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I saw this in a film long ago and, being the father of daughters, decided to remember it, but I can't remember which film it's from. Does anybody recognise it?
Scene:Man meeting daughter's new boyfriend for the first time:- "Remember this: I own a shotgun and a shovel and there's 300 acres of woodland behind the house... soft, loamy, soil... rich, earthy, smells..."
The game is still running: gameID=50596 and germany/england do or more or less a lot of stupid moves but support each other by different attacks and there is no aggression between both, let important neighbouring provinces empty and move into more or less stupid provinces. Also never did never announce that by support hold/support move at the start.
The possiblity that -bad player moves/but support each other on attacks/never announcing support/empty important border provinces- is far below 1%. So any possibilities how to hndle this? The game will be a farce with that team and the others don't know about it.
Okay. I guess you did. I didn't fully understand your post. Personally I am not so bothered about these sorts of threads, but quite a few people around here get very cranky. But Vadtrudner is right about the site rules.
For what it's worth, that didn't seem too suspicious to me. The supported move to Sweden could have just been a lucky guess - and it's not uncommon for players to support the territory (Ska, which bordered Germany's Denmark) that they would most like to see the country move in from.
Yes, they haven't attacked each other, but that's not too uncommon.
England's convoy to Norway is a good sign that he intends to attack Russia only. Then he moved his fleet in Ska to Swe twice, Germany guessed after the first move. Both of their moves are all very efficient.
"England's convoy to Norway is a good sign that he intends to attack Russia only. Then he moved his fleet in Ska to Swe twice, Germany guessed after the first move. Both of their moves are all very efficient."
This is exactly the type of commentary that is inappropriate for the forums. Especially in a gunboat.
rates sites according to safe, questionable, and dangerous. However, it tells me that we here on webdiplomacy have not been tested yet. WOOHOO! We can run hog wild! All the newbs will be unsuspected prey in our "untested" hands! MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
I've always been poor at methods. I'm trying to analyze a pooled time series of various countries to see the effects of war/militarized disputes on state strength (as measured by taxation, institutional 'coherence', military spending, military personnel and some other factors). Any clue as to how to do to do a panel-corrected standard error procedure on a program like R or Stata?
Each round, add one point to your favorite variant, and subtract one from your least favorite. When a variant runs out of points, it's eliminated. When you post, put a (+1) and a (-1) next to the ones you change, so it's easier to follow.
I just finished reading "Why the west rules for now" by Ian Morris. And now (continuing with the theme of historical determinism) I am about to start "The next 100 years" by George Freeman. He predicts Poland, Turkey and Japan will become super-powers (and maybe Mexico also).
i dont really know whats wrong here and i know we're not supposed to talk about ongoing games but i keep getting messages that say invalid parameter and i dont know why because theres nothing wrong with the moves im trying to make, they just wont work. if anybody knows why then i would love to know. it says invalid parameter 190 and 163
By special request - The strategy questions thread.
Go ahead and ask. I won't necessarily answer as there are many here better then me, and if I do I don't offer any warranty, express or implied, as to the results of my suggested strategies. Caveat Emptor, YMMV, etc.
I have sent a multi accusation there that needs swift action. The cheating is so obvious by the players' names, but the turn runs soon and I don't want the game destroyed by a cheat. I'm doing too well in it.
Without turning this into a giant webDip ego stroke, how do you feel the quality of play at other sites stacks up to webDiplomacy? If you could include specific sites for comparison (just names, no links necessary) that'd be wonderful.