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 VOLUME ELEVEN, NUMBER TEN                            August 7, 2004
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                         TABLE OF CONTENTS
                         The Editor's Note

                       NEWS, REPORTS, UPDATES
                         Calendar of Events
                           Recent Updates
                   Known Bug with Fast Commands
                    Building Department Changes
                      July 2004 Connection Analysis
                  
                             LEGENDITES
               Gathering of Warlords Tourney Results
                             
                             CLAN NEWS

                             PK Front
                            Blind Death

      To His Holy Majesty the Emperor of Rome, Ludwig of Bavaria

                       A Word from Our Sponsor
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/__|                      The Editor's Note                      |__\
   '-------------------------------------------------------------'

Lots more changes again this week. This week the resistance and
suceptability system changed. Thanks to those of you who pointed out
the nasty stacking bug, it's been fixed and rebooted to put it in.

With the changes to resistances and AC, many of the mobs are also
changing this summer. Much of it will be in subtle ways, so even if
you think you know a mob, you may find that things have shifted. It
will be to your advantage to explore and re-explore places where you
might have found the mobs too difficult before. We need your feedback
and a wide coverage of mobs (not just the same ones over and over
again) to make sure things are going well and the variety is out
there. If your character hasn't played the XP game, get a scorecard
from an imm, go out and kill lots, and return it to Cheyla. HELP
XP_GAME has more info.

-Kaige
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/__|                LegendMUD Calendar of Events                 |__\
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          [All times are system time unless otherwise specified]

                      AUGUST: INDUSTRIAL ERA
                       Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
                        1  2  3  4  5  6  7
                        8  9 10 11 12 13 14
                       15 16 17 18 19 20 21
                       22 23 24 25 26 27 28
                       29 30 31

Wednesday,  August    11th,   2pm-10pm   PK BattleZone 
Thursday,   August    12th,    7:30 pm   Q&A in the OOC Auditorium
Wednesday,  August    18th,   2pm-10pm   PK BattleZone 
Thursday,   August    19th,    7:30 pm   Q&A in the OOC Auditorium
Wednesday,  August    25th,   2pm-10pm   PK BattleZone 
Thursday,   August    26th,    7:30 pm   Q&A in the OOC Auditorium

Coming in August:
  Summer Odyssey: Focus on the Industrial Era
  ....including Industrial-themed Trivia Challenge sessions, an
  Industrial Level to 5 contest, a Tinyplot in the Industrial era,
  and a Naked Brawl PK Tourney, and much more!
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/__|                       Recent Updates                        |__\
   '-------------------------------------------------------------'

