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Which war do you like better, WWI or WWII?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Reginleif, Feb 12, 2011.

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Which World War was better?

  1. WWI

    22 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. WWII

    51 vote(s)
    58.0%
  3. Other (please explain)

    15 vote(s)
    17.0%
  1. bhsup

    bhsup Deity

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    WWII, at least it was one worth fighting. I've yet to be convinced that WWI was anything other than just your latest "Oh, we Euros just have to kill each other every few decades cuz we're wired that way" war.
     
  2. Formaldehyde

    Formaldehyde Both Fair And Balanced

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    What an odd question. I don't particularly like any war.
     
  3. SS-18 ICBM

    SS-18 ICBM Oscillator

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    World War II led to advances in technology the Great War could only dream of. Plus, it had major theaters on more than one continent. The Asian and African theaters of World War I were just colony grabs.
     
  4. Zack

    Zack 99% hot gas

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    World War II, if only because I know much more about it than I do about WWI.
     
  5. Zelig

    Zelig Beep Boop

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  6. Thorvald of Lym

    Thorvald of Lym A Little Sketchy

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    Define "better".
     
  7. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    Asking which war was "better" is asking which disease between the Spanish Flu or the Black Death was "better".
     
  8. Reginleif

    Reginleif Warlord

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    Which ever one you like the most, for any reason you can think of.
     
  9. Zack

    Zack 99% hot gas

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    I think the OP meant "more interesting" instead of "better". At least, that's how I answered the question.
     
  10. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    In that case it's a toss-up. World War 1 had airships (sorta), trenches, and pretty much was the last war of it's kind. World War 2 had tanks and a clear bad guys and good guys. Something sorely missing from World War 1....

    Of course, since it's because of how the first one ended that caused the second one in the first place, I would vote for the Second.
     
  11. Owen Glyndwr

    Owen Glyndwr La Femme Moderne

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    War is bad, mkay?
     
  12. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Justice guaranteed

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    That's beautiful? :dubious:

    Both are interesting in their own ways. The coin said World War I so that's what I voted.
     
  13. amadeus

    amadeus Kaicho

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    You have a coin that has the world wars on each side?
     
  14. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Justice guaranteed

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    'course.
     
  15. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    There are many things that are semi-objectionable about this post, but what confuses me the most is your assertion that the First World War was the "last war of it's [sic] kind". Uh, what kind would that be? Modern, all-out, balls-to-the-wall industrialized war?
     
  16. Joecoolyo

    Joecoolyo 99% Lightspeed

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    Definitely the black death

    because the Mongols also played a part in that :mischief:
     
  17. Godwynn

    Godwynn March to the Sea

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    War is beautiful.

    It almost sounds like Orwellian propaganda.
     
  18. Fugitive Sisyphus

    Fugitive Sisyphus Escape Artist

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    WWII. The first world war was just so pointless. I don't mind so much having a morally objectionable war as slaughter for no benefit.
     
  19. amadeus

    amadeus Kaicho

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    You think the first one was pointless?
     
  20. ZeletDude

    ZeletDude The Lion

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    Neither war is better. But if we're talking more interesting certainly WW1. WW2 is over exposed.
     

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