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Private August GR Challenge G1 - NEW
2 days /phase
Pot: 35 D - Autumn, 1908, Builds
Classic, Draw-Size Scoring, Hidden draw votes
1 excused missed turn
04 Nov 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: Sure thing.
04 Nov 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: Sure thing. But could we ready up builds when you're back? We'll still have two days for spring.
04 Nov 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: Thank you all!
04 Nov 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: I'm also ok with the pause.
05 Nov 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: Keep an eye out for the upcoming issue of Diplomat Magazine - they've asked me to do an interview on how I defended Livonia with no units this phase. I'm quite proud of the defence myself- but, of course the credit isn't all mine. I couldn't have done it without kgray.
05 Nov 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: I hope they don't ask you about how to defend Warsaw, since neither of us have figured out that one yet.
06 Nov 20 UTC Autumn, 1905: I voted unpause. Thanks all.
Tue 17 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: I believe Diplomat Magazine will soon be interviewing Austria on the topic of holding Warsaw.
Thu 19 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: I'm also writing a manuscript. It's more of a self-help book, currently titled "Stop Trusting People: Understanding that nobody owes you anything so don't bother doing anyone any favors because they'll just be used against you. Duh."

But it won't be out for distribution because I'll need to keep it close by for reference. I still haven't figured out some of the more advanced concepts.
Thu 19 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: Is that a reworking of the famous biopic: "Give an Inch, Take a Mile: The MadMarx Story"?

And gg, Turkey
Thu 19 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: peace out!
Thu 19 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: ... And May Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him
Thu 19 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: GG Turkey
Fri 20 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: GG Turkey. Keep making those great videos!
Fri 20 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: I was absent for the last 24h. Sorry. It will not happen again.
Fri 20 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: No worries, hope all is okay. So used to waking up to messages from you.
Fri 20 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: First time I read massages rather than messages... Regardless, as we used to say in the dorms at college, “Take it to a room!” ;-)
Sat 21 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: That reeks of jealousy. His massages are second to none.
Sat 21 Nov UTC Autumn, 1907: I don't recall enjoying *any* massages in this game.
Sun 22 Nov UTC Spring, 1908: Didn't get any or didn't enjoy them?
Mon 23 Nov UTC Spring, 1908: I vote English solo. How about you kgray? I think it'd be fun for him to come back from a no build England.

And people can wonder about how on earth Dejan threw away the game for shit all.
Mon 23 Nov UTC Spring, 1908: Oh, haven't I been working towards an English solo for the past few years? It certainly wasn't Germany that has been benefiting from my orders...
Mon 23 Nov UTC Spring, 1908: Haha, that's true. You can give me notes on how to do it.
Wed 25 Nov UTC Sad news from Argentina...Diego Armando Maradona, the greatest football player of all time passed away :( :( :(
Thu 26 Nov UTC If people are up for a Thanksgiving pause, my vote is up... I’m thinking 24 hour minimum pause, 48 hours maximum...
Thu 26 Nov UTC Happy to pause for however long you like though Dejan and I don't have your Thanksgiving. Not sure about Ben.
Thu 26 Nov UTC I’m definitely up for it.
Thu 26 Nov UTC Pause is fine with me. Enjoy the holliday.
Thu 26 Nov UTC Thanks all, I will vote unpause in 24 hours, feel free to start voting unpause now if you don’t mind, so the pause doesn’t drag out too long...
Thu 26 Nov UTC Pause is fine with me. Thanks for asking.
Thu 26 Nov UTC So there is three of us who don´t celebrate Thanksgiving. And yesterday I was convinced I am the only one :)
Thu 26 Nov UTC We have Thanksgiving in Canada, it was last month though. We're just like America except for little differences like when we have Thanksgiving or how he spell colour.
Fri 27 Nov UTC Thanks for the pause everyone, my unpause vote is up.
Sun 29 Nov UTC Dejan, really enjoying your Balkan thanksgiving there? ; )
Sun 29 Nov UTC Someone might not get his morning message again...
Sun 29 Nov UTC The massages might be a bit more tense too.
Sun 29 Nov UTC Don't love the latest massage I got from him but I'm holding out hope for a happy ending.
Sun 29 Nov UTC Dejan, I fear Yonni will continue to cross the line with his lewd humor if you do not vote unpause, please save us all...
Mon 30 Nov UTC Guilty as charged. I will do my best to make amends for my late arrival :)
Tue 12 PM UTC So, with Dejan moving back, we can force a draw here as long as Ben plays along. It's been a fun game so I'm fine with a 5WD if everyone else is. My draw vote is up.

Think it's just up to you now, Mark.
Tue 01 PM UTC ^ lol
Tue 02 PM UTC That sounds delightful! =]
Wed 01 AM UTC Who the hell is Mark?! He doesn’t sound like the sharpest tool in the shed...
Wed 03 AM UTC Sorry, sorry. Marks. The royal him.
Wed 04 AM UTC How about Marx, The Omnipresent Mark?
Wed 06 AM UTC Sorry all, I'm going to drag out this retreats phase again. If you want the game to move along faster you should tell MM to stop dislodging my units ;-)
Wed 10 AM UTC Oh hi Mark
Wed 06 PM UTC Everybody betray me...
Wed 08 PM UTC If there were likes for the comments here, Russia would be on top for sure. :)
Wed 09 PM UTC To be fair, he has more time to devote to it...

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- Austria
Dejan0707 (1499 D) - Delays left: 1 of 1
Votes: (any draw votes are hidden)
Bet: 5 D, worth: 7 D
10 supply-centers, 10 units
Not received England
MadMarx (36290 D (G)) - Delays left: 0 of 1
Votes: (any draw votes are hidden)
Bet: 5 D, worth: 7 D
9 supply-centers, 7 units
Not received Germany
kgray (599 D Mod) - Delays left: 0 of 1
Votes: (any draw votes are hidden)
Bet: 5 D, worth: 7 D
8 supply-centers, 6 units
- Italy
Yonni (191 D (S)) - Delays left: 1 of 1
Votes: (any draw votes are hidden)
Bet: 5 D, worth: 7 D
6 supply-centers, 6 units
Not received France
ben9990 (1338 D) - Delays left: 1 of 1
Votes: (any draw votes are hidden)
Bet: 5 D, worth: 7 D
1 supply-centers, 4 units
Turkey
swordsman3003 (13174 D (G))
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Russia
A_Tin_Can (2244 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
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