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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2020, 05:48:31 PM »
"It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way."

- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian
It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian


If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
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I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2020, 06:42:24 PM »
^Wow...that is some quote.
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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2020, 06:48:12 PM »
"It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way."

- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian

I can't help but read this to the voice of Anton Chigurh in my head.
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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2020, 07:08:01 PM »


I can't help but read this to the voice of Anton Chigurh in my head.

Heh, the Judge in BM is quite a similar character to Chigurh so it makes sense.   O0
It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian


If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
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I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2021, 04:59:33 PM »
"It took me a long time, my lifetime so to speak, to realize that the colour of an eye half seen, or the source of some distant sound, are closer to Giudecca in the hell of un­knowing than the existence of God, or the origins of protoplasm, or the existence of self, and even less worthy than these to occupy the wise. It’s a bit much, a lifetime, to achieve this consoling conclusion, it doesn’t leave you much time to profit by it."

- Samuel Beckett, "First Love"
It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian


If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
- Silent Disapproval Robot


I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
- MengJiao

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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2021, 08:22:53 PM »
“Friends are enemies who have not attacked you yet.”

- Skipper the Penguin from the Madagascar cartoon series.  (haven't seen it myself, full disclaimer  ;D  but someone posted this on a quotes thread on another forum and I had to share it here.)
It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian


If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
- Silent Disapproval Robot


I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
- MengJiao

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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #21 on: January 29, 2021, 08:27:28 PM »
^That one rings a little too true.
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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #22 on: January 29, 2021, 08:28:46 PM »
“Friends are enemies who have not attacked you yet.”

- Skipper the Penguin from the Madagascar cartoon series.  (haven't seen it myself, full disclaimer  ;D  but someone posted this on a quotes thread on another forum and I had to share it here.)

 ;D :D That was in a children's cartoon series? Brutal lesson to learn when you're 8 :))

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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #23 on: February 10, 2021, 12:25:37 PM »
“Friends are enemies who have not attacked you yet.”

- Skipper the Penguin from the Madagascar cartoon series.  (haven't seen it myself, full disclaimer  ;D  but someone posted this on a quotes thread on another forum and I had to share it here.)

 ;D :D That was in a children's cartoon series? Brutal lesson to learn when you're 8 :))

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Re: The Quotable Groghead
« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2021, 08:05:24 PM »
“What is it?”
“The uh, stuff that dreams are made of.”

- The Maltese Falcon
It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge.  War endures.  As well ask men what they think of stone.  War was always here.  Before man was, war waited for him.  The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.  That is the way it was and will be.  That way and not some other way.
- Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian


If they made nothing but WWII games, I'd be perfectly content.  Hypothetical matchups from alternate history 1980s, asymmetrical US-bashes-some-3rd world guerillas, or minor wars between Upper Bumblescum and outer Kaboomistan hold no appeal for me.
- Silent Disapproval Robot


I guess it's sort of nice that the word "tactical" seems to refer to some kind of seriousness during your moments of mental clarity.
- MengJiao