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Finished: 03 AM Fri 30 Mar 12 UTC
Featured Private Paranoia is a skill and the secret to longevity
2 days /phase
Pot: 1050 D - Spring, 1908, Finished
Classic, Anonymous players, Draw-Size Scoring
1 excused missed turn
Game drawn
24 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: I wasn't fretting in Spring 1904, nor in Autumn 1904. It only really started in Autumn 1905, and then these last two turns because nobody was genuinely willing to work with me. I've honestly never had that happen in a game before, and I've played near 100 press games on this site. Its disappointing to have your diplomacy be worthless.

So I'm sorry if I've come off abrasive or whining, but I feel as though my case is justified at the moment.
24 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: And public press is a means of diplomacy that I have found useful in previous games, Austria. It sometimes opens channels to one-on-one negotiations, as it has in this game each time I posted here.
24 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: Well, I think that much of what you are looking for regarding your diplomatic messages will be discussed when we write our EoGs. I do not know if it's fair to say that no one listened to you or that your diplomacy was worthless. Maybe there were other factors involved that you are not aware of, but I do take issue to you complaining about how no one care to do any diploming in this game. In fact, I found the opposite to be true. With that, I am done taking in the global chat about this.
25 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: Thanks for the game, everyone, and good luck from here on out, may the odds be ever in your favor...
25 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: Oh and Germany, how rude of me to not answer you, I don't think my fleets would've been much use to you haha
25 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: Is Italy making a Shakespearean choice here?
25 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: To be or not to be?
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: That's one damn good question... Lol
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: Must we wait another two day, Italy? Your fate is sealed. Please finalize.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: What German action is this?
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: This is a stalemate line.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: BUR/RUH/KIE support MUN, and Baltic supports BER. Only if England bumps BUR can you take MUN.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: At least, by my calculations, that was the only way to have a legit stalemate line here.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: No. E would need bur to bump ruhr for mun to be at risk.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: +1 austria

the line was already set before you moved that direction anyways. I think the move to baltic isn't necessary considereing austria and I pose no real threat to you. but alrighty.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: I was assuming WAR - SIL and LIV - PRU last turn. If you had MUN surrounded, and were able to bump BER, I'd need the supports exactly as I explained them.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: <shrug>
I would've been fine with just holding hands and singing kum-ba-yah, I guess, but a real stalemate line is a little more satisfying.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: Haha.. lets settle this in global. :) I guess our stalemate lines are beautiful atm right? I think I'm the only one with some work left. Lets get to next round and onto EOGs ;) haha.
26 Mar 12 UTC Spring, 1907: I see no reason why we can't settle things on the global chat. Will be working on the EoG. ;-)
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: You all act as if a 4-way is a good thing...
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: what's with all the ;-)
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: Honestly, if I were any of the four major powers right now, I'd be going on a solo run. If you all actually tried to test these stalemate lines, Turkey and Austria can't hold it in Russia by my calculations and England can't hold it in the Med.
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: Correction, I would have gone on my solo run a year ago.

But I'll start my EOG as well
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: i know that
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: Turkey, I've already spoken to you in private on the matter, so these words weren't intended for you. I know you were kinda trapped in by the whole thing, and its fine.
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: *smh* shut up italy, I thought we were secret lovers! SHHHHH
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: it's in my EoG guys so...nooot to worry :)
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: WHY ARE YOU HIDING ME FROM EVERYONE??
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: If you think AT can't hold it in Russia or the EG can't hold the meds, then I suggest you go back and study stalemate lines.
I won't run through everything, but here's simply AT:
Mos-Sev, Liv-Mos. Then Sev SH Mos, Ukr and Gal SH War, Tyr SH Boh
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: Would it be inappropriate for me to ask that everyone finalizes please? I am eager to read the EoGs.
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: Well of course now its stable, but I'm talking a full year ago now, at least. Its too late for a stab now.

And the Med was wide open when I offered myself to you and you know it. I could've had you in MAO this fall with France's cooperation, which I'm sure he'd have loved to give
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: ^^Talking about
26 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: that's what we're doing? lol
27 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: Had that....nagging feeling and horrible taste at the back of your throat before...
27 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: What are you talking about my good man?
27 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: I will vote draw as soon as we are done with the builds.
Good game everyone.
27 Mar 12 UTC Autumn, 1907: U scared the living SHIT out of me... I was in th shitter and all of a sudden I was squeezing anymore... Lol
27 Mar 12 UTC You guys going to draw or what?
27 Mar 12 UTC Just woke up, sir. Voted draw, sir. Waiting for the Kaizer, sir.
27 Mar 12 UTC I just woke up too. posted that like 30 seconds ago haha
27 Mar 12 UTC If he doesnt vote within now and 30 min.. I say we attack him. ;)
27 Mar 12 UTC I thought German were very punctual
27 Mar 12 UTC 30 minutes?
That seems fair.
I call Den/Swe/Nor.
27 Mar 12 UTC If with armies, I can agree to that. Against you guys I just need EDI, LVP, LON and POR and no german fleets left..
27 Mar 12 UTC I think Germany should just resign so we can have our three way.
And of course, I would take those provinces with armies. I haven't seen that many Austrian fleets in that corner of the world very often.
27 Mar 12 UTC Funny, guys. Good playing with you.
27 Mar 12 UTC The question would be: Can you and turkey work toward a stable 15 sc's each? :)
27 Mar 12 UTC Haha.. in the nick of time Kaiser! Pleasure playing with you all! Thanks for the game. Looking forward to EOGs. I'll put mine up later today.
27 Mar 12 UTC I put up a EOG thread for those interested!
http://www.webdiplomacy.net/forum.php?threadID=848283#848283
27 Mar 12 UTC haha, you sly bastards

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Germany
MKECharlie (1926 D (G))
Drawn. Bet: 150 D, won: 263 D
9 supply-centers, 9 units
Austria
zultar (4175 D Mod (P))
Drawn. Bet: 150 D, won: 263 D
9 supply-centers, 9 units
England
MrcsAurelius (3051 D (B))
Drawn. Bet: 150 D, won: 263 D
8 supply-centers, 8 units
Turkey
Sandgoose (0 D X)
Drawn. Bet: 150 D, won: 263 D
8 supply-centers, 8 units
France
Philalethes (100 D (B))
Defeated. Bet: 150 D
Italy
goldfinger0303 (3155 D Mod)
Defeated. Bet: 150 D
Russia
MadMarx (36290 D (G))
Defeated. Bet: 150 D
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