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Date   : 01/03/2005    Duedate: 01/15/2005

ANDORAK

DM-105    TURN-391

RANK TEAMS                  W    L  K    %  RANK TEAMS                  W    L  K    %
  1-THE LAST STR 71/1003  138   37  3 78.9      SHERWOOD FOREST 44/809                
  2 MIKE THE HUNT 82/954  356  226  8 61.2      ACTION TOYS 41/889                    
    RISEN FROM THE DEAD 82/903                  OVERWORLD 68/891                      
  3 KNIGHTS OF VI 11/633  350  227  0 60.7      DEATH STALKERS 47/1002                
    DEFENDERS OF VIRTUE 66/702                  MONSTER CHILD 63/996                  
  4 TOTEM 74/934         1055  743 16 58.7   11 PUERCO'S PINA 53/669  317  304  3 51.0
    THE LONGING 30/871                          GERFEL'S FRIENDS 11/396               
    SCENT OF A WOMAN 71/941                     THE FURIOUS FIVE 52/625               
    DEATH BY STUPIDITY 5/938                    ANDORIAN UNIVERSITY 30/995            
    DEATH STUDS VIII 20/868                  12 TRIP OUT 30/969        46   49  1 48.4
    THE URGE 40/216                             VIEW ASKEW 11/981                     
    SWEET SILK 41/720                           THUNDERSTRUCK 41/365                  
    THAT TOTALLY SUCKS! 82/993               13-CONSPIRACY IN 22/977    4    5  0 44.4
    TACO GODS 40/198                         14 X-FORCE 66/415        907 1204 13 43.0
    BAILE BEAG 63/838                           DRUID'S GROVE 50/983                  
    DEATH STUDS VII 60/877                      DRAGONBALL Z 46/944                   
    DARK SIDE 43/970                            FORGOTTEN REALMS 67/880               
  5 SUPERIOR FORC 68/971  444  325  1 57.7      SCARLET KNIGHTS II 11/994             
    SUPERIOR FORCES 3201 82/975                 SCARLET KNIGHTS 11/902                
    SUPERIOR FORCES IX 82/973                15 WAYFARERS 63/782      465  744  7 38.5
  6 WHAT'S YOUR P 11/949 1362 1062 10 56.2      KRILL CAVALRY 24/780                  
  7 DIS-TEAM 63/810       511  412  6 55.4      THE DOGHOUSE 14/896                   
  8-TUFT TUGGERS 11/597   423  363  4 53.8      GOLDEN CANYON 26/741                  
    TORSCHIAN TUFTS 53/814                   16 STARS 48/743          289  606  7 32.3
    MANIACAL TUFTS 11/998                       MIKES 14/831                          
  9 HEADBANGERS 26/9      157  141  2 52.7   17-THE DEATH SQUA 14/44   75  166  3 31.1
    KELLUMBO'S KIDS 22/978                      THE HEADCUTTERS II 11/939             
 10 WARCKERS 26/587       773  739  5 51.1      THAT 80'S METAL 40/945                
    MERCENARY WARCKERS 8/715              

    '##/###' Avoid teams by their Team Id     '-'  Team did not fight this turn

                                  WARRIOR SPOTLIGHT

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                          ---===ANDORIAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 252): GOLDENEYE of BONDAGE (Spawn, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 505): BILLY GIBBONS of THE HEADCUTTERS II (Street Legal)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 505): THE THING of THE DEATH SQUAD (Street Legal, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 498): DARRELL ISSA of CONSPIRACY INC. (Damion, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 494): LIMPETTE of KRILL CAVALRY (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 494): BAYLEFYRE of BRETHREN OF SIN (DeGotti, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 495): FIRE of SEEING RED (Edge, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 487): DARK STAR of THE WARLOCKS (Malaquar, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 456): PISTON HURRICANE of AS FAR AS SIAM (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 449): GREW SOME GRUE of OLD SCHOOL (Otto X. Frothingslosh)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 442): TALON of FLOYDS FAN CLUB (Talon Volksie, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 199): BEXLEY of OHIO (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 354): CYCLONE of NATURAL DISASTERS (Soultaker, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 343): PASSER BY of WAYFARERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 154): ASHEGI OF VEGA of DARQUE FORCES III (Master Darque)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 390): VISION of HEADBANGERS from CALEAM (Sablon-O-Vlad, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 252): PHOENIX FIRE (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 505): SKASMONAUTS (Rude Buddha, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 505): THE DEATH SQUAD (Street Legal, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 498): CONSPIRACY INC. (Damion, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 494): KRILL CAVALRY (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 494): THUNDERCATS (Balzar, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 495): HEADBANGERS (Sablon-O-Vlad, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 487): THE WARLOCKS (Malaquar, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 456): MEN OF 1,000 FACES (Mad Max, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 449): OLD SCHOOL (Otto X. Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 442): DEATHTONGUE (Technogeek, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 199): OHIO (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 354): MY BRAIN ON CHLORINE (Samwise the Bald, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 343): WAYFARERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 154): DARQUE FORCES III (Master Darque, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 390): THE LAST STRAW (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 505): BILLY GIBBONS of THE HEADCUTTERS II (Street Legal)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 504): SHADOWCAT of FRAG 'EM ALL! (Edge, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 497): WHAT UP of JUST CHILLIN (Mr. Freeze, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 493): SCARLET of SCARLET BLADES (Azereth, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 154): ASHEGI OF VEGA of DARQUE FORCES III (Master Darque)

