MI6's activity is both her greatest strength and her greatest weakness. We all know that and accept it. The 'smugness' was an OWF persona adopted for our own entertainment value (well except maybe Myth!), and not a reflection of the alliance we are - as our friends and allies would tell you. We're convenient to blame for what's happening now, and I do applaud our enemies - even the ones we didn't know we'd made for sure until they kindly informed us - for taking that opportunity we handed them.
This is an alliance that has 35 or so members on IRC a night and, with less than 1% of CN's player base, probably has 10% of its OWF posts for the past year and a half. So yeah, it's easy to point out a few posts or a couple poaches and to take it negatively from there. But this is also an alliance that fiercely defends its allies, has one of CN's best growth rates and economic efficiency ratings, fights like hell and has made a dead game new again to nearly a hundred people. So I'm pretty proud of it. Your attacks are both tired and expected, Rush. Enjoy the waning days of this world as you see fit - so will we.