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    Re: Japanese War Crimes in WWII

    *shrug*

    The American way of war is not to outmaneuver and force your enemy to surrender, but to totally destroy him with firepower. Hell, look what we did in the Korean war, Vietnam, and both Iraq...
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    Re: Japanese War Crimes in WWII

    I was refering specially to German crimes in Poland and east Europe, like the Liquidation of the nobility, Catholic Church, Resistance fighters, business owners, and ethnic Germans.

    As an ethnic...
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    Re: Japanese War Crimes in WWII

    True true

    Though with the exception of the Soviets. They did some pretty horrible stuff before during and after the war, and their crimes would of been greater had the Germans not caught them...
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    Re: Japanese War Crimes in WWII

    They had it coming

    Also the plan was to destroy as much of their industrial capacity.

    Honestly, I find it slightly rediclous when people get queasy about dropping the A-Bomb on Japan after...
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    Re: If Macedonians aren't Bulgarian then what?

    True the modern Macedonians have more heritage and history with the turks then the Ancient Macedonians
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    Re: If Macedonians aren't Bulgarian then what?

    Alexander a Hellene, well in culture yeah, but Ethnically, IDK. And I would say that even the anicent macedonians, while sharing for the most part common linguistic and archaic heritage with the...
  7. Lol I can see this post could start about 4...

    Lol I can see this post could start about 4 seperate discussions

    On the first point, I would say that the "Mandate of Heaven" and the rule of a dynasty was not legitimized by popular opinion, but...
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    Poll: Re: Should Rape Be A Capital Offense?

    Not to mention the motive of a mugger(99% of cases) is to make a quick buck instead of to purposely hurt or violate someone.
  9. The dynastic Cycle in Ming and Yuan China and State Capacity and Military effectiveness

    Here is a paper I wrote in a college history class on Chinese history from the Tang Dynasty to the mid 19th century.

    Essentially, we were promoted to discuss wether Chinese history moved in a...
  10. Agreed, reminds me of a book I read written about...

    Agreed, reminds me of a book I read written about the soviet army, which applies to older russian armies where the Red Army was compared to a massive but dull axe. I.E. the edge, the tatical side,...
  11. Re: Were the Massive Numbers Involved in Chinese Battles Realistic?

    Agreed the early ming period was a good time for the Ming armies, though towards the end of the dynasty, there was economic problems and issues with leadership at the top(not to mention warfare with...
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    Re: Succesor Armies: Questions

    So essentially the auxiliaries would be largely non-macedonian, and the levy could have a fair number of people from the countryside.

    Though I would strongly contend that while linguistically...
  13. Re: Were the Massive Numbers Involved in Chinese Battles Realistic?

    I was referring to the period from the 15th to late 18th century when the Russian empire was able to defeat the steppe powers, then fight the Swedes, Ottomans, and Poles to a standstill and expand,...
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    Re: Iraqi civil war(Updated)

    Do we have any information on the strengths, locations, and weaponry of the Isis and Iraqi Army units? Like in NATO map symbols and stuff instead of fuzzy accounts

    Also, methinks this deal with...
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    Re: Iraqi civil war(Updated)

    Wow I hadnt thought about it, but ISIS, at least in Iraq and Syria resembles the GLA to a almost absurd manner. I bet they are probably building quad cannon trucks lol
  16. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    To be more specific to what I am objecting too, I dislike what is happening with moderation of games with the narrow interpertation of the rules and the lack of secrecy allowed and the selective...
  17. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    Fair enough, I agree I was a bit mad there.

    Though I would note I wished to express my frustration and with the people not wanting me in, I do not wish the ban to be lifted, rather I wished to...
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    Re: Royaume d’Eccose

    Im open to both, provided we can kill McScottish and BF in game halfway through and wipe out their extended families and salt their fields:tongue:(just kidding, well maybe depending on the game), and...
  19. Re: Were the Massive Numbers Involved in Chinese Battles Realistic?

    Question then:

    Why were the early modern Russians so effective at projecting power across long distances?
  20. Poll: Re: Which amendment in the original bill of rights is the most important?

