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Kyrgyzstan jesus3
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06 Nov 2019, 17:20

Sorry to disappoint you, I'm not here to rant on the usage of walls in AOE3.

Instead, I've discovered quite the original and imo awesome gesture, from Berlin to the Donald :flowers:

https://thewallagainstwalls.com/?fbclid ... y6kcyQWdvA
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Great Britain Horsemen
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06 Nov 2019, 17:25

Thanks for this, I really needed it today
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Romania Dolan
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06 Nov 2019, 17:51

Berlin, lol.

That's like Germany's San Francisco.
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United States of America occamslightsaber
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06 Nov 2019, 17:59

That wall would make an excellent miniature Trump Tower. :hehe:
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Netherlands Mr_Bramboy
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06 Nov 2019, 18:09

Berlin from space


It's pretty insane how we're still noticing the effects of the Berlin wall more than 20 years after its fall. Semi-fun fact: Germany is the only country in Europe that would be richer without its capital. Imagine the effect a border wall spanning thousands of miles would have on the North-American continent.
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06 Nov 2019, 18:24

Hmm unless Trump closes the entire southern border, the wall’s effect will likely be minimal besides being costly to taxpayers. A large number of illegal immigrants (many of whom aren’t even from Latin America) just fly in as tourists and overstay their visas.
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06 Nov 2019, 18:28

occamslightsaber wrote:Hmm unless Trump closes the entire southern border, the wall’s effect will likely be minimal besides being costly to taxpayers. A large number of illegal immigrants (many of whom aren’t even from Latin America) just fly in as tourists and overstay their visas.


"Will" likely be? There's not going to be a wall lol
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06 Nov 2019, 18:31

Hey fellas.
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06 Nov 2019, 18:32

fightinfrenchman wrote:
occamslightsaber wrote:Hmm unless Trump closes the entire southern border, the wall’s effect will likely be minimal besides being costly to taxpayers. A large number of illegal immigrants (many of whom aren’t even from Latin America) just fly in as tourists and overstay their visas.


"Will" likely be? There's not going to be a wall lol

Well, some parts are being built as we speak, but I sure hope it doesn’t get completed.
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Romania Dolan
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06 Nov 2019, 18:36

This is just cheap virtue signalling. Mexico and the USA were not part of the same country like the GDR and West Germany were before WW2. Focusing on walls as a symbol for anything and everything is just brainless.
What gave a particular wall its meaning was its particular historical context.

The Romans built Hadrian's Wall to mark the northern limit of their empire. Does this mean Scotland shouldn't try to gain independence because hurr durr, that would involve restoring the symbolical Hadrian's wall between Scotland and England again? It's the same with this brainless literality.
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United States of America Amsel_
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06 Nov 2019, 22:09



On a related note, though, how much does a piece of the Berlin wall cost? Especially one that big? One of my college professors showed me a piece he had of it, but it was fairly small.
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09 Nov 2019, 15:35

The Berlinners built a wall to keep the communist out and do you see and communists in Berlin today? Wall work.
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09 Nov 2019, 15:37

Jam wrote:The Berlinners built a wall to keep the communist out and do you see and communists in Berlin today?


Idk I've never been to Berlin
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09 Nov 2019, 16:34

fightinfrenchman wrote:
Jam wrote:The Berlinners built a wall to keep the communist out and do you see and communists in Berlin today?


Idk I've never been to Berlin
Why do you hate Germans?
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Great Britain Horsemen
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09 Nov 2019, 16:50

Jam wrote:The Berlinners built a wall to keep the communist out and do you see and communists in Berlin today? Wall work.

Yes, it's full of Communists.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 64436.html

Should have kept that wall.

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