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Date   : 11/06/2012    Duedate: 11/19/2012

STORM ROCK ARENA

DM 107    TURN 34

RANK TEAMS                 W    L   K    %  RANK TEAMS                 W    L   K    % 
  1 COLOR ME SUA 42/365  197  120   2 62.1      NOMADIC TRIBE 21/310
    CENTER FOR OLDS 18/364                      DRAGONBANE GUILD 81/334
  2 BOND-AGE 81/389       10    8   0 55.6    5 MID EARTH 29/316      49   60   0 45.0
  3 DARQUE AGES 81/335    65   55   2 54.2      YAMA BUSHI 30/317
    DARQUE FORCES 31/318                        CLAN LONGBEARD 81/374
    DARQUE FORCES 45/348                      6 END 13/298            50   86   1 36.8
    IMPROVED ILLUSION 59/349                    SHEPHERDS 18/359
  4 VIKINGS 10/355        43   48   0 47.3      FOUND IN THE SAND 32/360
    SENTINELS 7/354                             GOT IT FOR CHRISTMAS 65/361

                                  WARRIOR SPOTLIGHT

     I don't get this at all.  Evangelion pens a column and promptly loses.  And I'm
supposed to write a column now?  Methinks this is part of some strategy by Four to
take the throne back, simply because he thinks my style isn't worthy.  According to
my count, we've had twice as many bashers as lungers hold the Horn.  Wait.  Maybe one
of the other fly-by-nighters was a lunger?  I don't remember.
     So I'm sitting here wondering what the Commission is going to do with me and
Four.  According to them, we're still only eligible for induction, but Storm Rock
isn't a valid location for us anymore.  I've little interest in fighting in Darkholm
or Talayha again, so if we get the boot, we'll catch you on the flipside.   That is,
if the flipside is retirement.
     Larkin, it's been fun up here and I don't even mind being a skill mine, so long
as my opponents don't mind being an axe target.  Seems a fair tradeoff in my book.
Maybe I should read more.
     Until we meet again, I hope I'm the horniest champion to ever emerge from Storm
Rock!

-- Delaware Run

                             REPORT FROM WITHIN THE TOWER

     And here we are.  As usual on such occasions, we were backed up behind the
tourney even though we don't GO to the tourney.  Well, except maybe to watch.
     But now we're here and busy.  We've got... hmm, Walli Weeble as biggest point
gain at 20.  Jello Knuckles for biggest drop at 18.
     Mid Earth was, in theory, most avoided, by Nomadic Tribe.  In fact, I doubt
this.  I can't find any record of an avoid having been used this week.  Make of that
what you will.
     Four of Spades got the most challenges.
     Zontani Sharp Eyes, having honed his years, gives us this word of, um,
puzzlement:  a turtle walks slow, hides head in a shell, and harms no one; a lion
runs to slay its prey.  Sure, fine, quite true, but... so what?
     Fourteen fights, three challenges, two standbys.

     JELLO KNUCKLES (42-4554) (37-27-0,46) of COLOR ME SUAVE fought ALASTARIAN
DESERTER (107-1) (0-0-0,30) of Same Old Standbys.  JELLO KNUCKLES was demolished by
ALASTARIAN DESERTER in a 2 minute one-sided brawl.  You can see why Jello was honored
with the Biggest Point Drop title.
     ROSA KLEBB (81-1765) (17-9-1,61) of BOND-AGE fought 1977 AMC MATADOR (42-4116)
(53-39-0,79) of COLOR ME SUAVE.  ROSA KLEBB was devastated by 1977 AMC MATADOR in a 1
minute mismatched conflict.  Never argue with a moving vehicle, Rosa.
     BEDDER (18-10043) (26-22-2,137) of CENTER FOR OLDS fought VIRGINIA, NO SANTA
(65-6623) (28-35-1,150) of GOT IT FOR CHRISTMAS.  BEDDER was subdued by VIRGINIA, NO
SANTA in a 2 minute match.  No presents for Bedder this year!
     THE HYPHEN-DASH (42-4499) (33-20-1,180) of COLOR ME SUAVE fought LHISSON (29-
5456) (39-37-0,174) of MID EARTH.  THE HYPHEN-DASH was beaten by LHISSON in a 2
minute fight.  Probably would have done better if he'd been the Hyphen-Long Distance
Runner.
     AZAGHAL (81-1223) (28-29-0,163) of DRAGONBANE GUILD fought FAN ZHEN (81-1288)
(29-23-2,150) of DARQUE AGES.  AZAGHAL defeated FAN ZHEN in an action packed 2 minute
match.  Nothing terribly remarkable here, so I won't remark on it.
     PINCH BLISTER (18-9859) (37-39-0,173) of CENTER FOR OLDS fought HEINRIK (81-
1257) (37-39-1,168) of CLAN LONGBEARD.  PINCH BLISTER was overpowered by HEINRIK in a
popular 1 minute uneven duel.  Now Pinch has bruises instead of blisters.

