUNT FORCE (393)         28  17  3 62.2   1/ 3 CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)    11  2 0
 2/ 2 BOHICA (449)             103  63  2 62.0   2/ 1 STREET WALKERS (97)      10  5 0
 3/ 4 STREET WALKERS (97)      687 463 58 59.7   3/ 2 MID EARTH (223)           9  6 1
 4/ 3 METAL MINCERS (256)      633 428 16 59.7   4/ 6 BOHICA (449)              7  6 0
 5/ 5*DAGGERS DEEP (468)        17  12  1 58.6   5/ 4 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)      7  8 0
 6/ 7 CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)     61  53  3 53.5   6/12*DAGGERS DEEP (468)        6  4 0
 7/ 6 MID EARTH (223)          593 529 28 52.9   7/10 TREKKERS (462)            6  9 0
 8/ 8 SERPENTS HOLD (470)       51  48  4 51.5   8/ 7 SERPENTS HOLD (470)       5  4 0
 9/10 CLAN CROW (456)          122 131  9 48.2   9/11 BLUNT FORCE (393)         5  5 0
10/ 9 EQUESTORS (158)          845 915 57 48.0  10/ 5 EQUESTORS (158)           5 10 1
11/11 TREKKERS (462)           106 121  2 46.7  11/ 8 METAL MINCERS (256)       4  4 0
12/12 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)     586 707 12 45.3  12/13 CLAN CROW (456)           4  6 0
13-13*AZEROTHANS (476)          10  19  2 34.5  13- 9*AZEROTHANS (476)          1  9 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

Mid Earth votes for the Lapurian Awards.

As usual, I will not vote for any member of the Mid Earth guild.  There is no rule
saying you can't, it is just my choice.

Best Duelmaster -- There were some good Duelmasters to choose from this past year,
but in my opinion it came down to Snowdrop and Killian McGuines.  Hmmm, tough choice
between the two, my vote goes to Killian McGuines.

Worst Duelmaster -- Easy choice here since only one had a losing record, Deathwind
Forge.

Favorite Manager or Team -- This year my vote goes to Owsly, because even though he
wasn't able to participate in the Summer FtF in Orlando he took the time to stop by
and meet some fellow DM addicts.

Most Disliked Manager or Team -- This one is easy...ECHL-EAST, for jumping into the
arena with a tourney Lunger that took the throne from Lhisson.

Most Avoided Team -- Tough decision between Serpents Hold and Clubs 'n Clones.  They
both are new teams in Lapur that have some really impressive warriors.  Because of
Trinket and other warriors getting TVs in recent tourneys, my vote goes to Serpents
Hold.

Most Challenged Team -- I don't set challenges every turn, but it seemed like every
time I did this past year a warrior from the Equestors was ranked above my warrior.

Best Team Name -- I can't explain why, but I kinda like Clubs 'n Clones.

Worst Team Name -- They weren't around long, but my vote goes to Open Hand.

Best Warrior Name -- She came back from the dead this past year... Miss Conduct

Worst Warrior Name -- My warrior Zerro was pretty bad, but I knew he wouldn't be
around very long.  This warrior may be the same type, but B. Furious is below your
normal naming standards, Roadkill.

Best Personals Writer -- My vote goes to the ye' ol borgs Ora and Oremaster.

Best Spotlight Writer -- Jorja once again this year, despite the break.

Marcus Award -- Deathwind Forge would have gotten my vote, but he got his invite.
Butterfly would have as well, but she met her fate.  The next possible choice is
Misty Rain, but I don't think she has truly earned the title yet.  So I am not
casting a vote in this category.

Ahringol's Apprentice -- Maybe it's just me, but it seemed like Trail of Tears name
was listed in the dead a lot.

Bonnie Award -- This one, my vote is based off of incomplete information.  It comes
down to Trinket, Snowdrop, and Killian McGuines and without knowing if Trinket is
fist favorite or not, my vote must go to Killian.

