Top 10 Armies: [9/6/21-9/11/21]

SNOW STORM, CPAN TT’s Office – One full week down in the infamous, September Drop month. More armies have announced their closure and new leadership/HCOM changes are continuing amongst many armies. What are the armies doing to keep themselves alive?

1. Ice Warriors [+0] (65.34)

2. Rebel Penguin Federation [+0] (62.78)

3. Help Force [+1] (50.86)

4. Army of Club Penguin [+1] (47.03)

5. Templars [-2] (40.16)

6. Water Vikings [+0] (35.84)

7. Silver Empire [+1] (32.18)

8.  Dua Inn Lipa Fighters [+2] (19.5)

 9. People’s Imperial Confederation [-2] (18)

T10. Smart Penguins [Return] (16.5)

T10. Special Weapons and Tactics [-1] (16.5)

—- Close to Top 10 —-

11. Legoman Army [Return] (14.5)

12. Red Ravagers [-1] (13.5)

13. Golden Troops [+1] (12.0)

14. Wet Army Penguins [-2] (10.8)

15. Eclipse [-2] (7.5)

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Disclaimer: Summaries are based on armies’ own reports, whereas size points are based on recounted pictures.

1. Ice Warriors: The Ice Warriors had a busy week with 7 events in total.  To kick things off, a Herbert P. Bear event saw 43 polar bear costume-clad penguins logging on and terrorizing the island.  Next, their EU/US Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony occurred, with 32 attendings.  The troops were treated to a nice surprise with a Meme U-Lead event, which saw a max of 33 penguins.  The Warriors then had two consecutive practice battles against Water Vikings, an AUSIA race car-themed one, and an EU/US  uniform battle.  They maxed 20 and 30 respectively. Another practice battle was seen, this time with the Army of Club Penguin followed by a Connect 4 tournament.  That event saw a max of 30 penguins.  To finish things off, Penguins at Work Takeover, an apron-themed event, saw an attendance of 27.

2. Rebel Penguin Federation: Rebel Penguin Federation has a jammed action pack week with 9 events! First up, they held an event where they dressed up to themes of various songs! Very a unique event in which they maxed 28 penguins. Next up, was their AUSIA Operation T-shirt trouble, in which they dressed up in their favorite t-shirts from CPR, maxing 31 penguins.OPeration Sneaky Polar Bear took place with a total of 26 penguins in attendance. Everyone loves hats right? RPF helped a captivating hat event where troops got to wear their favorite hats and maxed 32 penguins. They continued to race through the week with their AUSIA Racing Rebels event with 23 cars in attendance. Following that, was their Password protectors event and maxed 24 protectors. Operation: Hydro Hysteria went into action as RPF hosted their first-ever Hydro Hopper tournament! 29 penguins came to attend. Is it October 3rd? Probably not, but RPF hosted their You cannot sit with us at the AUSIA event, and wore pink inspired by the movie Mean Girls. They got 33 plastics to attend the pep rally. They ended their week off the week with a friendly practice between their divisions, Navy and Air Force, the overall event maxed 29.

3. Help Force: Help Force had an eventful week, holding a total of 5 events. To kick it off, 27 Helpers came ready with their maracas and partied around the island. Next, the Help Force took flight, dressing as ravens, before cleaning up the Music Jam party during Operation: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, maxing 23 at each event. Their next event was Operation: Hubba Bubba, in which 30 bubble gum chewers assembled. To end their week, 36 party-goers celebrated the birthday of one of their beloved leaders: Nell. Happy birthday Nelly!

4. Army of Club Penguin: The Army of Club Penguin had a busy week, hosting a total of 7 events throughout the week. They started with their AUSIA “Magicians March” training event maxing 26 troops, followed by their US “Herbert Bear Drawl” event with 22 troops in attendance. Next, 19 penguins logged on for their UK “Jetpack Joyride” training event. ACP also held a practice battle with Red Ravagers, followed by a practice battle with the Ice Warriors, where they maxed 15 and 17 troops respectively. They then held a US “Nacho Fiesta” training, where 19 troops logged on for the event. Finally, ACP ended the week with their Knockoff Summer event, maxing 21 penguins.

5. Templars: The Templars held a total of 3 events in total this week, all meant to be war events against Ice Warriors. They started the week with a war event and maxed 30 penguins. This was followed by their next event, where they maxed 27. Lastly, their third event of the week saw them maxing 20.

6. Water Vikings: The Water Vikings held a total of 5 events this week. Kicking off their week, they had an EU practice battle with the Silver Empire, maxing 15 respectively. Next, they held an AUSIA practice battle against the Ice Warriors where they saw 11 troops in attendance. Battling the Ice Warriors again the same day in an EU/US practice battle, the Vikings saw a max of 16 troops. To continue sharpening their battle skills, 17 Viking troops battled it out against SWAT in an EU/US practice battle. Lastly, to finish off their eventful week, the Vikings held an AUSIA practice battle against the Silver Empire where they saw a peak of 13 troops online.

7. Silver Empire: The Silver Empire held a total of four events, with the first one being a Silver vs Water practice battle with the Water Vikings, showing a max of 14. The Empire then held a Silvers as Herbert’s event with a peak of 13 and a Staff Lead event with 18 troops in attendance. Their final event of the week, an AUSIA practice battle with the Water Vikings, maxed at 9 silvers.

8. Dua Inn Lipa Fighters: Dua Inn Lipa Fighters (DILF) continues to dominate the board as they hosted two US events that maxed both 14 and 11, respectively. 

9. People’s Imperial Confederation: The People’s Imperial Confederation held a total of 2 events this week. The first event was an Invasion of Shoreline from the Post Malone Army which they were successful in with a max of 9. Next, the army saw 14 troops help defend Pine Needles from the Golden Troops in which they were once again successful in doing once again. 

T10. Smart Penguins:To conclude their 2nd generation, the Smart Penguins hosted a single event this week. 14 Smarties logged on to celebrate their successes.

T10. Special Weapons and Tactics: Swat had a total of 3 events this week, however, we were able to only obtain information for one event. They hosted a US training event that maxed 13 penguins!

As mentioned in the previous post, the impact of returning back to in-person school/work can contribute to this size drop. Or is it people are losing interest in armies? We hope to see some excitement within the community to keep people engaged. Maybe there are upcoming plans for an October Tournament? The world may never know.

CPAN’S Interim Admins

F6sixer & Iceyfeet1234

Top 10 Committee Team

DrQueen, Link3000, Aggiepie, electrumm, Guinz, Kally, Omsk, Penguin, Purple & Z3ming