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Bhang Bhang Duc
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Postby Bhang Bhang Duc » Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:14 pm

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Bad metallurgy was also one of my big problems, and one of the reasons why ironclads in general had such a problem with the weight of our armor.

Well, not really bad metallurgy as wrought iron was the best you could get in the 1850's/1860's. Bessemer steel making wasn't developed until the mid 1850's. Sorry, I'm a metallurgist in real life.
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Postby USS Monitor » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:28 pm

Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:
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Bad metallurgy was also one of my big problems, and one of the reasons why ironclads in general had such a problem with the weight of our armor.

Well, not really bad metallurgy as wrought iron was the best you could get in the 1850's/1860's. Bessemer steel making wasn't developed until the mid 1850's. Sorry, I'm a metallurgist in real life.


I meant bad by modern standards.
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Postby Benevolent Thomas » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:00 am

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Benevolent Thomas wrote:please come back to me, Skydip...

SkyDip will be pleasantly surprised one of his brothers has come back and said brother has gotten a new daughter. :P

I'm confused.
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Postby SYG » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:46 pm

Benevolent Thomas wrote:
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SkyDip will be pleasantly surprised one of his brothers has come back and said brother has gotten a new daughter. :P

I'm confused.

Aren't we all.
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Postby Kaboomlandia » Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:27 pm

Benevolent Thomas wrote:
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SkyDip will be pleasantly surprised one of his brothers has come back and said brother has gotten a new daughter. :P

I'm confused.

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Postby Tim-Opolis » Tue May 16, 2017 12:52 am

Y'all know what would shake things up a bit? If Plembobria couped.

There's a Miniluv membership in it for you, Plem. ;)
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Postby Altmoras » Tue May 16, 2017 2:08 am

Tim-Opolis wrote:Y'all know what would shake things up a bit? If Plembobria couped.

There's a Miniluv membership in it for you, Plem. ;)


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Postby Polldger » Thu May 18, 2017 12:53 am

I'm a bit late with the latest changes. Since when can we have animated region flags and emojis in nation titles and polls (and where else?)

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Postby Tinhampton » Fri May 19, 2017 9:52 am

Taken here in order to avoid threadjacking the Take Warzone Europe thread.
Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:
Tinhampton wrote:Cormac was a fairly well-established player whose only job was to restore TWP back to normal after the DEN raid.

As usual you are wrong.

And just how exactly am I wrong?
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Postby Bhang Bhang Duc » Fri May 19, 2017 9:59 am

Tinhampton wrote:Taken here in order to avoid threadjacking the Take Warzone Europe thread.
Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:As usual you are wrong.

And just how exactly am I wrong?

Were you there? No. Did you take part in any way, shape or form in TWP during the DEN occupation? No.

I was there, you weren't. You speak, as is not unusual for you, from a position of total and utter ignorance.
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Postby Kitzerland » Fri May 19, 2017 10:20 am

Tinhampton wrote:Taken here in order to avoid threadjacking the Take Warzone Europe thread.
Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:As usual you are wrong.

And just how exactly am I wrong?

Cormac was a raider at the time, and so he is unlikely to have been tasked with restoring TWP to normal. Please note that BBD knows more than me about pretty much everything, especially TWP, so I defer to him in this situation.
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Postby Benevolent Thomas » Fri May 19, 2017 10:32 am

My memory is turning to crap, but iirc, Cormac got the pw to the couping nation from Ivo/Knot then betrayed him and ended the coup.
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Postby Bhang Bhang Duc » Fri May 19, 2017 10:58 am

Benevolent Thomas wrote:My memory is turning to crap, but iirc, Cormac got the pw to the couping nation from Ivo/Knot then betrayed him and ended the coup.

Not quite. It went URAP -> Knot -> Cormac -> Knot. Cormac, bless him, stopped the damage but still handed the URAP nation back to Knot at the end. By then though the URAP nation had zero influence and a TWP nation was able to reclaim the Delegacy at the next update.

No, what really pisses me off is Tinhampton yakking on like some fekking expert in TWP affairs, when he's really a know-nothing.
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Postby Warwick Z Codger » Fri May 19, 2017 2:20 pm

Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:
Benevolent Thomas wrote:My memory is turning to crap, but iirc, Cormac got the pw to the couping nation from Ivo/Knot then betrayed him and ended the coup.

Not quite. It went URAP -> Knot -> Cormac -> Knot. Cormac, bless him, stopped the damage but still handed the URAP nation back to Knot at the end. By then though the URAP nation had zero influence and a TWP nation was able to reclaim the Delegacy at the next update.

No, what really pisses me off is Tinhampton yakking on like some fekking expert in TWP affairs, when he's really a know-nothing.


Was Knot always going to hand it to Cormac? It's logical cause of whatever GP political scheming you do, but when Knot made that thread here I thought he was doing it for some raider lulz and could have really handed it to some random.

Which bring it back to my tongue in cheek comment in the other thread that you could get a feeder delegacy just posting here, cause it actually happened before lol.

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Postby Bhang Bhang Duc » Fri May 19, 2017 2:41 pm

Warwick Z Codger wrote:
Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:Not quite. It went URAP -> Knot -> Cormac -> Knot. Cormac, bless him, stopped the damage but still handed the URAP nation back to Knot at the end. By then though the URAP nation had zero influence and a TWP nation was able to reclaim the Delegacy at the next update.