                                 THE GUARDIAN'S FORUM
                          Reflections by the King's Sentinel

     Hail and well met fine gladiators of Andorak!  It is I, Vision, your newest
King's Sentinel.  This just goes to show that you should never underestimate the
power of a TP with dual shortswords.  Life could be worse, I suppose.  Seeing as this
is my first turn on the throne, I'll keep this short and see if I deserve to write a
longer column next turn.
     This week's challenge goes out to Carnage XIX.  He (it/she??) beat my teammate
last turn, so aside from the good scouting we got to do, a little payback is in
order.  That, plus our records are fairly similar, so it should be a good fight.  I
predict a win for me in 3.  As for avoids, I am keeping away from Monica Virtueshield
and Wisteria.  Both of those two probably have just too much attack, so I figure
staying away from them is a good idea.
     With that said.  Here's hoping I am back next turn, and that we get a live
spyreport with the tourney closing in so quickly.  Best of luck all.

-- Vision

                             REPORT FROM WITHIN THE TOWER

     I'd say good morning, but it's raining at the moment and I'm not sure you're the
sort of people who like rain.  I like it, but then, I grew up in a desert.  At any
rate, I'm here to start off the new year of fighting.
     The title fight was a challenge from DOALTY to VISION.  It looks like Vision
should have done some different avoids, as Doalty went thumpity-thump and won the
fight.  Actually, I'm not sure you ended up putting in any avoids after all!  At any
rate, congratulations to Doalty and I hope you write a column....
     The most avoided team was the HEADBANGERS.  Those doing the avoiding were all
WARCKERS and their teammates.  You guys are definitely not friendly, are you?
     I think COMBAT BUSINESSMAN was the most challenged warrior this time out.  At
any rate, he *was* challenged, which is something.  DIESEL was the not-so-lucky
challenger.  Not-so-lucky because he lost the fight.  I think CB is a natural gas
sort of person.
     Let's see, other than the two mentioned above, there were ten more challenges
this cycle.  None of 'em were TV challenges though.  Where have all the TVs gone?
     CARNAGE XIX (20-3386) (52-21-1,242) of DEATH STUDS VIII challenged DEADPOOL (66-
2274) (79-81-7,244) of X-FORCE.  CARNAGE XIX was handily defeated by DEADPOOL in a 1
minute one-sided Challenge match.  I suppose if Carnage were a kicker, it would have
been footily defeated?
     ZEBRAWOOD (41-3595) (56-43-0,200) of ACTION TOYS challenged SCHENDIRK (63-2054)
(76-101-2,204) of WAYFARERS.  ZEBRAWOOD won victory over SCHENDIRK in a 2 minute
Challenge brawl.  It must have been the stripes.  There's nothing like a striped
opponent to throw you off stride.
     SWEET SWEAT (71-3477) (18-15-1,197) of SCENT OF A WOMAN challenged CRISSY (11-
4993) (28-18-2,201) of VIEW ASKEW.  SWEET SWEAT devastated CRISSY in a 1 minute one-
sided Challenge fight.  Crissy was in shock--what happened to the old saw about women
glowing?
     POSITIVE (26-3633) (101-78-0,205) of WARCKERS challenged SALINE LAMORAK (11-
4261) (38-64-0,219) of SCARLET KNIGHTS.  POSITIVE luckily beat SALINE LAMORAK in a 9
minute Challenge competition.  And here we have the power of Positive thinking, eh?
     FUNKY ELVIS (30-2754) (30-20-1,177) of TRIP OUT challenged STELLA BLUE (53-6167)
(30-20-1,176) of PUERCO'S PINATA.  FUNKY ELVIS was overpowered by STELLA BLUE in a 1
minute one-sided Challenge struggle.  Elvis was too busy checking to see if Stella
had blue shoes to really put up much of a fight.
     STORM LXV (60-4972) (28-11-0,161) of DEATH STUDS VII challenged HOMELESS PRINCE
(22-6012) (31-18-1,180) of KELLUMBO'S KIDS.  STORM LXV overcame HOMELESS PRINCE in a
action packed 2 minute Challenge fight.  Never get caught in a storm if you're
homeless?  That sounds almost like a moral!
     GREAT BEAR (74-2851) (26-17-0,154) of TOTEM challenged VAJRA VALMEJAR (11-4928)
(25-36-0,154) of SCARLET KNIGHTS.  GREAT BEAR was vanquished by VAJRA VALMEJAR in a 1
minute uneven Challenge duel.  Ah, I have it on good authority that bears have
problems pronouncing the letter 'v' which makes fighting a double-barrelled 'v'
warrior doubly difficult.
     SONIC TACO (30-4337) (24-15-1,117) of TRIP OUT challenged BABY (43-2863) (22-15-
2,114) of DARK SIDE.  SONIC TACO was defeated by BABY in a 2 minute Challenge duel.
So much for taking candy from a Baby....
     PRONTO PONGO (26-3999) (46-41-2,146) of WARCKERS challenged BLACKRAZOR (11-4091)
(44-69-0,167) of SCARLET KNIGHTS.  PRONTO PONGO viciously subdued BLACKRAZOR in a
popular 3 minute Challenge fight.  This fight is proof positive that a tough name is
not always enough to win the fight.
     ERICKA BEARICKA (63-2461) (18-15-0,74) of MONSTER CHILD challenged MAXIMUS (22-
5966) (31-20-3,76) of KELLUMBO'S KIDS.  ERICKA BEARICKA subdued MAXIMUS in a crowd
pleasing 3 minute Challenge match.  Monster or no, Ericka was just too cute for
Maximus to be able to fight effectively.
     I think that's going to have to do it for today.  I need to go for a walk in the
rain.  Maybe that will wash the headache out!  Remember, this is the time of year to
make resolutions, as long as they're realistic.  So, resolve to write a personal ad
every now and then!
          The Saint

