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Tru Ninja (1016 D (S))
04 Jun 14 UTC
Once all 7 have posted, mods can unpause the game
gameID=142807. This is for the game titled "what is it good for"
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Tru Ninja (1016 D (S))
03 Jun 14 UTC
Replacement needed
gameID=142674
The first season has not gone through yet and we have an NMR England. If you're interested, have a mod place you into the game.
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Tru Ninja (1016 D (S))
31 May 14 UTC
Looking for 6 players
To start a new classic WTA full press game. Any Interest?
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Mapu (362 D)
03 Jun 14 UTC
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Draugnar's Points
Is Draug the most inept player of all time? 6 years on the site, 225+ games, and still scrapping around as a puppet. Discuss.
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tvrocks (388 D)
03 Jun 14 UTC
Does this game have to be cancelled?
Hi. I'm currently in this game in which we had 3 people get banned. There haven't been any moves made yet and it is still in spring 1901. So if we were able to fill the positions, 1 of which has been filled already, would we be allowed to continue? Here's a link to the game.
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WardenDresden (239 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
Need a replacement Texas in Full Press Anon WTA, low stakes game.
Texas was banned, and without a replacement it's going to be a very one-sided game.

gameID=141954
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jmo1121109 (3812 D Mod)
02 Jun 14 UTC
Moderator Team Notice to Haverford Students
We (the moderators) have recently noticed that a large number of students from your school district have not read our site rules. Please see inside for more.
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Yellowjacket (835 D (B))
02 Jun 14 UTC
(because I know you consult old YJ's opinion on all matters of importance)
President Eden (2427 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
(+2)
"INNNNN West Philadelphia, born and raised
trollin' WebDip is how I spent most of my days
Packing games, multis, we all collude
to team up some poor Russian newb

When a couple of mods who weren't being cool
Saying we were breaking some stupid site rule
I sent one little message with more cusses than I planned
He said "You better try Playdip, 'cause now you're all banned""

G.O.A.T.
Willglas2017 (0 D X)
02 Jun 14 UTC
I think that I can speak for my classmates when we say that we just joined the site because a few people started playing and then it spread to allot of my grade (freshmen) None of us condone the actions of the few who made multi-accounts, and I don't think that we have malicious intent. I am in a public game with one of my friends, but I did not know that he was in it until it started, and we are on opposite sides of the map.
Tru Ninja (1016 D (S))
02 Jun 14 UTC
The issue that's raised is that, generally, when friends play together, they instinctively ally with one another giving them an unfair advantage, or ca communicate in gunboat games, etc. if the whole map knows that you know each other and they choose to join your game, then it's not an issue.

I've played with plenty of friends, relatives, colleagues, etc before, however being MY friend in this game just means you'll get stabbed. So, just understand the nature that comes with having friends here. We do welcome invitees.
The Czech (41956 D (S))
02 Jun 14 UTC
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I'm a troll and have no friends. BAN ANYONE with FRIENDS. Let them go play the board game. Leave the online line stuff to nobby no-mates.
Yellowjacket (835 D (B))
02 Jun 14 UTC
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I heartily enjoy stabbing my friends to show my own superiority.
Tru - I don't think what our policy is clashes with anything that you're saying. If you let people know before they join that "hey, I know some people in this game" and they choose to join the game with you and your friends, then we have no problem with that. We would only put them on notice if there has been significant collusion going on between friends, as we have seen in this case.
Tru Ninja (1016 D (S))
02 Jun 14 UTC
+1
KyleAllday (100 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
I am one of the students from Haverford... They're talking about the Boys Prep school not the public. A lot of the people who play only play because theirs nothing else to do at school. At school we have 2 different Wi-fis. Depending on the location in the school people may switch between wi-fis. Since their are so many students at Haverford who are playing it may seem like someone were making two accounts. I don't think we were doing anythign wrong because we didn't play in public matches. We simply played in all private matches that had passwords for fun. We didn't understand that the whole point system is why people were getting banned for using two accounts. The people that did have two accounts used two accounts just to fill space on the map because their weren't enough people to join.
Yellowjacket (835 D (B))
02 Jun 14 UTC
GUILTY! BANHAMMER!
SandgooseXXI (113 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
http://www.gifs-paradise.com/animations/animated-gifs-hammers-02.gif
bo_sox48 (4789 D Mod (G))
02 Jun 14 UTC
I know I'm a little late but ckroberts, you deserve this:

http://img43.imageshack.us/img43/7927/win2qr.jpg
SandgooseXXI (113 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
And the best one:

http://www.gifbin.com/982450
ckroberts (3548 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
(+1)
This is probably the peak of my commenting on this forum so I will enjoy it.

I like the students popping in every few comments. This is a good thread.
2ndWhiteLine (3375 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
ckroberts has the hot hand in this thread!
2ndWhiteLine (3375 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
FORUM JUSTICE
Draugnar (0 D X)
03 Jun 14 UTC
I weep for our future when prep school students don't know when to use there/there's or their/their's.
steephie22 (182 D (S))
03 Jun 14 UTC
Yeah...

The way this is going, some day almost no one will know where to find Haverford on a map.
Maniac (344 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
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@Draugnar - can you use /their's/ in a sentence for me?
Tru Ninja (1016 D (S))
03 Jun 14 UTC
Um...how about "that game is their's"
miopre (276 D)
03 Jun 14 UTC
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Their shouldn't be an apostrophe in "theirs".
Maniac (344 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
@ Tru Ninja - nope, but thanks for playing, try again.
Draugnar (0 D X)
03 Jun 14 UTC
Correct, there should be. I was spelling it exactly as the prep school genius spelled it.
Draugnar (0 D X)
03 Jun 14 UTC
Shouldn't be (stupid autocorrect).
Maniac (344 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
@Draugnar - not to be pedantic, but where did the prep school genius use /their's/?

Maniac (344 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
@ Miopre - please use an emoticon so I can tell if you're joking :)
steephie22 (182 D (S))
03 Jun 14 UTC
@Maniac: "not to be pedantic"

Please use an emoticon so I can tell if you're joking :)
Draugnar (0 D X)
03 Jun 14 UTC
I could have sworn Kyle had included the apostrophe. That's what I get for late night sarcasm.
Maniac (344 D (B))
03 Jun 14 UTC
Yeah, apart from your error your sarcasn was first class :P


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Triskelli (100 D)
03 Jun 14 UTC
Slobbovia Seeking Help
Hey! I've been trying to bring this variant back to life for years now, and I am so very close. I just need someone to give me a hand with touching up the map I managed to find. Please see the development forum if you're interested.

http://forum.webdiplomacy.net/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=660
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denis (864 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
Get a LIVE game going
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=142845
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obiwanobiwan (248 D)
14 May 14 UTC
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The Favorite Author Tournament: The Round of 32
And here we go, into Round 2, with Shakespeare being out due to his losing again...because he's the master of tragedy, of course! ;) Will there be literary superstars? Yes! Will there be a glut of sci fi and fantasy writers? Yes! Will Thucy continue push a #ThoreauLaozi2016 platform (Change We Can Believe In...except change is just a natural process and you must learn to accept it like the good little Transcendentalist that you are!) YES! ;) 32 authors, 1 goal...whatever that is.
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Crazy Anglican (194 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
AAAAARRRRRGGGG!!!!!!
Sorry mods,