Stylemasters
     Aimed Blow -- Three to choose between, Deathwind Forge, Trinket and Quark.
Based on performance against my guild, Trinket gets my vote hands down.
     Basher -- Slim pickens here, Inconel Indenter.
     Lunger -- Comes down to Julianus and Killian McGuines.  If they fought right now
I would have to put my money on Killian McGuines.
     Parry Lunge -- Easy choice. Snowdrop.
     Parry Riposte -- So sad to see her fall, but Pinky had something special about
her.
     Parry Strike -- I don't see any worthy of receiving my vote.
     Slasher -- Comes down to Mr. Spock or Silver Saw.  This probably isn't logical,
but my vote goes to Mr. Spock.
     Striker -- Three to choose from, Salamander, Iron Impacter or Carnage.  Carnage
is very impressive but 2011 will be his year, so based on turns on throne, Salamander
gets my vote.
     Total Parry -- Only one was Duelmaster and that was Makados.
     Wall of Steel -- I would pass on voting for this one if I could think of a good
reason.  <Cough>  <gag>  Lucky Eireann.  Damn, that hurt.

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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 669): SHORT SKIRT of HOT STUFF (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 671): JAYLENE MOKHAR of SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 572): BITING FLY of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 665): POT OF GOLD of RAINBOW CONNECTION (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 667): GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 658): BELLONA CHIST of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 659): SHORTLINE of MONOPOLY (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 332): RENTAL CAR of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 656): QUARK of TREKKERS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 329): OMBERT QURL of MIDDLE WAY 7 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 653): LARA of LUROCIAN GUARD (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 650): MOTHER TERESA of HEROES (?, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 642): HAMMERHEAD of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 600): KENSELJO of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 307): CALLOUS CORTNEY of STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 301): SHELDON of ALL-STAR NANA'S (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 288): DURANGO KID of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 532): HAL'IGGE JOYROC of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 517): HORNET of BUGS, SLUGS & THUGS (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 499): DAVID TENNANT of DOCTORS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 493): KOLACTAN KABOB of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 237): MRS POTATOE HEAD of DREW'S BOYS II (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 454): HESTI TYL VAREN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 449): LENSI TU of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 441): THE COUNT of J (Sherlock, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 557): SUPERIOR FORCES of DUPLICATE REDUNDANCY (A-Sop, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 669): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 671): SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 572): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 665): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 667): GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 658): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 659): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 332): SONS OF MARS (Mars, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 656): STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 329): MIDDLE WAY 7 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 653): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 650): RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 642): URBAN JUNGLE (Jugger, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 600): IS THAT A CLUE? (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 307): STREET WALKERS (Roadkil, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 301): SECOND BANANAS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 288): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 532): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 517): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 499): DOCTORS (Sherlock, mgr>)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 493): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 237): H8 2 TXT (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 454): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 449): ZOMBIE SQUAD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 441): J (Sherlock, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 557): MIDDLE ITALY et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 572): BITING FLY of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 665): POT OF GOLD of RAINBOW CONNECTION (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 659): SHORTLINE of MONOPOLY (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 332): RENTAL CAR of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
