PDL Summer break?

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PDL Summer break?

Postby WarSmith » 19 Jun 2018, 09:02

A chance to pause, reflect and regroup?
I’ve got an intense period of travel coming and won’t have much time for gaming and well aware that many will take their summer hols soon. The probability of dropouts and NMRs increases massively during July.
What do you think Mike (and others) - would a pause be useful?
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby WarSmith » 19 Jun 2018, 09:03

(After current round of games is complete)
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby Pootleflump » 19 Jun 2018, 10:12

That's not a bad plan, Viking. Looks as though PDES may also be back on track now WHS is back. A break might be good before the last game. We be all energised, refreshed and kick-ass-solo.....
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby rd45 » 19 Jun 2018, 10:44

I'd support that too. Might let us all recover a little bit & give PDL4 the best chance it can have.
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby The Tibetan Blackbird » 19 Jun 2018, 12:02

Fine by me.
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby duckling » 19 Jun 2018, 12:25

I wouldn’t mind that either.
Starting sometime in August instead of beginning of July would pro’ly be better.

7 games are still running, so the current round will go on for a bit still.
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby NJLonghorn » 19 Jun 2018, 12:33

For me personally, the summer is ideal. But I concur that a delay would be good for the league overall. And Mike seems to really needs a break.
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby V » 19 Jun 2018, 12:45

For me it definitely depends how long the “break” is proposed? I hate playing Diplomacy over Christmas so if someone suggests we start in October, I won’t be playing. I prefer a July start but have room for compromise.
Also if folks are not wanting to play we don’t absolutely have to play round 4 at all.
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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby The SHIV » 19 Jun 2018, 13:40

I play 365 and have no need for a "break".

In my day you worked 2 hours for a break......10 mins......smoke 'm if ya got 'm.

I think y'all need a time out. Eat some kale or something.

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Re: PDL Summer break?

Postby mjparrett » 19 Jun 2018, 14:32

I don't want to delay too much - the main break will be after round 4 is done and before year 2 (if it happens!) kicks off. But I'm more than happy to delay a couple of works. Let me watch the world cup in peace, that sort of thing :)
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