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Finished: 10 PM Wed 21 May 08 UTC
Private Get Matt: Part Deux
1 days /phase
Pot: 280 D - Autumn, 1918, Finished
Classic, Survivors-Win Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game won by owenreading (199 D)
24 May 08 UTC Spring, 1906: it's Paul's tactical nous showing through - beware the France who attacks England with a man behind enemy lines!
24 May 08 UTC Spring, 1906: Exactly Stu! How are you going to defend against this Owen? Can you defend against it? Or maybe it's John that should be worried about these British renegades ...
24 May 08 UTC Spring, 1906: Paul's tactical nous has Spring and Autumn to run, and then we'll be one ginger down...
24 May 08 UTC Spring, 1906: Strong words Owen, but do you have the balls to back them up ...
24 May 08 UTC Spring, 1906: *insert threatening rhetoric here*
25 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1906: That didn't quite work!
25 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1906: It looks quite peaceful and quiet in the Balkans at the moment. Maybe Dave should consider a holiday there with his armies?
25 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1906: That depends on whether Matt decides to move Dave's armies there
26 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1906: >> "Spring 1906: Strong words Owen, but do you have the balls to back them up ..."
Apparently so.
26 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1906: Well then... which one of you is John going to stab, could get interesting now.
26 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1906: John told me he wanted to Get Matt. Shame he hasn't managed to get anywhere with that...
26 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: After Paul's demise, "living on a prayer" springs to mind-
26 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: Well that one is obvious, doesn't count as a stab that, especially when the blade seems to have got stuck on the way. No there will be another player to feel the brunt of his blade, but which one will it be? (I think I know, but I'm not telling)
26 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: Matt is forgetting that the name of the game is "Get Matt". Stu also seems to have forgotten this.
26 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: Ever heard of multitasking? I have only so many borders, and John has a far larger number of troops and open opportunities. Then again maybe there are others who will take this opportunity.
26 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: I just realised that, for once, I wasn't the first person to be eliminated! woo! However, I am Italy, so it's like losing before you've even begun...
26 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: Come on Stu- you would have lost before we begun no matter which country you were controlling!
26 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: I also am very satisfied with not being last in this game of "Get Matt", especially as Austria. We must take our victories where we find them.
27 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: How very dull. You have to fight each other one day, there is no avoiding it, whether you fanny about with the weaker powers first or not you still have to do it.
27 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: We would no doubt have to start attacking each other sooner if you would hurry up and die!
27 May 08 UTC Spring, 1907: Now now, there's no point being bitter about it, 'tis only a game. (You should inform Mark and Owen of this too.)
28 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1907: Exciting changes!
28 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1907: I shall now join the long and bitter fight for Trieste.
28 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1907: But this time against Dave!
28 May 08 UTC Autumn, 1907: Now then lads, how did this happen eh? I feel like the slippery fish that makes total tits out of the fishermen, before getting its face smashed in. (Lets hope you can get it done before I run out of Oxygen.)
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: ....the deadliest catch.
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: Will Matt outlive Stu?-that's the big question!
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: I wouldn't bet on Stu...
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: I don't think we're that worried about it, our fate is inevitable, but it's all shits and giggles on the way down. Have you ever tried the old thought experiment: "When encountering an overwhelming force of 5 year olds how many could you kill off before you succumb?" That's exactly what this is like. (Except that the 5 year olds don't have to start killing each other afterwards.)
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: I don't think 5 year olds could mismanage an invasion as spectacularly as us.
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: Don't be so hard on yourself, it's largely the quality of the opposition.
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: Stu and Dave? They are good. Especially Stu. If only he hadn't joined 'the dark side'.
29 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: Exactly, you'd do much better against a Mark or a John.
30 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: John and I are really good at this whole communication thing. It's a well-oiled invasion machine.
30 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: Incredible action on the diplomacy board! Could Matt yet win an unlikely victory?
30 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: He's getting away!
30 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: Slippery. Eel. (two random words)
30 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: Physics. Gay. (another two random words)
30 May 08 UTC Spring, 1908: First question of the day I feel I have a reasonable chance at knowing the answer to: No, Matt could not win an unlikely victory.
01 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1909: I wonder how many times Germany gets Tunis as a supply centre.
01 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1909: pure banter
02 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1909: It took a long time getting there but it was worth it.
02 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1909: Apparently Mark forgot to move.
09 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1911: Come on Mark, at least put up a little resistance...
14 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1912: This might have been easier had John's side of the board not given up.
19 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1914: Gay
19 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1914: Banter.
20 Jun 08 UTC Autumn, 1914: word up :D
02 Jul 08 UTC w00t w00t!
02 Jul 08 UTC well done innit

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France
owenreading (199 D)
Won. Bet: 40 D, won: 1680 D
18 supply-centers, 17 units
Russia
MarkIrwin (190 D)
Survived. Bet: 40 D, won: 933 D
10 supply-centers, 10 units
Germany
Survived. Bet: 40 D, won: 560 D
6 supply-centers, 7 units
England
paulharrison (296 D)
Defeated. Bet: 40 D
Austria
dingus (222 D)
Defeated. Bet: 40 D
Italy
2002ozzy (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 40 D
Turkey
KomodoDave (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 40 D
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