                          VALERIAN of STEEL AND SILK (Michael Eldritch, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 656): QUARK of TREKKERS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 327): EXECUTIONER of RETRIBUTION (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 650): WINDMILL WILLY of THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 599): DANIEL SILVERLOCK of WARRIORS OF STEEL (?, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 307): CALLOUS CORTNEY of STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
                               PAYNE of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 301): SHELDON of ALL-STAR NANA'S (The Mun, mgr.)
                                      RERUN of SECOND BANANAS (Mannequin, mgr.)
                                      JACK KNIFE of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
                          (turn 300): A TALE OF PAIN of ABYSMAL RITES (Reaper, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 531): GET of BACK (JE, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 498): DONNA of DOCTORS (Sherlock, mgr.)
                           WALLIS YENT of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 492): SSSKAH of CASTAWAYS (She-Puppy, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 453): RIELLA TYL TAHL of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                              MARDEL TEN VAREN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 448): QUEEN of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     I can't believe the violence in LAPUR!  I still haven't told Mom I'm writing 
Spyreports.  She'd have a cow!  Well, here we go...  Too bad, STREET WALKERS, but 
CLUBS 'N CLONES was just too good to be stopped.  Uncool, EQUESTORS.  I mean 0-5-0 is 
bad.  Will they will be allowed to fight?  I say use 'em for training practice!  
DAGGERS DEEP like really fought hard to move up to 6th from 12th.  Way to go!  One 
team deserves special mention 'cause they moved up 3 after going 4-1-0.  Keep it up, 
TREKKERS!  MVP award for ULPHOR?  MID EARTH's proud of him after beating MARY WANNA 
and getting 32 points.  Talk about yer major upsets!  STORMRIDER's match with VIEDRAS 
cost him a loss of 17 points!  Like, INCONEL INDENTER must be pretty gutsy!  He 
challenged the Duelmaster from TREKKERS.  Does this guy have a death wish or what!  
Don't you think the Duelmaster is being unfair?  I think QUARK should let INCONEL 
INDENTER be Duelmaster for a while, without fighting about it.  Who was the wiseguy 
that said LAPUR's Duelmaster was paying for drinks at The Warty Toad?  Don't look at 
me!   
     AAARRGH!!!  I HATE SPYREPORTING!!!  Sorry.  I just had to say it.  SERPENTS HOLD 
was the most avoided team.  Is a 51-48-4 record really that scary?  Is there some 
deep dark secret why MID EARTH's been avoiding SERPENTS HOLD so much?  Or is it just 
that they're too scared?  Can CARDOW HUNTERS' HARDWOOD be more popular than me?  He 
was challenged the most, but is that really the same?  I'm not so sure NERO knew all 
the facts when he challenged HARDWOOD of CARDOW HUNTERS.  I saw NERO stumbling and 
dribbling at The Warty Toad last week...  Like, was that some fighting on NERO's 
part, or what?  And he got 19 points out of it!  (besides getting in my report)  Poor 
HARDWOOD.   
     Man, all these warriors dying and killing each other!  Don't you guys ever give 
it a break?  What a bummer!  MARY WANNA got wasted by ULPHOR!  But with a 11-12-4, I 
guess STREET WALKERS aren't too bummed.  I was so shocked when ULPHOR killed MARY 
WANNA I just about swallows my gum!  And do you think MID EARTH really wants a 
Bloodfeud from STREET WALKERS?  Fight, fight, fight.  Is that all you guys can do?   
     I really didn't, you know, study when I was a kid.  Who would've guessed I'd be 
a famous Spyreporter?  I know how much you like reading this stuff, but I really 
should stop.  Its been really albendranius!  Later, guys-- Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MISS CONDUCT 3709            13   1  0   130       STREET WALKERS (97)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LHISSON 5456                 24  18  0   109       MID EARTH (223)
-YARARA 5515                   9   2  1   109       SERPENTS HOLD (470)
 GILEAN YASUR 5567            10   8  0   102       CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
 SARYN 5552                   14   7  0    99       CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
 INCONEL INDENTER 4324        13  10  1    98       METAL MINCERS (256)
