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Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby TheArmsman » Mon May 30, 2016 6:14 am

http://schlockmercenary.wikia.com/wiki/ ... ercenaries

Found these to be pretty funny. Some of them absolutely true.
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Re: Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby JustinR » Mon May 30, 2016 6:49 am

1. Pillage, then burn.
:lol:

Also, the one about everything being air-droppable at least once.
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Re: Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby HTRN » Mon May 30, 2016 7:03 am

JustinR wrote:
1. Pillage, then burn.
:lol:

I have that shirt! :ugeek: :mrgreen:
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Re: Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby TheArmsman » Mon May 30, 2016 2:53 pm

HTRN wrote:
JustinR wrote:
1. Pillage, then burn.
:lol:

I have that shirt! :ugeek: :mrgreen:


Where do I get one?
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Re: Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby Rich Jordan » Mon May 30, 2016 10:17 pm

They produced calendars with the Maxims on them through 2015, but were too busy to do one this year. Those were intermittently popular at work (some folks just didn't understand).

Some of the maxims also came out on challenge coins in a kickstarter a few years ago.

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Re: Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby Windy Wilson » Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:40 am

HTRN wrote:
JustinR wrote:
1. Pillage, then burn.
:lol:

I have that shirt! :ugeek: :mrgreen:

I have that on a tile trivet that was bought for me at a Highland Games a few years ago.
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Re: Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby Windy Wilson » Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:46 am

JustinR wrote:Also, the one about everything being air-droppable at least once.


Well, the saying is you only need a parachute to skydive TWICE.
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Re: Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Postby MiddleAgedKen » Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:37 am

Only you can prevent friendly fire (#15, I think).
Watergate didn't have a body count.


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