"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" - Evelyn Beatrice Hall, in the book 'The Friends of Voltaire'

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Spudman619 Dec 20 2014, 11:09am says:

Coupled with the powers of Origin, my wallet was a mere Serbia to Steam's German Empire and Origin's Austria-Hungary.

-1 votes   media: Tis the season
Spudman619 Oct 18 2014, 2:58pm says:

The Emperor awakes from his dream, a single tear drops from his face and splashes upon the Golden Throne. He thinks to himself:


+8 votes   media: Looted Empra
Spudman619 Oct 17 2014, 1:27pm says:

Bagcat: One strike is all I need

+1 vote   media: Name*
Spudman619 Oct 4 2014, 4:01pm replied:



+3 votes   media: Hey, Scotty!
Spudman619 Jul 27 2014, 2:22pm says:

Hussar? Huzzah!

+2 votes   media: random find
Spudman619 Jun 17 2014, 5:36pm replied:

I made a stoopy. I should have put LT-40.

+2 votes   media: Guess the tank
Spudman619 Jun 17 2014, 5:21pm says:

Is it the LT vz. 40?

0 votes   media: Guess the tank
Spudman619 Jun 16 2014, 10:26am says:

Soon... we will retreat.

+9 votes   media: SOON.!
Spudman619 Jun 7 2014, 7:20pm says:

It doesn't look like a KV-VI at all - Blog.tankpedia.org

More like a bad photoshop attempt at one.

Also, according to the info in the linked image, no photos of the prototype or its remains actually exist.

+2 votes   media: Quiz
Spudman619 May 7 2014, 6:05pm replied:

much hate
very hostile
not wow

+2 votes   media: Batarian Dreadnought In-Game
Spudman619 Mar 21 2014, 3:06pm says:

I've never heard of this movement, so meh.

+1 vote   media: The Zeitgeist Movement
Spudman619 Mar 12 2014, 1:01pm replied:


Fixed it for you.

+1 vote   media: Ukraine - Shit Hitting The Fan
Spudman619 Mar 7 2014, 1:09pm replied:

Yeah, they've sent a destroyer, the USS Truxtun, to the Black Sea which is joining an aircraft carrier strike group and Turkey has scrambled jet fighters in response to Russian reconnaissance aircraft. There have been four, I think, F-15s sent to Lithuania.

The best result would be the withdrawal of Russian forces and a plebiscite held in Crimea under the supervision of impartial UN observers to guarantee that they are fair. No need for each side to continue the d*ck waving contest.

0 votes   media: Ukraine - Shit Hitting The Fan
Spudman619 Feb 7 2014, 11:13am says:

This debate gave my biology teacher depression.

+4 votes   media: Ken.. wut r u sayng? Stahp
Spudman619 Jan 29 2014, 6:36pm says:

My eyes... they burn. Must claw out... the pain

+5 votes   media: Retirement...
Spudman619 Jan 25 2014, 3:46pm says:

It depends really. If the protest is about something worthwhile, as those in the Ukraine and Turkey are, then it is more reasonable for them to increase in scale. Personally, I support the Ukrainian and Turkish protesters for reasons that I could write about for hours but shan't. Violence is not always right, but it sure as heck is expedient.

+1 vote   media: Protest
Spudman619 Jan 17 2014, 6:57pm replied:

Also out of curiosity, where about in Europe did you live if you don't mind my asking?

+2 votes   media: Lets Debate America
Spudman619 Jan 17 2014, 6:54pm replied:

I have no quibbles with what you've said save for the what happens in Europe doesn't affect America. It does. European nations are the US's staunchest allies. For example, in Iraq: Round 2, nations involved in the war from Europe include everyone from the UK and Italy to Estonia and Hungary. The second biggest contributor to said war was the UK with 46,000 troops. The US sent 165,000 roughly at peak. If these European countries did not contribute to Iraq, the US would likely have had to contribute more troops to this conflict leading to a bigger cost on its part. Not to mention the fact that, the last time I checked, only France was willing to trawl into Syria with the US, knocking out the additional European soldiers that were present in Iraq, as well as the blue water navy of the UK.

