Taldryan Consul Report 2-27-05Report # 94
Alright well its time for another lovely Consul report from yours truly. This report has quite a bit of awesome information in it, along with trivia and other awesomeness so read it all! With that well start. Also there is some important info in the DB news section if you are a DJK or under!
Clan Taldryan News
-Well I finally got it done, the State of the Clan Address was sent out to all of you this week! Im sure you all read it and loved it, but in case you didnt it has been added to the Taldryan website. You can find it in the Consuls Office section, under State of the Clan along with last years address. Can see it here:
-As I announced in my address, Taldryan won the Krath RoS! Great job everyone! Here were the final scores:
Just to give you guys an idea, we had 5 times as many points as Tarentum and 4 times as many as Arcona, who came in 2nd and 3rd behind us in the GJW! And other than Clan Naga Sadow who had a good showing, we absolutely trounced the rest of the DB! The KHP is working on awards right now, so they should be out soon, once again way to go everyone!
-Taldryan absolutely dominated the Sunday Tournament this week. Shadow took 1st, Duga got 2nd, and DS took 3rd. If the rankings kept going Id guess Taldryan actually had the first 6 or 7 places. We got 198 points just from this one day, thats how much we pwned everyone, great job!
-I also mentioned several new things in my Address, including Clan awards and some new positions. Well the details have finally been finalized and added to the Taldryan site, so you can see them here (Awards and Conclave links are in the Knowledge section, Consuls Fist is in the Consuls Office section):
Awards - http://www.taldryan.org/awards.php
Conclave - http://www.taldryan.org/conclave.php
Consuls Fist - http://www.taldryan.org/con_cohor.php?option=confist
I have a couple people in mind for some clan awards already, so Ill probably announce those this upcoming week.
-If you participated in the Crossword puzzle for chapter 1 of the Krath RoS, respond to the email I sent out on the mailing list so the KHP can award you.
-In case you didnt see it last week, here is the brand new Ektrosis site: www.ektrosis.taldryan.org.
-And you can now see all of the old Taldryan Times by going to the Taldryan website. Look in the links section and youll find a page that lets you access all of them. And once more here is the last issue: http://www.taldryan.org/taltimes/2/index.html
-There is report trivia this week, so scroll down to find that. REMEMBER TO SEND ANSWERS TO [Log in to view e-mail addresses] ONLY! DO NOT SEND TO THE MAILING LIST OR EVERYONE GETS THE ANSWERS!!
-Remember to check the Competitions section of the Taldryan website for things to keep you active (http://www.taldryan.org/competitions.php)
-IMPORTANT: If you are the rank of DJK or under, go to the DB website and login with your PIN and password right now. The DC is running a Super AWOL, basically everyone DJK and under gets their dossier marked inactive. Once you login then it is automatically marked active and thats it. All the people who dont login by a certain date have their dossiers deleted. So go log in now!!!
-The ACC is about to have its second Champion ladder, if you want to signup you can do so until March 2nd
-The SA is looking for instructors for the ICQ and Meditation exams, apply to the HM.
-The deadline for submissions to the next Dark Voice is March 9th. Remember if you submit quality graphics/fiction/screenshots/etc that are put in the DV you will be given a DSS!
-The Clan and Order force power systems that will be used with Rebirth have gone through some changes. So if you want to figure out what level of Clan powers you will have, you can see the descriptions here: http://gm.darkjedibrotherhood.com/policies/
-The Dark Council members are now choosing their Royal Guards. If you want to become an RG, just be active and try to get noticed by a DC member.
-The Dark Voice was released a few weeks back (newsletter, again I will mention how it is not as cool as the Tal Times) was released, you can see it here:
-The KMTs (monthly fiction topics) for February are Coruscant walkways and It's a hard life being a.... See the KHPs report for more details.
-Be sure to visit http://www.darkjedibrotherhood.com/dbjedi/news.asp for all the news.
Medals, Promotions, and Transfers
Shadow Amethyst Crescent, Clusters of Fire
Duga Amethyst Crescent, Scroll of Indoctrination
Chaosrain Clusters of Fire, Sapphire Crescent, Legion of the Scholar
Benevolent Clusters of Fire, Legion of the Scholar
Kir Scroll of Indoctrination, Clusters of Fire, Legion of the Scholar
Michael Clusters of Fire
Fire Knight Clusters of Fire
Kraval Clusters of Fire
Nexusmage Clusters of Fire
Dark Sabre Clusters of Fire, Dark Cross, Legion of the Scholar
Locust Topaz Crescent
Trazar Emerald Crescent
Sithspawn Sapphire Crescent
GRD Tiberius to JH
APP Tardek to NOV
SWM Kaden Odus Xyler to Dinaari
APP Jodie-Wan Kenobi to Dinaari
NOV Torrin Bane to Dinaari
APP Trron Loran to Dinaari
Ok were back to email trivia this week. Read the following questions and email you answers to [Log in to view e-mail addresses]. SEND YOUR ANSWERS ONLY TO KIR, IF YOU SEND THEM TO THE ENTIRE MAILING LIST THE TRIVIA WILL BE VOID BECAUSE YOU GAVE OUT THE ANSWERS AND EVERYONE WILL HATE YOU!
What is Clan Taldryans primary planet?
What is the Dinaari symbol?
What level (In the HQ) are the Consuls quarters on?
Who can enter the 5th sublevel of the Taldryan base
What is Clan Taldryans Flagship?
In what area are Clan Taldryans clan powers focused?
Ektrosis were originally formed to be?
Before they were Dark Jedi what were Archanis?
How many Dark Jedi Died to introduce Archanis into the brotherhood?
What did the Dark Fire Brigade Kill for?
On which Planet did the Dark Fire Brigade first become receptive to the dark side?
