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2/11/2015 6:28:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/11/2015 10:12:56 AM, XLAV wrote:
Have you watched the 300 movie?

Yes. In fact the original day I was going to see it in theaters, I was pushed through a window resulting in 150 stitches and 56 staples.
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2/11/2015 7:03:33 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/11/2015 6:28:44 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
At 2/11/2015 10:12:56 AM, XLAV wrote:
Have you watched the 300 movie?

Yes. In fact the original day I was going to see it in theaters, I was pushed through a window resulting in 150 stitches and 56 staples.

How very Spartan.
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2/11/2015 7:34:48 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/11/2015 7:03:33 PM, Maikuru wrote:
At 2/11/2015 6:28:44 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
At 2/11/2015 10:12:56 AM, XLAV wrote:
Have you watched the 300 movie?

Yes. In fact the original day I was going to see it in theaters, I was pushed through a window resulting in 150 stitches and 56 staples.

How very Spartan.

I felt no pain. Put me back in battle, Maikuru!
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2/11/2015 8:02:53 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/9/2015 7:32:29 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
By far the most interesting civilization I've ever studied.






You do understand that hollywood is a horrible history reference.
It's not your views that divide us, it's what you think my views should be that divides us.

If you think I will give up my rights and forsake social etiquette to make you "FEEL" better you are sadly mistaken

If liberal democrats would just stop shooting people gun violence would drop by 90%
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2/11/2015 8:12:26 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/11/2015 6:28:44 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
At 2/11/2015 10:12:56 AM, XLAV wrote:
Have you watched the 300 movie?

Yes. In fact the original day I was going to see it in theaters, I was pushed through a window resulting in 150 stitches and 56 staples.

How severe were the injuries?
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2/11/2015 9:01:39 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/9/2015 7:32:29 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
By far the most interesting civilization I've ever studied.






I think the Spartan's civilization is quite interesting to read about, but considering the bigger picture I don't find them as intriguing as other militaristic groups such as France under Napolean and the Mongols under Genghis Khan. I did like the movie 300 as well as the recent sequel. I've seen each numerous times. I think that the Spartan model has become too romanticized over time. I certainly wouldn't have wanted to be a part of it.
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2/13/2015 9:45:22 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/11/2015 8:02:53 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 2/9/2015 7:32:29 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
By far the most interesting civilization I've ever studied.
You do understand that hollywood is a horrible history reference.

How is that relevant to my study or the videos I posted?
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2/13/2015 10:09:16 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/13/2015 9:45:22 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
At 2/11/2015 8:02:53 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 2/9/2015 7:32:29 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
By far the most interesting civilization I've ever studied.
You do understand that hollywood is a horrible history reference.

How is that relevant to my study or the videos I posted?

You posted video from the movie 300. Deduction tells me that you are using this as history reference based on the OP
It's not your views that divide us, it's what you think my views should be that divides us.

If you think I will give up my rights and forsake social etiquette to make you "FEEL" better you are sadly mistaken

If liberal democrats would just stop shooting people gun violence would drop by 90%
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2/13/2015 10:49:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/13/2015 10:09:16 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 2/13/2015 9:45:22 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
At 2/11/2015 8:02:53 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 2/9/2015 7:32:29 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
By far the most interesting civilization I've ever studied.
You do understand that hollywood is a horrible history reference.

How is that relevant to my study or the videos I posted?

You posted video from the movie 300. Deduction tells me that you are using this as history reference based on the OP

Not one video uses the movie the 300. One of them is a 3-hour long documentary from the History Channel that was produced in response to the movie though; can't blame them for capturing popular interest at the time.
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3/16/2015 6:14:25 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/13/2015 10:49:44 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
At 2/13/2015 10:09:16 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 2/13/2015 9:45:22 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
At 2/11/2015 8:02:53 PM, sadolite wrote:
At 2/9/2015 7:32:29 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
By far the most interesting civilization I've ever studied.
You do understand that hollywood is a horrible history reference.

How is that relevant to my study or the videos I posted?

You posted video from the movie 300. Deduction tells me that you are using this as history reference based on the OP

Not one video uses the movie the 300. One of them is a 3-hour long documentary from the History Channel that was produced in response to the movie though; can't blame them for capturing popular interest at the time.

Don't know exactly why, but I portray Spartans as the ancient North Korea lol Except with a super hot leader.
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3/19/2015 4:07:36 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 3/16/2015 6:14:25 PM, Otokage wrote:
Don't know exactly why, but I portray Spartans as the ancient North Korea lol Except with a super hot leader.

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3/20/2015 1:15:22 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/11/2015 9:01:39 PM, Idealist wrote:
At 2/9/2015 7:32:29 PM, Wallstreetatheist wrote:
By far the most interesting civilization I've ever studied.






I think the Spartan's civilization is quite interesting to read about, but considering the bigger picture I don't find them as intriguing as other militaristic groups such as France under Napolean and the Mongols under Genghis Khan. I did like the movie 300 as well as the recent sequel. I've seen each numerous times. I think that the Spartan model has become too romanticized over time. I certainly wouldn't have wanted to be a part of it.

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