Skip is your friend! Attacking someone for less than 25 pts means you just invited someone to take more points from you then you just got from them. If you defeat someone for 10 pts, they get to retaliate and will take 20+ pts from you if they defeat you on the first attempt. If you need a spike in points to hit a certain prize level, ok, but you'll be going backwards in the long run.
Saint Matthew wrote:
playing at weird hours in the night helps cuz less people are on. not the best advice but really the only one i can give that's helped. good luck!