     LORD EXETER (81-932) (33-20-1,190) of DRAGONBANE GUILD fought FROO-FROO (18-
9589) (60-35-4,209) of CENTER FOR OLDS.  LORD EXETER lost to FROO-FROO in an action
packed 1 minute duel.  These manly types just can't handle the, ah, excess of froo.
They get embarrassed.
     JOSH (18-9109) (26-27-0,188) of SHEPHERDS fought OBROJOBO (7-5869) (30-25-1,206)
of SENTINELS.  JOSH was overpowered by OBROJOBO in a 1 minute uneven melee.  Not
terribly surprising.
     ALMOST PRETTY (42-4496) (56-34-0,182) of COLOR ME SUAVE fought EVANGELION (59-
2340) (34-27-1,200) of IMPROVED ILLUSION.  ALMOST PRETTY slimly lost to EVANGELION in
a crowd pleasing 5 minute bloody match.  Five minutes, on this cold and wet day?  I'm
impressed.
     RINDEL (29-5346) (40-34-0,185) of MID EARTH fought RAGGEDY ANN (45-4148) (47-20-
0,194) of DARQUE FORCES.  RINDEL was unbelievably bested by RAGGEDY ANN in an action
packed 8 minute gory brawl.  This has me puzzled.  Why was Raggedy's victory
"unbelievable"?
     MOIST TOWELETTE (42-4430) (70-43-4,230) of COLOR ME SUAVE fought RIRORNI CAPTAIN
(107-26) (0-0-0,200) of Same Old Standbys.  MOIST TOWELETTE was devastated by RIRORNI
CAPTAIN in a 1 minute one-sided fight.  And that's 2-0 for the standbys today.

The challenges:
     WALLI WEEBLE (21-6935) (37-26-0,186) of NOMADIC TRIBE challenged THE BRIDE (45-
4180) (38-22-2,197) of DARQUE FORCES.  Up 11.  WALLI WEEBLE luckily beat THE BRIDE in
a crowd pleasing 6 minute Challenge duel.  If I were Walli, I'd be insulted.  Why
should it be nothing but luck at work here?
     GAD (18-9239) (35-39-1,199) of SHEPHERDS challenged FOUR OF SPADES (42-4234)
(85-44-3,302) of COLOR ME SUAVE.  Up 103!  GAD subdued FOUR OF SPADES in an exciting
1 minute Challenge melee.  Impressive.

For the title:
     SHINY PENNY (32-3789) (70-123-2,224) of FOUND IN THE SAND challenged DELAWARE
RUN (42-4400) (96-59-5,225) of COLOR ME SUAVE.  Up 1.  SHINY PENNY devastated
DELAWARE RUN in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge Title fight.  And congratulations to
Shiny Penny.

                                      Larkin

CHAMPION OF THE HORN           W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 SHINY PENNY 32-3789          71 123  2  254  FOUND IN THE SAND (360)    ARVAT

GRAND CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS     W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 GAD 18-9239                  36  39  1  226  SHEPHERDS (359)            TALCAMA
 FROO-FROO 18-9589            61  35  4  219  CENTER FOR OLDS (364)      TALCAMA
 EVANGELION 59-2340           35  27  1  214  IMPROVED ILLUSION (349)    ILLIS
 OBROJOBO 7-5869              31  25  1  213  SENTINELS (354)            BONSUR

GRAND CHAMPIONS                W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 WALLI WEEBLE 21-6935         38  26     206  NOMADIC TRIBE (310)        SUNSET