To factor economics into this, the US invests about three times more into EU nations than it does into all of Asia while the EU nations invest several times more into the US than they do into India and China combined. If, for whatever improbable reason, the USA and European nations become enemies politically or militarily, that's a lot of investment that's at risk of being wasted. Generally the two continents are inter-reliant on each other; the USA has massive military and economic power while Europe is the ally that ensures, so long as the politics is right, that America has the extra manpower, money and political support to drop large mounds of faeces on evil dictators or terrorists around the world and do so without major opposition from modern nations. The best example of this would be the Cold War, Europe was the equivalent of a 'swing state' if Western Europe were pro USSR, bearing in mind their international relations in the form of overseas territories and the Commonwealth of nations (a sorely underused political force), then it is more likely that the USSR would come out on top as world superpower.

+2 votes   media: Lets Debate America
Spudman619 Jan 17 2014, 2:03pm replied:

I should add, the USA most certainly does not deserve the terror attacks from militant muslims just as Britain did not deserve the 7/7 bombing, Lee Rigby most certainly did not deserve the cowardly attack he suffered, Denmark did not deserve the attempts to sabotage its economy after an image of muhammad was drawn and published and the Indians didn't deserve to have bombs placed under vehicles in Orissa intending to blow up police officers.

+2 votes   media: Lets Debate America
Spudman619 Jan 17 2014, 1:48pm says:

My history teacher was in New York and was asked by a waiter, once he realised he was British, 'Well, d'you want us in or out buddy?'. We had a discussion as a group in class, only 3 of us including my teacher, and we decided that we'd sooner have the USA involving itself and leading to positive change through unrefined means (see the removal of dictator Saddam Hussein; it was positive but involved the false WMD Iraq, or Afghanistan; some good work is being done but the people we're leaving in control of the country are unpopular dirtbags). Anyhow, my personal dislike for the United States is the relative lack of education of the people there. I have been to the US, more specifically New York. I was asked by several people where I was from due to my rather unusual (or sexy) refined English accent. Anyhow, most of the comments were rather silly. Things like "Why don't you just invade France and finish the rivalry once and for all?", "What's it like having a Queen rule the country instead of a proper government?" and probably the golden one; "Why don't you let Scotland be independent? I mean, they practically are already!"

This sort of lack of aware of other nations and their politics grates on me. I make it my job to know about Europe. I can name every country in it, west to east and their capitals. On top of that, I am aware of American politics and can name a fair number of states. I also know about American history as well as European. While most Americans on here act civilly and are intelligent, there are plenty who believe the USA can do no wrong and has shouldered every burden alone throughout history. That's why I have a slight distaste for the USA.

+2 votes   media: Lets Debate America
Spudman619 Jan 9 2014, 3:34pm replied:

Boris: They're so kawaii!

+2 votes   media: Snorkeling™ Tiger
Spudman619 Jan 4 2014, 4:37pm says:

I'm glad to see that no one is surprised by this. "Oh you have 'insert object America wants or doesn't want others to have/use', only way to deal with that is superior firepower. Not like we have diplomats right?"

+1 vote   media: United States Voted Biggest Threat To World Peace
Spudman619 Dec 4 2013, 6:30pm replied:

Do you... do you hear the voices too? The voices talking.. ABOUT RELIGION!?

+2 votes   media: Are Atheist Persecuted?
Spudman619 Dec 4 2013, 4:02pm replied:

Save me please. My atheism forces me to debate but every inch of my brain tells me that all the religious and non religious folk are arguing over is which side of the Titanic to jump over.

+4 votes   media: Are Atheist Persecuted?
Spudman619 Dec 3 2013, 4:18pm replied:

Also, it wasn't just the religious that were targeted; the overall death toll is placed between 40,000 to 100,000, of which only 6,832 were members of the clergy. The following White Terror, which killed between 150,000 to 400,000 targeted any opposition to the Right Wing victors which included Atheists, Generals, Intelligentsia and political leaders who had supported the Madrid government. So overall, lots of people died but it was for political reasons. I have yet to find a mention of it being atheist driven.

