Flying through June!!
June just seems to be FLYING by, and we're almost into July, so I thought I'd touch on some small changes that are coming in July. Well, not really changes, because they're just for July, not permanent, but you know, something "different". First, note the 9-Round, Month-Long "Simon Says" Marathon which will be starting July 1st. This will be tons of fun, and well worth the price of admission, LOL. p.s. In case you're wondering, I'll be changing my name (not officially) to "Simon" for July, HA!
Also, we'll still be having our July KING/QUEEN Marathon starting July 1st. This is a "Regular Swiss" which means that we play until there is only ONE winner! The PIP King/Queen gets 5,000 LadderBux, 500 PIP Points, and, as if that wasn't already enough, they also get their POGO Mini pic posted on the front page of PIP!! Plus, of course, bragging rights and, if they so choose, they can ask you all to bow when they come into a room. They can ask...I never said that you HAD to do it, hee hee hee...but if you don't, don't be surprised if they yell "OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!"
The real "change" to July is that there will only be ONE Marathon per week outside of those listed above. I will only be running the WEEKENDER Marathons in July, so Marathons will be starting on Thursdays and ending on Mondays. There will be no token counts taken on Tuesdays or Wednesdays in July. This is to give us all a little "break" so we can enjoy the Summer (as well as stock up on goodies from the Mini Mall or go crazy in Poker, LOL). We'll see a return of the TWISTED TRIVIA/SCAVENGER Marathons in August, I promise!
I'd like to welcome all of our new members to PIP. Please remember that you MUST sign up with PIP using your Pogo Screen name and you need to make certain that your Pogo profile isn't blocked so I can obtain your token counts. Also, if you're unfamiliar with how a League works, you'll need to sign up for tournaments which we have every Monday and Thursday (as well as a few "special" ones thrown in on different days) and if you're not sure how to do that, there's a great video on tournament registration on our TOURNAMENTS tab at: http://www.myleague.com/pip/tournaments/
Happy Birthday wishes to our June"babies"!!! Hope you have (had) a great day!!!
Our next addition to the new "Round types" will be the "Topsy-Turvy" Rounds. These can be either "Lefty Loosy" or "Righty Tighty". Basically, what happens here is that everyone on one side (left or right depending on which Topsy-Turvy it is) of the listing in Cases wins, no matter what their TOKEN GAIN. (Yes, you must still have a token GAIN to win the Round, unless both parties have a 0 or a minus.) Since this doesn't show for all of you like it does for me, what I'll be doing is keeping the pairings in my POGO message the same as I got them from Cases, with the LEFT being on TOP and the RIGHT being on the BOTTOM. So, there might be a time when the Winners are listed on the BOTTOM rather than on the TOP in the POGO message.
June 17: TWISTED TRIVIA http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9595574
June 20: TWISTED WEEKENDER http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9595582/
June 24: TWISTED SCAVENGER http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9595579/
June 27: TWISTED WEEKENDER http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9595584/
July 1: July KING/QUEEN Marathon http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9595585
July 1: "Simon Says" Marathon http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9595588/
July 4: TWISTED WEEKENDER http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9595590/
July 11: TWISTED WEEKENDER http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9638491/
July 18: TWISTED WEEKENDER http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9638493/
July 25: TWISTED WEEKENDER http://cgi6.igl.net/tourney/pip/9638494/
Good luck to everyone this week, whether you're in PIP tourneys or playing with another League! ~Pinky