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    Yes, please.. This is my thread, no talk of huggling here.. Nips, it was an epic and quite fun night, so much so that I slept most of yesterday.. Hahahaha.. I will compile the BR's that are mine, maybe one of the Kizmet duals can collect theirs as well, and we can tell the story later today..

    *Edit.. If you could, please have the target villa we were hitting send me an igm giving permission to post BR's unedited so everyone can really appreciate the full story..
    Thanks..
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    Please do. If I get time, I will post some of our border hits against TAP as well. Although the scale of hits is probably not quite the same as the grey area fun.

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    Ok, sorry for the delay but r/l has kept me busy last couple days..
    Without further delay, lets get to the story, and yes the owner of the Ryan account has given me permission to post unedited BR's..

    To set the stage real quick, there was a village located in the grey area that was the cap of the player Fara, who we had been toying with and playing cat and rebuild again and again.. On the night where this chapter of the story begins, some of us Hospital Staff players were in our BG chat room having the same conversation as we do every night..

    "Pinky: Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?
    Brain: The same thing we do every night, Pinky - try to take over the world!

    Brain: We must prepare for tomorrow night.
    Pinky: Why? What are we going to do tomorrow night?
    Brain: The same thing we do every night, Pinky - try to take over the world!"

    Suddenly, the conversation took a turn..!!!

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014 8:41 PM] Greg Wright (Storeythor):
    LOOOOOOK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Murdok, you see Fara grey area 15c we been hitting ????
    its no longer the cap
    that villa is currently chiefable
    i wonder if they are changing it so someone else can take it...
    like SB
    ohhh it just changed...
    it was fara
    now ryan
    <<< ryan has conquered a village from fara and renamed it to 00.
    ‎*(**6‬‬|*-*14‬‬)‬‎ 5 today 09:14 pm

    With a knee jerk reaction, I sent senators with hopes to snag the villa before a palace/residence could be made..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/25466571227

    Well, that didn't work so we went back to work on the villa with cata's and to break in the new villa owners..
    First to land was the Kizmet acct as my troops were still marching home..
    (Kizmet): round 1
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/25466624a6a

    Then 3 hours later I landed again with 12 waves.. There was a ton of gold usage in that 3 hrs..lol
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546688225c

    Followed by Kizmet only 3 min right behind me.. Consider that 3 min as you see what has been rebuilt when he got there..
    Also, pay close attention to the Stone Mason here..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546694b1b9

    After those waves, again golding ensued and reins began to trickle in..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/254669767f7

    Kizmet also went back trying to get the Stone Mason..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546701a9f9

    Now this is when sleep deprivation began to kick in for all involved, but here is my 20 wave attempt to remove the villa.. I have to give them props for stopping 12 of my waves, but I doubt it was an actual snipe but rather just when reins happened to be landing..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546721b859

    23 seconds later Kizmet landed again.. Sadly im not sure with how many waves or total damage done, as there were only 2 BR's archived, but this next BR will show the first and last wave of this volley separately(be sure to scroll down to see it) as the lone hero showed up just in time to get killed by the last wave..lol..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report...a7,2546724bce2

    All I can say is this was truly one of the most fun nights I have had of the round so far.. I feel bad for the wallet of the new villa owner, Ryan you sir have deep pockets, and determination.. Kudos to you !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nips27 View Post
    Wrong topic... as usual

    Another deflection or just stupid?
    Why can't it be both?? I'm pretty sure it'd be most accurate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by odinloki View Post
    Ok, sorry for the delay but r/l has kept me busy last couple days..
    Without further delay, lets get to the story, and yes the owner of the Ryan account has given me permission to post unedited BR's..

    To set the stage real quick, there was a village located in the grey area that was the cap of the player Fara, who we had been toying with and playing cat and rebuild again and again.. On the night where this chapter of the story begins, some of us Hospital Staff players were in our BG chat room having the same conversation as we do every night..

    "Pinky: Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?
    Brain: The same thing we do every night, Pinky - try to take over the world!

    Brain: We must prepare for tomorrow night.
    Pinky: Why? What are we going to do tomorrow night?
    Brain: The same thing we do every night, Pinky - try to take over the world!"

    Suddenly, the conversation took a turn..!!!

