DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 10/03/2006    Duedate: 10/30/2006

DOUBLE-X ARENA

DM-47    TURN-242

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

FRED BEAR
THE BEAR'S PAW (150)
(47-5348) [17-9-0,125]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

SWAMP LILY HAMMER              CHONG
ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)        SMOKED OUT!!! (637)
(47-5441) [16-7-1,137]         (47-5927) [4-1-0,63]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

HUMBUG                         CUP OF TOE
LAND OF OZ (217)               MYSTIC ORC FEAST (416)
(47-5199) [19-16-1,86]         (47-5433) [10-3-1,80]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ROYAL FLUSH (48)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE BEAR'S PAW (150)        34
2. ABYSMAL RITES (215)         32      OLD HABITS (566)
3. LOST SOULS (618)            27      Unchartered Team
4. SMOKED OUT!!! (637)         26
5. DARQUE FORCES (396)         25      SMOKED OUT!!! (637)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 OLD HABITS (566)          65  33  6 66.3   1/ 3 ROYAL FLUSH (48)         10  5 0
 2/ 0 LOST SOULS (618)          43  26  7 62.3   2/ 1 LAND OF OZ (217)          9  4 0
 3/ 2 MYSTIC ORC FEAST (416)   288 183 24 61.1   3/ 5 BAAL'S MINIONS (626)      8  6 0
 4/ 3 LAND OF OZ (217)         491 316 14 60.8   4/ 8*SMOKED OUT!!! (637)       8  7 2
 5/ 5 THINGS I DROOL IN (614)   32  22  4 59.3   5/ 4 THE BEAR'S PAW (150)      8  7 1
 6/ 4 SECOND BANANAS (573)      87  64 10 57.6   6/ 2 THE SERPENTS (629)        8  7 0
 7/16*SMOKED OUT!!! (637)       14  11  4 56.0   7/ 7 BLACK STORM (171)         7  6 0
 8/ 6 DRAKE'S COMICS (463)     140 112  4 55.6   8/10 ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)   7  8 1
 9/ 7 ROYAL FLUSH (48)         626 506 32 55.3   9/18 THINGS I DROOL IN (614)   6  3 1
10/ 8 ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)   59  50  5 54.1  10/ 6 WARHAMMERS (75)           5  4 0
11/10 THE BEAR'S PAW (150)     354 315 33 52.9  11-13*WINTER CHILL (476)        5  4 0
12-12 FEATHERS FLYIN' (585)     56  51  9 52.3  12/11 DARQUE FORCES (396)       5  9 0
13/11 NATURAL B. KILLERS (584)  67  62  6 51.9  13/ 0 GAELIC STORM (647)        4  3 0
14/13 SALEM'S LOT (605)         43  41  4 51.2  14/20 DRAKE'S COMICS (463)      4  5 0
15-14 CHAOTIX BEASTS (610)      43  42  4 50.6  15/17 NATURAL B. KILLERS (584)  4  8 1
16/15 DARQUE FORCES (396)      113 113  9 50.0  16/22 OF WOLF AND MAN (603)     3  2 0
17/18 OF WOLF AND MAN (603)     26  28  0 48.1  17/15 SECOND BANANAS (573)      3  3 1
18/17 BLACK STORM (171)        103 116  9 47.0  18-16 CHAOTIX BEASTS (610)      3  3 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
19-19*WINTER CHILL (476)         6   7  0 46.2  19-19 FEATHERS FLYIN' (585)     3  4 0
20/20 INDIFFERENCE (611)        75  90  5 45.5  20/ 9 MYSTIC ORC FEAST (416)    3  9 0
21/21 THE SERPENTS (629)        25  30  1 45.5  21/ 0 DOK SIK KILLAS (595)      2  1 0
22/23 BAAL'S MINIONS (626)      30  37  1 44.8  22-21*EMPIRE RISING (633)       2  2 1
23/22 WARHAMMERS (75)          230 288 13 44.4  23/ 0 LOST SOULS (618)          2  2 0
24/ 0*ABYSMAL RITES (215)        7   9  1 43.8  24/12 OLD HABITS (566)          2  2 0
25/ 0 DOK SIK KILLAS (595)      31  42  3 42.5  25/14 SALEM'S LOT (605)         2  3 0
26/ 0 GAELIC STORM (647)        43  61  2 41.3  26/ 0*ABYSMAL RITES (215)       2  3 0
27-24*EMPIRE RISING (633)        4   6  1 40.0  27-23*AVENGERS BANE (636)       1  3 0
28-25 KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (568)     61  96  3 38.9  28-26 KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (568)     1  4 0
29-27*AVENGERS BANE (636)        2   7  0 22.2  29/24 INDIFFERENCE (611)        1  6 0
30-28*LADIES OF DREAD (641)      1   9  0 10.0  30-27*LADIES OF DREAD (641)     1  9 0
31/ 0*MOOSE'S MINNIONS (646)     0   3  0  0.0  31/ 0*MOOSE'S MINNIONS (646)    0  3 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.

