Last man standing?

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  1. Lucky13

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    Roman soldier vs. Viking warrior?
     
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    Roman soldier due to better training and tactics as a whole, Viking maybe one on one with heavier weapon
     
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    This is one vs one....
     
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    I think also it would depend on the terrain and arms carried.
     
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    1 v 1 in an environment that doesnt benefit one or the other....i go with the roman...BUT would have to add if it he was an early empire soldier who had better training, discipline, etc. the legionnaires in the latter days of the empire didnt seem to have the same skill sets or fighting ethics as their earlier comrades.
     
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    Hmmm tough, would think roman has better armor, both had swords and spears but I'm going with a viking and an axe
     
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    I think the true power of the Roman Soldier was fighting as a unit. I'd go with the Viking.
     
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    Also depends on what Soldier the Viking has to deal with...the Roman Legions had different soldiers.

    Would the Viking be dealing with a conscript soldier, an experience campaigner (even a Decaturion or Centurion) or even a Cavalryman? Then there were the Auxiliary soldiers, like the Iberians, Teutons or Thracians...

    My money would be the Roman, especially any campaigner attached to the VIII Legio, between 72 and 175 A.D.
     
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    Viking - no Roman soldier can stand up to six verses of SPAM ............
     
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    Dunno, Terry...the Romans were pretty clever, too...they could have employed PsycOps and played Abba "Dancing Queen" over a loudspeaker and stopped the Vikings in thier tracks... :lol:
     
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    Ah, never thought of that! The Vikings would then be a push over, as they'd all be drooling at the thought of Agnita ..........
     
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    As for them Romans, as soon as they get a whiff of red wine and grapes etc., etc., they're push overs....

    Who's this Agnita btw?? :confused:
     
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    Vikings then:
    vikings_998289c.jpg

    Vikings now:
    Bhonus.jpg


    Oh Sweden, WTF happened??
     
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    That's because they're .... Frraaanch !

    Oh well, however it's spelled, it's the gorgeous blonde one !
     
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    Aaah....Agnetha Fältskog?
     
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    That's her - bl**dy gorgeous .... droool !
     
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    Can we have a fresh drool bucket for Terry?
     
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    Better put her....him, in the tub instead...
     
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    Just for you Terry!

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    oye vey thatsa nicea
     
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