    Undecided between the 2nd and the 10th

    Most of the other amendments exist in modern liberal societies and even without the constitution, I would be hard pressed to think taht america wouldnt have...
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    Poll: I would say in multiple documented cases of rape...

    I would say in multiple documented cases of rape with bodily harm/forceable rape and pedophiles.

    In my mind, where prosecuting rape is tricky is that there are 3 areas where rape prosecution...
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    In America, we fought a revolution over stuff...

    In America, we fought a revolution over stuff like that. Not to mention the long history of smuggling(most of the US founding fathers made fortunes smuggling to avoid british taxes) and bootlegging,...
  23. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    I would jsut like to not that his matter should be examined(though not that I would get a fair showing) and I would like to formally state that I feel I was insulted by BF.

    You guys wanna lose one...
  24. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    Not like I am able to RP, so hey, what does it matter? Defacto banning without high mod approval without breaking major forum rules, Clever mates.
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    Poll: Re: "Invincible Under the Sun" (Proposal and OOC)

    What about a random european mercenary/sailor guy, or a half spainish Creole from say the Phillipines? Like William Adams?

    And what about the idea of the converted ex waku-pirate Japanese guy? ...
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    Poll: Re: "Invincible Under the Sun" (Proposal and OOC)

    Not even adopted?

    Also, perhaps I could play as a black sheep member of the clan that went off and was a part time trader/Waku pirate who came back with an appreciation and knowlege of foreign...
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    Poll: Re: "Invincible Under the Sun" (Proposal and OOC)

    well just to make it interesting, I would like to play as a nanban(a rather unconventional Jesuit from the Catholic domains of the hapsburg empire, or a sailor/mercenary type dude that washed up in...
  28. well I will put it this way. The only time I...

    well I will put it this way. The only time I have read about Chinese armies being bigger then 100,000 was when most of the troops where in river fleets on the major rivers of China.

    If you...
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    Re: Royaume d’Eccose

    East Francia, as in the Proto HRE during the Carolingian period? Sign me up
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    Re: Succesor Armies: Questions

    ^Dont qoute me on this on an academic paper, but wasnt a large part of the manpower of even the armies of Phillip and Alexander from the frindges of Macedon and Eprius considered Barbarians, or at...
  31. Re: The Catholicism,Communism and Homophobia

    Homophobic no

    Anti-Communist, you bet the church should be Anti-Communist

    My family are Polish Catholics and godless communism and the Church are incompatible. The Atheist/Yiddish government...
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    Poll: Re: The Most Logical Religion

    Jesuit Catholicism

    I will expand upon it later when Im not half asleep
  33. Re: Were the Massive Numbers Involved in Chinese Battles Realistic?

    Now if you were in southern China, or near a river, or in a campagin that was prepared for, I dont see why forces up to 250,000 could be concentrated for short periods of time.

    The thing to...
  34. When did Belarussian and Russian become separate languages?

    Second year Russian student here. What I am wondering is when did Russian and Belarussian diverge to be considered separate languages?

    From my readings about the Polish Lithuanian commonwealth,...
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    Re: EB2 live beta preparations

    Lol, this will be released just in time for me to go to school.

    And Im expecting EB 3 will be released sometime in 2020
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    Re: EB2 live beta preparations

    Where can I get the beta?
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    Re: Royaume d’Eccose

    Question, given the sorta lack of Feudal structure in scotland at the time, how exactly are Clans going to to fit in here

    And what is the exact situation in scotland on the time (A map would be...
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    Re: Royaume d’Eccose

    Interested

    But I have a GSTK related idea we might want to look into
  39. Sticky: Re: The Honorable Club of Role Playing Gentlemen and Ladies of the Center Total war

    Ok, now im back, I have an idea that has been knocking about in my head for the past few weeks

    So, as some of you know, GSTK ended in the mid to late 1400s, heres an idea to bring it back, but...
  40. Re: "Every Man Has His Price": WHFB RP Proposal & Discussion Thread (OOC Thread)

    *Remove for revisonism*

    Fine, Im going to make my own game, thats a post apocalyptic take on GSTK, with hookers and Blackjack
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