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Ran into you, Pope, and PantherCommander on Sand River tonight*.  You played your Patton super-passively, which seemed way out of character, so I'm curious if you remember why?  Was it simply "NATO med plus 3 arty == camp"?  Or something more.

 

*You might remember me as the T-54 that drove into one of the pits and killed myself while driving in sniper mode

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Ran into you, Pope, and PantherCommander on Sand River tonight*.  You played your Patton super-passively, which seemed way out of character, so I'm curious if you remember why?  Was it simply "NATO med plus 3 arty == camp"?  Or something more.

 

*You might remember me as the T-54 that drove into one of the pits and killed myself while driving in sniper mode

Our entire south was held only by me and an IS-3 "scout."  Collapse was inevitable, and to keep myself busy before it fell I sniped a bit.  But mainly I was there to deter and crossfire a bit to stave off the collapse as long as possible to give our northern force time to stab themselves in the dick and die despite a huge numbers advantage.

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give our northern force time to stab themselves in the dick and die despite a huge numbers advantage.

 

Somehow I can't stop laughing at this entirely accurate version of events.

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Alright, I'm at my wit's end here. Nearly all of my team rushes one side of the map, leaving an flank unguarded. Rather than go with the masses, I point this out and find a defensive position to siow them down...by my lonesome. As the enemy gets killed by me, I eventually die from my wounds and get cursed at for dying. I know this normal with pubs, but am I doing the right thing here?

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- Ecological sustainability is terrible up there, in large part because its so damn cold.  Worse than murica.  Their energy dependence also directly enables dictators like Putin.

 

 

You need to look up how the Nordic countries generate their power. This statement is just wrong.

 

- Economically, they have high debt, lower productivity, lower labor participation, and an aging population.  Without immigration, they sink...yet immigration causes its own problems (ie, brown people who lower happiness and don't necessarily value the same things [as we all know, anti muslim sentiment is a major issue up there]).  Without their national resources, they simply couldn't come close to sustaining what they have...and they may well not be able to regardless.  By contrast, the US can.

 

http://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/social-democracy-for-centrists

 

 

All the nordic countries have a lower debt to GDP ratio than the US by a large margin.

 

Norway has higher GDP per hour worked than the US while the other Nordic countries are lower.     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Productivity#mediaviewer/File:OECD_Productivity_levels_2007.svg

 

Only Finland has a lower labor participation rate than the US for ages 15+.

 

All of the Nordic countries do have older median populations than the US by a few years.

 

Almost the entirety of the western world has sub replacement fertility levels including the US. One of the main reasons that the any western countries population is still increasing is immigration.

 

What kind of nonsense statement is "Without their national resources, they simply couldn't come close to sustaining what they have...and they may well not be able to regardless." If they did not have the resources that they do have they probably would not have built the systems that they did. I mean honestly what kind of drivel is this.

 

 

- Personal freedom is in some ways not as great.  For example, free speech. 

 

 

Most indices I have seen rank the nordic countries at or above the personal freedoms fo the US. This one is tough though as it could be a bit more subjective than measuring hard numbers.

 

 

- They have unusually high usage of anti depressants and suicides.  Although that may just be socialized medicine and the dark cold hell of their land.  Alcoholism is also rampant.

 

 

Only Finland has a higher rate of suicide per 100,000 than the US (16 vs 12). The other Nordic countries are all the same or lower.

 

 

 

I know these countries have their own difficulties but in most of these metrics they are better than the US. Measurably so in a lot of cases. I like America as well Garbad but their are many areas that this country is lacking in.

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Alright, I'm at my wit's end here. Nearly all of my team rushes one side of the map, leaving an flank unguarded. Rather than go with the masses, I point this out and find a defensive position to siow them down...by my lonesome. As the enemy gets killed by me, I eventually die from my wounds and get cursed at for dying. I know this normal with pubs, but am I doing the right thing here?

This can work if you're a very good player and can keep yourself alive long enough to successfully stall their flank. If you're not at or near unicum level I'd recommend going with the herd, though.

 

More info about this tactic in Deathpig_Jones' "" thread, which I recommend reading thoroughly.

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What kind of nonsense statement is "Without their national resources, they simply couldn't come close to sustaining what they have...and they may well not be able to regardless." If they did not have the resources that they do have they probably would not have built the systems that they did. I mean honestly what kind of drivel is this.

The kind of drivel that gets peer reviewed and published.  It points out apples to oranges.  The fact is say, norways, national gas shit makes for a lot of cash to throw at otherwise unsustainable projects.  Saying the US should follow that model is silly unless we strike oil in a national park tomorrow.

 

Let's focus on just one country, and its too tedious to hunt google scholar for every one.  Let's say denmark.

 

http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=LEVEL#

5th worst in hours worked, lower productivity than most of its peers, leading to productivity concerns (practically identical to france, incidentally, it just gets no press).

 

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-22/denmark-s-record-private-debt-load-triggers-central-bank-warning.html

Danes have the highest levels of personal debt in the world, leading to a warning from the IMF.  Also interesting to note that half of them admit to using the black market to buy things, presumably to avoid taxes.

