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  • "Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry about the greatness of the IS-2: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools." Ecclesiastes 7:9

    "A gentle answer to the IS-2 turns away wrath, but a harsh word about the IS-2 stirs up anger." Proverbs 15:1

    "Fixing our eyes on the IS-2, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the Second World War, despising the King Tiger, and has sat down at the right hand of the thrones of The Crew."
    Last edited by C_Gibby; 08-13-2010, 12:37 PM.

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    • seal-pentagon.gif

      Yeah.

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      • To all they that doubteth .

        Yet man is born into trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
        Job 5, vii.

        Ha!
        in Moderation.

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        • Originally posted by fiftyone View Post
          To all they that doubteth .

          Yet man is born into trouble, as the turrets fly upward.
          Job 5, vii.

          Ha!


          Corrected.
          sigpic
          "That which does not destroy me just makes me more irritable." - Peter Steele (the real one), 1964-2010, RIP

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          • Sorry the IS2 pic is sucky.


            Games For The Greater Good!

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            • Originally posted by mamoo View Post
              *The holy seal*
              A fine seal, comrade. The Crew will bless you for such an offering.

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              • I think the seal should reinforce the IS-2 supremacy with an awesome and total realistic scene instead of only showing his holy front.
                [CENTER]I S2 IS 2 :IS2:
                [/CENTER]

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                • Originally posted by sambopukka View Post
                  i could destroy that tank with the hair on my chin.
                  HERETIC! Burn it with fire!!!

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                  • When Chuck Norris goes to sleep, he checks under his bed for IS-2.
                    THE WHO

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                    • Before Tiger goes to bed, it checks under its bed for IS2.

                      Greater Good Games
                      KillingFloorServer: 204.145.81.18:7707

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                      • Originally posted by slavek View Post
                        WHHHAAAAAAAAAAA-!?

                        It should be on fire!

                        And be on the emotes list!

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                        • My contribution to this thread.



                          I'm still kind of noob :|
                          Originally posted by Bennanteno
                          The genius of beachassault was that the wire you were supposed to satchel was also your spawn point at that time.

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                          • Better than anything I could have done. Looks good. In a nod towards DeviantArt, I issue to you. A lama IS2 Badge!

                            Greater Good Games
                            KillingFloorServer: 204.145.81.18:7707

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                            • I really like that drawing

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                              • Somehow it looks more like painting to me. Or maybe it's just some effect added on photoshop or something like that.

                                Of course there's nothing wrong with paintings, just funny when it's hard to tell
                                There was a signature here, but it's gone now.

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