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Re: Whatever (was a lot of things)

From: KH.Ranitzsch@t... (K.H.Ranitzsch)
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 07:29:54 +0100
Subject: Re: Whatever (was a lot of things)

Kevin Walker wrote:
> Another consideration is that some of these transport ships may not be
> military vessels although not with troop transports.	;-)  True, few
> governments probably employ civilian transport into combat zones these
> but there is always the possibility that to keep logistics fleet costs
> some FT militaries might employ contracted transport ships.

In the last serious naval war (the Falklands) virtually all the
and troops transport vessels were ex-civilian transports, from passenger
liners to container vessels. One of the latter was even used as an
aircraft carrier

> > Ever seen a chess player accused of cheesy tactics?
> Ahhh...but chess doesn't allow you to design the game pieces that are
> on the board or to alter the composition of the forces usually unless
> playing some sort of variant.  ;-)
> --->8---

Have you ever followed the world chess championships ? Sure, game rules
strictly defined, but there was a lot of cheesy meta-gaming stuff going
(complaints about the shape of the figures, the game schedule, chairs,
lighting, food, protests about
hypnotic influencing by the opponent and all kinds of psychological

Karl Heinz

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