THE KING'S SENTINEL           W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 DOALTY 63-2073              37  24  0  261  BAILE BEAG (838)           AMEN-TEI

GRAND CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS    W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 MICHAEL HONORBLADE 11-3300 106  60  0  311  KNIGHTS OF VIRTUE (633)    ARUAK CITY
 WISTERIA 11-3786            38  16  1  307  WHAT'S YOUR POISON (949)   ARUAK CITY
 DEADPOOL 66-2274            80  81  7  271  X-FORCE (415)              TARRGIR
-GOOSEBUMPS 41-3112          53  32  0  243  SWEET SILK (720)           KATI-TEI
 MONICA VIRTUESHIEL 11-3208 117  56  0  232  KNIGHTS OF VIRTUE (633)    ARUAK CITY
-ASEROTH 71-2821             47  28  0  216  THE LAST STRAW V (1003)    KYR'TERR

GRAND CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS    W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
-KILIM ALTARAXE 53-6251      45  30  0  216  TORSCHIAN TUFTS (814)      KHALHUMS
 SWEET SWEAT 71-3477         19  15  1  214  SCENT OF A WOMAN (941)     KYR'TERR
 POSITIVE 26-3633           102  78  0  213  WARCKERS (587)             CALEAM
 PUSSYCAT 14-3701            55  62  1  212  THE DOGHOUSE (896)         TOBIR
-STALACTITE 8-3349           79  59  2  211  MERCENARY WARCKERS (715)   ARKERS

GRAND CHAMPIONS               W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 GIMETHATSHIELD 26-1306      52  44  1  210  HEADBANGERS (9)            CALEAM
 TALISMAN SHIELDGUA 11-4304  50  50  0  210  SCARLET KNIGHTS (902)      ARUAK CITY
 JOHN ROCKER 5-3657          36  18  0  209  DEATH BY STUPIDITY (938)   KALTOS
 JESUS 82-5459               47  30  3  208  RISEN FROM THE DEAD (903)  DWES EG
 PEPSI 68-8510               58  30  0  206  OVERWORLD (891)            FIREHOLD
 ZEBRAWOOD 41-3595           57  43  0  206  ACTION TOYS (889)          KATI-TEI
 LUCANUS 47-3651             45  34  0  205  DEATH STALKERS (1002)      NORTH FORK
-COLWYN QUICKSILVER 11-4342  28  12  2  205  TUFT TUGGERS (597)         ARUAK CITY
 SHERRI 82-15114             16  16  0  205  SUPERIOR FORCES 3201 (975) DWES EG
-OGIER 30-2493               55  31  1  204  THE LONGING (871)          IAYE
 SALINE LAMORAK 11-4261      38  65  0  204  SCARLET KNIGHTS (902)      ARUAK CITY
 GOKU 46-3655                36  38  2  203  DRAGONBALL Z (944)         ARDIVENT
-WOOHOO-WOOHOO! 40-3504      35  23  0  203  TACO GODS (198)            ZENSU
 SCHENDIRK 63-2054           76 102  2  200  WAYFARERS (782)            AMEN-TEI
 BRUENOR BATTLEHAMME 67-917  79  74  3  198  FORGOTTEN REALMS (880)     BARIKALA
 INTENDRID O'REILLY 11-2969  63  51  0  197  GERFEL'S FRIENDS (396)     ARUAK CITY
-BLITZKRIEG XXIII 60-5503    23  15  1  197  DEATH STUDS VII (877)      ARADI
 CRYSTAL FIREBLADE 66-3153   86  60  0  196  DEFENDERS OF VIRTUE (702)  TARRGIR
 THE PINK RANGER 68-9166     40  34  1  195  SUPERIOR FORCES X (971)    FIREHOLD
 WARPATH 66-2926             59 104  4  193  X-FORCE (415)              TARRGIR
 VISION 26-1573              53  30  2  193  HEADBANGERS (9)            CALEAM
 STELLA BLUE 53-6167         31  20  1  193  PUERCO'S PINATA (669)      KHALHUMS
 THE DUCK 82-12670           25  17  1  192  SUPERIOR FORCES IX (973)   DWES EG
 CARNAGE XIX 20-3386         52  22  1  190  DEATH STUDS VIII (868)     SEAM
-JOE SATRIANI 11-4422        24  31  2  190  THE HEADCUTTERS II (939)   ARUAK CITY
 CRISSY 11-4993              28  19  2  189  VIEW ASKEW (981)           ARUAK CITY
 THE FRATSFAN CHEF 30-4385   21   9  0  189  ANDORIAN UNIVERSITY (995)  IAYE
 WARLOCK 66-2473             72 114  2  188  X-FORCE (415)              TARRGIR
-FORSYTHIA 52-2368           38  32  1  188  THE FURIOUS FIVE (625)     FRATSFA
-SHA'URI SONGWEAVER 11-4043  39  21  2  186  TUFT TUGGERS (597)         ARUAK CITY
-RED CEDAR 44-2451           34  33  0  186  SHERWOOD FOREST (809)      KRILL
 HEATHER 48-3062             90 170  7  185  STARS (743)                CAER
 DUNCAN 41-1994              39  33  1  185  THUNDERSTRUCK (365)        KATI-TEI
 STORM LXV 60-4972           29  11  0  184  DEATH STUDS VII (877)      ARADI
 WOLVERINE 66-3871           39  55  4  182  X-FORCE (415)              TARRGIR

