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by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 68

damo666 wrote:
Sun Nov 13, 2022 7:18 pm
First language English?
8. Yes

See, Szpoti, it's not *all* negative. ;)
by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 5:57 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 68

damo666 wrote:
Sun Nov 13, 2022 5:35 pm
Alive after 01.02.1600?
7. Yes
by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 68

DougJoe wrote:
Sun Nov 13, 2022 5:00 pm
She and here husband had an aristocratic title. What that really meant as far as governing power at the time, is, frankly, still a little confusing to me.
*her* husband.
by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 5:00 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 68

Alright, so 1. Real dead 2. didn't die in the last 100 years 3. not owned a stone named Peni 4. Never been a citizen to the USA&Canada region 5. married (to at least one man, I suppose?) It would be interesting, if she had married more than once, but that's not a question we should ask right now. O...
by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 2:39 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 68

Has she ever been married? 5. Yes. 1. Quite real 2. Not alive It wouldn't have made a difference in this case since we would have had to ask a follow-up question anyway, but that was one question! I can only agree with that. It's a complex question with two propositions. A single answer 'yes' confi...
by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 12:56 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 68

Jamiet99uk wrote:
Sun Nov 13, 2022 2:41 am
Died in the last 100 years?
3. No
Szpoti wrote:
Sun Nov 13, 2022 10:41 am
I'm just feeling an internal urge to ask this question in this form:

Did they have a Penistone?
4. No
Kakarroto wrote:
Sun Nov 13, 2022 10:53 am
Was this person at any point a citizen of the region of what is today USA or Canada?
5. No
by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 1:32 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

Spr '23, I'll take shots at all 3 potential 18th centers: Munich, Holland and Portugal, and see what happens: https://webdiplomacy.net/map.php?gameID=439208&turn=44&mapType=large 2 out of 3 ain't bad ... I can force Kiel in Autumn as well, for #20: https://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=439208#g...
by DougJoe
Sun Nov 13, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 68

JECE wrote:
Sun Nov 13, 2022 12:05 am
Part of the real world and alive as of Armistice Day, 2022?
1. Quite real
2. Not alive
by DougJoe
Sat Nov 12, 2022 10:49 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 68
Replies: 54
Views: 486

Twenty Questions - Game 68

1 Henry Hill / cdngooner 2 Colonel Kurtz / VillageIdiot 3 Kieffer Moore / damo666 4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Hamish 5 Anne Frank / Trigfea63 6 Dalai Lama / Hamish 7 Woody / Ginge86 8 Queen Elizabeth II / aardvarkarmy 9 Mahatma Gandhi / Octavious 10 Trish Stratus / VillageIdiot 11 Judas / VillageIdi...
by DougJoe
Sat Nov 12, 2022 7:16 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 67
Replies: 50
Views: 356

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 67

Free guess: Nicolaus Copernicus Some people work hard, go to work every day, pay taxes and their mortgage, worry about parking tickets. And some just win lotteries. Copernicus it is Something about the time frame and the references to religion and politics made me think of a scientist who might hav...
by DougJoe
Sat Nov 12, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Twenty Questions - Game 67
Replies: 50
Views: 356

Re: Twenty Questions - Game 67

Free guess: Nicolaus Copernicus
by DougJoe
Fri Nov 11, 2022 4:06 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

As I play more games, my country win %s are moving closer to yours. Italy is my best now at 55.6% (5/9) after a streak of 4 straight Italy solos. Turkey will increase to 57.1% (4/7) if I can finish off the solo in my game on this thread, as now seems likely. Russia was once my best at 75% (3/4) but...
by DougJoe
Thu Nov 10, 2022 2:53 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

I don't see how you could have "hitched your wagon" to Germany in F02. You had no units to spare. You could have diverted units north to prop up Germany and stall England, but then you wouldn't have made any progress against Austria. Supporting Turkey into Serbia in S02 might have been good. It's v...
by DougJoe
Thu Nov 10, 2022 1:20 am
Forum: Feedback/Bug Reports
Topic: Beta map/site oddity
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Beta map/site oddity

I don't know if it's just me, but the beta version of the interface is currently displaying seven copies of "UNA:0" along with the unit counts for the powers. Not a critical issue, of course, but wanted to mention it.
by DougJoe
Wed Nov 09, 2022 8:27 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

Well, couldn't have gotten that one any more wrong if I tried. Turkey did attack Trieste (although from Serbia, not Budapest like I wanted) but he didn't move Alb-ADR. I could have used Boh to tap Tyo, but I probably would have used Vie to support Bud-Tri, not Ser-Tri and it wouldn't have mattered....
by DougJoe
Wed Nov 09, 2022 4:38 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

F08 thoughts for now: Turkey's best chance of getting Trieste back (I think) is to play Alb->ADR, Ser S Bud-Tri (or maybe Bud S Ser-Tri). In either case, he needs me to hit Tyo somehow to cut support. I can do that with one unit (Vie) or I can go full out and play Sil-Mun, Boh S Vie-Tyo. If both Ty...
by DougJoe
Wed Nov 09, 2022 4:21 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

I have thought about stabbing Turkey, but I think the best I can do on that front is to get Sev into Ankara... and I'm not sure it's worth it. Generally, when I play the bots, I have a general policy of trying to pull the "Draw Parachute" as little as possible. I'll vote for a draw if the board rea...
by DougJoe
Wed Nov 09, 2022 3:58 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

Despite my initial enthusiasm for the invasion of Ruhr and Central Germany, upon further reflection, I think the better course for Autumn '20 is to focus on the France-Belgium area. The high-level objectives: 1) Over-pressure the defensive capabilities of the English fleet in the Channel and the Ge...
by DougJoe
Wed Nov 09, 2022 3:57 am
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

You could consider brutally stabbing Turkey and taking over his defensible corner position. Then hope E/F split the remaining SCs roughly evenly so you hold on for a draw. I guess you also have to come up with some external criterion for when you've held on long enough to justify a draw. E/F will p...
by DougJoe
Mon Nov 07, 2022 9:19 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Strategy
Topic: Austria vs Bots
Replies: 498
Views: 5842

Re: Austria vs Bots

Yeah, E-F are looking pretty strong. If this were a human game, and I were playing Russia, I would be looking for a stalemate line Turkey and I could defend. It's harder to take that approach in a bot game, since you know bot-Turkey won't be thinking that way. In any event, I don't see how Turkey h...