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The Irrational Australian Manuever

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Jul. 8th, 2003 | 03:21 am
mood: sleepysleepy
music: Stone Roses - Don't Stop

> > together to political will to go up there and do it. Besides which, the
> > Canadians would probably kick our asses if we tried.
>
> HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH.
>
> Yeah, right.
>
> Now Australia.. there's a country I wouldn't want to try to invade.
>

That and, oddly, Madagascar, if the RISK board game is any
indication.

If you're ever playing RISK and things are going badly, here's a
strategy: announce exasperatedly "All right, I'm going to Australia."
Smoosh ALL your troops and reinforcements into one territory-blob as you
roll that blob inexorably to your new home.

It's a hail-Mary pass that often works, because during this manuever you
are effectively an irrational force of nature that no one knows what to
do with.

Once you're established there, do the normal Australia things.

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from: daylightsavings
date: Jul. 8th, 2003 04:53 am (UTC)
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Madagascar, nothin. Papua New Guinea.

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