DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 11/25/2004    Duedate: 12/22/2004

KYR'TERR ARENA

DM-71    TURN-153

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

ASHEGI OF VEGA
DARQUE FORCES III (382)
(71-3459) [13-8-0,109]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

WHIPSNADE                      FURY
THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)         THE BROTHERHOOD 73 (547)
(71-4192) [18-7-0,118]         (71-5037) [5-1-0,42]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

ROBKE COHUR                    CORBL BLAROC
DARQUE FORCES III (382)        DARQUE FORCES III (382)
(71-3456) [19-11-0,83]         (71-3796) [3-0-0,23]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DARQUE FORCES III (382)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE BROTHERHOOD 71 (538)    40
2. I'M HISTORY II (558)        26      THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)
3. CHIEFS' ELITE (624)         19      Unchartered Team
4. NEW BLOOD (665)             17
5. THE BROTHERHOOD 73 (547)    16      THE BROTHERHOOD 71 (538)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0*THE BROTHERHOOD 71 (538)   1   0  1  100   1/ 4 DARQUE FORCES III (382)   8  2 0
 2/ 1*NEW YORK (662)             6   1  1 85.7   2/ 3*NEW YORK (662)            6  1 1
 3/ 2*THE BROTHERHOOD 73 (547)   5   1  0 83.3   3/ 1 THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)    6  2 0
 4/ 4 THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)   115  73  3 61.2   4- 2 OUTCASTS (625)            4  6 1
 5/ 5 I'M HISTORY II (558)      47  38  4 55.3   5/10*THE BROTHERHOOD 73 (547)  2  0 0
 6/ 7 DARQUE FORCES III (382)  100  83  4 54.6   6/ 6 I'M HISTORY II (558)      2  1 0
 7- 6 CYNICAL DELUSIONS  (182)  20  17  1 54.1   7/ 0 NEW BLOOD (665)           2  3 0
 8/ 9 CHIEFS' ELITE (624)       18  18  1 50.0   8/ 5 HAZAARDS OF CLONIN (373)  2  6 0
 9/ 8 HAZAARDS OF CLONIN (373)  35  38  1 47.9   9/ 7 CHIEFS' ELITE (624)       2  7 0
10-10 OUTCASTS (625)            27  33  7 45.0  10/ 0*THE BROTHERHOOD 71 (538)  1  0 1
11/ 0 GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)     13  16  0 44.8  11- 8 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (124)   1  0 0
12-11 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (124)   31  39  3 44.3  12- 9 CYNICAL DELUSIONS  (182)  1  0 0
13/ 0 NEW BLOOD (665)           55  75 12 42.3  13/ 0 GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)     1  4 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 250): GOLDENEYE of BONDAGE (Spawn, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 502): WALL OF GLASS of SCARLET KNIGHTS II (Talon Warsmith)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 502): THE THING of THE DEATH SQUAD (Street Legal, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 495): SNAKE CHARMER of KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 491): TELLER FLETE of KRILL CAVALRY (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 491): SCARLET of SCARLET BLADES (Azereth, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 492): FIRE of SEEING RED (Edge, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 484): DARK STAR of THE WARLOCKS (Malaquar, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 453): PISTON HURRICANE of AS FAR AS SIAM (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 446): PORTERHOUSE ARREST of GLAD TO MEAT YOU (Alfredo
                             Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 440): SILVER FURY of CYNICAL DELUSIONS (Eclipse, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 198): BEXLEY of OHIO (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  60 LOOPHOLES (turn 351): TOSSED SALAD of HIT ME WITH... (PTFT, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 340): LOCKHEART of SAFE HAVEN (Keldon Blackfang, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 152): ASHEGI OF VEGA of DARQUE FORCES III (Master Darque)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 388): GRAA ROCKBROW of HALL OF GIANT from MALCORN (The
                            Sentinel, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 250): BONDAGE (Spawn, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 502): KRILL CAVALRY (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 502): FRAG 'EM ALL! (Edge, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 495): KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 491): KRILL CAVALRY (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 491): WE ARE SC (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 492): VENOM (Lord Fang, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 484): THE WARLOCKS (Malaquar, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 453): AS FAR AS SIAM (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 446): GLAD TO MEAT YOU (Alfredo Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 440): RUBY DRAGONS (Talon Warsmith, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 198): OHIO (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  60 LOOPHOLES (turn 351): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 340): SAFE HAVEN (Keldon Blackfang, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 152): THE FURIOUS FIVE (Generalissimo Puerco, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 388): NATURE'S FORCE, etc. (LHI, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 502): TATIANA SEASPRITE of SCARLET KNIGHTS (Talon Warsmith)
                   (turn 501): SEGALLION SUNDANCER of TUFT TUGGERS (Tankesh Dushanbe)
                               THE GREAT SAMARITAN of GERFEL'S FRIENDS (Generalissimo
                               Puerco, mgr.)
                               DRAGULA of THE LIVING DEAD (Dartor, mgr.)
                               DIK-DIK of KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 491): FLIMSY of WARCKERS (Papaiz, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 440): SILVER FURY of CYNICAL DELUSIONS (Eclipse, mgr.)
                 (turn 439): BOBBI of DEATHTONGUE (Technogeek, mgr.)
 DM  60 LOOPHOLES (turn 350): OBITER DICTA of LEGALESE (The Judge, mgr.)
                              GUMMI GHOUL of THE UPSTARTS III (Anti, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

