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PostPosted: Tue June 28th, 2022 3:02 am 
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The Fleet-Wide Squad of the Month Meet!



By order of the Council of Admirals, after completion of the competition portion of the Meet, there will be a drawing at this month's SotM for:


PRIZE GIVE-AWAY
:!: 20 Million Energy Credits :!:


The scheduling of the JULY meet is now OPEN.


Hello All!

Time to schedule the next meet!

    The leading option is Saturday the 23rd.

    The other choices are: Saturday the 16th,Saturday the 9th, Sunday the 24th Sunday the 17th, or Sunday the 10th. I have conflicts on Saturday the 30th and Sunday the 31st so those dates are off the table. Scheduling will need to close on Monday, July 4, to give notice, if the 9th or 10th is chosen.


Scheduling Rules:
Post your scheduling choice in a reply below. Note that dates you say you cannot attend are more important than the dates that you say you prefer in deciding the date of the meet. We are trying to get the highest turn out of all squad members for the competition and prize give-away in the first half-hour. Thus, if 5 people prefer a date but 1 more can attend only on another date, then the date on which 6 can attend will win even though 5 of the 6 preferred a different date. It is assumed that you can attend all the date options, unless you clearly state otherwise in a post below or have communicated that fact to me directly.

Extra weight is given to the votes of squad captains, squad XOs, and anyone who is actually committing to showing up at a time (as opposed to "maybe" showing). The date and time chosen depends ultimately on who wants to participate and who will actually show up. Be sure of your commitment when requesting a date change, not showing up on a date that has been changed to accommodate your schedule will mean your choice will get less weight in future picks.

What is Squad of the Month?
The Squad of the Month ("SotM") meet is a monthly fleet event which starts with an inter-squad competition to determine the Fleet's Squad of the Month. The competition is followed by group activities which may include: build advice, challenge match PvP, teaming up to cruise the TFO queues, and just hanging out together on Discord. We are a casual fleet, and participation in any portion of SotM is optional.

Rules for Competition: The winner of the competition is determined by attendance during the first 15 minutes of the meet ("the grace period"). The squad with the most members logging into the Discord channel during the grace period wins. However, if any squad shows up with its full membership during the grace period but still does not have enough numbers to win the competition, then the result will be a tie between all squads with their full membership attending and the squad with the largest number of members attending. If there is a tie, then the winner of the competition will be determined either by dice roll (".roll" using the Security Bot on Discord), or by any other method agreed upon between the tying parties (e.g., PvP match, trivia question, etc.). Any method other than dice roll for resolving a tie, must be approved by the convener of the meet (normally me) as being swift enough to be resolved simply without taking up the whole meet or leaving the winner undetermined beyond the end of the meet.

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PostPosted: Thu June 30th, 2022 4:57 pm 
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16th is a no go
30th is unknown for me.

free on everything else unless something pops up.

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PostPosted: Fri July 1st, 2022 1:43 am 
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The 23rd is the best option for me.

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PostPosted: Sat July 2nd, 2022 7:43 am 
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I will be working if it the 23rd. I never am able to make weekends as I work but gotta pay them bills!!


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PostPosted: Sun July 3rd, 2022 2:16 am 
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There is no guarantee for me. Sometimes I work the weekends and sometimes I don't. I usually work til about 2pm central time when I do on the weekends. Sometimes I get home by 2:30p-3:00P Central

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PostPosted: Fri July 8th, 2022 3:30 am 
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Have nothing scheduled on any of those dates for now. Definitely getting itchy for the next sotm!


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PostPosted: Fri July 8th, 2022 6:39 am 
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Scheduling has been open now for over a week. General conflicts were voiced with weekend dates, but no one indicated that the proposed date was worse than any other weekend date. Weekends are the time set for scheduling the meet, in order to accommodate the most people including those in European time zones. Therefore, the next Squad of the Month meet will be:

Saturday, July 23rd at 19:00 UTC (i.e., 8PM BST, 3PM EDT, 2PM CDT, 12PM PDT) :!:


The scheduling of this month's meet is now CLOSED.

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PostPosted: Mon July 18th, 2022 6:32 am 
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Your Squad Needs YOU!
Saturday, July 23 at 19:00 UTC
(i.e., 8PM BST, 3PM EDT, 2PM CDT, 12PM PDT)

Squad of the Month meet is THIS COMING SATURDAY!

Attendance is a big part of scoring the winner. Don't let your squad go down without a fight!

By order of the Council of Admirals, after completion of the competition portion of the Meet, there will be a drawing at this month's SotM for:


PRIZE GIVE-AWAY
:!: 20 Million Energy Credits :!:


The Meet will convene on Discord in a channel relabeled "Squad of the Month" at the time set forth above.

What is Squad of the Month?
The Squad of the Month ("SotM") meet is a monthly fleet event which starts with an inter-squad competition to determine the Fleet's Squad of the Month. The competition is followed by group activities which may include: build advice, challenge match PvP, teaming up to cruise the TFO queues, and just hanging out together on Discord. :) We are a casual fleet, and participation in any portion of SotM is optional.

Rules for Competition: The winner of the competition is determined by attendance during the first 15 minutes of the meet (the "grace period"). The squad with the most members logging into the Discord channel during the grace period wins. However, if any squad shows up with its full membership during the grace period but still does not have enough numbers to win the competition, then the result will be a tie between all squads with their full membership attending and the squad with the largest number of members attending. If there is a tie, then the winner of the competition will be determined either by dice roll (".roll" using the Security Bot on Discord), or by any other method agreed upon between the tying parties (e.g., PvP match, trivia question, etc.). Any method other than dice roll for resolving a tie, must be approved by the convener of the meet (normally me) as being swift enough to be resolved simply without taking up the whole meet or leaving the winner undetermined beyond the end of the meet. The winning squad gains the Squad of the Month trophy to display in its squad forum until the next meet, and each member of the squad whose attendance contributed to the victory is awarded an SotM ribbon.


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PostPosted: Thu July 21st, 2022 8:28 pm 
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this shod work for me sins i and my GF broke up so plenty of time to join

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PostPosted: Mon July 25th, 2022 9:54 pm 
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Congratulations to Tactical's Gamma Squad ("Vipers") for winning the Squad of the Month meet for July 2022! Gamma won with an attendance victory, by mustering seven (a record squad showing :o ) of its members during the initial grace period. Honorable showings were made as follows: Engineering's Alpha x2, Engineering's Beta x1, Engineering's Charlie x1, Section 31 x1.


A prize of 20 million EC from our Fleet Bank was awarded based on dice roll among attenders with the prize going to:


NDStache11

Kudos to all who participated in the meet with activities including: the initial competition; prize giveaway; grand (Ground ;) ) PvP Match; successful run of Badlands Battlezone; cruising of TFO queues, build advice, and/or hanging out on Discord that went on until after 9:00 PM Central Time; including as follows:


Alexandria
Armond Hammer
AshBlaster
Captainjtkirk
Cmdraftbrn
Irishhawk (Drake)
Ginchner
Jem_389
Lupy
MegatherionX
NDStache11
Ocie Denver
Pattern
Paragod516 (Teklor)
Rodnny
Sysil
Stromgold
Timper


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