Kudos first and foremost to B.B. Cross.  Good luck at the Isle, oh-boastful-one.
Looking down from the throne, there are a lot of hungry faces out there, so I doubt
I'll be lonesome this month.  Four of the top nine were inactive this last turn,
making my challenges a little more difficult.  Hammer's Swamp Lilly is the top ranked
contender, so she'll get one challenge.  Chaotix Beast's Red dragon gets the other
(in a much more favorable matchup).  My advice to fellow warriors:  enjoy each day,
for it may be your last.  May your arrows fly true!   My advice to all the grand
managers:  enjoy the peace of the autumn--winter approaches quickly here, and the
next Turf War is nearly nigh!

Your DM:  Fred Bear- the Archer

                                      SPY REPORT

     If you were disturbed from your beauty rest only to have to watch a bunch of 
DOUBLE-X brutes like you, you'd be grouchy, too.  Later days, LAND OF OZ, since ROYAL 
FLUSH took top team from you this turn, you guys are old news.  Look out below!  
MYSTIC ORC FEAST is on the way down, falling to 20th from 9th with a 0-4-0!  Ha ha ha 
ha!  Oh, this is too good to be true!  OLD HABITS has fallen to 24th place after 
going 1-1-0 this turn.  Who's bragging now?  Why not, I'm having a good day, so I 
feel sorry for SALEM'S LOT, who went 2-3-0 and dropped 11 into 25th.  Here's my pity, 
for what it's worth.  THINGS I DROOL IN turned their 3-1-1 turn into a 9th place rank 
in the listings this turn.  Any better than this, and you get put on hit lists.  Now 
let's all watch SMOKED OUT!!!'s heads swell from their 4-1-1 this turn.  Haa ha ha 
ha!  Big shots, big talk, big deal.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed to see 
DA TING win a fight and gain 17 points, terribly.  And if variety is the spice of 
life, DOUBLE-X may be getting bland, as FRED BEAR stays top dog in the city.  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, DOUBLE-X?   
     Well, let's take a look at some more misdeeds of you miserable sword-boys.  
SMOKED OUT!!!, 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 who led the way in this mass 
act of cowardice?  Let's see, well, whatcha know?  It was THE SERPENTS.  Ha ha ha ha! 
Ooh, I'm frightfully impressed, SISTER MERCY was this turn's most challenged warrior. 
Watch that ego swell, sports fans.  Now here's guts and stupidity all rolled into 
one, DON KING challenged up 40 to take on SWAMP LILY HAMMER of ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ.  
And sure, DON KING lost alright, but gained 2 recognition for his pains.  And pains 
they may indeed be!  And we have SISTER MARY SUEELLEN in a challenge, going down 9 
points for the fight.  Guess what?  I thought SISTER MARY SUEELLEN showed great skill 
and promise when she was subdued by TEN IS RAQUET.  All right, so I slept through it! 
Big deal!   
     Some people like volunteer work in the hospitals.  I volunteer for DOUBLE-X's 
morgue.  More variety.  Gee, THE BEAR'S PAW, ain't it past due for sending PAUL 
BEARER Dark Arena?  What took ol' '14-17-3' so long?  Hope?  Ha ha aha ha!  Honor is 
like a chainmail shirt, it only shines through use.  Certain nameless cowards will 
doubtless rebuke me on this one.   
     What does the DOUBLE-X arena have in common with the inns?  It's just as 
comfortable to sleep in either place.  Ha ha ha ha!  Just wait 'till next time I show 
up here, I won't be so nice!  So nyaaah!  I see the crowds are getting restless, I 
must leave now-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FRED BEAR 5348               17   9  0   125       THE BEAR'S PAW (150)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SWAMP LILY HAMMER 5441       16   7  1   137       ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)
-SISTER MARY SARAH 5137       21   3  0   121       OLD HABITS (566)
-PROHIBITION 5607             13  12  0   111       INDIFFERENCE (611)
-RED DRAGON 5585              15   6  0   107       CHAOTIX BEASTS (610)
-RED DEVIL 5732                7   4  0   106       LOST SOULS (618)
-MINOR BLUE 5326              14   9  1    97       FEATHERS FLYIN' (585)
 MORWHEN 5686                 11   5  2    96       LOST SOULS (618)
 DON KING 5374                11  12  0    96       ROYAL FLUSH (48)
 IRISH CAR BOMB 6024           8   2  0    95       GAELIC STORM (647)
 ORC PLAGUE 5501               8   4  2    94       DARQUE FORCES (396)
-KILLING JOKE 5611            16  10  1    93       INDIFFERENCE (611)
-SISTER SLEDGE 5341           11   3  1    93       OLD HABITS (566)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BOQ 5873                     10   0  0    90       LAND OF OZ (217)
-LAST CALL 5606               11  10  0    88       INDIFFERENCE (611)
 HUMBUG 5199                  19  16  1    86       LAND OF OZ (217)
 RAZOR 5689                    8   3  2    83       LOST SOULS (618)
 CUP OF TOE 5433              10   3  1    80       MYSTIC ORC FEAST (416)
 JACK & JILL 5310             15  13  0    77       ROYAL FLUSH (48)
 SUCULANT 3589                14  16  1    77       WARHAMMERS (75)
