Sunday, September 27th, 2009
Issue: 145   Editor: Shaktoolik

Editors note Shaktoolik

Welcome to issue 145 of the Bootleggers Buzz!

Let me start this issue with congratulating Bootleggers with its sixth anniversary. For six years already Bootleggers provides many players with a nice place to spend some of their spare time, to meet new friends and to catch up with old ones. While new players start to play because of the game, they soon learn that there is more to it than just that. It is the community that makes playing Bootleggers worthwhile. In honor of this birthday the Buzz will be hosting a Paint contest, allowing you as player to win a nice amount of money.

On to the week! A lot of crews have been in the news this week, with actions especially taking place on this very Sunday we had a hell of a job as we did our very best to put it all into this Buzz. It was hard work, but we believe we managed to pull it off in the end. Naming all the crews that were targeted would be a lot of work, but in short a couple of the crews were The Deadly Alliance and Mobb Figaz, in combination with the Nation Don. Rings any bells? It seems to be a familiar situation, at least to us. New crews, crews that were wiped, sold, bought. You name it, we have seen it all this week.

As said, a very bloody Sunday. Global Domination enjoyed a short stay on the statistics page and The Invisibles managed to return as the former spot only holds an appealing holder and a lot of dead accounts. A great party must be going on on that crew forum! In addition a new Constant arrived to the statistics page, or so the crew hopes. We will have to see if it will be successful. To use an old cliffhanger: Only time will tell!

Of course this Buzz also contains the usual weekly articles you are used to seeing such as 'Crew of the Week' which is covering The Tribe this time, 'The Weekly Flash', containing this week in a nutshell as well as some other facts which were either too small to be covered in a separate article or which could not be written due to a lack of information, the 'Bootleggers Game Statistics', the article that allows you to keep track of significant changes on the statistics page, and naturally we also have 'A Year Back' for you to bring back those memories of the past.

As always we are looking for writers to come and reinforce our team. If you feel you have got what it takes to become a Buzz Writer then please submit an application article about a recent, Bootleggers related subject and you might be finding yourself being offered the digital pen of the Bootleggers Buzz writer. It may take a while before we reply to your application, but rest assured, we will reply. In addition I would like to remind everyone to re-submit their application if they have died before they received a reply as we are unable to track your account.

Good luck to those who will attempt to show off their paint skills and enjoy the read.
As always, see you all next week, and until then, take care and stay safe!

Golden Aggression Shaktoolik

Being the only person left on the States page must feel pretty lonely. With no other State Dons to keep him company, our Nation Don, Prestine, probably agreed there. After all it is hard to be up there alone. You are the only one that is looted or asked if you...

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The Rise and Fall of TDA (again?) TheTsjMustGoOn

After recent shootings and the Buzz trying to gather information, we found TDA on stats again. Whilst the Buzz was investigating the demise of another crew (Volatile) and found none of the people involved were forthcoming with answers...

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The Craven Crewspot. iLuMP

Earlier this week, one certain crew spot grabbed a lot of attention as it continuously went through a change of ownership. To begin with, Yakuza obtained the spot, however one member betrayed the crew's trust and insided it. We contacted the culprit, BrownPaperBagMoney, and quickly questioned him on the why and the who.

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Bootleggers Game Statistics AldoRaine

The Bootleggers Game Statistics is a weekly article, which will basically contain data of the past week. State Dons, crews and various other statistics are being featured in this article.

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Buzz Contest: Wish BL a Happy Birthday! Shaktoolik

Check out how you can win yourself either $50,000,000 or $20,000,000, simply by using Paint!

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The Weekly Flash AldoRaine

The week in a nutshell!

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Advertisement Shaktoolik

Global Domination Dominated! FrickeroniPizza

Ever had that feeling that you wanted to run your own crew? Well, for one player, Amarth, that dream has become reality. Amarth is one of the owners of brand-new crew, Global Domination, and the Buzz caught up with him and asked him just what GD really is, and how it came to be.

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The Knights Return! FrickeroniPizza

It's always nice to see returning crews with those "old faces" that you never thought you'd see again. Well, that happened this week as The Deadly Knights returned to the statistics page for the first time in nearly two years. The Buzz contacted Eukaryotes, the boss of this crew.

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Advertisement Turbolego2

The Invisibles, Invisible? AldoRaine

This week, we witnessed a lot of activity regarding The Invisibles. The crew first lost its spot, returned, got wiped again, and managed to return again. The Bootleggers Buzz tried to summarize these happenings in this article.

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A Constantly Changing World Shaktoolik

The world of Bootleggers is ever changing and can be described as different every day. Crews appear and disappear, players are shot and rank, and players sign up and quit. Every day when players log on they have the chance of spending some time to learn about what has happened whilst they were offline.

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Crew of the Week SeanNeverDies

The Tribe is this week's crew of the week! Interested to see if this crew might be suitable for you? Check it out in this article.

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A Year Back Shaktoolik

Check out the state of the game, this time last year.

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The Buzz Team Shaktoolik

Buzz Editors:
Mika (Shaktoolik)

Head Buzz Writer:
Aldarion (AldoRaine)

Buzz Writers:
Frick (FrickeroniPizza)
tsj (TheTsjMustGoOn)
Sean (SeanNeverDies)
LuMP (iLuMP)

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