I forgot I'm not supposed to comment on ongoing games.
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ANimac (360 D)
30 May 14 UTC
Reliability Rating
What is the reliability rating based off? Mine sunk to 59% a while ago and hasn't come back up - despite a lot of reliable playing :)
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obiwanobiwan (248 D)
02 Jun 14 UTC
The Last Man in Europe...Or, Rather, China
http://news.yahoo.com/25-years-tiananmen-barely-known-china-youth-064659528.html That's honestly very depressing...It was 1989...but its treatment is not too far from "1984." And THIS is why I have such a hard time sympathizing with those shouting "Wake the Fuck Up," as if disagreement over America's future was the equivalent to being asleep at the wheel. Neither Bush nor Obama were the tyrants the Michael Moores and Glenn Becks call them out to be...THIS is The Party incarnate...
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SandgooseXXI (113 D)
30 May 14 UTC
Where are the regulators
Hi Mods, I have sent an email concerning a game I am in that might need your attention very soon. If you could please check the email that'd be great, enjoy your Friday! In other news: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1plPyJdXKIY
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Tru Ninja (1016 D (S))
29 May 14 UTC
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Concerning the Frequency of Opening Moves
A while back, I received raw data from Jonathan Jonsson (someone from this site) and I put it together in an XL spreadsheet and have done various statistics related to that data. Below are the frequencies for the various opening moves by country/by move.
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semck83 (229 D (B))
28 May 14 UTC
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A Game Worth Playing
This thread will be won by the last person to post a gramatically correct, single-sentence post that has a strictly larger number of distinct words than any previous post on the thread.
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steephie22 (182 D (S))
31 May 14 UTC
Lil' bit of French
I want to know how to say this in French:
"(I would like to reserve the spot) in the period from 16 July to 6 August."
That might not even be a proper English sentence, but you probably get what I mean. I just need to make clear in which period, and I don't know how.
Monday morning I'm handing in a letter in which I need that sentence, so there's no rush.
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denis (864 D)
01 Jun 14 UTC
One more to start a new WTA game
If anyone of you want to join this game I started, Anonymous, WTA. 2 day phases. 25 buy in. gameID=142674
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GreyNecro (198 D)
01 Jun 14 UTC
Live Game
If anyone wants to join my game Bilbo Bagins it's a live game and I need players (10 point buy in)
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Alderian (2425 D (S))
29 May 14 UTC
I need advice about buying an mp3 player / iPod
I have never owned/operated an mp3 player / iPod, but I'd really like to get one, so I'm looking for advice from those who have been there and done that already.
45 replies
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Spaceman98 (135 D)
31 May 14 UTC
Builds in non-core supply centers
Is it possible to make it so that, on maps like World War 1 (classical), you can build in non-home supply centers, as you can on the Modern Europe map? If so, how?
7 replies
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pjmansfield99 (127 D)
29 May 14 UTC
WTA GB
Finding myself a little short of GB games, anyone interested in a 24hr decent standard game? Not really bothered about pot size, more interested in a decent match. 2WL, Dr Oct, Partysane?
4 replies
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Slyguy270 (532 D)
27 May 14 UTC
Humanity sucks.
People make me mad...
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Obscure Kitten (262 D)
31 May 14 UTC
Cheaters
What should I do if I think that two players in a live game were cheating or working together so that one of them can win?
8 replies
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jmol72 (0 D X)
30 May 14 UTC
Please join this game
Join med live 26
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bo_sox48 (4789 D Mod (G))
30 May 14 UTC
Maya Angelou
I don't see anyone else posting about Maya Angelou, but similarly to those few gifted people like her, her brilliance shone even in her final hours. A few of her final words, more of which are going to be broadcasted at baseball's Civil Rights Game in Houston today in her memory:
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SYnapse (0 D X)
29 May 14 UTC
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Quotes that hit the nail on the head
see
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PSMongoose (2384 D)
21 May 14 UTC
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Synesthesia
I have always known that I perceive letters and numbers to have colors, but only just recently have I discovered that this condition has a name - Synesthesia. I'm curious as to whether anyone else on webDip thinks the letter K looks green or the letter A looks red...

Thoughts?
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sirdallas (1202 D)
29 May 14 UTC
World Map Question.
If you have Saudi Arabia occupied, it has 2 coasts. (North and South Coast.) Does that mean you can have 2 armies on Saudi Arabia at once?
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Thucydides (869 D (B))
29 May 14 UTC
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Can anyone sit for me starting June 5?
Can you
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