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post #16 of 84

All of you are wrong...

Here is the most devastating sword EVER!



Although, this one should be top 10 based on looks alone.

post #17 of 84
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I'm not too sure, but I can tell you I'd be sure to stay a good 25 feet away from this woman:

http://www.oceania-ethnographica.com/austl39.jpg - linked only due to "historical nudity".
That's not a sword... just an oar...

Please stop spreading nudity.... you perv...
post #18 of 84
Are you guys saying that it isnt Anduril the sword of Aragon?
post #19 of 84
A sword is only as good as the person using it. And to an extend, the armour the person happens to be wearing.

The katana is nice agains unarmoured foes, or even ornate samurai armour (which is made from boiled leather and silk). But against 14th century spanish plate-maile the edge is too brittle, the 2-handed design doesn't allow for a shield, and that guard is laughably small. Likewise against an 18th century fencer the katana is too heavy, not a good thrusting weapon, and is entirely unflexible. Plus the stance a katana-weilder has to have is very much to the fencer's favour.
post #20 of 84
I vote for the Roman sword. If not for that, we may not have alot of stuff today including our Deomocracy government. Alot of ideas originated through Roman and Greek Philosaphers.
post #21 of 84
To learn more about swords, check out the "Head-Fi" of swords...
http://forums.swordforum.com/
Lot's of great info.

I personally have a Paul Chen Shinto katana which makes for a beautiful display piece in the living room.
http://dragonsedge.biz/images/Paul_C...nto_Katana.jpg
post #22 of 84
John Holmes?
post #23 of 84
Sword??? Meh. Here's what I think of your sword:

Indiana Jones

post #24 of 84
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Sword??? Meh. Here's what I think of your sword:

Indiana Jones

I love that scene!

That was originally supposed to be a big fight between them but Ford was so tired from filming that day he just shot the guy and everyone loved it so it stayed in... kinda like "I love you" ... "I know"
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post #26 of 84
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I love that scene!

That was originally supposed to be a big fight between them but Ford was so tired from filming that day he just shot the guy and everyone loved it so it stayed in... kinda like "I love you" ... "I know"
actually ford had very bad diarreah, so the long swordfight scene was scrapped.

the only one who didn't get food poisoning on the tunesian set of "indy" was speilberg, who had brought his own cans of spaghetti-os.
post #27 of 84
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I vote for the Roman sword. If not for that, we may not have alot of stuff today including our Deomocracy government. Alot of ideas originated through Roman and Greek Philosaphers.
Swords kill, they do not care about political philosophy. Rome went from Republic to Empire using the same weapons.

Socrates taught Plato. Plato taught Aristotle. Aristotle tutored the son of Phillip of Macedon, who went on to become Alaxander the Great, largely thru slaughtering a lot of people. That's Philosophy.

BTW, I give the nod to the Khukuri sword of the Gurkhas. It is said that a strong arm can decapitate a cow with one of these in a single blow.

Laz
post #28 of 84
I am very intrigued with samurai swords. Heard that to try the sharpness, they used to cut a lined up prisoners and see how many it can cut through?
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post #30 of 84
This is true Hydrocity, as Sean Connery once said The penis mightier than the sword.
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