Well, I thought I would break with the tradition of this arena and actually address
the screaming masses with a Duelmaster's column.  Calm yourselves!  I know that I
spit in the face of your apathy by making this effort, but you will just have to deal
with it.  I'm sure the crowd would rather hear from my teammate Robke, since he seems
to be very popular, but alas, you are stuck with me for now.

First, let me thank Morrolan E'drien for a fine fight and the shot at the title.  I
know it was merely fate that caused our duel, but I'm grateful all the same.  If I am
still here when you rise again to Challenger Champion, I will gladly give you a
rematch.  However, for this turn, my challenges go to Eye of the Knee Doll.  I simply
like the name, and Hazaards of Cloning has been a constant in this arena when we have
been active, so who is more deserving of a shot at the throne?

As a final thought, write some personal ads!  It will make this feel more like an
arena!

Your Duelmaster,
Ashegi of Vega

                                      SPY REPORT

     If you were disturbed from your beauty rest only to have to watch a bunch of 
KYR'TERR brutes like you, you'd be grouchy, too.  Later days, THE FURIOUS FIVE, since 
DARQUE FORCES III took top team from you this turn, you guys are old news.  THE 
BROTHERHOOD 73 turned their 1-0-0 turn into a 5th place rank in the listings this 
turn.  Any better than this, and you get put on hit lists.  Gee, I'm impressed, a 
4-1-0 is nice, but don't get cocky, DARQUE FORCES III, the Fates teach humility, and 
the Fates are proud.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed to see STORM win a 
fight and gain 40 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, BEN FRANKLIN beat ROBKE COHUR and 
ROBKE COHUR lost 26 points.  You're breakin' my heart.  Looks like KYR'TERR has some 
guts at least, ASHEGI OF VEGA the Duelmaster was this turn's most-challenged warrior. 
Going for broke or broken, our Duelmaster EYE OF THE KNEE DOLL challenged this turn.  
And if variety is the spice of life, KYR'TERR may be getting bland, as ASHEGI OF VEGA 
stays top dog in the city.  The Warty Toad, humph!  I've tasted better ale at 
mortuaries.  Where do they get this stuff?  From KYR'TERR's trash dumps?   
     My mother always told me, 'If you don't have anything nice to say, start 
talking.' I loved that woman.  KYR'TERR, I am losing what little hope I had in you.  
THE FURIOUS FIVE the most avoided team?  What insult will suffice, I cannot say.  And 
it looks like HAZAARDS OF CLONING avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of 
would be losers, if you ask me.  Hmph.  I guess I can give a little credit to I OF 
THE KNEE DOLL of HAZAARDS OF CLONING for challenging up by 25 to WHIPSNADE.  I OF THE 
KNEE DOLL lost to get 90 points of recognition.   
     Death and Taxes.  The less death I see, the more it taxes my patience.  Let's 
see if anyone's dead or dying.  Titanium shields and bamboo daggers, guess what brave 
team is developing these kinds of weapons?   
     I was about to buy a new quill pen the other day, but some fighter took it for 
an epee.  Forgive me for writing with a dagger.  Well, I've had enough of this 
drivel, and I'm sure you have too.  Off like a dirty shirt of padded leather.  I see 
the crowds are getting restless, I must leave now-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ASHEGI OF VEGA 3459          13   8  0   109       DARQUE FORCES III (382)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-THE SADMAN 4191              15   8  0   121       THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)
 WHIPSNADE 4192               18   7  0   118       THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)
-BILLY CLUB 4059              14   7  0    98       THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BEN FRANKLIN 5133            18  12  0    96       I'M HISTORY II (558)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 I OF THE KNEE DOLL 3532       7   8  1    90       HAZAARDS OF CLONING (373)
 CHEROKEE 5563                 8   4  0    88       CHIEFS' ELITE (624)
-GUNBURN 3890                 11   9  3    86       MONSTER RANCHER (412)
 EYE OF THE KNEE DOLL 3375     9   5  0    86       HAZAARDS OF CLONING (373)
 ROBKE COHUR 3456             19  11  0    83       DARQUE FORCES III (382)
