When something breaks

Remember when something breaks you have two choices: quit or carry on. Obstacles will always be in your way but that’s no excuse to not finish what you start.

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Fighting 4 Round 2

Fighting 4

Round 2

More than Meets the Eye

Dr. Jack Shepherd from Lost vs. Private Daniel Jackson from Saving Private Ryan

Jack Shepherd plays a key role in the survival of his fellow survivors in the immediate aftermath of the crash, instructing others to help those with injuries and using his medical background to assist the wounded. The survivors look to Jack as their leader. He has the ability to think quickly and analyze crisis situations. Jack intentionally represses fear and anxiety, usually in order to remain strong for other people, as he is the one they turn to during crises. He does this to not give his fellow survivors false hope. (From Wiki)

Pvt. Jackson “What I mean by that, sir, is if you was to put me and this here sniper rifle anywhere up to and including one mile from Adolf Hitler… with a clean line of sight… Pack your bags, fellas. War’s over. Amen.” He is an exceptional World War II sniper who fought through DDay, so you know he can handle himself in the worst possible situation imaginable.

Slayers

Wichita from Zombieland vs. Robert Neville from I Am Legend

Wichita is a shotgun wielding vixen, who has plenty of practice at dropping the undead. Prior to surviving in a zombie infested world she was a masterful conwoman, and brought that survival skill with her into Zombieland. She is also a skilled driver.

Robert Neville knows how to survive as the last man alive. He is an excellent shape and is a military man. He is an excellent driver, and also a scientist. (This is a tricky one for me because I am not sure if I should use the book or film version, so pick the one you’d rather)

 

Elite 8 Fight 4

Elite 8

Fight 4

BAMFs

Django from Django Unchained vs. King Leonidas from 300

Django was a former slave who was freed and then trained to be a bounty hunter. He is a stellar marksman with a wide variety of firearms. He’s also excellent with explosives and hand to hand combat. In the movie he was almost always outnumbered by wide ratios. He was also very clever and cunning. Im sure you can clean this up and make it sound good. Django was a total badass in the movie, make sure you do him justice. (Ryan McCormick)

King Leonidas knows how to rule a military society. He leads from the front lines, and is a hardened veteran of war. He is skilled with a spear and sword.

Slayers

Darryl Dixon from The Walking Dead vs. Wichita from Zombieland

Darryl Dixon is an expert marksmen and tracker who wields a Horton Scout HD 125 crossbow. He has been a survivalist since his youth and has experience in slaying zombies.

Wichita is a shotgun wielding vixen, who has plenty of practice at dropping the undead. Prior to surviving in a zombie infested world she was a masterful conwoman, and brought that survival skill with her into Zombieland. She is also a skilled driver.

Yup. Still 2.

Elite 8 Fight 3

Elite 8

Fight 3

More than Meets the Eye

Jethro Gibbs from NCIS vs. Private Daniel Jackson from Saving Private Ryan

Jethro Gibbs is a retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant; Scout Sniper and Military Police NCO. He is meticulous, disciplined, and demanding in the leadership of his NCIS team. He continually proves his long range marksmanship and his ability to outdraw with a sidearm. He is protective and fatherly to his team.

Pvt. Jackson “What I mean by that, sir, is if you was to put me and this here sniper rifle anywhere up to and including one mile from Adolf Hitler… with a clean line of sight… Pack your bags, fellas. War’s over. Amen.” He is an exceptional World War II sniper who fought through DDay, so you know he can handle himself in the worst possible situation imaginable.

Boys with Toys

Jack Bauer from 24 vs. John McClain from Live Free or Die Hard

Jack Bauer has been America’s defender on 8 different intense days. He was a member of Delta Force where he specialized in infantry operations, and received Ranger, Air Assault, and Airborne Training. He is highly proficient with firearms, explosives, and a number of languages. Also is capable of flying planes and helicopters.

John McClain is a senior detective lieutenant with over thirty years on the force. He is used to operating solo without any help from his department. He is described as being a foul-mouthed, wisecracking, cop with an itchy trigger finger and a maverick spirit.

Still only 2

Elite 8 Fight 2

Elite 8

Fight 2

BAMFs

Maximus from Gladiator vs. Han Solo from Star Wars

Maximus was a General in the Roman army, and then became a champion gladiator who stood against a tyrannical emperor. He is exceptional with a sword and on horseback as well as a natural leader.

Han Solo has piloting skills and charm. He knows when to fight and when to hide. He is exceptional with a sidearm and explosives. He has a proficiency for gambling, barter, and trade, as well as the knowledge of how to move goods without getting caught.

Slayers

Robert Neville from I Am Legend vs. Captain Steve Hiller from Independence Day

Robert Neville knows how to survive as the last man alive. He is an excellent shape and is a military man. He is an excellent driver, and also a scientist. (This is a tricky one for me because I am not sure if I should use the book or film version, so pick the one you’d rather)

Capt. Steve Hiller is a marine pilot who has showed down against aliens. He can successfully keep the groups spirits lifted and will have no problem volunteering for one way missions.

You read correct. Only two voting boxes in Elite 8

Elite 8 Fight 1

Elite 8

Fight 1

Boys with Toys

Jason Bourne from The Bourne Ultimatum vs. James Bond from Skyfall

Jason Bourne is a professional assassin and covert operative. He is well trained in hand to hand combat, as well as firearms. His knack for reading a situation and escaping definite capture would lead to avoiding hairy situations. The man can calculate everything about a fight and notices every detail of a room.