GRAND CHAMPIONS                W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 RAGGEDY ANN 45-4148          48  20     203  DARQUE FORCES (348)        STORMCROWE
 FOUR OF SPADES 42-4234       85  45  3  195  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI
 LORD EXETER 81-932           33  21  1  195  DRAGONBANE GUILD (334)     SHADOWSPIRE
 RINDEL 29-5346               40  35     192  MID EARTH (316)            LAPUR
 THE BRIDE 45-4180            38  23  2  192  DARQUE FORCES (348)        STORMCROWE
 DELAWARE RUN 42-4400         96  60  5  190  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI
 MOIST TOWELETTE 42-4430      70  44  4  190  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI
 LHISSON 29-5456              40  37     190  MID EARTH (316)            LAPUR
 ALMOST PRETTY 42-4496        56  35     187  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI
 JOSH 18-9109                 26  28     183  SHEPHERDS (359)            TALCAMA
 HEINRIK 81-1257              38  39  1  182  CLAN LONGBEARD (374)       SHADOWSPIRE

GRAND CHALLENGER ADEPTS        W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 THE HYPHEN-DASH 42-4499      33  21  1  174  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI
 AZAGHAL 81-1223              29  29     169  DRAGONBANE GUILD (334)     SHADOWSPIRE
 PINCH BLISTER 18-9859        37  40     160  CENTER FOR OLDS (364)      TALCAMA
 VIRGINIA, NO SANTA 65-6623   29  35  1  155  GOT IT FOR CHRISTMAS (361) DAL SHANG

GRAND ADEPTS                   W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 FAN ZHEN 81-1288             29  24  2  150  DARQUE AGES (335)          SHADOWSPIRE
 BEDDER 18-10043              26  23  2  136  CENTER FOR OLDS (364)      TALCAMA
-GIGI DIVINE 81-613           36  15  1  124  CULT OF BACCHUS (388)      SHADOWSPIRE

GRAND INITIATES                W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 1977 AMC MATADOR 42-4116     54  39      88  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI
 ROSA KLEBB 81-1765           17  10  1   60  BOND-AGE (389)             SHADOWSPIRE
-LUPUS MAJOR 21-7146          21  21  2   53  NOMADIC TRIBE (310)        SUNSET
 JELLO KNUCKLES 42-4554       37  28      28  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI

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

THE DEAD                   W   L  K TEAM NAME              SLAIN BY                  TURN

                               PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE

Heinrik -- Finally Assur has allowed me to stop playing around with that losing
strategy and go back to a winning one. -- Josh

Walli Weeble -- Sorry, but I have to occasionally give the fans something they like
to see (me beating up a warrior).  You seemed a likely target. -- Shiny Penny

Four of Spades -- Just a few more turns... -- Gad

Almost Pretty -- You're not filling my needs, gal.  I'm breaking up with you. --
Virginia

