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Finished: 06 AM Mon 10 Nov 14 UTC
When I grow up ...
2 days /phase
Pot: 301 D - Autumn, 1910, Finished
Classic, Anonymous players, Draw-Size Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game drawn
18 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1901: Good luck everyone.
18 Aug 14 UTC Spring, 1901: Yeah, good luck, have fun.
22 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1901: Has anyone got a plan of some sort? As I can not figure any out from looking at this board.
23 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1901: I have a plan!
29 Aug 14 UTC Autumn, 1902: So I see!!
01 Sep 14 UTC Spring, 1903: Will italy please finalize his orders?
05 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1903: Hahaha looks like everybody changed partners, like a good ol' square dance :)
16 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1904: Thanks for the game lads, my apologies for my poor play. Good luck to you all.
16 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1904: See you in some other game.

Would anyone be interested in an eog after the game? I would really be interrested to hear the thoughts and plans of everyone, especially regarding the opening phases
16 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1904: Thanks Italy. Looking forward to play with you again in the future. Cheers!
23 Sep 14 UTC Autumn, 1905: Hi Germany, is there a reason you're not finalizing your orders? It prolongs the game.
05 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: Sorry everyone, but I ll need a pause of one week. Please grant it - I will unpause next Sunday
05 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: Granted. But why cancel?
06 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: Will pause but not cancel. Cancelling is terrible sportsmanship. When cancel votes are removed we can pause.
13 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: Hi guys. Russia mentioned to me that he's having a bit of trouble at home. Even if he does come back, I wonder if he might prefer to take a break from playing a while.

Can he somehow "sell" his position to some outside player?
13 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: Don't worry Austria, I am back and wiling to play on
14 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: I guess we still need Germany to unpause to restart this thing?
14 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: Can we find a replacement for him if he doesnt show?
14 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1907: And it's on!

Honestly everyone this is the first time a pause/unpause has worked. How ever this game turns out, I would like to underline the fact that you are gentlemen/ladies and I have the up most respect for you all.
18 Oct 14 UTC Autumn, 1907: Berlin, 4 Sep 1907: Russian diplomats departed Berlin early this morning after ceasefire negotiations between the Russian and Austro-Hungarian Empires stalled amid accusations of bad faith and deliberate obfuscation. Russian and Austrian forces have been engaged in a bloody war of attrition since late 1904, when Russian sappers stationed in Ottoman territory mined and sank the Austrian cruiser "SMS Kaiserin und Königin Maria Theresia", docked in the harbor of Smyrna in a sneak attack. She sank with all hands.

Following the incident, both sides mobilized substantial forces, with Austria redeploying all her reserves and Western armies to confront the new threat. Following several bloody offensives and counter-offensives, Russia agreed to ceasefire negotiations in 1906, but Austria-Hungary reneged on the deal, instead launching several successful offensives driving Russian forces out of Galicia and capturing Constantinople. The latest peace talks since then have been troubled by an escalation in the intensity of the fighting. An anonymous source in the Austrian foreign ministry explained "Commanders on the ground as well as the Imperial General Staff believe peace-talks are useful only as a deceptive maneuver. They believe victory at this stage is inevitable and are not interested in any real concessions".

A statement from the Russian foreign ministry was not forthcoming.
18 Oct 14 UTC Autumn, 1907: The French Republic continues its attempts to broker peace talks to cease the bloddy Austro-Russian war and to save Europe from any power's domination.

The French President continues to believe that multipolarity is the key for stability in Europe and pleads with all sides to reach a compromise.
23 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1908: Oh boy this is getting exciting!

Ugly stab, France - but honestly I can't blame you.
23 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1908: Haha, definitely not my nicest piece of work, but it had to be done.
31 Oct 14 UTC Spring, 1909: This just in: Russian counteroffensive destroys Austrian 8th army in the Battle of Kiev.
07 Nov 14 UTC Apologies for the slow entry of my orders and delay in responding to messages, between my new job and the our newborn baby I get little free time.
07 Nov 14 UTC Apologies for slow entry from my side as well. I do not have a newborn baby (congrats France), but I am quite busy at work and have a lot of other stuff keeping me busy as well during the next few weeks. I was right on time this time - only 6 minutes left on the timer when entering orders - somtimes I love the Alarm app pn my phone ;-)
07 Nov 14 UTC congrats France.
07 Nov 14 UTC Thanks guys
07 Nov 14 UTC Instead of prolonging the game unecessarily and to recognize the great "survival" skills of the Brit I will also vote Draw. Russia only you left.

Great game everyone.Looking forward to play you again.
Cheers.
07 Nov 14 UTC Thanks for a very interesting game everyone
07 Nov 14 UTC Thank you for the draw!
07 Nov 14 UTC That was unexpected! I was still going to clobber Russia one last time before the end.
08 Nov 14 UTC France, what was the real reason why you let England go? You could've taken him out rather easily.

And boy was it difficult to work with Germany!

Start Backward Open large map Forward End

France
Drawn. Bet: 43 D, won: 75 D
13 supply-centers, 12 units
Austria
Gordon (326 D)
Drawn. Bet: 43 D, won: 75 D
13 supply-centers, 13 units
Russia
Sevyas (869 D)
Drawn. Bet: 43 D, won: 75 D
6 supply-centers, 5 units
England
Drawn. Bet: 43 D, won: 75 D
2 supply-centers, 2 units
Italy
The Lord Duke (3918 D)
Defeated. Bet: 43 D
Germany
Beasty23 (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 43 D
Turkey
W-C-W (100 D)
Defeated. Bet: 43 D
Civil Disorders
W-C-W (100 D)Turkey (Autumn, 1904) with 1 centres.
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