James Bond is an MI6 secret agent who is an expert marksman with a pistol and an excellent hand to hand to hand fighter. He is great at games of chance and can charm just about any female in the world. Also, he is great at improvised defensive traps, and makeshift explosives as well as a great shot with a long barreled rifle.

More than Meets the Eye

Dr. Jack Shepherd from Lost vs. Walter White from Breaking Bad

Jack Shepherd plays a key role in the survival of his fellow survivors in the immediate aftermath of the crash, instructing others to help those with injuries and using his medical background to assist the wounded. The survivors look to Jack as their leader. He has the ability to think quickly and analyze crisis situations. Jack intentionally represses fear and anxiety, usually in order to remain strong for other people, as he is the one they turn to during crises. He does this to not give his fellow survivors false hope. (From Wiki)

Walter White is a once accomplished chemist now heading into a mid-life crisis that lives in Albuquerque, NM. A brilliant man that once contributed to Nobel Prize winning research, (at the beginning of Breaking Bad) he works as a very underpaid high school chemistry teacher, while working a second job at a local car wash. As he looks upon himself at the age of 50, he suddenly learns he has lung cancer. As his two jobs cannot pay for medical support (never mind his family’s regular expenses), he turns to a life of crime making the highest quality methamphetamine available (From IMDB)

There will only be two match ups per day in the Elite 8

Survival 16 Standings

Current Standings

At the Conclusion of Survival 16

Name                    Round                   Total                      Final Four           

Ryan                      28                           55                                           4

Ross                       16                           41                                           2

Mike                      18                           41                                           1

Brady                    16                           40                                           2

Mario                    12                           39                                           1

Krista                     12                           36                                           1

Eric                         14                           31                                          3

Heather               12                           30                                           2

Diane                    8                              29                                           1

SomeIdiot           8                              24                                           2

Scoring:

First Blood: 1

Survival Sixteen: 2

Elite Eight: 3

Fighting Four: 4

Final Duel: 6

Champion:8

Survival16

Round 1 Totals

Current Standings

1st Place Ryan McCormick

27 points 

4/4 Fighting Four

100% Round 1 Boys with Toys

And just so you can all see how awesome he is:

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Ryan’s Bracket

Round1
Current Bracket

Now you can all see what you need to do to dethrone the king

Remaining competitors:

2. Mario 27pts 2/4

3. Ross 25pts 4/4

4./5. Brady 24pts 3/4

4./5. Krista 24pts 3/4

6. Mike 23pts 3/4

7. Diane 21pts 3/4

8. Heather 18pts 4/4

9. Eric 17pts 4/4

10. SomeIdiot 16pts 1/4

Round 1 has come to a close. If anyone notices an error, please let me know.

Other than some idiot everyone still has a chance to make a run for the win.

The next round of voting will begin tomorrow. Remember Round 2 picks are worth 2 points per selection. Happy voting and good luck.

Round 1: 7v10

Ultimate Primal Age Survival Team Smack Down

Round 1: 7th vs. 10th

Slayers

Col. Christina Eliopolis from WWZ vs. Abraham Lincoln from Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

Eliopolis survives crash landing in zombie infested territory with only the gear on her back. She knows how to avoid detection and escape hordes of zombies.

Lincoln, the 16th president, is in fact a vampire hunter who wields and ax and silver pocket watch. He knows how to handle the most dangerous of the undead, and excels in hand to hand combat, even against faster and stronger foes.

BAMFs

Hawkeye from Last of the Mohicans vs. Legolas from Lord of the Rings

Hawkeye Natty Bumppo, although the child of white parents, grew up with Delaware Indians Native Americans raised by Moravian Christians, becoming a near-fearless warrior skilled in many weapons, one of which is the long rifle. Hawkeye (one of his many nicknames) hunts only what he needs to survive, and when it comes time to fire his rifle he lives by the rule, “One shot, one kill”. (From Wiki)

Legolas can see and hear from great distances. Legolas is armed with a bow and arrows and one “long white knife” which hangs by his side. He is an unrivaled archer. He is also lithe and slender. (From Wiki)

Boys with Toys

John Rambo from First Blood Part II vs. Mike Banning from Olympus Has Fallen

Rambo was a green beret, who defeated an entire police department by himself only using traps and a knife, then takes on the Vietnamese to rescue POWs. He shows a high tolerance to being tortured. His training includes heavy machine guns, explosive arrows, rifles, knives, hand to hand combat, and aviation.

Banning is a former U.S. Army Ranger Mike Banning is the lead Secret Service agent assigned to head the Presidential Detail. He is skilled in all forms of firearms, infiltration, electronic warfare, hand to hand combat, and tactics.

More than Meets the Eye

Dr. Jack Shepherd from Lost vs. Ron Swanson from Parks and Rec

Jack plays a key role in the survival of his fellow survivors in the immediate aftermath of the crash, instructing others to help those with injuries and using his medical background to assist the wounded. The survivors look to Jack as their leader. He has the ability to think quickly and analyze crisis situations. Jack intentionally represses fear and anxiety, usually in order to remain strong for other people, as he is the one they turn to during crises. He does this to not give his fellow survivors false hope. (From Wiki)

Ron speaks in a very deadpan tone of voice and seldom expresses any kind of emotion. He is an extremely masculine individual. In his entire life, he only cried twice: once when he was hit by a bus at age seven; secondly when Lil Sebastian died. Ron is an outdoor enthusiast who loves hunting, fishing, camping, and woodworking. For years, Ron has used a park ranger station in the woods as a lodge for private hunting trips with his male colleagues at city hall. He describes fishing as “like yoga, except I still get to kill something”. (From Wiki)