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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    You are still way off. I have to start dropping heavier hints I guess.

    Timur was so far closest in time, though not geographically.

    I'm surprised nobody here asked themselves one pertinent...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    I'll save you the trouble, he's not there. Oddly enough, his wiki entry does mention his service.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Right. The line means nothing more, nothing less than he was for a time mercenary in foreign service.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    It isn't Timur. There are some parallels, so I can see how you could reach that conclusion. But I doubt Timur died of a boil. Try to think of more stricter interpretation of "fighting for gold" and...
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    Finally.

    SE.100 was an unusual heavy fighter, with stubby fuselage and landing gear with one nosewheel and two tailwheels retracting into the tail. But it showed excellent performance and was...
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    Agreed. Despite its unusual configuration, only partially visible on this photo, and production models being overgunned for the time, this ugly hunchback displayed excellent performance, beating the...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Indeed.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Now you're closer....but not there.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Nope. This person is less known, though that is quite undeserved I think.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Dude, it might be worth reading what was already guessed....
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Your analysis is incorrect. The verses are both in chronological order, though second line could refer both to his early and last careers, and in order of importance. In fact, if you're using the...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Nope.

    Maybe I should have phrased it as "home of old". It's just supposed to mean his homeland. So there's your first hint.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Nope.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Let's bring back rhyming, however bad it is...

    "Left with little, and even more I lost
    fear gave me what I craved most
    Far and wide I fought for gold
    yet cause I found in lands of old
    Thunder...
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    Re: Geography Scrabble

    Dobřš. A town in Czech Republic, if you're interested.

    It might be a bit harder, but not impossible, unlike the soft sign.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    King Dionysius. He was the one who hung the sword above Damocles' head.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Now you've offended Leon. He's only three years old.

    Wrong again...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Nope.

    Take the first image as a sign to refrain from doing something, it might not be that clear.
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Since I can't figure something too clever after a day, I'm falling back to something easy:

    https://cdn.iconscout.com/icon/premium/png-512-thumb/do-not-disturb-6-558295.png...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Surprisingly, when I checked the list there were less regicides in those times than I expected.

    I'm going to guess Edward II of England.
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    Come on, lefties. After blabbering about Trump's cowardice for avoiding Vietnam draft, you should be happy that he's proving his bravery by volunteering to be a test subject. After all, the biggest...
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    Re: The catchphrase game

    Improvise, adapt, overcome.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Kinda sounds like Ragnar Lodbrok, depending on which source you pick. Sinking could refer to burial, rather than death. Don't know about the first line, but the rest fits.
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    Re: Coronavirus outbreak - From China to the World.

    Ask those who are dying on the streets or in their homes in Brasil because local healthcare system is overwhelmed.

    If the Americans can't follow basic precautions from spreading the virus too...
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    Re: Coronavirus outbreak - From China to the World.

    If it was me deciding, it would be either when a reliable cure, acting fast enough to prevent ICUs being swamped, is developed, or when Americans show that they can maintain some basic...
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    Re: [Decision] TWC Indulgences.

    Thou remember, I see.

    Now away with thee, lest ye share the fate of thy kinsmen at Domažlice.
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    Re: [Decision] TWC Indulgences.

    Six hundred years ago, my people fought to banish such perversion from our lands and won. Now the time comes again. Roll out the war wagons, load the cannons and put on your helmets!

    TWC Hussites...
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    If I ever put Bf 110 here, it'll be some absolutely obscure variant that nobody heard about since WWII. Try looking elsewhere.
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    Sticky: Re: A hero passed away - RIP

    I wonder if he'd approve of you using his passing to badmouth the president that decorated him.

    Frankly, this behavior, making a topic that goes against the rules (insufficient basis for...
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/690977327915728961/711319067398766643/yomomma.jpg
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    Looks like Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go....
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    Sticky: Re: Announcement: Europa Barbarorum II 2.35 released!

    How does the team determine abundance of falcata and kopis within units that have them mixed with xiphos/gladius? I'm curious because no current Iberian unit has enough falcatas to get them AP, while...
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    Re: Recruitment suggestions

    Do you really need javelin skirmishers? Sphendonetai work better than any light javelin skirmishers.

    If you really want javelin skirmishers, you've got tons around your homeland, they just won't...
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    Re: Epirus - Tactical Advice Required

    I've made a habit of recruiting weaker, fully locally sourced armies to deal with rebels and help protect settlements against weaker enemy armies, and Illyrians are perfect for that.Their phalangitai...
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    Re: Recruitment suggestions

    IIRC the Iranian Heavy Cavalry gets a change in 2.35A, they'll now be AoR available in some regions to many factions.
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    Re: Epirus - Tactical Advice Required

    Abuse, abuse, abuse phalangitai. A unit of anything better than Deuteroi-and even those, when not facing a good professional or elite unit-will, when put on guard mode, keep enemy in front of it on...
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    I had to google that one. You'd need to get Pence on board to do that. But I kinda doubt he'll agree...
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    Re: And now for something different - 8 Values.

    I'm a libertarian, first and foremost, economically and politically centrist leaning a bit right. But I don't like labels, I'm all over the spectrum depending on specific issue.
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    Re: Heirs

    Unfortunately, the old way is RTW only. In M2TW, it was removed, so modders have to resort to doing things this way, which doesn't work all the time.
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    Re: And now for something different - 8 Values.

    Too many questions too vague to allow proper answer, so it should be taken with a grain of salt the size of Everest.

    Just to show......
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