 MORROLAN E'DRIEN 4909         9   9  0    67       THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SOLAR SISTER 5609             5   0  0    64       THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)
-STONETHROWER 5569             8   4  2    62       OUTCASTS (625)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-EYE OF THE NEEDLE 3379        7   5  0    54       HAZAARDS OF CLONING (373)
 AYE OF THE NEEDLE 3376        8   7  0    53       HAZAARDS OF CLONING (373)
-THRAX 5573                    5   3  2    51       OUTCASTS (625)
-FIRE-WALL 1609                6   3  0    49       CYNICAL DELUSIONS 2 (182)
 JAHAR PERGAS 3464             5   2  0    49       DARQUE FORCES III (382)
-CHAOS MAGE 5840               6   7  2    42       INSANE REIGN (664)
 FURY 5037                     5   1  0    42       THE BROTHERHOOD 73 (547)
-SCARLET KNIGHT 1612           4   2  0    40       CYNICAL DELUSIONS 2 (182)
 STORM 4989                    1   0  1    40       THE BROTHERHOOD 71 (538)
 LADY LUCK HAMMER 4826         7   4  0    39       GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)
 HIAWATHA 5565                 5   3  1    37       CHIEFS' ELITE (624)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KILLJOY 5838                  5   4  1    32       INSANE REIGN (664)
 I OF THE NEEDLE 3377          4  10  0    32       HAZAARDS OF CLONING (373)
 CRULE 5857                    4   5  1    28       NEW BLOOD (665)
-DAKOTA 1799                   1   1  0    28       CYNICAL DELUSIONS 2 (182)
-ARCTURIUS 1704                3   1  1    27       CYNICAL DELUSIONS (124)
 ZEALOT 5852                   3   3  0    25       NEW BLOOD (665)
-KRAVEN 5841                   4   6  0    24       INSANE REIGN (664)
-PROFESSOR OLDER 5825          1   0  0    24       NEW YORK (662)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SASM TULL 3492                5   1  0    23       DARQUE FORCES III (382)
 CORBL BLAROC 3796             3   0  0    23       DARQUE FORCES III (382)
-ELECTROLYTE 1608              2   5  0    23       CYNICAL DELUSIONS 2 (182)
 TOLLBOOTHS 5824               2   0  1    22       NEW YORK (662)
-ZOMBIE-3 5833                 2   1  1    22       OUTCASTS (625)
 GOLEM 5849                    1   1  0    21       NEW BLOOD (665)
 DEAD MANS HAMMER 4825         4   5  0    19       GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)
-BRAZEN HOPE 1672              2   2  0    19       CYNICAL DELUSIONS (124)
-HEAD RUSH 1910                3   0  0    18       CYNICAL DELUSIONS 2 (182)
-CRAZY CHAOS 5839              3   4  0    17       INSANE REIGN (664)
 IMPULSE 5850                  1   1  0    13       NEW BLOOD (665)
-ZOMBIE-4 5834                 2   1  0    12       OUTCASTS (625)
-TURNPIKE 5822                 1   0  0    11       NEW YORK (662)
-BETSY ROSS 5134               1   1  0    11       I'M HISTORY II (558)
-LAST STOP 1909                3   0  0    10       CYNICAL DELUSIONS (124)
-SAM ADAMS 5138                1   5  1    10       I'M HISTORY II (558)
 FINGER LAKES 5821             1   1  0    10       NEW YORK (662)
 POWAQA 5630                   1   6  0     9       CHIEFS' ELITE (624)
-BROWN EYED SUSAN 5823         1   0  0     9       NEW YORK (662)
-PATRICK HENRY 5136            1   1  0     7       I'M HISTORY II (558)
 TRUMP CARD HAMMER 4878        1   0  0     5       GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)
-NIX 1733                      1   1  0     4       CYNICAL DELUSIONS (124)
 FIVE CARD HAMMER 4877         0   1  0     2       GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)
-ZOMBIG-5 5835                 0   2  0     2       OUTCASTS (625)
 DARK 2 5848                   0   1  0     1       NEW BLOOD (665)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TWO PAIR HAMMER 4875          0   1  0     1       GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
PERSISTANT BEGGAR 4    0  1 0   1                   STORM 4989            153 NONE    
SOMACOMA 5631          1  1 0 CHIEFS' ELITE 624     THRAX 5573            149 NOT REVE
RENN 5570              5  5 1 OUTCASTS 625          HIAWATHA 5565         150 REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Cherokee -- Sorry about the down challenge.  As you know, I missed the previous turn.
The challenge was intended for Turn 151, when you were the DM and I was below you in
the rankings.  It's not my manager's style in most cases to down challenge without
provocation, and for that we are sorry. -- Robke Cohur