+2 votes   media: Is there such thing as a militant atheist?
Spudman619 Dec 3 2013, 3:54pm replied:

You would be correct in assuming that I haven't heard of this. However some quick research suggests that the Church and religious were targeted by Left Wing rioters as the Church supported the Right Wing. So far I have not found any mention of Atheism. However, the link you provided only goes to Chapter 5 so I'll have to look a bit deeper for the full story.

+2 votes   media: Is there such thing as a militant atheist?
Spudman619 Dec 3 2013, 5:44am says:

Definition of militant as an adjective: adjective

adjective: militant


favouring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause.

So yes there are militant atheists in the sense that we can be quite confrontational but there are none/very few who use violent methods. The last time I heard about an atheist flying a plane into a building was..um.. never, while radical militant muslims did that in 2001. The last time atheists tried to plunder the Middle East was... again never yet we've all heard of the Crusades right? So yes, atheism can be verbally militant but has never, as to my knowledge, been physically and violently militant.

0 votes   media: Is there such thing as a militant atheist?
Spudman619 Sep 12 2013, 1:39pm says:

One thing America has going for it is Allies. The Russians ****** off a lot off people by being ******** and occupying their nations in the Cold War. America was all 'FREEDOM, YEAH!' which kinda won people over.

+2 votes   media: Syrian War: Could it be the beginning of WWIII?
Spudman619 Sep 12 2013, 1:37pm replied:

Those lies of WMDs were scarier than 'Oh Assad's gassing civvies. Been there done that in 1914-18'

+1 vote   media: Syria
Spudman619 Jun 1 2013, 7:40pm says:

You should keep this. Deffo this

+2 votes   media: Gurdy's Skin
Spudman619 May 23 2013, 3:51pm says:

It's weird to say it wasn't an act of terroism really. They were spouting drivel about toppling the Government, shouting 'Allahu Akhbar(not sure of the spelling' and ,according to the news, were planning on killing responding police officers. They created fear and anger to push a political opinion (that of toppling the government and trying to get us to pull out of the mid-east). That is the definition of a terrorist act. It doesn't need bombs to be one. These individuals are scum. I'd love to see the look on their faces when their fellow prison inmates come knocking once they realise who they are.

+1 vote   media: Woolwich attack
Spudman619 May 19 2013, 10:41am says:

I don't believe America should just bull-rush them, we saw how well that worked out in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. The international community should ignore them. If they make any threats of violence, we respond in kind. Not actual violence, just a bolstering of American/NATO/UN fleet presence and posting troops along the border to reassure South Korea and intimidate North Korea into submission. They're a small nation with 'little man syndrome'. Besides, China has already condemned several of NK's missile tests, so it seems likely that with time, China will become fed up of them.

+3 votes   media: North Korea
Spudman619 Jan 31 2013, 4:50am replied:

It's a Fallout 2 reference. I'm surprised nobody got it.

+1 vote   media: An old pic that I wanna share
Spudman619 Jan 27 2013, 3:11pm replied:

Well, technically.... its a thingy.

+1 vote   media: An old pic that I wanna share
Spudman619 Nov 14 2012, 3:10pm replied:

Yep, some Massachusetts colonists were puritans that had been kicked out of England for being too religious.

+1 vote   media: United States Theocracy
Spudman619 Jun 17 2012, 4:52pm says:

That soldier is thinking 'Wow I'm such a troll'.

+1 vote   media: Kriegs
Spudman619 May 23 2012, 10:54am says:

Hang on a sec... *blinks*... this isn't the film!

+11 votes   media: The Gates of Argonath
Spudman619 Mar 27 2012, 3:35pm says:

Very minor but the Corporal Degnan/Bearded British soldier is missing hands again... lol. But the brown battledress worn by the other soldiers also sort of comes through the white coat he has. Also on occasion, a halftrack upgraded with a .50 cal gunner will lose the gunner if a squad is removed from it. Minor I know, but every little helps right?

