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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 December 2016 at 7:41pm
I missed the creation of this. Can someone clue me in as to what the difference is between the 2 leagues?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 December 2016 at 8:50pm
Originally posted by Venomonology Venomonology wrote:

I missed the creation of this. Can someone clue me in as to what the difference is between the 2 leagues?


There's a wider back story, but the idea is that over time the cream will rise to the top & get promoted. Those who struggle at the higher standards will drop down into the lower league(s). This will mean people will be in a league which gives them competitive battles with evenly matched people.

Because it's full of twists (clues in the name) I will occasionally mix it up so people aren't ALWAYS battling the same people.

Also, the idea would be if you're in the top league you'd get preferable sign in status to any tourney or Title challenges and suchlike. As you've proven yourself to be a highly competitive topical battler.

All that said, it's run on a sign in / sign out basis so that it's only people who are currently interested in topical battles. I have been running it as a 2 week drop deadline. So by time voting closes you're looking at roughly one verse a month which isn't a massive commitment.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 December 2016 at 9:17pm
Cuba...
Honestly man it is fucking hats off time with this one
Loving the way you are just making this shit up as you go and just rolling with it,
I can't even win my battle if I win my battle
Fucking priceless life lessons here
"Winning is by definition variable"
The twists are a dope idea...
It's like you are a mad mismatch of Willy Wonker, and William Shatter
It's Chocolate, but not as we know it
can see this pea sized snowball growing to an avalanche .......
I will come through with votes over next few days

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 December 2016 at 11:48pm
Originally posted by spume corrupt spume corrupt wrote:

Cuba...
Honestly man it is fucking hats off time with this one
Loving the way you are just making this shit up as you go and just rolling with it,
I can't even win my battle if I win my battle
Fucking priceless life lessons here
"Winning is by definition variable"
The twists are a dope idea...
It's like you are a mad mismatch of Willy Wonker, and William Shatter
It's Chocolate, but not as we know it
can see this pea sized snowball growing to an avalanche .......
I will come through with votes over next few days


Appreciate it Spume...yeah, it makes it a bit more fun to run to throw the twists in to fuck with people. Otherwise it's just an admin task!!

It didn't quite work out how I originally thought it would but I saw loads of interest in OM King and Rutts sign in/sign out regular battle format working in the 1-2 punch league and kind of meshed the two things together. Seems to work a bit slicker than the "Open call out"

Ultimately the objective is to try and encourage topical battles for those who are interested in them.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 December 2016 at 6:44pm
Next round of battles will be up TONIGHT...still time to sign in & get yourself a battle

Current league standings

TORNADO league:

Endeavour +6
Ridley Squat +3
Alice +3
Slip +3

SANDSTORM league:

Kiki Spirez +6
Crimson Juice +4
Spume Corrupt +3


Signed in (awaiting battles):

Sammy +0
S Dubb +0
Sky Scrapur -2
Exoduzt -6

Signed out:

AxyRocker +1
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 December 2016 at 8:25pm
I'll take on slip but plz set it quick
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 December 2016 at 8:36pm
Battles are set & signups are closed until the next round (you can sign in, but you won't get a battle until current round completes)

Current league standings

TORNADO league:

Endeavour +6
Kiki Spirez +6
Alice +3
Spume Corrupt +3

SANDSTORM league:

Crimson Juice +4
Ridley Squat +3
Slip +3
AxyRocker +1

Battling it out for classification into a league: (Winners will go TORNADO, losers will go SANDSTORM)

Sammy +0
S Dubb +0
Sky Scrapur -2
Exoduzt -6
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 December 2016 at 11:30am
Nigma and Law are both confirmed in for the next round of matches
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 December 2016 at 6:04pm
Do I have to sign in every week?  Or am I automatically in until I sign out?

I don't want to sign out I want to be in next week just wasn't sure what I got to do to stay in......
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 December 2016 at 6:05pm
You're assumed in until you're out
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 December 2016 at 7:35pm
yo, so i think im interested in signing in for this. . . 

and sorry for my noobness. . . but im a little confused still on how this all works. 

is there a rules and regulations guide written up anywhere for this league? I
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 December 2016 at 8:00pm
here is the point system for it
 
 
and its exactly what it sounds like. depending on what division you are in (which would be the bottom of the totem pole) you get matched with someone in that division and then given a topic to write about. winner is awarded bonus points.
 
eventually you phase out of league into better one. point is after you've gone a few rounds you'll wind up in the league where the people's skill set is closer to yours, so you don't write against someone that sucks, or someone that is godlike and you suck.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 December 2016 at 8:38pm
Thanks LP...

Yeah the idea is it's a league that you can sign in/out of on a weekly basis. The dual league structure idea is that over time the leagues will have writers of same standard in so you consistently get even match ups.

I also do random "twists" for my enjoyment to mess with you & to mix it up so you don't always battle the same people.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 December 2016 at 10:37pm
right on. .. . sign me up for topicals 

can i start voting immediately?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 December 2016 at 10:43pm
Yeah man, you don't have to be part of it to vote but I will give you the bonus points for voting this round.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 February 2017 at 9:45pm
Gonna sign out for a bit, cheers.
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I'm signing out
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 February 2017 at 1:43pm
Damn, where the hell is everyone going?  We suppose to have more people signing up not out...... lol..... I'm still in of course, but Cuba what's up with merging mine and rhet's verses so we're battling each other???
Topical Twist League= 1-0
1-2 Punch League= 0-3
Regular Text= 0-1
Alias= 0-1
Topical= 1-0
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 February 2017 at 1:59pm
I've already done that...see the Battlefield.

On the sign out thing, I'd rather people signed out than no showed. It's the mature/ sensible way to manage it.
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