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Finished: 01 AM Wed 05 Jun 19 UTC
Private ODC 2019 - R1 G37
1 day, 12 hours /phase
Pot: 35 D - Autumn, 1913, Finished
Classic, Anonymous players, Sum-of-Squares Scoring, Hidden draw votes, Wait for orders
1 excused missed turn
Game won by Skidmarks (737 D)
10 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1909: Bye bye, cruel world...
11 May 19 UTC Spring, 1910: My press has been terrible. I do apologize and will try to keep up and respond to everyone.
12 May 19 UTC Spring, 1910: @ Russia: GG!
16 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1910: For sure. You have enough on your hands with getting the nursery ready and baby-proofing the house.

I think you have a good possibility of overrunning England, with all other things being neutral. He's doing a better job of listening to suggestions, though, which would make that trickier (though he didn't take the ideal route this season).

If this weren't just a qualifying round, I wouldn't think of suggesting it, but you're going to have to turn on Italy at some point or face some destroys. You're really at the limit of builds otherwise, for the time being, unless England just really botches things, and you'll lose Berlin, at least.

Again, my terms are simple. I also want 14 centers. I really don't care how I get them. If we don't reach an agreement soon, though, I'll offer Warsaw to England to give him another build, and then life will get more difficult for both you and me.
16 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1910: All:

Even though Russia tossed me an "F*ck you" before clicking the ignore command, I would like to offer him an olive branch. I'm not even upset about his wildly successful campaign to throw the game to France.

Could someone please tell him that I stand ready to help him brainstorm on strategies for his build/destroy decisions this season?
16 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1910: Oof, now that was cruel ;')
17 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1910: Yes, and I didn't realize my earlier message to you went into Global!! I'm such a goof when I'm on my phone ...

Anyway, the suggestion still stands. Let's get rid of Italy and figure out a draw.
19 May 19 UTC Spring, 1911: TBH, I prefer a draw now with Italy. I'll put my vote in before the end of phase. England?
20 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: Why can't we just wait until the end of the season when italy will be dead?

(Sorry Italy)
20 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: As I have told both France and Turkey, I have no problem with being cut out of the draw. However, do you truly believe Turkey will stop at that? France does not have nearly enough units to stop Turkey's advance in the Mediterranean on his own, and you will lose St. Petersburg unless you pull back immediately. The two of you need to reconcile right now unless you want to risk a Turkish solo.
20 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: I actually agree with this. France has been suggesting a draw for years, but continued to push for more territory while other countries "throw" him the win. I am vacating Moscow, as promised to England (why lie about it?), but one more center (a total of 13) and I'm happy to vote for the draw. Originally, Moscow was my 13th, but France needs to pay his pound of flesh, hopefully not losing a center in the Iberian.
20 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: Hey, my vote's in right now. No need to exact a pound of flesh - I've already relearned the lesson of Napoleon in Russia.
20 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: Let's finish off Italy. Tap Apulia and take Rome. I have no need for more centers, as I'm ready to end the game and focus on the RL stuff that's kept me from being as chatty as usual.
21 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: Moderator: (Durga): Player contacted, sorry for the delay
21 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: Out of curiosity, is there a time limit on how long a player can ride on the one excused NMR?
21 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: For the record, it's not me.
21 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: Not I.
21 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: It's me, sorry all.
21 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: Apologies. I've been working non stop and when I finally had a day off I evidently slept for about 17 hours straight. Won't happen again.
22 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1911: France, I'm confused. I really thought this would be the last season. I moved out of Moscow to allow England to keep that center and thought you would tap Apulia to allow me into Venice, finishing Italy off so we can share the draw. Your intent is that the game continues?
26 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: @ Italy: GG!
27 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: my draw vote is in, let's get this over with.
27 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: Done. I am a little bit wary of whether or not France will, though I continue to offer him the olive leaf of a draw.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: My draw vote has been in since 1911.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: Don't you have to renew it? I think it cancels out after a couple of seasons.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: It doesn't. Once you click it it stays up until the player decides he wants it to go down or the game draws.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: Then are we waiting on Italy?
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: It's certainly possible.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: I clicked mine a few seasons ago when England insisted on eliminating Englad first. I never unlocked because I thought it expired like ... maybe ... another site does ...
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: ... eliminating Italy first . .

For the record, I agreed with him.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: I clicked draw a long time ago as well, so someone here is lying.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: Russia?
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: Is it possible to draw concludes at the end of a season? Like, in other words, it waits the season out to make sure that everybody is confident in their choice or something?
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: No, it just draws immediately when everyone votes for one.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: Oh, then I agree with Italy.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: As do I.
28 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: Something like that would be pretty underhanded ...

I've got it narrowed down to three people.
29 May 19 UTC Autumn, 1912: The suspense is real
29 May 19 UTC Spring, 1913: Wow, quick season! Are you two up to speeding this up since the diplomatic part has been minimized by my misguided solo run?
31 May 19 UTC Spring, 1913: I take that as a no.
31 May 19 UTC Spring, 1913: Anyone know if Russia is still monitoring this game?
31 May 19 UTC Spring, 1913: Worthy competitors,

Thank you for the game. This last season was the toughest. I only succeeded because I knew how capable France and Italy were and I planned against the cleverest moves I could imagine.

Austria: were it not for our geography, I would have aligned with you over the pissant Russia. You had the personality that, I've found, always accompanies clever and engaging play.

Italy: You had no choice but to side with France. I didn't make a mistake in stabbing you, and I knew it at the time, but I admire your tenacity.

Germany: You were a candle in the wind, but considering your irrational neighbor to the East, you were playing the best you could. I've no doubt you would have been the country to fear had Russia been controlled by a not-lunatic.

England: You had some real class. I took advantage of you, but you handled it like a champ. I owe you the game. Your stab on France was the correct move and turned my game around. Later slips might have cost it for you, but I'm glad we aligned as long as we did.

France: Had you not been so busy, I would have gotten slaughtered. You're also hilarious and capable of building trust in people who shouldn't trust you. Amazing.

Russia (someone please forward this): When you graduate from middle school, if you continue playing the game, remember that being a decent person in this game amounts to so much more than tactics. You were right, though - I have timing and can read a map. It was a pleasure to stab you and watch the purple get painted over by the true competitors.
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31 May 19 UTC Spring, 1913: That last message was a thigh dial while was running this morning!
02 Jun 19 UTC Great game all
02 Jun 19 UTC Why look it's Tugster
02 Jun 19 UTC Enjoyed the game immensely. Congrats to Turkey, well played and well done!
02 Jun 19 UTC France is a tactical midget to have let turkey solo.
02 Jun 19 UTC Pfff I've wasted you on more than one occasion tuggy
26 Aug 19 UTC Moderator: (peterwiggin): Hello Everyone,

The moderator team has taken over running the tournament with the help of captainmeme due to the TD and selected co-td not having the time or necessary access to keep up with the games. From here on out, please direct all requests and needs to webdipmod@gmail.com. We have also turned on WFO mode in all the games. Please make sure not to trigger it: delaying a game more than 3 times will result in being replaced in the tournament. We'll have the 2nd set of games in this round up and running shortly.

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Turkey
Skidmarks (737 D)
Won. Bet: 5 D, won: 35 D
18 supply-centers, 14 units
France
Survived. Bet: 5 D
9 supply-centers, 9 units
England
gweilowizard (132 D)
Survived. Bet: 5 D
7 supply-centers, 9 units
Italy
leon1122 (170 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Germany
MakTub (1740 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Austria
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Russia
Tugster (13048 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
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