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014 8:41 PM] Greg Wright (Storeythor):
    LOOOOOOK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Murdok, you see Fara grey area 15c we been hitting ????
    its no longer the cap
    that villa is currently chiefable
    i wonder if they are changing it so someone else can take it...
    like SB
    ohhh it just changed...
    it was fara
    now ryan
    <<< ryan has conquered a village from fara and renamed it to 00.
    ‎*(**6‬‬|*-*14‬‬)‬‎ 5 today 09:14 pm

    With a knee jerk reaction, I sent senators with hopes to snag the villa before a palace/residence could be made..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/25466571227

    Well, that didn't work so we went back to work on the villa with cata's and to break in the new villa owners..
    First to land was the Kizmet acct as my troops were still marching home..
    (Kizmet): round 1
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/25466624a6a

    Then 3 hours later I landed again with 12 waves.. There was a ton of gold usage in that 3 hrs..lol
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546688225c

    Followed by Kizmet only 3 min right behind me.. Consider that 3 min as you see what has been rebuilt when he got there..
    Also, pay close attention to the Stone Mason here..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546694b1b9

    After those waves, again golding ensued and reins began to trickle in..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/254669767f7

    Kizmet also went back trying to get the Stone Mason..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546701a9f9

    Now this is when sleep deprivation began to kick in for all involved, but here is my 20 wave attempt to remove the villa.. I have to give them props for stopping 12 of my waves, but I doubt it was an actual snipe but rather just when reins happened to be landing..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report/2546721b859

    23 seconds later Kizmet landed again.. Sadly im not sure with how many waves or total damage done, as there were only 2 BR's archived, but this next BR will show the first and last wave of this volley separately(be sure to scroll down to see it) as the lone hero showed up just in time to get killed by the last wave..lol..
    http://travian-reports.net/us/report...a7,2546724bce2

    All I can say is this was truly one of the most fun nights I have had of the round so far.. I feel bad for the wallet of the new villa owner, Ryan you sir have deep pockets, and determination.. Kudos to you !!
    Accurate for the most part.

    But I assure you the snipes were planned. The passed owner of the cap deserves his credit for his part in those.

    The gold, resources, and time spent; well I better not hear any mention of selfishness of the TSB account.

    EDIT: It was a fun night though, even though I didnt get to sleep. You managed to find a night I actually was supposed to go to bed at a certain time. Didn't get to bed until 8 hours after I was supposed to
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    Tap/Dat decided to make another run at my cap.. Impressive hammer, but he split his Haed's with hero on another target, and sent his swords/TT's to their demise.. More grey area fun none-the-less.. Looks like we're due for another gold medal in top defenders..lol

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    Greg,
    I think the haeds were from another villa.

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    You're right.. My mistake.. Either way, im glad they didn't lead the way in..
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    The more I read of OdinLoki's posts, the more I want to play alongside him. Not for the results, as frequently good as they are, but for the sheer fun he seems to have at it. Would + rep if I could, man. Always enjoy reading your stuff... and mostly cringe at the results contained in 'em.
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    Storeythor,most offensive/defensive account holder on the server.
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    He's a nut and the more the odds are stacked against him, the better he seems to come out of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by odinloki View Post
    You're right.. My mistake.. Either way, im glad they didn't lead the way in..
    And not using the hero bonus was nice of him too

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    The more I read of OdinLoki's posts, the more I want to play alongside him. Not for the results, as frequently good as they are, but for the sheer fun he seems to have at it. Would + rep if I could, man. Always enjoy reading your stuff... and mostly cringe at the results contained in 'em.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gressor2 View Post
    The more I read of OdinLoki's posts, the more I want to play alongside him. Not for the results, as frequently good as they are, but for the sheer fun he seems to have at it. Would + rep if I could, man. Always enjoy reading your stuff... and mostly cringe at the results contained in 'em.
    He's a nut and the more the odds are stacked against him, the better he seems to come out of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by odinloki View Post
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    I'd not be proud of that result. I think someone over there knows the rest of the story. Ask around. New account dual suicides hero and launches hammer as soon as the account owner heads out of town. Not suspicious at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IsleofWrath View Post
    I'd not be proud of that result. I think someone over there knows the rest of the story. Ask around. New account dual suicides hero and launches hammer as soon as the account owner heads out of town. Not suspicious at all.
    No nno nno no, we did not spend all that time scrambling around to get defenses set for people if we were in on it...we would have been able to pin point our defense and really cut our losses on the defensive side. Some strange angry person may have taken over the account and deliberately abuse it, a truly awful thing to do, but we on the defensive side of the board certainly knew nothing about it. Frankly using tactics like that is completely scummy.
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    IOW,
    If that is true, that is abhorrent. Absolutely no place for that in this game.

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    Wookie..! Was just watching walking dead and thinking of you.. lol

    Also, @ IoW.. Really ??!!?? Whomever this dual was, he sent the Haed's and hero together at one target, and that butt-load of sword/TT at us.. Inexperience does not make a spy, and it does not take away anything from the fact our D withstood against such numbers..