 DEVOUT CHRISTIAN 5321        16  13  4    71       NATURAL B. KILLERS 2 (584)
 TEMPUS 4635                  14  14  1    71       WARHAMMERS (75)
 SISTER MERCY 5526             7   5  1    71       OLD HABITS (566)
 MAGIC WAND 5771              10   4  0    69       LAND OF OZ (217)
 DRAMA QUEEN 5494             12   9  0    68       ROYAL FLUSH (48)
 SWAMP BURP HAMMER 5439       12  11  2    67       ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)
 HANTA 5443                    9   7  0    67       DOK SIK KILLAS (595)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BLACK THUNDER 3885           14  12  0    66       BLACK STORM (171)
 ICHORID 5584                 10   7  1    66       SALEM'S LOT (605)
-ROISIN DUBH 6038             10  10  0    66       GAELIC STORM (647)
 CYANIDE 5444                  7   7  2    66       DOK SIK KILLAS (595)
 KILL*SWITCH 5809              6   2  1    66       DARQUE FORCES (396)
 TEN IS RAQUET 5815            5   8  0    66       ROYAL FLUSH (48)
 CHONG 5927                    4   1  0    63       SMOKED OUT!!! (637)
 DA TING 5129                  4   1  0    59       DRAKE'S COMICS (463)
 EVICSERATOR 5358             12  12  1    57       BLACK STORM (171)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LITTLE BIG MAN 5393          13  11  1    55       NATURAL B. KILLERS 2 (584)
 CRYPT ANGEL 5553              8   8  1    53       SALEM'S LOT (605)
 MY MISO MUTE 4018             8   5  0    53       MYSTIC ORC FEAST (416)
 STORMSTRIKE 5916              5   2  0    53       BAAL'S MINIONS (626)
-DROW 5674                    10   5  0    51       CHAOTIX BEASTS (610)
 PIZZA PIE PARTY 5659          7   4  2    50       THINGS I DROOL IN (614)
 MY SLEEP 5657                 5   6  0    50       THINGS I DROOL IN (614)
-RHIANNON 6031                 9   8  0    48       GAELIC STORM (647)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SISTER MARY SUEELLEN 5671     8   4  1    47       OLD HABITS (566)
-JUSTICE FOR ALL 5534          6   6  0    47       OF WOLF AND MAN (603)
 BEAR SKINRUG 5399            12   9  1    46       THE BEAR'S PAW (150)
-BLACKENED 5531                7   7  0    46       OF WOLF AND MAN (603)
-CHAOS BOAST 5780              6   6  1    46       CHAOTIX BEASTS (610)
 ZOMBIE ASSASSIN 5552          9   7  1    44       SALEM'S LOT (605)
 SHADE'S FORM 5549             8  10  1    42       SALEM'S LOT (605)
 SIEGE BEST 5797               8   6  1    41       BAAL'S MINIONS (626)
 BOB'S COMIC COLLECTN 5658     7   4  0    41       THINGS I DROOL IN (614)
 FADE TO BLACK 5695            7   6  0    40       OF WOLF AND MAN (603)
 BEXAR 5906                    5   3  0    39       THE BEAR'S PAW (150)
-KING OF BEASTS 5880           5   2  0    37       LAND OF OZ (217)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DRAGONFLY PIE 5760            5   3  1    33       MYSTIC ORC FEAST (416)
-NILES 5860                    3   1  0    33       SECOND BANANAS (573)
 BOGBANE 5500                  4   8  1    32       DARQUE FORCES (396)
 PYTHON 5903                   5   3  0    31       THE SERPENTS (629)
 ADDER 5920                    5   1  0    30       THE SERPENTS (629)
-ROGER L'BEAU 5828             4   5  0    30       KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (568)
 AQUILLA 1756                  3   0  1    30       ABYSMAL RITES (215)
-PERMAFROST 4276               2   2  0    30       WINTER CHILL (476)
-MALARIA 5837                  2   1  0    30       DOK SIK KILLAS (595)
 AVATAR OF WOE 5850            8   2  0    28       SALEM'S LOT (605)
 SWAMP STORM 5893              6   1  0    28       BLACK STORM (171)
-THE RAMPAGING BULK 5133       5   1  0    28       DRAKE'S COMICS (463)
 BULLPEN ACE 5907              4   3  1    27       ROYAL FLUSH (48)
-LONELY SON 5882               2   2  0    27       EMPIRE RISING (633)
-MY PILLOW 5660                8   2  0    26       THINGS I DROOL IN (614)
 BREMM SPARKFIST 5917          5   2  0    25       BAAL'S MINIONS (626)
 SGT STANDANKO 5929            3   2  0    25       SMOKED OUT!!! (637)
 COBRA 5842                    5   6  0    24       THE SERPENTS (629)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SHORTEST STRAW 5532           3   3  0    23       OF WOLF AND MAN (603)
 CHEECH 5930                   2   3  2    23       SMOKED OUT!!! (637)
 SWAMP CALL HAMMER 5985        3   0  0    22       ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)
 BEAR AWARE 6004               2   0  0    22       THE BEAR'S PAW (150)
-COURT JESTER 5883             1   1  0    22       EMPIRE RISING (633)
 ASP 5843                      5   6  0    21       THE SERPENTS (629)
 MR NICE GUY 5931              2   3  1    21       SMOKED OUT!!! (637)
 LURKING FEAR 1755             2   1  0    21       ABYSMAL RITES (215)
-DYERS EVE 5535                1   5  0    20       OF WOLF AND MAN (603)
-WILD ROVER 6025               2   5  0    19       GAELIC STORM (647)
 THE RON 5914                  3   3  0    18       WARHAMMERS (75)
 T.H.C. 5928                   3   2  1    17       SMOKED OUT!!! (637)