No, what really pisses me off is Tinhampton yakking on like some fekking expert in TWP affairs, when he's really a know-nothing.


Was Knot always going to hand it to Cormac? It's logical cause of whatever GP political scheming you do, but when Knot made that thread here I thought he was doing it for some raider lulz and could have really handed it to some random.

Which bring it back to my tongue in cheek comment in the other thread that you could get a feeder delegacy just posting here, cause it actually happened before lol.

Don't know what Knot was planning, but if I remember correctly Cormac had been on record at the time saying he wouldn't coup a GCR. Which is why he did nothing to the detriment of TWP for most of the time he had control of the URAP nation. However, he had also promised Knot he would hand the nation back, which he did. But by then it had zip influence and was deposed at the next update.
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Postby Cormactopia Prime » Fri May 19, 2017 3:00 pm

Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:
Warwick Z Codger wrote:
Was Knot always going to hand it to Cormac? It's logical cause of whatever GP political scheming you do, but when Knot made that thread here I thought he was doing it for some raider lulz and could have really handed it to some random.

Which bring it back to my tongue in cheek comment in the other thread that you could get a feeder delegacy just posting here, cause it actually happened before lol.

Don't know what Knot was planning, but if I remember correctly Cormac had been on record at the time saying he wouldn't coup a GCR. Which is why he did nothing to the detriment of TWP for most of the time he had control of the URAP nation. However, he had also promised Knot he would hand the nation back, which he did. But by then it had zip influence and was deposed at the next update.

I also resigned the nation from the World Assembly before handing it back, for the record. So it is accurate to say I ended the coup, though the coup would have ended at the next update anyway, as URAP's influence had been wiped by a mistake made by DEN and had been surpassed in endorsements. I resigned the nation from the WA just to ensure there was no possibility of the coup continuing. I was not tasked by anyone with resigning the nation, though, I took that upon myself, so BBD is correct that no one tasked me with ending the coup.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Fri May 19, 2017 4:37 pm

Warwick Z Codger wrote:
Bhang Bhang Duc wrote:Not quite. It went URAP -> Knot -> Cormac -> Knot. Cormac, bless him, stopped the damage but still handed the URAP nation back to Knot at the end. By then though the URAP nation had zero influence and a TWP nation was able to reclaim the Delegacy at the next update.

No, what really pisses me off is Tinhampton yakking on like some fekking expert in TWP affairs, when he's really a know-nothing.


Was Knot always going to hand it to Cormac? It's logical cause of whatever GP political scheming you do, but when Knot made that thread here I thought he was doing it for some raider lulz and could have really handed it to some random.

Which bring it back to my tongue in cheek comment in the other thread that you could get a feeder delegacy just posting here, cause it actually happened before lol.


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Postby Tinhampton » Fri May 19, 2017 4:50 pm

The Blaatschapen wrote:
Warwick Z Codger wrote:
Was Knot always going to hand it to Cormac? It's logical cause of whatever GP political scheming you do, but when Knot made that thread here I thought he was doing it for some raider lulz and could have really handed it to some random.

Which bring it back to my tongue in cheek comment in the other thread that you could get a feeder delegacy just posting here, cause it actually happened before lol.


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Why not do both?
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Fri May 19, 2017 4:57 pm

Tinhampton wrote:
The Blaatschapen wrote:
Looking for feeder delegacy for after my modship. Got to climb the NS career ladder.

Why not do both?


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Postby The Grande Republic 0f Arcadia » Sun May 21, 2017 1:56 pm

Can someone send me a link to a thread where I can advertise a RP?
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Postby Consular » Sun May 21, 2017 6:29 pm

Well this is gameplay, so this is not the place.

Umm. I'm not sure there is an advertisement thread for RPs.. at least not in International Incidents anyway. Your OOC thread basically is your advertisement thread.

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Postby Drasnia » Sun May 21, 2017 6:35 pm

I'd recommend asking an International Incidents mentor. Most of us aren't at all familiar with RP on the NS forums as that's not what GP is.

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Postby Kaboomlandia » Thu May 25, 2017 9:49 pm

The founder of the Union of the Fascist Nations just got DEATed.

This could get very interesting.
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Postby Vuori Kunin-Grrs » Thu May 25, 2017 9:59 pm

Kaboomlandia wrote:The founder of the Union of the Fascist Nations just got DEATed.

This could get very interesting.

The region has a hidden password... but there does seem to be an unusually large number of puppets in there, I think.

Unless if the password was enforced by the WAD, the region would require unusual innovative tactics to infiltrate and destroy.
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Postby Vuori Kunin-Grrs » Sat May 27, 2017 5:57 pm

Vuori Kunin-Grrs wrote:
Kaboomlandia wrote:The founder of the Union of the Fascist Nations just got DEATed.

This could get very interesting.

The region has a hidden password... but there does seem to be an unusually large number of puppets in there, I think.

Unless if the password was enforced by the WAD, the region would require unusual innovative tactics to infiltrate and destroy.

The password is nonexistent now, so the gates are wide open.
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