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krellin (41 D)
03 Apr 12 UTC
XBOX 360 League...
Hey - bought the 360 for Christmas and love it...except I miss multiplayer gaming from my endless years of PC gaming. What good 360 games are there -- and would there be interest in settingupa league of some sort? (LOVE my NCAA football, if you need a beat down...)
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Barn3tt (36964 D)
03 Apr 12 UTC
Titanic EOG
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Alderian (2423 D (S))
02 Apr 12 UTC
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Ghost Ratings
http://tournaments.webdiplomacy.net/theghost-ratingslist

See comments inside...
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Yonni (258 D)
03 Apr 12 UTC
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Randall wins the internet
http://xkcd.com/1037/

Just absolutely mind blowing.
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santosh (220 D)
07 Mar 12 UTC
Winter Gunboat Tourney 2011 Finals
bit.ly/wgbt-2011 - We have seven finalists. Discussion of format of finals and Round 2 games inside.
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santosh (220 D)
23 Mar 12 UTC
Let's get things setup.

Join up . Please vote Pause as soon as the game starts.
Game 1 : gameID=83936
Game 2 : gameID=83937
Game 3 : gameID=83938

I've messaged the password to all of you and Geo. Also, do PM in you preference lists for the finals to him. For a quick recap on how the lists work, see threadID=799853 again, and post for clarifications here.

As before, join all three games at once (don't stagger). Remember to message Geo for queries after the games start, NOT me, because I'm playing as well. Any information leakage can and will be used against you :-D
santosh (220 D)
24 Mar 12 UTC
bump.
bump
Victorious (501 D)
26 Mar 12 UTC
just a little patience :)
Geofram (245 D (B))
26 Mar 12 UTC
I'm still waiting for a few preferences. Will find out exactly who at lunch.
Geofram (245 D (B))
26 Mar 12 UTC
Actually, if you guys would send them to lytle dot zack at gmail dot com that would be great. It appears some of your PMs rolled off before I'd ever logged on to read them. You can also send them to the webdip mod email if you prefer.
Geofram (245 D (B))
26 Mar 12 UTC
Bump. Please send your preferences to lytle dot zack at gmail dot com. I can get this done the moment everyone gets them into me. I'll send out emails to those that haven't by tonight.
santosh (220 D)
26 Mar 12 UTC
Heh, I forgot to send in my own list, just did :-/
Geofram (245 D (B))
27 Mar 12 UTC
I have santosh, Lando, democ, and Maettu. Get to it people.
Victorious (501 D)
27 Mar 12 UTC
i did send a pm, and i didnt got the email so i thought you would have gotten mine.

Victorious (501 D)
27 Mar 12 UTC
Is it also possible to agree on finalizing orders? Because in the last round, it looked like 2 or 3 people wanted every turn to last for the full 1,5 day.
Not knowing exactly when these will finish, if they go into June I may need a week-long pause. Is that OK with everyone, assuming it becomes necessary?
democ (517 D (G))
28 Mar 12 UTC
hope they will be done for week 20 since 20 and 22 i am on a motorbike holiday
santosh (220 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
bump. Sure, we can do a pause for a week in the middle if necessary.
Victorious (501 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
if it is up to me, we will be ready long before June.
Geofram (245 D (B))
29 Mar 12 UTC
Ah ha! I hadn't realised that Manas sent his preferences to the WebDip moderator account. If I haven't completed the task tonight, blame women, but it WILL be done before 2PM EST tomorrow.
Geofram (245 D (B))
29 Mar 12 UTC
So I'm doing this now.
Can someone explain to me what happens if two people have the same preferences in their list? The old thread doesn't seem to touch on this.

Say two players (One & Two) have AFR, Player (Three) is the only one that first-picked F, and Player (Four) is the only one that first-picked R.
So Three gets France
Four gets Russia
What do One and Two get?
Geofram (245 D (B))
30 Mar 12 UTC
As soon as santosh gets back to me, I can finish this.
santosh (220 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
I think we sorted that out, so bump.
Geofram (245 D (B))
30 Mar 12 UTC
Assuming 36hr was the correct phase length, all the games should be good to go.
santosh (220 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
Thanks, Geo. Un-pause and play, everyone. Good luck!
Victorious (501 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
Hmm, i assume i am de person on the bad side of the problem, receiving the one country i absolutely doesnt wanted to get :(
santosh (220 D)
01 Apr 12 UTC
bump.
Victorious (501 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
Just a question. How did you decide to allocate nations? Because i got the one i called third for the second game (meaning absolutely dont want to have) in game three.
I thought the meaning of the system was to get the nations your good with, so if it doenst fit, why dont give one of the other nations?
In the other two games, i got what i asked for, so i dont want to complain to loudly, but because this go's against the meaning of the allocation, i do wonder if this was the only way to fix things.
Maettu (1847 D)
03 Apr 12 UTC
The problem is (and I already pointed that out in the semis), that the allocation is still quite a bit random if you are unlucky. For example, I got the nations ranked 1, 4 and 7 of my personal preference list in the semis (as average as it gets).I got the one I wanted least (and obviously put on the triple choice) in one of the games where I didn't even choose it, simply because the two I wrote down were already on somebody else' list, so we both didn't get them, and got a random one instead.