GRAND CHALLENGER ADEPTS       W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
-BEAVIS 14-3996              21  13  4  180  THE DEATH SQUAD (44)       TOBIR
 RENSHAW 63-2033             45  36  1  179  BAILE BEAG (838)           AMEN-TEI
-DAIN BRAMAGE 14-3935        27  16  2  176  THE DEATH SQUAD (44)       TOBIR
 SMITH 14-1282               50 100  4  175  MIKES (831)                TOBIR
 HOMELESS PRINCE 22-6012     31  19  1  173  KELLUMBO'S KIDS (978)      SOLVEN
 VAJRA VALMEJAR 11-4928      26  36  0  170  SCARLET KNIGHTS (902)      ARUAK CITY
 FUNKY ELVIS 30-2754         30  21  1  169  TRIP OUT (969)             IAYE
 DIS-EMBOWEL 63-2025         52  46  0  165  DIS-TEAM (810)             AMEN-TEI
 PRONTO PONGO 26-3999        47  41  2  165  WARCKERS (587)             CALEAM
-SWEET TOOTH 11-3248         25  22  0  162  GERFEL'S FRIENDS (396)     ARUAK CITY
 SANDS 11-4123               43  69  3  158  SCARLET KNIGHTS (902)      ARUAK CITY
 WHERE'S MY TOURNEY 82-2893  19   1  0  155  THAT TOTALLY SUCKS! (993)  DWES EG
 BLACKRAZOR 11-4091          44  70  0  154  SCARLET KNIGHTS (902)      ARUAK CITY

GRAND ADEPTS                  W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 PYROTECHNICIAN 52-2847      22  18  1  145  THE FURIOUS FIVE (625)     FRATSFA
 GREAT BEAR 74-2851          26  18  0  144  TOTEM (934)                DAIYLA KIV
 IRIADOR 50-2481             27  19  2  142  DRUID'S GROVE (983)        SNOWBOUND
 KINKY 40-2645               25  14  0  138  THE URGE (216)             ZENSU

GRAND ADEPTS                  W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
-CLOVIA SHIMMERMOON 11-4685  16   3  0  138  MANIACAL TUFTS (998)       ARUAK CITY
 NIXIE SEASPRITE 11-4992     31  21  0  135  SCARLET KNIGHTS (902)      ARUAK CITY
 BABY 43-2863                23  15  2  127  DARK SIDE (970)            VEASTIAN
 HUMMEL 14-1404              45 103  2  117  MIKES (831)                TOBIR
 SONIC TACO 30-4337          24  16  1  113  TRIP OUT (969)             IAYE

GRAND CHALLENGER INITIATES    W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
-JUDAS PRIEST 40-3869        19  13  0   99  THAT 80'S METAL (945)      ZENSU
-ATROPHY 14-4034             20  15  1   97  THE DEATH SQUAD (44)       TOBIR
-ZERO THE HERO 14-4129       20   6  1   96  THE DEATH SQUAD (44)       TOBIR
 CONNOR MACLEOD 11-5532      28  24  0   94  SCARLET KNIGHTS II (994)   ARUAK CITY
-TONY MCALPINE 11-4948       21  26  1   92  THE HEADCUTTERS II (939)   ARUAK CITY

