Date   : 10/09/2012    Duedate: 11/05/2012


DM-83    TURN-71

This Weeks Top Honors


(83-316) [19-6-0,93]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

CIRCLE K                       POSITION IS EMPTY
OLDIES (5)                     
(83-354) [10-2-0,96]           

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

OLDIES (5)                     PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)
(83-308) [18-8-1,84]           (83-61) [9-3-0,91]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)          50
2. OLDIES (5)                  34      OLDIES (5)
3. PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)        -3      Unchartered Team

                                       ROOKIE QUEEN 45 (35)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 OLDIES (5)               247 108  9 69.6   1/ 1 OLDIES (5)               13  2 1
 2/ 2 PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)      35  25  1 58.3   2/ 2 MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)        7  8 2
 3/ 5 MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)       118 132  6 47.2   3/ 3 PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)      7  8 1

    '*'   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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                              ---===SLOW ARENA NEWS===---

 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 353): FIELDER of YOU PAY I SLAY (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 350): COLGATE SMILE of MY GENERATION (Storm Lord, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 348): BUZZ-BUZZ of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 304): WOXTON of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 326): ANDROMEDA of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 320): BIG MAC of FAST FOOD (Madwand, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 307): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 301): ZOUM LA BOUSE of BLOOD AND GUTS! (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 285): TONG PAK FU of ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 278): APPLESEED of IMPROVED ILLUSION (Phantasm, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 254): B'ZIADUL of WRATHMEN XIV (Kharadmon, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 255): BURIED TREASURE of FOUND IN THE SAND (Assurnasirbanipal)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 70): LIFE SCOUT of OLDIES (Coach, mgr.)
 DM 106 CRYSALIS (turn 253): THE REFEREE of AVID FANS (Crip, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 353): YOU PAY I SLAY (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 350): THE WOLF PACK (?, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 348): THE STORM REAVERS (?, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 304): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 326): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 320): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 307): LIFE IMPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 301): DARQUE AGES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 285): ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 278): IMPROVED ILLUSION (Phantasm, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 254): PIZZA TOPPINGS (?, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 255): MONGREL HORDE (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 255): SUPER STARS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 70): OLDIES (Coach, mgr.)
 DM 106 CRYSALIS (turn 253): SPARF! et al (Crip, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 350): COLGATE SMILE of MY GENERATION (Storm Lord, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 348): BUZZ-BUZZ of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 326): ANDROMEDA of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 320): QUEEN OF TARTS of MYSTIC ORC FEAST (slugbait, mgr.)
                               BROOMSTICK of LAND OF OZ (Oz, mgr.)
                   (turn 319): GIZMO of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 300): ANASTASIUS of DARQUE AGES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 285): TONG PAK FU of ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
               (turn 289): QIONG YING of ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 278): APPLESEED of IMPROVED ILLUSION (Phantasm, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 254): B'ZIADUL of WRATHMEN XIV (Kharadmon, mgr.)
                             AFTERSHOCK of SLAMMA JAMMA (Marma Duke, mgr.)
                             ALBUQUERQUE of WESTERN FRONTIER (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 69): MORIS NAHR of MIDDLE WAY 21 (Jorja, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