 MOMBA 5945                    4   1  1    16       THE SERPENTS (629)
-BANE 5946                     2   0  0    13       KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (568)
 STORMBORNE 6002               1   2  0    13       BLACK STORM (171)
-FE MALE 5211                  3   1  0    12       DRAKE'S COMICS (463)
-HEIR APPARENT 5881            1   1  1    12       EMPIRE RISING (633)
 BOOSTER PYRITE 5964           1   3  0    12       DRAKE'S COMICS (463)
 CUPS 6048                     1   0  0    11       THINGS I DROOL IN (614)
-ALTORA 5925                   1   1  0    11       AVENGERS BANE (636)
-ICICLE 4273                   2   2  0    10       WINTER CHILL (476)
 MISS GULCH 5984               2   1  0     9       LAND OF OZ (217)
-GALIUS 5865                   1   6  0     9       KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (568)
-DAR-LOTTE 5967                1   1  0     9       LADIES OF DREAD (641)
-BONECLAW 5857                 0   3  0     9       CHAOTIX BEASTS (610)
 SMOKESCREEN 5944              2   2  0     8       DARQUE FORCES (396)
 BEIGE SURFER 6021             1   1  0     8       DRAKE'S COMICS (463)
-RED TAIL HAWK 5933            1   0  0     8       FEATHERS FLYIN' (585)
 ARSENIC 5836                  1   4  0     7       DOK SIK KILLAS (595)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SWAMP MESS HAMMER 5947        1   4  0     7       ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)
-CHOLORA 5866                  1   0  0     6       DOK SIK KILLAS (595)
-LORD DESOLATE 5884            0   2  0     6       EMPIRE RISING (633)
 REBIRTH 5987                  1   2  0     5       INDIFFERENCE (611)
 SWAMP THUG HAMMER 5948        0   5  0     5       ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)
 SIR KILLALOT 6020             1   1  0     4       NATURAL B. KILLERS 2 (584)
-BLIZZARD 4275                 1   1  0     4       WINTER CHILL (476)
-LORD ATREYU 5924              1   1  0     4       AVENGERS BANE (636)
-SMAL-L-FRI 5965               0   2  0     4       LADIES OF DREAD (641)
-CHRIS-DAI 5968                0   2  0     2       LADIES OF DREAD (641)
-CANDI-LOTE 5969               0   2  0     2       LADIES OF DREAD (641)
-SABIEN FAUST 5926             0   2  0     2       AVENGERS BANE (636)
-SHAR-DAI 5966                 0   2  0     2       LADIES OF DREAD (641)
-MAGNUS CROYLE 5905            0   2  0     2       AVENGERS BANE (636)
 ARMANIA 6013                  0   1  0     1       MOOSE'S MINNIONS (646)
 MORIAN 6015                   0   1  0     1       MOOSE'S MINNIONS (646)
 DELVIAN 6014                  0   1  0     1       MOOSE'S MINNIONS (646)
-MICHELE CLOUGH 5989           0   1  0     1       KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (568)
-ANTOINE L'JOI 5988            0   1  0     1       KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (568)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
MORDANT DESERTER 2     0  1 0   1                   CHEECH 5930           242 NONE    
DARK HEART 1754        1  2 0 ABYSMAL RITES 215     PUTRID PATRICK 19     242 NONE    
911 6056               0  1 0 ABYSMAL RITES 215     MURDEROUS MARK 18     242 NONE    
RED MIRA 1753          1  2 0 ABYSMAL RITES 215     PIZZA PIE PARTY 5659  242         
SEVERIK SAVA 5923      0  1 0 AVENGERS BANE 636     MOMBA 5945            239         
HOWLTUSK 5943          1  4 0 BAAL'S MINIONS 626    GUILLOTINE GARTH 20   242 NONE    
ISHMAIL VILEHAND 5942  0  1 0 BAAL'S MINIONS 626    CHEECH 5930           238 NOT REVE
PAUL BEARER 5187      14 18 3 THE BEAR'S PAW 150    THE BARTENDER 26      242 NONE    
DEAD 6051              0  1 0 DARQUE FORCES 396     DARRELL DEATH 25      242 NONE    
SIDESWIPE 5958         1  1 0 DARQUE FORCES 396     T.H.C. 5928           240         
SHAMROCK SHAKE 6023    0  1 0 GAELIC STORM 647      CARDIAC CRAIG 21      242 NONE    
DUBBLE-X RULEZ! 6052   0  1 0 INDIFFERENCE 611      BAPHOMET 22           242 NONE    
ETIENNE DUPLAIX 5377   7 14 2 KNIGHTS TEMPLAR 568   ORC PLAGUE 5501       238 NOT REVE
JEAN ST. OMER 5911     0  3 0 KNIGHTS TEMPLAR 568   SIEGE BEST 5797       238 NOT REVE
KISS SOUL 6054         0  1 0 LOST SOULS 618        ARENAMASTER OKEL 23   242 NONE    
TAKER'S BOOTY 6055     0  1 0 LOST SOULS 618        THE BARTENDER 26      242 NONE    
TWIGGY 5731            5  5 0 MYSTIC ORC FEAST 416  MURDEROUS MARK 18     242 NONE    
RIPE TRIPE 5904        0  4 0 MYSTIC ORC FEAST 416  MR NICE GUY 5931      239 REVENGED
CLINTONLIKESBUSH 5318 16 10 0 NATURAL B. KILLER 584 LOWELL 5569           239 NONE    
9101013171213 6050     0  1 0 SECOND BANANAS 573    DARRELL DEATH 25      242 NONE    
1591817997 6049        0  1 0 SECOND BANANAS 573    GUILLOTINE GARTH 20   242 NONE    
LOWELL 5569           13  6 2 SECOND BANANAS 573    SWAMP LILY HAMME 5441 241         
LUCIFERETTE 5053       3  3 0 WARHAMMERS 75         BOGBANE 5500          238 JUST REV
SNOW SQUALL 4274       1  1 0 WINTER CHILL 476      HEIR APPARENT 5881    241         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

