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Brace up for new Crimean War

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Winner, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. Godwynn

    Godwynn March to the Sea

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    How very prescient and perfect timing. I am quite impressed.

    Perhaps that is exactly why they invaded?

    :)

    So, how far does this go? Will the Russians be back in Киев? I'd like to hear from Winner the most, he was right.
     
  2. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    Well, by the looks of it, Iron Maiden won't have a re-branded version of the Trooper in which cavalry is replaced by Russian tanks and a lone soldier is holding the ground with an anti-tank gun.

    In short, I am very, very disappointed.
     
  3. luiz

    luiz Trendy Revolutionary

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    Winner was prophetic.

    Forma, as usual, was wrong.
     
  4. Joecoolyo

    Joecoolyo 99% Lightspeed

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    Even I'm kind of amazed at the timing. Lucky guess on his part.
     
  5. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    Eh? Did I miss the war declaration or something?
     
  6. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    It was a bloodless war, but a war nonetheless.
     
  7. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    From a retrospective point of view, 2017 is the end of lease of Crimea naval base, so Russia would have act before that year, however, Winner precisely hit the bull's eye on the timing. Congratulations!

    Also Russia did try Winner's No.2 scenario, but it didn't work out, so Russia just tried direct invasion using naval base troops. It's even less subtle than Winner's suggestion. Boo to Putin's lack of originality!
     
  8. FriendlyFire

    FriendlyFire Codex WMDicanious

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    I predict that the US economy will implode again once the Republicans seize power.
    And another botched up war, Republicans love themselves some botched wars.
     
  9. Domen

    Domen Misico dux Vandalorum

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    Winner, maybe you should change your nick to Nostradamus? :)

    I also predicted that things were going to escalate into a war, but in 2013, when protests started.

    What if Putin reads this forum or employs people / agents who do it for him?

    What if he found this thread back in period 2009-2013 ??? :)
     
  10. Borachio

    Borachio Way past lunacy

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    Maybe Winner is Putin?

    I think that would explain much. And make his foresight less impressive.
     
  11. Domen

    Domen Misico dux Vandalorum

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    Nah, that's improbable. :) But one statement from this thread is a lesson for the future:

    How must all these ignorant Westerners who did not believe Winner feel now ??? :smug:

    Westerners, stop being so ignorant and respect what we - Centralers and Easterners - have to say. :)

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    BTW - Winner predicted this war accurately, but the causes of it are much more deeply rooted in history than he was willing to admit.
     
  12. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    Breaking news! Putin is a Czech Moravian!

    More in the Friday issue of Daily Mail.
     
  13. red_elk

    red_elk Warlord

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    No, but the Winner is Putin.
     
  14. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    Obligatory Hitler joke.
     
  15. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    The thing is that Winner has predicted many things - this one just happened to pan out right (but not fully right) because he actually understands the Russian mindset and the situation in the region fairly well.
     
  16. Domen

    Domen Misico dux Vandalorum

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    In Danzig great Dancings are being hosted each weekend. Hence the name.

    And - ultimately - this prediction by Snorrius will probably also come true.
     
  17. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    I prophetise that in the year 2020, Bulgarians will be eating burgers served by American forces in Crimea.
     
  18. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    Why would American invade Crimea? It is just not in US's interests.
     
  19. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    Does it matter? Prophecies are all great so long as they're vague and scary. Now, the fact that they probably won't happen, well, c'est a ville, right?
     
  20. Timsup2nothin

    Timsup2nothin Another drone in the hive mind

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    So the new Crimean war is going to be with zombies? Or is that just the thread?
     

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