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

SOLAR SISTER devastated AYE OF THE NEEDLE in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
ASHEGI OF VEGA vanquished EYE OF THE KNEE DOLL in a 1 minute Challenge Title battle.
I OF THE KNEE DOLL was subdued by WHIPSNADE in a 2 minute Challenge fight.
MORROLAN E'DRIEN was devastated by CHEROKEE in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge fight.
FINGER LAKES bested POWAQA in a 1 minute Challenge brawl.
ROBKE COHUR lost to BEN FRANKLIN in a 2 minute master's fight.
LADY LUCK HAMMER was overpowered by JAHAR PERGAS in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
CRULE was defeated by HIAWATHA in a 2 minute melee.
I OF THE NEEDLE was vanquished by FURY in a action packed 1 minute uneven duel.
DEAD MANS HAMMER was overpowered by GOLEM in a popular 1 minute gory uneven duel.
ZEALOT overpowered MORDANT DESERTER in a 1 minute one-sided melee.
SASM TULL defeated IMPULSE in a 4 minute match.
CORBL BLAROC subdued FIVE CARD HAMMER in a 4 minute amateur's competition.
TOLLBOOTHS demolished TWO PAIR HAMMER in a 1 minute one-sided brawl.
STORM easily killed PERSISTANT BEGGAR in a 1 minute one-sided conflict.
TRUMP CARD HAMMER won victory over DARK 2 in a 1 minute amateur's bout.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   9         LUNGING ATTACK    34 -  14 -  0      71  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  6         TOTAL PARRY       18 -   8 -  1      69  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    5         AIMED BLOW        15 -   7 -  1      68  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         STRIKING ATTACK   20 -  13 -  4      61  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         PARRY-LUNGE        6 -   4 -  0      60  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         WALL OF STEEL      3 -   2 -  0      60  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         BASHING ATTACK     7 -  17 -  1      29  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         SLASHING ATTACK    4 -  10 -  0      29  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   4 -  0      20  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 153 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-LUNGE      ASHEGI OF VEGA 3459        13   8  0  109 DARQUE FORCES III (382)
LUNGING ATTACK   WHIPSNADE 4192             18   7  0  118 THE FURIOUS FIVE (430)
AIMED BLOW       BEN FRANKLIN 5133          18  12  0   96 I'M HISTORY II (558)
STRIKING ATTACK  EYE OF THE KNEE DOLL 3375   9   5  0   86 HAZAARDS OF CLONING (373)
TOTAL PARRY      AYE OF THE NEEDLE 3376      8   7  0   53 HAZAARDS OF CLONING (373)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    LADY LUCK HAMMER 4826       7   4  0   39 GAMBLER HAMMERZ (525)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is ROBKE COHUR 3456.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was CORBL BLAROC 3796.  The ten other most popular fighters were I OF THE KNEE 
DOLL 3532, WHIPSNADE 4192, FURY 5037, IMPULSE 5850, CRULE 5857, FIVE CARD HAMMER 
4877, SOLAR SISTER 5609, CHEROKEE 5563, ROBKE COHUR 3456, and BEN FRANKLIN 5133.

The least popular fighter this week was TWO PAIR HAMMER 4875.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were LADY LUCK HAMMER 4826, EYE OF THE KNEE DOLL 3375, AYE OF THE 
NEEDLE 3376, DARK 2 5848, SASM TULL 3492, DEAD MANS HAMMER 4825, I OF THE NEEDLE 
3377, POWAQA 5630, MORROLAN E'DRIEN 4909, and TRUMP CARD HAMMER 4878.