That hungry Hal must have missed is dinner because he apparently ate our ads last
round.  He ate the confirmation too.  Humpf! -- Oz The All Disdainful

     If you don't get a confirmation, that usually means they have gone astray and
     need to be resent....  Of course, that doesn't explain when you do get one and
     they still go missing, but that's beyond my powers of explanation. -- Ed.

Congratulations to Fred Bear, Duelmaster of North Fork.  Well done! -- Oz The All
Covetous

My Sleep -- You shouldn't have taken that nap.  Even us worn out wands will take
advantage of something like that. -- Magic Wand

Devout Christian -- Welcome.  Or welcome back.  Amen. -- Oz The all Welcoming

Jack & Jill -- Hah!  Got you BOTH this time.  Don't worry, I didn't hit Jack hard
enough to break his crown. -- Humbug (not feeling so bah-like)

Paul Bearer -- Hmmmm.  A challenge?  An uneven challenge--so the newsletter says?
(And a perfectly appropriate upchallenge.)  And I won.  Perhaps I am good? -- BOQ

Boq -- When you are a Munchkin Mayor, you have to be good! -- Oz The All Helpful

Sir Killalot -- You dirty, rotten, low-down--oh, oops; that's me!  Well, give me back
those ruby slippers! -- Miss Gulch

We are excited about the next Turf War.  It shall be the return Of The SCOMS. -- Oz
The All Excited
P.S.  Right Crip, Slugbait, Mannequin, & Father?

Bottom Five W/L Record for the last year, Crip?  Bottom Five?  Women can be quite
distracting, can they not? -- Oz The All Fatherly

Sister Mary Sarah @ 10-0-0!  Who's her pimp? -- Oz The All Interested

Good luck in the Mailer.  Good luck, indeed.  Do North Fork Proud -- Oz The All
Motivating

Swamp Lily Hammer -- Ouch!! -- Lowell

Lowell:  9-6-9-11-15-13-21  AB; -2 Rip; had an AE in Attack & EX in Rip. --
Mannequin, mgr. Second Bananas

Maximillian -- Looks like you lost your chance to avenge Clintonlikesbush's death.
See note above.  Lowell only did normal damage so I think it's safe to say your
warrior was extremely unlucky and missed a will check.  Good luck with your
replacement. -- Mannequin

DK Heathen/Baphomet -- It would really be nice if you two could make up, I have
enough to worry about without my alliancemate and a friend fighting when they could
be fighting the VC.  But if you really have to get it out of your system.... -- DK
Blackstorm

DK Toker -- Good one!  Were all ready but I may have some serious cleaning to do with
this team for the next TW.  Onward to victory!!! -- DK Blackstorm

Chong -- When I saw it was you I figured I'd be nice.  Ha!  You'll go far. --
Eviscerator

Twiggy -- That's original, but I think you forgot I got some offence, sort of...luck.
-- Eviscerator

Shar Dai -- Nice try young one, but I'm becoming more nasty each fight. -- Swamp
Storm

Devout Christian -- No no and no I will not convert!!  I believe in Valhalla -- Black
Thunder

Dark Knights -- Greetings to you all and may we win all our battles and wars and
never falter.  Unified we can take them. -- DK Blackstorm

As the new manager/owner of Salem's Lot I'd like to introduce myself....  I am the

Crypt Keeper.  Having recently acquired this team and being new to fighting in the
arena I'm sure I have many hard lessons to learn.  I hope to dish some out as well.
So bring it on!!