+1 vote   article: We need YOUR support!
Spudman619 Jan 7 2012, 6:20pm says:

Enigma Code Hackers. I lol'd.

+1 vote   media: europe acording to Germany
Spudman619 Jul 9 2010, 10:50am says:

It's great what people can do with an idea and a little motivation.

+1 vote   media: Isengard Preview
Spudman619 Jul 8 2010, 4:07pm says:

Yes, they are the citadel guard.

+1 vote   media: Gondor
Spudman619 Jul 8 2010, 3:51pm says:

Damn they look great. Gonna download the full mod on saturday as it is a big *** download.

+2 votes   media: Dunedain Rangers
Spudman619 Feb 28 2010, 4:28am says:

Not really.

+1 vote   media: OG-9 Homing Spider Droid
Spudman619 Feb 22 2010, 12:31pm says:

Wow wow wowy!

+1 vote   media: Space Battles
Spudman619 Feb 22 2010, 12:29pm says:

I agree with Okatakio. Both sides look great. The only problem is who to play as first?

+1 vote   media: Coruscant Battle Redux
Spudman619 Feb 17 2010, 10:59am says:

Reminds me of a certain film.

+1 vote   media: Geonosis Battle
Spudman619 Feb 8 2010, 2:59pm says:

Just like the films!!!!!!!

+1 vote   media: Raw Development Images
Spudman619 Jan 9 2014, 3:31pm says:

Well basically, it appears you've fribbled the graxnar. Rany roo, rany roo.

+3 votes   media: Checkmate atheist scum
Spudman619 Jan 8 2014, 3:15pm replied:

We... we should take away their metuhl bawkses.

+2 votes   media: Type 5 Chi-Ri (Prototype)
Spudman619 Jan 8 2014, 3:13pm says:

Operation Seelöwe, here I come!

+8 votes   media: Snorkeling™ Tiger
Spudman619 Jan 7 2014, 6:13pm replied:

Your country may be complex, as most all nations are, and young but that's no excuse for the nation's actions. Canada, Australia and New Zealand are all nations that were born from the British Empire, as the US was, and are actually younger than the US yet none of these are anywhere near as belligerent or dangerous as the US. Using the excuse that a powerful military and economy has made America arrogant is all the more reason that America is not reliable and shouldn't be trusted with these things.

+6 votes   media: United States Voted Biggest Threat To World Peace
Spudman619 Jan 5 2014, 11:32am replied:

Hold my watch and beer me do this...

+4 votes   media: They see me rollin'...
Spudman619 Jan 5 2014, 11:29am says:

Don't fix what isn't broke. Clearly Google have never heard of this phrase.

+4 votes   media: Youtube Copyright Bots and Google Plus debacle
Spudman619 Jan 4 2014, 5:46pm says:

Oh noes, the metal has sunken ;(

+1 vote   media: NOPE.
Spudman619 Jan 4 2014, 4:40pm says:


+2 votes   media: Every kid's dream
Spudman619 Jan 1 2014, 12:03pm says:

'This is Mission Control Cat to Atheist Cat, I need your report, over.'

'Atheist Cat to Mission Control Cat, I see no Ceiling Cat up here,over.'

+6 votes   media: Atheist Cat
Spudman619 Dec 31 2013, 7:03pm replied:

'Hit me with those laser beams'-Dying Clone Trooper

+9 votes   media: Happy new year !
Spudman619 Dec 31 2013, 10:18am replied:

Really? I was drafted into it by the Wehrmacht.

+3 votes   media: It chose me
Spudman619 Dec 30 2013, 4:58pm replied:

'unlike the northern scum who love slavery but never go against war criminal Lincoln'. I'm sorry, I thought Lincoln abolished slaves and that the south massacred surrendering black soldiers at Fort Pillow, Tennessee. Then again, I'm just a British history student so what do I know.