    /\                      CODE UPDATES
   /  \     
  /    \    GENERAL CHANGES
 /_    _\     o New resist/susceptibiity system for objs.
   |  |       o Current objs with resist affects will not be as
   |  |         powerful as they previously were.
   |  |       o New Klein-only skill - battle training.
   |__|       o New fastcommands config - allows certain comands to
    /\          be performed during game lag
   /  \         
  /    \    BUG
 /_    _\     o Dying of acid burns will now cost the same as other
   |  |         deaths.
   |  |       o Innate defense will activate a little more at higher
   |  |         stats.
   |__|     
    /\      TYPO
   /  \       o Typo fix on acid burn message.
  /    \    
 /_    _\   
   |  |                   HELPFILE UPDATES
   |  |     
   |  |     Updated Topics:
   |__|          BATTLE TRAINING, DISINTEGRATE, FASTCOMMANDS, GROUP,
    /\           GROUPFORMAT, PROMPT, SHAREFORMATS, SHOWGROUP
   /  \     
  /    \    
 /_    _\                     SUMMER ODYSSEY
   |  |     
   |  |     If you want to suggest specific improvements or new
   |  |     additions to existing areas please don't hesitate to
   |__|     submit them with the idea/bug/typo commands or drop
    /\      mudmail to the builder currently responsible for the area
   /  \     (check AREAINFO to find out!). Please don't limit ideas
  /    \    to just these 3 months!
 /_    _\   
   |  |     Thanks to everyone that submitted bug/typo/idea reports!
   |  |     
   |  |     As part of the Summer Odyssey this year, the new
   |__|     materials added to the code a while ago are being used in
    /\      the areas. Many items are changing to meet the new
   /  \     materials spec. The material type of an item will limit
  /    \    the amount of AC the item can have and contribute to the
 /_    _\   amount of rent the item will cost. Some items will cost
   |  |     less rent, others will cost more. Items in playerfiles
   |  |     and housing have NOT been changed.
   |  |     
   |__|     Paul in the Wild Boar Tavern (OOC) will be offering skill
    /\      reimb packages from now until Sept 17th, 2004. There are
   /  \     two options to choose from: BACKSTAB and CHANT which take
  /    \    all the appropriate skills if known. All 1st circle
 /_    _\   spellwords are reimbed at 1 practice per word and all 2nd
   |  |     circle words wil be reimbed 2 practices. ASK PAUL UNLEARN
   |  |     for character specific eligibility.
   |  |     
   |__|                   INDUSTRIAL AREA UPDATES
    /\       
   /  \     BENGAL
  /    \         Fishing section added. Converts items to the new
 /_    _\        materials. Weaponeer and innkeeper have changed
   |  |          slightly, be careful! Tweaks resets some. Various
   |  |          bug/typo fixes.
   |  |      
   |__|     CASABLANCA
    /\           Converts items to new materials. Various bug/typo fixes.
   /  \     
  /    \    GYPSY CARNIVAL
 /_    _\        Boxer has been tweaked some, be careful! Various
   |  |          bug/typo fixes.
   |  |      
   |  |     PORT OF LONDON
   |__|          Converts items to the new materials. New forage section.
    /\           Big Jim has been tweaked, be careful! New mini quest
   /  \          added. Various bug/typo fixes.
  /    \     
 /_    _\   SEONI JUNGLE
   |  |          Converts items to the new materials. Tweaks some resets.
   |  |          Various bug/typo fixes.
   |  |      
   |__|     TEA ROUTE
    /\           Tweaks some resets. Various bug/typo fixes.
   /  \      
  /    \    
 /_    _\   1930'S PITTSBURGH, AFRICAN SAVANNA, INDUS MISC, MELBOURNE,
   |  |     SAN FRANCISCO, SOUTH SEAS, WW1 SOMME, WW2 NORTH AFRICA
   |  |          Various bug/typo fixes
   |  |     
   |__|                  Other Area Updates
    /\      
   /  \     ANCIENT GREECE
  /    \         Tweaks some shopkeepers. Various bug/typo fixes.
 /_    _\    
   |  |     ANCIENT SEAS
   |  |          Adds in a forage section and dreams. Changes crashing
   |  |          rocks slightly. Various bug/typo fixes.
   |__|      
    /\      CELTIC IRELAND
   /  \          Fixes a problem with a housing zone. Tweaks some
  /    \         shopkeepers. Various bug/typo fixes.
 /_    _\    
   |  |     LAND OF SHADOWS
   |  |          Level limit to leap across the bridge in SL reduced to
   |  |          20. However, the previous level restriction is now
   |__|          enforced in other ways. Beware!
    /\       
   /  \     LOTP
  /    \         LoPs expel self if stuck in a house and not fighting.
 /_    _\   
   |  |     MISC
   |  |          Various bug/typo fixes.
   |  |      
   |__|     PR
    /\           Prize machine update with the contest winners.
   /  \      
  /    \    ST DENNIS ABBEY
 /_    _\        Fishing section added. Some shopkeeper changes.
   |  |      
   |  |     VICEROYAL LIMA
   |  |          Tweaks some shopkeepers. Various bug/typo fixes.
   |__|      
    /\      1802 ALASKA, ABORIGINAL DEAMTIME, ALHAMBRA, ANASAZI, ANCIENT
   /  \     ANDES, ANCIENT EGYPT, ANCIENT NAZCA, ARABIAN NIGHTS, BEOWULF,
  /    \    BOSTON, CELTIC IRELAND, FRENCH INDIAN WAR, GENERIC ANIMALS,
 /_    _\   KLEINSTADT, PICTISH COUNTRY, PIRATE'S DEN, ROMAN BRITAIN,
   |  |     ROMANIA, SALEM, SHERWOOD, THE CRUSADES, TORTUGA, TUDOR
   |  |     LONDON, VIKING SKANDINAVIA
   |  |          Various bug/typo fixes.
   |__|     
    /\                     In Progress Area Updates
   /  \     
  /    \    This section is intended to share what builders are 
 /_    _\   working on behind the scenes. It is not a perfect record
   |  |     of progress as all builders do not commit updates every 
   |  |     week. Badgering builders about their progress will get 
   |  |     you flogged.
   |__|     
    /\              Cheyla        Zanzibar
   /  \             Firefly       Japan
  /    \            Kae           Larderello (Dante's Inferno)
 /_    _\           Kaige         1950's Americana
   |  |             Kaige         El Dorado
   |  |             Kaige         Port of London
   |  |             Kheldar       Medieval Trade
   |__|             Piccolo       Ming China
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/__|               Known Bug with Fast Commands                  |__\
   '-------------------------------------------------------------'

