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Bad WIT statements

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Bad Wit Statement Categories       by Big R, DMobster, PAGAN

FIRST STATEMENT - INITIATIVE

high-order (4 to 5 base)

7   He is unconcerned with controlling the fight
5   Responding to the actions of his foes rather than controlling the fight
3   He needs time to think things through before he can act
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low-order (under 4 base)

7   Rarely considers how to gain the initiative
5   He often needs time to think things through, losing the chance to act
3   He stands around slack-jawed

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SECOND STATEMENT - RIPOSTE

high-order (4 to 6 base)

7   The more subtle points of the riposte simply escape him
5   He often fails to make use of his foes mistakes
3   He makes a lot of mistakes
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low-order (under 4 base)

7   He makes bad dueling decisions
5   He makes mistakes
3   He is too dense to respond to his opponent's mistakes

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THIRD STATEMENT - ATTACK

high-order (0 to 2 base)

7   He makes bad dueling decisions
5   Makes feints that fool no one
3   He makes alot of mistakes
 
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low-order (under 0 base)

7   He makes costly mistakes
5   He makes incredibly stupid attacks
3   He makes stupid feints that fool no one

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FOURTH STATEMENT - PARRY

high-order (2 to 4 base)

7   Fails to parry in situations where he could do so
5   Is nearly always fooled by a feint
3   Isn't bright enough to parry in most circumstances
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low-order (under 2 base)

7   Carelessly taking blows that he could avoid
5   Is often fooled by a feint
3   He is usually fooled by a feint

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FIFTH STATEMENT - DEFENSE

high-order (-2 to 0 base)

7   Carelessly takes blows that he could avoid
5   Is often fooled by a feint   
3   He is constantly making mistakes
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low-order (under -2 base)

7   Stands around making himself a target
5   He makes mistakes
3   He just doesn't care if he gets hurt or not

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SIXTH STATEMENT ENDURANCE

high-order 

7   And he doesn't conserve his endurance
5   He doesn't think about resting as much as he should
3   Often wastes his endurance thoughtlessly
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low-order 

7   He fails to husband strength when tired
5   Often wastes his endurance thoughtlessly
3   And he doesn't have the smarts to understand when he should rest

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