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    By the way, RGB's posting up (soon, hopefully ) but then we'll be in need of fresh writers. People can always (and are welcome to!) double-up, but of course, we'd like as much diversity as we can get, especially from some of you old(er) hands!

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    Woohoo! This AAR deserves recognition. Thanks for nominating it, Secret Master.

    Llywelyn really deserves the credit for this project. He is its mother, cheerleader, and most prolific writer. It's a fantastic read that never bogs down because it has so much variety. And it's a great way, since the popes tend to have the lifespans of hamsters, for people to try out a new AAR style without committing to a long AAR they won't finish. I recommend anybody with Crusader Kings and a wish to try something short and new to give it a whirl.

    As a disclaimer, I did the update for one of the popes, but it's a very short update. There's a whole slew of beefy, quality work up there. Check it out.

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    Ah, College of CAARdinals. It's an enjoyable little diversion for anyone who wants to write an interesting AAR without devoting too much time--or writing a longer part of an AAR on an unusual subject.

    Okay, my commercial for the project is over.

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    And now it has updates. Although I highly disagree about it needing not a lot of time. Took me forever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RGB
    And now it has updates. Although I highly disagree about it needing not a lot of time. Took me forever.
    That's just because you did a very good job.

    And even so, it's a lot of time for a very short time, as opposed to most AARs,
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    Congratulations to all the writers that have contributed to this. It has been an outstanding read, given all the different writing and playing styles that have given each pope a good individual feel. Keep up the great work guys.

    And hopefully that will be enough ego boosting to keep Llywelyn going.
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    Eh, been about a week, guess I should kick the can a little further down the street.

    For anyone who hasn't seen it lately, the new Shakespearean ragging going on at Knut is fantasticly done, and MadBadger is reviving The Best AAR Ever for a new generation. But Phargle's already won all these awards and MadBadg's just getting started , so since Myth's phenomenal Guanxi Clique AAR is already wrapped up...



    I'd like to award the weekly AAR showcase to el Pip for his outstanding work on The Butterfly Effect. While the original idea behind this opus was the repercussions of a press leak scuttling the Anglo-German Naval Agreement (or perhaps simply that the public was more properly outraged than OTL), post after post works itself through detailed, well-considered politics, the intricacies of naval strategy, and the ripples growing over time from the smallest changes. Perhaps not for everyone, it's still AARland's Robert Altman.

    And who knows, maybe an award will get the punk to post more a little more often...
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    Congrats el Pip. I must admit I have seen your AAR, but it was so far along when I did I have been a little intimidated to wade into it. Might be forced to give it a try now.
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    Congratulations El Pip ! Looking forward to giving it a good read !
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    Congratulations, Pippy!
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    Phenomenal. Congratulations, El Pipster.

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    Congratulations El Pip !

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    So that's where that went! I remember reading that a couple months back, then losing track of it, and looking around for it a few times since then and failing to find it. Thank heaven you put that here!
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    Congratulations to El Pip as well as Llewelyn (and gang) and Secret Master. Well done, all of you!
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    Well done El Pip, congratulations
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    Many congratulations El Pip
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