Any command that can be used with a comma (such as wear, remove, etc,
like 'wear dagger, shield, pants') will be 'eaten' by the fast commnd
parser and never passed through as a valid command if you're under
skill lag.

This issue has been corrected in the code, but it will be a while
before it is pushed to the main running mud.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Rufus
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/__|                Building Department Changes                  |__\
   '-------------------------------------------------------------'
 
To try and refocus on the building department's goals and better meet
them, the roles and expectations of assistant and full builders have
been clarified some. I expect this will be of interest particularly
for those wishing to join the building department.

Assistant Builders: If has have not yet installed an area, work
     towards completion of it, otherwise, keep up regular general
     maintenance on personal installed area(s). Conduct regular
     general maintenance on at least one area that is not theirs.
     Participate in area reviews as necessary.

Full Builders: Conduct regular general maintenance on personal
     installed area(s) and at least one other area. Work on an
     overhaul of at least one area (thiers or other), can be done in
     stages. Work on building department projects (does not have to
     be a new area). Mentor newbie builders. Participate in area
     reviews as necessary.

Regular maintenance covers handling the normal influx of bug/typo
reports for an area, minor response work and improvements, items such
as adding DREAMS or DISGUISES to an area lacking them, and keeping
areas current with code changes (materials, resists, etc) done on a
_regular_ basis - preferably monthly or more often.

An overhaul includes major response work, implementing new ideas for
an area, converting acts or sections to use new code or work more
efficiently, converting mobs to using inherits, etc.

Department projects can cover a full new area, an expansion of an
existing area, code projects for building tools, balance reviews,
etc.

The areas below are being handled by someone other than the original
author. With this, some areas have changed hands for maintenance.

Kaige   - Tara, Pictish Country, Roman Britain, Nazca, Beowulf, Lima,
          London, Tea Route, Bengal, South Seas, San Francisco, 
          Seoni Jungle
Cheyla   - Savanna, Greece
Chocorua - Ancient Seas
LadyAce  - Klein, Abbey, Black Forest 
Kae      - FIWar, Carnival
Rufus    - Viking
Firefly  - Egypt
Huma     - Melbourne
Nestor   - Somme

If you don't know what the building department's goals are, you can
find them at http://legendmud.org/kaige/deptgoals.shtml. Feel free to
drop me a note if you have any questions.

Cheyla
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/__|         LegendMUD July 2004 Connection Analysis             |__\
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                     Peak Mortal Players 40
                       Average Peak was 32
                  Peak PKOK Enabled Players 26
                  Peak PKE Enabled Players 9
           PKEnabled Characters represent approximately
                     11% of active players.
           PKOKenabled Characters represent approximately
                     53% of active players.

