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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 09:59 AM        Rome
Why do people say "Rome wasn't built in a day"? I appreciate it wasn't, but name me one city that was.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 10:41 AM       
Because they think it makes them sound sophisticated.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 11:00 AM       
Perhaps the saying has its routes in Byzantine culture. It's like how people say "call a spade a spade". You could say anything in place of spade but the saying is most probably an agricultural reference and as such it's stuck that way.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 11:26 AM       
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 11:58 AM       
I'm reading valis right now and according to it we've been living in the timeless roman empire since 70 ce!
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 01:23 PM       
Yeah, as Kahl points out, Rome had the greatest empire for a pretty long time.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 01:24 PM       
Ugh, I want to add more to that post, but I can't, and this isn't the chatroom so I'm not going to double post. Screw that shit.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 01:46 PM       
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but name me one city that was.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 06:01 PM       
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but name me one city that was.


Training Map City.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 08:25 PM       
I can name several that were destroyed in a day like New Orleans and Dresden.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 11:25 PM       
Or Hiroshimi, Nagasaki, Covington, I think Sherman burned Atlanta down in a day.
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Old Sep 22nd, 2008, 11:26 PM       
Training Map City was also destroyed in a day.
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Old Sep 23rd, 2008, 01:14 AM       
I see an oil power plant in there, did it's economy collapse into a Mad Max like scenario?
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Old Sep 23rd, 2008, 01:22 AM       
God damnit, pac man, when I saw this thread I went and reinstalled Sim City 3000 just so I could make a joke like that.
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Old Sep 23rd, 2008, 02:22 AM       
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I see an oil power plant in there, did it's economy collapse into a Mad Max like scenario?
God I hope so.

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Old Sep 29th, 2008, 03:56 PM       
Well we greeks have an old saying about this that involves heavy drinking
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Old Sep 29th, 2008, 04:22 PM       
hey uh what is the best sim city cause the one i have is totally gay
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