Congratulations to shield, TheWizard, and DeltaAjaxNiner for sweeping the podium at EDC 2019!

Finished: 06 AM Mon 15 Sep 14 UTC
Newbies-26
1 days /phase
Pot: 75 D - Autumn, 1921, Finished
Classic, Survivors-Win Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by jimbursch (100 D)
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: The people of the Democratic People's Republic of Italy can no longer stand by idly as Austria oppresses ethnic Italians in Trieste. This means WAR!!!
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: THE TEA-DRINKING TIMES: Minister upset over "German betrayal in attempted occupation of Holland", Norway annexation goes successfully, Will the British attack Germany?
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: Germany minister is confused. How can there be betrayal when there is no agreement? "Look at the map. And count supply-centers. You can't call Germany an agressor."
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: Which German minister and which British minister? Are we talking Prime Ministers here? In Germany, it's actually the Chancellor. Italy demands clarification!
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: Austrian Leader Makes Snide Comment About Italian Ruler's Intelligence!
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: Italian PRIME MINISTER assumes "Austrian Leader" meant to say Chancellor.
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: French President sits back and eats popcorn.
05 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: British Prime Minister is confused over amount of lines in Germanic region, vows to clear up massive confusion in Wales over map before riots.
06 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: http://xkcd.com/1148/ : The Prime Minister gives this inspiring speech!
07 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1903: The Turkish Sultan farts in delight and giggles, then vows to halt Austrian aggression and calls on all countries of goodwill to join him in his effort to end Austrian tyranny!
07 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1903: The Italian Prime Minister offers up the offers up his finest meatball chefs to aid in the effort to end Austrian tyranny! TO WAR!!
07 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1903: Game tip: There are two buttons to enter your orders: Save and Ready. When you hit the Save button, your orders are saved to the server and executed when the phase time expires (in our case, 24 hours). Hitting the Ready button does the same thing, except the orders will execute when ALL players have hit Ready. It speeds up the game a little. You can always change your mind by clicking Not Ready.
07 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1903: The mayor of St. Petersberg welcomes British sailors. "It is so rare that we get visitors this far north," said the mayor. "We hope their visit is pleasurable and short."
07 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1903: In a rare event, British forces have entered St. Petersburg and the Russians made an attempt to take Norway.
07 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1903: No, it wasn't an attempt to take Norway. It was a preemptive move in case England tried to do something tricky, which is exactly what England did.
07 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1903: Italian Prime Minister is reported to have fiddled on his private yacht while Rome burns! Approval ratings drop to an all-time low!
10 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1904: Russia czar says he expects the people of Edinburgh to welcome Russian sailors on shore leave."It is cultural exchanges like this that foster peace in the world," said the czar.
11 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1905: The Sultan of Turkey formally annexed Greece and Bulgaria today, declaring "any act of aggression against Bulgaria or Greece will be seen as an attack on the Austrian homeland" Turkish soldiers were reportedly welcomed in Greece and Bulgaria as liberators.
13 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1905: The Austrian Chancellor has publicly refused to acknowledge Turkish sovereignty over any Balkan states in an official press release last Tuesday. Could this escalate conflicts in the Balkans?
13 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1905: BREAKING NEWS: British General O'migerd Wheraremipants has been fired over invading Russia for no apparent reason.
14 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1906: The Sultan of Turkey declares the free peoples of Tunis free of French Tyranny!!
18 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1908: Calling for a global collation against France to prevent a solo win
18 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1909: A press conference from the President of France has released a statement:
"It is clear that Turkey intends on disturbing the power of the great nation of France by having our former enemies crushed and our old alliances betrayed. Those nations that choose to fight me will meet a swift end. Those who chose to join me my choose to split the pot with a draw. Remember that I have been faithful with my alliances and agreements whereas Turkey has lied to everyone that trusted him. Choose wisely."
19 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1909: Hey guys, I miss you. Hope all is well. -Italy
19 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1909: Italy, the world hates me. I love you --Turkey.
