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  • Originally posted by dogbadger View Post
    Well, provided you take 'psychic powersss' to include 'involuntary catastrophic loss of anus control' then yeah, I recon you're pretty much spot on with that.

    Wouldn't that be more of a psychic power on the part of the IS2, then? The ability to cause involuntary catastrophic loss of control in the **** sphincter muscles? Especially when done at a distance?
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    • Would you ban me from the forums if I said that in my oppinion the IS-2 is just slow and big target for the all mighty panzerfaust
      "Streams won't hold you, rocks won't stand
      For every object overcome,
      engineers get the glory"

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      • Originally posted by sampsa View Post
        Would you ban me from the forums if I said that in my oppinion the IS-2 is just slow and big target for the all mighty panzerfaust
        No. Everyone will just rape you now.

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        • Originally posted by sampsa View Post
          Would you ban me from the forums if I said that in my oppinion the IS-2 is just slow and big target for the all mighty panzerfaust
          say what you like
          my sig - based on real studies done with state-of-the-art military simulators - should clear that misconception up.
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          • Originally posted by -[SiN]-bswearer View Post
            and the rape begins! the IS2 shows no mercy
            Well, then I'm going to be the most infamous person on the forums, besides it's not my way to go with the flow. Even in a joke thread
            "Streams won't hold you, rocks won't stand
            For every object overcome,
            engineers get the glory"

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            • When was 7thguards banned?

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              • Originally posted by sampsa View Post
                Would you ban me from the forums if I said that in my oppinion the IS-2 is just slow and big target for the all mighty panzerfaust
                Not quite, be raped ...
                in Moderation.

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                • Originally posted by NoxNoctum View Post
                  When was 7thguards banned?

                  I would say around this time. Last Activity: 03-16-2007 08:16 PM

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                  • Originally posted by NoxNoctum View Post
                    When was 7thguards banned?

                    You will speak respectfully of the prophet, 7thGuardsTankDiv, peace be upon him, you infidel.

                    He was not banned. He was bodily assumed into the heavenly turret.
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                    • Shooting down ALIEN SPACECRAFT.

                      (Thats right, space is above heaven - and the Russians KNEW it)
                      Last edited by SheepDip; 08-12-2010, 07:05 AM.
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                      • Originally posted by LemoN View Post
                        Hmm I was just wondering.. if the turret of the IS2 is heaven.... what is the AA DShK for?

                        The physical turret is merely an allegory, symbolic of the great reward that awaits the faithful in the everlasting heavenly turret.

                        And just as the prophet, 7thGuardsTankDiv (peace be upon him) smites with graet justice from his heavenly turret, so on earth do ....




                        jesus christ, it's hard to maintain a coherent thought writing like that. How do televangelists and jihadis do it? I know they can't actually believe what they're saying? (not that I have any doubts about the IS2 of course ...)
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                        • Brothers of the IS-2, I propose a new mission for us. We must try to bestow a reputation to 7thGuardsTankDiv that is truly close to the greatest machine itself. Many of you have already done your part. So have I. If you go to the first page you see that our prophet already is a glorious beacon of light. But it is not enough. Each of his posts is worthy of a +1. Get to it, comrades.

                          @Peter that's because they're crazy.

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                          • Originally posted by Nimsky View Post
                            Brothers of the IS-2, I propose a new mission for us. We must try to bestow a reputation to 7thGuardsTankDiv that is truly close to the greatest machine itself. Many of you have already done your part. So have I. If you go to the first page you see that our prophet already is a glorious beacon of light. But it is not enough. Each of his posts is worthy of a +1. Get to it, comrades.

                            @Peter that's because they're crazy.
                            I did that long ago xD

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                            • Originally posted by LemoN View Post
                              This must be how religion starts.
                              I can already imagine the holy clothes wore by the Priests of the Glorious IS 2.

                              There will ofcourse be four priests, and together they will be called The Crew. The highest priest will be the one called Komandir Tanka, he who is the highest earthly servant of IS 2. All the priests will be wearing pitch black coveralls made out of finest black velvet. And on their heads they will have shiny black leather tanker helmets with golden symbols of IS 2...

                              There will be many sacraments, of which the holy communion is one. On the holy communion the priests will serve finest diesel fuel to the believers, who can feel the monstreous power of IS 2 through the true liquid of life...
                              Tak Tak

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                              • Originally posted by Fedorov View Post
                                I did that long ago xD

                                Same!

                                More tanks?

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