-CARNAGE 5593                 12   3  0    95       SERPENTS HOLD (470)
 HYDROPONICUS 4605             9   3  0    91       BLUNT FORCE (393)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JEHLCH 5528                  16  12  2    86       MID EARTH (223)
-CHROME CUTTER 5316           10   5  0    86       METAL MINCERS (256)
 VERUS 5590                   11   9  1    85       EQUESTORS (158)
-CAIRRAIG AMADAN 5518         11   3  0    76       CLAN CROW (456)
 VIEDRAS 5562                 12   8  1    75       CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
 MENHOIR 5529                 13  15  0    74       MID EARTH (223)
 BERYLLIUM BUFFER 5592         5   2  1    74       METAL MINCERS (256)
 PRIORE 5628                  10   6  0    73       MID EARTH (223)
-KICKER MURPHY 5622            6   5  1    68       CLAN CROW (456)
 CASIMIR PULASKI 5435          8   4  0    67       BOHICA (449)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SAMM 5489                     5   1  0    58       DAGGERS DEEP (468)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ULPHOR 5671                   6   4  2    56       MID EARTH (223)
 STORMRIDER 5520              12  17  0    55       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 CAPT. ANTSY PANTS 5595       11   6  0    55       STREET WALKERS (97)
-BAG OF BONES 5460             5   0  0    54       BOHICA (449)
 FLIE 5488                     4   1  0    54       DAGGERS DEEP (468)
 PAPPADEAUX 5440               7   3  0    50       BOHICA (449)
 MILEY VIRUS 5588             11   7  0    49       STREET WALKERS (97)
 ARYLYN 5617                   7   6  0    46       CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
 GILLICK 5656                  6   2  0    45       SERPENTS HOLD (470)
 RUTILIUS 5585                 8  13  1    44       EQUESTORS (158)
 CIGIL ME'BOLLIX 5658          5   4  0    37       CLAN CROW (456)
 PLUTONIUM PUNCH 5669          5   1  0    37       METAL MINCERS (256)
 CYBORG 420 4547               5   2  1    35       BLUNT FORCE (393)
 EMPEROR BONG 5314             3   1  0    35       BLUNT FORCE (393)
 HARDWOOD 5611                 8  10  0    34       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 DR. STRANGELEAF 4659          6   3  1    34       BLUNT FORCE (393)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RAEDE 5490                    4   2  1    32       DAGGERS DEEP (468)
 BATTON MS'KELLEY 5607         7   9  1    31       CLAN CROW (456)
 BROADZILLA 5703               3   0  0    31       STREET WALKERS (97)
 YYTTRIA 5697                  2   0  0    30       CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
 UHURA 5614                    6  11  0    29       TREKKERS (462)
 POWDER PUFF 5457              4   5  0    27       BOHICA (449)
 DANYA 5487                    2   4  0    26       DAGGERS DEEP (468)
 THE IRON LUNG 4667            3   2  0    25       BLUNT FORCE (393)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SULU 5705                     2   2  0    25       TREKKERS (462)
 NERO 5707                     1   2  0    25       TREKKERS (462)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BROLL BEARMANTLE 5688         3   3  0    23       AZEROTHANS (476)
 SHARDIN 5486                  2   4  0    20       DAGGERS DEEP (468)
-BISMUTH BENDER 5692           2   0  0    19       METAL MINCERS (256)
-BRLEE 5685                    4   2  2    16       AZEROTHANS (476)
 KHAN 5717                     1   1  0    16       TREKKERS (462)
-JETER 5716                    1   0  0    16       SERPENTS HOLD (470)
 PUB O'CONNOR 5702             2   0  0    14       CLAN CROW (456)
 SWEET BIRCH 5691              3   4  0    13       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 CALYPSO 5710                  2   1  0    11       BOHICA (449)
-VALEERA 5686                  2   4  0    10       AZEROTHANS (476)
 GRASSFIRE 5715                2   1  0     9       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 CINCIUS 5714                  2   1  1     8       EQUESTORS (158)
-LO'GOSH 5687                  1   5  0     8       AZEROTHANS (476)
 CLAYBANK 5699                 1   4  0     7       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 ABILYX 5713                   1   2  0     5       EQUESTORS (158)
 POLYBIUS 5712                 0   3  0     3       EQUESTORS (158)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
GRASSFLOWER 5673        2  4 0 CARDOW HUNTERS 359   BRLEE 5685            654   
MARY WANNA 5558        11 12 4 STREET WALKERS 97    ULPHOR 5671           657   
JADZIA DAX 5711         0  1 0 TREKKERS 462         CINCIUS 5714          655   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Congrats on your graduation, LP Quark!  Well done.  BUT, Deep Thought, you have to
stay.  Yes, you do.  The recruits are just simply too interesting.  Besides, we like
you.  And we need you.  (You know what I mean.) -- Ora

