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JesusPetry (100 D)
11 Jan 12 UTC
JP Invitational GB EOG
gameID=75358
Great game, full of shifting alliances and fierce battles!
Comments here, please.
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Leonidas (1013 D)
11 Jan 12 UTC
do live games always use full phase time before moving to next phase?
anyone out there know how this works?
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Flameofarnor (346 D)
11 Jan 12 UTC
New Game
Starts in 14 hours with 14 hour phases gameID=77544
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Thucydides (965 D (B))
11 Jan 12 UTC
Optimum number of games at once
I don't know what is wrong with me.
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Norbert (30 D X)
11 Jan 12 UTC
THIS ISNT REAL
THIS WORLD IS IMMATERIAL
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taos (470 D)
11 Jan 12 UTC
is there any good free site translator you can recomend?
google translator misses the modism of the laguish so it gets diferent meaning than the origin.
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zultar (3790 D Mod (P))
07 Jan 12 UTC
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Who's the biggest troll?
Please vote with your +1.
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Tettleton's Chew (0 D X)
10 Jan 12 UTC
The Holocaust complicity thread.
It seems that a large percentage of individuals on this site do not understand the truth about the complicity of the French, Italians, Dutch, Belgians, etc in perpetuating and widening the Holocaust.
This is too important to ignore. Thus the critical need for this thread.
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semck83 (229 D (B))
11 Jan 12 UTC
Suggestion: Defense Moderator
Just an idea in light of various recent threads. Open for more.
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Norbert (30 D X)
11 Jan 12 UTC
FUCKING CLOCKS
I HATE TIME. DON"T GIVE ME THIS SHIT ABOUT TIME BEING SUBJECTIVE. ITS ALL IN YOUR HEAD! FUCK YOU.
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Norbert (30 D X)
11 Jan 12 UTC
Anybody want to play a "live game"?
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Yellowjacket (835 D (B))
10 Jan 12 UTC
(+2)
make some fast cash?
I will pay $20 American to anybody who can get me TC's login information, no questions asked.
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Sebass (114 D)
10 Jan 12 UTC
Bounces and dislodgements.
gameID=77441
Autumn 1905.
Two units bounce out of Wales; 1 gets through because the other gets dislodged is that possible?
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Maniac (580 D (B))
09 Jan 12 UTC
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This got me thinking....
Married 86 years
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Thucydides (965 D (B))
09 Jan 12 UTC
For entertainment purposes only: an exercise in counter-factual history
SCENARIO: Columbus' voyage was lost. See the rest inside.
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Tettleton's Chew (0 D X)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Typical European Hypocrisy
The notion that Europeans are hypocrites is nothing new, but this headline says it all.
A European Union embargo on Iranian crude oil imports could take a few months to start because some EU capitals want a delay they say they need to shield their debt-stricken economies, diplomats said on Friday.
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kaner406 (351 D)
10 Jan 12 UTC
Vdip New Variants.
I know you guys get this every now and then, but there are some new variants popping up over at vDip. ( www.vdiplomacy.com )
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redhouse1938 (975 D)
05 Jan 12 UTC
Carnivore Tournament: JOIN NOW!
See below...
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cnorment14 (339 D)
10 Jan 12 UTC
how to unmute a thread
I accidentally pushed the mute button on a thread and I want to unmute it is that possible in anyway. From what I can tell no but there could be a secret way.
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SantaClausowitz (348 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
Perry taking one for the team
Was just thinking, the guy has no chance and was on the verge of calling it quits last week, but decided to stay in to take more lumps later in the primaries. Why?
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Rancher (2492 D (S))
10 Jan 12 UTC
Oli's vdip - fatal error crash
alas, our beloved variant "sister" site vdiplomacy, run by Oli (Sleepcap) seems to have crashed tonight with a "fatal error" screen ...
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President Eden (2358 D Mod)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Where can I find legitimate information about Iranian public opinion on various issues?
I'm writing a post Friday morning for my blog about how the US ought to deal with Iran, and I want to approach the issue from understanding how Iranians feel about their nuclear program, the United States, the rest of the Arab world, etc. And I need useful, unbiased information. Where would I get that?
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ryanrogers (1880 D)
10 Jan 12 UTC
Live Game Starting 10 Minutes - Players Needed!
If you are interested in playing a Europe round in 10 minutes, message me and if you're know to be a reliable player, I'll send you the link and password.
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taos (470 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
bugs
how can i tell about a bug?
who,where,how?
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obiwanobiwan (247 D)
06 Jan 12 UTC
NFL Pick: 'em: Wild Card Weekend--Get It Right Or Go Home! ;)
12 teams, 1 mission...

