TEK’S CORNER A SPECIAL MAG EDITION OF THE RSTL What is up folks, welcome to the corner… I am TEKNEEK. I wanna start things off by telling all yall if u got questions, or any other info you wanna say or discuss you can hit me on AIM: Tonguecancer or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. With the starting of the 64 heads in this 2nd annual RSTL Tourney… I wanna say that as of today the MODS are all functioning and everything is at a go. 4 active MODS and the juggling is still stable. Without a doubt, this tourney has been the thing peeps have been waiting for and you can say that after a week gone by… a lot has happened and we’ll be getting into that soon. Usually, the RSTL TOURNEY would be taking place come Thanksgiving… but with the current status of the RSTL doing aaaaa… somewhat OK… the Tourney is what’s needed to give it a little boost. The excitement and the seriousness that’s brought into this competition is all that is cool to see when peepin the message boards. Let’s get moving at a different direction to something else… RSTL TAG TEAM TOURNEY As you can see and tell…. There will be a RSTL TAG-TEAM TOURNEY come Thanksgiving. It will consist of two individuals teaming up to working together on providing the tightest and the best tag team. This new innovative tourney has been thought of ever since the last RSTL Tourney and has been put to hold seeing my absence throughout this year as Mod. But with things back on track… adding this to the league will bring something never done before and something people must get into. A lot more speculation and planning is in process of bringing out the rules and regulations for this special occasion, but for sure we know that the process of forming, acting and seeing the results come for these folks will be something to feel real excited about. By the time this is all over, a 1st ever tag team combo of champions will be crowned and declared in the Hall of Champions in the Top 40 forum. So if you’re looking to participate… the fun is just beginning. And with that fun comes to the story up next…. ESTIMATING THE EAST As we scope into the tourney… we start off with the East. And as it seems not a lot has shocked us… the 4-5-6 seeds have fallen and seemingly so, we have several cinderellas pictured in the mix. With CLAUSHOUSE not to be attended to this year’s tourney, we know that there will be no repeat champion for the RSTL Tourney. But in controversial form… WWIII gets a late arrival to the gig and quickly gets into his usual onslaught of opponents. Victim: KOMPLEXX. That was expected to happen… TEK vs CALEFACTION was a no-show… so the publicity in that was shunned only to find that the 2nd round now holds a historic moment for RSTL and for RMC history. WWIII vs TEKNEEK… part 4. Really… its part 3. TEK no-showed the previous time… and the two contests beforehand took place way back in the RWF days… and WWIII fit worthy to be the owner of the rhyme… boasting and bragging then how he beat RWF’s greatest storyteller. This is one part of the best matches to happen in the second round and the end-result while expected to WWIII’s favor… will see something hopefully exciting between these two. The upset losses to both KON$PIRACY and CRYOGENIC was a rather jolt of shock to all of us as WHITE-EYEZ brought imo a great rhyme piece and took the #5 ranked out of this misery while CRYOGENIC, one of my favorites to go far… lose miserably to a damn good showing by TRAPEZOIDAL. With this upset, I’ve brought a keen eye on TRAP to be the big surprise that may be the buzz if he comes find to see himself past WHITE-EYEZ and thru WWIII/TEKNEEK. If this comes to occur, TRAP will indeed see himself as a public name that should not be darkened in the eyes of champions and looked to with a brighter name. For me, TRAP is a big interest in the tourney. Although PROPHETIONAL’s low ranking is seemingly untrue of his place, his absence from the RSTL scene has proved him to be at that spot but quickly dissipated as he manhandles STRIKE2 and moves to the 2nd round to see himself with the SHOCK. SHOCK is the biggest noisemaker and the fastest riser in noise, publicity, and in battling as well as storytelling. I spoke with SHOCK a number of times during the tourney and he has minimal knowledge on the opponents he may face. And with his match against PROPHETIONAL… he stands confident and rather arrogant that he may win with not much labor… only to see his future glisten with another of one of the great matches of ROUND 2… ISH BISH KANISH and JOWELZ. IBK is a name that many have not really seen in full eye, but he is probably he most underrated, most notorious storytellers I’ve known. And he is NOT to be taken with ease into competition. JOWELZ is already a legend… not in the league but in the entire site. While it seems that the East has the best competition… it also has the toughest when clashing at one another… and is probably the most exciting bracket thus far… and will continue to be if the likes of WWIII, TEK, TRAP, SHOCK or JOWELZ come shining at the end to see who rules the EAST. I can’t wait to see what happens after this week is over.