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SHINY PENNY devastated DELAWARE RUN in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge Title fight.
GAD subdued FOUR OF SPADES in a exciting 1 minute Challenge melee.
WALLI WEEBLE luckily beat THE BRIDE in a crowd pleasing 6 minute Challenge duel.
MOIST TOWELETTE was devastated by RIRORNI CAPTAIN in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
RINDEL was unbelievably bested by RAGGEDY ANN in a action packed 8 minute gory brawl.
ALMOST PRETTY slimly lost to EVANGELION in a crowd pleasing 5 minute bloody match.
JOSH was overpowered by OBROJOBO in a 1 minute uneven melee.
LORD EXETER lost to FROO-FROO in a action packed 1 minute duel.
PINCH BLISTER was overpowered by HEINRIK in a popular 1 minute uneven duel.
AZAGHAL defeated FAN ZHEN in a action packed 2 minute match.
THE HYPHEN-DASH was beaten by LHISSON in a 2 minute fight.
BEDDER was subdued by VIRGINIA, NO SANTA in a 2 minute match.
ROSA KLEBB was devastated by 1977 AMC MATADOR in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
JELLO KNUCKLES was demolished by ALASTARIAN DESERTER in a 2 minute one-sided brawl.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      4         WALL OF STEEL     15 -   5 -  0      75  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         BASHING ATTACK    16 -  14 -  0      53  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         TOTAL PARRY       20 -  19 -  0      51  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         PARRY-RIPOSTE     10 -  10 -  0      50  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         SLASHING ATTACK   15 -  15 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         STRIKING ATTACK   10 -  11 -  0      48  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         LUNGING ATTACK    20 -  22 -  1      48  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         AIMED BLOW        10 -  12 -  0      45  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -  13 -  0      24  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn  34 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 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  3         2  SLASHING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         2  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
BASHING ATTACK     2 -  1     STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  3         2  TOTAL PARRY    
AIMED BLOW         1 -  1                                       2  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  1                                       1  BASHING ATTACK 
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  2                                       1  PARRY-LUNGE    
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1                                       1  STRIKING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
BASHING ATTACK   SHINY PENNY 32-3789        71 123  2  254 FOUND IN THE SAND (360)
PARRY-LUNGE      GAD 18-9239                36  39  1  226 SHEPHERDS (359)
SLASHING ATTACK  FROO-FROO 18-9589          61  35  4  219 CENTER FOR OLDS (364)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    EVANGELION 59-2340         35  27  1  214 IMPROVED ILLUSION (349)
TOTAL PARRY      WALLI WEEBLE 21-6935       38  26  0  206 NOMADIC TRIBE (310)
LUNGING ATTACK   FOUR OF SPADES 42-4234     85  45  3  195 COLOR ME SUAVE (365)
STRIKING ATTACK  LORD EXETER 81-932         33  21  1  195 DRAGONBANE GUILD (334)
AIMED BLOW       LHISSON 29-5456            40  37  0  190 MID EARTH (316)
WALL OF STEEL    ALMOST PRETTY 42-4496      56  35  0  187 COLOR ME SUAVE (365)
PARRY-STRIKE     ROSA KLEBB 81-1765         17  10  1   60 BOND-AGE (389)

The overall popularity leader is SHINY PENNY 32-3789.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was THE BRIDE 45-4180.  The ten other most popular fighters were RINDEL 29-5346, 
ALMOST PRETTY 42-4496, EVANGELION 59-2340, FAN ZHEN 81-1288, RAGGEDY ANN 45-4148, 
WALLI WEEBLE 21-6935, AZAGHAL 81-1223, LHISSON 29-5456, BEDDER 18-10043, and 
VIRGINIA, NO SANTA 65-6623.

The least popular fighter this week was JOSH 18-9109.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were JELLO KNUCKLES 42-4554, PINCH BLISTER 18-9859, MOIST TOWELETTE 42-4430, 
1977 AMC MATADOR 42-4116, ROSA KLEBB 81-1765, LORD EXETER 81-932, OBROJOBO 7-5869, 
GAD 18-9239, DELAWARE RUN 42-4400, and THE HYPHEN-DASH 42-4499.

Arena (Number)       W  L K  Arena (Number)       W  L K  Arena (Number)       W  L K  
BONSUR(7)            1  0 0  ARVAT(32)            1  0 0  ILLIS(59)            1  0 0  
TALCAMA(18)          2  3 0  RODEKI(42)           1  6 0  DAL SHANG(65)        1  0 0  
SUNSET(21)           1  0 0  STORMCROWE(45)       1  1 0  SHADOWSPIRE(81)      2  3 0  
LAPUR(29)            1  1 0  

TOP WARRIOR OF EACH ARENA     W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 OBROJOBO 7-5869             31  25  1  213  SENTINELS (354)            BONSUR
 GAD 18-9239                 36  39  1  226  SHEPHERDS (359)            TALCAMA
 WALLI WEEBLE 21-6935        38  26  0  206  NOMADIC TRIBE (310)        SUNSET
 RINDEL 29-5346              40  35  0  192  MID EARTH (316)            LAPUR
 SHINY PENNY 32-3789         71 123  2  254  FOUND IN THE SAND (360)    ARVAT
 FOUR OF SPADES 42-4234      85  45  3  195  COLOR ME SUAVE (365)       RODEKI

TOP WARRIOR OF EACH ARENA     W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 RAGGEDY ANN 45-4148         48  20  0  203  DARQUE FORCES (348)        STORMCROWE
 EVANGELION 59-2340          35  27  1  214  IMPROVED ILLUSION (349)    ILLIS
 VIRGINIA, NO SANTA 65-6623  29  35  1  155  GOT IT FOR CHRISTMAS (361) DAL SHANG
 LORD EXETER 81-932          33  21  1  195  DRAGONBANE GUILD (334)     SHADOWSPIRE