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Valrifell
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Postby Valrifell » Sat May 11, 2019 4:21 pm

Andsed wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:I think honestly everyone just wanted to use it as an excuse to defeat their rivals. The people didn't even care about who did what.

I would say that is a fair assessment. I mean one of the main men responsible for the war (you already know who I am about to say if you have watched the great war youtube channel) Austrian chief of staff and professional moron Conrad Von Hotzendorf was a massive warhawk and Franz Ferdinand was actually the main counterweight to him. So once Ferdinand got a bullet lodged in his skull Hotzendorf was able to influence Emperor Franz Joseph to declaring war and that started the whole chain reaction.

Most of the other nations did not really care about some Austrian Arch Duke it was just a convenient excuse to beat their rivals. And no one really thought the war would become the absolute hell it would become so there was no deterrent there.


Not to mention that, as it turns out, codifying alliances without telling anyone else was probably a really bad idea in hindsight.
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Postby Kannap » Sat May 11, 2019 4:27 pm

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Postby Andsed » Sat May 11, 2019 4:33 pm

Valrifell wrote:
Andsed wrote:I would say that is a fair assessment. I mean one of the main men responsible for the war (you already know who I am about to say if you have watched the great war youtube channel) Austrian chief of staff and professional moron Conrad Von Hotzendorf was a massive warhawk and Franz Ferdinand was actually the main counterweight to him. So once Ferdinand got a bullet lodged in his skull Hotzendorf was able to influence Emperor Franz Joseph to declaring war and that started the whole chain reaction.

Most of the other nations did not really care about some Austrian Arch Duke it was just a convenient excuse to beat their rivals. And no one really thought the war would become the absolute hell it would become so there was no deterrent there.


Not to mention that, as it turns out, codifying alliances without telling anyone else was probably a really bad idea in hindsight.

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Postby Hladgos » Sat May 11, 2019 9:11 pm

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Postby Asherahan » Sun May 12, 2019 1:33 am

Imperium or Chaos?
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Postby The Xenopolis Confederation » Sun May 12, 2019 2:12 am

Asherahan wrote:Imperium or Chaos?

Um... I have several questions.
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Postby Dresderstan » Sun May 12, 2019 2:14 am

Asherahan wrote:Imperium or Chaos?

Imperium, definitely imperium.
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Postby Eternal Lotharia » Sun May 12, 2019 2:22 am

The Xenopolis Confederation wrote:
Asherahan wrote:Imperium or Chaos?

Um... I have several questions.

Me too.

Like:
Do you want fries with that?
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Postby Asherahan » Sun May 12, 2019 2:24 am

The Xenopolis Confederation wrote:
Asherahan wrote:Imperium or Chaos?

Um... I have several questions.

The Light of the Emperor has not reached you has it?

Dresderstan wrote:
Asherahan wrote:Imperium or Chaos?

Imperium, definitely imperium.

Remember brother:

"The planet Broke before the Guard did."
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Postby Hurdergaryp » Sun May 12, 2019 2:37 am

Asherahan wrote:
Dresderstan wrote:Imperium, definitely imperium.

Remember brother:

"The planet Broke before the Guard did."

AND VICTORIOVS CHAOS STOOD VNBROKEN

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Postby Asherahan » Sun May 12, 2019 2:50 am

Hurdergaryp wrote:
Asherahan wrote:Remember brother:

"The planet Broke before the Guard did."

AND VICTORIOVS CHAOS STOOD VNBROKEN

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Sjovenia
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Postby Sjovenia » Sun May 12, 2019 2:54 am

Whats up ladies and gentlemen?
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Postby Asherahan » Sun May 12, 2019 2:56 am

Sjovenia wrote:Whats up ladies and gentlemen?

TET IS FILLED WITH HERETICS THAT NEED TO BE PURGED MENIAL! ASSIST OR BE JUDGED!
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Postby Eternal Lotharia » Sun May 12, 2019 2:58 am

Asherahan wrote:
Sjovenia wrote:Whats up ladies and gentlemen?

TET IS FILLED WITH HERETICS THAT NEED TO BE PURGED MENIAL! ASSIST OR BE JUDGED!

So...a large fry or a small?
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The Xenopolis Confederation wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:Just like your life.

Woah. Okay. Harsh. True, but harsh.


Telconi wrote:
Shrillland wrote:Will you all knock it off? Leave reruns where they belong, on Basic Cable.


It's the election thread. It is literally the basic cable of our society.

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Sjovenia
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Postby Sjovenia » Sun May 12, 2019 2:58 am

Eternal Lotharia wrote:
Asherahan wrote:TET IS FILLED WITH HERETICS THAT NEED TO BE PURGED MENIAL! ASSIST OR BE JUDGED!