 

http://awsassets.panda.org/downloads/lpr_2012_summary_booklet_final.pdf

4th worst ecological footprint in the world, worse than the US, and unsustainable

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/20/denmarks-plan-to-offset-transport-emissions-sparks-eu-row

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Personal freedom, we can haggle but in general eurofags hate free speech, guns, and personal liberty.  We all know this, why make me google for it.

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The kind of drivel that gets peer reviewed and published.  It points out apples to oranges.  The fact is say, norways, national gas shit makes for a lot of cash to throw at otherwise unsustainable projects.  Saying the US should follow that model is silly unless we strike oil in a national park tomorrow.

 

I am not seeing any apples to oranges comparisons.

 

What projects in particular are you talking about? Are they fostering some nascent industry to get it off the ground or something? Also I never recommended doing anything. I simply pointed out that saying if they did not have natural resources they would have to do things differently is a silly statement precisely because they do have those resources. If the Norwegians did not have such an abundance of oil wealth the country would probably operate differently. But it is a pointless thing to bring up because they do have those resources. It would be similar to saying that a surgeon would not be able to live the lifestyle that he has if was not an intelligent person with steady hands. Obviously this is true but it is an entirely pointless thing to bring up.

 

Let's focus on just one country, and its too tedious to hunt google scholar for every one.  Let's say denmark.

 

http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=LEVEL#

5th worst in hours worked, lower productivity than most of its peers, leading to productivity concerns (practically identical to france, incidentally, it just gets no press).

First of all I have no idea why you are equating working less hours with worse. It is not necessarily worse at all. Due to technological progression most office workers could probably work less than 40 hours per week and still get all of their work done. Also, are we looking at the same chart because the chart I am looking at shows Danes as being 93% as efficient per hour worked as Americans. They are 7th on the list so nowhere near having worse productivity than "most of their peers".

 

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-22/denmark-s-record-private-debt-load-triggers-central-bank-warning.html

Danes have the highest levels of personal debt in the world, leading to a warning from the IMF.  Also interesting to note that half of them admit to using the black market to buy things, presumably to avoid taxes.

 

Interesting but since you did not specify I thought you meant public debt as opposed to household debt.

 

http://awsassets.panda.org/downloads/lpr_2012_summary_booklet_final.pdf

4th worst ecological footprint in the world, worse than the US, and unsustainable

 

Denmark is the only Nordic country that is worse than the US. Sustainable or not the others are ranked lower. 2 of the 4 Nordic countries are net energy exporters as well so the idea that the Nordic countries are propping up "dictators" like Putin is interesting. And of the 2 net importers Sweden is mainly going to be importing gasoline and some uranium since their power grid is all hydro and nuclear.

 

 

Personal freedom, we can haggle but in general eurofags hate free speech, guns, and personal liberty.  We all know this, why make me google for it.

In terms of free speech and personal liberties the Nordic countries are among the best in the world. Maybe you should google it. From news stories I have seen you clearly can get guns in the Nordic countries but it might be a bit tougher than here. To be honest that is a good thing in my opinion.

 

I dislike when people bash America but I equally dislike when people are blatantly are wrong about saying that America is better than other places in aspects that it is not.

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This sure is a fascinating discussion on the policies of the Nordic countries. Too bad only one side is citing his sources.

 

Oh well, I've got my popcorn, so please continue.

 

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Let's focus on just one country, and its too tedious to hunt google scholar for every one.  Let's say denmark.

 

http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=LEVEL#

5th worst in hours worked, lower productivity than most of its peers, leading to productivity concerns (practically identical to france, incidentally, it just gets no press).

 

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-22/denmark-s-record-private-debt-load-triggers-central-bank-warning.html

Danes have the highest levels of personal debt in the world, leading to a warning from the IMF.  Also interesting to note that half of them admit to using the black market to buy things, presumably to avoid taxes.

 

http://awsassets.panda.org/downloads/lpr_2012_summary_booklet_final.pdf

4th worst ecological footprint in the world, worse than the US, and unsustainable

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/20/denmarks-plan-to-offset-transport-emissions-sparks-eu-row

kek

 

Personal freedom, we can haggle but in general eurofags hate free speech, guns, and personal liberty.  We all know this, why make me google for it.

Oi! Leave my little country alone. Pick on Sweden or Norway instead D:

 

I dont have any statistics to counter all of those links you have, sadly, as I am not that interested in politics nor what country is bestest in da wurld. But I still want to give my five cents since you decided to pick on Denmark and I find some of the articles to have a lack of understanding of the Danish Culture.

 

Firstly: All the articles/publications you are linking to are all 2+ years old and I know (as a Dane) that there has been improvements in most areas over the recent years. How signifcant they are I dont know, to be honest. I just know we are working on bringing down our footprint and slowly finding alternative energy solutions. We already have so many wind turbines that on windy nights we have to pay Germany to buy our excess energy in order to avoid an 'overcharge' of our electrical grid (Source: a guy from Vestas that gave a lecture at my university). 