                               Senior Antics

      It was the spring of 1963, and graduation was approaching for the 42 Seniors of
the Cannelton High Bulldogs.  The weather was appealing to young lads, as it often
was in the Southern Indiana backwoods.  As always, the game of choice was "How can we
best those dirty-rotten rascals from the nearby hated town of Tell City."
     Cannelton, named from the special cannel coal (bituminous) mined there, had
settled first many years before.  Although small, (1800 fine folks) it was the County
Seat and the fount of all good.  Tell City, a Swiss settlement, (Who else would name
a city after William Tell?) somewhat newer, and now larger (8000 despicable,
arrogant, pompous beings) was the economic and industrial center of Perry County.
The two High Schools, although only five miles apart did not at all consider
themselves allies.
     This fine spring day, maybe four weeks prior to graduation, several of the
Bulldog Seniors were making a trip along The Ohio River from Cannelton to Tell City.
After all, Tell City's wealth made it the place to go to Drag Main, stop at The
Frostop or Dog N Suds, or to check out the foxes.  (There were more females in Tell
City, and some of them were quite nice.)
     Between Tell City and Cannelton (Actually much closer to Cannelton) was a large
lake, which was part of the Unincorporated-between-Tell-City-and-Cannelton-area,
called Fennhaven.  For many years, the old, dilapidated sign at the lake read
"Fennhaven Lake". The Seniors--Bill LeMaire (Frenchie), Tom Taylor (Tom), Wayne
Smith (Smitty), and Paul Minto (Minto)--noticed that a new sign had finally replaced
the old one.  As they drove by, they read the sign on both sides.  Exiting Cannelton,
it read, Tell City Fennhaven Lake.  The opposite side read, Tell City Fennhaven Lake.
As one, they immediately all thought, "We're damn well going to have to do something
about this invasion!"
     They talked it up around school the next day, and after accepting volunteers, an
action plan was established.  The added participants, a few days later on Thursday
night, were Seniors Keane Heck (Keano) and Paul Hay (Hay), plus a Sophomore Harry Joe
Steinsberger (Steinberg).  These Seniors were smart.  It was always good to have a
Sophomore along in case things went bad, so blame could be appropriately placed.
     The plan was simple.  Bring any destruction tool you could find.  Hay would pick
up everyone in his old innocuous Chevy.  Smitty would be the last pick up, because in
his Dad's shed were many tools and some paint for any participants without weapons.
     Crammed into the Chevy that eve, the seven (Who had heard of seat belts then?)
joshing and joking headed out of town towards Fennhaven Lake.  Making sure no other
cars were around, Hay slowed to a stop, and the six scooted off to the side, over the
hill, out of sight with their implements of destruction.  As they waited for total
darkness, and no cars in sight from either direction, they jumped into action.  A few
holes jammed with screwdrivers, some bent edges with hammers and a wrench, and
sloshes of different colored paint on both sides, and the deed was done.
     Moments later, they saw car lights coming and they heard the shave-anda-haircut
horn honk from Hay indicating "all clear" and they threw the paint cans into the
woods and hustled into the escape car.  It was a loud and boisterous journey home.
Yes, indeed.
     Of course, none knew what might come from such antics.  One cannot expect a few
bold teenaged guys not to boast of the feat.  And it was not as though other
Cannelton Bulldogs had not been alerted to the deed, as they had been given a chance
to volunteer for action.  Some of The Seven were concerned as to the ramifications.
Most ignored the possibilities with teenaged-male-braggadocio.
     After a week...nothing happened.  The ugly sign was there for all to see.  Two
weeks...nothing.  Three weeks, the sign came down.  Two days before graduation
ceremonies, two things happened.  The first happening was:  The Perry County News
(Tuesday edition) was published, and the front page headlines were:  VANDALISM
STRIKES IN PERRY COUNTY!  Featured on the front page were two photos.  (black and
white)  One was of the damaged Tell City Fennhaven Lake sign.  The other was of a
rural mailbox which was crushed, apparently having been hit with something like a
baseball bat.  The article extorted these actions and offered $100 REWARD FOR
KNOWLEDGE OF THIS VANDALISM.  Oh, boy!  The Seven were now concerned, especially
since none knew anything about the rural mailbox crushing issues.  The second
happening was:  As they drove, returning to Cannelton from Tell City, reading the
Perry County News aloud in the car, they approached Fennhaven Lake.  A very nice
brand new sign had been erected.  As before, the Tell City side read "Tell City
Fennhaven Lake".  Immediately their anger rose!  As they passed the sign to read it
from the Cannelton side, lo and behold, the sign read "Cannelton Fennhaven Lake."
Cheers arose!  Someone up above had gotten the message!
     There was much "sign" talk a couple of days later after senior graduation
ceremonies.  The Seniors involved felt vindicated, although they did wonder what
would happen if someone gave them up.  ($100 was a LOT of money in 1963!)  No one
ever did, however.  A few years ago, at the 40-year reunion, this was a positive
topic of discussion.  By now, times had changed.  Cannelton had continued to wither
as the town lost population, the 2nd smallest-high-school in Indiana graduated 27,
and The County Seat was moved (Some say stolen.) to Tell City.  The lake sign was now
back to the original "Fennhaven Lake" and Fennhaven incorporated into Tell City.  Of
the Seven involved, only two had remained in The Perry County area.  Such a small and
unimportant thing, while theoretically and probably morally wrong, was still a sense
of pride for The Seniors.