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Dutchy_ (0 D X)
03 Apr 12 UTC
Remake of the last game but we had NMR... 5 min.
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=85037
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Dutchy_ (0 D X)
03 Apr 12 UTC
Need 4........ 5 min. phases 15 min til start... anon
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=85032
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Dutchy_ (0 D X)
03 Apr 12 UTC
need 3 Gunboat 5 min.
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=85031
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AviF (288 D)
01 Apr 12 UTC
New Game
I am starting a new game. It is WTA, anon, with 2 day phases. Who wants in?
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Jamiet99uk (150 D (B))
03 Apr 12 UTC
Random question
If you HAD to suffer one of the following conditions, which would you pick, and why?
1. Being blind. 2. Being deaf. 3. Having no arms.
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King Atom (100 D)
01 Apr 12 UTC
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Just Thought I'd Remind You...
Today is Palm Sunday....on Friday we mourn the death of the greatest man to walk the Earth. Though He was both God and yet man.
For those of you who do not realize the sheer magnitude of God's Love and sacrifice through this gesture of Grace, I would like for you to go out, purchase a Bible, and read the whole thing.
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President Eden (2803 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
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Advance Wars is amazing
^

How many of y'all play?
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BusDespres (100 D)
03 Apr 12 UTC
Need 1 for 5 Min blits (:
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=85002
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zultar (3830 D Mod (P))
01 Apr 12 UTC
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Endorsement of silencing/banning mapleleaf for the good of the community
This is a petition to get rid of a cancerous thorn. Sign below to support silencing/banning him or as an agreement to not interact with him.
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Jamiet99uk (150 D (B))
03 Apr 12 UTC
Random question
If you HAD to suffer one of the following conditions, which would you pick, and why?
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Dharmaton (2580 D)
29 Mar 12 UTC
2-Way Draws... 17-17. No WIn. _ Two 'friends' get together & sweep the board.
They don't win, they won't let you survive: just a few points more.
A stalemate line unreached... just a Draw. -- Make any sense ?
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obiwanobiwan (278 D)
03 Apr 12 UTC
And the Bad News Just Keeps Marching In For Eden...
http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/nflpa-warns-players-may-face-criminal-charges-bounty-155246283.html
Even if charges aren't brought against any players...wow, now they need lawyers? More and more, the Raiders are seriously in jeopardy of losing that "dirtiest team" mantle, fair or not, to the Saints...that SB win isn't looking as clean anymore (which is a shame, to be fair...)
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AncientMemories (174 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
Some thoughts on potential improvements
Maybe this just shows how wildly naive i am, but i feel like as wonderful as the site is, there are some features that could make it even more wonderful.

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krellin (41 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
ACMAC --- LEAGUE INFO??
ACMAC - You either haven't been on since last night or are not checking your PM's. Need the League ID # to join Fan B.B. league.

(Sorry for using the forums in this way...)
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Tettleton's Chew (0 D X)
03 Apr 12 UTC
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Speaking of the sad state of science
A former researcher at Amgen Inc has found that many basic studies on cancer -- a high proportion of them from university labs -- are unreliable. C. Glenn Begley identified 53 "landmark" publications -- papers in top journals, from reputable labs -- for his team to reproduce. 47 were frauds.
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AncientMemories (174 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
Question/debate
At what point does it become bad form to not draw or cancel because of NMRs/CDs? It seems like it is almost inevitable to have at least one cd in live games, but is it bad to profit because of that and push on for a solo despite all the other players voting for a draw/cancel?
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obiwanobiwan (278 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
WebDiplomacy and The Final Crusade? (Game Proposal/Invite)
I think it's safe to say one of our most discussed/popular/maddening discussion topics here on the threads has been religion--one vs. another, atheism vs. theism, discrepancies between definitions of those identities (see: SC and I having a near-Jewish Civil War) so...anyone up for a game? Represent your denomination/branch of agnosticism/branch of atheism, we'll chat...have some wine...last players standing "win" The Last Crusade...? ;)
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Yonni (258 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
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Currently recruiting tournaments
Because there has been some confusion and befuddlement, here is the current status of 'new' tournaments on this site:
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Yonni (258 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
Looking for sub
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mapleleaf (100 D X)
23 Mar 12 UTC
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What's the story on Fag-Naur?
Did he give any reason for his latest return? I'm curious.
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ghug (2558 D Mod (B))
02 Apr 12 UTC
EOG - Speak softly and carry a big stick
gameID=79564

Good game everyone, I'll get something up either in the next few hours or tomorrow night.
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krellin (41 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
Office Space...WebDip...
see below...
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Yellowjacket (835 D (B))
01 Apr 12 UTC
Any motorcyclists out there?
What you riding?
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demonpants (846 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
Player kicked out?
Looks like a player in our game got kicked out and someone took their place. The game is here: http://webdiplomacy.net/map.php?gameID=84494 The player in question is India, who was eighnjel or something like that, and is now timgard. India didn't log in all weekend but Argentina has never logged in and has not been kicked out. Is there any way to reverse this? Why did it happen? How do we replace Argentina?
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BusDespres (100 D)
02 Apr 12 UTC
5 min game in 5 min. needs only 1!!!!!!!!!
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=84920
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