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The Wise Old Weasel Presents! The Juggernaut

In which the wise old weasel discusses the merits and limitations of the Juggernaut alliance Hroom, hm, gather round my friends. Today we discuss that cavalcade communion, that steamroller support, that bulldozer bond that is known by most as… the Juggernaut! I hope you find the conversation engaging and will join in the tradition of wise old weasels sharing their hard earned knowledge with fellow weasels.  This is a series of posts designed to encourage conversation among Weasels and lovers of the game Diplomacy alike. It is designed to discuss some of the more common alliances seen in Windy City

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Wes weasels his way to another Board Top

Weasels near and far got back in action for June’s virtual Red Wednesday, with a rematch of the same western powers from May’s first board competing again in the same sphere. The game started with some excitement, as the eastern powers joined together to put maximum pressure on Munich in the Fall of 1901, but Ty’s Germany was spared a fast exit by a change of heart from Chris in Russia. Out of the chaos some familiar lines developed: RT tended to get the better of the AI, while France and Germany got the jump on Ravi in England. Russia

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Truthful Turkey takes the Top

Turkey specialist and current vWDC champion Morgante Pell topped Red Wednesday board #2 on 5/12/21 with some “truthful” play even though his neighbors may not agree.  As Austria, I didn’t volunteer Trieste to Ben as Italy, but said that if he took it, he’d have to commit fully West of against Turkey.  West it was.  The Eastern powers locked up early with stalemated play thru Fall 1902 when I offered Turkey support to RUM in exchange for BUL.  Ben and (Two-Way) Tommy Anderson in Germany pushed ahead in 1903 both grabbing builds to keep pace with Turkey, with Ben and

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Everybody Loves Raymond

Even with Valentine’s Day around the corner, the only love in sight at February’s Red Wednesday was that of other’s supply centers. And Weasels wouldn’t

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The nice O’Kelly turns evil

For years, original Sub-Prime Weasel Kevin O’Kelly would differentiate himself from club founder and Prime Weasel for Life Jim O’Kelley by saying that the extra

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The 2021 Sneak forms

The 2021 Sneak met for the first time on December 30, 2020 via Zoom. With all seven members present, representing a quorum, 2020 Prime Weasel

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The Sun Also Sets in the East

The third board at the Weasel Pyle for Season 15 provided another intersection of past and future.  Longtime Weasels Chris Kelly and Matt Sundstrom haven’t

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