                 Peak Accept All Characters 8
           Accept All Characters represent approximately
2% of all active characters and 4% of active pkok enabled characters.

The first two tables below show the Average Mortal Players,  Average
PKOK Enabled Players, and the number that were "Accept All" connected
to Legend by hour of the day as polled approximately on the hour
system time during the period noted above.

The third table shows the same averages calculated by the day of week.

              hour  0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11
              ------------------------------------------
              avg  16 15 14 12 11  9  8 10 13 15 16 17
              pkok  9  8  8  7  6  5  4  5  6  8  8  9
              aas   0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
              pke   1  1  1  1  1  0  0  1  1  2  1  2


              hour 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
              ------------------------------------------
              avg  19 20 22 22 23 23 23 24 25 26 23 20
              pkok 10 11 12 12 12 12 11 13 13 14 11 10
              aas   0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
              pke   2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  1


              day   MON  TUE  WED  THU  FRI  SAT  SUN
              ------------------------------------------
              avg    18   20   19   18   16   16   18
              pke     1    2    2    2    1    1    2
              pkok    9   10   10   10    9    9    9
              aas     0    0    0    0    0    0    0

        MON          TUE          WED          THU          FRI
   AVG PK OK AA|AVG PK OK AA|AVG PK OK AA|AVG PK OK AA|AVG PK OK AA
---------------+------------+------------+------------+------------
 0: 12  0  5  0| 17  2  8  0| 19  1 10  0| 16  1  9  0| 17  1  9  0
 1: 12  1  6  0| 16  2  9  0| 17  1  9  0| 15  1  8  0| 14  1  8  0
 2: 11  1  6  0| 15  2  8  1| 17  1  7  0| 15  1  8  0| 12  1  7  0
 3: 11  1  6  0| 15  2  7  1| 12  1  6  0| 13  1  7  0| 11  0  6  0
 4: 11  1  7  1| 13  1  6  0| 10  0  6  0| 14  1  8  0|  8  1  5  0
 5:  7  0  4  0|  8  0  4  0|  9  1  4  0|  8  1  5  0|  9  0  4  0
 6:  7  0  4  0|  8  0  4  0|  8  0  4  0|  7  0  4  0|  8  0  4  0
 7:  9  0  5  0|  9  0  4  0| 10  1  5  0| 10  1  5  0| 10  1  6  0
 8: 13  2  7  0| 14  1  6  0| 15  2  7  0| 14  1  6  0| 11  0  6  0
 9: 14  1  7  0| 16  2  8  0| 16  2  8  0| 15  1  7  0| 14  2  8  0
10: 16  1  7  0| 15  2  8  0| 17  2  9  0| 15  1  7  0| 15  1  8  0
11: 18  1 10  0| 20  3 10  1| 18  2  9  0| 16  1  8  0| 17  1  9  0
12: 19  2 10  0| 20  3 11  0| 19  2 10  0| 19  2 10  0| 16  1  9  0
13: 21  2 11  0| 24  3 13  0| 20  3 11  0| 23  3 12  0| 15  1  8  0
14: 21  1 11  0| 25  3 14  1| 22  3 11  0| 23  3 12  0| 19  2  9  0
15: 22  1 13  0| 24  3 14  0| 23  2 12  0| 23  4 12  0| 22  2 12  0
16: 25  2 13  0| 22  3 13  1| 23  3 14  0| 24  3 13  0| 21  2 11  0
17: 26  3 13  1| 25  4 14  0| 25  4 15  1| 26  2 13  1| 20  1 10  0
18: 24  2 10  1| 25  3 12  0| 27  3 15  1| 26  2 14  0| 19  2 10  0
19: 27  4 13  1| 24  2 11  0| 27  4 16  0| 26  3 14  0| 21  1 12  0
20: 30  4 14  1| 29  3 14  0| 29  5 18  0| 23  3 13  0| 23  2 12  0
21: 31  3 15  0| 28  3 15  0| 29  4 16  0| 23  3 13  0| 21  2 11  0
22: 27  2 13  0| 27  2 13  0| 25  3 14  0| 23  3 12  0| 21  1 11  0
23: 22  1 10  0| 23  2 12  0| 22  1 11  0| 21  2 11  0| 20  1 11  0

