Nov. 22nd, 2009

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Wow, what a week. I would like to thank everyone who came out, and for the patience displayed by the participants as we got everything sorted out. We had a very large crowd, and I hope that the participants had a good time. Because of sim logistics, and trying to balance fight and lag, I opted to go with a 3 on 3 lineup. It worked out rather well, and I hope that everyone enjoyed themselves.

Round one had Scoundrel Fleet wave 1 versus Steeltopia. Steeltopia won, but I must give kudos to the lone Armadan in the Mosquito who kept it alive until the end.

Round two was Scoundrel Fleet wave 2 versus New Babbage Navy. It was a brutal fight, but we managed to pull out the win for the home team.

Round three was a pickup free-for-all with Mosquitos. I was told that Sandi Levee won by acclimation and survival.

Emperor Calamari and I are working out the details for the Steeltopia/Babbage squareoff...I had hoped to do it last night, but Ball night and crew coordination took front seat.

I hope we can do it again sometime, and I can say I have several ideas to make the event a bit smoother should we set one up.

Thanks to:
Remington Thursday and The Scoundrel Fleet for bringing a good crowd and being good sports
Emperor SteelCobra Calamari of Steeltopia
All the individual sailors who came out
Clockwinder Tenk, for giving me the 'Voice of God' for one night
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Just so I can say it, last night at the ball was the first time I wore all the 'stuff' that goes on my dress uniform. I typically just wear the plain jacket, with the Commodore piping on the sleeve.

As much as it pains me to use a Yankee as a role model, I offer the following quote about Ulysses S. Grant:

"Following his promotion at Chattanooga, Grant routinely wore "the uniform of a private with the straps of a lieutenant-general. In his dress, as in his dealings with subordinates, Grant was unpretentious."

So there you go, and now you know.

(besides, that stuff is sniper bait :P)

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