B.B. Cross -- For all that talk, I had expected so much more.  I guess I had assumed
wrong.  Fare-thee-well at the island. -- Fred Bear

BOQ -- You've shown me that the original decision to send PB to the DA was the
correct one. -- Kat

Dar-Lotte -- It's pronounced 'bear'--the 'x' is silent. -- Bexar

Howltusk -- Tsk-tsk--he had his morning gruel, and my servants had made it warm to
entice exuberance.  To wit, Bear Aware was a little hyped up. -- Kat

Bafflement -- When have you EVER whipped me?  If anything, people will remember how I
chased you all over Alastari and ran you out of at least three arenas!  Since our
first two turns in Noblish you have a below 40% win ratio against me, so clearly
you're talking out of your neck as usual.  Why don't you come back and we'll see how
much "shipping" you can do, boy!  Name the place. -- Heathen Hatebred

Maxipad -- If my Brother Blackstorm is such an "easy target' then why are you
avoiding his team?  Your alliance mates should put you in violation for that!  You're
a coward and all mouth. -- D.K. Heathen Hatebred

Master Darque -- Do you run a loose ship or what?  How does Maxipad get away with
avoiding the very team that he claimed was "easy?"  I thought you were better than
that. -- D.K. Heathen

Winter Child -- Not too sure who you are, but you have my condolences on Snow Squall.
You'll have to take a rain check on the bloodfeuds as I was only preparing my
warriors for the next tourney, so will be inactive until then. -- Dark Knight Kon,
EMPIRE

All -- I will return after the tourney. -- Dark Knight Kon, mgr. Empire Rising, DEA

Black Thunder -- All scum should be cast into the bowels of hell.  Repent that evil
style. -- Devout Christian

Don King -- Ah, the battle of offensives, whoever gets the jump I guess. -- Little
Big Man

Miss Gulch -- A big girl you are, I like that. -- Sir Killalot

4 September 2006
Civil War/The Crusades

The next edition of the Civil War series is to be held in Tobir, arena 14, beginning
November 25th with a round where all participating managers must DA all 5 of their
warriors; in addition all warriors must be prefixed with an A an F or a D in the
following manner:  A-Broke Stroker or (A) Broke Stroker.  Names simply beginning with
the letter of your federation will NOT count as properly prefixed!  Existing teams
are welcome but no warrior who survives the DA who had prior Fight Experience (arena
or tourney) will be allowed to score or challenge into the contest teams.  There will
be an equal number of teams set up for each of the three factions (Andorian, Free
Blades, and Delarquan) to create sides as equal as possible.  This along with the DA
round should set up pretty equal footing for all managers.  After the DA there will
be another round where you can either DA again or fight your new, or surviving,
warriors so they will be set up to challenge an opponent beginning on round 1.  So as
a recap DA round, turn 0, then turn 1 it begins with the following rules:

The Civil War to be held in arena 14.
- The contest runs for 10-28 turns (barring ties).
- No tourney participation allowed.  Teams with warriors participating in any
  tournament are disqualified.
- An even number of teams per faction worked out by the Faction Leaders.  No later
  substitutions are allowed.
- If a manager brings in a second team and challenges into the contest he is DQ'd and
  his side will fight one team short!
- Three factions will be participating:  Andorian, Delarquan, Free Blades
- Everyone prefixes their warrior with A-, F-, or D- (No prefix = disqualification of
  the warrior)
- Turn DA:  (The DA Round) November 25, 2006.  Every warrior must DA.  (Warriors not
  DA'd on Turn 0 are disqualified)
- Turn 0:  December 9th, 2006.  There will be no scoring this turn it is meant to
  allow for challenges on turn 1.
- Turn 1+:  Scoring as detailed below
- Each team gets 1 point for defeating a warrior from an opposing team.
- Fights against warriors on your team do not generate points in any situation.
- The team with the most points each turn gets a Battle Point (if there is a tie for
  the most points then no Battle Points are accrued)
- The first team to 10 Battle Points wins the war
- Managers of teams on the winning side each receive a +1 bonus potion to be used on
  a warrior on their contest team.  This must be applied within a month of the
  conclusion of the contest and the team must have been active on the last turn of
  the contest.

Anyone wishing to participate, and feels they can probably stick around for the
duration (don't want to handicap a side, of course unforeseeable events cannot be
planned for), should either diplo me at THE DEATH SQUAD(63) in Tobir (arena 14) or
place a personal ad in the arena.  You may also contact me via the Duel2.com boards!
Let me know which faction you would like to fight for!  This contest is intended to
be open to ALL managers wishing to pit themselves against each other to try and
determine which faction has the best managers! -- Street Legal

14 September 2006
     I am back in the arena and thinking back to those days in 1984 where I was a
novice and clueless manager.
     Now, 22 years later it looks like I am an ancient and once again clueless
manager.
     I am looking to recover some old warriors.  Since none of them are Aimed Blows,
they are no threat to win anything.  I just want to see how they turned out.

