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Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« on: January 11, 2014, 11:04:13 PM »

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Re: Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2014, 08:29:16 AM »
quick question re:  mining

What about an "Outland" type situation?  Corporate mines, corporate mercenaries, Alaska type payouts to the subjects?
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Re: Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2014, 08:43:09 AM »
quick question re:  mining

What about an "Outland" type situation?  Corporate mines, corporate mercenaries, Alaska type payouts to the subjects?

I doubt it would work. In Outland, you had a hostile environment, but everyone there was a corporate employee. Weren't exactly any native residents kicking about to get upset.

SA tried that with both the gold and diamond mines, and it didn't work out too well in the long term. People don't mind being paid, but they do tend to get annoyed at being pushed around.
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Re: Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2014, 03:55:22 PM »
I doubt it would work. In Outland, you had a hostile environment, but everyone there was a corporate employee. Weren't exactly any native residents kicking about to get upset.

SA tried that with both the gold and diamond mines, and it didn't work out too well in the long term. People don't mind being paid, but they do tend to get annoyed at being pushed around.


leave a few corpses on the perimeters and mosque steps.  you know, it was the knights templar who taught the muslims about terrorism
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Re: Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2014, 04:14:38 PM »
Nay. If you want to do pure terror - they disappear. Never seen again, never mentioned. No one knows where they went or what happened to them.

Superstitious bunch, they are.
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Re: Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2014, 05:32:24 PM »
Nay. If you want to do pure terror - they disappear. Never seen again, never mentioned. No one knows where they went or what happened to them.

Superstitious bunch, they are.

I like what your countrymen did to Vikings about 1200 years ago, nailed their skins to the church, monastery and abbey doors.
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Re: Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2014, 05:44:32 PM »
I like what your countrymen did to Vikings about 1200 years ago, nailed their skins to the church, monastery and abbey doors.

It is one of the things I find somewhat bitterly amusing.

Got these terrorists. Muslims, anarchists, Irish. Matters not. They have exactly zero idea of what terror actually is. We are taught to use it as a valid technique and part of the RoE.
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Re: Afghanistan: Blame The Pushtuns
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2014, 06:30:23 PM »
Sorry, but everyone who's anyone knows it's all Bushes' fault.


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