So who won, who lost and who was redeemed? Find out below in our live blog with all the minute-by-minute developments as they happen. The 10 teams competing for a spot in the next round, the Cut, in order of their Qualifiers scores were The Kings The Kings, a hip-hop crew from Mumbai, India, gave the highest scoring performance from any division during the Qualifiers, so they might be the front-runners to win the entire competition, not just their division. And getting such big numbers earned them another advantage in the Duels since the highest scoring qualifying teams got to pick their opponents to Duel. The Duels are fairly simple: get a higher score than your opponent and you advance to the next round. The two losing teams with the highest scores got to battle each other at the end of the night in a redemption round for one last wild card slot in the Cut. So when all was said and done six teams moved forward while the other four got their walking papers.
Monsieur Le Pique and Monsieur de Grandpré
With health care hanging in the balance for millions of people, including , Mainers, earlier this week we were treated to the musings of a Texas blowhard named Blake Farenthold. Farenthold is a member of Congress from Corpus Christi. This week, in a statement dripping with misogyny, he criticized members of the United States Senate who oppose taking health care away from as many as 32 million Americans.
The Code Duello, covering the practice of dueling and points of honor, was drawn up and settled at Clonmel Summer Assizes, , by gentlemen-delegates of Tipperary, Galway, Sligo, Mayo and Roscommon, and prescribed for general adoption throughout Ireland. The Code was generally also followed in England and on the Continent with some slight variations. In America, the principal rules were followed, although occasionally there were some glaring deviations. Rule 1. The first offense requires the first apology, though the retort may have been more offensive than the insult. Example: A tells B he is impertinent, etc. B retorts that he lies; yet A must make the first apology because he gave the first offense, and then after one fire B may explain away the retort by a subsequent apology. Rule 2. But if the parties would rather fight on, then after two shots each but in no case before , B may explain first, and A apologize afterward.
On Monday, he tried to play golf, but admittedly he is not much a golfer. To say the anticipation for the Gatorade Duel qualifiers have been keeping a lot of racers up at night is an understatement. Daytona qualifying locked in three drivers that were required to qualify on time — Bill Elliott fifth , Travis Kvapil eighth and Tony Stewart 10th. That leaves 17 racers battling for four positions in the Daytona — and survival. So who has the best shot at securing one of those coveted spots? Besides the drivers still running at the end of miles, the teams with the best resources will prevail. The Duels are always races of attrition.