 

Secondly: I can't see anywhere in your source from Bloomberg that 50% of Danes admit to using the black market. So that particular statement seems to be of your own creation.

 

Thirdly: In regards to manhours worked, we in Denmark have for a long time focused on the quantity but more on quality of our work. I dont have any source of this but please believe me when that is the general 'idea' in Denmark in almost every industry. We know we can't compete with all the Asian countries in regards to production costs, so we have decided to try and make better products instead. This has resulted in a significant amount of companies running 7/8-hour work days but without extra work, and in return people actually work when they are at work, leading to higher effective work rate during our work hours.

 

Fourth: "Personal freedom" for an American is something entirely different from what a Dane sees as "Personal Freedom". In Denmark we just don't see the point/need of having guns to shoot each other, just to give one example. Also, since when has eurofags hated free speech/personal liberty? I have not seen a case in Denmark (or EU for that matter) where someone hated the free speech/personal liberty. We can say and do whatever we want to whenever we want without being smacked in the face by the government (not saying that is happening in the US, mind).

One of my friends who was studying at an American (Hawaii) university for half a year said that he felt his "personal liberty" was restrcited a lot more in the US than in tiny Denmark. One of the things he mentioned was the whole alcohol view which is quite different between Denmark and US.

So I would like to say that "we dont all know this is true".

 

Again, this is me stating different things without having any sources but since I have lived in Denmark for my whole life (disregarding the last ½ year where I have been undercover in Sweden) I have a decent grasp on how we, as a nation, feel about different aspects. ;)

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Please tell me more about the scandinavian countries you've never lived in. :^) I'm just assuming this "eurofag"-thingy is another trolling topic to get some blast. Cute cat pictures only go so far.

(That being said, the mid-south-east europe is much shit. -2/10.)

The worst part about Denmark and Danes, is their number system. 3/10, points just for it being hilarious when said in Danish.

Also, M60 or obj 907? I can't ever decide. I have just two murican tanks, and none is a medium. But I have 3 ru-meds. But if the M60 is stupid much better than 907, I wouldn't be dumb about it.

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I dont have a question, but I wanted you to know one thing. I have about 20k xp left till I research the T92 for US tech engineer, then I am putting my mole mallet away forever. As much as I enjoy crushing waffles for 1900 damage while eating chips and jerking off, I hate that I have no control over anything in the battle whatsoever. I hope you have room for one more on the anti-arty party bus.

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I dont have a question, but I wanted you to know one thing. I have about 20k xp left till I research the T92 for US tech engineer, then I am putting my mole mallet away forever. As much as I enjoy crushing waffles for 1900 damage while eating chips and jerking off, I hate that I have no control over anything in the battle whatsoever. I hope you have room for one more on the anti-arty party bus.

For that last 20k you should solely focus on doing counter battery.

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Also, M60 or obj 907? I can't ever decide. I have just two murican tanks, and none is a medium. But I have 3 ru-meds. But if the M60 is stupid much better than 907, I wouldn't be dumb about it.

To my way of thinking, the M60 can either replace, or allow you to ignore the M48, saving you either 3 mil or 6 mil credits (sounds like it would save you 6 mil, since you don't have US meds yet).

The 907 won't be replacing any of your RU meds

 

Sure it could, in theory, be used as a non-shit RU med crew trainer with gold spam, but who wants to train a fresh faced crew at tier 10?  I wouldn't.  So that leaves you training experienced crews, at which point why not just play the tank the crew is for?

 

Only purpose of the 907 seems to be to say you have one, whereas the M60 can actually replace one of the tech tree tanks (though granted, one of the least popular ones)

 

Also, on a side note, start those US meds!  T20, Pershing, T54E1 and M46 are all great tanks! :D

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This sure is a fascinating discussion on the policies of the Nordic countries. Too bad only one side is citing his sources.

Now now.  This is internet tanks, not a thesis defense.  If you want a citation, ask for it specifically.  Otherwise, let's accept it on faith.  I don't think what he is saying is wrong, per se.

 

> Also, since when has eurofags hated free speech/personal liberty?

 

Euros generally suppress political ideologies and speech they disagree with.  IE, nazis/holocaust denial, etc.  Most muricans think free speech should be extended even to unpopular/vile things like that -- for example our westboro baptist church.

 

> Please tell me more about the scandinavian countries you've never lived in.

You'd be surprised.

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In any event, no one cares about denmark or nordicums in general.  The point is that you can't just uncritically say they are better because better social services/stat x or whatever.  It takes a much more thorough analysis, one a journalist is not qualified to do.  Difference circumstances and all.  This is not to say norica sucks or are not doing some things better (in fact, its likely they are).  But it takes more in depth study than the uncritical "socialist paradise envy" you see at times over here.

 

> Also, M60 or obj 907?

 

Honestly....M60.  Then you can sell your M48 and have the same thing and use your crew on another medium.  M60 is equal to 907 and rare/cool, 907 will probably be another downgraded turd.

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