Alliances who make the top 3 need to realize that having the most points in Total Score can still mean you got there purely by luck. It takes intelligence to play this game properly, which means military operations. And if you don't have that intelligence, you need to keep your mouths shut before you earn the ire of an alliance that does know what it is doing.
Therefore, HOS has been eager to declare war on BSM. We intend on sticking their foot, leg, and even hip down their mouths so that maybe the muffled noises won't offend us as much as their ill-conceived bragging does. And we are confident that the CRs we post will prove, once and for all, that it was only pure luck that put them in the #1 spot.
This war will end when we get bored of beating them with their own bloody stumps or until enough of their members leave the alliance that they drop to the #2 spot.