GRAND INITIATES               W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 CRAZY HORSE 8-3348          20  17  2   89  MERCENARY WARCKERS (715)   ARKERS
 ERICKA BEARICKA 63-2461     19  15  0   89  MONSTER CHILD (996)        AMEN-TEI
 LUKARIAN LAMORAK 11-4841    28  39  0   75  SCARLET KNIGHTS (902)      ARUAK CITY
-GEORGE BUSH 22-1708         23  15  1   74  CONSPIRACY INC. (977)      SOLVEN
 MAXIMUS 22-5966             31  21  3   72  KELLUMBO'S KIDS (978)      SOLVEN
 SKELOS 26-3897              32  49  1   71  GOLDEN CANYON (741)        CALEAM
 COMBAT BUSINESSMAN 11-3767  29  21  1   69  GERFEL'S FRIENDS (396)     ARUAK CITY
 LEADFOOT 40-3516            17  10  0   64  TACO GODS (198)            ZENSU
 DIESEL 26-4277              17  23  0   59  WARCKERS (587)             CALEAM
-MIKE, POWERFUL 82-7051      10  11  0   57  MIKE THE HUNTER (954)      DWES EG
 DAISY JANUARY 14-3913       25  24  0   53  THE DOGHOUSE (896)         TOBIR
-SPLINTER 26-4439            16   5  0   53  HEADBANGERS (9)            CALEAM
 MINOR MINER 26-3972         25  23  2   51  GOLDEN CANYON (741)        CALEAM

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

THE DEAD                    W   L  K TEAM NAME              SLAIN BY              TURN

                               PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE

Crystal Fireblade -- Looks like someone's fire just went out.... -- Vision
P.S.  That's what you get for not writing a DM's column.

Colwyn -- My, you are quick, aren't you? -- Homeless Prince

Diesel -- You think that you'd learn to avoid.  It'll keep coming until you do. --
Maximus

Carnage XIX -- Another oh so close fight.  Well done. -- Gime

Khalli -- Well, just one excuse.  Diesel is Papaiz's guy, and you know we DC him
every chance we get.  You think you'd remember.  Not much of a spy if you ask me....
(*grin*) -- Kellumbo

Kidding!  Just kidding!  You know we love you Khalli! -- DK

Beloved Commission -- Thank you so much.  Two out of four stat trains is much better
than last turn's shutout.  The bribe will be on it's way. -- SOV

SOV -- I buy my own weapons.  Nothing special is allowed of course, but it means you
don't get rusty old leftovers from the commission. -- Adie

Minor Miner -- I have not a clue who named my team.  I can guarantee though that I do
not ever recall, nor probably ever will conduct, a maniacal laugh. -- Clovia

Gimethatshield -- I'd offer to have you fight one of my warriors with a shield, but
unfortunately none of them use any at this point.  Sorry. -- Adie

Jesus -- ...goes down to the general. -- Kilim

Hummel -- I was hoping to learn something. -- Clovia

Homeless Prince -- Vanquished...has a nice sound.  Does that make you my vassal now?
-- Colwyn

Saline -- You're a tough cookie.  Working your way through eligibles yet? -- Sha'uri
P.S.  I don't know why it said 'uneven' fight, I did break your sword.  No easy feat!

Logistics problems the other week, my crew will see you all next turn. -- Adie

Ericka Bearicka -- Well, I suppose you ARE a monster (though not a child), since
you're a golem.  Although some golems are much less (or more) monstrous than others.
But then, life (and unlife) is like that. -- Daisy January

Zero the Hero -- (scowling)  I NEVER consider the Aruaki to be heroes.  They're CATS,
for the dog's sake!  A cat can be a pest, none better, but a hero?  No, I don't think
so. -- Skelos

Wolverine -- Oh, you're still here.  Whoopee. -- Pussycat

Heather -- Yesh?  And in what constellation, exactly, are you a star?  I'll look for
you if the clouds move out. -- Schendirk

Crazy Horse -- Wow, that was seriously crazy!  If you can teach me four skills again,
I'm up for a repeat. -- Minor Miner

8 December 2004
Battle Royal 4
     The Battle Royal arena contests are one of the purest tests of manager skill
available. The rules are simple.  The scoring is simple.  The updates are live.  If
you would like to participate, simply get a team ready in Talcama in the next month
and announce in the personals that you're in.  The prize is bragging rights and
having your name along side previous winners (Doc Steele, Manray Frothingslosh, and
Manager).  It is a brutal contest, but it is a lot of fun!
     Basic rules:  No avoiding other contest teams.  Score = Wins + Kills - Losses.
Only fights against other BR teams count.  First team to 25 wins!
     BR4 begins in Talcama (DM 18) on turn 502, due on Jan 29, 2005.
     Visit http://www.geocities.com/assurnasir/br4 for more information.

