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    *bows*

    Thank you, thank you!

    *collapses*

    Many apologies, my studying alas has left me somewhat... exhausted, I can just about move my fingers.

    But nethertheless, I thank you all and especially frogbeastegg! Although I must confess that I was scheming to award myself a personalised "Greatest Posts To Views Ratio" ever award. But you may undermine that effort of mine

    I shall browse amongst the threads in due course and nominate my successor on... Sunday is it?

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    Ladies and gentlemen, that time has come when I must alas part with my award... seeing as I have unfortunatly ran out of time to make a fake version of this glittering... shiny... metaphorically bestowed something-or-other of a reward.

    It is difficult finding AAR's which involve characters of one kind or another, let alone those which are any good. Fortnatly however there is an elegant solution to this problem, simply make your characters madcap and their glaring faults become interesting sub-plots to be explored all in the name of artistic license!

    As such, in the name of myself and all my fellow lurkers I wish to pass on this mantle to Alfred Packer who has unbeknowst to him humoured me immensly with his bizzarre govenmental proceedings in the SPQR: The Senate And People of Rhodes

    I give you this weeks Best Character Writer Of The Week, Alfred Packer! In... precisely thirty minutes from the moment of me posting this.

    Congratulations! *applause*

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    Congrats, AP!

    Always nice to see one with great character-sketch skills as yourself recognised!
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    Many congratulations , Packer ! An excellent writer in any genre
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    Congratulations, Alfred Packer. A long overdue award, in my opinion!

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    Congratulations, to both ProfessorEGGAD and AP!
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    :O Such is my reaction to have won this award.

    I'm really pleased SPQR has been so well recieved in it's short history (It's still only 3/4 pages long with only about 4 updates) and I wasn't sure how well I would do a juggling so many personages effectively (I still do worry about that) but I'm glad that you've liked it so far (and hopefully I can keep it fun!) and thank you, commentors and lurkers. Seeing page views climb lets me know even you quiet ones are still reading

    (Please note that the actual AAR contains a preposterous amount of parentheses, but not one Umlat! (that I'm aware of...they are a sneaky lot, after all))

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    Nice choice. Congratulations AP
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    Congratulations! It's amazing how just a few quick brush strokes can create such compelling portraits of incompetence. Prize for 'Person You'd Most Love To Hate' has to go to Nick, the proto-communist nincompoop, of course.

    Unfortunately, I do have to correct one of your assertions:
    Quote Originally Posted by Post#1
    It was the Dorians who later built the three important cities of Lindos, Ialyssos and Kameiros, which together with Kos, Cnidus and Halicarnassus (on the mainland) made up the so-called Dorian Hexapolis.
    and
    Quote Originally Posted by Post#1
    Demetrius created huge siege engines including a 180 ft (55 m) battering ram and a siege tower named Helepolis that weighed 360,000 pounds (163,293 kg).
    And even in update titles:
    Quote Originally Posted by Post#7
    Episode 1 - Sic Semper Tyrannus! (Just in Greek)
    and the narrative itself:
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    Finally, there was the Populist Party (also known as ‘The Black Panthers’ and, sometimes, ‘The Real Reds’).
    Why, your story has almost as many parentheses as jokes!

    Yes, yes, I'm aware that this exposes me as a blathering nitpicker with way too much time on his hands. Anyway, congratulations on the well-deserved award!

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    Many congratulations Alf!


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