19 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1909: The Sultan of Turkey would like to remind the global community that the only way to guarantee a split pot is to prevent France from taking a solo win. This is a fact. Do not be deceived by France. I welcome peace talks with all those who will work with me to ensure that the pot is split.
19 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1909: The Sultan of Turkey would like to remind the global community that the only way to guarantee a split pot is to prevent France from taking a solo win. This is a fact. Do not be deceived by France. I welcome peace talks with all those who will work with me to ensure that the pot is split.
20 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1909: I love you too buddy, stay strong! -your friend, always, Italy
20 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1909: I love you too buddy, stay strong! -your friend, always, Italy
22 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1911: The Prime Minister of England declares war on France!
23 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1912: Reports a circulating in Turkey that the Sultan has gone into a deep depression and is overcome with sadness about the fate of the world. According to a source close to the Sultan, in a recent meeting with his advisers he was entirely incoherent, reportedly babbling, "We are like a frog boiling water...France is going to win the game...we are powerless to stop him...what has the world come to...I'll never sing the La Marseillaise...Without England where will I get my Turkish delight?"
23 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1912: The people of Sevastopol and Rumania, recently liberated from the oppression of the Ottoman, mocked the sulking Sultan by dumping stockpiles of Turkish delight into the Black Sea.
24 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1912: The Austrian Chancellor, reportedly expressing pity for the Turkish Sultan, has sent a large shipment of Turkish delight and an apology note. He has also promised asylum for the Sultan and his family, should they be captured.
24 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1912: The capitals of Europe are buzzing with unfounded rumors and gossip about instability in the French government. The possibility of civil disorder in Paris is unthinkable, but cannot be discounted.
24 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1912: Breaking news from Turkey: Rumors of French unrest have brought the Sultan of Turkey out of his comatose state. Upon hearing the news the Sultan has reportedly called on world leaders to unite around the "noble cause of restoring French stability"
24 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1912: So, where are we in terms of a draw?
24 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1912: As soon as Turkey is defeated, we can organize a draw.
24 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1912: How convenient for France who is just 5 supply centers away from a win...
24 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1913: Aw shucks. Gl to all remaining.
27 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1914: The Annals of Diplomacy has come out with its new record book. almightybob playing has Austria has just set a new record for stabs in a single game, having successfully stabbed every player in the game "Newbies-26" multiple times.
28 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1914: Every player? I haven't stabbed England! ;)
29 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1915: Are we doing end-of-game statements.
29 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1915: Thank you, land-locked Austria who is roughly 1,500 km from a big floating island, for not stabbing me. :p
29 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1915: A floating... never mind, you are welcome. Also, I never stabbed Russia, I only appeared to stab Russia.
02 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1916: It seems that we have lost the Sulking Sultan of Turkey.
03 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1916: That should make it easier for you. I'd consider taking over for the lels, but I doubt that's legal.
03 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1916: Breaking news: Just last week, the Sultan of Turkey has stepped down from his position. This was apparently sparked by reports that both Bulgaria and Sevastopol had been liberated within days of each other. It is unknown how this will affect both the internal politics of Turkey and the greater landscape of the war.
03 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1916: Breaking news: you are all poopie heads, and nobody cares about your dumb game
09 Sep 14 UTC Spring, 1919: Taking dipcoin bets on whether or not Russia or France will win.
13 Sep 14 UTC GG muvvers!!!

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Russia
jimbursch (100 D)
Won. Bet: 10 D, won: 40 D
18 supply-centers, 17 units
France
Mobius_1 (445 D)
Survived. Bet: 10 D, won: 27 D
12 supply-centers, 13 units
Austria
almightybob (109 D)
Survived. Bet: 10 D, won: 9 D
4 supply-centers, 4 units
England
DeathLlama8 (524 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Germany
WillemDeLange (131 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Turkey
Sosey11 (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Italy
philrulez (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 10 D
Civil Disorders
cake_defender (100 D)Germany (Autumn, 1901) with 2 centres.
Sosey11 (100 D)Turkey (Autumn, 1919) with 1 centres.
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