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Good to see some ghosts of yore rattling around the old place, while the younger generations are fed both on stinky fish and the tales of our deeds.

Indeed we are BoRG and shall not die.
The young ones will never know...
They wouldn't be up to the task ;-)

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The young ones will never know...
They wouldn't be up to the task ;-)

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It was indeed only the saltiest of veteran campaigners who wrestled for power under the great reaches of our empire. Who knew then there would come a day we would look back and marvel at what Fate had delivered upon us? It was a primal, tribal experience, and we are lucky it was captured on this forum for all to behold. If they only knew what terrible deeds we had perpetrated in the shadows...
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Some of them did/do!

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I shall tell the tale,
Of Torienus the just and frail...

A Roman senator of old with alot of hair,
Who had the death of his master Plinius to bear...

In search of justice like an ancient Magnum P.I.,
He fought against the odds, not afraid to die...

On the 'Night of the 17th' he finally met his fate,
With senator Antonius - an unpleasant date...

Meeting with general Drusus: "He finally got his shave!" Antonius said,
Out of a sack he pulled Torienus' bloodied head...
Game of Thrones has got nothing on us.

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Now that is a very good comparison

SPQR was our own GoT!
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Game of Thrones has got nothing on us.

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BoRG forever!

But get a haircut:

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But get a haircut:

Part of a British experiment to try to cut defence costs in an age of austerity - the idea is to see if would be possible for the Brigade of Guards to grow their own bearskins.
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Part of a British experiment to try to cut defence costs in an age of austerity - the idea is to see if would be possible for the Brigade of Guards to grow their own bearskins.
Now That is funny! I'm not sure who you are (MarkV) and if you understand what this thread is about, but it's still funny!
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Part of a British experiment to try to cut defence costs in an age of austerity - the idea is to see if would be possible for the Brigade of Guards to grow their own bearskins.
Bearskins...in 82 AD??????
Isn't that a little too progressive? What shall the Emperor say????

On the other hand: Torienus could make a lot of money and start a new trend...brilliant!!!! The so-called 'Torienus cut' or 'Torienus skin'



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Now that is a very good comparison

SPQR was our own GoT!
Game of Thrones has always reminded me of SPQR and vice versa.

And I'm happy to see so many old friends here in the Lamb!
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And I'm happy to see so many old friends here in the Lamb!
I'll drink to that ol Drusus

For some odd reason or the other...I have never made any better friends here on ACG than those that were involved in SPQR.

Sure miss Conlin, Delboy, Commodore1812 and Patton...would like to hear from them again!

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I'll drink to that ol Drusus

For some odd reason or the other...I have never made any better friends here on ACG than those that were involved in SPQR.

Sure miss Conlin, Delboy, Commodore1812 and Patton...would like to hear from them again!

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Too bad we never got far with Young SPQR and SPQR II - Barbarian Dawn. I already had a working plan and alliance in SPQR II. I was surprised how many player approached me with offers of loyalty for "protection" - .
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Too bad we never got far with Young SPQR and SPQR II - Barbarian Dawn.
Or SPQR - Day of the Tungrii...
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