WEEK 18 VERSUS DUE: Every Friday @ 11:59 PM EST LINE LIMIT: Minimum of 16 lines, Maximum of 64 ** NO RECYCLING, NO EXCEPTIONS ** •Recycling is the equivalent to that of a no-show and will be treated as such, thus resulting in a loss in favor of the participant whom chose to recycle and a win in favor of his/her opponent •Extensions may only be granted if a moderator has given consent prior to a verse being posted in the match OR your opponent gives his consent •If granted, the extension will override deadline for both participants extending it for no more than 24 hours •CHECK-INS are encouraged, but not required •Verses MUST incorporate AT LEAST 1 of the provided topics or pictures •A failure to show will result in a loss and a sign out by default •If your opponent fails to show, you MUST STILL post AT LEAST 5 lines (4-15) AND 3 voting links in order to claim victory •A Championship Title WILL NOT be decided by way of no-show!!! •If an opponent fails to show in a Championship match, the remaining participant will be ranked as the number 1 seed, but will not be considered a Champion until a win by vote •Upon your second no show, you will be suspended for two weeks of competition. A third no show will result in a three week suspension and a fourth will result in a suspension for the remainder of the season. There is no suspension for first time no showers. • Competitors are limited to posting 3 times in their own match, which allows for checking in, posting votes, and posting a verse. For each post over 3 unless deemed necessary by the mods, the competitor will be docked one vote. • Each competitor may only post once in another competitors battle allowing for a vote and nothing more, if you would like an explanation or to explain as to why a vote was cast a certain way, you can pm them or point things out properly in the vote to begin with. Violating this will result in losing a vote in your match. • A verse can be edited if and only if it is the first verse to be posted and the other verse has yet to be posted or it is the second verse posted and a vote has yet to be received. • Members found constantly disruptive to the league will have their sign-in ignored.