The Couatl 2-17
Madam Butterfly 20-701
Gypsy Moth 20-703
King Crab 21-1
Priestess Python 26-1388

Please contact me at DekeYoung@Comcast.net if you know about any of these ancient
warriors, or just want to bs about the old, old, old times.

25 September 2006
It is obvious that the Dark Knights wish to be shown the light.  Allow me to step
forward and blind them with truth.  YOU ARE WORTHLESS!!!  The Dark Knights are so
afraid of the light that they hide behind their black armor and empty threats.  It is
too bad they are unwilling to actually FIGHT us!  I guess our natural light is too
bright for you all to face!  Fear us, for we are here! -- Gemini Goldphoenix,
Overlord of the Avengers of Light!

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

PAUL BEARER was dealt death by THE BARTENDER in a 2 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
TWIGGY was dispatched by MURDEROUS MARK in a 2 minute gruesome Dark Arena battle.
HOWLTUSK was killed by GUILLOTINE GARTH in a 2 minute Dark Arena fight.
DARK HEART was dispatched by PUTRID PATRICK in a 2 minute Dark Arena brawl.
911 was barely slain by MURDEROUS MARK in a 2 minute gory Dark Arena fight.
KISS SOUL was murdered by ARENAMASTER OKEL in a 1 minute Dark Arena competition.
DUBBLE-X RULEZ! was butchered by BAPHOMET in a 1 minute gory Dark Arena duel.
DEAD was butchered by DARRELL DEATH in a 1 minute Dark Arena match.
9101013171213 was butchered by DARRELL DEATH in a 2 minute Dark Arena competition.
TAKER'S BOOTY was slain by THE BARTENDER in a 2 minute Dark Arena melee.
1591817997 was slaughtered by GUILLOTINE GARTH in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
SHAMROCK SHAKE was slaughtered by CARDIAC CRAIG in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
TEMPUS overpowered BOGBANE in a 2 minute uneven Bloodfeud duel.
DON KING was defeated by SWAMP LILY HAMMER in a 2 minute veteran's Challenge fight.
JACK & JILL savagely defeated BLACK THUNDER in a 20 minute veteran's Challenge fight.
SISTER MERCY handily defeated MY SLEEP in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge contest.
DRAMA QUEEN outlasted SWAMP BURP HAMMER in a 17 minute veteran's Challenge brawl.
SISTER MARY SUEELLEN was handily defeated by TEN IS RAQUET in a 1 minute fight.
ZOMBIE ASSASSIN was defeated by CHONG in a 2 minute Challenge struggle.
DA TING viciously subdued MY MISO MUTE in a exciting 4 minute bloody Challenge fray.
BULLPEN ACE was bested by FADE TO BLACK in a popular 1 minute Challenge brawl.
BOB'S COMIC COLLECTN savagely defeated PYTHON in a 7 minute brutal Challenge match.
BEXAR overpowered MOMBA in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
AVATAR OF WOE overcame MR NICE GUY in a 3 minute Challenge competition.
SGT STANDANKO devastated SWAMP MESS HAMMER in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge bout.
MISS GULCH won victory over SWAMP THUG HAMMER in a 1 minute novice's Challenge match.
BOOSTER PYRITE was overcome by COBRA in a 1 minute beginner vs. master Challenge duel.
BEAR AWARE luckily beat STORMBORNE in a 2 minute novice's Challenge match.
FRED BEAR savagely defeated IRISH CAR BOMB in a exciting 4 minute gory Title duel.
MORWHEN viciously subdued SUCULANT in a popular 4 minute brutal fight.
HUMBUG lost to ORC PLAGUE in a action packed 6 minute gory expert's bout.
RAZOR overcame ICHORID in a crowd pleasing 1 minute bout.
BOQ unbelievably bested CUP OF TOE in a popular 9 minute gory bout.
MAGIC WAND was viciously subdued by FIZBAN in a popular 9 minute brutal fray.
HANTA demolished SHADE'S FORM in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
LITTLE BIG MAN was overpowered by KILL*SWITCH in a 1 minute one-sided bout.
STORMSTRIKE was overcome by CYANIDE in a crowd pleasing 1 minute match.
EVICSERATOR was viciously subdued by DEVOUT CHRISTIAN in a 2 minute master's fight.
CRYPT ANGEL devastated BEAR SKINRUG in a 1 minute uneven bout.
PIZZA PIE PARTY assassinated RED MIRA in a 1 minute one-sided match.
DRAGONFLY PIE was overcome by ADDER in a action packed 6 minute match.
SIEGE BEST overpowered ASP in a 2 minute uneven bout.
T.H.C. narrowly defeated ARSENIC in a exciting 5 minute bloody competition.
CHEECH slaughtered MORDANT DESERTER in a 1 minute brutal one-sided match.
BREMM SPARKFIST vanquished REBIRTH in a 1 minute mismatched duel.
SWAMP STORM subdued THE RON in a 2 minute conflict.
SWAMP CALL HAMMER vanquished DELVIAN in a 2 minute bloody one-sided conflict.
SIR KILLALOT was overpowered by LURKING FEAR in a 1 minute uneven competition.
BEIGE SURFER viciously subdued MORIAN in a 2 minute gory novice's match.
SMOKESCREEN was demolished by AQUILLA in a 1 minute uneven fight.
CUPS overpowered ARMANIA in a popular 1 minute uneven bout.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                 17         AIMED BLOW        43 -  22 -  3      66  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                  15         WALL OF STEEL     64 -  34 -  4      65  |
|TOTAL PARRY                     12         TOTAL PARRY      108 -  72 -  4      60  |
|BASHING ATTACK                  10         PARRY-LUNGE       20 -  14 -  2      59  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     9         STRIKING ATTACK   94 - 104 - 13      47  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    8         LUNGING ATTACK    74 - 106 -  9      41  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  7         SLASHING ATTACK   43 -  63 -  1      41  |
|AIMED BLOW                       4         PARRY-STRIKE      26 -  39 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      3         PARRY-RIPOSTE      4 -   6 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    3         BASHING ATTACK    50 -  95 -  5      34  |