Aye, what yon Lady said. -- Oremaster

Mary Wanna -- I enjoyed very much having my way with you. -- Beryllium Buffer

Lo' Gosh -- You were there.  I wanted you.  Just like I planned it. -- Bismuth Bender

Yo, ye Street Walkers.  Nice'n "spot."  Aye.  But this'n ole miner likened ye all
better as Ladies 'o yon night.  Aye. -- Oremaster

Oremaster -- You are so shallow. -- Ora

Roadkill and Street Walkers -- Glad you aren't in what I am told is a difficult and
mostly unrewarding line of work.  Good to know where you ARE coming from. -- Jorja
P.S.  As to spotlights... I'm trying to make a niche in my schedule for a Lapur spot
now and then, but the fact that it runs on the same days as Sunset and Shadowspire is
giving me a problem.  Although I will say that I wish ALL arenas were this active.
Then I'd actually have MORE time to write!

Our congratulations to Quark. -- Jorja and the Cardow Hunters

We salute all the tourney participants, with special cheers for Kalimac, Champion in
Freshmen, and Bonnie and Carnage, both tourney victors at their levels. -- Jorja and
the Cardow Hunters

Danya -- Ow!  I wish you didn't drive that dagger so deep into me.  Figuratively
speaking, you know. -- Sweet Birch, dripping sap--

Sap?  Wait a minute!  Jorja!  I am NOT a tree! -- Sweet Birch the Rirorni gladiator

Casimir Pulaski -- You see how it is, I'm better than my record suggests.  Plus, of
course, the fans love me.  This gives me an edge.  Whereas you are in the unfortunate
position of having a record good enough you probably are NOT better than it, and you
just have to deal with stuff as it comes, no hidden advantages, hmm?  Tough.  I could
maybe buy you a drink, but only one!  I'm saving up for new pair of boots, and good
boots aren't cheap. -- Stormrider

Dr. Strangeleaf -- Huh, probably mistletoe or some other arboreal parasite. --
Hardwood

Jeter -- Why did the fans hate me?  What did *I* do?  You set me up! -- Claybank
P.S.  And you didn't teach me anything, either.  Stingy.

Yyttria -- You must be a natural at Scrabble. -- Grassfire
P.S.  There was so much back-and-forth in that fight, I got dizzy.  Really!  That's
my story, and I'm sticking to it.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