So...a large fry or a small?


Is this Good Burger?
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Postby Asherahan » Sun May 12, 2019 3:00 am

Eternal Lotharia wrote:
Asherahan wrote:TET IS FILLED WITH HERETICS THAT NEED TO BE PURGED MENIAL! ASSIST OR BE JUDGED!

So...a large fry or a small?

IT MATTERS NOT IF THERE ARE FRIES OR NOT ALONG AS THE BURGER IS A HERETIC BURGER!
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Eternal Lotharia
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Postby Eternal Lotharia » Sun May 12, 2019 3:02 am

Sjovenia wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:So...a large fry or a small?


Is this Good Burger?

No Big Bang Burger from Persona 5.

Heloin keeps us as slaves and barely pays us heeeeelllp!
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This flag does not represent my nation being evil or nazi, fascist, etc., it's not. I'm also not any of those.
This nation's Policies partially represent my views, partially are experimental, same thing with how my nation is in RP.
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Candidate for City Council of a large city.
The Xenopolis Confederation wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:Just like your life.

Woah. Okay. Harsh. True, but harsh.


Telconi wrote:
Shrillland wrote:Will you all knock it off? Leave reruns where they belong, on Basic Cable.


It's the election thread. It is literally the basic cable of our society.

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Sjovenia
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Postby Sjovenia » Sun May 12, 2019 3:02 am

Asherahan wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:So...a large fry or a small?

IT MATTERS NOT IF THERE ARE FRIES OR NOT ALONG AS THE BURGER IS A HERETIC BURGER!


You dare mock the son of a grease fryer?!
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Postby Dumb Ideologies » Sun May 12, 2019 3:03 am

Sjovenia wrote:Whats up ladies and gentlemen?


more like shadies and mentlemen amirite guis
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Postby Eternal Lotharia » Sun May 12, 2019 3:03 am

Asherahan wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:So...a large fry or a small?

IT MATTERS NOT IF THERE ARE FRIES OR NOT ALONG AS THE BURGER IS A HERETIC BURGER!

Got it, extra mayo on the burger, no cheese, and broccolli fries.
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This flag does not represent my nation being evil or nazi, fascist, etc., it's not. I'm also not any of those.
This nation's Policies partially represent my views, partially are experimental, same thing with how my nation is in RP.
Left-Wing Christian Pro-Life Pragmatic Populist. Oregonian.
Candidate for City Council of a large city.
The Xenopolis Confederation wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:Just like your life.

Woah. Okay. Harsh. True, but harsh.


Telconi wrote:
Shrillland wrote:Will you all knock it off? Leave reruns where they belong, on Basic Cable.


It's the election thread. It is literally the basic cable of our society.

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Asherahan
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Postby Asherahan » Sun May 12, 2019 3:04 am

Sjovenia wrote:
Asherahan wrote:IT MATTERS NOT IF THERE ARE FRIES OR NOT ALONG AS THE BURGER IS A HERETIC BURGER!


You dare mock the son of a grease fryer?!

YOU DARE DEFY THE WILL OF A SON OF THE EMPEROR? HERETIC!
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Postby The Xenopolis Confederation » Sun May 12, 2019 3:04 am

Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Sjovenia wrote:Whats up ladies and gentlemen?


more like shadies and mentlemen amirite guis

I don't get it.
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Postby Duhon » Sun May 12, 2019 3:04 am

Sjovenia wrote:Whats up ladies and gentlemen?


Went from researching on south Asian libraries for a factbook to getting depressed that so many repositories of information have been destroyed over the centuries to checking out the world's oldest continuously operating libraries to...

... well...

... the nearest thing to getting high I'll probably get in my lifetime (barring, of course, a series of groundbreaking archeological and literary discoveries on my side of the world -- not one, not two, not three, not four...).

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Postby Eternal Lotharia » Sun May 12, 2019 3:04 am

The Xenopolis Confederation wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
more like shadies and mentlemen amirite guis

I don't get it.

Just like your life.
Keyboard being a pain. Will take longer to do stuff until further notice.
This flag does not represent my nation being evil or nazi, fascist, etc., it's not. I'm also not any of those.
This nation's Policies partially represent my views, partially are experimental, same thing with how my nation is in RP.
Left-Wing Christian Pro-Life Pragmatic Populist. Oregonian.
Candidate for City Council of a large city.
The Xenopolis Confederation wrote:
Eternal Lotharia wrote:Just like your life.

Woah. Okay. Harsh. True, but harsh.


Telconi wrote:
Shrillland wrote:Will you all knock it off? Leave reruns where they belong, on Basic Cable.


It's the election thread. It is literally the basic cable of our society.

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