    Quote Originally Posted by bugzy View Post
    He's a nut and the more the odds are stacked against him, the better he seems to come out of it.
    It helps to be in good company bro.. You and I have had some real fun as well, and the BG we started for the grey area is great on this round..
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    Seems to be way more to the story then....

    if it was a "spy" for ICU, why would they suicide it on ICU, why not suicide it on a TAP/DAT member, possibly a close capital. Such a big hammer would have easily cleared any close unsuspecting neighbor and crippled somebody.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Durinmaleus View Post
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    Hey looks like you found a hobby
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    Quote Originally Posted by odinloki View Post
    Also, @ IoW.. Really ??!!?? Whomever this dual was, he sent the Haed's and hero together at one target, and that butt-load of sword/TT at us.. Inexperience does not make a spy, and it does not take away anything from the fact our D withstood against such numbers..
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    That hammer has slowly accumulated for months before being frittered away the day the owner goes out of town. No reason for an inexperienced dual to suddenly get full of gusto and launch it on a one way trip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IsleofWrath View Post
    That hammer has slowly accumulated for months before being frittered away the day the owner goes out of town. No reason for an inexperienced dual to suddenly get full of gusto and launch it on a one way trip.
    Are you accusing us of something untoward? Or are you just speculating uselessly?

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    IOW forgot to put his foil hat on before getting on the forums... Maybe he needs to go http://www.trutv.com/shows/conspiracy-theory/index.html and contact Jessie to get some investigative help...

    It seems anything that happens this round is our fault! Even when we give props to our enemy for a good hit or op he seems to think we are doing something unfair...
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    Quote Originally Posted by IsleofWrath View Post
    That hammer has slowly accumulated for months before being frittered away the day the owner goes out of town. No reason for an inexperienced dual to suddenly get full of gusto and launch it on a one way trip.
    Oh really? i think its your problem and leadership.
    That guy was aiming for damage by sending atleast 8 catt waves after the hammer.

    I think, no, i know you are loosing your Brain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Papillion View Post
    Hey looks like you found a hobby
    Not yet. Is this that thing you were suggestin?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Durinmaleus View Post
    Not yet. Is this that thing you were suggestin?
    Dont do it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by muller-52 View Post
    Oh really? i think its your problem and leadership.
    That guy was aiming for damage by sending atleast 8 catt waves after the hammer.

    I think, no, i know you are loosing your Brain.
    Was aiming for damage with out his hero? Try using your brain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IsleofWrath View Post
    Was aiming for damage with out his hero? Try using your brain.
    Happens all the time when people use multiple hammers.

    You may be right about it being a dumb attack, even malicious and that's sad.

    Saying we were in on it is silly, and that's much sadder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IsleofWrath View Post
    Was aiming for damage with out his hero?
    Hero was with the haeds.

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    Just for clarification, someone from SE splatted on the SW with out a hero?

    Is the account holder claiming that it was a dual that did it? If so, who was the dual and what else is known about them?
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    I too would like some clarification on what TAP is claiming. Seems like the only "winners" in this were SIO and NVF, although I am sure ICU loved the positive feedback it generated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingPumpkin View Post
    Just for clarification, someone from SE splatted on the SW with out a hero?

    Is the account holder claiming that it was a dual that did it? If so, who was the dual and what else is known about them?
    Someone from the SE had 2 hammers. 1 was sword and TT, the other haeds. The sword-TT hammer splatted with no hero. The haed hammer splatted along with a hero and 100 cats on a small (but defended) artefact. Both were launched at around the same time.

    They faked lots. I know... I had some hit me.

    To me it seems like a case of a major screw up rather than anything else.

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    With the advent of buckets.....why would you EVER splat without your hero?

    That's just supa dum-dum. Like Papi dum.
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    Unless the launch times didn't permit the hero to do so. Not sure if this information has been relayed yet, but it would be a legitimate reason.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingPumpkin View Post
    Unless the launch times didn't permit the hero to do so. Not sure if this information has been relayed yet, but it would be a legitimate reason.
    Both hammers launched at approximately the same time. Coincided nicely with fakes that DAP were throwing out too. It may have been a silly attack (anyone attacking us is by definition silly), but it didn't look like anything other than someone trying to hit 2 things at once.

    Which we do all the time with our multiple hammers. Trashing someone's cap at the same time as chiefing their feeders is great fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IsleofWrath View Post
    Was aiming for damage with out his hero? Try using your brain.
    So are you saying one of your members is an idiot?

    Oh, he's a dual, ok.

    That dual would have turned into a legend if he succeeded in stealing Dragger's arti and destroying Storeythor's cap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muller-52 View Post
    That dual would have turned into a legend if he succeeded in stealing Dragger's arti and destroying Storeythor's cap.
    Very much so. And given that it was during a major bout of fakes from DAP, made sense as such.

    Personally, I'm not sure what IOW's issue is. Perhaps he planned the op and just doesn't want to admit how much he failed.

