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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby clashofwisdom45 » Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:59 am

ok, here’s something.

who would win between:

Katsumoto's Japanese Samurai army
VS.
The Riders of Rohan

that's with both of them with horses, swords, arrows and javelins.
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby Human5 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:07 am

clashofwisdom45 wrote:Katsumoto's Japanese Samurai army
VS.
The Riders of Rohan

The Riders of Rohan is overpowered. They know nothing of strategy, but still wins outnumbered battles because of courage.
So, it would be wise to say Riders of Rohans here.
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby TooMuchBaijiu » Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:53 pm

Yeah, I don't think Katsumoto could fight off a horde of wargs.

But let's give Japan another chance...

Oda Nobunaga vs. Mehmed II

Tokugawa vs. Suleiman the Magnificent

Heihachiro Togo & Isoroku Yamamoto vs. Chester Nimitz & Horatio Nelson

Oh, and if there's any boxing fans around-

Muhammad Ali vs. Wladimir Klitschko (Trying to settle a bet)
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby Striga » Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:26 pm

Why so many Japanese names? I look at this thread in confusion most of the time.

Anyone for two British soldiers in the 1800s?
Richard Bolitho(admiral not bribed) vs Richard Sharpe(sharpshooter, colonel)
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby Shen Ai » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:49 pm

Nelson is near un-defeatable as far as admirals go.
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby Striga » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:53 pm

Yes he is, but Sharpe is fictional as far as I know of, and Bolitho was fictional well. Both had contact with Nelson in their books I believe.
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby bodidley » Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:14 am

Nelson was a great admiral but like many of the greats he took huge risks that could just as likely have become disasters as great victories. Stephen Decatur famously stated that if Nelson had encountered American gunners at Trafalgar instead of Spanish or French ones (because of the lack of sea experience and target training those navies suffered from) the British ships never would have made it far enough to penetrate the defending line .
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby Shen Ai » Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:55 am

Stephen Decatur sounds like a walking pile of arrogance and anti-british feeling that was running back then. American navy wasn't really that good. There was a reason that the English had undisputed naval domination.
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby bodidley » Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:31 pm

That was an ironic statement.

The American navy was tiny back then not bad. It's amazing that such a small navy frustrated such a big one during the War of 1812 and it was exactly because of quality. You've missed the point. Spanish and French crews suffered from not putting out to sea often enough and having a low budget for target practice. American sailors tended to be lifelong sea dogs who would have been fishing, whaling or trading had they not been in the navy. Some of Decatur's crew on the USS United States had even served on the HMS Victory when he defeated and captured the HMS Macedonian.

Trafalgar was an extremely costly victory for the Royal Navy and if Napoleon had given a hoot about naval warfare and rebuilt the French navy then Trafalgar could have become a Pyrrhic victory.
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Re: The "VS" Thread

Unread postby Shen Ai » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:33 pm

Naval warfare during 1812 was pretty much the English forte. The Shannon did capture the Chesapeake in battle of course, in perhaps the most important naval battle of the war.


Besides, the US is the best fighting force right now. Even during the so call patriotic rebellion, if England used her full military power to fight the US, it would be over in a flash. The judges would call of the fight in fear for the Americans.
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