                            SAT          SUN
                       AVG PK OK AA|AVG PK OK AA
                    ---------------+------------
                     0: 16  1 10  0| 15  1  8  0
                     1: 13  1  9  0| 14  1  8  0
                     2: 14  2  9  0| 14  1  7  0
                     3: 13  1  8  0| 11  1  7  0
                     4: 11  1  7  0| 12  0  7  0
                     5:  9  1  5  0| 11  0  5  0
                     6: 10  1  7  0| 10  1  5  0
                     7: 10  1  6  0| 12  1  7  0
                     8: 12  1  7  0| 11  2  7  0
                     9: 13  1  8  0| 14  3  8  0
                    10: 16  2 10  0| 16  2  8  0
                    11: 16  1 10  0| 17  2  8  0
                    12: 18  1  9  0| 20  3 10  0
                    13: 17  1  9  0| 25  3 13  0
                    14: 19  1 11  0| 26  3 14  0
                    15: 21  1 11  0| 22  2 11  0
                    16: 21  1 11  0| 22  2 10  0
                    17: 18  1 10  0| 24  2 12  0
                    18: 17  1  8  0| 24  2 11  0
                    19: 19  2 10  0| 27  3 13  0
                    20: 20  2 10  0| 26  1 11  0
                    21: 22  2 12  0| 29  3 13  0
                    22: 22  2 10  0| 18  1  8  0
                    23: 18  1  8  0| 16  0  7  0
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/__|  LEGENDITES: Information Regarding the People of Our World  |__\
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             Fayline has reached 100 million experience!
              Korgan has reached 200 million experience!
               Spite has reached 300 million experience!

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                Gathering of Warlords Tourney Results

Last week, the Gathering of Warlords PK tourney ran as a
double-elimination tournament with the following results:

Round One:
   Cypher versus Shadamehr -- Shadamehr wins
   Val versus Thedus -- Thedus wins
   Zita versus Alejandro -- Alejandro wins
   Ebu gets a BYE

Round Two:
   Ebu versus Shadamehr -- Ebu wins. Ebu is 1-0, and Shadamehr 1-1
   Thedus versus Alejandro -- Alejandro wins. Thedus is 1-1,
        Alejandro is 2-0

>>Second Chance Bracket<<
   Val has to leave, so it's down to Zita versus Cypher
   Cypher wins, and Zita drops from the running. Cypher is 1-1.

Round three:
   Ebu versus Alejandro -- Ebu wins and his record is now 2-0.
        Alejandro is now 2-1.

   Thedus versus Shadamehr -- Thedus wins and is now 2-1, Shadamehr
        1-2 and is eliminated.

   Thedus versus Cypher -- Thedus wins and is now 3-1. Cypher is 1-2
        and is eliminated

   Thedus versus Alejandro -- Alejandro wins and is now 3-1, Thedus
        is 2-2 and is eliminated.

Alejandro is the remaining eligible contestant -- and a rematch
yields the same result : Ebu is triumphant!

Thedus & Ebu square off under tourney conditions just for curiosity's
sake, and Ebu again pulls out a win.

Congrats to Ebu, who has emerged triumphant from the gathering of
warlords!