+3 votes   media: New Confederates (for v3.6)
Spudman619 Dec 30 2013, 4:46pm replied:

Portuguese Carnation Revolution and the Czechoslovak Velvet Revolution would like to have a word with you.

+4 votes   media: Violent Revolution
Spudman619 Dec 30 2013, 10:26am replied:

English language trolls; better watch out for them

+2 votes   media: Violent Revolution
Spudman619 Dec 29 2013, 7:39pm replied:


+3 votes   group: Atheists, Agnostics, and Anti-theists of ModDB
Spudman619 Dec 29 2013, 7:34pm replied:

#stalingradinoneday #kurskorbust

+3 votes   media: It chose me
Spudman619 Dec 29 2013, 7:29pm replied:

In some cases yes. But as Elf said, the French revolution was taken to far. A pact between the middle and upper classes to overthrow the ruling class became a 'You're well off so you must die.' fest. The Russian revolution of 1905 led to nothing but repression while the later two in 1917 led to a useless government and then a communist government that was hijacked into a dictatorship. Generally, revolutions tend to replace an old system with a carbon copy save for names and flags.

+3 votes   media: Violent Revolution
Spudman619 Dec 29 2013, 8:21am says:

#marchonmoscow #puttheblitzinblitzkrieg #yolo

+3 votes   media: It chose me
Spudman619 Dec 29 2013, 8:20am says:

Words fail me.

+2 votes   media: Censorship and the War on Internet Piracy
Spudman619 Dec 28 2013, 5:12pm says:

I would favour courts over mob rule. Remember, mob law brought us such things as lynch mobs and witch trials. Often with mob law, what the mob says, goes regardless of evidence. However, I do believe that the public should have some input on court proceedings. For example, that Texas scum child who ran over four people but got away with it because of 'affluenza', public outrage and opinion, in my view, should lead to his sentence being changed. That said, it should only really have an impact on cases where there is no doubt that an individual committed a crime, as in this case, as it would help prevent the rich slithering out of prison sentences. In cases where valid evidence is provided on both sides, the public can have a view point but the facts will decide the outcome.

+2 votes   media: Vigilante Justice
Spudman619 Dec 28 2013, 5:05pm says:

This topic is difficult to discuss. As we live in a more liberal age than our forefathers who created these laws, capital punishment is generally frowned upon. I, however, am in favour of it in cases where it is not likely but provable that someone committed a serious crime (rape, murder, terrorism). That said, I'm also a guy who believes that prisons are for punishment, not rehabilitation and that we should remove animal testing in favour of prisoner testing in return for a slight sentence reduction. Read into that what you will.

+1 vote   media: Capital Punishment
Spudman619 Dec 25 2013, 5:23pm replied:

Abrams to other NATO MBTs- "A little help over here guys!"
Other NATO MBTs- "Not this Freedom sh*t again."

+11 votes   media: T-90
Spudman619 Dec 25 2013, 5:20pm replied:

It's from 'The Iron Giant'

+2 votes   media: T-90
Spudman619 Dec 25 2013, 5:16pm replied:

Merry Yuletide to everyone!

+2 votes   group: Atheists, Agnostics, and Anti-theists of ModDB
Spudman619 Dec 23 2013, 10:13am replied:

"I CAN TANK!" - Handicapped Sherman

+3 votes   media: WoT
Spudman619 Dec 23 2013, 10:11am says:

I really don't know that much about them. Can't be that bad if their activities aren't that well publicised. Heck, they aren't even common knowledge in my little part of the UK.

+2 votes   media: Anonymous: Right or Wrong?
Spudman619 Dec 23 2013, 10:07am replied:

Very mistrust

+1 vote   group: Atheists, Agnostics, and Anti-theists of ModDB
Spudman619 Dec 19 2013, 3:55pm says:


+2 votes   group: Science!
Spudman619 Jun 6 2013, 7:17pm replied:

Mine is 9 inches longer than yours.

+1 vote   group: The Debating Society
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