Before they became Dark Jedi, What were the members of House Dinaari?
The leader of the Dark Fire Brigade was?
Who was the First CON of Taldryan?
When did Kir Taldrya Katarn begin his role as the Consul of house Taldryan?
When did Clan Taldryan obtain the Leviathan?
Who did Clan Taldryan take the Orthanc from?
What do Cohors Praetoria Taldryae get to where on their sleeve?
How many sons of Taldryan are their?
Who was voted best Leader in the second Tallys
REMEMBER TO SEND ANSWERS TO [Log in to view e-mail addresses] ONLY! DO NOT SEND TO THE MAILING LIST OR EVERYONE GETS THE ANSWERS!!
READ THIS if you dont have IRC!!!
This new section of my report is dedicated to providing information about IRC (internet relay chat). If I had to name one thing that makes a successful Taldryan member, I would say IRC useage. It is required for all of the Clans leaders, and all of our most active members can be found there. I have found out that many members read my reports, and some of them dont use IRC, and I am hoping I can change this.
Here are some quick things about IRC:
-It is a free download (it says you have to register it within 30 days, but you never have to)
-Its VERY simple to use
-All the most active people are on it
-There are almost always people around
-Some competitions are only available on IRC
-You get to know people much better
-You get more of the Taldryan team feeling if you are on it
-Being active on IRC can be a reason to get medals/promotions
-Our clan channels get a little crazy sometimes, and its fun!
-You can message individuals like AIM, and talk in chatrooms (multiple rooms at the same time)
How can I get IRC? For Windows users the most popular IRC program is mIRC, which you install on your computer and use just as you would an instant messenger. mIRC is only a free trial, but you may use it as long as you want without penalty (other than a few annoying messages telling you to register). You can find mIRC here:
If you can't install stuff on your computer or you're constantly switching computers in a lab, you can also use the DB IRC, which is a java applet (to be used through your browser) allowing you to talk in only one channel or room at a time. DB IRC can be found here:
IRC is very popular and therefore has many servers and channels. This makes it hard to find what you want unless you know what you're doing. Therefore make sure to use the following settings when starting up IRC:
Brotherhood Channel: #db
Clan Channel: #taldryan
Have IRC but confused on how to get things going? Well you are in luck, the Shadow Academy has several IRC courses, and the first one is very helpful and for new users. Just go to the SA (http://www.darkjedibrotherhood.org/dbjedi/shadowacademy/sa/index.html) and then click on General Studies, and then the IRC Basics course. It will guide you through how to use IRC. If youre still having trouble or dont like how the SA course is laid out, you can read the IRC guide written by QUA Shadow (http://dinaari.taldryan.org/irc_guide.php). It has images of the menus and everything, and is very helpful!
I hope to see a lot of you on IRC!
-If you ever need to see an old Consul report, all of mine are up on djb.org!
Thats all for this week, as always if you have any questions/comments/just want to talk, feel free to email me at [Log in to view e-mail addresses] or just go onto IRC as Im logged on quite often as
Kir! Or talk to me on AIM, my screen-name is ConsulKir!
Tuesday 1v1 Night
Multiplayer gaming night that will be held all day Tuesday in #gmrg. All DB-supported platforms will be used. Tuesdays are "solo" nights; meaning only 1 vs. 1 games will be played. Signup bots will not be used; you have to find matches by chatting in #gmrg or messaging people on IRC. Clusters of Fire will be awarded as usual, 1 for each win or three losses.
Thursday Team Night
Multiplayer gaming night that will be all day Thursday in #gmrg. All DB-supported platforms will be used. Thursdays are "team" nights, meaning matches can only be played with at least teams of 2 vs. 2. Signup bots will not be used; you have to find matches by chatting in #gmrg or messaging people on IRC. Clusters of Fire will be awarded as usual, 1 for each win or three losses.
Interclub Training Event
Multiplayer gaming night that will be held every Saturday evening in #outerrim. All DB-supported platforms will be used. Players come from DB and allied online gaming groups. Signup bots will be used, so use the !signup command on IRC to get matches in #outerrim. Clusters of Fire will be awarded as usual, 1 for each win or three losses.
Biweekly Sunday Tournament
Those people who participate in at least one match in the above listed weekly multiplayer competitions will be invited to play every other week in a Tournament on Sunday. There isnt any specific structure, you just play as many matches as you would like and the person with the most wins during the day wins the Tournament. Everyone gets points for wins that they can use to buy personal possessions, and the total of all the points Taldryan members earn the Clan also earns as a whole to buy cool Clan stuff!
_Important Links _
Dark Brotherhood http://www.darkjedibrotherhood.com/dbjedi/news.asp
Clan Taldryan - http://www.taldryan.org
Taldryan Codex - http://www.taldryan.org/tal_codex/
Antei Combat Center http://www.darkjedibrotherhood.com/dbjedi/acc/
Message Boards - http://www.darkjedibrotherhood.com/forum/index.php
Shadow Academy - http://sa.darkjedibrotherhood.com/
Dark Side Compendium - http://dsc.darkjedibrotherhood.com/
Competitions Page - http://www.taldryan.org/competitions.php
CON Kir Taldrya Katarn ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
Dinaari QUA Shadow Taldrya ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
Dinaari AED Benevolent Whiner ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
Ektrosis QUA Dark Sabre ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
Ektrosis AED Nexusmage ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
Clan Mailing lists -
Clan Taldryan ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
House Dinaari ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
House Ektrosis ([Log in to view e-mail addresses])
These email addresses send messages to everyone in the Clan or House they are addressed to.
Clan Taldryan Jedi Outcast Server
IP Address: 220.127.116.11
Cohors Praetoria Taldryan Tiberius and Kraval
Consul Kir Taldrya Katarn
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