1. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    In this thread, we will discuss the merits of different means of aquatic transport and their historical implications. This will be an intertextuality discussion involving history, science, engineering, marine biology, and even fitness.

    So what do people think? What is the optimal method of transportation across large bodies of water? Personally, I have to go with the quinquereme; faster than a hexereme and more stopping power than a trireme.


    Missa ab iPhona mea est.

    Edit: apologies, I spelled "row" wrong. Blame autocorrect.
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  2. Saintheart Chosen One

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  3. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Controversy! We don't speak of those devil machines here, even the ones that can supposedly land at sea.


    Missa ab iPhona mea est.
  4. Saintheart Chosen One

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    Ramza Edit: The Senate Floor has a minimum one sentence reply policy, which a picture by Leonardo DaVinci does not qualify for. Indeed, Leonardo was always my least favorite ninja turtle, and was objectively inferior to Raphael who, need I remind you, was rude but cool. And even Michelangelo had the courtesy to at least be a party dude.
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  5. Rosslcopter Jedi Grand Master

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    One word post? Followed up with a post with only a picture? We're just going to allow this? We can't have order if we don't have rules guys.
  6. Bazinga'd Dark Lord of the SWC/PT/ Spinoff Forums

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    I direct you to Chaos Theory

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaos_theory
  7. Mr. K Moderator Emeritus

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    Roe Roe Roe your boat gently down the stream.
  8. Anakin Solo Revanchist Force Ghost

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    Throw your teacher overboard, listen to him scream. :)

    (My third-grade teacher sang that in class all the time; he was one of my all-time favorite teachers.)
  9. Mr. K Moderator Emeritus

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    We loved to sing about Roe vs Wade in third grade too. Our third grade teacher had a pontoon and would argue for Wadeing; but as a Boy Scout, I was all about Roeing. I feel I've contributed enough to this thread so I'm going to abort any further comments on the matter.
  10. LostOnHoth Chosen One

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    Intertextuality is a sin.
  11. timmoishere Chosen One

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    Rowing is for chumps. Sailing is where it's at.
  12. anakinfansince1983 Chosen One

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    No texting while rowing. Your phone might get splashed.

    No posting on the JC either. Tapatalk will not save you from the horror of non-waterproofed technology.
  13. Anakin Solo Revanchist Force Ghost

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    Kayaking's where it's at, so the answer is Roe.
  14. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    I definitely prefer Roe. Frankly I'm not even sure what Wade sushi is.
  15. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    The problem with sailing is that you're forced to follow the winds -- what if there is a sudden swell and you cannot pull out in time?
  16. timmoishere Chosen One

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    One would hope you'd remember to wear a life jacket. But if there's a hole in it, not even the best life jacket can keep your seamen afloat.
  17. Dark Lady Mara Manager Emeritus

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    I find the concept of "wading" insensitive because it excludes minority groups such as the Congo Pygmies and little people. I'm appalled that this discussion is even occurring.
  18. Saintheart Chosen One

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    NOOOOOOOO


    WHERE HAS THE LIKE BUTTON GONE
  19. Mr. K Moderator Emeritus

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    WHY DON'T YOU GUYS LIKE ME????????
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