8 December 2004
TURF WAR IV -- GRAND CONTEST NOTICE!
     The Turf War IV Grand Contest will commence on Turn 221 (approx. February 22,
2005).  For those who have never participated, Turf Wars are alliance-type contest
and Winner-Takes-All.  There are no 2nd place winners!
     Everyone may participate; known alliances, new alliances, or temporary alliances
created to compete in the Turf War!  However, to participate, each alliance must:
     A.  Announce the alliance name and the Captain of the alliance in the North Fork
         (DM #47) newsletter.
Captains are responsible for:
     A.  Verifying those who wish to participate under the banner of their alliance;
     B.  Distribution of prizes should their alliance win the TW4.
Managers must:
     A.  Submit one (1) RSI Roll-up Gift Certificate to participate;
     B.  Announce their intent to compete with manager name, team name and alliance
         in which they will be fighting under, in the DM #47 North Fork newsletter.
Rules:
1.  No scoring will begin until an RSI Roll-up Gift Certificate is received.  No
    exceptions will be made.
2.  Before a manager can compete, he must be acknowledged and verified by the Captain
    of the alliance he has claimed for;
    A.  The following turn, points will begin to be awarded or subtracted;
3.  Only one (1) team per manager may compete.  No multiple aliases please (we'll be
    checking this and if caught...you'll be disqualified and no refund);
4.  The contest will end on Turn 233 (12 turns!).  Winners will be announced on Turn
    234 and prizes sent to winning alliance between Turn 233 and 234.
5.  No declarations will be acknowledged after Turn 231.
6.  For the purpose of scoring, I reserve the right to make all final decisions.
Scoring:         Win    Lose     Kill     Die
Challenge         +2     -2       +5       -5
Match-up          +1     -1       +1       -5
Bloodfeud         +2     -5       +5       -10
Champion          x2     x2       x2       x2
Downchallenge     +2     -5       +2       -10
Dark Arena       +10     -5       xx       xx
Special Scoring:
     A.  Each mention in the Spy Report is worth 5 points;
     B.  Each Style Master is worth 5 points;
Champions:
     A.  Champions may be declared, but are not mandatory.  If declared, they must be
         in the Adepts or lower brackets.
Bloodfeuds:
     A.  Bloodfeuds will count for all four turns.  However, the same warrior may not
         bloodfeud all four turns.  A penalty of -10 will be given to the team who
         violates this rule.
Special Conditions:
     A.  I reserve the right for all final decisions.
     B.  If I make a mistake, I'll multiply the points by 2;
     C.  If you claim I did, and *YOU* are wrong; I'll subtract points at the rate of
         x10!
     D.  Each alliance begins with zero (0) points.
     E.  Dark Arena may be used on the first turn of every warrior with no penalty.
     F.  T.V.'s won after contest begins gain a Triple rate of scoring.
     G.  T.C.'s won after the contest begins gain a multiple of 10 scoring.
     H.  No switching alliances once verified by an alliance.
     Any questions or concerns may be addressed (if you're incarcerated) to:
Baphomet, mgr. Knights Templar (268), DM #47 -- North Fork.
     If you're in the free world:  Rick Strigner  Merit East
                                   SCI  P.O. Box 500
                                   Georgetown, DE  19947-0500
P.S.  Prizes are:
     A.  100% of the roll-up certs
     B.  Currently under negotiations with R.S.I. for other prizes
     C.  A special prize from me that I will discuss with the Captain of the winning
         alliance.

15 December 2004
The Company of Brothers Alliance would like to welcome Azereth as our newest member.
We are sure he will be an asset to both our alliance and the dueling community! --
Baphomet, Co-Founder T.C.B.

24 December 2004
Due to requests, the Turf War IV will be postponed until turn 225 (approx May/June
2005).  Sorry about the inconvenience. -- Baphomet, host of TW 4