Turn 242 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:

WALL OF STEEL      7 -  1     LUNGING ATTACK     6 -  9         2  AIMED BLOW     
AIMED BLOW         3 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  2         2  TOTAL PARRY    
SLASHING ATTACK    4 -  3     PARRY-STRIKE       3 -  6         2  STRIKING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        6 -  6     PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  2         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
                              BASHING ATTACK     3 -  7         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                              STRIKING ATTACK    4 - 13         1  LUNGING ATTACK 
                                                                1  PARRY-STRIKE   
                                                                1  WALL OF STEEL  

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       FRED BEAR 5348             17   9  0  125 THE BEAR'S PAW (150)
PARRY-LUNGE      SWAMP LILY HAMMER 5441     16   7  1  137 ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)
LUNGING ATTACK   MORWHEN 5686               11   5  2   96 LOST SOULS (618)
PARRY-STRIKE     IRISH CAR BOMB 6024         8   2  0   95 GAELIC STORM (647)
WALL OF STEEL    ORC PLAGUE 5501             8   4  2   94 DARQUE FORCES (396)
TOTAL PARRY      BOQ 5873                   10   0  0   90 LAND OF OZ (217)
STRIKING ATTACK  CUP OF TOE 5433            10   3  1   80 MYSTIC ORC FEAST (416)
BASHING ATTACK   SWAMP BURP HAMMER 5439     12  11  2   67 ALL SWAMP HAMMERZ (594)
SLASHING ATTACK  FADE TO BLACK 5695          7   6  0   40 OF WOLF AND MAN (603)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is HUMBUG 5199.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
CUP OF TOE 5433.  The ten other most popular fighters were HUMBUG 5199, MORWHEN 5686, 
DA TING 5129, ARSENIC 5836, FRED BEAR 5348, DEVOUT CHRISTIAN 5321, DRAGONFLY PIE 
5760, DON KING 5374, PAUL BEARER 5187, and TEMPUS 4635.

The least popular fighter this week was JACK & JILL 5310.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were DRAMA QUEEN 5494, BLACK THUNDER 3885, SWAMP BURP HAMMER 5439, 
SMOKESCREEN 5944, MORIAN 6015, SIR KILLALOT 6020, DELVIAN 6014, THE RON 5914, REBIRTH 
5987, and ADDER 5920.

                 FACE-TO-FACE TOURNEY XLI

ADM TOURNEY                            W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
DAIRY QUEEN 2685 (73-42-3)             3  3  0         ROYAL FLUSH          
KRAMER 5191 (22-11-0)                  2  3  0         SECOND BANANAS       

FRESHMEN TOURNEY                       W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
UNCERTAIN OMELET 3786 (14-6-0)         6  3  0         MYSTIC ORC FEAST     

CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
JACK & JILL 5310 (14-11-0)             3  3  0         ROYAL FLUSH          

ADEPTS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
CUP OF TOE 5433 (9-1-1)                6  3  0         MYSTIC ORC FEAST     
DRAMA QUEEN 5494 (9-9-0)               3  3  0         ROYAL FLUSH          
MAGIC WAND 5771 (8-3-0)                3  3  0         LAND OF OZ           
JUSTICE FOR ALL 5534 (6-6-0)           2  3  0         OF WOLF AND MAN      
MY MISO MUTE 4018 (7-3-0)              1  3  0         MYSTIC ORC FEAST     

INITIATES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
BOQ 5873 (7-0-0)                       3  3  0         LAND OF OZ           
DRAGONFLY PIE 5760 (5-0-1)             0  3  0         MYSTIC ORC FEAST     

APPRENTICES TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
BULLPEN ACE 5907 (2-2-1)               1  3  0         ROYAL FLUSH          

ROOKIES TOURNEY                        W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
QUEEN OF TARTS 5980 (0-0-0)            4  3  0         MYSTIC ORC FEAST     
FIELD MOUSE 5981 (0-0-0)               0  3  0  DEAD   LAND OF OZ