And so the playoffs begin, and in the spirit of the playoff feel, a bit of a twist to the Pick 'em formula--you must AT LEAST break even (get 2/4 games right, or more) to stay in...3 strikes, you're out! Let's see how many make it all the way to the Super Bowl. So--4 games, 8 teams, 1 gluteus to its maximus...Pick 'em!
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SacredDigits (120 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
Seven penalties, 64 yards really isn't that bad. Houston won today with 5 for 87 yards. And last time they were in NO, the Lions had 11 for 107.
SacredDigits (120 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
In fact...64 yards is pretty close to the 49ers' season average.

http://www.teamrankings.com/nfl/stat/penalty-yards-per-game

Who are...fourth in penalty yards this year. Yes, you're right, the Lions do have 3.8 yards per game to trim off before they get to that vaunted Niner level of discipline.
obiwanobiwan (247 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
Fair enough :p
goldfinger0303 (657 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
NY Giants #9 in least penalties....so Coughlin is good for something haha
SacredDigits (120 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
Another thing that gets overlooked in the "second most penalties to only the Raiders" is that the gap between the Lions and Raiders is the biggest gap between any two teams, 17.9 yards per game. To put it in perspective, that's larger than the gap between the Lions and the Giants, who give the 9th fewest. The Lions are within 5 yards per game of 5 other teams (including the aforementioned 49ers).
obiwanobiwan (247 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
Well, 3/3 so far, looking to make it a clean sweep if the Steelers can crush Tebow...

So, next weekend, Divisional Round:

4 Giants @ 1 Packers
3 Saints @ 2 49ers
3 Texans @ 2 Ravens

And then 5 Steelers/4 Broncos @ 1 Patriots
obiwanobiwan (247 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Tebow Time AGAIN! O.O

DAMN...gritty comeback by the Steelers to tie it, and it all goes up in smoke on the first pass of OT!

NOW I have to choose to root for Tebow or Brady...I hate them both!
Kochevnik (1160 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
That was some ending. Can't believe that he did it again. Although, I have to say, he actually looked decent all game, for once, not just in the last few minutes. It was actually a very enjoyable game to watch, for the neutral.

I'm 1/4, only getting the Saints right, so I guess I'm out. Am I the only one?
Kochevnik (1160 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Just noticed all the 5 and 6 seeds out. Has that ever happened before on the first weekend?
jmeyersd (4230 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Oh boy. The ESPN pundits are going to be unbearable.
Yellowjacket (835 D (B))
09 Jan 12 UTC
obi why not root for Rodgers like any sensible person would do... or at least Brees or Manning.
thank god he was born in the Philippines
obiwanobiwan (247 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
BECAUSE, Yellowjacket...for the first time in a DECADE...

My 49er Empire is still rolling on through January!

I like Eli.
I like Big Ben.
I like the Mannings.
And I like Brees.

But this weekend, I shan't root for him...

But rather, for Willis, for the D, for Gore, Crabtree, the Smiths, and a LOT OF WIND AND RAIN! (PLEASE!)
obiwanobiwan (247 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
And you might want to look out for the Giants...they're hitting their stride at just the right time...
Yellowjacket (835 D (B))
09 Jan 12 UTC
I'm not looking forward to playing any of these teams. They're all very good.
acmac10 (120 D (B))
09 Jan 12 UTC
Tim Tebow had his best game today....what a time to have it too.
obiwanobiwan (247 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Next week is going to be awesome...

Texans@Ravens, good defensive match-up there...
Broncos@Patriots, and we'll see if New England's washed up or if Denver' really big-time...
Saints@49ers, a classic High-Powered Offense vs. High-Powered Defense struggle...
Giants@Packers, with two teams on a roll meeting head on *at the Frozen Tundra of Laaaaaambeua Field!
goldfinger0303 (657 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Well, I'm 2/2. Does that mean that I go to next week as well?

And obi, I hate to break it to you...but most often the high powered offense beats that high powered defense. Pray for the wind and rain!

But on a side note, woe to any offensive line that faces the Giants pass rush! Matt Ryan was being eaten up ALL DAY. I just want to say this on here, because I can't believe it...the Giants defense SHUT OUT THE FALCONS OFFENSE. I mean holy crap, I've NEVER seen the defense play that good. And if only the offense had gotten moving in the first half, it would've been 38-2 easily by the final whistle. Falcons got stomped, and the G-men are looking to repeat their last playoff appearance at Green Bay.
Leif_Syverson (257 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
guess I'm out.. Happens every time I pick against Tim Tebow..