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  /__|                     Clan News                          |__\
     '--------------------------------------------------------'

There are currently 19 RP clans and 3 PK clans. This leaves open
slots for ten (10) more clans to form. For more information, read
HELP CLAN and see the clan information list via the CLANS command
while logged into the game. For a basic handbook and reference guide
for players interested in starting and running a clan, we recommend
that before you even type FORM, you visit:
             http://www.legendmud.org/Reference/gm.html.
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  /__|                     PK Front                           |__\
     '--------------------------------------------------------'

                        Blinding Death

As I engaged Maleficia in battle, I was blinded and raged. Being
raged I was unable to flee. I continued to fight, when all of a
sudden I crashed into something! Not being able to flee, I did the
best I could. Being at an inn, I only suspected the Innkeeper as the
thing I crashed into. I killed the target and continued to fight
Maleficia. Being hurt badly by the thing I crashed into there wasn't
really much I could do, so I fought until death. After dying, I
noticed the corpse of Trevor next to mine. I was told that I had
killed him in the fight. The only mistake he made was being AFK and
PK sitting at an inn, thinking he was safe. So I send a warning out
to you all, Don't sit someplace AFK even if nobody's gunning for you
and you think your all safe just watch out, you just may die. So
remember Safe Rooms are your friend.

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If you witness or commit any glorious or nefarious deeds, send a
short report to us at the LT. If you are looking for a fight,
recruiting, or anything else related to PKill (not necessarily PK
Clan related), send it in! It's free AND you'll get a prize token! Be
a celebrity, the envy of all your friends! Tick off your enemies or
just tell your side of the story! Get YOUR name up in lights! We
can't report it if you don't tell us!
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    To His Holy Majesty the Emperor of Rome, Ludwig of Bavaria

                                        Frater William of Ockham
                                        Ordo Fratrum Minorum
                                        Avignon, 16 April 1328

His Holiness the Emperor of Rome, Ludwig of Bavaria
Pisa, Italy

Magnus Rex:

Please allow me to introduce myself, if you do not know of me already
through your wisdom and your learning. I am a brother of the Friars
Minor, the Greyfriars, trained in our Lord's sciences at London and
at Oxford. For several years it was my habit to instruct in
philosophical studies at the University of Paris. During this time I
have developed several principles, notably those concerning theories
of signification and universality, which have displaced my favor with
the Holy See. Perhaps more immediately important, my work shows also
that secular governance is not within the Papacy's realm of
authority. As you'll guess, this has not made me popular with some in
the Church; yet whatever the cost to me personally, I cannot turn
from the understanding which God's provenance of reason has granted
me. Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate.

I have been charged in Bristol with heresy by agents of Pope John
XXII, whereupon I have been sent to the Papal court at Avignon for
examination. It has been four years, and John's advisors debate my
case yet; meanwhile, I continue to write, but without assignment or
duty.

In any case, these events have passed. Let me explain my present
circumstance: Pater Michael Cesena, Minister General of our Order,
has arrived in Avignon, engaged in dispute with John. We, the
Franciscan Order, like Pater Francis Assisi our founder, hold that a
true emulation of the life of Christ denies private ownership: that
our Brothers are engaged in a true apostolic poverty; yet John
refutes this principle. Pater and I have put this dilemma to study,
and have determined that John is in error; and that further, because
he continues to teach this error despite illumination, he is himself
heretical, and implicitly abdicates his Papacy.

Needless to say, John is not favorable to our position, and we are
increasingly in need of a new home.

This is our plea: that you, Great King, might come to our aid.
Frankly, we fear that John's retribution is imminent, and our lives
will be unpleasant at best should we remain within his sphere. We
humbly ask that you take us in, harbor us, provide for us. Those of
our Order require only sustenance; we neither need nor desire wealth.
In turn, I offer you the benefit of philosophy, and the political
edge that accompanies such thought. Tu me defendas gladio; ego te
defendam calamo.

Please send us word of your wishes, but quickly. The hour grows late
for us in Avignon.

                                            Fr. Wm. Occam  

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      a Bengal tiger has been captured and brought to the docks
       to amuse and entertain, or perhaps test your strength! 

For a mere 7000gp, you too can have the honor of testing yourself in
combat in a locked cage with a ferocious beast and live to tell the
tale! Just step right up to the animal handler to purchase tickets!

If you're too weak and afraid to test your strength against this cat, 
     you can stay and watch the tiger eat a real live person!

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