hey that's not fair ~ some rich people can't even afford the cruises anymore...they just have to settle for going to the Caribbean by *shudder* plane!! good turns, snide social commentary aside though you could've/should've played the extra turn to finish masonry. as long as you don't play 40 or 5 turns, i'm very flexible on turnsets. agreed on writing > pottery. i would still stick the pyramids in NYC and chop whatever forests we need to. also, we should consider after Writing, to head towards Literacy for the TGLibrary, but also maybe we should think of the Parthenon too for our SE. 1 W sounds good to me (and I think the group).