       Some afterthoughts to put things into perspective....  In 1963...

Vietnam troubles mount
Beatlemania begins
Zip Codes and Touch Tone Phones are invented
costs: Gas = 30 cents per gal; loaf of bread is 20 cents; movie
theater =  25 cents
Smitty's favorite songs:
     Hey Paula -- Paul and Paula
     Blue Velvet -- Bobby Vinton
     It's My Party -- Lesley Gore
Slang of the era:
     "Bread" = money
     "Blitzed" = drunk
     "Pad" = house or home
     "Fox" = an outstanding looking girl or woman
     "Cool" = nice
     "Scarf" = eat/gobble food very fast

                                      SPY REPORT

     I was going on vacation, see?  Surf, sun...  But what do those bums say?  "Hit 
the road, Debby Tonte.  TELORINTHE needs a spyreport."  Oh, well.  MVP award for 
MELANIE OBERN?  MIDDLE WAY 21's proud of her after beating LILLIPUTAIN LEVI and 
getting 27 points.  Talk about yer big time losers!  BAD BAD BASSO got smashed by 
PETRO SALM, and lost 5 points!  This Duelmaster is like something else!  LIFE SCOUT 
stopped KUNG-FU MASTER dead in his tracks!  Who was the wiseguy that said 
TELORINTHE's Duelmaster was paying for drinks at The Dripping Blade?  Don't look at 
     Look, you guys stick to fighting, all right?  The warriors of OLLIS HEROES must 
be getting lonely.  They were the most avoided team.  Do you guys know something that 
I don't?  I don't know what OLDIES' been doing.  They certainly haven't been 
accepting many fights from OLLIS HEROES, that's fer sher.   
     What does a fighter fight for?  I mean, the crowds don't give a hoot if someone 
gets killed.  Not after four more fights.  I'm always kinda bummed when a decent 
warrior gets killed.  LILLIPUTAIN LEVI, of PUNY ORC PELOTON had a 8-4-0 when he got 
bumped off by MELANIE OBERN.  What if they had a fight and nobody showed up?  I'd be 
out of a job, that's what!!!   
     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.  Remember you guys, ease up sometimes!  Chill out!  Later, Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LIFE SCOUT 316               19   6  0    93       OLDIES (5)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CIRCLE K 354                 10   2  0    96       OLDIES (5)
 ROID FLOYD 61                 9   3  0    91       PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SAM TALL 293                 20  30  0    90       MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)
 CONTRACT BRIDGE 308          18   8  1    84       OLDIES (5)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MELANIE OBERN 324            10  11  2    66       MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CUSTODIAN 325                 9  11  1    64       OLDIES (5)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PETRO SALM 337                9  10  0    55       MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)
 BAD BAD BASSO 58              8   4  0    39       PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SPORT 368                     3   1  0    25       OLDIES (5)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 POSTAL TURNCOAT 369           2   1  1    16       PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)
 SPANISH BEEF 366              2   3  0    12       PUNY ORC PELOTON (8)
 OLOVOR PARIS 371              1   0  1    10       MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)
 TAMARIND URLIK 370            0   1  0     1       MIDDLE WAY 21 (40)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
MORDANT DESERTER        0  0 0                      OLOVOR PARIS 371       71  NONE
ROSANA SABEL 326        6 13 0 MIDDLE WAY 21 40     CUSTODIAN 325          70   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Holy heckeroony, Middle Way!  No way!  I did not want to kill Rosana.  Nooooooo!  I
apologize profusely.  I know I did something wrong, but I am but a dumb lowly...