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

DOALTY devastated VISION in a action packed 1 minute mismatched Challenge Title fight.
CARNAGE XIX was handily defeated by DEADPOOL in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
ZEBRAWOOD won victory over SCHENDIRK in a 2 minute Challenge brawl.
SWEET SWEAT devastated CRISSY in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge fight.
POSITIVE luckily beat SALINE LAMORAK in a 9 minute Challenge competition.
FUNKY ELVIS was overpowered by STELLA BLUE in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge struggle.
STORM LXV overcame HOMELESS PRINCE in a action packed 2 minute Challenge fight.
GREAT BEAR was vanquished by VAJRA VALMEJAR in a 1 minute uneven Challenge duel.
SONIC TACO was defeated by BABY in a 2 minute Challenge duel.
PRONTO PONGO viciously subdued BLACKRAZOR in a popular 3 minute Challenge fight.
DIESEL was overcome by COMBAT BUSINESSMAN in a popular 5 minute Challenge bout.
ERICKA BEARICKA subdued MAXIMUS in a crowd pleasing 3 minute Challenge match.
BRUENOR BATTLEHAMMER was viciously subdued by PEPSI in a exciting 2 minute contest.
WISTERIA devastated CRYSTAL FIREBLADE in a 1 minute mismatched bout.
MICHAEL HONORBLADE slimly won victory over GOKU in a action packed 4 minute fight.
MONICA VIRTUESHIELD overpowered LUCANUS in a 1 minute uneven struggle.
GIMETHATSHIELD viciously subdued WARLOCK in a crowd pleasing 5 minute bloody bout.
JOHN ROCKER devastated WARPATH in a exciting 1 minute one-sided fight.
PUSSYCAT savagely defeated THE FRATSFAN CHEF in a exciting 1 minute gory bout.
DUNCAN was viciously subdued by TALISMAN SHIELDGUARD in a 2 minute competition.
HEATHER was defeated by THE PINK RANGER in a 2 minute brutal duel.
SHERRI overpowered SMITH in a action packed 1 minute uneven fray.
THE DUCK was bested by JESUS in a exciting 4 minute gory bout.
INTENDRID O'REILLY overpowered SANDS in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
WOLVERINE overpowered KINKY in a popular 1 minute one-sided duel.
RENSHAW subdued PYROTECHNICIAN in a exciting 2 minute gruesome melee.
IRIADOR was handily defeated by DIS-EMBOWEL in a 1 minute uneven bout.
WHERE'S MY TOURNEY? savagely defeated BUTTERHEAD in a 8 minute competition.
NIXIE SEASPRITE overpowered HUMMEL in a action packed 1 minute gory uneven fight.
LUKARIAN LAMORAK overpowered MINOR MINER in a popular 1 minute one-sided match.
CONNOR MACLEOD overpowered SKELOS in a 1 minute one-sided bout.
LEADFOOT was handily defeated by SHINORR in a action packed 2 minute mismatched match.
DAISY JANUARY was overpowered by CRAZY HORSE in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                  20         WALL OF STEEL     79 -  46 -  0      63  |
|WALL OF STEEL                   10         LUNGING ATTACK   122 -  98 -  2      55  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  9         TOTAL PARRY       44 -  40 -  0      52  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      7         PARRY-RIPOSTE     13 -  13 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     4         SLASHING ATTACK   39 -  43 -  1      48  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      3         AIMED BLOW        16 -  22 -  0      42  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         PARRY-STRIKE      15 -  21 -  0      42  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    3         PARRY-LUNGE       24 -  41 -  0      37  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         BASHING ATTACK    12 -  22 -  0      35  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         STRIKING ATTACK    9 -  20 -  0      31  |

Turn 391 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

PARRY-LUNGE        2 -  1     LUNGING ATTACK     9 - 11         4  LUNGING ATTACK 
SLASHING ATTACK    6 -  3     AIMED BLOW         1 -  2         3  WALL OF STEEL  
WALL OF STEEL      6 -  4     PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  2         2  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        4 -  3     BASHING ATTACK     1 -  2         1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  3         1  TOTAL PARRY    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   DOALTY 63-2073             37  24  0  261 BAILE BEAG (838)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    MICHAEL HONORBLAD 11-3300 106  60  0  311 KNIGHTS OF VIRTUE (633)
SLASHING ATTACK  WISTERIA 11-3786           38  16  1  307 WHAT'S YOUR POISON (949)
WALL OF STEEL    MONICA VIRTUESHIE 11-3208 117  56  0  232 KNIGHTS OF VIRTUE (633)
TOTAL PARRY      POSITIVE 26-3633          102  78  0  213 WARCKERS (587)
AIMED BLOW       GOKU 46-3655               36  38  2  203 DRAGONBALL Z (944)
PARRY-STRIKE     SCHENDIRK 63-2054          76 102  2  200 WAYFARERS (782)

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-LUNGE      INTENDRID O'REILL 11-2969  63  51  0  197 GERFEL'S FRIENDS (396)
BASHING ATTACK   THE FRATSFAN CHEF 30-4385  21   9  0  189 ANDORIAN UNIVERSITY (995)
STRIKING ATTACK  HOMELESS PRINCE 22-6012    31  19  1  173 KELLUMBO'S KIDS (978)

The overall popularity leader is HEATHER 48-3062.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was SALINE LAMORAK 11-4261.  The ten other most popular fighters were THE DUCK 
82-12670, GIMETHATSHIELD 26-1306, PRONTO PONGO 26-3999, COMBAT BUSINESSMAN 11-3767, 
MICHAEL HONORBLADE 11-3300, GOKU 46-3655, WHERE'S MY TOURNEY? 82-2893, WARLOCK 
66-2473, TALISMAN SHIELDGUARD 11-4304, and HOMELESS PRINCE 22-6012.

The least popular fighter this week was DAISY JANUARY 14-3913.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were IRIADOR 50-2481, SANDS 11-4123, CRISSY 11-4993, CARNAGE XIX 
20-3386, VISION 26-1573, CRAZY HORSE 8-3348, SKELOS 26-3897, MINOR MINER 26-3972, 
SMITH 14-1282, and WARPATH 66-2926.

