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Category: The World
Forum Name: Tournament V - 2nd Anniversary
Forum Description: Forum for the ongoing alliance tournament
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Topic: Square-A-Thon
Posted By: LordBliss
Subject: Square-A-Thon
Date Posted: 08 Mar 2012 at 23:10
Hello Illy community.  Chosen is undertaking a square-a-thon (similar to a walk-a-thon) etc.  We want to raise money for research and treatment of MS.  Some of our honored Illyriadians are dealing with MS, and so.........for each hour Chosen holds a square, I am going to contribute two dollars to MS charity/research.  
I am only making this public so the people affected know that I/we care, and want to help.  Anyone else may join in and make similar pledges.  
Illy, deservedly so, has a reputation for being different, and having a community as opposed to a bunch of anonymous bully jerks.  so lets pony up, and show support, money and moral, for those in need of a boost.

Posted By: Casombra
Date Posted: 08 Mar 2012 at 23:16
You have my support in this Bliss!Clap

Posted By: Rill
Date Posted: 08 Mar 2012 at 23:43
I will donate a flat amount.  I'd donate per square, but you're going up against some of my Crow Federates, so I can hardly encourage you to get more hours!

Well done Bliss!  Someone dear to me has recently been diagnosed, and I stand with you to fight this disease.

Posted By: GM Luna
Date Posted: 09 Mar 2012 at 00:26
Very neat idea Bliss. Best of luck and keep us updated on the outcome! :)


GM Luna | Illyriad Community Manager |

Posted By: Kallie
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2012 at 00:26
Chosen held a square for a tolal of 90 hours rounded up.  I am proud of how well we did considering we are one of the smallest alliances out there.  I loved the tournament and I look forward to the next.   Not only did we gain some experience and commander levels we showed support to a good cause.  Cheers to all who took part in the tournament and I can't wait for the next opportunity to participate.  Please all get out your cheque books or visa's and make a donation to your local MS Society.

Posted By: Rill
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2012 at 00:51
congratulations to CHSN!

Posted By: Createure
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2012 at 13:51
Don't  know what to say about this... seems like a well-intentioned idea - would be nice to see more details about how it worked and exactly what you guys might have raised along with it.

My dad had MS.

Posted By: LordBliss
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2012 at 20:30
it was well intentioned. thank you. i had pledged 2 dollars per hour and kallie says we got to 90 hours so i wrote check for 180 to the National MS society, Kentucky chapter.   I had hoped more people would make similar pledges, but small steps i guess.  maybe next tourney.  

Posted By: kenber
Date Posted: 04 Apr 2012 at 11:27
Someone dear to me has recently been diagnosed, and I stand with you to fight this disease.

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