AFF "Concrete France" Trip 2014

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Fantic125

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I'm in, but can I suggest we capture Italy first and use them as slave labour rather than actually do the work ourselves?

Judging by their capitulation in the last decent war there shouldn't be too much resistance, and as they invented concrete they should have a natural affinity for working with it.
 

Peabody

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I was thinking that it would be much more rewarding to capture Parisians and have them concrete over their own city. I doubt we would encounter too much resistance from the cheese eating surrender monkeys.
 

Fantic125

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I was thinking that it would be much more rewarding to capture Parisians and have them concrete over their own city. I doubt we would encounter too much resistance from the cheese eating surrender monkeys.

I like your thinking, but trying to actually get them to do some physical work?
 

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I am PLatinium on this one...

Maybe we should also build some walls as well and fill them up with water so we can do some selective culling with the tiger tanks...

There is probably so out of work ex council employees that we could also hire to expedite the deployment of concreting...
 
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TheEmu

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I'm in, but can I suggest we capture Italy first and use them as slave labour rather than actually do the work ourselves?

Judging by their capitulation in the last decent war there shouldn't be too much resistance, and as they invented concrete they should have a natural affinity for working with it.

Have you seen the lack of craftsmanship and quality in the roads in Kenya* too?

*To save googling Italian prisoners of war were used to build Kenya's roads in WWII.

Italy was also responsible for the Fantic…
 

drron

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I really thought this was going to be a fantastic adventure.But reality soon dawned and I realised that this could well be Fishguard in reverse and we would all end up with concrete boots and be deposited in the nearest river.
I therefore humbly decline the invitation.
 

HarryB

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I really thought this was going to be a fantastic adventure.But reality soon dawned and I realised that this could well be Fishguard in reverse and we would all end up with concrete boots and be deposited in the nearest river.
I therefore humbly decline the invitation.

That might happen if the wrong Italian concrete contractors are employed.
 

TonyHancock

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I really thought this was going to be a fantastic adventure.But reality soon dawned and I realised that this could well be Fishguard in reverse and we would all end up with concrete boots and be deposited in the nearest river.
I therefore humbly decline the invitation.

Cry God for Harry, England and St George.....oh and St Thomas*!

*St Thomas being the patron saint of construction workers.
 

simongr

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The one flaw I see with this trip is the limited status credit earn routing direct to LHR via DXB. I am planning an alternate routing for those interested - SYD-MEL-HKG-HEL-TXL and finally to BRU. There is generally a fairly easy passage into France via Belgium and the locals supply some excellent beers and pommes frites with mayonnaise. That way we can take the overland route in and I have a slightly more ambitious plan to be in Paris by Christmas 2015.
 

Simo

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The one flaw I see with this trip is the limited status credit earn routing direct to LHR via DXB. I am planning an alternate routing for those interested - SYD-MEL-HKG-HEL-TXL and finally to BRU. There is generally a fairly easy passage into France via Belgium and the locals supply some excellent beers and pommes frites with mayonnaise. That way we can take the overland route in and I have a slightly more ambitious plan to be in Paris by Christmas 2015.

Would SYD-MEL be a Flounge run.. Just some we can taste some of the best france has to offer from the wine regions.
 

TonyHancock

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The one flaw I see with this trip is the limited status credit earn routing direct to LHR via DXB. I am planning an alternate routing for those interested - SYD-MEL-HKG-HEL-TXL and finally to BRU. There is generally a fairly easy passage into France via Belgium and the locals supply some excellent beers and pommes frites with mayonnaise. That way we can take the overland route in and I have a slightly more ambitious plan to be in Paris by Christmas 2015.

Definitely some merit in starting the European phase in Berlin. :p
 

drron

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But I'm not flexible.
For the truth of that statement just read the comments on my contributions to the election thread!:shock::D;)
 
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