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    With the advent of buckets.....why would you EVER splat without your hero?

    That's just supa dum-dum. Like Papi dum.
    I can think of several reasons.

    The first one is that we all saw his first hit (haeds+hero+cats land), in the report posted in skype. If people had said "ok everyone, hammer from X landed, everything else from them is fakes" and sent defense home, the non-hero hit would have gone through and trashed a cap, since the second one landed a bit later (I don't have the exact times, but I recall seeing the BR of the second one an hour or two later).

    That would have been a decent use of misdirection, using the sacrifice of hammer A to get hammer B through. As it happens, the defense at the second one stuck around -- I don't know if they didn't see the skype chat at the time, or noticed that the incoming was from a different city, or were just paranoid.

    The second is that sometimes you want to hit multiple targets on the same day in a big op, and you've only got one hero but two hammers (one raidhammer and one main hammer, but you think it's worth bringing home the raiders to hit something, for example... Which I imagine is why one of these had a stack of TTs.). In this case, the hero was absolutely needed for the "steal an artifact" attempt, so that's where he went; not strictly needed for hitting a cap. In general, the more hammers you have involved in an op, the more likely it is that some will get through, simply by spreading out the defense, so if you can double up some of your big movers, that can increase your odds.

    Screwing around with people who own spy artifacts, or who you believe do strict hero-XP-tracking to determine fakes can also be helpful. Several rounds ago on us2, someone in our alliance sent a series of single-cat fakes at a spy artifact holder, once a day, for weeks. The entire enemy alliance was laughing at what a clueless noob we had, wasting all those cats on obvious fakes... until the day he sent a series of 500-cat waves with no escort at all, which flattened all the wheatfields, because of course there was zero defense at home, because the spy artifact revealed that it was just another set of unescorted cats, clearly still fakes... Similarly, some people note down hero XP when they see an incoming attack, and check hero XP later; if it has changed (by an amount not a multiple of scroll or b-day-reward), clearly hero is not with attack, so it's a fake. Ok, well, if I know you do that, I attack you without my hero, and go oasis-clearing every hour, just to make sure you are certain my hero is at home so I'm just sending fakes (neither of these apply here, but I've seen it tried).

    I think the really big fail here is that the guy launched alone -- if this guy had tried this with a lot more of tap's hammers also moving, or at least faking hard at us, it would have been much harder to get heavy defense in place in front of him. It was a respectable sized pair of hammers, and they landed on quite reasonable targets, but... Solo-attacks only work if you've got some kind of surprise (very close location/speed artifact making it effectively very close/target is on vacation...) that causes defense to be unlikely to respond quickly enough.

    I certainly hope there was no account nastyness going on -- I had hoped to leave that kind of BS behind when I left my last server and came here. New dual who has a big hammer and decides that they want to swing it without waiting for an organized op seems like the simplest explanation, but I don't know any of the involved people personally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiamat View Post
    two hammers (one raidhammer and one main hammer, but you think it's worth bringing home the raiders to hit something, for example... Which I imagine is why one of these had a stack of TTs.).
    I actually think that he was probably using the haeds as a ghost anvil since they weren't with the swords. That would make more sense.

    Also, they might not have been faking the alliance very hard, but they were certainly faking our account pretty damn hard. Not as hard as they have done before, but that was to be expected given the serious morale losses they've had recently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiamat View Post
    I think the really big fail here is that the guy launched alone -- if this guy had tried this with a lot more of tap's hammers also moving, or at least faking hard at us, it would have been much harder to get heavy defense in place in front of him. It was a respectable sized pair of hammers, and they landed on quite reasonable targets, but... Solo-attacks only work if you've got some kind of surprise (very close location/speed artifact making it effectively very close/target is on vacation...) that causes defense to be unlikely to respond quickly enough.
    *DING* *DING* *DING*

    I for one can tell you that I personally could/would have probably launched if I would have known. Where? Well who knows... I have lots of new neighbors I don't particularly care for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nips27 View Post
    *DING* *DING* *DING*

    I for one can tell you that I personally could/would have probably launched if I would have known. Where? Well who knows... I have lots of new neighbors I don't particularly care for.
    There were plenty of the "usual people" faking us. Can't remember exactly who though and am not going to try to dig out reports. But I do know that 1 of them was that P0xy deity type person.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kurtz View Post
    There were plenty of the "usual people" faking us. Can't remember exactly who though and am not going to try to dig out reports. But I do know that 1 of them was that P0xy deity type person.
    Fulk, gekidooshima, putin, ms tori, bee(something), constantine, mphinehas, Aslan just to name a few.
    I like one of Tiam's theories as far as the hero and haeds landing first as to give the appearance of second landing being fake.

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