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Finished: 03 PM Sun 03 Dec 17 UTC
World War the Third
1 day /phase
Pot: 200 D - Autumn, 2010, Finished
Modern Diplomacy II, Anonymous players, Sum-of-Squares Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by mdp377 (419 D)
24 Oct 17 UTC Autumn, 1999: thank you italy.

egypt have fun with the two big guys.
26 Oct 17 UTC Autumn, 2000: I've voted draw.
01 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2002: everyone else should vote draw.
01 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2002: we're basically at stalemate and the point allocation is fair. italy and russia deserve the most. poland and i get a small bump and egypt gets something for surviving.
03 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2002: Barbarians at the gates!
03 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2002: I sort of agree with Britain here, although I am having fun attacking him in Spain. This game is headed for a draw sooner or later. What is everybody happy with?
05 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2003: Britain, I am on board with the draw as you proposed. Thank you for cutting me in.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: I am now voting draw. Egypt and I should be able to hold the line.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: @Russia - if you don't want to draw then why not try winning? Should be pretty easy for you to attack Poland and/or GB.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: @Poland - not sure what the advantage is in you propping up GB, unless you also want to draw.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: Also @Poland, eventually Russia has to stab you.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: Italy. I want to first thank you for addressing me, but unfortunately, you're wrong. You loose a unit this turn. Your line weakens. We push forward.
You won't be able to hold this position.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: Yes you are probably right. But who is "we" exactly? You are the only beneficiary and I will make sure that is the case. Therefore Russia must attack you.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: And I still don't get why you didn't attack England by now, they are no use to you any more it would seem.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: We refers to the alliance between Russia, Britain, & myself. An aliance that was open to Egypt, & may be again.
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: Understood. I would like to offer a counter-alliance. Russia, how would you like to join me and Egypt and steal some juicy undefended centres from Poland?
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: Italy, any chance you could ready up?
Frankly none of us know how this will finally play out. Should there be a point where Poland/I cannot push you any more (as is the case between me and Egypt) I will happily draw then as players will have earned said draw then in my mind.
Equally for all any of us know Poland could attack me or vice-versa, Britain could attack one of us any perhaps pull off a comeback which completely alters the balance
10 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2004: There are currently about 6 or 7 that you could quickly steal from Poland and GB :)
10 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2005: Go Poland!
10 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2005: Redy'd up
10 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2005: Russia - still don't understand why you don't want to win. It would be so easy.
10 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2005: And I think there is 0% chance of Poland attacking you.
14 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2006: Why do you guys have such an irrational obsession with continuing this match? We have clearly reached a draw-state and both of you have told me you don't need to take over Italy to be satisfied, just "punish him" (for what crime I can hardly imagine).
14 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2006: I don't understand. How is this a draw state? You & Russia may be in a stale mate. But the rest of the world is still very much in flux. Eventually, that flux will come to you Egypt.
14 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2006: Draw state and stalemate lines are two different things. Unless you're going for the outright win, Poland — which I doubt you are — SoS scoring will only yield you a few more points, if that.
14 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2006: Therefore, it makes sense to draw, since there's very little else to be gained for anyone by years more fighting.
14 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2006: Poland - I don't mind you attacking me as it's part of the game. You do come across like a bit of a psycho though :) Or at best a filthy Russian stooge. Maybe I am being punished for speaking the truth.
14 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2006: Britain - I told you so.. *does a little I told you so dance*
14 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2006: Psycho? Stooge? Punished?
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: you told me what? that russia was going to dominate the game? nice job Nostradamus that was so unpredictable. i told you that the only way to stop that was for you and i to work together to try to build a stalemate line. i did my part to make that happen and then you stabbed me so you wouldn't have to disband a unit or two. once that happened i invited russia and poland to take as many of my centers as they could to deny them to you.
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: honestly, my only hope at this point is that they don't accept the draw until you have been eliminated from the game.
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: I stabbed you because you play like a loser. You told me twice that you would throw the game to Russia if I stabbed you. Then you told me that you would throw the game to me because Russia stabbed you. I had fun kicking your ass in Spain.
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: And looking forward to the next time to kick your ass again Britain.
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: i bet you are a lot of fun at parties.
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: Loads!
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: And I bet nobody wants to play with you in real life because you throw the game if you are losing. x
14 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: Funny, I'm actually super active in the Chicago dip club, which is the largest in the world and has in person games 3-4 times per month.
15 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2006: Good for you. You should look into the whole "throwing the game" thing though. It's not a good look.
25 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2008: It's looking good right now.
25 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2008: Egypt, any chance you could hit ready since you're the only player submitting orders
25 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2008: No problem — force of habit.
25 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2008: Do you guys really stand to gain anything from eliminating us?
25 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2008: Thank you, much appreciated
26 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2009: You never answered my question, Russia.
27 Nov 17 UTC Spring, 2009: I just hope that in the interest of scoring the most points from a glorious draw, Poland tries very hard to eliminate Britain.
27 Nov 17 UTC Autumn, 2009: He wouldn't have to try very hard.
01 Dec 17 UTC Seriously, though, if Russia isn't trying to go for the solo, can we just end this right now? Eliminating me out of spite that I made the logical, strategically correct choice to side with Italy over you when you had a dozen units bearing down on my border is just petty.
02 Dec 17 UTC Good game, everyone.
03 Dec 17 UTC I'm not surprised. But I would like too know something. Was this the plan from the beginning, or did temptation take you?
03 Dec 17 UTC Also, any one know why half my orders didn't go though?

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Russia
mdp377 (419 D)
Won. Bet: 20 D, won: 200 D
35 supply-centers, 28 units
Poland
Tanteno (126 D)
Survived. Bet: 20 D
19 supply-centers, 21 units
Italy
timdamage (827 D)
Survived. Bet: 20 D
7 supply-centers, 8 units
Egypt
Survived. Bet: 20 D
2 supply-centers, 4 units
Britain
Heffomite (452 D)
Survived. Bet: 20 D
1 supply-centers, 1 units
France
Pluglife (320 D)
Defeated. Bet: 20 D
Germany
rriffle97 (146 D)
Defeated. Bet: 0 D
Spain
GoatsyMalone (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 20 D
Turkey
Ethanol (1780 D)
Defeated. Bet: 20 D
Ukraine
Thechosen41 (3119 D)
Defeated. Bet: 20 D
Civil Disorders
tatertot8888 (154 D)Germany (Autumn, 1994) with 4 centres.
Pluglife (320 D)France (Autumn, 1997) with 0 centres.
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