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by gimix
Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?
Replies: 30
Views: 358

Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

@Chaqa, you know, those little immaterial things you spend time on when you're neither playing Dip nor eating Chipotle ;)
by gimix
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?
Replies: 30
Views: 358

What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

I am under the impression that most (online?) Dip players are geeks/nerds or somehow people from technical fields, especially Information Technology, perhaps with some humanistic background. I for one am a philosopher-by-education turned into an IT guy - former system engineer, former developer, for...
by gimix
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

Josef IV wrote:
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:24 pm
So you mean asatsspa?
I like the acronym... I will definitely use it at work when answering to some customer requests, and see what happens
by gimix
Fri Feb 26, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

Ok, Team Prosecco Gunboat Player will ready up orders asap from now on, although i believe that was already the case.
Well, asap... i mean as soon as the server starts processing again :cry:
by gimix
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Etiquette when games delayed
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Re: Etiquette when games delayed

I don't know whether this has ever been discussed. But what do you do in case of an NMR, or a CD? Do you feel free to continue your negotiations, and change your orders if needed? I don't see any special difference between a delay caused by an NMR and one caused by the system. On the other hand IIRC...
by gimix
Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How Old are Diplomacy Players
Replies: 46
Views: 536

Re: How Old are Diplomacy Players

At 63 I'm even older than Dargo, but still born in the second half of the past century.
I played some face-to-face games in my thirties, then just had a look at some PBMs/PBEMs, and eventually discovered this site a couple of years ago
by gimix
Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

@Captains
will we all ask our gunboat teammates to try and speed the games up?
by gimix
Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

It should also be noted that the gunboat games are lasting longer in terms of game years too. The first two have respectively reached 1911 and 1914, and are still going on, while all the press games ended in 1909/10/11 - apart from the famous (or infamous?) Group A Public Press which ended in 1905. ...
by gimix
Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: First person to post wins
Replies: 4
Views: 103

Re: First person to post wins

"President John Henry Eden is an advanced ZAX AI unit installed in the Raven Rock military base" "Sodium telluride is the chemical compound with the formula Na2Te. This salt is the conjugate base of the thermally unstable acid hydrogen telluride" So as the first person to post i'm claiming my unque...
by gimix
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Join an old-school game
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Join an old-school game

Hi, I was on this site about a decade ago and played some great games. Back then, most of the best games were classic map, anonymous, draw-size scoring, and full-messaging. People would expect to do a fair bit of negotiating during the game, sometimes with multiple back-and-forths in a single turn....
by gimix
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Cryptocurrency
Replies: 58
Views: 5434

Re: Cryptocurrency

Fluminator wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:37 pm
I know you work at a bank goldie lol. Eventually you have to cede that your overlords are losing ground in the war.
So one day we'll find Cryptofinger0303 replaced Goldie?
by gimix
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: Associated Press 2: The Pressening
Replies: 6
Views: 276

Re: Associated Press 2: The Pressening

Sounds fun! I'm in
by gimix
Fri Dec 25, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 769
Views: 54772

Re: The Counting Game

i586, aka Pentium CPU
by gimix
Thu Dec 24, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: How often do games draw?
Replies: 76
Views: 3142

Re: How often do games draw?

Just to be clear, there is no thing like a double-win, so, yes, your friend is incorrect. There are only three possible results: victory, which means solo win, draw, be it 2, 3, ..., 7-way, and loss, which may mean that you've been eliminated or that you survived to a solo. Solo win is the target - ...
by gimix
Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me
Replies: 149
Views: 18448

Re: Official webDip Holiday: On the first day of Xmas, my zultar gave to me

1. Dargorygel 2. Arca 3. Szpoti 4. worcej 5. RayJay 6. Rdrivera2005 7. Doug7878 8. Josef IV 9. TestSubjector 10. Peregrine Falcon 11. tr1285 12. hthefourth 13. Halls of Mandos 14. Dejan0707 15. Hamilton Brian 16. yavuzovic 17. jasnah 18. CptMike 19. teccles 20. mschwartz 21. RoganJosh 22. Nikola Mar...
by gimix
Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

Can't they just filter the games for variant = Classic?
by gimix
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

Team Prosecco (Italy) welcomes its fifth member:
Randaz20 is joining as sub and 1v1 player
by gimix
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

Meanwhile Team Italia is changing its name in favour of something more sparkling: from now on please refer to us as Team Prosecco :-D

Cheers!
by gimix
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!
Replies: 235
Views: 27503

Re: Announcing the 2021 WebDip World Cup!

goldfinger0303 wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:48 pm
A reminder to everyone to PM your teams once you have them complete. If we end up stuck between tournament sizes (14 vs 21 vs 28) I'll be taking teams on a first-come first-serve basis.
PM? I thought we were supposed to announce the teams here :shock:
by gimix
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: An Important Thyng
Replies: 16
Views: 2419

Re: An Important Thyng

dargorygel wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:37 am
Once there were only 25 letters in the English alphabet. No one knew "y."
Then they began to play Diplomacy and saw Yorkshire, and were forced to add that letter which is so rare in English?