INCONEL INDENTER was bested by QUARK in a 1 minute master's Challenge fight.
BERYLLIUM BUFFER lost to HYDROPONICUS in a action packed 2 minute Challenge battle.
VIEDRAS overpowered STORMRIDER in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
ARYLYN bested RUTILIUS in a popular 2 minute Challenge fight.
PLUTONIUM PUNCH was savagely defeated by FLIE in a 2 minute Challenge competition.
CIGIL ME'BOLLIX defeated DANYA in a exciting 1 minute Challenge struggle.
BATTON MS'KELLEY was devastated by GILLICK in a 1 minute Challenge competition.
RAEDE handily defeated UHURA in a 1 minute uneven Challenge melee.
YYTTRIA vanquished POWDER PUFF in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
NERO slimly won victory over HARDWOOD in a 4 minute Challenge duel.
SULU overcame SHARDIN in a 1 minute novice vs. veteran upset Challenge bout.
VERUS was demolished by LHISSON in a crowd pleasing 1 minute mismatched competition.
SARYN demolished M. CHARDINEE in a popular 1 minute mismatched match.
JEHLCH was overcome by GILEAN YASUR in a action packed 1 minute veteran's conflict.
MISS CONDUCT overpowered PRIORE in a 1 minute uneven Title struggle.
MENHOIR overcame CAPT. ANTSY PANTS in a crowd pleasing 1 minute bout.
CASIMIR PULASKI devastated DR. STRANGELEAF in a 1 minute one-sided brawl.
PAPPADEAUX beat EMPEROR BONG in a exciting 1 minute veteran vs. novice match.
SAMM overpowered CAPTURED ORC in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
MARY WANNA was butchered by ULPHOR in a 1 minute one-sided bout.
MILEY VIRUS vanquished THE IRON LUNG in a 1 minute one-sided match.
CYBORG 420 overcame SWEET BIRCH in a action packed 1 minute duel.
CLAYBANK was bested by CALYPSO in a 2 minute novice's bout.
PUB O'CONNOR savagely defeated ABILYX in a exciting 1 minute gory beginner's fight.
BROADZILLA vanquished CINCIUS in a 1 minute brutal one-sided fight.
KHAN vanquished PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 2 minute uneven bout.
POLYBIUS was overcome by GRASSFIRE in a 2 minute beginner's bout.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                      11         AIMED BLOW        48 -  28 -  1      63  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                 10         PARRY-STRIKE      11 -   7 -  0      61  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   7         PARRY-LUNGE       15 -  12 -  0      56  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   6         LUNGING ATTACK    29 -  24 -  2      55  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  5         TOTAL PARRY       11 -  10 -  0      52  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    5         BASHING ATTACK    40 -  45 -  4      47  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      3         STRIKING ATTACK   45 -  53 -  3      46  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         PARRY-RIPOSTE      4 -   6 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         WALL OF STEEL     14 -  21 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         SLASHING ATTACK   22 -  38 -  1      37  |

Turn 657 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 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  2         4  AIMED BLOW     
AIMED BLOW         8 -  3     TOTAL PARRY        1 -  2         4  STRIKING ATTACK
LUNGING ATTACK     4 -  2     BASHING ATTACK     1 -  6         1  BASHING ATTACK 
WALL OF STEEL      3 -  2     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
STRIKING ATTACK    5 -  5     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  LUNGING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       MISS CONDUCT 3709          13   1  0  130 STREET WALKERS (97)
STRIKING ATTACK  GILEAN YASUR 5567          10   8  0  102 CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
BASHING ATTACK   INCONEL INDENTER 4324      13  10  1   98 METAL MINCERS (256)
PARRY-LUNGE      JEHLCH 5528                16  12  2   86 MID EARTH (223)
LUNGING ATTACK   VERUS 5590                 11   9  1   85 EQUESTORS (158)
SLASHING ATTACK  VIEDRAS 5562               12   8  1   75 CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
PARRY-STRIKE     CAPT. ANTSY PANTS 5595     11   6  0   55 STREET WALKERS (97)
WALL OF STEEL    ARYLYN 5617                 7   6  0   46 CLUBS 'N CLONES (469)
TOTAL PARRY      PLUTONIUM PUNCH 5669        5   1  0   37 METAL MINCERS (256)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is STORMRIDER 5520.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was RUTILIUS 5585.  The ten other most popular fighters were FLIE 5488, BERYLLIUM 
BUFFER 5592, HYDROPONICUS 4605, GILEAN YASUR 5567, HARDWOOD 5611, SARYN 5552, MENHOIR 
5529, CYBORG 420 4547, PUB O'CONNOR 5702, and ARYLYN 5617.

The least popular fighter this week was KHAN 5717.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were CINCIUS 5714, ABILYX 5713, THE IRON LUNG 4667, MARY WANNA 5558, DR. 
STRANGELEAF 4659, PRIORE 5628, JEHLCH 5528, SHARDIN 5486, POWDER PUFF 5457, and UHURA 
5614.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

LHISSON (29-5456) MID EARTH (223)

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

QUARK (29-5505) TREKKERS (462)