Arena (Number)       W  L K  Arena (Number)       W  L K  Arena (Number)       W  L K  
KALTOS(5)            1  0 0  KATI-TEI(41)         1  1 0  ARADI(60)            1  0 0  
ARKERS(8)            1  0 0  VEASTIAN(43)         1  0 0  AMEN-TEI(63)         4  1 0  
ARUAK CITY(11)      10  4 0  ARDIVENT(46)         0  1 0  TARRGIR(66)          2  3 0  
TOBIR(14)            1  3 0  NORTH FORK(47)       0  1 0  BARIKALA(67)         0  1 0  
SEAM(20)             0  1 0  CAER(48)             0  1 0  FIREHOLD(68)         2  0 0  
SOLVEN(22)           0  2 0  SNOWBOUND(50)        0  1 0  KYR'TERR(71)         1  0 0  
CALEAM(26)           3  4 0  FRATSFA(52)          0  1 0  DAIYLA KIV(74)       0  1 0  
IAYE(30)             0  3 0  KHALHUMS(53)         1  0 0  DWES EG(82)          3  1 0  
ZENSU(40)            0  2 0  

TOP WARRIOR OF EACH ARENA     W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 JOHN ROCKER 5-3657          36  18  0  209  DEATH BY STUPIDITY (938)   KALTOS
 CRAZY HORSE 8-3348          20  17  2   89  MERCENARY WARCKERS (715)   ARKERS
 MICHAEL HONORBLADE 11-3300 106  60  0  311  KNIGHTS OF VIRTUE (633)    ARUAK CITY
 PUSSYCAT 14-3701            55  62  1  212  THE DOGHOUSE (896)         TOBIR
 CARNAGE XIX 20-3386         52  22  1  190  DEATH STUDS VIII (868)     SEAM
 HOMELESS PRINCE 22-6012     31  19  1  173  KELLUMBO'S KIDS (978)      SOLVEN
 POSITIVE 26-3633           102  78  0  213  WARCKERS (587)             CALEAM
 THE FRATSFAN CHEF 30-4385   21   9  0  189  ANDORIAN UNIVERSITY (995)  IAYE
 KINKY 40-2645               25  14  0  138  THE URGE (216)             ZENSU
 ZEBRAWOOD 41-3595           57  43  0  206  ACTION TOYS (889)          KATI-TEI
 BABY 43-2863                23  15  2  127  DARK SIDE (970)            VEASTIAN
 GOKU 46-3655                36  38  2  203  DRAGONBALL Z (944)         ARDIVENT
 LUCANUS 47-3651             45  34  0  205  DEATH STALKERS (1002)      NORTH FORK
 HEATHER 48-3062             90 170  7  185  STARS (743)                CAER
 IRIADOR 50-2481             27  19  2  142  DRUID'S GROVE (983)        SNOWBOUND
 PYROTECHNICIAN 52-2847      22  18  1  145  THE FURIOUS FIVE (625)     FRATSFA
 STELLA BLUE 53-6167         31  20  1  193  PUERCO'S PINATA (669)      KHALHUMS
 STORM LXV 60-4972           29  11  0  184  DEATH STUDS VII (877)      ARADI
 DOALTY 63-2073              37  24  0  261  BAILE BEAG (838)           AMEN-TEI
 DEADPOOL 66-2274            80  81  7  271  X-FORCE (415)              TARRGIR
 BRUENOR BATTLEHAMME 67-917  79  74  3  198  FORGOTTEN REALMS (880)     BARIKALA
 PEPSI 68-8510               58  30  0  206  OVERWORLD (891)            FIREHOLD
 SWEET SWEAT 71-3477         19  15  1  214  SCENT OF A WOMAN (941)     KYR'TERR
 GREAT BEAR 74-2851          26  18  0  144  TOTEM (934)                DAIYLA KIV
 JESUS 82-5459               47  30  3  208  RISEN FROM THE DEAD (903)  DWES EG

               NEW GRADUATES--FROM ALL ARENAS (INCLUDING CLOSED ARENAS)

     For those of you who keep track of such things, 11 additional warriors graduated 
from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament.  

                        EEK THE CAT (2-4110) of THE FUNNY FARM 
                             HADES (11-5338) of MYTHICAL 
                    DRAUGHT DODGER (12-5209) of WISH YOU WERE BEER 
                      DRACO MALFOY (18-7115) of HOUSE SLYTHERIN 
                           FREAK (18-7300) of RUN AND HYDE 
                   BETWEEN THE EYES (60-716) of METAL MILITIA II 6
                  SHOVELING SANDY (65-3584) of STORMNITE SANDBAGGER 
                         BLUE BLOOD (73-3657) of BLACK & BLUE 
                          JOCK (82-10452) of 4-LETTER ITCHES 
                       WILLIE BROWN (82-13201) of 1976 RAIDERS 
                          YUENGLING (82-16265) of LOCAL BEER 

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes