So I'm Listening to an Old Jay Thomas Rerun...

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  1. Spazzmatazz

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    They had a screenwriter guy on, and here's the question.

    Could a battalion (approx. 1200 men) of Marines, take out the Roman Empire?
    They can have supply helicopters, but not attack helicopters.

    How many jarheads do we have here? :usa:
     
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    Fell free to move this to The Bar if you see fit. :uhw:
     
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    I am not a Marine but my dad's best friend on the force was a Marine and he single-handedly took down a guy tweaked out on PCP who broke out of his cuffs and took down 3 other cops. He would drive around in his squad car all day squeezing those hand strength spring things. I have much respect for Marines.
     
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    are you the guy thats on the phone now....how old of a show is it
     
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    It was actually a live show today, Spazz.

    "Rome Sweet Rome" is a horrible title for that screenplay.
     
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    We need Rodney Lee Conover in more often just to keep Shuli away.
     
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    i saw 5 episodes of mchales navy. that's the extent of my military experience
     
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    right
     
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    only if they had elephants
     
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    you've been playing too much civilization

    "how can a bowman kill my machine gunner..what the fuck! forest advantage my ass!"
     
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    Rifles vs. Swords is a greater advantage than Swords vs. Unarmed. If the Romans couldn't somehow knock out the supply lines, the Marines would be like gods on earth.
     
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    Assuming you could keep them supplied (logistics is the hard part of running an army) with beans and ammo they could defeat any army of that era in open terrain in a single battle. They could not, however, take walled cities w/o heavy weapons. An Infantry Bat. doesn't have much more than mortars and ATW's. There would also be the problem of protecting rear areas against attack. And in close terrain they'd suffer more casualties.

    They couldn't defeat an empire, however, as they lack the manpower to hold positions after they take them. 1200 men don't go far.
     
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    Shuli & Gianna tomorrow on 101. Oh joy! :rolleye:
     
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    I may be wrong, but I think the Romans were fresh outta PCP... :weird:
     
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    I hope Shuli leaves his wife and shacks up with Gianna. Then he could be the third victim to fall prey to Black Widow Miceli. :evil:
     
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    Supply lines?
    Look here buddy, I was USAF supply goddamn it! And we by gawd got the shit there! (just a long as there was something in it for us!) :c
     
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    Men are not supposed to strike women. Can I count on you to put a pointed shoe in Gianna's vagina tomorrow? :pray:
     
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    Reps!

    Gianna wouldn't be lifting a Rolex off of Shuli's cold, dead wrist, though...more like a Timex!
     
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    I second that request.

    Figuratively, of course.