Sam Tall -- Well I stood up the tallest (Or was it the longest?) in that one.  We
both deserve a merit badge in "eating up the clock." -- Life Scout

Postal Turncoat -- I am a stamp buyer.  I like pretty and varied stamps.  I also
liked stamping you! (wink) -- Sport

Uh, Slugbait, is it 6-1, now?  Will they renew your contract? -- Coach (Hopingly

Rosana Sabel -- We Oldies are sad to see you go.  We are also disheartened that it
was at our hand.  Mea culps, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa. -- Coach

Khalhums Dwarf -- You gave it your all, but my all was simply better. -- Circle K

Melanie Obern -- Silly girl.  My contracts are all about spades, or hearts, or
diamonds, or clubs, or even no-trump--not people.  I guess I could finesse people, or
trump a person, or end play somebody, but, it's all in the cards. -- Contract Bridge

I just trumped Captured orc, I guess.  Felt good to make the bid. -- Contract Bridge

As coach it is my turn to trump, so I "borrowed" a Life Scout DM Column to rerun a
story of me, Coach, in my earlier days, when I was a janitorial assistant at a bank
(Grandma was THE custodian), and when I did play football, basketball, baseball, and
track in high school, and when I was an Explorer Scout working on my Life rating.  I
hope you enjoy.... -- Coach

Circle K -- Thank you.  I will always remember your convenient stores fondly, though
they don't have them where I'm going. -- Moris Nahr

Levi -- I'll never eat a veggie again. -- Ghost of Rosana Sabel
P.S.  Except maybe the Ghost of Cabbage Past.

Life Scout -- You've got a lot of patience for a little squirt. -- Sam Tall

Lilliputain Levi -- I hope this isn't an omen for MY next fight.  But since I don't
eat veggies if I can possibly help it, maybe I'm in the clear. -- Petro Salm

Roid Floyd -- How about armor?  Better than doping. -- Moris Nahr

Bad Basso -- Bad luck happens, dammit.  Next time, I'll opt for GOOD luck. -- Melanie

Custodian -- You swept me away. -- Ghost of Rosana Sabel

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

ROID FLOYD viciously subdued SAM TALL in a crowd pleasing 3 minute Challenge fight.
LIFE SCOUT narrowly defeated KUNG-FU MASTER in a 2 minute brutal Title melee.
CIRCLE K overpowered KUNG-FU MASTER in a crowd pleasing 1 minute mismatched duel.
CONTRACT BRIDGE overpowered VIRGINAL GIGOLO in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
CUSTODIAN was unbelievably bested by KHALHUMS DWARF in a action packed 3 minute brawl.
BAD BAD BASSO was savagely defeated by PETRO SALM in a exciting 3 minute struggle.
LILLIPUTAIN LEVI was easily killed by MELANIE OBERN in a 1 minute uneven fight.
POSTAL TURNCOAT vanquished TAMARIND URLIK in a 1 minute uneven duel.
SPANISH BEEF was savagely defeated by SPORT in a 1 minute gory beginner's duel.
OLOVOR PARIS slew MORDANT DESERTER in a popular 1 minute beginner's match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      4         BASHING ATTACK     6 -   2 -  2      75  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         PARRY-STRIKE      13 -   6 -  0      68  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         AIMED BLOW        16 -   8 -  1      67  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         STRIKING ATTACK   16 -   8 -  0      67  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         TOTAL PARRY       25 -  19 -  0      57  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         SLASHING ATTACK   20 -  18 -  1      53  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         PARRY-LUNGE        6 -   6 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         LUNGING ATTACK    14 -  14 -  1      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         WALL OF STEEL     19 -  24 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -   3 -  0      40  |

Turn  71 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     TOTAL PARRY        1 -  3         3  TOTAL PARRY    
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         3  AIMED BLOW     
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  SLASHING ATTACK
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  1     WALL OF STEEL      0 -  2         1  STRIKING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      LIFE SCOUT 316             19   6  0   93 OLDIES (5)
AIMED BLOW       CIRCLE K 354               10   2  0   96 OLDIES (5)
STRIKING ATTACK  CONTRACT BRIDGE 308        18   8  1   84 OLDIES (5)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is CONTRACT BRIDGE 308.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was ROID FLOYD 61.  The ten other most popular fighters were PETRO SALM 337, 

The least popular fighter this week was SPANISH BEEF 366.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were TAMARIND URLIK 370, LILLIPUTAIN LEVI 62, BAD BAD BASSO 58, SAM