Leif_Syverson (257 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
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Go Pack Go!
Draugnar (15 D (G))
09 Jan 12 UTC
I'm so bummed about the Bengals... But at least they actually *made* the playoffs (albeit by being a wildcard, but still). Major improvement this year that will hopefully contribute to more improvement in the coming years.
jmeyersd (4230 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
frickity-frick-frick-frick! i really didn't want the giants. the one team i'm afraid of. straight-up we're the much better team, but the giants have this bizarre propensity for upsets.

@Draugnar
That was a great spot for the bengals to finish at, considering they weren't all that good this year (beat only 1 team with winning record, i think?). the future is bright now, though, with aj green and a young defense. there will probably be a point in the next few years when pit/bal will have to rebuild, so there might be a window.
I seem to remember picking...

Atlanta over New York (0/1)
New Orleans over Detroit (1/2)
Denver over Pittsburgh (2/3)
Houston over Cincinnati (3/4)

In other words, I picked all the seeds and teams right for playoffs 3 weeks in advance, and I'm still in this time. You mad, bros?
SacredDigits (120 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
I actually accurately predicted all the games in the other board I frequent, and didn't realize I didn't say anything here. My scores were wildly off, though. Don't worry, I'm not using this as retroactive picks.

Jan 4 2012, 11:21 AM

So, we start with:

Bengals at Texans

Man, I really like the Texans. I also would LOVE to see this be a really rare Super Bowl: one between two teams that have never been there before. But I think we're two years away from that, realistically. The Texans are just too hurt. Even if they do pull it together and beat Cincy, and I wouldn't bet the farm on that, I think their run ends there.

My prediction: Texans 17, Bengals 14

Lions at Saints

This game is going to break my heart into a million pieces and I know it. I know the Lions are going to go down and face the guy who was my personal hero for 14 of the last 17 weeks, and he's going to torch them. I know Stafford and Megatron can hang, but I don't believe they'll come out on top. And the swagger coming out of the Detroit camp is a little too reminiscent of Rex Ryan's Jets. "I don’t think we concede anything,” Jim Schwartz says, seemingly dumbfounded that a reporter would suggest that Brees is going to light up the scoreboard to some level. Suh added, “I don’t plan on anyone shooting our defense out." It's good to have confidence. I'm glad they have it. But I'm terrified of what will actually happen.

I predict: Saints 52, Lions 48

Steelers at Tebows

I want to see a little Tebow magic here because I hate the Steelers. It's possible, because Pittsburgh's offense is a little hobbled (they had issues scoring on the Browns last week), and their leading tackler has to sit the game out because he has a medical condition that worsens at a mile high. Tebow's game has suffered the last three weeks, but hopefully he regains his faith after even a loss to the Neckbearded One didn't kill his season. I'm hoping here.

I dream: Broncos 17, Steelers 14

Falcons at Giants

I think these are the two most flawed teams in the playoffs, and Matty Ice has lately been as streaky as Eli if not moreso. Plus, while the Giants don't usually have a huge homefield advantage, the Falcons aren't very good on the road as a franchise. I think the G-Men pull this out because they have to.

I predict: Giants 35, Falcons 21
goldfinger0303 (657 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
@jmeyersd - oh don't get too worried. That was a once in a lifetime appearance for the Giants Defense. Next week they'll get lit up as usual. Running game struggled for a while too, so we'll be one dimensional for most of the first half, until you defense gets tired in the 4th quarter and Jacobs looks like MJD haha. Still, it'll be tough to keep up with the Pack in scoring


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obiwanobiwan (247 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
Political Analysts and...Lord of the Rings Fans...Unite??? (Clarify?)
“As the hobbits are going up Mount Doom, the Eye of Mordor is being drawn somewhere else,It’s being drawn to Iraq and it’s not being drawn to the U.S. You know what? I want to keep it on Iraq. I don’t want the Eye to come back here to the United States.” --Rick Santorum

WHAT did he mean by that, do you suppose? O.O I have no idea...! LOL
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Haert (234 D)
09 Jan 12 UTC
need players
24 hour phases, 50 D wager, WTA, full press.
GameID= 77200 starting in a few hours
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tricky (148 D)
07 Jan 12 UTC
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Possible multi
Dear all,

Can somebody please tell me the correct way to report a posssible multi accounter in a game that has now finished?
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basvanopheusden (1729 D)
03 Jan 12 UTC
Invitational game for MM, Babak, Lando, goldfinger, Tru Ninja, Cachimbo and abgemacht
Details inside. For the rest, sorry for spamming the forum.
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taos (470 D)
08 Jan 12 UTC
what is the future of this site?
its a question for kestas and the mods
what is that kestas wants?
to make this site for the few or the masses?
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